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2014
NJIT has been named as one of the top 25 schools on The Princeton Review's recently published list saluting the best undergraduate schools to study video game design for 2014. >>
2013
Berger Group Holdings, Inc., a billion-dollar, top 20 Engineering News-Record global engineering consultancy headquartered in Morristown, NJ, was named Outstanding Corporate Partner at New Jersey Institute of Technology's Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Berger Group President and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas J. Masucci, who also is a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, accepted the award.  >>
The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of "The Best 295 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review). >>
Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago. >>
Jamming, but not on musical instruments, will be the order of the day later this month as dozens of NJIT design and information technology students and a few from surrounding colleges pull all-nighters—some even all weekenders –at NJIT's Third Annual Global Game Jam (GGJ).  >>
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
Jorge Golowasch, chair and professor in the federated department of biological sciences, and Farzan Nadim, professor in the departments of mathematical and biological sciences, presented a joint lab demo earlier this month in collaboration with Rodolfo Haedo, a former undergraduate and MS student from NJIT, and Joerg Oestreich.  >>
On Oct. 15, Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students had a once in a lifetime experience.  They had the chance to train on a state of the art concrete volumetric mixer, a portable concrete batch plant, provided by Cemen Tech Incorporation, the world's largest manufacturer of volumetric concrete mixing systems.  >>
NJIT is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.  The education services company features the school in the new 2013 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 377 Colleges (Random House / Princeton Review).  The book, which is The Princeton Review's flagship college guide, features only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges. >>
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) has once again awarded its Soft Landings International Incubator designation to the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), a business incubator operated and sponsored by NJIT.  >>
New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), culminating her month-long tour of life-science companies across the Garden State.  The EDC is home to nearly 90 high-tech and life-science companies. >>
Linda C. Sharkus, PhD, president and co-founder of AcquiSci Inc., a a medical device company based in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, has been named one of New Jersey's 2012 Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ. >>
2011
Vincent Lombardo, of Bayonne, has been named a new development director in the NJIT Office for University Advancement. >>
Jose Rodriquez, chief executive officer of M.E.R.I.T., Inc., a portfolio company located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, has been invited to participate in the White House Business Leaders' Forum on Jobs and Economic Competitiveness on Nov. 4, 2011. >>
It's been a good year for NJIT. For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2012 Edition has named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.  >>
NJIT was named by The Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 institutions for undergraduate education in the annual college guide for 2012 and on PrincetonReview.com one of 220 "best” institutions in the Northeast.  >>
NJIT is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.A. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. >>
NJIT opened yesterday a new 25,000-square-foot, 40-foot-high concrete facility, the largest indoor space on campus for activities ranging from tennis to career fairs. >>
The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility, the newest addition to NJIT's growing campus, was officially dedicated yesterday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Vincent J. Naimoli '62, his wife, Lenda, and members of the NJIT community. >>
Support for NJIT takes many forms and some are literally concrete. In the case of the The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility, it's steel and a host of other materials, including concrete. >>
2010
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. joined with the Zoological Society of New Jersey on Monday, December 13th to welcome NJIT as the newest exhibit sponsor at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo.  >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, will visiting Lima, Peru, on Dec.17-21 to provide incubator training to managers at the new Peruvian-American Business Development Center-Incubator sponsored by Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, NJIT, the Peruvian American National Roundtable and The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.  >>
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.” >>
Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, has been named Public Sector Advocate of the Year by the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCC). Sebastian will receive the award on Nov. 9 at the SHCC's Corporate Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Hasbrouck Heights.  >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2011 edition of its book, “The Best 300 Business Schools" (Random House/Princeton Review) on sale today. >>
Daniel Boston, a doctoral student in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, provided technological advice to supplement the legal and educational expertise provided by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Committee for the 29th Annual Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition this month. The case deals with distracted driving/walking resulting from the use of wireless electronic communication devices. "It was a good experience working with the Mock Trial Committee in a technical capacity. This provided a wonderful opportunity to evaluate an all-too-real scenario and help shape the technological and technical aspects of the case toward that same level of realism. I am grateful to know that the assistance I provided has been useful to the Mock Trial Committee, and I thank my advisor, Dr. Cristian Borcea, for initially forwarding this opportunity to me." “We greatly appreciate NJIT's input in this year's mock trial case, which we hope will be not only academically challenging but will help to change driving habits and prevent tragic accidents,” said Richard J. Badolato, Esq., president of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. >>
For the fifth consecutive year, NJIT was named by U.S. News & World Report's 2011 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges to the top tier of national universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.   >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center has received a Soft Landings international incubation designation from the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). Through its Soft Landings program, the NBIA recognizes incubation programs that are especially capable of helping nondomestic companies enter the incubator's domestic market. The EDC was selected for the program because of its slate of business services for nondomestic firms and its demonstrated success at helping these firms enter the U.S. market. >>
NJIT and Building Media Inc. (BMI), a DuPont subsidiary, will lead one of 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes ─ the Building America Retrofit Alliance (BARA).  >>
Flyanic, a cementitious mineral processing technology company and licensee of NJIT, has developed an industrial scale and affordable process for grinding cement, fly ash, and other cementitious materials to a median particle size of one micron. The processing costs range from $30-75 per ton, depending on feedstock,  and they can be scaled to industrial levels of production using proven equipment. >>
NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, a best-selling author and acclaimed clarinetist, will perform with pianist Marilyn Crispell for Jazz at Lincoln Center's next Listening Party on Tuesday, June 22nd at 7 p.m. Featured will be their album, One Dark Night I Left My Silent House, released this month by ECM Records. >>
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.   >>
“The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT is still growing rapidly to be the largest high-tech business incubator in the USA with 95 portfolio companies, despite the tough economy! Entrepreneurs and individual initiatives in the EDC are working to help NJ solve economic growth problems and make NJ a state leading in technology development and the right place to live and work!,” said Jerry Creighton Sr., EDC Executive Director. >>
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. >>
Sandi Webster and Peggy McHale, founding directors of Consultants 2 Go, will discuss "Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: Practical Tips to Get You Started" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on March 24, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, will join Webster and McHale for the panel discussion.  >>
2009
Paterson native and NJIT alumnus, Vincent J. Naimoli, a successful businessman who went on to found the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, has now written his life story, Business, Baseball & Beyond. Naimoli will be at NJIT on Dec. 3, 2009, from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., in the Campus Center for an exclusive book signing. The public is invited to this special event for which the book's purchase price has been discounted to $20 one book; $35 for two. >>
In Business, Baseball & Beyond, NJIT alumnus Vince Naimoli traces his roots from his childhood in a poor, working-class neighborhood in Paterson to the creation of a Fortune 500 business empire and a foray into the world of professional sports. >>
A drug to stop bleeding during a brain injury and a bed that will prevent bedsores are among the scientific discoveries at NJIT that received earlier this week more than a million dollars in funding from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. >>
Vincent J. Naimoli '62, chairman and chief executive officer of Anchor Industries International and chairman emeritus/founder of the Tampa Bay Rays, discussed "My Career Path from NJIT" with mechanical engineering students as part of the Mary Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series. Shown at left are: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Associate Chair Albert Narh, Naimoli, NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, and MIE Chair Raj Sodhi. >>
Citing friendly students, good peer networks and cutting-edge classes, The Princeton Review has featured NJIT's School of Management (SOM) in its 2010 edition of The Best 301 Business Schools (Random House). >>
U.S. News & World Report's 2010 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges has named NJIT among the nation's top tier of national research universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.  NJIT is now ranked 115 among the nation's best national universities.Every year for the past five years, NJIT has increased its ranking on this widely-read assessment of the nation's colleges and universities.  >>
NJIT's Board of Trustees has approved a 3 percent tuition increase for the upcoming 2009-2010 academic year for both in and out-of-state students starting this fall.   About 95 percent of NJIT's full-time undergraduates pay in-state tuition. >>
NJIT is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2010 edition of its popular guidebook: The Best 371 Colleges. Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the annual guide.   >>
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. >>
Jane C. Li, PhD, a vice president at NL Chemical Technology, Inc. in Mount Prospect, Illinois, will give The Vincent A. Stabile Systems Engineering & Management Lecture on May 4 at 3 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Seminar Room 3730. Contact: Vonney Williams, vonney@njit.edu, ext. 3333. >>
A former CEO and global sales and marketing executive will tell small business owners and others how to survive this tough economy without cutting costs.  Jim Lewis, CEO of Princeton Sales Partners and author of Five Deadly Sins CEOs Make in Sales, will speak at NJIT on March 4, 2009 from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  >>
NJIT wraps up Black History Month with an unusual three-dimensional interactive art installation, celebrating diversity and created by a group of more than a dozen diverse architecture students of Latino, Asian and African American descent.     >>
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. >>
The Princeton Review today named NJIT among the nation's top 50 public undergraduate institutions for value. NJIT was included in the select listing because it has long been known for affordability nationally and in the region.  The annual tuition this year for in-state students is under $10,500. >>
2008
For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives. >>
Technology and life sciences-related businesses, service providers, state universities and research institutions can learn how New Jersey helps early-stage technology companies grow their businesses at a networking and information session at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) on Nov. 7, 8:30-11 a.m. in the EDC III, 211 Warren St., Newark. Register online at seminars.njeda.com or call 609-777-4880 for more information.  >>
NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, a mathematician who has applied mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of scoring in baseball, has computed the probability of the Rays and Phillies winning the World Series now that the Rays have defeated the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series. >>
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. >>
U.S. News & World Report's 2009 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges has named NJIT among the nation's top tier of national research universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. It also named NJIT as the nation's eighth most ethnically diverse institution of higher education. >>
Three architects in training from NJIT representing the The Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Morristown received honorable mention in the 2008 Millennium School International Design Competition based in the Philippines. The team placed fourth among the top seven winners in the competition, which attracted 120 entries from designers worldwide. At left: Brian D.B. Novello, a third-year student at the New Jersey School of Architecture who has interned as an architectural designer at the company's Morristown office since 2005; Muhammad H. Hussain '02 LEED AP, an architectural designer based in the Houston office; and team leader Benjamin P. Bakas ‘03, LEED AP, an architectural designer in Morristown. >>
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. >>
Three Indian students from the Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India, are spending the summer in New Jersey in NJIT's new Vincent A. Stabile Systems Engineering and Management Laboratories. Working with Stabile Scholar Frank Munoz (left), a graduate student in engineering management, Soumik Chakrabarty, Saurabh Kumar, and Shipon Roy are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to gain experience with the Stabile Laboratories' Festo System. >>
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.  >>
NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) has given startups an edge since 1988.  Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, this high-tech business incubator housed at NJIT is open to early-stage companies that have, or will have, a proprietary technology as a significant source of revenue. >>
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/. >>
During the next decade, solar physicists will learn more than they have dreamed possible about the Sun, thanks to current technologies that have advanced the capacity of land-based instruments. Such advancements will be the focus of a talk on March 26, 2008 by noted NJIT solar astronomer Philip R. Goode, PhD.  >>
An open house and robotics demonstration of cutting-edge manufacturing processes will showcase the new Vincent A. Stabile Laboratory at NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE) on Feb. 20, 2008 from 1 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. >>
Vincent Naimoli, chairman of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, received the outstanding alumnus award at NJIT's Celebration 2007.    >>
2007
Verizon Communications Inc. was named outstanding corporate partner last month at NJIT's Celebration 2007 at the Somerset Palace. Dennis Bone, Verizon New Jersey President, accepted the honor on behalf of the company. >>
Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, Jeffrey Vanderbeek, chairman/managing partner of the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, Verizon Communications Inc., and Vincent Naimoli, chairman of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team were honored at NJIT's Celebration 2007. Comedian Joe Piscopo entertained guests at the affair held this past November at the Palace at Somerset Park. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration, on Nov. 9, 2007, at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. >>
NJIT offers students an outstanding undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review's newest survey. Featured in the Review's new best college book, NJIT numbers among the Review's elite ranking of 366 colleges in the US. The list represents only 15 percent of the four-year colleges in the US. >>
NJIT joined hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. yesterday in a campus screening of An Inconvenient Truth, the highly acclaimed documentary on the risks of human-caused climate change. The event was part of a nationwide initiative coordinated by the Campus Climate Challenge. >>
2006
James E. Gunn, PhD, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, will discuss "Cosmology: A Fifty-Year Perspective," on Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3720/3730 at NJIT. The talk will follow the Amateur Astronomers, Inc. club membership meeting at 8 p.m. >>
Supertron Technologies Inc, a leading developer of next-generation cryogenic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) coils and accessories, today announced the acquisition of leading MRI coil manufacturer Spin Systems based in Brisbane, Australia. Supertron is based in the Enterprise Development Center at NJIT. >>
Stan Allen, an internationally recognized architect and dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University, will speak at the NJSOA Fall Lecture Series on Nov. 13 at 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, Lecture Hall I. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations call 973-596-3080. >>
Agissilaos Athanassoulis of Princeton University will speak on the topic "Homogenization of Wave Propagation with the Use of Nonlinear Phase-Space Densities: The Wigner Transform Method and Generalizations" on Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall, Room 611 >>
The School of Management at NJIT was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. “We're pleased to be commended for the third time this year by The Princeton Review as a notable US institution of higher education,” said Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD, president of NJIT. >>

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 >>
Supertron Technologies Inc., a leading developer of next-generation solutions for high-performance preclinical and clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging coils and probes, announced today successfully financing $3.5 million with Amphion Innovations PLC. Supertron is based in the Enterprise Development Center at NJIT. >>
Vincent Naimoli, chairman of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays baseball team, was recently appointed to the NJIT Board of Overseers. Naimoli graduated from NJIT in 1962 with a master's degree in mechanical engineering. >>
NJIT will host the third annual math conference to expand the frontiers in applied and computational mathematics on May 15-16, GITC Building, Rm. 3700. The event explores recent advances in the worlds of mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves and electromagnetics and applied statistics. Keynote speakers include mathematicians Charles Peskin, PhD, professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU and MacArthur Fellow, and John Hinch, PhD, professor at Cambridge University, England and Fellow of Trinity College and the Royal Society. >>
Tagged: math
New Jersey Institute of Technology is the only college or university in New Jersey named this week as one of the nation's best value undergraduate institutions by The Princeton Review. The information appears in a new guide: America's Best Value Colleges. The text profiled 150 public and private colleges with excellent academics, generous financial aid packages and relatively low costs. The Princeton Review chose the colleges based on data the company obtained from administrators at 646 colleges, and its surveys of students attending them. >>
Esther da Costa Meyer, a professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University, will discuss "Redefining Modernism: The Work of Lina Bo Bardi" on Feb. 20 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
Richard A. Register, PhD, a professor of chemical engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Crystallizable Block Copolymers: Directing Crystallization via Polymer Architecture" on Feb. 6, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Sharon Pettiford, 973-596-3570. >>
NJIT was named last Friday by The Princeton Review in conjunction with forbes.com among the top 25 of America's most connected campuses when it comes to offering cutting-edge technology. >>
2005
The Online Newsroom sponsored by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas.The 2003-2004 NJIT Annual Report also received an award.  >>
Randal Pinkett, PhD, a Rhodes Scholar and the founder of a company located in the business incubator program at NJIT, was named the apprentice last night on NBC's reality television show, "The Apprentice." Pinkett, who founded and now heads BCT Partners, which is located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was selected last September to compete from among more than a million applicants. >>
Randal Pinkett, PhD, the founder of a company located in the business incubator program at NJIT, remains in the running to win NBC's reality television show, The Apprentice. Pinkett founded and now heads BCT Partners, located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. The show's final episode will air on Dec. 15.  >>
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. >>
During a lecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Kenneth Deffeyes, professor emeritus at Princeton University, sounded a dire warning about global oil production and consumption: Major oil-producing nations and energy companies, he said, know that the production and consumption of oil are decreasing oil reserves that cannot be replaced. >>
Kenneth Deffeyes, PhD, an esteemed geologist and professor emeritus at Princeton University, will give a lecture titled “The Impending Oil Shortage: A Crisis in Public Policy" on Sept. 19, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center atrium. The lecture is free, open to the public and parking is available. Deffeyes's talk is the first in this year's Technology and Society Forum series. >>
Menssana Research, located in the small business incubator program at NJIT, is seeking companies to license its federally-approved Heartsbreath test, a life-saving technology that determines whether patients with heart transplants are showing signs of rejecting their new heart. It is non-invasive and risk-free. The Enterprise Development Center at NJIT, which keeps new technology businesses alive and growing in New Jersey, operates the incubator program. >>
The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology recently met at the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT. Prior to the meeting, commission members mingled with entrepreneurs and inventors from the New Jersey incubators, including the EDC program itself, which the commission supports through competitive grants. EDC entrepreneurs displaying their work included: Vincent Sette, executive vice president of business for Mail Call; Larry Gardner, chief executive officer of CyberExtruder (at left); and Harvey Homan, chief executive officer of Urovalve. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Board of Trustees approved today a 7 percent tuition and fee increase for the upcoming 2005-2006 academic year, starting this fall. >>
Tagged: tuition, increase
Ahmet S. Cakmak, PhD, professor emeritus at Princeton University, will discuss earthquakes and the preservation of historical sites in Turkey on June 9, 2005, 1:30 p.m., Room 202, ECE Center. Hosted by the NJIT Chapter of Sigma Xi, the international honor society of science and engineering, the event will begin at 12 noon with the initation of new and associate members followed by a buffet luncheon at 12:15 p.m.  All are invited to attend. Cost: $12.00. Please RSVP to Brenda Walker at the ECE office, 973-596-3513, brenda.e.walker@njit.edu. >>
Tagged: sigma xi
Supertron, a start-up technology company housed in the small business incubators at NJIT, announced today that it has begun developing a cryogenic coil to improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Erzhen Gao, PhD, director of research and development for the company, will lead the effort. “Eventually, we hope to see our system upgrade existing MRI scanners because our coils can enhance installed MRIs, enabling them to produce cleaner, clearer and easier-to-read images at an affordable price,” he said. >>
Tagged: small business, mri
Michael Oppenheimer, PhD, the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University, will discuss the role of fossil fuel in global warming on March 2, 2005, 3–4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be webcast live that day beginning at 3 p.m. by logging on to http://speakerforum.njit.edu. >>
Eduardo Welter had 22 kills as the NJIT men's volleyball team defeated host Princeton University, 3-1 (18-30 30-27 32-30 30-27) in EIVA interdivision action Saturday afternoon at Dillon Gymnasium. Welter, a freshman, had a .368 attack percentage and added six digs and four aces. >>
The U.S. has followed a policy of eliminating regimes that it believes either possess or seek to possess weapons of mass destruction, rather than eliminating the weapons, Joseph Cirincione told the more than 200 faculty, staff, students and friends of NJIT who attended the first of the Spring 2005 Technology and Society Forum series yesterday. Cirincione, an internationally-known weapons of mass destruction expert and a director at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, recommended a new, efficient strategy of universal compliance. “The answer is not to enforce the rules for some, but to enforce the rules for all,” he said. >>
The Feb. 7 technology forum by weapons of mass destruction expert Joseph Cirincione, a director at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will be webcast live from NJIT. The webcast will be available on that day beginning at 11:30 a.m. >>
Weapons of mass destruction expert Joseph Cirincione, a director at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will explore the nature of nuclear proliferation and how to reduce it during the Feb. 7 technology forum sponsored by NJIT. Cirincione's lecture will begin at 11:30 a.m. in NJIT's Jim Wise Theater, at Kupfrian Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public >>
2004
Will the emerging revolution in genetic engineering and biotechnology change the course of Darwinian evolution - drastically altering the nature of life on earth? >>
A device that can detect illnesses, a method that converts a photo into a three-dimensional image and a superconductor coil that enhances the resolution of MRI machines: these are just three technologies spawned in The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
2003
It's been a banner year for admissions at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)Freshmen applications to NJIT have increased by 13 percent since last year, according to William Anderson, Ph.D., associate vice president of enrollment services. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Board of Trustees approved a $287 per semester tuition increase for all full-time undergraduate students for the upcoming 2003-2004 academic year, starting this fall. In-state undergraduate students will pay $3,666 per semester, or an increase of 8.5 percent. In-state, full-time graduate students will pay a $495 per semester tuition increase of 8.5 percent. That amount will total $4,810 per semester. >>