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Two NJIT researchers and an alumnus inventor were recently honored by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey at the 35th annual Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception. >>
Founder of Kill Screen and former cultural reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Jamin Warren, spoke to an interdisciplinary audience at the College of Architecture and Design as part of the college lecture series. >>
Reid Johnson, Autodesk's program manager for architectural, engineering and construction education in North America, came to the NJIT studios in the School of Art + Design to provide seminars and hands-on tutorials on the company's new fabrication software, “Fusion 360.” >>
The University Heights science and technology community celebrated its partnership this week with Biotrial S.A., the French clinical research company slated to open its North American headquarters on Norfolk Street next year. >>
The third and final lecture in the fall semester series sponsored by the NJIT Student Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and organized by its president, fourth-year student Joseph Cardenas, featured two New York City-based product designers whose projects take advantage of unique properties of their chosen materials. >>
NJIT will host a free forum on Nov. 19 sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the NJIT School of Management in partnership with the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, the NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation, Atlantic Federal Credit Union, and City National Bank. >>
A team of NJIT students took top honors for their mobile gateway app at the United Athletes Foundation-Microsoft Hackathon this month at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington.  >>
“The Transforming Horizon: A Flat World Perspective for Business Today” is the theme of the Fourth Annual Business Conference presented by NJIT's School of Management on Nov. 20, 2014, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. >>
More than 50 undergraduate students offered a first-hand glimpse into the innovations of the future at HackNJIT, a 24-hour hackathon hosted by NJIT's College of Computing Sciences and the Association for Computing Machinery on Nov. 8-9, 2014. >>
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (HBCBSNJ) sponsored a student art and design competition in collaboration with NJIT's School of Art + Design to select artwork that best supports HBCBSNJ's theme: “Journey to Health.” >>
Producing high-value products such as pharmaceuticals with substantially less energy, no need for environmentally harmful chemicals, and a greatly reduced amount of waste by-products. This is the goal of NJIT Associate Professor and Department Chair Edgardo Farinas. >>
A paper authored by Marguerite Schneider, Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, was named one of 10 Bright Ideas Award winners from the New Jersey Policy Research Organization. >>
Distinguished statewide energy and environmental power players convened at the College of Architecture and Design Nov. 12 for a spirited discussion about the functional realities of implementing resilient and sustainable energy solutions for New Jersey's key infrastructure in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. >>
Water experts at NJIT, Drexel University and Rowan University are joining forces to tackle the increasingly complex challenges affecting water resources in the region, from shrinking supplies, to industrial contamination, to climate change. >>
NJIT hosted the official launch of New Start New Jersey, a policy and advocacy organization dedicated to identifying and enacting effective public policy initiatives to grow the state's economy and improve the quality of life for its citizens. >>
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On Oct. 31, Tom Dallessio, director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, gave an address at the United Nations to celebrate the inaugural World Cities Day 2014, a celebration of global urban transformations led by UN-Habitat. >>
NJIT, Drexel University and Rowan University will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that facilitates research collaborations among faculty and students at the three institutions aimed at improving water quality. >>
Come join NJIT's new “big band” jazz group in celebrating the start of the fall season in the Campus Center Gallery Nov. 7 at 12 p.m. >>
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences and the Association for Computing Machinery will host HackNJIT on Nov. 8-9, 2014 in the Campus Center Ballroom. >>
On Oct. 30, the Industrial Design Lecture Series, sponsored by the NJIT School of Art + Design and student chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), hosted Paul Choate and Harry Allen for the second in a series of lectures featuring innovative product designers presenting their work and speaking to students and faculty. >>
On Oct. 24, design students from all majors in the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) presented a midterm collaborative research project to representatives from global lighting and electronic giants Lutron and Panasonic, and U.S. networking and media companies Diversified Systems, Diversified Media Group and Skyweb Digital Media. >>
Sabre88, an IT startup at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, earned a top spot on Fortune magazine's 2014 Inner City 100, a list of the country's fastest growing inner city businesses. >>
WHAT: Launch of MarketShift, a nearly $6 million program funded by the Department of Defense (DOD) to boost the capacity of the aerospace and defense industry in New Jersey by helping companies better  understand and address risks associated with the defense supply chain, develop new products for existing markets, and identify new market opportunities for the products they already manufacture. >>
Two Brooklyn-based designers were selected as the first speakers in the Industrial Design Lecture Series sponsored by the NJIT School of Art + Design in conjunction with the student chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America. >>
Local mayors and state and federal experts will gather at NJIT on Oct. 29 to discuss how the state has recovered from two of the worst natural disasters ever to hit New Jersey: Hurricanes Sandy and Irene. >>
Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) presented the first recipient of the Pressley and Mauise Vinson McPhail/NACME Scholarship with a check for $5,000 during the NACME 40th Anniversary Awards Dinner and Celebration at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. >>
María Hurtado de Mendoza, associate professor at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), recently received two awards—the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid's (COAM) first prize and World Architecture News' (WAN) House of the Year 2014—for her ambitious single family project, “#house#1.130.” >>
Bernadette Longo, associate professor in the Department of Humanities, has been elected to the Administrative Committee (AdCom) of the IEEE Professional Communication Society. >>
Watch Levelle Burr-Alexander, interim executive director of NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where panelists will discuss “Newark At A Crossroads.” The program, which will look at the city's past, present and future, is scheduled to air tonight at 7 p.m. on NJTV. >>
Katia Passerini, Ph.D., has been named Dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College at New Jersey Institute of Technology. >>
Students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited a Hurricane-Sandy damaged house in Long Branch as part of their studies in a graduate-level design studio focused on resilient design solutions and public architecture taught by Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster. >>
The regular and honors sections of "The Age of Edison" senior seminar in history (HSS 404) recently visited the Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange, where Edison had his laboratory. >>
Following the release of his celebrated eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, NJIT Professor Burt Kimmelman will give a reading at the internationally renowned Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival later this month. >>
Judith A. Sheft, associate vice president for technology development, Jinisha Patel '16, and Kathy Herbert '04 will participate on the "Big Dreams in STEM" panel at Montclair State University on Oct. 16, 2014. >>
Yun-Qing Shi, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, presented the results of his research group's work on image tampering and detection, steganalysis, and reversible data hiding at the International Workshop on Digital Forensics and Watermarking in Taipei, Taiwan. >>
An exhibition by Keith Krumwiede, associate professor and director of NJIT's graduate architecture program, opens today at the Princeton University School of Architecture exhibition gallery. >>
Timothy Franklin, associate vice president for business and economic development at NJIT, was inducted this week into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES), an organization whose mission is to improve the physical, social, civic and economic wellbeing of communities by advancing scholarship based on collaborative discovery by communities and their higher education partners. >>
Alison Lefkovitz, assistant professor of history, recently wrote a framing essay for the newly launched Child Custody Project website. The site explores child custody issues nationwide within a broad historical and legal context with the goal of providing an impartial, interdisciplinary resource for scholars, practitioners and the public at large.  >>
At NJIT's seventh annual celebration of research excellence, the Board of Overseers honored two eminent NJIT faculty members, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Yeheskel Bar-Ness and Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, for foundational contributions to their respective fields of wireless communications and nanotechnology. >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, associate professor of architecture, has been selected as one of 12 newly named featured columnists for Places Journal, a leading journal of contemporary architecture, landscape, and urbanism. >>
"Structure and Beauty," an interior photograph of the chapel at Dublin Castle taken by Glenn Goldman, Director of NJIT's School of Art + Design, has received Honorable Mention in the 2014 International Photography Awards (IPA) program. >>
Attention Entrepreneurs: Apply by Oct. 1 to Participate in Seminars, Training Programs and Networking Sessions >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, will receive the seventh annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on Oct. 2, 2014. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design held the 32nd Annual Awards Ceremony on Sept. 22. >>
A group of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design recently presented their work at the 2014 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in National Harbor, Maryland.  >>
College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's work is included in an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), in Toronto, Canada, on view until October 25. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, has partnered with Osler Health IPA, a primary care physician-centered, owned and managed health network, to provide New Jersey medical practices with a technology-enhanced management system that will help them improve the quality of care they provide, streamline their delivery of services, and substantially reduce costs. >>
"In the Arms of Baby Jesus," a play by Michèle Raper Rittenhouse, director of the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program, will be read as part of the id Theatre NYC Sit In! Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Jimmy's No. 43 in New York City. >>
A team of computer scientists at NJIT has won a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to come up with a platform that would allow mobile devices to interact with each other with help from the cloud. The technology they are developing is designed to support collaborative applications in areas such as healthcare, safety, and social interaction, potentially benefiting millions of users. >>
The S&P Capital IQ Challenge “Finance Meets Technology” launch event will take place on Sept. 15 at 12 p.m. in the Campus Center, Ballroom B. Enter the Mobile Application Development Challenge from September - December 2014. >>

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September 08, 2014
Do you play a string or wind instrument, or want to spend some spare time playing “big band” jazz? Then NJIT is the place to be starting this fall. >>
An urban revitalization model designed by Saif Haobsh, a fifth-year architecture student, was named one of the top 20 entries at this year's AECOM Urban SOS student competition. >>
For the vast majority of NJIT's incoming Class of 2018, college life began not in a lecture hall or classroom, but on a ride through the city of Newark to an elementary school, senior center, food bank, urban farm or park. >>
Georgeen Theodore, associate professor in the College of Architecture and Design, will discuss making New Jersey a more resilient state and preventing future storm and climate change devastation through strategic redevelopment on One-on-One with Steve Adubato. >>
Humberto ‘Humby' Baquerizo, assistant director of the Campus Center at NJIT, was honored with the Delta Beta Xi Award, which honors those who have given outstanding service to the vision of the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, a national social fraternity to which he belongs. >>
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Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, an NJIT professor of management, spent several weeks last summer as a Fulbright specialist at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, giving lectures on innovation and technology management and helping the university set up a syllabus for related business courses to be taught in English. >>
Samples of student work produced in NJIT's School of Art + Design were exhibited for the third consecutive year at the curated Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. >>
High school seniors from Newark, Baltimore, and New York City spend six days on the NJIT campus each summer learning about finance and college culture from School of Management professors and NJIT students. >>
NJSHINE, an electronic Health Information Organization (HIO) serving Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties in New Jersey announces the formation of an alliance with the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) to promote the sharing of electronic health information between healthcare providers and patients in South Jersey. >>
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New Jersey Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees approved a 2.5 percent tuition and fee increase for undergraduate, in-state students. Total annual tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students will be $15,648 for 2014-2015. Tuition and fees for out-of-state, undergraduate students will increase by 3.5 percent to $26,760. >>
William C. Tate and William A. Moses, both graduates from NJIT's School of Architecture, have collaborated on an art installation recently displayed at the Art Factory in Paterson. >>
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Tomas Gregorio EMBA‘09, a veteran health care executive experienced in building IT networks for regional hospitals, has been appointed Senior Executive Director of Healthcare Systems Innovation at the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation. >>
A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics is the winner of the New Jersey Apps Challenge, an innovation contest initiated two years ago by former U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). >>
Mechanical Engineering Professor Anthony D. Rosato will present his research at the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference next month at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. >>
Transit-centered communities that are dense, service-rich, and walkable are one of the pillars of 21st century sustainable development policy. But the challenge, planners say, is figuring out how to actually create them. >>
Hanaa A. Hamdi, an assistant professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School who received her Ph.D. in Urban Systems in 2013, has been named the Commissioner of Health for the City of Newark. >>
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced and exhibited the winners of the 2014 National Architecture Photography Competition on June 26 at the annual convention in Chicago. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom provided opening remarks this morning at a Congressional field hearing entitled “Mass Gathering Security: A Look at the Coordinated Approach to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey and Other Large-Scale Events” in NJIT's Campus Center Atrium. >>
College of Architecture and Design Professors Glenn Goldman and Andrzej Zarzycki wrote the first chapter in a new book, “Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice,” edited by Karen Kensek and Doug Noble and published by Wiley. >>
Megan Guidry is by her own estimation “an adventurous person.” She decided on NJIT following a single snowy visit her senior year of high school, unfazed by the more than 1,000 miles between home in Baton Rouge, La. and college in Newark. >>
Five students from the Interior Design program in the School of Art + Design exhibited work as part of the Student Project Display at NeoCON 2014, “North America's largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors.” >>
Pedro J. Claudio Jr., '15, of Jersey City, an information technology major at NJIT, was selected to participate in the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®) program. >>
Yuan-nan Young, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, was invited to participate in a workshop at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences in Toronto, Canada. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor Maurie Cohen will co-chair the Second Biennial Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption on June 8-11, 2014 in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. >>
Alex Guimaraes '14 and Sean Olsen '14, both recent graduates from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, have been selected to participate in the 2014 Planning Summit of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT was well represented at the 67th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians in Austin, Texas. >>
Students in NJIT's Master of Infrastructure Planning program presented their design projects from the past three semesters at the HUD Rebuild by Design student event at the World Financial Center. >>
Each year for more than a decade, NJIT has hosted Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics — FACM — an international gathering that brings together representatives of academia and preeminent research organizations to share work in mathematics that has significant real-world importance across many scientific and technological disciplines. >>
Deane Evans, Executive Director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, delivered a presentation on architecture and building science research in the U.S. on May 23, 2014 to architectural faculty and students at Dali University in Dali, China.  >>
Assistant Professor Cesar Bandera presented the results of joint research conducted with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Pediatric Healthcare Innovation Conference in Atlanta. >>
NJIT Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering Hans Chaudhry will host NJIT's Spirituality Seminar Series on May 29, 1-2 p.m. in Fenster 698. All are welcome. >>
Did you ever wonder if you could pinpoint the original locations where your favorite paintings were created—or if they still exist? A new app developed by NJIT Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Gareth Russell can help users “see” through the eyes of noted artists and the scenery that inspired their work. >>
The School of Art + Design was represented at the 26th Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at Javits Center in New York City May 17-20, 2014 with a curated selection of student work produced in the undergraduate Industrial Design program. >>
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science Somenath Mitra will be the featured guest speaker at NJIT's Spirituality Seminar Series on May 22, 1-2 p.m. in Fenster 698. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) awarded 2,649 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees today at the 98th Commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark. >>
Six NJIT alumni, including an engineer who led an emergency response team in Haiti following the earthquake of 2010 and a pioneer in the green building movement, received achievement awards from the university's Alumni Association this past weekend for their professional accomplishments, community engagement, and service to their alma mater. >>
Vanessa Espinal '14 and David "Nic" Thibodeaux '14 addressed scholarship donors and many other students who benefit from their generosity at the 26th annual Scholarship Brunch.  >>
Dozens of manufacturers from the region attended a small business forum at NJIT on May 16 to discuss strategies to strengthen and expand their companies by locating public and private sources of capital and by developing new markets at home and abroad. >>
Each year, NJIT honors students who have worked to enhance campus life. This year, 11 students received 2014 Highlander Student Achievement Awards, which recognized their leadership roles on campus. >>
The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), one of the top-performing Regional Extension Centers (RECs) in the country, assisted Dr. Seema Rao attest to Stage 2 Meaningful Use. The internist from South Plainfield attested to Stage 2 in the earliest possible 90-day period for the federal Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program.  >>
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will host a forum for small manufacturers on the NJIT campus on Friday, May 16 that will address common challenges to expansion and stability such as access to capital and growth through exporting and new market development, while also apprising business owners of available federal resources. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was honored on May 12 by the Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP) as a leader in promoting the university's commitment to research and improvement in transportation. >>
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When it comes to animals, Martina Jackson '14, a biology major from South Brunswick heading to veterinary school next fall at the University of Pennsylvania, is a scientist, philosopher and devotee, all rolled into one. >>
“We are your supply chain of talent,” Executive Director of Career Development Services Greg Mass told a group of more than 60 employers assembled at the NJIT Recruiting Partner Recognition and Awards Ceremony.  >>
Maurie Cohen, Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities and Director of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at NJIT, has been appointed to serve as a mentor with the Central Asia and Afghanistan Research Fellowship (CAARF) Program.   >>
On the first day of May, the cadets of Air Force ROTC Detachment 490 based at NJIT welcomed Colonel Kent Dalton, AFROTC Northeast Regional Commander, during a special session of the unit's leadership lab. >>
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Andrew P. Christ, P.E., BS '94, MS '01, a professional engineer with deep experience in facilities and construction management on university campuses, has been appointed Vice President for Real Estate Development and Capital Operations at NJIT. >>
A memorial technical session for the late Dr. Marino Xanthos, Professor of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering and Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, was held at the 2014 Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference on April 29, 2014 in Las Vegas. >>
Darius Sollohub AIA, director of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, will participate in "Closing the Gap in Childhood Obesity: A Forum Without Walls" on May 8, 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Newark Museum. To view a live stream of the event, click here>>
The timing has been beautifully choreographed by nature. Rising spring temperatures prompt many bee species to begin their search for the flowering plants they depend on for food — and which they propagate through pollination. But what would happen if this vital, mutually beneficial relationship goes out of synch due to climate change? >>
A large crowd was hosted in Elly's Loft at the College of Architecture and Design for an event sponsored by NJIT SIGGRAPH (the local student chapter of ACM's Special Interest Group in Graphics and Interactive Techniques) on April 21, 2014. Six recent graduates met with students to talk about career options for those studying Digital Design at the School of Art + Design.  >>
NJIT's Murray Center for Women in Technology hosted the Women's International Hackathon, part of an international crowdsourcing event sponsored by Microsoft Research Connections to encourage young women to become producers of future innovations in technology. >>
Every spring semester, second-year architecture students at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design are assigned a studio project to design a masonry building with a specific program. This year, the project was designing a fire station in Boonton, NJ. >>
Nearly 150 students from high schools throughout northern and central New Jersey received graduation certificates on April 26 for successfully completing the semester-long Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
The interior design program at NJIT's School of Art + Design has been officially awarded full accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). >>
NJIT's AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Chem-E-Car received second place during the Regional AIChE Conference at the University of Virginia on March 29. >>
The “NJIT Design Studio” exhibit can be seen at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) Flyway Gallery through April 25. >>
Government and industry leaders visited the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) today to join NJIT President Joel S. Bloom for the launch of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that provides a new model for business innovation through the leveraging of industry, government, and higher education assets and investment.  >>
A substantial new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will enable NJIT researchers to delve more deeply into powerful, potentially destructive solar events. >>
NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors. >>
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will visit NJIT on Wednesday, April 16, to thank the hundreds of NJIT students and other volunteers who participated in Alternative Spring Break (March 15-22, 2014). >>
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. >>
Now deep into the scientific discovery phase of a two-year orbit, NASA's Van Allen Probes, carrying an NJIT instrument that measures the composition of the radiation belts surrounding Earth, are shedding new light on a hazardous, little-understood region of the planet's outermost atmosphere. >>
S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform. >>
Crowds of children, parents, teachers, artisans and others visited the Newark Museum on Saturday, April 5 for the first Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire, billed as a “celebration of creativity and ingenuity in the New Jersey community” at the state's largest museum. >>
Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Atam Dhawan was formally inducted into the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows at the National Academy of Sciences. >>
For the fifth year, NJIT has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. >>
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. >>
Mark Stefurak, director of architecture and design, and Deborah Tjan, regional sales manager for strategic accounts at Steelcase, presented at an installment of the School of Art + Design's Design Industry Speak Seminar Series on March 31. >>
NJIT educators, academic researchers and students are invited to a free MATLAB seminar, "Introduction to Simulink for Project-Based Learning using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT" on April 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in GITC 3710. >>
Tagged: matlab, matlab day
The NJIT community mourns the recent loss of Dr. Joseph J. Padalino '44, Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the age of 91.  >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report from PayScale.  >>
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As Opening Day rapidly approaches for most Major League Baseball teams, NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has prepared his annual MLB projections for the upcoming season. And, to the chagrin of loyal Mets fan Bukiet, New York's National League club looks to be in store for a disappointing year. >>
NJIT has received a 2014 Readers' Choice Award from SNJ Business People (SNJBP) in the category of technology. >>
Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor at the College of Architecture and Design, will be presenting at the “Histories of Data Landscapes” panel at Pratt Institute on Thursday evening, March 27, and the “Resource Histories” symposium at the Syracuse Fisher Center on Friday, March 28. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Transformations” and features leaders in fields from sustainable design, to energy, to computing, addressing a range of topics on how ideas can transform individuals, societies, and nations. >>
Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014.  >>
More than 300 high school students gathered at NJIT on March 19 for the ninth annual Web Design Competition>>
Television host and Commentator Steve Adubato will moderate a free seminar on health reform on March 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  >>
During NJIT's Alternative Spring Break, more than 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends will do volunteer work from Newark to the Jersey shore, cleaning up devastated areas and helping towns rebuild resiliently. >>
Erin Jimenez Pollex, commercial design specialist of Shaw Contract Group, gave interior design students and faculty a presentation about the construction, manufacture and specification of carpet as part of the School of Art + Design's Industry Speak Seminar Series on March 10. >>
Eric Katz, professor of philosophy in the Department of Humanities, presented two papers at the recent American Philosophical Association Central Division meetings in Chicago.  >>
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. >>
Francisco Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering (CBPE) working with NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection (NRDP), has won a fellowship from the American Petroleum Institute that includes attending the 2014 International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) in Savannah, Georgia in May of this year. >>
David Hall, the New Jersey-based architectural representative for the Sherwin-Williams Company of Cleveland, Ohio, recently gave an informational presentation about paint and coatings to a group of more than 40 interior design students and faculty as part of the School of Art + Design's Industry Speak Seminar Series. >>
Medical practices in New Jersey are making substantial progress in eliminating deadly mistakes such as dangerous medication interactions and gaps in disease screenings by replacing their paper charts with electronic health record (EHR) systems. One of the key drivers of the state's success is an NJIT-led, federally funded organization, New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC). >>
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. >>
Tagged: greek life
Dr. Don Sebastian provides a historical perspective of New Jersey as the birthplace to almost every major industry from electric light and power to petroleum to food products.  The space to build factories, the workforce to fill the jobs, the transportation network to move the goods, and the access to New York's financial markets made the Garden State a great place for great inventors to come to build successful businesses. >>
New college graduates may have reason to be hopeful this spring. After several dismal years of high unemployment and hiring freezes, early projections say the job market for the Class of 2014 is looking up. >>
Zeynep Çelik, distinguished professor of architecture who holds appointments in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture and Federated Department of History, was recently honored by Turkey's Bosphorus University and the Vehbi Koç Foundation for her work in architectural and cultural history. >>
Bernadette Longo, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Professional Communication Society Emily K. Schlesinger Award for Outstanding Service to the Professional Communication Society.  >>
More than 200 students and recent graduates packed into the Campus Center Atrium recently for the chance to meet and interview the founders of start-up companies from NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and perhaps land a career-expanding internship or job. >>
Brian Tibbs, NJIT alum and director of southeast operations for Moody Nolan, will present “The Story of the Nation's Largest Black-Owned Architecture Firm” on Feb. 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I. >>
NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 16 universities receiving this award for 2013. >>
The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at NJIT will host the 16th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 27, 2014 in the Campus Center Atrium.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship Fund and the NCE Dean's Fund.  >>
NJIT Assistant Professor Michael Brownstein will receive the "best paper in the category of untenured faculty" prize for a paper that he will be presenting this month at the North Carolina Philosophical Society>>
Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner. >>
Rong-Yaw Chen has been named professor emeritus after having served as a distinguished member of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at NJIT for nearly five decades.  >>
Members of the NJIT community joined the ranks of the more than 15,000 volunteers who provided a warm welcome to the thousands of visitors descending upon the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area when Super Bowl XLVIII kicked off on February 2, 2014.  >>
NJIT undergraduates are encouraged to participate in this year's TechQuest Competition, sponsored by Jim Stevenson Foundation.  NJIT undergraduates may enter this innovation competition individually or as a team and be eligible for awards and stipends up to $14,000.  >>
The Winter 2014 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available online. “Protecting Who We Are,” the issue's cover feature, focuses on understanding and developing better treatment for traumatic brain injury, or TBI. >>
Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will present the workshop "Moving Beyond Racial Battle Fatigue to Social Justice in Academia" at the 31st Annual Winter Roundtable Conference at Columbia University on Feb. 14 and 15.  >>
A research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser has been nominated for a 2013 Digital Humanities Award in the category of "Best Use of DH for Fun."  >>
The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for Black History Month on Feb. 19. >>
For the third year in a row, School of Art + Design Director Glenn Goldman has been among the winners of the annual architectural photography contest sponsored by the West Jersey Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA West Jersey).  >>
The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble will bring an exuberant performance to the NJIT campus for the first week of Black History Month on Feb. 5. >>
Atam P. Dhawan, of Randolph, a distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBA) for contributions in medical imaging. >>
Bernadette Longo, associate professor in the Department of Humanities, has published an article in a special issue of Technical Communication Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers technical communication in a variety of fields. >>
An opportunity for funding of up to $1 million for U.S. - Israel technology collaborations will be presented during a round table discussion held at NJIT on Jan. 30.  >>
Michael Ehrlich and Judith Sheft, co-directors of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center (NJIAC), will discuss “Start Up Secrets” on Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains Public Library as part of the NJ Business & Innovation Series.  >>
The demand for orthopedic joint replacement implants, which has never been greater, is fueling innovations in biomaterials and design to meet the ever-rising expectations of the younger and more active patients avidly seeking these surgeries. >>
Urs Gauchat, Dean of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, discusses resilient design on Caucus:  New Jersey. >>
The 21st annual meeting for BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey's life sciences industry, will be held on January 30th this year. >>
Three faculty members from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design have been awarded the title of emeritus. >>
NJIT Senior University Lecturer Jon Curley has collaborated with Newark-based filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno on a film about contemporary Newark that will be exhibited at Newark Liberty International Airport.  >>
Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, have published a co-authored article in Electronic Book Review, a peer-reviewed journal of critical writing produced and published by the emergent digital literary network. >>
Thea Zunick, assistant director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, participated last month in the Annual Meeting of the Association for Fraternity and Sorority Advisors in Orlando.  >>
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Urs Gauchat, Dean of the College of Architecture and Design, will discuss the ways NJIT has lead the way locally, nationally, and internationally in fostering discussion about ways to build after Hurricane Sandy that will avoid future disasters.  >>
Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, will present “Latinas Innovate Through Virtual Support: Forming an Online Network to Support Latinas Pursing Doctorates” at the 2014 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) conference in Baltimore, MD in March.  >>
Basil Baltzis, Interim Dean of Newark College of Engineering, was recognized today by the NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) for his commitment to the aspirations and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines. >>
NJIT has received a Silver Award in the 2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Accolades Awards competition for "The Inauguration of Joel Stuart Bloom, Eighth President of NJIT." >>
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Economic growth will rise to 3.1 percent in 2014, while unemployment will fall to 6.9 percent by December of 2014, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the 27th Annual Economic Outlook Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. >>
Zhe He, a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science at NJIT, presented his paper titled "A Family-Based Framework for Supporting Quality Assurance of Biomedical Ontologies in BioPortal" last month at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2013 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design is sponsoring an interactive discussion on “Environmental Considerations of Resiliency” on Dec. 11.  The roundtable will examine Sandy's devastation to coastal resources and challenge participants to think about ways to respect and enhance natural resources when recovering and rebuilding from natural and man-made disasters.  >>
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of environmental experts at NJIT who offer technical assistance to communities working to transform contaminated properties into clean and productive land. >>
Tom Dallessio, director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, will be discussing the Rebuild By Design program on NJTV News with Mike Schneider>>
David Rothenberg, a professor of philosophy and music at NJIT, contributed to a documentary film that has won the grand prize at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). >>
Third year digital design student Sharon Feng, of Piscataway, won the annual cover design competition for the Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE) conference program.  This marks the fourth consecutive year that a digital design student from NJIT's School of Art + Design has won the competition which is open to all New Jersey college students studying graphic design or a related discipline.  >>
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C.  >>
Seven teams of rising entrepreneurs won $3,000 in seed funding from Capital One Bank and the chance to advance their early-stage businesses in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management  following judging Monday afternoon at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.  >>
The New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum will make a stop at NJIT on Dec. 4, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Summit Street between Kupfrian Hall and the Central King Building. Admission is free.  >>
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
NJIT's student organizations have rallied once again for their annual Noble November activities to raise awareness of those in need. Members of the Filipino Student Association, many of whom have families in the Philippines that have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan, have collected almost $1,000 for UNICEF. >>
College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster has won a 2013 Builder's Choice Custom Home Design Award for his “Ice Cycle House,” a sustainable pre-fab house designed as a snow-belt residence in Buffalo, New York. >>
Two Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students were winners in the recent American Concrete Institute (ACI) Art of Concrete Competition.  >>
Terri L. Freeman, a partner in the Morristown, NJ office of Jackson Lewis LLP, will discuss "Building a Civil Workplace: Avoiding Harassment and Discrimination" on November 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112.   >>
Speaking to an audience of civil engineers, architects, concrete specialists, and other height enthusiasts at a recent lecture on campus, Lawrence Novak, the lead structural engineer for the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, related the complex strategy that allowed him to shatter records in constructing the world's tallest freestanding structure. >>
Richard Carback, Charles Stark Draper Laboratories, will present “Engineering Practical End-To-End Verifiable Voting Systems” on Nov. 20 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.          >>
Earn up to four hours of academic credit in just three weeks at NJIT's Winter Session 2013-2014. Classes begin on Dec. 30.    >>
Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays. >>
A group of students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited BAMCO, Inc. in Middlesex, a leader in the design and fabrication of state-of-the-art composite metal wall panel systems and other building envelope products.  >>
The NJIT Campus Center and Career Development Services Civic Engagement with the Filipino Student Association are coordinating the Highlanders Helping Haiyan Victims relief drive to provide assistance to those affected by the recent earthquake and typhoon in the Philippines. >>
Musician David Rimelis will explore the connections and differences among scientists, architects, engineers and musicians in a Technology & Society Forum Series presentation.on Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. >>
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. >>
The university community mourns the loss of Lilyan Kreitchman, widow of Morton A. Kreitchman, class of '44. >>
Nancy Coppola, professor of English at NJIT, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) for significant long-term contributions to programming in technical communication and for service to the profession and the organization.  >>
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. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2013, on Nov. 8, 2013 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Entertainment will be provided by the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Roberta Flack. >>
Roberto Rojas-Cessa, PhD, of Brooklyn, NY, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF). >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, of West Orange, a professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) at a formal banquet on Oct. 17, 2013 at the W Hotel in Hoboken.  >>
Tom Dallessio, director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, recently spoke at a University of Calgary flood conference where experts addressed post flood fallout.  The all-day symposium was organized by the U of C's faculty of environmental design and the Institute for Public Health.  >>
Amit Kumar, adjunct professor of finance at NJIT, recently published a new book entitled "Short Stories from the Stock Market."  The book offers insights into the controversial strategy of short selling through case studies and provides a framework for investors, finance students and professors, stock market reporters, and other stock enthusiasts to find uncommon short ideas and avoid common traps and hot stocks.  >>
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) NJIT Graduate Chapter, in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Section of the AIAA, recently hosted a two-day glider building event and competition at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The AIAA Glider Building Challenge was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus and was aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students.  >>
One year following the events of Hurricane Sandy, the Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a public reception on Monday, October 28, 2013, that will provide an opportunity to learn more about the 10 Rebuild by Design teams' unique visions to make the New York/New Jersey region more resilient. >>
Matt Ford, senior vice president at Universe Cladding Solutions, recently gave a presentation to students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.  >>
Grad student Megan Litwhiler is currently pursuing a PhD in biology at NJIT and has been awarded a scholarship through Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ), a trust that recognizes and invests in the future of women's professional careers.  >>
NJIT alum Patrick J. Natale recently announced his retirement as executive director, chief staff officer and secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  His retirement will become effective Dec. 31, 2014.    >>
Three members of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) community will be honored this evening by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) in recognition of their contributions to innovation in the Garden State.  >>
Employees at the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in New York City now have the opportunity to receive on-site training in CloudTechnologies offered by the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Division at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
T.K. Ramchandar, engineer manager with Intel's Thin Films Logic Technology Development Group, recently came to NJIT to speak to graduate students during a recruitment seminar.  Approximately seventy students were in attendance.  >>
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) NJIT Graduate Chapter, in conjunction with the Northern New Jersey Section of the AIAA, recently hosted a two-day glider building event and competition at NJIT. This was the first event of this kind held on the NJIT campus, aimed at stimulating the creative skills and ingenuity of graduate and undergraduate students.  >>
A group of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design recently presented their resilient design work at the 2013 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Grapevine, Texas.  This annual event is the industry's premier national venue for the public dissemination of state-of-the-art precast concrete technologies.  >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Julia Murawski on October 7, 2013. The North Wing of Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center was formally dedicated to her husband, the late Jerome Murawski '36, on December 5, 2007, in recognition of the continuing commitment of the Murawski family to NJIT. >>
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Burt Kimmelman, PhD, of Maplewood, a professor in the Department of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has published his eighth poetry collection, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). The poems, which represent his poetic practice as it has evolved over the last three decades, are accompanied by drawings by Basil King. >>
NJIT's Information Technology Program will host "Harnessing Data Generated by the World Around Us" on Oct. 16 at 3:45 p.m. in GITC 1100.  >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published two articles in Shanghai Securities News (SSN).  >>
The Center for Resilient Design at NJIT co-sponsored “Resilient Design for Sustainable Urbanization” at the United Nations last week in celebration of World Habitat Day 2013.  >>
COAD undergrad Esther Zipori recently presented "Anticipating Post-Automobility: Design Policies for Fostering Urban Mobility Transitions" at the Global Conference on Mobility Futures at Lancaster University in the UK.  >>
The Fall 2013 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available online. The issue's cover feature is “A Solar Sandy? Gaining New Knowledge of the Sun and Solar Storms,” which describes how NJIT  faculty and students are collaborating on research that looks far beyond Earth to gain new insights into phenomena that pose a serious threat to our technological civilization.  >>
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Tune in on Oct. 3 to watch Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood on The Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda.  >>
More than 180 hiring employers and 2,000 job-seeking students and alumni will attend the 21st Annual Fall Career Fair on October 9, 2013 from 12:30-5:00 p.m. in the Fleisher Gymnasium and Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility. >>
Students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited the Trespa Design Center in New York City, the headquarters of Trespa North America, Ltd.   >>
Assistant Professor of Biology Simon Garnier's research on robotic swarms was cited in an article about using robots to understand animal behavior in the October 1, 2013 issue of The Scientist.   >>
Kelsey McGowan, of Hopewell, a senior majoring in mathematical sciences at NJIT, has been selected as one of two recipients of a Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR) scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.   >>
NJIT will host two free, one-half day technical demonstration and training sessions on MATLAB Day: Technical Computing with MATLAB and Simulink on Oct. 10 in the Campus Center Ballroom B.  >>
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NJIT Humanities Professor Burt Kimmelman has published his eighth collection of poetry, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982-2013  (BlazeVOX, 2013). >>
The Center for Resilient Design at NJIT is co-sponsoring a major international conference at the United Nations on October 4.  >>
The NJIT Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) was represented by Marketing Specialist Sherry Rose at the US House of Representatives Small Business Committee meeting on September 12, 2013. >>
Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Walid Hubbi presented a paper titled "Effects of Inductance Variations due to Temperature on Load-Flow Studies" at the 2013 North American Power Symposium in Manhattan, Kansas. >>
A new research project by NJIT Humanities Professor Chris Funkhouser launched yesterday at the National Library of France. Combining music, documented artistic performances, lectures, and studio experiments, Funk's SoundBox 2012 draws from hundreds of digital recordings that he produced. >>
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. >>
Faculty members representing NJIT's School of Management participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties annual "Bowl for Kids' Sake" fundraiser on September 15. >>
Sherlene I. Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity at NJIT, was awarded a full scholarship to attend the Jean Baker Miller fall intensive institute at Wellesley College in Boston.  >>
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Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, recently represented the North Jersey chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the Local Leadership Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  >>
Deliris Diaz, a first-year student, recently received the Jean Gordon Thomas Memorial Award for outstanding promise as a woman physicist from NJIT's Department of Physics. >>
Watch NJIT's Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program is scheduled to air on Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on NJTV. >>
Watch Donald Sebastian, senior vice president of research and development, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  Sebastian will discuss current partnerships being developed through NJIT alums in China who have created new and innovative strategies involved in solar technology.  >>
Students and Faculty from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design presented their studio work to an international audience dedicated to addressing water challenges for coastal cities from the Dutch Delta to New York Harbor. >>
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded NJIT a $289,000 grant to investigate alternative measures for flood mitigation in the Hackensack/Moonachie/Little Ferry area.  The effort will enhance rather than duplicate any on-going efforts by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other organizations.  NJIT's newest center, the Flood Mitigation Engineering Resource Center will handle the work. >>
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. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam P. Dhawan, PhD,  recently joined the autism community at the NJ State House to be recognized for improving public and private autism services.  Dhawan, a noted electrical engineer and inventor in his own right, who heads NJIT's Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) program, is also executive director of undergraduate research and innovation at NJIT.  The IDS program is offered to Albert Dorman Honors College students at NJIT.   >>
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.  >>
Thea Rachel Zunick, assistant director for Fraternity and Sorority Life, was recently awarded the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity Larry D. Philippi Award for the Fraternity & Sorority Advisor of the year at Elevate, a bi-annual national convention.  >>
U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2014 Edition has once again named NJIT to the top tier of national universities for its range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. This year, NJIT was ranked 150th out of the 200+ institutions earning the distinction of top national universities.  NJIT also ranked 6th in the nation for ethnic diversity. >>
Watch NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today on One-on-One with Steve Adubato for a closer look at Newark's revitalization efforts and NJIT's new residence facilities.  >>
The doors are open to NJIT's new $80 million Warren Street Village, a unique, three-acre, 214,000-square-foot, mixed-use residential housing complex.  Completed as forecast in less than 18 months, the complex, bounded by Colden Street to the east, Warren Street to the north and Raymond Boulevard to the southwest, will add 600 beds to NJIT's existing inventory of residential housing.  In addition, the project will feature a new restaurant, convenience store and fitness center for the NJIT community. >>
NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow. >>
NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on September 12, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, has a theme of “Think Big – Think small” and feature leaders in various fields addressing a range of topics on how to take ideas and put them into action.  >>
Edge Therapeutics, a former Enterprise Development Center (EDC) portfolio company, is the first beneficiary of an investment from the New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit program.  >>
Don Tuite, power and analog editor at Electronic Design Magazine, visited NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) today.  >>
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force teamed up to host the Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit on Aug. 7 at NJIT.  The event, first of its kind in the region since the disaster, educated and connected small businesses to commercial buyers from the private sector and federal, state and local governments. >>
NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard.  >>
A representative from Intel's Thin Films Logic Technology Development Group is hosting a recruitment seminar and interviews for graduate students on Aug. 12-13.  >>
Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers. >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, associate professor of architecture at NJIT, in conjunction with SAH Archipedia and UVA Press, recently received a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant from the NEH to significantly expand SAH Archipedia. >>
NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) held a closing ceremony yesterday for 125 students who participated in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program.  >>
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.   >>
NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013. >>
AJ Polanco Jr., Woodbridge, and Danielle Esmaya, Union, recently presented “Social Reform Through Mobile Gaming (Seed.Genesis)” in the mobile apps session of SIGGRAPH 2013, the world's premier annual conference on computer graphics and interactive media, held this year in Anaheim, California. >>
Paramus Catholic Paladin cornerback Jabrill Peppers, of East Orange, and head football coach Chris Partridge kept more than 50 students in an NJIT Upward Bound Multimedia Journalism class spellbound yesterday as Peppers, with humility and intelligence, answered students' questions for almost an hour.  >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees has approved a 3.2 percent or $239 per semester tuition and mandatory fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Total annual tuition and mandatory fees for full-time in-state students will be $15,218 for 2013-2014. Tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year will increase by 4.2 percent to $28,274. >>
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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. >>
NJIT has announced the appointment of Professor Katia Passerini to interim dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. The appointment will become effective on Aug. 1, 2013. >>
Congratulations to Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development, who recently received one of this year's First Mate Awards from BioNJ.  >>
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.  >>
A leading Chinese manufacturer of high speed trains will fund an NJIT research lab to develop new wireless communication technologies.  These technologies will offer passengers wireless internet connections on fast trains. >>
A hemostatic wound dressing, known as ChitO2-Clot, developed by a team of NCE biomedical engineering students took honorable mention for promising technological innovation in the recent 2013 BMEidea Competition.  >>
One of China's leading manufacturers of fast trains will fund an NJIT research lab that will develop new wireless communication technologies.  These technologies will offer passengers wireless internet connections on the high-speed trains. >>
Zeynep Celik, distinguished professor of architecture in the College of Architecture and Design, is featured in The New York Times.  >>
Faculty and students recently participated in a design showcase in Long Branch sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Precast Association.  NJIT entries included work from College of Architecture and Design (COAD) studios, the department of engineering technology and the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) programs and the new Center for Resilient Design.  >>
High school science teachers from throughout New Jersey recently attended NJIT's third annual materials science camp to learn better approaches for teaching materials science.  The one-week program was a partnership among NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA), the Metro NY/NJ Chapter of the American Society of Materials (ASM) and the ASM Education Foundation.  >>
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.  >>
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NJIT will be hosting a symposium and workshop by AIA Regional Recovery Working Group entitled “Post Sandy: the Effect on the URBAN” on July 9 from 8:00 a.m.– 5:30 p.m. in Weston Hall.  >>
Jonathan Van Ostenbridge and Thomas Yeh, two students selected from COAD's School of Architecture, are spending part of their summer break participating in the Digital Stone Project in Italy.  >>
Four NJIT faculty members were recently awarded the title of emeritus.  >>
The NJIT Next campaign folder recently won a silver award from the Art Directors Club of New Jersey for the category “Pocket Folder: Without Inserts.”  >>
Douglas S. Ashinsky, MD, FACP, Warren Internal Medicine (Warren), Paulo B. Pinho, MD, FACP, FAAP, PASE Healthcare, PC (Millburn), and Frank Sonnenberg, MD, FACP, FACMI, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group (New Brunswick) recently went to Washington, DC as part of the Office of the National Coordinator's (ONC) Inaugural Health IT Fellows class that included 28 champions from 18 states.  >>
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NJIT Professor David Rothenberg was recently featured in The New York Times.  >>
NJIT, under Maurie Cohen's direction, will be a co-sponsor (with Clark University and others) of the SCORAI event “The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints” from June 12-14.  >>
Colette Santasieri, PhD, director of strategic initiatives at NJIT, will be a speaker at the Somerset County Business Partnership's “Showcasing Somerset County's Economic Competitiveness” event being held on June 7.  >>
NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale.  >>
The NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC) is pleased to announce the formation of a venture advisory board to provide business advice and guidance to portfolio companies located at EDC. >>
In a study published today in the journal PLoS One, a team of researchers led by NJIT Associate Professor Gareth Russell has applied a novel method for linking large-scale habitat fragmentation to population sustainability. >>
Watch NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood design like a rock star on the new season of HGTV Star!  Atwood will be the newest designer on season 8 of HGTV Star!  >>
Newark has manufacturing assets, but it also faces several challenges, according to a new report by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. Mayor Cory Booker announced partnership-based commitments to capitalize on Newark's strengths and improve its capacity for 21st-century production at an event this morning hosted by NJIT. >>
Congratulations to the dozen graduating bachelor's and master's degree candidates of the NJ School of Architecture saluted earlier in the week at the College of Architecture and Design ceremony for outstanding students.  >>
Rima Taher, senior university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, taught a live webinar yesterday on “Design and Construction of Low-Rise Buildings for High Winds and Hurricanes.” >>
Vitaly Shneidman, senior university lecturer in NJIT's department of physics, has been selected as one of the “Top 20 Reviewers for 2012” by The Journal of Chemical Physics. >>
NJ-HITEC Medicaid Specialist Program Director, Bebet Navia, has an article featured on the Health IT Buzz blog.  >>
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The College of Architecture and Design concluded yesterday's 2013 NJIT morning commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center with an afternoon balloon launch and luncheon back on campus for grads, friends and relatives.  >>
Every spring semester, second year students at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design are assigned a studio project to design a masonry building.  This year's project focused on the Harrison PATH Station and throughout the semester, ten teams produced and built their designs with the assistance of masonry journeymen. >>
NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.   >>
The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013). >>
Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013.  >>
NJIT senior right-hander Mark Leiter, Jr. struck out 20 Chicago State batters in a nine-inning 5-3 win for the Highlanders Friday night. Leiter's 20 strikeouts were the most nationally in a 2013 NCAA Division I game and the most in NJIT program history. Read more in The Wall Street Journal. >>
NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S.  >>
It was a clean sweep: Over the weekend NJIT students won the regional steel bridge contest as well as the concrete canoe contest.  This marks the second year in a row that NJIT has won both contests.  >>
The Provident Bank Foundation announced a $25,000 grant to NJIT in support of the new Center for Resilient Design, a program where students travel to different areas of the state to lend their design expertise to homeowners, businesses and municipalities affected by and rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. >>
NJIT Sr. Vice President for Research Donald Sebastian and Associate Professor Michael Recce discuss safer gun technology.  Watch the video on Bloomberg TV. >>
Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams. >>
Students from the PCI Architectural Design Studio at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Universal Concrete Products, a leading manufacturer of architectural precast concrete products, as part of the program's “beyond-the-classroom” learning experience.  >>
NJIT students Gaurav Majumdar, Karine Serrado, Carolina Ligorio and Rajesh Singh represented the MS Engineering Management team at the Regional Supply Chain Case Competition which recently took place at Rutgers University.  >>
Watch Richard Garber, associate professor in COAD's School of Architecture, tonight on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program, which will discuss the subject of sustainability, is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. (WHYY), 7:00 p.m. (NJTV) and 12:30 a.m. (WNET).     >>
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has appointed NJIT President Joel S. Bloom to the newly-formed Innovation NJ Coalition.  NJ Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will chair the Coalition. >>
In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their 17-year cycle—the longest gestation period of any animal.  Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to the arrival of a comet or a solar eclipse.  NJIT Professor David Rothenberg's newly-released and latest opus, Bug Music:  How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise (St. Martin's Press), looks at this unending rhythmic cycle.  >>
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. >>
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Afolawemi Afolabi, fourth year PhD student at NJIT, won 3rd place at the Technical Research Exhibition (Oral Presentation Category) held during the 39th Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Indianapolis in March.  >>
The recent TEDxNJIT event held on April 4 proved to be a great success, with 100 attendees participating on campus and an approximate additional 1,000 viewers via live stream.  >>
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The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) reached another milestone in its mission to assist doctors improve the quality of healthcare through Health Information Technology (IT) by successfully assisting approximately 300 doctors submit Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and E-Prescribing (eRx) data through its member portal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by the March 31, 2013 deadline to receive federal incentive funding and avoid penalties. >>
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Sherlene Ayala, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity, recently spoke at The Student Affairs Conference at NYU, a one-day professional development opportunity open to administrators, faculty, and graduate students to share ideas and expertise regarding a wide array of issues in higher education and student affairs.  >>
Jose Rubiani III, Anthony Boon, Orest Bidnyk, and Reem Nakshbandy recently represented NJIT at the CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC), where the School of Management (SOM) students competed head-to-head against 27 other universities, some of the best schools in the region.  >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 4, 2013 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.  It will bring together faculty and students to share their passion for innovation and new ideas.  >>
Watch an interview with Campus Gateway Development President Monique King-Viehland this weekend on Caucus:  Up Close. Program dates are scheduled for 3/30 (NJTV, 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.); 3/30 (Thirteen, 12:30 p.m.); 3/31 (NJTV, 8:30 a.m.); 3/31 (NJTV, 11:30 a.m.); 4/2 (WHYY, 5:30 p.m.); 4/5 (WLIW World, 7:00 a.m.) and 4/17 (NJTV, 12:30 a.m.).          >>
A group of students and faculty from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited Architectural Polymers, Inc., a leader and innovator in the concrete form fabrication industry as part of their studies in the Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Architectural Design Studio.  >>
WHAT:  The NJIT bus deposits daily some two dozen NJIT students adorned in bright yellow t-shirts at Long Beach Island's long-standing and beloved Surflight Theater, ravaged unfortunately by Sandy.  The students are performing not Shakespeare, but light construction work plus cleaning up and tending to small repairs.  For over 60 years, Surflight has been home to local actors and actresses as well as students getting their feet wet in the world of community theatre.   >>
WHAT:   Every day this week some 35 NJIT students wearing bright yellow t-shirts, who call themselves the “bucket brigade” take a 90-minute bus ride down and back from the NJIT campus to rebuild fencing and plant scrub-brushes on dunes in Asbury Park.  Come Friday as the fruits of their labors become more visible a hearty party is planned featuring a rock band.  >>
A handful of NJIT engineering and architecture student volunteers hope to better understand what happened to the storm-damaged public waterfront areas in Elizabeth and Perth Amboy.  Earlier this week, working with Future City Inc., the students conducted physical assessments of the damaged waterfronts.  Policymakers and constituents met with them.  Tomorrow and Friday, they'll be brainstorming solutions and writing impact assessments. Professional engineers will be available to listen.  The exercise is bound to not only help the cities but instill pride in the volunteers.  They also may walk away a lot smarter.  Among the issues to be addressed:  Can a living waterfront be integrated into the locality's flood management plan?  And, if so where?  How best to manage the impact of flooding and related damages?  And what about future public access, considering climate change? >>
NJIT students, professors, staff  and others from universities throughout the US are descending upon New Jersey this week to eradicate the remaining devastation from Super Storm Sandy.  Some two dozen projects located at points as far north as the IHS Development Corporation in Newark and as far south as the Surflight Theater in Beach Haven will receive help.  Daily buses leave the NJIT campus filled with students and others in bright yellow t-shirts and even brighter smiles.   >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, has been reappointed by Governor Christie to serve on the New Jersey Israel Commission.  >>
Rima Taher, PhD, PE, university lecturer at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently invited to Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School in Washington Township to address the eighth grade class and introduce the young students to the engineering profession as part of “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.”  >>
Some 25 members of NJIT's men's track and field team will volunteer their brawn and brains tomorrow to tackle cleaning up the headquarters of IHS Development Corporation, Newark.   Ravaged by hurricanes Sandy and Irene, the building remains in need of help and students' efforts.   Volunteers will remove light debris, lift moderate boxes and materials and perform minor carpentry repairs.  The students are part of a larger 600-body task force assembled during the past month by NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD). Dubbed the “Alternative Spring Break,” the effort has targeted cleaning up facilities, residences and areas damaged by the super storm.  Students from other colleges and universities are also participating.   >>
NJIT regrets the loss of Ian M. Ross, a president at Bell Labs who received an honorary doctorate from NJIT in 1993 and was a former member of the NJIT Board of Overseers.  >>
WHAT:  During Alternative Spring Break, over 500 NJIT students, faculty, staff and alumni will do volunteer work from Newark to the Jersey shore, cleaning up devastated areas and helping towns rebuild in a resilient manner.  Students will work on removing debris from beaches and parks, removing floors and wallboard, replacing floors and walls, painting and carpentry, stocking and distributing food and clothing, and compiling information on areas affected by Sandy.   >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects. >>
NJ-HITEC, a national leader in assisting doctors effectively use Health Information Technology to receive federal incentives, is now offering providers the ability to submit their required quality data through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) qualified Data Registry and Data Submission Vendor (DSV).  >>
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Tony and Margaret Santos, professor and adjunct faculty in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), will present “New Portuguese Architecture” on March 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series. >>
The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission.  >>
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The Winter 2013 issue of NJIT Magazine is now online, including two special features available only on the Web.  >>
The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) will host a spring symposium on “Distributed Intelligence” sponsored by AIANJ as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series on March 6 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall.  The symposium was originally planned for Fall 2012 and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. >>
The Director of NJIT's Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), Meredith Aronson, was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by Essex County Vocational Technical Schools at the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools board meeting on Feb. 25.  >>
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Nataly Gattegno and Jason Johnson, principals of Future Cities Lab, will present “Live Models” on March 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall as part of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) Spring 2013 Lecture Series. >>
How innovation districts can foster economic growth will be the focus of an upcoming panel, moderated by NJIT Senior Vice President of Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian at the 2013 Redevelopment Forum.  The event, sponsored by New Jersey Future, is set for March 1, 2013 in New Brunswick.  Other NJIT speakers will include College of Architecture and Design Dean Urs Gauchat, examining how new construction can “fit” into often delicate existing fabrics.  Colette Santasieri, director of strategic initiatives at NJIT, will sit on a third panel, addressing the tensions between port operations and redevelopments for nonindustrial/nonport related issues.  >>
NJIT celebrates a new phase in the growth of its solar technology effort with the rededication of a research center as the China National Building Materials Photovoltaic Materials Research Center.  Expanding its previous work on Cadmium Telluride photocells with NJIT alumni-run Apollo Solar Energy, the new program addresses broader photocell technology and implementation studies.  >>
"The Edge in Knowledge:  Part 1," featuring NJIT President Joel S. Bloom opened Caucus:  New Jersey  this past weekend with a closer look at the importance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC).  >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development, will be featured on Caucus:  New Jersey.  >>
The American Concrete Institute has named NJIT as an ACI Excellent University for 2012.  >>
Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT.  >>
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. >>
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NJIT civil engineer Fadi Karaa, PhD, is scheduled to appear tonight on NBC News (Channel 4) at 11 p.m. EST for a special story about pipeline security.  Priscilla Nelson, PhD, and civil engineering department chair Taha Marhaba, PhD were also interviewed.    >>
WattLots LLC, an active member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, recently completed the installation of the ground breaking “Power Arbor”™ parking lot system at Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights.  >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently nominated 2013 Emerald Honoree in the category of Educational Leadership.  The 2013 Emerald Honorees are distinguished innovators making a difference in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.  >>
If you haven't heard already, both teams from NJIT were winners at the Capital One Cross Campus Challenge.  >>
“No FEAR: A Whistleblower's Triumph” is the title of a lecture by the founder of the No FEAR Coalition Marsha Coleman-Adebayo set for Feb. 20, 2013 in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom.  The event is free and open to the public.  Street parking is available.  Coleman-Adebayo is the Director of the National Whistleblowers Center. >>
Jinisha Patel, of Springfield, a sophomore at the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, recently attended a White House technology summit.  Patel numbered among 12 college students chosen to attend by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a group Patel has worked with since high school.  >>
Digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser, associate professor in the department of humanities, will be consulting on a project called PO.EX'70-80, which focuses on experimental poetry, on Feb. 14 at Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal.  >>
A team of NCE biomedical engineering undergraduates lead by George Ulsh and Dung Le, both of Mullica Hill, recently received the “People's Choice” award at a poster session and pitch competition sponsored by the New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network at Princeton University.   >>
Fourth year architecture students Ksenyia Kudlai, Nick Jaroni, Liz Opper, and David Perez have been awarded internships with City Hydroponics LLC, a member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), as a result of their outstanding work in a course taught by NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster last semester.  >>
The Society of Women Engineers at NJIT has been awarded a grant to support its continued goal of increasing the number of women studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). >>
Anyone interested in the worlds of architecture and design won't want to miss the upcoming, free annual AIANJ Fall Symposium in Weston Hall, Summit and Warren streets, home of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD).  >>
College of Architecture and Design faculty members Martina Decker, Keith Krumwiede, Jesse LeCavalier, Tony Schuman, and Darius Sollohub will share their ideas, passions and projects in the second "Think Pieces" event on Thursday, January 31, at 6 p.m. in Weston Hall I.  >>
Dr. Fanghua Hao, Vice President of Beijing Normal University, Chancellor Dr. Chuansheng Liu and several other representatives of the school met with NJIT President Joel Bloom on the morning of Jan. 28 to discuss similarities between the universities and how the two plan to collaborate together for a mutual beneficial future.  >>
Kudos to Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood whose Sylki Chair, made from super thin metal making it weigh in at just 8 lbs, is featured in the current issue of the electronic publication Design Milk>>
Biotrial S.A., a leading clinical research organization based in France that provides drug discovery and developmental services worldwide, announced today the purchase of approximately 1.2 acres in University Heights Science Park (UHSP) on which it plans to build its North American headquarters. >>
Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina will be the focus of a Friday morning discussion at NJIT between a New Orleans designer instrumental in helping that city rebuild and planner Thomas Dallessio, the project manager of NJIT's new Center for Resilient Design.  >>
For the second consecutive year, architectural photographs by School of Art + Design Director Glenn Goldman were selected in the open competition for inclusion in the annual calendar produced by the West Jersey Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA West Jersey).  >>
The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors.  >>
NJIT Senior Vice President of Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian believes NJIT will play a larger role in the upcoming White House discussions on curbing gun violence.  Sebastian expects NJIT to be called upon as technology experts to move along  the development of innovative gun safety technology.   >>
During winter break, College of Art and Design (COAD) faculty members Darius Sollohub and James Dart are leading a group of students on a two-week trip to India.  Sponsored by Ahmedabad-based Abellon Clean Energy and matched by Delhi's Amity University and private donations, the group's mission is to sponsor cultural and technological exchange between NJIT and Indian universities and businesses.  >>
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.  >>
Humanities associate professor Carol Johnson recently gave two presentations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  >>
Darius Sollohub, associate professor of architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently quoted in an article appearing in The Wall Street Journal.  >>
2012
The Fall 2012 semester has proven to be both busy and successful for students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.  Andrew Canon, of Parsippany, CIM student and president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appeared on the December cover of Concrete International.  >>
Ian Siegel, a recent graduate of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, is featured in an interview on the Student Showcase section of the website for Autodesk. >>
NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni. >>
The NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, consisting mainly of Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students, was recently awarded third place at the ACI 2012 Student Egg Protection Device Competition held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  >>
Andrew Canon, president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appears on the December cover of Concrete International (CI).  >>
NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) have formed Team NJHA to compete jointly in the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013.  >>
NJIT publicly launched a major initiative today to call upon the university's myriad levels of expertise – design and architecture, urban planning and environmental engineering – to help the state recover from Hurricane Sandy.  >>
DesignIntelligence, the influential architecture and design publication, recently rated NJIT as one of the top brands in architectural education showing diversified strengths. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) is energetically involved in helping New Jersey recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.  The university has established a post-Sandy recovery program of research, design and case-study projects that will provide state and local leaders, business owners and residents with 21st -century expertise and ready-to-build designs for recovery in hard-hit areas. >>
The 3rd Annual Furniture Fair, which features unique furniture designs by third year industrial design students from the School of Art+Design, will take place on Dec. 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Campus Center Gallery.  >>
Jonathan Curley, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, will give a poetry reading at the Intrinsic Cafe on December 6 at 7 p.m. The Intrinsic Cafe is located on 5 Sussex Avenue in Newark, across from the NJIT campus.  >>
With the goal of increasing the enrollment and retention of women students of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at NJIT, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Newark College of Engineering have joined forces to develop a new mentorship program for women in STEM.  >>
Thea Rachel Schoenberg-Zunick, assistant director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at NJIT, will participate at the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors Annual Meeting Conference for fraternity and sorority professionals on Nov. 29 at the JW Marriot in Indianapolis, Indiana.  >>
NJIT's Michael Chumer has been hard at work since Sandy struck, helping hard-hit area urbanites cope with devastation.  Chumer, who has worked on homeland security projects and directs the NJIT MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity (EMBC) program, is familiar with relief efforts.  >>
Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners might consider the advice of Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes.  >>
Catherine Britell, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and Joseph LoBuono, HDR Engineering, Inc., will discuss “The New Bayonne Bridge” on Nov. 15 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Colton Hall 416.  >>
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.  >>
NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow and NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas were the recipients last night of an Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. The event kicked off the Council's 50th Anniversary celebration and honored more than 30 inventors and 13 New Jersey companies and universities. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Victor Abraham Pelson, former chairman of the university's board of trustees and an alumnus of NJIT (BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1959;  Honorary Doctor of Science,  2001).   >>
Three third-year interior design students from the School of Art + Design were selected as one of two winners of the 2012 “Through the Decades” Chair Design Competition sponsored by Kimball Office Furniture.  >>
Industrial Design major Catherine Leung is featured in an ad appearing in the New York Times Education Life section on Nov. 4, 2012.  >>
Due to severe weather, the TEDxNJIT event that was set for Nov. 1, 2012 has been postponed.  The new date will be announced once the event has been rescheduled. >>
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Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design, participated in this year's Teen Design Fair, an annual event held in New York City on Oct. 15.  >>
Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor in the school of architecture, will present “Logistics, Archiecture, Infrastructure” on Oct. 25 in Colton Hall 416 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. >>
The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) is ranked first nationally among the 62 Regional Extension Centers with over 6,300 member Primary Care Providers (PCPs), including 4,600 PCPs who are using a government certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system in their practice and 1,432 who have met the federal EHR program's requirements to receive incentive payments.  >>
CSLA Dean Fadi P. Deek provided opening remarks at the first annual Curriculum, Learning, & Assessment Studies (CLAS) Conference held on October 17 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
A group of faculty and students from the College of Architecture and Design were invited to present their design research last week at the 2012 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.  >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on Nov. 1, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.  >>
The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media.  >>
Rima Taher, university lecturer in the College of Architecture & Design, has been invited to attend the Local Leadership Conference organized by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 12 and 13.  >>
The New Jersey Section of the American Water Resources Association presented the 2012 Excellence in Water Resources Protection and Planning Award to the NJIT project "Protection of Critical Source Areas for Achieving Long Term Sustainability of Water Resources" under the category of the exceptional water resources planning and management initiatives.  >>
Following a successful research collaboration with NJIT, Catalent Pharma Solutions of Somerset has announced that it has exclusively licensed innovative taste-making technology developed by NJIT Distinguished Professor Rajesh Davé, who was the principal investigator of a research project funded by Catalent.  >>
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.  >>
About 100 staff and faculty members gathered in the Campus Center Atrium Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, to enjoy a round of thanks along with a special lunch for the contributions made by all, which resulted in NJIT's strong Middle States Accreditation.  >>
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The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations. The Emmy-nominated, award-winning Newark filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno will screen and discuss their short 3D films on Newark and the Brooklyn waterfront on Oct. 3 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
The IT Program will be sponsoring a seminar on "Real World Attacks Dissected: A Walk Through of Attack Investigations and Forensic Evidence" on Oct. 3.  Speakers Nick Pelletier (NJIT alumnus), Brice Daniels and Willi Ballenthin of Mandiant will engage students by providing real-world scenarios that illustrate much of the information they have learned, or will learn, during the course of their curriculum.  >>
The department of civil and environmental engineering will host their first seminar of the 2012-2013 academic year.  >>
Ali Akansu, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been invited to give a talk on “Generalized DFT Waveforms for MIMO Radar Systems” at the 9th Annual Military Antennas Summit in Alexandria, VA on Sept. 27.  >>
This Sunday while you're watching this year's Emmy® Awards, here's some news.  “Engineering Ground Zero,” a production of the prominent Boston-based NOVA, was named among six titles for best documentary.  >>
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Come and be part of this specially focused industry roundtable. You will have a chance to tell NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Bergen Community College, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, County College of Morris and Passaic County Community College as well as the Workforce Investment Boards in these northern New Jersey counties what kinds of IT and STEM skills your company's current and future technical workforce needs. >>
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).  >>
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A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606.  >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
Sustainability is an issue that cuts across disciplines and requires a spectrum of scientific approaches.  Research at NJIT embraces the integrative and collaborative approach that is critical for understanding how mankind can thrive in a more sustainable way.  >>
The History of 3D Film: Starring Newark and New York will be the first 2012 featured lecture this fall of the NJIT Technology and Society Forum presentations.  >>
Faculty and staff volunteers served a free breakfast to students at the university's annual Pancakes with the President event on Sept. 4 in the Campus Center.  >>
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Rivaling the kind of devotion reserved for rock stars, a band of space weather groupies surrounding NJIT Distinguished Research Professor Lou Lanzerotti stayed up all night into the next day to witness the long-awaited launch of Atlas V.   >>
Historian Alison Lefkovitz, PhD, whose research interests cover law, gender, and the political economy, has been appointed an assistant professor to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the Federated Department of History.  >>
An educator, writer and designer, Keith Krumwiede has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design as an associate professor.  >>
Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design in the College of Architecture & Design and assistant director of the Idea Factory, recently presented a new paper and poster at an international conference and education symposium.  >>
Students, faculty, alumni and staff at NJIT are anticipating three gala days of ceremony, thought-provoking lectures and more, starting Sept. 12, 2012 during a three-day inaugural swirl surrounding the installation of NJIT's eighth president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom. >>
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SIGGRAPH, “the world's premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques” was held in Los Angeles, California from August 4 through August 9, and included a contingent of representatives from NJIT's School of Art + Design. >>
The College of Architecture and Design recently hosted the jury of the international student design competition called “Integrated Communities: A Society for All Ages” organized by the International Council for Caring Communities, in cooperation with the Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation Foundation (APECF) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the United Nations Ageing Units, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and other partners. >>
NJIT students will create individual electronic Personal Health Records (PHR) at NJIT in the Campus Center Atrium, on Sept. 10, 2012, (from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.).  >>
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Xiaoning Ding, PhD, whose research has improved the performance of multi-core computer systems, will join NJIT's College of Computing Sciences as an assistant professor this fall.  >>
Wen Zhang, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as an assistant professor.  >>
Bernadette Longo, PhD, who has spent her academic career questioning the relationships people have with their technologies, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the Department of Humanities as an associate professor.  >>
A noted international architect with interests in logistics and urbanism, Jesse LeCavalier, has been appointed assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.  >>
Martina Decker, an internationally renowned architect, who focuses on how new materials with novel properties might generate solutions to various contemporary challenges in sustainability and health and safety, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design as an assistant professor. >>
Bharat Biswal, PhD, an internationally renowned researcher recognized for mapping the brain's activity, will join NJIT's Newark College of Engineering this fall as a full professor and chair of the NJIT Department of Biomedical Engineering.  >>
NJ-HITEC and NJIT will celebrate National Health Information Technology (IT) Week by launching a new health IT initiative at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium on Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. >>
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NJIT has been named an Excellent University by the American Concrete Institute. >>
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.  >>
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Chris Funkhouser, an associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the undergraduate program in professional and technical communication at NJIT, was invited to join the Literary Advisory Board of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO).  >>
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.  >>
NJIT graduate and undergrad degree programs in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields are racking up kudos when it comes to educating minority students, according to the most recent rankings by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.  >>
Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design, will be participating in this year's Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Conference & Education Symposium>>
NJIT announced today that its federally-funded grant program, the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), reached the 6,000-member milestone while also assisting over 1,000 physicians to become Meaningful Users of its Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.  >>
Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the New York Times Education Life section on July 22, 2012.  Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas.  >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees has approved a 5.5 percent or $766 annual tuition and fee increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2012-2013 academic year.  The Board also approved room and board increases averaging 2.4 percent.  Tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2012-2013 academic year will increase 7.3 percent. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Stevens Institute of Technology and Rutgers University are now accepting submissions to the New Jersey Apps Challenge, a mobile apps competition designed to spur homegrown innovation in New Jersey.  >>
A three-day professional development workshop for high school teachers took place at NJIT on July 2, 3, and 5.  >>
On July 5, Professor Ecevit Bilgili, Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT gave a presentation to teachers, entitled:  “Industrial Perspective of Pharmaceutical Engineering”. >>
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. >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, is attending the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week in Washington, DC.  Spak will be part of “The Commons” Participants which will be discussing “The Next 150 years: Campus of the Future” and “The Next 150 Years: Expanding Community Engagement in the Future.”  >>
Tejpal S. Ahluwalia, a junior in the department of mathematical sciences, recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). >>
NJIT President Joel Bloom will be interviewed tonight at 7:30 p.m. by WBGO Radio News Director Doug Doyle for his award-winning news magazine the WBGO JournalListeners will find that program at 88.8 on their FM radio dial. >>
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It was almost 60 years ago when hot rodders raced home-built cars through Newark, but thanks to NJIT, Rutgers University, Newark and the City of Newark, the first All-American Soap Box Derby since then will be held here June 16.   >>
A better way to improve organizations using overlooked employee talent has taken a top award from a notable management group.  >>
A chair to help musicians feel better and play better is the goal of David Brothers, assistant professor of interior design at NJIT's School of Art + Design.  He has created a chair designed to reduce the back pain that is an occupational hazard to musicians who are required to sit for long periods, most often on a seat not designed for their needs.  He said that his chair is designed to promote good playing posture and correct breathing techniques. >>
An NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) architect who designed an “ice house,” reminiscent of an igloo, has received yet another award for his unique residence.  >>
With the start of the hurricane season and the current upswing in new home construction across the nation, it's never too late to think now about research-proven building and roof designs for regions susceptible to hurricane force winds.  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education, will participate on the morning panel at the 6th Annual NJ Women in Science and Technology Workforce Summit.   >>
NJIT College of Architecture and Design Professor Anthony Schuman will be a panelist at an upcoming June 8, 2012 conference taking place at Rutgers University.  The conference, "Urban Systems," is a joint PhD program between NJIT, Rutgers, and UMDNJ. >>
Brooks Atwood, co-founder and principal of POD Design + Media, assistant professor of industrial design and assistant director of the Idea Factory in the College of Architecture, was invited by the senior editor for Dwell magazine to participate on a panel discussion about Sound, Space & Object, the intersection of architecture and sound design for spaces, products and furniture.  >>
The results of the efforts of seventeen students and four faculty members from the School of Art + Design were displayed at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) from May 19 through May 22 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.  >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan has been named co-editor of the Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, a publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) http://www.embs.org/news/203-embs-announces-co-editors-for-the-journal-of-translational-engineering-infhealth-and-medicine. >>
Dr. Marguerite Schneider, associate professor in the School of Management, has won the 2012 Best Paper Award of the Organization Development and Change (ODC) Division of the Academy of Management (AoM).  >>
The Spring 2012 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available online. The issue's cover feature is “NJIT & UMDNJ: A Joint Relationship,” which describes how NJIT faculty members and researchers at UMDNJ are forging alliances in diverse disciplines to improve our health and well-being.   >>
Brooks Atwood, co-founder and principal of POD Design + Media, assistant professor of industrial design and assistant director of the Idea Factory in the College of Architecture, will be participating on the Dwell magazine panel discussion on May 18, 2012 4 p.m at The Standard East Village in New York City.  >>
Dr. Sotirios G. Ziavras, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing Laboratory (CAPPL), presented a webinar on May 10, 2012.  >>

Bubbles 4 Autism

May 15, 2012
On April 26, Caitlyn Ragni, Student Athlete Advisory Committee President and NJIT Women's Soccer Co-Captain, hosted a community service event along with the SAAC to raise awareness for autism.  >>
Tia Montalto, 22, of Old Bridge, grew up a tomboy, with a passion for cars.   Her long-time boyfriend, Walter Vittitoe, 29, of Laurence Harbor,   industrious and persistent, bright and able, good-hearted and grateful, worked for eight years as a machinist before enrolling at Middlesex County College, where they met.   >>
NJIT Associate Professor Zeyuan Qiu has authored and submitted a plan to restore the Neshanic River Watershed to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).  >>
Infrastructure Planning students from the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT made a public presentation at the City of Hackensack Council Meeting on May 7. >>
NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton will speak about hemophilia to physicians on May 16, 2012 in Princeton at the Nassau Club at a special meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey.  >>
NJIT and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) have forged alliances in diverse disciplines to improve our health and well-being.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Edgardo Farinas has been awarded today a three-year $340,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate spores as a protein display platform for the directed evolution of membrane proteins.   >>
Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh.  >>
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NJIT Professor David Rothenberg, author of Survival of the Beautiful (Bloomsbury Press, 2011) will present his revolutionary examination of the interplay between beauty, art and culture in evolution in a lecture May 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown.  >>
Matt Gosser, adjunct professor of architecture, will be featured in Paterson's 4th Annual Art Walk on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  >>
The College of Architecture and Design recently held its second annual Dean's Design Competition for New Jersey high school students naming Montclair's Jordan Sabourin first place winner.  >>
Some two dozen civil engineering students at NJIT were thrilled last Sunday as they took first place in the 2012 Concrete Canoe Competition for the New York metropolitan region.  >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president technology development and Cesar Bandera, president Cell Podium and adjunct professor in NJIT SOM gave a presentation at the recent Turismo Conference on Tourism and Technology in Oviedo Spain http://turismo.as/>>
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 signed a cooperation agreement with the Bengbu Glass Industry Design Institute for personnel training, technical exchange, and research and development at a recent ceremony at NJIT.  >>
Industrial Design major Catherine Leung is featured in an ad appearing in the New York Times Education Life section on April 15, 2012. >>
Written by Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD, of the NJIT Humanities Department, a 2011 updated edition of The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press), originally published in 2001, as well as chapters on disability rights in two different volumes, have recently been published. >>
A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and university lecturer at NJIT, John A. Wiggins, of Union Township, was appointed for the 2012-2013 accreditation cycle to the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).  >>
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.  >>
“Holding Pattern” brings Interboro Partners, and NJIT CoAD's Georgeen Theodore as one of the founding partners, another award. >>
The Department of Engineering Technology has appointed three new BCANJ (Building Contractors Association of New Jersey) members to its Industrial Advisory Committee.  >>
Students from the School of Art and Design at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) recently spent a Saturday designing, building, and helping a family in need in Mahwah.   >>
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 instructors will teach a group of 35 students how to work in moon suits and handle hazardous materials.  >>
Brad Chun, founder and CEO of Butterkiss Company, a consulting firm specializing in the development of early-stage start-up companies, will present on Wednesday, April 4 as part of the School of Art + Design's Digital Design Industry Speak Seminar Series. >>
Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar, associate professor and assistant professor, respectively, in NJIT's Department of Humanities, are featured in CAPTA: Conversations with Poets About Technology http://glia.ca/2012/capta/, a new video project produced by the Canadian artist/professor Dr. Jhave Johnston.  >>

Clean Sweep

March 30, 2012
Members of the NJIT fraternity and sorority community partnered with the Downtown Newark District to organize a mass cleanup of the Raymond Boulevard corridor from University Avenue to Warren Street.  >>
Dr. Crystal Smith, associate director of the Educational Opportunity Program, has been elected to the national board of the MIND (Minorities in Engineering Division) Division of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education.)  >>
David Rothenberg, professor of Philosophy and Music, will present “The Survival of the Beautiful” as the final lecture in the spring series at the Morris Museum on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. >>
The NJIT Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will hold its 14th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 29, 2012, from 6-9 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Atrium.  >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of Technology Development at NJIT, will serve as a panelist at NJTC's Women in Technology Peer Network:  Adapt, Innovate and Triumph – Women's Entrepreneurship 3.0 on March 28 at the East Brunswick Hilton from 8:30-11:00 a.m. >>
The post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans planning and design work of James Dart, AIA, university lecturer and director of the Siena Urban Design Studio at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) is featured in a new book that examines the roles and responsibilities of architects in disaster recovery. >>
The College of Architecture and Design will host the awards ceremony for the Dean's Design Competition for High School Students on Wednesday, March 21, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Weston Hall.  >>
The Department of Information Systems will be holding the 7th annual web design competition on Wednesday, March 14, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.  >>
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. >>
For the second consecutive year, the NJIT Interior Design program has two of three regional winners in the Annual Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition. >>
Sudharshan S. Vazhkudai, Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss “Novel Storage Architectures for Big Data Challenges in Extreme-scale HPC Systems” on March 8 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.            >>
NJIT undergraduate students interested in a summer research opportunity are encouraged to apply for a limited number of summer research awards. Any current NJIT student who will be an undergraduate in the fall semester 2012 may apply. The program runs from May 21 to July 27, 2012. >>
Dr. Gustavo De Los Reyes, Executive Director of Technology Security at AT&T, will present “The Network as a Mobility Security Platform” on March 7, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won't want to miss NJIT's upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains.  >>
“Social Media-Tools to Enhance Collaboration and Business Potential“ will be the topic of a panel discussion at the Innovation and Collaboration Research Showcase on March 7, 12 noon-3:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall. >>
Richard Russo, president and CEO of Endomedix, Inc., will discuss "Starting Out in Medical Devices: A Long and Winding Road" on March 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the Central King Building Rm. 204.  >>
Meenakshi Dutt, PhD, assistant professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Harnessing Spontaneous and Self-Assembly to Design Biomimetic Functionalized Nanotube-Lipid Hybrid Structures" on March 5, 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore 611. >>
Maurie Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies at NJIT, will speak next month at a series of events on the Future of the Vancouver Region organized by the Metro Vancouver Council of Governments>>
Sven G. Bilén, Engineering Design, Electrical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, will discuss "The Need for Systems Thinking to Solve 21st Century Challenges" on March 5 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117. >>
Zach F. Gallagher, PE, LEED-AP, COO and vice president, Alliance Environmental & Natural Systems Utilities, will discuss "LEED and Integrated Water Resource Management" on Feb. 28, 4:30-5:45 p.m. in Colton Hall 210. >>
More than 150 employers will attend the NJIT Spring Career, Co-op and Internship Fair -- the largest ever at NJIT.  >>
NJIT mourns the loss of John N. Bain '53, who served as vice chairman of the NJIT Board of Trustees for many years, on February 21, 2012.  >>
NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University for 2011.  >>
A treatise from a German foundation advocating the deceleration of the pursuit of science in higher education has been translated into English by NJIT Professor James Geller.   >>
NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering in collaboration with Career Development Services will host the second annual Biotech/Life Sciences Industry Forum on March 7, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
Paul Rosolie of Tamandua Jungle Expeditions in Wyckoff, NJ will discuss "Conservation in the Western Amazon" on Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Tiernan 373. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of William S. Guttenberg '44, a loyal and generous alumnus who spent his life, time, and fortune making the world a better place for people with physical limitations and those who are developmentally disabled. >>
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Cabaret, directed by Michael Kerley, will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program on Feb. 29 and March 1, 2, and 3 at 7 p.m. and on March 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. >>
Gary Hemphill, PhD, PE of Parsons Brinkerhoff (East Side Access Project) will discuss "Tunneling in the Miaoli Area for the Taiwan High Speed Rail" on February 21, 4:30-6 p.m. in Colton Hall 210.   >>
Roseanne Zia, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Particle Motion in Colloids: Microviscosity, Microdiffusivity, and Normal Stresses" on Feb. 27, 4-5 pm in Cullimore 611. >>
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. >>
The NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, School of Management (SOM) and Enterprise Development Center technology incubator will host the Brick City Tech Meetup on Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room in SOM.  >>
Xia Jing, PhD, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Institutes of Health, will discuss "Constructing A Bio-health Knowledge Base For Access Via A Standardized Electronic Health Record Prototype" on Feb. 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on March 23, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  >>
Five members of the faculty at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) will share their ideas at "Think Pieces" on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the COAD Gallery.  >>
NJIT's Continuing Professional Education (CPE) will offer an Information Session for their iPhone and iPad Application Development and Android Application Development online non-credit classes on March 3, 10 a.m-12 noon in the College of Architecture and Design, Weston Hall Gallery. >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference. >>
Maxine Kwan, PhD, adjunct professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will discuss "Designing the World's Best Badminton Racket" on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Central King Building Room 204.  >>
Shicong Meng of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech will discuss "Monitoring-as-a-Service in the Cloud" on Feb. 15, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.     >>
A group of students in the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program will be performing in New York City as the IT: Improv Technicians on Feb.14 at 9:30 p.m. at The People's Improv Theatre.   >>
The Winter 2012 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature is “Bolstering Cyber Security,” which describes how NJIT researchers are addressing a wide variety of security issues unique to protecting computer resources.   >>
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Brooks Atwood, assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, is featured in Walk and Watch (Artpower, 2011), a new book on cutting-edge display design. The book includes Atwood's The United States of Tara project for Showtime Networks.  >>
NJIT students Bryan Lopez, Pedro Cruz, Jason Cabrejos and Adonis Yaport placed fourth in the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation Competition. >>
Stu Soled, PhD, Distinguished Research Associate at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., will discuss "Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Catalytic Materials" on Feb. 13 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. . >>
“Creative Diversity” will be the theme of this Spring's 2012 NJIT Technology and Society Forum, http://tsf.njit.edu a series of free events open to the public and scheduled from Feb. 22, 2012-April 13, 2012 on the NJIT campus.   >>
Michel Boufadel, PhD, PE, professor of environmental engineering at Temple University and director of the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection, will discuss "The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill after 22 Years: Persistence and Remediation" on Feb. 7, 4:30-6 p.m. in Colton Hall 210. >>
Check out Best Buy's commercial featuring winning inventors like NJIT's Dan Henderson–inventor, sculptor, entrepreneur, member of the NJIT Board of Overseers and Albert Dorman Honors College Board of Visitors–that aired in the first quarter, third break during yesterday's big game. >>
A student team in the Albert Dorman Honors College Interdisciplinary Design Studio (IDS) won two second-place awards–Best Pitch and People's Choice–on Feb. 1 at the Annual New Jersey  Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN) poster session at Princeton University. >>
It's hard to imagine coming to college to learn how to design and build a 15-foot-tall-glacier, but that's exactly what some 32 industrial design students, all from New Jersey, and enrolled in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design will hope to accomplish on campus next week. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser will participate in Interrupt 2012, a three-day international studio celebrating writing and performance in digital media, on Feb. 10-12 at Brown University. >>
NJIT's Procurement Technical Assistance Center will present a seminar on the Federal Aviation Administration's procurement forecast for 2012-13 on Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Atlantic Cape Community College. >>
Lou Kondic, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, will discuss "Modeling Thin Film Ins