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2014 - 3 stories
2013 - 3 stories
2012 - 4 stories
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 2 stories
2009 - 5 stories
2008 - 3 stories
2007 - 3 stories
2006 - 2 stories
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2004 - 4 stories
2003 - 1 story
2014
Two NJIT engineers, a senior and an alumnus from the Class of 2013, have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, generous three-year grants that allow them to focus intensively on research as they pursue doctoral degrees in graduate school. >>
Michel Boufadel, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  >>
Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBA) for contributions in medical imaging. >>
2013
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
The graduate entity of Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at NJIT conducted a workshop on “Applying to Faculty Positions” for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at NJIT.  The workshop was divided into three sessions on applications, interviews and negotiations.  >>
A pioneer in the field of signal processing in adaptive arrays and multiple sensor radar, NJIT Professor Alexander Haimovich has been named an IEEE Fellow.  His work has contributed greatly to the advancement and application of electrical engineering and technology.  >>
2012
NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions.  Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society.  >>
NJIT Research Professor Michael Jaffe, an expert in materials science and high performance polymers, has been selected to be a member of the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS).  >>
NJIT research professor Mike Jaffe has been selected as a member of the 2012 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society.  The 2012 ACS Fellows will be honored at a special ceremony during the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia on Monday, August 20, 2012 from 1:30pm-4:30pm.  >>
2011
Catherine Florio, a doctoral candidate in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, was acknowledged as a Second Year Amelia Earhart Fellow at the Zonta International District 3 Annual Regional Conference. >>
2010
Six finalists in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge presented their projects this week at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC). In the end, Anson Wilson (Mave), Harsh Mehta (T-Shirt Tech), Mario Rannamae (Elect Charge); and Daniel Cerone (WordHerd) were awarded Capital One Summer Innovation Acceleration Fellowships of $2000 each to help support them during the summer so that they can spend time working in the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center Entrepreneurial Learning Lab at the EDC.  >>
Ian Lafond, a second-year PhD student in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. This $142,000 award will support Ian's dissertation research in the lab of Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich over the next four years. >>
2009
Sunil Saigal, PhD, dean of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. >>
Philip R. Goode, PhD, a distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. >>
Susana Addo Ntim, a PhD student in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, has been awarded a Faculty for the Future fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation. The Faculty for the Future awards are open to women academics in science and engineering from developing and emerging countries and provide funding for advanced graduate study. The long-term goal of the program is to generate conditions that result in more young women pursuing scientific disciplines. >>
Richard B. Sher, PhD, a professor of history at NJIT and a former Guggenheim Fellow, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to edit a volume of the correspondence of James Boswell, the eighteenth-century Scottish writer. Boswell was best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. Sher's research focuses on the thought and culture of 18th century Scotland. >>
Ralph Izzo believes that our society is steering a very unsustainable course when it comes to energy — and he speaks with authority. In the first Technology and Society Forum presentation at NJIT for spring 2009, Izzo will explore how the impacts of climate change and an uncertain economy make it imperative to redefine our complex relationship with energy. >>
2008
NJIT has awarded the first Thomas Fellowships to a gifted computer scientist from South Jersey and a promising young Chinese electrical engineer with three patents already under his belt. >>
Daljit Ahluwalia, the visionary, vibrant and longtime chair of NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, will be honored at 6:30 p.m. on May 19, 2008 for his pivotal role in dramatically raising the department's status on campus and in the nation. The honor will be awarded on the occasion of Ahluwahlia's 75th birthday before more than 200 leading academics from around the world.  >>
When Daniel Boston, of Pittsgrove Township, a budding computer scientist and top academic award winner, walks at NJIT's upcoming May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, he may ponder more than his near-perfect grade point averages or a $62,000 scholarship for ongoing doctoral studies at NJIT. >>
2007

KUDOS - June 2007

June 01, 2007
Humanities Professor Elected A Fellow of the International Biographical Association Karl W. Schweizer, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, was elected a Fellow of the International Biographical Association in Cambridge, England. Graduate Student Receives Schering-Plough Science and Innovation Award Amit Goyal, a chemical engineering major at NJIT, was one of 13 graduate students throughout the country who received the 2007 Schering-Plough Science & Innovation Award. Selected by the academic faculty at their respective schools, the students have the opportunity to present their individual research during a two-day symposium attended by their faculty advisors and researchers from Schering-Plough Research Institute, the company's research and development arm. Architecture Student Awarded Scholarship at National Consulting Firm Joshua Prol, an architecture major at NJIT, was awarded a paid internship at GreenbergFarrow, the national planning, architectural, engineering and development consulting firm, as part of its University Partnership scholarship program. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the Imaging Laboratory at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the 2007 Jury of Fellows from The American Institute of Architects (AIA), an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. Goldman will receive his Fellowship medal on May 4, 2007 at the AIA 2007 National Convention and Design Expo in San Antonio. >>

KUDOS - March 2007

March 01, 2007
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at NJIT, was named chair-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Section on Engineering. Dr. Nelson was elected as a Fellow of AAAS in 2002. >>
2006
NJIT will host the third annual math conference to expand the frontiers in applied and computational mathematics on May 15-16, GITC Building, Rm. 3700. The event explores recent advances in the worlds of mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves and electromagnetics and applied statistics. Keynote speakers include mathematicians Charles Peskin, PhD, professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU and MacArthur Fellow, and John Hinch, PhD, professor at Cambridge University, England and Fellow of Trinity College and the Royal Society. >>
Tagged: math

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
A Provost Fellowship that will offer partial scholarships to students admitted for full-time study in master's degree programs is now available at NJIT. To be considered for the fellowship, master's students must have earned bachelor's degrees with cumulative GPAs of at least 3.0 and also submit results of the GRE or GMAT standardized graduate admissions tests. For more information, contact Stephen Eck, director of graduate admission at NJIT, at eck@njit.edu or 973-596-3300. >>
2004
Atam Dhawan, PhD, chair and professor of the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his breakthrough research in the field of optical imaging. Being elected Fellow is one of the Institute's most prestigious honors and the highest grade of membership. >>
Tagged: ieee, atam dhawan, fellow
Looking closer at the impact of NASA's growth on the environmental history and policy of the United States has captured a Verville Fellowship for Neil Maher, assistant professor of history at NJIT. >>
Tagged: nasa, neil maher
Tara J. Siegel, who received a master's degree in architecture from the New Jersey School of Architecture in May 2004, was recently awarded the Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship by The Enterprise Foundation. For the next three years, she will work with the Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development on projects based in Brooklyn and Manhattan. >>
Tagged: kudos, june
Christian Hoover, a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), recently won two of the university's top awards: the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Senior Award and the Newark College of Engineering Overall Outstanding Senior Award. >>
2003
Rocco Ciccolini, a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) who grew up in Newark and is the first member of his family to attend college, was named the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) Outstanding Senior of the Year. >>