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2011 - 15 stories
2010 - 8 stories
2009 - 9 stories
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2007 - 8 stories
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2005 - 2 stories
2014
A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics is the winner of the New Jersey Apps Challenge, an innovation contest initiated two years ago by former U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Turoff has been selected as a Sloan-C Fellow for his pioneering and visionary research in computer-mediated communications, learning management systems, and the effectiveness of online learning. >>
2013
Leonid Tsybeskov, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Basil Baltzis, interim dean of Newark College of Engineering, hold the special plaque recognizing Ying Wu '88 that was recently added to those honoring the College's most generous supporters. >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, announces the appointment of Matthew Golden, EdD, as associate vice president, communications, marketing and branding, effective May 1, 2013.  Golden joins NJIT with more than a decade in the communications field.  >>
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Ricardo Bianchini, Rutgers University, will present “Leveraging Renewable Energy in Datacenters:  Present and Future” on Mar. 12 at 4:45 p.m. in 202 ECEC >>
CN Communications won a Silver Award for the NJIT Presidential Inauguration invitation package from the Collegiate Advertising Awards, an elite program designed to recognize educational marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in all forms of advertising, marketing and promotion. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Originally this event was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2012, but due to Hurricane Sandy, it was postponed.  >>
2012
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.  >>
Marco Gruteser, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Distinguishing Users with Capacitive Touch Communication” on Nov. 20 at 5:00 p.m. in ECEC Room 202. >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees yesterday commended in a formal ceremony NJIT Professor of Electrical Engineering Nirwan Ansari who was honored last month by the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame for his cutting edge work. Feted too by the Board, but unable to attend the ceremony, was noted NJIT Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti.  >>
Marco Gruteser, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Distinguishing Users with Capacitive Touch Communication” on Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in ECEC, Room 202. >>
The IEEE Communications Society will host “Dynamic Spectrum Access in Wireless Networks: Overview” by Zhensheng Zhang of Cubic Corporation on Oct. 11 at 5:00 p.m. in 202 ECEC.  >>
Bernadette Longo, PhD, who has spent her academic career questioning the relationships people have with their technologies, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the Department of Humanities as an associate professor.  >>
Nirwan Ansari, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, will be delivering a keynote, “The Making Over of TCP for Heterogeneity,” at  IEEE ICC 2012 - 2nd IEEE Workshop on Convergence among Heterogeneous Wireless Systems in Future Internet (CONWIRE 2012), on June 11, 2012 in Ottawa, Canada.  >>
Managing malware, better ways to fight electronic warfare and creating smarter wireless networks will number among the dozens of fascinating technology topics available to the public May 21-22, 2012 at NJIT when the prestigious 35th Annual IEEE Sarnoff Symposium opens in the Campus Center.  >>
2011
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech, "On Accelerating Content Delivery," at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services.  >>
NJIT Professor Alexander Haimovich has been named the new Ying Wu Endowed Chair in Wireless Telecommunications in the NJIT Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Newark College of Engineering. >>
Balagangadhar G. Bathul, PhD, of Columbia University will discuss "Cross-Layer Architecture and Design Approaches for Optical Networks" on Nov. 8 at 4:30 p.m. in ECEC 202. >>
Mihaela van der Schaar, PhD, Chancellor's Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss "Game-Theoretic Design for Networked Communities" on Oct. 26 at 6:15 p.m. in ECEC 202. >>
The Jury and Democracy: How Jury Deliberation Promotes Civic Engagement and Political Participation (Oxford University Press, Oct. 2010), co-authored by NJIT Director of Institutional Research and Planning Perry Deess, PhD, was named a "Best Book of the Year" by the National Communication Association.  >>
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, along with COMSOC leaders from Europe and Asia, is spearheading the 2011 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications on Sept. 26-29, 2011. >>
Josep Miquel Jornet, a doctoral student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, will discuss "Enabling Communication in Wireless Nanosensor Networks (WNSNs)" on Sept. 1 at 11:30 a.m. in ECEC 202. >>
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, will deliver a tutorial, "Next Generation Broadband Access: Passive Optical Networks", at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011), on June 5, 2011 in Kyoto, Japan. >>
Walid Saad, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University, will discuss "Game Theory for Cooperative Networks" on May 10 at 5 p.m. in ECE 202.  >>
NJIT's Center for Communications and Signal Processing, directed by Yeheskel Bar-Ness, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, works to develop the infrastructure to enable the next generation of wireless telecommunications. >>
A talk by Balagangadhar G. Bathul, PhD, of Columbia University previously scheduled for March 30 at 5 p.m. in 202 ECEC has been cancelled. >>
A few tugs on red cloth, a round of applause and 48 linear feet of custom mural was unveiled yesterday morning at the newly-named NJ Transit Warren St/NJIT light rail station. >>
The Warren Street Newark City Light Rail Station is getting a facelift thanks to the efforts of two NJIT Student Senate presidents (one now an alum), who ceaselessly rallied students to champion and support a plan to beautify the station's walls with custom contemporary murals depicting the university and city.  >>
The NJIT "Edge in Knowledge" radio campaign developed by NJIT and CN Communications has been awarded a silver medal from the 26th Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Ed Marketing Report. >>
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has recently completed co-editing two special issues covering the state of the art in communications and networks.    >>
2010
The IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will sponsor "Stochastic Routing for Delay Tolerant Network" by Zygmunt J. Haas, PhD, of Cornell University and the National Science Foundation on Nov. 29 at 2:30 p.m. in 202 ECEC.  >>
Yuanqiu Luo, PhD, a senior research engineer in the advanced technology department of Huawei Technologies USA, Bridgewater, will discuss "Optical and Wireless Integration: A Passive Optical Network (PON) Time Synchronization Overview" on Nov. 18 at 6:15 p.m. (refreshments start at 6 p.m.) in Kupfrian 202. The event is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. >>
The IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will co-sponsor "Network Selection for Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Systems," a talk by Chonggang Wang, PhD, senior staff engineer at InterDigital Communications, Inc. on Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. (refreshments start at 4:45 p.m.) in 202 ECEC. Contact: Nirwan Ansari at 973-596-3670.    >>
The Honors Student Council Office located on the fourth floor of NJIT's Fenster Hall was officially named The Roberta Renard Student Council Office at the Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) yesterday in honor of the ADHC Board of Visitors member and benefactor. Roberta Renard, of Summit, is president and chief executive officer of Renard Communications, Inc., a Springfield, NJ company that publishes the trade magazine, Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology. >>
Ridgewood's Hillside Players proudly present “A Wilder Evening: Two by Thornton,” two one-act plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder: “Queens of France” and “Pullman Car Hiawatha.” “A Wilder Evening” is directed by Jean Llewellyn of Ramsey, who directs University Communications at NJIT.  Producer is Barry Llewellyn, also of Ramsey. Performances at West Side Presbyterian Church will be on April 23 and April 24 at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on Saturday, April 24 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m. The extensive cast and crew includes residents of Westwood, Fair Lawn, Paterson, Rivervale, Midland Park, Bergenfield, Glen Rock and more. Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 for senior citizens and students and may also be purchased after services at West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe St., Ridgewood on April 18. Reserve seats now by calling the Hillside Players ticket line at 201-652-1966, ext. 32. >>
Howard R. Baum, PhD, the Glenn L. Martin Professor in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland, will discuss "Simulating Fire Effects on Complex Building Structures" on April 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC), Room 3730. The Mechanics Research Communications Elsevier Distinguished Lecture is co-sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory. >>
Jie Ga, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of computer science at Stony Brook University, will discuss “Greedy Routing with Guaranteed Delivery Using Ricci Flow” on March 25 at 11:30 a.m. in 202 ECE at NJIT. The presentation is co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. >>
The Winter 2010 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is "For Your Health," which gives an overview of how NJIT is promoting synergy among health care, information technology and engineering – a partnership that promises better ways to alleviate illness and injury. >>
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2009
Jean Llewellyn of Ramsey, Raymond Gombach of Suffern, Thom Roberts of Westwood, David Osgood of Ridgewood, Scott Smith of Ridgewood, Anne Anderson of Wyckoff, and Gai Grannon of Midland Park will perform in John Brown's Body, a staged version of theatre, music and dance of Stephen Vincent Benét's poem presented by The Hillside Players of West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. Llewellyn directs University Communications at NJIT. This Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of John Brown, abolitionist and folk hero, is considered by many to be the only true American epic and has special resonance this year as we observe the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and the 150th anniversary of Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry. Performances will be held on Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Ticket reservations may be made by calling 201-652-1966, ext. 50; or e-mailing Hillside@westside.org. >>
The Fall 2009 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature, "NJIT and the Urban Vision," offers an overview of wide-ranging engagement in efforts to improve the quality of urban life in New Jersey and Newark. >>
NJIT Magazine, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has received the 2009 Award of Excellence sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts and the Communicator Awards. >>
Tiffany Jing Li, PhD, an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Lehigh University, will discuss "Wireless Network Communications: Unifying Source, Channel and Network Coding" on April 13 at 3 p.m. in ECEC 202. The IEEE Communications Society (COMSOC) North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are co-sponsors of the event. Contact: Nirwan Ansari at 973-596-3670 or Yanchao Zhang at 973-642-7817. >>
NJIT, the Israel Economic Mission in New York and the New Jersey-Israel Commission will present on April 1, 2009 an Israel Homeland Security Conference at NJIT. Leading U.S. integrators, public entities and security companies are invited. >>
NJIT's 2007-2008 President's Report is hot off the press and posted on line at http://www.njit.edu/president/annualreport/2008/index.php. “The report not only highlights the last year but marks five years of progress under President Altenkirch's leadership," says Jean Llewellyn, executive director of University Communications (UC), publishers of the report edited by UC project manager Carol Pilla. >>
Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos, PhD, COMSOC Distinguished Lecturer and Williams Professor in Telecommunications Networking at the University of Oklahoma, will discuss "Chaos and Its Applicability to Communications Security" on March 24 at 6 p.m. in ECEC 202. The event is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society North Jersey Chapter and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. >>
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>>
Nirwan Ansari, of Montville, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has received two notable honors. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named him a Fellow for his contributions to broadband networks and communications. Ansari also received an award from the IEEE member and geographic activities board. >>
2008
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.  >>
G.B. Giannakis, PhD a professor and the ADC Chair in Wireless Communications in the department of electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota, will discuss "Distributed Estimation Using Wireless Sensor Networks" on Nov. 14, 12:30–1:30 p.m. in the ECEC 202. The seminar will be presented by NJIT's Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research. >>
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey will present on Nov. 6, 2008, a coveted Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award to NJIT Distinguished Professor Yeheskel Bar-Ness, a prominent expert in the field of wireless communications and signal processing. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has won platinum awards in the categories of overall annual report and front cover design from the MarCom Creative Awards international competition. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom awards are the latest for the report, which has also received the Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category. >>
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The lecture by Jin Sun, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, scheduled for October 20 has been cancelled. >>
An NJIT professor who has discovered new communication channels in underwater environments and invented a technique to communicate data through these channels will be honored later this month by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by the Office of University Communications, won a Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. The judges commented, "A striking design...with appealing, first-rate illustrations and an attractive matte paper selection...provides the background for well-written features....".  >>
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Ying Wu, founder of UTStarcom, a highly successful telecommunications firm, and currently General Partner at CTC Capital, met on Tuesday with Stewart D. Personick (right), the Ying Wu Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Newark College of Engineering, and NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch. The Ying Wu Endowed Chair is supported by a gift of $1.5 million from Mr. Wu, who earned a master's degree in electrical engineering at NCE in 1988. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, recently won two awards for excellence in communications: the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category.   >>
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The new issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is an interview with NCE Dean Sunil Saigal. A limited number of paper copies are also available to NJIT faculty, students and staff. Copies may be obtained at the Office of University Communications on the fourth floor of Fenster Hall. Copies for mail delivery on campus may be requested by contacting Rosalyn Roberts. >>
2007
Verizon Communications Inc. was named outstanding corporate partner last month at NJIT's Celebration 2007 at the Somerset Palace. Dennis Bone, Verizon New Jersey President, accepted the honor on behalf of the company. >>
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Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, Jeffrey Vanderbeek, chairman/managing partner of the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, Verizon Communications Inc., and Vincent Naimoli, chairman of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team were honored at NJIT's Celebration 2007. Comedian Joe Piscopo entertained guests at the affair held this past November at the Palace at Somerset Park. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration, on Nov. 9, 2007, at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. >>
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Daniel A. Henderson, president of PhoneTel Communications, Inc. and a member of the Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors, assisted the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in the acquisition of two prototypes and related documentation for a pioneering wireless picturephone technology developed in 1993. Henderson recently was awarded six U.S. patents for innovation incorporated in the wireless system and device. The donation adds to a previous collection of wireless technology that Henderson donated to the museum's Information Technology and Communications Division in 2003. >>
Olivier Bodenreider, PhD, staff scientist in the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, will discuss “Aligning Relationships in the UMLS: Methods and Preliminary Results” on Oct. 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
The first completely electronic version of NJIT Magazine is now available on the NJIT Website at http://magazine.njit.edu. Featuring articles about leading-edge research at NJIT and other university and alumni news, the issue's new electronic format offers enhancements such as audio files with comments from President Robert A. Altenkirch, Senior Vice President for Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian, and Professor of Physics Dale Gary. Take our short survey. This digital spring NJIT Magazine is one of three 2007 issues, with the winter and fall issues being in the publication's traditional paper format. Everyone on the magazine's mailing list was sent a special postcard announcing the digital issue and asking that readers provide feedback about the digital version.“With many institutions publishing electronic magazines, we felt that it was time for NJIT to move in this direction and to evaluate reader response by publishing a digital issue this year,” said Jean M. Llewellyn, executive director of university communications. “The electronic format allows us to add exciting multi-media dimensions to a publication that has kept readers abreast of university and alumni news for nearly 50 years.” >>
Ahmed Soliman, a journalist and filmmaker and the current senior anchor and producer of the Daily World News Program on Bridges TV, will speak at NJIT. The talk is entitled: “Reaching Your Potential: How One NJIT Graduate Made It to the International Forum.” The public may also attend the free lecture on March 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 1100. >>
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Ahmed Soliman, a journalist and filmmaker and the current senior anchor and producer of the Daily World News Program on Bridges TV, will speak at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The talk is entitled: “Reaching Your Potential:  How One NJIT Graduate Made It to the International Forum.”  Soliman received his bachelor's degree in communication from NJIT.  Students in the Albert Dorman Honors College, communication program, faculty members of the humanities department, staff members of the school newspaper and others are expected to attend >>
2006
Daniel J. Carroll, Jr., '65, president and CEO of Telcordia in Piscataway, NJ and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, was appointed to President Bush's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. The advisory committee provides recommendations to the executive branch regarding national security and emergency preparedness. >>
A new A to Z search index of NJIT web pages was launched by the Office of University Communications late last week. The search index complements the new NJIT Google search engine introduced in November. >>

KUDOS - January 2006

January 03, 2006
Cohen Receives AT&T Faculty Fellowship AwardMaurie Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, received an Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellowship award from the AT&T Foundation.  NJIT's Communications Group Receives Awards for Exemplary WorkThe online Newsroom sponsored by NJIT, which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas. The university's 2003-2004 annual report received a commendation for non-traditional design from the International ARC Awards.  >>
2005
The Online Newsroom sponsored by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas.The 2003-2004 NJIT Annual Report also received an award.  >>
Marsha Roberts, project leader for internet services in University Communications (UC) at NJIT retired today. Marsha had been with the university since 2001, first working for the information resources development division, then earlier this year with UC. “New Jersey Institute of Technology's website has improved measurably thanks to Marsha's tireless efforts,” said UC Executive Director Jean Llewellyn. >>