NJIT Newsroom tagged with "" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 "NJIT Design Studio" Exhibit at New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's Flyway Gallery http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-131.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-131.phpTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The “NJIT Design Studio” exhibit can be seen at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) Flyway Gallery through April 25.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, njit design studio


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Government and Industry Leaders Herald Launch of New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-130.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-130.phpTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Government and industry leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) today to join NJIT President Joel S. Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that provides a new model for business innovation through the leveraging of industry, government, and higher education assets and investment. 

Tagged: joel bloom, cory booker, kim guadagno, rochelle hendricks, economic development, don sebastian, joe taylor


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New NSF Funding for Solar Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-129.phpMon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 A substantial new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enable NJIT researchers to delve more deeply into powerful, potentially destructive solar events.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, national science foundation, big bear solar observatory, nasa, dale gary, nsf, center for solar-terrestrial research, bbso, gelu nita, gregory fleishman, solar flares


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NJIT Hosts the Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network (TETN) Kicking Off Industry Week April 21-25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-128.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is hosting the Technology and Entrepreneurship Talent Network (TETN) opening ceremony to kick off Industry Week that focuses on the latest trends in these two industry sectors.

Tagged: edc, economic development, dennis bone


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College of Computing Sciences Capstone Showcase on April 23 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-127.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On April 23, the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Showcase will take place in the Campus Center Atrium from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. The biannual Capstone program gives CCS seniors a chance to put their cumulative learning to the test by creating real solutions to real world problems.

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Winners of the Big Data Visualization Contest Are Announced at NJIT's Innovation Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, michael ehrlich, uri, undergraduate research and innovation, innovation day, marek rusinkiewicz, entrepreneurship, s&p capital iq, big data visualization contest, lou eccleston, robert coppola, big data


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Winners of the 2014 Dana Knox Student Research Showcase Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-125.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Six student researchers received awards in the undergraduate and graduate categories of the Dana Knox Student Research Showcase on April 16, 2014. 

Tagged: office of the provost, undergraduate research, dana knox student research showcase, fabio arias, graduate research


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NJIT to Announce Major, New Economic Development Venture http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.phpWed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. of North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor, and New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will join New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom and New Jersey Innovation Institute President Don Sebastian in announcing a major, new economic development venture to an audience of invited guests from the business, government, and higher education sectors.

Tagged: enterprise development center, joel bloom, edc, cory booker, economic development, rochelle hendricks, don sebastian, manufacturenj, joe taylor


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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Will Visit NJIT on Wednesday, April 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-123.phpTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will visit NJIT on Wednesday, April 16, to thank the hundreds of NJIT students and other volunteers who participated in Alternative Spring Break (March 15-22, 2014).

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, joel bloom, urs gauchat, center for resilient design, kim guadagno, alternative spring break, tom dallessio


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NJIT Community Mourns the Loss of Arthur Silverman '39 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-122.phpTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Arthur Silverman, a distinguished and caring alumnus, died on April 8. Arthur was a member of the Class of 1939, a talented engineer, and a dedicated friend of our university.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, joel bloom, alumni association


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NJIT Students to Exhibit Cutting-Edge Projects at the Dana Knox Student Research Showcase http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-121.phpTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Get a first-hand glimpse into the innovations of tomorrow at the annual Dana Knox Student Research Showcase at NJIT on April 16, 2014.  

Tagged: provost, fadi deek, undergraduate research, dana knox student research showcase, graduate research


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Inventions That Improve Lives and Inspired Business Concepts Were the Winners at Innovation Day 2014 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance.

Tagged: judith sheft, research, uri, michael ehrlich, technology, engineering, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, innovation day, undergraduate research, life sciences, techquest, lou eccleston, entrepreneurs, rodolfo marquez, big data visualization challenge, geoffrey ching, pedro santos, james barr


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Two NJIT Engineers Have Been Named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-119.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT engineers, a senior and an alumnus from the Class of 2013, have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, generous three-year grants that allow them to focus intensively on research as they pursue doctoral degrees in graduate school.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, national science foundation, jay meegoda, elaine gomez


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History Capstone Showcase on April 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-118.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The second history capstone showcase, "Robots and AI: Histories and Futures," will be on display on April 16 from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. All are invited to explore student presentations and ask presenters about their work.

Tagged: federated department of history


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NJIT Distinguished Professor to Speak at Graduate Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-117.phpFri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Rajesh N. Davé, distinguished professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, will present “From Fundamental Research to Commercialization: NSF-Engineering Research Center on Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS)” on April 14 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall, Room 210. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, rajesh dave, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, department of chemical


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NJIT Students Get the Scoop on Landing Jobs in Media http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-116.phpFri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 How does a new grad kick-start a career in the fast-paced world of news media? Experts representing three different facets of the field—television, financial blogs and radio—shared their fascinating career trajectories and valuable job-seeking tips with NJIT students at the Careers in Media event on April 4, 2014.

Tagged: career development services, jane gaertner


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NASA Calls NJIT's Spacecraft Instrument Aboard the Van Allen Probes a 'Mission Success' http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-115.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-115.phpThu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Now deep into the scientific discovery phase of a two-year orbit, NASA's Van Allen Probes, carrying an NJIT instrument that measures the composition of the radiation belts surrounding Earth, are shedding new light on a hazardous, little-understood region of the planet's outermost atmosphere.

Tagged: department of physics, research, nasa, louis lanzerotti, andrew gerrard, solar, center for solar terrestrial research


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S&P Capital IQ and NJIT to Announce Winners of Big Data Visualization Contest on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.phpWed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, michael ehrlich, uri, marek rusinkiewicz, undergraduate research and innovation, innovation day, entrepreneurship, lou eccleston, big data visualization contest, s&p capital iq, robert coppola


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School of Art + Design Participates in Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-113.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-113.phpWed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Crowds of children, parents, teachers, artisans and others visited the Newark Museum on Saturday, April 5 for the first Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire, billed as a “celebration of creativity and ingenuity in the New Jersey community” at the state's largest museum.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of art and design, digital design, industrial design, newark museum


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Upcoming Talk on Advanced Video Compression: Standards and Applications http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-112.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-112.phpWed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Ofer Hadar, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, will present “Advanced Video Compression: Standards and Applications” on April 15 at 11:30 a.m. in 202 ECEC.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee


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NJIT's Atam Dhawan Inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-111.phpTue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Atam Dhawan was formally inducted into the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows at the National Academy of Sciences.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, atam dhawan, undergraduate research and innovation, american institute of medical and biological engineering


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Department of Computer Science Upcoming Seminars http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-110.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-110.phpMon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Janne Lindqvist, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will present “Towards Science of Gesture-Based Authentication: Security and Memorability” on April 14 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.         

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, department of computer science


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NJIT's Norman Loney Delivers Invited Lecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-109.phpMon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Norman Loney, professor and chair of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, recently delivered an invited lecture to the Department of Chemical Technology at the Politechnika Krakowska.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, norman loney, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, department of chemical


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NJIT Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-108.phpMon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 For the fifth year, NJIT has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, career development services, campus center, community service, center for resilient design


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Innovation Day 2014 at NJIT on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: judith sheft, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, newark innovation acceleration challenge, undergraduate research and innovation, global game jam, innovation day, entrepreneurship, techquest, s&p capital iq, big data visualization challenge


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Steelcase Representatives Visit Interior Design Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-106.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Mark Stefurak, director of architecture and design, and Deborah Tjan, regional sales manager for strategic accounts at Steelcase, presented at an installment of the School of Art + Design's Design Industry Speak Seminar Series on March 31.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of art and design, interior design


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NJIT To Host MATLAB Day on April 10 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-105.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-105.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT educators, academic researchers and students are invited to a free MATLAB seminar, "Introduction to Simulink for Project-Based Learning using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT" on April 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in GITC 3710.

Tagged: matlab day, matlab


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Appointment of Dr. Moshe Kam to Dean, Newark College of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-104.phpWed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 "I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Moshe Kam to Dean, Newark College of Engineering, effective September 1, 2014."

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Winners of First Annual Female Research Showcase Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.phpWed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On March 12, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the final showcase of their First Annual Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop. The goal of this series of events was twofold: to highlight research done by undergraduate and graduate female researchers at NJIT and to provide them with detailed critiques (from evaluators outside their fields) that they can use to improve their oral presentation skills.

Tagged: murray center for women in technology, society of women engineers, swe


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NJIT Mourns the Loss of Dr. Joseph J. Padalino '44, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-102.phpTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the recent loss of Dr. Joseph J. Padalino '44, Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the age of 91. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni


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NJIT Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.phpTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Institute of Technology will be participating in the 2014 Summer Food Service Program from June 30, 2014 to August 15, 2014. The Summer Food Service Program is a federal Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.

Tagged: pre-college programs, usda, summer food service program, free meals


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Upcoming Talk: Coming Transformations in Market Intelligence http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-100.phpFri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 David Rothschild, an economist with Microsoft Research New York City, will speak about coming transformations in market intelligence in the presentation, “Eliciting and Aggregating Information from Laypeople: Polling, Prediction Games, and Social Media Data,” on April 24 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B.

Tagged: department of computer science


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Women in Technology: Misfit or Match Made in Heaven http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-099.phpThu, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Ann Kirschner, university dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York, will present “Women in Technology: Misfit or Match Made in Heaven?” on April 2 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, colloquium series, women in technology


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NJIT Ranked Eighth among Public Colleges and Universities for Return on Investment http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report from PayScale. 

Tagged: stem, rankings, roi


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Distinguished Researcher to Speak at NJIT on Preventing Bone Loss http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, granular science laboratory, elsevier distinguished lecture


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NJIT Mathematician Releases 2014 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.phpTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, bruce bukiet, mathematics, baseball predictions, major league baseball, operations research


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NJIT Wins SNJBP Readers' Choice Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-095.phpTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has received a 2014 Readers' Choice Award from SNJ Business People (SNJBP) in the category of technology.


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COAD Professor to Speak at Upcoming Architectural Panel Discussion and Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-094.phpTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor at the College of Architecture and Design, will be presenting at the “Histories of Data Landscapes” panel at Pratt Institute on Thursday evening, March 27, and the “Resource Histories” symposium at the Syracuse Fisher Center on Friday, March 28.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, jesse lecavalier


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TEDxNJIT Event on April 3rd http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-093.phpMon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Transformations” and features leaders in fields from sustainable design, to energy, to computing, addressing a range of topics on how ideas can transform individuals, societies, and nations.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, coad, donald sebastian, ccs, judith sheft, tedxnjit, martina decker, jinisha patel


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NJIT Professor Co-Authors New Study on Jewel Wasps http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-092.phpMon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Gal Haspel, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently co-authored the article “Sensory Arsenal on the Stinger of the Parasitoid Jewel Wasp and Its Possible Role in Identifying Cockroach Brains,” featured in PLOS ONE, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of biological sciences, gal haspel


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T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years. But theory suggests we should see more. Why don't we? What will it take to peer into the darkness? What will we find?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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Computer Science Seminar on March 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-090.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-090.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, will present “Computer modeling methodology in the simulation of due to blasts and impact brain injuries” on March 25 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, department of computer science, namas chandra


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Michael A. Wall Appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014. 

Tagged: school of management, celebration, board of overseers, alumni relations, university advancement, michael wall, greater newark enterprises corporation


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NJIT and WebTeam Corporation Join Forces to Develop Tactile-Friendly Learning Devices for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-088.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-088.phpThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device's embedded educational software.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, atam dhawan, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, undergraduate research and innovation, autism spectrum disorder, nish parikh


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NJIT Hosts Ninth Annual Web Design Competition for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-087.phpThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 More than 300 high school students gathered at NJIT on March 19 for the ninth annual Web Design Competition. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, high school students, web design competition


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Health Reform in Action: What You Need to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-086.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-086.phpMon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Television host and Commentator Steve Adubato will moderate a free seminar on health reform on March 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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Hundreds of NJIT Students Participate in Alternative Spring Break: Rebuilding Communities Devastated by Sandy http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-085.phpFri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 During NJIT's Alternative Spring Break, more than 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends will do volunteer work from Newark to the Jersey shore, cleaning up devastated areas and helping towns rebuild resiliently.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, center for resilient design, alternative spring break, tom dallessio


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Representative from Shaw Contract Group Presents at Interior Design Industry-Speak Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-083.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-083.phpFri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Erin Jimenez Pollex, commercial design specialist of Shaw Contract Group, gave interior design students and faculty a presentation about the construction, manufacture and specification of carpet as part of the School of Art + Design's Industry Speak Seminar Series on March 10.

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Alert to Life's Possibilities: Judge Sohail Mohammed's Journey from Draftsman, to Electrical Engineer, to Lawyer, to Judge http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-082.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-082.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Sohail Mohammed '88, a Passaic County Superior Court judge, gave a riveting account of his professional journey from draftsman, to electrical engineer, to lawyer, to judge, to a packed auditorium of undergraduates gathered on campus this week for the latest installment of the Albert Dorman Honors College Spring 2014 Colloquium Series.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, katia passerini, colloquium series, alum


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Technology and Society Forum Series to Present Concert by Baroque Orchestra of NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) returns to NJIT as part of the Technology and Society Forum's exploration of creativity in all of its forms on March 26, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre.

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Professor Namas Chandra Discusses Traumatic Brain Injuries http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-080.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Listen to Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, discuss traumatic brain injuries on Caucus Up Close. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, namas chandra


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Humanities Professor Presents Papers to American Philosophical Association http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Katz, professor of philosophy in the Department of Humanities, presented two papers at the recent American Philosophical Association Central Division meetings in Chicago. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of humanities, eric katz, philosophy


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NJIT Named as One of the Top 25 Undergraduate Schools To Study Video Game Design for 2014 by the Princeton Review http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-078.phpWed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been named as one of the top 25 schools on The Princeton Review's recently published list saluting the best undergraduate schools to study video game design for 2014.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, digital design, information technology, marc sequeira, the princeton review, sasha corchado


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CBPE Student Wins Fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.phpTue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Francisco Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering (CBPE) working with NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection (NRDP), has won a fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute that includes attending the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia in May of this year.

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michel boufadel, norman loney, center for natural resources development and protection, cbpe


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Sherwin-Williams Company Representative Presents to Interior Design Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-076.phpMon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 David Hall, the New Jersey-based architectural representative for the Sherwin-Williams Company of Cleveland, Ohio, recently gave an informational presentation about paint and coatings to a group of more than 40 interior design students and faculty as part of the School of Art + Design's Industry Speak Seminar Series.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of art and design


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Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium on March 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-075.phpMon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On March 12, Kit Windows-Yule will give a lecture entitled "When Size Doesn't Matter - Density and Inelasticity-Induced Segregation in Vibrated Granular Systems" as part of the Spring 2014 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium series under the sponsorship of the Granular Science Laboratory through Elsevier.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, granular and multiphase flows colloquium, granular science laboratory


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From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, adhc, department of biological sciences, basil baltzis, new faculty, namas chandra, maria hurtado de mendoza, dirk bucher


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Transforming Medical Practice Through Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Medical practices in New Jersey are making substantial progress in eliminating deadly mistakes such as dangerous medication interactions and gaps in disease screenings by replacing their paper charts with electronic health record (EHR) systems. One of the key drivers of the state's success is an NJIT-led, federally funded organization, New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC).

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NJIT Greeks Win Big at NGLA Awards Banquet http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-072.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Greek Community made history during the recent Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) Awards Banquet. NJIT received a total of five awards and five honorable mentions and was mentioned more times during the awards ceremony than any other delegation at the conference.

Tagged: greek life, sororities, fraternities


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In Celebration of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary, Dr. Sebastian Takes a Look Back at the "Birthplace of American Innovation" http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-071.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-071.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Dr. Don Sebastian provides a historical perspective of New Jersey as the birthplace to almost every major industry from electric light and power to petroleum to food products.  The space to build factories, the workforce to fill the jobs, the transportation network to move the goods, and the access to New York's financial markets made the Garden State a great place for great inventors to come to build successful businesses.

Tagged: research, research and development, don sebastian, innovation, new jersey business


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NJIT Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-070.phpThu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Laurent Simon, an associate professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, laurent simon, distinguished teaching award


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NJIT's Swarm Lab To Host Animal Behavior Expert http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-069.phpThu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Swarm Lab at NJIT will be hosting Bert Hölldobler, Arizona State University, as the biology colloquium speaker on March 11 at 1:00 p.m.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of biological sciences, animal behavior, swarm lab


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Job Outlook Up for New College Grads as NJIT Launches Largest-ever Job Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-068.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-068.phpThu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 New college graduates may have reason to be hopeful this spring. After several dismal years of high unemployment and hiring freezes, early projections say the job market for the Class of 2014 is looking up.

Tagged: career development services, career fair, graduates, careers


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Academic and Foundation Honors for Architectural Historian http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-067.phpWed, 05 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Zeynep Çelik, distinguished professor of architecture who holds appointments in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture and Federated Department of History, was recently honored by Turkey's Bosphorus University and the Vehbi Koç Foundation for her work in architectural and cultural history.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, architecture, honorary doctorate, zeynep celik, news


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Robert W. Van Houten Library Featured on List of Vital Websites http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-066.phpTue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Robert W. Van Houten Library has been featured in a recently published compilation of 101 vital university library websites.


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NJIT Associate Professor To Receive IEEE Professional Communication Society Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.phpMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Bernadette Longo, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Emily K. Schlesinger Award for Outstanding Service to the Professional Communication Society. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, bernadette longo


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NJIT To Host Largest-Ever Spring Career, Co-Op and Internship Fair on March 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-063.phpFri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 WHAT: More than 2,400 job-seekers are expected to attend NJIT's Spring Career, Co-op, and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Slated to be a tremendous success, the event marks the fourth consecutive campus fair that has filled to capacity with participating employers.

Tagged: career development services, career fair, gregory mass, cds, internships


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Students Jam EDC Showcase in Search of High-Tech Internships and Jobs http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-062.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 More than 200 students and recent graduates packed into the Campus Center Atrium recently for the chance to meet and interview the founders of start-up companies from NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and perhaps land a career-expanding internship or job.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, career development services, jerry creighton, cds, internships, melodi guilbault, jane gaertner


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NJIT Participates in TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Nuggehalli Ravindra, professor of physics at NJIT, co-organized the 2014 TMS RF Mehl Medal Symposium on Frontiers in Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications at the recent 2014 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering program, nuggehalli ravindra


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NJIT Alum To Present Architectural Lecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-060.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-060.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Brian Tibbs, NJIT alum and director of southeast operations for Moody Nolan, will present “The Story of the Nation's Largest Black-Owned Architecture Firm” on Feb. 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, alum, architecture


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NJIT Professor Rajiv Mehta Publishes New Edition on Personal Selling http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-059.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The 3rd edition of Personal Selling: Building Customer Relationships and Partnerships, co-authored by Rajiv Mehta, professor of marketing, has recently published and is now available in print and eBook formats.

Tagged: school of management, som, rajiv mehta, marketing


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NJIT Named an ACI Excellent University for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-058.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-058.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 16 universities receiving this award for 2013.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management program, american concrete institute, aci


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Technology and Society Forum Addresses Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Emery, director of human resources at the UN Population Fund, will present “Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations” on March 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, career development services, murray center for women in technology


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NJIT Research Symposium on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-056.phpMon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 New NJIT faculty members will present their research interests through poster presentations at a symposium to be held on March 6 from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

Tagged: new faculty, research symposium


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NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel Named ASCE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michel Boufadel, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel


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Chinese Partnership Fuels NJIT's Solar Cell Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, cnbm, thin-film photovoltaic technology, alan delahoy, solar power, china national building materials company


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Newark's Grad Students to Unite at First Ever Meet Up http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-053.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-053.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has collaborated with Rutgers University and Seton Hall Law School for the first ever Newark Graduate Student Meet Up, an event designed to bring together grad students and young professionals to learn more about each other and to learn more about the city of Newark as a center of culture and professional life. 

Tagged: graduate students, networking


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NJIT Alumnus Sparks a U.S.-China Technology Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers working to boost the efficiency of a potentially game-changing alternative energy technology, thin-film solar cells, have won the backing of a powerful Chinese partner eager to speed development of inexpensive power production that can be seamlessly incorporated into a range of building materials.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, donald sebastian, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, thin-film photovoltaic technology, cnbm, jingong pan, china national building materials company, solar power


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Newark College of Engineering to Host the Salute to Engineering Excellence Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-051.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT will host the 16th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship Fund and the NCE Dean's Fund. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, board of overseers, michel boufadel, salute to engineering excellence, basil baltzis, outstanding alumnus award


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NJIT's Lanzerotti Wins AMS Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.phpWed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti recently received an award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for “Sustained Leadership and Contributions to the Space Weather Enterprise and Creative Stewardship of the Space Weather Journal.” 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, louis lanzerotti, space weather


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Engineering the Olympics: Winter vs. Summer http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-049.phpWed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Learn more about engineering past Winter Olympics vs. Summer Olympics with this infographic created by NJIT.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, masters program, olympics


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EDC Open House Showcase on Feb. 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-048.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-048.phpMon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will have an open house showcase on Feb. 25 from 3-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  The EDC Showcase is an interactive opportunity for NJIT students, alumni, faculty, and administration to learn about the EDC and opportunities regarding full and/or part-time jobs, internships and co-ops, research collaborations and more.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, open house


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NJIT's Associate Director of Graduate Studies to Discuss Applying to Graduate School http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-047.phpMon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Clarisa Gonzalez-Lenahan, associate director of graduate studies, will present “How to apply to graduate school” at Kean University East Campus, Hillside, on Feb. 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Tagged: graduate studies, clarisa gonzalez-lenahan


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A Novel Sensor System Would Avert Disasters by Flagging Structural Weaknesses in Bridges and Stadiums Before They Collapse http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-046.phpFri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will be part of an international team of engineers from universities in the U.S., Canada, and Qatar developing a novel system to detect the onset of structural damage on bridges, stadiums and other large public infrastructure.

Tagged: structural engineering, concrete


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NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein Receives Prize for Best Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.phpFri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein will receive the "best paper in the category of untenured faculty" prize for a paper that he will be presenting this month at the North Carolina Philosophical Society. 

Tagged: department of humanities, michael brownstein


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NJIT's Budding Security Analysts Move On to the Local Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner.

Tagged: school of management, som, michael ehrlich, zhipeng yan, james barr, rodolfo marquez, pedro santos, geoffrey ching


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Engineering the Sochi Winter Olympics http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-043.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Learn more about the role civil engineers played in the Sochi Olympics with this infographic created by NJIT.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, masters program, olympics


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Two NJIT Sports Accept Invitations to Compete in Division I Conferences http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-042.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Two NJIT sports, women's tennis and men's soccer, have been invited to join and accepted membership in conferences whose championship team receives an automatic spot in the postseason NCAA Division I championship field.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, ncaa, lenny kaplan


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NJIT Wins CASE Accolades Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-041.phpTue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT received the silver award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the category “Special Events:  Event Series” for the Inauguration of President Joel S. Bloom. 

Tagged: inauguration, eladio ruiz


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Chen Named Professor Emeritus http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-040.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-040.phpTue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Rong-Yaw Chen has been named professor emeritus after having served as a distinguished member of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at NJIT for nearly five decades. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, professor emeritus, mie


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Game On! NJIT Community Provides Warm Welcome on Super Bowl Sunday http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-039.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-039.phpMon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Members of the NJIT community joined the ranks of the more than 15,000 volunteers who provided a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors descending upon the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area when Super Bowl XLVIII kicked off on February 2, 2014. 

Tagged: school of management, career development services, continuing professional education, graduate studies, community service


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CANCELLED - T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.phpMon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years.  But theory suggests we should see more.  Why don't we?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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NJIT Grad Elected to National Academy of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-037.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski, who graduated in 1978 with a degree in chemical engineering, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions awarded an engineer.

Tagged: alumni, national academy of engineering, ellen pawlikowski


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Calling All NJIT Undergrads: TechQuest Competition Promotes and Rewards Innovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-036.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT undergraduates are encouraged to participate in this year's TechQuest Competition, sponsored by Jim Stevenson Foundation.  NJIT undergraduates may enter this innovation competition individually or as a team and be eligible for awards and stipends up to $14,000. 

Tagged: uri, undergraduate research and innovation, undergrads


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New Issue of NJIT Magazine Available Online http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-035.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-035.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Winter 2014 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available online. “Protecting Who We Are,” the issue's cover feature, focuses on understanding and developing better treatment for traumatic brain injury, or TBI.

Tagged: alumni, njit magazine, alumni magazine


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NJIT's Sherlene Ayala to Discuss Social Justice at Columbia Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-034.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will present the workshop "Moving Beyond Racial Battle Fatigue to Social Justice in Academia" at the 31st Annual Winter Roundtable Conference at Columbia University on Feb. 14 and 15. 

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NJIT Professor Nominated for Digital Humanities Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser has been nominated for a 2013 Digital Humanities Award in the category of "Best Use of DH for Fun." 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, humanities, christopher funkhouser


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RESCHEDULED - T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for Black History Month on Feb. 19.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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President Bloom Named As One of the Most Powerful People In NJ Business http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-032.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-032.phpWed, 05 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJBIZ ranks NJIT president among its Power100: The most powerful people in New Jersey business.

Tagged: joel bloom, njbiz


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Attention Students: Join This Contest and You Could Win an Internship http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-031.phpTue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, michael ehrlich, big data visualization contest


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