# Stories Tagged with "mathematical sciences"

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### 2016 Highlander Student Leadership Award Winners

July 18, 2016

Since 2004, NJIT has celebrated student leaders with the Highlander Student Achievement Awards. The annual event recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience.
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### Meeting at the Mathematical Frontier

May 19, 2016

The potential of mathematics to expand basic knowledge and meet real-world challenges will once again be the focus of plenary lectures, minisymposia and poster presentations when the Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM) conference convenes for 2016 on the NJIT campus June 3-4.
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The New Jersey Black Mayors Alliance for Social Justice (NJ-BMASJ), along with top-ranking school officials and administrators, met on April 7 at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to establish a statewide partnership and dialogue between their municipalities and schools to prepare students for education and work in the digital environment of the 21st century.
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### NJIT Professor Predicts Winners of Major League 2016 Baseball Season: The Mets Come Out on Top

March 31, 2016

After being one of the few who picked the Mets to make it to the postseason in 2015, NJIT Mathematical Sciences Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet has published his projections of how the standings should look at the end of Major League Baseball's 2016 season. And things look good for one New York team.
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### NJIT Senior David Anderson Wins Fulbright

March 22, 2016

David Anderson, a mathematical sciences major at NJIT, has been awarded a Fulbright grant that will pay for him to travel to Germany and pursue a master's degree at a university in Munich. Anderson is the first NJIT student to receive the prestigious Fulbright Finalist award.
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### NJIT Among Exclusive 15 U.S. Colleges with Top Actuary Programs

February 23, 2016

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.
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### A Novel Idea: NJIT Mentioned in #1 New York Times Best-seller

September 28, 2015

Professors and computing experts speak on the science behind the reference to NJIT in "The Girl in the Spider's Web."
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### NJIT Students in High Demand: Two Hundred Employers Will Attend NJIT's Fall Career Fair

September 28, 2015

Two hundred employers will attend the 2015 Fall Career Fair—the largest technologically-based fair in the metro region. More than 2,500 job seekers will attend the fair – the most ever at NJIT.
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### Notre Dame Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Chair to Speak on Direct Numerical Simulation

September 08, 2015

The NJIT community is invited to a colloquium by Professor Gretar Tryggvason on Friday, September 11, which will begin in Cullimore Lecture Hall II at 11:30 a.m.
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### Mathematicians Speak of Tsunamis and Stars

June 18, 2015

The increasing utility of applied mathematics in every branch of science and technology, and in daily life, was once again made clear at the Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM) conference that convened on the NJIT campus in June.
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### Young Speaks on Cell Biology

June 15, 2015

Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young, Department of Mathematical Sciences, was among the invited speakers at NCS4: Northeast Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Workshop, held at Sony Brook University on June 12.
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### High-Impact Math

June 03, 2015

It seems to contradict common sense — that greater speed for a missile or meteorite does not necessarily mean deeper penetration into the ground upon impact.
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### 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.
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### At the Mathematical Frontier

May 26, 2015

FACM '15 — the 12th annual Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics conference — will be held on campus June 5-6, organized by NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The event has again been made possible with support from the National Science Foundation.
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NJIT Mathematical Sciences Professor Bruce Bukiet has released his 2015 Major League Baseball projections. >>

### Blackmore Named Distinguished Teacher

February 18, 2015

Professor Denis Blackmore, Department of Mathematical Sciences, has been honored by the New Jersey Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA-NJ) with the award that it presents annually for distinguished college or university teaching of mathematics. >>

### Northeast Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Workshop on Jan. 16

December 19, 2014

Yuan-nan Young and Shahriar Afkhami, associate professors in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, are organizing a one-day workshop as part of a joint effort between Rutgers, City College, Stony Brook and NJIT. >>

### Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young Organizes Three Mini-Symposia at SES Technical Meeting

October 20, 2014

Yuan-Nan Young, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently participated in the 51st annual technical meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (SES) at Purdue University. >>

The Major League Baseball post-season has had lots of excitement with all four teams that went into the Division Series round as underdogs (according to the mathematical model of NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet) went on to win their series.
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### NJIT Professor Organizes Pan-American Conference on Frontiers in Particulate Media

September 16, 2014

Lou Kondic, professor of mathematical sciences at NJIT, recently organized the Pan-American Study Institute on Frontiers in Particulate Media: From Fundamentals to Applications (PASI 2014) in La Plata, Argentina.
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### NJIT Ph.D. Student Publishes Research in Noted Journal

August 27, 2014

Ivana Seric, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently had her research accepted for publication in the

*Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids*, a highly visible venue for short, high impact papers across the full range of fluid mechanics. >>### Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young Organizes Four Mini-Symposia at SIAM Annual Meeting

June 30, 2014

Yuan-Nan Young, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, is organizing four mini-symposia at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Annual Meeting on July 7-11, 2014 in Chicago.
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### Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young Invited to Participate in Fields Institute Workshop

June 12, 2014

### An Exceptional Career in Mathematics

June 03, 2014

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. >>

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Yuan-Nan Young has published a paper in the

*Journal of Fluid Mechanics*and an invited review article in the*NIH Review*Volume "Multiscale Modeling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology." >>
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.
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### From Animal Locomotion to Intelligent Transportation Systems: Showcasing NJIT's New Research Talent

March 07, 2014

In a showcase of NJIT's new research talent, a symposium and poster session on campus this week presented the university's growing expertise in scholarly fields ranging from health care informatics, to biochemistry, to architecture, while highlighting the potential for multidisciplinary collaborations to address pressing 21st century challenges. >>

### NJIT Professor Edits Focus Issue on Rhythms in Neurological Disease

January 31, 2014

NJIT's Horacio G. Rotstein, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, along with Tasso Kaper and Mark Kramer of Boston University, recently served as guest editors of a special journal issue focused on rhythms in neurological disease. >>

### NJIT Hosts Regional Science Olympiad on Jan. 16

January 15, 2014

Hundreds of students representing twenty middle schools and sixteen high schools from throughout Northern New Jersey will assemble at NJIT on Thursday, Jan. 16 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. >>

### NJIT Professor's Work Published in PLOS Computational Biology

December 10, 2013

Casey Diekman, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, recently had his paper “Causes and Consequences of Hyperexcitation in Central Clock Neurons” published in

*PLOS Computational Biology*, an official journal of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) which features works of exceptional significance. >>### Inventions That Improve Lives Are the Winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge Hosted by Capital One Bank and NJIT

December 05, 2013

Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator program at the fifth annual Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge.
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### Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Nov. 21

November 19, 2013

Michael Hein, Saarland University, will present “Droplet Based Microfluidics: Interface and Dynamics” on Nov. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore, Rm. 505.
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### The Math Says Red Sox Have a Big Edge in the World Series, According to NJIT Professor

October 23, 2013

Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning the best 4 out of 7 game contest. “The Boston Red Sox have a nearly 70% chance of winning the series”, says Bukiet. But he gives the caveat that the St. Louis Cardinals have defeated both the competition and his mathematical model in each of their previous series.
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### Listen to NJIT's Bruce Bukiet on NPR's "Science Friday"

October 11, 2013

Tune in to hear NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet discuss baseball projections and his mathematical model in a live interview on NPR's public radio program “Science Friday.”
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### NJIT Professor Offers Math-based Projections for MLB Postseason

October 03, 2013

Now that Major League Baseball's regular season has ended with the exciting one-game tiebreaker that got the Rays to the next round, and with the Rays and the Pirates winning the one game playoff for the wild card team, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again begun analyzing the probability of each team advancing through each round of baseball's postseason.
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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. >>### Fall 2013 Applied Mathematics Colloquium

September 06, 2013

The 2013 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins today with “Unexpected Chaos in a Neural Model” presented by Jonathan E. Rubin, University of Pittsburgh. The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.
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### NJ Governor Christie Visits NJIT to Spotlight $86m Building Renovation

September 03, 2013

New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie today visited the NJIT campus to spotlight the ongoing renovation of NJIT's Central King Building (formerly Newark's Central High) into a state-of-the art technology center.
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### NJIT Expands With 11 New Faculty Members Starting This Fall

August 27, 2013

Eleven new faculty members will soon join NJIT to help realize the goals of the university's strategic plan. The men and women bring expertise in areas including architecture design, solar physics, biology, biostatistics, biomedical engineering and more.
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### First Time: NJIT Researchers Examine Dynamics of Liquid Metal Particles at Nanoscale

August 15, 2013

Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale. “Numerical simulation of ejected molten metal nanoparticles liquified by laser irradiation: Interplay of geometry and dewetting,” appeared in

*Physical Review Letters*(July 16, 2013). >>
NJIT has announced the appointment of Jonathan Luke to interim dean of the College of Science and Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
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### NJIT Professors Publish Paper in Physical Review Letters

July 17, 2013

“Numerical Simulation of Ejected Molten Metal Nanoparticles Liquified by Laser Irradiation: Interplay of Geometry and Dewetting” by NJIT assistant professor Afkhami Shahriar and professor Lou Kondic was published today in

*Physical Review Letters.*>>### NJIT Salutes Students with Highlander Awards

June 28, 2013

Winners of the 2013 Highlander Student Achievement Awards were recently announced at the annual ceremony which recognizes student leaders and organizations for their talent and work to enhance the NJIT student experience.
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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT. The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.
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With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013. This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678. The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.
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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). >>
If you want to learn more about helping your business or company grow in Europe, don't miss a free one day business forum at NJIT on May 15, 2013, which will detail how to use technology and innovation to do business in the European Union.
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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.
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### This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

May 06, 2013

Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>

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. >>

### This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

April 30, 2013

Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>

### This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

April 22, 2013

Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>

From exciting architectural plans for the August 2013 Chinese Solar Decathlon to a better hospital rating system, six student research projects recently captured the imagination of judges at the 2013 NJIT Dana Knox Student Research Showcase, held last week on April 17, 2013. Seventy-two graduate and undergraduate students participated. >>

### This Week's Upcoming Seminars and Lectures

April 08, 2013

Check out some of the upcoming lectures and workshops taking place this week. >>

It looks like 2013 will be a thrilling season for baseball fans as four of the six divisions can be expected to deliver tight races, says baseball guru NJIT Associate Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet. Over the years, Bukiet has applied mathematical analysis to compute the number of regular season games each Major League Baseball team should win. Though his expertise is in mathematical modeling, his projections have compared well with those of so-called experts.
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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.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 8

March 07, 2013

Howard Stone, Princeton University, will present “Variations on familiar flows: (i) Marangoni flows with surfactants and (ii) Trapping of bubbles in stagnation point flows” on March 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT To Host Spring Career Fair on March 6

March 01, 2013

NJIT's annual spring Career Fair, sponsored by NJIT's Career Development Services (CDS), will be held March 6, 2013 from 12:30 -5 p.m. throughout the campus. It is expected to be the largest ever, with more than 175 companies and government agencies coming to interview upwards of 2,000 students and alumni. >>

### NJIT Mourns the Passing of Martin Katzen

February 27, 2013

The university community mourns the recent passing of Martin Katzen, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. The family would like to extend an invitation to Katzen's colleagues and friends for a memorial service to be held on Feb. 27 from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Harrison Building, 205 West 76th Street, 4th floor lounge, N.Y. (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue).
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb 22

February 19, 2013

Yixin Guo, Drexel University, will present “A Model of Thalamocortical Relay Neuron and the Parkinsonian Network” on Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 15

February 13, 2013

Marty Golubitsky, Distinguished Professor of Natural and Mathematics Sciences at Ohio State University, will discuss “Patterns of Phase-Shift Syncrhony” on Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 8

February 06, 2013

Michael Miksis, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, will present “Drying Processes” on Feb. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor

February 06, 2013

A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan.
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Thanks to a unique Capital One and NJIT competition, four teams of Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) undergrads probably can't wait until next June when they'll move into their new roles as entrepreneurs with seed funding.
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### NJIT President Joel Bloom Named To NJ Biz Power 100 List

January 29, 2013

NJIT President Joel S. Bloom was named to the

*NJ Biz*prestigious power list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business. Dr. Bloom was ranked 55. >>
Once again the brainiest of the brainy will descend Jan. 17, 2013 upon NJIT when 600 middle and senior high school students compete vigorously in the Northern New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional play-offs.
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A performance by members of the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ) will launch NJIT's next Technology and Society Forum series, a celebration of artistic creativity and exploration of key social issues. BONJ will perform on Feb. 6, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus. The public is invited to attend the free concert.
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### Joint Lab Demonstrates Student Concepts

December 20, 2012

Jorge Golowasch, chair and professor in the federated department of biological sciences, and Farzan Nadim, professor in the departments of mathematical and biological sciences, presented a joint lab demo earlier this month in collaboration with Rodolfo Haedo, a former undergraduate and MS student from NJIT, and Joerg Oestreich.
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### NJIT NEXT Raises $100 Million

December 19, 2012

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.
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The influential architecture and design publication

*DesignIntelligence*has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. >>### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 7

December 05, 2012

Gregor Kovacic, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Distinguished Professor Named Inaugural Fellow of Math Society

November 29, 2012

NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions. Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 30

November 21, 2012

Yoichiro Mori, assistant professor in the department of mathematics, University of Minnesota, will present “A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues” on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 16

November 15, 2012

Mikko Haataja, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, will present “Compositional Interface Dynamics within Symmetric and Asymmetric Planar Lipid Bilayer Membranes” on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 9

November 06, 2012

Edsel A. Pena, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, will discuss “Multiple Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26

October 24, 2012

David Edwards, University of Delaware, will present “Increasing the Utilities of Optical Biosensors” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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Since the Major League Baseball Division Series and League Championship Series have determined which teams will compete in the World Series, NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet has again analyzed the probability of each team taking the title.
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NJIT has been named by the Princeton Review an outstanding business school in the 2013 edition of

*The Best 296 Business Schools*(Random House / Princeton Review). >>### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 12

October 10, 2012

Philip D. Rack, Department of Material Science and Engineering at The University of Tennessee, will present “Directed, Liquid Phase Assembly of Patterned Metallic Films by Pulsed Laser Dewetting” on Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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NJIT Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young has been awarded a three-year, $212,000 National Science Foundation grant to mathematically model how surfactants interact with the skin's lipid bi-layer. A surfactant, also known as a wetting or surface-acting agent, breaks the surface tension of a liquid to create more contact with another substance. Soap is the best-known surfactant. >>

Tonight NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living cells will receive the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.
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NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living, cells will receive on Oct. 4, 2012 the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5

September 28, 2012

Panayotis Kevrekidis, professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts, will present “Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28

September 25, 2012

Pushpendra Singh, professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will present “Dispersion of Particles on Fluid-Liquid Interfaces” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21

September 18, 2012

Jun Zhang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics, New York University, will discuss “Understanding biolocomotion in fluids: from passive to active” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Mathematica Seminar on Sept. 17

September 17, 2012

A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606.
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### Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT

September 14, 2012

Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 7

September 07, 2012

The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. >>

### Catalin Turc Appointed Associate Professor at NJIT: Research Focus is Computational Electromagnetics and Acoustics

August 30, 2012

NJIT has appointed Catalin Turc, PhD, to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts in the department of mathematical sciences, an associate professor.
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Ji Meng Loh, PhD, a statistician whose work has implications for advances in fields ranging from functional magnetic resonance imaging and epidemiology to telecommunications and astronomy, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences.
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NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus.
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### New NJIT Faculty Will Energize Interdisciplinary Vision

August 14, 2012

The talents of more than 20 new faculty members will soon add momentum to NJIT's strategic plan for impacting the quality of life in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary initiative focuses on convergent life science and engineering, “digital everyware”-- ubiquitous computing-- and sustainable systems. >>

NJIT graduate and undergrad degree programs in engineering technologies and engineering-related fields are racking up kudos when it comes to educating minority students, according to the most recent rankings by

*Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.*>>### NJIT Professor Featured in NY Times Education Life Ad

July 23, 2012

Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the

*New York Times*Education Life section on July 22, 2012. Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas. >>
Tejpal S. Ahluwalia, a junior in the department of mathematical sciences, recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).
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Paul Dupiano, 25, Union High School's 2005 valedictorian, will be the recipient at NJIT's May 15, 2012 commencement of not one, but four difficult undergraduate degrees. >>

Written by Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD, of the NJIT Humanities Department, a 2011 updated edition of

*The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation*(Philadelphia: Temple University Press), originally published in 2001, as well as chapters on disability rights in two different volumes, have recently been published. >>
The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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Farzan Nadim, PhD, professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biological sciences at NJIT, has been appointed chairperson of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sensorimotor Integration Study Section from July of 2012 to June of 2014.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 19

March 14, 2012

Petia Vlahovska, assistant professor of engineering at Brown University, will discuss “Nonlinear Electrohydrodynamics of a Viscous Droplet” on March 19 at 4:00 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 5

February 28, 2012

Meenakshi Dutt, PhD, assistant professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Harnessing Spontaneous and Self-Assembly to Design Biomimetic Functionalized Nanotube-Lipid Hybrid Structures" on March 5, 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Feb. 27

February 20, 2012

Roseanne Zia, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Particle Motion in Colloids: Microviscosity, Microdiffusivity, and Normal Stresses" on Feb. 27, 4-5 pm in Cullimore 611.
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### NJIT Math Professor To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar Series

February 01, 2012

Lou Kondic, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, will discuss "Modeling Thin Film Instabilities with Application to Liquid metals on Nanoscale" on Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611.
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### NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded

January 17, 2012

At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT's top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 9

December 05, 2011

Michael Weinstein, PhD, professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss "Scattering, Homogenization and Waves in Microstructures" on Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Dec. 5

November 29, 2011

Praveen Ramaprabhu, PhD, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, will discuss "Numerical Simulations of the Nonlinear Rayleigh-Taylor Instability" on Dec. 5 at 4.p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 2

November 28, 2011

Kenneth Breuer, professor at Brown University, will discuss "The Mechanics of Bacterial Motility in Viscous and Viscoelastic Fluids" on Dec. 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 18

November 11, 2011

John M. Guckenheimer, PhD, Abram R. Bullis Professor in Mathematics at Cornell University, will discuss "Mixed Mode Oscillations" on Nov. 18 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Graduate Student Awarded Actuarial Foundation Scholarship

November 02, 2011

Jonas B. Brobbey, who received his BS in mathematical sciences in 2009 and is now pursuing an MS in applied statistics, has been awarded an Actuarial Diversity Scholarship from the Actuarial Foundation.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 4

October 31, 2011

Jon Kettenring, PhD, of Drew University, will discuss "Coping with High Dimensionality in Massive Datasets: An Overview" on Nov. 4 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26

October 19, 2011

Rajarshi Roy, PhD, professor and director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology at the University of Maryland, will discuss “Synchronization in Real Networks: Control and Optimization” on Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Math Professor Announces Who Deserves the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards; Calls Rangers Solid Favorite for World Series

October 18, 2011

With Major League Baseball's World Series set to begin tomorrow, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the players most deserving of winning baseball's most important awards for the 2011 season. >>

“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. >>### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 21

October 14, 2011

Paul Steen, PhD, a professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, will discuss "Dynamics and Stability of Reconfigurable Capillary Surfaces" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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The Major League Baseball Division Series is underway and NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has once again analyzed the probability of each team advancing to the World Series.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 14

October 10, 2011

Carlo Laing, a senior lecturer at Massey University in New Zealand, will discuss "Chimera States in Heterogeneous Kuramoto Networks" on Oct. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Oct. 24

October 10, 2011

Paul Chiarot, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering, State University of New York at Binghamton, will discuss "Electrospray and Continuous Ink-jet Technologies: Novel Applications and the Electrohydrodynamics of Droplets and Sprays" on Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Statistics Seminar on Oct. 6

October 04, 2011

Yichao Wu, PhD, assistant professor in the department of statistics at North Carolina State University, will discuss "Continuously Additive Models for Functional Regression" on Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall Rm. 111. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 7

October 03, 2011

Philip Yecko, PhD, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at Montclair State University, will be the guest speaker at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>

### Applied Mathematics Seminar on Sept. 30

September 26, 2011

Lisa Fauci, PhD, the Nola Lee Haynes Pendergraft Professor of Mathematics at Tulane University, will discuss "Waving Rings and Swimming in Circles: Some Lessons Learned through Biofluiddynamics" on Sept. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Fluid Mechanics Seminar

September 20, 2011

Camille Duprat, PhD, of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Elastocapillary Flows" on Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Seminar on Sept. 23

September 16, 2011

Xiaofan Li, PhD, associate professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology, will discuss "Microstructual Evolution in Elastic Media" on Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Department Colloquium on Sept. 16

September 12, 2011

Sanjeeva Balasuriya, PhD, associate professor of mathematics at Connecticut College, will discuss "Transport and Barriers in Unsteady Flows" on Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Gifted Mathematician From Hoboken To Be Honored at NJIT Convocation

September 09, 2011

Victor Matveev, of

**Hoboken**, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences in NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, has been selected to receive the honor of “Excellence in Upper Division Undergraduate Instruction” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. >>### NJIT Mathematician To Receive Honor at NJIT Convocation

September 09, 2011

Richard O. Moore, of

**Philadelphia**, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences in NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, has been selected to receive the honor of “Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. >>### Jay Kappraff, of East Orange, Honored for Teaching at NJIT

September 09, 2011

Jay Kappraff, of

**East Orange**, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, has been selected to receive the award, “Excellence in Innovative Teaching” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. >>
Jeffrey Pohlmeyer of

**Livingston**, a PhD student in the Applied Mathematics program at NJIT, has received the Visiting Studentship award from the University of Oxford, UK for the Spring 2012 semester. >>### Mathematical Sciences Department To Host Two Events

June 08, 2011

NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences will host two events: a Graduate Student Mathematical Modeling Camp on June 11-12 and the 27th Annual Mathematical Problems in Industry (MPI) Workshop on June 13-17.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on April 25

April 20, 2011

Peichun Amy Tsai, PhD, of Princeton University will discuss "Wetting Transition, Drop Impact, and Micro-Flows upon Hydrophobic Microstructures" on April 25 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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### Math Department and Math Club To Host Integral Bee and Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony

April 18, 2011

In recognition of Math Awareness Month, the Mathematical Sciences Department and the NJIT Math Club are hosting two events on April 20: an Integral Bee and an induction ceremony for Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honorary society.
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### Statistics Seminar on April 21

April 18, 2011

Shuangge (Steven) Ma, PhD, assistant professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health, will discuss "Integrative Analysis of Cancer Genomic Data" on April 21 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611 (Math Conference Room).
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on April 18

April 15, 2011

Margarita Staykova, PhD, of Princeton University will discuss "Lipid Membranes under Forces: New Aspects of Membrane Behavior" on April 18 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall 611.
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### Mathematical Biology Seminar on April 12

April 08, 2011

Ivan Iossifov of the Cold Spring Harbor Lab will discuss "Rare De Novo Variants Associated with Autism Perturb a Large Network of Genes Involved in Formation and Function of Synapses" on April 12 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 8

April 05, 2011

Alexander Nepomnyaschy, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, will discuss "Front Propagation in Anomalous Diffusion-Reaction Systems" on April 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>

### Mathematical Biology Seminar on April 5

April 04, 2011

Michael Schwemmer, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, will discuss "The Effects of Dendritic Properties on the Dynamics of Oscillatory Neurons" on April 5 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore Hall 611.
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Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves will take the wild card slot in the National League (NL), according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 1

March 28, 2011

Linda Smolka, PhD, an assistant professor of mathematics at Bucknell University, will discuss "Stability of a Planar-Extensional Flow and an Axisymmetric Thin Film Flow" on April 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 21

March 21, 2011

Christopher R. Jacobs, PhD, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University, will discuss "Primary Cilia as Cellular Mechanosensors" on March 21 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 25

March 11, 2011

Michael Schatz, PhD, associate professor in the School of Physics at Georgia Tech, will discuss "Characterizing Spatio-Temporal Complexity in Fluid Flow using Computational Homology" on March 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Statistics Seminar on March 10

March 08, 2011

Qianxing Mo, PhD, a research biostatistician in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will discuss "A Fully Bayesian Hidden Ising Model for ChIP-seq Data Analysis" on March 10 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall I.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 11

March 07, 2011

Jay Tang, PhD, assistant professor of physics at Brown University, will discuss "Swimming Bacteria Meet Applied Math and Physics at Fluid Boundary" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on March 11, 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 4

February 28, 2011

Marc Garbey, PhD, professor of computer science at the University of Houston, will be the guest speaker at the Spring 2011 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on March 4 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 25

February 21, 2011

Ethan Akin, PhD, professor and chair of the department of mathematics at the City College of New York, will discuss "Good Measures on Cantor Space" on Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Feb. 14

February 11, 2011

Kevin Connington, PhD, a research associate at The Levich Institute, City College of New York, will discuss "Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Particle Transport in Flexible Tubes via Peristalsis" on Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 11

February 08, 2011

Guillaume Bal, PhD, professor of applied mathematics in the department of applied physics and applied mathematics at Columbia University, will discuss "Inverse Elliptic Problems with Internal Controls and Applications to Hybrid Imaging" on Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Mathematical Biology Seminar on Feb. 15

February 07, 2011

Horacio G. Rotstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Subthreshold Resonance in a Stellate Cell Model: Part II" on Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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