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Albert Dorman Honors College Alumni Pass on the Torch of Knowledge

A group of alumni from the Albert Dorman Honors College at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) returned to the university to talk to students about the skills they need to succeed professionally.

The 11 alumni, all graduates of the Dorman Honors College, met with current Dorman students in roundtable discussions focused on careers, education and academic majors. The graduates also spoke about internships and research opportunities available at their companies.

The Dorman Honors College offers students special classes, seminars and colloquia. It is part of Dorman’s mission to attract highly motivated scholars and to prepare them for professional careers, graduate studies and leadership positions in business, industry, medicine, law and government. These 11 graduates exemplify the caliber of students that the Albert Dorman Honors College produces.

Editor’s Note: Here is a list of the 11 Dorman alumni, along with their hometowns and job titles, who came to NJIT to talk to students:

Emily Piotrowski, of Bedminister, works as a project manager for Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science, technology and society from Dorman in 1999.

Sean G. Duffy, of Langhorne, Pa., works as a project engineer for Bostik Inc.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Dorman in 1995.

Irina V. Koreen, of Montclair, is a medical student at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Dorman in 2000.

Mark Will, of Jefferson Township, works as a project engineer at Servo Systems Co. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Dorman in 1999 and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from NJIT in 2000.

Matthew Hill, of Bayonne, is a solutions engineer for BusinessEdge Solutions, Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dorman in 1999.

Biren Bhatt, of Carteret, is a medical student at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School He earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Dorman in 2005. While a student at NJIT, Bhatt won two nationally prominent awards: a Harry S. Truman Scholarship and a Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

Tomlee Abraham, of Clifton, works as a senior process transformation analyst for Mount Sinai Medical Center. He earned a bachelor’s degree in science, technology and society from Dorman in 1999. He also earned a master’s degree in business management from NJIT’s School of Management in 2000.

Geoffrey Cox, of Montclair, is president and founder of Brain Book Software. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematical sciences from Dorman in 2003.

Scott Lomberk, of Vineland, works as an engineer for Wyeth Research. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Dorman in 2002 and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from NJIT in 2004.

Muhammad Hussain, of Los Angeles, Calif., works as an operations manager for Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers. He earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Dorman in 2002.

Lisa Kardos, of Cranford, works as a process engineer for Infineum USA. While a student at NJIT. Kardos won a host of academic awards. She earned her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 2004 and is pursuing a master’s degree in chemical engineering at NJIT.

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.