NJIT Newsroom tagged with "polymer" 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 First Time: NJIT Researchers Examine Dynamics of Liquid Metal Particles at Nanoscale http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.phpThu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.  “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in Physical Review Letters (July 16, 2013).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, ccs, mathematical sciences, lou kondic, solar cells, fluid mechanics, polymers, nanoparticles, microfluidics, dna


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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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NJIT Professor Published in Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-256.phpThu, 09 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The August issue of prestigious journal Science today has published a perspective by longtime NJIT Professor and noted polymer expert Marino Xanthos about polypropylene, a widely-used plastic with consumer applications ranging from food packaging to automotive parts, including car battery casings. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, science, recycling, marino xanthos, polymers


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NJIT's Mike Jaffe To Be Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-242.phpWed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Michael Jaffe, an expert in materials science and high performance polymers, has been selected to be a member of the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe, american chemical society, fellow, acs, polymers, materials science


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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 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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NJIT Patent May Be Able To Replace BPA; Make Consumer Products Safer http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.phpWed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Jaffe, a research professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, has received a patent for a chemical derived from sugar. This new material is a derivative of isosorbide and may be able to replace bisphenol A (BPA) in a number of consumer products, including the lining of tin cans.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe, anthony east, national research council, luiz catalani, iowa corn promotion board, yi zhang, isosorbide, materials science


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ECE Department To Host Seminar on Polymer-Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.phpMon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 V. Ramgopal Rao, PhD, a professor in the EE Department of IIT Bombay, a visiting professor at Georgia Tech and a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Electron Device Society, will discuss "Polymer Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security" at an IEEE and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Seminar on June 8, 5-6 p.m. in the ECE Building Rm. 202. 

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

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, seminar, department of physics


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NJIT Professor To Speak at Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-021.phpMon, 26 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Jaffe, PhD, Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry and director of the Medical Device Concept Laboratory at NJIT, will discuss the “Impact of Process and Physical Structure on the Performance of Polymeric Biomaterials” on Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe


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Princeton Review Names NJIT One of Top Value Colleges in Nation http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-004.phpThu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 The Princeton Review today named NJIT among the nation's top 50 public undergraduate institutions for value. NJIT was included in the select listing because it has long been known for affordability nationally and in the region.  The annual tuition this year for in-state students is under $10,500.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, princeton review, rankings, nanotechnology, solar physics, best colleges, rotc


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Biodegradable Polymers from Bioactives To Be Discussed at Biomedical Engineering Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-389.phpMon, 27 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering will host a seminar by Kathryn Uhrich, PhD, professor, associate chair and graduate program director and co-director of the Stem Cell IGERT at Rutgers University on Oct. 31 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. "Biodegradable Polymers from Bioactives" will be the topic.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, seminar, department of biomedical engineering, polymers


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NJIT Professor Obtains Patent To Uncover Trace Elements of Airborne Pollutants http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-121.phpTue, 20 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 A breakthrough patent awarded to an NJIT researcher will enable manufacturers to create a device to uncover miniscule amounts of airborne pollutants. Using computer chip technology, Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor and chair of NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, has developed and patented what could eventually become a simple keychain device to detect tiny, though potentially lethal, amounts of airborne carcinogens.

Tagged: somenath mitra, patent, chemistry and environmental science


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NJIT Professor To Discuss Polymer Processing at Mechanical Engineering Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-019.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-019.phpTue, 16 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 "Polymer Melting and Mixing Mechanisms in Twin Rotor Processing Equipment" is the topic of a discussion by Costas G. Gogos, PhD, distinguished research professor in the department of chemical engineering at NJIT, on Jan. 31 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224.

Tagged: chemical engineering, polymer processing institute, costas gogos


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NJIT Research Professor Receives Highest Honor from Society of Plastics Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-209.phpWed, 11 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Costas G. Gogos, PhD, a research professor at NJIT, received last week the highest honor—the international award—from the Society of Plastics Engineers. The honor recognizes a lifetime of accomplishment in polymer processing. Gogos is the co-author of the definitive text in the field and well-recognized worldwide for advancing the practice of mixing, compounding and reactive processing.

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NJIT Chemical Engineer Noted Worldwide For His Work on Recycling Soda Bottles To Receive Highest University Research Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-106.phpMon, 06 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Something plastic, something new, is always cooking in Marinos Xanthos' first floor polymer engineering laboratory at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Xanthos, a chemical engineering professor who has directed since 1988 the Polymer Processing Institute at NJIT, is best known for developing energy efficient manufacturing methods with low environmental impact.

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


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NJIT Chemical Engineer Xanthos Named Fellow: Newest Research Converts Recycled Plastic Soda Bottles To Styrofoam Building Insulation http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-068.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-068.phpTue, 24 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) recently named plastics expert Marino Xanthos, Ph.D., a Society Fellow. Xanthos, a professor of chemical engineering and director of the Polymer Processing Institute (PPI) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), works on finding new applications for recycled plastics.

Tagged: recycling, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, society of plastic engineers


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