NJIT Newsroom tagged with "award" 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 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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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 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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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 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. 

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NJIT Receives CASE Award for Presidential Inauguration Portfolio http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-413.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-413.phpMon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has received a Silver Award in the 2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Accolades Awards competition for "The Inauguration of Joel Stuart Bloom, Eighth President of NJIT."

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A STEP in the Right Direction: NJIT Hosts Science and Technology Program Graduation Ceremony for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A class of 130 high school students graduated from the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) on December 7, 2013 at NJIT.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, celebration, stem, pre-college, narain gehani, njit board of overseers, step, nicholas masucci, louis berger international scholar award, berger group holdings


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NJIT Researchers Win Bright Idea Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-380.phpMon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, ccs, som, katia passerini, jerry fjermestad, karen patten, bright idea award, marilyn tremaine


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NJIT Physics Student Receives Jean Gordon Thomas Memorial Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-296.phpFri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Deliris Diaz, a first-year student, recently received the Jean Gordon Thomas Memorial Award for outstanding promise as a woman physicist from NJIT's Department of Physics.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, physics, educational opportunity program, eop


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NJIT Celebration Set for Nov. 8, 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.phpFri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support. 

Tagged: celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, scholarships, steven plate, anita rubino, edward weston medal for professional achievement, anthony sartor


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NJIT Staff Member Receives Advisor of the Year Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-285.phpWed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Thea Rachel Zunick, assistant director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, was recently awarded the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity Larry D. Philippi Award for the Fraternity & Sorority Advisor of the year at Elevate, a bi-annual national convention. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2013 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.phpThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, federated department of history, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, presidential leadership awards, excellence in teaching awards, constance a murray diversity award


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NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.phpFri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, humanities, school of art and design, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, history, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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Three EDC Companies Are Finalists for Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-188.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO NJ) and The Star-Ledger/NJ.com announced the first annual Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award – an award created to honor New Jersey-based companies that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the state. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, uri, ispeech, leon baptiste, heath ahrens


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 15th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on April 16, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.  The event will celebrate the 94th anniversary of NCE, NJIT's flagship institution.  Honorees, who hail mostly from New Jersey, will include nine students, seven faculty and staff and two alumni with notable careers in technology and engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, american society of civil engineers, asce, salute to engineering excellence, outstanding alumnus award, patrick natale


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-132.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 15th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on April 16, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.  The event will celebrate the 94th anniversary of NCE, NJIT's flagship institution.  Honorees, who hail mostly from New Jersey, will include nine students, seven faculty and staff and two alumni with notable careers in technology and engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, salute to engineering excellence, outstanding alumnus award, alumni association, hatch mott macdonald


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NJIT's "Master What's Next" Campaign Awarded Gold http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-130.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-130.phpThu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 CN Foundry and NJIT's "Master What's Next" campaign running on the PATH system received a gold award in the "Outdoor Transit/Billboard" category at the 28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report. 


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Society of Women Engineers Receives Outstanding Collegiate Section Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.phpTue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT received the Second Place Outstanding Collegiate Section Award during the recent Regional SWE Conference held in Wilmington, DE Mar. 8-10.  

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NJIT's Jim Engles is a Finalist for the 2013 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-106.phpWed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT men's basketball coach Jim Engles is one of 20 national finalists for the 2013 Skip Prosser Man of the Year award, which is presented by the website CollegeInsider.com.

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NSF CAREER Award Workshop: Register Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission. 

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NJIT Doctoral Student Receives Louis Berger International Scholar Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-071.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-071.phpThu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Xiaolu Wang, of Newark, a doctoral student at NJIT, was named the 2013 recipient of The Louis Berger International Scholar Award on Feb. 13, 2013.  Wang will receive a stipend of approximately $19,500 to cover tuition and living costs.  In 1997, The Louis Berger Group, Inc. established the Louis Berger International Scholar program at NJIT.  To date, the program has provided scholarships to nine NJIT students.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, ece, leonid tsybeskov, louis berger international scholar award


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CN Communications Wins Silver In Collegiate Advertising Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-039.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-039.phpThu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 CN Communications won a Silver Award for the NJIT Presidential Inauguration invitation package from the Collegiate Advertising Awards, an elite program designed to recognize educational marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in all forms of advertising, marketing and promotion.

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Higher Education Award Goes to NJIT for Spearheading Warren Street Village http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-035.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-035.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJ Alliance for Action honored NJIT with its leading higher education award for spear-heading the construction of the Warren Street Village Project, a new honors residence hall, Greek houses and additional campus dining facilities scheduled to open on the NJIT campus this coming fall.    

Tagged: joel bloom, warren street village, rochelle hendricks, monique king-viehland, campus gateway development, alliance for action


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NJIT Professor Receives Lifetime Contribution and Leadership Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-376.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-376.phpWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 MengChu Zhou, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, director of the MS program in computer engineering and director of the MS program in power and energy systems, received the Lifetime Contribution and Leadership Award at the 20th Annual Convention of Chinese Association for Science & Technology – USA , which was held at Columbia University on Oct. 6, 2012. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, award, ece, mengchu zhou


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NJIT Professors Received Last Night Coveted Edison Awards at R&D Council Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-373.phpFri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow and NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas were the recipients last night of an Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. The event kicked off the Council's 50th Anniversary celebration and honored more than 30 inventors and 13 New Jersey companies and universities.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, nirwan ansari, reginald farrow, gordon thomas, research and development council of new jersey, sheng liu, edison patent awards


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NJIT Professors To Receive Coveted Edison Awards at R&D Council Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-360.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-360.phpWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow and NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas will be the recipients Nov. 8, 2012 in the Liberty Science Center of  an Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, reginald farrow, gordon thomas, edison patent awards


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Inventor of World's Smallest Probe on Nano Scale Receives NJIT Top Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.phpFri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells was awarded yesterday, Oct. 4, 2012, the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.  This prize is the most prestigious research award at NJIT.  It is the fifth time the award has been made.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, department of chemistry and environmental science, reginald farrow, cory booker, nanotechnology, gordon thomas, zafar iqbal, sheng liu, board of overseers excellence in research prize and medal


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NJIT Picks Winner: Up for Emmy is WTC Movie Sponsored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-313.phpThu, 20 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 This Sunday while you're watching this year's Emmy® Awards, here's some news.  “Engineering Ground Zero,” a production of the prominent Boston-based NOVA, was named among six titles for best documentary. 

Tagged: joel bloom, world trade center, port authority, anthony cicatiello, pbs


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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJIT Convocation Tomorrow Promises Bright New Start: New President Speaks http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT: NJIT marks the start of the new school tomorrow at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of humanities, department of physics, joel bloom, convocation, reginald farrow, norbert elliot, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, sean duffy


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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2012 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, convocation, physics, som, provost, humanities, bruce bukiet, christopher funkhouser, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michael ehrlich, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, ian gatley, jacquelynn rhodes, reginald farrow, master teacher, inauguration, norbert elliot, robert barat, university advancement, sanchoy das, michael recce, jorge golowasch, osvaldo simeone, professional development, ankur agrawal, joga rao, wenda cao, cheickna sylla, linda cummings, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, constance a murray diversity award, william barry, presidential leadership awards, lorenzina laera, excellence in teaching awards


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NJIT Management Researcher Receives Kudos for Paper Touting Employee Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-215.phpTue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A better way to improve organizations using overlooked employee talent has taken a top award from a notable management group. 

Tagged: school of management, som, marguerite schneider, business management, positive deviance


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NJIT Salutes Students Who Gave So Much to University with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 Highlander Student Achievement Award winners were announced.  NJIT has celebrated student leaders at this annual ceremony since 2004. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, campus center, school of art and design, department of information systems, donna spuhler, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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NJIT's Georgeen Theodore Receives Urban Design Merit Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-151.phpWed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 “Holding Pattern” brings Interboro Partners, and NJIT CoAD's Georgeen Theodore as one of the founding partners, another award.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, aia, georgeen theodore, moma, interboro partners


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-124.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 14th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 29, 2012, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, edc, mengchu zhou, salute to engineering excellence, piero armenante, dinner, american institute of chemical engineers, walter konon, janice daniel, priya santhanam, leon baptiste, saul fenster innovation in design award, luz zidziunas, vincent lombardo, joseph branco, julia gayner, tia montalto


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Department of Biomedical Engineering Awarded Funding by NSF http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.phpTue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Department of Biomedical Engineering funding for creating an REU site.

Tagged: national science foundation, award, biomedical engineering, uri, nsf, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, funding, tissue models lab, research experience for undergraduates, reu


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Apply Now for Provost's Summer Undergraduate Research Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-093.phpMon, 05 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT undergraduate students interested in a summer research opportunity are encouraged to apply for a limited number of summer research awards. Any current NJIT student who will be an undergraduate in the fall semester 2012 may apply. The program runs from May 21 to July 27, 2012.

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NJIT Adjunct Professor Receives Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Software engineer Lawrence "Larry" Bernstein an adjunct professor at NJIT has received the 2011 Industrial Innovation Award from the IEEE Communications Society. 

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US Labor Department Awards NJIT $5M To Create Tech Training Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-073.phpWed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The US Labor Department H1-B Technical Skills Training Program has awarded NJIT a $5 million grant to create a technical skills training program for the City of Newark and Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Morris and Hudson counties. 

Tagged: award, continuing professional education, grant, cpe, gale tenen spak


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NJIT Computer Scientist Advocates Deceleration of Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.phpWed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, computer science, master teacher, james geller, excellence in teaching award


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NJIT Mourns the Loss of Longtime Benefactor William S. Guttenberg '44 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-069.phpMon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT community mourns the loss of William S. Guttenberg '44, a loyal and generous alumnus who spent his life, time, and fortune making the world a better place for people with physical limitations and those who are developmentally disabled.

Tagged: alumni, guttenberg information technologies center, honorary doctorate, william guttenberg, weston medal


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Five NJIT Architects and Designers Will Share Panel at Free Upcoming Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-059.phpTue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Five members of the faculty at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) will share their ideas at "Think Pieces" on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the COAD Gallery. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, urs gauchat, richard garber, patent, andrzej zarzycki, fablab, georgeen theodore, gro architects, jose alcala, taro narahara


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Wayne Resident Becomes Associate Dean at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.phpFri, 06 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, sigma xi, sunil saigal, master teacher, basil baltzis, american institute of chemical engineers, omega chi epsilon


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NJIT's Matt Burgermaster Wins National Design Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-002.phpTue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster has won the 2011-2012 ACSA Faculty Design Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for his project “Ice Cycle House.”

Tagged: college of architecture and design, matt burgermaster, association of collegiate schools of architecture, acsa, sustainable design, ice cycle house


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NJIT Physicist, of Princeton, Receives Innovators Award for Tonometer and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-424.phpFri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 More than a half dozen licensed inventions that will someday enable people to lead healthier and more productive lives has brought a unique honor to NJIT Professor Gordon A. Thomas, of Princeton Township. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, donald sebastian, department of physics, new jersey inventors hall of fame, gordon thomas, tonometer


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NJIT Celebration 2011 Coming Up Nov. 11, 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-405.phpTue, 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2011, on Nov. 11, 2011 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

Tagged: alumni, celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, ying wu, aecom, nce board of visitors


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Civil Engineer Who Helped Maintain Panama Canal Receives NJIT Alum Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-387.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 George Nechwort Sr., of Sangerfield, NY, has helped to maintain the Panama Canal, supervise construction of pipelines, power plants and refinery process units, and direct major bridge and highway projects.

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Gurinder Ahluwalia, Genworth President, NJIT Alum, Reflects on Job Well Done http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 “Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mathematical sciences, department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, daljit ahluwalia


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Marjorie A. Perry, of East Orange, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management, a Newark-based company, recently received one of six annual NJIT Alumni Achievement Awards. 

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NJIT Alum, Power Expert, Advisor During Exxon/Valdez Clean-up, Gets Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-384.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Sommerlad, of Gurnee, IL, has thought a lot about the challenges of power generation since he completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Newark College of Engineering in 1960.

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Aerospace Engineer Honored by NASA Receives NJIT Alum Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-383.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 When Neil Armstrong took one small step for a man and a giant leap for mankind on the moon in 1969, he did so with the help of many people. They were the thousands of scientists, engineers and technicians who helped to make the Apollo moon-landing program a national triumph. Those individuals included NJIT alumnus Stanley Barauskas, of Diamond Bar, CA, who recently received one of six NJIT Alumni Awards.

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Montclair's Jose Alcala Honored for Teaching at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jose Alcala, of Montclair, a university lecturer  in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has been selected  to receive the “Excellence in Instruction from a University Lecturer Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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Cheickna Sylla Receives Honor at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-301.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Cheickna Sylla, of Morris Plains, a professor in the NJIT School of Management (SOM) has been selected to receive the “Excellence in Service Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period. 

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NJIT's University Convocation Recognizes the 2011 Top Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-299.phpThu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new academic year on Sept. 14, 2011 with the annual celebration and awards ceremony at its University Convocation. 

Tagged: awards, treena arinzeh, ian gatley, somenath mitra, richard garber, jay kappraff, university convocation, katia passerini, haim grebel, james geller, daisy gallegos, andrew gerrard, bryan pfister, georgeen theodore, horacio rotstein, andrei sirenko, promotions, pius egbelu, richard moore, victor matveev, sotirios ziavras, ashish borgaonkar, steve adubato, jose alcala, trevor tyson, min song, cheickna sylla, tian tian, laramie potts, margaret yobbi


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Women's Track and Field Team Earns Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-279.phpWed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's track and field team has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-Academic team for the 2011 season.

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NJIT Receives Second Part of $1M Gift To Chemical Engineering Department http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-250.phpThu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT announced today the fulfillment of the late Otto H. York's $1M pledge to NJIT.  

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Mechanical Engineering Professor To Give Two Talks in Italy http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-214.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-214.phpWed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Anthony D. Rosato, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will give a talk entitled "Microstructure Evolution in Tapped Monodisperse Sphere Packings via Discrete Element Simulations" on June 3 at the University of Trento and on June 7 at the Polytecnico di Milano.

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NJIT Architect To Be Honored for Lifetime of Work Revitalizing Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-197.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-197.phpThu, 19 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, new jersey school of architecture, newark preservation and landmarks committee, tony schuman


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NJIT's Zeyuan Qiu Delivers Keynote Speech at NJDEP Mapping Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-180.phpFri, 06 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Zeyuan Qiu, PhD, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, gave a keynote speech entitled “Precision Land Use Planning and Management for Managing Land Uses” at the 24th Annual New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Mapping Contest on April 21.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, zeyuan qiu, new jersey department of environmental protection, njdep


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NJIT Receives $80,000 Grant to Host Summer Science Camp http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-174.phpTue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is the recipient of an $80,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation and Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, to provide funding for the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.

Tagged: award, center for pre-college programs, grant, bernard harris, suzanne berliner-heyman, exxonmobil, summer science camp


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Quintessential NJIT Student, Jersey City's Daisy Gallegos, Hispanic Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-140.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-140.phpWed, 13 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 In many ways, Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, represents the quintessential NJIT student.  Although born in this country, she is the daughter of immigrant parents who barely spoke a word of English when they arrived on these shores.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, honors, award, commencement, educational opportunity program, graduation, sunil saigal, daisy gallegos, dinner, society of hispanic engineers, carlomagno ontaneda


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NJIT Men's Basketball Coach Is Finalist for Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-105.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-105.phpMon, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT men's basketball coach Jim Engles is one of 16 national finalists for the 2011 Skip Prosser Man of the Year award, which is presented by the website CollegeInsider.com.

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NJIT Architecture Adjunct Honored at Tribute To Women Awards Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-078.phpWed, 09 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Susan Pikaart Bristol, of Rocky Hill, an adjunct professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was one of 10 honorees at the 28th Annual Tribute to Women 2011 Awards dinner on March 3 at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. 

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Civil Engineers To Honor NJIT’s Priscilla Nelson for Research, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-121.phpWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, professor in the NJIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will receive a notable civil engineering award next month as a leader of the design and construction industry who has improved peoples' lives around the world.

Tagged: awards, department of civil and environmental engineering, honors, research, priscilla nelson, asce


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Ping Pong Table, Lounges and Trees Enliven Long Island City Museum Courtyard Thanks To NJIT Ass't Prof's Award-Winning Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-068.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-068.phpWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The quality of life will rise one notch higher next summer for Long Island City residents, business owners and anyone else lucky enough to live near  the Museum of Modern Art's PS1. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, awards, georgeen theodore, interboro partners, moma


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NJIT Radio Campaign Awarded Silver Medal in Educational Advertising Awards Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-059.phpFri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT "Edge in Knowledge" radio campaign developed by NJIT and CN Communications has been awarded a silver medal from the 26th Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Ed Marketing Report.

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NJIT Student Wins Distinguished Service Award from Regional College Residence Hall Association http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-055.phpThu, 24 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Gonzalez, a senior majoring in information technology who has held a number of leadership positions in NJIT's Residence Life since his freshman year, has won the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Distinguished Service Award. 

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Fulfilling the Dream: NSBE Chapter at NJIT Hosts MLK Day Breakfast http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-013.phpFri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch received the Martin Luther King Award this morning at “MLK Day: Fulfilling the Dream Through S.T.E.M.,” a breakfast to acknowledge those individuals who have been an advocate for Dr. Martin Luther King's dream.  

Tagged: robert altenkirch, stem, national society of black engineers


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NJIT's Priscilla Nelson To Receive Award from ASCE http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-002.phpTue, 04 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers to receive the 2011 Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, priscilla nelson, american society of civil engineers


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The 2010 Showtime House Features NJIT's Brooks Atwood http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-526.phpFri, 17 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, a principal in POD Design + Media, will have his work featured later this month in The Showtime House airing Dec. 26, 2010-Jan. 1, 2011. 

Tagged: school of art and design, brooks atwood, fablab, architect, media, pod design, schizophrenia, aia merit award


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Dwell Magazine Names NJIT's Richard Garber a Star of the Future http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Architect Richard Garber has been named one of 32 new faces of design in the December issue of Dwell magazine http://www.dwell.com/articles/garden-statement.html. Garber, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, shares the honor with Nicole Robertson, his partner in GRO Architects, New York City. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, fablab, aia, sustainable housing, nicole robertson, gro architects, aia merit award, dwell magazine


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Shilan Motamedvaziri Receives the Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant Award at NJIT's Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-500.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-500.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Shilan Motamedvaziri, a teaching assistant in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, awards, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, ian gatley, university convocation


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Piero Armenante Receives the Master Teacher Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-449.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-449.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Piero Armenante, PhD, distinguished professor in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Master Teacher Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

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Glenn Goldman Receives The Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction at NJIT's Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-443.phpMon, 29 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Glenn Goldman, professor in NJIT's School of Art and Design, received the Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

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Katia Passerini Receives the Excellence in Innovative Teaching Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-437.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-437.phpTue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Katia Passerini, professor in NJIT's School of Management, received the Excellence in Innovative Teaching Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: school of management, ian gatley, university convocation, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, katia passerini


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James Geller Receives The Excellence in Research Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-435.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-435.phpTue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 James Geller, PhD, professor in the NJIT's Department of Computer Science, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, board of overseers, ian gatley, university convocation, excellence in research award, james geller


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Plastics Recycling and Reactive Polymer Processing Expert, NJIT's Marino Xanthos, Honored by Industry http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-429.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-429.phpFri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Marino Xanthos, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering was awarded the 2010 Heinz List Award at the annual meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) in Orlando. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, society of plastic engineers


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Shanthi Gopalakrishnan Receives the Excellence in Research Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-425.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-425.phpThu, 18 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, PhD, NJIT's Associate Dean in the School of Management, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, school of management, convocation, ian gatley, excellence in research award, shanthi gopalakrishnan


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Two Grad Students Receive NJDOT Outstanding Students in Transportation Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-389.phpFri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Drew Terpenning and Shengyan Gao, graduate students in NJIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the 2010 New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Outstanding Student in Transportation Award last week at the 12th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase at Rutgers University.

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, graduate studies, new jersey department of transportation


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Digital Data Forensics Expert at NJIT To Be Feted by R&D Council for Patents To Stop Data Hiding; Hall of Fame Honors NJIT Inventors Earlier This Month http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-377.phpMon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in digital data forensics and information assurance, Yun-Qing Shi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will number among 30 New Jersey inventors from eight companies and universities to be honored at the upcoming 2010 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards on Nov. 4. Hosted by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, the ceremony and reception will take place at the Liberty Science Center.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, patent, timothy chang, robotics, yun-qing shi, research and development council of new jersey, digital forensics, steganography, thomas alva edison patent award, digital data forensics, information assurance, genetic systems, ultra-high precision systems, steganalysis, vikki hazelwood, richard caizza, guorong xuan, motion control


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NJIT Professors and Alumni Honored Tonight at New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-355.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-355.phpThu, 14 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT professors and alumni will be among the innovators honored this evening at the 22nd Annual New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Awards ceremony in Hoboken. Timothy Chang, PhD, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, will receive a Special Award for his achievements in the areas of ultra-high precision systems, genetic systems, robotics and motion control; and Yun-Qing Shi, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be recognized for his work in digital forensics and security. Jingjing Zhang, a PhD candidate in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive the Graduate Student Award. Vikki Hazelwood, PhD, who received her MS from NJIT in 1998, will receive the Advancement of Invention Award for a pioneering process for translational research in medicine and Richard Caizza, who received a certificate in plastics technology from NJIT in 1992, will receive the Inventor of the Year award for his "Single-Handedly Actuatable Safety Shield for Needles" patent.

Tagged: award, patent, robotics, timothy chang, new jersey inventors hall of fame, yun-qing shi, digital forensics, ultra-high precision systems, genetic systems, motion control, jingjing zhang, vikki hazelwood, richard caizza


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Beyond an Environmental History of the Space Race: Free Lecture at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Historians usually depict the space race of the 1960s and 1970s as a pitched technological battle between Cold War political rivals. Yet while U.S. and Soviet spacecraft forced the world to look upward towards the Moon, they also, quite ironically, encouraged citizens across the globe to gaze back down at “spaceship Earth” with a newfound environmental awareness. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, technology and society forum, federated department of history, neil maher


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Doctoral Student Awarded Fellowship from National Institutes of Health http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-325.phpFri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ian Lafond, a second-year PhD student in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This $142,000 award will support Ian's dissertation research in the lab of Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich over the next four years.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, robotics, sergei adamovich


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Scholarly Look at Lukens Steel 1810-1925 Garners Award for NJIT Author http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-324.phpFri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Carol S. Johnson, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has won the 2010 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award in Technical and Scientific Communication in the category of Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication for The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810-1925 (Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2009). The award will be announced at the 2011 Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) meeting in Atlanta in March.  She is a resident of Oak Ridge.

Tagged: department of humanities, honors, award, carol johnson, technical communication, ncte


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The Art of Choosing: How Does Anyone Make Vital and Mundane Choices http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.phpThu, 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A customer at an Apple store asks for the latest iPhone in black, but then suddenly changes his preference to white when he sees everyone else buying black . . .  Although the child knows she shouldn't press the big red button, she finds her hand inching toward it. . . . In some cultures, young men and women who decide to marry know that they will see each other in person for the first time on their wedding day.  How did these people make their choices? How do any of us make vital and mundane choices?

Tagged: department of humanities, technology and society forum, jay kappraff, sheena iyengar, presidential early career award


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NJIT Alumnus Receives Best Project Award from Institute of Transportation Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-312.phpWed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Walter H. Kraft, DEng, PE, '62,'65,'75, of Summit, executive technical director at Eng-Wong, Taub and Associates in Newark, received the Coordinating Council Best Project Award last month from the Institute of Transportation Engineers at its 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibit held in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Kraft, who is also a member of the Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors, received NJIT's Alumni Achievement Award on May 22, 2010. 

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Financier Honored Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students Also Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-301.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-301.phpFri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the new academic year on Sept. 15, 2010 with its annual University Convocation, an awards ceremony coupled with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. The event will be held at 3 p.m. on Lubetkin Field at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium, on the NJIT campus. A reception for the award winners will follow.  

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, awards, convocation, honors, ian gatley, office of the provost, c. stephen cordes, ing clarion partners


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Stem Cell, Artificial Liver Research Receives Coulter Foundation Funding at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-280.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-280.phpTue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT biomedical researchers have received the prestigious Coulter Foundation Translational Awards for promising patent applications that may some day extend peoples' lives. 

Tagged: department of biomedical engineering, awards, honors, treena arinzeh, cheul cho, coulter foundation


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NJIT Professor Receives Fulbright To Study at University of Salerno http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-266.phpWed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Anthony D. Rosato, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at NJIT  has received a Fulbright Senior Research Award to study the dynamic behavior of systems composed of particles at the University of Salerno, in Fisciano, Italy.  He'll start the four-month program next May.

Tagged: awards, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, honors, anthony rosato, fulbright


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NJIT Geo-Environmental Engineer Named Fellow by Civil Engineering Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-262.phpThu, 22 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Jay N. Meegoda, an expert in geo-environmental engineering and a professor in the NJIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  Geo-environmental engineers apply basic geological and hydrological science, including soil and rock mechanics and groundwater hydrology, to any number of different environmental problems.

Tagged: awards, honors, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, jay meegoda


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Netflix Prize Winners Tout Collaboration for Success at NJIT Teacher Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-254.phpThu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Netflix Prize winners Bob Bell and Chris Volinsky, statisticians at AT&T Labs Research, told 22 science and technology teachers last week that collaboration was key to winning the prize money. The occasion was a teacher luncheon, wrapping up a three-day conference at NJIT highlighting the use of robots in science, math and technology classes. The NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs hosted the event, thanks to Netflix prize money won by an AT&T research team and donated last year to NJIT by the corporation. Teachers walked away with teaching ideas, plus Lego Mind Storm sets to continue building robots back in their classrooms. 

Tagged: awards, honors, center for pre-college programs, event, howard kimmel, teacher


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DOE Awards NJIT $468,495 Grant To Create Courses To Train Energy Auditors http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-249.phpMon, 12 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded NJIT $468,495 to create a comprehensive series of four courses to train and teach mechanical engineers in the New York Metropolitan Region how to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.  The NJIT Center for Building Knowledge, which thanks to its involvement with regional utilities and other state agencies has had much experience doing this kind of work, will organize and run the training sessions. Center Executive Director Deane M. Evans will be the project director.    

Tagged: college of architecture and design, awards, deane evans, grants, center for building knowledge, energy, paul romano


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NJIT's Cheul H. Cho Receives Research Grant from Coulter Foundation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-245.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-245.phpThu, 08 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Cheul H. Cho, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NJIT, will receive the 2010 Phase I Coulter Foundation Translational Research Award for his work on stem cell technology for the treatment of liver failure. Dr. Cho will present his project at the Foundation Annual Meeting on August 9 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, cheul cho, coulter foundation translational award, coulter foundation


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NJIT's Treena Arinzeh Receives Coulter Foundation Translational Award for Biomedical Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-238.phpThu, 01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Treena Arinzeh, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a Career Awardee of the 2010 Coulter Foundation Translational Award for Biomedical Engineering. The award seeks to support biomedical research that is translational in nature, and to encourage and assist eligible biomedical engineering investigators to establish themselves in academic careers involving translational research.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, treena arinzeh, coulter foundation translational award, biomedical research


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NJIT Alumna, Overseer and Boeing Executive Will Be Guest Speaker at June 30th Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-229.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-229.phpTue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Norma J. Clayton '81, vice president of learning, training and development at The Boeing Company and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, will be a guest speaker at the Career Communication Group Alumni Reunion on June 30 in Baltimore. Clayton, who graduated from NJIT with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, received the university's Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2006.

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NJIT Professor Receives Top Honor From Technical Communication Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-224.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Coppola, of Mountain Lakes, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT and the director of the Master of Science program in Professional and Technical Communication, received the Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, awards, honors, fadi deek, nancy coppola


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Summit’s Walter H. Kraft Receives NJIT Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Walter Kraft, of Summit, has had a long and rewarding career keeping people on the move. He's an internationally-known expert in traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems, which explains why NJIT awarded this 1962 alum its Alumni Achievement Award On May 22, 2010.

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Robert M. Zanzalari, of Barnegat, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Advanced radar, laser, electro-optic, infrared warning and countermeasure systems number among the technical innovations that Robert Zanzalari, of  Barnegat, has developed and deployed during his civilian service with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics, Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Such achievements illustrate why Zanzalari received on May 22, 2010 the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.  Such advances have increased the survivability of ground vehicles and aircraft, including the Army's large helicopter fleet.

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Edmund H. Hecht, of Corpus Christi, TX, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 “Don't even mention seafoam green to me today,” Edmund Hecht says with a laugh, recalling the institutional color he applied in copious amounts with a Newark College of Engineering (NCE) painting crew in the mid-1950s. It was one of the part-time jobs he had while studying mechanical engineering. Hecht also worked in the college bookstore and on the switchboard. In more recent years, he's returned to the classroom as a teacher ― sharing a wide range of knowledge at colleges in Texas and as a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine.

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Arthur E. Hahn, Formerly of Edison and Matawan, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award for Creating Coded Magnetic Strips Used in Credit Cards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 It happens many millions of times each day around the world ― the coded magnetic strip on a plastic credit card is automatically read to complete a purchase. The same technology makes it possible to use an ATM and to pay for riding on a subway or bus with a paper fare card. And it's all thanks to the role played by NJIT alum Arthur Hahn, formerly of Matawan and Edison, in the introduction of this indispensable innovation.  For this body of work, Hahn received on May 22, 2010, the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.   Hahn now lives in San Diego.

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Benjamin P. D’Armiento of Toms River Receives NJIT Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-219.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A 1948 grad in chemical engineering, Benjamin D'Armiento, of Toms River, formerly of Clifton, has worked in a field literally full of color. For more than three decades, D'Armiento, who received the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award on May 22, 2010, earned professional prominence with dyes and colorants essential for applications such as printing and automotive finishing. His life has had figurative touches of color too ― as a fencing champion, community activist and enthusiastic tour guide for foreign visitors to the U.S.

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