SIGMA XI - NJIT CHAPTER  

 

SEMINARS CONDUCTED DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 1999-2000

(For abstract and details, click at seminar date)

 

Wednesday, October 22, 1999: Dr. Gordon Albert Thomas, Bell Laboratories Division of Lucent Technologies: "TOWARD THE CLARITY LIMIT IN OPTICAL FIBER" (co-sponsored with Joint NJIT-Rutgers (Newark) Applied Physics Program).

Friday, November 12, 1999: Dr. William D. Phillips - 1997 Nobel Laureate of Physics - , National Institute of Standards and Technology: "ALMOST ABSOLUTE ZERO: THE STORY OF LASER COOLING AND TRAPPING" (co-sponsored with Joint NJIT-Rutgers (Newark) Applied Physics Program).

Tuesday, November 23, 1999: Dr. Richard Foulds, Biomedical Engineering Program and Department of Mechanical Engineering, NJIT: "TEACHING A MACHINE TO UNDERSTAND HUMAN MOVEMENTS - NURSERY SCHOOL FOR COMPUTERS"

Wednesday, April 26, 2000: John A. Casazza, , President of the American Education Institute, former utility executive, and IEEE Distinguished Lecturer: "RESTRUCTURING AND ITS IMPACT ON THE COST AND RELIABILITY OF ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS" (co-sponsored with IEEE POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY and NORTH JERSEY IEEE/NJIT CONTROL SYSTEMS SEMINARS)

Wednesday, June 14, 2000: Annual Initiation Luncheon and Talk: Dr. Raj P. Misra, , Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, NJIT: "SHOULD SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS AND PHYSICIANS JOIN THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES AND TAKE LEADERSHIP THEREIN?"