The NJIT Board of Overseers and NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch presented yesterday to Philip R. Goode
, PhD the first NJIT Excellence in Research Prize and Medal
. Goode, who has led a five-year project to build the world's most capable 1.6-meter solar telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory
in Big Bear Lake, CA, is distinguished professor of physics and director of the Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, which manages the observatory.