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NJIT and U.S. Navy Sign Educational Partnership Agreement

NJIT students and faculty can benefit from the staff expertise, unique facilities, and equipment related to naval warfare systems and technologies available from Naval Air Systems Command, Lakehurst (NAVAIR) through a new Educational Partnership Agreement. NJIT President Joel S. Bloom and Rear Admiral Randolph L. Mahr, Commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division and Assistant Commander for Research and Engineering, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, signed the agreement at a ceremony held yesterday in Eberhardt Hall. The program aims to facilitate student interest and expertise in science, mathematics, and engineering, particularly as these fields relate to the real world technical applications required by the U.S. Navy as well as encourage and facilitate early interest in the sciences and engineering by young people at all stages of their academic careers.