NJIT Newsroom tagged with "nsf" 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 New NSF Funding for Solar Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-129.phpMon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 A substantial new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enable NJIT researchers to delve more deeply into powerful, potentially destructive solar events.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, national science foundation, big bear solar observatory, nasa, nsf, dale gary, center for solar-terrestrial research, bbso, solar flares, gelu nita, gregory fleishman


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NJIT Professor Speaks at International Gender Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-396.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, humanities, murray center for women in technology, nsf, nancy steffen-fluhr


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NSF CAREER Award Workshop: Register Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-095.phpThu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission. 

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NJIT Sophomore Gets Invite From White House To Attend Tech Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-049.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-049.phpTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Jinisha Patel, of Springfield, a sophomore at the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, recently attended a White House technology summit.  Patel numbered among 12 college students chosen to attend by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a group Patel has worked with since high school. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, department of computer science, technology, internship, jinisha patel


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Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.phpThu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, department of physics, donald sebastian, national science foundation, nsf, national institutes of health, zeyuan qiu, andrei sirenko, mesut sahin, office of research and development


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NJIT Civil Engineer Receives NSF Grant To Study Storm's Impact on Jersey Shore http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-385.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A few days after Hurricane Sandy hit, NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the impact of the storm on the New Jersey shoreline.  The NSF Rapid Response Research Grant immediately allowed him to take a team of eight researchers to the beaches of Raritan Bay. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of civil and environmental engineering, national science foundation, department of chemistry and environmental science, nsf, hurricane sandy, michel boufadel, epa, environmental protection agency, center for natural resources development and protection, nancy jackson


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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.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, national science foundation, grant, nsf, yuan-nan young


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NJIT Professor Awarded Patent Today for New Desalination Devices, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.phpTue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar was awarded a patent today for his water desalination technology.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, school of management, som, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nsf, kamalesh sirkar, american association for the advancement of science, chemistry and environmental science, membrane separations, water desalination


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NJIT Researcher Joins Disaster Response Researchers at Portuguese Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-142.phpWed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 While pursuing a doctorate in information systems at NJIT, Elizabeth Avery Gomez, of Whippany, researched better ways to help emergency first responders—often volunteers from grassroots organizations—communicate more efficiently and effectively throughout a crisis. 

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Department of Biomedical Engineering Awarded Funding by NSF http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.phpTue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Department of Biomedical Engineering funding for creating an REU site.

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NJIT Board of Trustees Appoints Joel Bloom President http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.phpTue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, robert altenkirch, center for pre-college programs, technology, board of trustees, engineering, undergraduate research, greek village, njedge, njit next campaign, newark public schools, kathy wielkopolski, design, columbia university, central high school, governor thomas kean, science park high school


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Mapping Faculty Social Networks Helps Female Faculty Move Ahead at NJIT: Research Reveals Hidden Gender Patterns and Ways To Overcome Them http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.phpWed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers.

Tagged: humanities, murray center for women in technology, research, nsf, katia passerini, robert friedman, nancy steffen-fluhr, njit advance, interdisciplinary, engineers


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ECE Professor Publishes Paper on Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-343.phpMon, 11 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering and his former doctoral student Handan Agirman-Tosun, PhD, published the paper "Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform with Nonlinear Phase," in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 4547-4556, Sept. 2010.  This is a continuation of a number of contributions made by them on Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform. Akansu will also give a talk entitled "Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform with Nonlinear Phase: A Time-Frequency Method" on Oct. 20 at Purdue University .

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Low Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury from Roller Coaster Rides, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-234.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-234.phpMon, 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 With July 4th around the bend, if you've ever feared a head injury from a roller coaster ride, it's time to stop worrying and enjoy your local amusement parks. Although a significant body of scientific research has long contended that the physics behind gravitational force isn't enough to cause problems, misconceptions have abounded anyway, said Bryan Pfister, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT.

Tagged: department of biomedical engineering, national science foundation, nsf, bryan pfister, brain injury, roller coasters


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IEEE Touts NJIT Professor for Expertise in Underwater Acoustic Communication http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-206.phpWed, 02 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to know more about underwater acoustic communication, ask NJIT Associate Professor Ali Abdi, PhD. A senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Abdi received, on May 10, 2010, the IEEE Region 1 Award for leadership and contributions in this area.

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NJIT Electrical Engineer Yanchao Zhang Receives NSF CAREER Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-063.phpFri, 05 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Yanchao Zhang, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for his research project entitled “Dependable Data Management in Heterogeneous Sensor Networks.”

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NJIT To Co-Sponsor SCORAI Workshop Next Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-340.phpMon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie J. Cohen, director and associate professor in the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies in NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, is a co-convener of the 2009 Inaugural SCORAI Workshop: Individual Consumption and Systemic Societal Transformation, on Oct. 15-17 at Clark University. NJIT is serving as a cosponsor of the project and workshop. 

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Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology in New Text by NJIT Prof http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-144.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-144.phpFri, 03 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology: Fundamentals and Applications (CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book by NJIT computer science professor Frank Y. Shih offers a comprehensive overview of morphological mechanisms and techniques and their relation to image processing. More than merely a tutorial on vital technical information, the book places this knowledge into a theoretical framework. Morphology is the identification, analysis and description of  the structure of words.

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NJIT's Office of Technology Development To Host Research Commercialization Webinar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.phpMon, 12 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Office of Technology Development is hosting an 11-week series of webinars focused on commercialization of research (life science and engineering-based technology), on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 14–March 25, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1403. Co-organized by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, the course will discuss the practical business and legal issues that researchers need to understand to commercialize their research. Contact Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President Technology Development at 973-596-5825; sheft@njit.edu.           

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To Improve Forecasting Earthquakes, NJIT Mathematician Studies Grains http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-447.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-447.phpMon, 22 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 A new and better way to predict earthquakes and avalanches may soon be available to forecasters thanks to mathematical research underway at NJIT.   Using mathematical modeling, researchers are investigating how forces and pressures propagate through granular materials. 

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NJIT's Enterprise Development Center To Host Eighth Annual SBIR/STTR Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-419.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-419.phpTue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host the Eighth Annual New Jersey Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. Companies will be reimbursed by the EDC for the attendance fee and will receive a free proposal review just for attending. Phase I (Proposal Development) and Phase II (Cost Proposal Preparation) program attendees will be eligible to receive a complimentary proposal critique by the Greenwood Consulting Group. Inc. within one year of the programs. For more information and online registration visit www.njsbdc.com/scitech.

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NJIT Biomedical Engineer Receives NSF Career Development Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-246.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-246.phpThu, 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Bryan J. Pfister, PhD, a specialist in neural tissue engineering, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).   Pfister, who is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, received the award to support and expand his research into rapid axon stretch growth, a technique for regenerating damaged or diseased nerve cells.

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NJIT Associate VP Featured in Online Business Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-207.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-207.phpThu, 15 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, explains technology transfer and commercialization within New Jersey's universities and its importance for the growth of our economy in a new video featured in the May issue of NJ Entrepreneur.com.

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NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson Honored by American Association of Engineering Societies http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-202.phpTue, 13 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson, of West Orange, received the Kenneth R. Row Award from the American Association of Engineering Sciences on May 5 for promoting unity among engineering societies. She accomplished this goal through her current work at NJIT coupled with earlier leadership positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Tagged: awards, national science foundation, provost, american society of civil engineers, priscilla nelson, nsf, american association for the advancement of science, tau beta pi, american association of engineering societies


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NJIT Chemistry Professor Receives Career Award from National Science Foundation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-154.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-154.phpThu, 17 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Edgardo Farinas, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his project "New Tools for High-Throughput Screening of Protein Libraries: Engineering Metalloproteins Displayed on Bacillus Subtilis Spores." The prestigious career award recognizes teacher-scholars most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.

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Chemical Engineering Department To Host Lecture on Feb. 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-054.phpThu, 14 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Gintaras Reklaitis, PhD, Edward W. Comings Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, will discuss “Progress in Decision Support Approaches for Pharmaceutical Product Pipeline Management” at a joint seminar of the Chemical Engineering Department at NJIT, the NSF Engineering Research Center and the New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates. The talk is set for Feb. 20 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nsf engineering research center, new jersey center for engineered particulates


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Chemical Engineering Department To Host Seminar Chemical Engineering Department To Host Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-450.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-450.phpTue, 04 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Andreas Acrivos, PhD, Albert Einstein Professor of Science and Engineering at The Levich Institute, City College of CUNY, will discuss “Rimming Flows within a Rotating Horizontal Cylinder and the Drag-out Problem in Film Coating” on Dec. 10 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. The lecture is a joint seminar of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical Engineering at NJIT, the NSF Engineering Research Center and the NJ Center for Engineered Particulates at NJIT.

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Instant Decision Day for Transfers Set for Nov. 6, 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-390.phpWed, 24 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 There's still time to transfer for the Spring 2008 semester. Once again, NJIT's Admissions Office will host its popular Instant Decision Day for transfer students on Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Counselors will be available to review applicants' transcripts and offer instant admissions decisions.

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NJIT To Host Instant Decision Day for Undergraduate Transfer Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-237.phpThu, 07 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for undergraduate transfer students on June 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson.

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NJIT To Host Instant Decision Day for Undergraduate Transfer Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-222.phpWed, 23 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for undergraduate transfer students on May 31, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson.

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NJIT to Re-engineer Science and Technology Pre-College Education With New Initiatives of More than $5M http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-169.phpThu, 19 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT today announced more than $5 M in innovative strategies to better prepare urban students to pursue 21st century engineering and science careers. Combining $4.5 M in National Science Foundation grants with NJIT's own contribution, the university-wide initiative will enrich and strengthen high school curricula in science, mathematics and engineering in Newark and other urban districts including Perth Amboy, Union City and Orange. Jane Oates, executive director of the NJ Commission on Higher Education, was among those who spoke at the event.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, bruce bukiet, technology, science, fadi deek, robert friedman


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NJIT Announces $5M in NSF Funding To Re-Engineer Science and Technology Pre-College Education: Newark, Perth Amboy, Union City, and Orange Schools Targeted http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-160.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-160.phpTue, 17 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 With grants from the National Science Foundation combined with NJIT's contribution, education leaders will explain their innovative plans for pre-college education in science and technology—from robots to how computers have transformed science and technology research—on April 19 at 10:30 a.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112.

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NJIT Receives $3 Million NSF Grant To Improve Math, Science and Technology Education in Newark High Schools http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-141.phpMon, 02 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT was awarded a five-year, $3-million National Science Foundation grant to impart and infuse computational methods and tools in a math and science context into high school classrooms in Newark. The “Computation and Communication: Promoting Research Integration in Science and Mathematics” or C2PRISM grant will place 24 Fellows—all working towards doctoral degrees in the computational sciences or mathematics— in one of three Newark public high schools and one private high school, St. Vincent's Academy.

Tagged: bruce bukiet, technology, science, fadi deek, math, robert friedman


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Instant Decision Day for Undergraduate Transfer Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-069.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-069.phpTue, 13 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for undergraduate transfer students on Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson.

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Instant Decision Day for Transfers Set for August 24 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-312.phpWed, 09 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Transfer students may still have a chance to enroll this fall at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  Prospective students need only attend instant decision day, Aug. 24, 2006, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the admissions office.  Undergraduate students who have attended another college or university and earned at least 15 credits, are invited.

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NJIT To Host Transfer Thursday on July 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-285.phpTue, 11 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Prospective students can meet with an admissions representative and receive an instant decision on admission to NJIT for the fall 2006 semester on Transfer Thursday, July 20, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Admissions Office, Fenster Hall, Room 100.

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NJIT To Host Transfer Thursday on July 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-258.phpMon, 12 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Prospective students can meet with an admissions representative and receive an instant decision on admission to NJIT for the fall 2006 semester on Transfer Thursday, July 20, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Admissions Office, Fenster Hall, Room 100.

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NJEDA To Offer Technology Business Tax Transfer Program Workshop at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-194.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-194.phpThu, 27 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) will host a breakfast workshop that will provide information to prospective applicants seeking assistance through the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program as well as other EDA financial assistance initiatives, on May 4, 9-11 a.m., at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center III, 211 Warren St., Room 407.

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Time Remains To Register for Spring Semester 2006 at NJIT: Many Programs Available http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-009.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-009.phpFri, 06 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT offers a wide range of academic resources and programs that allow students to shape courses of study to reflect a variety of interests and career goals. Applications for undergraduate transfer students, visiting students and graduate students will be accepted for spring semester 2006 through Jan. 23. Classes begin on Jan. 17. For more information, call Denise Taylor, Office of University Admissions, at 973-596-3301.

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Instant Decision Day for Undergraduate Transfer Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-004.phpWed, 04 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Undergraduate transfer students interested in enrolling for the spring or fall 2006 semester can attend NJIT's Instant Decision Program on Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fenster Hall Room 100. Contact the Office of University Admissions at 973-596-3300 or e-mail tonyj@adm.njit.edu.

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NJIT Hosts Fall Open House http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-410.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-410.phpMon, 31 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0500 More than 1,500 high school and transfer students and their families attended NJIT's Fall Open House on Oct. 30. In addition to campus tours, departmental presentations and financial aid workshops, participants had the opportunity to observe a trebuchet competition, which had been postponed from Oct. 8 due to inclement weather.

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NJIT To Host Open House for High School Students and Their Parents on Oct. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-394.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-394.phpMon, 24 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 High school and transfer students and their parents are invited to attend NJIT's Fall Open House on Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Campus tours, workshops, exhibits, and opportunities to meet faculty, staff and students will be available.

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U.S.-Japan Policy Expert to Speak at Honors Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-109.phpMon, 21 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Paige Cottingham-Streater, deputy executive director of The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, will speak on the topic “How Can Technology Promote U.S.-Japan Relations?” on March 28, 2005, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. Cottingham-Streater's talk will combine her expertise in Japan's policymaking processes and U.S.-Japan relations with NJIT's interest in technology. The colloquium is free and open to the public


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NJIT Professor Receives NSF Career Award for Emergency Response Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-024.phpFri, 21 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -0500 David Mendonca, PhD, an assistant professor of information systems at NJIT who has worked to improve the way society responds to disasters, has received a National Science Foundation Career award--the foundation's most prestigious award for new faculty members.  At the core of Mendonca's work will be improving the public's understanding of how to improvise successfully in emergencies.

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NJIT Physicist Awarded NSF Grant To Study Radio Waves http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-152.phpTue, 28 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Dale Gary, PhD, professor of physics at NJIT, $832,927 to continue his research to develop a global network of 100 radio telescopes to learn more about radio waves from the sun.

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NJIT Professor Awarded NSF Grant To Develop DNA Mircoarray Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-126.phpTue, 28 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0500 To help detect and study genetic changes in cells more quickly and efficiently, Timothy Chang, Ph.D., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recently awarded a three-year, $640,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.

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Gene Expression Microarray Technology Advance Gets NSF Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-124.phpThu, 23 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 To help detect and study genetic changes in cells more quickly and efficiently, NJIT's Timothy Chang, PhD, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently awarded a three-year, $640,000 National Science Foundation grant. Chang, working with Patricia Soteropoulos, PhD, Director of the Public Health Research Institute's Center for Applied Genomics, has developed a robotic technique for getting genetic material onto slides precisely, quickly, and cheaply.

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NJIT Solar Physicist Receives $1 Million NSF Grant To Create World’s First Space Weather Station in Real-Time http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-104.phpFri, 03 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Up-to-the minute reports and photographs detailing magnetic fields, radiation and high-energy particles surrounding the sun will soon be available on a new website to be developed and operated by solar physicists at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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