April 7, 2014
The blackout of 2003, an outage set off by a software glitch that quenched power in 45 million homes in the U.S. as it cascaded across the Midwest and the Northeast, forced the country’s... read more!
April 1, 2014
After high school, Jay Vargas didn’t enroll in college. Instead, he enlisted in the Marines.Times were hard at home and he didn’t want to burden his parents with tuition bills –... read more!
January 10, 2014
It’s hard to imagine a more vivid advertisement for the versatility of an engineering degree than Howard E. Michel. Since graduating nearly 40 years ago, the electrical engineering major... read more!
December 4, 2013
It’s a brave new digital world for publishers, and Michael Smith is at work leveraging the full potential of 21st-century technology as chief digital officer for Forbes Media LLC and... read more!
Scene & Heard
November 14, 2013
Top researchers at New Jersey Institute of Technology will be bringing their breakthrough technologies out of the laboratory and into the classroom in new innovative programs supported by three... read more!
November 12, 2013
When the power fails in a hospital and lights go out, the situation can quickly become life-threatening.Power must be restored in seconds, not only for lighting but to operate all the equipment... read more!
November 8, 2013
Artist, world traveler, engineer– Edith Jeffrey has pursued all of these as vocations or avocations since receiving her NJIT degree in electrical engineering.Now retired, her last position... read more!
November 8, 2013
It was in San Francisco, in the late 1970s, that Shimon Schwarzschild made a life-changing decision.Although he was the head of a successful firm representing manufacturers of scientific... read more!
May 29, 2013
Nestor Voronka is helping to unspool cutting-edge concepts for snaring satellites that have outlived their usefulness and for linking satellites to generate electrical power as they orbit the... read more!