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2014
Darius Sollohub AIA, director of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, will participate in "Closing the Gap in Childhood Obesity: A Forum Without Walls" on May 8, 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Newark Museum. To view a live stream of the event, click here>>
2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of environmental experts at NJIT who offer technical assistance to communities working to transform contaminated properties into clean and productive land. >>
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded NJIT a $289,000 grant to investigate alternative measures for flood mitigation in the Hackensack/Moonachie/Little Ferry area.  The effort will enhance rather than duplicate any on-going efforts by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other organizations.  NJIT's newest center, the Flood Mitigation Engineering Resource Center will handle the work. >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, associate professor of architecture at NJIT, in conjunction with SAH Archipedia and UVA Press, recently received a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant from the NEH to significantly expand SAH Archipedia. >>
Deeply concerned about major federal budget cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today joined 164 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the innovation deficit.   >>
The Provident Bank Foundation announced a $25,000 grant to NJIT in support of the new Center for Resilient Design, a program where students travel to different areas of the state to lend their design expertise to homeowners, businesses and municipalities affected by and rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. >>
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT has recently been awarded a grant to support their continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The award, funded by ExxonMobil, is part of the national SWE grant competition for K-12 (pre-college) outreach programs.  >>
The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors.  >>
2012
A few days after Hurricane Sandy hit, NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the impact of the storm on the New Jersey shoreline.  The NSF Rapid Response Research Grant immediately allowed him to take a team of eight researchers to the beaches of Raritan Bay.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young has been awarded a three-year, $212,000 National Science Foundation grant to mathematically model how surfactants interact with the skin's lipid bi-layer.  A surfactant, also known as a wetting or surface-acting agent, breaks the surface tension of a liquid to create more contact with another substance.  Soap is the best-known surfactant. >>
NJIT announced today that its federally-funded grant program, the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), reached the 6,000-member milestone while also assisting over 1,000 physicians to become Meaningful Users of its Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.  >>
A three-day professional development workshop for high school teachers took place at NJIT on July 2, 3, and 5.  >>
On June 21, NJIT celebrated the award of some $8 million in Department of Labor grants awarded to NJIT and the Newark Workforce Investment Board (NWIB).  Partnering with the NWIB, industry partners, local community colleges and other business alliances, NJIT will provide training in high-wage, high-demand information technology occupations to help fill vacancies that otherwise would go to foreign labor using H-1B visas.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Edgardo Farinas has been awarded today a three-year $340,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate spores as a protein display platform for the directed evolution of membrane proteins.   >>
NJIT will be receiving 60 recycling containers awarded through the Alcoa Foundation Collegiate Recycling Bin Grant program.  >>
“Social Media-Tools to Enhance Collaboration and Business Potential“ will be the topic of a panel discussion at the Innovation and Collaboration Research Showcase on March 7, 12 noon-3:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall. >>
The US Labor Department H1-B Technical Skills Training Program has awarded NJIT a $5 million grant to create a technical skills training program for the City of Newark and Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Morris and Hudson counties.  >>
2011
The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate as one of 20 universities and colleges across the nation in a new five-year program to keep students enrolled in engineering programs.  >>
NJIT is the recipient of an $80,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation and Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, to provide funding for the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. >>
2010
Five technology-based high-tech ventures that have achieved success in the health care field with the assistance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) are the recipients of more than a million dollars in funding awarded in 2009 and 2010 under the federal program “Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Grants for the State of New Jersey.” >>
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded NJIT $468,495 to create a comprehensive series of four courses to train and teach mechanical engineers in the New York Metropolitan Region how to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.  The NJIT Center for Building Knowledge, which thanks to its involvement with regional utilities and other state agencies has had much experience doing this kind of work, will organize and run the training sessions. Center Executive Director Deane M. Evans will be the project director.     >>
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, moderated a panel at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities' Joint Summer meeting of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness, and Economic Prosperity and Council on Engagement and Outreach at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Spak moderated the session "Technology as a Tool for University Engagement and Outreach" on June 22, at which panelists discussed technology tools – from social networking to engagement web portals – that facilitate economic and community engagement. >>
The White House announced yesterday that New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will receive more than $23 million of the $2 billion allocated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to achieve widespread meaningful use of health IT and facilitate use of an electronic health record (EHR) by every person by the year 2014. >>
NJIT's Information Systems Department, Office of Technology Development and the NSF-funded ADVANCE Project will co-sponsor an interdisciplinary, cross-sector seminar on text-mining and research networks on March 8, 11:30 am-1:30 p.m. (followed by discussion) in the GITC Building, Room 3710. "Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities and Research Networks: New Tools and Techniques from Academia and Industry" will feature presentations by Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD (pictured), assistant professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University; and Sheldon Sloan, MD, MBE, vice president of policy, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology. Lunch will be provided. >>
2009
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president of NJIT's Division of Continuing and Distance Education, served as a panelist at the 122nd Annual Meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) on Nov. 15 in Washington, DC. "Testing the APLU Institutional Assessement Tool To Enhance Regional Innovation and Prosperity: Three Case Studies from NJIT, Virginia Tech and the University of Missouri" was the topic. >>
North Jersey Partners will host a free half-day seminar at NJIT to help organizations retain their employees. Entitled “Building a Lifelong Learning Organization: Best Practices from the Frontline,” the free seminar will be held Dec. 3, 2009 at 9 a.m. >>
Have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen or can't afford to take a course?  NJIT will offer free tuition for an online iPhone application development non-credit course. The 10-week online course will begin Oct. 19, 2009. An NJIT instructor will teach it and students who successfully complete it will receive three continuing education units from NJIT. >>
The C2PRISM Project, a grant project at NJIT funded by the National Science Foundation, is organizing a Career Day  for approximately 250 Newark high school students on May 11, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The event, which will be held in the Student Center Ballroom A, Architecture Gallery, GITC Room 3720, and the Campus Center Atrium, will showcase the various mathematics and science careers relevant to the eight NJIT PhD fellows who participated in the project.   >>
NJIT has been awarded a $10,000 College Access Challenge Grant which will be matched by the university. The grant aims to increase outreach and opportunities for higher education access. The program assists needy New Jersey families at the start of the financial aid process, by among other things, most importantly helping them complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). >>
Randal Pinkett, PhD, has extended the deadline for the 2nd Annual Campus CEO Challenge to Friday, April 17. The Campus CEO Challenge provides an opportunity for young entrepreneurs currently running their own companies or brainstorming a possible business idea to submit their mini-business plans for a chance to win cash prizes, awards and a business consultation with Dr. Pinkett.  The competition will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at NJIT's Campus Center.    >>
NJIT has been selected to receive a College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education (CHE). The CHE funds pilot programs at New Jersey colleges and universities to assist families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). >>
The New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Material Handling  gave NJIT last night $3,000 to fund students studying material handling or management. NJIT students who study this discipline are enrolled in the industrial engineering discipline offered by Newark College of Engineering. >>
Thirty-five NJIT faculty members and graduate students will present posters describing new research in a wide range of disciplines supported by the National Science Foundation-funded NJIT ADVANCE Program on March 30, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Speakers at the 2009 NJIT ADVANCE Research Showcase include: Donald Sebastian, PhD, interim provost and senior vice president for research and development at NJIT; Semahat Demir, PhD, NSF Biomedical Engineering Program Director; and Elizabeth Posillico, PhD, president and CEO, Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. >>
To promote the health of at-risk teenagers in Newark and the surrounding area, NJIT has received a $20,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.   >>
Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO Challenge as part of the IFEL North Jersey Business Plan competition. For additional details click here. Deadline for submission of entries: March 16, 2009. The competition, which will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at NJIT's Campus Center, is part of the North Jersey Partners Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant.   >>
2008
Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO Challenge as part of the IFEL North Jersey Business Plan competition.  For additional details please click here.  Deadline for submission of executive summaries is January 14, 2009.  The Competition will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus Center. The business plan competition is part of the North Jersey Partners WIRED (Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development) grant.   >>
Members of the northern New Jersey business, nonprofit and academic communities joined Jeanne C. Meister, founder of the New Learning Playbook blog, to discuss the training and development challenges that employers face in dealing with the new generation of workers on Dec. 11 at NJIT. Meister, an internationally recognized consultant in designing and implementing learning organizations for Fortune 1,000 firms, will be leading this project with Gale Tenen Spak, Associate Vice President, Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT. The group of human resources professionals was convened as part of the North Jersey Partners Life Long Learning Initiative with the goal of transitioning the northern New Jersey area into a continual learning region through training and workforce development. All of the information regarding this project can be found on the North Jersey Partners website. >>
The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology has awarded almost $100,000 as part of its SBIR bridge grant program to two start-up companies based in NJIT's high technology business incubator. Applechem Inc. and Lenterra, located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), each received Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) bridge grants. >>
The Department of Justice has awarded NJIT $254,889 to continue developing childproof child-safe gun technology. US Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and US Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) earmarked the grant in last year's annual Congressional appropriation bill. >>
NJIT received $27,000 from Bridgewater-based National Starch and Chemical Foundation to support two NJIT's pre-college programs, both benefiting women. The Women in Engineering Technology Initiative FEMME received $12,000 while a similar initiative to promote positive changes in the educational environment in Newark classrooms received $15,000. >>
NJIT postdoctoral students and companies in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), NJIT's high technology business incubator, were awarded eight grants totaling $480,000 from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to bolster company growth and jumpstart the careers of young scientists. >>
2007
Researchers at NJIT will soon find it easier to research, apply for and obtain patents thanks to $463,938 awarded last month to NJIT by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. “We'll use these funds to promote the creation of new technology businesses in New Jersey through increased technology transfer and commercialization of inventions developed at NJIT,” said Judith Sheft, associate vice president, technology development. >>
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NJIT today announced more than $5 M in innovative strategies to better prepare urban students to pursue 21st century engineering and science careers. Combining $4.5 M in National Science Foundation grants with NJIT's own contribution, the university-wide initiative will enrich and strengthen high school curricula in science, mathematics and engineering in Newark and other urban districts including Perth Amboy, Union City and Orange. Jane Oates, executive director of the NJ Commission on Higher Education, was among those who spoke at the event. >>
With grants from the National Science Foundation combined with NJIT's contribution, education leaders will explain their innovative plans for pre-college education in science and technology—from robots to how computers have transformed science and technology research—on April 19 at 10:30 a.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112. >>
NJIT was awarded a five-year, $3-million National Science Foundation grant to impart and infuse computational methods and tools in a math and science context into high school classrooms in Newark. The “Computation and Communication: Promoting Research Integration in Science and Mathematics” or C2PRISM grant will place 24 Fellows—all working towards doctoral degrees in the computational sciences or mathematics— in one of three Newark public high schools and one private high school, St. Vincent's Academy. >>
Governor Jon S. Corzine will announce the kickoff of the New Jersey Economic Innovation Alliance, made possible by a Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant, on March 16, at 10 a.m. at NJIT. A public session from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Campus Center Atrium will feature Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Douglas Small who will explain the initiative. The $5.1M WIRED grant will support community partners' efforts to harness the regions' unique resources to transform their local economies. The grant also will be used to expand employment and worker development opportunities in the award region. >>
Professors at NJIT were awarded a $1.1 million, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to change the way inner city students learn about science and technology. The money will allow engineering professors from NJIT's Newark College of Engineering and specialists from NJIT's Center for Pre-College Programs to help public school teachers in Newark, Orange, Perth Amboy and Union City build an exciting, sophisticated science and technology curriculum. >>
2006
NJIT will lead the way for the next four years to train and place more effective science and math teachers in urban high schools in Newark and other high needs districts around the state. “We're sending into the neediest New Jersey high schools, 26 new teachers, who will make math and science come alive for their students,” said principal investigator Bruce Bukiet, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences and associate dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT. >>
Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) presented two NJIT students with Congressional Certificates honoring their work on sustainable energy practices on May 10. The students, Ronnachai Tiyarattanachai and Shih-Yun Kuo, won a research grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) student design competition to complete one of their research proposals. >>
2005
A $1 million, three-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded jointly to NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School will be used to develop a novel doctoral program designed to train future neuroscientists who can integrate approaches used in mathematics, biomedical sciences and computation. “With their physical proximity and close ties among the faculty, these three institutions will create a unique environment unparalleled in interdisciplinary neuroscience training,” said Robert Miura, professor and acting chair of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT. >>
NJIT has received a $50,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service. The grant will allow the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) to sponsor a UPS distinguished lecture series, establish career grants for junior faculty; create supplementary fellowships for doctoral students and offer an enrichment program for high school students interested in science and technology. >>
2004
Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator Jon S. Corzine (D-NJ), will announce tomorrow that they have secured $1 million in federal appropriations funding for 2005 to accelerate the development of a safer and more secure personalized handgun at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  The senators secured similar funding last year for 2004. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will receive 30 laptop computers courtesy of the Beaumont Foundation of America, which has awarded the university a technology grant valued at $65,000. >>
NJIT will receive 30 laptop computers courtesy of the Beaumont Foundation of America, which has awarded the university a technology grant valued at $65,000. >>
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com). >>
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com).  >>
Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), along with Senator Jon S. Corzine (D-NJ), today announced at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) that their offices have advanced a $1.146 million federal appropriation to accelerate the development of a safer and more secure personalized handgun >>
U.S. Senator Frank.R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) will announce at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) that his office has secured a $1.146 million federal appropriation to accelerate the development of a safer and more secure personalized handgun.  The device has come to be known as “smart gun.” Following the announcement, professors and post-doctoral students at NJIT will be available at a hands-on laboratory in the side of the room to explain how the gun works.  The lab will feature a prototype that reporters may handle. >>
2003
To help detect and study genetic changes in cells more quickly and efficiently, Timothy Chang, Ph.D., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recently awarded a three-year, $640,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. >>
Up-to-the minute reports and photographs detailing magnetic fields, radiation and high-energy particles surrounding the sun will soon be available on a new website to be developed and operated by solar physicists at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
A $440,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development Award Program has been awarded to a professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to build the brains of a solar telescope. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received a $50,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service. The grant will be used to support the university's College of Computing Sciences. >>