NJIT Newsroom tagged with "society" 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 Winners of First Annual Female Research Showcase Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-103.phpWed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 On March 12, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the final showcase of their First Annual Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop. The goal of this series of events was twofold: to highlight research done by undergraduate and graduate female researchers at NJIT and to provide them with detailed critiques (from evaluators outside their fields) that they can use to improve their oral presentation skills.

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T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years. But theory suggests we should see more. Why don't we? What will it take to peer into the darkness? What will we find?

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Technology and Society Forum Series to Present Concert by Baroque Orchestra of NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) returns to NJIT as part of the Technology and Society Forum's exploration of creativity in all of its forms on March 26, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre.

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NJIT Associate Professor To Receive IEEE Professional Communication Society Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-065.phpMon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Bernadette Longo, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Emily K. Schlesinger Award for Outstanding Service to the Professional Communication Society. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, bernadette longo


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Technology and Society Forum Addresses Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Emery, director of human resources at the UN Population Fund, will present “Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations” on March 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, career development services, murray center for women in technology


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

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CANCELLED - T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.phpMon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years.  But theory suggests we should see more.  Why don't we?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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RESCHEDULED - T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for Black History Month on Feb. 19.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for the first week of Black History Month on Feb. 5.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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NJIT-SWE Makes Strong Presence at National Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-417.phpThu, 19 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) participated in the SWE Annual Conference (WE13) from Oct. 24-26 in Baltimore, MD.  The SWE executive board members and faculty advisor made a strong presence at the conference by organizing sessions, serving as session monitors and judges and participating as speakers in workshops and panels. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, society of women engineers, swe, raquel perez-castillejos, basil baltzis, yasmine aly


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NJIT Professor Wins SMA Best Paper Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-384.phpWed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Ellen Thomas, assistant professor of marketing at NJIT, recently won the "Best Paper in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Retailing Track" award for her paper "Supplier Integration in New Product Development: Communication and Buyer Performance" at the 51st Annual Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference

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Eighteen Graduate Students Inducted into Sigma Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Student National Honor Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-383.phpTue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Eighteen graduate students at NJIT were inducted into the Sigma Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL) National Honor Society for Graduate and Professional Students on Friday, November 15, 2013.

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Technology and Society Forum Series To Host Concert by David Rimelis http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-369.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-369.phpTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Musician David Rimelis will explore the connections and differences among scientists, architects, engineers and musicians in a Technology & Society Forum Series presentation.on Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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ASCE Executive Director Patrick Natale Announces Retirement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-340.phpThu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT alum Patrick J. Natale recently announced his retirement as executive director, chief staff officer and secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  His retirement will become effective Dec. 31, 2014.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, american society of civil engineers, asce, civil engineering, alum, board of visitors, patrick natale


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

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


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Productive Summer Vacations for SWE Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-284.phpWed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It's been a productive summer for grad and undergrad members of the NJIT Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, society of women engineers, civil engineering, swe, undergraduate students


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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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NJIT Hosts Materials Science Program for High School Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-231.phpWed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 High school science teachers from throughout New Jersey recently attended NJIT's third annual materials science camp to learn better approaches for teaching materials science.  The one-week program was a partnership among NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA), the Metro NY/NJ Chapter of the American Society of Materials (ASM) and the ASM Education Foundation. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, bruce bukiet, chemistry and environmental science, edgardo farinas, roumiana petrova, asm, american society of materials, sylvana brito


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

Tagged: physics, solar physics


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NJIT Distinguished Professor Emerita Receives SIGCAS Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-223.phpThu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Starr Roxanne Hiltz, distinguished professor emerita of information systems, was recently named the winner of the SIGCAS Making a Difference Award for 2012 in recognition of her academic research and teaching.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, information systems, association for computing machinery, starr roxanne hiltz, acm, society


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NJIT Professor Receives Two ECS Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-199.phpFri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, professor and associate chair for graduate programs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received two awards from The Electrochemical Society (ECS). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, durgamadhab misra, electrochemical society, ecs


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NJIT Structural Engineer Teaches Webinar on Design and Construction of Low-Rise Buildings http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-190.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, taught a live webinar yesterday on “Design and Construction of Low-Rise Buildings for High Winds and Hurricanes.”

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


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SWE Ends Semester With Outreach Event and Annual Banquet http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-184.phpTue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently hosted a “Wow! That's Engineering!” outreach event titled “Innovation through Imagination.”  The event, funded by a grant from ExxonMobil, hosted 55 students from the seventh grade class of the Newark Early College High School (NECHS) and six of their chaperones. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, murray center for women in technology, stem, chemical engineering, society of women engineers, swe, lisa kardos


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Students Win Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Contests http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.phpWed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It was a clean sweep: Over the weekend NJIT students won the regional steel bridge contest as well as the concrete canoe contest.  This marks the second year in a row that NJIT has won both contests. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, concrete canoe competition


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K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant Awarded to the Society of Women Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-141.phpWed, 10 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT has recently been awarded a grant to support their continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The award, funded by ExxonMobil, is part of the national SWE grant competition for K-12 (pre-college) outreach programs. 

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NJIT Student Places 3rd at National Society of Black Engineers Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-137.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-137.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Afolawemi Afolabi, fourth year PhD student at NJIT, won 3rd place at the Technical Research Exhibition (Oral Presentation Category) held during the 39th Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Indianapolis in March. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, national society of black engineers, ecevit bilgili


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Fracking on Trial at NJIT: Everything You Always Wanted to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT:  Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, injects fluid underground at high pressure to fracture rock formations in order to extract previously inaccessible oil and gas.  Opponents point to groundwater contamination, risks to air quality, and migration of toxic chemicals to the surface.  Is this technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at an upcoming NJIT Technology and Society Forum.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, technology and society forum, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, fracking, daniel soeder


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NJIT's Newark College of Engineering To Honor Alums, Students, Faculty, Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-133.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 15th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on April 16, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.  The event will celebrate the 94th anniversary of NCE, NJIT's flagship institution.  Honorees, who hail mostly from New Jersey, will include nine students, seven faculty and staff and two alumni with notable careers in technology and engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, american society of civil engineers, asce, salute to engineering excellence, outstanding alumnus award, patrick natale


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Fracking: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.phpMon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at the Technology and Society Forum session on fracking April 10, 2013 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  The NJIT Technology and Society Forum is free and open to the public.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, civil and environmental engineering, sigma xi, jay kappraff, michel boufadel, fracking


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Society of Women Engineers Receives Outstanding Collegiate Section Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-114.phpTue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT received the Second Place Outstanding Collegiate Section Award during the recent Regional SWE Conference held in Wilmington, DE Mar. 8-10.  

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IEEE Communications Society Talk on March 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-100.phpMon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Ricardo Bianchini, Rutgers University, will present “Leveraging Renewable Energy in Datacenters:  Present and Future” on Mar. 12 at 4:45 p.m. in 202 ECEC

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, ieee communications society


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TIAA CREF CIO To Forecast IT's Future at Free NJIT Talk: Public Invited http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.phpWed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, office of technology development, lillian moller gilbreth, new jersey innovation acceleration center


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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.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of physics, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, environmental protection agency, epa, graduate student association


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Innovative Semiconductor Device Researcher at NJIT To Receive Professional Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-047.phpMon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 For innovative research on semiconductor devices, NJIT Professor Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, the associate chair for graduate programs in the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive two Division Awards next May, the 2013 Electronic and Photonic Division Award and the 2013 Thomas D. Callinan Award from the Dielectric Science and Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society (ECS).  Misra is an ECS Fellow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece, durgamadhab misra, electrochemical society, ecs


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IEEE Control System Society Talk on Feb. 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-045.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-045.phpMon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Prof. Zhong-Ping Jiang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, will present “Feedback, Control and Dynamic Networks” on Feb. 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in ECE 202. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece


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Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, ieee, department of engineering technology, adhc, atam dhawan, department of biological sciences, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, engineering in medicine and biology society, embs


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Society of Women Engineers at NJIT Awarded K-12 Outreach Proposal Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-033.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Tagged: pre-college, stem, society of women engineers, swe, exxonmobil, yasmine aly


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IEEE Control System Society Talk on Jan. 24 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-013.phpWed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The IEEE Control Systems Society is hosting a talk entitled, “Optimal Control of Redundant Systems with Controlled Infeasibility” on Jan. 24 from 5:15 to 6 p.m in ECEC 202. 

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The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Free Concert at NJIT on Feb. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues.  BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus.  The public is invited to attend the free concert.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, technology and society forum, department of chemistry and environmental science, jay kappraff


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Dr. Reginald Tomkins Receives Zaida Morales-Martinez ACS Mentoring Prize http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-426.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-426.phpThu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Reginald Tomkins, professor of chemical engineering and co-op adviser for the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, was the winner of the 2011 Zaida C. Morales Martinez ACS Scholars Mentoring Prize. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, american chemical society, acs, reginald tomkins


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NJIT Student Wins First Place at International Research Poster Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-413.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-413.phpTue, 11 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Shyamala Pillai, doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, won first place at the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Graduate Poster Contest in San Francisco in November. 

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


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NJIT Distinguished Professor Named Inaugural Fellow of Math Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-402.phpThu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions.  Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, csla, department of biomedical engineering, fadi deek, robert miura, american mathematical society


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Society of Women Engineers and NCE Launch New Mentorship Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-393.phpWed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 With the goal of increasing the enrollment and retention of women students of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at NJIT, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Newark College of Engineering have joined forces to develop a new mentorship program for women in STEM. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, stem, society of women engineers, graduate student, sunil saigal, swe


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IEEE Communications Society Talk on Nov. 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-382.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-382.phpFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Marco Gruteser, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Distinguishing Users with Capacitive Touch Communication” on Nov. 20 at 5:00 p.m. in ECEC Room 202.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, ieee communications society


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NJIT Expert Advises on the Dos and Don'ts of Building in Hurricane-Prone Areas http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-377.phpWed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners might consider the advice of Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, coad, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, rima taher, hurricane, dcee


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IEEE Communications Society Talk on Oct. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-361.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-361.phpThu, 25 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Marco Gruteser, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Distinguishing Users with Capacitive Touch Communication” on Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in ECEC, Room 202.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, ieee communications society


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

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


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IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-335.phpTue, 09 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The IEEE Communications Society will host “Dynamic Spectrum Access in Wireless Networks: Overview” by Zhensheng Zhang of Cubic Corporation on Oct. 11 at 5:00 p.m. in 202 ECEC. 


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Advantages, Challenges of Cloud Computing Discussed Oct. 10 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-333.phpMon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cloud computing is a hot topic in cyber-circles and the popular media.  But what are the real advantages of computing in the clouds, and what are the challenges, including security?  A panel of experts will explore these topics at NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum session on Oct. 10, 2012 in the Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m.  The public is invited to this free talk.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, department of computer science, technology and society forum, cloud computing, reza curtmola, xiaoning ding


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Technology and Society Forum Presentation on Oct. 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.phpThu, 27 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. The Emmy-nominated, award-winning Newark filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno will screen and discuss their short 3D films on Newark and the Brooklyn waterfront on Oct. 3 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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North Jersey IEEE-EMBS Talk on Sept. 27 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-318.phpTue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The North Jersey IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society will host “From Academia to Industry:  How Digital Image Analysis Plays a Pivotal Role in Biomedical Engineering,” by Dr. Brian D'Alessandro, image analysis scientist with Canfield Scientific and NJIT alumnus. 

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The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.phpThu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. 

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NJIT Professor Presented at International Conference & Education Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-280.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-280.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design in the College of Architecture & Design and assistant director of the Idea Factory, recently presented a new paper and poster at an international conference and education symposium. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, school of architecture, brooks atwood, industrial designers society of america, idsa


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NJIT Graduate Student Receives Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-272.phpTue, 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Graduate student John Tang received the Elias Klein Founders' Travel Award for the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA during June 9-13, 2012. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, kamalesh sirkar, cbpe


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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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NJIT Professor To Present at International Conference & Education Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-240.phpTue, 24 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design, will be participating in this year's Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Conference & Education Symposium. 

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Build Better Buildings for Extreme Climates, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-210.phpThu, 31 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 With the start of the hurricane season and the current upswing in new home construction across the nation, it's never too late to think now about research-proven building and roof designs for regions susceptible to hurricane force winds. 

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Steel Bridge Team Ranks 15th in Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT civil engineering students returned Monday from the 2012 National Steel Bridge Competition at Clemson University. 

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NJIT Alum Leads Team at Innovation Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-179.phpWed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh. 

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ABET Names NJIT Civil Engineer and Fellow to Prestigious Commission http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-156.phpFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and university lecturer at NJIT, John A. Wiggins, of Union Township, was appointed for the 2012-2013 accreditation cycle to the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

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Creator of New Museum of Math To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mathematics is a vital tool for understanding the world and in the fall of 2012 a new museum will invite the public to experience the power and wonders of mathematics, with an emphasis on activities that are creative, surprising and fun.  

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Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium on March 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-120.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-120.phpFri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Joe Goddard, PhD, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, will discuss "Playing in Sand for Science, Engineering and Amusement (or Life without kT)” on March 28, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in GITC 3710. 

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NJIT Professor Recognized by Chemical Engineering Honor Society for Four Decades of Service http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-111.phpFri, 16 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Angelo J. Perna, PhD, director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at NJIT, was recognized last month by Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering honor society, for his dedicated service over the past four decades. 

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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth


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The Story Under Your Nose: Performance, Poetry, Dialogue Arts Project at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.phpThu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Poetry and other forms of creative expression have the power to motivate thinking that addresses critical social issues such as race and identity in new and positive ways.

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$5 Million Gift To NJIT Stuns Development Officer http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-063.phpThu, 16 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 "I was stunned, just stunned.”

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, planned giving, helen hartmann, john hartmann, monique pryor


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NJIT's Cesar Bandera To Give Invited Conference Presentations on M-Health and M-Learning http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-057.phpMon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, enterprise development center, cesar bandera


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Survival of the Beautiful: Scientists and Artists Face Off on Aesthetics of Evolution http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.phpFri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Why did the peacock's tail vex Charles Darwin?

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, technology and society forum, humanities, david rothenberg, overseers excellence in research prize and medal


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NJIT Team Takes Fourth Place in SHPE Foundation Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-048.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-048.phpTue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT students Bryan Lopez, Pedro Cruz, Jason Cabrejos and Adonis Yaport placed fourth in the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation Competition.

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Free Spring Cultural Event Series at NJIT Opens Feb. 22 with Klang Quartet http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.phpMon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 “Creative Diversity” will be the theme of this Spring's 2012 NJIT Technology and Society Forum, http://tsf.njit.edu a series of free events open to the public and scheduled from Feb. 22, 2012-April 13, 2012 on the NJIT campus.  

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ECE Professor Serves as Guest Editor of Electrochemical Society Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-033.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-033.phpMon, 30 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Durgamadhab Misra, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, served as the Guest Editor of the current issue of "INTERFACE" magazine (Vol. 20, No. 4) of the Electrochemical Society.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, durgamadhab misra, electrochemical society


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Reception Kicks Off New Graduate Section of Society of Women Engineers at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-031.phpFri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The first event of the new graduate chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT was held on Jan. 26 in the Campus Center Faculty Dining Room. 

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NJIT Chapter of NSBE To Sponsor Martin Luther King Day Program on Jan. 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-012.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-012.phpWed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will sponsor "Fulfilling the Dream through STEM" on Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT. 

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

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


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NJIT's Atam Dhawan Selected To Represent IEEE EMBS as 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecturer http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-480.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-480.phpThu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Atam Dhawan, PhD, distinguished professor and associate dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College, was selected to represent the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) as a 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecturer. 

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NJIT's Gautham Rao Named To Chair Kathryn T. Preyer Committee http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-473.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-473.phpTue, 06 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Gautham Rao, PhD, director of the Law, Technology and Culture major in NJIT's Federated Department of History, has been appointed by the American Society for Legal History to chair the Kathryn T. Preyer Committee.  

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Sustainable Development and Engineering Education Will Be Focus of Nov. 18 Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-443.phpWed, 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Science, Technology, and Society Program and Albert Dorman Honors College will host "Turning Science and Technology Green: Sustainable Development and Engineering Education" by Andrew Jamison, PhD, professor of technology, environment, and society at Aalborg University in Denmark, on Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Kupfrian 106. 

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Free Lecture about Worldwide Water Crisis at NJIT on 11/16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-440.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-440.phpTue, 15 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 “The Worldwide Water Crisis” will be the focus of a talk by Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center at Columbia University on Nov. 16, 2011 at 3 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, jay kappraff


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NJIT Expert in Design of Buildings for Hurricanes Named ASCE Chair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-431.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-431.phpWed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Structural engineer Rima Taher, PhD, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings that can withstand extreme winds and hurricanes and a university lecturer in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently elected chair of the structural technical group of the Northern New Jersey branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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NJIT To Co-Sponsor IEEE Communications Society Talk on Nov. 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-422.phpFri, 04 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Balagangadhar G. Bathul, PhD, of Columbia University will discuss "Cross-Layer Architecture and Design Approaches for Optical Networks" on Nov. 8 at 4:30 p.m. in ECEC 202.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee communications society


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CANCELLED: Technology and Society Forum on Oct. 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-393.phpTue, 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Due to unforeseen circumstances, “Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Atomic Power,” the Technology and Society Forum presentation scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, has been cancelled. 

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IEEE Communications Society To Host Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 26 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-368.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-368.phpThu, 06 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Mihaela van der Schaar, PhD, Chancellor's Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss "Game-Theoretic Design for Networked Communities" on Oct. 26 at 6:15 p.m. in ECEC 202.

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Sculpture Dedicated Today at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.phpWed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 "Une Petite Bouteille," a bronze interpretation of a Klein bottle by nanotechnology research pioneer, entrepreneur and former NJIT research professor Robert B. Marcus, PhD, was officially dedicated today in Eberhardt Hall.  

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NJIT To Host IEEE Control System Society Seminar on Sept. 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-336.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-336.phpMon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Felicia Sun, PhD '01, production engineer at the Ford Motor Company, will discuss "On Improving Fuel Efficiency of Hybrid Electric Vehicles" on Sept. 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the ECE Building Room 202.

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Scientist and Sculptor To Reflect on Creativity at NJIT Talk Set for 9/21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-332.phpThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The creative confluence of science and art will be the focus of the first in the fall 2011 Technology and Society Forum presentations when James C. Phillips and Robert B. Marcus jointly share their views on September 21, 2011 from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, james phillips, robert marcus


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International Society Honors NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-324.phpMon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Society for Technical Communication honored Nancy Coppola, a professor of English at NJIT and founding director of the Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication program, in a ceremony at its annual conference in Sacramento, CA on May 17.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, nancy coppola, society for technical communication


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Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, Receives Award at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-302.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, a recent NJIT graduate now enrolled in a master's degree program at NJIT, has been selected to receive the graduate Presidential Leadership Award 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.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, convocation, information technology, daisy gallegos, society of hispanic engineers


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NJIT's Gale Tenen Spak Receives Best Paper Award at ASEE Annual Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-287.phpThu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, and co-authors Cesar Bandera and Peter Schmitt received the 2011 American Society for Engineering Educators Annual Conference and Exposition Best Paper Award.

Tagged: continuing professional education, gale tenen spak, cesar bandera, american society for engineering education, asee, cell podium, peter schmitt


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ECE Department and IEEE North Jersey Chapter To Sponsor Talk on Sept. 1 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-286.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-286.phpWed, 24 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Josep Miquel Jornet, a doctoral student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, will discuss "Enabling Communication in Wireless Nanosensor Networks (WNSNs)" on Sept. 1 at 11:30 a.m. in ECEC 202.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee communications society north jersey chapter


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Sugar-Based Chemicals Book Chapter By NJIT Professor Takes ACS Kudos http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-235.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-235.phpTue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Research Professor Mike Jaffe's recent book chapter about sugar-based chemicals is topping the American Chemical Society (ACS) book series' must-read list. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, michael jaffe, american chemical society, xianhong feng, sugar-based chemicals


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NJIT To Host Materials Science Workshop for High School Teachers http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-232.phpThu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the first time, NJIT will host the American Society of Materials (ASM) Camp® for high school teachers on June 27-July 1.

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Thomas Edison Also Invented the Concrete House, Says NJIT Researcher http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-215.phpWed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Aficionados of modern poured-concrete design were in for a rude awakening last month when they heard NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's presentation at the 64th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. 

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ECE Department and IEEE Communications Society To Sponsor Talk on Game Theory http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-177.phpThu, 05 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Walid Saad, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University, will discuss "Game Theory for Cooperative Networks" on May 10 at 5 p.m. in ECE 202. 

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Pharmaceutical Engineering Student Takes Top Prize in ISPE Poster Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-175.phpWed, 04 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Shruti Parekh, a graduate student in pharmaceutical engineering at NJIT, is the 2011 winner of the Annual International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) New Jersey Chapter Student Poster Competition on April 21 at the Nutley facility of Hoffmann-LaRoche.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, piero armenante, international society for pharmaceutical engineering, ispe


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My Most Memorable College Experience: The NJIT Laptop Orchestra http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-172.phpFri, 29 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Room 311 of Cullimore Hall may not fit the image of a techno band's garage studio, but to the dozen members of the NJIT Laptop Orchestra, who just released their first CD, it's perfecto. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, david rothenberg, anthony zaleski, gil bento


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Engineering Education Society Names NJIT Professor Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-168.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-168.phpWed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Ronald H. Rockland, PhD, chair of NJIT's Department of Engineering Technology, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Rockland, of Parsippany, will receive the designation at the ASEE Annual Conference this coming June in Canada.

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President of NJIT SHPE Student Chapter Honored at Gala Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-156.phpWed, 20 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Daisy Gallegos of Jersey City, an NJIT track star and senior majoring in information technology at the College of Computing Sciences, was honored for her dedicated work as president of the NJIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at a gala annual dinner in Newark. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, department of information technology, shpe


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For the Sixth Straight Year, ASCE Steel Bridge Team Places First in Regional Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-155.phpTue, 19 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the sixth straight year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge team has taken first-place honors at the annual Metropolitan New York Region Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend. 

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


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Flying Highlander Wins 4th Place at Aerospace Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-142.phpThu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Sometimes engineering school really can be fun. Just ask the six Newark College of Engineering undergrads who created and designed their own micro airplane.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, students, nasa, competition, contests, society of automotive engineers, aerospace, flying highlander


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