Criteria for the Excellence in Research Prize and Medal

A sustained record of research sponsorship, appropriate to discipline:

  • Evaluation to extend over a period of at least 5 years at NJIT

  • Funding from multiple sources, at least some of which involve peer-review processes

A sustained record of scholarly activity:

  • Evaluation to extend over a period of at least 5 years at NJIT

  • Including peer-reviewed journal articles, patents and related accomplishments

  • Other evidence of successful contribution, including identification of students and theses/dissertations that have received awards, and students that have achieved career success

Research contributions that are nationally and internationally recognized:

  • Evaluation to extend over a period of at least 5 years at NJIT

  • Widely-cited publications, success in technology transfer, or patents that lead to noteworthy products

  • External letters of support from recognized leaders in the research field(s)

  • National/international acknowledgement (e.g., through awards, prizes, and appointments)