NJIT Newsroom tagged with "mechanics" 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 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.

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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).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, ccs, mathematical sciences, lou kondic, solar cells, fluid mechanics, polymers, nanoparticles, microfluidics, dna


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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Oct. 24 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-372.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-372.phpMon, 10 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Paul Chiarot, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering, State University of New York at Binghamton, will discuss "Electrospray and Continuous Ink-jet Technologies: Novel Applications and the Electrohydrodynamics of Droplets and Sprays" on Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore 611.

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Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Fluid Mechanics Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-339.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-339.phpTue, 20 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Camille Duprat, PhD, of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Elastocapillary Flows" on Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611. 

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on April 25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-157.phpWed, 20 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Peichun Amy Tsai, PhD, of Princeton University will discuss "Wetting Transition, Drop Impact, and Micro-Flows upon Hydrophobic Microstructures" on April 25 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-089.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-089.phpMon, 21 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher R. Jacobs, PhD, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University, will discuss "Primary Cilia as Cellular Mechanosensors" on March 21 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

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NJIT's Raquel Perez-Castillejos To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-407.phpMon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 "Magnetic Fluids and Microfluidics: A Powerful Combination" will be the topic of a Fluid Mechanics Seminar by Raquel Perez-Castillejos, PhD, assistant professor in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, on Nov. 15 at 4 PM in Cullimore Hall Room 611.      

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Nov. 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-393.phpMon, 01 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Taehun Lee, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at CCNY, will discuss "Unstructured Lattice Boltzmann Method for Single- and Two-phase Flows" on Nov 8, 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Oct. 18 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-357.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-357.phpFri, 15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Young Ju Lee, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mathematics at Rutgers University, will discuss "Self-Sustaining Oscillations of the Falling Sphere Through the Johnson-Segalman Fluids" on Oct. 18. 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore Hall 611.

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Fluid Mechanics Seminar on April 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-117.phpTue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Keaveny, PhD, of  the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences atNew York University, will discuss "Rotation-Translation Coupling Strategies for Artificial Low Reynolds Number Propulsion" on April 19 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall 611.

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


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

Tagged: seminar, granular science laboratory, elsevier distinguished lecture, mechanics research communications


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AAAS and NJIT Announce 2009 Fellow: Sunil Saigal, PhD http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-439.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-439.phpThu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Sunil Saigal, PhD, dean of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, science, sunil saigal, fellow, aaas, computational solid mechanics


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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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NJIT’s Priscilla Nelson Will Be Inducted Into Honorary Civil Engineering Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-093.phpThu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The newly-established Academy of Geo-Professionals, established by the American Society of Civil Engineers, will induct NJIT professor of civil engineering Priscilla Nelson, PhD, the former provost, into its inaugural class on March 18, 2009. 

Tagged: national science foundation, priscilla nelson, american society of civil engineers, american association for the advancement of science, american association of engineering societies, nuclear waste technical review board, the moles


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CANCELLED-Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium on Oct. 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-371.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-371.phpTue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The lecture by Jin Sun, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, scheduled for October 20 has been cancelled.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical engineering, granular science laboratory, mechanics research communications


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

Tagged: department of physics, lecturer


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Department of Mathematical Sciences To Host Seminar on Granular Equilibrium http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-190.phpMon, 05 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Mark Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor of physics at City College of New York, will discuss "Shaken, Not Stirred: Granular Equilibrium" at the Fluid Mechanics Seminar Series on May 5 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall Room 611.

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Biomedical Engineering Department To Present Seminar on Spine Biomechanics http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-181.phpWed, 30 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Heary, MD, professor of neurosurgery and program director of the Neurosurgical Residency Training Program at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, will discuss "Spine Biomechanics and Spinal Cord Injury and Biomechanics Laboratories" on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering


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Leading Researcher in Computational Solid Mechanics Named New Dean of Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-180.phpWed, 25 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Sunil Saigal, PhD, PE, has been appointed dean and distinguished professor with tenure in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Mechanical Engineering Department To Host Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-035.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-035.phpFri, 26 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Bruno A. Boley, PhD, professor emeritus in the department of civil engineering and applied mechanics at Columbia University, will discuss "Some Reminiscences on Raymond D. Mindlin on the Centennial of His Birth" on Feb. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224.

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NJIT Mathematics Professor To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-386.phpTue, 03 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Siegel, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss the "Calculation of Complex Singular Solutions to the 3D Incompressible Euler Equations" on Oct. 9 at 4:15 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall Rm. 611

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Department of Mathematics To Host Fluid Mechanics Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-187.phpMon, 24 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Ozgur Ozen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will speak on the topic "Electrohydrodynamic Instabilities in Microchannels" at a Fluid Mechanics Seminar on May 1 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall, Room 611.

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University of Pittsburgh Researcher To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-158.phpThu, 06 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Mahesh M. Bandi, a graduate student researcher in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss "Entropy Extraction Rate and a Test for Fluctuation Relation in Compressible Turbulence" on April 17, 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611.

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NJIT Professor Discovers New Mixing Method for Microchip-Sized Labs: Appointed Vice Chair of U.S. National Committee for Mechanics http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-282.phpThu, 23 Dec 2004 00:00:00 -0500 By alternating the flow of fluid through tiny plastic pipes, a team of mechanical engineers at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has discovered a new and speedier way to mix liquids, which in turn will someday produce better and safer medications.

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