Feature Stories

Past Innovations at NJIT

April 15, 2009
Three months into his iPhone Application Development class, Tyler Auten did something that impressed his instructor and, perhaps more importantly, made himself some money.  He created... read more!
April 21, 2008
Two NJIT Students won first and second place in Newark’s Most Promising Young Entrepreneur Contest.Michael Amegashie, an NJIT junior, took the first place prize of $5,000 for a start-up... read more!
March 6, 2008
Imagine if homeowners could print out plastic sheets of solar cells on inexpensive printers. Imagine further that the solar sheets could be plastered over the roofs of houses and generate... read more!
February 26, 2008
Richard Garber can make the most mundane object beautiful. What, for instance, is uglier than a construction walkway, a sidewalk bridge that shields pedestrians from whatever unheavenly hazards... read more!
January 17, 2008
Megan Damcott is working to help children who, either due to injury or illness, spend their days confined to beds and wheelchairs. Sitting and lying all day takes a toll on these children. Their... read more!
January 17, 2008
When Quaison Carter was a boy, he spent a lot of time with his favorite uncle -- a six-foot-four-inch-tall man named Junior. Uncle Junior had a one-track mind: He was obsessed with business... read more!
May 20, 2007
NJIT has a long and distinguished history in the pioneering use of technology in the classroom.  NJIT was, for instance, the first university in the nation to use a “Virtual... read more!
February 27, 2007
Everyone told them not to do it.But they -- a team of college students -- did it anyway.They designed a model of a skyscraper that twisted.It’s an axiom of civil engineering that buildings... read more!
October 15, 2006
Treena Arinzeh, associate professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received one of the nation’s highest scientific honors, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and... read more!