The qubit is rightfully claiming its stake in twenty-first century computing. Much like the bit that comprises the binary language of standard computers, the qubit is the basic unit of communication of quantum computers. John Zasadzinski, Paul and Suzi Schutt Endowed Chair and Illinois Institute of Technology professor of physics, and new faculty member Rakshya Khatiwada, assistant professor of physics, are representing the university in a partnership with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on a $575 million multi-institution initiative to develop a quantum computer that is millions of times more powerful than today’s supercomputers.
Commencement speaker Geraldine Richmond, Presidential Chair in Science and professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon, gave five pieces of advice to the students who graduated in Illinois Tech’s 148th Commencement Exercise on May 13: Be willing to take risks. Embrace diversity in your life and work. Up your...
From its 1895 origins as the Chicago School of Architecture of Armour Institute, IIT College of Architecture has either been associated with or has produced illustrious architects, many whom have made significant architectural contributions to Chicago. College of Architecture faculty or alumni (or both) have served as the architects, and...
The corner of 35th and State streets at the southeast tip of IIT’s Main Campus is the locus for observing the future of Chicago’s Mid-South Side. With a 360-degree view of new construction and further development approved, activity at this intersection is signaling a neighborhood on the brink of a new era.
Elizabeth Lawson A&S ’36, Carl Strodtman ME ’43, Woodrow Tichy ME ’44, William Windham CHEM ’46, Charles Putz EE ’48, Henry Voss ME ’48, Louis Tyma Jr. ME ’49, Hugh Wood EE ’49
Much more than an aesthetic flourish, the glass gradient represents both an achievement in building material advancement and a step forward in energy-efficiency, two areas of architecture that Vista Tower’s design principal, Juliane Wolf (ARCH ’01), has been pursuing her entire career.
The mark of an Illinois Institute of Technology education stretches throughout the world and alumni around the globe demonstrate its influence every day. Most recently, alumni in Europe joined together to form the European Alumni Association last fall.
Listen to Lori Andrews, Distinguished Professor of Law, discuss one of her latest privacy initiatives in an IIT Magazine Audio Extra.