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2014 - 6 stories
2013 - 14 stories
2012 - 12 stories
2011 - 15 stories
2014
At NJIT's seventh annual celebration of research excellence, the Board of Overseers honored two eminent NJIT faculty members, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Yeheskel Bar-Ness and Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, for foundational contributions to their respective fields of wireless communications and nanotechnology. >>
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science Somenath Mitra will be the featured guest speaker at NJIT's Spirituality Seminar Series on May 22, 1-2 p.m. in Fenster 698. >>
When it comes to animals, Martina Jackson '14, a biology major from South Brunswick heading to veterinary school next fall at the University of Pennsylvania, is a scientist, philosopher and devotee, all rolled into one. >>
The “NJIT Design Studio” exhibit can be seen at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) Flyway Gallery through April 25. >>
2013
Basil Baltzis, Interim Dean of Newark College of Engineering, was recognized today by the NJIT Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) for his commitment to the aspirations and advancement of women in the STEM disciplines. >>
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor in the department of humanities and director of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, addressed the third annual international Gender Summit (GS3NA) on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C.  >>
Terri L. Freeman, a partner in the Morristown, NJ office of Jackson Lewis LLP, will discuss "Building a Civil Workplace: Avoiding Harassment and Discrimination" on November 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112.   >>
Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays. >>
Amit Kumar, adjunct professor of finance at NJIT, recently published a new book entitled "Short Stories from the Stock Market."  The book offers insights into the controversial strategy of short selling through case studies and provides a framework for investors, finance students and professors, stock market reporters, and other stock enthusiasts to find uncommon short ideas and avoid common traps and hot stocks.  >>
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has awarded NJIT a $289,000 grant to investigate alternative measures for flood mitigation in the Hackensack/Moonachie/Little Ferry area.  The effort will enhance rather than duplicate any on-going efforts by the US Army Corps of Engineers and other organizations.  NJIT's newest center, the Flood Mitigation Engineering Resource Center will handle the work. >>
NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel has been appointed a member of a National Research Council (of the National Academies) committee on the Effective Daily Recovery Capacity.  The appointment is through Nov. 14, 2013.  The task includes providing guidelines on the best techniques for skimming oil off the ocean surface following spills.  Such guidelines are important for preparedness of regions regarding oil spills. >>
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force teamed up to host the Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit on Aug. 7 at NJIT.  The event, first of its kind in the region since the disaster, educated and connected small businesses to commercial buyers from the private sector and federal, state and local governments. >>
NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard.  >>
The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission.  >>
Tagged: new faculty
Annabelle Bexiga, the senior managing director and chief information officer at TIAA-CREF, will trace the dramatic changes that have taken place in the field of information technology when she addresses this year's 2013 Gilbreth Colloquium at NJIT.  >>
Jinisha Patel, of Springfield, a sophomore at the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, recently attended a White House technology summit.  Patel numbered among 12 college students chosen to attend by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a group Patel has worked with since high school.  >>
The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors.  >>
2012
A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on Nov. 1, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.  >>
Ali Akansu, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been invited to give a talk on “Generalized DFT Waveforms for MIMO Radar Systems” at the 9th Annual Military Antennas Summit in Alexandria, VA on Sept. 27.  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, is attending the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week in Washington, DC.  Spak will be part of “The Commons” Participants which will be discussing “The Next 150 years: Campus of the Future” and “The Next 150 Years: Expanding Community Engagement in the Future.”  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education, will participate on the morning panel at the 6th Annual NJ Women in Science and Technology Workforce Summit.   >>

Bubbles 4 Autism

May 15, 2012
On April 26, Caitlyn Ragni, Student Athlete Advisory Committee President and NJIT Women's Soccer Co-Captain, hosted a community service event along with the SAAC to raise awareness for autism.  >>
Infrastructure Planning students from the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT made a public presentation at the City of Hackensack Council Meeting on May 7. >>
Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh.  >>
Tagged: alumni
The Department of Engineering Technology has appointed three new BCANJ (Building Contractors Association of New Jersey) members to its Industrial Advisory Committee.  >>
Dr. Crystal Smith, associate director of the Educational Opportunity Program, has been elected to the national board of the MIND (Minorities in Engineering Division) Division of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education.)  >>
Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won't want to miss NJIT's upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains.  >>
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. >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately.  >>
2011
Attorney Dolcey E. Chaplin, director of the NJIT Procurement Center, participated last week in an invitation-only panel discussion on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee's Defense Business Panel.   >>
Tagged: dolcey chaplin
Gautham Rao, PhD, director of the Law, Technology and Culture major in NJIT's Federated Department of History, has been appointed by the American Society for Legal History to chair the Kathryn T. Preyer Committee.   >>
"Never Losing Hope: Different Voices of Contemporary Music,” the first of three free concerts from the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance will take place Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at 4 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center, Summit and Bleeker streets. >>
"Never Losing Hope: Different Voices of Contemporary Music,” the first of three free concerts from the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance will take place Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at 4 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center, Summit and Bleeker streets.  >>
"2x2," a new exhibit curated by NJIT special lecturer Matt Gosser and David Smith of Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea and Index Art Center in Newark, will be open to the public Monday through Friday from Oct. 21-Nov. 25 in the College of Architecture and Design Gallery. >>
Umit S. Ozkan, PhD, professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at The Ohio State University, will discuss "Catalysis and Energy" on Oct. 31 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 210. >>
Somenath Mitra, PhD, of Bridgewater, a professor in and chair of the department of chemistry and environmental science, has been selected to be promoted to Distinguished Professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
NJIT will mark the start of the new academic year on Sept. 14, 2011 with the annual celebration and awards ceremony at its University Convocation.  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, and co-authors Cesar Bandera and Peter Schmitt received the 2011 American Society for Engineering Educators Annual Conference and Exposition Best Paper Award. >>
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, will present the co-authored paper, “M-Outreach for Engineering Continuing Education: A Model for University-Company Collaboration” at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Educators on June 26-29 in Vancouver, Canada.  >>
Industrial design student Kristen Ciandella of South Plainfield was awarded the top prize of $1,500 for her “Wave Collection” in a table-top design competition sponsored by Cambridge Silversmiths, Ltd. of Fairfield, NJ for the second-year industrial design studio in NJIT's School of Art + Design. >>
NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city.  >>
Charles William Bell III, a graduate student majoring in civil engineering at NJIT, was chosen as one of the representatives of Newark who will accompany His Holiness The Dalai Lama during his visit to Newark this weekend at the Newark Peace Education Summit.  >>
Greg Smith, managing principal of ScienceSmith, will conduct a special seminar entitled “Workshop for Technical Entrepreneurs” on April 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), 211 Warren Street, Room 407. >>
A faster, better and cheaper desalination process enhanced by carbon nanotubes has been developed by NJIT Professor Somenath Mitra. >>