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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. >>
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. >>
How does a new grad kick-start a career in the fast-paced world of news media? Experts representing three different facets of the field—television, financial blogs and radio—shared their fascinating career trajectories and valuable job-seeking tips with NJIT students at the Careers in Media event on April 4, 2014. >>
Bernadette Longo, associate professor in the Department of Humanities, has published an article in a special issue of Technical Communication Quarterly, a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers technical communication in a variety of fields. >>
2013
Paramus Catholic Paladin cornerback Jabrill Peppers, of East Orange, and head football coach Chris Partridge kept more than 50 students in an NJIT Upward Bound Multimedia Journalism class spellbound yesterday as Peppers, with humility and intelligence, answered students' questions for almost an hour.  >>
2012
Business reporters, editors, TV producers, bloggers and social media gurus are invited to attend an entrepreneurial “Talent Network” (P2B™) for some 300 pre-screened unemployed professionals.  >>
Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater.  >>
It's hard to imagine coming to college to learn how to design and build a 15-foot-tall-glacier, but that's exactly what some 32 industrial design students, all from New Jersey, and enrolled in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design will hope to accomplish on campus next week. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor and digital poetry expert Christopher Funkhouser will participate in Interrupt 2012, a three-day international studio celebrating writing and performance in digital media, on Feb. 10-12 at Brown University. >>
2011
Nirwan Ansari, PhD, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has been invited to deliver a keynote speech, "On Accelerating Content Delivery," at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Workshop on Multimedia Communications and Services.  >>
If you're looking for a different angle on Black History, speak to NJIT Assistant Professor Allison Perlman. >>
2010
NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, a principal in POD Design + Media, will have his work featured later this month in The Showtime House airing Dec. 26, 2010-Jan. 1, 2011.  >>
Students who enroll in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program launching next September at NJIT will be as likely to express their creative vision with software programs and high tech machines as with paint brushes and chisels. >>
Mary Nittolo, president of The Studio, will join the lineup of digital media and visual communication professionals at the Industry-Speak Seminar Series on Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m-1 p.m. Coordinated by Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, the series brings industry professionals in digital media, industrial design, interior design, and fine arts from the New York City/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area to speak with students and faculty in an intimate setting in the College of Architecture and Design Conference Room. Contact: Andrzej Zarzycki at andrzej.zarzycki@njit.edu >>
NJIT and Building Media Inc. (BMI), a DuPont subsidiary, will lead one of 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes ─ the Building America Retrofit Alliance (BARA).  >>
Allison Perlman, PhD, an assistant professor in the Federated History Department, has been awarded a one-year research fellowship in the Verklin Program in Media Ethics and Policy at the University of Virginia. Dr. Perlman is the first research fellow in the Verklin Program, which intends to produce high-quality academic research on the ethics of media policy, the reciprocal relationship between the media and the law, and the political and social impact of media regulation. While at the University of Virginia, she will deliver two university-wide talks on her research and will present her research at the inaugural conference of the Verklin Program, which will be attended by the deans of the respective Annenberg Schools, the chair of the communications studies department of the University of Michigan, and other prominent media policy scholars. The fellowship also will support Dr. Perlman's completion of her book manuscript, Reforming Television: Media Activism, Media Policy, Media History. She will spend the 2010-2011 academic year in Charlottesville. >>
Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world."  >>
2009
Philip R. Goode, PhD, a distinguished professor of physics at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory, has been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. >>
Want to know more about getting productivity from your management team?  Then ask Jerry Fjermestad, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management. Fjermestad has learned, based on earlier research that high-performing virtual management teams act differently than low-performing ones. >>
An NJIT electrical engineer has cracked the code that will enable researchers around the world to detect tampering with electronic images. >>
Alexander C. Loui, PhD, of Kodak Research Labs at the Eastman Kodak Company, will discuss his recent work on "Media Content Analysis for Semantic Indexing and Detection" on Feb. 19 at 4:45 p.m. in ECE 202. The seminar is jointly sponsored by the NJIT-IEEE Signal Processing Society North Jersey Section and NJIT's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. >>
NEC Foundation of America has awarded NJIT a $32,000 grant to support the dissemination and use of therapeutic video games to serve children with severe sensory and motor disabilities.  >>
Nirwan Ansari, of Montville, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, has received two notable honors. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named him a Fellow for his contributions to broadband networks and communications. Ansari also received an award from the IEEE member and geographic activities board. >>
2008
The NJIT Department of Humanities Communication and Media Program will host a screening of representative works by students enrolled in the Video Narrative course this semester on Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m in Cullimore Hall Room 411. The event concludes the Department of Humanities Videography Den Fall 2008 series of student-faculty produced video screenings. For more information, e-mail Christopher Funkhouser.   >>
NJIT postdoctoral students and companies in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), NJIT's high technology business incubator, were awarded eight grants totaling $480,000 from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to bolster company growth and jumpstart the careers of young scientists. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, will perform while screening his latest multimedia text-movie, this is not a b (pdp remix), which was recently published at trickhouse.org, on July 20, 4-5 p.m. at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City.  >>
More than a dozen local schools will participate in the New Jersey Science Olympiad set for 9 a.m., Jan. 17, 2008 at NJIT. Events will include student competitions to build robots, launch monoplane gliders and construct electric vehicles.  >>
2007
Christopher T. Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will discuss his recent experience as a Fulbright Scholar researching hypermedia writing and producing an eBook at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia on April 17 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 411. >>
Time Without Number, a multimedia performance piece created by Rutgers-Newark/NJIT students based on research, interviews and ethnographies they conducted on the effects of immigrant detention in the U.S., will be presented by the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Arts Program on April 18, 19, 20, 21 at 7 p.m. and on April 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bradley Hall Theatre at Rutgers-Newark. >>
Ahmed Soliman, a journalist and filmmaker and the current senior anchor and producer of the Daily World News Program on Bridges TV, will speak at NJIT. The talk is entitled: “Reaching Your Potential: How One NJIT Graduate Made It to the International Forum.” The public may also attend the free lecture on March 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 1100. >>
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2006
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will present a lecture, “Digital Poetry: An Introduction,” as well as two digital poetry performances with writer and musician Eric Curkendall at the Thailand New Media Arts Festival 2006 in Bangkok on May 2-4. The performance will combine original poems, poems generated from Google search strings, poems made from spam e-mail messages, live music, and more. Funkhouser is currently teaching at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, on a Fulbright Scholarship. >>
2005
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) new architectural curriculum received high praise from Campus Technology magazine. In the magazine's August issue, NJIT was recognized for allowing freshmen architecture students to work immediately with electronic digital media in their design studio classes. >>
The Sloan Consortium recently honored Starr Roxanne Hiltz, PhD, distinguished professor of  information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) for achievement in online teaching and learning.  Hiltz is a recognized authority on computer-mediated communication and learning networks.  The consortium is an association of more than 450 institutions and higher education groups engaged in on-line learning >>
2004
Terrorists might use it to mask their messages: it's called data hiding - the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, published by Elsevier-Academic Press (2004), develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking. >>
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Data hiding is the subject of a new book by Ali Akansu, PhD, professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT. Akansu's book, Data Hiding Fundamentals and Applications: Content Security in Digital Multimedia, develops a theoretical framework for different data hiding techniques, including watermarking, and is the first to place data hiding techniques within a framework that tells readers how to calculate the allowable hidden bits of information and crack the code of data hiding. >>
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2003

MEDIA ADVISORY

October 24, 2003
 “This storm is predicted to be a strong event, but events of this size are not too unusual,” says Dale Gary, Ph.D., professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  “We don't expect to see it cause an unusually large amount of activity on earth. We see an event of this sort happening on the average of once every 30 days or during an 11-year solar cycle, about 200 times.” >>