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2014
On April 23, the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Showcase will take place in the Campus Center Atrium from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. The biannual Capstone program gives CCS seniors a chance to put their cumulative learning to the test by creating real solutions to real world problems. >>
NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors. >>
S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform. >>
Janne Lindqvist, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will present “Towards Science of Gesture-Based Authentication: Security and Memorability” on April 14 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.          >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Transformations” and features leaders in fields from sustainable design, to energy, to computing, addressing a range of topics on how ideas can transform individuals, societies, and nations. >>
NJIT has been named as one of the top 25 schools on The Princeton Review's recently published list saluting the best undergraduate schools to study video game design for 2014. >>
NJIT is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships. >>
Chase Qishi Wu, University of Memphis, will present “Enabling Big-data Scientific Workflows in High-performance Networks” on Feb. 12 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Kevin Greene, Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Security Division, will hold the student town hall meeting “Software Assurance Improvements through Research” on Jan. 29 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in GITC 3710.  >>
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, CSIRO, Computational Informatics Division, will present “Cyber-Social Computing: Distilling High Value Information the Internet of Things and Social Media” on Jan. 24 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.   >>
Parvathi Kumar, of Bridgewater, who received a master's degree in computer science from NJIT, will exhibit her photography this winter at two New Jersey galleries.  >>
2013
Zhe He, a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at NJIT, presented his paper titled "A Family-Based Framework for Supporting Quality Assurance of Biomedical Ontologies in BioPortal" last month at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2013 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC. >>
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 is hosting the Fall 2013 CCS Capstone Showcase on Dec. 4 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  >>
The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October.  >>
Richard Carback, Charles Stark Draper Laboratories, will present “Engineering Practical End-To-End Verifiable Voting Systems” on Nov. 20 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.          >>
Marek Rusinkiewicz, PhD, of Califon, was elected a Fellow of Web Information System Engineering (WISE) Society during the 2013 WISE Conference in Nanjing China.  Rusinkiewicz, who is dean of the College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his contributions to science and technology. >>
The Computer Science Department will host the student panel “Intern Experience in Summer 2013” on Oct. 16 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. in GITC 4415.  >>
NJIT's Information Technology Program will host "Harnessing Data Generated by the World Around Us" on Oct. 16 at 3:45 p.m. in GITC 1100.  >>
Bala Prasanna of IBM will present “Working In The 21st Century – Essential Skills To Survive & Thrive in Present Day Workplace” on Oct. 9 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 3710. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, PhD,  recently joined the autism community at the NJ State House to be recognized for improving public and private autism services.  Dhawan, a noted electrical engineer and inventor in his own right, who heads NJIT's Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) program, is also executive director of undergraduate research and innovation at NJIT.  The IDS program is offered to Albert Dorman Honors College students at NJIT.   >>
Computer scientist, educator, and former research executive Marek Rusinkiewicz, PhD, has been appointed dean of the NJIT College of Computing Sciences, effective Sept. 1, 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.  >>
Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.  “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in Physical Review Letters (July 16, 2013). >>
AJ Polanco Jr., Woodbridge, and Danielle Esmaya, Union, recently presented “Social Reform Through Mobile Gaming (Seed.Genesis)” in the mobile apps session of SIGGRAPH 2013, the world's premier annual conference on computer graphics and interactive media, held this year in Anaheim, California. >>
CCS Capstone & HS Real World Connections (RWC) will be hosting the 25th Real World Projects Showcase on Aug. 1 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago. >>
Congratulations to doctoral candidate Ankur Agrawal, and his CCS advisors Professor Yehoshua Perl and Assistant Professor Mei Liu.  His paper "Identifying Problematic Concepts in SNOMED CT using a Lexical Approach," has been nominated as one of 11 finalists in the student paper competition at the World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics.  >>
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, distinguished professor emerita of information systems, was recently named the winner of the SIGCAS Making a Difference Award for 2012 in recognition of her academic research and teaching. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately. >>
NJIT Assistant Professor Mei Liu, PhD, a computer scientist, has recently shown in a new study that electronic medical records can validate previously reported adverse drug reactions and report new ones.  >>
NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.   >>
The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013). >>
Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013.  >>
NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S.  >>
Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams. >>
Archan Misra, Singapore Management University, will present “Mobile Analytics and the LiveLabs Lifestyle Experimentation Platform” on Mar. 27 from 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects. >>
A delegation of 20 people from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in China visited NJIT's computer science department on Mar. 11 for a brief introduction on NJIT's teaching and research programs with presentations and discussions focusing on cloud computing.  >>
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).  >>
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.  >>
Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, North Carolina State University, will present “Prediction-Driven System Management for Robust and Green Cloud Computing Infrastructures” on Feb. 25 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
Dr. Sangtae Ha, Princeton University, will discuss “Time-Dependent Pricing for Mobile Data – From Economic Theory to Trial Deployment” on Feb. 20 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.                            >>
Dejun Yang, Arizona State University, will discuss “Crowdsourcing to Smartphones: Incentive Mechanism Design for Crowdsensing” on Feb. 18 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.    >>
Jinisha Patel, of Springfield, a sophomore at the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, recently attended a White House technology summit.  Patel numbered among 12 college students chosen to attend by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a group Patel has worked with since high school.  >>
Dr. Minaxi Gupta of Indiana University will discuss “Unearthing the Roots of Cyberfraud: Exposing DNS Exploitation in AdFraud and Phishing” on Feb. 13 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Jeffrey Jestes, University of Utah, will discuss “Changing the Tide: Efficient Summarization Techniques for Massive Data” on Feb. 11 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Dr. Srikanth Krishnamurthy, University of California, Riverside, will present “Resource management in networks:  Performance and Security Issues” on Feb. 6 from 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Dr. Miao Zhao of Huawei Technologies will present “Utility-Maximization Framework for Dynamic Adaptive  Streaming over HTTP in Multiuser-MIMO LTE Networks” on Jan. 28 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
Jamming, but not on musical instruments, will be the order of the day later this month as dozens of NJIT design and information technology students and a few from surrounding colleges pull all-nighters—some even all weekenders –at NJIT's Third Annual Global Game Jam (GGJ).  >>
2012
In a combined effort by NJIT's Young Alumni Club, the College of Computing Sciences and the Campus Center, speakers Neil Santorella and Carol Chang of the American Red Cross will present “Disaster Preparedness: How Do Universities and Individuals Prepare for Natural and Other Disasters and the Role of the American Red Cross” on Dec. 6 at 5:45 p.m. in Campus Center B35.  >>
The 19th Annual Capstone Showcase, “Power of Technology” will be held on Dec. 5.  The event, which showcases the work of students from the college of computing sciences and is an opportunity for networking, will take place at 3:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Bhavana Kanukurthi, post-doctoral researcher at UCLA, will present “Outsourcing Computation to the Cloud, Privately” on Dec. 5 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
William Cheswick, lead member of the technical staff at AT&T, will present “Rethinking Passwords” on Dec. 3 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Henri Angelino, National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo-Japan)-NII, will present “National Institute of Informatics: Main research activities and International Cooperation policy: case study cooperation with Waterloo University” on Nov. 21 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
NJIT's Michael Chumer has been hard at work since Sandy struck, helping hard-hit area urbanites cope with devastation.  Chumer, who has worked on homeland security projects and directs the NJIT MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity (EMBC) program, is familiar with relief efforts.  >>
Dr. Yanjun Qi of the Machine Learning Department at NEC Labs American will discuss “Machine Learning for Computational Biology” on Nov. 19 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
Zoran Obradovic, Director, Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics Center, Temple University, will discuss “Predictive Modeling of Patient State and Therapy Optimization” on Nov. 12 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
Cloud computing is a hot topic in cyber-circles and the popular media.  But what are the real advantages of computing in the clouds, and what are the challenges, including security?  A panel of experts will explore these topics at NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum session on Oct. 10, 2012 in the Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m.  The public is invited to this free talk.   >>
The IT Program will be sponsoring a seminar on "Real World Attacks Dissected: A Walk Through of Attack Investigations and Forensic Evidence" on Oct. 3.  Speakers Nick Pelletier (NJIT alumnus), Brice Daniels and Willi Ballenthin of Mandiant will engage students by providing real-world scenarios that illustrate much of the information they have learned, or will learn, during the course of their curriculum.  >>
Dr. Zhi Wei, assistant professor in the department of computer science, will host “Microbiome Informatics: Deciphering Microscopic Life And Its Interactions In The Body And The World” by Dr. Gail Rosen, department of electrical and computer engineering at Drexel University.  >>
Lian Duan, PhD, whose innovative research on large-scale data mining has applications in the business world, will join NJIT's College of Computing Sciences as assistant professor.  >>
Xiaoning Ding, PhD, whose research has improved the performance of multi-core computer systems, will join NJIT's College of Computing Sciences as an assistant professor this fall.  >>
Songhua Xu, PhD, a computer scientist who uses advanced techniques to build human-centered applications to benefit society, will join the NJIT College of Computing Science as an assistant professor.  >>
Mei Liu, PhD, a computer scientist who uses advanced informatics approaches to improve health care, will join this fall the NJIT College of Computing Sciences as an assistant professor.  >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Stevens Institute of Technology and Rutgers University are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to spur homegrown innovation in New Jersey.  >>
NJIT mourns the loss of John Walker Ryon, III, a professor in the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, on April 11, 2012. >>
The Spring 2012 Capstone Showcase, “University Without Walls,” will be held on Monday, April 30th, 2:00-4:30 p.m. at CTR Atrium & Ballroom. >>
While pursuing a doctorate in information systems at NJIT, Elizabeth Avery Gomez, of Whippany, researched better ways to help emergency first responders—often volunteers from grassroots organizations—communicate more efficiently and effectively throughout a crisis.  >>
Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater.  >>
The Department of Information Systems will be holding the 7th annual web design competition on Wednesday, March 14, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
Vaibhav Patil, MD MS of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, will discuss “Evaluation Of Intracerebral Catheter Placement Using An EHR System With A Relational Database” on March 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
NJIT's Computer Science Department of the College of Computing Science is pleased to organize the 2012 NJIT High School Programming Contest on Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 8:30am – 5pm. >>
Software engineer Lawrence "Larry" Bernstein an adjunct professor at NJIT has received the 2011 Industrial Innovation Award from the IEEE Communications Society.  >>
A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.   >>
Xia Jing, PhD, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Institutes of Health, will discuss "Constructing A Bio-health Knowledge Base For Access Via A Standardized Electronic Health Record Prototype" on Feb. 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference. >>
Shicong Meng of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech will discuss "Monitoring-as-a-Service in the Cloud" on Feb. 15, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.     >>
NJIT was the 13th/14th largest site in the US, the largest in New Jersey, and the 43rd/46th largest in the world out of 246 sites that participated in Global Game Jam 2012, with 69 registered participants developing nine games. >>
Michael Skarzynski, chief executive officer of Intera Group, Inc., will discuss “Do You Have What It Takes to Become An Entrepreneur?” on Feb.1, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design will be a local site this weekend for Global Game Jam 2012, during which more than 150 sites around the world will compete to create a game from scratch in 48 hours.  >>
2011
NJIT senior students.will present their real-world projects.at the 18th Annual College of Computing Sciences Capstone Showcase on Dec. 7, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium and Lobby.  >>
Edward G. Amoroso, PhD, senior vice president and chief security officer for AT&T Services, Inc., will discuss "Advances in Network-Based Security and Career Advice to Students" on Nov. 28, 2:30 -3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
An agreement was signed today by NJIT Interim President Joel S. Bloom and NeST Group of Companies CEO Javad K. (“Jay”) Hassan to offer a post-graduate program in “Global Technology Management.”  >>
NJIT's Department of Computer Science will host Security and Privacy Day, a biannual workshop sponsored by the computer security research community in the greater New York City area, on Dec. 2 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Dajin Wang, PhD, a professor in the department of computer science at Montclair State University, will discuss "A Few Recent Results in WSN Research" on Nov. 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.           >>
Alexander Schliep, PhD, an associate professor of computer science at Rutgers University, will discuss "Efficient Full Bayesian HMM for CNV Detection" on Nov. 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center  4415.        >>
The NJIT student chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery has invited NJIT College of Computing Sciences Associate Dean Barry Cohen to speak on Nov. 16, 2011, about the Open Source file distribution technology BitTorrent. >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, will be giving two workshops on Oct. 19-21 at the Third International Conference on Computation and Telecommunications in Lima, Peru.     >>
Yehoshua Perl, PhD, professor in the department of computer science at NJIT, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. >>
David Korn, PhD, of AT&T Laboratories will discuss "Ksh and the AST Toolkit" on October 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.  >>
Grace Wang, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Computer Science, will host a student panel on "Intern Experience in Summer 2011" on Oct. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.   >>
Tian Tian, of Lake Hiawatha, a teaching assistant in the department of computer science at NJIT, has received the award of Excellence in Instruction by a Teaching Assistant at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
Min Song, of Cherry Hill, an assistant professor in the department of computer science in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences will be promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
James Geller, of West Orange, a professor in the department of computer science, in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences has been selected to receive the Professional Development Award at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. >>
Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, a recent NJIT graduate now enrolled in a master's degree program at NJIT, has been selected to receive the graduate Presidential Leadership Award at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period.   >>
Ten college and 10 high school teams will present their accomplishments at the Summer 2011 RWC and Capstone Real World Projects Showcase and Award Ceremony on August 10, 1-5 p.m. in the  Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
Fourteen high school and middle school teams will present their real world projects at the College of Computing Sciences Capstone Program and Real World Connections (RWC) Project Showcase and Awards Ceremony on June 11, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  >>
Information technology is playing an increasingly greater role in fighting crises born of terrorism, natural or manmade disasters. NJIT will join a nationwide practice emergency drill from May 16-19, 2011, to enable the US Department of Defense to better defend itself against such disasters. >>
NJIT student teams will present their real-world projects at The Kevin Ng Capstone Showcase on May 4, 1-6:30 p.m. >>
Daisy Gallegos of Jersey City, an NJIT track star and senior majoring in information technology at the College of Computing Sciences, was honored for her dedicated work as president of the NJIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at a gala annual dinner in Newark.  >>
The Microsoft 2011 Imagine Cup recently honored a smart phone application to eradicate world hunger developed by two NJIT graduate students.   >>
John Liuzzi, director of Security Risk Management at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), will discuss "Information Technology and Security: Enabling the Mission of the IRS" on March 9, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
More than 50 NJIT students will compete at NJIT in a student Hackathon. See dozens of empty pizza boxes and soda cartons strewn throughout the Campus Center Ballroom as teams feverishly compete to build next-generation applications using SciVerse, a new search and discovery platform. >>
Beginning on Jan. 28 and ending on Jan. 30, NJIT's College of Architecture and Design will be a local site for Global Game Jam 2011, during which more than 150 sites around the world will compete to create a game from scratch in 48 hours.  >>
2010
Ankur Agrawal, a PhD student in the department of computer science at NJIT, presented his paper titled "Dissimilarities in the Logical Modeling of Apparently Similar Concepts in SNOMED CT" last month at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2010 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC.  >>
NJIT students will present their real-world projects at "Inspire, Connect, Create," the 15th Capstone Showcase on Dec. 8, 1-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT.  Register online. >>
Kang Xi, PhD, industry associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU-POLY, will discuss "Fast Failure Recovery in IP Networks" on Dec. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. >>
James Geller, PhD, professor in the NJIT's Department of Computer Science, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Alan S. Rosenthal, chair of the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Advisory Board, will discuss "Your Computing Career in a Difficult Economy" on Nov. 22, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. Rosenthal earned his master's degree in engineering management from NJIT. >>
V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning.  >>
V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning.  >>
Xiaoqiao Meng, PhD, a research staff member of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Towards Efficient Capacity Planning in Cloud Computing" on Oct. 18,  2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415.  >>
Daniel Boston, a doctoral student in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, provided technological advice to supplement the legal and educational expertise provided by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Committee for the 29th Annual Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition this month. The case deals with distracted driving/walking resulting from the use of wireless electronic communication devices. "It was a good experience working with the Mock Trial Committee in a technical capacity. This provided a wonderful opportunity to evaluate an all-too-real scenario and help shape the technological and technical aspects of the case toward that same level of realism. I am grateful to know that the assistance I provided has been useful to the Mock Trial Committee, and I thank my advisor, Dr. Cristian Borcea, for initially forwarding this opportunity to me." “We greatly appreciate NJIT's input in this year's mock trial case, which we hope will be not only academically challenging but will help to change driving habits and prevent tragic accidents,” said Richard J. Badolato, Esq., president of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. >>
Sixteen high school and middle school students will show off their high tech prowess to parents and business sponsors on Aug. 11, 2010, during the closing ceremony of the NJIT 2010 Summer Capstone and Real World Connections Programs for high school students.  Both programs, which are sponsored by the NJIT College of Computing Sciences (CCS), enable pre-college and college students to collaborate on projects for area businesses, corporations and others. >>
University Carlos III of Madrid has selected NJIT Distinguished Professor Emerita Starr Roxanne Hiltz as the holder of a "Chair of Excellence" for the 2010-2011 academic year. She will be working on human-computer interaction research related to Emergency Response Information Systems.  Murray Turoff, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of NJIT's Information Systems Department, will accompany her as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Informatics, teaching a course and conducting research with the Interactive Systems Group. . >>
Guy-Alain Amoussou, PhD, program officer at the National Science Foundation, will discuss "Seeking NSF Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education and Research" at the Department of Computer Science Colloquium on May 19, 11 a.m-3 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.  >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Dream without Limit," the 13th Annual Capstone Student Showcase on May 3, 2-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The Spring 2010 showcase will feature real-world projects sponsored by industry or initiated by entrepreneurial students; an active open house for new sponsors, university students, and partners; a one-of-a-kind Fast Career Fair to connect students instantly to job opportunities and connect companies to potential hires; and more. Register online. >>
NJIT Management Professor Michael Ehrlich, PhD, will discuss "From Academia to Wall Street and Back: A Curious Journey" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Image Processing and Pattern Recognition: Fundamentals and Techniques (IEEE & Wiley Publishers, 2010), a new book by NJIT Professor Frank Y. Shih, PhD, features unique coverage of the most interesting developments and updated techniques, including image watermarking, digital steganography, document processing and classification, solar image processing and event classification.  >>
Peter L. Elkin, MD, MACP, FACMI, of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Department of Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, will discuss "The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Enterprise Data Translational Architecture" on April 27, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.      >>
Dario Pompili, PhD, an assistant professor in the ECE Department at Rutgers University, will discuss "Inter-glider Underwater Communication and Coordination for Ocean Monitoring and Coastal Tactical Surveillance" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on April 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Hui Xiong, PhD, an associate professor at Rutgers University in Newark, will discuss "Financial Fraud Detection and Prevention With Data Mining Techniques" on April 12, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Junwen Weng, an assistant professor in the department of biochemistry at the University of Hong Kong, will discuss "A Novel Profile-HMM To Predict MicroRNAs and Their  Targets Simultaneously" on April 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Dan Pei, PhD, a senior member of the technical staff at AT&T Labs, will discuss "Network Aware Forward Caching" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on March 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Teams of 3-4 students representing more than 43 New York and New Jersey high schools will participate today in NJIT's Fifth Annual Web Design Competition. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Information Systems, the competition challenges students to create or improve websites according to established design specifications. >>
NJIT's Information Systems Department, Office of Technology Development and the NSF-funded ADVANCE Project will co-sponsor an interdisciplinary, cross-sector seminar on text-mining and research networks on March 8, 11:30 am-1:30 p.m. (followed by discussion) in the GITC Building, Room 3710. "Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities and Research Networks: New Tools and Techniques from Academia and Industry" will feature presentations by Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD (pictured), assistant professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University; and Sheldon Sloan, MD, MBE, vice president of policy, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology. Lunch will be provided. >>
Dongsheng Che, PhD, assistant professor in the department of computer science at East Stroudsburg University, will discuss "Computational Methods for Deciphering Genomic Structures of Bacteria" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on March 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Room 4415. >>
Michael Houle, PhD, a visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan, will discuss "Locality-Sensitive Analysis for Rank-based Similarity Search" on Feb. 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Henri Angelino, PhD, a visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo and acting director of NII's Global Liaison Office will discuss main research activities and international cooperation policy at the NII on Feb. 22, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. The lecture kicks off the Spring 2010 Computer Science Department Seminar Series. >>
Pierre Gouton, PhD, a professor at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France, will discuss "Color Image Processing and Applications" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on Feb. 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.  >>
Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world."  >>
2009
Student teams will present current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, local Newark nonprofit organizations and social services and student entrepreneurs at the 12th Annual CCS Capstone Showcase on Dec. 9, 2009, 2 p.m-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Contact Osama Eljabiri at oe2@njit.edu or 973-981-1049 for more information.   >>
Himanshu Gupta, PhD, a computer science professor at the State University of New York, Stony Brook will discuss "Spectrum Auctions in Cellular Networks" on Oct. 7, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415. >>
Peter F. Patel-Schneider, PhD, a member of the technical staff at Bell Labs Research, will discuss "From Description Logics to OWL 2" at the Fall 2009 Computer Science Seminar Series on Oct. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415.  >>
Adel Dayarian, a doctoral student at Rutgers University, will discuss "*De Novo* Assembly of Mate Pair Reads from Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on Sept. 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415. >>
Xiangmin Zhang, PhD an assistant professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, School of Communication, Information and Library Science at Rutgers University, will discuss "User Studies for Personalization of Information Retrieval (IR)" on Sept. 14, 11:20 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1403. >>
Cristian Borcea, PhD, of New Providence, assistant professor in the department of computer science, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.  Borcea also received at the ceremony, the NJIT Award for Graduate Instruction.  He teaches in NJIT's Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing Sciences. >>
Frank Y. Shih, a professor of computer science at NJIT, who is a steganography expert and author of a reference book about image processing and mathematical morphology, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. The honor was awarded Sept. 2, 2009 at the University Convocation, an annual celebration.  >>
Fifteen high school/middle-school teams joined by College of Computing Sciences capstone teams will present the final deliverables of their real-world projects at the Summer 2009 Real World Connections Project Showcase and Awards Ceremony on August 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Enterprise Development Center 3.   >>
Deepak Khemani, PhD of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras will discuss "A CBR Approach to Knowledge Management" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on July 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, a professor of information systems at the University of Oulu in Finland and a visiting scholar at Media-X, Stanford University, will discuss "Persuasive Systems Design" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on May 11, 1-2 p.m. in GITC 1403.  >>
NJIT senior Babatunde Busari, a dual computing sciences and mechanical and industrial engineering major, was named the winner of the second annual Randal Pinkett Campus CEO Challenge last week. The competition provides an opportunity for young entrepreneurs currently running their own companies or brainstorming a possible business idea to submit their mini-business plans for a chance to win cash prizes, awards and a business consultation with Dr. Pinkett.  >>
Raquel Benbunan-Fich, PhD, an associate professor of information systems at Baruch College, City University of New York, will discuss "Tagging Site or Social Recommendation System? The Case of 11870.com" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403. >>
NJIT seniors Didem Cakiroglu and Ripa Patel presented the project they developed with teammate Alex Armas for RDE Systems at the tenth annual Spring 2009 CCS Capstone Showcase yesterday. The Capstone Program at NJIT matches interdisciplinary teams of senior students with clients from industry, government and university programs to develop customized software and database applications, to design and test devices, or to analyze and diagnose a variety of business problems. >>
Alex Tuzhilin, PhD, a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, will discuss "Improving Predictive Performance of Recommender Systems Using External Aggregate Ratings" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on April 20, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3720.  >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Mission Impossible!," the tenth annual College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Spring 2009 Capstone Program Showcase on April 22, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Register online. >>
Undergraduate research projects by students from Newark College of Engineering, College of Computing Sciences and College of Science and Liberal Arts will be showcased at the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Tenth Annual Research Symposium on April 17, 9:15-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to all of the NJIT community as well as the public. >>
Yun-Qing Shi, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, will discuss "First Digit Law and Its Application to Digital Forensics" at a Computer Science Department Seminar on April 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. >>
CCS Dean Narain Gehani will provide opening remarks at "Funding Experiences in CCS: Part 3,"Computer Science Department Seminar on March 30, 2:30-4 p.m. in the GITC Building 3730. CCS Professors Frank Shih, Quentin Jones and Roxanne Hiltz will participate in the panel discussion. >>
High school students from more than 30 New Jersey schools will test their wits in a computer programming contest at NJIT. >>
If your child dreams of designing for the web, then NJIT is the place to be on March 18, 2009. Nearly 500 high school students from more than 43  New York and New Jersey high schools will descend upon the campus for NJIT's Fourth Annual Web Design Competition. >>
Henri Angelino of the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan will discuss main research activities and international cooperation policy at a Computer Science Department Seminar on March 9, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Macneil Schonle of the University of California, San Diego will discuss "Using Programming Tools to Extend the Reach of Modularity" at a Computer Science Department Seminar on March  4, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Shuyuan (Mary) Ho of Syracuse University will present her research on "A Socio-Technical Approach to Theorizing on Perceptions of Trustworthiness in Virtual Organizations" on March 3, 1:30–2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3720.   >>
Zhichun Li of Northwestern University will discuss "Towards High Performance Network Defense" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on Feb. 25 at 2:45 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Apu Kapadia, PhD, of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory will discuss "Halo: High-Assurance Searches in Peer-to-Peer Networks" on Feb. 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
Nathaniel Nystrom, a postdoctoral researcher at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Domain-Specific Language Extension for Correctness and Performance" at a Computer Science Department Seminar on Feb. 16, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.  >>
Allen Lee, PhD, a professor of information systems and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University, will discuss "A Scientific Basis of Rigor in Information Systems Research" on Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3720. >>
Nine lucky NJIT students are testing one of the nation's first application development courses for the Apple iPhone. The upper-level course, taught by Director of University Web Services Jim Robertson, illustrates how to develop applications for the popular iPhone. >>
Former world renowned chess champion, Chitra Sridhar, now a graduate student in the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, has challenged the university community to a play-off Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.   >>
NJIT Professor Grace Guiling Wang, PhD will discuss "Dependable Sensor Networks" on Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. in ECEC 202. The seminar is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering>>
2008
NJIT's Capstone Showcase in Information Technology will feature teams of students detailing current or recent projects developed for regional corporate sponsors, non-profit organizations and student entrepreneurs. >>
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences is presenting a seminar entitled, "In Pursuit of Unintended Consequences and Other Thoughts on NJIT's Website Strategy", on Dec. 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3710.  >>
The Computer Science Research Committee at NJIT in conjunction with the Department of Information Systems is organizing a series of four talks titled "Funding Experiences in CCS" during the coming academic year. NJIT Professors Guiling (Grace) Wang, James Calvin and Michael Recce will share their experiences with obtaining funding on Nov. 19, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3730. Donald Sebastian, PhD (at left), Senior Vice President for Research and Development at NJIT, will provide opening remarks.    >>
Li (Erran) Li, PhD, of the Networking Research Lab at Bell Laboratories will discuss the feasibility of "Achieving Practical Constructive Interference Control in Wireless Networks" on October 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415.  >>
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. >>
Cristian Borcea, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of computer science at NJIT, will discuss "Career Advice for PhD Students: How to Get the Most out of Your Time in the PhD Program" on Sept. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730. >>
The Computer Science Research Committee at NJIT in conjunction with the Department of Information Systems will host "Funding Experiences in CCS," a series of four talks during which CCS faculty with successful experience in obtaining funding will share their experiences. The seminar will be held on Sept. 24, 2:30–4 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730.  >>
NJIT has awarded the first Thomas Fellowships to a gifted computer scientist from South Jersey and a promising young Chinese electrical engineer with three patents already under his belt. >>
When Daniel Boston, of Pittsgrove Township, a budding computer scientist and top academic award winner, walks at NJIT's upcoming May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, he may ponder more than his near-perfect grade point averages or a $62,000 scholarship for ongoing doctoral studies at NJIT. >>
More than 120 New Jersey high school students from 40 private and public schools will compete for the title of New Jersey's best future computer programmers when NJIT runs its annual contest April 18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center.    >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Mission Impossible!," the eighth annual Spring 2008 College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Showcase on April 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
“Web-Scale Information Extraction," a seminar by Alexander Yates, PhD, an assistant professor in the Computer and Information Sciences Department at Temple University previously scheduled for March 26, has been rescheduled for April 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3710. >>
More than 300 high school students will gather for the third annual New Jersey Web Design Competition on March 19, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at NJIT. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Information Systems, the competition is an opportunity for talented young people from throughout the state to compete with the best and brightest of high school peers.    >>
Alexander Yates, PhD, an assistant professor in the Computer and Information Sciences Department at Temple University, will discuss "Web-Scale Information Extraction" on March 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 3710. >>
NJIT will host the Spring 2008 CCS Capstone Sponsors Showcase on Feb. 6, 2:30-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Featured sponsors include The Star-Ledger, CBS News, Saint Barnabas Health System, and many more. >>
Calling all computer geeks to prove their mettle, compete with the best and win cool prizes in the annual computer programming competition sponsored by the computer science department at NJIT. Once again, talented high school computer programmers will wow judges in a daylong series of competitions set for April 18 from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. >>
Starr Roxanne Hiltz,  PhD, distinguished professor emerita at NJIT, has been named a Fulbright-University of Salzburg Distinguished Chair in Communications and Media. Awards in the Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. >>
Digital watermarking is the subject of a new book by Frank Y. Shih, PhD, professor in the department of computer science at NJIT. Shih's book, Digital Watermarking and Steganography (CRC Press, 2007) focuses on the creation of new techniques and algorithms to combat present and potential threats against information security. >>
2007
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation yesterday from The Hess Corporation. From left: Narain Gehani, dean, CCS; Gemma Young, Hess Corporation; NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson; and Jeff Steinhom, Hess Corporation. >>
A pioneering educator at NJIT who strongly believes in experiential learning was today named 2007 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Osama Eljabiri, a senior university lecturer who founded, taught and continues to develop the senior project capstone course program at NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his diligence and dedication for promoting this new type of learning. >>
College of Computing Sciences, NJIT's youngest college, has already established itself as a leader in producing computing-science graduates, ranking 22nd in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees in computer science; 6th for awarding master's degrees; and 25th for awarding doctoral degrees. >>
Empty coffee cups, excitement and innovative web design will be the order of the day on March 14, when more than 300 high school students gather for the second annual web design competition at NJIT. >>
2006
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation yesterday from The Hess Corporation that will endow scholarships for CCS students. From left: Priscilla Nelson, provost, NJIT; Narain Gehani, dean, CCS; Michele Shuster, manager of human resources, Hess Corporation; Peter Walton, CIO, Hess; and Robert A. Altenkirch, president, NJIT. >>
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor in the College of Computing Sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT's annual awards convocation today, a master teacher award. >>
NJIT has named a world-renowned expert in web technologies, software and databases, Narain Gehani, PhD, as the dean of the College of Computing Sciences. Gehani, who has worked at NJIT since 2003, had been a professor in, as well as a chair of, the department of computer science. >>

KUDOS-May 2006

May 01, 2006
NJIT Provost Named Honorary Member by ASCEPriscilla P. Nelson, PhD, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at NJIT, was elected an Honorary Member by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Board of Direction. Honorary Members are those who have demonstrated achievement and contributed noteworthy services in any field of endeavor who have adhered to high standards of conduct, and whose efforts have benefited their communities, the nation and humanity. The Class of 2006 of 11 Honorary members will be inducted during the ASCE Annual Conference in October.Graduate Student Awarded a 2006 SPIE Educational Scholarship  Aysegul Ergin, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at NJIT, was awarded an  Educational Scholarship in Optical Science & Engineering by SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering. The Scholarship Committee selected Ergin for her potential long-range contribution to the field of optics and photonics. Student Places Third in First Annual Electronic Trading Olympiad Yanzhi Bai, a graduate student in the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, placed sixth in the first annual Electronic Trading Olympiad sponsored by the Interactive Brokers Group (IBG). IBG created the Olympiad to highlight the growing need for engineers and computer science professionals in the financial services industry.   >>
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation on Jan. 30 from IMS Health, a pharmaceutical and healthcare consulting firm, to support the Senior Project Capstone Experience.   >>
Katia Passerini, PhD, has been named the Hurlburt Professor of Management of Information Systems in the School of Management at NJIT. “Since she joined the faculty at NJIT, Katia has demonstrated an unusual assortment of talent, skills and knowledge – she truly has helped us understand what the NJIT theme, 'The Edge in Knowledge,' can mean,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson. >>
2005
Daljit S. Ahluwalia, PhD, acting dean of the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, provided welcoming remarks at the college's annual reception for incoming freshmen on Sept. 14. The event provided students with an opportunity to meet their professors and learn about career opportunities in the computing sciences. >>
Michael Bieber, PhD, professor of information systems at NJIT, has been named acting chair of the department of information systems in the College of Computing Sciences. An active researcher in systems integration, digital libraries and educational innovation, Bieber is better known among information scientists at NJIT and around the nation as the principal investigator on a project to create a super-sized library. >>
Daljit Singh Ahluwalia, PhD, has been named acting dean of the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). CCS, which opened in 2001, is the newest of NJIT's six colleges. “Dr. Ahluwalia's success in this position is very important to NJIT, and this appointment is made with strong belief in his capabilities,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.  “He is one of NJIT's most respected administrators, researchers, and educators, and brings a notable track record to the task.” >>
“Although sophisticated electronics gadgets are making the world appear smaller, distance should not die,” said computer guru Darl Kolb earlier this week at NJIT. Kolb, a visiting professor from the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand, championed redefining the notion of distance as the electronic world changes lives.  UPS Information Services, Mahwah, funded the lecture series sponsored by NJIT's College of Computing Sciences. “Improvements in communication technology cannot completely overcome human needs for personal space, privacy and disconnections from others,” Kolb said. >>
Catherine Campbell, PhD, associate dean in the College of Computing Sciences, received a doctorate in computer and information science during NJIT's May 26 graduation ceremony at the Continental Airlines Arena. Campbell did her dissertation on how to negotiate software requirements in an asynchronous collaborative environment. >>
The computer science department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts its second annual computer programming contest for high school students on March 18, 2005. >>
NJIT has received a $50,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service. The grant will allow the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) to sponsor a UPS distinguished lecture series, establish career grants for junior faculty; create supplementary fellowships for doctoral students and offer an enrichment program for high school students interested in science and technology. >>
2004
The College of Computing Sciences will host a poster session event on November 30, 2004 to showcase the work of students in the Senior Project Capstone Program. The event, which will be held on the third floor of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m., will feature student team presentations of their work using posters and computer-assisted demonstrations. Corporate sponsors will also be in attendance. Contact: Serena Branson at ext. 5646 or via email at branson@njit.edu. >>
Thirty high school teams competed on April 3 in the first-ever computer-programming contest sponsored by the College of Computing Sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
2003
The College of Computing Sciences (CCS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently honored seven students, faculty and staff at the college's first annual awards ceremony. The dinner and ceremony feted the work of these individuals for demonstrating outstanding scholarship, teaching and more. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received a $50,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service. The grant will be used to support the university's College of Computing Sciences. >>