NJIT Newsroom tagged with "stem" 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 NJIT Ranked Eighth among Public Colleges and Universities for Return on Investment http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report from PayScale. 

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NJIT Hosts Ninth Annual Web Design Competition for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-087.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-087.phpThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 More than 300 high school students gathered at NJIT on March 19 for the ninth annual Web Design Competition. 

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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 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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NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership Recognizes Interim Dean of NCE http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-414.phpMon, 16 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Basil Baltzis, Interim Dean of Newark College of Engineering, was recognized today by the NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) for his commitment to the aspirations and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines.

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A STEP in the Right Direction: NJIT Hosts Science and Technology Program Graduation Ceremony for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A class of 130 high school students graduated from the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) on December 7, 2013 at NJIT.

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

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NJIT 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. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, ccs, som, katia passerini, jerry fjermestad, karen patten, bright idea award, marilyn tremaine


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NJIT Computing Dean Elected a WISE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-351.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-351.phpFri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Marek Rusinkiewicz, PhD, of Califon, was elected a Fellow of Web Information System Engineering (WISE) Society during the 2013 WISE Conference in Nanjing China.  Rusinkiewicz, who is dean of the College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his contributions to science and technology.

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Leading Manufacturer of Advanced Wall Systems Presents to NJIT Architecture Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-342.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-342.phpFri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Matt Ford, senior vice president at Universe Cladding Solutions, recently gave a presentation to students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. 

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US News Once Again Names NJIT Among Nation's Best National Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-283.phpWed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2014 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. This year, NJIT was ranked 150th out of the 200+ institutions earning the distinction of top national universities.  NJIT also ranked 6th in the nation for ethnic diversity.

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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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NJIT Sets Undergraduate Tuition and Fees for Fall 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-250.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent or $239 per semester tuition and mandatory fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Total annual tuition and mandatory fees for full-time in-state students will be $15,218 for 2013-2014. Tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year will increase by 4.2 percent to $28,274.

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Harbin and NJIT Race to Complete Solar House http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago.

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NJIT Professor Passerini Named Interim Dean of NJIT Albert Dorman Honors College http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-248.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-248.phpMon, 22 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Professor Katia Passerini to interim dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. The appointment will become effective on Aug. 1, 2013.

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NJIT Professor Collaborated On New Federal Report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico.   

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17th Biannual Transducers Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-233.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-233.phpThu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Assistant Professor Raquel Perez-Castillejos recently gave one of the four courses at a conference on solid-state sensors, actuators and microsystems. 

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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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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.

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Appointment of Provost and Senior Executive Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.

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NJIT's Mengchu Zhou Proposes Using Petri Nets as a Solution to Automation Problems in Manufacturing in Upcoming IEEE Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-203.phpTue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in robotics and automation problems, especially those involving manufacturing systems, NJIT Distinguished Professor and IEEE Fellow Mengchu Zhou will have two articles published in the upcoming proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.  Both papers were recently presented at this conference.

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NJIT Professor to Lecture on How Technology Advances Healthcare http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-198.phpThu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor and electrical engineer Atam Dhawan hits the lecture trail again this summer as a distinguished speaker for an IEEE life sciences lecture series.  His focus will be how “Point of Care Healthcare” can reduce illness, improve the quality of life, and stop spiraling healthcare costs.  Dhawan, who will stop at conferences in Japan, Colombia and Croatia, tells audiences about the following.

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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. 

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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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NJIT President Bloom Discusses STEM and Workforce Development in NJBIZ http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-170.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-170.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Read President Bloom's op-ed on STEM featured in NJBIZ.

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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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NJIT's Sebastian Promoting STEM, Arinzeh Highlighting Biomed on TV, Apr 4/27-5/3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-160.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-160.phpThu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Watch Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor of biomedical engineering, on “The Edge in Knowledge:  Part II” on Caucus:  New Jersey this weekend.  Arinzeh will be part of a panel discussing the latest advances in biomedical research within New Jersey and among collaborating institutions within the state. 

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

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NJIT President Named To New Innovation NJ Coalition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-151.phpThu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has appointed NJIT President Joel S. Bloom to the newly-formed Innovation NJ Coalition.  NJ Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will chair the Coalition.

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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 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 To Launch Online Graduate Degree Programs with EmbanetCompass http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-083.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-083.phpFri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0500 With more than 6.7 million students taking at least one course online, according to the 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by Babson Survey Research Group, higher education institutions are stepping up their efforts to meet the growing demand for online programs. 

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NJIT Professor Named Emerald Honoree http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-055.phpThu, 14 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently nominated 2013 Emerald Honoree in the category of Educational Leadership.  The 2013 Emerald Honorees are distinguished innovators making a difference in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. 

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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. 

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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).

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

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

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

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

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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. 

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NJIT Volunteers Combat Sandy, Providing Aid to Newark Area Victims http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-383.phpFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Michael Chumer has been hard at work since Sandy struck, helping hard-hit area urbanites cope with devastation.  Chumer, who has worked on homeland security projects and directs the NJIT MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity (EMBC) program, is familiar with relief efforts. 

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NJIT Hosts First Annual CLAS Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-351.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-351.phpWed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 CSLA Dean Fadi P. Deek provided opening remarks at the first annual Curriculum, Learning, & Assessment Studies (CLAS) Conference held on October 17 in the Campus Center Atrium.

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

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NJIT and U.S. Navy Sign Educational Partnership Agreement http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-330.phpThu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT students and faculty can benefit from the staff expertise, unique facilities, and equipment related to naval warfare systems and technologies available from Naval Air Systems Command, Lakehurst (NAVAIR) through a new Educational Partnership Agreement. 

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

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

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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NJIT Professor Chaired Speech at International Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-326.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-326.phpMon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 MengChu Zhou, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, director of the MS program in computer engineering and director of the MS program in power and energy systems, chaired a plenary speech session on “Distributed Intelligent Systems: a Paradigm Change, chaired a technical session on “Nonlinear Control Systems,” and presented two papers: “Solving Optimal Power Flow Problems Subject to Distributed Generator Failures via Particle Swarm Intelligence” and  “Maximally Permissive Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems with Fewest Disjunctive Constraints” at the 2012 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems in Tokyo, Japan, from September 18-21, 2012. 

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Mathematica Seminar on Sept. 17 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-309.phpMon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606. 

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

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

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Dynamic Pricing Expert Wenbo Selina Cai Joins NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in operations research and dynamic pricing decisions, Wenbo Selina Cai, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering as assistant professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering. 

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NJIT Professor To Deliver Keynote Speech http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-274.phpWed, 22 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will be delivering a keynote speech entitled, “Content Delivery Acceleration,” at ANT 2012.

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Xiaoning Ding, Expert in Multi-core Computer Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-270.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-270.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Xiaoning Ding, PhD, whose research has improved the performance of multi-core computer systems, will join NJIT's College of Computing Sciences as an assistant professor this fall. 

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Wen Zhang, Expert in Environmental Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-269.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Wen Zhang, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an assistant professor. 

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Songhua Xu, Expert in Healthcare Business Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-268.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Songhua Xu, PhD, a computer scientist who uses advanced techniques to build human-centered applications to benefit society, will join the NJIT College of Computing Science as an assistant professor. 

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

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Boys and Girls Build Roller Coasters, Tie-Dye T-Shirts Learning Hands-On Science http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-250.phpThu, 02 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 If you've been hearing how American school children and teens are not learning as much as they should in STEM fields, stop by NJIT Aug. 6-8, 2012, for a story to debunk the myth. 

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NJ-HITEC Ranked Second in the Nation in Assisting Physicians Implement Health Information Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-239.phpMon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT announced today that its federally-funded grant program, the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), reached the 6,000-member milestone while also assisting over 1,000 physicians to become Meaningful Users of its Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. 

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Newark Soap Box Derby Returns June 16, Following 60-Year Hiatus http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-216.phpTue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 It was almost 60 years ago when hot rodders raced home-built cars through Newark, but thanks to NJIT, Rutgers University, Newark and the City of Newark, the first All-American Soap Box Derby since then will be held here June 16.  

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NJIT Professor Will Be Upcoming Panelist on June 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-207.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-207.phpFri, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT College of Architecture and Design Professor Anthony Schuman will be a panelist at an upcoming June 8, 2012 conference taking place at Rutgers University.  The conference, "Urban Systems," is a joint PhD program between NJIT, Rutgers, and UMDNJ.

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NJIT Confers 2,444 Degrees During 2012 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-196.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-196.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Over the years Professor Angelo Perna, who has taught at NJIT for 45 years and rarely missed a graduation, has watched tens of thousands of students graduate from NJIT. 

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NJIT Salutes Students Who Gave So Much to University with Highlander Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-195.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 Highlander Student Achievement Award winners were announced.  NJIT has celebrated student leaders at this annual ceremony since 2004. 

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

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2012 Web Design Competition on March 14 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-102.phpTue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Department of Information Systems will be holding the 7th annual web design competition on Wednesday, March 14, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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Cranes, Bulldozers, Hard Hats Dot NJIT Campus as Building Begins for Village http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-100.phpFri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, is growing not only in faculty and enrollment, but physical size in order to meet the demand for workforce and economic development in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions.

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NJIT Professors Organize, Present at Inaugural Symposium of Chemical Engineering Discussion Group http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-036.phpTue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Chemical Engineering Professor Norman W. Loney is an organizer and Biomedical Engineering Professor Treena Arinzeh will discuss “Biomaterials for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering” at the inaugural symposium of the Chemical Engineering Discussion Group on March 30 at The New York Academy of Sciences. 

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Afterschool STEM Mentoring Programs Will Be Topic of Seminar on Jan. 23 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-016.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-016.phpTue, 17 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Meghan Groome, PhD, director of K12 Education and Science & the City at the New York Academy of Sciences, will discuss "The Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program" on Jan. 23 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. 

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NJIT Offers Post-Grad Program in India With NeST Group of Companies http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-449.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-449.phpFri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 An agreement was signed today by NJIT Interim President Joel S. Bloom and NeST Group of Companies CEO Javad K. (“Jay”) Hassan to offer a post-graduate program in “Global Technology Management.” 

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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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NJIT Professor Presents Status of Recently Launched Book Series at IEEE Meeting http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-329.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-329.phpWed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Mengchu Zhou, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, presented his status report about his recently launched Wiley-IEEE Press Series on Systems Science and Engineering at the IEEE Press Editorial Board meeting on Sept. 9-10 in San Francisco.

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Students To Present Research at Fourth International Summer Research Symposium on July 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-255.phpMon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from NJIT's Ronald E. McNair Program, Heritage Institute of Technology, BRCM College of Engineering and Technology, the Provost's Summer Research Program and graduate students from the NJIT/Beijing, China Engineering Management Program will present their summer research projects on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  

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NJIT Names New Dean of the NJIT School of Management http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-242.phpTue, 28 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Pius J. Egbelu, PhD, professor of industrial engineering at Louisiana State University, has been appointed the new dean of the NJIT School of Management. 

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Emergency Exercise To Be Held at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-181.phpFri, 06 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Information technology is playing an increasingly greater role in fighting crises born of terrorism, natural or manmade disasters. NJIT will join a nationwide practice emergency drill from May 16-19, 2011, to enable the US Department of Defense to better defend itself against such disasters.

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High School Students To Participate in New Jersey Web Design Competition at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-079.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-079.phpThu, 10 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Eight teams of 3-4 students representing New York and New Jersey high schools will compete for prizes in the New Jersey Web Design Competition on March 15, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Fleisher Athletic Center.

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Treena Arinzeh Appears on Fox TV Tonight http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-058.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-058.phpFri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Set your television dial tonight to Fox 5 News at 10:30 p.m. to watch NJIT's Treena Arinzeh in an interview explain to the nation the future of adult stem cells and her research, in particular.

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Fulfilling the Dream: NSBE Chapter at NJIT Hosts MLK Day Breakfast http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-013.phpFri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch received the Martin Luther King Award this morning at “MLK Day: Fulfilling the Dream Through S.T.E.M.,” a breakfast to acknowledge those individuals who have been an advocate for Dr. Martin Luther King's dream.  

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Science Olympiad for Northern NJ Is Once Again To Be Held at NJIT: See Science Superstars From Area High Schools Compete http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-008.phpThu, 13 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Once again some 500 middle and senior high school students from throughout Northern New Jersey will gather at NJIT for the annual Science Olympiad play-offs. The date this year is Jan. 14, 2010,  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tagged: stem, center for pre-college programs, high school students, competition, john carpinelli, science olympiad


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NJIT's Nirwan Ansari Co-Edits Two Special Issues http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-005.phpMon, 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has recently completed co-editing two special issues covering the state of the art in communications and networks.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, wireless communications


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Wanna Be an Android Developer Then Don't Miss NJIT's Newest Course http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-528.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-528.phpThu, 23 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Want to learn more about creating and deploying the world's fastest growing mobile operating system?

Tagged: continuing professional education, tim kellers, course, android, online courses


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Jerry Fjermestad Receives the Excellence in Graduate Instruction Award at NJIT's University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-427.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-427.phpFri, 19 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Jerry Fjermestad, PhD, professor in NJIT's School of Management and Department of Information Systems, received the Excellence in Graduate Instruction Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, school of management, department of information systems, ian gatley, university convocation, jerry fjermestad


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Digital Data Forensics Expert at NJIT To Be Feted by R&D Council for Patents To Stop Data Hiding; Hall of Fame Honors NJIT Inventors Earlier This Month http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-377.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-377.phpMon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in digital data forensics and information assurance, Yun-Qing Shi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will number among 30 New Jersey inventors from eight companies and universities to be honored at the upcoming 2010 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards on Nov. 4. Hosted by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, the ceremony and reception will take place at the Liberty Science Center.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, patent, timothy chang, robotics, yun-qing shi, research and development council of new jersey, digital forensics, steganography, thomas alva edison patent award, digital data forensics, information assurance, genetic systems, ultra-high precision systems, steganalysis, vikki hazelwood, richard caizza, guorong xuan, motion control


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Information Technology Program To Host Seminar in Interactive Music Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-371.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-371.phpThu, 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information technology, interactive music technology, artificial intelligence


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NJIT, University of Parma Collaborate on a New BS Program for Global Marketplace http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-363.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-363.phpMon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A dual bachelor's degree in multinational engineering management is under development to be offered next fall by NJIT in partnership with a consortium of universities from the United States and the European Union.

Tagged: layek malek, undergraduate degree programs


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NJIT Professors and Alumni Honored Tonight at New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Awards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-355.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-355.phpThu, 14 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT professors and alumni will be among the innovators honored this evening at the 22nd Annual New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Awards ceremony in Hoboken. Timothy Chang, PhD, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, will receive a Special Award for his achievements in the areas of ultra-high precision systems, genetic systems, robotics and motion control; and Yun-Qing Shi, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering, will be recognized for his work in digital forensics and security. Jingjing Zhang, a PhD candidate in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive the Graduate Student Award. Vikki Hazelwood, PhD, who received her MS from NJIT in 1998, will receive the Advancement of Invention Award for a pioneering process for translational research in medicine and Richard Caizza, who received a certificate in plastics technology from NJIT in 1992, will receive the Inventor of the Year award for his "Single-Handedly Actuatable Safety Shield for Needles" patent.

Tagged: award, patent, robotics, timothy chang, new jersey inventors hall of fame, yun-qing shi, digital forensics, ultra-high precision systems, genetic systems, motion control, jingjing zhang, vikki hazelwood, richard caizza


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First African-American Astronaut Bernard A. Harris Visits Summer Science Camp Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-253.phpWed, 14 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Bernard A. Harris, MD, of Houston, the veteran of two space shuttle missions and the first African-American to walk in space, visited NJIT today, first teaching in the morning, then speaking to youngsters participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. NJIT once again served as one of 30 locations throughout the nation and the only NJ venue for the two-week residential camp, which offers middle-school students a first-hand experience with experiments, role models and innovative programs to stimulate their interest in engineering and science as a potential career path.

Tagged: stem, bernard harris, pre-college programs, exxonmobil bernard harris summer science camp


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NJIT's Cheul H. Cho Receives Research Grant from Coulter Foundation http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-245.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-245.phpThu, 08 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Cheul H. Cho, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NJIT, will receive the 2010 Phase I Coulter Foundation Translational Research Award for his work on stem cell technology for the treatment of liver failure. Dr. Cho will present his project at the Foundation Annual Meeting on August 9 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, cheul cho, coulter foundation translational award, coulter foundation


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Distinguished Professors Emerita To Conduct Research in Madrid http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-243.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-243.phpWed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 University Carlos III of Madrid has selected NJIT Distinguished Professor Emerita Starr Roxanne Hiltz as the holder of a "Chair of Excellence" for the 2010-2011 academic year. She will be working on human-computer interaction research related to Emergency Response Information Systems.  Murray Turoff, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of NJIT's Information Systems Department, will accompany her as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Informatics, teaching a course and conducting research with the Interactive Systems Group. .

Tagged: college of computing sciences, starr roxanne hiltz, murray turoff, emergency response information systems, human-computer interaction


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High School Web Designers Compete Today at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-076.phpWed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Teams of 3-4 students representing more than 43 New York and New Jersey high schools will participate today in NJIT's Fifth Annual Web Design Competition. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Information Systems, the competition challenges students to create or improve websites according to established design specifications.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, high school students, web design competition


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NJIT To Co-Sponsor Cross-Sector Seminar on Text Mining and Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-059.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-059.phpWed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Information Systems Department, Office of Technology Development and the NSF-funded ADVANCE Project will co-sponsor an interdisciplinary, cross-sector seminar on text-mining and research networks on March 8, 11:30 am-1:30 p.m. (followed by discussion) in the GITC Building, Room 3710. "Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities and Research Networks: New Tools and Techniques from Academia and Industry" will feature presentations by Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD (pictured), assistant professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University; and Sheldon Sloan, MD, MBE, vice president of policy, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology. Lunch will be provided.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, national science foundation, department of information systems, advance grant


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