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NJIT Gives Sales and Marketing Guru Rajiv Mehta Award for Excellent Teaching

Rajiv Mehta, PhD, associate professor in the School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT’s annual awards convocation today a master teacher award.

Mehta’s research interests focus on areas of sales management, marketing channels and global marketing.

Mehta’s scholarly work has appeared in journals that include the European Journal of Marketing, Business Horizons, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management. Other journals include Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. Still others include Journal of Global Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Managerial Issues, and Journal of Services Marketing.

Mehta, of Perth Amboy, recently has focused on developing and measuring learning outcomes for the School of Management. He has been nominated three times for the NJIT Award for Teaching Excellence for upper-level undergraduate instruction.

Mehta received his doctorate in marketing from Drexel University.

One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.