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The talk explores the genesis and evolution of academic research efforts in evaluating smartphone application security over the first eight years of its existence. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team placed third at the Army Invitational after topping St. Bonaventure, 6-1, on Sunday to conclude the Invitational held at Lichtenberg Tennis Center and Malek Courts. >>
NJIT and Stony Brook battled to a 2-2 double overtime draw Saturday afternoon in men's soccer non-conference action. >>
With a 6-1 win over Fairfield, the NJIT men's tennis team went 2-0 on day two of the Army Invitational held at Lichtenberg Tennis Center and Malek Courts. >>
The first Friday afternoon of autumn 2016 brings an exciting concert to campus — acclaimed pianist Sophia Agranovich will be joined by her exceptional student, Mohamed Boubendir. David Dubal, internationally known pianist, author, broadcaster and painter will introduce their musical selections. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented two papers at the 25th meeting of PICMET '16 held in Honolulu, Hawaii. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place on September 28, 2016  in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, is themed "Innovation and Collaboration," and will feature leaders from business, academia and the arts, including Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, addressing a range of topics. >>
The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) at NJIT is honored to present an exhibition of Newark-born architect and artist Richard Meier to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Newark's founding. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology has improved 15 ranks in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best National Universities during the last three years, including a jump of five in the 2017 edition of the rankings, which were released by U.S. News today. NJIT now is ranked 135th overall among the nation's major research universities. U.S. News reviews nearly 1,400 colleges and universities nationally, considering criteria that include assessment by peers and counselors, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving rate. >>
NJIT has been selected by readers of Diversity in Action: Advancing STEM Professionals and Students as the top 2016 "Dedicated to STEM Diversity" recipient in the higher education category. In addition, Janice Daniel, associate professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering, has been recognized by readers as an advocate for diverse STEM professionals and students. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and an associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was an invited panelist at the 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society in Orlando, Fla. >>
The Newark International Film Festival will be held September 9-11 at venues and campuses across the city, including NJIT. Students, faculty and staff can enjoy free admission to the films that will presented by registering for the festival online at Newarkiff.com and choosing the Broad Street Student Pass. ID must be shown at the door. Students can upgrade to a VIP pass for $25 by using the code SchoolFilmV. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1-UP is now out. Check out the video to see what's happening across our Highlander nation. >>
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Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's annual Pancakes with the President event on Sept. 6, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Center Plaza (Rain date: Campus Center Atrium). >>
James Geller, computer science professor and associate dean of research at NJIT's Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences organized an award ceremony to celebrate the contributions and commitment to teaching college-level computer science. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will host a half day business forum entitled: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology - EU and U.S. Perspectives, Sept. 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ. >>
With the 2016 NJIT men's soccer season slated to start on Friday, August 26 at Fairleigh Dickinson, broadcaster Matt Harmon sat down with first-year head coach Fernando Barboto to discuss the upcoming season. >>
NJIT freshman Lizzy Wolfe scored her first collegiate goal in the 85th minute to break a 1-1 tie and send NJIT to a 2-1 victory against visiting Hartford at University Field Monday afternoon on the Fairleigh Dicksinsin campus. >>
With the basketball season in mind, NJIT's record setting senior men's basketball star Damon Lynn has been selected to the College Court Report Top 100 Players in College Basketball for the 2016-17 season. >>
The ASUN Conference announced its official women's volleyball preseason all-conference team, preseason coaches' poll and NJIT sophomore Adriana Nieto was the Fan-Voted Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Director of Media Relations Johannes Schneider announced Tuesday. >>
With the 2016 NJIT women's soccer season approaching, on Friday, August 12, NJIT broadcaster Matt Harmon sat down with first-year head coach Ally Nick to discuss the upcoming season. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Arthur S. Hoffman, president of The Leir Charitable Foundations and a great friend of our university.  >>
Attention student entrepreneurs: Have a great technology concept? Need funds to explore the commercialization pathways? Apply for an NJIT I-Corps Site Mini-Grant. >>
Henrique Marques, who is entering his junior year as a member of the NJIT men's fencing team, will compete in the men's foil team event on August 12. >>
Team members from NJIT's Department of  BioMedical Engineering and the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine (CIBM3) pictured at their exhibitor booth at the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS) Symposium in June. >>
Namas Chandra, director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine (CIBM3), Bryan Pfister, chairman of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and team members conducting a tour of the Blast Lab for NJIT team members. >>
The work of 43 students of NJIT's School of Art + Design was featured in the Student Work Exhibit at the 43rd SIGGRAPH conference, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) annual meeting on computer graphics and interactive techniques. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the School of Art + Design was represented in the exhibit, curated and sponsored by ACM's Education Committee. >>
NJIT men's soccer coach Fernando Barboto announced a group of 12 incoming players set to become Highlanders for the 2016 season. >>
Nearly four years ago, Hurricane Sandy barreled up the New Jersey coast, leaving communities both along the shore and inland decimated in her wake. In the Delaware Bayshore area in Cumberland County, many small towns were flooded by the storm surge. Among them was Greenwich Township, where dikes built in the 1600s to protect its village and farms and already breached were significantly worsened by the hurricane. Also greatly affected was the ecosystem just behind the dikes, which plays a vital role in both the local environment and economy. >>
NJIT men's soccer will host seven regular-season contests during the 17-match 2016 season slate, first-year head coach Fernando Barboto announced. >>
NJIT women's volleyball assistant coach Simone Asque has been selected to represent her country, Jamaica, and compete in the ACE International Invitational Tournament held in Port of Spain, Trinidad on July 29 to August 1. >>
NJIT men's tennis signed Aleksa Petrovic, an international student-athlete from Serbia, who will enroll and continue his academic and completive tennis career beginning in the Fall of 2016, head coach Ira Miller announced. >>
“I think it's certainly irresponsible for Trump to openly encourage a foreign government to perform such espionage,” says Reza Curtmola, computer science professor and co-director of NJIT's Cybersecurity Research Center. >>
NJIT women's tennis coach Ira Miller announced the signing of Natacha Minc, a transfer from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, who will enroll and continue her academic and competitive tennis career in the Fall 2016 at NJIT. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Martin Tuchman School of Management at NJIT has been named South American Director of the Academy of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) for 2017. An intensive week-long boot camp for international university entrepreneurship students, the Academy, now in its second year, is held in conjunction with the World Conference of the ICSB, which students also attend. >>
Head coach Peter Volkert announced the upcoming 2016 women's volleyball schedule, which will play 33 matches overall, including nine home dates at the Fleisher Athletic Center and 14 contests as part of the Atlantic Sun Conference. >>
The NJ Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools presented its 2016 Career and Technical Education Leadership Award to Dr. Joel Bloom July 20 as a visionary partner of the state's county vocational-technical schools who has helped to transform technical education in New Jersey. >>
More than 120 undergraduates, including students from NJIT and from other universities in the United States, Brazil and India, are showcasing their research projects at NJIT's Ninth International Summer Research Symposium. Projects range from an in-depth exploration of stem cell migration, to sustainability studies focused on the rehabilitation of steel structures, to the development of apps to provide social supports for women in STEM fields. >>
NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management will host an EMBA Information Session Aug. 4, 6:30-8 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room 3052. >>
The American Volleyball Coaches Association recognized both the NJIT men's and women's volleyball teams for the AVCA's annual team academic awards covering the 2015-16 academic year, the AVCA announced. >>
Highlanders! We hope you are having a great summer so far, whether you're at the beach, catching some Pokemon, or taking summer classes here at NJIT. Check out the latest edition of NJIT's 1UP. >>
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) selected 10 NJIT tennis players, seven men and three women, as ITA Scholar Athletes and both teams earned ITA Team Academic honors for the 2015-16 season, Dan Johnson of the ITA announced. >>
Ally Nick, NJIT's new women's soccer coach has announced the Highlanders 18-game schedule for the 2016 season. >>
The 2016-17 ASUN Men's Basketball season culminates on March 5 with the Conference Championship Final broadcasting on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. Both the quarterfinal and semifinals contests can be seen on the WatchESPN platform for the sixth-straight season. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Board of Trustees approved a 2 percent tuition and fee increase for in-state undergraduate students, adding $322 to tuition during the 2016-2017 school year as of July 21, 2016. >>
The NJIT Board of Trustees issued a proclamation on July 21 recognizing Sergeant Antoine Hughes of the NJIT Public Safety Department for a 2015 incident in which he demonstrated his bravery, dedication to duty and steadfast commitment to public safety. >>
For the first time, NJIT offered a Real World Connections (RWC) Cybersecurity Summer Boot Camp to over 55 New Jersey middle and high school students. >>
The model serves as the centerpiece of “Dedicated to Every Block in Newark,” an art exhibition curated by the People Power Planning Newark and artist Bisa Washington, and was crafted by 150 volunteers, including architecture students from the College of Architecture and Design. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will receive $20 million in capital funding from the State of New Jersey to renovate classrooms and laboratory spaces. Chief among the building projects will be the creation of Makerspace at NJIT, a 9,500-square-foot facility that will heed the call for innovation, invention and production in today's burgeoning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) economy. >>
The fifth edition of the ASUN Conference Most Valuable Mascot Challenge is set to begin on Monday, July 18th-21st as the league's eight mascots will vie for the crown. The NJIT Highlander earned the victory last year and looks to hold off the competition once again in 2016. >>
Sponsored by the American Design Club in New York City, and curated by its director Kiel Mead, the “Growth” competition featured approximately 50 products and included work by both current and past students from NJIT's industrial design program. >>
NJIT men's basketball head coach Brian Kennedy announced seniors Damon Lynn, Tim Coleman and Rob Ukawuba as team captains for the upcoming 2016-17 season. >>
The clinic is designed for committed and dedicated players that are interested in playing college soccer, and to educate players on the demands and expectations of being a Division I student athlete. >>
NJIT women's basketball coach Steve Lanpher announced the signing of five recruits to join the Highlanders for the 2016-17 season. >>
The 3rd Annual Elite 90 Fan Favorite contest is underway – vote for Women's Fencer Julia Garcia, Elite 90 award winner from the 2015-16 academic year. The contest will be promoted via NCAA social media channels and so the goal of this project is to raise awareness for the award and celebrate these high-achieving student-athletes while getting fans excited about supporting their candidates. >>
Stephan Kudyba, an associate professor in the Martin Tuchman School of Management, recently presented a paper on “A Conceptual Framework for Leveraging Standard and Big Data Resources to Achieve Sustainable Business Solutions” at the 14th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development. >>
NJIT's online master's degree programs in information technology ranked second on CollegeRank.net's 2016 list of “The 20 Best Online Master's in Information Technology Programs.” >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for a three-year project titled “Engineering New Materials Based on Topological Phonon Edge Modes.” This project, a partnership with Yeshiva University, will seek to elucidate the fundamental dynamics of cell division and other functions of living cells, as well as lay the groundwork for the fabrication of a new class of metamaterials with novel physical properties and functionalities. >>
During NJIT's first summer session (May 23 - June 27), the computer science department offered CS 100: Roadmap to Computing, a prerequisite course for computing majors. But this year, there were six high school teachers among the students learning about programming, Python and the use of high-level data types in problem representation. >>
The Structural Analysis of Biomedical Ontologies Center (SABOC) research group, codirected by NJIT computer science professors Yehoshua Perl and James Geller, recently hosted Stanford University professor Mark Musen for its second annual Family-based Terminology Quality Assurance National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant principals meeting. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare and an associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was invited to give a talk at Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland on June 22 about her research on mining health forums for Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) discovery.  >>
On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 11:30 a.m., the NJIT Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2017 fiscal year budget. The hearing will take place in the Campus Center, Room 235. The NJIT community, students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the public are invited to attend. >>
Twenty-two NJIT students have won first place in a student journalism contest on the environment. A cash prize was awarded for the winning entries, which were included in a collaborative investigative reporting project on the local effects of New Jersey's toxic environmental legacy and published on brickcitylive.com, a Newark website. Twenty-two NJIT students have won first place in a student journalism contest on the environment. >>
The NJIT men's basketball team will compete in an eight-team field at the 2016 Men's Cancun Challenge, played at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico just before the Thanksgiving Holiday, November 22-23. >>
The NJIT women's basketball program announced their summer team camp dates, which will run from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7 at the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center located on the campus of NJIT. >>
Samantha Bersett, who completed her four-year college soccer career in May, has been named a nominee for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. >>
Michel Boufadel, Ph.D., is professor of civil engineering and director of director of NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection. He was a member of the National Science Foundation's Rapid Response Team of researchers studying the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey's Raritan Bay. >>
Durga Misra, a professor in NJIT's Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was invited to present his research on “Higher-k Gate Dielectrics for sub-14nm CMOS Technology: Processing and Reliability” at several universities and research labs including Nanoelectronics Materials Laboratory (NamLab) of Technical University of Dresden; The Institute of Applied Physics (IAP) of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg; Institute for Microelectronics Stuttgart (IMS-CHIPS); and at Furtwangen University (HFU) in Germany. >>
Ellen Thomas, an assistant professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. >>
Committed to recognizing excellence in individuals with superior academic performance, the Houtan Scholarship Foundation also acknowledges students who study Persian history, culture, civilization and language. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Tomas Gregorio, senior executive director for healthcare innovation, has been named a finalist in the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Healthcare Professional of the Year award for 2016. >>
Melodi Guilbault, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented "Teaching Information Literacy in Marketing Courses" June 17, 2016 at the 25th World Business Conference of the International Management Development Association in London. >>
NJIT men's swimming and diving has been selected a College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the 2016 spring season. >>
NJIT mourns the loss of 49 individuals and the wounding of 53 others in Orlando on June 12, 2016. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' families and friends and we stand in solidarity with the community who has been affected by this tragedy. Today and every day we are committed to a campus and a community that is inclusive and respectful of all. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, and Melodi Guilbault, a senior university lecturer in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, presented “The Role of Alliance Diversity, Organizational and Human Capital in Building Alliance Capability–A Multi-Country Study of Small Biotechnology Companies" on June 3, 2016 at the 2016 EURAM conference in Paris. >>
Ali Abdi and Osvaldo Simeone, both in the department of electrical and computer engineering, have been promoted to the rank of full professor. The announcement was made at the June 9 Board of Trustees meeting. >>
NJIT's Edgardo Farinas, associate professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, is the recipient of a Salute to Excellence Award from the North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society for his leadership in helping to make the New Jersey Chemistry Olympics a success for all participants. >>
Veterans are returning to civilian life as accomplished welders, logistics managers, drivers, communications specialists and more. And they often are looking for employment. >>
For the past four months, teams of sixth- to eighth-grade students from four middle schools throughout New Jersey have donned their creative caps and worked diligently to answer the question, “What's so cool about manufacturing?” Guided by their teachers and provided with GoPro video equipment and instructional materials, the teams were matched with local manufacturers and charged with visiting their respective company to learn about its products, workforce and technology, and ultimately produce a two-and-a-half-minute video profile. >>
NJIT senior Markus Schultz finished the 2015-16 season ranked 10th in the NCAA Division I Men's Northeast Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the ITA announced on June 8. >>
Liz Flooks, who spent 2015-16 as Director of Basketball Operations for NJIT women's basketball, has been promoted to assistant coach, Steve Lanpher, head coach of the Highlanders, announced. >>
Three NJIT student-athletes were recognized at the 2016 ASUN Conference Spring meetings Tuesday evening at The Shores Resort and Spa, as the three were named to the ASUN Winners for Life Teams, which includes student-athletes from the fall, winter and spring seasons. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was invited to Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain, to present her research on “Environmental Jolts and Strategic Alliances in the Aftermath of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks.” >>
The Swarm Lab at NJIT, founded by Assistant Professor of Biology Simon Garnier, continues to garner attention in popular science media. The lab was recently a featured segment on the PBS show SciTech Now, which can be viewed online at http://www.scitechnow.org/videos/can-ants-mold-slime-explain-collective-human-behavior/. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners and Hackensack University Medical Center John Theurer Cancer Center hosted an Entrepreneur Showcase on May 25, 2016. >>
Sean Morrison, a veteran of more than two decades as an administrator in development, marketing, alumni affairs, and sports media relations, has joined NJIT as Director of Development for Athletics. >>
Mary Hearin, a former player and assistant coach at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), has joined the NJIT women's soccer staff as an assistant coach, head coach Ally Nick announced. >>
The men's swimming and diving team will add eight new swimmers for the 2016-17 season, head coach Michael Lawson announced. >>
Ian Bentley and Cody Kramer of NJIT were named to the 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball All-Academic Team announced by Assistant Director of Media Relations Walt Scher on Monday. >>
Lenny Kaplan, New Jersey Institute of Technology's Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics, has been appointed a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Men's Volleyball Committee. >>
A photograph by NJIT Professor Glenn Goldman was the recipient of a Judges' Commendation in the national 2016 Architectural Photography Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). >>
NJIT's #1 men's tennis player, senior Markus Schultz, was the ninth-best Swedish men's player in all of college tennis, according to the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) system, the system's website declared over the weekend in an article entitled "Elite of College Tennis: The Swedes"; "The 10 Hottest Swedish Men and Women on Campuses Now". >>
Four new performances, all part of the STEAM Plays Project, will premiere on June 2 at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS)  auditorium in East Brunswick, New Jersey.  The STEAM Plays Project is a series of performances created and presented by MCVTS students in collaboration with the McCarter Theatre Center and NJIT Theatre Arts and Technology Program.  >>
NJIT graduate students Smruti Ragunath and Megha Thakkar won second and third place at the 101st Annual New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) Student Poster Competition, where students from New Jersey universities presented their research related to water. >>
Michael Ehrlich and Judith Sheft will be leading a session on Building the Local Entrepreneurship Eco-System at the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Innovation Network Meeting in Washington D.C. May 24-26, 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. >>
Mamadou Guirassy, who is entering his junior year as a member of the NJIT men's soccer team, has been called up to Guinea's U20 Men's National Team squad in preparation for the 2016 Toulon Tournament, to be held in France, May 18 to 29. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of Ian Trammell as Executive Director Economic & Cluster Development. >>
Every year, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education publishes lists of the Top 100 producers of associate, bachelor and graduate degrees awarded to minority students. The May edition of the publication focuses on Asian-American graduates in business administration, management and operations; education; engineering; and the social sciences. >>
The research paper, "PRIMAL: PRofIt Maximization Avatar pLacement for Mobile Edge Computing," written by Nirwan Ansari and Xiang Sun, has been selected as a Best Paper Award (BPA) winner of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2016. >>
Joseph T. Roman '99, president of Accelerant Sales Group, an adjunct professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management and a member of NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management Board of Visitors, published an article in the May 2016 issue of Tech News magazine. >>
The NJIT men's and women's outdoor track and field teams medaled in seven events at the 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by North Florida at Hodges Stadium. >>
The College of Architecture and Design's industrial design program, coordinated by Jose Alcala, will exhibit during NYCxDESIGN Week at ICFF May 14-17 in New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center. >>
Faculty, staff, students and alumni of the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) were recognized on May 5 for achievements that spanned the college's departments and initiatives in research and education >>
It's the highest honor bestowed by a venerable engineering society, and one of NJIT's own is a recent recipient. Patrick Natale, P.E., '70, '75, an alumnus of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering (NCE) and today a member of NCE's Board of Visitors, has been named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). >>
NJIT's Annual Service Awards Ceremony is set to take place Friday at 1 p.m. the Campus Center Ballroom, where some 200 employees will be recognized for a collective 4,000 years of service. >>
NJIT is ranked among the world's universities according to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016, which lists the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. >>
Jerry Creighton, director of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) and co-founder of NJIT Highlanders Angel Network, will be a speaker Wednesday at the 2016 Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit in Philadelphia. >>
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has charged two men in the slaying of Joseph Micalizzi, an NJIT junior from Freehold who was shot in the course of a burglary early Monday at the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) house at 317 MLK Blvd. Both men, an 18-year-old from Irvington and a 22-year-old from Newark, are in custody. >>
“I don't like the way Memorial Day is celebrated,” said NJIT graduate student Omar Gomez, who served in the Army for five years and in Afghanistan for 15 months. “It's too serious, too gray. My friend Donald T. Tabb who was killed was a funny guy—I want him to stand tall with his jokes. Nobody died so you could be boring.” >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has joined MetroLab Network, a network of 35 city-university partnerships focused on bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks applications and nominations from the academic and corporate sectors for the position of Dean of the Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences (CCS). >>
In twilight, under a light rain, they entered the circle of love. One by one, the TKE members stepped into the hollow and -- enveloped by 400 mourners -- painted a portrait of their missing brother: Joe Micalizzi, who was murdered Monday while trying to ward off burglars who had entered the TKE fraternity house. >>
Law enforcement officials from the city of Newark, NJIT and Rutgers University – Newark are working closely together to bolster security in the University Heights neighborhood, including expanding joint policing operations, they announced May 4 in the wake of the shooting death of NJIT student Joseph Micalizzi. May 6, two men were arrested and charged with the slaying. >>
Gov. Chris Christie toured NJIT's Central King Building, a former high school that -- thanks to state funding -- has been turned into a state-of-the-art science center where professors and students strive to answer some of life's most perplexing questions.  >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today hosts New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as he tours Central King Building (CKB), speaks with students and faculty and makes a news announcement. >>
It takes a whole lot of hand tools (and a heap of duct tape) to build a device that will clean up a nuclear site. And that's exactly what teams from roughly two-dozen New Jersey high schools set out to do during the 25th Annual Creative Design Challenge hosted last week at NJIT. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, provided commentary to the international press prior to the recent Doha meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers on April 17, 2016. >>
Judith A. Sheft, associate vice president for Technology Development, and Raul Mercado, director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, both of NJIT, will make presentations for the first annual “Inside the Circl of Power Speaker Series,” to be broadcast during National Small Business Week, May 1–May 7, via live webcast available free to viewers nationwide.  >>
Gonzalo J. Lopez, an adjunct professor who teaches Intro to Design II in the College of Architecture and Design, is developing a project to build a school in El Jicarito, a tiny village in Nicaragua. >>
President Joel S. Bloom will host Bloomberg Radio for a live show, “Powering America's Innovation Economy: Meet the Tech Innovators,” Monday, May 2, from 5 to 6 p.m., featuring some of the nation's top CEOs. >>
Stephan P. Kudyba, associate professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management has published Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency through Technology, Analytics, and Management (CRC Press). >>
The College of Computing Sciences (CCS) will host the spring 2016 CCS Capstone Showcase Tuesday, May 3, in the Campus Center Atrium from 5-9 p.m. The showcase will feature 24 senior college capstone teams from the departments of computer science, information systems and information technology in addition to 15 middle and high school teams in the Real World Connections Program (RWC). >>
Enjoy two free concerts during the first week of May by the NJIT String and Wind Ensembles and the Jazz Ensemble. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has partnered with SaferMD to offer a qualified clinical-data registry that includes all standard PQRS measures, plus new measures that are designed specifically for radiology. >>
The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) will honor David Ullman, NJIT's associate provost for Information Services & Technology and chief information officer, with its 2016 CIO of the Year–Nonprofit Organization award. NJTC “provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy and recognition of technology companies and their leaders” and helps to advance “New Jersey's status as a leading technology center in the United States.” The award recognizes a CIO or chief information security officer for “innovation and creativity in deploying their enterprise systems, future IT goals, management philosophy and service to the industry and community.” >>
Situated along the footpath that leads to Weston Hall, home of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), are five new fully formed structures for students and faculty to use to engage, converse or simply take a break. >>
On April 20, four photographs by Professor and Director of the School of Art + Design Glenn Goldman were announced as finalists in the fourth Annual Zebra Awards program celebrating the art of black and white photography and sponsored by the TZ International Photography and Art Community (TZIPAC). >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, has been named editor-in-chief of the South Asian Journal of Global Business Research. >>
Students from New Jersey high schools will compete in the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge (CDC), a premier robotics competition for New Jersey high school students held annually on the NJIT campus. >>
Prince's behind-the-scenes work has helped to create a pathway for tech inclusion and level the playing field at a time when, still, only a fraction of African-Americans are represented in the tech workforce. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1-UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
Alexander M. Haimovich, distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NJIT, will be one of five plenary session speakers at the 2016 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Radar Conference in Philadelphia, PA, May 2-May 6.  >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, was promoted to Senior Member of IEEE for 35 years of membership and service to the profession. >>
NJIT's annual Miracle Network Dance Marathon reached the end of its second year at the institution with HighlanderThon on April 2. This year, the event raised $20,591.02 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity which supports Children's Specialized Hospital in New Jersey. >>
Two of New Jersey Institute of Technology's strongest supporters for manufacturing will be featured speakers at the NERETA Talent Pipeline Strategic Alignment Summit in Clinton, N.J. on April 27-29. The summit aims to help local professionals in higher education and both economic and workforce development to enhance workforce capabilities, increase manufacturing employment opportunities and create a collaborative environment for manufacturing employers. >>
College of Architecture and Design associate professor Gabrielle Esperdy will take part in the final show of the three-part PBS series, “10 Towns That Changed America,” airing April 19 at 8 p.m. >>
Robert Brown, marketing specialist for NJIT's Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will join a panel of experts April 19 during the African American Chamber of Commerce (AACCNJ) "State of Black New Jersey" conference in Jersey City. >>
Management Professor Hindy Lauer Schachter presented last month a paper co-written with Alex Ingrams at the American Society for Public Administration Conference in Seattle. >>
The 2010 BP offshore blowout in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 people, released approximately 200 million gallons of oil, and contaminated hundreds of miles of shoreline. What have we learned from this disaster? Are we safer today? Are the impacts over? >>
NJIT introduced Brian Kennedy as its new men's basketball coach in a midday news conference on campus Friday. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team notched its first Atlantic Sun Conference victory in program history, sweeping visiting USC Upstate 7-0 Saturday afternoon at The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility. >>
NJIT Innovation Day, an invention-packed showcase of cutting-edge, student-led research, design and development across programs and disciplines, will take place Friday, April 15, at the Campus Center. >>
Brian Kennedy, who has been an assistant men's basketball coach at NJIT since August 2012, will be introduced as the 11th head men's basketball coach in program history in a Friday, April 15 news conference on campus. >>
Longstanding College of Architecture and Design professor and director of the Joint Ph.D. Program in Urban Systems, Karen A. Franck, will close the CoAD Spring 2016 lecture series (April 18, 5:00pm; Weston Lecture Hall I) by explaining the two main “pre-occupations” that consistently guide her research and writing: asking questions and creating structure. >>
Highlanders packed the Weston Hall Gallery to celebrate the work of alumni and the next generation of architects and designers at the 10th Annual Design Showcase April 7. >>
Jonathan R. Curley, senior university lecturer in the humanities department at NJIT, will be a speaker and panelist at an event titled “The 1916 Rising and Newark: Influences and Reactions,” Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at the New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark. >>
Once again, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a report released today from PayScale, “College ROI Report: Best Value Colleges.” >>
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CollegeChoice.net recently published a list of the top 50 schools for bachelor's degrees in engineering. NJIT, the only New Jersey public school on the list, was ranked #45. The ranking is based primarily on cost of tuition, as reported by individual schools and CNN Money, and reputation in the field as reported by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and TES Global. >>
NJIT's Google ambassador, Chaitasee Pandya '16, recently organized a trip to Google's Chelsea headquarters in New York City for the graduate students in the Women in Computing Society. >>
Jim Engles, who guided NJIT men's basketball to a combined 41 wins the last two seasons, has resigned as head coach at NJIT after serving in the post for eight seasons. >>
Heather Ruth Martin, a 2007 graduate of the Executive MBA Program at NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, will discuss "Books and Business" on April 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Leir Conference Room. RSVP to: Elaine Frazier >>
NJIT's Strategic Communications team has received gold, silver, bronze and merit winner status in the 2015 Collegiate Advertising Awards and the 31st Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The awards were for content and design in various media, including newspapers, brochures, radio and video. The award-winning projects were created in collaboration with CN Foundry, the branding arm of CN Communications International. >>
NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser will perform in "Open Plan: Cecil Taylor," an experimental five-part exhibition April 15-24, 2016 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. >>
The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its design showcase April 7 in the Gallery of Weston Hall, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. >>
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. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Tomas Gregorio, senior executive director for health care innovation, has been named to the Top 50 Powers in Health Care by NJBIZ. >>
In what has been another standout season for Highlanders junior guard Damon Lynn, the third-year star has been named to the 2015-16 Division I All-District 3 Team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), which annually recognizes the finest student-athletes and coaches across America. This mark's the second consecutive season for which he's been honored by the NABC. >>
NJIT men's volleyball outside hitter Jabarry Goodridge has been selected Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II Player of the Week after, guiding the Highlanders to their fifth straight win of the season and 2-0 week in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA), David Portney of the AVCA announced Tuesday. >>
In a report released March 29 by Forbes, NJIT ranked 39 in best value public colleges, 60 in the Northeast, 71 in research universities and 120 overall in America's Best Value Colleges. >>
Columbia's three-time All-Ivy League senior guard Maodo Lo scored a season-high 29 points, leading five double-figure scorers for the Lions in their 80-65 win over visiting NJIT Sunday evening in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. >>
NJIT sophomore Julia Garcia is the recipient of the 2016 Elite 90 award for NCAA Division I Women's Fencing announced on Friday night at the 2016 NCAA Fencing Championship banquet held at Marriott Boston Newtown. >>
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Before last week, NJIT men's volleyball had never beaten Princeton twice in the same regular season.  With Friday night's 3-1 win over the visiting Tigers in the Fleisher Athletic Center, the Highlanders made it two wins over Princeton in four days. >>
The NJIT fencing team placed 10th at the 2016 NCAA National Collegiate Fencing Championships hosted by Brandeis University. >>
The Clement A. Price Institute, in partnership with the Rutgers-NJIT Theatre Program, will present the Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble March 31 on both the NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark campuses. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has announced three outstanding individuals who will receive honorary degrees at the 100th commencement ceremony May 17. >>
The Murray Center for Women in Technology at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will hold a one-day conference, “Women Designing the Future: Digital Realities, Today and Tomorrow,” on Friday, April 1, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the university's Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
The university will once again host the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp, a two-week, all-expenses-paid camp for bright students entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades in the fall of 2016. The camp promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and supports historically underserved and underrepresented students. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, announced that Timothy V. Franklin, vice president and chief operating officer of the New Jersey Innovation Institute has been named to the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Planning Committee on the New Engagement. >>
Dr. Charles J. Fey, vice president for academic support and student affairs, received the 2016 Pillar of the Profession Award by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Foundation, an association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession. >>
The NJIT men's lacrosse team recorded the first win in program history with a 10-7 victory over Dartmouth on Tuesday at Scully-Fahey Field. >>
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. >>
The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) is pleased to announce the Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship that will be awarded to a female student who has completed at least two years of undergraduate architectural studies. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT will host the AIA-sponsored symposium “How We Work,” March 30, 1p.m. - 6 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
“This is perhaps the best time to be an innovator in the healthcare system,” noted Aneesh Chopra, co-founder and executive vice president of health information-technology (IT) company Hunch Analytics, and former chief technology officer (CTO) of the United States under President Barack Obama. >>
NJIT will host Boston University on Monday, March 21, at 7:30 pm in the second round of the 2016 CollegeInsider.com national basketball tournament, the CIT announced. >>
NJIT Continuing Professional Education (CPE) was named a "Champion of Good Works'' by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) at its recent Chairman's Reception saluting the generosity of the business and educational community. >>
Dan Reasoner of Chemical Abstracts Service and Bruce Slutsky of NJIT's Robert Van Houten Library will be in the lobby of Tiernan Hall Wednesday, March 23, from 1:00 - 4 p.m. to demonstrate SciFinder , a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1-UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
Martin Tuchman School of Management will host Information Sessions on the MBA, MSM and EMBA options on March 22 and March 23, 6:30-8 p.m. >>
NJIT, through its New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will hold a transatlantic workforce and job creation business forum March 24, 9 a.m. – noon in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The Newark College of Engineering (NCE) is ranked #92 on the newest U.S. News & World Report list of best graduate schools, ascending 19 positions since last year. NCE shares the #92 ranking with George Washington University, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Texas Tech University, University of Kentucky and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. >>
NJIT has placed 32nd on The Princeton Review's just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2016. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of the NJIT Center for Resilient Design and professor Richard Garber, director of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, participated in a “Resilient and Sustainable Cities: Bridging from COP21 to Habitat III” symposium in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. >>
C. William “Bill” Kingsland, Assistant Commissioner of Transportation Systems Management in the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), will speak on Wednesday, March 23, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in Lecture Hall 303 of the Central King Building on “Careers in Transportation Systems Management and Operations.” >>
NJIT and Rutgers University-Newark faculty will join up for a jazz concert on March 23 at NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre, with the performance starting at 2:30 p.m. The concert is free for all students, faculty, staff and friends. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, will host its second annual Healthcare Cluster Innovation Showcase Friday, March 18, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium, University Heights, in Newark. >>
The Highlanders Kick Off the 2016 CollegeInsider.com National Postseason Tournament at Fleisher Athletic Center >>
NJIT Athletics released the second episode of the "Highlander Spotlight", a new video series covering the latest news on Highlanders Athletics, on www.NJITHighlanders.com. >>
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Seventeen men's and women's fencers competed in the NCAA Regionals held at Moravian College on Saturday. >>
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The latest edition of NJIT's 1UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
On March 1, Martin Tuchman School of Management hosted the Shipping, Trade, & Transport Group from the University of Piraeus, Greece, at a symposium that covered maritime business issues. >>
Kay Turner, vice president of Human Resources at NJIT, will be a panelist at the spring meeting of the NJ/Eastern PA/ DE Chapter of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, to be held at Princeton University. “Dealing With Difficult People” is the topic of the meeting, which will be held April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. >>
NJIT men's tennis won their fifth straight match, 7-0 against Drexel on Sunday at the Naimoli Tennis Center. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) Faculty and alumni continue to inspire lifelong Highlander pride with their dedication to give back to the community and volunteer outside of the office and architecture studio. >>
College of Architecture and Design associate professor Stephen Zdepski was recently commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor the Governor of Kentucky may bestow upon a civilian. >>
Calling all hackers!  Come to the Leir Conference Room (3rd Floor Central Ave. Building) at noon Friday, March 4 for free pizza and an intro to the Honeywell Eureka Hackathon Challenge. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) will be named March 3, 2016 in honor of distinguished alumnus Martin Tuchman. This is the first time in the school's 27-year history that it will carry a formal name: Martin Tuchman School of Management. >>
Newark College of Engineering (NCE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will celebrate its continued commitment to engineering education advancement at the 18th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence March 9, 2016, 6-9 p.m. at the Newark Museum. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Dean's Fund. >>
The NJIT men's fencing team was crowned champions of the MACFA Conference on Sunday, held at the Durkan Fencing Academy. >>
The semester is in full swing as we are flying through winter, but one thing we took time to reflect on during February is our annual celebration of Black History Month. NJIT hosted many events throughout the month where students, faculty, and staff shared common perspectives and discussed current events. A big thank you goes out to all the sponsors of these events and everyone that participated. >>
Tickets are on sale now for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament quarterfinal men's basketball game at NJIT on Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 pm in the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
Timothy V. Franklin, vice president and chief operating officer of NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), will serve as an advisory board member of the National Manufacturing Foresight Project (MForesight), a federal program that seeks to identify promising manufacturing technologies. >>
Josh Taylor, a noted researcher on energy distribution and storage from the University of Toronto, drew an audience of more than 40 engineering students to a lecture on flexible pricing and delivery methods for meeting electricity demand. >>
The National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service, a program seeking proposals that address cybersecurity education and workforce development, recently awarded a $4,078,362 grant to NJIT's College of Computing Sciences. >>
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. >>
Free and open to the public, the College of Architecture and Design lecture series brings an eclectic roster of high-profile architects, designers and academics to speak to a packed house at Weston Hall. >>
With its win on Saturday night, the NJIT men's basketball team has clinched at least one conference postseason home game at Fleisher Athletic Center. This Quarterfinals contest will take place on Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. against an opponent yet to be determined. Ticket information will become available on Monday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. >>
Yi Chen, associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in the Martin Tuchman School of Management at NJIT, was named a recipient of a Google Faculty Research Award>>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology has made the charts once again in recently published rankings. The Feb. 9 NJBIZ article; “What are the 10 N.J. colleges with the highest-paid graduates?” ranked NJIT first among four-year public colleges and universities and third overall statewide behind Stevens Institute of Technology and Princeton University. >>
Julian Goldman, MD, will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural President's Forum, a featured event in the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series. Dr. Goldman, the medical director of biomedical engineering for Partners HealthCare, an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and the director of the multi-institutional Program on Medical Device Interoperability, will give a talk on major initiatives, including technology development, in two key areas – Life Sciences and Engineering and Data Science and Technology. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's Martin Tuchman School of Management, provided commentary on the first-ever annual trade surplus with OPEC recorded by the U.S. in an article published on Feb. 8, 2016, in EnergyWire.   >>
There will be a free performance of the NJIT Jazz Band on Wednesday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. on the Rutgers-Newark Campus in the Dana Room of the Dana Library. The performance is at the invitation of the Rutgers Jazz Institute. >>
Grounded in theory, D. Yvette Wohn, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the information systems department at NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, explores the relationship between humans and technology using fundamental research tactics. >>
Propelled by what may have been its best defensive half of the season, NJIT won its season-best fifth consecutive game, topping Florida Gulf Coast 68-59 late Saturday afternoon in Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball played in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
The ingenuity of the progressive faculty at the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) continues to stretch around the globe. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom announced the appointment of Edward J. Bishof, Sr. of Freehold, as NJIT's senior vice president for finance and chief financial officer (CFO) following a national search. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, provided closing remarks on a panel session during the 2016 Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Conference in Orlando, Florida. >>
Mathew Schwartz, research scientist and designer at the Digital Human Research Center at the Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology affiliated with Seoul National University, presented “Developing Creative Technologies” at the College of Architecture and Design Feb. 4. >>
NJIT continued to take care of business with a 78-59 win over visiting Kennesaw State in Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball in the Fleisher Athletic Center late Saturday afternoon. >>
The NJIT women's tennis team picked up its first victory of the 2016 season with a 5-2 decision over LIU Brooklyn Sunday at The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom has been selected for the Air Force Chief of Staff's civic leader program. Bloom, who is one of only a few national university presidents ever requested to serve in such a role, joins about 30 business and civic leaders from across the nation. >>
Mike Rampone '15, who starred for the NJIT baseball program for four seasons ending in 2015, has signed a professional contract for 2016 with the Tucson Saguaros, a first-year team in the Pecos League.  >>
A(n) Office, led by Marcelo López-Dinardi, an adjunct instructor and third-year coordinator in the College of Architecture and Design has been selected by the U.S. Pavilion for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale to produce the exhibition: “The Architectural Imagination.” >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) has become the first healthcare charter member of NJII and a partner in its Healthcare Delivery Systems Innovation Lab (iLab). HackensackUMC will also have a seat on the iLab's advisory board. >>
NJIT recently received two grants totaling $450,000 from The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) to continue as the lead agency for two of seven New Jersey Talent Networks. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss last month of Hamilton V. Bowser, Sr. '52 '56, a distinguished trustee, alumnus, businessman and community leader who provided more than a decade of dedicated service to the university. >>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will join The Africa-America Institute (AAI) and the East African Development Bank  (EADB) as an institutional partner in a new scholarship program that will enable experienced teachers and lecturers to earn postgraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the university to help build a skilled workforce in STEM fields in East Africa. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team concluded the two-day NJIT Winter Invitational with a 22-4 mark Sunday at The Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility. >>
With the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season men's basketball schedule reaching its midpoint, NJIT headed south needing a win to stay relevant in the A-Sun standings and that's exactly what the Highlanders accomplished late Saturday afternoon, as they topped Kennesaw State, 75-67. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1-UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
Jun Liu, assistant professor of information systems in the College of Business & Information System at Dakota State University will give a talk on the semi-supervised article selection for medical systematic reviews Feb. 3. >>
NJIT's School of Management was recognized for having one of the top 10 most affordable Online MBA in Management Information Systems programs.  >>
John C. Jones, a Ph.D. student in the Urban Systems program, has been selected by the Eagleton Institute of Politics as an Eagleton Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. >>
Fernando Barboto, who built the Iona College Gaels into one of the top Division I men's soccer programs in the area, will lead men's soccer at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Lenny Kaplan announced. >>
Photographs by School of Art + Design director Glenn Goldman have been chosen as winners in the annual architectural photography competition sponsored by the West Jersey section of the American Institute of Architects. >>
After opening its membership in the Atlantic Sun Conference with two razor-thin losses, the NJIT men's basketball team left little to chance in its first conference win on Saturday, a wire-to-wire 71-59 victory over Stetson in a game NJIT led by 20 at halftime. >>
Parasites used to be considered nothing more than physiological freeloaders, taking advantage of their hosts. Now scientists are discovering that many species of parasites can control their hosts with a sinister sophistication that forces them to do their bidding. Researchers are only beginning to investigate this remarkable control, developing a field that's been called neuroparasitology. It's work that could someday help us find better ways to treat human brain disorders. >>
Acclaimed architectural historian and NJIT Distinguished Professor Zeynep Çelik has been awarded the George Sarton Medal by the School of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University. >>
Tom Bury, an NJIT alumnus and construction manager on the Food Network's hit show, “Restaurant: Impossible,” will discuss his New Jersey roots as well as how his education prepared him for his career on an upcoming episode of “One-on-One with Steve Adubato.” >>
The interior design program in the School of Art + Design was one of three programs selected to participate in the Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC) division of “Design Slam” at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of George Nikolaou as Senior Executive Director, Financial Services Innovation. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM), which shapes students to become technology leaders, managers and powerbrokers, will be named March 3, 2016 in honor of distinguished alumnus Martin Tuchman. This is the first time in the school's 27-year history that it will carry a formal name: Martin Tuchman School of Management. >>
A joint team from Kessler Foundation and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is developing new applications for wearable robotic exoskeleton devices with a $5 million federal grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. >>
William V. Rapp, Henry J. Leir Chair in International Trade and research professor in NJIT's School of Management, has projected overall 2015-2016 U.S. real GDP growth at 2.5 percent with the unemployment rate falling to 4.6 percent.  >>
2015
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) student Alexander Cutrona '16 won honorable mention for his fifth-year Comprehensive Design Studio project for the Vectorworks Design Scholarship 2015. >>
Members of the NJIT community, Judith Sheft, Pushpendra Singh, Som Mitra and Naga Musunuri, participated in this year's NJTC Tech Day, a full day tech event that included fireside charts, exhibitors and panel discussions. >>
State and federal regulatory officials, scientists and environmental advocates gathered at NJIT in December to launch a new coalition, Jersey Water Works, to address longstanding, significant problems facing New Jersey's urban water systems, from crumbling storm and wastewater infrastructure to inadequate supplies of clean drinking water. >>
Newark Kids Code is an educational initiative designed to introduce technologically disadvantaged and underrepresented youth to programming, coding and other digital and computer technologies. >>
NJIT recently made the top 50 in a new national ranking, just released by Georgetown University, on the “50 colleges where students earn the highest salaries.” In the report, "Ranking Your College: Where You Go and What You Make," the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce looked at the four-year colleges whose students go on to earn the highest salaries 10 years after starting their studies. >>
Yi Chen, Henry J. Leir Chair and an associate professor at NJIT's School of Management, was invited to give a talk at the IEEE Big Data Initiative Workshop at Georgia Institute of Technology on Dec. 1, 2015. >>
The NJIT men's swimming and diving team captured its first-ever ECAC Championship in program history at the ECAC Winter Championships, which concluded Sunday at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. The Highlanders finished first among 11 men's teams in the three-day event and the gap between NJIT and second-place Pace (1,436 points-to-1089.50 points, 346.50 points) was the largest between any two consecutive spots in the team standings. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance at NJIT, offered his views in the wake of the OPEC decision, an outlook for oil prices and thoughts on Saudi Arabia's strategy to defend market share, and discussed key long-term influences for the market. >>
Rising entrepreneurs presented their ideas for new products and businesses at the 2015 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge, an annual event coordinated by the Newark Innovation Acceleration Center and NJIT's School of Management and sponsored by Capital One Bank. >>
Geller's paper, “Identifying Pairs of Terms with Strong Semantic Connections in a Textbook Index,” was co-authored by Shmuel T. Klein of Bar-Ilan University in Israel and Yuriy Polyakov, a research professor at NJIT. >>
For scientists studying the impacts of space weather, one of the central mysteries of solar flares – the colossal release of magnetic energy in the Sun's atmosphere that erupts with the force of millions of hydrogen bombs – is the means by which these explosions produce radiation and accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light within seconds. >>
NJIT's School of Management will host the Second Annual Strategic Management Showcase on Dec. 4, 2015, 5-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.   >>

A Musical Finale

December 01, 2015
The fall 2015 semester will have a musical finale with concerts by the NJIT string and wind ensembles and the jazz band, showcasing the talents of students, faculty and staff. >>
John Pelligra '16 and Kanishka Wadhwa '16 represented NJIT at the 2015 Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  >>

Ready, Set, Hack!

November 30, 2015
Highlanders pull an all-nighter to build innovative Web and mobile applications. >>
Steve Devick, a former optometrist and entrepreneur who founded and co-founded a series of technology-based public and private companies, including the software company Platinum technology,  will give a talk, “The Marriage of Science and Business” on Dec. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Room 112 of Eberhardt Hall. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, was the first keynote speaker at the International Conference on Applied Business & Economics of the International Strategic Management Association, held at the University of Piraeus in Piraeus, Greece.  >>
A leading researcher and computer scientist discuss the Internet of Things and indoor localization technologies. >>
As a participant in the life of this campus for the past 25 years, I have engaged in the evolution of the NJIT campus to one of a beautiful collage of diversity. At NJIT, we define diversity using its broadest sense including, but not limited to: race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability and ideas. >>
A comprehensive scientific report released today by The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has concluded that there are still critical research gaps hampering efforts to both assess the environmental impacts of crude oil spills and to effectively remediate them. >>

Almost daily, it seems, the news brings us images of refugees taking to the seas to flee wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. All aspire to find a new life and hope, but so many find themselves unwanted, dispossessed and lost in bureaucratic infighting. >>

The multidimensional transformation of the healthcare industry was the focus of the Fifth Annual Business Conference hosted by NJIT's School of Management on Nov. 19, 2015 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design hosted a one-day workshop on how to use concrete to make single-family homes more resilient and sustainable. >>
On Nov. 13, 2015, NJIT commemorated both the 20th anniversary of the college—the latest in a yearlong series of events—and the exceptional alumnus for whom the Honors College was named at Celebration 2015, the university's annual black-tie fundraiser held at The Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. >>
The Rowan University Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Donald H. Sebastian to the Board of Directors of the South Jersey Technology Park at Rowan University. >>
NJIT's inaugural Research Centers and Laboratories Showcase, featuring the work of more than 40 centers and laboratories, will take place on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Campus Center ballrooms. >>
NJIT's Barbara and Leonard Littman Architecture and Design Library was awarded a $13,500 state grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission to further develop the Digital Archive of Newark Architecture. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design (CRD) will participate in a project to build a resilient, energy efficient and sustainable new home. >>
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey honored the winners of the 2015 Edison Patent Awards at the 36th Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception on November 12, 2015. Over 50 inventors and 12 New Jersey companies and universities were recognized at the event. >>
Through his research, Mohamed Gamal-Eldin examines modern Middle East history and the development of peripheral cities. >>
James Geller discusses the importance of enhancing the quality of medical terminologies. >>
P. Ben Chou and Cesar Bandera, senior university lecturer and assistant professor, respectively, in NJIT's School of Management, participated in the 42nd Annual Conference of the Northeast Business and Economics Association on Nov. 6.  >>
There will be a discussion about detecting abnormal traffic behaviors in 3G/4G LTE networks. >>
The Moonlight Duo, cellist Karen Pinoci and pianist Claudia Baumgartner Lemmerz, will musically illuminate the work of women composers when they perform in the Campus Center Atrium on Friday, November 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. >>
Dr. Charles J. Fey, vice president for academic support and student affairs, has been named a 2016 Pillar of the Profession by the NASPA Foundation, an association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession. >>
Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor in the Department of Physics, took part in the October 29 panel discussion “Space Weather: Understanding Potential Impacts and Building Resilience” convened in Washington, D.C. under the auspices of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. >>
Watch out for cyber scams and other hoaxes that are sent via email. >>
Approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate students representing NJIT and other participating colleges and universities will participate in a 24-hour hackathon organized and hosted by NJIT's Association of Computing Machinery student chapter and the College of Computing Sciences Nov. 7 - 8. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie fundraiser, Celebration, on Nov. 13, 2015 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
On Nov. 6, NJIT's MechaForce will take part in the 18th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education in New York City to discuss adapting the German dual skills education model to New Jersey's ecosystem. >>
Tune in live to Americanworkersradio.com (WWDB-AM TALK 860) Wednesday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. >>
On November 12, the Theatre Arts and Technology Program, which NJIT offers jointly with Rutgers University-Newark, will bring together NJIT faculty members and design professionals associated with the McCarter Theater to present a panel discussion of their exciting work to Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) theater students, and students at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark.  >>
Today, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) launched a new partnership with Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car sharing program on campus. The convenient transportation option is now available at an affordable rate 24 hours a day, seven days a week for students, faculty and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and over. >>
International award-winning architect and College of Architecture and Design associate professor Maria Hurtado de Mendoza has another accolade to add to her illustrious career. >>
A dozen College of Computing Sciences students attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston Oct. 14-16. >>
Dean J. Paranicas, President and CEO of HealthCare Institute of New Jersey, and Dr. Robert Goldberg, Co-Founder and Vice President-Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, will headline the NJIT School of Management's Fifth Annual Business Conference Nov. 19 in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Water is a vital resource in every environment, and the focus of the next in the fall series of Technology, Art and Science Forum presentations will be water and the City of Newark. >>
"Monument Man" Harry Ettlinger, who received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Newark College of Engineering in 1950, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal yesterday in a ceremony in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill. >>
On Thursday, Oct. 15, the Committee on Women's Leadership (CWL) kicked off the second year of its Partners for Success Program with a luncheon and orientation. The goal of the program is to assist recently hired women to become acclimated to the culture of NJIT and have a designated person as an initial resource and source of encouragement. >>
Rising entrepreneurs are invited to submit practical, innovative ideas as part of the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge. Deadline for submissions: Nov. 3. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom joined other educators and NJ Education Commissioner David Hespe yesterday in calling for higher standards and better preparation in K-12 education, as results of the first new PARCC assessment were released in Trenton. >>
The NJIT NEXT comprehensive campaign has surpassed its $150 million goal to become the largest philanthropic fundraising effort in university history, NJIT officials reported today. The 10-year campaign raised $153,700,251 or 102 percent of the goal, two years ahead of schedule, to undergird a campus transformation that has received national attention. >>
The Somerset County Board of Freeholders presented an engraved commemorative bat to Somerset Patriots Owner Steve Kalafer, a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, and Somerset Patriots Baseball Club President and General Manager Patrick McVerry on their sixth Atlantic League Championship win during the 2015 baseball season.   >>
Humberto “Humby” Baquerizo '95, associate director, Center for Student Involvement at NJIT overseeing student engagement, student programming and social media, spoke at the Campus Compact Conference Eastern Region Oct. 15-16 at NJIT. >>
Albert Dorman Honors College Dean Katia Passerini and Jasmine Faldu '15 recently were interviewed for the talk show"Life & Living with Joanna Gagis," which aired on the NJTV network. >>

Historical News

October 15, 2015
Conference presentations on topics ranging from medical care to computing and global environmental awareness were on the schedules of three members of the Department of History for October. >>
In 1985, NJIT's School of Architecture became the first architecture program in the United States to offer fully computer/electronic design studios with 3D modeling and color. >>

Klang Returns to Campus

October 13, 2015
The Klang String Quartet will once again be heard at NJIT in continuing celebration of musical expression on campus. >>
On Sept. 29, the International Photography Awards (IPA) competition announced category winners for 2015. Eight photographs taken by Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, were declared honorable mention winners in nine categories, racking up 11 separate awards. >>
Hindy Lauer Schachter, a professor in the School of Management, gave a presentation on "Frederick Taylor and Contemporary Management Education" last month at the international Taylor's World Conference.  >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design recently co-convened the first New Jersey Urban Mayors Academy on Resilient Design and Mitigation. >>
Backed by a nearly $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) will spend the next four years working with thousands of medical practices in the state to improve the quality and efficiency of the care they provide, while also lowering its cost. >>
The College of Architecture and Design's (CoAD) fall 2015 lecture Series is back and in full swing, boasting an impressive roster of acclaimed, well-respected experts in the field of architecture and design. >>
The New Jersey Institute of Technology ranks first in public universities in New Jersey and third in the state overall -- based on post-graduation earnings, with a median salary of $65,300 -- in the new College Scorecard. >>
The opening ceremony for New Jersey Manufacturing Week, hosted at NJIT, kicked off an exciting week of workshops, talks and festivities to draw awareness to the shortage of qualified manufacturing professionals. >>
"Digital Destruction," the Technology, Art and Science Forum presentation by futurist and digital-marketing consultant Andrew Edwards originally scheduled on Wednesday, October 7, has been postponed. >>
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell recently announced that New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is one of 39 healthcare networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, a collaborative network that will join the federal government and other partners in supporting large-scale health care transformation among clinician practices. >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Haimin Wang, Ph.D., a leading authority on fluctuations of the Sun's magnetic field that give rise to solar flares and space weather, will receive the eighth annual Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal on Oct. 1, 2015.   >>
Michèle Rittenhouse, director of NJIT's Theatre Arts and Technology Program, is among the featured playwrights whose work was selected as one of the winning plays for the 2015 Warner International Playwrights Festival. >>
NJIT will break ground on a $19 million state-of-the-art research facility designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in fields ranging from biomedical engineering and the biological sciences to electrical engineering and healthcare technologies. >>
T. Homer Bonitsis, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, appeared on TheStreet where he was interviewed by Jill Malandrino on his research with Farahmand Rezvani of Montclair State University.   >>
The NJIT community is invited to attend “Wolfram Technologies in Education and Research,” a presentation by Andrew Dorsett, Wolfram Research. >>
NJIT recently signed a contract to lead the PALISADE project as part of the SafeWare program to develop encrypted computing technologies and address software security limitations. >>
A consortium of academic, policy and business organizations led by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been awarded a “Getting to Know Europe” grant from the Delegation of the European Union (EU) designed to boost economies on both sides of the Atlantic through the expansion of cooperation and trade. >>
Calling all Android lovers! Associate professor Guiling Wang will host a computer science department seminar on improving Android reliability and security run by associate professor Iulian Neamtiu Sept. 23. >>
New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) director, Richard Garber, will serve as a judge for Build NY Live, the sixth in a series—and the first in the U.S.—of international design competitions sponsored by BuildEarthLive.com. >>
The new academic year at NJIT brings an expanding spectrum of events spanning creative scientific, technological and social inquiry, and celebrating the arts — beginning with a performance by pianist Yelena Grinberg, who will perform on September 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. >>
Whether you're focused on academic excellence or on getting a high paying job upon graduation and quickly paying off debt, top news and ranking sources agree that NJIT may be the school for you. >>
Watch NJIT President Joel Bloom on One-on-One with Steve Adubato in the special series, “Newark at a Crossroads,” where he will discuss innovation and ways to drive economic development through the collaboration of students and business leaders. >>
A TEDxNJIT event will take place on September 29, 2015  in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  >>
NJIT's Judith Sheft has been recognized as one of six top women "intrapreneurs" by Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners (LWE). This is the first year the organization has honored “intrapreneurs,” which it defines as corporate innovators who are all accomplished, intelligent and inspire others through their work. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology is ranked 140 in the category of Best National Universities, US News & World Report reported today in releasing its 2016 rankings. NJIT, which moved up nine places from last year's 149, is also ranked well for its ethnic diversity and providing more students needed opportunities. >>
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. >>
NJIT men's soccer senior Joshua Mercer was selected one of 30 candidates, who excel both on and off the field, for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate soccer. >>
The NJIT community will officially welcome the incoming Class of 2019 and recognize faculty and staff excellence during the annual Convocation on Sept. 9, 2015 on the Campus Green.  >>
Attention Student Entrepreneurs:  Do you have an exciting technology that works in the lab? Would you like help to start a company to commercialize it? Would you like to test your prototype in a real-world environment? >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology was recently ranked first among New Jersey public universities and third among all New Jersey schools where graduates earn the highest starting salaries in a study by New York-based financial technology company SmartAsset. >>
A photo taken of the Vancouver Convention Center by Glenn Goldman was named a finalist in the Photographer's Forum 2015 photography contest. >>
​Prior to his passing this summer, Edward Cruz '63, '13 HON published his memoir, A Bold Journey, in which he described the path that took him from his boyhood in Portugal to becoming an NJIT soccer star, successful businessman and highly respected community leader. >>
NJIT has been cited as one of the top 25 colleges where you can earn six figures before getting an advanced degree by Time's Money Magazine, after PayScale released new data today that keeps NJIT in the top rankings for return on investment. >>
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Samples of student work produced in NJIT's School of Art + Design were exhibited for the fourth consecutive year at the curated Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. >>
NJIT students interning at Prudential this summer were treated to a special networking session with employees of the company who are also NJIT alumni. >>
NJIT is one of 15 universities to participate in BRAID's three-year effort to expand outreach to high school teachers and students to modify introductory computer science courses and broaden participation among women and students of color. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) was ranked #24 among the top 50 Best Value Master's in Management Programs by Value Colleges.com.   >>
Eon Soo Lee, an assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of NJIT's Advanced Energy Systems and Microdevices Laboratory, gave several talks on his research into next-generation batteries and fuel cells at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Power and Energy Conference held this summer in San Diego. >>
ManufactureNJ, The New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing (M-NJ) Talent Network, is hosting its first-ever Young Manufacturers Summer Academy (YMSA) at NJIT Aug. 10-15. >>
Shy Nag, a code opera co-written by NJIT Humanities Professor Christopher Funkhouser and directed by NJIT Professor Louis Wells that was first produced by the NJIT-Rutgers Theatre Department in Feb. 2015, will be staged again at the Electronic Literature Festival in Bergen, Norway. >>
Virginia Sulzberger '62, '66, a consultant at Electric Power Systems and a member of NJIT's Helen and John J. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Industry Advisory Board, will be inducted into the National Academy of Engineering in October. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, was recently interviewed by Bart Jackson for his radio show The Art of the CEO. >>
On Aug. 4, the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) will host the Real World Connections (RWC) Showcase in the Campus Center Ballroom 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. >>
Clifford M. Samuel, who received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from NJIT in 1988, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Access Operations and Emerging Markets in the Corporate & Medical Affairs organization of Gilead Sciences, Inc. >>
Bill Rapp, the Henry J. Leir Professor of International Trade and Business in NJIT's School of Management, presented the keynote address last month at an international conference on emerging markets in Timisoara, Romania. >>
NJII will develop a safe and reliable way to allow health care providers – from doctors, to clinics, to hospitals – to share patients' electronic health care records. >>
D. Yvette Wohn, an assistant professor in the information systems department at the College of Computing Sciences, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Yahoo Faculty Research and Engagement Program Award. >>
Cindy Celi, who received a B.Arch. degree from NJIT in 2009, has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship. >>
upSKILL, a U.S. Department of Labor-funded consortium led by NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and four north Jersey community college partners will hold a speed interview session August 4. >>
A three-day workshop was recently held at NJIT to plan the details of a $1.75 million grant for work on family-based quality assurance of biomedical ontologies. >>
For the ninth consecutive year, NJIT hosted the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp. >>
The America East Conference named seven NJIT women's tennis players to the 2014-15 Winter/Spring Honor Roll, Jonathan Stanko Communication Fellow announced. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees approved, on July 23, 2015, a 2.39 percent tuition increase for undergraduate, in-state students. Annual tuition for full-time, in-state students will be $13,434 for 2015-2016. Tuition for out-of-state, undergraduate students will increase by 3.33 percent to $27,652. >>
Students from the Master in Infrastructure Planning (MIP) program won first prize at the 2015 American Planning Association Northeast Conference. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT associate vice president of technology and enterprise development, will take part in tonight's Tech Town Hall in Newark. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss today of Edward Cruz '63, '13 HON, president and chief executive officer of E.E. Cruz & Company, one of the region's largest engineering and construction firms that he co-founded in 1984 with his cousin Evaristo. >>
Michael Ehrlich, Ph.D., a professor of finance and international business expert in NJIT's School of Management, is available for comment on the Greek debt crisis. >>
Members of the NJIT student chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) had a successful showing at the fourth annual IIDA Fashion Show. >>
On June 29 President Joel Bloom was in Bangkok for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NJIT and Chulalongkorn University for the Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management (HSM). >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is recruiting growth-stage health IT companies (with revenues between $250K-$6MM) to participate in the third cohort of its HealthIT Connections Program. >>
Yi Chen, an associate professor and The Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare in NJIT's School of Management, received the Peter Chen Big Data Young Researcher Award yesterday at a plenary session of six co-located IEEE Conferences in New York City. >>
Professor and computer science department chair James Geller coauthored and presented a paper at the 2015 Medical Informatics Europe Conference (MIE2015) in Madrid. >>
Keith Krumwiede, associate professor and director of the College of Architecture and Design's graduate architecture program, wrote an article about resilient design on theconversation.com. >>

Change of Command

June 25, 2015
There's new leadership at Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 490. >>
This designation acknowledges New Jersey Institute of Technology working with public and private sector partners in New Jersey and the surrounding region to support economic development >>
The Foundation for Newark's Future (FNF) recently awarded a $1.5 million grant to the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC). >>
NJIT is one of the top 25 public colleges in the nation, the only N.J. institution and one of the top 50 overall to have a low student loan default rate, according to BestColleges.com. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Dr. Donald H. Sebastian of Randolph has been named an Innovation Hero as part of the 2015 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, hosted 60 companies and public officials at the NJ MarketShift Design Forum 2.0 on Friday, June 12, 2015 at the Forsgate Country Club. >>
Computer science professor Vincent Oria has won the prestigious Test of Time Award given by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data. >>
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. >>
CoAD Gallery curator and adjunct faculty member of the School of Art + Design, Matthew Gosser, curated two exhibits that opened during the seventh annual Paterson Art Walk >>
A graduate of NJIT's School of Art + Design was honored with a Core77 Design Award. >>
The Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Joint Theatre Program is proud to announce that the student group I.T.: Improv Technicians has been accepted into the 17th annual Del Close Marathon, a weekend-long comedy festival held in New York City. >>
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. >>

New Dean for SOM

June 12, 2015
Mechanical Engineering Professor Reggie J. Caudill, Ph.D. has been appointed dean of the NJIT School of Management. >>
NJIT Humanities Professors Christopher Funkhouser and Burt Kimmelman were among the "speaking portraits" of poets featured in a video that had its premiere at Anthology Film Archives in New York City on June 6, 2015.   >>
Funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) associated to the new minor in nanotechnology at NJIT will support six undergraduate students in their research on nanotechnology. >>
NJIT Professors Wenbo Selina Cai and Sanchoy Das, both in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, along with Ph.D. students Sevilay Onal and Jingran Zhang, attended the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 2015 conference in Washington D.C. >>
Two mechanical engineering Ph.D. students, Shuolun Wang and Fangda Cui, along with Shawn Chester, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, recently attended the 15th Pan-American Conference of Applied Mechanics (PACAM) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. >>
Somenath Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, was awarded a patent last month for a next-generation water desalination and purification technology that uses uniquely absorbent carbon nanotubes to remove salt and pollutants from brackish water and industrial effluent for reuse by businesses and households. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute, (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has received three TechConnect 2015 National & Global Innovation Awards.  >>
Professor N. M. Ravindra, director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering and former chair of the Physics Department, recently presented “Engineered Composite Materials – Applications to Energy and Sports” at the 2015 Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials held in Beijing, China. >>
The School of Art + Design obtains accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. >>

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. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, received honorable mention in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) annual photography competition. >>
Innovative industry-sponsored and entrepreneurial projects were on full display at the College of Computing Sciences Spring 2015 Capstone Showcase. >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology and enterprise development, and Angela Garreston, special assistant to the president for policy and government relations, will participate in the Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project & City of Newark Economic Summit held on Tuesday, June 2, at Rutgers University's Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark. >>

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. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Andrzej Zarzycki was an invited speaker at the Digital Human Research Center. >>
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. >>
What do we expect from new technology, and at times even demand that technical inventiveness deliver? >>
NJIT conferred 3,931 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees today at the 99th commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark, bringing the total amount of degrees awarded by the university to more than 77,000. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom and Dr. Diane Bloom attended the Actors Fund Gala last evening as guests of Steve Kalafer, chairman of Flemington Car and Truck Country and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced the appointment of Thomas E. Motyka as Senior Executive Director of Smart Infrastructure. >>
CoAD's fall 2014 MIP studio took home first honorable mention at the Global Schindler Awards in Shenzhen, China April 30. >>
NJIT associate professors Reza Curtmola and Joerg Kliewer speak at the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. >>
Tracy Espiritu, who received an M.S. in Management of Science and Technology in 2000, has won the Milken Educator Award, dubbed the "Oscars of Teaching" by Teacher magazine. >>
Candleholders created by industrial design instructors and students from the School of Art + Design will be showcased during New York City Design Week. >>
NJIT ranks in the top 1 percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. for its occupational earnings power – a measure of the market value of the careers it prepares its graduates to pursue, according to a new study by the Brookings Institution, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank. >>
Philip L. Rinaldi '68, '77, CEO of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, has been selected by The World Trade Center Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) to receive the 2015 Global Business Leadership Award on May 7, 2015. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, recently served on the jury for the second annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition. >>
An algae-based system for shrinking the energy consumption and carbon footprint of buildings and an assessment of the progress cognitive science has made toward an understanding of human consciousness tied for first place among undergraduate projects at the 2015 Dana Knox Student Research Showcase. >>
NJIT faculty and students were among some 4,000 business leaders, engineers, scientists and other professions sharing technical knowledge and commercially significant solutions involving minerals, metals and materials in mid-March at the 144th annual meeting of the TMS Society. >>
The spring 2015 College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Capstone Showcase will take place in the Campus Center Atrium May 7 at 3 p.m.-6 p.m. >>
Groundbreaking images of the Sun captured by scientists at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) give a first-ever detailed view of the interior structure of umbrae – the dark patches in the center of sunspots – revealing dynamic magnetic fields responsible for the plumes of plasma that emerge as bright dots interrupting their darkness. >>
Scientists at NJIT's Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have captured the first high-resolution images of the flaring magnetic structures known as solar flux ropes at their point of origin in the Sun's chromosphere. Their research, published today in Nature Communications, provides new insights into the massive eruptions on the Sun's surface responsible for space weather. >>
A group of students in the College of Architecture and Design's (CoAD) fall 2014 Master of Infrastructure Planning (MIP) studio will head to Shenzhen, China for five days as one of 12 finalists for the Global Schindler Award. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom and Dr. Diane Bloom attended the 2015 NJIT Alumni Association China Chapter Annual Meeting last month in Beijing, China. >>
Science and technology were on full display at the 2015 Panasonic Creative Design Challenge (CDC), a premier robotics competition for New Jersey high school students held annually at NJIT. >>
A team of NJIT civil engineers scored a dramatic win in the regional round of the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend for the tenth year in a row, beating nine other teams, including Columbia University, Cooper Union and Rutgers University. >>
Second year students in the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) recently spent the weekend working alongside a group of masonry journeymen to compete in the 2015 Masonry Design/Build Competition. >>
NJIT faculty, students and friends have mustered an impressive array of talents to form a jazz band, string and wind ensembles and a dance group. With the snows of winter now behind us, these talents will be a celebratory part of spring on campus. >>
Distinguished professor of architecture Zeynep Çelik and multiple award-winning associate professor María Hurtado de Mendoza will be overseas this week sharing ideas and discussing their latest projects. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will confer honorary degrees upon two distinguished individuals at the 99th Commencement exercises Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9 a.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark. >>
Students from 24 New Jersey high schools will compete in the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge (CDC), a premier robotics competition for New Jersey high school students held annually on the NJIT campus. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently received 420 Intel-based Supermicro servers from Linode, a Linux-based cloud hosting company based in Galloway, NJ. The servers, valued at $1.2 million, will support advanced instruction, research and career advancement for NJIT students.  >>
Deliris Diaz, a sophomore applied physics major, was recently selected as a recipient of the 2015 National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) scholarship. >>
New Jersey Future, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that brings together concerned citizens and leaders to promote responsible land-use policies, has named College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Darius Sollohub a 2015 Smart Growth Award Winner. >>
For the second year in a row, a team of NJIT students reached the final four of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. >>
NJIT men's basketball coach Jim Engles was honored Friday afternoon as the 2015 John McLendon National Coach of the Year at the annual CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet, held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. >>
The School of Art + Design's industrial and digital design programs will represent NJIT at the Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire April 11, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Newark Museum. >>
Brownfields redevelopment experts from across the globe, including from NJIT, will gather in Lower Manhattan on April 15 for the sixth Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop. >>
NJIT will host the opening ceremony for TETN's Second Annual Technology & Industry Week. >>
Ali N. Akansu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Mustafa Torun, Ph.D. '13, a software development engineer for Amazon Web Services, have authored the book, "A Primer for Financial Engineering: Financial Signal Processing and Electronic Trading." >>
Zeynep Erim, Ph.D., program director for the Division of Inter-Disciplinary Training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will give a talk on the agency's funding mechanisms for trainees and junior investigators at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10 in 210 Kupfrian Hall. >>
Fighting error, bias, dishonesty and fraud in science will be the topic of a talk to be given by Newark College of Engineering Dean Moshe Kam on Friday, April 17 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. >>
A concert by The Montclair Trio will kick off the CoAD Concert Series presented by NJIT's School of Art + Design April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barbara and Leonard Littman Library. >>
Colette Santasieri, Ph.D. will be a featured speaker at the Creative Placemaking Forum for Professional Artists and Graduate Arts and Design Majors to be held at the NJIT campus on April 13, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. >>
Yashi's Larry Nolan, head of technology, and Mark Paone, vice president of platform engineering, will be participating in a free question and answer session on April 8 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in GITC 1100. >>
Nearly $117 million in bonds sold quickly yesterday bolstering an already strong financial outlook for NJIT, university officials announced. >>
Richard Garber, associate professor of architecture, has been appointed director of the School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), effective immediately. >>
Kevin A. Kwiat, principal computer engineer with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Rome, N.Y., will present “QoS Throttling to Elicit User Cooperation in Computer Systems” on April 8 at 11:00 a.m. in ECE 202. >>
The 17th annual NCE Salute to Engineering Excellence drew nearly 200 faculty, students, alumni, industry partners and friends of the university to a jam-packed, festive celebration in the Campus Center Atrium following the awards ceremony. >>
Saif Haobsh, a senior in the College of Architecture and Design and an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar, has received the prestigious Scholarship Award from The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), an honor he also received in 2011. >>
Business leaders, CEOs and information security professionals looking to beef up their data protection strategies attended a half-day cybersecurity conference at NJIT March 30. >>
The NJIT Campus Center is now providing applications for the Highlander Student Leadership Awards. >>
The energy on campus is electric. Everywhere you turn, students are sporting NJIT gear in support of tonight's game. >>
Attention Student Entrepreneurs: Do you have an exciting technology that works in the lab? Would you like help to start a company to commercialize it? >>
Watch NJIT's Marek Rusinkiewicz, dean of the College of Computing Sciences, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  >>
The Senate confirmation of Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski '78, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., to the rank of general with the assignment to the position of AFMC commander was announced on March 27, 2015. >>
Watch NJIT's Barbara Littman MArch '94, adjunct professor in the School of Art and Design in the College of Architecture and Design, on Life & Living with Joanna Gagis. The program is scheduled to air on March 28 at 2 p.m. on NJTV. The program will repeat on April 25 at 9 a.m. and on April 26 at 11:30 p.m. on FiOS 1. >>
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) associate professor Georgeen Theodore will speak at the 2015 Journalists Forum on Land and The Built Environment at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design March 28. >>
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will bestow one of its highest honors, the Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement award, this evening on two NJIT alumni who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the field of engineering.  >>
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) this year bestowed one of its highest honors, the Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Lifetime Achievement award, on two NJIT alumni who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the field of engineering. >>
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Deliris Diaz '17, Inaceli Tubilleja '17 and Sherlene Ayala, assistant director of NJIT's Leadership & Diversity Programs, will present at the 2015 Committee to Advance our Common Purposes social justice conference at Rutgers University on March 29. >>
Gale Spak's nominee, B.J. Dowlen, has been chosen as a 2015 STEP Award Honoree. >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, introduced the NJ MarketShift Design Forum on March 20, 2015. >>
Newark College of Engineering (NCE) will celebrate its continued commitment to engineering education advancement at the 17th annual Salute to Engineering Excellence on March 31, 2015 in the Campus Center Atrium. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NCE Dean's Fund.  >>
NJIT freshman Julia Garcia made history, placing second in the women's epee event at the 2015 NCAA Fencing Championships held at Ohio State in St. John Arena Sunday afternoon. >>
NJIT Innovation Day, an invention-packed showcase of cutting-edge, student-led research, design and development across programs and disciplines, will take place on Wednesday, March 25 at the Campus Center. >>
Former New Jersey Governor Richard J. Codey witnessed the Highlanders' 84-77 victory over New Hampshire in NJIT's first-ever Division I national postseason game March 16. >>

A Legal Edge

March 19, 2015
The verdict is in: law schools and employers with a need for legal acumen are definitely interested in applicants who have a strong, relevant background in science and technology as well as the social sciences and humanities. >>
NJIT's Office of Admissions and Division of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) will host a Graduate and Professional Development Information Session. >>
Students have been tasked with designing and constructing a device that has the ability to maneuver through a post-earthquake landscape. >>
“Women Designing the Future: 1995-2015 ... and Beyond,” a one-day conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Murray Center for Women in Technology, will be held March 27 at NJIT.  >>
Jonathan Curley, senior university lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, co-stars in Love & Arguments, a new film that will be screened as part of the Maplewood Ideas Festival on March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library.  >>
NJIT men's basketball will play in its first-ever national postseason tournament at the Division I level when the Highlanders host a first-round game in the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) as a host team on Monday, March 16 at 7 p.m. >>

Baroque Is Back

March 12, 2015
The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ), conducted by Robert W. Butts, returns to campus on Wednesday, April 1 with an exciting concert of contemporary music, a presentation of the NJIT Technology, Art and Science Forum. The performance will be from 2:30 to 4:00 P.M. in the Jim Wise Theatre. >>
Ron T. Ogan, IEEE Senior Member and recently a Senior Research Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute, will discuss "Integration of Manned and Unmanned Aircraft Systems into U.S. Airspace" on March 12, 5-6 p.m. in ECE 202. >>
Highlanders flocked to the 2015 Spring Career, Co-op and Internship Fair presented by Career Development Services (CDS) March 4. >>
Maurie Cohen, associate professor in NJIT's Department of Humanities, is the recipient of the 2015–2016 Lewis O. Kelso Fellowship for the study of employee ownership, profit sharing, and broad-based equity compensation in corporations and society in the United States. The award is conferred annually by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. >>
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) will present New Jersey's Forum on Women in Information Technology March 12, 1:00-4:30 p.m. at Essex County College in the Morton A. Siegler Lecture Hall. >>
NJIT Humanities Professors Christopher Funkhouser and Andrew Klobucar were invited to present at Interrupt 3, a discussion forum and studio for new forms of language art, on March 12-15 at Brown University.  >>
JPMorgan Chase announced a $300,000 grant to New Jersey Innovation Institute during its Small Business Forward event at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where regional business, civic, nonprofit and government leaders came together to discuss Newark's burgeoning health care IT cluster. >>
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and NJIT's New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) will hold a summit on a $1.45 million initiative to advance the health care sector in the Newark metro region and boost economic development by promoting growth in the city's burgeoning health care IT cluster. >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science, technology and design university, announces the appointment of Lauren Ugorji as the associate vice president of communications, marketing and branding, effective March 2, 2015.  >>
Theresa Hunt, University Lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, presented her research at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Annual Conference in New York City. >>
A team of three graduate students in NJIT's School of Management placed third in the 2015 American Production and Inventory Control Society Northeast District Case Competition. >>
There will be a Newark Housing Roundtable presented by Brick City Conversations Feb. 25, 6-8 p.m. at the College of Architecture and Design Gallery inside Weston Hall. >>
As part of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) 2015 spring lecture series, landscape architect Thomas Balsley, FASLA, founder and principal designer of Thomas Balsley Associates (TBA) will discuss the process, design and tactics of urban placemaking Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. inside Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
Morton M. Denn, Ph.D. of the Benjamin Levich Institute at the City College of New York will deliver the inaugural Marino Xanthos Memorial Lecture on March 11, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall 112. >>
Sahitya Allam, '17, a biomedical engineering major, won the best presentation prize at the annual New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network poster showcase held this week at Princeton University for her research on the impact of inner-ear stimulation on the fine motor control skills of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. >>
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. >>

Racism: Post Ferguson

February 18, 2015
February 26, 2012: unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. August 9, 2014: unarmed teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. These are just two instances of violent death suffered by young Black men in a tragic continuum that mars our nation's history.   >>
In January, NJIT and partners were the first team to conduct unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flights in the state under a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) program to test the feasibility of safely integrating drones into national airspace and to assess the research and operational capabilities of communications and mapping sensors aboard the craft. >>
How does the hitchhiking, flat-headed remora fish attach to surfaces so securely yet release so easily? Suction was thought to be the easy answer, but Brooke Flammang, a biologist at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has proved this long-held conclusion to be only partly true. >>
NJIT College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) faculty members Maria Hurtado de Mendoza and Matt Burgermaster have both recently won the highest-level design award offered by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) in its annual design competition, the BSA Design Awards.  >>
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) announced the 2014-2015 Architectural Education Award winners. Two College of Architecture and Design professors won awards in two categories this year. >>
Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, will discuss new venture financial modeling and valuation at the Institute of Management Accountants-Morris Essex Chapter meeting on Feb. 18, 2015 at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany. >>
For the fourth year in a row, NJIT has been named an American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellent University, one of 15 universities to receive the award for 2014. >>
A Conversation with One World Trade Center Architect David Childs will kickoff the Spring 2015 College of Architecture and Design Lecture Series.   >>
Two students from the School of Art + Design were among the winners of the recently completed Ferring Pharmaceuticals Art Competition. >>
Wen Zhang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was invited to give a talk to graduate students at Tsinghua University in Shenzhen, China, on Jan. 10. >>
Urs Gauchat, dean of The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD), will moderate a conference on “The Future of Cities: An Integrated Approach to Urban Problems,” Feb. 10 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. >>

Ravindra Honored in India

February 04, 2015
Nuggehalli M. Ravindra, professor of physics and director of NJIT's interdisciplinary program in materials science and engineering, was honored in New Delhi on Global Friendship Day in January with the Bharat Gaurav Award and Certificate of Excellence. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom has once again been named to The Power 100, NJBIZ's annual ranking of the most powerful people in New Jersey business. >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, received a "2014 Top Ten Outstanding Researchers Award" at the 2015 Internet Economy Researcher Conference on Jan. 29 in Beijing, China. >>
With a piercing whoosh, the silver RS-16 aircraft took off yesterday afternoon from the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, climbed to about 3,000 ft. and began soaring in loops over the Atlantic Ocean. >>
Photographs taken by Glenn Goldman, founding director of the School of Art + Design, are among the winners in an annual architectural photography contest. >>
NJIT has been ranked at the top of Business Insider's 2015 list of the most underrated colleges in the U.S. >>
The College of Architecture and Design Gallery (CoAD Gallery) will present “Four Printmakers…Four Decades,” an exhibition featuring the work of four talented printmakers with selections covering the past four decades, on Feb. 5, 2015. >>
Shawn Chester, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, presented two seminars in China last month at which he described his research on the multiphysics mechanics of soft materials. >>
On Friday, January 30, Research Professor Hans Chaudhry will now give his presentation “Healing Mind and Body,” an Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium, from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in Cullimore Hall, Lecture Room 3. >>
The exhibition features inventive work created by the digital, industrial and interior design students from The School of Art + Design. >>
Siva Nadimpalli, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, gave invited talks at the Indian Institute of Technology on Jan. 12-13, 2015.  >>
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council honored NJIT with a 2014 Beyond Green Merit Award. >>
Timothy J. Paul, of Plainview, New York, has been appointed as Assistant Development Director for Intercollegiate Athletics/Newark College of Engineering at NJIT. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the School of Art + Design, presented “Selfie or Group: Working Alone (or) Together” at the 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Honolulu. >>
NJIT alum Jason Kliwinski led an informative two-hour presentation at the College of Architecture and Design about the linkages between climate and weather and the effects of global warming. >>
Michel Boufadel, director of NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection, has been appointed by the Royal Society of Canada to a panel of experts charged with evaluating the impact of crude oil spills in northern water bodies, including the Arctic Ocean. >>
Junior Winfield Willis scored 11 points in each half and NJIT pulled away from a determined St. Joseph's Brooklyn, 79-60, in men's basketball Wednesday night in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center.   >>
Nirwan Ansari, distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Advanced Networking Lab, delivered the keynote address, "Greening the Last Mile Access," at the 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2015) in Las Vegas. >>
Theresa Hunt, University Lecturer in NJIT's Department of Humanities, presented a paper entitled “Launching Revolutions and Challenging the State: Egyptian Women's Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaigns, 2004-2012” at the annual Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference in Washington, DC. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and founding director of the School of Art + Design, has been named one of the “30 Most Admired Educators for 2015” by DesignIntelligence magazine. >>
As part of NJIT's graduate architecture program, 16 students have developed conceptual designs for a new borough hall in Sea Bright. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, will be a panelist at the Small Business Summit hosted by Mayor Baraka and Prudential Financial Jan. 14 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Summit. >>
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Pierre Ramond '65, a theoretical physicist and director of the Institute for Fundamental Theory at the University of Florida has won the 2015 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, one of the highest honors for scientific investigators in that field. >>
The Center for Resilient Design in collaboration with the New Jersey Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is cosponsoring “Climate Reality: Causes, Affects, & Solutions for the 21st Century & Beyond” Jan. 14 inside Weston Hall at the College of Architecture and Design at 2 p.m. >>
NJIT's Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program raised $50,000 last semester in scholarship funds from local and national patrons to be awarded this spring to exceptional first-year CIM students and talented transfer students who are joining the program. >>
The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced that a fast-break dunk play by NJIT men's basketball against Saint Francis U is the Division I Basketball Play of the Week. >>
Jerry Creighton Sr., executive director of the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), was a keynote speaker at the Seed Forum in New York City Dec. 2. The Seed Forum is a global network of national not-for-profit foundations and representatives in more than 40 countries that provides investor ready born global companies to investors focused on attracting overseas companies to the metropolitan area and introducing attendees to the many advantages of operating in an entrepreneurial ecosystem. >>
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To address the challenges in industrialization of algae-based biofuel and issues of algal contamination in drinking water supply, Wen Zhang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Xianqin Wang, associate professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, have jointly been developing functional magnetic nanoparticles with polymer coating for cost efficient algal biomass harvesting and removal from water. >>
George Hazelrigg, National Science Foundation (NSF) deputy director for the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), recently came to NJIT for a workshop on "The Engineer as a Decision Maker." >>
Som Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, has been named Executive Director of the Otto York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science. Mitra, who first joined NJIT as an assistant professor in 1991, previously served as the chair of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science until 2012. >>
Nirwan Ansari, distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Advanced Networking Lab, delivered the half-day tutorial, “Greening the Edges,” at the 2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2014), the flagship conference of the IEEE Communications Society. >>
Practice Unite, a company based at NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, was recently featured on MedCityNews.com, a leading online news source for the business of innovation in healthcare. >>
Thomas G. Dallessio, director of the Center for Resilient Design and Keith A. Krumwiede, associate professor in the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) have an article published in Lanscapes/Paysages, the professional journal of landscape architecture in Canada. >>
Four years ago, NJ-HITEC, an NJIT health IT startup, took up a daunting challenge: to train 5,000 primary care providers in the state to adopt electronic health record (EHR) systems that would allow them keep better track of their patients and improve the quality of their care. >>
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. >>
NJIT's Jay Meegoda, professor and director of the Geotechnical Testing Laboratory in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will be featured on the upcoming Caucus: New Jersey program about the water crisis in Haiti.  >>
NJIT's men's basketball team was named a “breakout performer” in Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. >>
Two MIE graduate students working under the guidance of Daniel Bunker, Ian Fischer and Pushpendra Singh, presented papers at the 67th Annual Meeting of American Physical Society - Division of Fluid Dynamics held in San Francisco, California from Nov. 23-25. >>
The Sixth Annual Rutgers Online and Hybrid Learning Conference offered in partnership with NJIT, Ocean County College, Pearson Online Learning Services and NJEDge will open with a half-day of presentations at NJIT Jan. 14, followed by a full day at The Hilton Conference Center in East Brunswick Jan. 15. >>
Graduate students in the Materials Science and Engineering Program att NJIT attended the 2014 Materials Science and Technology Conference in Pittsburgh   >>
An extensive, wide ranging interview with Humanities Professor and poet Burt Kimmelman has been published in Rain Taxi, a prominent journal in contemporary American poetry. >>
NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education is offering a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam preparation boot camp for people whose education or work experience has focused on one or more areas of computer technology. The program is designed to prepare individuals with experience and training in military, legal and law enforcement and management personnel to successfully pass the exam. >>
NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge (CBK) and the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) have launched an initiative that can significantly cut costs for energy and water wasted due to building inefficiencies. >>
A single-dose treatment for some forms of hemophilia may be on the horizon. >>
NJIT men's basketball plays a milestone game in program history when the Highlanders visit tradition-rich Michigan for a noon game on Saturday to be televised nationally by the Big 10 Network. >>
Shawn Chester and Siva Nadimpalli, both assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, recently attended the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (ASME IMECE) held in Montreal. >>
Judith Sheft, NJIT's associate vice president of technology development, will be a panelist at the Association for Women in Science Central Jersey Chapter Meeting on Dec. 4 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. >>
NJIT's School of Management will host the First Annual Strategic Management Showcase on Dec. 5, 2014, 5-9 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
Last year, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at NJIT launched the First Female Research Showcase and Oral Presentation Workshop (FRS-OPW) in collaboration with the Murray Center for Women in Technology. >>
Michel Boufadel, director of NJIT's Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection, has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) committee charged with assessing the environmental impact of spills of the heavy Canadian crude oil known as oil sand. >>
Eon Soo Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and director of Advanced Energy Systems and Microdevices Laboratory, presented research posters at the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, which was held in Montreal, Canada November 17-20. >>