Feature Stories

Past Alumni Profile

December 19, 2011
After he finished high school in Argentina, Diego De Veyga's family moved to America and settled in Teaneck, N.J. He enrolled in Bergen Community College, where he majored in Engineering Science.... read more!
August 4, 2011
Diya Abdeljabbar is doing many interesting things at Princeton University.He is doing research that could result in major scientific breakthroughs such as the basis for making better... read more!
July 18, 2011
After graduating in 2005 with a degree in mechanical engineering, Corina Koca started work as an aerospace engineer for NASA.She works for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt... read more!
June 29, 2011
The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) offers first-generation college students a practical education.  And for many NCE students, that practical education, when combined with hard work,... read more!
June 22, 2011
During his first semester at NJIT, Wei Wang washed dishes. He had just arrived from China and needed money, so he worked as a dishwasher in the NJIT cafeteria. It was his job to take... read more!
June 22, 2011
The jobs that Joseph Fleming worked while a student in the 1970s were, to put it mildly, anything but pleasant."I had a kaleidoscope of horrific part-time jobs which included working with... read more!
May 24, 2011
During his three years at NJIT, Matthew Deek merged his love of science with his affinity for the humanities.  He came to NJIT unsure of what to study, so he studied a bit of everything --... read more!
May 24, 2011
While a student at NJIT, Namrata Patel had two majors -- biomedical engineering and applied math.  Most students struggle to excel in one major. She excelled in both.Namrata graduated... read more!
March 14, 2011
Biren Bhatt graduated six years ago and he’s already a medical doctor with enormous responsibilities. At age 27, he helps run the emergency room at New-York Presbyterian Hospital, a... read more!
March 2, 2011
Karisa Schreck, who graduated from NJIT when she was 18, is now in her last year of medical school at Johns Hopkins.She’s been at Hopkins for seven years, but she’s studying more than... read more!