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2014
Rong-Yaw Chen has been named professor emeritus after having served as a distinguished member of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at NJIT for nearly five decades.  >>
2013
The SABOC research group in the Department of Computer Science at NJIT was one of five recipients of the distinguished paper award at the prestigious 37th Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) held in Washington D.C. November 16-20.  >>
NJIT researchers received a top honor for their ideas on better ways to ensure the integrity and long-term reliability of data stored at potentially untrusted cloud storage providers.  "Towards Self-Repairing Replication-Based Storage Systems Using Untrusted Clouds," was written by Bo Chen, a doctoral candidate, and his advisor, NJIT Assistant Professor Reza Curtmola, both in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS).  >>
2012
Yun-Qing Shi, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Chunhua Chen, alumni, received US Patent 8,103,054 issued on 1/24/2012 for “Method For Identifying Marked Images Using Statistical Moments Based At Least In Part On A JPEG Array.” >>
2011
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.  >>
The Humanities Department is pleased to announce the 2011 winners of the Enid Dame Poetry Competition. All winners will be honored in the fall semester and their work will be published in The Vector newspaper and the new online poetry magazine, Newark Review. >>
2010
Byron Chen, PhD, an adjunct professor in NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Excellence in Instruction by an Adjunct Professor Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
An expert in digital data forensics and information assurance, Yun-Qing Shi, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will number among 30 New Jersey inventors from eight companies and universities to be honored at the upcoming 2010 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards on Nov. 4. Hosted by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, the ceremony and reception will take place at the Liberty Science Center.    >>
2008
Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, has been awarded funds from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to assist faculty researchers with the most promising patentable inventions with funding grants of up to $50,000.  >>
Beth Cheney, R&D Project Manager at Datascope Corp. will present an introduction to medical device product development and respective regulatory requirements on Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.     >>
Yili Chen, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Delaware, will discuss "Integration of Genome and Epigenetic Feature To Predict c-Myc Targets" on Oct. 6, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
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. >>
The Continuing Professional Education division at NJIT is pleased to announce that the EmployME! Information Technology (IT) training program for adults (www.myemployme.org), has successfully placed more than 62 percent of the program's graduates from its first full session.  >>
2007
Cheng Li, the William R. Kenan Professor of Government at Hamilton College, will analyze China in the 21st century at NJIT's Technology and Society Forum presentation. The free public event is set for Oct. 10, 3-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The new academic year at NJIT brings another slate of thought-provoking ideas presented by the university's technology and society forum. Among this year's topics are China's paradoxical future, honing mental tools for creativity, our nation's healthcare crisis, the evolution of the Internet, and educating engineers for 2020 and beyond. Later in the semester, intellectual inquiry will be leavened musically with performances by violinist Rieko Kawabata and members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Robert Root-Bernstein, professor of physiology at Michigan State University, launches the season this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, with his talk, “Mental Tools for Thinking Creatively.” The lecture will be held at 3 p.m. in the second floor Campus Center Ballroom. The public is invited and parking is available on the street. Bernstein will examine specific tools for creativity and demonstrate how each can be applied in practical ways to scientific and technological innovation, in a number of disciplines. He will also explain how truly creative people leverage entrepreneurial success with such tools. Root-Bernstein, who holds bachelor's and doctoral degrees from Princeton University, was awarded one of the the first MacArthur Fellowships while a post-doctoral fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This allowed him to develop novel theories of auto immunity and molecular evolution as he also investigated the essential elements of scientific creativity. A consultant to major biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical companies, Root-Bernstein has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and holds more than a dozen patents either granted or pending. His books include Discovering; Rethinking AIDS; Honey, and, Maggots and Other Medical Marvels; and Spark of Genius. Upcoming talks will feature Cheng Li, PhD, Brookings Institute Fellow and William R. Kenan Professor of Government at Hamilton College, who will discuss China's future.  “A Paradox of Hope and Fear,” can be heard at 3 p.m., Oct. 10, 2007, in the Campus Center Atrium. David Himmelstein, founder of Physicians for a National Health Program, presents the final offering: “A Prescription for U.S. Healthcare.” The event is set for 3 p.m., Nov. 7, 2007, in the Campus Center Ballroom.  Support from AT&T and Hewlett-Packard have in part made this year's presentations possible. For more information about the lecture series, please visit: http://tsf.njit.edu. >>
2006

KUDOS-September 2006

September 01, 2006
NJIT has promoted one faculty member to the rank of distinguished professor, six to the rank of professor and 13 to the rank of associate professor with tenure.

PROMOTED TO DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

Rajesh Dave
Chemical Engineering

PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR

Asokan Anandarajan
Management Lisa Axe
Civil & Environmental Engineering Timothy Chang
Electrical & Computer Engineering Steven I-Jy Chien
Civil & Environmental Engineering Nancy Jackson
Chemistry & Environmental Science Burt Kimmelman
Humanities

PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH TENURE

Tara Alvarez
Biomedical Engineering Treena Arinzeh
Biomedical Engineering Maurie Cohen
Chemistry & Environmental Science Christopher Funkhouser
Humanities Chengjun Liu
Computer Science Ronfang (Rachel) Liu
Civil & Environmental Engineering Neil Maher
Federated History David Mendonca
Information Systems Cyrill Muratov
Mathematical Sciences Vincent Oria
Computer Science Marguerite Schneider
Management Darius Sollohub
Architecture Jian Yang
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering >>
2004
What will Newark look like ten years from now?  That provocative question and many more were asked of and answered by business, education and government leaders at the third annual summit of the Council For Higher Education in Newark (CHEN), held last Friday at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).   The catalyst for this exciting two-hour discussion of the city past and present was Boston business and higher education guru Anne S. Habiby.  >>
A clarion call describing how higher education can revitalize Newark's economy will be heard March 19, 2004, at the third annual summit hosted by the Council For Higher Education (CHEN).   CHEN is composed of Newark's four public institutions of higher learning-- Essex County College (ECC), New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rutgers University at Newark (RU-N) and the University of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ). >>