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2016
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Arthur S. Hoffman, president of The Leir Charitable Foundations and a great friend of our university.  >>
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. >>
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 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. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1-UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
The latest edition of NJIT's 1UP is now out. Check out the video today. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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.   >>
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.  >>
NJIT's School of Management was recognized for having one of the top 10 most affordable Online MBA in Management Information Systems programs.  >>
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. >>
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
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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.   >>
John Pelligra '16 and Kanishka Wadhwa '16 represented NJIT at the 2015 Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  >>
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.  >>
Haisu Zhang, assistant professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in NJIT's School of Management, presented two research projects at the research forum of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Product Innovation Management Global Conference in Anaheim, Calif. >>
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 School of Management Executive MBA class of 2016 attended various seminars in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as part of their course on International Business Strategy. >>
Ellen Thomas, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing in NJIT's School of Management, presented a paper at the 2015 Product Development and Management Association's annual global conference on product innovation management.  >>
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.  >>
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. >>
Rising entrepreneurs are invited to submit practical, innovative ideas as part of the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge. Deadline for submissions: Nov. 3. >>
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.   >>
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.  >>
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.   >>
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. >>
NJIT's School of Management (SOM) was ranked #24 among the top 50 Best Value Master's in Management Programs by Value Colleges.com.   >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>

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. >>
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.  >>
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's Office of Admissions and Division of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) will host a Graduate and Professional Development Information Session. >>
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. >>
2014
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. >>
Sixteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
Two NJIT researchers and an alumnus inventor were recently honored by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey at the 35th annual Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception. >>
NJIT's School of Management has been recognized for having one of the Best Online MBA Programs for 2014-2015 according to Affordable Colleges Online, a resource for online learning and college affordability information. >>
Hosted annually during the fall semester, the New Jersey Innovation Acceleration Center runs the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge, a business model competition for Newark regional entrepreneurs. >>
Yi Chen, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management whose research provides cutting-edge technologies for data management with an emphasis on health care applications, business and the Web, has been appointed to the Henry J. Leir Chair in Healthcare.  >>
Stephan Kudyba, associate professor in the School of Management, is an associate editor for the 2014 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) for the Information Systems in Healthcare Track. >>
At NJIT's seventh annual celebration of research excellence, the Board of Overseers honored two eminent NJIT faculty members, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Yeheskel Bar-Ness and Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, for foundational contributions to their respective fields of wireless communications and nanotechnology. >>
The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research hosted its annual conference on financial bubbles at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT Sept. 19-20. >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, an NJIT professor of management, spent several weeks last summer as a Fulbright specialist at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, giving lectures on innovation and technology management and helping the university set up a syllabus for related business courses to be taught in English. >>
NJIT's School of Management will host an Executive MBA Information Session on August 20, 6:30-8:15 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall, Room 112. RSVP by August 18 to Elaine Frazier: frazier@njit.edu >>
High school seniors from Newark, Baltimore, and New York City spend six days on the NJIT campus each summer learning about finance and college culture from School of Management professors and NJIT students. >>
On June 25, Cesar Bandera, professor in the School of Management, represented NJIT on the Mobile Medical Applications Panel, part of the 2014 Mobile Applications Forum held by the New Jersey Technology Council in Princeton. >>
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science Somenath Mitra will be the featured guest speaker at NJIT's Spirituality Seminar Series on May 22, 1-2 p.m. in Fenster 698. >>
NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors. >>
S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MHFI), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) are co-sponsoring the first annual Big Data Visualization Contest -- a competition that immerses undergraduates in the high-stakes world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by challenging them to pitch hypothetical acquisition targets using cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools available on S&P Capital IQ's desktop platform. >>
The 3rd edition of Personal Selling: Building Customer Relationships and Partnerships, co-authored by Rajiv Mehta, professor of marketing, has recently published and is now available in print and eBook formats. >>
Although they'll be competing against three of the top business schools in the region later this month in what promises to be a nail-biting finish at the CFA Institute Research Challenge, NJIT's team of amateur financial analysts already feels like a winner. >>
NJIT is sponsoring a contest that will give students a chance to win cash, iPads as well as paid internships. >>
Following a decade-long civil war that decimated its fragile, emerging economy, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, still lacks such basic infrastructure as paved roads and traffic lights. But the city once called the Athens of West Africa is gearing up for prosperity. >>
2013
Fourteen teams of rising young entrepreneurs will compete in the Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge on Dec. 2 for the chance to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive accelerator program at the NJIT School of Management to advance their novel business concepts. >>
Ellen Thomas, assistant professor of marketing at NJIT, recently won the "Best Paper in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Retailing Track" award for her paper "Supplier Integration in New Product Development: Communication and Buyer Performance" at the 51st Annual Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Conference >>
The New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) recently awarded Bright Idea Awards for 2013 to two teams of NJIT researchers.  The awards, which recognize outstanding research, were presented at a ceremony held in October.  >>
Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays. >>
Cesar Bandera, assistant professor at NJIT's School of Management, will be a guest speaker at the Director's Seminar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 13.  >>
Amit Kumar, adjunct professor of finance at NJIT, recently published a new book entitled "Short Stories from the Stock Market."  The book offers insights into the controversial strategy of short selling through case studies and provides a framework for investors, finance students and professors, stock market reporters, and other stock enthusiasts to find uncommon short ideas and avoid common traps and hot stocks.  >>
The School of Management at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of "The Best 295 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review). >>
Zhipeng (Alan) Yan, associate professor of finance in NJIT's School of Management, recently published two articles in Shanghai Securities News (SSN).  >>
Faculty members representing NJIT's School of Management participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties annual "Bowl for Kids' Sake" fundraiser on September 15. >>
Watch NJIT's Michael Ehrlich, associate professor of finance, on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program is scheduled to air on Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on NJTV. >>
NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard.  >>
Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers. >>
The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research recently published a book entitled "Boil, Bubble, Toil And Trouble," the outgrowth of a project at NJIT's School of Management. >>
NJIT doctoral student Maxx Capece was awarded one of three, $2,000 first place prizes in a competition sponsored by the Catalent Institute.  His winning submission entitled, “Modified Release of Dry-Polymer Coated Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,” provided a review of applications of dry-polymer control release drug delivery technologies on the particulate scale.  >>
NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.   >>
The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013). >>
Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013.  >>
NJIT continues to demonstrate the value of its educational offerings in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the latest 2013 PayScale college rankings for return on investment (ROI).  NJIT is 6th (top 1 percent) among 437 public universities and 27th (top 2 percent) among 1,511 public and private institutions in the U.S.  >>
Three life science inventions that may one day heal wounds faster, improve surgical outcomes and build stronger muscles took $10,500 in prize money for further research and development at NJIT's recent TechQuest/Innovation Day.  The inventions competed against 30 developed by undergraduate teams. >>
Jose Rubiani III, Anthony Boon, Orest Bidnyk, and Reem Nakshbandy recently represented NJIT at the CFA Institute Research Challenge (IRC), where the School of Management (SOM) students competed head-to-head against 27 other universities, some of the best schools in the region.  >>
The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology has approved $200 million in construction and infrastructure projects on the university's Newark campus, designed to enhance and expand NJIT's role as the state's science and technology university and a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. The university will apply to the Secretary of Higher Education for $152 million from the Building Our Future Bond Act, state revolving funds and other sources to support the projects. >>
A team of NJIT graduate students recently placed second at the Juniper Networks Hackathon on Feb 2.  NJIT was the host school.  Teams from Rutgers, NYIT, NYU/Poly, and U.Penn participated. >>
Marjorie Perry, of East Orange, president and CEO of MZM Construction and Management Company, Inc., a Newark-based company, will receive on March 21, 2013, an "Influential Black Women in Business" award from The Network Journal (TNJ).   >>
Jerry Fjermestad, professor in NJIT's School of Management, and Karen Patten, NJIT alum, won the best paper in the teaching track in the Third Business Intelligence Congress at the recent International Conference for Information Systems.  >>
2012
NJIT NEXT, NJIT's comprehensive campaign, has secured more than $100 million towards its $150 million goal, announced national campaign co-chairs Chief Operating Officer of Clarion Partners C. Stephen Cordes; Hatch Mott MacDonald President and CEO Nicholas M. DeNichilo; Chairman/CEO Anchor Industries International and Chairman Emeritus/Founder Tampa Bay Rays Vincent Naimoli.  All three chairs are NJIT alumni. >>
Economic growth will rise to 3 percent in 2013 and 2014, while unemployment will drop to 7.3 percent by December of 2013, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the annual outlook symposium sponsored by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. >>
The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” was held today in the Campus Center Atrium.  The event included a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  >>
The third annual NJIT Executive MBA Annual Conference, “Business Realities in a Time of Transition” will be held tomorrow in the Campus Center Atrium from 8:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. and includes a breakfast, luncheon and late afternoon networking session.  The event is free, open to the public and the NJIT community. >>
James Cicon, PhD, JD, an expert in energy industry business systems, has been appointed to the faculty of the NJIT School of Management as assistant professor.  >>
Cesar Bandera, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's School of Management as an assistant professor and will focus his research on the emerging field of mobile health (or m-health).  >>
Dr. Marguerite Schneider, associate professor in the School of Management, has won the 2012 Best Paper Award of the Organization Development and Change (ODC) Division of the Academy of Management (AoM).  >>
For recent Kearny High School graduate Gustavo Pacheco, 21, growing up has been a long and winding road.  >>
In 2012, NJIT launched the Project Based Learning (PBL) course. >>
Judith Sheft, associate vice president technology development and Cesar Bandera, president Cell Podium and adjunct professor in NJIT SOM gave a presentation at the recent Turismo Conference on Tourism and Technology in Oviedo Spain http://turismo.as/>>
Alexander Haimovich, Ying Wu Endowed Chair in Wireless Telecommunications and professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Osvaldo Simeone, assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Bo Niu, alumni, and Oren Somekh, research collaborator at Princeton University, received US Patent 8,112,095 issued on 2/ 7/2012 for “Sum Rate Of Broadcast Channels With Outdated 1-Bit Feedback.” >>
During the 2012 TMS Annual Meeting in Orlando (http://www.tms.org/meetings/annual-12/AM12home.aspx), Vijay Kasisomayajula, PhD student in Physics, won the Emerging Materials Research (EMR) best student presentation award in the 2012 symposium on “Recent developments in biological, electronic, functional and structural thin films and coatings.”  >>
2011
Somenath Mitra, PhD, of Bridgewater, a professor in and chair of the department of chemistry and environmental science, has been selected to be promoted to Distinguished Professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, a professor and associate dean in the NJIT School of Management, was named a Fellow of the Eastern Academy of Management. >>