NJIT Newsroom tagged with "yuan-nan young" 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 Mathematician Receives NSF Grant To Study Interaction of Skin and Surfactants http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-331.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-331.phpFri, 05 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young has been awarded a three-year, $212,000 National Science Foundation grant to mathematically model how surfactants interact with the skin's lipid bi-layer.  A surfactant, also known as a wetting or surface-acting agent, breaks the surface tension of a liquid to create more contact with another substance.  Soap is the best-known surfactant.

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NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-298.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-298.phpFri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. 

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NJIT's Yuan-Nan Young To Give Invited Talk at Two Conferences http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-282.phpWed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Yuan-Nan Young, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, has been invited to speak on "Dynamics of a Polar Filament in Stokes Flows" at the Workshop of Fluid Motion at the Fields Institute in Toronto, Canada from August 9-13.  He will speak on the same topic at the SIAM Conference on Wave and Nonlinear Dynamics in Philadelphia from August 16-18.

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NJIT Receives NSF Funding To Improve Big Bear Telescope, Study Solar Energy http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-415.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-415.phpFri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT researchers are at work on many scientific and technological frontiers. The National Science Foundation has recently provided support that totals nearly $4.3 million for the diverse efforts of the following investigators under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Tagged: electrical and computer engineering, physics, national science foundation, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, dale gary, marino xanthos, andrew gerrard, kwabena narh, yuan-nan young, trevor tyson, yanchao zhang, american recovery and reinvestment act


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