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2016
William V. Rapp, Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, received an award from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for the best GDP forecast and in the categories of oil prices and housing starts.  >>
Yidi Wu, Michael Teixeira, and Amad Ellahi were the were the winners of the third annual Strategic Management Showcase hosted by NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, participated in a week-long innovation and strategy exercise at the Université Catholique de Lyon's School of Economic and Social Development.   >>
This annual event will feature student entrepreneurs from Newark-area colleges and universities along with Newark regional community members, who will make 10-minute pitches about their proposed businesses and products to a panel of judges. Winners will receive a $3,000 summer fellowship to continue to develop their ideas. >>
René Bastón, executive director of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, will present an "Introduction to the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub" Nov. 21, 11:15-12:15 p.m. in the CAB Building, Leir Conference Room. >>
Marguerite Schneider, associate professor of management in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has won the annual NJPRO Foundation /Seton Hall University Best Paper Award in Finance for her book chapter "Managerialism vs. Shareholderism: An Examination of Hedge Funds Activism." >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, conducted the 5th biennial survey and forecast of ICT markets for the New Jersey Tech Council. >>
A group of EMBA students visited Singapore for eight days as part of their International Management Experiential Courses. >>
A research paper co-authored by Management Professor Hindy Lauer Schachter with Yunsoo Lee, a Ph.D. student at Rutgers-Newark, won the award for best paper with a student author from the 2016 Northeastern Conference of Public Administration. >>
Diana Walsh, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management and Katia Passerini, dean of the College of Professional Studies at St. John's University, presented a paper on defining entrepreneurship traits at the GW October 2016 Conference in Washington, D.C. >>
Haisu Zhang, assistant professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Crowdfunding Technological Innovations: Consumer Benefit as First Impression" Nov. 2, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room, CAB.   >>
Haisu Zhang, assistant professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented two research projects and received the Best Reviewer Award at the Annual PDMA Global Conference on Product Innovation Management. >>
Michael A. Ehrlich, associate professor of finance in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Does High Tech Business Incubation/Acceleration Work? A Cluster Development Approach" on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room. >>
Melodi Guilbault, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has published an article in the Journal of Marketing for Higher Education. >>
Marjorie Perry, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers and a Martin Tuchman School of Management alumnus, has been appointed to the board of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, “a business advocacy organization that actively supports legislation, regulation and initiatives” for “economic growth, job creation and prosperity throughout the state.” >>
William V. Rapp, Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Financial Bubbles and Their Consequences" Oct. 19, 2016, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room, CAB. >>
Ming Fang Taylor, assistant professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented two papers during the American Accounting Association 2016 Annual Meeting. >>
Grace Wang, a professor of computer science and a joint professor in both the Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences and Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Research in Networking, Data Science and Finance-related Areas to the Martin Tuchman School of Management" Oct. 12, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room.  >>
Hosted annually during the fall semester, the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to submit practical innovative ideas for review by a panel of judges and a chance to win a $3,000 summer fellowship. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and Associate Professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, organized a symposium on Data Science for Healthcare (DaSH) Oct. 5-6 at the Leir Retreat Center. >>
Michael Ehrlich, associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management and co-director of the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center, published an article on the National Science Foundation's Lean Start-Up Push in Coller Venture Review. >>
Stephan Kudyba, associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, co-authored an article in MIT Sloan Management Review with Thomas Davenport of Babson College that addresses how organizations can leverage digital assets through analytics to create Data Products.   >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented two papers at the 25th meeting of PICMET '16 held in Honolulu, Hawaii. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and an associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was an invited panelist at the 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in Orlando, Fla. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Arthur S. Hoffman, president of The Leir Charitable Foundations and a great friend of our university.  >>
Attention student entrepreneurs: Have a great technology concept? Need funds to explore the commercialization pathways? Apply for an NJIT I-Corps Site Mini-Grant. >>
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. >>
NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management will host an EMBA Information Session Aug. 4, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room 3052. >>
Stephan Kudyba, an associate professor in the Martin Tuchman School of Management, recently presented a paper on “A Conceptual Framework for Leveraging Standard and Big Data Resources to Achieve Sustainable Business Solutions” at the 14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and an associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was invited to give a talk at Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland on June 22 about her research on mining health forums for Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) discovery.  >>
Ellen Thomas, an assistant professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. >>
Melodi Guilbault, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented "Teaching Information Literacy in Marketing Courses" June 17, 2016 at the 25th World Business Conference of the International Management Development Association in London. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, and Melodi Guilbault, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented “The Role of Alliance Diversity, Organizational and Human Capital in Building Alliance Capability–A Multi-Country Study of Small Biotechnology Companies" on June 3, 2016 at the 2016 EURAM conference in Paris. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was invited to Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain, to present her research on “Environmental Jolts and Strategic Alliances in the Aftermath of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.” >>
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. >>
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. >>
Stephan P. Kudyba, associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management has published Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency through Technology, Analytics, and Management (CRC Press). >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has been named editor-in-chief of the South Asian Journal of Global Business Research. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was promoted to Senior Member of IEEE for 35 years of membership and service to the profession. >>
Management Professor Hindy Lauer Schachter presented last month a paper co-written with Alex Ingrams at the American Society for Public Administration Conference in Seattle. >>
Heather Ruth Martin, a 2007 graduate of the Executive MBA Program at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Books and Business" on April 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room. RSVP to: Elaine Frazier >>
Martin Tuchman School of Management will host Information Sessions on the MBA, MSM and EMBA options on March 22 and March 23, 6:30-8 p.m. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
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. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) 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. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) ranked fifth on a new, exclusive list of the nation's top actuary programs. SafecoInsurance.com announced the “15 U.S. Colleges with Top Actuary Programs” yesterday following an independent study conducted by HomeInsurance.com. NJIT, the only New Jersey school listed, joined other nationally-ranked superstars including the University of Notre Dame, the University of Florida and Texas A&M University. >>
Yi Chen, associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in the Martin Tuchman School of Management at NJIT, was named a recipient of a Google Faculty Research Award>>
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.   >>
Mike Rampone '15, who starred for the NJIT baseball program for four seasons ending in 2015, has signed a professional contract for 2016 with the Tucson Saguaros, a first-year team in the Pecos League.  >>
NJIT's School of Management was recognized for having one of the top 10 most affordable Online MBA in Management Information Systems programs.  >>
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. >>
William V. Rapp, Henry J. Leir Chair in International Trade and research professor in NJIT's School of Management, has projected overall 2015-2016 U.S. real GDP growth at 2.5 percent with the unemployment rate falling to 4.6 percent.  >>
2015
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. >>
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. >>
Rising entrepreneurs presented their ideas for new products and businesses at the 2015 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge, an annual event coordinated by the Newark Innovation Acceleration Center and NJIT's School of Management and sponsored by Capital One Bank. >>
NJIT's School of Management will host the Second Annual Strategic Management Showcase on Dec. 4, 2015, 5-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.   >>
John Pelligra '16 and Kanishka Wadhwa '16 represented NJIT at the 2015 Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  >>
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.  >>
Haisu Zhang, assistant professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in NJIT's School of Management, presented two research projects at the research forum of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Product Innovation Management Global Conference in Anaheim, Calif. >>
The multidimensional transformation of the healthcare industry was the focus of the Fifth Annual Business Conference hosted by NJIT's School of Management on Nov. 19, 2015 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
NJIT's School of Management Executive MBA class of 2016 attended various seminars in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as part of their course on International Business Strategy. >>
Ellen Thomas, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in NJIT's School of Management, presented a paper at the 2015 Product Development and Management Association's annual global conference on product innovation management.  >>
P. Ben Chou and Cesar Bandera, senior university lecturer and assistant professor, respectively, in NJIT's School of Management, participated in the 42nd Annual Conference of the Northeast Business and Economics Association on Nov. 6.  >>
Dean J. Paranicas, President and CEO of HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, and Dr. Robert Goldberg, Co-Founder and Vice President-Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, will headline the NJIT School of Management's Fifth Annual Business Conference Nov. 19 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Rising entrepreneurs are invited to submit practical, innovative ideas as part of the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge. Deadline for submissions: Nov. 3. >>
Hindy Lauer Schachter, a professor in the School of Management, gave a presentation on "Frederick Taylor and Contemporary Management Education" last month at the international Taylor's World Conference.  >>
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.   >>
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. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) was ranked #24 among the top 50 Best Value Master's in Management Programs by Value Colleges.com.   >>
Bill Rapp, the Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business in NJIT's School of Management, presented the keynote address last month at an international conference on emerging markets in Timisoara, Romania. >>
Michael Ehrlich, Ph.D., a professor of finance and international business expert in NJIT's School of Management, is available for comment on the Greek debt crisis. >>
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). >>
Yi Chen, an associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in NJIT's School of Management, received the Peter Chen Big Data Young Researcher Award yesterday at a plenary session of six co-located IEEE Conferences in New York City. >>

New Dean for SOM

June 12, 2015
Mechanical Engineering Professor Reggie J. Caudill, Ph.D. has been appointed dean of the NJIT School of Management. >>
NJIT Professors Wenbo Selina Cai and Sanchoy Das, both in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, along with Ph.D. students Sevilay Onal and Jingran Zhang, attended the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 2015 conference in Washington D.C. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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? >>
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. >>
Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, will discuss new venture financial modeling and valuation at the Institute of Management Accountants-Morris Essex Chapter meeting on Feb. 18, 2015 at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany. >>
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. >>
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. >>
NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program raised $50,000 last semester in scholarship funds from local and national patrons to be awarded this spring to exceptional first-year CIM students and talented transfer students who are joining the program. >>
2014
NJIT's School of Management will host the First Annual Strategic Management Showcase on Dec. 5, 2014, 5-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
NJIT's School of Management has been recognized for having one of the Best Online MBA Programs for 2014-2015 according to Affordable Colleges Online, a resource for online learning and college affordability information. >>
Ramu Damodaran, Chief of the United Nations Academic Impact and Secretary of the Committee on Information/Department of Public Information, will give the keynote address at the NJIT School of Management's Fourth Annual Business Conference on Nov. 20, 2014. >>
NJIT's Online MBA in Management Information Systems was ranked second among the “20 Best Online MBA in Management Information Systems Degree Programs” by TheBestSchools.org. >>
Hosted annually during the fall semester, the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center runs the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge, a business model competition for Newark regional entrepreneurs. >>
The NJIT School of Management was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review.  >>
Yi Chen, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management whose research provides cutting-edge technologies for data management with an emphasis on health care applications, business and the Web, has been appointed to the Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare.  >>
Stephan Kudyba, associate professor in the School of Management, is an associate editor for the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) for the Information Systems in Healthcare Track. >>
A research team led by SOM Associate Professor Zhipeng (Alan) Yan and Alibaba Group, the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world, released the 2013 report "Caring for the Elderly: Top 100 Chinese City Index" on October 1, China's National Day. >>
The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research hosted its annual conference on financial bubbles at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT Sept. 19-20. >>
William V. Rapp, Ph.D., Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business in NJIT's School of Management, has been invited to participate in a major invitation-only international Conference on the Global Economy and International Financial Markets on September 2-5, 2014.  >>
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. >>
NJIT's School of Management will host an Executive MBA Information Session on August 20, 6:30-8:15 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112. RSVP by August 18 to Elaine Frazier: frazier@njit.edu >>
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. >>
Michael Ehrlich, associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, recently published an article in Journal of Business Venturing. >>
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). >>
William V. Rapp, Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business and Director of the Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research at NJIT, presented a paper at the 2014 ISIS-VENICE International Multidisciplinary Academic Summit.  >>
On June 25, Cesar Bandera, professor in the School of Management, represented NJIT on the Mobile Medical Applications Panel, part of the 2014 Mobile Applications Forum held by the New Jersey Technology Council in Princeton. >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published an article entitled “Career Choice: to Be a ‘Screw' or a ‘Spring'?” in the Shanghai Securities News. >>
Ali Akansu, a professor in the Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and his Ph.D. student Yanjia Sun have published a paper entitled “Automatic Inference of Mental States from Spontaneous Facial Expressions" at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing in Florence, Italy.  >>
Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, will be the keynote speaker at the Innovation Technology Meetup on June 19, 2014 at 6:30 p.m at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. For more information, click here>>
Uncontrolled landfills are a growing problem in the developing world, polluting groundwater and emitting foul odors, while also boosting greenhouse gas emissions. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Turoff has been selected as a Sloan-C Fellow for his pioneering and visionary research in computer-mediated communications, learning management systems, and the effectiveness of online learning. >>
NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program has awarded four scholarships of approximately $1,370 to outstanding students at various stages in their college careers. >>
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. >>
The Henry J. Leir Prizes, annual awards for the two best working papers and associated research proposals submitted by junior faculty in the School of Management, have been given equally this year to James Cicon, an assistant professor of finance, and to co-authors  P. Ben Chou, a senior university lecturer of economics,  and Ellen Thomas, an assistant professor of marketing. >>
"The Information Content of Management Earnings Forecasts: An Analysis of Hard Versus Soft Information" by NJIT Management Professor James Cicon has been selected as one of the "Outstanding Articles" published in the Journal of Financial Research. >>
The advent of big data provides a tremendous opportunity for organizations to more fully understand the factors that drive their processes, from product sales, to consumer responses, to risk parameters. However, harnessing this vast resource comes with a cost, and it can be difficult to estimate the return on investment of time and resources, according to Stephan Kudyba, an associate professor in the School of Management at NJIT. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014.  >>
The 3rd edition of Personal Selling: Building Customer Relationships and Partnerships, co-authored by Rajiv Mehta, professor of marketing, has recently published and is now available in print and eBook formats. >>
NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 16 universities receiving this award for 2013. >>
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. >>
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 is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships. >>
Following a decade-long civil war that decimated its fragile, emerging economy, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, still lacks such basic infrastructure as paved roads and traffic lights. But the city once called the Athens of West Africa is gearing up for prosperity. >>
2013
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. >>
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.  >>
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. >>
Two Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students were winners in the recent American Concrete Institute (ACI) Art of Concrete Competition.  >>
Ellen Thomas, assistant professor of marketing at NJIT, recently won the "Best Paper in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Retailing Track" award for her paper "Supplier Integration in New Product Development: Communication and Buyer Performance" at the 51st Annual Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference >>
The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October.  >>
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. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor at NJIT's School of Management, will be a guest speaker at the Director's Seminar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 13.  >>
Dolcey Chaplin, Esq., director of NJIT's Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), has been chosen as a member of the National Contract Management Association's (NCMA) official board of advisors >>
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.  >>
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.    >>
The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of "The Best 295 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review). >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published two articles in Shanghai Securities News (SSN).  >>
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. >>
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. >>
NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard.  >>
Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers. >>
Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago. >>
NJIT has announced the appointment of Professor Katia Passerini to interim dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College. The appointment will become effective on Aug. 1, 2013. >>
Faculty and students recently participated in a design showcase in Long Branch sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Precast Association.  NJIT entries included work from College of Architecture and Design (COAD) studios, the department of engineering technology and the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) programs and the new Center for Resilient Design.  >>
The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research recently published a book entitled "Boil, Bubble, Toil And Trouble," the outgrowth of a project at NJIT's School of Management. >>
NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale.  >>
NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.   >>
The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013). >>
Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013.  >>
NJIT alum Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., will discuss "The ABCs of Starting a Business or Growing Your Position in Corporate America" on WABC's "Here and Now" on May 5 at 12:00 p.m.  >>
NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S.  >>
Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams. >>
Jose Rubiani III, Anthony Boon, Orest Bidnyk, and Reem Nakshbandy recently represented NJIT at the CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC), where the School of Management (SOM) students competed head-to-head against 27 other universities, some of the best schools in the region.  >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects. >>
A lucky group of NJIT undergraduate students enrolled in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program available through the Newark College of Engineering's Department of Engineering Technology recently returned from a fascinating week in Las Vegas at the World of Concrete Annual Conference.  >>
The American Concrete Institute has named NJIT as an ACI Excellent University for 2012.  >>
A team of NJIT graduate students recently placed second at the Juniper Networks Hackathon on Feb 2.  NJIT was the host school.  Teams from Rutgers, NYIT, NYU/Poly, and U.Penn participated. >>
Marjorie Perry, of East Orange, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., a Newark-based company, will receive on March 21, 2013, an "Influential Black Women in Business" award from The Network Journal (TNJ).   >>
Jerry Fjermestad, professor in NJIT's School of Management, and Karen Patten, NJIT alum, won the best paper in the teaching track in the Third Business Intelligence Congress at the recent International Conference for Information Systems.  >>
2012
The Fall 2012 semester has proven to be both busy and successful for students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.  Andrew Canon, of Parsippany, CIM student and president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appeared on the December cover of Concrete International.  >>
NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni. >>
The NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, consisting mainly of Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students, was recently awarded third place at the ACI 2012 Student Egg Protection Device Competition held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  >>
Andrew Canon, president of the NJIT American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter, appears on the December cover of Concrete International (CI).  >>
Economic growth will rise to 3 percent in 2013 and 2014, while unemployment will drop to 7.3 percent by December of 2013, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the annual outlook symposium sponsored by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. >>
The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” was held today in the Campus Center Atrium.  The event included a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  >>
The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” will be held tomorrow in the Campus Center Atrium from 8:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. and includes a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  The event is free, open to the public and the NJIT community. >>
Although widespread rebuilding in the hard-hit New York metro region from Super Storm Sandy has not yet begun, NJIT Assistant Professor Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, PE, says when the hammers start swinging, it's time to look at autoclaved aerated concrete.  The material, best known as AAC, has been heralded as the building material of the new millennium.  It's a lightweight, easily-crafted manufactured stone, strong enough to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes when reinforced with steel.  >>
On Oct. 15, Concrete Industry Management (CIM) students had a once in a lifetime experience.  They had the chance to train on a state of the art concrete volumetric mixer, a portable concrete batch plant, provided by Cemen Tech Incorporation, the world's largest manufacturer of volumetric concrete mixing systems.  >>
James Cicon, PhD, JD, an expert in energy industry business systems, has been appointed to the faculty of the NJIT School of Management as assistant professor.  >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's School of Management as an assistant professor and will focus his research on the emerging field of mobile health (or m-health).  >>
Arsalan Khan, a junior majoring in chemical engineering and minoring in law, recently published a book, Life Behind the Frames. >>
Dr. Marguerite Schneider, associate professor in the School of Management, has won the 2012 Best Paper Award of the Organization Development and Change (ODC) Division of the Academy of Management (AoM).  >>
NeST Group of Companies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Javad K. Hassan will deliver an inspiring message after receiving an honorary degree at NJIT's 2012 Commencement to be held Tuesday, May 15, 2012.  >>
For recent Kearny High School graduate Gustavo Pacheco, 21, growing up has been a long and winding road.  >>
In 2012, NJIT launched the Project Based Learning (PBL) course. >>
Past economic bubbles have been inflated by visions of wealth from tulips (yes, tulips), international trade, railroads, biotechnology and the Internet. >>
Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater.  >>
On Saturday evening, February 25th, the major yearly fundraiser for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program was held at Valbella Restaurant in NYC.  >>
Dr. Pius Egbelu, Dean of the School of Management, will discuss the importance of providing engineering students with the leadership, business and management skills necessary to advance their careers on Tuesday, March 6 in Colton Hall 210 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.   >>
NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University for 2011.  >>
The NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, School of Management (SOM) and Enterprise Development Center technology incubator will host the Brick City Tech Meetup on Feb. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room in SOM.  >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, is presenting the results of his federally funded research in health delivery via mobile devices at the third international m-Health Summit and the Society for Applied Learning Technologies Conference. >>
The NJIT Innovation Acceleration Center, School of Management and the Enterprise Development Center will host the Brick City Tech Meetup on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room in SOM. >>
Mohamed Mahgoub, PhD, assistant professor and Concrete Industry Management program director in the Department of Engineering Technology, has been appointed to the chair position of the American Concrete Institute Committee 555, Concrete with Recycled Materials, for a three-year term. >>
2011
Marjorie Perry '05, president and chief executive officer of MZM Construction and Management, Inc., based in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was one of three individuals to be inducted into the NJBIZ Hall of Fame.  >>
The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at NJIT hosted a Biannual Northeast Concrete Industry Management Patrons meeting on Nov. 11 in Eberhardt Hall. >>
An agreement was signed today by NJIT Interim President Joel S. Bloom and NeST Group of Companies CEO Javad K. (“Jay”) Hassan to offer a post-graduate program in “Global Technology Management.”  >>
Concrete Industry Management Program students Wilton Arellano, Nicholas Thomas, John Te, and Christopher Worthington, and CIM Specialist Anlee Orama attended the Concrete International Institute (ACI) Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. >>
“Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead.  >>
Marjorie Perry, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management, a Newark-based company, recently received one of six annual NJIT Alumni Achievement Awards.  >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management and College of Computing Sciences, will be giving two workshops on Oct. 19-21 at the Third International Conference on Computation and Telecommunications in Lima, Peru.     >>
Pius Egbelu, PhD, of Parsippany, professor of industrial engineering and the new dean of the NJIT School of Management will be appointed Distinguished Professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. >>
Katia Passerini, of Brooklyn, an associate professor in the NJIT School of Management has been selected to receive the prestigious honor of “Master Teacher” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
Cheickna Sylla, of Morris Plains, a professor in the NJIT School of Management (SOM) has been selected to receive the “Excellence in Service Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period.  >>
The first conference of the Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research, directed by NJIT Management Professor William Rapp, PhD, will be held on September 9 and 10 at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT.  >>
Christopher Worthington and Wilton Arellano, both students in the Concrete Industry Management program at NJIT, have received the International Concrete Research Institute $1000 Award for academic year 2011-2012.  >>
Pius J. Egbelu, PhD, professor of industrial engineering at Louisiana State University, has been appointed the new dean of the NJIT School of Management.  >>
Joseph T. Roman '99, president of the Accelerant Sales Group, an adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management (SOM) and a member of the SOM Board of Visitors, recently authored an article on "Disaster Recovery, Quality and the Need for a Paperless Society" for the New Jersey Technology Council's LifeSciTrends magazine.   >>
Hindy Lauer Schachter, PhD, a professor in NJIT's School of Management, was an invited participant in the Kettering Foundation's Public Government Workshop on May 23 and 24 in Dayton, Ohio.  >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor and associate dean in the NJIT School of Management, was named a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management. >>
Brian M. Taylor, Natalie M. Gatchalian, Vignesh Ramanan, Angelica M. Ogando, Brandon Rockwell, and Kenneth C. Welch Jr., all students in the Executive MBA Program at NJIT, were inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society on May 2. >>
Jonnie Williams, Wilton Arellano, and Andrew Canon, all students enrolled in NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program, visited Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA as part of the Student Ambassador program.  >>
NJIT Facilities Manager Kenneth C. Welch, Jr., who will receive his MBA degree at NJIT's 2011 commencement ceremony on May 16, was inducted last week into the Beta Gamma Sigma Graduate Honor Society. >>
An 18-member group from the China Meteorological Administration spent time at NJIT during an extensive U.S. educational and exchange program on weather disaster emergency management. >>
Information technology is playing an increasingly greater role in fighting crises born of terrorism, natural or manmade disasters. NJIT will join a nationwide practice emergency drill from May 16-19, 2011, to enable the US Department of Defense to better defend itself against such disasters. >>
Two teams of students represented NJIT's School of Management in a student case competition sponsored by the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Association for Operations Management (APICS) at Quinnipiac University.  >>
NJIT has been named an Outstanding University for 2010 by the American Concrete Institute. >>
Marguerite Schneider, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management, has been named treasurer of the International Association for Business and Society (IABS). >>
Some 30 students in NJIT's School of Management traveled to Bloomberg L.P. in NYC last week to participate in the Bloomberg Assessment Test, which is designed to connect financial firms with students looking for careers in finance or related areas.  >>
Michael Ehrlich and Alan (Zhipeng) Yan, both assistant professors of finance in NJIT's School of Management, have been granted sponsorship for one seat for one year in the Kauffman Firm Survey NORC Data Enclave community.   >>