SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2001-2002

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Friday, September 28, 2001: Dr. Rongfang (Rachel) Liu, AICP, P.E., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Certified Project Manager, PB Transit and Rail Systems, Inc.: "MAGLEV TECHNOLOGY AND ITS POTENTIAL OPERATING LOCATIONS" (co-sponsored with Student Chapters of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Society of Intelligent Transportation Systems).

Friday, January 25, 2002: Dr. Phil Goode, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Solar Research, NJIT: "THE SUN (AND MOON) FROM BIG BEAR SOLAR OBSERVATORY"(co-sponsored with Joint NJIT-Rutgers (Newark) Applied Physics Program).

Friday, February 1, 2002: Dr. Kenneth R. Foster, , Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania: "THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE: COMMONSENSE OR THE DEVIL'S HANDIWORK?"

Monday, February 25, 2002: Dr. Lawrence Stark, Professor of the Graduate School and Emeritus Professor of Engineering Sciences and Physiological Optics, Universith of California at Berkeley: "THE HISTORY OF CYBERNETICS - WIENER, SHANNON, McCULLOCH: PERSONAL REMINISCENSES"(co-sponsored with Cullimore Lecture Series Program).

Monday, June 10, 2002: Annual Initiation Luncheon and Talk: Dr. John Semmlow, , Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University and Professor of Surgery (Bioengineering), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: "CURIOUS MEDICAL DEVICES: A BRIEF SURVEY OF THE DARK SIDE OF BIOINSTRUMENTATION" (co-sponsored with Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering).