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

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


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

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


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Architecture Students and Faculty Present Resilient Designs at National Building Industry Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-332.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A group of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design recently presented their resilient design work at the 2013 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Grapevine, Texas.  This annual event is the industry's premier national venue for the public dissemination of state-of-the-art precast concrete technologies. 

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


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NJIT Professor Speaks at 2013 Advanced Energy Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-185.phpTue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Roberto Rojas-Cessa, associate professor of the department of electrical and computer engineering, was an invited speaker at the recent Advanced Energy Conference 2013 in New York. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, ece, haim grebel, roberto cessa


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NJIT Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Recognized by NJIT Board of Trustees for Historic 2012-2013 Seasons http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-149.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-149.phpWed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT men's and women's basketball teams each were presented with resolutions yesterday from the NJIT Board of Trustees in recognition of their historic championship seasons of both athletic and academic accomplishments.

Tagged: athletics, division 1, great west conference, student-athletes, njit board of trustees


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NJIT Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity Speaks at Student Affairs Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-129.phpThu, 04 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, recently spoke at The Student Affairs Conference at NYU, a one-day professional development opportunity open to administrators, faculty, and graduate students to share ideas and expertise regarding a wide array of issues in higher education and student affairs. 

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NJIT Wins Great West Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-087.phpMon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT men's basketball team led by head coach Jim Engles won the Great West Conference Championship on Saturday by coming back from a 17 point deficit against Houston Baptist.  Congratulations to NJIT athletics, men's basketball, its coaches and players.

Tagged: highlanders, great west conference, jim engles


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NJIT Professor Named Emerald Honoree http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.phpThu, 14 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently nominated 2013 Emerald Honoree in the category of Educational Leadership.  The 2013 Emerald Honorees are distinguished innovators making a difference in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, stem, treena arinzeh


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SOM Professor and Alum Win Best Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-018.phpThu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Jerry Fjermestad, professor in NJIT's School of Management, and Karen Patten, NJIT alum, won the best paper in the teaching track in the Third Business Intelligence Congress at the recent International Conference for Information Systems. 

Tagged: school of management, som, jerry fjermestad, karen patten


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NJIT Staff Member Presented at Undergraduate Greek Leadership Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-389.phpTue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of Newark, assistant director of the Campus Center at NJIT overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, spoke at the Undergraduate Greek Leadership Convention on Oct. 27 at Seton Hall University. 

Tagged: campus center, humberto baquerizo, office of conference services and programs


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3rd Annual EMBA Conference Held Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-384.phpFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” was held today in the Campus Center Atrium.  The event included a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session. 

Tagged: school of management, som, steve adubato, suresh kumar, emba conference


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3rd Annual EMBA Conference on Nov. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-378.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-378.phpThu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” will be held tomorrow in the Campus Center Atrium from 8:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. and includes a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  The event is free, open to the public and the NJIT community.

Tagged: school of management, som, steve adubato, emba conference, suresh kumar


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NJIT University Lecturer Invited to Local Leadership Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, university lecturer in the College of Architecture & Design, has been invited to attend the Local Leadership Conference organized by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 12 and 13. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering institute, sei


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NJIT Professor Chaired Speech at International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-326.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-326.phpMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 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, chaired a plenary speech session on “Distributed Intelligent Systems: a Paradigm Change, chaired a technical session on “Nonlinear Control Systems,” and presented two papers: “Solving Optimal Power Flow Problems Subject to Distributed Generator Failures via Particle Swarm Intelligence” and  “Maximally Permissive Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems with Fewest Disjunctive Constraints” at the 2012 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems in Tokyo, Japan, from September 18-21, 2012. 

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


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ECE Professor To Deliver Keynote Speech http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-211.phpFri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, will be delivering a keynote, “The Making Over of TCP for Heterogeneity,” at  IEEE ICC 2012 - 2nd IEEE Workshop on Convergence among Heterogeneous Wireless Systems in Future Internet (CONWIRE 2012), on June 11, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece, nirwan ansari


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NJIT Represented in Tourism and Technology Conference in Spain http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-171.phpMon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president technology development and Cesar Bandera, president Cell Podium and adjunct professor in NJIT SOM gave a presentation at the recent Turismo Conference on Tourism and Technology in Oviedo Spain http://turismo.as/. 

Tagged: som, judith sheft, cesar bandera, office of technology development, cell podium


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Kudos for 3 NJIT Enterprise Development Center High-Tech Companies http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-147.phpTue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Three high-tech companies based at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) http://www.njit-edc.org/  took top awards at the recent 2012 Venture Conference sponsored by the New Jersey Technology Council. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, new jersey technology council, richard russo, endomedix


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NJIT's Gale Spak To Present at Conference in Scotland http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-109.phpThu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Gale Spak, associate vice president of Continuing & Distance Education, is presenting at a conference at the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom on March 22. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, conference, gale spak


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NJIT's Cesar Bandera To Give Invited Conference Presentations on M-Health and M-Learning http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-057.phpMon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, enterprise development center, cesar bandera


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ECE Professor To Be Invited Speaker at World Wide Security and Mobility Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-024.phpMon, 23 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, is an invited speaker at the World Wide Security and Mobility Conference (WWSMC) to be held on Jan. 23-25, 2012 in Princeton, NJ. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari


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NJIT Staff Member Presents at Tau Delta Phi Pyramid Leadership Institute 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-017.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of Newark, assistant director of the Campus Center overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, presented at the Tau Delta Phi Pyramid Leadership Institute 2012 at Ramapo College on Jan. 14, 2012.

Tagged: alumni, campus center, greek life, humberto baquerizo, tau delta phi, office of conference services and programs


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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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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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NJIT Professor Organizes IEEE 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-330.phpThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, along with COMSOC leaders from Europe and Asia, is spearheading the 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications on Sept. 26-29, 2011.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari


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Twenty-Nine Student-Athletes Named to Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-243.phpWed, 29 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Twenty-nine student-athletes in six sports were named to the Winter/Spring 2010-11 Great West Conference all-Academic team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, baseball, great west conference, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, jessica gerald, jonathan daudelin, kelsey johnson, megan higgins, joe ju, teddy bickert, ewelina marut, track and field


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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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ECE Professor Organizes and Chairs Special IEEE Conference Session in Prague http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-221.phpTue, 07 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Ali Akansu, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, organized and chaired a Special Session "Signal Processing Methods for Finance Applications" at the IEEE 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing in Prague, Czech Republic.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ali akansu, mustafa torun


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NJIT Researcher's Talk To Focus on Better Buildings for Extreme Climates http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-201.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-201.phpFri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes, will speak next week at the Annual Conference of Construction Specifications Canada (Devis de Construction Canada) in Montreal.  

Tagged: college of architecture and design, rima taher, architecture, architecture for humanity


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Architecture Professor Leads Conference Sessions on Integration of Building Technology and Architectural Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-198.phpThu, 19 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, acted as a Session Chair for the conference In the Beginning/In the End, the 2011 National Conference of the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, matt burgermaster


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NJIT's Nirwan Ansari To Present Tutorial at IEEE Conference in Japan http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-196.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-196.phpWed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, will deliver a tutorial, "Next Generation Broadband Access: Passive Optical Networks", at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011), on June 5, 2011 in Kyoto, Japan.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari


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NJIT Ice Hockey Team Takes GNCHC Championship Trophy http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-064.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-064.phpMon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Ice Hockey Team took the championship trophy in the 2010-2011 Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Conference (GNCHC) playoffs yesterday at at Protec Ponds in Somerset. 

Tagged: athletics, ice hockey club


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Twelve NJIT Athletes Named to the 2010 Great West Conference Fall Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-029.phpMon, 07 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Twelve NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2010 Great West Conference All-Academic team. 

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, great west conference, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, kelsey johnson, jonathan daudelin, christi taylor, ewelina marut, megan higgins


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NJIT's Sotirios Ziavras Chairs IEEE International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-003.phpThu, 06 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Sotirios G. Ziavras, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing Laboratory at NJIT, co-chaired the 13th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering last month in Hong Kong.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, sotirios ziavras, computer architecture and parallel processing laboratory


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Award-winning House Design by NJIT Assistant Professor Published in Scholarly Article http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-510.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-510.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 CoAD Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's design for a prefabricated home in Buffalo, NY is featured in an article in the Journal of Architecture Education, Issue 64:1. This project, called the Ice Cycle house, features a series of innovative building solutions to sustainable living in northern climates. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, matt burgermaster, american institute of architects


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NJIT's Sima Bagheri Selected To Participate in NAKFI Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-418.phpThu, 11 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Sima Bagheri, PhD, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, has been selected to participate in the 8th Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference, "Seeing the Future with Imaging Science," Nov. 17-19, 2010, in Irvine, California. Bagheri's contribution is entitled “The Impact of Global Change on Nearshore Water Quality – A Remote Sensing Approach.”   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen Gives Invited Keynote Address at Conference on the Environment http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-409.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-409.phpMon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the environmental policy studies program at NJIT, was invited to give the keynote address on "The New Political Economy of Economic Growth" at the Pace Institute for Environmental and Regional Studies Conference on the Environment on Nov. 5.  

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, maurie cohen, conference, environmental policy studies


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Undergraduate Architecture and Design Student Presents Research Poster at SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-278.phpTue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Sophia Sobers of Budd Lake presented “Parametric Architecture” in the design category of the research poster session at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference last month in Los Angeles. Sobers, who expects to graduate in May 2011 with a BS in architecture from NJIT and a BA in art from Rutgers-Newark, is the first undergraduate from the College of Architecture and Design to have a research poster accepted for presentation at the premier computer graphics annual conference. She explored the idea of creating a “responsive architecture” – an architectural system that explores the idea of using a parametric interface that reacts and changes based on user input that was originally developed as part of coursework with Henry Grosman, adjunct faculty in the New Jersey School of Architecture.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, association for computing machinery, sophia sobers, henry grosman, siggraph conference


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Digital Design Students Serve as Volunteers at SIGGRAPH 2010 in Los Angeles http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-270.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-270.phpTue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel Palma of Paterson and Benjamin Gross of Lambertville, two juniors from NJIT's School of Art + Design, were selected to serve in the Student Volunteer Program at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference. Admission to the Student Volunteer Program is highly competitive and provides participants access to network with industry leaders and the opportunity to attend short courses, presentations of production case studies, and technical paper sessions. Students provide a minimum of 30 hours of service during the conference, which started on July 24 and concluded on July 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Palma and Gross are both third-year students in the Entertainment Track in NJIT's new BA program in Digital Design. For the bilingual Palma, an EOP student and past recipient of a Director's Scholarship in the School of Art + Design, this marked the second consecutive year he was selected to participate at SIGGRAPH; 2010 was the first SIGGRAPH conference for Gross, a student in the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, albert dorman honors college, educational opportunity program, eop, digital design, association for computing machinery, benjamin gross, daniel palma, siggraph conference


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NJIT Management Professors Earn Best Paper Designation at IBAM Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-241.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-241.phpTue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 "How Entrepreneurs Seduce Business Angels: Finding a Balance between Overstated Expectations and Understated Aspirations," a paper co-authored by Michael Ehrlich and Annaleena Parhankangas, assistant professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's School of Management, has been accepted for full presentation at the 2010 Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) Conference and earned the designation of "Best Paper" for this division. The IBAM Conference will be held in San Diego, California, on Oct. 7-9, 2010.

Tagged: school of management, michael ehrlich, annaleena parhankangas


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NJIT Places 29 Student-Athletes on 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-237.phpWed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT placed 29 student-athletes in six sports on the 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade-point average and also must have participated in at least 50 percent of their respective teams' contests.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, baseball, great west conference, student-athletes, all-academic team


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NJIT Set for Great West Conference Baseball Tournament http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-199.phpTue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is seeded seventh overall and will play in Pool 2 of the inaugural Great West Conference Baseball Tournament, set to begin on Wednesday in Edinburg, Texas, hosted by Texas-Pan American.

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NJIT Professors and Doctoral Students Participate in 2010 SPE Annual Technical Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Several NJIT professors and graduate students participated in the 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference on May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Attending were Professor Marino Xanthos, Research Professors Costas Gogos and Peng Wang of CBPE, Kwabena Narh, professor in NJIT's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Linjie Zhu and Herman Suwardee of NJIT's Polymer Processing Institute (PPI), as well as five PhD students: Huiju Liu, who received his PhD degree this week; Jin Uk Ha, Qian Zheng, Min Yang, and Graciela Terife.  Peng Wang was the organizer, on behalf of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering and PPI, of two special sessions on pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion. Six technical papers on research conducted on campus were presented by Wang, Gogos, Suwardee, Liu, Ha, and Terife. During the May 18 SPE awards ceremonies, Xanthos and Liu received the Heinz List Reactive Extrusion and the Professor Lew Erwin Outstanding Graduate Student Awards, respectively.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, kwabena narh, costas gogos, peng wang


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April Conference, Concert, Exhibit at NJIT Detail Genocide, Human Rights Violations http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-088.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-088.phpFri, 26 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Talks by a former Soviet refusenik, a classical music duet featuring a pianist and violinist and an exhibit on genocide and human rights violations will highlight an upcoming weeklong conference and exhibit at NJIT.     

Tagged: campus center, conference, history, donna spuhler, talk, concert, exhibit


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Ethicist Randy Cohen, Media Analyst Steve Adubato To Speak at NJIT Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-044.phpThu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 New York Times columnist Randy Cohen, media analyst Steve Adubato and Obama Healthcare Transition Team Advisor Peter Pitts, will be among the speakers and panelists at an upcoming EMBA 2010 Spring Conference “Public Policy Environment: Business Sector Challenges and Opportunities.”

Tagged: seminar, school of management, workshop, conference, event, talk, steve adubato


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NJIT Tabs Nine Athletes on 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-029.phpWed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Nine NJIT student-athletes in four sports were named to the Fall 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic team. The honorees were: Joe Ju (men's cross country); Cara Constantino, Iulia Doci, Daisy Gallegos, Kelsey Johnson (women's cross country); Christi Taylor (women's soccer); Sabrina Baby, Katrina Hornstein and Erica Schultz (women's volleyball).

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, all-academic team, daisy gallegos, sabrina baby, katrina hornstein, erica schultz, cara constantino, iulia doci, christi taylor, kelsey johnson, joe ju


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NJIT Men's Basketball Team Scores Emphatic Win Over Chicago State in First Conference Home Game http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-018.phpMon, 25 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Junior guard Jheryl Wilson led the way with a game-high 23 points for NJIT in a program Division I record-setting 66-37 men's basketball win over visiting Chicago State Saturday afternoon in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. Saturday's win for the Highlanders raises their Great West Conference record to 1-2 and the game against Chicago State was the first at home for NJIT in its new conference.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, jheryl wilson


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Highlander Women Score Season-High 83 Points http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-011.phpTue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT scored a season-high 83 points Saturday evening recording its first Great West Conference victory, 83-70, over Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium in women's basketball action.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, jessica gerald


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Sabrina Baby Named to ESPN Magazine’s Academic All-America Volleyball Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-422.phpTue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby was named to the ESPN Magazine's Academic All-America third-team for volleyball, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is NJIT's first Highlander student-athlete in any sport to receive Academic All-America laurels at the Division I level.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, ncaa, sabrina baby


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NJIT Professor Serves as Program Chair of IEEE International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-418.phpTue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Sotirios G. Ziavras, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing Laboratory at NJIT, served as program chair of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence on Nov. 2-5, 2009.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, electrical and computer engineering, computer architecture and parallel processing laboratory


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GreenBuild Selects Newark's Leean Orama for Scholarship To Attend Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.phpThu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix today through tomorrow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, scholarship, engineering technology, student senate, ace mentor program


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"Diversity Initiatives: Facing Challenges in Tough Times" Is Theme of Statewide Conference at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-389.phpWed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 In partnership with NJIT, the American Conference on Diversity will present its Annual Statewide Conference on Issues in Higher Education on Nov. 13, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NJIT. Luke Visconti, CEO of Diversity Inc. Media LLC will be the keynote speaker. "Diversity Initiatives: Facing Challenges in Tough Times" is the theme of this year's conference. For a program schedule, click here. 

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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Blanks Longwood on Senior Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-374.phpMon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team celebrated Senior Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Day with a 2-0 win over visiting Howard Sunday afternoon in Great West Conference action at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium at Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders recognized senior Briana Morales in pre-game ceremonies. With 58 career games played, Briana is among the program's all-time leaders.

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Women's Volleyball Sweeps Great West Conference Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-356.phpWed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball players Baaba Hughes and Sabrina Baby have been selected Great West Conference Volleyball Players of the Week. Hughes and Baby led the Highlanders to a five-set victory over Utah Valley Saturday afternoon to clinch first-place in the Great West Conference.

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Stem Cell Applications and Research Highlight NJIT’s First Research Cafe http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-325.phpThu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Stem cell researcher Treena Livingston Arinzeh will discuss current stem cell applications at NJIT, including the regeneration of bone and cartilage for bone fracture and osteoarthritis treatments, spinal cord repair, and liver regeneration at NJIT's first Research Café.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, seminar, department of biomedical engineering, workshop, research, treena arinzeh, jay kappraff, conference, event, talk, research cafe, stem cells


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NJIT's Sabrina Baby Named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-323.phpThu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior Sabrina Baby has been named the latest Great West Conference women's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week.

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Sabrina Baby Claims Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-304.phpWed, 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT women's volleyball captain Sabrina Baby has been named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Baby, a senior from Florianopolis, Brazil, led the Highlanders to a 4-0 record last week helping NJIT extend their winning streak to seven matches. 

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Women's Soccer Selected First in East Division of Great West Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-261.phpThu, 20 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT women's soccer team has been selected first in the East Division of the Great West Conference in the inaugural preseason coaches' poll. NJIT will begin the Great West Conference women's soccer season on October 2, with a 7 p.m. home match on Lubetkin Field against South Carolina State. Read more.

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NJIT Places 23 Athletes on Great West Conference All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-225.phpTue, 16 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT had 23 student-athletes in seven sports named to the 2009 Great West Conference Winter/Spring All-Academic Team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests.

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NJIT Swimmers Earn Conference All-Academic Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-218.phpTue, 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT swimmers Pablo Botero, Andrew Helbers, Michael Lawson, James Paccioretti and Karen Cilento were named to the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference All-Academic team for the 2008-2009 season.

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NJIT To Host Sixth Annual Math Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-204.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-204.phpWed, 27 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host on June 1-2, 2009 Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM '09), the sixth in a series of annual conferences organized by the NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics. This year's conference will focus on mathematical biology with sessions in neuroscience, ecology, biophysics, and biostatistics. For a list of plenary and invited speakers, click here. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, conference, mathematical biology, biostatistics, neuroscience, center for applied mathematics and statistics, ecology


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Baseball's PJ Saporito Named Great West Conference Pitcher of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-167.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-167.phpThu, 23 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior left-handed pitcher PJ Saporito has been named Great West Conference Pitcher of the Week. Saporito's ERA for the week was 3.24 in 8.1 innings as he struck out four batters.

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Theatre Director at NJIT Has Play Accepted By Prestigious Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-140.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-140.phpThu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for development at the Seven Devils Playwright Conference in Idaho this June.  Rittenhouse will work there for two weeks with a director and dramaturg to develop the play for a staged reading. She will also mentor high-school writers from the town.

Tagged: seminar, department of humanities, workshop, conference, michele rittenhouse, theatre arts program


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Israel Homeland Security Conference To Be Held April 1 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-118.phpTue, 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, the Israel Economic Mission in New York and the New Jersey-Israel Commission will present on April 1, 2009 an Israel Homeland Security Conference at NJIT. Leading U.S. integrators, public entities and security companies are invited.

Tagged: donald sebastian, port authority of new york and new jersey, picatinny arsenal, william marshall, new jersey israel commission


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NJIT Mechanical Engineering Professor Presents Poster and Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-061.phpMon, 23 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Kwabena A. Narh, PhD, associate chair and undergraduate advisor for the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, presented a poster at the National Science Foundation Engineering Education Awardees Conference held in Reston, VA from Feb. 1-3. The title of his poster was “Outcomes and Lesson Learnt at the REU-site on Engineered Nano-Composite Particulate Materials.” Narh also recently presented a paper titled “Influence of Deagglomeration States of Carbon Nanotubes on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites” at AsiaNaNo 2008, the 2008 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, national science foundation, department of mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, carbon nanotubes, kwabena narh, nanoscience


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Seven Highlanders Named to Great West Conference Fall 2008 All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-032.phpTue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Seven NJIT student-athletes in three sports were named to the Fall 2008 Great West Conference All-Academic team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, great west conference, all-academic team, erika taugher, daisy gallegos, sabrina baby, katrina hornstein, cara constantino, christi taylor, erica schultz


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American Society of Civil Engineers Names NJIT Structural Engineer Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-424.phpThu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 A structural engineer and world-renowned expert on how structures respond to natural disasters, M. Ala Saadeghvaziri, PhD, a professor at NJIT, has been named a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Saadeghvaziri, of Basking Ridge, researches the effect upon buildings and other structures due to time, usage and loadings or the outcome of disasters such as earthquakes or explosions.

Tagged: awards, national science foundation, civil and environmental engineering, ieee, american society of civil engineers, asce, us department of defense


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Atlantic Soccer Conference Tabs Seven Highlanders for Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-423.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-423.phpThu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Seven members of the NJIT men's soccer team, headed by first-team honorees Eddie Romero, Devon Newton, and Alex Brito, were selected as all-Atlantic Soccer Conference (ASC) players in awards presented at the annual season-ending ASC awards banquet. Juniors Gustav Warfving and Erik Magnusson and seniors Kayo Emojong and Ryan Sutherland were voted onto the all-conference second team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, atlantic soccer conference, erik magnusson, eddie romero, kayo emojong, ryan sutherland, gustav warfving, alex brito


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Five Highlanders Named to the 2008 ASC All-Academic Team http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-405.phpFri, 07 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Five members of the NJIT men's soccer team—Rafael Barrero, Keven Blanco, Erik Magnusson, Alex Brito, and Gustav Warfving—have been named to the 2008 Atlantic Soccer Conference All-Academic team.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, all-academic team, atlantic soccer conference, erik magnusson, kevin blanco, gustav warfving, alex brito


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NJIT’s Romero, Sutherland and Granizo Sweep Atlantic Soccer Conference Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-397.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-397.phpMon, 03 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Eddie Romero, Ryan Sutherland, and Luis Granizo have swept the Atlantic Soccer Conference weekly awards. This is the first honor for each of the Highlanders. 

Tagged: highlanders, awards, division 1, atlantic soccer conference, eddie romero, ryan sutherland


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NJIT Men's Soccer Team Upends Rutgers, 2-1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-385.phpThu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Erik Magnusson and Eddie Romero scored second-half goals for NJIT in the Highlanders' inspired come-from-behind 2-1 men's soccer win over visiting Rutgers on a cold Wednesday night on Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders, hosting a Big East Conference opponent in men's soccer the first time in NJIT's five seasons as a Division I program, gave their strongest effort of 2008 from start to finish.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, erik magnusson, eddie romero, lubetkin field


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NJIT To Host Oct. 31, 2008 Wireless Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-370.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-370.phpTue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Everyone is going wireless and NJIT researchers stand at the forefront of that migration. To provide a wider window into the wireless world, NJIT  along with the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) will offer on Oct. 31, 2008, from 8 a.m. -1:30 p.m., “The Wireless World: Untethered Opportunities.”  Keynote speaker will be former Congressional representative, Steve Largent, of CTIA—The Wireless Association.  Corporate sponsors include AT&T, Verizon, Qualcomm, and T-Mobile.

Tagged: electrical and computer engineering, atam dhawan, conference, yeheskel bar-ness, quentin jones, verizon, njtc, don sebastian, at&t, wireless


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NJIT Women's Soccer Team Opens Conference Play with 2-0 Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-357.phpMon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Erika Taugher and Emma Vinski each scored goals and visiting NJIT came away with a 2-0 women's soccer win Sunday afternoon at South Carolina State in the United Soccer Conference opener for each team. The Highlanders will host Longwood University this Saturday at 11 a.m. on Lubetkin Field as part of NJIT Day.

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NJIT's Josh Osit Named Goalkeeper of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-305.phpWed, 03 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT senior men's soccer goalkeeper Josh Osit has been named Atlantic Soccer Conference (ASC) Goalkeeper of the Week, the ASC announced today. Osit recorded five saves in the season opener against Siena.

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NJIT Joins Great West Conference Expansion http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-268.phpMon, 14 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is one of six institutions that have joined the expansion of the Great West Conference to form a Division I all-sports league that will conduct championship competition in several sports in 2008-09 and then begin full conference scheduling and championships in 2009-10.

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NJIT Hosts World Leaders for Open Source Software Conference Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-219.phpFri, 23 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The world's leading theorists and practitioners of secure distributed file system—a type of open source software—will explain tomorrow morning the future of this important technology at NJIT.  The event takes place on the final day of a prominent annual software conference known as the Fifth Annual International Andrew File System (AFS) and Kerberos Best Practices Workshop.  

Tagged: workshop, conference, kerberos, afs, open source, alistair ferguson


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200 Leading Experts in Applied Math To Attend NJIT’s Fifth Annual Math Conference Set for May 19-21, 2008 in Newark http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-214.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-214.phpFri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host May 19-21, 2008, more than 200 leading experts for the fifth annual Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics Conference, an unusual three-day event featuring leading researchers who will discuss the latest news and research findings in their fields.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, national science foundation, mathematical biology, robert miura, daljit ahluwalia, amitabha bose, wooyoung choi, gregory kriegsmann, mathematical fluid dynamics


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NJIT To Host Fifth Annual Mathematics Conference, May 19-21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-198.phpFri, 09 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 "Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics," the fifth in a series of annual conferences organized by NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics, will be held on May 19-21 at NJIT. This year's conference will focus on mathematical biology (including mathematical neuroscience, developmental biology, and ecology), mathematical fluid dynamics, applied statistics and biostatistics, electromagnetics/waves, and acoustics.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, mathematical sciences, conference, mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, biostatistics, acoustics


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Washington's Two Goals Lead NJIT's 5-1 Win Over Howard http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-391.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-391.phpThu, 25 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Freshman Kori Washington's pair of goals led the NJIT women in a 5-1 win over Howard University in United Soccer Conference play in a steady rain Wednesday night on Lubetkin Field. Washington, who collected her second and third goals of the season, added an assist, giving her a five-point night.

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NJIT Blanks Longwood, 1-0 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-377.phpWed, 17 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Kevin Blanco and Kayo Emojong (at left) combined on the game's only goal and goalkeeper Josh Osit backed a solid team defensive effort for NJIT in its 1-0 men's soccer win over visiting Longwood in Atlantic Soccer Conference action Tuesday night on Lubetkin Field.

Tagged: soccer, atlantic soccer conference, josh osit, kevin blanco, kayo emojong


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NJIT's Magnusson Repeats as Atlantic Soccer Conference Player of the Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-338.phpTue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT sophomore men's soccer player Erik Magnusson was named Atlantic Soccer Conference Player of the Week—his second such honor in as many weeks—for his play in games through September 16.

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Enterprise Development Center at NJIT To Host Seventh Annual New Jersey SBIR/STTR Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-231.phpThu, 31 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Science and technology entrepreneurs and small businesses in New Jersey will have the opportunity to gain information that will help them compete more effectively for SBIR/STTR grants and contracts at the Seventh Annual NJ SBIR/STTR Conference on June 7-8 at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III.

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NJIT Systems Manager Appointed to Two-Year Position on SunGard Summit Program Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-219.phpFri, 18 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Tiffany Small, systems manager of NJIT's Office of International Students and Faculty (OIS&F), served as the program chair for the fsaATLAS track for the March 2007 SunGard Summit conference. This is only the second year that SunGard Higher Education has had a track solely dedicated to its fsaATLAS software, used by OIS&F and the Office of University Admissions to report international student and exchange visitor data to the Department of Homeland Security. As a result of her efforts, the number and variety of fsaATLAS sessions increased, as well as the number of session attendees.

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NJIT To Host Fourth Annual Math Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-201.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-201.phpWed, 09 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host “Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics,” the fourth in a series of annual conferences that will explore recent advances in mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, biostatistics, electromagnetics/waves, and acoustics, on May 14-16.

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, conference, mathematical biology, daljit ahluwalia, biostatistics, mathematical fluid dynamics


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NJIT Student Meets Former Secretary of State Kissinger at Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-173.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-173.phpMon, 23 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 An essay by Satyaki Sen, a student majoring in electrical engineering at NJIT, was critiqued by former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger at the 47th Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC). Hosted by the United States Naval Academy, NAFAC brings together an outstanding group of undergraduates to debate major issues of American foreign policy. Sen participated as a Metro International delegate at the conference, at which Kissinger delivered the keynote speech.

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NJIT To Host Spring 2007 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-147.phpMon, 09 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host engineering educators from across the nation at the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), which will focus on "Embracing Diversity in Learning: The Challenge for Engineering Education” on April 13-14 in the NJIT Campus Center.

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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.

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APO Interest Group Wins Award for Highlander Spirit at Sectional Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-135.phpThu, 29 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Interest Group attended their Sectional Conference on March 24 at Drew University. The Lambda Delta Chapter at NJIT won the Section 99 Spirit Award wearing kilts and playing Irish pipe music. The NJIT Highlander was the theme of the delegation. “It was a great opportunity to meet the brothers and directors of APO,” said Chris Dowd, president of the APO Interest Group. “They are all making a difference at their respective colleges and universities and we hope to do the same at NJIT.”

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Highlanders Rally Past Powerful Manhattan College http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-117.phpMon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Five different Highlanders drove in runs, leading NJIT's baseball team past defending Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Manhattan, 5-3, Thursday afternoon in the first game of a two-opponent doubleheader at Dick Brown Field in Lake Florida.

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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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NJIT Hosts Newark Mayor's 100-Day Plan Press Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-414.phpWed, 18 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT hosted a press conference today during which Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker reported on his goals and agenda for the first 100 days of his term. More than 200 people attended the event in NJIT's Campus Center Atrium.

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Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science To Host Ionic Liquids Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-284.phpTue, 11 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science at NJIT will host an Ionic Liquids Conference on July 13, 10 a.m.-3  p.m. in the Campus Center. Contact: Sylvana Brito at 973-596-5241.

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NJIT Professor To Chair IEEE EMBS Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-235.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-235.phpThu, 25 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Atam P. Dhawan, PhD, professor and chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, was named the conference chair of  the 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). The event will be held August 30-Sept. 3 in New York City.

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Highlanders Picked Second in CACC Preseason Poll http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-068.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-068.phpFri, 10 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT, the 2005 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) regular season baseball champion, was picked to finish second in 2006 preseason voting by the 10 CACC coaches. The 2006 Highlanders are scheduled to open play with a March 4 non-conference home doubleheader against East Stroudsburg University.

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Highlanders Belt Post University, 79-66 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-029.phpFri, 20 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT scored 22 of the game's first 24 points and went on to a 79-66 road win over Post University in a meeting of the two top women's basketball teams in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Thursday night. The win for NJIT was its fourth straight and fifth in the last six games.

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NJIT Defense Smothers Felician College, 51-33 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-022.phpWed, 18 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT held visiting Felician College without a point for nearly 10 minutes in the second half and the end result was a 51-33 win for the Highlanders in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference women's basketball Tuesday night.

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Strong Defense Carries NJIT to 49-46 Win Over Philadelphia University http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-016.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-016.phpFri, 13 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Holding a second straight opponent to just 46 points, the NJIT women's basketball team won a defensive struggle, toppling Philadelphia University, 49-46, Thursday night. The Highlanders raised their record to 8-4 overall and 6-3 in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.

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Balanced Highlanders Notch 82-69 Win Over Wilmington http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-014.phpWed, 11 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT men's basketball team scored an 82-69 Central Collegiate Conference win over visiting Wilmington on Tuesday evening. The Highlanders, now 5-7 overall and 2-5 in the CACC, had a balanced offense, with five double-figure scorers.

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Doctoral Student Receives Award from IEEE http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-474.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-474.phpMon, 19 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Shuangquan Wang, a doctoral student in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, took first prize in a graduate poster contest that was part of the IEEE's Global Telecommunication Conference, held in St. Louis, Mo. Wang's poster highlighted his breakthrough research that could help improve the communication system known as multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO). 

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NJIT To Host Environmental Conference on Oct. 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-385.phpWed, 19 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 The most recent environmental and energy technologies available in today's industry will be showcased at the Environmental Business Council of CIANJ's first Innovative Environmental Technology Conference on Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., NJIT Campus Center, second floor.

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NJIT Hosts International Mathematics Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-215.phpMon, 16 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Daljit S. Ahluwalia, PhD, chairman of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, addressed conference participants at the opening session of an international mathematics conference on May 13-15, 2005. More than 150 of the nation's most prominent mathematicians attended “Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics,” the second annual event at NJIT to explore recent advances in mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves and electro-magnetic and applied statistics. 

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