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2014
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.          >>
David Rothschild, an economist with Microsoft Research New York City, will speak about coming transformations in market intelligence in the presentation, “Eliciting and Aggregating Information from Laypeople: Polling, Prediction Games, and Social Media Data,” on April 24 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, will present “Computer modeling methodology in the simulation of due to blasts and impact brain injuries” on March 25 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403. >>
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. >>
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.   >>
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.  >>

Student Kudos

November 27, 2013
NJIT Team Places Second in Forensics Challenge
The team consisting of PhD candidates Guanshuo Xu, Jingyu Ye and Professor Yun Q. Shi has won second place in the first and second phases of the first forensics challenge organized by the Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
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. >>
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).  >>
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.            >>
2012
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. >>
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.   >>
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.  >>
A three-day professional development workshop for high school teachers took place at NJIT on July 2, 3, and 5.  >>
John Ason, Angel Investor, will discuss “Angel Investing and Entrepreneurial Opportunities” from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in GITC 4415 on April 4. >>
Dr. Mei Liu, Department of Biomedical Informatics School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, will discuss “Mining EMR and Public Resources for Adverse Drug Reaction Detection” on March 28 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Dr. Shweta Jain, assistant professor in the Math and Computer Science Department at York College CUNY, will discuss "SAP: Storage Aware Protocols for Seamless Integration of Heterogeneous Network Architectures" on March 21, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Sudharshan S. Vazhkudai, Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss “Novel Storage Architectures for Big Data Challenges in Extreme-scale HPC Systems” on March 8 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
Dr. Gustavo De Los Reyes, Executive Director of Technology Security at AT&T, will present “The Network as a Mobility Security Platform” on March 7, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
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. >>
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.     >>
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. >>
2011
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. >>
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.        >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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.  >>
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. >>
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.  >>
2009
NJIT Dean of Graduate Studies Ronald Kane will moderate a faculty panel representative of the colleges and schools at NJIT at the third edition of the popular panel discussion, "One Day in the Life of a Professor/Careers in Academe" on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall Room 112. NJIT Dean of Graduate Studies Ronald Kane will moderate a faculty panel representative of the colleges and schools at NJIT. They include: Cristian Borcea, department of computer science, Joseph Bozzelli, department of chemistry and environmental science, Zhiming Ji, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, and Marguerite Schneider, School of Management, who will discuss academic careers and share their experiences in a program aimed at graduate students.  >>
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. >>
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. >>
James McHugh, PhD, of Bloomfield, professor in the department of computer science, received Master Teacher Designation, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009.   >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
2008
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.  >>
Annaleena Parhankangas, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, will explore the paradoxes, challenges and potential of entrepreneurship in technology-driven industries at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on Oct. 8, 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.  >>
Yehoshua Perl, PhD, of New York City, a professor in the department of computer science, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation, the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. >>
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. >>
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
The Medical Informatics Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science at NJIT, under the leadership of Yehoshua Perl, PhD and James Geller, PhD, succeeded in getting an unprecedented four papers accepted at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Fall Symposium held last month in Chicago. The papers are the result of a research project funded by the National Library of Medicine under the title “Partitioning to Support Auditing and Extending the UMLS.” >>
Three graduate students enrolled in NJIT's information technology master's degree program will travel to Japan next spring to take advantage of an unusual internship program. For five months the students will study in Tokyo at the prestigious National Institute of Informatics, known in Japan as a national center for information technology research. >>
Fadi P. Deek, PhD, dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, and James A.M. McHugh, PhD, professor in the department of computer science, have published Open Source: Technology and Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2007). The book addresses prominent projects in the open source movement, along with its enabling technologies, social characteristics, legal issues, business venues, and public and educational roles. >>
Barbara G. Koster, corporate chief information officer at Prudential Financial, will discuss "Technology in the Workplace: Today and Tomorrow" on Nov. 14,  2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730. >>
Min Song, PhD, assistant professor in the department of information systems at NJIT, will discuss “A Hybrid Abbreviation Extraction Technique for Biomedical Literature” on Nov. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
Frank Y. Shih, PhD, a professor in the department of computer science at NJIT, will discuss “The Art of Image Security and Solar Image Processing” on Oct. 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 4415. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Laxmi Parida, PhD, research staff member in the Computational Biology Center at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Permutations in Bioinformatics" at a Computer Science Seminar on April 30 at 2:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 4415. >>
Adriana Iamnitchi, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of computer science and engineering at the University of South Florida, will speak on “Filecules and Small Worlds in Scientific Communities: Characteristics and Significance” on Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
2006
Some men seek rare antiques, others hunt wild boar. NJIT computer scientist Yehoshua Perl, PhD, creates elegant logical structures to track down errant or misplaced medical terms. The errors creep into documents and databases developed by corporations, government agencies, hospitals and academic institutions that design, maintain and use terminologies throughout a variety of systems. >>
Mark E. Segal, PhD, executive director of Software Technology Research at Telcordia Technologies, will discuss "Building Dependable Software Systems: Current Research, Practical Experiences, and Future Directions" on Dec. 11, 2:30-3:30 p.m., GITC Rm. 4415. >>
“Multi-Query Optimization of Sliding Window Aggregates” is the topic of a seminar by Lukasz Golab, PhD, a member of AT&T Labs-Research, Florham Park, NJ, on Nov. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
Marek Rusinkiewicz, vice president and general manager at Telcordia, will discuss computer and information science research at Telcordia Applied Research Laboratories on Nov. 15, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
Bogdan Georgescu, PhD, of Siemens Research Labs will discuss "Database-Guided Segmentation of Anatomical Structures with Complex Appearance" on Oct. 4, 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
This fall, NJIT will offer to companies and government agencies a practical, hands-on and sophisticated six-course, 18-credit certificate program designed to combat digital and physical terrorism. "Our goal is to create a new generation of counter-terrorism experts and we think the array of in-depth courses we've put together will fit the bill,” said Robert Statica, program director. >>
Starting this fall, William Paterson University (WPU) students can start working on master's degrees in computer science or math from NJIT while completing their bachelor's degrees at WPU. “This new agreement will allow William Paterson students and alumni as well as professionals who live or work near the WPU campus to advance their educations without leaving their backyards,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Learning Education at NJIT. >>
Freehold, Chatham and East Brunswick High Schools took top prizes in a computer-programming contest held recently at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
Alex X. Liu, a PhD candidate in the department of computer sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss "Firewall Design Methods" on March 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
2005
Dimitrios Theodoratos, PhD, associate professor in the department of computer science at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an excellence in teaching award during NJIT's annual university convocation.   >>
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. >>
Jason T.L. Wang, professor of computer science, has coedited Data Mining in Bioinformatics (Springer, 2005), which details state-of-the-art techniques in biological data mining and data management. The book includes topics on preprocessing tasks such as data cleaning and data integration as applied to biological data.    >>
The Department of Computer Science will host its second annual computer programming contest for high school students on February 25, 2005. Fifty-three teams from New Jersey schools have registered for the contest, which will take place in NJIT's computer lab in the student mall. >>
2004
The noted computer science researcher, inventor and prolific author Dennis Shasha, a professor of computer science at the Courant Institute at New York University, will be the featured speaker this month at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
A computer scientist at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received a $19,000 award for his innovative use of IBM software. >>