NJIT Newsroom tagged with "math" 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 Mathematician Releases 2014 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.phpTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year.

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From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges.

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NJIT Professor Edits Focus Issue on Rhythms in Neurological Disease http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Horacio G. Rotstein, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, along with Tasso Kaper and Mark Kramer of Boston University, recently served as guest editors of a special journal issue focused on rhythms in neurological disease. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, robert miura, horacio rotstein, casey diekman


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NJIT Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.phpWed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. 

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NJIT Professor's Work Published in PLOS Computational Biology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-406.phpTue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Casey Diekman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently had his paper “Causes and Consequences of Hyperexcitation in Central Clock Neurons” published in PLOS Computational Biology, an official journal of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) which features works of exceptional significance. 

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Inventions That Improve Lives Are the Winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator program at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.

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Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Nov. 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-381.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-381.phpTue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Hein, Saarland University, will present “Droplet Based Microfluidics: Interface and Dynamics” on Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore, Rm. 505. 

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A Fish That Pushes in the Wrong Direction Solves a Mystery of Animal Locomotion http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.phpThu, 07 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 For nearly 20 years, Professor Eric Fortune has studied glass knifefish, a species of three-inch long electric fish that lives in the Amazon Basin. In his laboratory he tries to understand how their tiny brains control complex electrical behaviors.

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The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.phpWed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.

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NJIT Mourns the Loss of Monroe Weller http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.phpTue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the loss of Monroe Weller on Oct. 10, 2013.  Weller taught physics, calculus and strength of materials at NJIT for thirty-three years. 

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Listen to NJIT's Bruce Bukiet on NPR's "Science Friday" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-325.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-325.phpFri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Tune in to hear NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet discuss baseball projections and his mathematical model in a live interview on NPR's public radio program “Science Friday.” 

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NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason. 

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NJIT Mathematical Sciences Student Awarded CAMAR Actuarial Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-307.phpTue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Kelsey McGowan, of Hopewell, a senior majoring in mathematical sciences at NJIT, has been selected as one of two recipients of a Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.  

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Fall 2013 Applied Mathematics Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-279.phpFri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The 2013 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins today with “Unexpected Chaos in a Neural Model” presented by Jonathan E. Rubin, University of Pittsburgh.  The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2013 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.phpThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.

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NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.phpTue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center. 

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NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan.  The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.

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First Time: NJIT Researchers Examine Dynamics of Liquid Metal Particles at Nanoscale http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.phpThu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.  “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in Physical Review Letters (July 16, 2013).

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NJIT Appoints Professor Jonathan Luke Interim Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

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NJIT Professors Publish Paper in Physical Review Letters http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-243.phpWed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 “Numerical Simulation of Ejected Molten Metal Nanoparticles Liquified by Laser Irradiation: Interplay of Geometry and Dewetting” by NJIT assistant professor Afkhami Shahriar and professor Lou Kondic was published today in Physical Review Letters. 

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NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.phpFri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. 

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Appointment of Provost and Senior Executive Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.

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Wells Fargo Awards NJIT $50,000 to Improve Teaching Math in Middle School http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Wells Fargo has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs to further the bank's commitment to improving the teaching of mathematics in New Jersey middle schools.  The grant will support a new professional development program to help middle school math teachers adopt the new common core state standards for mathematics.

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NJIT Awards 2,643 Degrees to Members of the Class of 2013 at Prudential Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013.  This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.  

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Five NJIT New Jersey Students Reach May 20 Commencement Ready to Excel http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.phpThu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.  

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

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NJIT To Host Free Forum About Doing Business With the European Union http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to learn more about helping your business or company grow in Europe, don't miss a free one day business forum at NJIT on May 15, 2013, which will detail how to use technology and innovation to do business in the European Union. 

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NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs Receives Donation from Wells Fargo http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-173.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-173.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Furthering its commitment to improving math teaching in urban middle schools, Wells Fargo has donated $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs.  Pictured is Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo At Work Director, Northeast Region Stephanie Tonic, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers with NJIT Associate Vice President for Development Jacquie Rhodes. 

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Cisco Technology Evangelist To Speak at NJIT's May 20, 2013 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013. 

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-171.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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NJIT President Bloom Discusses STEM and Workforce Development in NJBIZ http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-170.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-170.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Read President Bloom's op-ed on STEM featured in NJBIZ.

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PayScale Ranks NJIT in Top 1 Percent for ROI Among US Public Colleges, Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.phpThu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S. 

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-164.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-164.phpTue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-157.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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Biomed Innovations, Architecture, Nano Carbons Take Top Honors at NJIT Research Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 From exciting architectural plans for the August 2013 Chinese Solar Decathlon to a better hospital rating system, six student research projects recently captured the imagination of judges at the 2013 NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase, held last week on April 17, 2013.  Seventy-two graduate and undergraduate students participated.

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

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This Week's Upcoming Lectures and Workshops http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-126.phpTue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week.

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NJIT Mathematician Publishes 2013 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-122.phpThu, 28 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It looks like 2013 will be a thrilling season for baseball fans as four of the six divisions can be expected to deliver tight races, says baseball guru NJIT Associate Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet.  Over the years, Bukiet has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of regular season games each Major League Baseball team should win.  Though his expertise is in mathematical modeling, his projections have compared well with those of so-called experts.

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NJIT Board of Trustees Approves Submission of Nearly $200 Million in Campus Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Response to State's RFPs http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.phpWed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-094.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Howard Stone, Princeton University, will present “Variations on familiar flows: (i) Marangoni flows with surfactants and (ii) Trapping of bubbles in stagnation point flows” on March 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT To Host Spring Career Fair on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's annual spring Career Fair, sponsored by NJIT's Career Development Services (CDS), will be held March 6, 2013 from 12:30 -5 p.m. throughout the campus.  It is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 175 companies and government agencies coming to interview upwards of 2,000 students and alumni. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Mar. 1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-082.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-082.phpThu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Phil Holmes, Princeton University, will present “The neuromechanics of insect locomotion: How cockroaches run fast and stably without much thought” on Mar. 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Mourns the Passing of Martin Katzen http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-078.phpWed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The university community mourns the recent passing of Martin Katzen, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.  The family would like to extend an invitation to Katzen's colleagues and friends for a memorial service to be held on Feb. 27 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Harrison Building, 205 West 76th Street, 4th floor lounge, N.Y. (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue). 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb 22 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-066.phpTue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Yixin Guo, Drexel University, will present “A Model of Thalamocortical Relay Neuron and the Parkinsonian Network” on Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-052.phpWed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Marty Golubitsky, Distinguished Professor of Natural and Mathematics Sciences at Ohio State University, will discuss “Patterns of Phase-Shift Syncrhony” on Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-038.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Miksis, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, will present “Drying Processes” on Feb. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan. 

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NJIT Students Win Seed Capital and Expert Guidance to Launch Business Ventures http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-029.phpThu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Thanks to a unique Capital One and NJIT competition, four teams of Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) undergrads probably can't wait until next June when they'll move into their new roles as entrepreneurs with seed funding. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, enterprise development center, department of computer science, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, edc, department of chemistry and environmental science, department of biological sciences, michael ehrlich, adhc, atam dhawan, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, newark innovation acceleration challenge, mariam selevany, margaret christian, kamran asif, livia kuruvila, autism spectrum disorder, brian taylor, niac, capital one bank, isaac daudelin


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Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Jan. 31 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-024.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Professor Len Pismen from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology will present "Rheology of cytoskeleton: from mesoscopic mechanics to macroscopic instabilities." on Jan. 31 in Cullimore 611 from 4-5 p.m.

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NJIT President Joel Bloom Named To NJ Biz Power 100 List http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was named to the NJ Biz prestigious power list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business.  Dr. Bloom was ranked 55. 

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The Battle of the Brains Again Comes to NJIT: Science Olympiad Set for 1/17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.phpFri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Once again the brainiest of the brainy will descend Jan. 17, 2013 upon NJIT when 600 middle and senior high school students compete vigorously in the Northern New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional play-offs. 

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The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Free Concert at NJIT on Feb. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues.  BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus.  The public is invited to attend the free concert.

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Joint Lab Demonstrates Student Concepts http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-425.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-425.phpThu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Jorge Golowasch, chair and professor in the federated department of biological sciences, and Farzan Nadim, professor in the departments of mathematical and biological sciences, presented a joint lab demo earlier this month in collaboration with Rodolfo Haedo, a former undergraduate and MS student from NJIT, and Joerg Oestreich. 

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NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.phpWed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni.

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DesignIntelligence Names NJIT's Schuman One of 30 "Top Professors" for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.phpThu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The influential architecture and design publication DesignIntelligence has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-409.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-409.phpWed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Gregor Kovacic, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Distinguished Professor Named Inaugural Fellow of Math Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.phpThu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions.  Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society. 

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-392.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-392.phpWed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Yoichiro Mori, assistant professor in the department of mathematics, University of Minnesota, will present “A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues” on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-379.phpThu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Mikko Haataja, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, will present “Compositional Interface Dynamics within Symmetric and Asymmetric Planar Lipid Bilayer Membranes” on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 9 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-368.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-368.phpTue, 06 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Edsel A. Pena, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, will discuss “Multiple Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-358.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-358.phpWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 David Edwards, University of Delaware, will present “Increasing the Utilities of Optical Biosensors” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Math Professor Calls Detroit Tigers a Favorite to Win World Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-355.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-355.phpTue, 23 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Since the Major League Baseball Division Series and League Championship Series have determined which teams will compete in the World Series, NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet has again analyzed the probability of each team taking the title.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-348.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-348.phpTue, 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 German Mato, Balseiro Institute, Argentina, will present “Temporal Coding in Spiking and Bursting Neurons” on Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-338.phpWed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Philip D. Rack, Department of Material Science and Engineering at The University of Tennessee, will present “Directed, Liquid Phase Assembly of Patterned Metallic Films by Pulsed Laser Dewetting” on Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Mathematician Receives NSF Grant To Study Interaction of Skin and Surfactants http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-331.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-331.phpFri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young has been awarded a three-year, $212,000 National Science Foundation grant to mathematically model how surfactants interact with the skin's lipid bi-layer.  A surfactant, also known as a wetting or surface-acting agent, breaks the surface tension of a liquid to create more contact with another substance.  Soap is the best-known surfactant.

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

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

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-324.phpFri, 28 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Panayotis Kevrekidis, professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts, will present “Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-319.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-319.phpTue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Pushpendra Singh, professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will present “Dispersion of Particles on Fluid-Liquid Interfaces” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-312.phpTue, 18 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Jun Zhang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics, New York University, will discuss “Understanding biolocomotion in fluids: from passive to active” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Mathematica Seminar on Sept. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.phpMon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606. 

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

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-298.phpFri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. 

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Catalin Turc Appointed Associate Professor at NJIT: Research Focus is Computational Electromagnetics and Acoustics http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-291.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-291.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has appointed Catalin Turc, PhD, to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the department of mathematical sciences, an associate professor. 

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Statistician Ji Meng Loh Appointed to NJIT Faculty as Associate Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-290.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Ji Meng Loh, PhD, a statistician whose work has implications for advances in fields ranging from functional magnetic resonance imaging and epidemiology to telecommunications and astronomy, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2012 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus. 

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Provost Workshop: "Facilitating Engineering Student Success" on Aug. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-276.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-276.phpThu, 23 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Raymond B. Landis, Dean Emeritus of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at California State University will present a workshop on Aug. 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Eberhardt Hall 115. 

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

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NJIT Ranked Third in the Nation for Graduating Hispanic Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-243.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT graduate and undergrad degree programs in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields are racking up kudos when it comes to educating minority students, according to the most recent rankings by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. 

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NJIT Professor Featured in NY Times Education Life Ad http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-237.phpMon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the New York Times Education Life section on July 22, 2012.  Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas. 

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NJIT Student Learns About Uncertainty Quantification at the SAMSI Modeling Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-218.phpThu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Tejpal S. Ahluwalia, a junior in the department of mathematical sciences, recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).

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Can't Keep a Good Mind Down: NJIT Senior To Graduate With Four Degrees http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.phpFri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Paul Dupiano, 25, Union High School's 2005 valedictorian, will be the recipient at NJIT's May 15, 2012 commencement of not one, but four difficult undergraduate degrees.

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New Publications on Disability Rights by NJIT's Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-157.phpFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Written by Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD, of the NJIT Humanities Department, a 2011 updated edition of The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press), originally published in 2001, as well as chapters on disability rights in two different volumes, have recently been published.

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NJIT Mathematician Publishes 2012 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-128.phpThu, 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet. 

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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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NJIT Math Professor Who Researches Neural Oscillations To Chair NIH Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-106.phpWed, 14 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Farzan Nadim, PhD, professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biological sciences at NJIT, has been appointed chairperson of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sensorimotor Integration Study Section from July of 2012 to June of 2014.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, department of biological sciences, fadi deek, farzan nadim


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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-105.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-105.phpWed, 14 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Petia Vlahovska, assistant professor of engineering at Brown University, will discuss “Nonlinear Electrohydrodynamics of a Viscous Droplet” on March 19 at 4:00 p.m. in Cullimore 611.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, fluid mechanics seminar, petia vlahovska


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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-081.phpTue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Meenakshi Dutt, PhD, assistant professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Harnessing Spontaneous and Self-Assembly to Design Biomimetic Functionalized Nanotube-Lipid Hybrid Structures" on March 5, 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore 611.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, seminar


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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Feb. 27 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-066.phpMon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Roseanne Zia, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Particle Motion in Colloids: Microviscosity, Microdiffusivity, and Normal Stresses" on Feb. 27, 4-5 pm in Cullimore 611.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, fluid mechanics seminar


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NJIT Math Professor To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-039.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-039.phpWed, 01 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Lou Kondic, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, will discuss "Modeling Thin Film Instabilities with Application to Liquid metals on Nanoscale" on Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, fluid mechanics seminar, lou kondic


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NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT's top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of physics, ece, center for pre-college programs


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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 9 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-471.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-471.phpMon, 05 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Weinstein, PhD, professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss "Scattering, Homogenization and Waves in Microstructures" on Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, colloquium


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Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Dec. 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-460.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-460.phpTue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Praveen Ramaprabhu, PhD, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, will discuss "Numerical Simulations of the Nonlinear Rayleigh-Taylor Instability" on Dec. 5 at 4.p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences


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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-456.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-456.phpMon, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Kenneth Breuer, professor at Brown University, will discuss "The Mechanics of Bacterial Motility in Viscous and Viscoelastic Fluids" on Dec. 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 18 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-435.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-435.phpFri, 11 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 John M. Guckenheimer, PhD, Abram R. Bullis Professor in Mathematics at Cornell University, will discuss "Mixed Mode Oscillations" on Nov. 18 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-421.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-421.phpFri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Mackey, PhD, professor at McGill University, will discuss "A Mathematical Modeling Study of Neutrophil Dynamics in Response to Chemotherapy and G-CSF" on Nov. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

Tagged: applied mathematics colloquium


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NJIT Graduate Student Awarded Actuarial Foundation Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-418.phpWed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jonas B. Brobbey, who received his BS in mathematical sciences in 2009 and is now pursuing an MS in applied statistics, has been awarded an Actuarial Diversity Scholarship from the Actuarial Foundation.

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-411.phpMon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jon Kettenring, PhD, of Drew University, will discuss "Coping with High Dimensionality in Massive Datasets: An Overview" on Nov. 4 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, mathematical sciences, mathematical sciences colloquium


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Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-396.phpWed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Rajarshi Roy, PhD, professor and director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology at the University of Maryland, will discuss “Synchronization in Real Networks: Control and Optimization” on Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences


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