NJIT Newsroom tagged with "environment" 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 Two NJIT Engineers Have Been Named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-119.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT engineers, a senior and an alumnus from the Class of 2013, have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, generous three-year grants that allow them to focus intensively on research as they pursue doctoral degrees in graduate school.

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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 Professor Michel Boufadel Named ASCE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-055.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michel Boufadel, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

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Engineering the Olympics: Winter vs. Summer http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-049.phpWed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Learn more about engineering past Winter Olympics vs. Summer Olympics with this infographic created by NJIT.

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Engineering the Sochi Winter Olympics http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-043.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Learn more about the role civil engineers played in the Sochi Olympics with this infographic created by NJIT.

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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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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 Honors Legacies of Three Outstanding Benefactors with Naming of Facilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-405.phpTue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees and the Administration of NJIT have honored three of the university's most outstanding friends and supporters with the naming of facilities and departments in their memory.

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EPA Awards $1 Million Grant to NJIT's Brownfield Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-402.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of environmental experts at NJIT who offer technical assistance to communities working to transform contaminated properties into clean and productive land.

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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 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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NJIT Civil Engineers Tackle Hackensack River Flood Waters With $289,000 DEP Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-291.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-291.phpTue, 17 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded NJIT a $289,000 grant to investigate alternative measures for flood mitigation in the Hackensack/Moonachie/Little Ferry area.  The effort will enhance rather than duplicate any on-going efforts by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other organizations.  NJIT's newest center, the Flood Mitigation Engineering Resource Center will handle the work.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, grant, taha marhaba, fadi karaa, new jersey department of environmental protection, njdep


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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Fall Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-290.phpMon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The department of civil and environmental engineering begins the fall seminar series today with “Overview of U.S. DOT Connected Vehicle Program” by Joyoung Lee, assistant professor in the department.

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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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NJIT Professor Appointed to National Research Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills.

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NJIT Capstone Team Creates Website for Kids http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-270.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-270.phpFri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT Capstone team has recently developed the website CELR.org, which stands for Creative Engineering Learning Resource.  The site was created by Priscilla Nelson, professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, and a computer science Capstone team of undergraduates. 

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NJIT Master Teacher To Speak at Thailand Innovation Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-259.phpFri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Methi Wecharatana, PhD, master teacher in the department of civil and environmental engineering, has been asked to speak at the Thailand Innovation Forum: R&D to Commercialization Seminar on Aug. 15 in Bangkok. 

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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.

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NJIT Professor Collaborated On New Federal Report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico.   

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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. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, bruce bukiet, chemistry and environmental science, edgardo farinas, roumiana petrova, asm, american society of materials, sylvana brito


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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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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. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, judith sheft, maurie cohen, gale spak, technology development, chemistry and environmental science, continuing and distance education


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Steel Bridge Team Excels at Nationals http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-207.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-207.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Congratulations to NJIT's Steel Bridge Team, placing 12th overall at the National Steel Bridge Building Contest.  This was the highest ranking ever by an NJIT team.

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Watch Professor Boufadel This Weekend on NJTV http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-201.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-201.phpFri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Michel Boufadel, professor in NJIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will appear this weekend on a segment of One-on-One with Steve Adubato. 

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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 Computer Scientist Publishes New Algorithm Cluster To Data Mine Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.phpWed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, donald sebastian, mathematical sciences, electrical and computer engineering, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, nj-hitec, ehr, electronic health record, data mining, lian duan


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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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NJIT Specialists Highlight Remediating Brownfields, More at Upcoming EPA Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-169.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT environmental experts will offer better ways to manage brownfields projects and the availability of professional help at NJIT at an upcoming national brownfields conference on May 15-17, 2013 in Atlanta.

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

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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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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-145.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-145.phpMon, 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Fracking on Trial at NJIT: Everything You Always Wanted to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT:  Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, injects fluid underground at high pressure to fracture rock formations in order to extract previously inaccessible oil and gas.  Opponents point to groundwater contamination, risks to air quality, and migration of toxic chemicals to the surface.  Is this technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at an upcoming NJIT Technology and Society Forum.

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-134.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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Fracking: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.phpMon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at the Technology and Society Forum session on fracking April 10, 2013 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  The NJIT Technology and Society Forum is free and open to the public.

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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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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on March 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-099.phpMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Steven Nagy, NJIT alum and former structural designer and inspector, will present “An Overview of The New Austrian Tunnel Method (NATM):  Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, Tysons Corner, VA” on Mar. 12 from 4:30 - 5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall Room 210.

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Civil & Environmental Engineering Seminar on March 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-093.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Lori Peek, PhD, visiting research scientist at the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University will present “When the Earth Shakes:  A Global Study of Earthquake Risk Reduction Activities, Barriers, and Needs” on March 7 from 4:30 -5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall Room 210.

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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 Scheduled for WBGO 88.3 FM from 4-6:30 p.m. http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-069.phpWed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Priscilla Nelson, professor in NJIT's Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering, is scheduled to appear on WBGO 88.3 FM from 4-6:30 p.m. this evening, commenting on PSE&G's announcement of a $3.9 billion, 10-year overhaul of its system.

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NJIT Scheduled for NBC News Tonight at 11 p.m. http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-062.phpMon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT civil engineer Fadi Karaa, PhD, is scheduled to appear tonight on NBC News (Channel 4) at 11 p.m. EST for a special story about pipeline security.  Priscilla Nelson, PhD, and civil engineering department chair Taha Marhaba, PhD were also interviewed.   

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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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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Feb. 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-043.phpFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Reza Khanbilvardi, Executive Director of CUNY CREST Institute and Director of NOAA-CREST Center, The City College of the City University of New York, will discuss “Satellite Remote Sensing Application in Hydrological Monitoring and Modeling” on Feb. 12 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.

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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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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department To Sponsor Seminar on Feb. 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-030.phpThu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Steven Hart, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Infrastructure Studies at the Center for Innovation and Engineering, West Point, will present “Conceptual Models for Infrastructure” on Feb. 5 from 4:45 – 5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.

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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. 

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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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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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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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NJIT Civil Engineer Receives NSF Grant To Study Storm's Impact on Jersey Shore http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A few days after Hurricane Sandy hit, NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the impact of the storm on the New Jersey shoreline.  The NSF Rapid Response Research Grant immediately allowed him to take a team of eight researchers to the beaches of Raritan Bay. 

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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. 

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NJIT Expert Advises on the Dos and Don'ts of Building in Hurricane-Prone Areas http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.phpWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners might consider the advice of Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes. 

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"The New Bayonne Bridge" Seminar on Nov. 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-375.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-375.phpWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Catherine Britell, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and Joseph LoBuono, HDR Engineering, Inc., will discuss “The New Bayonne Bridge” on Nov. 15 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Colton Hall 416. 

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Oct. 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-357.phpWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor in the school of architecture, will present “Logistics, Archiecture, Infrastructure” on Oct. 25 in Colton Hall 416 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.

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NJIT Professor To Speak at Polytechnic Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-356.phpTue, 23 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Priscilla P. Nelson, professor of civil engineering, will present “Approaches to Metrics and Methods for Resilience of Urban Infrastructure” on Oct. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Polytechnic Institute of NYU in Brooklyn, NY. 

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Oct. 18 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-346.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will host “Computational Analysis and Design of Complex Underground Transit Structures” by Patrick H.C. Chan, Senior Supervising Engineer and Professional Associate, Parsons Brinckerhoff, on Oct. 18 in Colton Hall 416 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.

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ASCE Seminar on Oct. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter is sponsoring a special seminar on Oct. 17 in Kupfrian 211 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on soil magic and geosynthetics by Dr. David Elton of Auburn University. 

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NJIT Project Wins 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives. 

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NJIT Featured In The Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition" http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.phpThu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT  has been named by the Princeton Review an outstanding business school in the 2013 edition of The Best 296 Business Schools (Random House / Princeton Review).

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Oct. 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-336.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-336.phpTue, 09 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will present “Analysis and Design of Diaphragm (Slurry) Walls” by Dr. Yousof Q. Abd Al-Jalil, senior engineer with Langan Engineering & Environmental Services.  The event takes place on Oct. 11 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in Colton Hall 416.

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Inventor of World's Smallest Probe on Nano Scale Receives NJIT Top Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.phpFri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells was awarded yesterday, Oct. 4, 2012, the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.  This prize is the most prestigious research award at NJIT.  It is the fifth time the award has been made.

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Tonight NJIT Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.phpThu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Tonight NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells will receive the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Oct. 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-328.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-328.phpThu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Selina Cai, assistant professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will present “Intertemporal Pricing and Return Policies for Strategic Consumers” on Oct. 4 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall 416.

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Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.phpMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living, cells will receive on Oct. 4, 2012 the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Sept. 27 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-317.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-317.phpTue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The department of civil and environmental engineering will host their first seminar of the 2012-2013 academic year. 

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Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.phpFri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom. 

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U.S. News Once Again Names NJIT Among Nation's Best National Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.phpWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2013 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. 

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NJIT Professor Appointed To Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Maurie J. Cohen, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science and the department of humanities, has accepted an appointment on a Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption in China.

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Symposium on Sustainability To Feature Three New NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-299.phpFri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Sustainability is an issue that cuts across disciplines and requires a spectrum of scientific approaches.  Research at NJIT embraces the integrative and collaborative approach that is critical for understanding how mankind can thrive in a more sustainable way. 

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

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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. 

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Michel Boufadel, PhD, Expert in Field of Oil Spill Research, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michel Boufadel, PhD, a notable voice in the investigation of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP's Deep Water Horizon (DWH) blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

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New NJIT Faculty Will Energize Interdisciplinary Vision http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The talents of more than 20 new faculty members will soon add momentum to NJIT's strategic plan for impacting the quality of life in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary initiative focuses on convergent life science and engineering, “digital everyware”-- ubiquitous computing-- and sustainable systems.

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NJIT Scientist Creates Instrument for NASA Aug. 23 Launch To Better Understand Space Weather and Radiation Environment That Caused Demise of Telstar I http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-254.phpWed, 08 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor and former Bell Labs scientist Louis J. Lanzerotti, will see his 50-year quest to better understand space weather and Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts rocket, once again, into space on Aug. 23, 2012. 

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NJIT Graduate Students Participate at TechConnect 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-230.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-230.phpThu, 12 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT graduate students, Shyamala Pillai and Laura Wirpsza, both of the chemistry department, participated and presented at the TechConnect World 2012 meeting in Santa Clara, CA from June 18 to 21. 

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Steel Bridge Team Ranks 15th in Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT civil engineering students returned Monday from the 2012 National Steel Bridge Competition at Clemson University. 

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NJIT Salutes Students Who Gave So Much to University with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 Highlander Student Achievement Award winners were announced.  NJIT has celebrated student leaders at this annual ceremony since 2004. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, campus center, school of art and design, department of information systems, donna spuhler, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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

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


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NJIT Submits Neshanic River Watershed Clean-up Plan http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-186.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-186.phpThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Zeyuan Qiu has authored and submitted a plan to restore the Neshanic River Watershed to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, zeyuan qiu, neshanic river watershed


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NJIT & UMDNJ: A Joint Relationship http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-183.phpWed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) have forged alliances in diverse disciplines to improve our health and well-being. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, department of physics, joel bloom, department of civil and environmental engineering, treena arinzeh, umdnj, gordon thomas, sergei adamovich, bryan pfister, tara alvarez, university of medicine and dentistry, dcee, allyn luke, michael pappas, jason wang


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NJIT Professor Awarded Patent Today for New Desalination Devices, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.phpTue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar was awarded a patent today for his water desalination technology.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, school of management, som, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nsf, chemistry and environmental science, kamalesh sirkar, american association for the advancement of science, membrane separations, water desalination


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

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


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on April 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-132.phpFri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Mahmoud Wazne from Stevens Institute of Technology will present a seminar on “Beneficial Use of Industrial and Agricultural Waste Byproducts in Civil and Environmental Engineering Works” in Colton 210 at  4:30 p.m. on April 3.

Tagged: nce, seminar, department of civil and environmental engineering


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on April 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-131.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-131.phpFri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Wonsiri Punurai, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mahidol University, Nakhonpathom, Thailand will speak on “Monitoring Vibration-based Structural Healthusing Nonlinear Approach”. 

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to Host ACE Mentor Program Final Presentation Night and Reception on March 22 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-115.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-115.phpWed, 21 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 High school student teams will present their projects from the current season's work at the ACE Mentor Program Final Presentation Night on March 22 from 4-6 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to Host Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-091.phpMon, 05 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Dr. Pius Egbelu, Dean of the School of Management, will discuss the importance of providing engineering students with the leadership, business and management skills necessary to advance their careers on Tuesday, March 6 in Colton Hall 210 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.  

Tagged: school of management, department of civil and environmental engineering, pius egbelu


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Speak on the Future of the Vancouver Region http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-080.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will speak next month at a series of events on the Future of the Vancouver Region organized by the Metro Vancouver Council of Governments. 

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


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept. Seminar on Feb. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-077.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Zach F. Gallagher, PE, LEED-AP, COO and vice president, Alliance Environmental & Natural Systems Utilities, will discuss "LEED and Integrated Water Resource Management" on Feb. 28, 4:30-5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.

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


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Conservation in the Western Amazon To Be Focus of Chemistry and Environmental Science Dept. Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-070.phpTue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Paul Rosolie of Tamandua Jungle Expeditions in Wyckoff, NJ will discuss "Conservation in the Western Amazon" on Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Tiernan 373.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, seminar, department of chemistry and environmental science


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Feb. 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-067.phpMon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Gary Hemphill, PhD, PE of Parsons Brinkerhoff (East Side Access Project) will discuss "Tunneling in the Miaoli Area for the Taiwan High Speed Rail" on February 21, 4:30-6 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.  

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department To Host Seminar on Feb. 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-045.phpMon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Michel Boufadel, PhD, PE, professor of environmental engineering at Temple University and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection, will discuss "The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill after 22 Years: Persistence and Remediation" on Feb. 7, 4:30-6 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, seminar, department of civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on Jan. 31 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-032.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-032.phpMon, 30 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Wei Wang, PhD, PE, president of Urbantech Consulting Engineering, PC, will discuss "Construction of the 145th Street Bridge Over Harlem River in NY" on Jan. 31, 4:30-6 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, department of civil and environmental engineering, wei wang


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