NJIT Newsroom tagged with "concrete" 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 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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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.

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CIM Students Place Second and Third at ACI Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-385.phpThu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Two Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students were winners in the recent American Concrete Institute (ACI) Art of Concrete Competition. 

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


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Life at 2,717 Feet: Engineering the World's Tallest Building http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-376.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-376.phpThu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Speaking to an audience of civil engineers, architects, concrete specialists, and other height enthusiasts at a recent lecture on campus, Lawrence Novak, the lead structural engineer for the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, related the complex strategy that allowed him to shatter records in constructing the world's tallest freestanding structure.

Tagged: cim, concrete industry management, mohamed mahgoub, structural engineering


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NJIT Faculty and Students Present Storm Resilient Designs to the Public http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-232.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-232.phpThu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and students recently participated in a design showcase in Long Branch sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Precast Association.  NJIT entries included work from College of Architecture and Design (COAD) studios, the department of engineering technology and the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) programs and the new Center for Resilient Design. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, coad, school of architecture, school of art and design, matt burgermaster, engineering technology, center for resilient design, cim, concrete industry management, thomas ogorzalek


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Students Win Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Contests http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.phpWed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It was a clean sweep: Over the weekend NJIT students won the regional steel bridge contest as well as the concrete canoe contest.  This marks the second year in a row that NJIT has won both contests. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, concrete canoe competition


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NJIT Architecture Students Tour Precast Concrete Manufacturing Facility http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-155.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Students from the PCI Architectural Design Studio at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Universal Concrete Products, a leading manufacturer of architectural precast concrete products, as part of the program's “beyond-the-classroom” learning experience. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, matt burgermaster, mapa, precast/pre-stressed concrete institute


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NJIT Architecture Students Visit Manufacturing Facility of Concrete Industry Leader http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-119.phpTue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A group of students and faculty from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Architectural Polymers, Inc., a leader and innovator in the concrete form fabrication industry as part of their studies in the Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Architectural Design Studio. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, matt burgermaster, pci, precast/pre-stressed concrete institute


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CIM Students Participate in Annual Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-102.phpMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A lucky group of NJIT undergraduate students enrolled in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program available through the Newark College of Engineering's Department of Engineering Technology recently returned from a fascinating week in Las Vegas at the World of Concrete Annual Conference. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management, anlee orama


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ACI Names NJIT Excellent University for 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-070.phpThu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The American Concrete Institute has named NJIT as an ACI Excellent University for 2012. 

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


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A Successful and Busy Semester for NJIT Students Enrolled in Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-424.phpThu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Fall 2012 semester has proven to be both busy and successful for students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.  Andrew Canon, of Parsippany, CIM student and president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appeared on the December cover of Concrete International. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, department of civil engineering, concrete industry management, american concrete institute, aci, mohamed mahgoub, anlee orama, dce


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CIM Students Awarded 3rd Place at International Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-421.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-421.phpTue, 18 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, consisting mainly of Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students, was recently awarded third place at the ACI 2012 Student Egg Protection Device Competition held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

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


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ACI Student Chapter President Featured on Cover of Concrete International http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-420.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-420.phpMon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Andrew Canon, president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appears on the December cover of Concrete International (CI). 

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


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NJIT Professor Promotes Building Material of Millennium: Autoclave Aerated Concrete http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-371.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-371.phpWed, 07 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Although widespread rebuilding in the hard-hit New York metro region from Super Storm Sandy has not yet begun, NJIT Assistant Professor Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, PE, says when the hammers start swinging, it's time to look at autoclaved aerated concrete.  The material, best known as AAC, has been heralded as the building material of the new millennium.  It's a lightweight, easily-crafted manufactured stone, strong enough to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes when reinforced with steel. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management, department of civil engineering, mohamed mahgoub, dce


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Architecture Professor and Students Present Design Research at National Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-350.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-350.phpWed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A group of faculty and students from the College of Architecture and Design were invited to present their design research last week at the 2012 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, matt burgermaster


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CIM Students Get Hands-on Experience http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-349.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-349.phpWed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 On Oct. 15, Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students had a once in a lifetime experience.  They had the chance to train on a state of the art concrete volumetric mixer, a portable concrete batch plant, provided by Cemen Tech Incorporation, the world's largest manufacturer of volumetric concrete mixing systems. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management


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NJIT Student To Receive $2000 Scholarship From Concrete Industry Foundation http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-281.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-281.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Zachary Marinelli (Lake Hiawatha, NJ), currently matriculating toward his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at NJIT, will receive a $2000 scholarship to further his education from the Concrete Industry Foundation.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, scholarship, cim


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NJIT Named as ACI Excellent University http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-249.phpTue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been named an Excellent University by the American Concrete Institute.

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


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NJIT Architect Designs Award-Winning House That Looks Like an Igloo http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-213.phpTue, 05 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) architect who designed an “ice house,” reminiscent of an igloo, has received yet another award for his unique residence. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, coad, school of architecture, school of art and design, matt burgermaster, engineering technology, civil engineering, association of collegiate schools of architecture, education, concrete


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Four Graduating Female NJIT Seniors Want To Make a Difference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-191.phpMon, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Education transforms and the tradition will continue this year at NJIT when graduates march at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, school of management, department of biomedical engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, som, educational opportunity program, stem, community service, concrete canoe competition, minorities


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Miracle at Cook's Pond: NJIT Takes First Place at Concrete Canoe Comp http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-172.phpTue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Some two dozen civil engineering students at NJIT were thrilled last Sunday as they took first place in the 2012 Concrete Canoe Competition for the New York metropolitan region. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, john schuring, concrete canoe competition, anthony massari


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Concrete Industry Management Held Yearly Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-101.phpMon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 On Saturday evening, February 25th, the major yearly fundraiser for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program was held at Valbella Restaurant in NYC. 

Tagged: nce, joel bloom, department of engineering technology, sunil saigal, cim, concrete industry management program, mohamed mahgoub, nicole maher


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NJIT Named an ACI Excellent University for 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-074.phpFri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University for 2011. 

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Concrete Industry Management Program Director Appointed Chair of ACI Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-018.phpWed, 18 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, assistant professor and Concrete Industry Management program director in the Department of Engineering Technology, has been appointed to the chair position of the American Concrete Institute Committee 555, Concrete with Recycled Materials, for a three-year term.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, american concrete institute, aci, mohamed mahgoub


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Concrete Industry Management Program Hosts Biannual Patrons Meeting http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-450.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-450.phpTue, 22 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at NJIT hosted a Biannual Northeast Concrete Industry Management Patrons meeting on Nov. 11 in Eberhardt Hall.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, nicole maher


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CIM Program Students Attend Concrete International Institute Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-395.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-395.phpWed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Concrete Industry Management Program students Wilton Arellano, Nicholas Thomas, John Te, and Christopher Worthington, and CIM Specialist Anlee Orama attended the Concrete International Institute (ACI) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, anlee orama, wilton arellano, christopher worthington


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Two CIM Students Receive International Concrete Research Institute Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-271.phpTue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Worthington and Wilton Arellano, both students in the Concrete Industry Management program at NJIT, have received the International Concrete Research Institute $1000 Award for academic year 2011-2012. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, wilton arellano, christopher worthington


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Thomas Edison Also Invented the Concrete House, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-215.phpWed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Aficionados of modern poured-concrete design were in for a rude awakening last month when they heard NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's presentation at the 64th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, department of civil and environmental engineering, matt burgermaster, thomas edison


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NJIT Students Discuss CIM Program with High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-190.phpThu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jonnie Williams, Wilton Arellano, and Andrew Canon, all students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program, visited Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA as part of the Student Ambassador program. 

Tagged: concrete industry management program, wilton arellano, andrew canon


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NJIT Named an American Concrete Institute University http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-034.phpTue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an Outstanding University for 2010 by the American Concrete Institute.

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


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CIM Program Students Receive Pervious Concrete Certification http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-513.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-513.phpTue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at NJIT recently received certification in pervious concrete, a process that included a morning lecture on the knowledge needed for contractors to manage the material followed by an actual pouring of pervious concrete outside of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Many other students were able to watch the pour as the future barbecue area and event space was being paved for the NJIT community. The program was sponsored by the PCA Northeast Cement Shippers Association.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, students, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program


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Concrete Industry Management Students Visit World Trade Center Memorial Construction Site http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-119.phpTue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Students in the Department of Engineering Technology's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program received a special invitation from The Port Authority of NY and NJ to view $23 billion of construction at the New York World Trade Center site. Mohamed Mahgoub, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Allyn Luke in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering accompanied the students last week to the construction site, where they had the opportunity to ask questions about the project and job opportunities as they viewed the onsite mixing and testing of concrete. 

Tagged: civil and environmental engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, mohamed mahgoub, port authority of new york and new jersey, allyn luke


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