NJIT Newsroom tagged with "lecture" 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 Distinguished Researcher to Speak at NJIT on Preventing Bone Loss http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss.

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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, coad, electrical and computer engineering, civil and environmental engineering, mechanical and industrial engineering, design showcase, spring lecture series


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COAD Lecture on March 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-097.phpMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Tony and Margaret Santos, professor and adjunct faculty in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), will present “New Portuguese Architecture” on March 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series.

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COAD To Host Spring Symposium on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-090.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-090.phpMon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) will host a spring symposium on “Distributed Intelligence” sponsored by AIANJ as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series on March 6 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall.  The symposium was originally planned for Fall 2012 and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy.

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COAD Lecture on March 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-085.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nataly Gattegno and Jason Johnson, principals of Future Cities Lab, will present “Live Models” on March 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall as part of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) Spring 2013 Lecture Series.

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NJIT's College of Architecture and Design To Present Five Lectures by Outstanding Faculty on Jan. 31 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-021.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 College of Architecture and Design faculty members Martina Decker, Keith Krumwiede, Jesse LeCavalier, Tony Schuman, and Darius Sollohub will share their ideas, passions and projects in the second "Think Pieces" event on Thursday, January 31, at 6 p.m. in Weston Hall I. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, lecture, darius sollohub, tony schuman, martina decker, jesse lecavalier, keith krumwiede


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IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-335.phpTue, 09 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The IEEE Communications Society will host “Dynamic Spectrum Access in Wireless Networks: Overview” by Zhensheng Zhang of Cubic Corporation on Oct. 11 at 5:00 p.m. in 202 ECEC. 


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The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.phpThu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, department of humanities, technology and society forum, lecture series, jonathan curley


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NJIT Distinguished Professor To Speak in Switzerland http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-236.phpThu, 19 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Atam Dhawan, distinguished professor and interim dean of Albert Dorman Honors College, will be giving a seminar on July 20 at the EPFL Center for Neuroprosthetics in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, atam dhawan


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Creator of New Museum of Math To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mathematics is a vital tool for understanding the world and in the fall of 2012 a new museum will invite the public to experience the power and wonders of mathematics, with an emphasis on activities that are creative, surprising and fun.  

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Architect, Engineer and Toy Designer Chuck Hoberman To Be Guest Speaker at COAD Fall 2011 Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-419.phpWed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Architect, engineer, and toy designer Chuck Hoberman will discuss "Transformable Principles in Design + Architecture" on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1.

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COAD Lecture Series To Feature Talk by NYC-Based Furniture and Design Studio Owners http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-400.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-400.phpFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Zoe Coombes and David Boira of Cmmnwlth, a New York City-based furniture, art and design studio, will discuss "Cmmnwlth: In Lieu of Flowers" at the College of Architecture and Design Lecture Series on Oct. 24 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I.

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Montclair's Jose Alcala Honored for Teaching at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jose Alcala, of Montclair, a university lecturer  in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has been selected  to receive the “Excellence in Instruction from a University Lecturer Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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Elsevier Distinguished Lecture in Mechanics on April 18 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-133.phpMon, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Sia Nemat-Nasser, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Mechanics and Materials at the UC-San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, will discuss "Managing Stress Waves over Multi-Frequencies by Micro-Architectural Design of Materials" on April 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3730.

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Architect Daniel Libeskind To Speak Monday at NJIT in Free Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-043.phpTue, 15 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 World renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at NJIT, Feb. 21, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. in the ballroom of the NJIT Campus Center.  

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Free Bilingual Financial Aid Workshop at NJIT's College Goal Sunday http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-004.phpFri, 07 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Confounded by federal student loan applications?  If you are a low-income family, there is no reason to suffer alone.

Tagged: seminar, workshop, center for pre-college programs, lecture, monique hutchinson, ivon nunez, fafsa, college goal sunday, bilingual


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NJIT Alumnus Speaks at Career Development Worshop for ME Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-415.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-415.phpWed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Anthony La Rosa '93, principal and managing director of Tri-Power Design, LLC in Denville, discussed his career path with mechanical engineering students last week at NJIT. The event was co-sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Mary Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series. 

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Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on April 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-112.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-112.phpMon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Howard R. Baum, PhD, the Glenn L. Martin Professor in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland, will discuss "Simulating Fire Effects on Complex Building Structures" on April 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), Room 3730. The Mechanics Research Communications Elsevier Distinguished Lecture is co-sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory.

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Six Important Architecture Lectures at NJIT College of Architecture and Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-030.phpThu, 04 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Architect and photographer Christopher Payne, known for his photography books highlighting forgotten and lost structures, will be among the speakers at NJIT's free Monday night lecture series running through April.  More topics will include Jersey City's amazing redevelopment, hyperdensity, plus recent architectural projects by the renowned architect Bernard Tschumi.

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NJIT's College of Architecture and Design Spring 2010 Evening Lecture Series Kicks Off on Feb. 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-027.phpTue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, director of the Real Estate Development Program at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and founding principal of VCDC in New York City, will discuss "Hyperdensity" at the Skanska Endowed Lecture on Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall II. The event kicks off NJIT's College of Architecture and Design Spring 2010 Evening Lecture Series. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Activist To Speak at NJIT Feb. 24, 2010 About New Vision To Help Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-017.phpFri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Sarah Brownell, co-founder of Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL), will share a more positive vision for Haiti when she speaks at NJIT on Feb. 24, 2010, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  The talk is a presentation of NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series. 

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NJIT Overseer and Alumnus Discusses Career Path from NJIT with ME Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-396.phpTue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Vincent J. Naimoli '62, chairman and chief executive officer of Anchor Industries International and chairman emeritus/founder of the Tampa Bay Rays, discussed "My Career Path from NJIT" with mechanical engineering students as part of the Mary Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series. Shown at left are: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Associate Chair Albert Narh, Naimoli, NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, and MIE Chair Raj Sodhi.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, students, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, vincent naimoli, tampa bay rays, raj sodhi


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Learn More About Architecture at NJIT’s Free Monday Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-379.phpWed, 28 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A series of talks by noted architects and educators are brightening NJIT this fall with topics ranging from what the hippies did for architecture to the annual fall symposium sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects. 

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How Technology Is Changing the Practice of Architecture Will Be Forum Subject http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-373.phpFri, 23 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) will host a public forum on the changing status of technology in architectural practice and the emerging potential for the role of architecture in the design of the built environment. The NJ Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will sponsor the free event, open to the public, set for Oct. 28, 2009, 1:15 p.m.-7 p.m. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, seminar, coad, lecture, urs gauchat, matt burgermaster, richard garber, american institute of architects, forum, talk, gabrielle esperdy, peter papademetriou


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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering To Co-Sponsor IEEE COMSOC Distinguished Lecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-320.phpTue, 22 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 "Internet 2.0: Hype or Hope?" is the topic of the IEEE COMSOC Distinguished Lecture by Henning Schulzrinne, PhD, the Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. (refreshments start at 5:45 pm.) in 202 ECEC. The event is co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and the NJIT Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Contact Nirwan Ansari at 973-596-3670 or Yanchao Zhang at 973-642-7817.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, lecture, nirwan ansari


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Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on April 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-153.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-153.phpThu, 16 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 John W. Hutchinson, PhD, the Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering at Harvard University, will discuss "Thermal Barrier Coatings in Gas Turbine Engines: The Role of Fracture of Metal/Ceramic Interfaces" on April 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730. The Elsevier Distinguished Lecture is co-sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory.

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Architect Stephen Kieran To Speak at Evening Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-142.phpMon, 13 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Stephen Kieran, FAIA, of KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia, will discuss "Five Dwellings: Nothing, Little, More, Much More, More than Enough" on April 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The AIANJ Endowed Lecture is free and open to the public.

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Architect Anna Dyson To Speak at NJIT Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-092.phpFri, 13 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Anna Dyson, director of the Center for Architecture, Science and Ecology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "Built Ecologies" on March 23 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Spring 2009 Evening Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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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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Town Hall Meeting on New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-075.phpTue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will host tomorrow morning the first of three statewide meetings to discuss the state of New Jersey's infrastructures.  According to the New Jersey American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 Report Card for the State's Infrastructure and the recent national ASCE 2009 Report Card, New Jersey's infrastructure systems are in critical need of repairs. 

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Architect Paul Seletsky To Speak at Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-074.phpTue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Paul Seletsky, senior manager of digital design at Skidmore Owings & Merrill, will discuss "The Digital Design Ecosystem-Towards a Pre-Rational Architecture" on March 9 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of  the Spring 2009 Evening Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Organizational Change Management for Sustainability: The Harvard Case Study http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.phpThu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: seminar, technology and society forum, workshop, lecture, jay kappraff, sustainability, leith sharp


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NJIT Hosts Free Workshop: Five Deadly Sins CEOs Make in Sales http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-063.phpWed, 25 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 A former CEO and global sales and marketing executive will tell small business owners and others how to survive this tough economy without cutting costs.  Jim Lewis, CEO of Princeton Sales Partners and author of Five Deadly Sins CEOs Make in Sales, will speak at NJIT on March 4, 2009 from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. 

Tagged: seminar, enterprise development center, edc, workshop, event, lectures, sales


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Poet and Professor Burt Kimmelman at NJIT Invited to Read at March 4 Poetry-in-the-Round at Seton Hall http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-057.phpThu, 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT English professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, has been invited to read from his work at Seton Hall University's Poetry-in-the-Round on March 4, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the library on campus. Poet Adele Kenny will also be featured.  The public is invited to attend; there will be no charge. 

Tagged: seminar, department of humanities, workshop, burt kimmelman, poetry, lectures, seton hall


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Talk by Architect Nathan C. Hoyt To Kick off Spring 2009 Evening Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-053.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-053.phpTue, 17 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Nathan C. Hoyt, FAIA, principal/director of Interiors at Davis Brody Bond Aedas in New York, will discuss "A Metaphor for an Ideal City: Incorporating Change in an Historic Structure" on Feb. 23 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The talk, which is free and open to the public, kicks off the Spring 2009 Evening Lecture Series.

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Harvard Biz Guru Discusses Feb. 28 at NJIT Surviving Disruptive Innovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-049.phpFri, 13 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Best-selling business author and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen will focus on creating and surviving disruptive innovation at a free talk open to the public set for Feb. 28, 2009, at NJIT. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. in Room 112, Eberhardt Hall and Alumni Center on the NJIT campus, located at 323 MLK Blvd. at Bleeker St.  

Tagged: seminar, enterprise development center, edc, workshop, lecture, north jersey partners, harvard, clayton christensen


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NJIT Kicks Off Black History Month with Talk by NACME Executive http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-033.phpTue, 03 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Irving McPhail, PhD, the executive vice president and chief operating officer for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) kicks off  NJIT's opening celebrations for Black History Month with a lecture about America, black history and advances in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

Tagged: seminar, stem, workshop, lecture, talk, black history month, nacme, national organization of minority architecture students, irving mcphail


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Sustainability, Whale Music, Plus More Highlight Upcoming Free NJIT Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.phpTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 There's something for everyone this spring at NJIT's semi-annual Technology and Society Forum Series.  In two weeks, Ralph Izzo, chairman and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) opens the event with a closer look at sustainability.  

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, seminar, department of humanities, technology and society forum, david rothenberg, workshop, murray center for women in technology, lecture, sustainability, jay kappraff, whale music, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group, new jersey symphony orchestra


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Architect Aaron Schwarz Is Guest Speaker at NJSOA Fall Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-378.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-378.phpFri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 "Considering Context" is the topic of a lecture by Aaron Schwarz, FAIA, principal and director at the Perkins Eastman architecture and design firm, on Oct. 20 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1 at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the third in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series.

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NJIT Professor To Discuss Unsustainability of American Society at Green Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-373.phpWed, 15 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "The Unsustainability of American Consumer Society" at NJIT's Green Lecture Series on October 22 at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian 117.   

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NJSOA Kicks Off Fall 2008 Lecture Series with Discussion of Smart Sustainability http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-352.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-352.phpWed, 01 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 William Mitchell, PhD, professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "Smart Sustainability: The City Car, the RoboScooter and Urban Mobility-on-Demand" on Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1 at NJIT. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the first in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Learn How Relativity Works: New Text by NJIT Physics Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-296.phpTue, 19 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Special Relativity and How it Works (John Wiley, 2008) by NJIT Senior University Lecturer Moses Fayngold, has now been published. The text aims to unravel the mysteries of relativity. It presents a comprehensive study of special relativity with elements of electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and general relativity. 

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Distinguished Professor Gives Lecture at the 5th Annual Abel Symposium in Norway http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-260.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-260.phpWed, 02 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Vladislav Goldberg, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, presented a lecture last month at the fifth annual Abel Symposium at the University of Tromsø in Norway.

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J. Max Bond Jr. To Discuss Architecture of Civil Rights Movement at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-082.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-082.phpWed, 05 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500 J. Max Bond, Jr., FAIA, internationally recognized architect, educator and partner at Davis Brody Bond, will discuss “The Architecture of the Civil Rights Movement” on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), Weston Lecture Hall I. Bond won early recognition for the design of the Bolgatanga Library in Ghana, followed by projects including the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and the National September 11th Memorial Museum. The event kicks off the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Student Design Competition.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, weston lecture hall


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"Don’t Call Your Boss an Idiot" To Focus on Workplace Diplomacy http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-012.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-012.phpFri, 11 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The importance of social skills for career advancement in engineering and related disciplines will be the focus of an unusual afternoon seminar at NJIT on Jan. 23, 2008, presented by former Bank of America Vice President and NJIT alumnus Alan Rosenthal.

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NJIT To Host Lecture on Nano-Scale Molecules for Optical Switching http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-241.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-241.phpTue, 12 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 “Switching Light with Light in Nano Bioreceptors” is the topic of a lecture by Sukhdev Roy of the Dayalbagh Educational Institute in Agra, India on June 20 at 12 noon in Tiernan 453. The talk will focus on all-optical switching in photosensitive biomolecules based on excited-state absorption. Contact Ravi Ravindra.

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USEPA Scientist To Discuss Next Generation of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-177.phpTue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Susan D. Richardson, PhD, a research chemist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Exposure Research Laboratory, will discuss "The Next Generation of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products and Current Issues" on May 2, 1-2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center, Rm. 112.

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Free Talk at NJIT: UCLA Scientist To Outline Future of Computer Networking http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-116.phpMon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Computer scientist Deborah Estrin, PhD, professor of computer science at University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss computer networking systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on March 21, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom. 

Tagged: murray center for women in technology, lecture, lillian gilbreth colloquium, computer networking, deborah estrin


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William A. Wulf Lecture Postponed http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-082.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-082.phpMon, 26 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Due to the inclement weather, the lecture by William A. Wulf, PhD, president of the National Academy of Engineering, that was originally scheduled today at 11:30 a.m. has been postponed.

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Architect Evan Douglis To Speak at NJSOA Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-080.phpMon, 26 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 “Modular Moire” is the topic of a lecture by Evan Douglis, chair of the Undergraduate School of Architecture at Pratt Institute, on Feb. 26 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Architect Ben Cherner To Speak at NJSOA Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-072.phpWed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 “Scale Shift: From Furniture to Architecture” is the topic of a lecture by Ben Cherner, principal of Cherner Design, on Feb. 19 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Architect Colin Cathcart To Speak at NJSOA Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-407.phpFri, 13 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Colin Cathcart of Kiss + Cathcart Architects will discuss "Building the Right Shade of Green" on Oct. 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Perform at Thailand New Media Arts Festival http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-192.phpWed, 26 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will present a lecture, “Digital Poetry: An Introduction,” as well as two digital poetry performances with writer and musician Eric Curkendall at the Thailand New Media Arts Festival 2006 in Bangkok on May 2-4. The performance will combine original poems, poems generated from Google search strings, poems made from spam e-mail messages, live music, and more. Funkhouser is currently teaching at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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Nanotechnology Expert To Lecture on Molecular Engineering at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-152.phpMon, 03 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Chris Phoenix, director of research at the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology, will lecture at NJIT on a promising yet potentially dangerous nanotechnology called molecular manufacturing. Phoenix's lecture, free and open to the public, is scheduled for April 5, 3-4:30 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.

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Author Keith Boykin To Speak At NJIT on Feb. 13 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-059.phpMon, 06 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Keith Boykin, author of  Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black America,  will discuss HIV, AIDS and the black community at NJIT on Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The lecture, which is free and open to all, celebrates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

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Architect James Wines To Kick Off NJSOA Spring Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-044.phpFri, 27 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 James Wines, founder of SITE Environmental Architects, will discuss "Identity in Density" on Feb. 6, 2006 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture, which kicks off the NJSOA Spring 2006 Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.

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Architect Laurie Hawkinson To Speak at NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-028.phpFri, 20 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Laurie Hawkinson will discuss her recent architectural work on Feb. 13, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Historian at NJIT Will Discuss Disseminating Scientific Knowledge in 19th Century http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-423.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-423.phpWed, 09 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 How to reach out and touch someone before the telegraph was even invented, fascinates historian Kevin Gumienny, PhD, a special lecturer in the history department at New Jersey Institute of Technology  (NJIT).  Gumienny, who specializes in the history of science and technology, will highlight three men of science, the history of print and more, Nov. 19, 2005, at a daylong symposium in Madison.

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Senior Scientist To Discuss the Challenges of Sustainable Urban Development http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-404.phpThu, 27 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental activist group, will discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development on Nov. 9, 3-4:30 p.m., NJIT Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, which is the fifth in NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series, is open to the public and parking is available.

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Two Free Lectures at NJIT: Global Warming and Science Education http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-093.phpWed, 09 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Philip Goode, PhD, distinguished professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory, will discuss his research suggesting that climate changes on earth correlate with changes in the sun's output during a April 6 lecture sponsored by NJIT.

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See Architecture Students Build Walls To Line Weston Hall Walkway http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-044.phpFri, 16 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -0400 More than two dozen architecture students will learn this weekend how to build brick walls, not only with their imaginations but also with their hands, at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  The second annual build and design competition is sponsored by the International Masonry Institute of New Jersey (IMI/NJ).  The organization has donated the materials in addition to pouring more than a half dozen concrete foundations.

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Lecturer at NJIT Asks is Time Right Yet for Wearable Computers http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-039.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-039.phpWed, 07 Apr 2004 00:00:00 -0400 A pioneer behind the science of what is now called “wearable computing” will delight listeners at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on April 12 when he outlines why wearable computing is the wave of the future.   Thad Eugene Starner, PhD, a guru from Georgia Tech, who has been promoting and wearing such computers since 1993, will outline his passion for this emerging field at the upcoming talk to which the public is invited. Common examples of wearable computers today include wearable camera phones, electric eyeglasses and wearable imaging systems.

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Robert Venturi, Prominent Architect, to Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-031.phpWed, 24 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Robert Venturi, one of the nation's most prominent architects, will speak at the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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Congressman Rush Holt Speaks Oct. 20 at New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-114.phpTue, 14 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Congressman Rush Holt, 54, the congressional representative for New Jersey's 12th District, will speak Monday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Holt, a physicist who was associated for more than a decade with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University, is one of the few scientists in Congress.

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Diller & Scofidio, Top Architectural Team, Speaks at Free Lecture April 14 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-027.phpFri, 21 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 The notable husband and wife architectural team, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, will speak about their recent projects on April 14, 2003, at New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Art critics and connoisseurs have dubbed the pair among the most unusual working architects in the United States because their work crosses many media boundaries.

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