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2014
Ann Kirschner, university dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York, will present “Women in Technology: Misfit or Match Made in Heaven?” on April 2 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Sohail Mohammed '88, a Passaic County Superior Court judge, gave a riveting account of his professional journey from draftsman, to electrical engineer, to lawyer, to judge, to a packed auditorium of undergraduates gathered on campus this week for the latest installment of the Albert Dorman Honors College Spring 2014 Colloquium Series. >>
On March 12, Kit Windows-Yule will give a lecture entitled "When Size Doesn't Matter - Density and Inelasticity-Induced Segregation in Vibrated Granular Systems" as part of the Spring 2014 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium series under the sponsorship of the Granular Science Laboratory through Elsevier. >>
2013
NJIT's department of mechanical and industrial engineering will begin its 2013 fall colloquium series on Sept. 18 with "Centrifugal Processing of Soft Material-based Systems," presented by Aaron Mazzeo, department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers University.  The seminar will take place at 1:00 p.m. in MEC 221.  >>
The 2013 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins today with “Unexpected Chaos in a Neural Model” presented by Jonathan E. Rubin, University of Pittsburgh.  The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.  >>
Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>
Shawn Chester, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at NJIT, will present “Mechanics of Amorphous Polymers and Polymeric Gels” on Mar. 13 from 1:00 – 2:25 p.m. in MEC 221. >>
Howard Stone, Princeton University, will present “Variations on familiar flows: (i) Marangoni flows with surfactants and (ii) Trapping of bubbles in stagnation point flows” on March 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Ting Tan, The University of Vermont, will present “A Preliminary Idea of Bio-Inspired Wind Turbine Blade Structures” on March 6 from 1:00 – 2:25 p.m.in 221 MEC. >>
Phil Holmes, Princeton University, will present “The neuromechanics of insect locomotion: How cockroaches run fast and stably without much thought” on Mar. 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
NJIT's Paul Ranky, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will discuss “Some R&D Results and New Research Methodologies in Concurrent / Simultaneous Product & Process Design Engineering with 3P and Other Methods” on Feb. 27 from 1:00-2:25 p.m. in MEC 221. >>
Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT.  >>
Yixin Guo, Drexel University, will present “A Model of Thalamocortical Relay Neuron and the Parkinsonian Network” on Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Dr. Zi Chen, Ph.D., Washington University, will present “Nonlinear mechanics, morphology and instability of ribbons, plates and rods” on Feb. 20 from 10:30 – 11:30 p.m. in MEC 224. >>
Dr. Rajiv Malhotra, Northwestern University, will discuss “Fundamentals of Process Mechanics and Process Innovation in Incremental Forming” on Feb. 18 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in 224 MEC. >>
Chris Yingchun Yuan, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, will discuss “A System Approach for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Manufacturing and Sustainability Improvement of Nano-scale Manufacturing” from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 in 221 MEC. >>
Marty Golubitsky, Distinguished Professor of Natural and Mathematics Sciences at Ohio State University, will discuss “Patterns of Phase-Shift Syncrhony” on Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Michael Miksis, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, will present “Drying Processes” on Feb. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
2012
Gregor Kovacic, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Yoichiro Mori, assistant professor in the department of mathematics, University of Minnesota, will present “A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues” on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Mikko Haataja, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, will present “Compositional Interface Dynamics within Symmetric and Asymmetric Planar Lipid Bilayer Membranes” on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Edsel A. Pena, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, will discuss “Multiple Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
David Edwards, University of Delaware, will present “Increasing the Utilities of Optical Biosensors” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
German Mato, Balseiro Institute, Argentina, will present “Temporal Coding in Spiking and Bursting Neurons” on Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Philip D. Rack, Department of Material Science and Engineering at The University of Tennessee, will present “Directed, Liquid Phase Assembly of Patterned Metallic Films by Pulsed Laser Dewetting” on Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Panayotis Kevrekidis, professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts, will present “Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Pushpendra Singh, professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will present “Dispersion of Particles on Fluid-Liquid Interfaces” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
The Albert Dorman Honors College will host “New Media, Old Obstacles:  How Online Publishing is (and isn't) Changing the Game for College Journalists” by Frank LoMonte, executive director at Student Press Law Center, on Sept. 26 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Campus Center Ballroom A.  >>
Jun Zhang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics, New York University, will discuss “Understanding biolocomotion in fluids: from passive to active” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.  >>
Dr. Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Particle Transport Along and Across the Streamlines in Microfluidic Devices” on April 4, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in MEC 224. >>
Joe Goddard, PhD, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, will discuss "Playing in Sand for Science, Engineering and Amusement (or Life without kT)” on March 28, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in GITC 3710.  >>
Anthony Di Benedetto, PhD, professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the Fox School of Business, Temple University, will discuss "Design as a Strategic Component of New Product Development" on Feb. 8, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.  >>
2011
Michael Weinstein, PhD, professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss "Scattering, Homogenization and Waves in Microstructures" on Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Douglas E. Adams, AICP, an urban planner specializing in active transportation planning and design, environmental planning, and community outreach, will discuss "One Bike Lane Does Not Fit All:  Designing Bikeways for (Almost) Everyone" on Nov. 30, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Adeena Karasick, PhD, a professor of global literature at St. John's University and media artist who has created four internationally acclaimed videopoems, will discuss "Glammed-Out, Googley-Eyed & Gangsta: Parody, Satire and Cultural Sampling in the Age of Media Obsession" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Nov. 23, 2:30-4 p.m. in GITC 1100.  >>
Michael Mackey, PhD, professor at McGill University, will discuss "A Mathematical Modeling Study of Neutrophil Dynamics in Response to Chemotherapy and G-CSF" on Nov. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Paul Steen, PhD, a professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, will discuss "Dynamics and Stability of Reconfigurable Capillary Surfaces" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Carlo Laing, a senior lecturer at Massey University in New Zealand, will discuss "Chimera States in Heterogeneous Kuramoto Networks" on Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Philip Yecko, PhD, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at Montclair State University, will be the guest speaker at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Jose Rodriguez, president of MERIT, Inc., a Newark-based contracting company, will discuss "Diversify or Die: A Key Element to a Successful Enterprise" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Sept. 28, 2.30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Alexander Nepomnyaschy, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, will discuss "Front Propagation in Anomalous Diffusion-Reaction Systems" on April 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Linda Smolka, PhD, an assistant professor of mathematics at Bucknell University, will discuss "Stability of a Planar-Extensional Flow and an Axisymmetric Thin Film Flow" on April 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Carl Wassgren, PhD, a professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, will discuss "Modeling Uniformity in Particulate Coating Processes" on April 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in MEC 224. >>
Michael Schatz, PhD, associate professor in the School of Physics at Georgia Tech, will discuss "Characterizing Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Fluid Flow using Computational Homology" on March 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 23 in the Campus Center Ballroom at 2:30 p.m., Columbia University Professor Sheena Iyengar will address the psychological and cultural challenges of choice, and suggest answers drawn from her discipline-spanning research.  >>
Jay Tang, PhD, assistant professor of physics at Brown University, will discuss "Swimming Bacteria Meet Applied Math and Physics at Fluid Boundary" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on March 11, 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Christine Hrenya, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, will discuss "'Stokes's Cradle' and Beyond: Using Toys to Probe the Physics of Wetted-particle Agglomeration" on March 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MEC 224. >>
Ethan Akin, PhD, professor and chair of the department of mathematics at the City College of New York, will discuss "Good Measures on Cantor Space" on Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Kevin Connington, PhD, a research associate at The Levich Institute, City College of New York, will discuss "Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Particle Transport in Flexible Tubes via Peristalsis" on Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
Guillaume Bal, PhD, professor of applied mathematics in the department of applied physics and applied mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss "Inverse Elliptic Problems with Internal Controls and Applications to Hybrid Imaging" on Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
2010
Nancy L. Jackson, PhD, professor in NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental science, will discuss "Aeolian Sediment Transport on Managed Coastal Systems" on Nov. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3710. Jackson will present results of a two-year field investigation to assess differences in sediment transport across backshore and foredune environments in New Jersey that are managed for shore protection with those that are allowed to evolve naturally. >>
Pedro Jordan, PhD, of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, will discuss "Nonlinear Poroacoustic Flow in Rigid Porous Media" on Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3710. The event is the third in the Fall 2010 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory. >>
H. Bradley Jenkins, Rotary International Representative to the UN, will show what Rotary International has been able to achieve within the framework of the United Nations at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1100. >>
Thomas Hagstrom, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Southern Methodist University, will discuss "Towards the Ultimate Solver for Wave Equations in the Time Domain" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Brenda Buttner, a senior business correspondent at the FOX News Channel, will discuss "Translating Technospeak into Everyday English" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Oct. 20, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A.    >>
Qiang Du, PhD, Verne M. Willaman Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University, will discuss "Diffuse Interface Modeling of Some Interface Problems" on Oct.15 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida, will discuss "Using DEM to Develop Constitutive Models for CFD Simulations of Granular Flows" at the Fall 2010 Colloquium Series on Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in GITC 3710. The colloquium is sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory at NJIT. Contact: A. Rosato, MIE Department (rosato@njit.edu; 973-596-5829) >>
Leslie Woodcock, PhD, Visiting Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware, will discuss “Powders Behaving Like Liquids” at the Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series on Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in GITC 3710. >>
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.  >>
Daniel Henderson, chief executive officer of Intellect Wireless, and Dick Sweeney '82, co-founder of Keurig, Inc. will be the guest speakers at the Albert Dorman Honors College 15th Anniversary Colloquium on Innovation and Invention on April 14, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Both of the speakers are inventors: Henderson has 26 U.S. patents and Sweeney has several U.S. and international Keurig coffee brewer and packaging patents.    >>
Greg Wilson, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, will discuss "High Performance Computing Considered Harmful" at the Spring 2010 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on April 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
J. Robert Hillier, founder of Hillier Architecture and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, will discuss "Life After Recession: Think Outside the Box" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on April 7, 2010, 2:30-4 p.m. in GITC 1100. >>
Yaron Brook, president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, will discuss "Capitalism Without Guilt: The Moral Case for Freedom" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 31, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Richard Hogg, PhD, professor emeritus of Mineral Processing and GeoEnvironmental Engineering at Penn State University, will discuss "Mixing and Segregation of Powders" at the Spring 2010 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series on April 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Room 224. For further information, contact Dr. A. Rosato, MIE Dept (rosato@njit.edu; 973-596-5829). >>
James Meiss, PhD, of the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss "Transitory Dynamical Systems and Transport" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on March 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Sandi Webster and Peggy McHale, founding directors of Consultants 2 Go, will discuss "Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: Practical Tips to Get You Started" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 24, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, will join Webster and McHale for the panel discussion.  >>
Water ― life on our planet would be impossible without it, and clean water is vital for human health and well-being. Yet close to three billion people have no running water within a kilometer of their homes, and every eight seconds a child dies of water-borne disease. In the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentation on March 10, 2010, Maude Barlow will outline a three-part strategy for achieving a water-secure world.  >>
Robert M. Miura, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Stretching of Heated Viscous Threads" on Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Yuriko Renardy, PhD, Endowed Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Tech University and a Fellow of the American Physical Society, will discuss "Numerical Simulation of Drop Deformation in Shear" at the Spring 2010 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Jan. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Jeffrey Bennett, a Union County librarian, will discuss "Newark's History As Microcosm As Seen Through the Built Environment" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Spring 2010 Colloquium Series on Jan. 27, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A at NJIT.  Bennett has been showing people the hidden side of Newark since 2006 through his website www.newarkhistory.com and periodic walking tours. The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
2009
Williams O. Williams, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss "Mechanics of Tensegrity Structures" at the Fall 2009 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series on Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Peter Palffy-Muhoray, PhD, professor of chemical physics at Kent State University, will discuss "Motors Based on Shape Change: See How They Run" on Dec. 4 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Iskander Akhatov, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics at North Dakota State University, will discuss "Direct Write: Modeling and Experiment" on Nov. 13 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Denis L. Blackmore, PhD, professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Tapping Dynamics for A Column of Particles" on Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. The Fall 2009 Colloquium Series is sponsored by The Granular Science Laboratory at NJIT. For further information, please contact Dr. A. Rosato, ME Dept. (rosato@njit.edu; 973-596-5829). >>
Itai Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of physics at Cornell University, will discuss "Defects and Epitaxy" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 30 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Jonathan Wylie, PhD, a professor at the City University of Hong Kong, will discuss "Drawing of Viscous Threads with Temperature-Dependent Viscosity" on Oct. 23 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Kalle Levon, PhD, a professor of Chemical and Biological Science at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, will discuss "Selective Potentiometric Detection of Macromolecular Ions" on Oct. 26 at 2:45 p.m. in Tiernan Hall Rm. 373. The lecture is part of the Fall 2009 Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. >>
Xi Chen, PhD, an associate professor in the department of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia University, will discuss "Energy Conversion using Nanoporous Materials and Functional Liquids" on Oct. 7, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Beena Sukumaran, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University, will discuss the "Influence of  Inherent Particle Characteristics on the Shear Strength Properties of Particulate Materials" on Oct. 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 2242. Sukumaran's lecture opens the Fall 2009 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series, sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory. >>
Robert Gilmore, PhD, professor in the department of physics at Drexel University, will discuss "Chaos: What Have We Learned?" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 9 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
John Bush, PhD, associate professor of applied mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "The Fluid Trampoline: Droplets Bouncing on a Soap Film" on Oct. 2 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Jun Zhang, PhD, an associate professor of physics and mathematics at the Courant Institute, NYU, will discuss "Ratchets in Fluid Transportation and Biological Locomotion" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 18 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Sheldon M. Ross, PhD, Epstein Chair Professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California, will discuss "Gambler Ruin Problems and Pricing Barrier Options" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 11 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Morton Denn, PhD, a professor at the Levich Institute, CCNY, will discuss "Issues in the Flow of Yield-Stress Liquids" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 4 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Ka Yee Lee, PhD, a professor in the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago, will discuss "Beyond Wrinkles: Stress and Fold Localization in Thin Elastic Membranes" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on May 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Michael Shearer, PhD, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Center for Research in Scientific Computation at North Carolina State University, will discuss "Particle Size Segregation in Granular Flow" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on April 24 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Arthur Cohen, PhD, a professor in the Department of Statistics at Rutgers University, will discuss "New Multiple Testing Methods in the Dependent Case" on April 17 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.  >>
Jin Sun, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Constitutive Modeling of Dense Granular Flows" on April 15, 10-11:30 a.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center 224. The lecture is part of the Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory at NJIT.  >>
Mark Alber, PhD, professor in the Departments of Mathematics and Physics and the Center for the Study of Biocomplexity at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss the "Connection Between Discrete Stochastic and Continuous Models in Biology" at the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on April 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
James T. Jenkins, PhD, the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of Engineering, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Cornell University, will discuss "Dense Inclined Flows of Granular Materials" on April 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center 224. The lecture is part of the Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory. >>
Harvey Segur, PhD, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado, will discuss "The Explosive Instability" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Yuji Kodama, professor of mathematics at The Ohio State University, will discuss "Two Dimensional Solitons in Shallow Water" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 13 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
“Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar. >>
Jin Sun, PhD, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Constitutive Modeling of Dense Granular Flows" at the Granular and Multiphase Flows Spring 2009 Colloquium Series on March 2, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3740. >>
Hernán Makse, PhD, professor in the Levich Institute and Physics Department at City College of New York, will discuss "Theory of Random Packings" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.   >>
Cyrill Muratov, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "A Variational Approach to Front Propagation in Infinite Cylinders" on Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. The lecture is the second in the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series. >>
2008
Salvatore Torquato, PhD, professor of chemistry at the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science at Princeton University will discuss "Can Disordered Sphere Packings Ever Be Maximally Dense?" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.   >>
Pierre Collinet of the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium will discuss "Thin Liquid films, Droplets and Contact Lines with Evaporation and Condensation" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.  >>
The Honors Computer Lab at the Albert Dorman Honors College, located on the fourth floor of Fenster Hall, was dedicated yesterday in honor of Daniel A. Henderson, president of PhoneTel Communications, Inc., a member of the Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors and a long-time donor. Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president of academic and student services and dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College, took part in the plaque unveiling. The computer lab is reserved for Honors Scholars, a privilege that allows them to study in a setting with minimal distractions and in turn encourages cooperative group efforts for projects and learning. Earlier that morning Mr. Henderson shared his experiences as a highly successful inventor, a sculptor and the founder of several thriving companies at The Lloyd M. Felmly Colloquium.  >>
Peter D. Miller, PhD, a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, will discuss "On the Semiclassical Limit for the Sine-Gordon Equation" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.  >>
Andrea Bertozzi, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the University of California-Los Angeles, will discuss "Swarming by Nature and Design" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 24 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.  >>
Linda Cummings, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Bistability in Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) Devices" on October 17 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.  >>
Doron Levy, PhD, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland-College Park, will discuss "Group Dynamics in Phototaxis" on Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. The lecture is part of the Fall 2008 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series. >>
Naomi Leonard, PhD, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Mobile Sensor Networks: Cooperative Sensing and Control" on Sept. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Gregory Kriegsmann, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Propagation in Periodic Dielectric Media" on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
Jennifer Lukes, PhD, William K. Gemmill Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “Thermal Transport at Nanostructure Interfaces” on May 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Room 221. The lecture is part of the Spring 2008 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series. >>
2007
Michael Weinstein, PhD, professor in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss “Coherent Structures and Energy Transfer in Conservative Nonlinear Systems” on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Lindsey Pollak, a writer, editor and speaker specializing in career advice and women's issues, will share insights from Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World, her new career advice book for college students and recent grads, at an Honors College Colloquium on Oct. 17, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Sanjeev Sanyal, 2007 Eisenhower Fellow and chief economist at Deutsche Bank Asia, will describe the various dynamics that will drive 21st-century Asian mega-cities at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Oct. 8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom. >>
Andrea Prosperetti, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss "Stability of Rising Bubbles" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 27 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Computer scientist Deborah Estrin, PhD, professor of computer science at University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss computer networking systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on March 21, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
Deborah Estrin, PhD, director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at the University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss "Wireless Sensing Systems: From Ecosystems to Human Systems" on March 21, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT. The event is sponsored by the NJIT Distinguished Lecture Series in Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, the Murray Center for Women in Technology Lillian Gilbreth Colloquium, the NJIT ADVANCE Program and Albert Dorman Honors College. >>
“Flexible Adaptive Clinical Trials: Methods, Software and Case Studies” is the topic of a talk by Cyrus Mehta, PhD, president of Cytel Inc. and a professor of biostatistics at Harvard University, on March 9 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Jonathan H.C. Luke, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss “Large Scale Convection in a Well-Stirred Sedimenting Suspension” at the Spring 2007 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series on March 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 221. >>
Louis Tao, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss orientation selectivity in the visual cortex at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
2006
Mathematician James Glimm, PhD, chairman of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory, will discuss "Turbulent Mixing in Real (Non-Ideal) Fluids" on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “"Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Nov. 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
“You are the epitome of creativity and innovation,” Randal Pinkett told the more than 250 students who attended the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium today in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. Pinkett, who is chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, outlined the path that led to his achievements as a Rhodes Scholar and as the Season 4 winner of NBC's “The Apprentice" and urged students to take advantage of the many opportunities available at NJIT. “I challenge you to set sights for yourself to far exceed your own expectations,” he said. >>
"Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" is the topic of a lecture by Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on Nov. 10 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
"Instability and Complex Electrokinetic Flow in Microchannels" is the topic of a lecture by Hao Lin, PhD, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Rutgers University on Nov. 8 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
"Protein Condensation: Kinetic Pathways to Crystallization and Disease" is the topic of a lecture by James D. Gunton, PhD, the Joseph A. Waldschmitt Professor of Physics at Lehigh University, on Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Electrospinning: Process Modeling and Applications" is the topic of a discussion by Michael Jaffe, PhD, research professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, on Oct. 4 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Bernard S. Meyerson, PhD, vice president for strategic alliances and chief technologist at the IBM Systems and Technology Group, will speak at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on Oct. 4, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Kevin Russell, PhD, PE, a senior analyst at the US Army Research, Armament Engineering and Technology Center, will discuss "Design of Adjustable Five Bar Spherical Mechanisms for Motion Generation Using the Least Squares Method" on Sept. 27 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Paul Takhistov, PhD, an associate professor of food engineering in the food sciences department at Cook College, Rutgers University, will discuss “Formation of Oil/Water Emulsions Due to Electrochemical Instability at the Liquid/Liquid Interface” on Sept. 20 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center 224. >>
Victor Roytburd, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss “Dynamics of Non-Equilibrium Interfaces” at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 28 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Victor Roytburd, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss “Dynamics of Non-Equilibrium Interfaces” at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 28 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
"Innovation and Commercialization in Nanotechnology," a panel discussion featuring Kees Eijkel, technical-commercial director at the MESA+ Research Institute at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, will be held on April 19, 2:30-4 p.m., Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Nadine Aubry, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, will discuss “Controlling Particles in Microfluidic Channels” at the Granular and Multiphase Flows-Spring 2006 Colloquium Series on April 3, 11:30 a.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 224. >>
Eldar Giladi, PhD, an assistant professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "Asymptotically Basis Functions for the Helmholtz Equation" on March 31 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Robots have been to the moon, to Mars and even, in the form of vacuum cleaners, to shopping malls. But where they haven't been, and where they might be most useful, is in our homes, said Cynthia Breazeal, PhD, one of the nation's leading roboticists who spoke yesterday at NJIT. “For robots, the final frontier isn't space; it's your living room," Breazeal said. >>
Robert Miura, PhD, professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biomedical engineering and acting chair of the mathematical sciences department at NJIT, will discuss "Solitons and the Inverse Scattering Method: An Historical View" on March 10, 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. Contact: John Bechtold. >>
Paul Oh, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering at Drexel University, will discuss "Micro-Air-Vehicles for Flying in Near-Earth Environments" on March 8 at 1 p.m., MEC Rm. 224. Contact: Dr. Edward Dreizin, 973-596-3327. >>
Richard Sweeney, University librarian at NJIT, will be the featured speaker in the NJEDge.Net DLAAB Faculty Colloquium "How Does the Millennial Generation Differ from Other Generations at the Same Age?" on Feb. 17, 2-4 p.m., in GITC 1400. Sweeney will present the results of his research and conduct a panel discussion via video conferencing with students from NJIT, the County College of Morris, Mercer County College and Ramapo College. >>
Michael Jaffe, PhD, research professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will discuss "The (Potential) Impact of Materials Science on Biology: Causality Versus Correlation" on Feb. 1, 2006, 11:30 a.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. Contact: Edward Dreizin, 973-596-3327. >>
2005
Chjan Lim, PhD, of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will speak on the topic "A Second Modulus of Elasticity for an Ensemble of Vortex Lines: New Vortex Matter in Superfluid He4 and Superconductors" on Dec. 9, 11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. Contact: Susan Sutton, 973-596-3235; suttons@njit.edu. >>
2004
Follow your heart, physicist Cherry Murray, advised female students and others during a lecture yesterday at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  “Follow what you like doing and if you do it well, you'll get a job,” the tall, slim physicist told an assemblage of 150 people. >>
2003
The mechanical engineering department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a spring lecture series featuring leading experts in the fields of fluidics, propulsion and materials processing. >>