NJIT Newsroom tagged with "nst" 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's Atam Dhawan Inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-111.phpTue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Atam Dhawan was formally inducted into the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows at the National Academy of Sciences.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, atam dhawan, undergraduate research and innovation, american institute of medical and biological engineering


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CBPE Student Wins Fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-077.phpTue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Francisco Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering (CBPE) working with NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection (NRDP), has won a fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute that includes attending the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia in May of this year.

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michel boufadel, norman loney, center for natural resources development and protection, cbpe


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NJIT Named an ACI Excellent University for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-058.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-058.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 16 universities receiving this award for 2013.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management program, american concrete institute, aci


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NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein Receives Prize for Best Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-045.phpFri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein will receive the "best paper in the category of untenured faculty" prize for a paper that he will be presenting this month at the North Carolina Philosophical Society. 

Tagged: department of humanities, michael brownstein


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NJIT's Budding Security Analysts Move On to the Local Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner.

Tagged: school of management, som, michael ehrlich, zhipeng yan, james barr, rodolfo marquez, pedro santos, geoffrey ching


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Goldman Takes Top Honor in Architectural Photography Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-027.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 For the third year in a row, School of Art + Design Director Glenn Goldman has been among the winners of the annual architectural photography contest sponsored by the West Jersey Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA West Jersey). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of art and design, american institute of architects, glenn goldman, aia


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NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, Named AIMBE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-023.phpTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBA) for contributions in medical imaging.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, adhc, atam dhawan, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, american institute of medical and biological engineering, nevoscope


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NJIT Business Professor Forecasts 2014 Economic Outlook at Chicago Fed Board Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Economic growth will rise to 3.1 percent in 2014, while unemployment will fall to 6.9 percent by December of 2014, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the 27th Annual Economic Outlook Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Tagged: school of management, leir center for financial bubble research, william rapp, international business, bill rapp


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CIM Students Place Second and Third at ACI Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-385.phpThu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Two Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students were winners in the recent American Concrete Institute (ACI) Art of Concrete Competition. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, american concrete institute, concrete industry management, aci


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NJIT Graduate Student Chapter of AIAA Hosts Glider Building Event and Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-347.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-347.phpThu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) NJIT Graduate Chapter, in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Section of the AIAA, recently hosted a two-day glider building event and competition at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The AIAA Glider Building Challenge was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus and was aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, mechanical engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, graduate students, undergraduate students, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics, aiaa, glider building competition


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AIAA NJIT Hosts First Glider Building Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-334.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-334.phpTue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) NJIT Graduate Chapter, in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Section of the AIAA, recently hosted a two-day glider building event and competition at NJIT. This was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus, aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, mechanical engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, graduate students, undergraduate students, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics, aiaa, glider building competition


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NJIT's Rima Taher Represents Structural Engineering Institute at Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-297.phpMon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, recently represented the North Jersey chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the Local Leadership Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering institute, sei


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NJ State House Honors NJIT Student Inventors of Autism App http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.phpMon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, PhD,  recently joined the autism community at the NJ State House to be recognized for improving public and private autism services.  Dhawan, a noted electrical engineer and inventor in his own right, who heads NJIT's Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) program, is also executive director of undergraduate research and innovation at NJIT.  The IDS program is offered to Albert Dorman Honors College students at NJIT.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, ccs, atam dhawan, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, nish parikh, autism, kamran asif, livia kuruvila, amira esseghir


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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, federated department of history, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, presidential leadership awards, excellence in teaching awards, constance a murray diversity award


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Successful Businessman Talks to a Finance Class About Career Building http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers.

Tagged: school of management, som


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New and Remarkable Details of Sunspots Now Available from NJIT's Big Bear Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Researchers at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in Big Bear, CA have obtained new and remarkably detailed photos of the Sun with the New Solar Telescope (NST).  The photographs reveal never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, bbso, wenda cao, sunspots


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Harbin and NJIT Race to Complete Solar House http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, coad, school of architecture, school of art and design, solar, energy, nexus house, us department of energy, harbin institute of technology


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Chinese Manufacturer of High Speed Trains To Fund NJIT Research Lab http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-239.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A leading Chinese manufacturer of high speed trains will fund an NJIT research lab to develop new wireless communication technologies.  These technologies will offer passengers wireless internet connections on fast trains.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, joel bloom, electrical and computer engineering, ece, research and development, mengchu zhou, wireless communication, csrzic, high-speed trains, csr, csr zhuzhou electric locomotive research institute co


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A Chinese Manufacturer of Fast Trains Funds an NJIT Research Lab http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-235.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-235.phpThu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 One of China's leading manufacturers of fast trains will fund an NJIT research lab that will develop new wireless communication technologies.  These technologies will offer passengers wireless internet connections on the high-speed trains.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, joel bloom, electrical and computer engineering, ece, research and development, mengchu zhou, csr, wireless communication, high-speed trains, csr zhuzhou electric locomotive research institute co, csrzic


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Using the Sun to Illuminate a Basic Mystery of Matter http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-228.phpMon, 08 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Antimatter has been detected in solar flares via microwave and magnetic-field data, according to a presentation by NJIT Research Professor of Physics Gregory D. Fleishman and two co-researchers at the 44th meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Solar Physics Division. 

Tagged: physics, solar physics


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NJIT Graduate Student - Wins Academic Award in Catalent Institute Global Life Science Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale. 

Tagged: school of management, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, som


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NJIT Alum Marjorie Perry To Discuss ABCs of Starting a Business on WABC's "Here and Now" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-167.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-167.phpFri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT alum Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., will discuss "The ABCs of Starting a Business or Growing Your Position in Corporate America" on WABC's "Here and Now" on May 5 at 12:00 p.m. 

Tagged: alumni, business, marjorie perry, mzm construction and management


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NJIT Architecture Students Tour Precast Concrete Manufacturing Facility http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-155.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Students from the PCI Architectural Design Studio at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Universal Concrete Products, a leading manufacturer of architectural precast concrete products, as part of the program's “beyond-the-classroom” learning experience. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, matt burgermaster, mapa, precast/pre-stressed concrete institute


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SOM Students Participate at CFA Institute Research Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-127.phpTue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Jose Rubiani III, Anthony Boon, Orest Bidnyk, and Reem Nakshbandy recently represented NJIT at the CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC), where the School of Management (SOM) students competed head-to-head against 27 other universities, some of the best schools in the region. 

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NJIT Architecture Students Visit Manufacturing Facility of Concrete Industry Leader http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-119.phpTue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A group of students and faculty from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Architectural Polymers, Inc., a leader and innovator in the concrete form fabrication industry as part of their studies in the Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Architectural Design Studio. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, matt burgermaster, pci, precast/pre-stressed concrete institute


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ACI Names NJIT Excellent University for 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-070.phpThu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The American Concrete Institute has named NJIT as an ACI Excellent University for 2012. 

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NJIT Professor Named Emerald Honoree http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.phpThu, 14 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently nominated 2013 Emerald Honoree in the category of Educational Leadership.  The 2013 Emerald Honorees are distinguished innovators making a difference in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, stem, treena arinzeh


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Winning Photographs by NJIT's Glenn Goldman http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-011.phpWed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 For the second consecutive year, architectural photographs by School of Art + Design Director Glenn Goldman were selected in the open competition for inclusion in the annual calendar produced by the West Jersey Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA West Jersey). 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of art design, american institute of architects, glenn goldman, aia


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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, donald sebastian, department of physics, national science foundation, nsf, national institutes of health, zeyuan qiu, andrei sirenko, mesut sahin, office of research and development


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A Successful and Busy Semester for NJIT Students Enrolled in Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-424.phpThu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Fall 2012 semester has proven to be both busy and successful for students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.  Andrew Canon, of Parsippany, CIM student and president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appeared on the December cover of Concrete International. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, department of civil engineering, concrete industry management, american concrete institute, aci, mohamed mahgoub, anlee orama, dce


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CIM Students Awarded 3rd Place at International Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-421.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-421.phpTue, 18 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, consisting mainly of Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students, was recently awarded third place at the ACI 2012 Student Egg Protection Device Competition held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

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ACI Student Chapter President Featured on Cover of Concrete International http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-420.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-420.phpMon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Andrew Canon, president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appears on the December cover of Concrete International (CI). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management, american concrete institute, aci, andrew canon


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NJIT and Chinese Tech Institute Join Forces for 2013 Solar Decathlon in China http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-418.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-418.phpMon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) have formed Team NJHA to compete jointly in the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, school of art design, richard garber, solar decathlon, nexus house, us department of energy, harbin institute of technology


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Inaugural ManufactureNJ Week Connects Manufacturers with Schools and Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, employment, workforce development, meredith aronson, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, manufacturenj, nj department of labor and workforce development, national institute of standards and technology


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NJIT University Lecturer Invited to Local Leadership Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-343.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, university lecturer in the College of Architecture & Design, has been invited to attend the Local Leadership Conference organized by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 12 and 13. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, structural engineering institute, sei


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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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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, convocation, physics, som, provost, humanities, bruce bukiet, christopher funkhouser, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michael ehrlich, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, ian gatley, jacquelynn rhodes, reginald farrow, master teacher, inauguration, norbert elliot, robert barat, university advancement, sanchoy das, michael recce, jorge golowasch, osvaldo simeone, professional development, ankur agrawal, joga rao, wenda cao, cheickna sylla, linda cummings, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, constance a murray diversity award, william barry, presidential leadership awards, lorenzina laera, excellence in teaching awards


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NJIT Named as ACI Excellent University http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-249.phpTue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been named an Excellent University by the American Concrete Institute.

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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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NJIT Professor To Head Journal Bridging Worlds of Medicine and Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-203.phpTue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan has been named co-editor of the Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, a publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) http://www.embs.org/news/203-embs-announces-co-editors-for-the-journal-of-translational-engineering-infhealth-and-medicine.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, biomedical engineering, ieee, atam dhawan, engineering, life sciences, institute of electrical and electronics engineering, medicine


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NJIT Associate Professor Receives Today NIH Grant To Study Membrane Proteins http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-180.phpWed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Edgardo Farinas has been awarded today a three-year $340,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate spores as a protein display platform for the directed evolution of membrane proteins.  

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, grant, chemistry, national institutes of health, edgardo farinas


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NJIT Humanities Professors Featured in New Video Project http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-137.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-137.phpMon, 02 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, associate professor and assistant professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, are featured in CAPTA: Conversations with Poets About Technology http://glia.ca/2012/capta/, a new video project produced by the Canadian artist/professor Dr. Jhave Johnston. 

Tagged: csla, department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, andrew klobucar


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-124.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 14th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 29, 2012, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, edc, mengchu zhou, salute to engineering excellence, piero armenante, dinner, american institute of chemical engineers, walter konon, janice daniel, priya santhanam, leon baptiste, saul fenster innovation in design award, luz zidziunas, vincent lombardo, joseph branco, julia gayner, tia montalto


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NJIT Architect's New Orleans Design Efforts Featured in New Book on Roles and Responsibilities of Architects in Disaster Recovery http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-116.phpThu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans planning and design work of James Dart, AIA, university lecturer and director of the Siena Urban Design Studio at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) is featured in a new book that examines the roles and responsibilities of architects in disaster recovery.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, darius sollohub, american institute of architects, hurricane katrina, james dart, new orleans


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NJIT Invites Manufacturers To Free Summit About Clean Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.phpWed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won't want to miss NJIT's upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, electrical and computer engineering, continuing professional education, ece, research and development, cpe, saul fenster, meredith aronson


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NJIT Adjunct Professor Receives Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-078.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Software engineer Lawrence "Larry" Bernstein an adjunct professor at NJIT has received the 2011 Industrial Innovation Award from the IEEE Communications Society. 

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NJIT Named an ACI Excellent University for 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-074.phpFri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University for 2011. 

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Concrete Industry Management Program Director Appointed Chair of ACI Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-018.phpWed, 18 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, assistant professor and Concrete Industry Management program director in the Department of Engineering Technology, has been appointed to the chair position of the American Concrete Institute Committee 555, Concrete with Recycled Materials, for a three-year term.

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NJIT Staff Member Presents at Tau Delta Phi Pyramid Leadership Institute 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-017.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of Newark, assistant director of the Campus Center overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, presented at the Tau Delta Phi Pyramid Leadership Institute 2012 at Ramapo College on Jan. 14, 2012.

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Wayne Resident Becomes Associate Dean at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-007.phpFri, 06 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, sigma xi, sunil saigal, master teacher, basil baltzis, american institute of chemical engineers, omega chi epsilon


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NJIT Receives Patent Today for New Shunt To Aid Brain-Injured Patients http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.phpTue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas and NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow, both in the department of physics, and NJIT alumnus Sheng Liu, formerly a doctoral student of both researchers and now an engineer at a biotech company, were awarded a patent today for the NJIT SmartShunt™, a unique device to help patients with brain injuries. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, patent, reginald farrow, gordon thomas, national institutes of health, new jersey commission on science and technology, sheng liu


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Photos by NJIT Professor Glenn Goldman To Be Featured in 2012 AIA Calendar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-481.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-481.phpThu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 An award-winning photo of St. Louis Square, Montreal, by Glenn Goldman, professor and founding director of NJIT's School of Art+Design, will be featured in the 2012 American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Jersey calendar.

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NJIT Alumna Named to NJBIZ Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-476.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-476.phpFri, 09 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Marjorie Perry '05, president and chief executive officer of MZM Construction and Management, Inc., based in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was one of three individuals to be inducted into the NJBIZ Hall of Fame. 

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AIChE Student Chapter Receives Award from National Organization http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-403.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-403.phpMon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award from the national organization for the 2010-2011 school year.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, american institute of chemical engineers, aiche


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NJIT Staff Member Releases New Album http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-399.phpFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 "This Is The Lord's Doing," a new album by Hillary Gillings, administrative assistant in NJIT's Office of Institutional Research and Planning, was released this week on the Tate Publishing website.

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CIM Program Students Attend Concrete International Institute Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-395.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-395.phpWed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Concrete Industry Management Program students Wilton Arellano, Nicholas Thomas, John Te, and Christopher Worthington, and CIM Specialist Anlee Orama attended the Concrete International Institute (ACI) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of engineering technology, concrete industry management program, anlee orama, wilton arellano, christopher worthington


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Marjorie A. Perry, of East Orange, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-385.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management, a Newark-based company, recently received one of six annual NJIT Alumni Achievement Awards. 

Tagged: school of management, alumni, alumni achievement award, marjorie perry, mzm construction and management


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Book Co-Authored by NJIT's Director of Institutional Research Wins NCA Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-356.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-356.phpFri, 30 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Jury and Democracy: How Jury Deliberation Promotes Civic Engagement and Political Participation (Oxford University Press, Oct. 2010), co-authored by NJIT Director of Institutional Research and Planning Perry Deess, PhD, was named a "Best Book of the Year" by the National Communication Association. 

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Montclair's Jose Alcala Honored for Teaching at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-307.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Jose Alcala, of Montclair, a university lecturer  in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has been selected  to receive the “Excellence in Instruction from a University Lecturer Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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NJIT's Maurie Cohen Appointed Associate of the Tellus Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-297.phpThu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science and Director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, has been appointed Associate of the Boston-based Tellus Institute. 

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Two CIM Students Receive International Concrete Research Institute Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-271.phpTue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Christopher Worthington and Wilton Arellano, both students in the Concrete Industry Management program at NJIT, have received the International Concrete Research Institute $1000 Award for academic year 2011-2012. 

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NJIT's Department of Humanities Announces Return of Literary Arts Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-268.phpMon, 08 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Department of Humanities announces the return of its literary arts journal, Newark Review, in an expanded capacity.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, christopher funkhouser, burt kimmelman, andrew klobucar, sophia sobers, scott kesselman, newark review, anthony zaleski, gissele casco


]]>
Architecture Student Places Third in ACSA/AISC Steel Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-262.phpThu, 28 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, american institute of architects, american institute of steel construction, association of collegiate schools of architecture, stephen zdepski, student design competition


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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 Researcher's Talk To Focus on Better Buildings for Extreme Climates http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-201.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-201.phpFri, 20 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes, will speak next week at the Annual Conference of Construction Specifications Canada (Devis de Construction Canada) in Montreal.  

Tagged: college of architecture and design, rima taher, architecture, architecture for humanity


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Four NJIT Students Reflect Optimism of Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.phpMon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Education changes lives and it will be no different this year when more than 2300 graduates march down the aisle at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas from NJIT.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, commencement, graduation, david rothenberg, turner construction company, walter vittitoe, derek mcclung, gil bento


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NJIT Students Place Second and Third in AIAA Regional Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-150.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-150.phpMon, 18 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Carlo Badiola and Paul Dupiano, both graduate students in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering, placed second and third, respectively, in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region I-NE Student Conference.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics, aiaa, paul dupiano, carlo badiola


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Students Showcase Designs at Tishman Construction Earth Day Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.phpFri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Students in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) and School of Art + Design were invited by Tishman Construction in New York City to showcase their projects today at an Earth Day Educational Fair from 11 a .m.-4 p.m. at 7 World Trade Center Plaza. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, school of art design, solar decathlon, earth day, sustainable housing, sustainable design


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NJIT Professor Norman Loney Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-143.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-143.phpThu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Norman W. Loney, PhD, chair of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). .  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, norman loney, american institute of chemical engineers


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How Do Your Habits Work For You NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein Will Explain at ADHC Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-067.phpWed, 02 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Brownstein, PhD, assistant professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will discuss "How Your Habits Work for You: An Ethics of Automatic Behavior" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, department of humanities, adhc, michael brownstein


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NJIT Named an American Concrete Institute University http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-034.phpTue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT has been named an Outstanding University for 2010 by the American Concrete Institute.

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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, nancy steffen-fluhr, robert friedman, engineers, njit advance, modeling, women scientists, interdisciplinary


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Dwell Magazine Names NJIT's Richard Garber a Star of the Future http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Architect Richard Garber has been named one of 32 new faces of design in the December issue of Dwell magazine http://www.dwell.com/articles/garden-statement.html. Garber, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, shares the honor with Nicole Robertson, his partner in GRO Architects, New York City. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, fablab, aia, sustainable housing, nicole robertson, gro architects, aia merit award, dwell magazine


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Award-winning House Design by NJIT Assistant Professor Published in Scholarly Article http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-510.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-510.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 CoAD Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's design for a prefabricated home in Buffalo, NY is featured in an article in the Journal of Architecture Education, Issue 64:1. This project, called the Ice Cycle house, features a series of innovative building solutions to sustainable living in northern climates. 

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Jury Duty Promotes Civic Engagement, Says NJIT Research Director’s New Book http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-509.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-509.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Director of Institutional Research Perry Deess has co-authored a new book answering an age-old question long troubling the most astute political scientists: Does jury service really promote civic engagement?  

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Byron Chen Receives the Excellence in Instruction by an Adjunct Professor Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-501.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-501.phpWed, 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Byron Chen, PhD, an adjunct professor in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by an Adjunct Professor Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ian gatley, university convocation


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Shilan Motamedvaziri Receives the Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant Award at NJIT's Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-500.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-500.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Shilan Motamedvaziri, a teaching assistant in NJIT's Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, awards, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, ian gatley, university convocation


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NJIT Student Society of Construction Contractors Participates in Estimating Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-448.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-448.phpTue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Student Society of Construction Contractors participated in the 21st Annual District 1 Associated Schools of Construction Estimating Competition last month at the Governor Morris Inn in Morristown. The NJIT team, comprised of Christian Kleban, Derek McClung, Ian Cooper, Eric DeCola, Jhonathan Ocampo and David Kwesalait, competed in the Commercial Construction Division, which required an estimate of an addition to an educational facility. 

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Glenn Goldman Receives The Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction at NJIT's Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-443.phpMon, 29 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Glenn Goldman, professor in NJIT's School of Art and Design, received the Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: award, school of art and design, ian gatley, american institute of architects, glenn goldman, university convocation


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Plastics Recycling and Reactive Polymer Processing Expert, NJIT's Marino Xanthos, Honored by Industry http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-429.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-429.phpFri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Marino Xanthos, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering was awarded the 2010 Heinz List Award at the annual meeting of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) in Orlando. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, society of plastic engineers


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NJIT Architecture Alumna Participates in Newark Design Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-428.phpFri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Alexis Goldman, a project manager at Solutions Architecture in Newark and a 2002 graduate of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, built a "Jumbotron" made entirely from unopened cans of food in an eight-hour Build Day as part of the CANstruction design competition. At the close of the exhibitions, the cans were donated to local food banks.

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Sickle Cell Disease and Link to Race Focus of NJIT Researcher at NIH Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.phpWed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The history of sickle cell disease in the 20th century and its link to race is the focus of a Nov. 16, 2010 talk at a national symposium by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton, PhD, an expert on the history of diseases. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, national institutes of health, stephen pemberton, genetic medicine


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Music Improvisation Software: An Interface for People with Severe Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-310.phpTue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Music has many virtues — including the potential to benefit individuals whose mobility is severely impaired by cerebral palsy and spinal injuries. In the first of NJIT's new series of Technology and Society Forum presentations, Pauline Oliveros and colleagues from the Deep Listening Institute will demonstrate software that makes it possible to improvise music with slight head movements. This software extends the expressive, holistic and therapeutic benefits of musical improvisation to both adults and children.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, technology and society forum, jay kappraff, deep listening institute, music improvisation software, pauline oliveros


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Music Improvisation Software Expert To Kick Off Fall 2010 Technology and Society Forum Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-303.phpTue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 In the first of a new series of Technology and Society Forum presentations, Pauline Oliveros, founder of the Deep Listening Institute Ltd.and Distinguished Research Professor of Music at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will demonstrate software that makes it possible to improvise music with slight head movements. The presentation will take place on Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, music improvisation software, pauline oliveros, deep listening institute


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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, sanchoy das, heritage institute of technology


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NJIT Professor Appointed to NIH Study Section http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-236.phpTue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Farzan Nadim, PhD, professor in the Departments of Mathematical Sciences and Biological Sciences at NJIT, will serve as a member of the Sensorimotor Integration Study Section, Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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NJIT Students Win Awards for Doing Good and Being Good At It http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.phpThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 From reviving student communities to co-inventing solar water systems, NJIT students aim to get out into the world and make life better for people. Some 11 students who shined the most when it comes to helping others recently were feted at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards.  

Tagged: engineers without borders, student senate, presidential leadership award, highlander student achievement awards, ashish borgaonkar, graduate student association, salman naqvi, paul rodriguez, katrina hornstein, vanessa casteblanco, jaskirat sodhi, graduate biomedical engineering society


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NJIT Engineer Helps Stroke Patients Regain Motor Functions in Hands, Arms http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-212.phpWed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Helping stroke patients regain use of their hands and arms through innovative robotic and virtual reality-based video game therapies is the focal point of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. Thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Adamovich is developing better ways to rehabilitate people who have lost control of their hands, fingers, shoulders and elbows.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, national institutes of health, sergei adamovich


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Classes To Start at NJIT in iPhone Application Development; Underground Storage Tank Regulations; Unix Certification, and Solar Installations http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-202.phpWed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Think NJIT when it's time to brush up on certification skills. Four non-credit courses in iPhone application development, underground storage tank regulations, online pen Source Unix certification, and Solar Panel Installations will be available from NJIT starting as early as June and throughout the summer. Each course is open to the general public and will help state residents gain skills to seek and keep jobs. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, cpe, iphone application development course, non-credit courses


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NJIT Professors and Doctoral Students Participate in 2010 SPE Annual Technical Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Several NJIT professors and graduate students participated in the 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference on May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Attending were Professor Marino Xanthos, Research Professors Costas Gogos and Peng Wang of CBPE, Kwabena Narh, professor in NJIT's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Linjie Zhu and Herman Suwardee of NJIT's Polymer Processing Institute (PPI), as well as five PhD students: Huiju Liu, who received his PhD degree this week; Jin Uk Ha, Qian Zheng, Min Yang, and Graciela Terife.  Peng Wang was the organizer, on behalf of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering and PPI, of two special sessions on pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion. Six technical papers on research conducted on campus were presented by Wang, Gogos, Suwardee, Liu, Ha, and Terife. During the May 18 SPE awards ceremonies, Xanthos and Liu received the Heinz List Reactive Extrusion and the Professor Lew Erwin Outstanding Graduate Student Awards, respectively.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, kwabena narh, costas gogos, peng wang


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PREtty FAB House Wins Green Award for NJIT Architecture Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.phpWed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Assistant Professor Richard Garber will receive next week a Project of the Year Award from Jersey City for the PREtty Fab House, a one-family sustainable home in the Greenville section of Jersey City.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, sustainable housing, gro architects, nicole robertson


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NJIT To Offer Non-Credit Programs in Solar Panel Installation, iPhone and iPad Application Development and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-183.phpThu, 13 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Beginning on May 24, NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education will offer four non-credit professional development programs in iPhone and iPad Application Development; Solar Panel Installation Training; Underground Storage Tank Regulation Review; and Open Source Unix Certification. All of these courses are open to the general public and will help NJ residents obtain new skills to seek and keep jobs. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, online learning, gale tenen spak, iphone application development course, non-credit courses


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Student Achievements Recognized at 2010 Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-175.phpWed, 05 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Katrina Hornstein, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the Presidential Leadership Award for undergraduate students today from NJIT Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. Jaskirat Sodhi, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, received the award in the graduate student category. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients.

Tagged: jack gentul, highlander student achievement awards, katrina hornstein, student services, jaskirat sodhi


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NJIT To Host NIH SBIR SHIFT Webinar on April 29 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-157.phpFri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Gregory Milman, PhD, director of the Office for Innovation and Special Programs in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be the guest speaker at a free NIH SBIR SHIFT Webinar on April 29, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 1403. Registration is required.

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Bridgewater Resident Giancarlo Fricano Receives Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Design Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-136.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-136.phpFri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Giancarlo Fricano, of Bridgewater, received the Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Design Award at the 12th Annual Salute to Engineering Excellence sponsored by NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  The event was held March 25, 2010 at NJIT. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, honors, award, giancarlo fricano, saul fenster innovation in design award


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Demarest Resident Kevin McDermott Receives Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award from NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-132.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-132.phpFri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Kevin McDermott, of Demarest, received at the NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) 12th Annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 25, 2010 at NJIT, the Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award.

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Civil Engineering Student To Receive Prestigious Sol Seid Award Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-110.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-110.phpThu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Civil engineering junior Keith Corkery, of Fair Lawn, will receive the 2010 Sol Seid Award for Excellence from the New Jersey Professional Engineers in Construction on April 9 at a dinner dance in Belleville. Nominated by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Taha Marhaba, Corkery was chosen to receive the $10,000 award based upon his outstanding academic achievements and community involvement. 

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NJIT Architecture Students Receive $25,000 Grand Prize for Townhouse Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-108.phpWed, 07 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) has received the $25,000 grand prize for 2010 from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a small modern townhouse. Architecture students developed the design last semester for the Newark Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, darius sollohub, sustainability, habitat for humanity, jak inglese, njit center for building knowledge, christine bruncati, cara constantino, paul romano, national council of architectural registration boards


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Yaron Brook To Speak at ADHC Colloquium Series Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-095.phpWed, 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Yaron Brook, president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, will discuss "Capitalism Without Guilt: The Moral Case for Freedom" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 31, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.

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Newark College of Engineering to Honor Three Alums at Upcoming Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-078.phpWed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 12th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 6-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will celebrate the 91st anniversary of NCE, the flagship institution of NJIT.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, salute to engineering excellence, turner construction company


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