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NJIT's Horacio G. Rotstein, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, along with Tasso Kaper and Mark Kramer of Boston University, recently served as guest editors of a special journal issue focused on rhythms in neurological disease.  >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions.  Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society.  >>
Robert M. Miura, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Stretching of Heated Viscous Threads" on Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Two professors of mathematics at NJIT will number among the first Fellows named by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).  Gregory Kriegsmann, PhD, noted for his research in applied mathematics, asymptotic methods and more, will receive the honor.  So, too, will Robert M. Miura, PhD, who develops mathematical models in neuroscience.  The ceremony will take place this coming July in Denver. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host May 19-21, 2008, more than 200 leading experts for the fifth annual Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics Conference, an unusual three-day event featuring leading researchers who will discuss the latest news and research findings in their fields. >>

KUDOS-September 2007

September 01, 2007
NJIT has promoted one faculty member to the rank of distinguished professor, six to the rank of professor, seven to the rank of associate professor with tenure and one to the rank of associate professor. PROMOTED TO DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR
Robert Miura

Mathematical Sciences PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR
Norman Loney
Chemical Engineering Zoi-Heleni Michalopoulou
Mathematical Sciences Edip Niver
Electrical & Computer Engineering Ronald Rockland
Engineering Technology Leonid Tsybeskov
Electrical & Computer Engineering Chao Zhu
Ali Abdi
Electrical & Computer Engineering Gabrielle Esperdy
Architecture David Horntrop
Mathematical Sciences Roberto Rojas-Cessa
Electrical & Computer Engineering Laurent Simon
Chemical Engineering Dimitrios Theodoratos
Computer Science Brook Wu
Andrei Sirenko
Physics >>
More than 120 mathematicians from around the world descended last month upon NJIT for news of the foremost advances in mathematical fluid dynamics at the university's annual conference on applied and computational mathematics. >>
Robert Miura, PhD, professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biomedical engineering and acting chair of the mathematical sciences department at NJIT, will discuss "Solitons and the Inverse Scattering Method: An Historical View" on March 10, 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. Contact: John Bechtold. >>
Robert Miura, PhD, a professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biomedical engineering, was honored yesterday by his colleagues for receiving on Jan. 13 the Leroy P. Steele Prize for a Seminal Contribution To Research In Mathematics from the American Mathematical Society. >>
A $1 million, three-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded jointly to NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School will be used to develop a novel doctoral program designed to train future neuroscientists who can integrate approaches used in mathematics, biomedical sciences and computation. “With their physical proximity and close ties among the faculty, these three institutions will create a unique environment unparalleled in interdisciplinary neuroscience training,” said Robert Miura, professor and acting chair of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT. >>
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will announce tomorrow that Robert Miura, PhD, a professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biomedical engineering at NJIT, was elected a AAAS Fellow. Miura, who is also acting chair of NJIT's mathematical sciences department, is one of only four individuals this year to receive this honor in mathematics. >>