NJIT Newsroom tagged with "csla" 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 Professor Co-Authors New Study on Jewel Wasps http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-092.phpMon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Gal Haspel, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently co-authored the article “Sensory Arsenal on the Stinger of the Parasitoid Jewel Wasp and Its Possible Role in Identifying Cockroach Brains,” featured in PLOS ONE, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication. 

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Humanities Professor Presents Papers to American Philosophical Association http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-079.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Katz, professor of philosophy in the Department of Humanities, presented two papers at the recent American Philosophical Association Central Division meetings in Chicago. 

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From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges.

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NJIT's Swarm Lab To Host Animal Behavior Expert http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-069.phpThu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Swarm Lab at NJIT will be hosting Bert Hölldobler, Arizona State University, as the biology colloquium speaker on March 11 at 1:00 p.m.

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NJIT Participates in TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Nuggehalli Ravindra, professor of physics at NJIT, co-organized the 2014 TMS RF Mehl Medal Symposium on Frontiers in Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications at the recent 2014 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego.

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Chinese Partnership Fuels NJIT's Solar Cell Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

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NJIT Alumnus Sparks a U.S.-China Technology Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers working to boost the efficiency of a potentially game-changing alternative energy technology, thin-film solar cells, have won the backing of a powerful Chinese partner eager to speed development of inexpensive power production that can be seamlessly incorporated into a range of building materials.

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NJIT's Lanzerotti Wins AMS Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.phpWed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti recently received an award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for “Sustained Leadership and Contributions to the Space Weather Enterprise and Creative Stewardship of the Space Weather Journal.” 

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NJIT Professor Nominated for Digital Humanities Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-033.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser has been nominated for a 2013 Digital Humanities Award in the category of "Best Use of DH for Fun." 

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NJIT Professor Edits Focus Issue on Rhythms in Neurological Disease http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Horacio G. Rotstein, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, along with Tasso Kaper and Mark Kramer of Boston University, recently served as guest editors of a special journal issue focused on rhythms in neurological disease. 

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NJIT Professor Publishes Article on Social Media Practices http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-022.phpTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Bernadette Longo, associate professor in the Department of Humanities, has published an article in a special issue of Technical Communication Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers technical communication in a variety of fields.

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NJIT Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.phpWed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. 

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With Instruments in Space and on Earth, NJIT's Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research Monitors the Year's First Massive Solar Storm in Real Time http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.phpThu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A massive solar storm erupting from a giant, tumultuous sunspot is providing what physicist Andrew Gerrard calls a “beautiful opportunity” to observe and analyze a rare and powerful burst of solar radiation and particles traveling at unusually high speed toward Earth.

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NJIT's Jon Curley Contributes to 3D Film Featured at Newark Airport http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-007.phpWed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Senior University Lecturer Jon Curley has collaborated with Newark-based filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno on a film about contemporary Newark that will be exhibited at Newark Liberty International Airport. 

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

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NJIT Humanities Professors Publish Article in Electronic Book Review http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-005.phpWed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, have published a co-authored article in Electronic Book Review, a peer-reviewed journal of critical writing produced and published by the emergent digital literary network.

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Materials Science and Engineering Seminar on Dec. 13 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-407.phpWed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Catherine Dubourdieu, Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, will present “Monolithic integration of functional oxides on semiconductors by molecular beam epitaxy” on Dec. 13 from 2-5:00 p.m. in Tiernan 407.

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NJIT Professor's Work Published in PLOS Computational Biology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-406.phpTue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Casey Diekman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently had his paper “Causes and Consequences of Hyperexcitation in Central Clock Neurons” published in PLOS Computational Biology, an official journal of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) which features works of exceptional significance. 

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Research Professor to Participate in NPR Social Media Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-403.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-403.phpMon, 09 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Reginald Farrow will be participating in NPR's social media series, “A Day in the Life: Blacks At The Cutting Edge Of Innovation.”  Farrow (@rcfarrow) will be tweeting on Dec. 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

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NJIT Professor Works as Music Supervisor for an Award-Winning Documentary http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 David Rothenberg, a professor of philosophy and music at NJIT, contributed to a documentary film that has won the grand prize at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA).

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Inventions That Improve Lives Are the Winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator program at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.

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NJIT Professor Speaks at International Gender Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. 

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Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Nov. 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-381.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-381.phpTue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Hein, Saarland University, will present “Droplet Based Microfluidics: Interface and Dynamics” on Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore, Rm. 505. 

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NJIT Students Present Their Research at MS&T Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.phpFri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Several NJIT students participated in the Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) 2013 Conference and Exhibition held in Montreal, Canada at the end of October.  The event brought together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers and more to discuss current research and technical applications, and to shape the future of materials science and technology. 

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NJIT Professor Invents a Flexible Battery http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.phpThu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays.

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A Fish That Pushes in the Wrong Direction Solves a Mystery of Animal Locomotion http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.phpThu, 07 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 For nearly 20 years, Professor Eric Fortune has studied glass knifefish, a species of three-inch long electric fish that lives in the Amazon Basin. In his laboratory he tries to understand how their tiny brains control complex electrical behaviors.

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NJIT English Professor Receives Distinguished Service Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-357.phpFri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Nancy Coppola, professor of English at NJIT, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) for significant long-term contributions to programming in technical communication and for service to the profession and the organization. 

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The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.phpWed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.

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NJIT Grad Student Honored by Executive Women of New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-341.phpFri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Grad student Megan Litwhiler is currently pursuing a PhD in biology at NJIT and has been awarded a scholarship through Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), a trust that recognizes and invests in the future of women's professional careers. 

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Listen to NJIT's Gareth Russell on WAMC's "Academic Minute" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-337.phpWed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Gareth Russell, associate professor in the department of biological sciences, will discuss metapopulation theory on WAMC's "Academic Minute," a weekday radio program that features a different professor each day, drawing experts from top research institutions. 

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NJIT's AFROTC Performs Color Guard Duties at Charity Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-335.phpWed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The cadets of NJIT's Air Force ROTC Detachment 490 recently performed color guard duties at the annual Mario Batali Foundation Golf Tournament at Liberty National Golf Course in Jersey City. 

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NJIT Mourns the Loss of Monroe Weller http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.phpTue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the loss of Monroe Weller on Oct. 10, 2013.  Weller taught physics, calculus and strength of materials at NJIT for thirty-three years. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes Eighth Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, a professor in the Department of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has published his eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). The poems, which represent his poetic practice as it has evolved over the last three decades, are accompanied by drawings by Basil King.

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Listen to NJIT's Bruce Bukiet on NPR's "Science Friday" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-325.phpFri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Tune in to hear NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet discuss baseball projections and his mathematical model in a live interview on NPR's public radio program “Science Friday.” 

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Uncommon Schools Comes to NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-321.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-321.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In collaboration with Career Development Services (CDS), physics professor Ravindra Nuggehalli will host Uncommon Schools, a network of outstanding urban public charter schools working to close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.

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NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason. 

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NJ State House Honors NJIT Student Inventors of Autism App http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.phpMon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, PhD,  recently joined the autism community at the NJ State House to be recognized for improving public and private autism services.  Dhawan, a noted electrical engineer and inventor in his own right, who heads NJIT's Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) program, is also executive director of undergraduate research and innovation at NJIT.  The IDS program is offered to Albert Dorman Honors College students at NJIT.  

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Fall 2013 Applied Mathematics Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-279.phpFri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The 2013 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins today with “Unexpected Chaos in a Neural Model” presented by Jonathan E. Rubin, University of Pittsburgh.  The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. 

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

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NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.phpTue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center. 

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NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan.  The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.

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TEDxNJIT Event on September 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on September 12, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Think Big – Think small” and feature leaders in various fields addressing a range of topics on how to take ideas and put them into action. 

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

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New and Remarkable Details of Sunspots Now Available from NJIT's Big Bear Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Researchers at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in Big Bear, CA have obtained new and remarkably detailed photos of the Sun with the New Solar Telescope (NST).  The photographs reveal never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features. 

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NJIT Appoints Professor Jonathan Luke Interim Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

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American Geophysical Union Names NJIT Distinguished Professor a Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode, of Westfield, a 2013 Fellow for his seminal contributions to solar physics and to the development of a revolutionary ground-based solar telescope facility. 

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High School All-American Jabrill Peppers Participates in Mock Press Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-251.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-251.phpFri, 26 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Paramus Catholic Paladin cornerback Jabrill Peppers, of East Orange, and head football coach Chris Partridge kept more than 50 students in an NJIT Upward Bound Multimedia Journalism class spellbound yesterday as Peppers, with humility and intelligence, answered students' questions for almost an hour. 

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NJIT Professors Publish Paper in Physical Review Letters http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-243.phpWed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 “Numerical Simulation of Ejected Molten Metal Nanoparticles Liquified by Laser Irradiation: Interplay of Geometry and Dewetting” by NJIT assistant professor Afkhami Shahriar and professor Lou Kondic was published today in Physical Review Letters. 

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

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

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Watch Professor Farrow on One-on-One with Steve Adubato http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-221.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT research professor Reginald Farrow will appear on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.

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Appointment of Provost and Senior Executive Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.

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Published Research Shows Promise of New Device To Detect Disease With Drop of Blood http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT research professor known for his cutting-edge work with carbon nanotubes is overseeing the manufacture of a prototype lab-on-a-chip that would someday enable a physician to detect disease or virus from just one drop of liquid, including blood. 

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NJIT's Rothenberg Featured in The New York Times http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-212.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor David Rothenberg was recently featured in The New York Times. 

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NJIT Speakers To Present at International Events http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-210.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, under Maurie Cohen's direction, will be a co-sponsor (with Clark University and others) of the SCORAI event “The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints” from June 12-14. 

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More At-Risk Bird Species in Brazilian Forest Than Previously Thought; Blame Forest Fragmentation, Says Study http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-197.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-197.phpThu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In a study published today in the journal PLoS One, a team of researchers led by NJIT Associate Professor Gareth Russell has applied a novel method for linking large-scale habitat fragmentation to population sustainability.

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NJIT Swarm Lab Hosts Conference for Northeast Researchers Studying Social Insects http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-193.phpThu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Swarm Lab will host a conference for researchers who study social insects in the northeast of the US on May 24, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall on the NJIT campus.  So far, some 35 researchers from Harvard to Rockefeller universities have expressed interest in attending.  Participants will receive 15 minutes to present information about their current projects and 5 minutes to answer questions. 

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NJIT Lecturer Chosen as Top Reviewer of 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-189.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Vitaly Shneidman, senior university lecturer in NJIT's department of physics, has been selected as one of the “Top 20 Reviewers for 2012” by The Journal of Chemical Physics.

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NJIT Awards 2,643 Degrees to Members of the Class of 2013 at Prudential Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013.  This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.  

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Five NJIT New Jersey Students Reach May 20 Commencement Ready to Excel http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.phpThu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.  

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NJIT To Host Free Forum About Doing Business With the European Union http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to learn more about helping your business or company grow in Europe, don't miss a free one day business forum at NJIT on May 15, 2013, which will detail how to use technology and innovation to do business in the European Union. 

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Cisco Technology Evangelist To Speak at NJIT's May 20, 2013 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013. 

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-171.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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PayScale Ranks NJIT in Top 1 Percent for ROI Among US Public Colleges, Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.phpThu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S. 

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-164.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-164.phpTue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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Life Science Inventions of NJIT Students Take Top Prizes in TechQuest http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.phpTue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams.

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-157.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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Biomed Innovations, Architecture, Nano Carbons Take Top Honors at NJIT Research Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 From exciting architectural plans for the August 2013 Chinese Solar Decathlon to a better hospital rating system, six student research projects recently captured the imagination of judges at the 2013 NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase, held last week on April 17, 2013.  Seventy-two graduate and undergraduate students participated.

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NJIT Professors Featured Tonight on Television and Radio http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-152.phpThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Watch Richard Garber, associate professor in COAD's School of Architecture, tonight on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program, which will discuss the subject of sustainability, is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. (WHYY), 7:00 p.m. (NJTV) and 12:30 a.m. (WNET).    

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NJIT Author's New Book "Bug Music" Makes Case How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-150.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-150.phpThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their 17-year cycle—the longest gestation period of any animal.  Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to the arrival of a comet or a solar eclipse.  NJIT Professor David Rothenberg's newly-released and latest opus, Bug Music:  How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise (St. Martin's Press), looks at this unending rhythmic cycle. 

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This Week's Upcoming Lectures and Workshops http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-126.phpTue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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TEDxNJIT Event on April 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-124.phpMon, 01 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 4, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.  It will bring together faculty and students to share their passion for innovation and new ideas. 

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NJIT Mathematician Publishes 2013 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-122.phpThu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It looks like 2013 will be a thrilling season for baseball fans as four of the six divisions can be expected to deliver tight races, says baseball guru NJIT Associate Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet.  Over the years, Bukiet has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of regular season games each Major League Baseball team should win.  Though his expertise is in mathematical modeling, his projections have compared well with those of so-called experts.

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NJIT Board of Trustees Approves Submission of Nearly $200 Million in Campus Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Response to State's RFPs http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.phpWed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-094.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Howard Stone, Princeton University, will present “Variations on familiar flows: (i) Marangoni flows with surfactants and (ii) Trapping of bubbles in stagnation point flows” on March 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT To Host Spring Career Fair on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's annual spring Career Fair, sponsored by NJIT's Career Development Services (CDS), will be held March 6, 2013 from 12:30 -5 p.m. throughout the campus.  It is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 175 companies and government agencies coming to interview upwards of 2,000 students and alumni. 

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NJIT Mourns the Passing of Martin Katzen http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-078.phpWed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The university community mourns the recent passing of Martin Katzen, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.  The family would like to extend an invitation to Katzen's colleagues and friends for a memorial service to be held on Feb. 27 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Harrison Building, 205 West 76th Street, 4th floor lounge, N.Y. (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue). 

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NJIT Celebrates Growth of Solar Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.phpTue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT celebrates a new phase in the growth of its solar technology effort with the rededication of a research center as the China National Building Materials Photovoltaic Materials Research Center.  Expanding its previous work on Cadmium Telluride photocells with NJIT alumni-run Apollo Solar Energy, the new program addresses broader photocell technology and implementation studies. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb 22 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-066.phpTue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Yixin Guo, Drexel University, will present “A Model of Thalamocortical Relay Neuron and the Parkinsonian Network” on Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-052.phpWed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Marty Golubitsky, Distinguished Professor of Natural and Mathematics Sciences at Ohio State University, will discuss “Patterns of Phase-Shift Syncrhony” on Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Famous Whistleblower, Founder No FEAR, To Speak at NJIT Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.phpTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 “No FEAR: A Whistleblower's Triumph” is the title of a lecture by the founder of the No FEAR Coalition Marsha Coleman-Adebayo set for Feb. 20, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  The event is free and open to the public.  Street parking is available.  Coleman-Adebayo is the Director of the National Whistleblowers Center.

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Lecture in Portugal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-044.phpFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser, associate professor in the department of humanities, will be consulting on a project called PO.EX'70-80, which focuses on experimental poetry, on Feb. 14 at Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-038.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Miksis, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, will present “Drying Processes” on Feb. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan. 

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NJIT Students Win Seed Capital and Expert Guidance to Launch Business Ventures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-029.phpThu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Thanks to a unique Capital One and NJIT competition, four teams of Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) undergrads probably can't wait until next June when they'll move into their new roles as entrepreneurs with seed funding. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, enterprise development center, department of biomedical engineering, department of computer science, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, edc, department of chemistry and environmental science, adhc, atam dhawan, department of biological sciences, michael ehrlich, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, newark innovation acceleration challenge, mariam selevany, margaret christian, autism spectrum disorder, kamran asif, livia kuruvila, brian taylor, niac, capital one bank, isaac daudelin


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Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Jan. 31 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-024.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Len Pismen from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology will present "Rheology of cytoskeleton: from mesoscopic mechanics to macroscopic instabilities." on Jan. 31 in Cullimore 611 from 4-5 p.m.

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NJIT President Joel Bloom Named To NJ Biz Power 100 List http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was named to the NJ Biz prestigious power list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business.  Dr. Bloom was ranked 55. 

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Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.phpThu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors. 

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The Battle of the Brains Again Comes to NJIT: Science Olympiad Set for 1/17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.phpFri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Once again the brainiest of the brainy will descend Jan. 17, 2013 upon NJIT when 600 middle and senior high school students compete vigorously in the Northern New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional play-offs. 

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NJIT Professor Presents Keynote Lecture At International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 At the 18th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil held in Jacksonville, Florida, Lev Krasnoperov, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, presented a keynote lecture entitled "Chemical Reactions in Non-thermal Plasma." 

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Humanities Professor Gives Presentations in Saudi Arabia http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-003.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Humanities associate professor Carol Johnson recently gave two presentations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

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The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Free Concert at NJIT on Feb. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues.  BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus.  The public is invited to attend the free concert.

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NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.phpWed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni.

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DesignIntelligence Names NJIT's Schuman One of 30 "Top Professors" for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.phpThu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The influential architecture and design publication DesignIntelligence has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. 

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NJIT Student Wins First Place at International Research Poster Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-413.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-413.phpTue, 11 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Shyamala Pillai, doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, won first place at the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Graduate Poster Contest in San Francisco in November. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-409.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-409.phpWed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Gregor Kovacic, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Distinguished Professor Named Inaugural Fellow of Math Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.phpThu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions.  Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society. 

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NJIT Professor Contributes To Journal of Experimental Biology Article http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-395.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-395.phpMon, 26 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Associate Professor Eric Fortune's graduate student at Hopkins, Sarah Stamper, is the lead author of an article about weakly electric fish in the Journal of Experimental Biology.  Stamper will also be interviewed on the popular radio program “Quirks and Quarks.” 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-392.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-392.phpWed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Yoichiro Mori, assistant professor in the department of mathematics, University of Minnesota, will present “A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues” on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Physics Professor Attends Science Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-388.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Wenda Cao, associate professor in the department of physics, was invited to attend the 2012 Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, which took place Oct. 12-14 in Irvine, CA. 

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