NJIT Newsroom tagged with "som" 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 the Big Data Visualization Contest Are Announced at NJIT's Innovation Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors.

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S&P Capital IQ and NJIT to Announce Winners of Big Data Visualization Contest on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.phpWed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform.

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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 Professor Rajiv Mehta Publishes New Edition on Personal Selling http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-059.phpThu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The 3rd edition of Personal Selling: Building Customer Relationships and Partnerships, co-authored by Rajiv Mehta, professor of marketing, has recently published and is now available in print and eBook formats.

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NJIT's Budding Security Analysts Move On to the Local Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-044.phpWed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner.

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Attention Students: Join This Contest and You Could Win an Internship http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-031.phpTue, 04 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships.

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Sierra Leone Will Spur Entrepreneurship with a Business Incubator Modeled on NJIT's Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-024.phpWed, 29 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Following a decade-long civil war that decimated its fragile, emerging economy, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, still lacks such basic infrastructure as paved roads and traffic lights. But the city once called the Athens of West Africa is gearing up for prosperity.

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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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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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Rising Entrepreneurs to Compete at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-390.phpTue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts.

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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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NJIT Researchers Win Bright Idea Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-380.phpMon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October. 

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NJIT Professor Invents a Flexible Battery http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.phpThu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays.

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School of Management Professor To Speak at CDC http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.phpTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Cesar Bandera, assistant professor at NJIT's School of Management, will be a guest speaker at the Director's Seminar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 13. 

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NJIT Finance Professor Publishes New Book on Short Selling http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-348.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-348.phpThu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Amit Kumar, adjunct professor of finance at NJIT, recently published a new book entitled "Short Stories from the Stock Market."  The book offers insights into the controversial strategy of short selling through case studies and provides a framework for investors, finance students and professors, stock market reporters, and other stock enthusiasts to find uncommon short ideas and avoid common traps and hot stocks. 

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NJIT Featured In The Princeton Review's "Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-326.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-326.phpFri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of "The Best 295 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review).

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SOM Associate Professor Publishes Articles in Shanghai Securities News http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-323.phpWed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published two articles in Shanghai Securities News (SSN). 

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SOM Faculty Members Participate in Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-299.phpTue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty members representing NJIT's School of Management participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties annual "Bowl for Kids' Sake" fundraiser on September 15.

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NJIT's Michael Ehrlich to Appear on One-on-One with Steve Adubato http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-295.phpThu, 19 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Watch NJIT's Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program is scheduled to air on Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on NJTV.

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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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Use Digital Signal Processing Engineering to Prevent a Flash Crash, says NJIT Prof http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.phpThu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard. 

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Successful Businessman Talks to a Finance Class About Career Building http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers.

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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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Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research Publishes Book http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-222.phpThu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research recently published a book entitled "Boil, Bubble, Toil And Trouble," the outgrowth of a project at NJIT's School of Management.

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New Faculty Awarded Emeritus Title http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-219.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Four NJIT faculty members were recently awarded the title of emeritus. 

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NJIT Graduate Student - Wins Academic Award in Catalent Institute Global Life Science Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale. 

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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 Computer Scientist Publishes New Algorithm Cluster To Data Mine Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.phpWed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013).

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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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SOM Students Participate at CFA Institute Research Challenge http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-127.phpTue, 02 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Jose Rubiani III, Anthony Boon, Orest Bidnyk, and Reem Nakshbandy recently represented NJIT at the CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC), where the School of Management (SOM) students competed head-to-head against 27 other universities, some of the best schools in the region. 

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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 Graduate Students Place 2nd at Juniper Networks Hackathon http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-060.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-060.phpMon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A team of NJIT graduate students recently placed second at the Juniper Networks Hackathon on Feb 2.  NJIT was the host school.  Teams from Rutgers, NYIT, NYU/Poly, and U.Penn participated.

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NJIT Alum Marge Perry, of East Orange, To Receive Award as Influential Biz Woman http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-040.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-040.phpThu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Marjorie Perry, of East Orange, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., a Newark-based company, will receive on March 21, 2013, an "Influential Black Women in Business" award from The Network Journal (TNJ).  

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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, joel bloom, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, gateway project, monique king-viehland


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SOM Professor and Alum Win Best Paper http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-018.phpThu, 24 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Jerry Fjermestad, professor in NJIT's School of Management, and Karen Patten, NJIT alum, won the best paper in the teaching track in the Third Business Intelligence Congress at the recent International Conference for Information Systems. 

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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, stem, center for pre-college programs, school of art design, department of biological sciences, high school students, competition, science olympiad


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, tony schuman, designintelligence


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2013 Will Be a Good Year, NJIT Biz Professor Forecasts at Chicago Fed Board http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-411.phpThu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Economic growth will rise to 3 percent in 2013 and 2014, while unemployment will drop to 7.3 percent by December of 2013, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the annual outlook symposium sponsored by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.

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3rd Annual EMBA Conference Held Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-384.phpFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” was held today in the Campus Center Atrium.  The event included a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session. 

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3rd Annual EMBA Conference on Nov. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-378.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-378.phpThu, 15 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” will be held tomorrow in the Campus Center Atrium from 8:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. and includes a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  The event is free, open to the public and the NJIT community.

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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).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, the princeton review, best business school


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, humanities, school of art and design, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, history, zafar iqbal


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, zafar iqbal, 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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, enterprise development center, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, joel bloom, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, edc, information systems, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, department of biological sciences, president


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, enterprise development center, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, edc, information systems, federated department of history, department of biological sciences, big bear solar observatory, warren street village, us news and world report, gateway project, minorities, fiske guide to colleges


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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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James Cicon, Expert in Energy Industry Business Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-264.phpWed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 James Cicon, PhD, JD, an expert in energy industry business systems, has been appointed to the faculty of the NJIT School of Management as assistant professor. 

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Cesar Bandera, Expert in Mobile Health, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-263.phpWed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cesar Bandera, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's School of Management as an assistant professor and will focus his research on the emerging field of mobile health (or m-health). 

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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, donald sebastian, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, ece, federated department of history, department of biological sciences, new faculty


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NJIT Management Researcher Receives Kudos for Paper Touting Employee Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-215.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-215.phpTue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A better way to improve organizations using overlooked employee talent has taken a top award from a notable management group. 

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NJIT Professor Wins Best Paper Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-202.phpMon, 21 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Marguerite Schneider, associate professor in the School of Management, has won the 2012 Best Paper Award of the Organization Development and Change (ODC) Division of the Academy of Management (AoM). 

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Four Graduating Female NJIT Seniors Want To Make a Difference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-191.phpMon, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Education transforms and the tradition will continue this year at NJIT when graduates march at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas. 

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Brazilian Native Tackles NJIT Academic Life To Graduate With Honors May 15 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-182.phpTue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 For recent Kearny High School graduate Gustavo Pacheco, 21, growing up has been a long and winding road. 

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NJIT Professor Awarded Patent Today for New Desalination Devices, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-176.phpTue, 01 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar was awarded a patent today for his water desalination technology.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, school of management, som, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, nsf, chemistry and environmental science, kamalesh sirkar, american association for the advancement of science, membrane separations, water desalination


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Project Based Learning Showcase on May 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-175.phpMon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 In 2012, NJIT launched the Project Based Learning (PBL) course.

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NJIT Represented in Tourism and Technology Conference in Spain http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-171.phpMon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president technology development and Cesar Bandera, president Cell Podium and adjunct professor in NJIT SOM gave a presentation at the recent Turismo Conference on Tourism and Technology in Oviedo Spain http://turismo.as/. 

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NJIT Professors Receive Patent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-152.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-152.phpWed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Alexander Haimovich, Ying Wu Endowed Chair in Wireless Telecommunications and professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Osvaldo Simeone, assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Bo Niu, alumni, and Oren Somekh, research collaborator at Princeton University, received US Patent 8,112,095 issued on 2/ 7/2012 for “Sum Rate Of Broadcast Channels With Outdated 1-Bit Feedback.”

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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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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.  

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Somenath Mitra, of Bridgewater, Promoted to Distinguished Professor With Tenure at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-312.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Somenath Mitra, PhD, of Bridgewater, a professor in and chair of the department of chemistry and environmental science, has been selected to be promoted to Distinguished Professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. 

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NJIT's University Convocation Recognizes the 2011 Top Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-299.phpThu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new academic year on Sept. 14, 2011 with the annual celebration and awards ceremony at its University Convocation. 

Tagged: awards, treena arinzeh, ian gatley, somenath mitra, richard garber, jay kappraff, university convocation, katia passerini, haim grebel, james geller, daisy gallegos, andrew gerrard, bryan pfister, georgeen theodore, horacio rotstein, andrei sirenko, promotions, pius egbelu, richard moore, victor matveev, sotirios ziavras, ashish borgaonkar, steve adubato, jose alcala, trevor tyson, min song, cheickna sylla, tian tian, laramie potts, margaret yobbi


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Management Professor Named a Fellow by Noted Academy http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-204.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-204.phpMon, 23 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor and associate dean in the NJIT School of Management, was named a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management.

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The NJIT Community Mourns the Loss of Bruce Kirchoff http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-173.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-173.phpTue, 03 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the loss of Bruce Kirchoff, Distinguished Professor Entrepreneurship at the School of Management.

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NJIT Prof Offers New Desalination Process Using Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-081.phpMon, 14 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 A faster, better and cheaper desalination process enhanced by carbon nanotubes has been developed by NJIT Professor Somenath Mitra.

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Xiangxin Meng, of Edison, Receives NJIT Top Honor for Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-148.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-148.phpTue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Xiangxin Meng, of Edison, a doctoral student studying chemistry with chemistry professor Somenath Mitra at NJIT, received on April 14, 2010, the second-place bronze medal for her graduate entry “Polymer Films Containing Microparticles of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for Oral Drug Delivery” at the NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Day Showcase. 

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Kenneth Gethard, of Fairfield, Receives Honor for His Scientific Research at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-144.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-144.phpTue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Kenneth Gethard, of Fairfield, a doctoral student in environmental science at NJIT, received the second-prize silver medal for his graduate project “Desalinations Using Carbon Nanotube Enhanced Membrane Distillation.” His advisor was Somenath Mitra. The award was presented at the annual NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase held April 14, 2010. 

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NJIT PhD Student Takes First Place in NJCG Student Research Poster Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-189.phpWed, 06 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Ornthida Sae-Khow, a doctoral student in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT (shown here with advisor Somenath Mitra), took first place and received a $1000 cash award in the North Jersey Chromatography Group (NJCG) Student Research Poster Competition. Her poster was entitled  "Micro Scale Solid Phase Extraction Using Carbon Nanotubes as Adsorbents."

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NJIT Students To Attend Prestigious Summer Program at Top Research Facility http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-175.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-175.phpTue, 28 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT undergraduates will attend an elite 11-week paid summer internship program sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD. Some 150 students from universities throughout the nation will participate in the prestigious program which involves a rigorous acceptance process. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, research, scholarship, david reibstein, national institute of standards and technology, summer program


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NJIT Honors Ed Cruz, Steve Kalafer, and Wachovia Bank at Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-445.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-445.phpTue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT held its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey served as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City provided entertainment.

Tagged: school of management, celebration, scholarship, jacquelynn rhodes, event, outstanding alumnus award, outstanding corporate partner, development, richard codey, aileen davila, edward cruz, duprees, steve kalafer, black tie benefit, wachovia, somerset patriots, governor


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NJIT Honored Flemington’s Steve Kalafer at Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-443.phpMon, 15 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Steve Kalafer, chairman of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Dealerships and the Somerset Patriots received NJIT's highest honor—the President's Medal at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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Moving New Technologies from the Lab to the Marketplace http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-428.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-428.phpTue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, has been awarded funds from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to assist faculty researchers with the most promising patentable inventions with funding grants of up to $50,000. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of physics, department of computer science, judith sheft, department of chemistry and environmental science, research, somenath mitra, timothy chang, nanotechnology, treena livingston arinzeh, rajesh dave, carbon nanotubes, zafar iqbal, sergiu gorun, tonometer, tissue engineering, chengjun liu


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NJIT To Honor Ed Cruz, Steve Kalafer, and Wachovia Bank at Upcoming Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.phpFri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment.

Tagged: celebration, board of overseers, scholarship, jacquelynn rhodes, outstanding alumnus award, richard codey, edward cruz, black tie benefit, duprees, stephanie tonic, steve kalafer, somerset patriots, wachovia, ee cruz and company, pleasantdale chateau, elysa scharf


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Exciting New Companies at NJIT’s Small Biz Incubator Get 100K in Grants http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-345.phpWed, 24 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology has awarded almost $100,000 as part of its SBIR bridge grant program to two start-up companies based in NJIT's high technology business incubator. Applechem Inc. and Lenterra, located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), each received Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) bridge grants.

Tagged: edc, judith sheft, somenath mitra, grants, department of chemistry, aerospace


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Mark Somers at NJIT School of Management Receives Excellent Teacher Designation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-324.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Mark J. Somers, PhD, of New York City, a professor in the School of Management at NJIT and the former dean of that school, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent annual convocation. 

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NJIT Awards Set Sept. 3, 2008; Bell Labs Physicist Delivers Keynote Address http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-298.phpMon, 25 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark, once again, the new school year with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony recognizing students, faculty and staff accomplishments. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, school of management, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, new jersey school of architecture, civil and environmental engineering, award, information systems, humanities, mechanical engineering, david rothenberg, computer science, atam dhawan, priscilla nelson, nirwan ansari, master teacher, john carpinelli, taha marhaba, katia passerini, excellence in research award, nancy coppola, john federici, zeyuan qiu, rajesh dave, yehoshua perl, rajiv mehta, piero armenante, bruce kirchoff, roy goodman, kwabena narh, jonathan curley, promotions, zeynep celik, andrei sirenko, zoi-heleni michalopoulou, jorge golowasch, quentin jones, shanthi gopalakrishnan, robert herrera, joga rao, methi wecharatana, michael booty, mark somers, excellence in service award, alice white, peter papanicolaou, edward weston medal for professional achievement


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NJIT's Edge in Knowledge Campaign Hits the Airwaves on April 14 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-142.phpMon, 14 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Tune in to 1010 WINS as NJIT's Edge in Knowledge radio campaign hits the airwaves beginning Monday, April 14 at 6:15 a.m., 8:04 a.m., 12:17 p.m. and 5:29 p.m. The NJIT branding campaign showcases stories that bring to life real people and real-world accomplishments to drive home “the edge in knowledge,” the university's theme. Four individual spots will feature professors Phil Goode, Treena Arinzeh, Som Mitra and student Erika Taugher. The campaign will air for one month.

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NJIT Professor Featured on Engineering TV http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-112.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-112.phpFri, 28 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, discussed his current research on "Organic Solar Cells" and "Smart Coatings" on Engineering TV. 

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Web Search Expert To Speak at NJIT Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-413.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-413.phpMon, 05 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 "Guiding Search Using Phrases" is the topic of a talk by Alan Feuer, PhD, a founder and chief technologist at Blossom Software on Nov. 12, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3710.


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NJIT Researchers Develop Inexpensive, Easy Process To Produce Solar Panels http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-265.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-265.phpWed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Researchers at  NJIT have developed an inexpensive solar cell that can be painted or printed on flexible plastic sheets. “The process is simple,” said lead researcher and author Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor and acting chair of NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science. “Someday homeowners will even be able to print sheets of these solar cells with inexpensive home-based inkjet printers.”

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NJIT Chemistry Workshop Touts Value of Process Analytical Chemistry http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-242.phpTue, 12 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Dan Watts is on a crusade. The NJIT research professor would like the pharmaceutical industry to adopt safer, greener, more efficient and more effective manufacturing processes. Last week Watts brought his crusade down to the grass roots level at a five-day workshop at which 16 faculty from universities around the nation developed ways to encourage their students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry so this new way of thinking can flourish.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, somenath mitra, chemistry, piero armenante, daniel watts


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NJIT Students To Present Leading Research During Provost’s Student Research Showcase http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-143.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-143.phpWed, 04 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Students at NJIT work side by side with professors on the university's most prominent research projects—projects that could lead to new technologies in fields such as biomedical engineering and cancer research. During the Third Annual Provost's Student Research Showcase on April 11, top students will illustrate that research with poster presentations, which will run from 1-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

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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.

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NJIT Researchers Seed, Heat and Grow Carbon Nanotubes in Long Tubing http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-307.phpThu, 03 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400 In less than 20 minutes, researchers at NJIT can now seed, heat and grow carbon nanotubes in 10-foot-long, hollow thin steel tubing. “The work took us three years to develop and get right, but now we can essentially anchor nanotubes to a tubular wall. No one has ever done anything like this before,” said lead researcher Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor and acting chair of NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science.

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NJIT Chemists Cook Up New Strain of Carbon Nanotubes http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-067.phpThu, 09 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Kitchen chemistry is alive and well at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) as chemical researchers report cooking up a new and more water-soluble strain of carbon nanotubes.  An article about this work, “Rapidly Functionalized, Water-Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes at High Concentration,” appeared Jan. 11, 2006, in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

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NJIT Chemists Modify Carbon Nanotubes Using Microwaves http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-106.phpThu, 17 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers at NJIT have discovered a novel method of changing the chemical characteristics of carbon nanotubes by heating them in a closed vessel microwave oven. Somenath Mitra, PhD (at left) and Zafar Iqbal, PhD, both professors of chemistry and environmental sciences, will discuss their findings on March 17 from 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at the 229th national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego. “We understand ourselves to be the first in the world to have discovered this method,” said Mitra. “The beauty is that our method is green and clean.” 

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NJIT Chemistry Professor Edits Text Outlining Best Laboratory Practices http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-084.phpMon, 07 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor of chemistry at NJIT, has edited Sample Preparation Techniques in Analytical Chemistry, a new text that focuses on teaching and reinforcing necessary pretreatment steps used in various aspects in chemical sciences and engineering.

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Best-Selling Author Headlines Awards Dinner for College at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-061.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-061.phpThu, 20 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Best-selling author Sylvia Nasser whose first book, A Beautiful Mind, won the 1998 National Book Critics' Circle Award for Biography, highlighted the recent awards dinner for students, faculty and staff for the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

Tagged: philip goode, somenath mitra, daljit ahluwalia, dinner, donald getzin


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NJIT Chemists Pave Way for Cheap, Usable Field Test for Polluted, Toxic, Water, Air, Food http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-030.phpTue, 23 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Scientists at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) believe   they have discovered a new and critically important chemical process to force scattered nanoparticles into infinitesimally tiny, but clearly-defined channels of microstructures.

Tagged: somenath mitra, chemistry, american chemical society, acs


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NJIT School of Management Receives PeopleSoft Gift Valued At $4.8 Million http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-095.phpThu, 18 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Thanks to a $4.8 million gift to the School of Management (SOM) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), students and faculty will be able to tap the power of leading-edge enterprise-management software from PeopleSoft, the software giant.

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Mark Somers Appointed Dean for School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-065.phpTue, 17 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Mark Somers, Ph.D., was recently appointed dean of the School of Management (SOM) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Somers, who has served as the acting dean since September of 2000, wants to push the school to the forefront in this region by offering courses in leading-edge technology for business executives.

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