NJIT Newsroom tagged with "mcnair" 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 Inventions That Improve Lives and Inspired Business Concepts Were the Winners at Innovation Day 2014 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-120.phpMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance.

Tagged: judith sheft, uri, michael ehrlich, research, technology, engineering, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, innovation day, undergraduate research, life sciences, techquest, lou eccleston, entrepreneurs, rodolfo marquez, big data visualization challenge, geoffrey ching, pedro santos, james barr


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Innovation Day 2014 at NJIT on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: judith sheft, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, newark innovation acceleration challenge, undergraduate research and innovation, global game jam, innovation day, entrepreneurship, techquest, s&p capital iq, big data visualization challenge


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NJIT McNair Scholars Selected for DOE Internships http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-280.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-280.phpFri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two young women, both NJIT McNair Scholars and rising chemical engineers, were invited to join selective Department of Energy (DOE) internship programs. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, uri, chemical engineering, angelo perna, biological and pharmaceutical engineering


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First Annual NJIT Innovation Day on April 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-147.phpTue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host its 1st Annual NJIT Innovation Day on April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will take place in the Campus Center Atrium, where posters and exhibits from NJIT undergraduate and graduate students showcasing innovation can be viewed. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, uri, newark innovation acceleration challenge, innovation day, global game jam, techquest


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NJIT Hosts Fifth Annual International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Fifth International Summer Research Symposium was held today at NJIT to encourage more than three dozen students studying at NJIT to seek post-baccalaureate education in science, engineering and technology fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, joel bloom, national science foundation, educational opportunity program, uri, durgamadhab misra, sunil saigal, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, angelo perna, diverse issues in higher education, mcnair achievement program, reu, research experience for undergraduates


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, educational opportunity program, mechanical and industrial engineering, engineering technology, mathematics, rankings, angelo perna, statistics, mcnair achievement program, diverse issues in higher education, undergraduate degree program


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Students To Present Research at NJIT Fifth International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-229.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-229.phpThu, 12 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Program, Provost Research Program, Biomedical Engineering REU Program, Heritage Institute of Technology, BRCM College of Engineering and Technology (BRCM CET), SKP Engineering College (SKPEC), SRM University, (MSIT) Programs from India and graduate students from the NJIT/Beijing, China Engineering Management (MSEM) Program will present their summer research projects undertaken under the guidance of NJIT faculty. 

Tagged: joel bloom, uri, angelo perna, international research symposium, ronald mcnair program


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NJIT Professor Recognized by Chemical Engineering Honor Society for Four Decades of Service http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.phpFri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Angelo J. Perna, PhD, director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at NJIT, was recognized last month by Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering honor society, for his dedicated service over the past four decades. 

Tagged: angelo perna, omega chi epsilon, ronald mcnair post-baccalaureate achievement


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Students Present Summer Research Projects at Fourth International Symposium at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-264.phpTue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Thirty-five students presented their summer research projects at the Fourth International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 in the Campus Center Atrium. 

Tagged: international research symposium, mcnair


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Students To Present Research at Fourth International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.phpMon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from NJIT's Ronald E. McNair Program, Heritage Institute of Technology, BRCM College of Engineering and Technology, the Provost's Summer Research Program and graduate students from the NJIT/Beijing, China Engineering Management Program will present their summer research projects on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  

Tagged: stem, heritage institute of technology, ronald mcnair program


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NJIT To Present 12th Annual McNair Research Symposium on April 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-118.phpMon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Ronald E. McNair Program at NJIT will present the Twelfth Annual Research Symposium, an event that showcases the excellent research projects of McNair Scholars and their supporting faculty mentors, on April 8, 9-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: mcnair scholar, mcnair achievement program


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Students To Present Research at Third International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-259.phpTue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from the Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India, NJIT Ronald E. McNair scholars and graduate students from NJIT and Beijing, China, will present their summer research projects under the guidance of NJIT STEM faculty on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is the culminating event of their summer research efforts at NJIT for the visiting student scholars as well as the NJIT McNair Summer Research Institute participants. The symposium is open to NJIT faculty, staff and students as well as the general public. 

Tagged: durgamadhab misra, heritage institute of technology, sanchoy das


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Students To Present Research at McNair Summer Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-242.phpWed, 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Thirty-five students enrolled in the Ronald E. McNair Tenth Summer Research Institute, the NSF/REU Particle Research Center Programs, Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India and graduate students from the NJIT's Beijing, China Engineering Management Program will present their research at the third Summer Research Symposium on July 29, 9:30-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to the public.

Tagged: heritage institute of technology


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NJIT Engineers Help Clean Up Water Supply for Milot, Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-236.phpThu, 09 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 More than a dozen NJIT civil and mechanical engineering students, faculty and interested staff members have spent the past three years working with villagers in a poor Haitian village to remove bacteria from their drinking water and halt water-borne illnesses.  Working under the auspices of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the NJIT group has made four visits, to date, and are planning one last visit in October.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, engineers without borders, haiti, jay meegoda, paul rodriguez, kate boardman, water, mcnair scholar


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Students To Present Undergraduate Research at Tenth Annual McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-139.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-139.phpThu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate research projects by students from Newark College of Engineering, College of Computing Sciences and College of Science and Liberal Arts will be showcased at the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Tenth Annual Research Symposium on April 17, 9:15-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to all of the NJIT community as well as the public.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, research, student, research symposium, ronald mcnair post-baccalaureate achievement


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Meet Gloria Portocarrero: Honors Student, Educational Opportunity Program Grad, Sorority President http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-210.phpFri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Gloria Portocarrero, of Union City, receives her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from NJIT at the Prudential Center this Saturday at 9 a.m. She'll walk at the head of her class—an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar who's accepted into a master's degree program for next fall in biomedical engineering.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, educational opportunity program, treena arinzeh, class of 2008, angelo perna, sigma psi kappa, gloria portocarrero, inter fraternity sorority council


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Two McNair Scholars Honored at AMP Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-146.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-146.phpTue, 15 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Two students enrolled in the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at NJIT received Excellence in Engineering Awards at the 11th Annual Philadelphia Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) Research Symposium on April 5. Silvana Ortiz (at left), a junior majoring in chemical engineering, placed second and Gloria Portocarrero, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, placed third. In addition, Gloria will receive The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement 2008 Scholarship Award at the annual conference awards banquet on May 8, 2008 in El San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

Tagged: eop, mcnair scholar, gloria portocarrero, mcnair


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New Jersey Institute of Technology Student Wins Two Academic Awards and a Free Ride to MIT: Second NJIT Grad in Two Years to Attend MIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-056.phpSat, 15 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel Perez, a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) who recently received two of NJIT's top academic awards, will attend MIT this fall on full scholarship to study chemical engineering.   “Danny is the first graduating senior from our department to be directly admitted to the doctoral program at MIT in at least 20 years,” said Basil Baltzis, Ph.D., chairman of the Otto York Department of Chemical Engineering at NJIT.  “We are very proud of him and certain he will have an outstanding career.”

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, daniel perez


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