NJIT Newsroom tagged with "uri" 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 Winners of the Big Data Visualization Contest Are Announced at NJIT's Innovation Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, michael ehrlich, uri, undergraduate research and innovation, innovation day, marek rusinkiewicz, entrepreneurship, s&p capital iq, big data visualization contest, lou eccleston, robert coppola, big data


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S&P Capital IQ and NJIT to Announce Winners of Big Data Visualization Contest on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-114.phpWed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, michael ehrlich, uri, marek rusinkiewicz, undergraduate research and innovation, innovation day, entrepreneurship, lou eccleston, big data visualization contest, s&p capital iq, robert coppola


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Innovation Day 2014 at NJIT on April 11 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-107.phpFri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium.

Tagged: judith sheft, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, newark innovation acceleration challenge, undergraduate research and innovation, global game jam, innovation day, entrepreneurship, techquest, s&p capital iq, big data visualization challenge


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NJIT and WebTeam Corporation Join Forces to Develop Tactile-Friendly Learning Devices for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-088.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-088.phpThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device's embedded educational software.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, atam dhawan, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, undergraduate research and innovation, autism spectrum disorder, nish parikh


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Calling All NJIT Undergrads: TechQuest Competition Promotes and Rewards Innovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-036.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT undergraduates are encouraged to participate in this year's TechQuest Competition, sponsored by Jim Stevenson Foundation.  NJIT undergraduates may enter this innovation competition individually or as a team and be eligible for awards and stipends up to $14,000. 

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Cyber/Homeland Security Opportunities for U.S. - Israel Partnerships http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-018.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-018.phpMon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 An opportunity for funding of up to $1 million for U.S. - Israel technology collaborations will be presented during a round table discussion held at NJIT on Jan. 30. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, homeland security, marek rusinkiewicz


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NJIT Alumnus Robert Cohen Drives Innovations in Orthopedic Implants http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-013.phpThu, 16 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The demand for orthopedic joint replacement implants, which has never been greater, is fueling innovations in biomaterials and design to meet the ever-rising expectations of the younger and more active patients avidly seeking these surgeries.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni


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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.

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, 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, department of engineering technology, federated department of history, department of information systems, school of art design, adhc, department of biological sciences, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, newark innovation acceleration challenge, entrepreneurs, niac, fabio arias


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Rising Entrepreneurs to Compete at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-390.phpTue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts.

Tagged: school of management, enterprise development center, edc, som, michael ehrlich, uri, newark innovation acceleration challenge, entrepreneurs, fellowships


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Educators and Employers Align to Redesign Vocational Training for New Jersey's Advanced Manufacturing Sector http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-386.phpThu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 An NJIT-hosted forum on the future of advanced manufacturing in the state found wide consensus among New Jersey manufacturers, state workforce training officials, and representatives from the university's Division of Continuing Professional Education on the need to improve workers' skills with closer cooperation among employers, vocational training programs, and 2- and 4-year colleges.

Tagged: joel bloom, gale tenen spak, continuing and distance education, nj department of labor and workforce development


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Innovation Clusters and How to Build Them on the Shore http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-373.phpWed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Donald Sebastian, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, recently spoke on the topic of cluster based economic development at TEDxNavesink. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, uri, research and development, tedx


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SOM Associate Professor Publishes Articles in Shanghai Securities News http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-323.phpWed, 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published two articles in Shanghai Securities News (SSN). 

Tagged: school of management, som, zhipeng yan


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COAD Undergrad Presents Paper on Post-Automobility http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-320.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-320.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 COAD undergrad Esther Zipori recently presented "Anticipating Post-Automobility: Design Policies for Fostering Urban Mobility Transitions" at the Global Conference on Mobility Futures at Lancaster University in the UK. 

Tagged: humanities, maurie cohen


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NJLWD Commissioner's Message Is Clear - The Manufacturing Industry Is Technology Driven and Growing in New Jersey http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-318.phpTue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices.

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, gale spak, advanced manufacturing talent network, harold wirths, new jersey manufacturing extension program, new jersey business and industry association, manufacturenj week, ray vaccari, njbia, njmep, department of labor and workforce development, chris christie


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Commissioner of NJ Labor & Workforce Development Kicks Off 2013 ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT on Oct. 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-312.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state.

Tagged: donald sebastian, joel bloom, gale spak, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, new jersey business and industry association, harold wirths, department of labor and workforce development, ray vaccari, njmep, njbia, chris christie, manufacturenj week


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NJ State House Honors NJIT Student Inventors of Autism App http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-288.phpMon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, PhD,  recently joined the autism community at the NJ State House to be recognized for improving public and private autism services.  Dhawan, a noted electrical engineer and inventor in his own right, who heads NJIT's Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) program, is also executive director of undergraduate research and innovation at NJIT.  The IDS program is offered to Albert Dorman Honors College students at NJIT.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, ccs, atam dhawan, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, nish parikh, autism, kamran asif, livia kuruvila, amira esseghir


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NJIT McNair Scholars Selected for DOE Internships http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-280.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-280.phpFri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two young women, both NJIT McNair Scholars and rising chemical engineers, were invited to join selective Department of Energy (DOE) internship programs. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, uri, chemical engineering, angelo perna, biological and pharmaceutical engineering


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Former EDC Company Receives First NJ Angel Tax Credit Investment http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-272.phpTue, 20 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Edge Therapeutics, a former Enterprise Development Center (EDC) portfolio company, is the first beneficiary of an investment from the New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit program. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, uri, jerry creighton, edge therapeutics


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NJIT Master Teacher To Speak at Thailand Innovation Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-259.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-259.phpFri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Methi Wecharatana, PhD, master teacher in the department of civil and environmental engineering, has been asked to speak at the Thailand Innovation Forum: R&D to Commercialization Seminar on Aug. 15 in Bangkok. 

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NJIT President Joel S. Bloom Joins 164 Other University Leaders to Call on Congress, President Obama to Close Innovation Deficit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-256.phpWed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Deeply concerned about major federal budget cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today joined 164 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the innovation deficit.  

Tagged: uri, higher education, association of public and land-grant universities, joel s bloom, congress


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NJIT Alum Honored by Manufacturing Engineering Magazine http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-241.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-241.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Congratulations to Aubrey Kelley-Cogdell, a recent winner of Manufacturing Engineering magazine's inaugural 30 Under 30 recognition program for excellence in manufacturing and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. 

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Business Insider Ranks NJIT One of Nation's Most Underrated Colleges http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-217.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-217.phpThu, 20 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Business Insider ranked NJIT number three yesterday in its newest listing of the 25 “most underrated colleges in America.”  The news site plotted the annual ranking by U.S. News and World Report of the best colleges and universities against PayScale's mid-career salary rank to identify outliers--institutions that outperform their U.S. News rating.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, uri, warren street village, gateway project, central king building, business insider


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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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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece, mengchu zhou, robotics, electrical engineering


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Doing Business in China Will Be Focus on One-Day Conference at NJIT on June 8 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-200.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-200.phpFri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 How to do business in China will be the focus of an all-day conference, open to the public and hosted by the North American Chinese Entrepreneur Association, NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and the NJIT Chinese Student Association on June 8, 2013. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, uri, entrepreneurship, north american chinese entrepreneur association, nacea


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Three EDC Companies Are Finalists for Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-188.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO NJ) and The Star-Ledger/NJ.com announced the first annual Garden State Entrepreneur Excellence Award – an award created to honor New Jersey-based companies that exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the state. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, uri, ispeech, leon baptiste, heath ahrens


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

Tagged: joel bloom, stem, mathematics, uri, technology, science, engineering, workforce development, education, innovation


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Students Win Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Contests http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-165.phpWed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 It was a clean sweep: Over the weekend NJIT students won the regional steel bridge contest as well as the concrete canoe contest.  This marks the second year in a row that NJIT has won both contests. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, concrete canoe competition


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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, school of management, csla, ccs, physics, som, judith sheft, adhc, michael ehrlich, uri, technology development, interdisciplinary design studio, cesar bandera, gordon thomas, ids, innovation day, techquest, grace wang


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

Tagged: enterprise development center, joel bloom, edc, stem, uri, kim guadagno, rochelle hendricks


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First Annual NJIT Innovation Day on April 19 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-147.phpTue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host its 1st Annual NJIT Innovation Day on April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will take place in the Campus Center Atrium, where posters and exhibits from NJIT undergraduate and graduate students showcasing innovation can be viewed. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, uri, newark innovation acceleration challenge, innovation day, global game jam, techquest


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NJIT Scheduled for NBC News Tonight at 11 p.m. http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-062.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-062.phpMon, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT civil engineer Fadi Karaa, PhD, is scheduled to appear tonight on NBC News (Channel 4) at 11 p.m. EST for a special story about pipeline security.  Priscilla Nelson, PhD, and civil engineering department chair Taha Marhaba, PhD were also interviewed.   

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, priscilla nelson, taha marhaba, fadi karaa


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NJIT EDC Company Installs Innovative Solar Parking Lot System http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-056.phpFri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 WattLots LLC, an active member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, recently completed the installation of the ground breaking “Power Arbor”™ parking lot system at Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, enterprise development center, alumni, school of architecture, edc, uri


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Biomedical Engineering Students Receive "People's Choice" Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-041.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-041.phpFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A team of NCE biomedical engineering undergraduates lead by George Ulsh and Dung Le, both of Mullica Hill, recently received the “People's Choice” award at a poster session and pitch competition sponsored by the New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network at Princeton University.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, george ulsh, new jersey entrepreneurial network, chit02-clot


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Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, ieee, department of engineering technology, adhc, atam dhawan, department of biological sciences, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, engineering in medicine and biology society, embs


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NJIT Architecture Students Receive Internship at Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-034.phpTue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Fourth year architecture students Ksenyia Kudlai, Nick Jaroni, Liz Opper, and David Perez have been awarded internships with City Hydroponics LLC, a member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), as a result of their outstanding work in a course taught by NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster last semester. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, enterprise development center, edc, uri, matt burgermaster


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Inaugural ManufactureNJ Week Connects Manufacturers with Schools and Talent http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-344.phpMon, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media. 

Tagged: continuing professional education, employment, workforce development, meredith aronson, advanced manufacturing talent network, new jersey manufacturing extension program, manufacturenj, nj department of labor and workforce development, national institute of standards and technology


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NJIT Professor Appointed To Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-303.phpTue, 11 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Maurie J. Cohen, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science and the department of humanities, has accepted an appointment on a Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption in China.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of humanities, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen


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NJIT Hosts Fifth Annual International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-244.phpThu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The Fifth International Summer Research Symposium was held today at NJIT to encourage more than three dozen students studying at NJIT to seek post-baccalaureate education in science, engineering and technology fields. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of biomedical engineering, joel bloom, national science foundation, educational opportunity program, uri, durgamadhab misra, sunil saigal, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, angelo perna, diverse issues in higher education, mcnair achievement program, reu, research experience for undergraduates


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NJIT Professor Featured in NY Times Education Life Ad http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-237.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-237.phpMon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the New York Times Education Life section on July 22, 2012.  Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, mathematical modeling, signal processing, new york times, eliza michalopoulou


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Students To Present Research at NJIT Fifth International Summer Research Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-229.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-229.phpThu, 12 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Undergraduate students from the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Program, Provost Research Program, Biomedical Engineering REU Program, Heritage Institute of Technology, BRCM College of Engineering and Technology (BRCM CET), SKP Engineering College (SKPEC), SRM University, (MSIT) Programs from India and graduate students from the NJIT/Beijing, China Engineering Management (MSEM) Program will present their summer research projects undertaken under the guidance of NJIT faculty. 

Tagged: joel bloom, uri, angelo perna, international research symposium, ronald mcnair program


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NJIT Enters New Partnership http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-224.phpThu, 05 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT and Tungtay (Kunshan) Vacuum Coating Engineering Inc. of Chengdu, China entered into a partnership today to advance the manufacturing technology for the production of solar panels using Cadmium Telluride and CIGS, thin film photovoltaic cells. 

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Steel Bridge Team Ranks 15th in Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-209.phpWed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT civil engineering students returned Monday from the 2012 National Steel Bridge Competition at Clemson University. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of civil and environmental engineering, american society of civil engineers, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition


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Dean's Design Competition Winner Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-174.phpMon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The College of Architecture and Design recently held its second annual Dean's Design Competition for New Jersey high school students naming Montclair's Jordan Sabourin first place winner. 

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Miracle at Cook's Pond: NJIT Takes First Place at Concrete Canoe Comp http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-172.phpTue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Some two dozen civil engineering students at NJIT were thrilled last Sunday as they took first place in the 2012 Concrete Canoe Competition for the New York metropolitan region. 

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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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Department of Biomedical Engineering Awarded Funding by NSF http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-113.phpTue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Department of Biomedical Engineering funding for creating an REU site.

Tagged: national science foundation, award, biomedical engineering, uri, nsf, raquel perez-castillejos, bryan pfister, funding, tissue models lab, research experience for undergraduates, reu


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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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Mobility Security Seminar on March 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-090.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-090.phpFri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Dr. Gustavo De Los Reyes, Executive Director of Technology Security at AT&T, will present “The Network as a Mobility Security Platform” on March 7, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.

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NJIT Invites Manufacturers To Free Summit About Clean Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-084.phpWed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won't want to miss NJIT's upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, electrical and computer engineering, continuing professional education, ece, research and development, cpe, saul fenster, meredith aronson


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Speak on the Future of the Vancouver Region http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-080.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-080.phpMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will speak next month at a series of events on the Future of the Vancouver Region organized by the Metro Vancouver Council of Governments. 

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New Issue of NJIT Magazine Available On Line http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-050.phpWed, 08 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Winter 2012 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is “Bolstering Cyber Security,” which describes how NJIT researchers are addressing a wide variety of security issues unique to protecting computer resources.  

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NJIT IDS Student Teams Win Two Awards at NJEN Poster Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-043.phpFri, 03 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 A student team in the Albert Dorman Honors College Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) won two second-place awards–Best Pitch and People's Choice–on Feb. 1 at the Annual New Jersey  Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN) poster session at Princeton University.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, students, ids, margaret christian, mariam selevany, new jersey entrepreneurial network, interdisciplinary, amira esseghir


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NJIT Professor, Electrical Engineer, Petri Net Expert Named AAAS Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-028.phpTue, 24 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Mengchu Zhou, of Basking Ridge, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) based on his distinguished scientific contributions to a variety of research areas in the field of electrical and computer engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, alumni, physics, mengchu zhou, campus life, transportation, web services, manufacturing


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ECE Professor To Be Invited Speaker at World Wide Security and Mobility Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-024.phpMon, 23 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, is an invited speaker at the World Wide Security and Mobility Conference (WWSMC) to be held on Jan. 23-25, 2012 in Princeton, NJ. 

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NJIT Receives Patent Today for New Shunt To Aid Brain-Injured Patients http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.phpTue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas and NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow, both in the department of physics, and NJIT alumnus Sheng Liu, formerly a doctoral student of both researchers and now an engineer at a biotech company, were awarded a patent today for the NJIT SmartShunt™, a unique device to help patients with brain injuries. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, patent, reginald farrow, gordon thomas, national institutes of health, new jersey commission on science and technology, sheng liu


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NJIT Professor To Give Keynote Talk at IEEE's Globecom 2011 Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-470.phpFri, 02 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech, "On Accelerating Content Delivery," at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, nirwan ansari, wireless networks, broadband networks and multimedia communications, ieee globecom


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NJIT Professor Plans 2012 Sustainability Workshop in Canada http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-465.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-465.phpWed, 30 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Associate Professor Maurie Cohen, in the department of chemistry and environmental sciences, is heading a committee to plan a two-day workshop about challenging consumerism and living well sustainably.  

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Department of Computer Science To Host Security and Privacy Day on Dec. 2 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-447.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-447.phpFri, 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Department of Computer Science will host Security and Privacy Day, a biannual workshop sponsored by the computer security research community in the greater New York City area, on Dec. 2 in the Campus Center Atrium.

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Gurinder Ahluwalia, Genworth President, NJIT Alum, Reflects on Job Well Done http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 “Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mathematical sciences, department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, daljit ahluwalia


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Applied Mathematics Department Colloquium on Sept. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-323.phpMon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Sanjeeva Balasuriya, PhD, associate professor of mathematics at Connecticut College, will discuss "Transport and Barriers in Unsteady Flows" on Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

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NJIT's Maurie Cohen Appointed Associate of the Tellus Institute http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-297.phpThu, 08 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science and Director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, has been appointed Associate of the Boston-based Tellus Institute. 

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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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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Give Presentation This Weekend at Sparta Mountain Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-217.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-217.phpFri, 03 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will discuss "The Paradox of Uneconomic Growth" at the 7th Annual Sparta Mountain Day event on June 5 in Edison Park.

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Goldwater Scholarship Recipient Faizan Naqvi Honored at Reception http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-169.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-169.phpThu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior majoring in electrical engineering and the third of three brothers to receive a Goldwater Scholarship, was recognized yesterday at a reception attended by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, administrators and his parents.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, atam dhawan, uri, john carpinelli, goldwater scholar, mohammad naqvi, faizan naqvi


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Give Presentation at Brick Township's Green Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-165.phpTue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will discuss "From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Well-Being" at the First Annual Brick Township Green Fair on April 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Brick Township High School.

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


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Third Brother Wins Gold at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-163.phpMon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 America is often referred to as the land of opportunity. Faizan Naqvi, of Kearny, refers to NJIT as his “university of opportunity.”

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of physics, uri, haimin wang, mohammad naqvi, goldwater scholar, salman naqvi, faizan naqvi


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Public Forum: Japan and Early Lessons for the Nuclear Industry http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-112.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-112.phpThu, 31 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 A panel discussion with prominent figures in the nuclear industry will be led by Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor in the department of environmental science at NJIT.  

Tagged: maurie cohen, jennifer kim, alexander glaser, n. prasad kadambi


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NJIT To Host Public Forum on Japan and the Nuclear Crisis on April 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-106.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-106.phpMon, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will host a public forum on "Japan and Early Lessons for the Nuclear Industry" on April 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater.

Tagged: maurie cohen, alexander glaser, jennifer kim, n. prasad kadambi


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NJIT Students Head to Nation's Capital in April for EPA Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-095.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-095.phpWed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Helping others is an important part of NJIT life. Many students are the children of immigrants, some are even immigrants themselves. Problems and issues around the world hit home. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, albert dorman honors college, students, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, engineers without borders, environmental protection agency, epa, jay meegoda


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Deliver Keynote Address at Sustainability Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-056.phpFri, 25 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the graduate program in environmental policy studies at NJIT, will deliver the keynote address at The Explorer Connection's Sustainability Symposium on March 19 at LaSalle University.

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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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NJIT Residence Hall Association Delegation Honored at Regional Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-445.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-445.phpMon, 29 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 A student delegation from the NJIT Residence Hall Association won the Roll Call video contest at the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Regional Conference. In addition, NJIT students Kevin Rivas and Katheryn Purisima won the Top 10 program for their video presentation"Be the Edge in Knowledge" and Joseph Rios, NJIT's Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity Programs, received the Best Advisor Program award.

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Chinese City Named a Sister City of Newark at NJIT Ceremony; Delegates Set Up Agreement with NJIT to Learn More of Sustainability, Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-434.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-434.phpMon, 22 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 A delegation from Ningguo in the People's Republic of China was named a Sister City of Newark on Nov. 18, 2010 during a special visit to NJIT. Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development, represented Newark during the later signing since city officials were unable to attend. Earlier in the day, the group toured technology laboratories at NJIT to learn more of sustainable urban living and solar energy. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, donald sebastian, ken chin, apollo solar energy, oak hall, njit center for building knowledge


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen Gives Invited Keynote Address at Conference on the Environment http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-409.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-409.phpMon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the environmental policy studies program at NJIT, was invited to give the keynote address on "The New Political Economy of Economic Growth" at the Pace Institute for Environmental and Regional Studies Conference on the Environment on Nov. 5.  

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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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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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ECE Professor Publishes Paper on Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-343.phpMon, 11 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering and his former doctoral student Handan Agirman-Tosun, PhD, published the paper "Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform with Nonlinear Phase," in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 4547-4556, Sept. 2010.  This is a continuation of a number of contributions made by them on Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform. Akansu will also give a talk entitled "Generalized Discrete Fourier Transform with Nonlinear Phase: A Time-Frequency Method" on Oct. 20 at Purdue University .

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College Presidents Unite to Strengthen Campus Security Statewide http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.phpTue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Each year since 2005, colleges and universities across the United States have recognized September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Following the ninth anniversary of 9/11, higher education institutions continue to work collaboratively to improve the safety and security of students, faculty, staff and guests on their campuses by sharing information regarding policies and strategies to consistently maintain safe campuses throughout the State.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, rutgers university, bloomfield college, commission on higher education


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Young Girls Build Space Stations, Tie-Dye T-Shirts To Learn Science at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-264.phpTue, 27 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400 More than 100 young girls from throughout New Jersey enrolled in the NJIT FEMME program will complete an assortment of hands-on, exciting science projects—from building space stations to tie-dyeing t-shirts—during the next two final weeks of FEMME.

Tagged: science, femme, suzanne berliner-heyman, precollege programs, elizabeth zushma, ken zushma


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

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


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

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


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

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


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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Sweeps Metro Regional Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-162.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-162.phpMon, 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The ASCE Student Chapter at NJIT received first place in every competition that they entered at this weekend's 2010 Metropolitan Regional Conference held at FDU in Teaneck. Beginning on Friday evening, undergraduate civil engineering student Luz Zidziunas won the the Mead Technical Paper Competition for her paper "Ethics and the Engineer of 2025." On Saturday, NJIT's Steel Bridge Team again emerged as champions of the Regional AISC/ASCE Student Steel Bridge Competition. Under the highly able leadership of their advisors (Professors John Schuring, Alan Slaughter and Anthony Massari) and co-captains Tien Tran and Giancarlo Fricano, the NJIT team also placed first in every single scoring category including Structural Efficiency, Construction Economy, Stiffness, and Aesthetics. The team now advances to the Steel Bridge Nationals, which will be held at Purdue University on Memorial Day Weekend. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, asce, john schuring, steel bridge competition, tien tran, anthony massari, luz zidziunas, alan slaughter


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

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


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ADHC 15th Anniversary Colloquium To Feature Inventors Daniel Henderson and Dick Sweeney http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-115.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-115.phpMon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Daniel Henderson, chief executive officer of Intellect Wireless, and Dick Sweeney '82, co-founder of Keurig, Inc. will be the guest speakers at the Albert Dorman Honors College 15th Anniversary Colloquium on Innovation and Invention on April 14, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Both of the speakers are inventors: Henderson has 26 U.S. patents and Sweeney has several U.S. and international Keurig coffee brewer and packaging patents.   

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, colloquium, daniel henderson, keurig, richard sweeney


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NJIT's Maurie Cohen To Speak at March 4 Research Cafe http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-054.phpThu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Maurie Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Is It Futile To Pursue Economic Growth?" at the NJIT-Sigma Xi Research Café on March 4, 4:30-6 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Area, 3rd Floor, NJIT Campus Center.

Tagged: department of chemistry and environmental science, maurie cohen, sigma xi, research cafe


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Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series Kicks Off on Jan. 22 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-012.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-012.phpTue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Yuriko Renardy, PhD, Endowed Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Tech University and a Fellow of the American Physical Society, will discuss "Numerical Simulation of Drop Deformation in Shear" at the Spring 2010 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Jan. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.

Tagged: mathematical sciences, mathematical sciences colloquium, american physical society


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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, US Marine Corps Reserve Association Host Counter-Terrorism Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-400.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-400.phpWed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 A free, day-long terrorism preparedness symposium covering counter-terrorist strategies and highlighting new and developing technologies to combat threats and regional concerns will be held at NJIT on Nov. 14, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Tagged: homeland security, symposium, marine corps reserve association, counter-terrorism


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Good to the Last Drop http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-388.phpWed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Joel Bloom, vice president for academic and student services and dean, Albert Dorman Honors College, Charles R. Dees, Jr., vice president for university advancement, and Dick Sweeney '82, co-inventor of the Keurig single-cup coffee machine, recently participated in a coffee “cupping" session at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Waterbury, Vermont. Green Mountain and its partner Simatelex, in China, the manufacturer of the Keurig single-cup coffee maker, have endowed a $100,000 scholarship at NJIT.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, alumni, joel bloom, scholarships, charles dees, keurig, dick sweeney


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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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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. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering


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Civil Engineers Name NJIT’s John Schuring Educator of Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-195.phpWed, 13 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has presented the Educator of the Year Award to John Schuring, Stabile Professor for Innovation and Technology at NJIT. (ATTENTION MEDIA: To interview Schuring as an expert, contact Sheryl Weinstein at 973-596-3436.)

Tagged: newark college of engineering, award, asce, john schuring, civil engineering, tau beta pi, american institute of steel construction, civil engineer, thomas alva edison patent award, educator of the year, van houten award


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NJIT Showcase Highlights Research in Personalized Medicine, Newark Bus System http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-180.phpFri, 01 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT students aim to improve the quality of life in New Jersey and there is no better indication of the scope of these efforts than the remarkable range of student research projects entered in the recent annual Dana Knox Student Research Showcase.

Tagged: donald sebastian, national science foundation, darius sollohub, office of the provost, dana knox research showcase, boris khusid, newark alliance, joseph dinapoli, jacek wrobel, robert pietrocola


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NJIT Steel Bridge Team Readying for National Competition in Nevada http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-171.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-171.phpFri, 24 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A team of 25 NJIT civil engineering students—including many seniors—will be working round-the-clock through graduation to ready a 20-foot-long model steel bridge for a prestigious national competition.  The team qualified for this important event by taking first place in the recent Metropolitan Region Steel Bridge Competition.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, john schuring, department of civil engineering, giancarlo fricano, tien tran


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Israel Homeland Security Conference To Be Held April 1 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-118.phpTue, 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, the Israel Economic Mission in New York and the New Jersey-Israel Commission will present on April 1, 2009 an Israel Homeland Security Conference at NJIT. Leading U.S. integrators, public entities and security companies are invited.

Tagged: donald sebastian, port authority of new york and new jersey, picatinny arsenal, william marshall, new jersey israel commission


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Ninety Alumni and Guests Attend Workshop for Aspiring Entrepreneurs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-023.phpTue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Have a great idea for a business or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for the Young Alumni Club's Entrepreneurial Network program. On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Alumni Association of NJIT's Young Alumni Club and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center co-sponsored a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs that was attended by 90 alumni and guests. For more information about the program, go to www.njit.edu/alumni/yac.

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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. 

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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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