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2014
A robot programmed to interpret spoken English and translate it into American Sign Language (ASL) using its arms, hands, and fingers was the top finisher in this year's Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Senior Design Workshop. >>
2013
The NJIT Research Committee will host the NSF CAREER Award Workshop on April 3 from 11:30 – 2:30 p.m. in 112 Eberhart Hall.  The objectives of the workshop are to provide an open forum for the newly hired faculty members to interact with the NSF CAREER awardees on campus and help them jump-start their CAREER proposal preparation and submission.  >>
2012
Raymond B. Landis, Dean Emeritus of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at California State University will present a workshop on Aug. 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Eberhardt Hall 115.  >>
NJIT's Procurement Technical Assistance Center will present a seminar on the Federal Aviation Administration's procurement forecast for 2012-13 on Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Atlantic Cape Community College. >>
2011
For the first time, NJIT will host the American Society of Materials (ASM) Camp® for high school teachers on June 27-July 1. >>
On Saturday, March 19, the NJIT Alumni Club of Metro DC, in partnership with the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, will sponsor a Workshop for Entrepreneurs at the American Society of Civil Engineers National Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Graham Bell Drive, Reston, VA.  >>
There's probably no topic more on the minds of parents of college age students than financial aid.  For many of these parents, and students, too, however, unraveling the mysteries of finding and securing the best financial aid package can be daunting.  >>
Confounded by federal student loan applications?  If you are a low-income family, there is no reason to suffer alone. >>
2010
Robert Niedzwiecki, Andrew Keeling, and Abdel Hezzini took first-place honors in the semi-annual Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Design Workshop Poster Presentation event for their project “Implementation of a Digitally Controlled Exhaust Powered Generator.” >>
Aron Spencer, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Management at NJIT, will be the instructor and facilitator for the Advance Invention 2 Venture (AI2V) Venture Acceleration Bootcamp, May 18 through May 21, 2010 in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center III, 211 Warren St., Room 407. To register, click here. For additional details, call Judith Sheft at 973-596-5825 or email sheft@njit.edu. >>
New York Times columnist Randy Cohen, media analyst Steve Adubato and Obama Healthcare Transition Team Advisor Peter Pitts, will be among the speakers and panelists at an upcoming EMBA 2010 Spring Conference “Public Policy Environment: Business Sector Challenges and Opportunities.” >>
Architect and photographer Christopher Payne, known for his photography books highlighting forgotten and lost structures, will be among the speakers at NJIT's free Monday night lecture series running through April.  More topics will include Jersey City's amazing redevelopment, hyperdensity, plus recent architectural projects by the renowned architect Bernard Tschumi. >>
The Young Alumni Club will present "Closing the Gap Between You and Donald Trump," a Financial Management Workshop on Feb.13 in Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center. Continental breakfast: 9:30 a.m. Workshop: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Speakers include Bernadette M. Strout, Certified Financial Planner, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.; Tiffany Scalzo, Certified Personal Finance Counselor, Novadebt; and Brienne Campbell, Certified Personal Financial Counselor, Novadebt. Price (includes box lunch): students: $10; alumni and guests: $20. To register call the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-596-3441. >>
Sarah Brownell, co-founder of Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL), will share a more positive vision for Haiti when she speaks at NJIT on Feb. 24, 2010, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  The talk is a presentation of NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series.  >>
Low-income students and their parents confused by the federal applications for financial aid for college, need no longer struggle. Mark your calendars for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2009 (snow date Feb. 21, 2009), when NJIT once again opens its doors for College Goal Sunday. >>
2009
The co-chairs of CI-ACT, their host universities—NJIT, Rutgers and UMDNJ—and NJEDge.Net are pleased to announce a two-day, hands-on workshop designed to introduce basic concepts and techniques to research faculty, graduate students and others involved in developing or running software packages targeted to run in parallel, high performance computing (HPC) environments. The Workshop on High Performance Computing  for Research will be held on Jan 12-13, 2010 in GITC 2400 at NJIT.  Registration will be limited to 30 participants and is required to attend the workshop. Click here to register. >>
A series of talks by noted architects and educators are brightening NJIT this fall with topics ranging from what the hippies did for architecture to the annual fall symposium sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects.  >>
Stem cell researcher Treena Livingston Arinzeh will discuss current stem cell applications at NJIT, including the regeneration of bone and cartilage for bone fracture and osteoarthritis treatments, spinal cord repair, and liver regeneration at NJIT's first Research Café.   >>
North Jersey Partners will offer free customized training in transportation and healthcare project management at NJIT on Thursday, Sept. 24 and Tuesday, Sept. 29 focusing on transportation and on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Thursday, Oct.15 tailored to healthcare services. Workshops will be held from 9 a.m.-12 noon in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 3720. Each three-hour session will include an introduction to PMI® methodologies in project management which will be linked to an actual case study. NJIT will award .3 CEU certificates for attending this program. Training will be provided by Kaizen Technologies in partnership with NJIT. Registration is required and seating is limited. To register, contact Gwendetta Scantling, NJIT's Division of Continuing Professional Education at 973-596-3063 or scantlin@njit.edu>>
Aron Spencer, PhD, an assistant professor in NJIT's School of Management will be the program facilitator at the Venture Acceleration Workshop, an intensive four-day program designed for technology-based businesses focusing on licensing or commercializing technology-based products or services. The workshop will be held on four consecutive Saturdays: Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 10 and Oct. 17 at Seton Hall University. By the end of this four-day session, participants will have a complete commercialization plan and be able to deliver a pitch-ready PowerPoint presentation to investors and/or strategic partners. Registration fee is $250 and scholarships are available. To qualify, participants must live, work or operate a business in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union or Warren counties in NJ. Class size is limited to 25 participants. For additional details, call Judith Sheft at 973-596-5825 or email sheft@njit.edu. Click here to register. >>
Aron Spencer, PhD, an assistant professor in NJIT's School of Management will be the program facilitator at the Venture Acceleration Workshop, an intensive four-day program designed for technology-based businesses focusing on licensing or commercializing technology-based products or services. The workshop will be held on four consecutive Saturdays: Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 10 and Oct. 17 at Seton Hall University. By the end of this four-day session, participants will have a complete commercialization plan and be able to deliver a pitch-ready PowerPoint presentation to investors and/or strategic partners. Registration fee is $250 and scholarships are available. To qualify, participants must live, work or operate a business in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union or Warren counties in NJ. Class size is limited to 25 participants. For additional details, call Judith Sheft at 973-596-5825 or email sheft@njit.edu. Click here to register. >>
The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT will host "Financial Modeling Essentials for Raising Capital" on June 25-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the EDC III, 211 Warren St., Rm. 407. The two-day workshop will cover all the key aspects of developing a financial model that is defensible to all types of investors. To register, click here. >>
Entrepreneurs and startup companies (and their advisors) who are planning to present to investors in the next few months will have the opportunity to obtain direct feedback and expert help with their presentations at the "Dry Run Your Investor Presentation" workshop on June 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center. Coaching will be provided by Steve Bowman, the “Pitch Doctor.” To register, contact: Bill Coons, 908-553-6775.  >>
The New Jersey Center for Innovation Acceleration, a joint initiative of the NJIT School of Management and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC), will offer a series of business planning and financial modeling courses for entrepreneurs funded by North Jersey Partners.  >>
NJIT's Center for Innovation Acceleration and North Jersey Partners WIRED will host several seminars and certification programs. The Advanced Invention 2 Venture (AI2V) workshop will be held on June 8-11, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Enterprise Development Center III, Rm. 407. Click here to register (click on June 8-11 link). Contact: sheft@njit.edu or call 973-596-5825. In addition, The New Jersey Center for Innovation and The Entrepreneurs Group will present "Build Your Financial Model and Develop Cash Management/Valuation Skills," a program consisting of two hands-on and intensive workshops to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs in raising capital. For more information as well as dates and locations, click here>>
Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for development at the Seven Devils Playwright Conference in Idaho this June.  Rittenhouse will work there for two weeks with a director and dramaturg to develop the play for a staged reading. She will also mentor high-school writers from the town. >>
NJIT expects a surprisingly strong turn-out for both students and companies at next week's upcoming annual Career Development Services Spring Career Fair. Registered companies include Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Telcordia, AT&T as well as federal agencies ranging from the FBI in Newark to the US Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC.    >>
“Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet” is the inspirational theme of a plethora of intriguing events this month at NJIT to celebrate Women's History Month. Join NJIT for activities ranging from green, money-saving tips to a lecture from a Harvard sustainability guru about saving the planet. Except where noted, all events are free and open to the public. For further information, please contact: Talina Knox at 973-642-4671 or view the calendar. >>
NJIT will host tomorrow morning the first of three statewide meetings to discuss the state of New Jersey's infrastructures.  According to the New Jersey American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 Report Card for the State's Infrastructure and the recent national ASCE 2009 Report Card, New Jersey's infrastructure systems are in critical need of repairs.  >>
It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
A former CEO and global sales and marketing executive will tell small business owners and others how to survive this tough economy without cutting costs.  Jim Lewis, CEO of Princeton Sales Partners and author of Five Deadly Sins CEOs Make in Sales, will speak at NJIT on March 4, 2009 from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  >>
NJIT English professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, has been invited to read from his work at Seton Hall University's Poetry-in-the-Round on March 4, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the library on campus. Poet Adele Kenny will also be featured.  The public is invited to attend; there will be no charge.  >>
Best-selling business author and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen will focus on creating and surviving disruptive innovation at a free talk open to the public set for Feb. 28, 2009, at NJIT. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. in Room 112, Eberhardt Hall and Alumni Center on the NJIT campus, located at 323 MLK Blvd. at Bleeker St.   >>
This weekend NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a day-long, free public financial aid workshop to help low-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the often confusing world of financial aid opportunities. First-generation students have benefitted from this event in the past.  >>
Irving McPhail, PhD, the executive vice president and chief operating officer for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) kicks off  NJIT's opening celebrations for Black History Month with a lecture about America, black history and advances in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  >>
Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT. >>
There's something for everyone this spring at NJIT's semi-annual Technology and Society Forum Series.  In two weeks, Ralph Izzo, chairman and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) opens the event with a closer look at sustainability.   >>
2008
Small businesses that are interested in obtaining state and federal contract opportunities are invited to attend a free Government Contracting for Small Businesses Workshop sponsored by the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT on June 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3720. For more information, call 973-596-3105. >>
NJIT's Office of Technology Development and the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) along with North Jersey WIRED will host an Advanced Invention to Venture Workshop on June 9-12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the EDC, 211 Warren St., Newark. An optional SBIR Proposal Writing workshop will be held on June 13. Scholarships are available for NJIT faculty and students. Contact: Judith Sheft at  NJIT's Office of Technology Development at x5825. >>
The world's leading theorists and practitioners of secure distributed file system—a type of open source software—will explain tomorrow morning the future of this important technology at NJIT.  The event takes place on the final day of a prominent annual software conference known as the Fifth Annual International Andrew File System (AFS) and Kerberos Best Practices Workshop.   >>
A team of four students received the platinum (first place) award for their project "A Real Time Wireless Data Acquisition System" at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Senior Design Workshop on May 5. From left: Atam Dhawan, PhD, chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT; William Contrares; Fernando Delgado; Darren Coppola; Yevgeniy Voronin; and Kevin Carswell, chair of the ECE/IAB at IBM. >>
NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a free financial aid workshop designed to help lower-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the sometimes confusing world of financial aid opportunities for college-bound students.   >>
The importance of social skills for career advancement in engineering and related disciplines will be the focus of an unusual afternoon seminar at NJIT on Jan. 23, 2008, presented by former Bank of America Vice President and NJIT alumnus Alan Rosenthal. >>
2007
The NJIT ADVANCE 2007-2008 Seminar Series and the Provost's Institute Workshop Series will present “New Frontiers in Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Research,” a workshop by Diana Rhoten, National Science Foundation Program Director in the areas of Virtual Organizations and Learning & Workforce Development for the Office of Cyberinfrastructure and Director of the Social Science Research Council's Knowledge Institutions and Innovation Program, on Dec. 3, 4-5:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall Rm. 112. RSVP: Theresa Hunt. >>
High school students and their families can tour the campus, attend financial aid workshops, meet faculty, staff and students, and more at the NJIT Winter Open House on Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. >>
2006
Students Ho Ting Shiu, Richard Zieminski and Kiratbir Khurana received the platinum (first place) award for their project "GPS Tracking with an Integrated RF Transceiver" at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Senior Design Workshop on Dec. 14. From left: Ho Ting Shiu, Richard Zieminski, Kiratbir Khurana, Kevin Carswell, chair, ECE/Industry Advisory Board, IBM; and Atam Dhawan, chair, ECE. >>
Learn more about intellectual property law, specifically patents, trademarks and copyrights from two United States Patent and Trademark Examiners at a lecture sponsored by the Office of Research and Development at NJIT on Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1400. The event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. >>
Small business owners who are interested in obtaining state and federal contract opportunities are invited to attend the Government Contracting for Small Businesses Workshop on August 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., GITC Seminar Rm. 3720. Dolcey Chaplin, Esq., executive director of the Defense Procurement Technical Assistance Center at NJIT, will be the guest speaker. Contact: Letty Jumbo at 973-596-3105. >>
NJIT is hosting free financial aid workshops, open to the public, on Feb. 12, 1-4 p.m., in the Campus Center. Those who plan to attend must register online. For more information, call Kathy Bialk at 973-596-3478. >>
"Neuroscience and the Humanities: Exploring the Connections Among Mind, Body and Society" is the topic of a Neuroscience Community Development Workshop on Feb. 2, 3-5 p.m., 105 Lock St., 4th Fl. Conference Rm. >>
2005
Atam Dhawan, PhD, chairman of the department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at NJIT, hosted the Senior Design Poster Presentation Workshop on Dec. 13. Student teams showcased their senior research projects and made presentations to faculty, fellow students and sponsors such as IBM Corporation. Michael Garone, who won first place for his poster presentation, is pictured at left with his advisor, Leonid Tsybeskov, PhD.  >>
NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs will sponsor summer workshops to encourage students--many of whom are girls and minorities--from post-fourth to post-11th grades to pursue education in science, math and engineering. The workshops run from four to six weeks, and begin either in late June or early July. Applications are due April 8 and can be obtained by calling 973-596-3550 or by visiting the center's website>>
2004
Four student teams at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) won research awards during a Senior Design Poster Presentation Workshop sponsored by the university's department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE). The workshop, the sixth that ECE has hosted, was held at the NJIT campus. >>
Four student teams at NJIT won research awards during a Senior Design Poster Presentation Workshop sponsored by the university's department of electrical and computer engineering (ECE). Atam Dhawan, PhD, chairman of the ECE department, hosted the Dec. 9 workshop, during which student teams showcased their senior research projects and made presentations to faculty, fellow students and sponsors such as IBM Corporation. Alex Nieves and Wilson A. Rodriquez won first place for their poster presentation. >>
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com). >>
Entrepreneurs and small business people interested in tapping into government and university resources to obtain lucrative grants won't want to miss two free workshops at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The workshops, designed to help entrepreneurs in the life sciences and engineering sciences, will be offered Sept. 20, 2004.  The morning panel, from 8:30 a.m. - noon, will focus on telling engineers what they need to get ahead.  It will take place in Room 3730 of the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC) on the NJIT campus. The building is located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Lock Street. >>
Students, faculty and businesspeople interested in learning about Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer funding mechanisms are invited to attend one or both NJIT Technology Commercialization & Grant Development Workshops to be held on September 20, 2004. Attendees will receive practical guidance from grant development experts and a chance to network with prospective business, technology and entrepreneurial collaborators. Participants may sign up for Workshop #1 (8:30 am-12 noon; Engineering Sciences audience) and/or Workshop #2 (1:00-4:30 p.m.; Life Sciences audience). Admission is free. RSVP by September 13 to Daya Sooryadas (Sooryadas@ctp-nj.com).  >>