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2013 - 3 stories
2012 - 1 story
2011 - 5 stories
2009 - 1 story
2008 - 10 stories
2007 - 7 stories
2005 - 4 stories
2013
An NJIT Capstone team has recently developed the website CELR.org, which stands for Creative Engineering Learning Resource.  The site was created by Priscilla Nelson, professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, and a computer science Capstone team of undergraduates.  >>
The graduate entity of Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at NJIT conducted a workshop on “Applying to Faculty Positions” for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at NJIT.  The workshop was divided into three sessions on applications, interviews and negotiations.  >>
NJIT civil engineer Fadi Karaa, PhD, is scheduled to appear tonight on NBC News (Channel 4) at 11 p.m. EST for a special story about pipeline security.  Priscilla Nelson, PhD, and civil engineering department chair Taha Marhaba, PhD were also interviewed.    >>
2012
Priscilla P. Nelson, professor of civil engineering, will present “Approaches to Metrics and Methods for Resilience of Urban Infrastructure” on Oct. 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Polytechnic Institute of NYU in Brooklyn, NY.  >>
2011
NJIT Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Priscilla P. Nelson will deliver the keynote address at the 45th Annual Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium on June 26, 2011 in San Francisco. >>
Priscilla Nelson, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, will discuss "Tunnel Construction and Engineering" on March 21 at 6 p.m. in Kupfrian 107.   >>
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, professor in the NJIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will receive a notable civil engineering award next month as a leader of the design and construction industry who has improved peoples' lives around the world. >>
Priscilla Nelson, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, will be an invited speaker next month at the Blackboard Jungle 4 Symposium at the University of Vermont.  >>
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, a professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers to receive the 2011 Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research.  >>
2009
The newly-established Academy of Geo-Professionals, established by the American Society of Civil Engineers, will induct NJIT professor of civil engineering Priscilla Nelson, PhD, the former provost, into its inaugural class on March 18, 2009.  >>
2008
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, has announced that she will resign her position as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at New Jersey Institute of Technology, effective November 28, 2008, to pursue the university's special projects related to international program development. >>
Alice E. White, vice president, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs North America, will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's annual University Convocation on Sept. 3, 2008, 3 p.m. at NJIT. A reception follows. >>
U.S. News & World Report's 2009 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges has named NJIT among the nation's top tier of national research universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees. It also named NJIT as the nation's eighth most ethnically diverse institution of higher education. >>
NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson, of West Orange, received the Kenneth R. Row Award from the American Association of Engineering Sciences on May 5 for promoting unity among engineering societies. She accomplished this goal through her current work at NJIT coupled with earlier leadership positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF). >>
A better understanding of brain injury, a way to rejuvenate dead nerve endings and a device allowing patients to monitor their glaucoma at home, number among this year's nine winners at NJIT's annual provost's student research day. >>
NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, of West Orange, will be honored tonight in Washington, DC, by the American Association of Engineering Societies for promoting unity among the engineering societies.  The organization said she accomplished this goal through her leadership positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NJIT.  She will receive the Kenneth Andrew Roe Award in recognition of this work at a banquet. >>
NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, of West Orange, will be honored at the Executive Women of New Jersey's 2008 "Salute to the Policy Makers" awards dinner on May 15 at the Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick. The event recognizes New Jersey women directors and officers of major corporations as well as women leaders of comparable achievement in the public sector.  >>
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Programs Dana Knox and Provost Priscilla Nelson served up hamburgers to students on the Campus Green this afternoon. The Provost's Barbecue is a highlight of Spring Week 2008 activities at NJIT. >>
NJIT's progress toward becoming a greener campus was the topic of discussion at the Green Academics meeting this week. Formed in November 2007, a planning team comprised of faculty, administrators and students is working toward achieving the university's sustainability objectives, including the development of criteria for green courses. >>
2007
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation yesterday from The Hess Corporation. From left: Narain Gehani, dean, CCS; Gemma Young, Hess Corporation; NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson; and Jeff Steinhom, Hess Corporation. >>
NJIT Mathematics Adjunct Professor Jonathan Porus, of Oakland, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
Two New Jersey Institute of Technology infrastructure experts are available to discuss steel arch truss structure; metal fatigue; deteriorating infrastructure and more. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Provost Priscilla P. Nelson met with a delegation from Xuzhou Institute of Technology, one of the four universities in Xuzhou, China, yesterday at NJIT. The delegation also toured the NJIT campus. >>
A weekend conference drawing East Coast female engineers and students headlines the upcoming month-long events set for Women's History Month at NJIT. The month kicks off this weekend, March 2-4, as more than 200 female engineering students and professionals from 68 engineering schools descend on the NJIT campus for the Eastern regional conference of the Society of Women Engineers. NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson, PhD, will drive home this year's theme—Diversity in Engineering—when she speaks at 8 a.m. on March 3. >>

KUDOS - March 2007

March 01, 2007
Priscilla P. Nelson, PhD, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at NJIT, was named chair-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Section on Engineering. Dr. Nelson was elected as a Fellow of AAAS in 2002. >>
“With a little bit of effort, we can make a big difference,” Jay Meegoda, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT told some 100 students who attended the first general meeting today of the NJIT student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (NJIT-EWB). Also providing welcoming remarks were NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson and Daniel Martin, president of the Northern New Jersey Professional EWB Chapter. The proposed initial project for the NJIT-EWB will be to provide a sustainable water supply and sanitation for the city of Milot in Haiti. >>
2005
Three New Jersey Institute of Technology experts are available to discuss levee rebuilding, sewer and underground utilities and waste water management-all issues facing rescuers and future reconstruction efforts in areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama damaged by Hurricane Katrina. >>
Four New Jersey Institute of Technology experts are available to discuss levee rebuilding, sewer and underground utilities and waste water management—all issues facing rescuers and future reconstruction efforts in areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama damaged by Hurricane Katrina. >>
Daljit Singh Ahluwalia, PhD, has been named acting dean of the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). CCS, which opened in 2001, is the newest of NJIT's six colleges. “Dr. Ahluwalia's success in this position is very important to NJIT, and this appointment is made with strong belief in his capabilities,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.  “He is one of NJIT's most respected administrators, researchers, and educators, and brings a notable track record to the task.” >>
NJIT has announced the appointment of civil engineer and natural disaster specialist Priscilla Nelson, PhD, to the position of provost. Nelson, a senior executive at the National Science Foundation and a former University of Texas professor, is internationally recognized for achievements in engineering research and education, and her service in leadership roles and professional societies. >>