NJIT Newsroom tagged with "sustainability" 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 More At-Risk Bird Species in Brazilian Forest Than Previously Thought; Blame Forest Fragmentation, Says Study http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-197.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-197.phpThu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 In a study published today in the journal PLoS One, a team of researchers led by NJIT Associate Professor Gareth Russell has applied a novel method for linking large-scale habitat fragmentation to population sustainability.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, biological sciences, sustainability, gareth russell


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NJIT Project Wins 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-341.phpFri, 12 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of chemistry and environmental science, sustainability, epa, zeyuan qiu


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Symposium on Sustainability To Feature Three New NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-299.phpFri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Sustainability is an issue that cuts across disciplines and requires a spectrum of scientific approaches.  Research at NJIT embraces the integrative and collaborative approach that is critical for understanding how mankind can thrive in a more sustainable way. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, nce, coad, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, sustainability, michel boufadel, symposium, martina decker, eric fortune


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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, sustainability


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Live From Newark: TEDxNJIT Simulcast, March 23, 2012 to Viewers Worldwide http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-060.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-060.phpTue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on March 23, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, donald sebastian, research and development, richard garber, sustainability, tedxnjit, kevin ly


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NJIT Team Competes in the EPA's P3 Student Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-158.phpThu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) congratulated NJIT students who participated last week in the EPA's P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, engineers without borders, environmental policy studies, sustainable design


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Think Green for NJIT: Environmental Awareness Is Part of Campus Culture http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-041.phpFri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Think NJIT. Think green. Environmental awareness is an intrinsic part of the campus culture.

Tagged: campus center, sustainability, recycling, green campus, oak hall


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Chinese Delegates to Visit NJIT to Learn of Sustainability, Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-422.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-422.phpWed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China will visit NJIT Nov. 18, 2010 to learn more about sustainable urban living and solar energy.  The delegation would like to transform Ningguo into China's “Solar City.”  The trip follows a visit this past July from an NJIT delegation led by Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, in which an agreement was signed with  city officials to help them achieve their solar goals. Ningguo is located in eastern China in the province of Anhui. The city has a population of 380,000.

Tagged: donald sebastian, research and development, sustainability, apollo solar energy, solar energy, renewable energy


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NJIT To Offer Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Policy and Environmental Management http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-198.phpMon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will launch this fall a new 12-credit graduate certificate in sustainability policy and environmental management. The program will require students to complete four courses. Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, will be the program coordinator.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, continuing professional education, maurie cohen, sustainability, environmental policy studies


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Journal Co-Edited by NJIT Professor Maurie Cohen Cited in NY Times Magazine Column Blog http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-177.phpThu, 06 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A special issue of The Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE) co-edited by Maurie Cohen, an associate professor at NJIT, was cited today in a blog by Rob Walker, who writes the "Consumed" column for the Sunday New York Times Magazine. The special issue was published as Volume 14 Issue 1 (January/February 2010). The papers of the online issue are freely downloadable. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, sustainability, journal of industrial ecology


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NJIT Engineering Senior Takes Robot Competition With Calm, Cool Thinking http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-174.phpTue, 04 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 It was the night before the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Annual Student Design Competition and NJIT senior Mike Lowry, of Parsippany, was stumped. His single-stream recycling machine, Rufus, nicknamed after NJIT's green mascot, couldn't distinguish cans from bottles, a possible cause for disqualification.

Tagged: sustainability, competition, asme, american society of mechanical engineers, faizan naqvi, harry kountouras, rufus, phong pham


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Earth Day Source: NJIT’s Maurie Cohen, Editor of Journal of Sustainability http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-151.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-151.phpTue, 20 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 As Earth Day approaches, you may want to hear more from Maurie Cohen, an associate professor at NJIT, who is one of a quartet of editors responsible for producing a special issue about sustainable consumption and production prepared for The Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE). The papers of this online issue are freely downloadable at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123296535/issue.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, earth day, journal of industrial ecology


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NJIT Architecture Students Receive $25,000 Grand Prize for Townhouse Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-108.phpWed, 07 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) has received the $25,000 grand prize for 2010 from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a small modern townhouse. Architecture students developed the design last semester for the Newark Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, darius sollohub, sustainability, habitat for humanity, jak inglese, njit center for building knowledge, christine bruncati, cara constantino, paul romano, national council of architectural registration boards


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NJIT Professor To Discuss Long-Term Sustainability of Water Resources at Webinar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-212.phpWed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Zeyuan Qiu, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long-term Sustainability of Water Resources" on June 8, 2-3 p.m. (EST) as part of the Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability (CNS) webinar series. CNS is an EPA grant program offered through the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program that supports collaboration between science and engineering researchers and decision-makers to pursue regional sustainability. Call in: 866-299-3188; Passcode: 202-343-9759. Webinar access: http://portal.epa.gov/webconference; Conf. ID: 411720. Slides from the webinar series and the schedule of upcoming talks are posted on the CNS science connector page.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, epa, zeyuan qiu, webinar


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ACE-Network Spring Workshop Presents Seminar on Greener Living http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-094.phpThu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Green farmer and sustainability activist Carolyn Llewellyn provided timely information on buying and growing organic food, eco-friendly recycling and other actions toward living a greener lifestyle last week at the ACE-Network Spring Workshop.  "Little steps make a huge difference, so we shouldn't be scared to start changing things, said Llewellyn. "As you get used to one change, take on another." The event was part of NJIT's celebration of Women's History Month 2009. For more information, contact Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

Tagged: sustainability, ace network, green living


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NJIT's Women's History Month Focuses on Women Taking Lead To Save Planet http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-080.phpThu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 “Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar.

Tagged: judith sheft, workshop, murray center for women in technology, sustainability, society of women engineers, donna spuhler, event, talina knox, lillian gilbreth colloquium, monique hutchinson, us green building council, lectures, felicia amaechi, tau kappa epsilon, sigma psi kappa, department of public safety, green living, nomas, ace network, leadership in energy and environmental design, leith sharp, meagan hopper


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Organizational Change Management for Sustainability: The Harvard Case Study http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-066.phpThu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: seminar, technology and society forum, workshop, lecture, jay kappraff, sustainability, leith sharp


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Sustainability, Whale Music, Plus More Highlight Upcoming Free NJIT Lectures http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-007.phpTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 There's something for everyone this spring at NJIT's semi-annual Technology and Society Forum Series.  In two weeks, Ralph Izzo, chairman and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) opens the event with a closer look at sustainability.  

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, seminar, department of humanities, technology and society forum, david rothenberg, workshop, murray center for women in technology, lecture, sustainability, jay kappraff, whale music, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group, new jersey symphony orchestra


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NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.phpTue, 11 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans will provide an introduction to the basics of building green, high performance primary and secondary schools at a free seminar, open to the public, at NJIT. The talk, set for Nov. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117, will include a review of the status of the NJ schools' construction program.

Tagged: seminar, new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, construction technology, building performance, architectural design, high performance schools, sustainable buildings industry council


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POSTPONED-NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.phpWed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 A free seminar by NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans scheduled for Nov. 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm 117 has been postponed.            

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, kupfrian hall, construction technology, building performance, us department of housing and urban development, architectural design, sustainable buildings industry council, high performance schools, green technology


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NJSOA Kicks Off Fall 2008 Lecture Series with Discussion of Smart Sustainability http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-352.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-352.phpWed, 01 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 William Mitchell, PhD, professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "Smart Sustainability: The City Car, the RoboScooter and Urban Mobility-on-Demand" on Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1 at NJIT. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the first in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, lecture series


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NJIT Architecture Prof Opens Newark Sustainability Conference With Challenge To Revitalize Newark’s Older Buildings http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-315.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-315.phpThu, 11 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 With a charge not to tear down Newark's older buildings, but to rehabilitate them, NJIT research professor Deane Evans, an architect and executive director of NJIT's Center for Architecture and Building Science Research will open Newark's Green Future Summit tomorrow morning at NJIT. 

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, deane evans, center for architecture and building science research, city of newark, green future summit


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NJIT Architecture Professor To Provide Welcoming Remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-308.phpFri, 05 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Deane M. Evans, FAIA, a research professor and executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, will provide welcoming remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit on Sept. 12-13 in the NJIT Campus Center. The two-day summit, which is free and open to the public, will highlight existing Newark sustainability initiatives and programs, present best practices from across the country, and offer an opportunity for participatory dialogue to chart priorities and next steps. Registration is required. 

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, deane evans, center for architecture and building science research, green future summit


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Campus Book Drive Helps Promote Global Literacy, Recycling Initiatives http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-290.phpMon, 11 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Campus Center collected 25 boxes of used books donated by the NJIT community this summer for the Better World Books book drive. The books will benefit the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), which provides services and advocacy for the more than 6,000 family literacy programs across the country.

Tagged: campus center, sustainability, recycling, community


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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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