NJIT’s major research centers and specialized labs

NJIT’s major research centers and specialized labs include:

Applied Life Sciences

Biomedical Engineering: Stem cell applications in tissue regeneration, vision and neural engineering, bioMEMS, motion analysis and rehabilitation engineering, biomaterials and biopolymers.
http://biomedical.njit.edu/research

Center for Applied Genomics: Development and application of DNA microarray technology.
http://www.cag.icph.org

The Medical Device Concept Laboratory: Synthetic materials in biomedicine

Membrane and Separation Technologies: Micro- and nanoporous filters for medicine and pharmaceutical manufacture,
http://engineering.njit.edu/research/membrane

Public Health Research Institute: Smallpox vaccine research, oncogenes, toxic shock syndrome
http://www.phri.org/

The Vision and Neural Engineering Lab: Oculomotor dynamics, vergence eye movements
http://web.njit.edu/~alvarez/index.htm

Architecture and Building Sciences

Center for Architecture and Building Science Research: Educational facilities, health care and aging environments, developmental disabilities planning, historic preservation, housing and community development
http://www.njit.edu/v2/Directory/Centers/CABSR/

Concrete Testing Laboratory: Reinforced and high-strength concretes

Imaging Laboratory: Computer-aided design in architecture
http://architecture.njit.edu/resources/imaging-lab.php

Computing, Mathematics and Telecommunications

Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics: Mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, wave propagation
http://math.njit.edu/research/

Center for Communications and Signal Processing Research: Multi-carrier systems, Turbo Coding techniques, ultra-wideband communications, MIMO systems

Collaborative Hypermedia Laboratory: Asynchronous learning systems, online communities, digital libraries

Cryptography & Telecommunication Laboratory: Cryptography, computer security and telecommunications networks
http://www.ccs.njit.edu/cryptolab/

Data and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory: Data mining, bioinformations, computational biology
http://ccs.njit.edu/datalab/

electronic Arts Habitat (eArtH): Multimedia, social computing, human-computer interaction
http://is.njit.edu/research/labs/earth

New Jersey Center for Wireless Networking and Internet Security: Intrusion detection, watermarking, mobile networks.
http://njwins.njit.edu/index.htm

ProjectFusion: Technologies to support SmartCampus, a mobile, wireless NJIT campus community system with applications to protect privacy and maintain security.
https://fusion.njit.edu

Environmental Science and Engineering

York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science: Hazardous substance management, pollution remediation and prevention, sustainable manufacturing
http://www.ycees.njit.edu/index.php

Center for Airborne Organics: Detecting and tracing organic pollutants, preventing pollutant emissions
http://web.mit.edu/airquality/www/

Northeast Hazardous Substance Research Center: Hazardous substance handling, reduction, assessment and management
http://www.ycees.njit.edu/NHSRC/

Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory: Solid waste management and disposal, environmental systems, waste water treatment, site remediation

Laboratory for Process and Field Analytical Chemistry: On-line process analysis, environmental monitoring, portable instruments for on-site environmental measurement
http://web.njit.edu/~mitra/

Materials Characterization Laboratory: Elemental, organic and structural analysis
http://www.ycees.njit.edu/labs/

Materials Science and Manufacturing

Bearings and Bearing Lubrications Laboratory: Hydrodynamic, hydrostatic, rolling element bearings and novel designs of unique bearings
http://mechanical.njit.edu/research/bbl.php

Computational Fluid Dynamics: Particulate flows, mixing enhancement, suppression/enhancement of turbulence, drag minimization, thermal management

Dynamic Systems and Control Laboratory: Design, control and integration of mechanical, robotic and electromechanical systems.
http://mechanical.njit.edu/research/dsc.php

Electro-hydrodynamics Laboratory: Sensors and separation devices for a wide variety of systems for environment monitoring, health care, and medical diagnostics

Electronic Imaging Center: Infrared filters, sensors and detectors utilizing terahertz radiation, carbon nanotubes.
http://www-ec.njit.edu/EIC

W.M. Keck Laboratory: Manipulation of liquid flows and the small particles/microorganisms they transport in biological and biomedical technologies.

Metal Combustion Laboratory: Propellants, explosives, pyrotechnics, and incendiaries.

Microelectronics Fabrication Center: Application-specific integrated circuits, optical switches, pressure sensors, and MEMS for biomedical, biometrics, and microfluidics application

Microgravity Research Laboratory: High energy density additives to propellants and explosives, gas sensors, fuel cells, and ultra-hard material coatings

New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates: Tailored particle coatings for pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, ceramics, defense, electronics and specialty chemicals.
http://www.njit.edu/njcep

New Jersey Center for Microflow Control: Fluidic devices, with a focus on miniaturized flows, and miniaturized sensors and actuators.

Optical Science and Engineering: optoelectronics, environmental monitoring, industrial process monitoring and position control, and ultrafast optical and optoelectronic phenomena
http://www.njit.edu/v2/Directory/Centers/OPSE/

Polymer Processing Institute: Modification of polymers processing into special property products for the medical, health care, automotive, electronics, construction, and packaging industries
http://www.polymers-ppi.org/

Waterjet Technology Lab: Waterjet machining and cleaning applications
http://mechanical.njit.edu/research/wtl.php

Solar Physics

Center for Solar Research: Solar optical astronomy, solar radiophysics, terrestrial science.
http://solar.njit.edu

Big Bear Solar Observatory: Solar observation, helioseismology
http://solar.njit.edu, http://ww.bbso.njit.edu

Owens Valley Solar Array: Transient energetic phenomena, coronal magnetic fields
http://ovsa.njit.edu

The Frequency-Agile Solar Radiotelescope (FASR) Project: Nature and evolution of coronal magnetic fields, physics of solar flares, drivers of space weather, the quiet Sun
http://ovsa.ovro.caltech.edu/fasr/

Global High-Resolution H-Alpha Network: Round-the-clock solar observation
http://www.bbso.njit.edu/Research/Halpha

Space Weather Project: Monitoring and forecasting solar activity that may affect Earth’s climate and technologies.
Space Weather

Transportation

International Intermodal Transportation Center: Freight transportation, brownfields and passenger transportation
http://www.transportation.njit.edu/iitc/Home/index.asp

National Center for Transportation and Industrial Productivity: Freight movement at domestic and international gateways, global competitiveness, intermodal passenger and freight transportation systems.
http://www.transportation.njit.edu/nctip/index.asp

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority: Maintaining and improving transportation systems
http://www.njtpa.org

Transportation, Economic and Land Use System (TELUS):  Computerized transportation planning and programming.
http://www.telus-national.org/index.htm