NJIT Newsroom tagged with "physics" 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 NASA Calls NJIT's Spacecraft Instrument Aboard the Van Allen Probes a 'Mission Success' http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-115.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-115.phpThu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Now deep into the scientific discovery phase of a two-year orbit, NASA's Van Allen Probes, carrying an NJIT instrument that measures the composition of the radiation belts surrounding Earth, are shedding new light on a hazardous, little-understood region of the planet's outermost atmosphere.

Tagged: department of physics, research, nasa, louis lanzerotti, andrew gerrard, solar, center for solar terrestrial research


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From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-074.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges.

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NJIT Participates in TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-061.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Nuggehalli Ravindra, professor of physics at NJIT, co-organized the 2014 TMS RF Mehl Medal Symposium on Frontiers in Nanostructured Materials and Their Applications at the recent 2014 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering program, nuggehalli ravindra


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Chinese Partnership Fuels NJIT's Solar Cell Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, cnbm, thin-film photovoltaic technology, alan delahoy, solar power, china national building materials company


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NJIT Alumnus Sparks a U.S.-China Technology Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers working to boost the efficiency of a potentially game-changing alternative energy technology, thin-film solar cells, have won the backing of a powerful Chinese partner eager to speed development of inexpensive power production that can be seamlessly incorporated into a range of building materials.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, donald sebastian, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, thin-film photovoltaic technology, cnbm, jingong pan, china national building materials company, solar power


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NJIT's Lanzerotti Wins AMS Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-050.phpWed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti recently received an award from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for “Sustained Leadership and Contributions to the Space Weather Enterprise and Creative Stewardship of the Space Weather Journal.” 

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NJIT Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.phpWed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. 

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With Instruments in Space and on Earth, NJIT's Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research Monitors the Year's First Massive Solar Storm in Real Time http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.phpThu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A massive solar storm erupting from a giant, tumultuous sunspot is providing what physicist Andrew Gerrard calls a “beautiful opportunity” to observe and analyze a rare and powerful burst of solar radiation and particles traveling at unusually high speed toward Earth.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, nasa, center for solar-terrestrial research, andrew gerrard, bbso, solar storm


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Research Professor to Participate in NPR Social Media Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-403.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-403.phpMon, 09 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Reginald Farrow will be participating in NPR's social media series, “A Day in the Life: Blacks At The Cutting Edge Of Innovation.”  Farrow (@rcfarrow) will be tweeting on Dec. 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

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Inventions That Improve Lives Are the Winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-398.phpThu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator program at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.

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NJIT Students Present Their Research at MS&T Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-377.phpFri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Several NJIT students participated in the Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) 2013 Conference and Exhibition held in Montreal, Canada at the end of October.  The event brought together scientists, engineers, students, suppliers and more to discuss current research and technical applications, and to shape the future of materials science and technology. 

Tagged: csla, department of physics, materials science and engineering program, mtse


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NJIT Mourns the Loss of Monroe Weller http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-333.phpTue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the loss of Monroe Weller on Oct. 10, 2013.  Weller taught physics, calculus and strength of materials at NJIT for thirty-three years. 

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Uncommon Schools Comes to NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-321.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-321.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In collaboration with Career Development Services (CDS), physics professor Ravindra Nuggehalli will host Uncommon Schools, a network of outstanding urban public charter schools working to close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.

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NJIT Physics Student Receives Jean Gordon Thomas Memorial Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-296.phpFri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Deliris Diaz, a first-year student, recently received the Jean Gordon Thomas Memorial Award for outstanding promise as a woman physicist from NJIT's Department of Physics.

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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.

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NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.phpTue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center. 

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NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan.  The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.

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TEDxNJIT Event on September 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on September 12, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Think Big – Think small” and feature leaders in various fields addressing a range of topics on how to take ideas and put them into action. 

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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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American Geophysical Union Names NJIT Distinguished Professor a Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode, of Westfield, a 2013 Fellow for his seminal contributions to solar physics and to the development of a revolutionary ground-based solar telescope facility. 

Tagged: csla, physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, american association for the advancement of science, bbso, american physical society, american geophysical union


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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. 

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NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-225.phpFri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience. 

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Watch Professor Farrow on One-on-One with Steve Adubato http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-221.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT research professor Reginald Farrow will appear on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.

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

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


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NJIT Lecturer Chosen as Top Reviewer of 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-189.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Vitaly Shneidman, senior university lecturer in NJIT's department of physics, has been selected as one of the “Top 20 Reviewers for 2012” by The Journal of Chemical Physics.

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NJIT Awards 2,643 Degrees to Members of the Class of 2013 at Prudential Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013.  This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.  

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Five NJIT New Jersey Students Reach May 20 Commencement Ready to Excel http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.phpThu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.  

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NJIT To Host Free Forum About Doing Business With the European Union http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-174.phpFri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 If you want to learn more about helping your business or company grow in Europe, don't miss a free one day business forum at NJIT on May 15, 2013, which will detail how to use technology and innovation to do business in the European Union. 

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Cisco Technology Evangelist To Speak at NJIT's May 20, 2013 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013. 

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PayScale Ranks NJIT in Top 1 Percent for ROI Among US Public Colleges, Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-166.phpThu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S. 

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Life Science Inventions of NJIT Students Take Top Prizes in TechQuest http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.phpTue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams.

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Biomed Innovations, Architecture, Nano Carbons Take Top Honors at NJIT Research Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-156.phpMon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 From exciting architectural plans for the August 2013 Chinese Solar Decathlon to a better hospital rating system, six student research projects recently captured the imagination of judges at the 2013 NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase, held last week on April 17, 2013.  Seventy-two graduate and undergraduate students participated.

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NJIT Board of Trustees Approves Submission of Nearly $200 Million in Campus Construction and Infrastructure Projects in Response to State's RFPs http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-107.phpWed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects.

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NJIT To Host Spring Career Fair on March 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-084.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's annual spring Career Fair, sponsored by NJIT's Career Development Services (CDS), will be held March 6, 2013 from 12:30 -5 p.m. throughout the campus.  It is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 175 companies and government agencies coming to interview upwards of 2,000 students and alumni. 

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NJIT Celebrates Growth of Solar Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-076.phpTue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT celebrates a new phase in the growth of its solar technology effort with the rededication of a research center as the China National Building Materials Photovoltaic Materials Research Center.  Expanding its previous work on Cadmium Telluride photocells with NJIT alumni-run Apollo Solar Energy, the new program addresses broader photocell technology and implementation studies. 

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Famous Whistleblower, Founder No FEAR, To Speak at NJIT Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.phpTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 “No FEAR: A Whistleblower's Triumph” is the title of a lecture by the founder of the No FEAR Coalition Marsha Coleman-Adebayo set for Feb. 20, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  The event is free and open to the public.  Street parking is available.  Coleman-Adebayo is the Director of the National Whistleblowers Center.

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NJIT President Joel Bloom Named To NJ Biz Power 100 List http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-022.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was named to the NJ Biz prestigious power list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business.  Dr. Bloom was ranked 55. 

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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. 

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The Battle of the Brains Again Comes to NJIT: Science Olympiad Set for 1/17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-005.phpFri, 11 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Once again the brainiest of the brainy will descend Jan. 17, 2013 upon NJIT when 600 middle and senior high school students compete vigorously in the Northern New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional play-offs. 

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NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-422.phpWed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni.

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DesignIntelligence Names NJIT's Schuman One of 30 "Top Professors" for 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-416.phpThu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The influential architecture and design publication DesignIntelligence has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. 

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Physics Professor Attends Science Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-388.phpMon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Wenda Cao, associate professor in the department of physics, was invited to attend the 2012 Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, which took place Oct. 12-14 in Irvine, CA. 

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NJIT Trustees Fete Ansari, Lanzerotti for NJ Inventors Hall of Fame Honors http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-374.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-374.phpFri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Board of Trustees yesterday commended in a formal ceremony NJIT Professor of Electrical Engineering Nirwan Ansari who was honored last month by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for his cutting edge work. Feted too by the Board, but unable to attend the ceremony, was noted NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti. 

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NJIT Professors Received Last Night Coveted Edison Awards at R&D Council Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-373.phpFri, 09 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow and NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas were the recipients last night of an Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. The event kicked off the Council's 50th Anniversary celebration and honored more than 30 inventors and 13 New Jersey companies and universities.

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NJIT Professors To Receive Coveted Edison Awards at R&D Council Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-360.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-360.phpWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow and NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas will be the recipients Nov. 8, 2012 in the Liberty Science Center of  an Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. 

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NJIT Researchers and Alums Are Feted by NJ Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-359.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-359.phpWed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti and NJIT Professor of Electrical Engineering Nirwan Ansari were honored by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for cutting edge work.  Feted too were NJIT doctoral student Yan Zhang, and alumnus Ricky John.  Twenty-five awards were presented to individuals, research teams and corporations.

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NJIT Featured In The Princeton Review's "Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition" http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-339.phpThu, 11 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT  has been named by the Princeton Review an outstanding business school in the 2013 edition of The Best 296 Business Schools (Random House / Princeton Review).

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Inventor of World's Smallest Probe on Nano Scale Receives NJIT Top Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-332.phpFri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells was awarded yesterday, Oct. 4, 2012, the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.  This prize is the most prestigious research award at NJIT.  It is the fifth time the award has been made.

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Tonight NJIT Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-329.phpThu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Tonight NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells will receive the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Researcher Who Invented A Method for Fabricating Arrays of the World's Smallest Probe for Investigating Electrical Properties of Living Cells to Receive NJIT Overseers Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-327.phpMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living, cells will receive on Oct. 4, 2012 the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. 

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Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.phpFri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom. 

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U.S. News Once Again Names NJIT Among Nation's Best National Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-305.phpWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2013 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJIT Convocation Tomorrow Promises Bright New Start: New President Speaks http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-304.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT: NJIT marks the start of the new school tomorrow at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. 

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Lanzerotti's Launch Makes It: Wee Hour Party at NJIT Sees Atlas V Take-Off http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-292.phpFri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Rivaling the kind of devotion reserved for rock stars, a band of space weather groupies surrounding NJIT Distinguished Research Professor Lou Lanzerotti stayed up all night into the next day to witness the long-awaited launch of Atlas V.  

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Cristiano L. Dias, Molecular Bio Physics Expert, Appointed to NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-284.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cristiano L. Dias, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts an assistant professor in the department of physics. 

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The Star-Ledger Features NJIT Physicist Louis Lanzerotti's Device for NASA Probes http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-277.phpWed, 29 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 As NASA readies the rescheduled launch  for 4 a.m. on Aug. 30, 2012 (view live starting 1:30 a.m. on NASA TV), read more about the role of NJIT Distinguished Research Professor Louis Lanzerotti  in The Star-Ledger.

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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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New NJIT Faculty Will Energize Interdisciplinary Vision http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-258.phpTue, 14 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The talents of more than 20 new faculty members will soon add momentum to NJIT's strategic plan for impacting the quality of life in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary initiative focuses on convergent life science and engineering, “digital everyware”-- ubiquitous computing-- and sustainable systems.

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NJIT Scientist Creates Instrument for NASA Aug. 23 Launch To Better Understand Space Weather and Radiation Environment That Caused Demise of Telstar I http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-254.phpWed, 08 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Research Professor and former Bell Labs scientist Louis J. Lanzerotti, will see his 50-year quest to better understand space weather and Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts rocket, once again, into space on Aug. 23, 2012. 

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NJIT & UMDNJ: A Joint Relationship http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-183.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-183.phpWed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) have forged alliances in diverse disciplines to improve our health and well-being. 

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Can't Keep a Good Mind Down: NJIT Senior To Graduate With Four Degrees http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.phpFri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Paul Dupiano, 25, Union High School's 2005 valedictorian, will be the recipient at NJIT's May 15, 2012 commencement of not one, but four difficult undergraduate degrees.

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NJIT, China's Bengbu Glass Institute Sign Agreement for R&D, Training http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-166.phpWed, 18 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT signed a cooperation agreement with the Bengbu Glass Industry Design Institute for personnel training, technical exchange, and research and development at a recent ceremony at NJIT. 

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NJIT Student Wins Best Student Presentation Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-146.phpMon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 During the 2012 TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando (http://www.tms.org/meetings/annual-12/AM12home.aspx), Vijay Kasisomayajula, PhD student in Physics, won the Emerging Materials Research (EMR) best student presentation award in the 2012 symposium on “Recent developments in biological, electronic, functional and structural thin films and coatings.” 

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NJIT Tech Forum Series: Paving the Way to a Smarter World: Creativity in Engineering Education http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.phpTue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Imagination and creativity have long energized technological progress.

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Joint Physics - MTSE Seminar on March 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-092.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-092.phpMon, 05 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Ravi Ananth, Onsight Technology USA, will discuss “Real Time XRD Microscopy” on March 7 from 2.30 to 4:00 p.m. in Tiernan Hall 406.

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NJIT Research To Be Featured in Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-087.phpThu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The work of NJIT researchers N.M. Ravindra, Ivan Padron, Priyanka Singh, Bhumi Bhatt, and Vishal Singh will be featured in the upcoming March issue of JOM - The Member Journal of TMS. 

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NJIT Professor, Electrical Engineer, Petri Net Expert Named AAAS Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.phpTue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Mengchu Zhou, of Basking Ridge, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) based on his distinguished scientific contributions to a variety of research areas in the field of electrical and computer engineering. 

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NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-015.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT's top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world. 

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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. 

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NJIT's Louis Lanzerotti To Be Honored as AGU's 2011 William Bowie Medalist http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-468.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-468.phpThu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor of physics at NJIT, has been selected as the 2011 William Bowie Medalist of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

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Joint Physics-MTSE Seminar on Nov. 10 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-428.phpTue, 08 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Zujie Fang of the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, will discuss "Optical Fiber Sensitivities and Fiber Sensors" at a Joint Physics-MTSE Seminar on November 10, 2.30-3.30 p.m. in Tiernan 408. 

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NJIT Physicist, of Princeton, Receives Innovators Award for Tonometer and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-424.phpFri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 More than a half dozen licensed inventions that will someday enable people to lead healthier and more productive lives has brought a unique honor to NJIT Professor Gordon A. Thomas, of Princeton Township. 

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Joint Physics and MTSE Seminar on Nov. 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-408.phpFri, 28 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Alan E. Delahoy, former vice president, research and development at New Millennium Solar Equipment Corp., will discuss "Transparent Conducting Oxides with High Electron Mobility: A New Tool for Their Deposition" on Nov. 2, 2:30-4 p.m. in Tiernan 406.

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Joint Physics and MTSE Seminar on Sept. 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-346.phpFri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Parag Borgaonkar, MS '10, a technical sales engineer at CSM Instruments, will discuss "State-of-the Art in Surface Mechanical Properties Characterization Methods" on Sept. 28, 2:30-4 p.m. in Tiernan 406.

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NJIT Promotes Expert in Atomic, Magnetic and Correlated Electron Systems http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-320.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Trevor Tyson, PhD, of Mineola, NY, professor in the department of physics, was promoted to Distinguished Professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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Andrei Sirenko of Basking Ridge Promoted to Professor at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-317.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-317.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Andrei Sirenko, PhD, of Basking Ridge, associate professor in the department of physics, has been selected to be promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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Andrew Gerrard, of Bridgewater, Promoted to Professor With Tenure at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-304.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Andrew Gerrard, PhD, of Bridgewater, associate professor in the department of physics, will be promoted to professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period.   

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NJIT Physics Professor Featured in Brookhaven National Laboratory Newsletter http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-275.phpMon, 15 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Distinguished Professor of Physics Trevor Tyson is featured in the August 10, 2011 issue of Photon E-Newsletter published by Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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

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Third Brother Wins Gold at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.phpMon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 America is often referred to as the land of opportunity. Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, refers to NJIT as his “university of opportunity.”

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NJIT's Atam Dhawan To Speak at Physics Department Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-036.phpThu, 10 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Atam P. Dhawan, PhD, distinguished professor and associate dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College, will be the guest speaker at a Physics Department Seminar on Feb. 23, 2:30-4 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall Room 408.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Using Terahertz Imaging To Seek Quirks in Corks at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-531.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-531.phpWed, 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 As the holidays approach and you're buying wine, ever wonder what's really in a cork?  Ask NJIT's John Federici, who has a new use for Terahertz imaging: searching for divots and cracks in wine corks to insure quality.  Using Federici's laboratory, which is devoted to sub-millimeter or Terahertz waves, the project, in collaboration with Amorim & Irmãos S.A. Portugal, the world's largest  natural cork producer, and sponsored by QREN, a Portuguese national program for development and innovation, is focused on detecting defects such as cracks and voids in the cork.

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Delegation from Zhenjiang in Jiangsu Province, China Visits NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-512.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-512.phpTue, 07 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The visiting delegation from Zhenjiang in Jiangsu Province, China visited NJIT on Dec. 3 and was led by Vice Mayor and General Secretary Mr. Xiao Ping Li.  He was accompanied by Mr. Qiliang Gui, Vice Secretary and Jian Lin Lu, as well as Mao Su Yan and Violet Gu of the Zhenjiang New Area Investment Promotion Center with Rongjun Ni and Weihua Cao of the Zhenjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone.

Tagged: donald sebastian, department of physics, judith sheft, ken chin, center for building knowledge, apollo solar energy, thin-film photovoltaic technology, renewable energy


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Dale Gary Receives the Excellence in Research Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-432.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-432.phpMon, 22 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Dale Gary, PhD, distinguished professor in NJIT's Department of Physics, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, board of overseers, ian gatley, dale gary, university convocation, solar astronomy


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NJIT Physics Professor Wins Biotech 2010 Innovation Corridor Best Poster Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-421.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-421.phpFri, 12 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Physics Professor Gordon A. Thomas was one of eight poster winners announced for the Biotech 2010 Innovation Corridor, the tenth annual joint symposium of BioNJ and Pennsylvania Bio. As part of the process, the eight posters and presenters were selected to participate in a special one-on-one mentoring sessions with experts in scientific research, business development, legal issues, and investments. Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, served as a co-chair of the symposium.

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NJIT Astronomy Club To Host Public Talk on Hubble Space Telescope Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-348.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Astronomy Club will host a public talk on research with the Hubble Space Telescope on Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. in Kupfrian 117. The talk is by Slawomir Piatek, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Physics, whose research group has been measuring motions for nearby dwarf satellite galaxies using data taken with the Hubble Space Telescope. Telescopes will be set up after the talk, weather permitting, to view Jupiter and the Moon. Contact: Dale E. Gary at 973-596-5376. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, dale gary, hubble space telescope, astronomy club


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$5 Million NSF Grant Will Upgrade and Expand NJIT Radio Telescope Array http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-333.phpWed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to upgrade and expand a set of radio frequency antennas at Owens Valley Solar Array (OVSA) has been awarded to NJIT. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, dale gary, radio telescope


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NJIT Astronomy Club To Host Public Talk on NASA Space Mission http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-313.phpThu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Astronomy Club is hosting a public talk on the NASA space mission New Horizons on Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. in Kupfrian 117. The New Horizons mission will study the first "double planet" Pluto and Charon and its moons Nix and Hydra. A presentation on the mission will be given by Amateur Astronomers, Inc. (AAI) Sidewalk Astronomy Chair Helder Jacinto, who will cover the space craft, its Jupiter mission and discuss the Pluto and Charon spacecraft visit.

Tagged: department of physics, nasa, astronomy, astronomy club


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See Amazing New Sun Images From NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.phpTue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) team have achieved “first light” using a deformable mirror in what is called adaptive optics at BBSO. An image of a sunspot was published Aug. 23, 2010 on the website of Ciel et l'Espace, as the photo of the day.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, national solar observatory, advanced technology solar telescope


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NJIT Research Professor To Give Invited Talk on Sunspots at International Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-279.phpTue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Jeongwoo Lee, PhD, a research professor in the department of physics, will deliver an invited talk, "Sunspots at Centimeter Wavelengths" on August 22-26 at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on Physics of Sun and Star Spots in Ventura, California.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, jeongwoo lee


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NJIT Physicist Gets $2.4 Million NSF Grant To Improve Optics To See More of Sun http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-274.phpWed, 04 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Philip R. Goode, PhD, distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California, has received a three-year, $2.4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to improve the optics at BBSO. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, national science foundation, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, national solar observatory


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NJIT Distinguished Research Professor Heads Panel Studying Sudden Car Acceleration http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-228.phpMon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, a distinguished research professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will lead the 12-member panel organized by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies (www.nationalacademies.org) to identify possible causes of unintended acceleration in vehicles in the aftermath of Toyota's large recalls.

Tagged: department of physics, nasa, ian gatley, louis lanzerotti, national academy of engineering, lucent technologies, geophysics, national research council


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Ian Gatley, of RIT, Named New NJIT Provost and Senior VP Academic Affairs http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-166.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-166.phpWed, 28 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ian Gatley, PhD, internationally known in the fields of astronomy and imaging science, has been named NJIT Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. His appointment will be Distinguished Professor in the Department of Physics. Gatley's first day at NJIT will be Monday, May 3, 2010 as he prepares for the start of the 2010 fall semester. 

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NJIT Physicist Sees Terahertz Imaging As Ultimate Defense Against Terrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.phpMon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 John Federici, a physics professor at NJIT, sees the use of terahertz rays as a critical technology in the defense against suicide bombers and other terrorist activities.  Federici and his research team recently described experimental results from a digital video camera invented in their laboratory that uses a terahertz imaging system.  One day such a device could be used to scan airport passengers quickly and efficiently. “Video-Rate terahertz Interferometric and Synthetic Aperture Imaging” appeared in Applied Optics (July, 2009). 

Tagged: department of physics, john federici, terrorism, terahertz imaging


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MEDIA ADVISORY: NJIT Receives Three-Year, $1.5 Million Grant from Apollo Solar Energy, Inc. To Build Solar Research Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-073.phpMon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A press conference, following a check signing, will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at 3:30 p.m., when NJIT receives a three-year, $1.5 million grant from Apollo Solar Energy, Inc., a public US corporation, to build a solar research center.

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AAAS and NJIT Announce 2009 Fellows http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-438.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-438.phpThu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Philip R. Goode, PhD, a distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Tagged: department of physics, philip goode, science, fellow, news, aaas, media, 2009, press release


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Distinguished Research Professor Louis J. Lanzerotti To Speak at Physics Department Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-430.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-430.phpMon, 07 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, will discuss "Current Activities in the National Science Board" at a Physics Department Informal Seminar on Dec. 11, 11 a.m.-12 noon in Tiernan Hall Rm. 407. 

Tagged: seminar, department of physics, louis lanzerotti, national science board


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Using NASA Photos, NJIT Physics Professor Leads Journey to Galaxy Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-427.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-427.phpThu, 03 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Physics Dale E. Gary will guide visitors on a journey to the center of the galaxy on Dec. 11, 2009 at the Cooperative Extension Services, Warren County.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, nasa, dale gary, hubble space telescope


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NJIT Distinguished Professor Phil Goode To Discuss New Solar Telescope at Big Bear http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-423.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-423.phpWed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Distinguished Professor of Physics Philip R. Goode will discuss "The New Solar Telescope in Big Bear" at a Physics Department Seminar on Dec. 7, 12 noon-1 p.m. (11:30 a.m. tea time) in Tiernan Rm. 407.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode


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NJIT Receives NSF Funding To Improve Big Bear Telescope, Study Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-415.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-415.phpFri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers are at work on many scientific and technological frontiers. The National Science Foundation has recently provided support that totals nearly $4.3 million for the diverse efforts of the following investigators under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Tagged: electrical and computer engineering, physics, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, dale gary, marino xanthos, andrew gerrard, kwabena narh, yuan-nan young, trevor tyson, yanchao zhang, american recovery and reinvestment act


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