NJIT Newsroom tagged with "asm" 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's Roumiana Petrova Chairs MS&T Program Coordinating Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-006.phpWed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Roumiana Petrova, senior university lecturer in the department of chemistry and environmental science, served as chair of the MS&T 2013 Program Coordinating Committee for the annual conference and exhibition held in Montreal, Canada. 

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NJIT-SWE Makes Strong Presence at National Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.phpThu, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) participated in the SWE Annual Conference (WE13) from Oct. 24-26 in Baltimore, MD.  The SWE executive board members and faculty advisor made a strong presence at the conference by organizing sessions, serving as session monitors and judges and participating as speakers in workshops and panels. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, society of women engineers, swe, raquel perez-castillejos, basil baltzis, yasmine aly


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First Time: NJIT Researchers Examine Dynamics of Liquid Metal Particles at Nanoscale http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.phpThu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.  “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in Physical Review Letters (July 16, 2013).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, ccs, mathematical sciences, lou kondic, solar cells, fluid mechanics, polymers, nanoparticles, microfluidics, dna


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NJIT Hosts Materials Science Program for High School Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-231.phpWed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 High school science teachers from throughout New Jersey recently attended NJIT's third annual materials science camp to learn better approaches for teaching materials science.  The one-week program was a partnership among NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA), the Metro NY/NJ Chapter of the American Society of Materials (ASM) and the ASM Education Foundation. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, bruce bukiet, chemistry and environmental science, edgardo farinas, roumiana petrova, asm, american society of materials, sylvana brito


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Mechanical Engineering Team Places Second at ASME National Student Design Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-215.phpThu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT took second place at the 2013 ASME Student Professional Development Conference (SPDC) National Student Design Contest held recently at the New York Institute of Technology. The proud team of mechanical engineering seniors, Tom Zirmirski and Jarius Amar, developed a remote controlled prototype device for removing radioactive waste. 

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Society of Women Engineers at NJIT Awarded K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Tagged: pre-college, stem, society of women engineers, swe, exxonmobil, yasmine aly


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Three ADHC Students Perform Community Service in the Dominican Republic http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-027.phpTue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Three Albert Dorman Honors College students, accompanied by ADHC Assistant Dean for Student Programs Paul Dine, PhD, traveled to the Dominican Republic earlier this month to help complete the building of a home for a local family in need. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, students, adhc, community service, greek life


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Graduate Students Present Papers at AIAA Region I Conference; Two Receive Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-432.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-432.phpThu, 10 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Yasmine Aly, Carlo Badiola, Shasha Zhang, Priya Santhanam, Shashank Vummidi, all graduate students in NJIT's Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, presented papers last week at the AIAA Region I Young Professional, Student, and Education Conference 2011.  

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, yasmine aly, priya santhanam, carlo badiola


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NJIT's Roumiana Petrova Named 2011 ASM Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-327.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-327.phpTue, 13 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Roumiana S. Petrova, PhD, a university lecturer in the department of chemistry and environmental Science at NJIT, was elected an ASM International Fellow for 2011.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, chemistry, roumiana petrova, asm


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Student Team Takes Third Place in ASME Undergraduate Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-244.phpThu, 30 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Biomedical engineering students Angela Calderon, Bushra Hossain, Marieme Dembele, and Yamin Noor took third place in the Undergraduate Design Competition held at the ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference in Farmington, PA.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, richard foulds, asme, rehabilitation engineering research center, yamin noor, angela calderon, bushra hossain, marieme dembele


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Student Team Places in Top Six in ASME Undergraduate Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-234.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-234.phpTue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Angela Calderon, Bushra Hossain, Marieme Dembele, and Yamin Noor, all students in NJIT's Biomedical Engineering Department, placed in the top 6 in the Undergraduate Design Competition held at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, richard foulds, rehabilitation engineering research center, yamin noor, bushra hossain, angela calderon, marieme dembele


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Three Students Awarded ASME Clarke Scholarships http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-505.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-505.phpThu, 02 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Kyle Devitt, Andre Moses and Hagop Bouchakjiane (shown here with NJIT Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Special Lecturer Harry Kountouras and Professor Bernard Koplik) have been awarded 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Clarke Scholarships. NJIT has won the award five times in the last six years. The scholarship is awarded nationally based on a competitive proposal; six are awarded at $6,000 per winning university.

Tagged: scholarships, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, bernard koplik, harry kountouras


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NJIT Distinguished Research Professor Heads Panel Studying Sudden Car Acceleration http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-228.phpMon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, a distinguished research professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will lead the 12-member panel organized by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies (www.nationalacademies.org) to identify possible causes of unintended acceleration in vehicles in the aftermath of Toyota's large recalls.

Tagged: department of physics, nasa, ian gatley, louis lanzerotti, national academy of engineering, lucent technologies, geophysics, national research council


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NJIT Engineering Senior Takes Robot Competition With Calm, Cool Thinking http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-174.phpTue, 04 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 It was the night before the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Annual Student Design Competition and NJIT senior Mike Lowry, of Parsippany, was stumped. His single-stream recycling machine, Rufus, nicknamed after NJIT's green mascot, couldn't distinguish cans from bottles, a possible cause for disqualification.

Tagged: sustainability, competition, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, faizan naqvi, harry kountouras, rufus, phong pham


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Yasmine Aly, of Bloomfield, Receives NJIT Top Honor for Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-145.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-145.phpTue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Yasmine Aly, of Bloomfield,  a doctoral candidate studying chemical engineering at NJIT received on April 14, 2010, the first-place gold medal for her graduate research project, “Aluminum-based Reactive Composite Powders” at the NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase on April 14, 2010. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, honors, department of chemistry and environmental science, dana knox research showcase, yasmine aly


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NJIT's Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Awarded 2010 ASME Clarke Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-022.phpThu, 28 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering has been awarded the 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Lucy and Charles W.E. Clarke Scholarship. "I think our success in securing this funding is a reflection of the level of dedication and professionalism that our student members of ASME exhibit," said Mechanical Engineering Professor Harry Kountouras. "ASME has recognized that commitment by honoring NJIT and the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering with this award."

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, harry kountouras


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Three First-Generation Scholars Exemplify NJIT Graduate http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-193.phpTue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has a reputation for turning out first-generation American college students.  Three seniors, who will graduate at NJIT's upcoming May 16, 2009, commencement ceremony (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center, exemplify that tradition.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, commencement, graduation, graduates, scholars


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NJIT Takes First Place in ASME Student Sections Committee Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-161.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-161.phpMon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 For the eleventh time in the last 12 years, NJIT has taken first place in the prestigious ASME Student Sections Committee Contest (formerly the Ingersoll-Rand Contest) for District A, which includes all the major universities and colleges in the Northeast. The contest involves the writing of a comprehensive report that documents activities by the ASME Student Section. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical engineering, competition, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, contests


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PSEG’s Ralph Izzo To Explore at NJIT the Impacts of Climate Change, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-015.phpWed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Ralph Izzo believes that our society is steering a very unsustainable course when it comes to energy — and he speaks with authority. In the first Technology and Society Forum presentation at NJIT for spring 2009, Izzo will explore how the impacts of climate change and an uncertain economy make it imperative to redefine our complex relationship with energy.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, american physical society, climate change, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group


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Mechanical Engineering Department Wins ASME Student Section Contest for the Sixth Consecutive Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-227.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-227.phpWed, 28 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 For the sixth consecutive year, NJIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the District A winner of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Section Contest. The competition involves the compilation of a comprehensive report on the professional activities of the Student Section of ASME. 

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NJIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering Awarded ASME Clarke Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-072.phpThu, 28 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 For the second consecutive year, NJIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a 2008 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Lucy and Charles W.E. Clarke Scholarship. NJIT's winning proposal emphasized the positive impact the ASME Student Section has had on the Mechanical Engineering Department. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical engineering, asme, american society of mechanical engineers


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NJIT To Host ASME Student Professional Development Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-146.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-146.phpMon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Section and ASME District A will host the 2007 Student Professional Development Conference on April 14 at NJIT.

Tagged: conference, student, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, professional development


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NJIT Professor To Deliver Keynote Presentation at ASME Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-429.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-429.phpMon, 30 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Boris Khusid, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, will give a keynote presentation on conventional and traveling-wave dielectrophoresis in microfluidics and organize fluids engineering division sessions on electric and magnetic phenomena in micro- and nano-scale systems at the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition on Nov. 5-10 in Chicago.

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KUDOS-April 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-151.phpSat, 01 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Students Take First and Third Place in ASME Mechanical Engineering CompetitionNJIT continued its run of success at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Regional Student Conference on April 1, 2006 at Fairleigh Dickinson University. For the eighth time in the last eleven years, NJIT mechanical engineering students captured first place in the National Student Design Contest. The design involved the development of a prototype device for cast fishing for a quadriplegic using sip and puff technology. The winning team of John Kurdyla and Alejandro Perez will represent ASME Region II at the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Chicago in November. NJIT's team of Eric Jakubik and Eric Shapiro also honored the university with a third-place finish in the contest.

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ASM International To Offer One-Day Materials Education Institute Course at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-400.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-400.phpTue, 25 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 “Wear and Corrosion of Metals and Alloys" is the topic of a one-day course to be presented by the ASM International Materials Advantage Society on Nov. 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall, Rm. 413. Free parking is available. Contact: Dr. Roumiana S. Petrova, Dept. of Physics, 973-642-4076 or via e-mail: Petrova@njit.edu.

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ASM International To Present One-Day Seminar for Entrepreneurial Engineers at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-324.phpTue, 20 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400  “How Engineers Can Start and Manage Their Own Business" is the topic of a one-day seminar to be presented by the New York-New Jersey Chapter of ASM International on October 1, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Tiernan Hall, Room 280 at NJIT. Cost: $80; $40 for students, retired, and unemployed members. To register, send an e-mail to Buckandmauri@aol.com. Contact Dr. Roumiana S. Petrova, Department of Physics, at 973-642-4076 or via e-mail: Petrova@njit.edu.

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NJIT Students Sweep Awards During a Regional Conference on Mechanical Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-049.phpFri, 30 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Mechanical engineering students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) took top awards during the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Regional Student Conference, held recently at the City College of New York (CCNY).

Tagged: awards, mechanical engineering, asme, american society of mechanical engineers


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