NJIT Newsroom tagged with "faculty" 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 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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, school of management, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, adhc, basil baltzis, new faculty, namas chandra, maria hurtado de mendoza, dirk bucher


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NJIT Research Symposium on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-056.phpMon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 New NJIT faculty members will present their research interests through poster presentations at a symposium to be held on March 6 from 2-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, school of management, coad, ccs, som, electrical and computer engineering, civil and environmental engineering, physics, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, humanities, mechanical and industrial engineering, adhc, fadi deek, new faculty, namas chandra, casey diekman, maria hurtado de mendoza, dirk bucher, joyoung lee, gal haspel


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New Faculty Awarded Emeritus Title http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-219.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Four NJIT faculty members were recently awarded the title of emeritus. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, school of management, som, electrical and computer engineering, roy cornely


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NSF CAREER Award Workshop: Register Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission. 

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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, department of physics, donald sebastian, national science foundation, nsf, national institutes of health, zeyuan qiu, andrei sirenko, mesut sahin, office of research and development


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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, school of management, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, donald sebastian, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, ece, federated department of history, information systems, department of biological sciences, new faculty


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NJIT's Matt Burgermaster Wins National Design Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-002.phpTue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster has won the 2011-2012 ACSA Faculty Design Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for his project “Ice Cycle House.”

Tagged: college of architecture and design, matt burgermaster, association of collegiate schools of architecture, acsa, sustainable design, ice cycle house


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Sculpture Dedicated Today at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.phpWed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 "Une Petite Bouteille," a bronze interpretation of a Klein bottle by nanotechnology research pioneer, entrepreneur and former NJIT research professor Robert B. Marcus, PhD, was officially dedicated today in Eberhardt Hall.  

Tagged: faculty, technology and society forum series, robert marcus, james phillips


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NJIT Presents Faculty and Staff Variety Show Next Week; Proceeds To Benefit Japan Earthquake Victims http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-094.phpTue, 22 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will present the annual Faculty and Staff Variety Show on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater. 

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Women's Basketball Team Holds Off Colgate, 52-41, at Faculty-Staff Appreciation Night http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-434.phpThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT faculty, staff and their families watched the women's basketball team hold off visiting Colgate University, 52-41 last night in the Fleisher Athletic Center. The annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation event was co-hosted by Athletics and Human Resources.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, ncaa, faculty, human resources, staff


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College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT Honors Faculty, Staff, Students, Alums http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-395.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-395.phpMon, 09 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) recently honored faculty, staff, students and alumni for outstanding work.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, department of humanities, department of physics, students, department of chemistry and environmental science, faculty, haimin wang, staff, zoi-heleni michalopoulou, ornthida sae-khow, david horntrop, department of history, tin vo, dhvanit mehta, jason marcus


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NJIT Dean of Graduate Studies To Moderate Faculty Panel Discussion on Nov. 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-391.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-391.phpFri, 06 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Dean of Graduate Studies Ronald Kane will moderate a faculty panel representative of the colleges and schools at NJIT at the third edition of the popular panel discussion, "One Day in the Life of a Professor/Careers in Academe" on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall Room 112. NJIT Dean of Graduate Studies Ronald Kane will moderate a faculty panel representative of the colleges and schools at NJIT. They include: Cristian Borcea, department of computer science, Joseph Bozzelli, department of chemistry and environmental science, Zhiming Ji, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, and Marguerite Schneider, School of Management, who will discuss academic careers and share their experiences in a program aimed at graduate students. 

Tagged: school of management, department of computer science, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, graduate studies, faculty, cristian borcea, marguerite schneider, department of chemistry, zhiming ji, joseph bozzelli


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NJIT Faculty, Staff and Retirees Recognized for Years of Service http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-382.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-382.phpFri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Martin Katzen, PhD, professor in the department of mathematical sciences (shown here with NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch), Deran Hanesian, PhD, professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, and Onofrio Russo, PhD, professor in the department of physics, received awards for 45 years of service on Oct. 28 at the 2009 Service Award ceremony and reception. A total of 134 employees and retirees were recognized for their years of service to the university. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, mathematical sciences, physics, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, faculty, staff, deran hanesian, service award, martin katzen


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Essex County College President Delivers Keynote Speech at University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-272.phpThu, 03 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Essex County College President A. Zachary Yamba, EdD delivered the keynote address yesterday at the annual University Convocation, which recognized faculty, staff and student accomplishments. Yamba, who was one of the early founders of a partnership that has enabled ECC and NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to collaborate on numerous collegiate and community initiatives in the city's University Heights district, discussed the role of education in the revitalization of Newark. "Newark is our home–and home to many of our students," said Yamba. "We must be active participants in the unfolding of its future."

Tagged: awards, convocation, honors, students, newark, faculty, university heights


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Pancakes with the President Event To Usher in New Academic Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-264.phpTue, 25 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to NJIT students at the university's sixth annual Pancakes with the President event on August 31, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2008-2009 academic year. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, students, faculty, pancakes with the president, pancake breakfast


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A. Zachary Yamba To Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students To Be Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.phpThu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT marks the start of the new school year on September 2, 2009 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 Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. A reception follows.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, school of management, donald sebastian, convocation, honors, award, judith sheft, civil and environmental engineering, mathematical sciences, physics, provost, biomedical engineering, humanities, zachary yamba, computer science, dale gary, sergei adamovich, student, faculty, haim grebel, haimin wang, cristian borcea, carol johnson, jerry fjermestad, victor matveev, baker assaf, richard moore, ashish borgaonkar, frank shih, robert friedman, mesut sahin, laurent simon, kupfrian hall, presidential leadership award, staff, eric katz, laurence howell, keynote speaker, james mchugh, quaison carter, thomas ogorzalek, peter small memorial scholarship, jim wise theatre, teacher, honorees, wei xu


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NJIT Doctoral Student Awarded Schlumberger Foundation Fellowship http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-164.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-164.phpTue, 21 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Susana Addo Ntim, a PhD student in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, has been awarded a Faculty for the Future fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation. The Faculty for the Future awards are open to women academics in science and engineering from developing and emerging countries and provide funding for advanced graduate study. The long-term goal of the program is to generate conditions that result in more young women pursuing scientific disciplines.

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


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NJ Monthly Names NJIT's Altenkirch to Top 100 List for 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.phpThu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Monthly magazine this month named NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch one of New Jersey's most important people to watch in 2009. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, division 1, national science foundation, campus center, biomedical engineering, ncaa, patent, treena arinzeh, student, faculty, gateway project, gwathmey siegel, prudential center, presidential early career award, adult stem cell research, elkus manfredi architects


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NJIT Biomedical Engineer Receives NSF Career Development Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-246.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-246.phpThu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Bryan J. Pfister, PhD, a specialist in neural tissue engineering, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).   Pfister, who is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, received the award to support and expand his research into rapid axon stretch growth, a technique for regenerating damaged or diseased nerve cells.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nsf, bryan pfister


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NJIT Grad from Somerville Extols the Virtues of Study Abroad http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-212.phpFri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 If you have ever wondered why study abroad is terrific, just ask Alexa McCartney, of Somerville, a fifth-year architecture student at NJIT  who will graduate May 17, 2008.  McCartney spent a semester studying in Spain this past year.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, class of 2008


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


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NJIT Salutes 125th Anniversary with Parade and Birthday Cake http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-364.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-364.phpWed, 20 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT invites students, alums, faculty and other members of the NJIT community to sing happy birthday in honor of the university's 125th anniversary. The event takes place on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. during the university's annual fall homecoming known as NJIT Day.

Tagged: alumni, students, faculty, njit day


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Cory Booker To Speak at NJIT’s Upcoming Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-333.phpThu, 31 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony to mark the start of the academic year, on Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall. The event recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker.

Tagged: alumni, awards, students, university convocation, faculty, staff, mayor cory booker


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NJIT Math Club Hosts Second Annual Integral Bee http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-195.phpThu, 27 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Students and faculty in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences participated yesterday in the second annual Integral Bee hosted by the NJIT Math Club. The winners included: Abel George, a junior majoring in electrical engineering, first place; Stephen Istivan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, second place; and Matt Peragine, a freshman majoring in math, third place.

Tagged: mathematical sciences, students, faculty


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Information Systems Expert Named Hurlburt Professor at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-037.phpTue, 24 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Katia Passerini, PhD, has been named the Hurlburt Professor of Management of Information Systems in the School of Management at NJIT. “Since she joined the faculty at NJIT, Katia has demonstrated an unusual assortment of talent, skills and knowledge – she truly has helped us understand what the NJIT theme, 'The Edge in Knowledge,' can mean,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, soa, katia passerini, faculty


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KUDOS - January 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-001.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-001.phpTue, 03 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Cohen Receives AT&T Faculty Fellowship AwardMaurie Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, received an Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellowship award from the AT&T Foundation.  NJIT's Communications Group Receives Awards for Exemplary WorkThe online Newsroom sponsored by NJIT, which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas. The university's 2003-2004 annual report received a commendation for non-traditional design from the International ARC Awards. 

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, kudos, jean llewellyn, university communications


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Open University To Offer Crash Course in PHP/MySQL http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-419.phpFri, 11 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Open University will offer a crash course in PHP/MySQL on Nov. 9, 4-6 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 1100. Faculty, students, external businesses and those interested in acquiring practical knowledge, career development and real-world problem-solving skills are invited to participate. Contact: Osama Eljabiri, oe2@njit.edu.

Tagged: students, career development services, faculty, guttenberg information technologies center


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NJIT Hosts Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-206.phpMon, 09 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT faculty, staff and their families watched the Newark Bears play against the Camden Riversharks at the annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night on May 6, 2005 at Riverfront Stadium in Newark. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch threw out the first ball and the 2005 employee service award recipients were recognized.

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NJIT Hosts Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-069.phpTue, 25 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT hosted its inaugural Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night on Friday, May 14, 2004 at Riverfront Stadium in downtown Newark. More than 200 faculty members, staff and their families enjoyed a two-hour buffet meal and watched the Newark Bears play against the Pennsylvania Road Warriors. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch threw out the first ball. In addition, the 2004 employee service award recipients were congratulated.

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