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NJIT Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering Distinguished Professor, Rajesh N. Dave, PhD, Receives Excellence in Research Award

Rajesh N. Davé, PhD, a distinguished professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering, received at NJIT’s annual awards convocation, the NJIT Excellence in Research Award.

Dave, also a respected teacher, received NJIT’s Master Teacher award. This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson. 

Davé, of Hopewell, is founding director of the New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His current research interests include particle technology and pattern recognition/cluster analysis/image processing. To learn more about Davé, please click here.

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