NJIT Newsroom tagged with "manufacturing" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Alumnus Robert Cohen Drives Innovations in Orthopedic Implants http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-013.phpThu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The demand for orthopedic joint replacement implants, which has never been greater, is fueling innovations in biomaterials and design to meet the ever-rising expectations of the younger and more active patients avidly seeking these surgeries.

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Educators and Employers Align to Redesign Vocational Training for New Jersey's Advanced Manufacturing Sector http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.phpThu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 An NJIT-hosted forum on the future of advanced manufacturing in the state found wide consensus among New Jersey manufacturers, state workforce training officials, and representatives from the university's Division of Continuing Professional Education on the need to improve workers' skills with closer cooperation among employers, vocational training programs, and 2- and 4-year colleges.

Tagged: joel bloom, gale tenen spak, continuing and distance education, nj department of labor and workforce development


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NJLWD Commissioner's Message Is Clear - The Manufacturing Industry Is Technology Driven and Growing in New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices.

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, gale spak, advanced manufacturing talent network, harold wirths, new jersey manufacturing extension program, new jersey business and industry association, manufacturenj week, ray vaccari, njbia, njmep, department of labor and workforce development, chris christie


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Commissioner of NJ Labor & Workforce Development Kicks Off 2013 ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT on Oct. 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state.

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, gale spak, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, new jersey business and industry association, harold wirths, department of labor and workforce development, ray vaccari, njmep, njbia, chris christie, manufacturenj week


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NJIT Alum Honored by Manufacturing Engineering Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-241.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-241.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Congratulations to Aubrey Kelley-Cogdell, a recent winner of Manufacturing Engineering magazine's inaugural 30 Under 30 recognition program for excellence in manufacturing and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, biomedical engineering


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NJIT's Mengchu Zhou Proposes Using Petri Nets as a Solution to Automation Problems in Manufacturing in Upcoming IEEE Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-203.phpTue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in robotics and automation problems, especially those involving manufacturing systems, NJIT Distinguished Professor and IEEE Fellow Mengchu Zhou will have two articles published in the upcoming proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.  Both papers were recently presented at this conference.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece, mengchu zhou, robotics, electrical engineering


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Inaugural ManufactureNJ Week Connects Manufacturers with Schools and Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, employment, workforce development, meredith aronson, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, manufacturenj, nj department of labor and workforce development, national institute of standards and technology


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

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

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


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NJIT Professor, Electrical Engineer, Petri Net Expert Named AAAS Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.phpTue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Mengchu Zhou, of Basking Ridge, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) based on his distinguished scientific contributions to a variety of research areas in the field of electrical and computer engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, alumni, physics, mengchu zhou, campus life, transportation, web services, manufacturing


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NJIT Names New Dean of the NJIT School of Management http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-242.phpTue, 28 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Pius J. Egbelu, PhD, professor of industrial engineering at Louisiana State University, has been appointed the new dean of the NJIT School of Management. 

Tagged: school of management, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, ian gatley, pius egbelu, operations research


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NJIT, University of Parma Collaborate on a New BS Program for Global Marketplace http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-363.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-363.phpMon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A dual bachelor's degree in multinational engineering management is under development to be offered next fall by NJIT in partnership with a consortium of universities from the United States and the European Union.

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NJIT Chemistry Workshop Touts Value of Process Analytical Chemistry http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.phpTue, 12 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Dan Watts is on a crusade. The NJIT research professor would like the pharmaceutical industry to adopt safer, greener, more efficient and more effective manufacturing processes. Last week Watts brought his crusade down to the grass roots level at a five-day workshop at which 16 faculty from universities around the nation developed ways to encourage their students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry so this new way of thinking can flourish.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, somenath mitra, chemistry, piero armenante, daniel watts


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor Helps Companies Solve Production Problems Using Petri Nets http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-252.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-252.phpThu, 02 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Manufacturers use his ideas to design robots and processes to streamline production. Computer companies use his ideas to make better software. Other firms use his ideas to build environmentally sound products. He is Mengchu Zhou, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Zhou is one of the nation's leading developers of Petri nets – mathematical and graphic modeling tools used in automated production systems, software design, information systems, transportation systems and computer networks. Designers and analysts use Petri nets to model, implement and operate various event-driven systems.

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

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


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