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2014
Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, will present “Computer modeling methodology in the simulation of due to blasts and impact brain injuries” on March 25 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403. >>
Listen to Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, discuss traumatic brain injuries on Caucus Up Close.  >>
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. >>
2013
Kamalesh Sirkar, distinguished professor of chemical engineering, has authored a new textbook entitled Separation of Molecules, Macromolecules and Particles (Cambridge University Press, 2013).  >>
Kelsey McGowan, of Hopewell, a senior majoring in mathematical sciences at NJIT, has been selected as one of two recipients of a Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.   >>
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.   >>
Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, professor and associate chair for graduate programs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently received two awards from The Electrochemical Society (ECS).  >>
Graduating seniors in NJIT's popular CCS Capstone Program will take to the stage on campus next week when they explain how they have solved “real world problems” for corporate and company clients, including CACI,  Audible, Inc., and RDE Systems.  Some students will even feature entrepreneurial projects that grew from the other work.  >>
The graduate entity of Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at NJIT conducted a workshop on “Applying to Faculty Positions” for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at NJIT.  The workshop was divided into three sessions on applications, interviews and negotiations.  >>
A lucky group of NJIT undergraduate students enrolled in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program available through the Newark College of Engineering's Department of Engineering Technology recently returned from a fascinating week in Las Vegas at the World of Concrete Annual Conference.  >>
For innovative research on semiconductor devices, NJIT Professor Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, the associate chair for graduate programs in the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive two Division Awards next May, the 2013 Electronic and Photonic Division Award and the 2013 Thomas D. Callinan Award from the Dielectric Science and Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society (ECS).  Misra is an ECS Fellow. >>
A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues.  BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus.  The public is invited to attend the free concert. >>
2012
The Fall 2012 semester has proven to be both busy and successful for students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.  Andrew Canon, of Parsippany, CIM student and president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appeared on the December cover of Concrete International.  >>
Graduate student John Tang received the Elias Klein Founders' Travel Award for the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, LA during June 9-13, 2012.  >>
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.  >>
Students from the School of Art and Design at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) recently spent a Saturday designing, building, and helping a family in need in Mahwah.   >>
For the second consecutive year, the NJIT Interior Design program has two of three regional winners in the Annual Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition. >>
Durga Misra, PhD, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, will give a seminar on "From Graduate Student to a Successful Faculty Member" on March 8th at 4 pm in GITC-4415. For more information, please visit http://deepcs.njit.edu/gradfaculty.php. >>
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. >>
It's hard to imagine coming to college to learn how to design and build a 15-foot-tall-glacier, but that's exactly what some 32 industrial design students, all from New Jersey, and enrolled in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design will hope to accomplish on campus next week. >>
Durgamadhab Misra, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, served as the Guest Editor of the current issue of "INTERFACE" magazine (Vol. 20, No. 4) of the Electrochemical Society. >>
The NJIT Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will sponsor "Fulfilling the Dream through STEM" on Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT.  >>
2011
Eight Interior Design students from the School of Art + Design who are members of the NJIT chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) spent Nov. 20 in Union, NJ, volunteering to help a family in need.  >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design hosted the fourth annual AIA-NJ Symposium, entitled “Energy,” on October 26, 2011.  >>
Concrete Industry Management Program students Wilton Arellano, Nicholas Thomas, John Te, and Christopher Worthington, and CIM Specialist Anlee Orama attended the Concrete International Institute (ACI) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. >>
Durgamadhab Misra, PhD, professor in NJIT's department of electrical and computer engineering, presented an invited talk on “Issues and Challenges of High-κ Dielectrics on High-Mobility Substrates” at the International Symposium on ULSI Process Integration at the ECS Meeting in Boston on Oct. 10. >>
For the third consecutive year, students from the College of Architecture and Design received invitations and scholarships to participate in the Autodesk Bootcamp held in San Francisco, California. >>
Brian M. Taylor, Natalie M. Gatchalian, Vignesh Ramanan, Angelica M. Ogando, Brandon Rockwell, and Kenneth C. Welch Jr., all students in the Executive MBA Program at NJIT, were inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society on May 2. >>
The Journal of the American Medical Association ("Medical News & Perspectives", Jan. 19, 2011) featured the research of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. >>
2010
Six finalists in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge presented their projects this week at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC). In the end, Anson Wilson (Mave), Harsh Mehta (T-Shirt Tech), Mario Rannamae (Elect Charge); and Daniel Cerone (WordHerd) were awarded Capital One Summer Innovation Acceleration Fellowships of $2000 each to help support them during the summer so that they can spend time working in the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center Entrepreneurial Learning Lab at the EDC.  >>
The IEEE NJ Section Electron Devices, Circuits and Systems Chapter and NJIT will host  "Photocurrent and Noise Analysis as Alternative Approaches to Understanding OFET Behavior" on Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. in Room 202, ECE Center. The speaker will be John Kymissis, PhD of Columbia University. All are welcome. You do not have to be a member of the IEEE to attend. Contact: Durga Misra at 973-596-5739 or Edip Niver at 973-596-3542. >>
The IEEE NJ Section Electron Devices, Circuits and Systems Chapters together with NJIT will host a talk on “Advantages of Micro-inverters in AC PV Systems: Introduction to Petra Solar's SunWave Technology" on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in the ECE Center Room 202. The speaker will be Dr. Hussam Alatrash, co-founder of Petra Solar. You do not have to be a member of the IEEE to attend. Contact: Dr. Durga Misra at 973-596-5739 (dmisra@njit.edu) or Dr. Edip Niver at 973-596-3542. >>
NJIT Junior Richard Ossa, of Clifton, was selected as one of the first to be named an Obama Scholar in a competitive process by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF).  >>
NJIT newcomers Camille Billing and Amanda Redden collected their first college goals, lifting the Highlanders to their first women's soccer victory of 2010, a 2-1 win at Saint Peter's Sunday afternoon. The Highlanders (1-1) also got the first college assist from freshman Rebecca Tustin, who helped out on Billing's goal, in taking the road win. >>
Why sunspots are a strong source of radio emissions and what information those emissions carry will be the focus of an invited talk by NJIT Research Professor Jeongwoo Lee tomorrow at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on the Physics of Sun and Star Spots in Ventura, CA.  The event numbers among the top gatherings in the U.S. for people studying sunspots and related phenomena.    >>
Sixteen high school and middle school students will show off their high tech prowess to parents and business sponsors on Aug. 11, 2010, during the closing ceremony of the NJIT 2010 Summer Capstone and Real World Connections Programs for high school students.  Both programs, which are sponsored by the NJIT College of Computing Sciences (CCS), enable pre-college and college students to collaborate on projects for area businesses, corporations and others. >>
Sixteen high school and middle-school students and seven CCS college capstone teams will present their real world projects sponsored by businesses and nonprofit organizations at the Summer 2010 Real World Connections and Capstone Project Showcase, Award Ceremony and Fashion Show on August 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. The showcase also will feature entrepreneurship projects proposed and developed by high school students. Fashion show admission fees are $5 for students and $10 for others. For more information, contact: Osama Eljabiri. >>
Undergraduate students from the Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata, India, NJIT Ronald E. McNair scholars and graduate students from NJIT and Beijing, China, will present their summer research projects under the guidance of NJIT STEM faculty on July 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is the culminating event of their summer research efforts at NJIT for the visiting student scholars as well as the NJIT McNair Summer Research Institute participants. The symposium is open to NJIT faculty, staff and students as well as the general public.  >>
Nine students in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering participated in the 2010 New Jersey Chapter of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Student Poster Competition on April 26. They were: Ezinwa Elele, Stephanie Masotti, Sara Mina, Shilan Motamedvaziri, Miraat Patel, Fernando Rivas, Ramana Susarla, Yimin Wang, and Min Yang. Wang took first place with a poster entitled: "Toward a More Reliable USP Dissolution Testing Apparatus II" and also received the highest score among all the participants in this competition. Stephanie Masotti took second place with a poster entitled "Expanded and Simplified Method To Produce In Vitro Axon Stretch Injury." Wang and Masotti will compete in the National Student Poster Competition in November 2010 at the ISPE National Meeting in Orlando, Florida. >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Dream without Limit," the 13th Annual Capstone Student Showcase on May 3, 2-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The Spring 2010 showcase will feature real-world projects sponsored by industry or initiated by entrepreneurial students; an active open house for new sponsors, university students, and partners; a one-of-a-kind Fast Career Fair to connect students instantly to job opportunities and connect companies to potential hires; and more. Register online. >>
2009
Student teams will present current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, local Newark nonprofit organizations and social services and student entrepreneurs at the 12th Annual CCS Capstone Showcase on Dec. 9, 2009, 2 p.m-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Contact Osama Eljabiri at oe2@njit.edu or 973-981-1049 for more information.   >>
Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix today through tomorrow. >>
The K2MFF Amateur Radio Club at NJIT will be volunteering on Sunday, Nov. 1 at the 2009 New York City Marathon. Students will help with logistics, runner drop-out and medical communications as well as gain experience communicating at a public service event.  >>
Two NJIT faculty members will receive Innovators' Awards and two recent alumni will be honored at the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame dinner on Oct. 22, 2009 at Stevens Institute of Technology.  >>
Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix next month. Former Vice President Al Gore will be the conference keynote speaker.  >>
Using a colander to separate pasta from the water in which it was cooked is a commonplace kitchen experience. But what about the cooking water that usually disappears down the drain? Suppose you had a colander with holes that could not only separate pasta and water, but just as easily remove the salt and starch added to the water in the cooking process — making the water so pure that it would taste great. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar will be honored Oct. 7, 2009 for his pioneering research in membrane separation processes. These processes play a critical and greater role today in several areas of national interest including health care and the production of drinking water. >>
Fifteen high school/middle-school teams joined by College of Computing Sciences capstone teams will present the final deliverables of their real-world projects at the Summer 2009 Real World Connections Project Showcase and Awards Ceremony on August 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Enterprise Development Center 3.   >>
Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, and internationally-renowned expert in membrane separation technologies will be the recipient of the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.  The award presentation and lecture will take place Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus.  A reception will immediately follow. For more information, please click here. >>
NJIT senior Felicia Amaechi, president of the NJIT section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), accepted the award for Outstanding Student Group yesterday from Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as NJIT department and college award recipients. >>
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. >>
Ganesh K. (Mani) Subramaniam of AT&T Labs–Research in Florham Park, will discuss "Some Approaches to Mine Time Series Data" at the Statistics Seminar Series on April 30 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
NJIT has received a proclamation from NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine recognizing the university and Panasonic “for their continued commitment to developing the creative thinking and technical skills of New Jersey's students.” NJIT student interns help to design the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge, with NJIT faculty and staff serving as judges. Since 1991, NJIT has partnered with Panasonic in the competition sponsored by the company, which tests many skills as high school teams vie for college scholarships and other prizes. >>
Yuji Kodama, professor of mathematics at The Ohio State University, will discuss "Two Dimensional Solitons in Shallow Water" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 13 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
“Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar. >>
Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, and internationally-renowned expert in membrane separation technologies, has been named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  >>
2008
NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology will feature teams of students detailing current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, non-profit organizations and student entrepreneurs. >>
Felicia Amaechi, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, and Karen Martinez, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, captured second place in the ExxonMobil Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl at the 2009 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Conference on Nov. 8 in Baltimore. The SME Bowl is a competition with a "College Bowl" atmosphere where student teams representing the 10 SWE regions compete to answer engineering, math and science questions. Felicia and Karen, who are both in NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program, were part of a five-member team that included fellow region members from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Each team member received a $75 cash prize and $1500 for the region. Felicia is president of NJIT's SWE section and a Murray Women's Center Ambassador. >>
Thanks to companies, universities, and inventors designing and manufacturing biomedical sensors, healthcare and its related economy will radically change over the next decade. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment. >>
NJIT conducted a summer research program in partnership with the Heritage Institute of Technology (HITK) in Kolkata, India. The 20 students enrolled in NJIT's Undergraduate Research Experience Symposium were able to participate in a state-of-the-art research facility with world-class faculty. They were accompanied by Srabanti Basu, a senior lecturer in biotechnology at HITK. The program was initiated and managed by Durga Misra, PhD, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, who also encouraged the participation of faculty and the Albert Dorman Honors College students who mentored the HITK students after hours in their residence hall. “The Summer Research Experience is a rare opportunity to receive hands-on training with NJIT professors and students at the university's facilities,” said Misra. “A group of three students worked in NJIT's new Vincent A. Stabile Systems Engineering and Management Laboratories to gain experience with the Stabile Laboratories' Festo System.” Student research projects included low-power microchip design, drug delivery systems, nanoelectronics, ultrafiltration to scalable web search, clean slate Internet design and management systems analysis. >>
NJIT postdoctoral students and companies in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), NJIT's high technology business incubator, were awarded eight grants totaling $480,000 from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to bolster company growth and jumpstart the careers of young scientists. >>
Sundar Subramanian, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Survival Analysis: An Overview" on July 2 at 10 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611. The lecture is part of the Department of Mathematical Sciences Summer Program Seminar Series at NJIT. >>
Durga Misra, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, was elected to serve as chair of the Dielectric Science and Technology (DS&T) Division of the Electrochemical Society. Misra is also a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Mission Impossible!," the eighth annual Spring 2008 College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Showcase on April 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at NJIT recognized student academic achievement at the 36th Annual Awards Ceremony held yesterday in the Jim Wise Theatre. Suwah Amara, who will receive a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering next month, cited the program's commitment to helping underrepresented students achieve their goals. >>
2007
More than 300 parents, children, students, corporate representatives and teachers crowded the NJIT Campus Center for NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology. The program featured middle and high school student teams as well as NJIT freshmen. The students detailed current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors. >>
NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology will feature middle and high school student teams—as well as a freshman group—who will detail current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors on Dec. 5, 1-5:30 p.m. in the NJIT  Campus Center. >>
A pioneering educator at NJIT who strongly believes in experiential learning was today named 2007 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Osama Eljabiri, a senior university lecturer who founded, taught and continues to develop the senior project capstone course program at NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his diligence and dedication for promoting this new type of learning. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration, on Nov. 9, 2007, at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. >>
NJIT Computing Sciences Professor Osama Eljibiri, PhD of Mount Olive, received an excellent service designation at NJIT's annual convocation Sept. 5, 2007. >>
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KUDOS- April 2007

April 01, 2007
NJIT Students Named 2007 Arthur Ashe Sports ScholarsSix NJIT student-athletes were named 2007 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in the April 5, 2007 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. They are: Felicia Amaechi, biomedical engineering major, fencing; Aileen Davila, management major, Third Team, track and field; Robert Herrera, architecture major, Second Team, soccer; Rafael Barrera, Jr., management major, 3rd Team, soccer; Babatunde Busari, mechanical engineering and math double major, 2nd Team, track and field; and Leonardo Paludo, management major, volleyball.Four Highlanders Receive Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Academic HonorsNJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association all-Academic team for 2007. In order to be eligible for the honor, student-athletes needed a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 or higher, have reached at least sophomore athletic standing and participated in at least 60 percent of the games played. >>
Sundar Subramanian, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematics and statistics at the University of Maine, will discuss "Censored Median Regression Models" on Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
2006
James E. Gunn, PhD, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, will discuss "Cosmology: A Fifty-Year Perspective," on Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3720/3730 at NJIT. The talk will follow the Amateur Astronomers, Inc. club membership meeting at 8 p.m. >>
"Computational Chemistry Analysis of Semiconductor Substitution into Zeolite Catalysts" is the topic of a seminar by Preeti Kamakoti, PhD, of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering on Dec. 12 at 11:30 a.m., Tiernan Hall, Rm. 373. >>
Tamara Vivens, of Silver Spring, Maryland, a student in the Albert Dorman Honors College at  NJIT, spoke during NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, held Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Vivens, a junior, is majoring in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial science. >>
NJIT women's soccer coach Alyssa Radu and players Amanda Bayiokos, Katie Hepfinger and Briana Morales will participate in the NCAA Division I Women's College Cup YES Clinic for girls and boys ages 10-16 on Dec. 2 in Cary, NC. The three players were selected from among student-athletes from across the country who applied to take part as volunteers in the clinic. >>
The Research and Development Council of NJ presented one of its highest awards this week to Kamalesh K. Sirkar, PhD, distinguished chemical engineering professor at NJIT. Sirkar, an internationally regarded expert in the field of membrane separation technologies, holds a total of 22 patents; he received the honor for his patent to remove volatile organic pollutants from waste gas streams produced from manufacturing processes before the toxic pollutants are released to the atmosphere. >>
"Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" is the topic of a lecture by Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on Nov. 10 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Durga Misra, PhD, a professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at NJIT, was named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. The Society recognized Misra for his pioneering research on understanding and minimizing process induced damage mechanisms in metal-oxide-semiconductor devices and silicon-germanium devices and materials. >>
Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Shafer, editors of Praxis: Journal of Writing and Building, will discuss "The Practice of Praxis" on Oct. 23 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080. >>
Durgamadhab Misra, PhD, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, will present an invited research talk on “Negative Bias Temperature Instability in TiN/Hf-silicate Based Gate Stacks" at Cornell University's 2006 Lester Eastman Conference On High Performance Devices on August 2-4. >>
Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, recently presented an invited research talk, “Interface Characterization of High-K Dielectrics on Ge Substrate" at the European Materials Research Society's spring meeting in Nice, France at the symposium “Germanium-Based Semiconductors ... From Materials to Devices.“ >>
Chemical engineer Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, a distinguished professor at NJIT, will discuss Thursday new technologies for desalinating and treating water. Sirkar, an expert in membrane separation technology whose work is supported by grants from the US Department of the Interior and the US Office of Naval Research, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on June 8 at the Harvard Club in New York City. >>
Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will discuss "Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" on March 24 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. Contact: John Bechtold. >>
Chemical engineer Kamalesh Sirkar, PhD, a distinguished professor at NJIT and an expert in membrane separation technology, is leading a team of researchers to develop a breakthrough method to desalinate water. Sirkar said that using his technology, engineers will be able to recover water from brines with the highest salt concentrations. "We especially like our new process because we can fuel it with low grade, inexpensive waste heat,” he said. >>
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2005
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) holds University Convocation tomorrow, an annual celebration and awards ceremony that marks the start of the academic year and recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff members. The convocation ceremony takes place in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall beginning at 2:30 p.m. There will be a reception for honorees in the hall's foyer after the event. >>
Duragmadhab Misra, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an excellence in  teaching award during NJIT's annual university convocation.   >>

KUDOS - October 2005

October 01, 2005
Faculty, staff, students and alumni received awards during the second annual University Convocation on September 28, 2005.MASTER TEACHER DESIGNATIONJohn Bechtold, PhD Mathematical SciencesJames Geller, PhD Computer ScienceBernard Koplik, PhD Mechanical EngineeringMichael Mostoller, PhD ArchitectureEDWARD F. WESTON MEDAL FOR PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTGeorge Newcombe '69FOUNDATION OVERSEERS PUBLIC & INSTITUTE SERVICE AWARDHoward Kimmel, PhD Chemical EngineeringHARLAN J. PERLIS AWARD FOR RESEARCHJohn Federici, PhD PhysicsCONSTANCE A. MURRAY DIVERSITY AWARDTalina Knox, Murray Center for Women in TechnologyEXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARDSINSTRUCTION BY A TEACHING ASSISTANTIvan Zorych, PhDMathematical SciencesINSTRUCTION BY AN ADJUNCT PROFESSORMichael Hornsby, PhD, Civil and Environmental EngineeringINSTRUCTION BY A SPECIAL LECTURERJames Lipuma, PhD, HumanitiesPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY A TENURED FACULTY MEMBERJacob Klapper, PhD,  Electrical and Computer EngineeringTEAM, INTERDEPARTMENTAL, MULTIDISCIPLINARY OR NON-TRADITIONAL TEACHINGDurgamadhab Misra, PhD, Electrical and Computer EngineeringUNDERGRADUATE INSTRUCTION, LOWER DIVISIONRajiv Mehta, PhD, ManagementGRADUATE INSTRUCTIONDimitrios Theodoratos, PhD, Computer SciencePETER SMALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPDiana Martinez, BiologyPRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP AWARDSErica D'Almeida, ArchitectureNisha Goklaney, ManagementMendonça Receives NSF AwardDavid Mendonça, assistant professor in the department of information systems, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award entitled "SGER: Hurricane Katrina Debris Removal Operations: The Role of Communication and Computing Technologies." Mendonça currently is in his first year of a five-year award from the NSF.Post-Doctoral Students Awarded FellowshipsKathleen Gilbert, Jason Steffener, post-doctoral graduates at NJIT, were awarded fellowships from the New Jersey Technology Fellowship program. Launched in April, the program helps move cutting-edge research from the lab to the marketplace by providing funding to emerging high-tech companies that hire post-doctoral graduates from New Jersey research universities.    >>
Naser Chowdhury and Purushothaman Srinivasan, both doctoral students of Durgamadhab Misra, PhD, in the department of electrical and computer engineering, were awarded first prize in the PhD category earlier this month for their poster presentation at the Einstein Expo, a student research conference at The City College of New York. The posters were evaluated by four Nobel laureates and eminent professors working in various research areas. >>
2004
The following individuals will be honored at the annual University Awards Ceremony on October 6, 2004. Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement Herbert M. Iris '51 B.S.C.E. Harlan J. Perlis Award for Research Lev Krasnoperov Robert W. Van Houten Award for Excellence in Teaching Rajesh N. Dave Distinguished Alumni Achievement Medals James W. Dunn '67 B.S.E.E. John J. Mooney '60 M.S. Ch.E. Thomas M. Myrick '84 B.S.M.E. Paul A. Sarlo '92 B.S.C.E., '95 M.S.C.E. Peggy M. Tomasula '80 M.S. Ch.E., D.E.S.E.Sc. Teaching Excellence Awards John D. Carpinelli Janice Daniel Deran Hanesian Joseph Kisutcza Bernard Koplik John G. Lyssikatos Veljko Samardzic Murray Turoff Master Teacher Awards Ronald H. Rockland John D. Carpinelli Antonio P. DeSousa Santos Constance A. Murray Diversity Award Leslie K. Weisman Presidential Leadership Award Irini Bekhit Vishal Khubani >>
Chemical engineers at NJIT have developed a new filtration system to enable scientists and engineers to separate and purify two different kinds of proteins having relatively close molecular weight. Until now, doing such separations with membrane filtration was impossible. "To separate the good from the bad proteins is an important engineering breakthrough," said Kamalesh K. Sirkar, PhD, distinguished professor of chemical engineering and the project's lead researcher. "We believe that pharmaceutical companies will immediately be able to put our research to work." >>
Chemical engineers at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have developed a new filtration system to enable scientists and engineers to separate and purify two different kinds of proteins having relatively close molecular weight.  Until now, doing such separations with membrane filtration was impossible. This research was reported in the June 20, 2004 issue of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. >>
Twelve students from the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) were honored for academic excellence during the NCE awards banquet held at the Newark Airport Marriott Hotel. The awards are given annually by NCE to students who not only excel academically but also contribute to their colleges in diverse and important ways. >>
2003
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey has named Radha Sai Yamarthy, an incoming freshman at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), an Outstanding Science Scholar. >>
Ten graduate students in New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently won a national prize for their plans to remodel a long abandoned Newark bank building and turn it into a useable and attractive new Head Start school and office. The plans also included creating a community service program and financial plan for Head Start administrators so that the project had a better chance of proceeding. >>
The College of Computing Sciences (CCS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently honored seven students, faculty and staff at the college's first annual awards ceremony. The dinner and ceremony feted the work of these individuals for demonstrating outstanding scholarship, teaching and more. >>
Cynthia Camacho, of Belleville, a senior in the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was recently named outstanding senior in the NCE department of biomedical engineering. >>