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College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT Honors Faculty, Staff, Students, Alums

NJIT’s College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) recently honored the following faculty, staff, students and alumni for outstanding work.

Excellence in Research
Haimin Wang, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Physics (Livingston)

Excellence in Service
Zoi-Heleni Michalopoulou, PhD, Professor of Mathematical Sciences (Montclair)

Excellence in Graduate Education
N.M. Ravindra, PhD, Professor of Physics (Summit)

Excellence in Undergraduate Education
David J. Horntrop, PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences (Springfield)

Excellence in Teaching by Instructional Staff
Frank B. Ellis, PhD, Senior University Lecturer of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences (Westfield)

Outstanding Staff
Renee Crawley, Department of Physics (Newark)

Outstanding Graduate Student
Orna Gadish, Department of Humanities (Israel)
Ornthida Sae-Khow, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science (Lyndhurst)
Qiming Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences (Kearny)
Sudhakar Shet, Department of Physics (Colorado)

Outstanding Undergraduate Student
Bharath Kumar Mittapalli, Department of Biological Sciences (Paramus)
Tin Vo, Department of Chemistry (Jersey City)
Ria Canagon, Department of Environmental Science (Carteret)
Daniel Santos, Department of History (Hillside)
Jason Marcus, Department of Humanities (Marlboro)
Alexander G. Sheppard, Department of Mathematical Sciences (Hackensack)
Dhvanit Mehta, Department of Physics (Edison)

Outstanding Alumni
Mahesh K. Karwa, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Environmental Science (Pennsylvania)
Preethi Ganapathy, Department of Humanities (Morris Plains)
Eliana Antoniou, PhD, Department of Mathematical Sciences (West Paterson)

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.