Karen Smilowitz and her team of students track marathon runners

Professor Karen Smilowitz and her work with the Chicago Marathon are featured in the October 5th edition of Newsweek. The Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 9th. Working behind the scenes will be Professor Smilowitz and her team of students all monitoring the event while using their own data-visulation system to help predict how the race will unfold. Chicago Marathon organizers expect more that 40,000 runners to participate and more than 1.7 million fans to line the route.