NJIT Newsroom tagged with "professor" 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 Chen Named Professor Emeritus http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-040.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-040.phpTue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Rong-Yaw Chen has been named professor emeritus after having served as a distinguished member of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at NJIT for nearly five decades. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, professor emeritus, mie


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

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, national science foundation, department of information systems, nsf, elizabeth avery gomez


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Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research Opens at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-133.phpFri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Past economic bubbles have been inflated by visions of wealth from tulips (yes, tulips), international trade, railroads, biotechnology and the Internet.

Tagged: school of management, michael ehrlich, william rapp, leir center for financial bubble research, economics


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NJIT Computer Scientist Advocates Deceleration of Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-072.phpWed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, computer science, master teacher, james geller, excellence in teaching award


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Q&A Featuring NJIT's New School of Management Dean: Pius J. Egbelu http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-014.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-014.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Pius J. Egbelu http://som.njit.edu/dean/index.php was recently named dean of the NJIT School of Management (SOM) http://management.njit.edu/ and appointed Distinguished Professor and holder of the Then & Clark Chair.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, school of management, enterprise development center, som, edc, board of visitors, distinguished professor, strategic job growth plan


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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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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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NJIT Honors Victor Matveev of Hoboken for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-275.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Victor Matveev, PhD, of Hoboken, assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  “This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, NJIT Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Research and Development.

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, donald sebastian, convocation, provost, victor matveev, assistant professor


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NJIT Honors Wei Xu of Gillette for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-274.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Wei Xu, PhD, of Gillette, assistant professor in the School of Management, received the Award for Undergraduate Instruction, Lower Division at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: school of management, donald sebastian, convocation, provost, undergraduate instruction, assistant professor, wei xu


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NJIT Honors Wooyoung Choi of Montville for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-273.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Wooyoung Choi, PhD, of Montville, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, convocation, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, professor, wooyoung choi, promoted


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NJIT Boswell Historian Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-037.phpThu, 05 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Richard B. Sher, PhD, a professor of history at NJIT and a former Guggenheim Fellow, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to edit a volume of the correspondence of James Boswell, the eighteenth-century Scottish writer. Boswell was best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. Sher's research focuses on the thought and culture of 18th century Scotland.

Tagged: department of humanities, award, humanities, history, rutgers university, national endowment for the humanities, distinguished professor, fellowship, yale university


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IT Capstone Showcase Allows Students To Mingle and Meet Corporate Sponsors http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-430.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-430.phpMon, 01 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology will feature teams of students detailing current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, non-profit organizations and student entrepreneurs.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, capstone showcase, osama eljabiri, capstone program, department of information technology, new jersey professor of the year


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Popular Website Names NJIT Math Professor Among Top 50 in Nation for 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-445.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-445.phpFri, 30 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 The popular website RateMyProfessor (RMP) has ranked Soha Abdeljaber, a university lecturer in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, number 45 of the 50 highest rated professors for 2007 in the nation. Abdeljaber has taught pre-calculus and calculus in the department since 2000.

Tagged: mathematics, soha abdeljaber


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Carnegie Foundation Names NJIT’s Osama Eljabiri the NJ Professor of the Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-428.phpThu, 15 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 A pioneering educator at NJIT who strongly believes in experiential learning was today named 2007 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Osama Eljabiri, a senior university lecturer who founded, taught and continues to develop the senior project capstone course program at NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his diligence and dedication for promoting this new type of learning.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, osama eljabiri, new jersey professor of the year


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Mathematics Department To Present Seminar on Pattern Formation in Reaction-Diffusion Systems http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-376.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-376.phpTue, 16 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Irving R. Epstein, PhD, the Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry at Brandeis University, will discuss "Differential and Cross-Diffusion Effects on Pattern Formation in Reaction-Diffusion Systems" on Oct. 19 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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Lanzerotti Speaks To Hold AAS Symposium About Space Weather http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-077.phpTue, 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 The safety of technologies and humans in space, based on weather, is of special interest to Lanzerotti, who in 2006 was the principal investigator for instruments on the new NASA Radiation Belts Storm Probes mission to investigate Earth's Van Allen radiation belts. 

Tagged: physics, nasa, louis lanzerotti, solar, space weather, geophysics, distinguished research professor, terrestrial technologies


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KUDOS-September 2006 http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-335.phpFri, 01 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has promoted one faculty member to the rank of distinguished professor, six to the rank of professor and 13 to the rank of associate professor with tenure. PROMOTED TO DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR Rajesh DaveChemical Engineering PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR Asokan AnandarajanManagement Lisa AxeCivil & Environmental Engineering Timothy ChangElectrical & Computer Engineering Steven I-Jy ChienCivil & Environmental Engineering Nancy JacksonChemistry & Environmental Science Burt KimmelmanHumanities PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH TENURE Tara AlvarezBiomedical Engineering Treena ArinzehBiomedical Engineering Maurie CohenChemistry & Environmental Science Christopher FunkhouserHumanities Chengjun LiuComputer Science Ronfang (Rachel) LiuCivil & Environmental Engineering Neil MaherFederated History David MendoncaInformation Systems Cyrill MuratovMathematical Sciences Vincent OriaComputer Science Marguerite SchneiderManagement Darius SollohubArchitecture Jian YangIndustrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Tagged: kudos, christopher funkhouser, treena arinzeh, maurie cohen, darius sollohub, burt kimmelman, timothy chang, neil maher, rajesh dave, promotions, marguerite schneider, professor, nancy jackson, david mendonca, lisa axe, jian yang, chengjun liu, steven chien, cyrill muratov, asokan anandarajan


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Goldberg Named Professor Emeritus http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-288.phpWed, 19 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Vladislav Goldberg, PhD, a distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, was named professor emeritus effective September 1, 2006. The designation is in recognition of his many years of service to the university.

Tagged: mathematical sciences, vladislav goldberg, professor emeritus


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Information Systems Expert Named Hurlburt Professor at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-037.phpTue, 24 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Katia Passerini, PhD, has been named the Hurlburt Professor of Management of Information Systems in the School of Management at NJIT. “Since she joined the faculty at NJIT, Katia has demonstrated an unusual assortment of talent, skills and knowledge – she truly has helped us understand what the NJIT theme, 'The Edge in Knowledge,' can mean,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, faculty, soa, katia passerini


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NJIT Authority on E-Learning Takes Prestigious Sloan Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-087.phpMon, 07 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 The Sloan Consortium recently honored Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of  information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for achievement in online teaching and learning.  Hiltz is a recognized authority on computer-mediated communication and learning networks.  The consortium is an association of more than 450 institutions and higher education groups engaged in on-line learning

Tagged: information systems, online learning, starr roxanne hiltz, distinguished professor, computer-mediated communication


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Droughton and Kirchner Named Professors Emeriti http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-090.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-090.phpTue, 29 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. John V. Droughton and Dr. Robert P. Kirchner of the Department of Mechanical Engineering have been named Professors Emeriti, effective immediately.

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KUDOS - Getzin Named Associate Professor Emeritus http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-074.phpTue, 01 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Donald Getzin of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science has been named Associate Professor Emeritus effective June 1, 2005. The designation is in recognition of his many years of service to NJIT and his continuing involvement with its students.

Tagged: kudos, chemistry and environmental science, professor emeritus, june, donald getzin


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NJIT Physicist's Voyager I Work Makes Space History: Probe Leaves Our Heliosphere, Sends Back Data on Sun's Outermost Sphere http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-129.phpWed, 05 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 When the Voyager I space craft was launched more than 26 years ago, it carried an instrument designed to analyze the charged particles it encountered in space. That included particles around the outer planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Pluto as well as those in the interplanetary medium.

Tagged: louis lanzerotti, sun, space, physicist, distinguished research professor


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Eight New Jersey Institute of Technology Professors Named Excellent Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-117.phpFri, 17 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Eight teachers at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) received Teaching Excellence Awards during the annual Fall Awards ceremony held last week at the university.

Tagged: award, rajesh dave, professor, james mchugh, sirin tekinay, teaching excellence, fall awards ceremony, roy cornely


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MEDIA ADVISORY http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-115.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-115.phpFri, 17 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 “The Yankees have a 72.5% chance to beat the Marlins in the World Series, according to Bruce Bukiet. “ It would be fishy if the Marlins were to win,” Bukiet quips, “since the Yankees are overall a better team, with superior hitting and pitching. The Yankees are favored to win all but one game in the series, and even in that game the teams are statistically even.”

Tagged: bruce bukiet, mathematical modeling, predictions, yankees, world series


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