NJIT Newsroom tagged with "sts" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 First Group of Students Complete Initial Module of NJIT's New CloudMaster Training Certificate Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-013.phpThu, 12 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The first group of non-credit students recently completed the first module (of 3) of NJIT's new CloudMaster Training Certificate program.   

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

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


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Students Develop Winning Smart Phone App To End World Hunger http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-135.phpMon, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Microsoft 2011 Imagine Cup recently honored a smart phone application to eradicate world hunger developed by two NJIT graduate students.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, competition, contests, cristian borcea, daniel boston, manoop talasila


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NJIT Student Groups Compete for EPA Earth Day Title and Funding http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-126.phpThu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will be a unique contender in the upcoming April 16-17, 2011 P3 award competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, students, department of civil and environmental engineering, competition, engineers without borders, environmental protection agency, epa, contests, earth day, green


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Weekend Student Hackathon Hosted by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-026.phpThu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 More than 50 NJIT students will compete at NJIT in a student Hackathon. See dozens of empty pizza boxes and soda cartons strewn throughout the Campus Center Ballroom as teams feverishly compete to build next-generation applications using SciVerse, a new search and discovery platform.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, students, narain gehani, association for computing machinery, contests, jim robertson


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Mapping Faculty Social Networks Helps Female Faculty Move Ahead at NJIT: Research Reveals Hidden Gender Patterns and Ways To Overcome Them http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-521.phpWed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers.

Tagged: humanities, murray center for women in technology, research, nsf, katia passerini, nancy steffen-fluhr, robert friedman, engineers, njit advance, modeling, women scientists, interdisciplinary


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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Takes First Place for Fifth Straight Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-172.phpTue, 04 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT civil engineering students have for the fifth straight year taken first-place honors at the annual Metropolitan New York Region Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend. Some 25 students–including many seniors–will work past NJIT's May 17, 2010 commencement to ready the 20-foot-long model steel bridge for the next step. 

Tagged: department of civil and environmental engineering, competition, john schuring, taha marhaba, contests, giancarlo fricano, tien tran, steel bridge


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NJIT Takes First Place in ASME Student Sections Committee Contest http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-161.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-161.phpMon, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 For the eleventh time in the last 12 years, NJIT has taken first place in the prestigious ASME Student Sections Committee Contest (formerly the Ingersoll-Rand Contest) for District A, which includes all the major universities and colleges in the Northeast. The contest involves the writing of a comprehensive report that documents activities by the ASME Student Section. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mechanical engineering, competition, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, contests


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Chemical Engineering Department To Host Graduate Seminar on April 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-126.phpThu, 02 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Jose A. Rodriguez, senior chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, will discuss "Nanocatalysts for the Production of Clean Hydrogen and the Efficient Operation of Fuel-Cells" on April 6 at 2:45 p.m in Kupfrian Hall Room 205. Contact: Seminar Coordinator: Assistant Professor XianQin Wang, (973) 596-5707; Xianqin.wang@njit.edu 

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Super Smash Brothers Brawl, Costumes, Prizes at NJIT’s 4/19 Video Game Expo http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-124.phpFri, 04 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Since childhood, video games have fascinated NJIT adjunct professor D.J. Kehoe, a 28-year-old adjunct professor at NJIT and recent alumnus.  

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NJIT Students To Showcase Skills at Game Development Expo http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-125.phpFri, 23 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 More than 150 NJIT students will demonstrate their skills in video game development and competitive game play at the NJIT Game Development Expo on March 31, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. All are welcome to attend the event; the game development contest is for current NJIT students only.

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NJIT on iTunes U Launches Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-029.phpTue, 23 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Students and professors at NJIT have been waiting in anticipation for the launch today of NJIT on iTunes U. The new media tool is a hosted content distribution system that makes audio and video content from lectures, interviews and audio books more available to students online. Representatives from Apple will be on campus today from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center in front of the bookstore to explain how the system works.

Tagged: itunes, ipods, podcasts


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NJIT Women Scientists and Engineers Use New Information Technologies To Tackle Isolation on Campus http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-478.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-478.phpTue, 28 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Integrating new location-aware computer networks with old-fashioned human networks, researchers at NJIT have developed an innovative solution to the problem of isolation that faces women in the academic science and engineering workforce.

Tagged: murray center for women in technology, nancy steffen-fluhr, women scientists


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NJIT Joins Apple’s iTunes University http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-295.phpTue, 25 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 This fall, distance learning students at NJIT can listen and watch lectures on their iPods. NJIT is one of an elite group of universities invited to join Apple's iTunes University. NJIT has been using podcasting to enhance its classes, but through iTunes U, it will be even easier for students to listen and view classes on their computers or iPods.

Tagged: weekend university, itunes, virtual classroom, podcasts, ipods, apple


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NJIT Presents a Musical Ghost Story http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-075.phpWed, 15 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The Ghosts of Rowan Oak, a musical based on ghost stories that novelist William Faulkner told his family, will debut on March 1-4 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Michelle Rittenhouse, assistant director of the theater arts department at NJIT, adapted the musical, from a book that retold the stories. Tickets are $7 for general admissions and $5 for students and senior citizens. Call 973-596-3457 for information or visit the website: http://theater.njit.edu.

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Students to Build Catapults from Junk Piles during NJIT Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-345.phpWed, 05 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual fall festival, known as NJIT Day, will feature student engineering contests, an electronic game exhibition, a battle of the bands, a barbecue, men's and women's soccer games, athletic games, a kid's zone, a chili cook-off, an art exhibit on Newark's former Pabst Brewery, a dinner show with mentalist Robert Channing and other events.  

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Computer Scientists To Talk at NJIT about Monitoring Disasters and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-319.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-319.phpFri, 16 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Computer software to better monitor emergencies and disasters, plus tips on using computer languages like JAVA, will be the focus of two mid-day lectures on Sept. 26 at NJIT. The public is invited to both events. Penn State University's John Carroll, PhD, the Edward Frymoyer Chair Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, will speak from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Room 3720, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Mary Beth Rosson, PhD, professor of information sciences and technology, Penn State University, will speak at 1 p.m.

Tagged: john carroll, mary beth rosson


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NJIT STC To Host Technical Communication Career Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-312.phpMon, 12 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Get a rare glimpse into the workplace issues faced by technical communicators and meet professors from NJIT's Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communications (MSPTC) program at Tech.Comm.Day on Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in GITC Room 3730. Hosted by the MSPTC program and the NJIT chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), this career-building event will offer opportunities to hear from and meet technical communication professors; a session about usability and the user experience; and more. Lunch will be served and is free of charge. RSVP to George Francy at gpf2@njit.edu.


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NJIT to Host TEAMS Competition for 27 High Schools http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-097.phpFri, 11 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Twenty-seven high schools from across the state will visit NJIT on March 14, 2005 to participate in the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competition, a one-day exam that tests teams of four to eight students on math, chemistry, physics, biology, and computer applications.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor Receives Presidential Award for Breakthrough Research with Adult Stem Cells http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-135.phpThu, 09 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 A young female African-American professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recognized today by President Bush for research showing that adult stem cells could help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, bone and cartilage damage and related diseases.

Tagged: treena livingston arinzeh, stem cells, presidential early career award for scientists and engineers


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NJIT Professor Receives Presidential Award for Breakthrough Research with Adult Stem Cells http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-133.phpThu, 09 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers today during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Award is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. “I'm very proud to receive this prestigious presidential award,” Arinzeh said. “The award shows that my research in stem-cell based regeneration has great potential, and that it's essential to the scientific education of students, both in college and in high school.”

Tagged: biomedical engineering, stem cell, presidential early career award for scientists and engineers


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Rosato Assists Young Physicists in International Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-100.phpThu, 08 Jul 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Anthony D. Rosato, professor of Mechanical Engineering, was asked by Team Poland to recommend literature and other sources to assist them in solving the Brazil Nuts Effect problem, one of 17 that the high school students tackled at the 2004 International Young Physicists' Tournament held in Brisbane, Australia, from June 24 to July 1, 2004.  Among the 26 teams that represented 24 nations, Team Poland placed first. The Brazil Nuts phenomenon was coined by Dr. Rosato and his colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University in their Physical Review Letters paper published in 1987.

Tagged: mechanical engineering, anthony rosato


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