Feature Stories

Past Student Profile

April 28, 2011
America is often referred to as the land of opportunity.  Faizan Naqvi refers to NJIT as the “university of opportunity.”NJIT gave him the opportunity, for instance, to work on... read more!
April 11, 2011
When he was 19, Alexander Salazar left Colombia, his homeland, for America. He loved Colombia but wanted to pursue his dream: to attend a U.S. university and one day earn an engineering degree.... read more!
February 5, 2011
He Builds Amazing Robots, Writes Best-Selling Books and Runs FastWhen he was a boy, Jonathan Daudelin spent endless hours building LEGO robots. He was home-schooled and his parents thought his... read more!
January 14, 2011
Niranjan Choudhary has a mobile office, one that transports him all over America. He gets paid handsomely to stay in hotels and eat at restaurants and to visit some of America’s most... read more!
December 14, 2010
On what he describes as the best day of his life, Balavignesh Thirumalainambi received this news: He got an A in his favorite class: Healthcare Information Systems. And that A meant his... read more!
September 2, 2010
When Glenn Hanlon moved out of his dorm, his roommates were sad.  Not only to see him go, but also because of what he took with him.While living in the dorm Hanlon had built a Linux server... read more!
July 29, 2010
Isao Kato studies at NJIT but lives and works in Taiwan. He’s able to do that since he’s pursuing a master’s degree in Professional and Technical Communications (MSPTC). All of... read more!
May 3, 2010
Each year, the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) gives the Innovation in Design Award to an engineering student who has excelled as a designer. This year, NCE gave the award to Giancarlo... read more!
April 29, 2010
Vinskey Louissant was recently named the Outstanding Senior in Engineering Technology, an award given to him by the Newark College of Engineering.Vinskey is a scholar in the Albert Dorman Honors... read more!
April 29, 2010
Lekshmi Pillai, a senior who majors in chemical engineering, recently received the Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineer Award.The Newark College of Engineering gives the award annually to a... read more!