NJIT Newsroom tagged with "energy" 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 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.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, cnbm, thin-film photovoltaic technology, alan delahoy, solar power, china national building materials company


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Harbin and NJIT Race to Complete Solar House http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, coad, school of architecture, school of art and design, solar, energy, nexus house, us department of energy, harbin institute of technology


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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 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. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, csla, donald sebastian, department of physics, fadi deek, ken chin, apollo solar energy, nexus house, cnbm, alan delahoy, jingong pan


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NJIT and Chinese Tech Institute Join Forces for 2013 Solar Decathlon in China http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-418.phpMon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) have formed Team NJHA to compete jointly in the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, school of art design, richard garber, solar decathlon, nexus house, us department of energy, harbin institute of technology


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Environment and Energy Seminar on Nov. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-380.phpThu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Daniel J. Soeder of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, will present “Shale Gas Development: Opportunities and Challenges” on Nov. 16 at 12:00 p.m. in the conference room of Colton Hall. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, dcee, energy, daniel soeder


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Dynamic Pricing Expert Wenbo Selina Cai Joins NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in operations research and dynamic pricing decisions, Wenbo Selina Cai, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering as assistant professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, healthcare, dynamic pricing, wenbo selina cai


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Wen Zhang, Expert in Environmental Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Wen Zhang, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an assistant professor. 

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


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James Cicon, Expert in Energy Industry Business Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-264.phpWed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 James Cicon, PhD, JD, an expert in energy industry business systems, has been appointed to the faculty of the NJIT School of Management as assistant professor. 

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NJIT Enters New Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-224.phpThu, 05 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT and Tungtay (Kunshan) Vacuum Coating Engineering Inc. of Chengdu, China entered into a partnership today to advance the manufacturing technology for the production of solar panels using Cadmium Telluride and CIGS, thin film photovoltaic cells. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, solar panels


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NJIT Invites Manufacturers To Free Summit About Clean Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.phpWed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won't want to miss NJIT's upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, electrical and computer engineering, continuing professional education, ece, research and development, cpe, saul fenster, meredith aronson


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NJIT Professor To Give Keynote Talk at IEEE's Globecom 2011 Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.phpFri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech, "On Accelerating Content Delivery," at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, wireless networks, broadband networks and multimedia communications, ieee globecom


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NJIT's Enterprise Development Center Joins Clean Energy Alliance http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-015.phpMon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT has joined The National Alliance of Clean Energy Incubators, known as the Clean Energy Alliance, Inc. 

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Delegation from Zhenjiang in Jiangsu Province, China Visits NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-512.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-512.phpTue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The visiting delegation from Zhenjiang in Jiangsu Province, China visited NJIT on Dec. 3 and was led by Vice Mayor and General Secretary Mr. Xiao Ping Li.  He was accompanied by Mr. Qiliang Gui, Vice Secretary and Jian Lin Lu, as well as Mao Su Yan and Violet Gu of the Zhenjiang New Area Investment Promotion Center with Rongjun Ni and Weihua Cao of the Zhenjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone.

Tagged: donald sebastian, department of physics, judith sheft, ken chin, center for building knowledge, apollo solar energy, thin-film photovoltaic technology, renewable energy


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Chinese City Named a Sister City of Newark at NJIT Ceremony; Delegates Set Up Agreement with NJIT to Learn More of Sustainability, Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-434.phpMon, 22 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China was named a Sister City of Newark on Nov. 18, 2010 during a special visit to NJIT. Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, represented Newark during the later signing since city officials were unable to attend. Earlier in the day, the group toured technology laboratories at NJIT to learn more of sustainable urban living and solar energy. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, donald sebastian, ken chin, apollo solar energy, oak hall, njit center for building knowledge


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Chinese Delegates to Visit NJIT to Learn of Sustainability, Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-422.phpWed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China will visit NJIT Nov. 18, 2010 to learn more about sustainable urban living and solar energy.  The delegation would like to transform Ningguo into China's “Solar City.”  The trip follows a visit this past July from an NJIT delegation led by Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, in which an agreement was signed with  city officials to help them achieve their solar goals. Ningguo is located in eastern China in the province of Anhui. The city has a population of 380,000.

Tagged: donald sebastian, research and development, sustainability, apollo solar energy, solar energy, renewable energy


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NJIT Graduate Student Attends World Green Energy Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-406.phpMon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Yang Fan, a graduate student in NJIT's department of chemistry and environmental science and president of the NJIT Chinese Student and Scholar Association, attended the World Green Energy Symposium on Oct. 21-23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The symposium demonstrates the power of new energy by providing a platform for connections, education, information exchange, contracting and business networking opportunities in the industry.

Tagged: graduate studies, graduate student, yang fan


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

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


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Classes To Start at NJIT in iPhone Application Development; Underground Storage Tank Regulations; Unix Certification, and Solar Installations http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-202.phpWed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Think NJIT when it's time to brush up on certification skills. Four non-credit courses in iPhone application development, underground storage tank regulations, online pen Source Unix certification, and Solar Panel Installations will be available from NJIT starting as early as June and throughout the summer. Each course is open to the general public and will help state residents gain skills to seek and keep jobs. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, cpe, iphone application development course, non-credit courses


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Apollo Solar Energy Funds New $1.5 million CdTe Solar Research Center at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-075.phpTue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT received today from Apollo Solar Energy, Inc. a three-year, $1.5 million grant to establish a solar research center.

Tagged: donald sebastian, apollo solar energy, solar research center


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NJIT To "Green" Residence Hall with $1.6 Million Stimulus Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-008.phpWed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT students will have the option next fall to live in a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, renewable energy building, thanks to $1.6 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

Tagged: solar energy, american recovery and reinvestment act, solar photovoltaic, arra


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NJIT Architecture Students Welcome Habitat for Humanity Newark Homeowners to Review Townhouse Designs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-397.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-397.phpTue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Students in an NJIT architecture studio welcomed a group of guests last weekend to review their designs and provide practical feedback on the plans.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, darius sollohub, habitat for humanity, leadership in energy and environmental design, leed


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How-To of Using Electric Power from Space Will Highlight Talk at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.phpMon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Imagine beaming electric power from space as a viable solar energy option. Engineer and researcher Martin Hoffert, professor emeritus and former chair of the department of applied science at New York University, will discuss this theory further in a free lecture, open to the public, on Nov. 4, 2009 at NJIT, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, global warming, solar energy


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Magazine Touts NJIT Idea To Harness Clean Energy for NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.phpThu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT architecture professor with an architecture student has designed a network of modular floating docks to harness clean energy for New York City. The proposal was featured this week in Metropolis magazine. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, njsoa, richard garber, gro architects, nicole robertson, brian novello, justin foster, magazine


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16 Ways To Outrun the Recession: Try New Master’s Programs at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.phpFri, 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has developed 16 new master's programs, designed to help professionals succeed in today's economy. The new programs emphasize business and computing, the bio-tech field, and civil infrastructure. Each has a unique 21st century focus that draws on the rich technological expertise of NJIT.

Tagged: office of admissions, information technology, biostatistics, environmental engineering, energy, bioelectronics, enterprise development, economy


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NJIT's Women's History Month Focuses on Women Taking Lead To Save Planet http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.phpThu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 “Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

Tagged: judith sheft, workshop, murray center for women in technology, sustainability, society of women engineers, donna spuhler, event, talina knox, lillian gilbreth colloquium, monique hutchinson, us green building council, lectures, felicia amaechi, tau kappa epsilon, sigma psi kappa, department of public safety, green living, nomas, ace network, leadership in energy and environmental design, leith sharp, meagan hopper


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Donald H. Sebastian To Discuss Alternative Energy Timelines on NJN Science Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-174.phpFri, 25 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president of research and development at NJIT, will discuss alternative ways to meet future energy needs with Rutgers researcher Paul Falkowski on NJN Public Radio this month via radio broadcast, live streaming, or podcast.  Hosted by NJN News Science Correspondent Patrick Regan, upcoming air times for Episode 2 of the "Sounds of Science" series are on April 26 at 3:30 p.m. and on April 30 at 9:30 p.m.     

Tagged: donald sebastian, research and development, njn, patrick regan


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Shirley Ann Jackson Discusses Energy Security and the Quiet Crisis at NJIT Tech Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-027.phpThu, 09 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Energy security demands innovation and innovation requires an investment in intellectual security,” Shirley Ann Jackson, PhD, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute told some 200 faculty, staff, students and others on Feb. 9. Jackson said that energy security and the “quiet crisis”—stemming from the gap between the nation's growing need for scientists, engineers, and other technically skilled workers and its production of them—are “inextricably linked” and, if permitted to continue unmitigated, could reverse the global leadership Americans currently enjoy. “We can no longer drill our way to energy security,” Jackson said. “We must innovate our way to energy security.”

Tagged: technology and society forum, shirley jackson


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NJIT To Host Seminar on Electrical Power Distribution Automation http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-448.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-448.phpTue, 29 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Radhakrishna Chebiyam, PhD, director of Global Energy Consulting Engineers, will discuss electrical power distribution automation on Nov. 29, 5 p.m., ECE Center, Rm. 202. Contact: Timothy Chang, 973-596-3519; changtn@njit.edu


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NJIT Taps into Solar Energy to Power New Campus Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-107.phpFri, 18 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT is saving money and energy while also protecting the environment. The university has installed a 50-kilowatt solar-powered system on the roof of its new Campus Center.  An array of 160 solar panels carpets the roof, converting sunlight into electrical currents. “NJIT's solar-unit is the most advanced in the state,” said Leon Baptiste (NCE '91), the engineer who installed the system. “It should be a model for other universities, and businesses, across the state."

Tagged: campus center, solar energy


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NJIT Chemical Engineer Noted Worldwide For His Work on Recycling Soda Bottles To Receive Highest University Research Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-106.phpMon, 06 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Something plastic, something new, is always cooking in Marinos Xanthos' first floor polymer engineering laboratory at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Xanthos, a chemical engineering professor who has directed since 1988 the Polymer Processing Institute at NJIT, is best known for developing energy efficient manufacturing methods with low environmental impact.

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


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