IIT Professor Kimont – a life changing and inspiring teacher

February 2013. Nine months ago I entered the graduate program as a student in the Information Technology and Management program at Illinois Institute of Technology. As a new graduate student whose previous training was in Syria, I had a certain point of view about software development and Java. I hadn’t really been thinking about taking courses related to…

Passions worth pursuing

NSString, Serial Queue, NSArray, XML Parsing, Multithreading…….. a lot of programmers would be tempted to write a blog post like this a mumbo jumbo of words that a few of people understand. They might not just be tempted but actually enjoy using the lingo they use in their everyday coding That’s totally wrong. In this…

Computer Science Research

IIT is an amazing place to do anything for your academic career. I have been here at IIT for one full semester (4 months), and I found it the perfect place to increase your knowledge – knowledge other than school courses and syllabus. Since I am not going to take summer courses and I am…

The Hackathon !

A large number of Syrian students at IIT are into the technology field. So when we first heard about the Monkey Bars Hackathon, we thought it would be a great idea to form a team to represent the Syrians. The Hackathon is a competition where developers work in groups for 25 hours tocome up with…