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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts Spring Colloquium

The mechanical engineering department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a spring lecture series featuring leading experts in the fields of fluidics, propulsion and materials processing.

The lectures, free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The lectures are held at the Mechanical Engineering Center on the NJIT campus.

Editor’s Note: If you’d like to attend a lecture or interview one of the speakers, please call Robert Florida at (973) 596-5203.

    * On March 5, L.-S. FAN, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Ohio State University, will lecture on “Real Time Three-Dimensional Tomography and the Discrete Computations for Multiphase Flow Systems.”

    * On April 2, Stuart Savage, emeritus professor of civil engineering and applied mechanics at McGill University, will lecture on “Effects of Pore-Pressure Dissipation on Debris-Flow Surges.”

    * Haim Bau, a professor of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania, will lecture on “Complex Interactions in Microfluidic Systems,” on April 9.

    * Subrata Mukherjee, a professor of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Cornell University, will present the final lecture, “Error Analysis and Adaptivity in the Boundary Element and Related Methods,” on April 16.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.