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2014
A substantial new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enable NJIT researchers to delve more deeply into powerful, potentially destructive solar events. >>
Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014.  >>
NJIT's Greek Community made history during the recent Northeast Greek Leadership Association (NGLA) Awards Banquet. NJIT received a total of five awards and five honorable mentions and was mentioned more times during the awards ceremony than any other delegation at the conference. >>
WHAT: More than 2,400 job-seekers are expected to attend NJIT's Spring Career, Co-op, and Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Slated to be a tremendous success, the event marks the fourth consecutive campus fair that has filled to capacity with participating employers. >>
2013
The local US Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized NJIT's Spring 2013 Garden State Studio class with an award for their Bay Head Resilient Design Project.  James Giresi, a master's student in the Infrastructure Planning Program, accepted the award on behalf of the class at the recent USGBC NJ 11th Annual Gala. >>
More than 100 alumni, family and friends joined the Brothers of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity at NJIT-Alpha Rho Chapter for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of 21 Greek Way, located in the new Greek Village. >>
The ribbon cutting was held this morning for the Warren Street Village: Honors Residential Hall and Greek Houses, with a welcome and introduction provided by Charles R. Dees, Jr., vice president for university advancement.  >>
A ribbon cutting for the Warren Street Village: Honors Residential Hall and Greek Houses will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11 a.m. at 156-182 Warren Street, Newark. >>
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.   >>
Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will be presenting “Graduate School Transitions: Experiences for Students of Color” at the AADA  Summer Conference 2013.  >>
Antimatter has been detected in solar flares via microwave and magnetic-field data, according to a presentation by NJIT Research Professor of Physics Gregory D. Fleishman and two co-researchers at the 44th meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Solar Physics Division.  >>
Green Stories, a Montclair-based, minority-owned design and digital media firm won the “most creative” category at a recent #hackNWK event sponsored by the City of Newark.  >>
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Roberto Rojas-Cessa, associate professor of the department of electrical and computer engineering, was an invited speaker at the recent Advanced Energy Conference 2013 in New York.  >>
The NJIT men's and women's basketball teams each were presented with resolutions yesterday from the NJIT Board of Trustees in recognition of their historic championship seasons of both athletic and academic accomplishments. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team led by head coach Jim Engles won the Great West Conference Championship on Saturday by coming back from a 17 point deficit against Houston Baptist.  Congratulations to NJIT athletics, men's basketball, its coaches and players. >>
With more than 6.7 million students taking at least one course online, according to the 2012 Survey of Online Learning conducted by Babson Survey Research Group, higher education institutions are stepping up their efforts to meet the growing demand for online programs.  >>
NJIT's Theta Chi Fraternity can be seen in the latest issue of The Rattle, the fraternity's official magazine.  See page 33 for the article and then page 44 for other listed accomplishments. >>
NJIT Senior Vice President of Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian was asked to join a closed door breakfast briefing held Feb. 5, 2013, in Washington, DC.  California Congressman Mike Thompson organized the meeting.  >>
2012
Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of Newark, assistant director of the Campus Center at NJIT overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, spoke at the Undergraduate Greek Leadership Convention on Oct. 27 at Seton Hall University.  >>
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.  >>
More than 2,000 NJIT students and graduates dressed in their finest business attire will wait patiently and professionally on long but potentially profitable lines at NJIT's Annual Fall Career Fair next Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center and the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT Campus. >>
NJIT students and faculty can benefit from the staff expertise, unique facilities, and equipment related to naval warfare systems and technologies available from Naval Air Systems Command, Lakehurst (NAVAIR) through a new Educational Partnership Agreement.  >>
Dr. Maurie J. Cohen, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science and the department of humanities, has accepted an appointment on a Task Force on Green Development and Sustainable Consumption in China. >>
Varun Patel, Spring 2012 graduate and brother of Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity (which is a new colony on campus as of Fall 2011), was recently elected to the Delta Epsilon Psi National Board as the National Director of External Affairs.  >>
The future of green wireless networks will be the focus of a lecture on April 23, 2012 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/ by Gee (George) Rittenhouse, the chairman of the board of the research consortium GreenTouch http://www.greentouch.org/.  >>
NJIT invites editors, reporters and producers to witness the official ground-breaking for the $80 million Warren Street Village project—a three-acre mixed-use housing complex on campus bounded by Colden Street to the east, Warren Street to the north and Raymond Boulevard to the southwest.  >>
The Alcoa Foundation, in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), has given 60 recycling bins to NJIT as part of its national bin grant program to colleges and universities throughout the country during the 2012 RecycleMania collegiate recycling competition. >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, is growing not only in faculty and enrollment, but physical size in order to meet the demand for workforce and economic development in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professions. >>
More than 150 employers will attend the NJIT Spring Career, Co-op and Internship Fair -- the largest ever at NJIT.  >>
Three Albert Dorman Honors College students, accompanied by ADHC Assistant Dean for Student Programs Paul Dine, PhD, traveled to the Dominican Republic earlier this month to help complete the building of a home for a local family in need.  >>
Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, of Newark, assistant director of the Campus Center overseeing the Office of Conference Services and Programs, presented at the Tau Delta Phi Pyramid Leadership Institute 2012 at Ramapo College on Jan. 14, 2012. >>
The recently reinstated Xi Pi Chapter of Order of Omega at NJIT was recognized in the society's national newsletter for December 2011/January 2012. >>
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2011
An agreement was signed today by NJIT Interim President Joel S. Bloom and NeST Group of Companies CEO Javad K. (“Jay”) Hassan to offer a post-graduate program in “Global Technology Management.”  >>
The NJIT Board of Overseers awarded the fourth annual Excellence in Research Prize and Medal yesterday to Haim Grebel, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering and a nationally acclaimed expert in nanotechnology. >>
NJIT Electrical Engineering Professor Haim Grebel, who will be honored tonight by NJIT for his research, will speak in a free, live webcast about the future of nanotechnology and his research.  >>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Joel Bloom, EdD, to serve as interim president of the university, effective immediately. This follows the recent announcement of the resignation of Robert Altenkirch. Altenkirch will serve as a consultant to the interim president until the end of October. >>
Career Development Services is pleased to announce the 19th Annual NJIT/Rutgers-Newark Career Fair, their largest career fair ever, to be held on Oct. 12, 12:30-5 p.m.  >>
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. >>
What do brilliantly colored glass, advanced batteries, and innovative technology for the regulation of brain functions have in common?  They are nano-scale structures far smaller than the wavelengths of energy coursing through them in different regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, said NJIT Professor Haim Grebel.  >>
Thea Schoenberg, assistant director for Greek Life and Wellness at NJIT, contributed a vignette that appeared in the online publication of the Association for Fraternity and Sorority Advisors. >>
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NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city.  >>
Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will discuss "From Sustainable Development to Sustainable Well-Being" at the First Annual Brick Township Green Fair on April 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Brick Township High School. >>
The Brothers of Alpha Sigma Phi, Alpha Rho chapter raised $1000 to support The Lance Armstrong Foundation at a dinner given in honor of a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, David Ketcham, who is a cancer survivor. >>
NJIT is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. >>
Greg Smith, managing principal of ScienceSmith, will conduct a special seminar entitled “Workshop for Technical Entrepreneurs” on April 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), 211 Warren Street, Room 407. >>
For a group of NJIT fraternity brothers, winter this year turned out to be chillier than expected, but certainly more profitable.  >>
Carl Wassgren, PhD, a professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, will discuss "Modeling Uniformity in Particulate Coating Processes" on April 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in MEC 224. >>
The NJIT Ice Hockey Team took the championship trophy in the 2010-2011 Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Conference (GNCHC) playoffs yesterday at at Protec Ponds in Somerset.  >>
AT&T, Oppenheimer Funds, Motorola, Samsung, McGraw Hill Companies and the Liberty Science Center will number among the 120-plus organizations participating in the March 2, 2011 NJIT Career Fair.  >>
Think NJIT. Think green. Environmental awareness is an intrinsic part of the campus culture. >>
Love is always in the air at NJIT and there are no better people to discuss romance than couples who met here and married. >>
The Klang String Quartet with its unique blend of musical interests and influences (Klang in German means sound) is scheduled to perform on Feb. 16, 2011 in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium from 3-4:30 p.m. >>
The brothers of the Alpha Phi Omega Lambda Delta Chapter participated in the Martin Luther King Day of Service yesterday at Louis Spencer Elementary School in Newark.  >>
2010

'Tis the Season

December 15, 2010
More than 20 campus organizations helped collect donations from the NJIT community as part of the fifth annual Toys for Tots drive. >>
NJIT's Fall 2010 UNICEF Challenge has raised a total of $1783.64 for UNICEF, with Phi Sigma Kappa named the overall winning organization. The fraternity, which raised a a total of $373.46 in funds, has been awarded $250 from the Campus Center for an on-campus program. Last year as part of the Campus Challenge, NJIT raised almost $10,000 to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake; that amount was doubled by the George Harrison Fund.   >>
Leslie Greengard, PhD, of the Courant Institute at New York University, will discuss "A New Formalism for Electromagnetic Scattering in Complex Geometry" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Dec. 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall II. >>
Yang Fan, a graduate student in NJIT's department of chemistry and environmental science and president of the NJIT Chinese Student and Scholar Association, attended the World Green Energy Symposium on Oct. 21-23 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The symposium demonstrates the power of new energy by providing a platform for connections, education, information exchange, contracting and business networking opportunities in the industry. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation Executive Director Michael A. Wall were honored at the Brick City Development Corporation's Recognize Newark event for their contributions to the economic development accomplishments in the City of Newark. Wall, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, is the honorary chair of the Executive Dinner Committee at Celebration, NJIT's annual black-tie fundraiser, on Nov. 12, 2010. >>
A dual bachelor's degree in multinational engineering management is under development to be offered next fall by NJIT in partnership with a consortium of universities from the United States and the European Union. >>
High school students and their families can obtain valuable information on admissions procedures, tour the campus, and discover the wide range of undergraduate degree programs at NJIT's Fall Open House on Oct. 24, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Reserve your spot. >>
NJIT Junior Richard Ossa, of Clifton, was selected as one of the first to be named an Obama Scholar in a competitive process by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF).  >>
Up on the roof of the NJIT Campus Center, NJIT award-winning chef Peter Fischbach eyes a new crop of green goodness.  In about two months, Fischbach hopes a bounty of wholesome organic winter veggies--from kale to arugula--will be ready to harvest into mouth-watering, organic greatness in his kitchen.   >>
Paul G. Ranky, PhD, a professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at NJIT, recently presented "Case-Based/Problem-Based Sustainable Green Engineering Teaching /Learning Methods and Experiences for Millennial Generation Engineering Students in the USA, Europe and Asia" at the 2010 International Symposium on Flexible Automation in Tokyo, Japan. He also served as co-chair of the Green Engineering Session at this conference. >>
NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education will host a Graduate, Weekend University and Professional Development Open House and Online Chat on August 12, 5-7:30 p.m. (ET) in Fenster Hall, Room 100. To register, click here>>
NJIT placed 29 student-athletes in six sports on the 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade-point average and also must have participated in at least 50 percent of their respective teams' contests. >>
Adult learners looking to start or re-start meaningful 21st century careers will not want to miss NJIT's upcoming open house July 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. (EST). Geared to busy adults, the open house will feature and demonstrate specially selected NJIT academic and training programs structured for weekend learning and/or online learning. The event will take place in Fenster Hall, room 100, on the NJIT campus.  >>
NJIT's commitment to an environmentally friendly, sustainable campus, created through state-of-the-art technology and initiatives involving energy conservation, recycling and members of the university community is revealed in “A Greener Campus,” cover story of the NJIT Magazine, hot off the press.  >>
NJIT is seeded seventh overall and will play in Pool 2 of the inaugural Great West Conference Baseball Tournament, set to begin on Wednesday in Edinburg, Texas, hosted by Texas-Pan American. >>
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno spoke with candor and smiles Monday, May 17 at NJIT's 2010 commencement ceremony urging candidates “to love what you do, but stay open to surprises.  If anyone ever told me when I was your age that I would be a sheriff or lieutenant governor some day, I never would have believed them,” she said.  >>
NJIT Assistant Professor Richard Garber will receive next week a Project of the Year Award from Jersey City for the PREtty Fab House, a one-family sustainable home in the Greenville section of Jersey City. >>
The NJIT fraternities and sororities kicked off their annual celebration of Greek Week themed “Clash of the Titans” with a competition to build a Greek God out of recycled and reused materials. The “gods” are on display in the first floor of the Campus Center.   >>
Gregory Milman, PhD, director of the Office for Innovation and Special Programs in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be the guest speaker at a free NIH SBIR SHIFT Webinar on April 29, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 1403. Registration is required. >>
NJIT is one of the country's most environmentally-responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company selected NJIT for inclusion in a unique resource it has created for college applicants: The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges. >>
Nine NJIT student-athletes in four sports were named to the Fall 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic team. The honorees were: Joe Ju (men's cross country); Cara Constantino, Iulia Doci, Daisy Gallegos, Kelsey Johnson (women's cross country); Christi Taylor (women's soccer); Sabrina Baby, Katrina Hornstein and Erica Schultz (women's volleyball). >>
Junior guard Jheryl Wilson led the way with a game-high 23 points for NJIT in a program Division I record-setting 66-37 men's basketball win over visiting Chicago State Saturday afternoon in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. Saturday's win for the Highlanders raises their Great West Conference record to 1-2 and the game against Chicago State was the first at home for NJIT in its new conference. >>
NJIT scored a season-high 83 points Saturday evening recording its first Great West Conference victory, 83-70, over Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium in women's basketball action. >>
NJIT students will have the option next fall to live in a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, renewable energy building, thanks to $1.6 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). >>
2009
Habitat for Humanity Newark will announce the winners of an affordable townhouse design competition for Newark's South Ward on Dec. 14, 2009 at 6 p.m. in the 7th Floor Loft at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. >>
NJIT senior Sabrina Baby was named to the ESPN Magazine's Academic All-America third-team for volleyball, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is NJIT's first Highlander student-athlete in any sport to receive Academic All-America laurels at the Division I level. >>
Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix today through tomorrow. >>
The Residence Life Green Team at NJIT joined forces with Project Porchlight last month to educate NJIT students on the energy savings offered by compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. Sixteen volunteers helped Project Porchlight distribute a total of 314 CFL bulbs throughout Redwood and Cypress Halls. The CFL bulb distribution was part of Project Porchlight New Jersey's campaign to distribute energy-efficient light bulbs to residents across the state. “The distribution was a really great experience for the Green Team volunteers,” said NJIT residence coordinator Mark Bullock. “A lot of people talk about helping the environment, but the Green Team actually got a chance to do something about it.”  >>
The NJIT women's soccer team celebrated Senior Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Day with a 2-0 win over visiting Howard Sunday afternoon in Great West Conference action at J. Malcolm Simon Stadium at Lubetkin Field. The Highlanders recognized senior Briana Morales in pre-game ceremonies. With 58 career games played, Briana is among the program's all-time leaders. >>
Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix next month. Former Vice President Al Gore will be the conference keynote speaker.  >>
NJIT women's volleyball players Baaba Hughes and Sabrina Baby have been selected Great West Conference Volleyball Players of the Week. Hughes and Baby led the Highlanders to a five-set victory over Utah Valley Saturday afternoon to clinch first-place in the Great West Conference. >>
Architect Martin Hamm will discuss strawbale construction at a seminar on Oct. 12, 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, Weston Lecture Hall 1. Co-sponsored by the NJIT Campus Center and the student chapter of the US Green Building Council, the talk is free and open to the public. >>
NJIT senior Sabrina Baby has been named the latest Great West Conference women's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. >>
NJIT women's volleyball captain Sabrina Baby has been named Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Baby, a senior from Florianopolis, Brazil, led the Highlanders to a 4-0 record last week helping NJIT extend their winning streak to seven matches.  >>
Haim Grebel, of Livingston, an NJIT electrical engineering professor, whose work focuses on understanding the properties of structures at the nanoscale, especially singled-walled carbon nanotubes and graphene, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. >>
The NJIT women's soccer team has been selected first in the East Division of the Great West Conference in the inaugural preseason coaches' poll. NJIT will begin the Great West Conference women's soccer season on October 2, with a 7 p.m. home match on Lubetkin Field against South Carolina State. Read more. >>
Peter Fischbach, of Toms River, executive chef and director of food service for Gourmet Dining Services at NJIT, captured second prize at the 2009 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, held last Saturday in New Orleans. This is the second year in a row in which Fischbach took the top prize. Working with him both years was chef, Erik Weatherspool, also of Toms River.  >>
NJIT's Executive Chef Peter Fischbach, of Toms River, captured second place at the 2009 Great American Seafood Cook-Off on Saturday in New Orleans. Fischbach is director of food service for Gourmet Dining Services at NJIT. The cook-off featured 15 teams, each preparing a domestic-seafood dish that reflected the cuisine of their home state. Fishbach and his sous chef Erik Weatherspool were given one hour, start to finish, to prepare 10 plates of his seared scallops dish.  >>
NJIT's Executive Chef Peter Fischbach, of Toms River, will represent New Jersey this summer for the second time in the Sixth Annual Great American Seafood Cookoff on July 18, 2009 in New Orleans. Fischbach is director of food service for Gourmet Dining Services at NJIT. This summer and fall, he is spearheading an effort to plant and maintain a rooftop garden on the university's Campus Center that will supply produce for the kitchen. >>
NJIT had 23 student-athletes in seven sports named to the 2009 Great West Conference Winter/Spring All-Academic Team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests. >>
Two professors of mathematics at NJIT will number among the first Fellows named by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).  Gregory Kriegsmann, PhD, noted for his research in applied mathematics, asymptotic methods and more, will receive the honor.  So, too, will Robert M. Miura, PhD, who develops mathematical models in neuroscience.  The ceremony will take place this coming July in Denver. >>
Many seniors who will graduate at NJIT's commencement ceremony tomorrow (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center are looking forward to the big day but not just for the sheepskin. They will look forward just as much to their starting dates at plum jobs with starting salaries upwards of $60,000.  >>
Many seniors who will graduate at NJIT's upcoming May 16, 2009, commencement ceremony (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center are looking forward to the big day but not just for the sheepskin.  They are looking forward just as much to their start dates at plum jobs with starting salaries upwards of $60,000. Grads attribute their success to keeping their studies focused on science, technology, engineering and/or math.  >>
NJIT's 2009 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2009. >>
NJIT will break new ground this summer with a new and affordable graduate online tuition rate for out-of-state students. “The new tuition will make it possible for students anywhere in or outside the U.S. to study full or part-time at NJIT,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of the Division of Continuing Professional Education. >>
NJIT senior left-handed pitcher PJ Saporito has been named Great West Conference Pitcher of the Week. Saporito's ERA for the week was 3.24 in 8.1 innings as he struck out four batters. >>
NJIT placed 46 out of 210 college campuses who participated in the Recyclemania 2009 competition with 3.35 lbs. recycled per person (in 2008 NJIT recycled 1.67 lbs. per person). "Thanks to everyone who helped promote recycling and the many incentive activities we offered," said NJIT Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. The winners of RecycleMania and the Energy Reduction contest will be announced today at NJIT's Earth Day Green Fest. >>
NJIT's School of Management and the Division of Career Development Services are sponsoring an event to help students who are looking to enter the job market on April 22, 2:30-4 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall. Greg Mass, executive director of career development services at NJIT, will give the keynote presentation "Skill Requirements for An Innovation Driven Economy." Contact: Michael Ehrlich. >>
The Lasers and Electro-Optics Chapter of the IEEE North Jersey Section and the Electronic Imaging Center at NJIT will host “Cellular-Scale Dynamics: Kinetics and Hydrodynamics,” a seminar by Howard Stone, PhD, professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, on April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B. For more information, contact Professors Raquel Perez-Castillejos or Haim Grebel. >>
NJIT has developed 16 new master's programs, designed to help professionals succeed in today's economy. The new programs emphasize business and computing, the bio-tech field, and civil infrastructure. Each has a unique 21st century focus that draws on the rich technological expertise of NJIT. >>
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.   >>
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Green farmer and sustainability activist Carolyn Llewellyn provided timely information on buying and growing organic food, eco-friendly recycling and other actions toward living a greener lifestyle last week at the ACE-Network Spring Workshop.  "Little steps make a huge difference, so we shouldn't be scared to start changing things, said Llewellyn. "As you get used to one change, take on another." The event was part of NJIT's celebration of Women's History Month 2009. For more information, contact Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar. >>
NJIT expects a surprisingly strong turn-out for both students and companies at next week's upcoming annual Career Development Services Spring Career Fair. Registered companies include Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Telcordia, AT&T as well as federal agencies ranging from the FBI in Newark to the US Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC.    >>
“Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar. >>
It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
“Long-range solid-state ordering and high geometric distortions induced in phthalocyanines by small fluoroalkyl group,” by lead author Sergiu M. Gorun, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will be the cover article and artwork published in the Feb. 21, 2009 print edition of Dalton Transactions, An International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. >>
NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in RecycleMania 2009, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period ending March 28, NJIT will compete in various categories measuring the success of campus recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our second year competing, our first as the entire university," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. We are working closely with Residence Life to promote recycling and are hoping to make it to the top 25 percent of schools participating." NJIT's progress can be checked on the RecycleMania website and on posters in the Campus Center.   >>
“We came together as a NJIT community on this historic day,” said Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo, NJIT's assistant director of Greek Life and Wellness, as more than 1000 NJIT students, faculty and staff gathered at several campus locations on Jan. 20 to watch live broadcasts of the presidential inauguration ceremonies. President Obama's comments on science and technology elicited spontaneous applause from the NJIT audience. “We will restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost. We will harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories. And we will transform our schools and colleges and universities to meet the demands of a new age.”  >>
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. >>
Carol Bartz, who was awarded an honorary degree by NJIT in January of 2002, will be named the new CEO of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Bartz will replace the controversial CEO Jerry Yang. She is now executive chair of Autodesk. During her tenure with Autodesk, the company diversified its product line and grew revenues from $285 million to $1.523 billion in 2006.  >>
2008
Faculty, staff and students at NJIT found time to brighten the holiday season for needy children in and around Newark. More than 22 organizations, clubs and departments collected five boxes of new toys and over $500 in donations during the third annual campus-wide Toys for Tots drive. Beneficiaries of all the activities included the Salvation Army, Harmony House, FOCUS, La Casa and other agencies in the greater Newark Area. Members of the NJIT community gave cash donations, dropped off toys or children's books, attended athletic home games, baked and bought cookies or joined the Wall of Fame plaques benefiting the Toys for Tots campaign. “Once again, the NJIT community demonstrated its commitment to the service of others in these hard financial economic times,” said Humberto "Humby" Baquerizo, NJIT's Assistant Director of Greek Life and Wellness Programs. "I am thankful for all the faculty and staff, student organizations, Greeks, and the Athletic Student Activity Board, who continue to assist with this program by bringing the holiday spirit to those families in need."  >>
The Great Depression collided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities—and preventing their reoccurrence—was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement (Oxford University Press, 2007), NJIT author and professor Neil M. Maher recounts the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps. >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) will host the Eighth Annual New Jersey Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Conference on Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. Companies will be reimbursed by the EDC for the attendance fee and will receive a free proposal review just for attending. Phase I (Proposal Development) and Phase II (Cost Proposal Preparation) program attendees will be eligible to receive a complimentary proposal critique by the Greenwood Consulting Group. Inc. within one year of the programs. For more information and online registration visit www.njsbdc.com/scitech. >>
If you are a student and you are considering attending NJIT, check out NJIT's Career Development Center (CDC) http://www.njit.edu/cds/ with the mission to help students find great jobs. Hundreds of top companies from around the region come to CDC's biannual fairs to recruit. CDC also helps students find internships and part-time jobs (co-ops) at these firms. >>
NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans will provide an introduction to the basics of building green, high performance primary and secondary schools at a free seminar, open to the public, at NJIT. The talk, set for Nov. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117, will include a review of the status of the NJ schools' construction program. >>
Thanks to companies, universities, and inventors designing and manufacturing biomedical sensors, healthcare and its related economy will radically change over the next decade. >>
High school students and their parents can obtain valuable information on admissions procedures, tour the campus, explore the wide range of undergraduate degree programs and minors and more at NJIT's Fall Open House on October 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. >>
Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "The Unsustainability of American Consumer Society" at NJIT's Green Lecture Series on October 22 at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian 117.    >>
Miquela Craytor, executive director of Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx), will speak Oct. 1, 2008, at NJIT about how green technology can meet the growing climate crisis and also benefit the nation's distressed urban centers. >>
NJIT physics professor Andrew Gerrard hopes by the end of October to be able to peer through what will be the second largest optical telescope east of Texas. Under his direction, a 1.2-meter diameter, fully-steerable Itek optical telescope will soon be installed far from city lights atop Jenny Jump Mountain, Hope.  >>
With a charge not to tear down Newark's older buildings, but to rehabilitate them, NJIT research professor Deane Evans, an architect and executive director of NJIT's Center for Architecture and Building Science Research will open Newark's Green Future Summit tomorrow morning at NJIT.  >>
Deane M. Evans, FAIA, a research professor and executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, will provide welcoming remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit on Sept. 12-13 in the NJIT Campus Center. The two-day summit, which is free and open to the public, will highlight existing Newark sustainability initiatives and programs, present best practices from across the country, and offer an opportunity for participatory dialogue to chart priorities and next steps. Registration is required.  >>
NJIT sophomore goalkeeper Sadie Mele earned the first Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week award, as the league began to recognize student-athletes within the membership. The Highlanders will return to action on Friday, when they host Canisius at 7 p.m. on Lubetkin Field. >>
Look for 50 new blue plastic recycling containers that will be placed in classrooms and in Kupfrian and Tiernan Halls over the next few weeks. NJIT was chosen as one of 75 grant recipients from 1,100 applicants throughout the country to receive the containers as part of The National Recycling Coalition and The Coca-Cola Company Spring 2008 Recycling Bin Grant program.  >>
NJIT's Campus Center collected 25 boxes of used books donated by the NJIT community this summer for the Better World Books book drive. The books will benefit the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), which provides services and advocacy for the more than 6,000 family literacy programs across the country. >>
It's not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That's why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master's degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.  >>
NJIT is one of six institutions that have joined the expansion of the Great West Conference to form a Division I all-sports league that will conduct championship competition in several sports in 2008-09 and then begin full conference scheduling and championships in 2009-10. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD received the 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor in a ceremony held May 10, 2008 on Ellis Island. The medals are awarded annually to a group of distinguished American citizens who exemplify a life dedicated to community service.  >>
Architect Gregory Minott, a graduate of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will share with two other architects a $10,000 prize for Best Design for Building in the Dudley Square Community Charrette and Design Competition. >>
Architects Deane M. Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, and Christine Bruncati, RA, will be interviewed on a rebroadcast of NJN's Green Builders, which profiles green building pioneers who have taken the leap into making their part of the “built environment” a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly place. Air times are June 1 at 11 p.m.; June 11 at 9 p.m.; and June 14 at 3 p.m. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host May 19-21, 2008, more than 200 leading experts for the fifth annual Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics Conference, an unusual three-day event featuring leading researchers who will discuss the latest news and research findings in their fields. >>
NJIT's Office of Greek Life received the Community Spirit Award for the largest civic team in attendance on the 10th Annual Jersey Cares Day on May 3. More than 100 NJIT students and staff, including the NJIT soccer and volleyball teams, Albert Dorman Honors College, and the Office of Greek Life painted murals, cleaned parks and planted trees around the city and its public schools. NJIT donated a total of more than $1,200 and more than 650 hours of community service as part of The Big Give program. “I am thankful for all the support of the students, faculty and staff who donated or volunteered for this new initiative,” said Humberto Baquerizo, assistant director of Greek Life. >>
Hansika Hegde, of Old Bridge, a information technology major, took first place in the "Can It!" recycling container design competition at NJIT. Contestants were challenged to build a recycling container for paper and/or bottles and cans made entirely of recycled or reusable materials. >>
Gregory Kriegsmann, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Propagation in Periodic Dielectric Media" on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>
NJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association All-Academic Team for 2008. >>
The Sustainable Business Incubator at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in association with NJIT, the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies and other institutions and sponsors, is hosting a one-day symposium, expo, and workshop on on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable technology entrepreneurship on May 2, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Silberman College of Business in Madison. For more details and to register, log on to http://www.invention2venture.org/greenventures08/. >>
Ralph Avallone, president and co-founder of the International Green Energy Council, will discuss the Council's Shades of Green Initiative on April 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
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Ralph Avallone, president and co-founder of the International Green Energy Council, will discuss the Council's Shades of Green Initiative on April 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. The event is sponsored by Students Concerned with Efficient Environmental Design (SCEED) and the Campus Center.  >>
Two NJIT staff members were invited by the NJ Governor's Office of Volunteerism to give presentations at The Serve, a statewide conference on student volunteerism, national service, service learning and philanthropy, on April 4 at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Joseph Rios (left), assistant director for Leadership and Diversity Programs, will give tips on “Resume Writing for Student Leaders” and Humberto "Humby" Baquerizo, assistant director of Greek Life and Wellness Programs, will discuss “Greek Life and Community Service.”  >>
NJIT's progress toward becoming a greener campus was the topic of discussion at the Green Academics meeting this week. Formed in November 2007, a planning team comprised of faculty, administrators and students is working toward achieving the university's sustainability objectives, including the development of criteria for green courses. >>
NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in Recyclemania 2008, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period from Jan. 27 to April 5, 2008, the NJIT Campus Center will compete in various categories measuring the success of their recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our first year competing, but we hope to make a good showing," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. >>
Benjamin Griffin, a sophomore majoring in architecture at NJIT, designed the award-winning artwork in the Little Green Monster logo contest sponsored by NJIT's Go Green Initiative. Developed by Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler, the Go Green Initiative proposes to increase and promote recycling, non-carbon-emitting transportation, and eco-friendly products. Benjamin's design, called R3ufus, was chosen after polling numerous students, faculty, staff and visitors and will be featured on Go Green promotional materials.   >>
2007
As part of its ongoing Green Initiative, the NJIT Campus Center will host a Green Day vendor fair on Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Vendors include Organic Universe, AERC Recycling Solutions and more. Contact: Donna Minnich Spuhler. >>
The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT will celebrate the graduation of Great American Technologies (GAT) from the EDC on Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will include a celebration of GAT's technological achievements and the launch of the Mobile Vision Player and Mobile Priority Communication System™.  Seating is limited. To reserve your ticket for this free event, please RSVP by Oct. 16 to Joan Guarino; 973-848-9393; e-mail: jguarino@gat-usa.com. >>
Dan Watts is on a crusade. The NJIT research professor would like the pharmaceutical industry to adopt safer, greener, more efficient and more effective manufacturing processes. Last week Watts brought his crusade down to the grass roots level at a five-day workshop at which 16 faculty from universities around the nation developed ways to encourage their students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry so this new way of thinking can flourish. >>
William S. Guttenberg, who has spent his life, time and fortune making the world a better place for people with physical limitations and who are developmentally disabled, will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater NJIT during the May 17, 2007 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena. >>
NJIT will award an honorary doctorate to one of the world's foremost living mathematicians, Peter D. Lax, PhD, professor emeritus of mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.  Lax will receive the award during NJIT's May 17, 2007 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena, starting at 9 a.m. >>
NJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association all-Academic team for 2007. >>

KUDOS- April 2007

April 01, 2007
NJIT Students Named 2007 Arthur Ashe Sports ScholarsSix NJIT student-athletes were named 2007 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars in the April 5, 2007 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. They are: Felicia Amaechi, biomedical engineering major, fencing; Aileen Davila, management major, Third Team, track and field; Robert Herrera, architecture major, Second Team, soccer; Rafael Barrera, Jr., management major, 3rd Team, soccer; Babatunde Busari, mechanical engineering and math double major, 2nd Team, track and field; and Leonardo Paludo, management major, volleyball.Four Highlanders Receive Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Academic HonorsNJIT men's volleyball athletes Rodrigo Correa, Leonardo Paludo, Greg Wagner and Eduardo Welter were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association all-Academic team for 2007. In order to be eligible for the honor, student-athletes needed a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 or higher, have reached at least sophomore athletic standing and participated in at least 60 percent of the games played. >>
Faculty, staff and students at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) found time to brighten the holiday season for needy children in and around Newark. Some 21 organizations, clubs and departments at NJIT collected five boxes of new toys and $1,000 in donations during the second annual campus-wide Toys-for-Tots drive.  This past weekend, NJIT students also joined a benefit for students at the Key School to celebrate Three Kings Day (Dia de los Reyes Magos). >>
2006
Reiner Volkmer, PhD will discuss the integration of the optics and mechanics and the planning of the commissioning phase of GREGOR, a new 1.5-meter solar telescope currently being assembled in Tenerife, Spain, on Dec. 8, 3:30-4:30 pm, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1403. Contact: Ravindra Nugghalli. >>
Tomorrow's career fair sponsored by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will be the largest held on campus in a decade, said Gregory Mass, executive director of NJIT's Career Development Services.  The event will host 138 employers and attract more than 1000 student attendees. >>
Since 1990, NJIT has trained 57,700 people working at 546 New Jersey companies in leading-edge practices covering manufacturing, management, computing, engineering, information technology and computer science. >>
If your company or corporation has not yet established an internship program with a college or university, this may be a good time to create such a program, said Greg Mass, executive director, Career Development Services, NJIT. >>
Starting this fall, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will offer three accelerated degree programs--two at universities and one at a community college.  The programs will make NJIT's technological expertise and education available to many more students. >>
NJIT's Division of Career Development Services partnered with Gateway Northwest Maternal and Child Health Network recently to present the first Greater Newark Skill Building Summit for Health Leadership at NJIT. Gregory Mass, executive director, Division of Career Development Services, provided the welcoming address. The Summit convened 65 key public health stakeholders within Greater Newark dedicated to improving immunization rates and other health outcomes within their communities. The purpose of the Summit was to give participants the opportunity to learn new methods for improving their agency management skills.  >>
Starting this fall, students at New Jersey City University (NJCU) can begin working on master's degrees in computer science or information systems from NJIT, while completing their bachelor's degrees at NJCU. NJIT and NJCU signed an agreement to offer the new degree program yesterday at NJCU. “Inter-institutional cooperation between NJCU and NJIT will have a positive impact on students interested in computer science and information systems, who in five years can have both bachelor's and master's degrees in these fields,” said NJIT President Robert Altenkirch. “The joint degree will be a great advantage to these students both intellectually as well as when they enter the job market.” >>
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. >>
NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during its May 18 graduation ceremony held at the Continental Airlines Arena. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch called the 2006 graduating class, which marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of NJIT, one of the largest and finest in the history of the university. >>
Students at Camden County College (CCC) will soon be able to earn a bachelor's degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) without leaving their campus. Starting this fall, NJIT will offer a bachelor's degree in information technology at CCC's Blackwood campus. CCC students who have earned an associate's degree in one of five areas – biotechnology, liberal arts, criminal justice, computer-information systems or accounting - can register for the bachelor's degree. >>
Governor Jon Corzine will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's 2006 Commencement to be held at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford on May 18 at 9 a.m. NJIT will bestow an honorary doctorate of humane letters to Corzine for his public service to the nation as a U.S. senator and to the state as governor. >>
Gregory Olsen, an entrepreneur and scientist who in October 2005 became the third private citizen to make a paid trip into space, will meet with students from the Albert Dorman Honors College, the Educational Opportunity Program and faculty from NJIT on April 26. The talk will take place at 3 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall. >>
New Jersey Network (NJN) News will air a segment tonight about NJIT's spring career fair. Greg Mass (at left), executive director of NJIT's Career Development Center, will be interviewed as well as NJIT students and two employers. The report will air first at 5:30 p.m. on PBS news, then again at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Channels 23, 50, 52 and 58.  >>
Local college students who are hunting for jobs will have a chance to interview with officials from prominent companies during a collaborative career fair hosted by NJIT, Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Feb. 1, 2-6 p.m. at The Robert Treat Hotel, Newark. >>
2005

The Spirit of Giving

December 15, 2005
Faculty, staff and students representing 18 organizations, clubs and departments at NJIT contributed to the first campus-wide Toys for Tots drive. Two boxes of new toys and $1,500 in donations were collected, which will be distributed to the Salvation Army and Harmony House. “This is a great example of what NJIT can do when we come together as a community to help others in need,” said Humberto "Humby" Baquerizo, NJIT's assistant director of Greek life and wellness. >>
There's good news for college students who will soon be searching for jobs. The job market has seen sustained growth during the last year and employers intend to dramatically increase hiring, according to Greg Mass, executive director of career services at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
Imagine driving in the car, sitting in the airport, or relaxing on the beach, while listening to breaking news or viewing stock market changes in real time without using a computer or television. MailCall, a division of Great American Technologies, Inc., a start-up company based at the Enterprise Development Center at NJIT, now offers such a service using a cell phone. "We believe that our technology will change the way investors conduct business, schedules, even lives,” said Vincent Sette, MailCall vice president of business development. >>

KUDOS - July 2005

July 01, 2005
Chemical Engineering Professor Presents Paper in ScotlandNorman Loney, PhD, associate professor of chemical engineering, presented a paper at the 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, which was held in Glasgow, Scotland from July 10–14, 2005. The paper, “Mathematical model of a multi fibule counter current membrane separation device,” was co-authored by Laurent Simon and C. R. Huang (Emeritus) of the chemical engineering department at NJIT. Blackmore Gives Plenary Lecture at Mathematics ConferenceDenis Blackmore, professor of mathematical sciences, gave a plenary lecture and organized a special session on "Bifurcation of Dynamical Systems" at the Conference on Differential and Difference Equations and Applications at Florida Institute of Technology.Gopalakrishnan Serves as EAM Conference Program ChairShanthi Gopalakrishnan, associate professor of management, served as program chair for the annual meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management and is the guest editor of a special issue of the Group and Organization Management journal based on the conference theme, "Managing Ethically in Times of Change."Manikopoulos Receives NSF Grant To Implement Smart Campus TechnologyConstantine Manikopoulos, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the principal investigator for an NSF grant of more than $400,000 to implement "smart campus" technology at NJIT that will allow the integration of activities across many laboratories and enable "anywhere, anytime" participation by students and faculty.Grebel Receives NSF AwardHaim Grebel, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded over $133,000 by the NSF as principal investigator in the development and testing of filters needed for spectral sensors in a broad range of monitoring and detection systems, from the visible to the terahertz region of the spectrum.Chakrabarti Named Associate Editor for Two JournalsAlok Chakrabarti, distinguished professor of management, has been named associate editor for e-business at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and associate editor for the International Journal of Strategic Change. >>
Students from high schools in Fair Lawn, Madison and Hackensack took first, second and third-place prizes in a computer-programming contest held at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Nearly 40 high-school teams from across the state competed in the contest, which was sponsored by the computer science department at NJIT. >>
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. >>
Students at the County College of Morris (CCM) who earn an associate degree in applied science can now transfer seamlessly to NJIT to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering technology. Marilyn Ayres, dean of CCM, and Robert English, chair of the engineering technology department at NJIT, signed a joint-admissions agreement recently at the CCM campus. “Over the years, many CCM graduates have gone on to become outstanding graduates of NJIT as well, and we think this articulation agreement will promote interest in the engineering technology programs at both institutions,”  said English. >>
2004
Students will have the opportunity to pursue dual degrees in physics and electrical engineering as the result of an agreement signed today by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and New Jersey City University (NJCU) President Carlos Hernandez (at left).  NJIT will award the B.S. degree in electrical engineering at the end of the fifth year of study and NJCU will award the B.S. degree in physics after the fourth year of study. >>
Governor James E. McGreevey issued an executive order today designating New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) the state's Homeland Security Technology Systems Center. The order indicated that NJIT will immediately begin serving as the state's homeland security consultant for technology evaluation. The university will develop prototypes of integrated homeland security systems for testing, demonstration and training. >>
In the latest example of institutional collaboration proposed by the presidents of New Jersey's research universities and envisioned by Gov. James E. McGreevey, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have announced a new dual-degree program. >>
Governor James E. McGreevey issued an executive order today designating New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) the state's Homeland Security Technology Systems Center.  The order indicated that NJIT will immediately begin serving as the state's homeland security consultant for technology evaluation. The university will develop prototypes of integrated homeland security systems for testing, demonstration and training. >>
Two companies from the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) won prominent business awards at the New Jersey Technology Council's (NJTC) 2004 Venture Fair held at the Liberty Science Center. The awards recognize new companies whose products show innovation and promise. >>
As college acceptances start arriving many parents and their college-bound seniors find themselves in the delightful position of sifting through multiple acceptances. The process often returns them to square one, forcing a period of soul-searching to discern what a school is and what it can offer.       To make this decision easier, Judy Ann Valyo, EdD, dean of freshman studies at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), recently prepared a checklist of 8 signs for parents and prospective college students to consider.  Valyo, a Fort Lee resident, is responsible for guiding new students—both freshman students and transfer students—through the academic process during their first year at NJIT. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) conferred honorary Doctor of Science degrees on a pharmaceutical executive and a distillation-engineering expert during its Jan. 30, 2004, commencement ceremony at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall, Newark. >>
2003
Congressman Rush Holt, 54, the congressional representative for New Jersey's 12th District, will speak Monday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Holt, a physicist who was associated for more than a decade with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory at Princeton University, is one of the few scientists in Congress. >>
Of the more than 800 students who will graduate next week from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), none has overcome obstacles as daunting as those faced by Darin Crumbley. >>
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The inaugural ceremony of Robert A. Altenkirch, Ph.D., the seventh president of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will begin with a colorful academic parade of NJIT faculty, elected officials and delegates representing other college and universities. >>
If an act of terrorism were to occur again in the New York City region, the Global Positioning System (GPS) base station, located at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) would go into immediate action. The system, which was used extensively by rescuers during the World Trade center recovery effort, provides very high accuracy positioning, says Joshua Greenfeld, Ph.D., professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT. >>