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2013 - 4 stories
2012 - 4 stories
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 1 story
2009 - 3 stories
2008 - 1 story
2007 - 3 stories
2006 - 4 stories
2005 - 2 stories
2004 - 1 story
2003 - 2 stories
2013
NJIT alum Patrick J. Natale recently announced his retirement as executive director, chief staff officer and secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  His retirement will become effective Dec. 31, 2014.    >>
It's been a productive summer for grad and undergrad members of the NJIT Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).  >>
Congratulations to NJIT's Steel Bridge Team, placing 12th overall at the National Steel Bridge Building Contest.  This was the highest ranking ever by an NJIT team. >>
With more than 6.7 million students taking at least one course online, according to the 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by Babson Survey Research Group, higher education institutions are stepping up their efforts to meet the growing demand for online programs.  >>
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.  >>
Although widespread rebuilding in the hard-hit New York metro region from Super Storm Sandy has not yet begun, NJIT Assistant Professor Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, PE, says when the hammers start swinging, it's time to look at autoclaved aerated concrete.  The material, best known as AAC, has been heralded as the building material of the new millennium.  It's a lightweight, easily-crafted manufactured stone, strong enough to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes when reinforced with steel.  >>
An NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) architect who designed an “ice house,” reminiscent of an igloo, has received yet another award for his unique residence.  >>
Dr. Abishai (Avi) Polus, professor of Transportation Engineering with the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, will discuss “Modeling Interchange Complexity and Its Effect On Safety” on Mar. 27 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Colton Hall 210. >>
2011
NJIT will be a proud sponsor of an important PBS NOVA documentary, “Engineering Ground Zero,” airing initially on Sept. 7, 2011, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on PBS; see local listings for details.  >>
2010
Chrissa Roessner, P.E. '01, a project engineer with The Louis Berger Group Inc., is featured as one of the top 10 "2010 New Faces of Engineering" in the Winter 2010 edition of the Society of Women Engineers Magazine.   >>
2009
The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has presented the Educator of the Year Award to John Schuring, Stabile Professor for Innovation and Technology at NJIT. (ATTENTION MEDIA: To interview Schuring as an expert, contact Sheryl Weinstein at 973-596-3436.) >>
A team of 25 NJIT civil engineering students—including many seniors—will be working round-the-clock through graduation to ready a 20-foot-long model steel bridge for a prestigious national competition.  The team qualified for this important event by taking first place in the recent Metropolitan Region Steel Bridge Competition. >>
The NJIT ASCE Steel Bridge Team has once again proved their engineering prowess by winning the 2009 Metropolitan Region Steel Bridge Competition held on April 4 at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn. In addition to winning first place overall, the team placed first in Structural Efficiency and Stiffness. The team now advances to the 2009 Steel Bridge Nationals scheduled for the Memorial Day Weekend at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.  >>
2008
Peter Papanicolaou, the president of J.F. Contracting Corporation, a Brooklyn construction and engineering firm, will receive NJIT's Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at NJIT's annual University Convocation on Sept. 3, 2008, 3 p.m. at NJIT. A reception follows. >>
2007
Two New Jersey Institute of Technology infrastructure experts are available to discuss steel arch truss structure; metal fatigue; deteriorating infrastructure and more. >>
A team of civil engineering students from NJIT took home the award for best overall bridge in the National American Institute of Steel Construction & the American Society of Civil Engineers Collegiate Bridge Competition at the New York City College of Technology. >>
Bruno A. Boley, PhD, professor emeritus in the department of civil engineering and applied mechanics at Columbia University, will discuss "Some Reminiscences on Raymond D. Mindlin on the Centennial of His Birth" on Feb. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
2006
 NJIT civil engineering professors John Schuring and Walter Konon are available to discuss the structural safety of the New York City building hit yesterday by a small aircraft. >>
Robert Jenny, founder and chief executive officer of Jenny Engineering Corp., a civil engineering firm that pioneered the use of innovative tunneling techniques in America, was recently appointed to the NJIT Board of Overseers. >>
Judges at New Jersey's annual bridge building competition bestowed this past weekend first place upon a civil engineering team from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Ten students from NJIT now head next month to compete  Memorial Day weekend at the University of Utah. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Herbert M. Iris, '51, a major benefactor to the athletics program at NJIT and the national chair of the Highlanders Athletics Campaign. Iris served in the Navy after graduating from high school and received a BS degree in civil engineering from the Newark College of Engineering in 1951. He started Iris Construction Co. in 1959, building industrial and office complexes across northern New Jersey. >>
2005
"CORSIM-A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Integrated Networks" is the topic of a lecture by Steven Chien, PhD, associate professor, department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, on Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Colton Hall, Room 416. Contact: Professor Raj Khera, 973-596-2475; e-mail khera@njit.edu. >>
John Schuring, PhD and PE, is professor of civil and environmental engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He holds several U.S. patents for developing methods of treating polluted soil. He is an expert in pile foundations, differential settlement of structures, and landslides. He has worked on engineering projects for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the New Jersey Department of Transportation. >>
2004
Herbert M. Iris, a civil engineer whose firm has helped to design and construct major commercial, industrial and office facilities throughout the state, will receive the Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement during NJIT's University Awards ceremony today at 4 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. >>
2003

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October 31, 2003
“During construction, pieces are still coming together, so there is definitely some vulnerability,” says John Schuring, in response to the parking deck collapse in Atlantic City. “Also, the loading on the structure is unpredictable during construction.” A multi-story structure such as a parking deck also relies on the strength of concrete cured just days earlier. “Sometimes,” he adds, those strengths may be overestimated because the concrete is not fully cured.” >>
Twelve students at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently received scholarships from the Construction Industry Advancement Program of New Jersey (CIAP), based in Edison. >>