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2013 - 6 stories
2012 - 19 stories
2011 - 22 stories
2014
The following upcoming seminars will be hosted by the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering. Seminars will take place at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall, Room 210. >>
Kamalesh Sirkar, distinguished professor of chemical engineering, delivered a keynote lecture on "Novel Membrane Absorption-based Processes for CO2 Capture" at the International Congress of Membranes and Membrane Processes (ICOM 2014) in Suzhou, China in July. >>
Laurent Simon, an associate professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, will receive an Outstanding Teaching Award at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference on June 16, 2014.  >>
Francisco Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering (CBPE) working with NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection (NRDP), has won a fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute that includes attending the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia in May of this year. >>
Laurent Simon, an associate professor of chemical engineering at NJIT, received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Society for Engineering Education. >>
2013
Kamalesh Sirkar, distinguished professor of chemical engineering, has authored a new textbook entitled Separation of Molecules, Macromolecules and Particles (Cambridge University Press, 2013).  >>
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.  >>
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 NJIT. This was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus, aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students.  >>
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.  >>
Twin biomedical and chemical engineering majors, Fabio and David Oliver, of Union, who graduate from NJIT at 9 a.m. on May 20, 2013, have a secret.  Although engineering is their first love and they are actively seeking career positions in their majors, don't expect to see these two spending their leisure time hunched over a computer screen.  >>
Afolawemi Afolabi, fourth year PhD student at NJIT, won 3rd place at the Technical Research Exhibition (Oral Presentation Category) held during the 39th Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Indianapolis in March.  >>
2012
Reginald Tomkins, professor of chemical engineering and co-op adviser for the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, was the winner of the 2011 Zaida C. Morales Martinez ACS Scholars Mentoring Prize.  >>
Following a successful research collaboration with NJIT, Catalent Pharma Solutions of Somerset has announced that it has exclusively licensed innovative taste-making technology developed by NJIT Distinguished Professor Rajesh Davé, who was the principal investigator of a research project funded by Catalent.  >>
The work of Boris Khusid, professor in the department of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been included in NASA's Flight Opportunities Program. >>
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 August issue of prestigious journal Science today has published a perspective by longtime NJIT Professor and noted polymer expert Marino Xanthos about polypropylene, a widely-used plastic with consumer applications ranging from food packaging to automotive parts, including car battery casings.  >>
On July 5, Professor Ecevit Bilgili, Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT gave a presentation to teachers, entitled:  “Industrial Perspective of Pharmaceutical Engineering”. >>
Arsalan Khan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering and minoring in law, recently published a book, Life Behind the Frames. >>
NJIT Associate Professor Edgardo Farinas has been awarded today a three-year $340,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate spores as a protein display platform for the directed evolution of membrane proteins.   >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Kamalesh K. Sirkar was awarded a patent today for his water desalination technology.   >>
Professor Yee C. Chiew, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Solubility and Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical Systems” on Mar. 26 at 2:30 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. >>
Sven G. Bilén, Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, will discuss "The Need for Systems Thinking to Solve 21st Century Challenges" on March 5 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
Stu Soled, PhD, Distinguished Research Associate at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., will discuss "Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Catalytic Materials" on Feb. 13 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. . >>
Chemical Engineering Professor Norman W. Loney is an organizer and Biomedical Engineering Professor Treena Arinzeh will discuss “Biomaterials for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering” at the inaugural symposium of the Chemical Engineering Discussion Group on March 30 at The New York Academy of Sciences.  >>
Meghan Groome, PhD, director of K12 Education and Science & the City at the New York Academy of Sciences, will discuss "The Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program" on Jan. 23 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117.  >>
Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical engineering, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  >>
2011
Basil C. Baltzis, PhD, professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, has been appointed as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of the Newark College of Engineering.  >>
NJIT researchers, who have helped hundreds of science, mathematics, and technology teachers in New Jersey improve how students learn, have published a book chapter about their success using robotics as both a motivational and learning tool.  >>
Yasmine Aly, Carlo Badiola, Shasha Zhang, Priya Santhanam, Shashank Vummidi, all graduate students in NJIT's Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, presented papers last week at the AIAA Region I Young Professional, Student, and Education Conference 2011.   >>
Joel Plawsky, PhD, professor in the department of chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "The CVB Heat Pipe Experiment on Earth and in Space" on Nov. 21 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall 210. >>
Ionnis Kevrekidis, PhD, Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering and professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "No Equations, No Variables: Modeling and Computation for Complex Systems" on Nov. 7 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 210. >>
The NJIT student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award from the national organization for the 2010-2011 school year. >>
Umit S. Ozkan, PhD, professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at The Ohio State University, will discuss "Catalysis and Energy" on Oct. 31 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 210. >>
Kathleen Mihlbachler, university lecturer in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, will discuss "Preparative Chromatography for the Purification of Pharmaceutical Intermediate and A API" on Oct. 10, 2-3:30 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 210. >>
Bozena "Bo" B. Michniak-Kohn, PhD, director of the Center for Dermal Research (CDR) at Rutgers University, will discuss "Tyrospheres as Delivery Vehicles for Topical Therapeutics" on Sept. 26 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall, Room 210.    >>
Hai-Ying Chen of Chen Emission Control Technologies, Johnson Matthey Inc., will discuss "Molecular Sieve Supported Transition Metal Catalysts for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx in Diesel Exhaust" on Sept. 12 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 210.  >>
Chemical engineering student Elaine Gomez of Union City is the 2011 recipient of the Platinum Sponsors Outstanding Achievement Award from the Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. of Teaneck.  >>
NJIT announced today the fulfillment of the late Otto H. York's $1M pledge to NJIT.   >>
Norman W. Loney, PhD, professor and chair of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, visited the University of Technology in Jamaica as an External Examiner of their Chemical Engineering Program. >>
Shruti Parekh, a graduate student in pharmaceutical engineering at NJIT, is the 2011 winner of the Annual International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) New Jersey Chapter Student Poster Competition on April 21 at the Nutley facility of Hoffmann-LaRoche.   >>
Norman W. Loney, PhD, chair of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). .   >>
Mark A. Snyder, PhD, the P.C. Rossin Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh University, will discuss "Hierarchical Nano-Manufacturing of Inorganic Nanomaterials Towards Reaction and Separations Applications" on April 18 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
Aaron Cote, PhD, Engineering Director and Head of the Merck Crystallization Laboratory, Chemical Process Development and Commercialization, will discuss "A Novel Crystallization Methodology to Ensure Isolation of the Most Stable Crystal Form" on April 11 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117.  >>
Karl A. Smith, PhD, Cooperative Learning Professor of Engineering Education at the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, will discuss "Design and Implementation of Cooperative Learning" on April 4 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
Dan E. Dobry, vice president of Engineering at Bend Research, Inc. in Bend, OR, will discuss "Spray Drying of Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs for Bioavailability Enhancement: Formulation, Processing, and Scale-up" on March 28 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117.  >>
Pavol Rajniak, principal scientist of Pharmaceutical Commercialization Technology at Merck in West Point, PA, will discuss "Mechanistic Models for Development and Scale-up of Pharmaceutical Unit Operations" on March 21 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
"Advanced Population Balance Modeling of Particulate Processes" is the topic of a talk by R. Bertrum Diemer, Jr., an Engineering Fellow at the DuPont Company on Feb. 28 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
Marino Xanthos, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, has been named Associate Provost for Graduate Studies. His appointment will be effective Feb. 1, 2011.  >>