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2014
Arthur Silverman, a distinguished and caring alumnus, died on April 8. Arthur was a member of the Class of 1939, a talented engineer, and a dedicated friend of our university. >>
NJIT's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day proved a brilliant showcase of the deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by students across disciplines, from engineering, to the life sciences, to business and finance. >>
The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display at the university's second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on Friday, April 11 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
2013
Anita M. Rubino, of Mountain Lakes, was awarded the New Jersey Institute of Technology Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. The Weston Medal is presented to alumni in recognition of outstanding personal, professional, and civic achievement and commitment to the development of the university. >>
Anthony J. Sartor, PhD, of Scotch Plains, received the New Jersey Institute of Technology President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support.  >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Originally this event was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2012, but due to Hurricane Sandy, it was postponed.  >>
2012
The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) and NJIT successfully partnered to bring Health Information Technology (IT) to students by assisting them in creating individual electronic Personal Health Records (PHRs).  >>
New Jersey's Department of Health Commissioner, Mary E. O'Dowd, looks on as an NJIT student inputs her medical information to create her electronic Personal Health Record (PHR) as part of the 7th Annual National Health IT Week celebration.  >>
The Fifth International Summer Research Symposium was held today at NJIT to encourage more than three dozen students studying at NJIT to seek post-baccalaureate education in science, engineering and technology fields.  >>
Angelo J. Perna, PhD, director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at NJIT, was recognized last month by Omega Chi Epsilon, the chemical engineering honor society, for his dedicated service over the past four decades.  >>
2011
George Nechwort Sr., of Sangerfield, NY, has helped to maintain the Panama Canal, supervise construction of pipelines, power plants and refinery process units, and direct major bridge and highway projects. >>
“Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead.  >>
Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management, a Newark-based company, recently received one of six annual NJIT Alumni Achievement Awards.  >>
Robert Sommerlad, of Gurnee, IL, has thought a lot about the challenges of power generation since he completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering at Newark College of Engineering in 1960. >>
When Neil Armstrong took one small step for a man and a giant leap for mankind on the moon in 1969, he did so with the help of many people. They were the thousands of scientists, engineers and technicians who helped to make the Apollo moon-landing program a national triumph. Those individuals included NJIT alumnus Stanley Barauskas, of Diamond Bar, CA, who recently received one of six NJIT Alumni Awards. >>
The Ronald E. McNair Program at NJIT will present the Twelfth Annual Research Symposium, an event that showcases the excellent research projects of McNair Scholars and their supporting faculty mentors, on April 8, 9-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 13th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium. >>
2010
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2010, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
Walter H. Kraft, DEng, PE, '62,'65,'75, of Summit, executive technical director at Eng-Wong, Taub and Associates in Newark, received the Coordinating Council Best Project Award last month from the Institute of Transportation Engineers at its 2010 Annual Meeting and Exhibit held in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Kraft, who is also a member of the Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors, received NJIT's Alumni Achievement Award on May 22, 2010.  >>
Walter Kraft, of Summit, has had a long and rewarding career keeping people on the move. He's an internationally-known expert in traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems, which explains why NJIT awarded this 1962 alum its Alumni Achievement Award On May 22, 2010. >>
Advanced radar, laser, electro-optic, infrared warning and countermeasure systems number among the technical innovations that Robert Zanzalari, of  Barnegat, has developed and deployed during his civilian service with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics, Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Such achievements illustrate why Zanzalari received on May 22, 2010 the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.  Such advances have increased the survivability of ground vehicles and aircraft, including the Army's large helicopter fleet. >>
“Don't even mention seafoam green to me today,” Edmund Hecht says with a laugh, recalling the institutional color he applied in copious amounts with a Newark College of Engineering (NCE) painting crew in the mid-1950s. It was one of the part-time jobs he had while studying mechanical engineering. Hecht also worked in the college bookstore and on the switchboard. In more recent years, he's returned to the classroom as a teacher ― sharing a wide range of knowledge at colleges in Texas and as a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine. >>
It happens many millions of times each day around the world ― the coded magnetic strip on a plastic credit card is automatically read to complete a purchase. The same technology makes it possible to use an ATM and to pay for riding on a subway or bus with a paper fare card. And it's all thanks to the role played by NJIT alum Arthur Hahn, formerly of Matawan and Edison, in the introduction of this indispensable innovation.  For this body of work, Hahn received on May 22, 2010, the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.   Hahn now lives in San Diego. >>
Austin Alvarez has seen a lot of shocking situations over more than 40 years at Electric Boat Corporation in Connecticut. A division of General Dynamics, Electric Boat designs, builds and maintains nuclear submarines for the U.S. Navy. Alvarez, of Gales Ferry, CT, a staff engineer and technical leader for shock and structures development, received on May 22, 2010, an Alumni Achievement award from NJIT. The award highlighted his vital work affecting the safety and survivability of the Navy's undersea fleet. >>
From reviving student communities to co-inventing solar water systems, NJIT students aim to get out into the world and make life better for people. Some 11 students who shined the most when it comes to helping others recently were feted at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards.   >>
Katrina Hornstein, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the Presidential Leadership Award for undergraduate students today from NJIT Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. Jaskirat Sodhi, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, received the award in the graduate student category. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients. >>
2009
Zeyuan Qiu, associate professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science at NJIT, will discuss "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long-term Sustainability of Water Resources" on June 8, 2-3 p.m. (EST) as part of the Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability (CNS) webinar series. CNS is an EPA grant program offered through the National Center for Environmental Research (NCER) Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program that supports collaboration between science and engineering researchers and decision-makers to pursue regional sustainability. Call in: 866-299-3188; Passcode: 202-343-9759. Webinar access: http://portal.epa.gov/webconference; Conf. ID: 411720. Slides from the webinar series and the schedule of upcoming talks are posted on the CNS science connector page. >>
NJIT senior Felicia Amaechi, president of the NJIT section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), accepted the award for Outstanding Student Group yesterday from Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as NJIT department and college award recipients. >>
Undergraduate research projects by students from Newark College of Engineering, College of Computing Sciences and College of Science and Liberal Arts will be showcased at the NJIT Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program Tenth Annual Research Symposium on April 17, 9:15-11:45 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The symposium is open to all of the NJIT community as well as the public. >>
Chuck Daniels of ACBB-BITS, Inc., a highly successful entrepreneur and NJIT alumnus (BS '80) who received NJIT's Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award in 2000, will be the guest speaker at a Monthly Entrepreneurs' Gathering on April 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 pm at the Enterprise Development Center, 211 Warren St., Room 407. RSVP to Kelly Carthens or 973-643-4063 would be appreciated. >>
2008
Peter Papanicolaou, the president of J.F. Contracting Corporation, a Brooklyn construction and engineering firm, will receive NJIT's Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement at NJIT's annual University Convocation on Sept. 3, 2008, 3 p.m. at NJIT. A reception follows. >>
Gloria Portocarrero, of Union City, receives her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from NJIT at the Prudential Center this Saturday at 9 a.m. She'll walk at the head of her class—an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar who's accepted into a master's degree program for next fall in biomedical engineering. >>
Hats off to engineering excellence was the theme of the 2008 annual awards celebrating NJIT's Newark College of Engineering. Three New Jersey engineering executives were honored along with top students. >>
2007
Jeffrey Vanderbeek, whose name is synonymous with Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center, and the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, received the NJIT President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2007. >>
Michael Pallotta, a senior majoring in mathematics, received the Presidential Leadership Award yesterday from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients. >>
2006
John W. Seazholtz, a member of the board of overseers at NJIT and a 1959 graduate of Newark College of Engineering, received NJIT's highest honor: the Edward F. Weston Medal for Distinguished Professional Achievement by an alumnus. >>

KUDOS-September 2006

September 01, 2006
NJIT has promoted one faculty member to the rank of distinguished professor, six to the rank of professor and 13 to the rank of associate professor with tenure.

PROMOTED TO DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

Rajesh Dave
Chemical Engineering

PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR

Asokan Anandarajan
Management Lisa Axe
Civil & Environmental Engineering Timothy Chang
Electrical & Computer Engineering Steven I-Jy Chien
Civil & Environmental Engineering Nancy Jackson
Chemistry & Environmental Science Burt Kimmelman
Humanities

PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH TENURE

Tara Alvarez
Biomedical Engineering Treena Arinzeh
Biomedical Engineering Maurie Cohen
Chemistry & Environmental Science Christopher Funkhouser
Humanities Chengjun Liu
Computer Science Ronfang (Rachel) Liu
Civil & Environmental Engineering Neil Maher
Federated History David Mendonca
Information Systems Cyrill Muratov
Mathematical Sciences Vincent Oria
Computer Science Marguerite Schneider
Management Darius Sollohub
Architecture Jian Yang
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering >>
Douglas Gauthier and Jeremy Edmiston (at left) of SYSTEM Architects will discuss "SYSTEMs in Play" on March 20 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
2005
"CORSIM-A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model for Integrated Networks" is the topic of a lecture by Steven Chien, PhD, associate professor, department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, on Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Colton Hall, Room 416. Contact: Professor Raj Khera, 973-596-2475; e-mail khera@njit.edu. >>
2004
Peggy M. Tomasula, a lead researcher for the Department of Agriculture whose engineering skills have both improved and secured the nation's food supply, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university. >>
Herbert M. Iris, a civil engineer whose firm has helped to design and construct major commercial, industrial and office facilities throughout the state, will receive the Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement during NJIT's University Awards ceremony today at 4 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. >>
Herbert M. Iris, a civil engineer whose firm has helped to design and construct major commercial, industrial and office facilities throughout the state, will receive the Edward F. Weston Medal for Professional Achievement during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university.  >>
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John J. Mooney, co-inventor of the automotive catalytic converter, considered one of the most important innovations in the history of the automobile, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university. >>
Thomas M. Myrick, an engineer who played a major role in developing a robotic component for two Mars rovers, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university. >>
James W. Dunn, a senior vice president who develops national defense technology, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual Fall Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held Oct. 6 at the university.  >>
2003
Derish Wolff, chairman of Berger Holdings, Inc., received the President's Medal For Lifetime Achievement from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) during its annual black-tie benefit known as Celebration. >>
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Sheila Wellington, President of Catalyst Foundation Inc., New York City, exhorted women students, faculty and staff members at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) last week to exceed performance expectations. >>
Sheila Wellington, President of Catalyst, the premier non-profit research and advisory group working to advance women in business, will speak at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The lecture is open to the public. >>