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Zhonghui Huang, a doctoral candidate in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering at NJIT, received a New Jersey Pharmaceutical Association for Science and Technology Graduate Scholarship Award on May 15, 2014. >>
The first group of non-credit students recently completed the first module (of 3) of NJIT's new CloudMaster Training Certificate program.    >>
Sometimes engineering school really can be fun. Just ask the six Newark College of Engineering undergrads who created and designed their own micro airplane. >>
The Microsoft 2011 Imagine Cup recently honored a smart phone application to eradicate world hunger developed by two NJIT graduate students.   >>
NJIT will be a unique contender in the upcoming April 16-17, 2011 P3 award competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  >>
More than 50 NJIT students will compete at NJIT in a student Hackathon. See dozens of empty pizza boxes and soda cartons strewn throughout the Campus Center Ballroom as teams feverishly compete to build next-generation applications using SciVerse, a new search and discovery platform. >>
Long before Facebook introduced its hot new Social Graph app, researchers in the ADVANCE project at NJIT were pioneering the use of social network mapping to help women scientists and engineers supercharge their careers. >>
NJIT civil engineering students have for the fifth straight year taken first-place honors at the annual Metropolitan New York Region Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend. Some 25 students–including many seniors–will work past NJIT's May 17, 2010 commencement to ready the 20-foot-long model steel bridge for the next step.  >>
For the eleventh time in the last 12 years, NJIT has taken first place in the prestigious ASME Student Sections Committee Contest (formerly the Ingersoll-Rand Contest) for District A, which includes all the major universities and colleges in the Northeast. The contest involves the writing of a comprehensive report that documents activities by the ASME Student Section>>
Jose A. Rodriguez, senior chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, will discuss "Nanocatalysts for the Production of Clean Hydrogen and the Efficient Operation of Fuel-Cells" on April 6 at 2:45 p.m in Kupfrian Hall Room 205. Contact: Seminar Coordinator: Assistant Professor XianQin Wang, (973) 596-5707;  >>
Since childhood, video games have fascinated NJIT adjunct professor D.J. Kehoe, a 28-year-old adjunct professor at NJIT and recent alumnus.   >>
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More than 150 NJIT students will demonstrate their skills in video game development and competitive game play at the NJIT Game Development Expo on March 31, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. All are welcome to attend the event; the game development contest is for current NJIT students only. >>
Students and professors at NJIT have been waiting in anticipation for the launch today of NJIT on iTunes U. The new media tool is a hosted content distribution system that makes audio and video content from lectures, interviews and audio books more available to students online. Representatives from Apple will be on campus today from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center in front of the bookstore to explain how the system works. >>
Integrating new location-aware computer networks with old-fashioned human networks, researchers at NJIT have developed an innovative solution to the problem of isolation that faces women in the academic science and engineering workforce. >>
This fall, distance learning students at NJIT can listen and watch lectures on their iPods. NJIT is one of an elite group of universities invited to join Apple's iTunes University. NJIT has been using podcasting to enhance its classes, but through iTunes U, it will be even easier for students to listen and view classes on their computers or iPods. >>
The Ghosts of Rowan Oak, a musical based on ghost stories that novelist William Faulkner told his family, will debut on March 1-4 at 7 p.m. and March 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre. Michelle Rittenhouse, assistant director of the theater arts department at NJIT, adapted the musical, from a book that retold the stories. Tickets are $7 for general admissions and $5 for students and senior citizens. Call 973-596-3457 for information or visit the website: >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) annual fall festival, known as NJIT Day, will feature student engineering contests, an electronic game exhibition, a battle of the bands, a barbecue, men's and women's soccer games, athletic games, a kid's zone, a chili cook-off, an art exhibit on Newark's former Pabst Brewery, a dinner show with mentalist Robert Channing and other events.   >>
Computer software to better monitor emergencies and disasters, plus tips on using computer languages like JAVA, will be the focus of two mid-day lectures on Sept. 26 at NJIT. The public is invited to both events. Penn State University's John Carroll, PhD, the Edward Frymoyer Chair Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, will speak from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Room 3720, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Mary Beth Rosson, PhD, professor of information sciences and technology, Penn State University, will speak at 1 p.m. >>
Get a rare glimpse into the workplace issues faced by technical communicators and meet professors from NJIT's Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communications (MSPTC) program at Tech.Comm.Day on Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in GITC Room 3730. Hosted by the MSPTC program and the NJIT chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), this career-building event will offer opportunities to hear from and meet technical communication professors; a session about usability and the user experience; and more. Lunch will be served and is free of charge. RSVP to George Francy at >>
Twenty-seven high schools from across the state will visit NJIT on March 14, 2005 to participate in the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competition, a one-day exam that tests teams of four to eight students on math, chemistry, physics, biology, and computer applications. >>
A young female African-American professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recognized today by President Bush for research showing that adult stem cells could help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, bone and cartilage damage and related diseases. >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers today during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Award is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. “I'm very proud to receive this prestigious presidential award,” Arinzeh said. “The award shows that my research in stem-cell based regeneration has great potential, and that it's essential to the scientific education of students, both in college and in high school.” >>
Dr. Anthony D. Rosato, professor of Mechanical Engineering, was asked by Team Poland to recommend literature and other sources to assist them in solving the Brazil Nuts Effect problem, one of 17 that the high school students tackled at the 2004 International Young Physicists' Tournament held in Brisbane, Australia, from June 24 to July 1, 2004.  Among the 26 teams that represented 24 nations, Team Poland placed first. The Brazil Nuts phenomenon was coined by Dr. Rosato and his colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University in their Physical Review Letters paper published in 1987. >>