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The talk explores the genesis and evolution of academic research efforts in evaluating smartphone application security over the first eight years of its existence. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place on September 28, 2016  in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, is themed "Innovation and Collaboration," and will feature leaders from business, academia and the arts, including Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, addressing a range of topics. >>
The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) at NJIT is honored to present an exhibition of Newark-born architect and artist Richard Meier to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Newark's founding. >>
NJIT has been selected by readers of Diversity in Action: Advancing STEM Professionals and Students as the top 2016 "Dedicated to STEM Diversity" recipient in the higher education category. In addition, Janice Daniel, associate professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, has been recognized by readers as an advocate for diverse STEM professionals and students. >>
The Newark International Film Festival will be held September 9-11 at venues and campuses across the city, including NJIT. Students, faculty and staff can enjoy free admission to the films that will presented by registering for the festival online at Newarkiff.com and choosing the Broad Street Student Pass. ID must be shown at the door. Students can upgrade to a VIP pass for $25 by using the code SchoolFilmV. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's annual Pancakes with the President event on Sept. 6, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Center Plaza (Rain date: Campus Center Atrium). >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will host a half day business forum entitled: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology - EU and U.S. Perspectives, Sept. 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ. >>
Attention student entrepreneurs: Have a great technology concept? Need funds to explore the commercialization pathways? Apply for an NJIT I-Corps Site Mini-Grant. >>
The work of 43 students of NJIT's School of Art + Design was featured in the Student Work Exhibit at the 43rd SIGGRAPH conference, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) annual meeting on computer graphics and interactive techniques. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the School of Art + Design was represented in the exhibit, curated and sponsored by ACM's Education Committee. >>
Nearly four years ago, Hurricane Sandy barreled up the New Jersey coast, leaving communities both along the shore and inland decimated in her wake. In the Delaware Bayshore area in Cumberland County, many small towns were flooded by the storm surge. Among them was Greenwich Township, where dikes built in the 1600s to protect its village and farms and already breached were significantly worsened by the hurricane. Also greatly affected was the ecosystem just behind the dikes, which plays a vital role in both the local environment and economy. >>
“I think it's certainly irresponsible for Trump to openly encourage a foreign government to perform such espionage,” says Reza Curtmola, computer science professor and co-director of NJIT's Cybersecurity Research Center. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Martin Tuchman School of Management at NJIT has been named South American Director of the Academy of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) for 2017. An intensive week-long boot camp for international university entrepreneurship students, the Academy, now in its second year, is held in conjunction with the World Conference of the ICSB, which students also attend. >>
For the first time, NJIT offered a Real World Connections (RWC) Cybersecurity Summer Boot Camp to over 55 New Jersey middle and high school students. >>
The model serves as the centerpiece of “Dedicated to Every Block in Newark,” an art exhibition curated by the People Power Planning Newark and artist Bisa Washington, and was crafted by 150 volunteers, including architecture students from the College of Architecture and Design. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will receive $20 million in capital funding from the State of New Jersey to renovate classrooms and laboratory spaces. Chief among the building projects will be the creation of Makerspace at NJIT, a 9,500-square-foot facility that will heed the call for innovation, invention and production in today's burgeoning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) economy. >>
Sponsored by the American Design Club in New York City, and curated by its director Kiel Mead, the “Growth” competition featured approximately 50 products and included work by both current and past students from NJIT's industrial design program. >>
The Structural Analysis of Biomedical Ontologies Center (SABOC) research group, codirected by NJIT computer science professors Yehoshua Perl and James Geller, recently hosted Stanford University professor Mark Musen for its second annual Family-based Terminology Quality Assurance National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant principals meeting. >>
Michel Boufadel, Ph.D., is professor of civil engineering and director of director of NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection. He was a member of the National Science Foundation's Rapid Response Team of researchers studying the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey's Raritan Bay. >>
Committed to recognizing excellence in individuals with superior academic performance, the Houtan Scholarship Foundation also acknowledges students who study Persian history, culture, civilization and language. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, was recently interviewed at the NJBIZ NJ's Best 50 Women in Business event for a half-hour special episode of “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” The program is scheduled to air Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on NJTV. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Tomas Gregorio, senior executive director for healthcare innovation, has been named a finalist in the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Healthcare Professional of the Year award for 2016. >>
Veterans are returning to civilian life as accomplished welders, logistics managers, drivers, communications specialists and more. And they often are looking for employment. >>
For the past four months, teams of sixth- to eighth-grade students from four middle schools throughout New Jersey have donned their creative caps and worked diligently to answer the question, “What's so cool about manufacturing?” Guided by their teachers and provided with GoPro video equipment and instructional materials, the teams were matched with local manufacturers and charged with visiting their respective company to learn about its products, workforce and technology, and ultimately produce a two-and-a-half-minute video profile. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners and Hackensack University Medical Center John Theurer Cancer Center hosted an Entrepreneur Showcase on May 25, 2016. >>
Lenny Kaplan, New Jersey Institute of Technology's Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics, has been appointed a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Men's Volleyball Committee. >>
A photograph by NJIT Professor Glenn Goldman was the recipient of a Judges' Commendation in the national 2016 Architectural Photography Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). >>
NJIT graduate students Smruti Ragunath and Megha Thakkar won second and third place at the 101st Annual New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) Student Poster Competition, where students from New Jersey universities presented their research related to water. >>
Michael Ehrlich and Judith Sheft will be leading a session on Building the Local Entrepreneurship Eco-System at the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Innovation Network Meeting in Washington D.C. May 24-26, 2016. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of Ian Trammell as Executive Director Economic & Cluster Development. >>
Joseph T. Roman '99, president of Accelerant Sales Group, an adjunct professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management and a member of NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management Board of Visitors, published an article in the May 2016 issue of Tech News magazine. >>
The College of Architecture and Design's industrial design program, coordinated by Jose Alcala, will exhibit during NYCxDESIGN Week at ICFF May 14-17 in New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center. >>
It's the highest honor bestowed by a venerable engineering society, and one of NJIT's own is a recent recipient. Patrick Natale, P.E., '70, '75, an alumnus of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE) and today a member of NCE's Board of Visitors, has been named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). >>
NJIT's Annual Service Awards Ceremony is set to take place Friday at 1 p.m. the Campus Center Ballroom, where some 200 employees will be recognized for a collective 4,000 years of service. >>
Jerry Creighton, director of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and co-founder of NJIT Highlanders Angel Network, will be a speaker Wednesday at the 2016 Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit in Philadelphia. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has joined MetroLab Network, a network of 35 city-university partnerships focused on bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks applications and nominations from the academic and corporate sectors for the position of Dean of the Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences (CCS). >>
In twilight, under a light rain, they entered the circle of love. One by one, the TKE members stepped into the hollow and -- enveloped by 400 mourners -- painted a portrait of their missing brother: Joe Micalizzi, who was murdered Monday while trying to ward off burglars who had entered the TKE fraternity house. >>
Law enforcement officials from the city of Newark, NJIT and Rutgers University – Newark are working closely together to bolster security in the University Heights neighborhood, including expanding joint policing operations, they announced May 4 in the wake of the shooting death of NJIT student Joseph Micalizzi. May 6, two men were arrested and charged with the slaying. >>
NJIT is mourning the loss of Joseph Micalizzi, 23, a junior from Freehold majoring in mechanical engineering, who was tragically slain early this morning. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, provided commentary to the international press prior to the recent Doha meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers on April 17, 2016. >>
Judith A. Sheft, associate vice president for Technology Development, and Raul Mercado, director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, both of NJIT, will make presentations for the first annual “Inside the Circl of Power Speaker Series,” to be broadcast during National Small Business Week, May 1–May 7, via live webcast available free to viewers nationwide.  >>
Gonzalo J. Lopez, an adjunct professor who teaches Intro to Design II in the College of Architecture and Design, is developing a project to build a school in El Jicarito, a tiny village in Nicaragua. >>
Enjoy two free concerts during the first week of May by the NJIT String and Wind Ensembles and the Jazz Ensemble. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has partnered with SaferMD to offer a qualified clinical-data registry that includes all standard PQRS measures, plus new measures that are designed specifically for radiology. >>
Situated along the footpath that leads to Weston Hall, home of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), are five new fully formed structures for students and faculty to use to engage, converse or simply take a break. >>
On April 20, four photographs by Professor and Director of the School of Art + Design Glenn Goldman were announced as finalists in the fourth Annual Zebra Awards program celebrating the art of black and white photography and sponsored by the TZ International Photography and Art Community (TZIPAC). >>
NJIT's annual Miracle Network Dance Marathon reached the end of its second year at the institution with HighlanderThon on April 2. This year, the event raised $20,591.02 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity which supports Children's Specialized Hospital in New Jersey. >>
Two of New Jersey Institute of Technology's strongest supporters for manufacturing will be featured speakers at the NERETA Talent Pipeline Strategic Alignment Summit in Clinton, N.J. on April 27-29. The summit aims to help local professionals in higher education and both economic and workforce development to enhance workforce capabilities, increase manufacturing employment opportunities and create a collaborative environment for manufacturing employers. >>
College of Architecture and Design associate professor Gabrielle Esperdy will take part in the final show of the three-part PBS series, “10 Towns That Changed America,” airing April 19 at 8 p.m. >>
NJIT Innovation Day, an invention-packed showcase of cutting-edge, student-led research, design and development across programs and disciplines, will take place Friday, April 15, at the Campus Center. >>
Longstanding College of Architecture and Design professor and director of the Joint Ph.D. Program in Urban Systems, Karen A. Franck, will close the CoAD Spring 2016 lecture series (April 18, 5:00pm; Weston Lecture Hall I) by explaining the two main “pre-occupations” that consistently guide her research and writing: asking questions and creating structure. >>
Highlanders packed the Weston Hall Gallery to celebrate the work of alumni and the next generation of architects and designers at the 10th Annual Design Showcase April 7. >>
Jonathan R. Curley, senior university lecturer in the humanities department at NJIT, will be a speaker and panelist at an event titled “The 1916 Rising and Newark: Influences and Reactions,” Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at the New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark. >>
NJIT's Google ambassador, Chaitasee Pandya '16, recently organized a trip to Google's Chelsea headquarters in New York City for the graduate students in the Women in Computing Society. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser will perform in "Open Plan: Cecil Taylor," an experimental five-part exhibition April 15-24, 2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. >>
The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its design showcase April 7 in the Gallery of Weston Hall, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Tomas Gregorio, senior executive director for health care innovation, has been named to the Top 50 Powers in Health Care by NJBIZ. >>
Columbia's three-time All-Ivy League senior guard Maodo Lo scored a season-high 29 points, leading five double-figure scorers for the Lions in their 80-65 win over visiting NJIT Sunday evening in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. >>
The Clement A. Price Institute, in partnership with the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program, will present the Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble March 31 on both the NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark campuses. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, announced that Timothy V. Franklin, vice president and chief operating officer of the New Jersey Innovation Institute has been named to the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Planning Committee on the New Engagement. >>
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) is pleased to announce the Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship that will be awarded to a female student who has completed at least two years of undergraduate architectural studies. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT will host the AIA-sponsored symposium “How We Work,” March 30, 1p.m. - 6 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
“This is perhaps the best time to be an innovator in the healthcare system,” noted Aneesh Chopra, co-founder and executive vice president of health information-technology (IT) company Hunch Analytics, and former chief technology officer (CTO) of the United States under President Barack Obama. >>
NJIT will host Boston University on Monday, March 21, at 7:30 pm in the second round of the 2016 CollegeInsider.com national basketball tournament, the CIT announced. >>
NJIT, through its New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will hold a transatlantic workforce and job creation business forum March 24, 9 a.m. – noon in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
NJIT has placed 32nd on The Princeton Review's just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2016. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of the NJIT Center for Resilient Design and professor Richard Garber, director of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, participated in a “Resilient and Sustainable Cities: Bridging from COP21 to Habitat III” symposium in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. >>
NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark faculty will join up for a jazz concert on March 23 at NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre, with the performance starting at 2:30 p.m. The concert is free for all students, faculty, staff and friends. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, will host its second annual Healthcare Cluster Innovation Showcase Friday, March 18, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium, University Heights, in Newark. >>
On March 1, Martin Tuchman School of Management hosted the Shipping, Trade, & Transport Group from the University of Piraeus, Greece, at a symposium that covered maritime business issues. >>
Kay Turner, vice president of Human Resources at NJIT, will be a panelist at the spring meeting of the NJ/Eastern PA/ DE Chapter of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, to be held at Princeton University. “Dealing With Difficult People” is the topic of the meeting, which will be held April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) Faculty and alumni continue to inspire lifelong Highlander pride with their dedication to give back to the community and volunteer outside of the office and architecture studio. >>
College of Architecture and Design associate professor Stephen Zdepski was recently commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor the Governor of Kentucky may bestow upon a civilian. >>
Timothy V. Franklin, vice president and chief operating officer of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will serve as an advisory board member of the National Manufacturing Foresight Project (MForesight), a federal program that seeks to identify promising manufacturing technologies. >>
Josh Taylor, a noted researcher on energy distribution and storage from the University of Toronto, drew an audience of more than 40 engineering students to a lecture on flexible pricing and delivery methods for meeting electricity demand. >>
The National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service, a program seeking proposals that address cybersecurity education and workforce development, recently awarded a $4,078,362 grant to NJIT's College of Computing Sciences. >>
Free and open to the public, the College of Architecture and Design lecture series brings an eclectic roster of high-profile architects, designers and academics to speak to a packed house at Weston Hall. >>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology has made the charts once again in recently published rankings. The Feb. 9 NJBIZ article; “What are the 10 N.J. colleges with the highest-paid graduates?” ranked NJIT first among four-year public colleges and universities and third overall statewide behind Stevens Institute of Technology and Princeton University. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, provided commentary on the first-ever annual trade surplus with OPEC recorded by the U.S. in an article published on Feb. 8, 2016, in EnergyWire.   >>
There will be a free performance of the NJIT Jazz Band on Wednesday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. on the Rutgers-Newark Campus in the Dana Room of the Dana Library. The performance is at the invitation of the Rutgers Jazz Institute. >>
The ingenuity of the progressive faculty at the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) continues to stretch around the globe. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, provided closing remarks on a panel session during the 2016 Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Conference in Orlando, Florida. >>
Mathew Schwartz, research scientist and designer at the Digital Human Research Center at the Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology affiliated with Seoul National University, presented “Developing Creative Technologies” at the College of Architecture and Design Feb. 4. >>
A(n) Office, led by Marcelo López-Dinardi, an adjunct instructor and third-year coordinator in the College of Architecture and Design has been selected by the U.S. Pavilion for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale to produce the exhibition: “The Architectural Imagination.” >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) has become the first healthcare charter member of NJII and a partner in its Healthcare Delivery Systems Innovation Lab (iLab). HackensackUMC will also have a seat on the iLab's advisory board. >>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will join The Africa-America Institute (AAI) and the East African Development Bank  (EADB) as an institutional partner in a new scholarship program that will enable experienced teachers and lecturers to earn postgraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the university to help build a skilled workforce in STEM fields in East Africa. >>
John C. Jones, a Ph.D. student in the Urban Systems program, has been selected by the Eagleton Institute of Politics as an Eagleton Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. >>
Photographs by School of Art + Design director Glenn Goldman have been chosen as winners in the annual architectural photography competition sponsored by the West Jersey section of the American Institute of Architects. >>
Acclaimed architectural historian and NJIT Distinguished Professor Zeynep Çelik has been awarded the George Sarton Medal by the School of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University. >>
Tom Bury, an NJIT alumnus and construction manager on the Food Network's hit show, “Restaurant: Impossible,” will discuss his New Jersey roots as well as how his education prepared him for his career on an upcoming episode of “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” >>
The interior design program in the School of Art + Design was one of three programs selected to participate in the Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) division of “Design Slam” at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of George Nikolaou as Senior Executive Director, Financial Services Innovation. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM), which shapes students to become technology leaders, managers and powerbrokers, will be named March 3, 2016 in honor of distinguished alumnus Martin Tuchman. This is the first time in the school's 27-year history that it will carry a formal name: Martin Tuchman School of Management. >>
2015
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) student Alexander Cutrona '16 won honorable mention for his fifth-year Comprehensive Design Studio project for the Vectorworks Design Scholarship 2015. >>
Members of the NJIT community, Judith Sheft, Pushpendra Singh, Som Mitra and Naga Musunuri, participated in this year's NJTC Tech Day, a full day tech event that included fireside charts, exhibitors and panel discussions. >>
NJIT recently made the top 50 in a new national ranking, just released by Georgetown University, on the “50 colleges where students earn the highest salaries.” In the report, "Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make," the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce looked at the four-year colleges whose students go on to earn the highest salaries 10 years after starting their studies. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair and an associate professor at NJIT's School of Management, was invited to give a talk at the IEEE Big Data Initiative Workshop at Georgia Institute of Technology on Dec. 1, 2015. >>
The NJIT men's swimming and diving team captured its first-ever ECAC Championship in program history at the ECAC Winter Championships, which concluded Sunday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. The Highlanders finished first among 11 men's teams in the three-day event and the gap between NJIT and second-place Pace (1,436 points-to-1089.50 points, 346.50 points) was the largest between any two consecutive spots in the team standings. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance at NJIT, offered his views in the wake of the OPEC decision, an outlook for oil prices and thoughts on Saudi Arabia's strategy to defend market share, and discussed key long-term influences for the market. >>

A Musical Finale

December 01, 2015
The fall 2015 semester will have a musical finale with concerts by the NJIT string and wind ensembles and the jazz band, showcasing the talents of students, faculty and staff. >>

Ready, Set, Hack!

November 30, 2015
Highlanders pull an all-nighter to build innovative Web and mobile applications. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, was the first keynote speaker at the International Conference on Applied Business & Economics of the International Strategic Management Association, held at the University of Piraeus in Piraeus, Greece.  >>
As a participant in the life of this campus for the past 25 years, I have engaged in the evolution of the NJIT campus to one of a beautiful collage of diversity. At NJIT, we define diversity using its broadest sense including, but not limited to: race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability and ideas. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design hosted a one-day workshop on how to use concrete to make single-family homes more resilient and sustainable. >>
The Rowan University Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Donald H. Sebastian to the Board of Directors of the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University. >>
NJIT's inaugural Research Centers and Laboratories Showcase, featuring the work of more than 40 centers and laboratories, will take place on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Campus Center ballrooms. >>
NJIT's Barbara and Leonard Littman Architecture and Design Library was awarded a $13,500 state grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission to further develop the Digital Archive of Newark Architecture. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design (CRD) will participate in a project to build a resilient, energy efficient and sustainable new home. >>
Through his research, Mohamed Gamal-Eldin examines modern Middle East history and the development of peripheral cities. >>
Watch out for cyber scams and other hoaxes that are sent via email. >>
Approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate students representing NJIT and other participating colleges and universities will participate in a 24-hour hackathon organized and hosted by NJIT's Association of Computing Machinery student chapter and the College of Computing Sciences Nov. 7 - 8. >>
On November 12, the Theatre Arts and Technology Program, which NJIT offers jointly with Rutgers University-Newark, will bring together NJIT faculty members and design professionals associated with the McCarter Theater to present a panel discussion of their exciting work to Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) theater students, and students at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark.  >>
International award-winning architect and College of Architecture and Design associate professor Maria Hurtado de Mendoza has another accolade to add to her illustrious career. >>
Water is a vital resource in every environment, and the focus of the next in the fall series of Technology, Art and Science Forum presentations will be water and the City of Newark. >>
On Thursday, Oct. 15, the Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) kicked off the second year of its Partners for Success Program with a luncheon and orientation. The goal of the program is to assist recently hired women to become acclimated to the culture of NJIT and have a designated person as an initial resource and source of encouragement. >>
The NJIT NEXT comprehensive campaign has surpassed its $150 million goal to become the largest philanthropic fundraising effort in university history, NJIT officials reported today. The 10-year campaign raised $153,700,251 or 102 percent of the goal, two years ahead of schedule, to undergird a campus transformation that has received national attention. >>
In 1985, NJIT's School of Architecture became the first architecture program in the United States to offer fully computer/electronic design studios with 3D modeling and color. >>
On Sept. 29, the International Photography Awards (IPA) competition announced category winners for 2015. Eight photographs taken by Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, were declared honorable mention winners in nine categories, racking up 11 separate awards. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design recently co-convened the first New Jersey Urban Mayors Academy on Resilient Design and Mitigation. >>
Backed by a nearly $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) will spend the next four years working with thousands of medical practices in the state to improve the quality and efficiency of the care they provide, while also lowering its cost. >>
The College of Architecture and Design's (CoAD) fall 2015 lecture Series is back and in full swing, boasting an impressive roster of acclaimed, well-respected experts in the field of architecture and design. >>
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell recently announced that New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is one of 39 healthcare networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, a collaborative network that will join the federal government and other partners in supporting large-scale health care transformation among clinician practices. >>
Michèle Rittenhouse, director of NJIT's Theatre Arts and Technology Program, is among the featured playwrights whose work was selected as one of the winning plays for the 2015 Warner International Playwrights Festival. >>
NJIT will break ground on a $19 million state-of-the-art research facility designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in fields ranging from biomedical engineering and the biological sciences to electrical engineering and healthcare technologies. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, appeared on TheStreet where he was interviewed by Jill Malandrino on his research with Farahmand Rezvani of Montclair State University.   >>
NJIT recently signed a contract to lead the PALISADE project as part of the SafeWare program to develop encrypted computing technologies and address software security limitations. >>
NJIT is one of several higher education partners to team up with AT&T in collaboration with the New Jersey Technology Council to launch the New Jersey Civic App Challenge, which runs from Sept. 16 until Nov. 13. The challenge will award $19,000 in prizes for best civic apps, including apps to serve veterans. >>
A consortium of academic, policy and business organizations led by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been awarded a “Getting to Know Europe” grant from the Delegation of the European Union (EU) designed to boost economies on both sides of the Atlantic through the expansion of cooperation and trade. >>
New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) director, Richard Garber, will serve as a judge for Build NY Live, the sixth in a series—and the first in the U.S.—of international design competitions sponsored by BuildEarthLive.com. >>
The new academic year at NJIT brings an expanding spectrum of events spanning creative scientific, technological and social inquiry, and celebrating the arts — beginning with a performance by pianist Yelena Grinberg, who will perform on September 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. >>
Whether you're focused on academic excellence or on getting a high paying job upon graduation and quickly paying off debt, top news and ranking sources agree that NJIT may be the school for you. >>
Watch NJIT President Joel Bloom on One-on-One with Steve Adubato in the special series, “Newark at a Crossroads,” where he will discuss innovation and ways to drive economic development through the collaboration of students and business leaders. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place on September 29, 2015  in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  >>
NJIT's Judith Sheft has been recognized as one of six top women "intrapreneurs" by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners (LWE). This is the first year the organization has honored “intrapreneurs,” which it defines as corporate innovators who are all accomplished, intelligent and inspire others through their work. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology is ranked 140 in the category of Best National Universities, US News & World Report reported today in releasing its 2016 rankings. NJIT, which moved up nine places from last year's 149, is also ranked well for its ethnic diversity and providing more students needed opportunities. >>
NJIT men's soccer senior Joshua Mercer was selected one of 30 candidates, who excel both on and off the field, for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate soccer. >>
The NJIT community will officially welcome the incoming Class of 2019 and recognize faculty and staff excellence during the annual Convocation on Sept. 9, 2015 on the Campus Green.  >>
Attention Student Entrepreneurs:  Do you have an exciting technology that works in the lab? Would you like help to start a company to commercialize it? Would you like to test your prototype in a real-world environment? >>
A photo taken of the Vancouver Convention Center by Glenn Goldman was named a finalist in the Photographer's Forum 2015 photography contest. >>
Samples of student work produced in NJIT's School of Art + Design were exhibited for the fourth consecutive year at the curated Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. >>
NJIT is one of 15 universities to participate in BRAID's three-year effort to expand outreach to high school teachers and students to modify introductory computer science courses and broaden participation among women and students of color. >>
Shy Nag, a code opera co-written by NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser and directed by NJIT Professor Louis Wells that was first produced by the NJIT-Rutgers Theatre Department in Feb. 2015, will be staged again at the Electronic Literature Festival in Bergen, Norway. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, was recently interviewed by Bart Jackson for his radio show The Art of the CEO. >>
Clifford M. Samuel, who received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from NJIT in 1988, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Access Operations and Emerging Markets in the Corporate & Medical Affairs organization of Gilead Sciences, Inc. >>
NJII will develop a safe and reliable way to allow health care providers – from doctors, to clinics, to hospitals – to share patients' electronic health care records. >>
Cindy Celi, who received a B.Arch. degree from NJIT in 2009, has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship. >>
upSKILL, a U.S. Department of Labor-funded consortium led by NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and four north Jersey community college partners will hold a speed interview session August 4. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees approved, on July 23, 2015, a 2.39 percent tuition increase for undergraduate, in-state students. Annual tuition for full-time, in-state students will be $13,434 for 2015-2016. Tuition for out-of-state, undergraduate students will increase by 3.33 percent to $27,652. >>
Students from the Master in Infrastructure Planning (MIP) program won first prize at the 2015 American Planning Association Northeast Conference. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT associate vice president of technology and enterprise development, will take part in tonight's Tech Town Hall in Newark. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss today of Edward Cruz '63, '13 HON, president and chief executive officer of E.E. Cruz & Company, one of the region's largest engineering and construction firms that he co-founded in 1984 with his cousin Evaristo. >>
Members of the NJIT student chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) had a successful showing at the fourth annual IIDA Fashion Show. >>
On June 29 President Joel Bloom was in Bangkok for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NJIT and Chulalongkorn University for the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM). >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is recruiting growth-stage health IT companies (with revenues between $250K-$6MM) to participate in the third cohort of its HealthIT Connections Program. >>
Keith Krumwiede, associate professor and director of the College of Architecture and Design's graduate architecture program, wrote an article about resilient design on theconversation.com. >>
This designation acknowledges New Jersey Institute of Technology working with public and private sector partners in New Jersey and the surrounding region to support economic development >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Dr. Donald H. Sebastian of Randolph has been named an Innovation Hero as part of the 2015 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, hosted 60 companies and public officials at the NJ MarketShift Design Forum 2.0 on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Forsgate Country Club. >>
CoAD Gallery curator and adjunct faculty member of the School of Art + Design, Matthew Gosser, curated two exhibits that opened during the seventh annual Paterson Art Walk >>
A graduate of NJIT's School of Art + Design was honored with a Core77 Design Award. >>
NJIT Humanities Professors Christopher Funkhouser and Burt Kimmelman were among the "speaking portraits" of poets featured in a video that had its premiere at Anthology Film Archives in New York City on June 6, 2015.   >>
Somenath Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, was awarded a patent last month for a next-generation water desalination and purification technology that uses uniquely absorbent carbon nanotubes to remove salt and pollutants from brackish water and industrial effluent for reuse by businesses and households. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute, (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has received three TechConnect 2015 National & Global Innovation Awards.  >>
The School of Art + Design obtains accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, received honorable mention in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) annual photography competition. >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology and enterprise development, and Angela Garreston, special assistant to the president for policy and government relations, will participate in the Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project & City of Newark Economic Summit held on Tuesday, June 2, at Rutgers University's Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark. >>

Celebrating CSLA

May 26, 2015
An awards ceremony recognizing faculty, staff, students and alumni was a concluding highlight of the spring semester for the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA). Held in the Campus Center, the event on May 6 also featured a keynote presentation on biological and electronic olfaction by prominent researcher Dr. Alan Gelperin, who is with the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Andrzej Zarzycki was an invited speaker at the Digital Human Research Center. >>
What do we expect from new technology, and at times even demand that technical inventiveness deliver? >>
NJIT conferred 3,931 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees today at the 99th commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark, bringing the total amount of degrees awarded by the university to more than 77,000. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of Thomas E. Motyka as Senior Executive Director of Smart Infrastructure. >>
CoAD's fall 2014 MIP studio took home first honorable mention at the Global Schindler Awards in Shenzhen, China April 30. >>
NJIT associate professors Reza Curtmola and Joerg Kliewer speak at the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. >>
Tracy Espiritu, who received an M.S. in Management of Science and Technology in 2000, has won the Milken Educator Award, dubbed the "Oscars of Teaching" by Teacher magazine. >>
Candleholders created by industrial design instructors and students from the School of Art + Design will be showcased during New York City Design Week. >>
NJIT ranks in the top 1 percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. for its occupational earnings power – a measure of the market value of the careers it prepares its graduates to pursue, according to a new study by the Brookings Institution, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank. >>
Philip L. Rinaldi '68, '77, CEO of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, has been selected by The World Trade Center Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) to receive the 2015 Global Business Leadership Award on May 7, 2015. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, recently served on the jury for the second annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition. >>
NJIT faculty and students were among some 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professions sharing technical knowledge and commercially significant solutions involving minerals, metals and materials in mid-March at the 144th annual meeting of the TMS Society. >>
Groundbreaking images of the Sun captured by scientists at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) give a first-ever detailed view of the interior structure of umbrae – the dark patches in the center of sunspots – revealing dynamic magnetic fields responsible for the plumes of plasma that emerge as bright dots interrupting their darkness. >>
A group of students in the College of Architecture and Design's (CoAD) fall 2014 Master of Infrastructure Planning (MIP) studio will head to Shenzhen, China for five days as one of 12 finalists for the Global Schindler Award. >>
A team of NJIT civil engineers scored a dramatic win in the regional round of the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend for the tenth year in a row, beating nine other teams, including Columbia University, Cooper Union and Rutgers University. >>
Second year students in the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) recently spent the weekend working alongside a group of masonry journeymen to compete in the 2015 Masonry Design/Build Competition. >>
NJIT faculty, students and friends have mustered an impressive array of talents to form a jazz band, string and wind ensembles and a dance group. With the snows of winter now behind us, these talents will be a celebratory part of spring on campus. >>
Distinguished professor of architecture Zeynep Çelik and multiple award-winning associate professor María Hurtado de Mendoza will be overseas this week sharing ideas and discussing their latest projects. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently received 420 Intel-based Supermicro servers from Linode, a Linux-based cloud hosting company based in Galloway, NJ. The servers, valued at $1.2 million, will support advanced instruction, research and career advancement for NJIT students.  >>
New Jersey Future, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that brings together concerned citizens and leaders to promote responsible land-use policies, has named College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Darius Sollohub a 2015 Smart Growth Award Winner. >>
For the second year in a row, a team of NJIT students reached the final four of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. >>
NJIT men's basketball coach Jim Engles was honored Friday afternoon as the 2015 John McLendon National Coach of the Year at the annual CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet, held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. >>
The School of Art + Design's industrial and digital design programs will represent NJIT at the Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire April 11, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Newark Museum. >>
Brownfields redevelopment experts from across the globe, including from NJIT, will gather in Lower Manhattan on April 15 for the sixth Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop. >>
Zeynep Erim, Ph.D., program director for the Division of Inter-Disciplinary Training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will give a talk on the agency's funding mechanisms for trainees and junior investigators at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10 in 210 Kupfrian Hall. >>
The Winter 2015 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available online.  >>
A concert by The Montclair Trio will kick off the CoAD Concert Series presented by NJIT's School of Art + Design April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barbara and Leonard Littman Library. >>
Colette Santasieri, Ph.D. will be a featured speaker at the Creative Placemaking Forum for Professional Artists and Graduate Arts and Design Majors to be held at the NJIT campus on April 13, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. >>
Richard Garber, associate professor of architecture, has been appointed director of the School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), effective immediately. >>
The 17th annual NCE Salute to Engineering Excellence drew nearly 200 faculty, students, alumni, industry partners and friends of the university to a jam-packed, festive celebration in the Campus Center Atrium following the awards ceremony. >>
Saif Haobsh, a senior in the College of Architecture and Design and an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar, has received the prestigious Scholarship Award from The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), an honor he also received in 2011. >>
Business leaders, CEOs and information security professionals looking to beef up their data protection strategies attended a half-day cybersecurity conference at NJIT March 30. >>
The energy on campus is electric. Everywhere you turn, students are sporting NJIT gear in support of tonight's game. >>
Attention Student Entrepreneurs: Do you have an exciting technology that works in the lab? Would you like help to start a company to commercialize it? >>
Watch NJIT's Marek Rusinkiewicz, dean of the College of Computing Sciences, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  >>
Watch NJIT's Barbara Littman MArch '94, adjunct professor in the School of Art and Design in the College of Architecture and Design, on Life & Living with Joanna Gagis. The program is scheduled to air on March 28 at 2 p.m. on NJTV. The program will repeat on April 25 at 9 a.m. and on April 26 at 11:30 p.m. on FiOS 1. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Georgeen Theodore will speak at the 2015 Journalists Forum on Land and The Built Environment at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design March 28. >>
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will bestow one of its highest honors, the Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement award, this evening on two NJIT alumni who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the field of engineering.  >>
Deliris Diaz '17, Inaceli Tubilleja '17 and Sherlene Ayala, assistant director of NJIT's Leadership & Diversity Programs, will present at the 2015 Committee to Advance our Common Purposes social justice conference at Rutgers University on March 29. >>
Gale Spak's nominee, B.J. Dowlen, has been chosen as a 2015 STEP Award Honoree. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, introduced the NJ MarketShift Design Forum on March 20, 2015. >>
NJIT, the last Division I men's basketball program still playing of the 21 in the Metropolitan area, will face a big challenge from rugged Cleveland State in Round 2 of the 2015 CollegeInsider.com postseason men's basketball tournament (CIT) when the Vikings invade Fleisher Athletic Center Monday at 7 pm. >>
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Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will celebrate its continued commitment to engineering education advancement at the 17th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 31, 2015 in the Campus Center Atrium. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Dean's Fund.  >>

A Legal Edge

March 19, 2015
The verdict is in: law schools and employers with a need for legal acumen are definitely interested in applicants who have a strong, relevant background in science and technology as well as the social sciences and humanities. >>
Jonathan Curley, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, co-stars in Love & Arguments, a new film that will be screened as part of the Maplewood Ideas Festival on March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library.  >>
Maurie Cohen, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, is the recipient of the 2015–2016 Lewis O. Kelso Fellowship for the study of employee ownership, profit sharing, and broad-based equity compensation in corporations and society in the United States. The award is conferred annually by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. >>
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) will present New Jersey's Forum on Women in Information Technology March 12, 1:00-4:30 p.m. at Essex County College in the Morton A. Siegler Lecture Hall. >>
NJIT Humanities Professors Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar were invited to present at Interrupt 3, a discussion forum and studio for new forms of language art, on March 12-15 at Brown University.  >>
JPMorgan Chase announced a $300,000 grant to New Jersey Innovation Institute during its Small Business Forward event at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where regional business, civic, nonprofit and government leaders came together to discuss Newark's burgeoning health care IT cluster. >>
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) will hold a summit on a $1.45 million initiative to advance the health care sector in the Newark metro region and boost economic development by promoting growth in the city's burgeoning health care IT cluster. >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science, technology and design university, announces the appointment of Lauren Ugorji as the associate vice president of communications, marketing and branding, effective March 2, 2015.  >>
Theresa Hunt, University Lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, presented her research at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Annual Conference in New York City. >>
A team of three graduate students in NJIT's School of Management placed third in the 2015 American Production and Inventory Control Society Northeast District Case Competition. >>
There will be a Newark Housing Roundtable presented by Brick City Conversations Feb. 25, 6-8 p.m. at the College of Architecture and Design Gallery inside Weston Hall. >>
As part of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) 2015 spring lecture series, landscape architect Thomas Balsley, FASLA, founder and principal designer of Thomas Balsley Associates (TBA) will discuss the process, design and tactics of urban placemaking Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. inside Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
Morton M. Denn, Ph.D. of the Benjamin Levich Institute at the City College of New York will deliver the inaugural Marino Xanthos Memorial Lecture on March 11, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall 112. >>
Sahitya Allam, '17, a biomedical engineering major, won the best presentation prize at the annual New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network poster showcase held this week at Princeton University for her research on the impact of inner-ear stimulation on the fine motor control skills of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. >>

Racism: Post Ferguson

February 18, 2015
February 26, 2012: unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. August 9, 2014: unarmed teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. These are just two instances of violent death suffered by young Black men in a tragic continuum that mars our nation's history.   >>
NJIT College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) faculty members Maria Hurtado de Mendoza and Matt Burgermaster have both recently won the highest-level design award offered by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) in its annual design competition, the BSA Design Awards.  >>
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) announced the 2014-2015 Architectural Education Award winners. Two College of Architecture and Design professors won awards in two categories this year. >>
For the fourth year in a row, NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 15 universities to receive the award for 2014. >>
A Conversation with One World Trade Center Architect David Childs will kickoff the Spring 2015 College of Architecture and Design Lecture Series.   >>
Two students from the School of Art + Design were among the winners of the recently completed Ferring Pharmaceuticals Art Competition. >>
Urs Gauchat, dean of The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), will moderate a conference on “The Future of Cities: An Integrated Approach to Urban Problems,” Feb. 10 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom has once again been named to The Power 100, NJBIZ's annual ranking of the most powerful people in New Jersey business. >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, received a "2014 Top Ten Outstanding Researchers Award" at the 2015 Internet Economy Researcher Conference on Jan. 29 in Beijing, China. >>
With a piercing whoosh, the silver RS-16 aircraft took off yesterday afternoon from the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, climbed to about 3,000 ft. and began soaring in loops over the Atlantic Ocean. >>
Photographs taken by Glenn Goldman, founding director of the School of Art + Design, are among the winners in an annual architectural photography contest. >>
The College of Architecture and Design Gallery (CoAD Gallery) will present “Four Printmakers…Four Decades,” an exhibition featuring the work of four talented printmakers with selections covering the past four decades, on Feb. 5, 2015. >>
The exhibition features inventive work created by the digital, industrial and interior design students from The School of Art + Design. >>
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council honored NJIT with a 2014 Beyond Green Merit Award. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, presented “Selfie or Group: Working Alone (or) Together” at the 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Honolulu. >>
NJIT alum Jason Kliwinski led an informative two-hour presentation at the College of Architecture and Design about the linkages between climate and weather and the effects of global warming. >>
Theresa Hunt, University Lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, presented a paper entitled “Launching Revolutions and Challenging the State: Egyptian Women's Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaigns, 2004-2012” at the annual Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference in Washington, DC. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and founding director of the School of Art + Design, has been named one of the “30 Most Admired Educators for 2015” by DesignIntelligence magazine. >>
As part of NJIT's graduate architecture program, 16 students have developed conceptual designs for a new borough hall in Sea Bright. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, will be a panelist at the Small Business Summit hosted by Mayor Baraka and Prudential Financial Jan. 14 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Summit. >>
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The Center for Resilient Design in collaboration with the New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is cosponsoring “Climate Reality: Causes, Affects, & Solutions for the 21st Century & Beyond” Jan. 14 inside Weston Hall at the College of Architecture and Design at 2 p.m. >>
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Som Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, has been named Executive Director of the Otto York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science. Mitra, who first joined NJIT as an assistant professor in 1991, previously served as the chair of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science until 2012. >>
Practice Unite, a company based at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was recently featured on MedCityNews.com, a leading online news source for the business of innovation in healthcare. >>
Thomas G. Dallessio, director of the Center for Resilient Design and Keith A. Krumwiede, associate professor in the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) have an article published in Lanscapes/Paysages, the professional journal of landscape architecture in Canada. >>
Four years ago, NJ-HITEC, an NJIT health IT startup, took up a daunting challenge: to train 5,000 primary care providers in the state to adopt electronic health record (EHR) systems that would allow them keep better track of their patients and improve the quality of their care. >>
An extensive, wide ranging interview with Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman has been published in Rain Taxi, a prominent journal in contemporary American poetry. >>
NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge (CBK) and the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) have launched an initiative that can significantly cut costs for energy and water wasted due to building inefficiencies. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, will be a panelist at the Association for Women in Science Central Jersey Chapter Meeting on Dec. 4 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. >>
Michel Boufadel, director of NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection, has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) committee charged with assessing the environmental impact of spills of the heavy Canadian crude oil known as oil sand. >>
Bernadette Longo, associate professor, and Dave Kmiec, university lecturer, both in the Department of Humanities, presented "At the intersection of the humanities and engineering: Building a strong communication foundation for student success" at the Engineering Leaders Conference in Engineering Education in Doha, Qatar. >>
The Construction Roundtable of New Jersey (CRT of NJ) presented its 5th Annual Diversity in Construction Conference Nov. 13 at NJIT. With more than 40 years as the only professional organization that focuses on the needs of New Jersey construction project owners, CRT of NJ is a key contributor in helping New Jersey to achieve a diverse, safe and highly competitive construction environment. >>
This semester, the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Program has partnered with industry giants such as Panasonic, UPS, IMS Health, OWASP, Pop Group and Johnson and Johnson among others to offer unique hands-on, project-based learning experiences to NJIT students. >>
Sixteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge 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. >>
GameFest, an annual November event in NJIT's School of Art + Design, provides an opportunity for students to exhibit and test a series of analog games created with technology-enabled design processes. Organized by Taro Narahara, assistant professor of digital design, students explore the relationship between traditional and digital games, and the use of digital fabrication in the development of physical games through the alteration of game structures. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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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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. >>
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. >>
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 $29,288. >>
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. >>
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). >>
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. >>
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. >>
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). >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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.  >>
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. >>
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." >>
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.    >>
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. >>
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.  >>
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.  >>
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. >>