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2014
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. >>
2013
An NJIT Capstone team has recently developed the website CELR.org, which stands for Creative Engineering Learning Resource.  The site was created by Priscilla Nelson, professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, and a computer science Capstone team of undergraduates.  >>
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.  >>
Newark has manufacturing assets, but it also faces several challenges, according to a new report by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. Mayor Cory Booker announced partnership-based commitments to capitalize on Newark's strengths and improve its capacity for 21st-century production at an event this morning hosted by NJIT. >>
2012
NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells was awarded yesterday, Oct. 4, 2012, the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.  This prize is the most prestigious research award at NJIT.  It is the fifth time the award has been made. >>
Idealism, celebration and commentary from leading state dignitaries will mark the installation of NJIT's eight president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom on Sept. 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facilty on the campus green. >>
On June 21, NJIT celebrated the award of some $8 million in Department of Labor grants awarded to NJIT and the Newark Workforce Investment Board (NWIB).  Partnering with the NWIB, industry partners, local community colleges and other business alliances, NJIT will provide training in high-wage, high-demand information technology occupations to help fill vacancies that otherwise would go to foreign labor using H-1B visas.  >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, is growing not only in faculty and enrollment, but physical size in order to meet the demand for workforce and economic development in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions. >>
2011
Newark Mayor Cory Booker will participate in a mock press conference on Monday, July 25 at 4 p.m. with 25 students in NJIT's Upward Bound program.  >>
A promising new venture based at the NJIT Enterprise Development Center was selected as the winner at iEvening New Jersey, an innovative new business event attended by more than 160 startup founders and entrepreneurs, and hosted by NJIT on May 19, 2011. >>
The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT will host "Network, Exhibit & Pitch," a start-up conference featuring Newark Mayor Cory Booker on May 19, 4-8 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. >>
Two NJIT students recently released an iPhone app that is selling well on the iTunes App Store.  The app, called Quotebook, was recently Apple's 15th best-selling app in the reference category. >>
2010
Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers. >>
Historians usually depict the space race of the 1960s and 1970s as a pitched technological battle between Cold War political rivals. Yet while U.S. and Soviet spacecraft forced the world to look upward towards the Moon, they also, quite ironically, encouraged citizens across the globe to gaze back down at “spaceship Earth” with a newfound environmental awareness.  >>
"Broadband: Closing The Economic Divide," The Alliance for Digital Equality's Newark Digital Empowerment Broadband Summit, will be held on April 23, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. Speakers include: Newark Mayor Cory Booker; CNN Contributor Mario Armstrong; New York Secretary of State Lorraine Cortez-Vasquez; JNET President and CEO  David Jefferson; FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn; and National Urban League President Marc Morial as well as other distinguished panelists and participants locally and nationwide. For more information or to register, log on to: www.alliancefordigitalequality.org >>
Tagged: newark, cory booker
Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Architects and Clients by Karen A. Franck, a professor in both the NJIT College of Architecture and Design and the NJIT College of Science and Liberal Arts, was published last month by Wiley & Sons. The book explores the relationship between client and architect through the lens of four overlapping activities that occur during any project: relating, talking, exploring and transforming. Teresa von Sommaruga Howard is the co-author.  >>
CGC Genetics, Inc., the first private medical genetics laboratory in Portugal, celebrated the grand opening today of its U.S. operations in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference. Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, whose office brought CGC to Newark and the U.S., led the ribbon-cutting ceremony with Stefan Pryor, deputy mayor for Economic Development; Joao Vellera, Portuguese ambassador to the U.S.; Maria Amelia Paiva, consul general of Portugal; Robert A. Altenkirch, president of NJIT; Donald H. Sebastian, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT; and Dr. Robert Johnson, dean of the New Jersey Medical School. >>
A topical new book about using informatics to reduce healthcare costs edited by Stephan Kudyba, an assistant professor in the NJIT School of Management, will be released early this May. Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press) addresses the incorporation of information technologies and information management by healthcare providers to increase the efficiencies of their operations to help reduce costs.  >>
2009
In Business, Baseball & Beyond, NJIT alumnus Vince Naimoli traces his roots from his childhood in a poor, working-class neighborhood in Paterson to the creation of a Fortune 500 business empire and a foray into the world of professional sports. >>
NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg will appear in the upcoming PBS documentary “The Music Instinct” airing June 24, 2009 on Channel 13 and affiliate stations throughout the state and the NYC region. He is also a participant through this week in the second annual World Science Festival in New York City. Various scientific luminaries in this week's events include Lisa Randall, E.O. Wilson, Brian Greene, and celebrity science fans like Harrison Ford and Alan Alda. >>
NJIT's 2009 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2009. >>
Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology: Fundamentals and Applications (CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book by NJIT computer science professor Frank Y. Shih offers a comprehensive overview of morphological mechanisms and techniques and their relation to image processing. More than merely a tutorial on vital technical information, the book places this knowledge into a theoretical framework. Morphology is the identification, analysis and description of  the structure of words. >>
Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT. >>
2008
Members of the northern New Jersey business, nonprofit and academic communities joined Jeanne C. Meister, founder of the New Learning Playbook blog, to discuss the training and development challenges that employers face in dealing with the new generation of workers on Dec. 11 at NJIT. Meister, an internationally recognized consultant in designing and implementing learning organizations for Fortune 1,000 firms, will be leading this project with Gale Tenen Spak, Associate Vice President, Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT. The group of human resources professionals was convened as part of the North Jersey Partners Life Long Learning Initiative with the goal of transitioning the northern New Jersey area into a continual learning region through training and workforce development. All of the information regarding this project can be found on the North Jersey Partners website. >>
Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound (Basic Books, 2008) by NJIT humanities professor, author and clarinetist David Rothenberg, has been named one of the ten best science and technology books for 2008 by Booklist on Line, a publication of the American Library Association.    >>
NJIT Associate Professor Robert S. Friedman is first author of a reference guide to the theory and research supporting the field of technology and innovation management. >>
NJIT's Campus Center collected 25 boxes of used books donated by the NJIT community this summer for the Better World Books book drive. The books will benefit the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), which provides services and advocacy for the more than 6,000 family literacy programs across the country. >>
2007
Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker was the guest master of ceremonies at NJIT's Celebration 2007 at the Somerset Palace. Celebration is NJIT's annual black-tie event. This year 300 supporters attended and raised almost $400,000 for endowed scholarship funds to benefit NJIT students. Since 1995, this gala evening of dinner and dancing has raised nearly $3 million. Celebration honors individuals for achievements of great benefit to New Jersey and the nation, and organizations that have been exceptional in their commitment to the university's mission. >>
Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker was the guest master of ceremonies at NJIT's Celebration 2007 at the Somerset Palace. Celebration is NJIT's annual black-tie event. >>
Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, Jeffrey Vanderbeek, chairman/managing partner of the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, Verizon Communications Inc., and Vincent Naimoli, chairman of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team were honored at NJIT's Celebration 2007. Comedian Joe Piscopo entertained guests at the affair held this past November at the Palace at Somerset Park. >>
"I'm here because this program inspires me," Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker told NJIT students and their families yesterday at the Educational Opportunity Program's Annual Awards Ceremony. "You are evidence of what is truly great in America." Mayor Booker presented EOP Executive Director Tony Howell with a proclamation recognizing the 35th anniversary of the program. >>
2006
NJIT hosted a press conference today during which Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker reported on his goals and agenda for the first 100 days of his term. More than 200 people attended the event in NJIT's Campus Center Atrium. >>
NJIT will hold University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony to mark the start of the academic year, on Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall. The event recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker. >>
In a strong show of collaboration to strengthen the City's public safety, Newark's newly inaugurated Mayor, Cory Booker, held a press conference for two major announcements: the Safe Neighborhood Summer Initiative and the appointment of Anthony Campos as acting police chief.  NJIT's Department of Public Safety was personally invited to participate. “I've known Chief Campos for a long time and he is a good friend to this department,” said NJIT Chief of Police Michael Kirk, director of NJIT's Department of Public Safety. “We look forward to working with him on this new community initiative.” The initiative will involve all surrounding agencies including federal, state, Campus Police and Transit Police, as well as the Prosecutor and Sheriff's offices. >>
The Masonry Contractors of NJ donated 200 books valued at more than $30,000 to the Littman Library at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The books are references designed to help students who wish to learn more about masonry construction. The organization sponsors Masonry Day--in which master masons visit the school and teach aspiring architects about the intricacies of working with brick--as well as an annual scholarship. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch met with Newark Mayor-Elect Cory Booker whose transition team kick-off event was held on May 25 in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
2005
College students now have a cheap and easy on-line alternative to buying textbooks: Four NJIT students have created a website, urShelf.com, where all college students can buy textbooks at reduced prices and sell them back for a fair market price. >>
Tagged: students
2004
Terrorists might use it to mask their messages: it's called data hiding - the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, published by Elsevier-Academic Press (2004), develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking. >>
Data hiding is the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT. Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking, and is the first to place data hiding techniques within a framework that tells readers how to calculate the allowable hidden bits of information and crack the code of data hiding. >>
A book exploring the sun and interplanetary space co-edited by NJIT Professor of Physics Dale Gary, PhD was released this past week. Solar and Space Weather Radiophysics Current Status and Future Developments, published by Springer Publishing Company, is a 400-page hard-cover text that is part of a series about astrophysics and space science. >>
2003
The World History Association (WHA) recently named Lauren Benton, Ph.D., professor of history and director of the legal studies program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the winner of the association's 2003 book award.  Benton's new book, Law and Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400-1900, (Cambridge University Press, 2002) will receive the honor in June of 2003 at the association's annual conference. >>
Tagged: history