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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)

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.