NJIT Newsroom tagged with "material" 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 T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years. But theory suggests we should see more. Why don't we? What will it take to peer into the darkness? What will we find?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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NJIT Participates in TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Nuggehalli Ravindra, professor of physics at NJIT, co-organized the 2014 TMS RF Mehl Medal Symposium on Frontiers in Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications at the recent 2014 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering program, nuggehalli ravindra


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Chinese Partnership Fuels NJIT's Solar Cell Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

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


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NJIT Alumnus Sparks a U.S.-China Technology Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers working to boost the efficiency of a potentially game-changing alternative energy technology, thin-film solar cells, have won the backing of a powerful Chinese partner eager to speed development of inexpensive power production that can be seamlessly incorporated into a range of building materials.

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


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CANCELLED - T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.phpMon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years.  But theory suggests we should see more.  Why don't we?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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Judith Sheft, NJIT's Associate Vice President of Technology Development, to Co-Chair BioNJ's 21st Annual Meeting http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-011.phpThu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The 21st annual meeting for BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey's life sciences industry, will be held on January 30th this year.

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, life sciences, biotechnology, bionj


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Materials Science and Engineering Seminar on Dec. 13 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-407.phpWed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Catherine Dubourdieu, Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, will present “Monolithic integration of functional oxides on semiconductors by molecular beam epitaxy” on Dec. 13 from 2-5:00 p.m. in Tiernan 407.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, materials science and engineering


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NJIT Students Present Their Research at MS&T Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.phpFri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Several NJIT students participated in the Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) 2013 Conference and Exhibition held in Montreal, Canada at the end of October.  The event brought together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers and more to discuss current research and technical applications, and to shape the future of materials science and technology. 

Tagged: csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering program, mtse


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Treena Livingston Arinzeh Receives Innovators Award from NJ Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-352.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-352.phpMon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, of West Orange, a professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) at a formal banquet on Oct. 17, 2013 at the W Hotel in Hoboken. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, treena livingston arinzeh, new jersey inventors hall of fame, board of overseers excellence in research prize and medal, regenerative medicine


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Grad Students Participate in Joint MTSE-BME Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-344.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-344.phpWed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Materials Science and Engineering Program and the Department of Biomedical Engineering recently sponsored a seminar by Bose ElectroForce Systems Group.  In addition to discussing the materials science, engineering and technology of testing the mechanical properties of biomaterials, BOSE representatives also discussed internships and job opportunities at BOSE locations throughout the world. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering program, mtse, bme, mechanical testing


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Leading Manufacturer of Advanced Wall Systems Presents to NJIT Architecture Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-342.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-342.phpFri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Matt Ford, senior vice president at Universe Cladding Solutions, recently gave a presentation to students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. 

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Joint MTSE-BME Seminar on Oct. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-329.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Materials Science and Engineering Program and the Department of Biomedical Engineering are sponsoring lectures by Bose ElectroForce Systems Group on Oct. 16 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering program, mtse, mechanical testing, bme


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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 Celebrates Growth of Solar Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.phpTue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT celebrates a new phase in the growth of its solar technology effort with the rededication of a research center as the China National Building Materials Photovoltaic Materials Research Center.  Expanding its previous work on Cadmium Telluride photocells with NJIT alumni-run Apollo Solar Energy, the new program addresses broader photocell technology and implementation studies. 

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


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Martina Decker, Expert in Sustainable Building Design, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-261.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-261.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Martina Decker, an internationally renowned architect, who focuses on how new materials with novel properties might generate solutions to various contemporary challenges in sustainability and health and safety, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design as an assistant professor.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, martina decker, nanomaterials


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NJIT's Mike Jaffe To Be Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-242.phpWed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Michael Jaffe, an expert in materials science and high performance polymers, has been selected to be a member of the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe, american chemical society, fellow, acs, polymers, materials science


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NJIT Student Wins Best Student Presentation Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.phpMon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 During the 2012 TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando (http://www.tms.org/meetings/annual-12/AM12home.aspx), Vijay Kasisomayajula, PhD student in Physics, won the Emerging Materials Research (EMR) best student presentation award in the 2012 symposium on “Recent developments in biological, electronic, functional and structural thin films and coatings.” 

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Joint Physics - MTSE Seminar on March 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-092.phpMon, 05 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Ravi Ananth, Onsight Technology USA, will discuss “Real Time XRD Microscopy” on March 7 from 2.30 to 4:00 p.m. in Tiernan Hall 406.

Tagged: seminar, csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering


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NJIT Professors Organize, Present at Inaugural Symposium of Chemical Engineering Discussion Group http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-036.phpTue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Chemical Engineering Professor Norman W. Loney is an organizer and Biomedical Engineering Professor Treena Arinzeh will discuss “Biomaterials for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering” at the inaugural symposium of the Chemical Engineering Discussion Group on March 30 at The New York Academy of Sciences. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, treena arinzeh, norman loney


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NJIT Professor Plans 2012 Sustainability Workshop in Canada http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-465.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-465.phpWed, 30 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Associate Professor Maurie Cohen, in the department of chemistry and environmental sciences, is heading a committee to plan a two-day workshop about challenging consumerism and living well sustainably.  

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Joint Physics and MTSE Seminar on Nov. 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-408.phpFri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Alan E. Delahoy, former vice president, research and development at New Millennium Solar Equipment Corp., will discuss "Transparent Conducting Oxides with High Electron Mobility: A New Tool for Their Deposition" on Nov. 2, 2:30-4 p.m. in Tiernan 406.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, materials science and engineering program


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Joint Physics and MTSE Seminar on Sept. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-346.phpFri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Parag Borgaonkar, MS '10, a technical sales engineer at CSM Instruments, will discuss "State-of-the Art in Surface Mechanical Properties Characterization Methods" on Sept. 28, 2:30-4 p.m. in Tiernan 406.

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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 To Host Materials Science Workshop for High School Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.phpThu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the first time, NJIT will host the American Society of Materials (ASM) Camp® for high school teachers on June 27-July 1.

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New Issue of NJIT Magazine Available On Line http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-047.phpMon, 21 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Winter 2011 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is “Seeing the Light,” which describes how NJIT researchers are expanding the boundaries of materials science at the National Synchrotron Light Source.

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

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


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

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


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NJIT Patent May Be Able To Replace BPA; Make Consumer Products Safer http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.phpWed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Jaffe, a research professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, has received a patent for a chemical derived from sugar. This new material is a derivative of isosorbide and may be able to replace bisphenol A (BPA) in a number of consumer products, including the lining of tin cans.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe, anthony east, national research council, luiz catalani, iowa corn promotion board, yi zhang, isosorbide, materials science


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Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar on March 1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-046.phpMon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Huixin He, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Newark, will discuss "Nanomaterials for Biosensors and Nonviral Delivery" at the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series on March 1 at 2:45 p.m. in Tiernan Hall, Rm. 373. The seminar is open to the public.  .

Tagged: seminar, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nanomaterials


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College of Architecture and Design To Host AIANJ Material Evidence Symposium on Oct. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-357.phpWed, 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A series of noted architects and educators will discuss their work as material evidence of emerging forms of contemporary design practice, the various technologies being used, and to what end they are being applied at the AIANJ Material Evidence Symposium on Oct. 28, 1:15-7 p.m. in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The symposium is a public forum for discussion and debate on the changing status of technology in architectural practice and emerging potentials for its role in the design of our built environment. Attendees must RSVP to Amada Belton, amada@njit.edu, 973-596-5566.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, symposium, aianj


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Stem Cell Applications and Research Highlight NJIT’s First Research Cafe http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-325.phpThu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Stem cell researcher Treena Livingston Arinzeh will discuss current stem cell applications at NJIT, including the regeneration of bone and cartilage for bone fracture and osteoarthritis treatments, spinal cord repair, and liver regeneration at NJIT's first Research Café.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, seminar, department of biomedical engineering, workshop, research, treena arinzeh, jay kappraff, conference, event, talk, research cafe, stem cells


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World-Renowned Physicist To Speak at NJIT on May 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-196.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-196.phpThu, 14 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Distinguished Visiting Professor James C. Phillips, PhD of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University will discuss "Breaking the Protein Amino Acid Code (aka the Code of Life)" on May 15 at 11 a.m. in Tiernan Hall Rm. 408. The seminar is a joint presentation of NJIT's Department of Physics and the Interdisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, seminar, department of physics


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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department To Host Seminar on March 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-110.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-110.phpThu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Perumalsamy Balaguru, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Recent Research on Infrastructure Materials and Structural Mechanics” at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar on March 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Colton Hall Rm. 416.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, civil and environmental engineering


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Material Handling Society Gives NJIT $3000 Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-109.phpWed, 25 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Material Handling  gave NJIT last night $3,000 to fund students studying material handling or management. NJIT students who study this discipline are enrolled in the industrial engineering discipline offered by Newark College of Engineering.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, mechanical engineering, scholarship, grants, industrial engineering, layek malek


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NJIT Professor To Speak at Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-021.phpMon, 26 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Jaffe, PhD, Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry and director of the Medical Device Concept Laboratory at NJIT, will discuss the “Impact of Process and Physical Structure on the Performance of Polymeric Biomaterials” on Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe


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2009 Newsmakers at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-449.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-449.phpTue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Searching for an up-and-coming newsmaker for 2009 to round-off your new year's spotlight? Why not take a closer look at three young, dynamic NJIT professors with a visit to “Spotlight” in the NJIT Newsroom.  There you'll find the following three winning professors with contact information so you can reach them today! 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, department of humanities, david rothenberg, history, neil maher, lou kondic


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NJIT To Host Seminar on Nanostructured Magnetic Materials http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-460.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-460.phpWed, 07 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Hng Huey Hoon, PhD, an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University, will discuss the "Processing-Properties Relationship of Nanostructured Ni-Fe-Mo Magnetic Materials” on Dec. 9, 3:30-5 p.m., Tiernan Hall Room 406. Contact: N.M. Ravindra, 973-596-3278; ravindra@njit.edu.  

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ASM International To Offer One-Day Materials Education Institute Course at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-400.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-400.phpTue, 25 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 “Wear and Corrosion of Metals and Alloys" is the topic of a one-day course to be presented by the ASM International Materials Advantage Society on Nov. 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall, Rm. 413. Free parking is available. Contact: Dr. Roumiana S. Petrova, Dept. of Physics, 973-642-4076 or via e-mail: Petrova@njit.edu.

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