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2013
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.  >>
2012
Mengchu Zhou, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been named a 2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). >>
2009
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. >>
The newly-established Academy of Geo-Professionals, established by the American Society of Civil Engineers, will induct NJIT professor of civil engineering Priscilla Nelson, PhD, the former provost, into its inaugural class on March 18, 2009.  >>
2008
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, has announced that she will resign her position as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at New Jersey Institute of Technology, effective November 28, 2008, to pursue the university's special projects related to international program development. >>
Scientists believe that complex diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression and cancer are not caused by one, but a multitude of dysfunctional genes. A novel computational biology method developed by a research team led by Ali Abdi, PhD, associate professor in NJIT's department of electrical and computer engineering, has found a way to uncover the critical genes responsible for disease development. >>
NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson, of West Orange, received the Kenneth R. Row Award from the American Association of Engineering Sciences on May 5 for promoting unity among engineering societies. She accomplished this goal through her current work at NJIT coupled with earlier leadership positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF). >>
2007

KUDOS - March 2007

March 01, 2007
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at NJIT, was named chair-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Section on Engineering. Dr. Nelson was elected as a Fellow of AAAS in 2002. >>
2005
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will announce tomorrow that Robert Miura, PhD, a professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biomedical engineering at NJIT, was elected a AAAS Fellow. Miura, who is also acting chair of NJIT's mathematical sciences department, is one of only four individuals this year to receive this honor in mathematics. >>