NJIT Newsroom 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 Government and Industry Leaders Herald Launch of New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-130.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-130.phpTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Government and industry leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) today to join NJIT President Joel S. Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that provides a new model for business innovation through the leveraging of industry, government, and higher education assets and investment. 

Tagged: joel bloom, cory booker, kim guadagno, rochelle hendricks, economic development, don sebastian, joe taylor


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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.

Tagged: edc, economic development, dennis bone


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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, economic development, rochelle hendricks, don sebastian, manufacturenj, joe taylor


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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Will Visit NJIT on Wednesday, April 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-123.phpTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will visit NJIT on Wednesday, April 16, to thank the hundreds of NJIT students and other volunteers who participated in Alternative Spring Break (March 15-22, 2014).

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, joel bloom, urs gauchat, center for resilient design, kim guadagno, alternative spring break, tom dallessio


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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 Participates in Summer Food Service Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-101.phpTue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Institute of Technology will be participating in the 2014 Summer Food Service Program from June 30, 2014 to August 15, 2014. The Summer Food Service Program is a federal Program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.

Tagged: pre-college programs, usda, summer food service program, free meals


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NJIT Ranked Eighth among Public Colleges and Universities for Return on Investment http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-098.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report from PayScale. 

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Distinguished Researcher to Speak at NJIT on Preventing Bone Loss http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-097.phpWed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, granular science laboratory, elsevier distinguished lecture


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NJIT Mathematician Releases 2014 Major League Baseball Projections http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-096.phpTue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, bruce bukiet, mathematics, baseball predictions, major league baseball, operations research


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TEDxNJIT Event on April 3rd http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-093.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-093.phpMon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Transformations” and features leaders in fields from sustainable design, to energy, to computing, addressing a range of topics on how ideas can transform individuals, societies, and nations.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, coad, donald sebastian, ccs, judith sheft, tedxnjit, martina decker, jinisha patel


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Michael A. Wall Appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014. 

Tagged: school of management, celebration, board of overseers, alumni relations, university advancement, michael wall, greater newark enterprises corporation


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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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Hundreds of NJIT Students Participate in Alternative Spring Break: Rebuilding Communities Devastated by Sandy http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-085.phpFri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 During NJIT's Alternative Spring Break, more than 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends will do volunteer work from Newark to the Jersey shore, cleaning up devastated areas and helping towns rebuild resiliently.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, center for resilient design, alternative spring break, tom dallessio


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NJIT Named as One of the Top 25 Undergraduate Schools To Study Video Game Design for 2014 by the Princeton Review http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-078.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-078.phpWed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been named as one of the top 25 schools on The Princeton Review's recently published list saluting the best undergraduate schools to study video game design for 2014.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, digital design, information technology, marc sequeira, the princeton review, sasha corchado


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Transforming Medical Practice Through Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Medical practices in New Jersey are making substantial progress in eliminating deadly mistakes such as dangerous medication interactions and gaps in disease screenings by replacing their paper charts with electronic health record (EHR) systems. One of the key drivers of the state's success is an NJIT-led, federally funded organization, New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC).

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NJIT Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-070.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-070.phpThu, 06 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Laurent Simon, an associate professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, laurent simon, distinguished teaching award


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NJIT To Host Largest-Ever Spring Career, Co-Op and Internship Fair on March 5 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-063.phpFri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 WHAT: More than 2,400 job-seekers are expected to attend NJIT's Spring Career, Co-op, and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Slated to be a tremendous success, the event marks the fourth consecutive campus fair that has filled to capacity with participating employers.

Tagged: career development services, career fair, gregory mass, cds, internships


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Chinese Partnership Fuels NJIT's Solar Cell Research http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-054.phpFri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Earlier this month, NJIT formalized an agreement with Chinese partners that will advance the university's research on thin-film solar cells, an alternative energy technology with the potential to make buildings and other infrastructure substantially more energy-efficient.

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


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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, donald sebastian, department of physics, ken chin, solar cells, thin-film photovoltaic technology, cnbm, jingong pan, china national building materials company, solar power


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Newark College of Engineering to Host the Salute to Engineering Excellence Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-051.phpThu, 20 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT will host the 16th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship Fund and the NCE Dean's Fund. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, board of overseers, michel boufadel, salute to engineering excellence, basil baltzis, outstanding alumnus award


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A Novel Sensor System Would Avert Disasters by Flagging Structural Weaknesses in Bridges and Stadiums Before They Collapse http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-046.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-046.phpFri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will be part of an international team of engineers from universities in the U.S., Canada, and Qatar developing a novel system to detect the onset of structural damage on bridges, stadiums and other large public infrastructure.

Tagged: structural engineering, concrete


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NJIT Grad Elected to National Academy of Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-037.phpFri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Lieutenant General Ellen Pawlikowski, who graduated in 1978 with a degree in chemical engineering, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions awarded an engineer.

Tagged: alumni, national academy of engineering, ellen pawlikowski


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Sierra Leone Will Spur Entrepreneurship with a Business Incubator Modeled on NJIT's Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-024.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-024.phpWed, 29 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Following a decade-long civil war that decimated its fragile, emerging economy, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, still lacks such basic infrastructure as paved roads and traffic lights. But the city once called the Athens of West Africa is gearing up for prosperity.

Tagged: school of management, enterprise development center, edc, som, cesar bandera, entrepreneurship


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NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, Named AIMBE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-023.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-023.phpTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBA) for contributions in medical imaging.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, adhc, atam dhawan, interdisciplinary design studio, ids, american institute of medical and biological engineering, nevoscope


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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 Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-010.phpWed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, department of mathematical sciences, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, coad, department of humanities, department of biomedical engineering, ccs, department of physics, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, som, information systems, federated department of history, department of engineering technology, department of information systems, stem, center for pre-college programs, school of art design, department of biological sciences, john carpinelli, science olympiad


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With Instruments in Space and on Earth, NJIT's Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research Monitors the Year's First Massive Solar Storm in Real Time http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-008.phpThu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 A massive solar storm erupting from a giant, tumultuous sunspot is providing what physicist Andrew Gerrard calls a “beautiful opportunity” to observe and analyze a rare and powerful burst of solar radiation and particles traveling at unusually high speed toward Earth.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of physics, big bear solar observatory, nasa, center for solar-terrestrial research, andrew gerrard, bbso, solar storm


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Bridgewater Resident To Participate in Two Photography Exhibitions http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-004.phpTue, 07 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Parvathi Kumar, of Bridgewater, who received a master's degree in computer science from NJIT, will exhibit her photography this winter at two New Jersey galleries. 

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A STEP in the Right Direction: NJIT Hosts Science and Technology Program Graduation Ceremony for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-412.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A class of 130 high school students graduated from the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) on December 7, 2013 at NJIT.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, celebration, stem, pre-college, narain gehani, njit board of overseers, step, nicholas masucci, louis berger international scholar award, berger group holdings


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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, international business, bill rapp


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NJIT Honors Legacies of Three Outstanding Benefactors with Naming of Facilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-405.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-405.phpTue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees and the Administration of NJIT have honored three of the university's most outstanding friends and supporters with the naming of facilities and departments in their memory.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, ece, mechanical engineering, board of trustees, scholarships, helen hartmann


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EPA Awards $1 Million Grant to NJIT's Brownfield Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-402.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of environmental experts at NJIT who offer technical assistance to communities working to transform contaminated properties into clean and productive land.

Tagged: grant, environmental protection agency, epa, brownfields, colette santasieri, tab


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NJIT Grad to Head IEEE http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-401.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-401.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Nearly 40 years after he led the student branch of IEEE at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, Howard E. Michel '75, returned to campus this week as the global technical professional society's president-elect.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, ieee, electrical engineering, alum, howard michel


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NJIT Professor Works as Music Supervisor for an Award-Winning Documentary http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-399.phpFri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 David Rothenberg, a professor of philosophy and music at NJIT, contributed to a documentary film that has won the grand prize at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA).

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of humanities, david rothenberg


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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, uri, michael ehrlich, newark innovation acceleration challenge, entrepreneurs, fellowships


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Three NJIT Students Will Participate in Cross-Country Bike-a-Thon To Raise Funds and Promote Awareness of Individuals with Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-388.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-388.phpFri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Three members of the Beta Alpha chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity at NJIT are currently training for a 4,000-mile, cross-country bike-a-thon to raise funds and promote awareness of individuals with disabilities.


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NJIT Professor Wins National Design Award for His Ice Cycle House http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-387.phpFri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster has won a 2013 Builder's Choice Custom Home Design Award for his “Ice Cycle House,” a sustainable pre-fab house designed as a snow-belt residence in Buffalo, New York.

Tagged: coad, school of architecture, matt burgermaster, ice cycle house


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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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Eighteen Graduate Students Inducted into Sigma Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Student National Honor Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-383.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-383.phpTue, 19 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Eighteen graduate students at NJIT were inducted into the Sigma Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL) National Honor Society for Graduate and Professional Students on Friday, November 15, 2013.

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NJIT Professor Invents a Flexible Battery http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-360.phpThu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays.

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Berger Group Holdings, Inc., of Morristown, Named Outstanding Corporate Partner at NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-368.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-368.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Berger Group Holdings, Inc., a billion-dollar, top 20 Engineering News-Record global engineering consultancy headquartered in Morristown, NJ, was named Outstanding Corporate Partner at New Jersey Institute of Technology's Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Berger Group President and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas J. Masucci, who also is a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, accepted the award. 

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Steven Plate of Glen Ridge Recognized as Special Friend of NJIT at University's Annual Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-367.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-367.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Steven Plate, of Glen Ridge, was recognized as a Special Friend of New Jersey Institute of Technology at the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Nov. 8, 2013 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

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Anita M. Rubino, of Mountain Lakes, Receives Alumni Award at NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-366.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-366.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Anita M. Rubino, of Mountain Lakes, was awarded the New Jersey Institute of Technology Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. The Weston Medal is presented to alumni in recognition of outstanding personal, professional, and civic achievement and commitment to the development of the university.

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PS&S Chairman and CEO Anthony J. Sartor Honored at Celebration, NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Anthony J. Sartor, PhD, of Scotch Plains, received the New Jersey Institute of Technology President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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A Fish That Pushes in the Wrong Direction Solves a Mystery of Animal Locomotion http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-361.phpThu, 07 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 For nearly 20 years, Professor Eric Fortune has studied glass knifefish, a species of three-inch long electric fish that lives in the Amazon Basin. In his laboratory he tries to understand how their tiny brains control complex electrical behaviors.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, department of biological sciences, engineering, robotics, mathematical model, eric fortune, animal behavior


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NJIT Named Best Higher Ed Value Nationally http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-345.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-345.phpWed, 30 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 BuzzFeed.com has ranked New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) as the #1 value among colleges and universities nationally, seven spots ahead of Princeton University and 10 above MIT, as well as many other highly regarded institutions. The BuzzFeed ranking calculates college and university value by comparing annual tuition cost and the average starting salary of graduates.

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NJIT To Host Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser on Nov. 8, Featuring Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Roberta Flack http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-354.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-354.phpTue, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2013, on Nov. 8, 2013 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Entertainment will be provided by the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Roberta Flack.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, port authority of new york and new jersey, steven plate, berger group holdings


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NJIT Researcher Roberto Rojas-Cessa Receives Innovators Award from NJ Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-353.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-353.phpMon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Roberto Rojas-Cessa, PhD, of Brooklyn, NY, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF).

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Treena Livingston Arinzeh Receives Innovators Award from NJ Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-352.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-352.phpMon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, of West Orange, a professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) at a formal banquet on Oct. 17, 2013 at the W Hotel in Hoboken. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, treena livingston arinzeh, new jersey inventors hall of fame, board of overseers excellence in research prize and medal, regenerative medicine


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NJIT Computing Dean Elected a WISE Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-351.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-351.phpFri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Marek Rusinkiewicz, PhD, of Califon, was elected a Fellow of Web Information System Engineering (WISE) Society during the 2013 WISE Conference in Nanjing China.  Rusinkiewicz, who is dean of the College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his contributions to science and technology.

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NJIT Graduate Student Chapter of AIAA Hosts Glider Building Event and Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-347.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-347.phpThu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) NJIT Graduate Chapter, in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Section of the AIAA, recently hosted a two-day glider building event and competition at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The AIAA Glider Building Challenge was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus and was aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, mechanical engineering, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, graduate students, undergraduate students, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics, aiaa, glider building competition


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The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-346.phpWed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.

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NJIT To Host Public Reception for Rebuild by Design Project Proposals on October 28 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-343.phpMon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 One year following the events of Hurricane Sandy, the Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a public reception on Monday, October 28, 2013, that will provide an opportunity to learn more about the 10 Rebuild by Design teams' unique visions to make the New York/New Jersey region more resilient.

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New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame To Honor NJIT Researchers and Alumnus Tonight at Annual Awards Banquet http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-339.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-339.phpThu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Three members of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) community will be honored this evening by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) in recognition of their contributions to innovation in the Garden State. 

Tagged: alumni, electrical and computer engineering, biomedical engineering, treena livingston arinzeh, new jersey inventors hall of fame, khondaker salehin, roberto rojas-cessa


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NJIT Continuing Professional Education Now Offering On-site Cloud Technologies Training to MTA Employees http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-338.phpThu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Employees at the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in New York City now have the opportunity to receive on-site training in CloudTechnologies offered by the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Division at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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NJIT Humanities Professor Publishes Eighth Poetry Collection http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-330.phpMon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, a professor in the Department of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has published his eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). The poems, which represent his poetic practice as it has evolved over the last three decades, are accompanied by drawings by Basil King.

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NJIT Featured In The Princeton Review's "Best 295 Business Schools: 2014 Edition" http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-326.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-326.phpFri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of "The Best 295 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review).

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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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Some 200 Employers Will Recruit Students at the Fall Career Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-316.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-316.phpMon, 07 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Nearly 200 employers and 350 recruiters will attend the Fall Career, Co-op and Internship Fair-- the largest number of employers ever to attend a career fair at NJIT.  The employers will interview May graduates for full-time jobs and underclassmen for summer internships.  More than 2,000 students and alumni have already registered for the fair – that's the largest amount ever at NJIT.   

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NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-313.phpThu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason. 

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NJIT Co-sponsors a Conference on Resilient Design at the United Nations http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-304.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-304.phpFri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Center for Resilient Design at NJIT is co-sponsoring a major international conference at the United Nations on October 4. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, coad, joel bloom, urs gauchat, center for resilient design, world habitat day, sustainable urbanization, thomas dalessio


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NJIT Civil Engineers Tackle Hackensack River Flood Waters With $289,000 DEP Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-291.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-291.phpTue, 17 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded NJIT a $289,000 grant to investigate alternative measures for flood mitigation in the Hackensack/Moonachie/Little Ferry area.  The effort will enhance rather than duplicate any on-going efforts by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other organizations.  NJIT's newest center, the Flood Mitigation Engineering Resource Center will handle the work.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, grant, taha marhaba, fadi karaa, new jersey department of environmental protection, njdep


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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 Celebration Set for Nov. 8, 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.phpFri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support. 

Tagged: celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, scholarships, steven plate, anita rubino, edward weston medal for professional achievement, anthony sartor


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US News Once Again Names NJIT Among Nation's Best National Universities http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-283.phpWed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2014 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. This year, NJIT was ranked 150th out of the 200+ institutions earning the distinction of top national universities.  NJIT also ranked 6th in the nation for ethnic diversity.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, stem, big bear solar observatory, warren street village, us news


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Doors Open for NJIT's New $80M Student Housing Complex: 600 Beds Added http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-281.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-281.phpFri, 06 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The doors are open to NJIT's new $80 million Warren Street Village, a unique, three-acre, 214,000-square-foot, mixed-use residential housing complex.  Completed as forecast in less than 18 months, the complex, bounded by Colden Street to the east, Warren Street to the north and Raymond Boulevard to the southwest, will add 600 beds to NJIT's existing inventory of residential housing.  In addition, the project will feature a new restaurant, convenience store and fitness center for the NJIT community.

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, warren street village, campus gateway development project


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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2013 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.phpThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, federated department of history, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, presidential leadership awards, excellence in teaching awards, constance a murray diversity award


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NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-277.phpTue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, stem, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, board of trustees, engineering technology, history, rochelle hendricks, central king building, governor christie, building our future bond act


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NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-275.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan.  The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.

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, coad, ccs, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, humanities, federated department of history, department of engineering technology, department of information systems, adhc, school of art design, department of biological sciences, mechanical and industrial engineering, fadi deek, new faculty, namas chandra, casey diekman, maria hurtado de mendoza, dirk bucher, joyoung lee, gal haspel


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NJIT Professor Appointed to National Research Council http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-274.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, civil and environmental engineering, michel boufadel, center for natural resources development and protection, exxon valdez oil spill


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TEDxNJIT Event on September 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-273.phpTue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on September 12, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Think Big – Think small” and feature leaders in various fields addressing a range of topics on how to take ideas and put them into action. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, albert dorman honors college, csla, physics, biomedical engineering, reginald farrow, treena livingston arinzeh, tedxnjit, margaret christian, tedx, adam falkner


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Computer Scientist, Educator, Researcher Marek Rusinkiewicz Named New NJIT Dean http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-271.phpMon, 19 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Computer scientist, educator, and former research executive Marek Rusinkiewicz, PhD, has been appointed dean of the NJIT College of Computing Sciences, effective Sept. 1, 2013. 

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First Time: NJIT Researchers Examine Dynamics of Liquid Metal Particles at Nanoscale http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-268.phpThu, 15 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.  “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in Physical Review Letters (July 16, 2013).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, college of computing sciences, csla, ccs, mathematical sciences, lou kondic, solar cells, fluid mechanics, polymers, nanoparticles, microfluidics, dna


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Use Digital Signal Processing Engineering to Prevent a Flash Crash, says NJIT Prof http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.phpThu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, school of management, electrical and computer engineering, som, ieee, ece, ali akansu, signal processing, wall street


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New and Remarkable Details of Sunspots Now Available from NJIT's Big Bear Observatory http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-262.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Researchers at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in Big Bear, CA have obtained new and remarkably detailed photos of the Sun with the New Solar Telescope (NST).  The photographs reveal never-before-seen details of solar magnetism revealed in photospheric and chromospheric features. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, physics, big bear solar observatory, philip goode, bbso, wenda cao, sunspots


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Forbes Names NJIT as One of America's Top Colleges http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-261.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-261.phpFri, 02 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Forbes has named NJIT as one of America's Top Colleges in 2013.  The online guide notes that NJIT, established in 1881, offers 125 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and that the majority of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors are undergraduate with almost 3,000 graduate students.


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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 Appoints Professor Jonathan Luke Interim Dean, College of Science & Liberal Arts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-255.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013.

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American Geophysical Union Names NJIT Distinguished Professor a Fellow http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-254.phpTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode, of Westfield, a 2013 Fellow for his seminal contributions to solar physics and to the development of a revolutionary ground-based solar telescope facility. 

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NJIT Sets Undergraduate Tuition and Fees for Fall 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-250.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-250.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent or $239 per semester tuition and mandatory fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Total annual tuition and mandatory fees for full-time in-state students will be $15,218 for 2013-2014. Tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year will increase by 4.2 percent to $28,274.

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Harbin and NJIT Race to Complete Solar House http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-249.phpThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, coad, school of architecture, school of art and design, solar, energy, nexus house, us department of energy, harbin institute of technology


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NJIT Professor Passerini Named Interim Dean of NJIT Albert Dorman Honors College http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-248.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-248.phpMon, 22 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has announced the appointment of Professor Katia Passerini to interim dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. The appointment will become effective on Aug. 1, 2013.

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High School All-American Jabrill Peppers Comes To NJIT for Mock Press Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-244.phpWed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Students in an NJIT Upward Bound Multimedia Journalism class will interview Paramus Catholic Paladin cornerback Jabrill Peppers, of East Orange, and head football coach Chris Partridge on July 25, 2013 at 1:50 p.m.  Students in the journalism course have been learning about blogging, interviewing techniques, press etiquette writing fundamentals and social media in the five-week course.

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NJIT Professor Collaborated On New Federal Report on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-240.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico.   

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Chinese Manufacturer of High Speed Trains To Fund NJIT Research Lab http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-239.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A leading Chinese manufacturer of high speed trains will fund an NJIT research lab to develop new wireless communication technologies.  These technologies will offer passengers wireless internet connections on fast trains.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, donald sebastian, joel bloom, electrical and computer engineering, ece, research and development, mengchu zhou, wireless communication, csrzic, high-speed trains, csr, csr zhuzhou electric locomotive research institute co


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NJIT Ranked As Public University Whose Grads Make Millions http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-236.phpFri, 12 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) has released its “Million Dollar ROI” rankings for 2013, a new list of public universities whose graduates out-earn non-degree holders by at least one million dollars during their careers.  NJIT has been ranked sixth out of sixteen institutions on the list that make up the top 1 percent of U.S. colleges as measured by return on investment (ROI).  

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Using the Sun to Illuminate a Basic Mystery of Matter http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-228.phpMon, 08 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Antimatter has been detected in solar flares via microwave and magnetic-field data, according to a presentation by NJIT Research Professor of Physics Gregory D. Fleishman and two co-researchers at the 44th meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Solar Physics Division. 

Tagged: physics, solar physics, gregory fleishman, solar flares


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Appointment of Provost and Senior Executive Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, college of computing sciences, csla, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, provost, information systems, fadi deek


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Published Research Shows Promise of New Device To Detect Disease With Drop of Blood http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-218.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT research professor known for his cutting-edge work with carbon nanotubes is overseeing the manufacture of a prototype lab-on-a-chip that would someday enable a physician to detect disease or virus from just one drop of liquid, including blood. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, physics, reginald farrow, carbon nanotubes


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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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Patent Awarded to NJIT for Novel Use of Water Jets to Create High Tensile Strength Alloy Parts http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-211.phpWed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 A patent was awarded to the late Ernest Geskin, PhD, of Florham Park, an expert in water jet technology and a mechanical engineering professor at NJIT for more than 25 years.  Sharing the patent with him is Krzysztof Kluz, PhD, his former student and now a senior mechanical engineer for Marotta Controls, Montville.

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NJIT Researcher Shows Data Mining EMRs Can Detect Bad Drug Reactions http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-208.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Assistant Professor Mei Liu, PhD, a computer scientist, has recently shown in a new study that electronic medical records can validate previously reported adverse drug reactions and report new ones. 

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Wells Fargo Awards NJIT $50,000 to Improve Teaching Math in Middle School http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-206.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Wells Fargo has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs to further the bank's commitment to improving the teaching of mathematics in New Jersey middle schools.  The grant will support a new professional development program to help middle school math teachers adopt the new common core state standards for mathematics.

Tagged: center for pre-college programs, math, stephanie tonic, donation, jacquie rhodes, wells fargo


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NJIT Graduate Student - Wins Academic Award in Catalent Institute Global Life Science Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-205.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale. 

Tagged: school of management, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, som


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New Biz Advisory Board Named for NJIT's Enterprise Development Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-204.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-204.phpTue, 04 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC) is pleased to announce the formation of a venture advisory board to provide business advice and guidance to portfolio companies located at EDC.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, jerry creighton


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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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The NJIT Community Mourns the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-202.phpMon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 On behalf of the NJIT community, President Joel S. Bloom expressed deep sadness upon learning of the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg, noting that the Senator was a visionary leader who was a passionate advocate for the many causes he championed while he represented New Jersey in the United States Senate.


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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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