NJIT Newsroom tagged with "technology " 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 the Technology & Entrepreneurship Talent Network (TETN) Kicking Off Industry Week April 21-25 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-128.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT is hosting the Technology and Entrepreneurship Talent Network (TETN) opening ceremony to kick off Industry Week that focuses on the latest trends in these two industry sectors.

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NJIT to Announce Major, New Economic Development Venture http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-124.phpWed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. of North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor, and New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will join New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom and New Jersey Innovation Institute President Don Sebastian in announcing a major, new economic development venture to an audience of invited guests from the business, government, and higher education sectors.

Tagged: enterprise development center, joel bloom, edc, cory booker, rochelle hendricks, economic development, don sebastian, manufacturenj, joe taylor


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T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-091.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years. But theory suggests we should see more. Why don't we? What will it take to peer into the darkness? What will we find?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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Technology and Society Forum Series to Present Concert by Baroque Orchestra of NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-081.phpThu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) returns to NJIT as part of the Technology and Society Forum's exploration of creativity in all of its forms on March 26, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre.

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Technology and Society Forum Addresses Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-057.phpTue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Emery, director of human resources at the UN Population Fund, will present “Global Leadership and Careers within the United Nations” on March 7 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, career development services, murray center for women in technology


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NJIT Alumnus Sparks a U.S.-China Technology Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-052.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers working to boost the efficiency of a potentially game-changing alternative energy technology, thin-film solar cells, have won the backing of a powerful Chinese partner eager to speed development of inexpensive power production that can be seamlessly incorporated into a range of building materials.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, donald sebastian, ken chin, solar cells, thin-film photovoltaic technology, cnbm, solar power, jingong pan, china national building materials company


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CANCELLED - T&S Forum: Exploring Our Place in the Universe http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-038.phpMon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Our most powerful observatories can detect objects out to 13 billion light years.  But theory suggests we should see more.  Why don't we?

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, interdisciplinary program in material science and engineering


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RESCHEDULED - T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-030.phpThu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for Black History Month on Feb. 19.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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T&S Forum Series: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-026.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for the first week of Black History Month on Feb. 5.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, sigma xi, black history month, diversity programs


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Judith Sheft, NJIT's Associate Vice President of Technology Development, to Co-Chair BioNJ's 21st Annual Meeting http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-011.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-011.phpThu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The 21st annual meeting for BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey's life sciences industry, will be held on January 30th this year.

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, life sciences, biotechnology, bionj


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NJIT Business Professor Forecasts 2014 Economic Outlook at Chicago Fed Board Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Economic growth will rise to 3.1 percent in 2014, while unemployment will fall to 6.9 percent by December of 2014, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the 27th Annual Economic Outlook Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Tagged: school of management, leir center for financial bubble research, william rapp, bill rapp


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Technology and Society Forum Series To Host Concert by David Rimelis http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-369.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-369.phpTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Musician David Rimelis will explore the connections and differences among scientists, architects, engineers and musicians in a Technology & Society Forum Series presentation.on Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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IT Program To Host Seminar on Harnessing Data http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-324.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-324.phpThu, 10 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's Information Technology Program will host "Harnessing Data Generated by the World Around Us" on Oct. 16 at 3:45 p.m. in GITC 1100. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, it, information technology program


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NJIT's Judith Sheft Receives BioNJ Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-245.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-245.phpFri, 19 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Congratulations to Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development, who recently received one of this year's First Mate Awards from BioNJ. 

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NJIT Speakers To Present at International Events http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-210.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, under Maurie Cohen's direction, will be a co-sponsor (with Clark University and others) of the SCORAI event “The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints” from June 12-14. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, judith sheft, maurie cohen, gale spak, technology development, chemistry and environmental science, continuing and distance education


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Life Science Inventions of NJIT Students Take Top Prizes in TechQuest http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-158.phpTue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, school of management, ccs, som, judith sheft, physics, uri, michael ehrlich, adhc, technology development, interdisciplinary design studio, cesar bandera, gordon thomas, ids, innovation day, techquest, grace wang


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Fracking on Trial at NJIT: Everything You Always Wanted to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-135.phpTue, 09 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 WHAT:  Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, injects fluid underground at high pressure to fracture rock formations in order to extract previously inaccessible oil and gas.  Opponents point to groundwater contamination, risks to air quality, and migration of toxic chemicals to the surface.  Is this technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at an upcoming NJIT Technology and Society Forum.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, technology and society forum, michel boufadel, fracking, daniel soeder


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Fracking: Challenges and Opportunities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-118.phpMon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A technology vital for tapping much-needed energy or one that's environmentally destructive?  That's the question a panel of experts will explore at the Technology and Society Forum session on fracking April 10, 2013 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  The NJIT Technology and Society Forum is free and open to the public.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, civil and environmental engineering, technology and society forum, sigma xi, jay kappraff, michel boufadel, fracking


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NJIT's Judith Sheft Reappointed to New Jersey Israel Commission http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-113.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-113.phpTue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, has been reappointed by Governor Christie to serve on the New Jersey Israel Commission. 

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, governor christie, new jersey israel commission


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Bloom Discusses Edge in Knowledge, Tech Advantage on Caucus NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-075.phpMon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 "The Edge in Knowledge:  Part 1," featuring NJIT President Joel S. Bloom opened Caucus:  New Jersey  this past weekend with a closer look at the importance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC). 

Tagged: enterprise development center, joel bloom, edc, judith sheft, technology development, president, caucus new jersey


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Watch NJIT's Judith Sheft on Caucus: New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-074.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-074.phpFri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development, will be featured on Caucus:  New Jersey. 

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TIAA CREF CIO To Forecast IT's Future at Free NJIT Talk: Public Invited http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-067.phpWed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, office of technology development, lillian moller gilbreth, new jersey innovation acceleration center


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Famous Whistleblower, Founder No FEAR, To Speak at NJIT Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-050.phpTue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 “No FEAR: A Whistleblower's Triumph” is the title of a lecture by the founder of the No FEAR Coalition Marsha Coleman-Adebayo set for Feb. 20, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  The event is free and open to the public.  Street parking is available.  Coleman-Adebayo is the Director of the National Whistleblowers Center.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of physics, technology and society forum, educational opportunity program, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, epa, environmental protection agency, graduate student association


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Research of NJIT Professors Featured On Cover Of Biotechnology & Bioengineering Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-023.phpTue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The research of Dr. Cheul H. Cho, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Research Professor Dr. George Collins was recently published and featured on the Feb. 2013 cover of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, a leading journal in biomedical engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, alumni, department of biomedical engineering, cheul cho


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The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey to Perform Free Concert at NJIT on Feb. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-002.phpMon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues.  BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus.  The public is invited to attend the free concert.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, technology and society forum, department of chemistry and environmental science, jay kappraff


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"Behind the Scenes: The Secret Life of Entertainment-Technology Engineers" on Dec. 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-408.phpTue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Come one, come all!  NJIT students, staff and faculty are invited tomorrow for a look behind the scenes of entertainment technology when a panel of leading experts in the field discusses the latest and greatest in this burgeoning new cutting-edge field.  Albert Dorman Honors College is the host of the event which starts at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, theatre arts program


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NJIT Professor Promotes Building Material of Millennium: Autoclave Aerated Concrete http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-371.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-371.phpWed, 07 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Although widespread rebuilding in the hard-hit New York metro region from Super Storm Sandy has not yet begun, NJIT Assistant Professor Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, PE, says when the hammers start swinging, it's time to look at autoclaved aerated concrete.  The material, best known as AAC, has been heralded as the building material of the new millennium.  It's a lightweight, easily-crafted manufactured stone, strong enough to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes when reinforced with steel. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, cim, concrete industry management, department of civil engineering, mohamed mahgoub, dce


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Catalent Licenses Innovative Taste-Masking Technology for Bitter Drugs Following R&D Collaboration with NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-337.phpWed, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Following a successful research collaboration with NJIT, Catalent Pharma Solutions of Somerset has announced that it has exclusively licensed innovative taste-making technology developed by NJIT Distinguished Professor Rajesh Davé, who was the principal investigator of a research project funded by Catalent. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, judith sheft, technology development, rajesh dave


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Advantages, Challenges of Cloud Computing Discussed Oct. 10 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-333.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-333.phpMon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cloud computing is a hot topic in cyber-circles and the popular media.  But what are the real advantages of computing in the clouds, and what are the challenges, including security?  A panel of experts will explore these topics at NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum session on Oct. 10, 2012 in the Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m.  The public is invited to this free talk.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, department of computer science, technology and society forum, cloud computing, reza curtmola, xiaoning ding


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Technology and Society Forum Presentation on Oct. 3 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-323.phpThu, 27 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. The Emmy-nominated, award-winning Newark filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno will screen and discuss their short 3D films on Newark and the Brooklyn waterfront on Oct. 3 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, department of humanities, technology and society forum, jon curley, jerome bongiorno, 3d film


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International Communications Company Establishes Technology Center at EDC http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-297.phpThu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Truphone, the pioneering international mobile communications company, announced the establishment of a new technology center located in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc


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The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-295.phpThu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, department of humanities, technology and society forum, lecture series, jonathan curley


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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's Gale Spak To Serve as Panelist http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-208.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education, will participate on the morning panel at the 6th Annual NJ Women in Science and Technology Workforce Summit.  

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NJIT Student Wins Seat in PLUS Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-193.phpTue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Law, Technology and Culture (LTC) Major Vanessa Espinal has won a seat in the Rutgers Camden School of Law Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program. 

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

Tagged: som, judith sheft, cesar bandera, office of technology development, cell podium


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ABET Names NJIT Civil Engineer and Fellow to Prestigious Commission http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-156.phpFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and university lecturer at NJIT, John A. Wiggins, of Union Township, was appointed for the 2012-2013 accreditation cycle to the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of engineering technology, american society of civil engineers


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Kudos for 3 NJIT Enterprise Development Center High-Tech Companies http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-147.phpTue, 10 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Three high-tech companies based at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) http://www.njit-edc.org/  took top awards at the recent 2012 Venture Conference sponsored by the New Jersey Technology Council. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, new jersey technology council, richard russo, endomedix


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Creator of New Museum of Math To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-127.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mathematics is a vital tool for understanding the world and in the fall of 2012 a new museum will invite the public to experience the power and wonders of mathematics, with an emphasis on activities that are creative, surprising and fun.  

Tagged: technology and society forum, jay kappraff, lecture


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NJIT's Judith Sheft To Participate on NJTC's Women in Technology Panel http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-121.phpFri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of Technology Development at NJIT, will serve as a panelist at NJTC's Women in Technology Peer Network:  Adapt, Innovate and Triumph – Women's Entrepreneurship 3.0 on March 28 at the East Brunswick Hilton from 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, njtc, women in technology


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NJIT Tech Forum Series: Paving the Way to a Smarter World: Creativity in Engineering Education http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-104.phpTue, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Imagination and creativity have long energized technological progress.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, sigma xi, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth


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Concrete Industry Management Held Yearly Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-101.phpMon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 On Saturday evening, February 25th, the major yearly fundraiser for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program was held at Valbella Restaurant in NYC. 

Tagged: nce, joel bloom, department of engineering technology, sunil saigal, cim, concrete industry management program, mohamed mahgoub, nicole maher


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The Story Under Your Nose: Performance, Poetry, Dialogue Arts Project at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-085.phpThu, 01 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Poetry and other forms of creative expression have the power to motivate thinking that addresses critical social issues such as race and identity in new and positive ways.

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Survival of the Beautiful: Scientists and Artists Face Off on Aesthetics of Evolution http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-056.phpFri, 10 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Why did the peacock's tail vex Charles Darwin?

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, technology and society forum, david rothenberg, humanities, overseers excellence in research prize and medal


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Free Spring Cultural Event Series at NJIT Opens Feb. 22 with Klang Quartet http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-046.phpMon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 “Creative Diversity” will be the theme of this Spring's 2012 NJIT Technology and Society Forum, http://tsf.njit.edu a series of free events open to the public and scheduled from Feb. 22, 2012-April 13, 2012 on the NJIT campus.  

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NJIT EDC Company Wins "Cool Product" Award in NJTC Innovation Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-466.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-466.phpThu, 01 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 WattLots LLC, a solar parking lot systems firm in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, won a "Cool Product" award in the New Jersey Technology Council's mid-Atlantic Innovation Competition.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, new jersey technology council


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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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NJ Docs Beat Fed Deadline Signing Up in Droves for Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-446.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-446.phpThu, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) announced today that it has reached the 5,000 primary care providers member milestone in support of the healthcare evolution to transition to patient Electronic Health Records (EHRs). 

Tagged: donald sebastian, nj-hitec, electronic health record, new jersey health information technology extension center


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Sustainable Development and Engineering Education Will Be Focus of Nov. 18 Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-443.phpWed, 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Science, Technology, and Society Program and Albert Dorman Honors College will host "Turning Science and Technology Green: Sustainable Development and Engineering Education" by Andrew Jamison, PhD, professor of technology, environment, and society at Aalborg University in Denmark, on Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Kupfrian 106. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college


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Free Lecture about Worldwide Water Crisis at NJIT on 11/16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-440.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-440.phpTue, 15 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 “The Worldwide Water Crisis” will be the focus of a talk by Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center at Columbia University on Nov. 16, 2011 at 3 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, jay kappraff


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CANCELLED: Technology and Society Forum on Oct. 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-393.phpTue, 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Due to unforeseen circumstances, “Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Atomic Power,” the Technology and Society Forum presentation scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, has been cancelled. 

Tagged: technology and society forum series


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Sculpture Dedicated Today at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-342.phpWed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 "Une Petite Bouteille," a bronze interpretation of a Klein bottle by nanotechnology research pioneer, entrepreneur and former NJIT research professor Robert B. Marcus, PhD, was officially dedicated today in Eberhardt Hall.  

Tagged: faculty, technology and society forum series, robert marcus, james phillips


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Scientist and Sculptor To Reflect on Creativity at NJIT Talk Set for 9/21 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-332.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-332.phpThu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The creative confluence of science and art will be the focus of the first in the fall 2011 Technology and Society Forum presentations when James C. Phillips and Robert B. Marcus jointly share their views on September 21, 2011 from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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NJIT Alumnus and SOM Adjunct Professor Publishes Article in NJTC Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-216.phpThu, 02 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Joseph T. Roman '99, president of the Accelerant Sales Group, an adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management (SOM) and a member of the SOM Board of Visitors, recently authored an article on "Disaster Recovery, Quality and the Need for a Paperless Society" for the New Jersey Technology Council's LifeSciTrends magazine.  

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NJIT Faculty, Staff To Participate in IEEE Innovation Day 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-184.phpMon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will have a strong presence at the IEEE Innovation Day 2011 on May 17 at NYU-Poly in Brooklyn, NY.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, judith sheft, ieee, career development services, technology development, durgamadhab misra, gregory mass


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Innovation and Collaboration Showcase To Feature Panel Discussion, Poster Presentation and More http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-141.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-141.phpThu, 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 A panel discussion on "The Entrepreneurial Professor-New Opportunities for Women in Academia“ and a poster session featuring recent research advances by NJIT women faculty and graduate students will be presented at the Innovation and Collaboration Showcase on April 20, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in Eberhardt 112.

Tagged: office of technology development, njit advance, innovation and collaboration research showcase


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Rise of Academic Entrepreneurship To Be Topic of Free NJIT Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-107.phpTue, 29 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Universities are going into business — in a big way, according to Donald Siegel, dean of the School of Business and professor of management at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).

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Columbia Prof To Discuss Good, Bad Aspects of Choice at NJIT March 23 Talk http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-077.phpTue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 23 in the Campus Center Ballroom at 2:30 p.m., Columbia University Professor Sheena Iyengar will address the psychological and cultural challenges of choice, and suggest answers drawn from her discipline-spanning research. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth, sheena iyengar


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NJIT's Judith Sheft Briefs Conference of Entrepreneurs on Commitment to Start-ups http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-040.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-040.phpFri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Judith Sheft, associate VP of technology development at NJIT, was one of four NJ research university representatives who briefed a conference of entrepreneurs last week on their commitment to commercializing new discoveries to move them out of the lab and into the economy.

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, entrepreneur, new jersey entrepreneurial network


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Klang String Quartet Offers Free Afternoon Concert at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-021.phpMon, 31 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Klang String Quartet with its unique blend of musical interests and influences (Klang in German means sound) is scheduled to perform on Feb. 16, 2011 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi


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New Insights into Sun's Photosphere Reported by NJIT Researcher at Big Bear http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-006.phpMon, 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the research team at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have reported new insights into the small-scale dynamics of the Sun's photosphere.

Tagged: big bear solar observatory, philip goode, sun, center for solar-terrestrial research, bbso, advanced technology solar telescope, telescope


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NJIT's Sergei Adamovich Presents Research Results at Society for Neuroscience Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-514.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-514.phpWed, 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Sergei Adamovich, PhD, associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, was recently invited to participate in a press conference to present the results of his team's research to the media at the annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, sergei adamovich, society for neuroscience, virtual reality


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NJIT's Donald Sebastian To Participate on Top 12 Technology Trends Panel http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-405.phpFri, 05 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, will join a group of corporate executives and others in an interactive discussion focusing on top technology trends on Nov. 9, 4:45-7:45 p.m. at New York Internet in Bridgewater. The annual Top Twelve Technology Trends session is hosted by the New Jersey Technology Council.

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Student Chapter of ISPE Participates in NJ Science & Engineering Festival http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-396.phpTue, 02 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Student Chapter of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) participated in the New Jersey Science & Engineering Festival held at Clifton High School on Oct. 23-24. Fifteen student volunteers in pharmaceutical engineering and chemical engineering provided visual examples via their simulation models, testing equipment and step-by-step presentations.  

Tagged: department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, students, international society for pharmaceutical engineering, ispe


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NJIT EDC Company Named Incubator To Watch http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-378.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-378.phpTue, 26 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Edge Therapeutics, based out of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, has been named one of four Incubator Companies to Watch by the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC). This acknowledgement is part of NJTC's Best of the Year awards celebrating the technology sectors of New Jersey. Edge is scheduled to be recognized at the NJTC Award Gala on Nov. 17 at the Hilton at East Brunswick, NJ. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, new jersey technology council, edge therapeutics


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NJIT's Judith Sheft To Participate on Entrepreneurship Conference Panel http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-369.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-369.phpWed, 20 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of Technology Development at NJIT, will serve as a panelist at the North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association Annual Conference: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the 2010s and Beyond on Oct. 24 at the Hilton Hotel in Iselin, NJ. 

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, north american chinese entrepreneur association


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Beyond an Environmental History of the Space Race: Free Lecture at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-346.phpTue, 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Historians usually depict the space race of the 1960s and 1970s as a pitched technological battle between Cold War political rivals. Yet while U.S. and Soviet spacecraft forced the world to look upward towards the Moon, they also, quite ironically, encouraged citizens across the globe to gaze back down at “spaceship Earth” with a newfound environmental awareness. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, technology and society forum, federated department of history, neil maher


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The Art of Choosing: How Does Anyone Make Vital and Mundane Choices http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.phpThu, 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A customer at an Apple store asks for the latest iPhone in black, but then suddenly changes his preference to white when he sees everyone else buying black . . .  Although the child knows she shouldn't press the big red button, she finds her hand inching toward it. . . . In some cultures, young men and women who decide to marry know that they will see each other in person for the first time on their wedding day.  How did these people make their choices? How do any of us make vital and mundane choices?

Tagged: department of humanities, technology and society forum, jay kappraff, sheena iyengar, presidential early career award


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Music Improvisation Software: An Interface for People with Severe Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-310.phpTue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Music has many virtues — including the potential to benefit individuals whose mobility is severely impaired by cerebral palsy and spinal injuries. In the first of NJIT's new series of Technology and Society Forum presentations, Pauline Oliveros and colleagues from the Deep Listening Institute will demonstrate software that makes it possible to improvise music with slight head movements. This software extends the expressive, holistic and therapeutic benefits of musical improvisation to both adults and children.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, technology and society forum, jay kappraff, deep listening institute, music improvisation software, pauline oliveros


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Music Improvisation Software Expert To Kick Off Fall 2010 Technology and Society Forum Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-303.phpTue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 In the first of a new series of Technology and Society Forum presentations, Pauline Oliveros, founder of the Deep Listening Institute Ltd.and Distinguished Research Professor of Music at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will demonstrate software that makes it possible to improvise music with slight head movements. The presentation will take place on Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, music improvisation software, pauline oliveros, deep listening institute


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See Amazing New Sun Images From NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-292.phpTue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) team have achieved “first light” using a deformable mirror in what is called adaptive optics at BBSO. An image of a sunspot was published Aug. 23, 2010 on the website of Ciel et l'Espace, as the photo of the day.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, national solar observatory, advanced technology solar telescope


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Newark's Technology High School Seeks Online Votes for Green Roof Project http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-271.phpTue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT School of Management's Innovation Acceleration Team, founded by Louis Noto '10, is working with the junior class at Technology High School in Newark to obtain Pepsi Refresh project funding for building a green roof on top of their school. The winners of the competition will solely be decided by the project that receives the most online votes. To submit your vote (you can submit one vote per day), click here.

Tagged: school of management, technology high school, louis noto


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NJIT’s Judith Sheft Featured Today at Innovation Coalition Press Conference Held at AT&T http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-256.phpThu, 15 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Vice President of Technology Development Judith Sheft highlighted today contributions to invention and innovation made in New Jersey for more than a century by NJIT. She was among the featured speakers, which included Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, at a press conference to announce a new corporate and higher education coalition focused on innovation.

Tagged: judith sheft, technology development, kim guadagno, at&t


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NJIT Staff Member Gives Special Remarks at Technology High School 2010 Commencement Exercises http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-233.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-233.phpMon, 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of North Bergen, assistant director of the Campus Center overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, gave special remarks at the Technology High School 2010 Commencement Exercises on June 25. Baquerizo joined Senator Teresa Ruiz, NJ Legislator of the 29th Legislative District in congratulating the Technology High School students. “The world you are about to enter is constantly changing and diverse," Baquerizo told the Class of 2010. "We don't have to see the world to understand that it is unbalanced. We can't change the world without changing one community at a time. I challenge you to go out and change the communities around you, be of service, help your fellow brothers and sisters, come back and be a role model to Newark youth. Doing the public good is your job and duty as citizens of this great city of Newark.”

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NJIT's Donald Sebastian and Judith Sheft Receive Honorary Faculty Designations from Peruvian University http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-070.phpThu, 11 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Donald H. Sebastian, interim provost and senior vice president for research and development and Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development, were awarded the title of Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Commerce and International Relations by the Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (UIGV) in Lima, Peru. They were invited by Daniel Jara on behalf of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ (SHCC), which co-hosted the First USA-Peru Trade & Investment Forum Peruvian Products Exhibition. The event marked the beginning of an international initiative designed to help bring awareness as well as to showcase selected products of Peru, international trade opportunities, and the information necessary to trade internationally to SHCC members. “The objective is for NJIT to form a relationship with UIGV to help them develop incubation and extension programs that can move the country's economy from one of exporting raw materials to one that captures more of the value chain,” said Sebastian. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, judith sheft, office of the provost, office of technology development


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Maude Barlow To Speak on Global Water Crisis, Coming Battle for Right to Water http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-051.phpTue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Water ― life on our planet would be impossible without it, and clean water is vital for human health and well-being. Yet close to three billion people have no running water within a kilometer of their homes, and every eight seconds a child dies of water-borne disease. In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 10, 2010, Maude Barlow will outline a three-part strategy for achieving a water-secure world. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, murray center for women in technology, lillian gilbreth colloquium, lillian moller gilbreth


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Activist To Speak at NJIT Feb. 24, 2010 About New Vision To Help Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-047.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-047.phpMon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Sarah Brownell, co-founder of Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL), will share a more positive vision for Haiti when she speaks at NJIT on Feb. 24, 2010, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The talk is a presentation of NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, jay kappraff, haiti, sarah brownell


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Activist To Speak at NJIT Feb. 24, 2010 About New Vision To Help Haiti http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-017.phpFri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Sarah Brownell, co-founder of Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL), will share a more positive vision for Haiti when she speaks at NJIT on Feb. 24, 2010, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  The talk is a presentation of NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series. 

Tagged: seminar, technology and society forum, workshop, jay kappraff, lecture, haiti, earthquake, sarah brownell


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Black History Month at NJIT Opens with Free Concert Featuring Pianist Richard Alston: Program to Focus on Composers of African Descent http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-004.phpThu, 07 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will usher in Black History Month with a free concert on Feb. 3, 2010 featuring local pianist Richard Alston. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, essex county college, jay kappraff, black history month


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Discoveries at NJIT Including Drug To Stop Brain Injury Receives $1.4M Funding http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-399.phpWed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 A drug to stop bleeding during a brain injury and a bed that will prevent bedsores are among the scientific discoveries at NJIT that received earlier this week more than a million dollars in funding from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, technology development, edge therapeutics, business incubator, new jersey commission on science and technology, simphotek, healthy functions, early stage companies


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How-To of Using Electric Power from Space Will Highlight Talk at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-384.phpMon, 02 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Imagine beaming electric power from space as a viable solar energy option. Engineer and researcher Martin Hoffert, professor emeritus and former chair of the department of applied science at New York University, will discuss this theory further in a free lecture, open to the public, on Nov. 4, 2009 at NJIT, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, sigma xi, solar energy, global warming


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Vertical Farming Expert Opens Fall 2009 Technology and Society Forum Series at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-334.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-334.phpThu, 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Dickson D. Despommier, a professor of environmental health sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, discussed vertical farms, the agriculture for the 21st century, at the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Series yesterday.  Vertical urban farms could help to repair many of the world's damaged ecosystems and moderate global climate change, says Despommier. Social benefits include fostering a sustainable urban environment that encourages good health, new employment opportunities, fewer abandoned lots and buildings, cleaner air, and an abundant supply of safe drinking water. Despommier's lecture drew a large number of community organizers, including Newark Councilman Donald M. Payne, City of Newark Sustainability Officer Chelsea Arbusher, and Greater Newark Conservancy Executive Director Robin Dougherty, in addition to representatives from the Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, Rutgers University and the Ironbound Community Corporation.

Tagged: technology and society forum, newark, newark public schools, vertical farming, dickson despommier, donald payne, vertical urban farms


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Vertical Farming Advocate Featured at Free Lecture Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-330.phpTue, 29 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A farm on the 40th floor? That's a distinct possibility, according to Dickson D. Despommier, an advocate of  vertical farming. Despommier, who is a professor of environmental health sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, has long been interested in the environment and the ecology of infectious disease transmission. Despommier will discuss vertical farms, the agriculture for the 21st century, on Sept. 30, 2009 at NJIT. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, vertical farming, dickson despommier, aeroponic technologies, hydroponic technologies


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Vertical Farming Advocate Featured at Upcoming Free Lecture at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-307.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-307.phpFri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A farm on the 40th floor? That's a distinct possibility, according to Dickson D. Despommier, an advocate of  vertical farming. Despommier will discuss vertical farms, the agriculture for the 21st century, on Sept. 30, 2009 at NJIT. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, vertical farming, dickson despommier, aeroponic technologies, vertical urban farms, hydroponic technologies


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NJIT Honors Judith Sheft of Westfield for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-286.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-286.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Judith Sheft, of Westfield, associate vice president, technology development, in the office of research and development, received the Excellence in Service Award at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, judith sheft, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, technology development, department of research and development


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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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EDC at NJIT To Host Nano Entrepreneurship and Nano Applications Roundtables http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-208.phpThu, 28 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Technology Council will present roundtable sessions on nano entrepreneurship and nano applications on June 2, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. Satya Prakash, associate professor in biomedical engineering at McGill University, will give the keynote presentation. To register, click here.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, new jersey technology council


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Financial Training, Planning Programs at NJIT for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-203.phpFri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Center for Innovation Acceleration, a joint initiative of the NJIT School of Management and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC), will offer a series of business planning and financial modeling courses for entrepreneurs funded by North Jersey Partners. 

Tagged: seminar, enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, workshop, north jersey partners, aron spencer, financial


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Executive Director of Sigma Xi To Speak at NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-121.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-121.phpTue, 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 "The Value of Scientific Societies" is the topic of a presentation by Jerome F. Baker, PhD, executive director of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, on April 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The lecture, which is part of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum Series, will focus on how Sigma Xi is working to assist its members in adding value to their lives and to the lives of those impacted by engineering and science. 

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NJIT Humanities Professor To Explore the Worlds of Whale and Bird Song at Technology and Society Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-114.phpFri, 27 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Humanities Professor and clarinetist David Rothenberg brings a unique perspective to interpreting our relationship with nature through words and music—a perspective he will share when he performs at NJIT on April 1, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event, which wraps up the Spring 2009 Technology and Society Forum Series at NJIT, is free and open to the public.

Tagged: technology and society forum, david rothenberg, humanities, whale music, birdsong


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NJEDA To Host Edison Innovation Roundtable at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-102.phpWed, 25 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Technology and life sciences-related businesses, service providers, and state universities are invited to attend a roundtable discussion on the financial resources and incentives available to New Jersey's most promising technology companies at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III. Hosted by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Edison Innovation Roundtable will be held on March 30, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Click here to register. 

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NJIT To Host MATLAB Day on March 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-083.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-083.phpFri, 06 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Join MathWorks engineers for a free technical demonstration of MATLAB 2008 and how it can be used as a flexible platform for technical computing and application development in engineering, math, and science curricula and research on March 12, 9 a.m.-12 noon in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3730. Learn new content such as Speeding Up MATLAB Applications during this technical demonstration. Agenda and registration: http://ist.njit.edu/matlabday.php

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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, sustainability, jay kappraff, lecture, leith sharp


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Public Invited To Free Performance by Members of NJ Symphony Orchestra at NJIT Feb. 25, 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-048.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-048.phpFri, 13 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Music is an expression of creativity that spans all eras and cultures.  On Feb. 25, 2009 at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m., the NJIT Technology and Society Forum will celebrate this aspect of creativity when artists from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) will perform the work of five noted composers.

Tagged: technology and society forum, event, music, new jersey symphony orchestra, concert


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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, iphone, jim robertson, itunesu, open courseware initiative, iphone application, university web services, information technology program


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NEC Foundation of America Awards Grant to NJIT's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.phpFri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NEC Foundation of America has awarded NJIT a $32,000 grant to support the dissemination and use of therapeutic video games to serve children with severe sensory and motor disabilities. 

Tagged: biomedical engineering, richard foulds, assistive technologies


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PSEG’s Ralph Izzo To Explore at NJIT the Impacts of Climate Change, More http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-015.phpWed, 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Ralph Izzo believes that our society is steering a very unsustainable course when it comes to energy — and he speaks with authority. In the first Technology and Society Forum presentation at NJIT for spring 2009, Izzo will explore how the impacts of climate change and an uncertain economy make it imperative to redefine our complex relationship with energy.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, technology and society forum, american physical society, climate change, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group


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


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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, sustainability, jay kappraff, lecture, whale music, ralph izzo, public service enterprise group, new jersey symphony orchestra


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NJIT's Office of Technology Development To Host Research Commercialization Webinar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.phpMon, 12 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Office of Technology Development is hosting an 11-week series of webinars focused on commercialization of research (life science and engineering-based technology), on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 14–March 25, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1403. Co-organized by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, the course will discuss the practical business and legal issues that researchers need to understand to commercialize their research. Contact Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President Technology Development at 973-596-5825; sheft@njit.edu.           

Tagged: national science foundation, judith sheft, national institutes of health, office of technology development


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