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Goldwater Scholarship Recipient Faizan Naqvi Honored at Reception

NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, Faizan Naqvi, and VP of Academic and Student Services and Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) Dean Joel S. Bloom

Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior majoring in electrical engineering and the third of three brothers to receive a Goldwater Scholarship, was honored yesterday at a reception attended by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, administrators and his parents. Faizan joins his brothers, Mohammad '09, who attended the reception, and Salman '10, a graduate student at Stanford University, who also received Goldwater Scholarships. Joining in the celebration were Ian Gatley; provost; Haiman Wang; distinguished professor of physics; Gene M. Jonakait, distinguished professor of biological sciences; Atam Dhawan, associate dean, ADHC; Leonid Tsybeskov, chair of the ECE Department; and John D. Carpinelli, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering.