College of Computing Archive

  • Announcing the 2022 Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Winners

    Announcing the 2022 Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Winners

    The second annual Grainger Computing Innovation Prize was awarded to a team of Illinois Tech student innovators for their invention of a cross-compatible, simple-to-use stablecoin payment solution to solve the financial access gap for millions of Mexico’s unbanked. The winning team, named StarPay, was announced as the $15,000 first prize winner in a finals event judged live by a panel of Chicago’s technology experts.

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  • Applied Mathematics Colloquia with Nathan Kutz: The Future of Governing Equations – November 21

    Applied Mathematics Colloquia with Nathan Kutz: The Future of Governing Equations – November 21

    Join the Illinois Tech Department of Applied Mathematics on Monday November 21, at 1:50 p.m., in IT 6D6-1 for a Colloquium by Professor Nathan Kutz of University of Washington entitled "The Future of Governing Equations."

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  • Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Finals and Reception Tomorrow

    Grainger Computing Innovation Prize Finals and Reception Tomorrow

    On Wednesday, November 9, the College of Computing will showcase the best of Illinois Tech in the finals of the second annual Grainger Computing Innovation Prize. The finalist teams of undergraduate and graduate students will present their projects to a jury of Chicago’s tech leaders. Come support the finalists and share in the excitement as we crown our Grainger Computing Innovation Prize champion!

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  • Applied Mathematics Colloquium with Anton Bernshteyn: Distributed Computing and Descriptive Combinatorics

    Applied Mathematics Colloquium with Anton Bernshteyn: Distributed Computing and Descriptive Combinatorics

    Please join the Illinois Tech Department of Applied Mathematics on Monday, October 31, at 1:50 p.m. in IT 6D6-1 for a Colloquium by Professor Anton Bernshteyn of Georgia Institute of Technology on "Distributed Computing and Descriptive Combinatorics."

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  • TADHack Chicago this Weekend for a Chance to Win $20,000

    TADHack Chicago this Weekend for a Chance to Win $20,000

    The Chicago location of the Telecom Application Developers Hackathon (TADHack) Global is this weekend! TADHack is a hackathon where locations around the world run in parallel over one weekend, and compete for a global prize pot of $20,000. Founded in 2014, TADHack, has operated either in-person or remotely, and you don’t have to be a coding expert to take part. The awards ceremony is set for Sunday, October 16, at 4 p.m. after a Saturday full of hacking.

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  • Panel Discussion Tomorrow: Developing the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

    Panel Discussion Tomorrow: Developing the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

    The College of Computing is hosting a panel discussion on Friday, October 14, titled “Developing the Next Round of Cybersecurity Professionals.” This virtual event will take place via Zoom from 12:45–1:45 p.m. The panel will include Nikki Robinson, a security architect at IBM; Lawrence Belton, director of cybersecurity engineering at Ally; and Dean Cantave, manager of system engineering at University of Chicago Medicine.

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  • College of Computing Speaker Series Presents “Women in Tech: The Power of Mentorship and Sponsorship”

    College of Computing Speaker Series Presents “Women in Tech: The Power of Mentorship and Sponsorship”

    Join Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Computing for the Women in Tech virtual panel discussion “Women in Tech: The Power of Mentorship and Sponsorship.” Friday, October 28 from 12:45–1:45 p.m. Register for this free virtual event.

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  • Current Trends and Topics in Cybersecurity – A Virtual Panel Discussion This Friday

    Current Trends and Topics in Cybersecurity – A Virtual Panel Discussion This Friday

    Join the College of Computing Speaker Series for a panel discussion about current trends and topics in cybersecurity during October, cybersecurity awareness month this Friday, October 7 from 12:45-1:45 p.m. online. Topics discussed will include: An overview of the day in the life of a cybersecurity professional, the importance of degrees and certifications in attaining a cybersecurity job, and advice for young cybersecurity professionals. There will be an opportunity to ask the experts questions.

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  • CyberHawks Capture the Flag Competition – Monday, October 3

    CyberHawks Capture the Flag Competition – Monday, October 3

    Are you ready to crack the code? Join an in-person Capture the Flag Competition sponsored by CyberHawks on Monday, October 3, 2022 in the Michael Paul Galvin Tower - 14th Floor Computer Labs (IT 14C5-1 and IT 14C7-1) for a chance to win $500 gift card for first place. Free for Illinois Tech students but advance registration required. Food and soft drinks will be provided.

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  • College of Computing Speaker Series presents “Cracking the Tech Interview”

    College of Computing Speaker Series presents “Cracking the Tech Interview”

    College of Computing Speaker Series at Illinois Institute of Technology presents “Cracking the Tech Interview,” a virtual panel discussion. Learn tips to Crack the Tech Interview with a panel of experts from Intuit, Baxter International Inc., Slalom, and others, along with Illinois Tech’s associate vice president of career services on Friday, September 30, 2022, from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. CDT. Registration for this virtual event is free. Advance registration required.

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