NJIT Newsroom tagged with "oil" 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 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 Professor Appointed to National Research Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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NJIT Professor Collaborated On New Federal Report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel


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NJIT Professor Presents Keynote Lecture At International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-004.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 At the 18th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil held in Jacksonville, Florida, Lev Krasnoperov, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, presented a keynote lecture entitled "Chemical Reactions in Non-thermal Plasma." 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, lev krasnoperov


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ASCE Seminar on Oct. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-345.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter is sponsoring a special seminar on Oct. 17 in Kupfrian 211 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on soil magic and geosynthetics by Dr. David Elton of Auburn University. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, seminar, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce


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Michel Boufadel, PhD, Expert in Field of Oil Spill Research, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-260.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Michel Boufadel, PhD, a notable voice in the investigation of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and BP's Deep Water Horizon (DWH) blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, environmental protection agency, epa, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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Removal of Hexavalent Chromium From Your Drinking Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-527.phpWed, 22 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The only way to learn if your water source has hexavalent chromium is to check with your public water supplier and request a water quality report, said NJIT Professor Taha Marhaba, a civil/environmental engineer. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, taha marhaba, environmental protection agency, epa, professor, water, new jersey applied water research center, vegetables, animals, grains


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NJIT Professor's Book Examines Great Depression and Modern Environmentalism http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-437.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-437.phpMon, 08 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The Great Depression collided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities—and preventing their reoccurrence—was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement (Oxford University Press, 2007), NJIT author and professor Neil M. Maher recounts the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, federated department of history, neil maher, frederick law olmsted


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Winning the Oil Endgame in America To Be Discussed at NJIT Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-389.phpWed, 04 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 America's energy future is choice, not fate, and U.S. dependence on oil can be eliminated with proven technologies that create wealth and strengthen security. That's the message Nathan Glasgow of the Rocky Mountain Institute will bring to NJIT in his presentation on Oct. 25 at NJIT's Technology and Society Forum.

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During a Lecture at NJIT, a Prominent Oil Expert Warns that World Oil Production Will Peak in November 2005 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-322.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-322.phpMon, 19 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 During a lecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Kenneth Deffeyes, professor emeritus at Princeton University, sounded a dire warning about global oil production and consumption: Major oil-producing nations and energy companies, he said, know that the production and consumption of oil are decreasing oil reserves that cannot be replaced.

Tagged: princeton university, kenneth deffeyes


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Incubator Company at NJIT Develops Lifesaving MRI Coil for Small Animals http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-086.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-086.phpTue, 08 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Supertron, a start-up technology company housed in the small business incubators at NJIT, announced today that it has begun developing a cryogenic coil to improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Erzhen Gao, PhD, director of research and development for the company, will lead the effort. “Eventually, we hope to see our system upgrade existing MRI scanners because our coils can enhance installed MRIs, enabling them to produce cleaner, clearer and easier-to-read images at an affordable price,” he said.

Tagged: small business, mri


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