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2008
Three graduating seniors were awarded NJIT's highest honor for earning the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA) during the university's 2008 commencement at the Prudential Center. Biological sciences major Krystian Jarosz, of Colonia, information technology major Amy A. Steed, of Lakewood, and computer engineering major Oscar Tapia, of Clifton, all attained a 4.0 GPA. >>
NJIT will award Oscar Tapia, Clifton, a first-generation former Mexican immigrant, the university's highest honor for earning a perfect grade point average (GPA). The honor will be bestowed upon the Dover High School graduate tomorrow at 9 a.m. during NJIT's 2008 commencement at the Prudential Center.   >>
2007
When Oscar Tapia was 13 years old he always carried a dictionary. It was his friend and his teacher -- his passport to a brighter future. He had just arrived from Mexico and was eager to learn English. >>
Oscar Tapia, a computer engineering major at NJIT, was named a recipient of the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides $5,000 awards to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering. >>

KUDOS - November 2007

November 01, 2007
NJIT Professor Named Fellow of American Physical SocietyPushpendra Singh, PhD, professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  Singh was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the development of efficient algorithms for the direct numerical simulations of multiphase fluids (DNS), and for using the DNS technique in conjunction with experiments as a tool for understanding the physics of a broad range of multiphase systems. NJIT Student Awarded Google Hispanic College Fund ScholarshipOscar Tapia, a computer technology major at NJIT, is a recipient of  the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides awards of $5,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering and who have made significant contributions to their communities.  >>