SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2004-2005

(For abstract and details, click at seminar date)

 

Friday, October 15, 2004: Prof. Sang-Gook Kim Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "HOW TO DESIGN TINY PRODUCTS" (co-sponsored with the NJIT Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering).

Monday, October 18, 2004: Dr. Ira M. Black, Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience and Cell Research, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: "SCOPE FOR TOOLS IN RISK MANAGEMENT WITH ADVERSE DRUGS REACTIONS"(sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum).

Wednesday, November 10, 2004: Freeman Dyson, Professor of Physics, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University: "LIFE AFTER DARWIN: THE OPEN SOFTWARE OF GENE TRANSFER" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum).

Tuesday, November 23, 2004,: Robert I. Nigmatulin, Professor and President, Ufa-Bashkortostan Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences: "NANOSCALE BUBBLE THERMONUCLEAR FUSION IN ACOUSTICALLY CAVITATED DEUTORATED LIQUID" (co-sponsored by the IEEE North Jersey Section EDS/CAS Chapters).

Wednesday, December 8, 2004,: University Heights Winter Concert , featuring groups from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and UMDNJ (sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee and the NJIT Office of the Dean of Students).

Monday, February 7, 2005: Joseph Cirincione, Senior Associate and Director for Non-Proliferation, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: "NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum).

Wednesday, February 23, 2005: Raymond V. Gilmartin, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Merck and Co., Inc.: "A PRESCRIPTION FOR CHANGE IN U.S. HEALTH CARE" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum and the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT).

Wednesday, March 2, 2005: Michael Oppenheimer, Albert Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton University: "GLOBAL WARMING: A GENERAL CONTEXT FOR THE FUTURE" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum and the NJIT Office of the Dean of Students).

Wednesday, April 6, 2005: Philip Goode, Distinguished Professor of Physics, NJIT and Director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory: "GLOBAL WARMING: WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM ASTROPHYSICS" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum).

Wednesday, April 20, 2005: Leon M. Lederman, Director Emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Founder and Resident Scholar at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy: "SCIENCE EDUCATION FOR THE 21 ST CENTURY" (sponsored by the NJIT Technology & Society Forum, the NJIT Office of the Dean of Students and the College of Science & Liberal Arts).

Wednesday, April 27, 2005,: SPRING CONCERT , featuring the Newark Arts High School Chorus and the NJIT Chorus (sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee and the NJIT Office of the Dean of Students).

Thursday, June 9, 2005 : Annual Initiation Luncheon and Seminar: Prof. Ahmed Safari, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey: "SOLID FREEFORM FABRICATION OF PIEZOELECTRIC SENSORS AND ACTUATORS"