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The New Jersey State Chamber Environment Committee held its public meeting at NJIT on Friday, Dec. 10. The group of about 25 members met in room 3140 of the GITC building. Assemblyman John McKeon, the chairman of the Assembly's Environment Committee, was a guest speaker. Don Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president of research and development, spoke to the committee about NJIT's efforts to develop technology, such as biometrics and strategic airships, which will help the state improve homeland security.  NJIT President Robert Altenkirch also briefly spoke to the group. >>
The Community Environmental Awareness Group (CEAG) at NJIT invites volunteers to join a community-wide effort to help clean up Riverside Park in North Arlington on November 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, contact Caitlin Weaver, CEAG President, at sait26@hotmail.com.  >>
Dr. Maurie Cohen, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, was profiled in the June newsletter of the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability. >>
Earlier this week, the New Jersey Youth Corps (NJYC) Brownfields Job Training Program hosted a kick-off event at NJIT. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the program prepares unemployed or underemployed young adults for careers as technicians in a diverse educational environment that touches on all aspects of environmental remediation. The health and safety component of the curriculum will be taught at NJIT through the New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg in keeping with the university's ongoing mission to foster economic development at all levels throughout the state. >>
Yash Sinha, a student in the doctoral program in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Industrial Hygiene at NJIT, recently completed an 18-month tour of duty in Kirkuk in northeastern Iraq. Sinha, a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves, was commissioned to work in the preventive medicine medical services corp for rebuilding efforts in the areas of water and sewage and sanitation. Sinha received his master's degree in Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene from NJIT in 2002. He has returned to his full-time position at Picatinny Arsenal, where he is employed as a packaging engineer, and is continuing his part-time doctoral studies at NJIT. Sinha enjoyed the work he accomplished in Iraq as well as the sense of fulfillment that comes from helping others. “There is a risk,” he says, “But the mission has to get done.” >>
Dr. Donald Getzin of the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science has been named Associate Professor Emeritus effective June 1, 2005. The designation is in recognition of his many years of service to NJIT and his continuing involvement with its students. >>
Harold Deutschman, Ph.D, professor of civil and environmental engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was honored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a 4,000 member organization, as educator of the year. >>