NJIT Newsroom tagged with "construction" 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 Alum Marjorie Perry To Discuss ABCs of Starting a Business on WABC's "Here and Now" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-167.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-167.phpFri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT alum Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., will discuss "The ABCs of Starting a Business or Growing Your Position in Corporate America" on WABC's "Here and Now" on May 5 at 12:00 p.m. 

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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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Mathematica Seminar on Sept. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.phpMon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla


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NJIT Alumna Named to NJBIZ Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-476.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-476.phpFri, 09 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Marjorie Perry '05, president and chief executive officer of MZM Construction and Management, Inc., based in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was one of three individuals to be inducted into the NJBIZ Hall of Fame. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, alumni, edc, marjorie perry, mzm construction and management


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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. 

Tagged: school of management, alumni, alumni achievement award, marjorie perry, mzm construction and management


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Architecture Student Places Third in ACSA/AISC Steel Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.phpThu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, american institute of architects, american institute of steel construction, association of collegiate schools of architecture, stephen zdepski, student design competition


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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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Four NJIT Students Reflect Optimism of Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.phpMon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Education changes lives and it will be no different this year when more than 2300 graduates march down the aisle at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas from NJIT.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, commencement, graduation, david rothenberg, turner construction company, walter vittitoe, derek mcclung, gil bento


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Students Showcase Designs at Tishman Construction Earth Day Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.phpFri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Students in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) and School of Art + Design were invited by Tishman Construction in New York City to showcase their projects today at an Earth Day Educational Fair from 11 a .m.-4 p.m. at 7 World Trade Center Plaza. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, school of art design, solar decathlon, earth day, sustainable housing, sustainable design


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NJIT Student Society of Construction Contractors Participates in Estimating Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-448.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-448.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Student Society of Construction Contractors participated in the 21st Annual District 1 Associated Schools of Construction Estimating Competition last month at the Governor Morris Inn in Morristown. The NJIT team, comprised of Christian Kleban, Derek McClung, Ian Cooper, Eric DeCola, Jhonathan Ocampo and David Kwesalait, competed in the Commercial Construction Division, which required an estimate of an addition to an educational facility. 

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Civil Engineering Student To Receive Prestigious Sol Seid Award Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-110.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-110.phpThu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Civil engineering junior Keith Corkery, of Fair Lawn, will receive the 2010 Sol Seid Award for Excellence from the New Jersey Professional Engineers in Construction on April 9 at a dinner dance in Belleville. Nominated by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Taha Marhaba, Corkery was chosen to receive the $10,000 award based upon his outstanding academic achievements and community involvement. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, award, taha marhaba


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Newark College of Engineering to Honor Three Alums at Upcoming Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-078.phpWed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 12th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 6-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will celebrate the 91st anniversary of NCE, the flagship institution of NJIT.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, salute to engineering excellence, turner construction company


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NJIT Expert Advises on the Do and Don't of Building in Hurricane-Prone Areas http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-224.phpMon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Better building practices for structures in hurricane-prone regions will be the focus of a paper next month in Caribbean Construction Magazine by NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD.  Taher has written extensively about best building design and construction practices to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, rima taher, design, construction, earthquake, civil engineer, hurricane, housing


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Civil Engineers Name NJIT’s John Schuring Educator of Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.phpWed, 13 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has presented the Educator of the Year Award to John Schuring, Stabile Professor for Innovation and Technology at NJIT. (ATTENTION MEDIA: To interview Schuring as an expert, contact Sheryl Weinstein at 973-596-3436.)

Tagged: newark college of engineering, award, asce, john schuring, civil engineering, tau beta pi, american institute of steel construction, civil engineer, thomas alva edison patent award, educator of the year, van houten award


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For the Fourth Straight Year, NJIT ASCE Steel Bridge Team Wins Regionals http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-134.phpTue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT ASCE Steel Bridge Team has once again proved their engineering prowess by winning the 2009 Metropolitan Region Steel Bridge Competition held on April 4 at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn. In addition to winning first place overall, the team placed first in Structural Efficiency and Stiffness. The team now advances to the 2009 Steel Bridge Nationals scheduled for the Memorial Day Weekend at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, department of civil engineering, steel bridge competition, american institute of steel construction, steel bridge team


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NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.phpTue, 11 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans will provide an introduction to the basics of building green, high performance primary and secondary schools at a free seminar, open to the public, at NJIT. The talk, set for Nov. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117, will include a review of the status of the NJ schools' construction program.

Tagged: seminar, new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, construction technology, building performance, architectural design, high performance schools, sustainable buildings industry council


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POSTPONED-NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.phpWed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 A free seminar by NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans scheduled for Nov. 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm 117 has been postponed.            

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, kupfrian hall, construction technology, building performance, us department of housing and urban development, architectural design, sustainable buildings industry council, high performance schools, green technology


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NJIT Architecture Professor Advocates Best-Building Practices for High Wind Regions http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-266.phpWed, 09 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 More than ever before, building design and construction can be significantly improved to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to help better resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction, said NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD. 

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, rima taher


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Three-Time Winner NJIT Heads To National Bridge Comp Following Regional Win http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-135.phpWed, 09 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Much whooping and cheers could be heard for miles along the New Jersey waterfront as a team of NJIT civil engineering students ascended to the throne for the third consecutive year as top civil engineering students in the New York Metropolitan Region.     

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, john schuring, american institute of steel construction, giancarlo fricano, tien tran, steel bridge, alan slaughter, frank johansson, indira hernandez


]]>
NJIT President Altenkirch To Report on State Research Universities’ Construction Plans and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-299.phpTue, 04 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will report on the upcoming construction plans and needs of New Jersey's public research universities.  Altenkirch, representing New Jersey's three public research universities, will stress the important role these institutions play in supporting New Jersey's ongoing economic development.

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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Ranks 14th Overall in ASCE/AISC National Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-225.phpTue, 29 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT steel bridge team ranked 14th overall, 10th in construction, 15th in lightness, 6th in stiffness and 10th in efficiency in the National American Society of Civil Engineers/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Steel Bridge Competition held this weekend at California State University in Northridge, Calif.

Tagged: steel bridge competition, american institute of steel construction


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NJIT Names Turner Construction Company’s New Jersey Office Outstanding Corporate Partner http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-491.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-491.phpFri, 01 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Turner Construction Company was named the outstanding corporate partner of the year by NJIT. The company was honored during NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration held on Nov. 10. at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, celebration, outstanding corporate partner, turner construction company


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Campus Construction Update http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-276.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-276.phpMon, 18 Jul 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Beginning July 19, the walkway between the Fleischer Athletic Center and the Lubetkin Athletic Field will be closed to accommodate the installation of new lighting and new concrete sidewalks from Lock Street to the Campus Green. The Athletic Center and Lock Street can be accessed via Warren Street and Bleeker Street. These pedestrian routes will also provide handicapped access to and from the center of campus. Every effort will be made to perform work near the entrance to the field and Athletic Center on Fridays and Saturdays to minimize inconvenience to the campus community.

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A Campus Center With the Right Stuff http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-121.phpWed, 18 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -0400 A soaring, two-story circular dining hall, part of the new Campus Center, has become the talk at NJIT. Sheathed in gleaming, double-pane, energy-conserving glass, the building, opening Sept. 1, completes the university's three-year, $83.5-million central campus makeover. "A center with the right stuff says life outside the classroom is as important as life within it," said Thomas Levering of Gwathmey Siegel and Associates Architects.

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NJIT Stays Two Years Ahead of Schedule on Major Building Project http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-132.phpWed, 12 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 It's rare that a building project comes in on time. Thanks to cooperation among architects, builders and administrators, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has remained two years ahead of schedule in completing a complicated $83.5 million building project.

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SCC and NJIT Launch Partnership To Create Schools for the 21st Century http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-131.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-131.phpFri, 07 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation (SCC) have entered into an agreement to establish the nation's first center to provide technical design and construction data to build high performance 21st century schools throughout the state. 

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, deane evans


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MEDIA ADVISORY http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-128.phpFri, 31 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0500 “During construction, pieces are still coming together, so there is definitely some vulnerability,” says John Schuring, in response to the parking deck collapse in Atlantic City. “Also, the loading on the structure is unpredictable during construction.” A multi-story structure such as a parking deck also relies on the strength of concrete cured just days earlier. “Sometimes,” he adds, those strengths may be overestimated because the concrete is not fully cured.”

Tagged: john schuring, civil engineering, world trade center, construction, structural design


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Students Win Construction Industry Scholarships http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-003.phpWed, 08 Jan 2003 00:00:00 -0500 Twelve students at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently received scholarships from the Construction Industry Advancement Program of New Jersey (CIAP), based in Edison.

Tagged: scholarship, civil engineering, construction technology


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