NJIT Newsroom tagged with "system" 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 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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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. 

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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. 

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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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.

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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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. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, grant, nj-hitec, ehr, health information technology, new jersey health information technology extension center, primary care providers


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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 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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, school of architecture, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, campus center, school of art and design, department of information systems, donna spuhler, highlander student achievement awards, student activities


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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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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.” 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, school of management, joel bloom, continuing professional education, graduate studies, gale spak, javad hassan


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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.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni, ieee control system society


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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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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. 

Tagged: school of management, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, ian gatley, pius egbelu, operations research


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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.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, crisis management, michael chumer


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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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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.   

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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?

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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. 

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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.

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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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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. .

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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.

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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.

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Globetrotting Distinguished Professors Emeriti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-010.phpFri, 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world." 

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Open House for NJIT's Weekend University On Thursday http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-001.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-001.phpMon, 04 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The Division of Continuing Professional Education at NJIT will host an open house for Weekend University on Jan 7, 2010, from 5-7:30 p.m. in Fenster Hall on the NJIT campus. If you can't attend the open house, an online chat session will provide similar information. The chat will be held on Jan 6, 2010, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Register at http://adultlearner.njit.edu/about/chat.php.

Tagged: continuing professional education, online learning, cpe, adult learner, project management, information security


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NJIT To Co-Sponsor SCORAI Workshop Next Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-340.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-340.phpMon, 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie J. Cohen, director and associate professor in the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies in NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, is a co-convener of the 2009 Inaugural SCORAI Workshop: Individual Consumption and Systemic Societal Transformation, on Oct. 15-17 at Clark University. NJIT is serving as a cosponsor of the project and workshop. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, environmental policy studies


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IS Department To Host Seminar on User Studies for Personalization of Information Retrieval http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-308.phpFri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Xiangmin Zhang, PhD an assistant professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication, Information and Library Science at Rutgers University, will discuss "User Studies for Personalization of Information Retrieval (IR)" on Sept. 14, 11:20 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1403.

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NJIT Biology Professor Co-Edits New Ecology Textbook http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-238.phpTue, 14 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel E. Bunker, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT, is a co-editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2009). The graduate-level text incorporates the latest developments in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, one of the most controversial and high-profile areas of ecological research.

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EDC To Host Seminar on Accounting System Compliance for Federal Grants and Contracts http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-209.phpFri, 29 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 "Staying Out of Government Auditor Quicksand: Accounting System Compliance for All Types of Federal Grants and Contracts" is the topic of a seminar on June 5, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. The seminar will be presented by Anthony J. Faugno CPA, Partner (at left) and Matthew Herdman, MBA from the Federal Government Contracting Group at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP. To register, click here.

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ECE Department To Host Seminar on Polymer-Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.phpMon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 V. Ramgopal Rao, PhD, a professor in the EE Department of IIT Bombay, a visiting professor at Georgia Tech and a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Electron Device Society, will discuss "Polymer Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security" at an IEEE and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Seminar on June 8, 5-6 p.m. in the ECE Building Rm. 202. 

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Information Systems Department To Host Seminar on Persuasive Systems Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-187.phpTue, 05 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, a professor of information systems at the University of Oulu in Finland and a visiting scholar at Media-X, Stanford University, will discuss "Persuasive Systems Design" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on May 11, 1-2 p.m. in GITC 1403. 

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Information Systems Department To Host Seminar on April 29 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-170.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-170.phpFri, 24 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Raquel Benbunan-Fich, PhD, an associate professor of information systems at Baruch College, City University of New York, will discuss "Tagging Site or Social Recommendation System? The Case of 11870.com" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403.

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Information Systems Department To Host Seminar on April 20 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-149.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-149.phpWed, 15 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Alex Tuzhilin, PhD, a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, will discuss "Improving Predictive Performance of Recommender Systems Using External Aggregate Ratings" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on April 20, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3720. 

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Salman Naqvi, Electrical Engineering Student at NJIT, Named Goldwater Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.phpFri, 03 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Salman Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior studying electrical engineering at NJIT, was named a prestigious Goldwater Scholar earlier this week by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, joel bloom, commencement, department of mechanical engineering, big bear solar observatory, nasa, andrew gerrard, goldwater scholar, mohammad naqvi, salman naqvi, global warming, faizan naqvi, national oceanic and atmospheric administration


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NJIT Electrical Engineer Cracks Code To Detect Media Tampering http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-123.phpWed, 01 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT electrical engineer has cracked the code that will enable researchers around the world to detect tampering with electronic images.

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16 Ways To Outrun the Recession: Try New Master’s Programs at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.phpFri, 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has developed 16 new master's programs, designed to help professionals succeed in today's economy. The new programs emphasize business and computing, the bio-tech field, and civil infrastructure. Each has a unique 21st century focus that draws on the rich technological expertise of NJIT.

Tagged: office of admissions, information technology, biostatistics, environmental engineering, energy, bioelectronics, enterprise development, economy


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High School Web Designers Compete at NJIT on March 18 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-090.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-090.phpWed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 If your child dreams of designing for the web, then NJIT is the place to be on March 18, 2009. Nearly 500 high school students from more than 43  New York and New Jersey high schools will descend upon the campus for NJIT's Fourth Annual Web Design Competition.

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


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Department of Information Systems To Host Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-073.phpTue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Shuyuan (Mary) Ho of Syracuse University will present her research on "A Socio-Technical Approach to Theorizing on Perceptions of Trustworthiness in Virtual Organizations" on March 3, 1:30–2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3720.  

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Information Systems Department To Host Seminar on Feb. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-044.phpWed, 11 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Allen Lee, PhD, a professor of information systems and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University, will discuss "A Scientific Basis of Rigor in Information Systems Research" on Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3720.

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NJIT Offers Nine Lucky Seniors Unique iPhone Applications Course http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-043.phpTue, 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Nine lucky NJIT students are testing one of the nation's first application development courses for the Apple iPhone. The upper-level course, taught by Director of University Web Services Jim Robertson, illustrates how to develop applications for the popular iPhone.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, department of information systems, narain gehani, jim robertson, iphone, information technology program, itunesu, iphone application, university web services, open courseware initiative


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Donald H. Sebastian, NJIT Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Named Interim Provost http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-013.phpTue, 20 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch has announced the appointment of Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, to the position of interim provost, effective Jan. 1, 2009. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, research and development, exxon mobil foundation, commercialization, new jersey nanotechnology consortium, nj homeland security technology systems center


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Donald H. Sebastian, NJIT Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Named Interim Provost http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-003.phpThu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch has announced the appointment of Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, to the position of interim provost, effective Jan. 1, 2009. 

Tagged: robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, provost, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, research and development, exxon mobil foundation, new jersey high tech hall of fame, newark institute for regenerative medicine, new jersey nanotechnology consortium, nj homeland security technology systems center


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IT Capstone Showcase Allows Students To Mingle and Meet Corporate Sponsors http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-430.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-430.phpMon, 01 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology will feature teams of students detailing current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, non-profit organizations and student entrepreneurs.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of information systems, capstone showcase, osama eljabiri, capstone program, department of information technology, new jersey professor of the year


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KUDOS-November 2008 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-416.phpMon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Congratulations to Theologos Homer Bonitsis, Christopher Funkhouser, and Elizabeth Avery-Gomez '07 and students Nilufa Rahim and Brian Novello on their recent accomplishments.

Tagged: school of management, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of humanities, awards, honors, department of information systems, kudos, christopher funkhouser, scholarship, digital poetry, promotions, brian novello, elizabeth avery gomez


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NJIT's College of Computing Sciences To Present Funding Experiences in CCS Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-411.phpThu, 13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The Computer Science Research Committee at NJIT in conjunction with the Department of Information Systems is organizing a series of four talks titled "Funding Experiences in CCS" during the coming academic year. NJIT Professors Guiling (Grace) Wang, James Calvin and Michael Recce will share their experiences with obtaining funding on Nov. 19, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3730. Donald Sebastian, PhD (at left), Senior Vice President for Research and Development at NJIT, will provide opening remarks.   

Tagged: college of computing sciences, donald sebastian, department of information systems, funding, michael recce, grace wang


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NJIT Professor’s Research Suggests Changes in Underwater Data Communications http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.phpFri, 10 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT professor who has discovered new communication channels in underwater environments and invented a technique to communicate data through these channels will be honored later this month by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, national science foundation, ali abdi, new jersey inventors hall of fame, saul fenster


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Students from India's Heritage Institute Gain Hands-On Training at NJIT's Summer Research Experience Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-362.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-362.phpWed, 08 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT conducted a summer research program in partnership with the Heritage Institute of Technology (HITK) in Kolkata, India. The 20 students enrolled in NJIT's Undergraduate Research Experience Symposium were able to participate in a state-of-the-art research facility with world-class faculty. They were accompanied by Srabanti Basu, a senior lecturer in biotechnology at HITK. The program was initiated and managed by Durga Misra, PhD, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, who also encouraged the participation of faculty and the Albert Dorman Honors College students who mentored the HITK students after hours in their residence hall. “The Summer Research Experience is a rare opportunity to receive hands-on training with NJIT professors and students at the university's facilities,” said Misra. “A group of three students worked in NJIT's new Vincent A. Stabile Systems Engineering and Management Laboratories to gain experience with the Stabile Laboratories' Festo System.” Student research projects included low-power microchip design, drug delivery systems, nanoelectronics, ultrafiltration to scalable web search, clean slate Internet design and management systems analysis.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, durgamadhab misra, heritage institute of technology, festo system, stabile laboratories


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Department of Mathematical Sciences To Host Seminar on Oct. 10 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-358.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-358.phpMon, 06 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Grétar Tryggvason, PhD, professor and head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will present a seminar on "Computational Studies of the Dynamics of Heterogeneous Continuum Systems" on Oct. 10 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, seminar


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NJIT's College of Computing Sciences To Host Seminar on Research Funding Opportunities http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-341.phpTue, 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The Computer Science Research Committee at NJIT in conjunction with the Department of Information Systems will host "Funding Experiences in CCS," a series of four talks during which CCS faculty with successful experience in obtaining funding will share their experiences. The seminar will be held on Sept. 24, 2:30–4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, department of information systems


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Department of Biomedical Engineering To Host Seminar on Sept. 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-319.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-319.phpTue, 16 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Michael T. Bergen, a biomedical engineer at the Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory, VA New Jersey Health Care System and an adjunct professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will discuss “The Development of An Ambulatory Recording System for Multi-Variable, Multi-Subject, Studies” on Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall III.      

Tagged: newark college of engineering, seminar, department of biomedical engineering


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NJIT Physics Professor Directs Effort To Install 1.2 Meter Telescope in NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-318.phpMon, 15 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT physics professor Andrew Gerrard hopes by the end of October to be able to peer through what will be the second largest optical telescope east of Texas. Under his direction, a 1.2-meter diameter, fully-steerable Itek optical telescope will soon be installed far from city lights atop Jenny Jump Mountain, Hope. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, louis lanzerotti, andrew gerrard, united astronomy clubs of new jersey


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NJIT Professor Authors Technology Text About Innovative Management http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-311.phpMon, 08 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Robert S. Friedman is first author of a reference guide to the theory and research supporting the field of technology and innovation management.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, technology, science, book, robert friedman, technology and society, innovation management


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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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