SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2006-2007

(For abstract and details, click at seminar date)

 

Thursday, October 5, 2006: Lewis T. Ladocsi, MD, St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, NJ: "MISSIONARY SURGERY IN HAITI AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENGINEERS"

Thursday, October 18, 2006: Robert S. Okojie, Ph.D., SiC Research Group at NASA - Glenn Research Center: "SILICON CARBIDE ELECTRONICS AND SENSORS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE SPACE TECHNOLOGY"

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 : Nathan Glasgow, Rocky Mountain Institute: "HOW TO WIN THE OIL ENDGAME"   (sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee)  

Thursday, November 9, 2006: Joel Garreau, Reporter and Editor, The Washington Post, Principal, The Garreau Group: "RADICAL EVOLUTION"   (sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee)  

Monday, February 12, 2007: Margaret Leinen, Chief Science Officer and Vice President, CLIMOS: "GLOBAL CHANGE: THE CHALLENGES FOR RESEARCH IN A WORLD AWARE OF CHANGE"   (co-sponsored by the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee, the NJIT Distinguished Lecture Series on Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, the Murray Center for Women in Technology, the NJIT ADVANCE Program and the Albert Dorman Honors College)  

Wednesday, March 28, 2007: University Heights SPRING CONCERT: FOUR WOMEN COMPOSERS Featuring the Downtown Chamber Trio CLIMOS:   (co-sponsored by the Murray Center for Women in Technology, NJIT ADVANCE Program and the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee)  

Tuesday, April 3, 2007: William A. Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering: "RISING ABOVE THE GATHERING STORM: The Challenges of Global Competitiveness"   (co-sponsored by Newark College of Engineering, NJIT ADVANCE Program, Albert Dorman Honors College, Sigma Xi and the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee)  

Monday, April 9, 2007: NJIT Technology and Society Forum Series Special Dual Presentation: James E. West, Research Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University: "WHERE CREDIT IS DUE: THE BLACK HERITAGE IN TECHNOLOGY"and "NOISE CAN MAKE YOU SICK"   (co-sponsored by the Department of Physics, NJIT Educational Opportunity Program, Albert Dorman Honors College and the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Committee)  

Wednesday, May 30, 2007: Prof. Jay Kappraff, Department of Mathematics, NJIT: "DNA CODING AND ITS CONNECTION TO MUSIC, GEOMETRY AND NUMBER"