NJIT Newsroom tagged with "yamba" 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 Honors Electrical Engineering Expert Who Focuses on Nanotubes, Graphene http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-299.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-299.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Haim Grebel, of Livingston, an NJIT electrical engineering professor, whose work focuses on understanding the properties of structures at the nanoscale, especially singled-walled carbon nanotubes and graphene, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, haim grebel, electronic imaging center


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NJIT Honors Expert Who Studies How Computers Aid Business Communication http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-298.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Jerry Fjermestad, of Orangeburg, NY, an NJIT professor who has focused his research on understanding how corporate leaders communicate better using computers, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. The honor was awarded Sept. 2, 2009 at the University Convocation, an annual celebration.  Fjermestad is an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management.

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, excellence in research award, jerry fjermestad


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NJIT Honors Cristian Borcea of New Providence for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-297.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Cristian Borcea, PhD, of New Providence, assistant professor in the department of computer science, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  Borcea also received at the ceremony, the NJIT Award for Graduate Instruction.  He teaches in NJIT's Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing Sciences.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, donald sebastian, department of computer science, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba


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NJIT Physicist Who Connected Solar Outburst With GPS Failure Promoted To Distinguished Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-296.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-296.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Dale Gary, PhD, of Berkeley Heights, an expert in solar radio data, was promoted to distinguished professor.   Gary examines the conditions under which solar radio bursts from distinct solar events can disrupt cellular telephone signals.

Tagged: donald sebastian, convocation, honors, award, national science foundation, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, nasa, dale gary, sun, center for solar-terrestrial research, gps, owens valley solar array


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NJIT Honors Computer Scientist and Expert on Mathematical Morphology http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-295.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Frank Y. Shih, a professor of computer science at NJIT, who is a steganography expert and author of a reference book about image processing and mathematical morphology, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. The honor was awarded Sept. 2, 2009 at the University Convocation, an annual celebration. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, excellence in research award, frank shih


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NJIT Physics Professor, a Space Weather Expert, Receives Top Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-294.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-294.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Haimin Wang, of Livingston, an NJIT professor, whose work focuses on the physics behind space weather in order to predict unexpected and unwanted solar activities and their effect on Earth, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, excellence in research award, haimin wang, weather, space


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NJIT Honors Baker Assaf of Paterson for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-292.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Baker Assaf, of Paterson, a recent graduate and former president of the NJIT Student Senate, received the Presidential Leadership Award, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, student senate, baker assaf, presidential leadership award


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Carol Johnson of Oak Ridge Honored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-291.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-291.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Carol Johnson, PhD, of Oak Ridge, associate professor in the department of humanities, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of humanities, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, carol johnson, tenure


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NJIT Honors Eric Katz of Bay Shore, NY for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-290.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-290.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Eric Katz, PhD, of Bay Shore, NY, a professor in the humanities department, received the Award for Undergraduate Instruction, Upper Division at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of humanities, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, eric katz, undergraduate instruction


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James McHugh of Bloomfield Honored for Achievement by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-289.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-289.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 James McHugh, PhD, of Bloomfield, professor in the department of computer science, received Master Teacher Designation, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: donald sebastian, department of computer science, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, master teacher, james mchugh


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NJIT Honors Jimmy Hayes of Bloomfield for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-288.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Jimmy Hayes, PhD, of Bloomfield, adjunct professor in the department of mathematical sciences, received the Award for Instruction by an Adjunct Professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba


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NJIT Honors John Bechtold of Ridgewood for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-287.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 John Bechtold, PhD, of Ridgewood, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba


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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 Honors Laurence Howell of Wayne for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-285.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-285.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Laurence Howell, PhD, of Wayne, executive director of NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program, 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, provost, educational opportunity program, essex county college, zachary yamba, eop, excellence in service award


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NJIT Honors Laurent Simon of Somerset for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-284.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-284.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Laurent Simon, PhD, of Somerset, associate professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, received the Master Teacher Designation at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, essex county college, zachary yamba, laurent simon


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NJIT Honors Lou Kondic of West Orange for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-283.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Lou Kondic, PhD, of West Orange, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, lou kondic


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NJIT Honors Mesut Sahin of Clifton for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-282.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Mesut Sahin, PhD, of Clifton, assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: department of biomedical engineering, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, mesut sahin, promoted


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NJIT Honors Morty Kwestel of Rockaway for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-281.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-281.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Morty Kwestel, PhD, of Rockaway, special lecturer in the department of computer science, received the Special Commendation for Excellence in Teaching and/or Teaching-Related Activities at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, excellence in teaching award


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NJIT Honors Quaison Carter of Teaneck for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-280.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-280.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Quaison Carter, of Teaneck, a student in the School of Management received the Peter Small Memorial Scholarship at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, quaison carter, peter small memorial scholarship


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NJIT Honors Richard Moore of Philadelphia, PA for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-279.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Richard Moore, of Philadelphia, PA, assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, richard moore


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NJIT Honors Robert Friedman of Closter for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-278.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Robert Friedman, PhD, of Closter, associate professor in the humanities department, received tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of humanities, donald sebastian, convocation, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, robert friedman, tenure


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NJIT Honors Sergei Adamovich of Garwood for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-277.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Sergei Adamovich, PhD, of Garwood, associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  

Tagged: department of biomedical engineering, donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, sergei adamovich


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NJIT Honors Wooyoung Choi of Montville for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-273.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Wooyoung Choi, PhD, of Montville, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

Tagged: department of mathematical sciences, convocation, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, professor, wooyoung choi, promoted


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Essex County College President Delivers Keynote Speech at University Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-272.phpThu, 03 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Essex County College President A. Zachary Yamba, EdD delivered the keynote address yesterday at the annual University Convocation, which recognized faculty, staff and student accomplishments. Yamba, who was one of the early founders of a partnership that has enabled ECC and NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to collaborate on numerous collegiate and community initiatives in the city's University Heights district, discussed the role of education in the revitalization of Newark. "Newark is our home–and home to many of our students," said Yamba. "We must be active participants in the unfolding of its future."

Tagged: awards, convocation, honors, students, newark, faculty, university heights


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A. Zachary Yamba To Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students To Be Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.phpThu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT marks the start of the new school year on September 2, 2009 with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. A reception follows.

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