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2014
A team of engineering students participated in the international Baja car off-road competition held last week in Peoria, Illinois. >>
2013
Basil Baltzis, Interim Dean of Newark College of Engineering, was recognized today by the NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) for his commitment to the aspirations and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines. >>
Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>
2011
Robert Sommerlad, of Gurnee, IL, has thought a lot about the challenges of power generation since he completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Newark College of Engineering in 1960. >>
2010
Phong Pham, of Newark, received the Outstanding Senior Award in Mechanical Engineering at the 12th Annual Salute to Engineering Excellence sponsored by NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE).  The dinner was held March 25, 2010 at NJIT.  >>
2009
Anthony D. Rosato, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, will give an invited mini-course this week on “Simulation of Rapid Granular Flows” at the University of Salerno in Italy.  >>
For the eleventh time in the last 12 years, NJIT has taken first place in the prestigious ASME Student Sections Committee Contest (formerly the Ingersoll-Rand Contest) for District A, which includes all the major universities and colleges in the Northeast. The contest involves the writing of a comprehensive report that documents activities by the ASME Student Section>>
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.  >>
Salman Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior studying electrical engineering at NJIT, was named a prestigious Goldwater Scholar earlier this week by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.  >>
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. >>
Kwabena A. Narh, PhD, associate chair and undergraduate advisor for the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, presented a poster at the National Science Foundation Engineering Education Awardees Conference held in Reston, VA from Feb. 1-3. The title of his poster was “Outcomes and Lesson Learnt at the REU-site on Engineered Nano-Composite Particulate Materials.” Narh also recently presented a paper titled “Influence of Deagglomeration States of Carbon Nanotubes on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites” at AsiaNaNo 2008, the 2008 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  >>
2008
Nina C. Shapley, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Flow of Concentrated Suspensions in Asymmetric Bifurcations" at the Fall 2008 Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611. >>
The lecture by Jin Sun, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, scheduled for October 20 has been cancelled. >>
Hanchen Huang, PhD, a professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "Nanorods Processing: Synthesis and Mechanics" on Oct. 8, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Room 204. >>
I. Joga Rao, PhD, of Clifton, professor in the mechanical engineering department at NJIT, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's recent convocation.  >>
Incoming first-year students took part in a two-day interactive overnight orientation this week as part of NJIT's Connections Miniversity Program. Students are given the opportunity to meet with advisors and receive guidance on academic planning. Beyond the academic orientation, students participate in activities that help orient them to community life and the diverse resources in and around Newark. Lead Coordinators for the 2008 Miniversity are Michael Lawson, of Parsippany, a junior majoring in architecture and Nicole Mavropoulos, of Livingston, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. >>
Six-inch-wide blooms of fragrant old copper, yellow, coral and deep red English roses will cascade through mid-June around the front and rear yards of NJIT junior Matthew Mitchell, 20, of Hillside. Since the age of 14, Mitchell, a mechanical engineering major, has applied his penchant for precision to cultivate these gorgeous antique blooms for his parents Aldeana and Joseph Mitchell. >>
For the sixth consecutive year, NJIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering has been named the District A winner of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Section Contest. The competition involves the compilation of a comprehensive report on the professional activities of the Student Section of ASME.  >>
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. >>
Katherine J. Strandburg, JD, PhD, an associate professor of law at the DePaul University College of Law, will discuss "Modeling Innovation by a Kinetic Description of the Patent Citation System" on April 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3740. >>
Katherine J. Strandburg, JD, PhD, an associate professor of law at the DePaul University College of Law, will discuss Modeling Innovation by a Kinetic Description of the Patent Citation System" on April 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Room 221. >>
Jan Achenbach, PhD, Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor at Northwestern University will discuss "Structural Health Monitoring–What is the Prescription?" on April 14, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rooms 3730 and 3740. The lecture is sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory. >>
NJIT Mechanical Engineering Professor Pushpendra Singh and his graduate students Muhammad Janjua and Sai Nudurupati have co-authored with Dr. Nadine Aubry of Carnegie-Mellon University an article that was featured in the recent issue of The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). In their paper, “Micro- and Nano-particles Self-assembly for Virtually Defect-Free, Adjustable Monolayers,” they report on their experiments in which ordered monolayer assemblies with adjustable lattice spacing are formed on liquid surfaces by applying an electric field normal to the interface. According to Dr. Singh, this striking result has tremendous potential technological applications in fields where precisely structured materials are used. >>
For the second consecutive year, NJIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a 2008 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Lucy and Charles W.E. Clarke Scholarship. NJIT's winning proposal emphasized the positive impact the ASME Student Section has had on the Mechanical Engineering Department.  >>
Kwabena Albert Narh, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, has been awarded a grant by the Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation Division of the National Science Foundation to investigate the use of cryogenic ball-milling to deagglomerate highly clustered carbon nanotubes. >>
Ernest Geskin, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Waterjet Technology Lab at NJIT, presented a paper last month at the Fifth Annual World Scientific and Engineering Academy & Society (WSEAS) Conference on Fluid Mechanics in Acapulco, Mexico. The paper will be included in a book to be published by MIT Press. >>
Anthony D. Rosato, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, gave an invited mini-course on “Direct Numerical Simulation of Energetic Granular Systems” at the Technical University of Madrid in Spain.  >>
Chao Zhu, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, will present two separate talks—"Simulation/ Modeling of Powder Flow" and "Characterization of Powder"—on Feb. 5 at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) 43rd annual Pharmaceutical Technologies Arden Conference. "Particle and Powder Technologies for Solid Dosage Forms" is the topic of this year's conference, which will be held from Feb. 3-8 at The Thayer Hotel in West Point, NY. >>
Mark Richman, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will discuss “Kinetic Theory for Anisotropic Thermalization and Transport of Vibrated Granular Materials” on Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in MEC Rm. 224. The lecture kicks off the Granular and Multiphase Flows Spring 2008 Colloquium Series. >>
2007
When Matthew Schaefer started his freshman year at NJIT, he set himself a lofty goal: In four years, he'd graduate with a perfect grade-point average. As NJIT's May 17, 2007 graduation approaches, Schaefer will have met his goal. The Randolph Township native will graduate with a 3.988 accumulated average. >>
Qiao Lin, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Columbia University, will discuss “Integrating MEMS and Microfludics for Thermal Sensing and Control of Biomolecules” on March 28 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 224. >>
Troy Shinbrot, PhD, an associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “Separation and Charge Amplification in Granular Flows” on March 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 221. >>
C.C. Huang, PhD, director of Research and Development, Nanotechnology and Micron Products at Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, will discuss “The Fabrication of Nano-Composites and Engineered Particles Using Dry Powder Processing Technique”  on Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Eui-Hyeok Yang, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, will discuss "Piezoelectric Microactuator Technologies for Space Applications" on Feb. 21 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
2006
Two mechanical engineering students at NJIT spent a semester building a casting device that a paraplegic could use to cast a fishing line. The students, John Kurdyla and Alejandro Perez, recently took first place in a National Design Contest sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). >>