NJIT Newsroom tagged with "nanotubes" 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 Published Research Shows Promise of New Device To Detect Disease With Drop of Blood http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT research professor known for his cutting-edge work with carbon nanotubes is overseeing the manufacture of a prototype lab-on-a-chip that would someday enable a physician to detect disease or virus from just one drop of liquid, including blood. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, physics, reginald farrow, carbon nanotubes


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NJIT To Honor Work of Professor With Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-296.phpTue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 What do brilliantly colored glass, advanced batteries, and innovative technology for the regulation of brain functions have in common?  They are nano-scale structures far smaller than the wavelengths of energy coursing through them in different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, said NJIT Professor Haim Grebel. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, research, excellence in research prize and medal, haim grebel, carbon nanotubes


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Patent for Arrays of Nanoscale Electrical Probes Awarded to NJIT Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-236.phpTue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Reginald C. Farrow and Zafar Iqbal, research professors at NJIT, were awarded a patent today for an improved method of fabricating arrays of nanoscale electrical probes. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, reginald farrow, zafar iqbal


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NJIT Prof Offers New Desalination Process Using Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.phpMon, 14 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 A faster, better and cheaper desalination process enhanced by carbon nanotubes has been developed by NJIT Professor Somenath Mitra.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemistry and environmental science, somenath mitra, carbon nanotubes, ornthida sae-khow, water desalination


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NJIT Research Professor To Speak at Third Installation of Research Cafe Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-406.phpMon, 16 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow will discuss "Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotubes and Nanodevices" at the third installation of the NJIT-Sigma Xi Research Cafe on Nov.19, 4:30-6 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Area, 3rd Floor, NJIT Campus Center. For information, contact Jay Kappraff at 973-596-3490 or kappraff@adm.njit.edu.

Tagged: jay kappraff, sigma xi, reginald farrow, carbon nanotubes, research cafe


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NJIT Honors Electrical Engineering Expert Who Focuses on Nanotubes, Graphene http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-299.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Haim Grebel, of Livingston, an NJIT electrical engineering professor, whose work focuses on understanding the properties of structures at the nanoscale, especially singled-walled carbon nanotubes and graphene, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, haim grebel, electronic imaging center, nanotubes


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NJIT PhD Student Takes First Place in NJCG Student Research Poster Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-189.phpWed, 06 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Ornthida Sae-Khow, a doctoral student in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT (shown here with advisor Somenath Mitra), took first place and received a $1000 cash award in the North Jersey Chromatography Group (NJCG) Student Research Poster Competition. Her poster was entitled  "Micro Scale Solid Phase Extraction Using Carbon Nanotubes as Adsorbents."

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, somenath mitra, student, carbon nanotubes, ornthida sae-khow


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NJIT Mechanical Engineering Professor Presents Poster and Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-061.phpMon, 23 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Kwabena A. Narh, PhD, associate chair and undergraduate advisor for the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, presented a poster at the National Science Foundation Engineering Education Awardees Conference held in Reston, VA from Feb. 1-3. The title of his poster was “Outcomes and Lesson Learnt at the REU-site on Engineered Nano-Composite Particulate Materials.” Narh also recently presented a paper titled “Influence of Deagglomeration States of Carbon Nanotubes on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites” at AsiaNaNo 2008, the 2008 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, national science foundation, department of mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, carbon nanotubes, kwabena narh, nanoscience


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Physics Department To Host Seminar on Feb. 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-022.phpTue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Huixin He, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry at Rutgers-Newark will be the guest speaker at a Physics Department Seminar on Feb. 2, 12 noon-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall Rm. 408. "Fabrication of High Performance Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites for Biosensors and Flexible Electronics: Multiple Roles of DNA Dispersed and Functionalized Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes" is her topic.

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Moving New Technologies from the Lab to the Marketplace http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-428.phpTue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, has been awarded funds from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to assist faculty researchers with the most promising patentable inventions with funding grants of up to $50,000. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of physics, department of computer science, judith sheft, department of chemistry and environmental science, treena arinzeh, research, somenath mitra, timothy chang, nanotechnology, rajesh dave, carbon nanotubes, zafar iqbal, sergiu gorun, tonometer, tissue engineering, chengjun liu


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Mechanical Engineering Professor at NJIT To Receive NSF Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-064.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-064.phpWed, 20 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Kwabena Albert Narh, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, has been awarded a grant by the Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation Division of the National Science Foundation to investigate the use of cryogenic ball-milling to deagglomerate highly clustered carbon nanotubes.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, national science foundation, department of mechanical engineering, carbon nanotubes, kwabena narh


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NJIT Researchers Seed, Heat and Grow Carbon Nanotubes in Long Tubing http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-307.phpThu, 03 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 In less than 20 minutes, researchers at NJIT can now seed, heat and grow carbon nanotubes in 10-foot-long, hollow thin steel tubing. “The work took us three years to develop and get right, but now we can essentially anchor nanotubes to a tubular wall. No one has ever done anything like this before,” said lead researcher Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor and acting chair of NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, research, somenath mitra, carbon nanotubes


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NJIT Chemists Cook Up New Strain of Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-067.phpThu, 09 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Kitchen chemistry is alive and well at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) as chemical researchers report cooking up a new and more water-soluble strain of carbon nanotubes.  An article about this work, “Rapidly Functionalized, Water-Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes at High Concentration,” appeared Jan. 11, 2006, in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Tagged: somenath mitra, chemistry and environmental science, nanotubes


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