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KUDOS - December 2004

December 01, 2004
NJIT Professor Elected EAS Fellow Boris S. Verkhovsky, professor of the computer science department at NJIT, was elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EAS). Dr. Verkhovsky is a vice president of the EAS and is a member of the Board of EAS Governors. Among its 650 members and fellows, the EAS has 43 Nobel Prize laureates, 29 Fields medalists and Turing Award and Wolf Prize winners combined; more than 70 members of the U.S. Academy of Sciences; 190 members of the French and Russian National Academy of Sciences and Fellows of the U.K. Royal Society combined; and many other dignitaries. For more details, visit www.eurasc.org or www.EASinUS.us. Mendonca Receives NSF Career Award David Mendonca, an assistant professor in the information systems department of the College of Computing Sciences, received a National Science Foundation Career Award. NJIT Professor Elected IEEE Fellow Dr. Yun-Qing Shi, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been elected as a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to multidimensional signal processing. >>
In a fifth-floor laboratory at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), research assistant Renee Cataneo is holding the day's collection of human exhalations sent to Menssana Research, based at NJIT.  Cataneo's job is to analyze the results.  Just as a Breathalyzer detects drunk drivers, a Menssana process detects illness. >>

KUDOS - November 2004

November 01, 2004
MSPTC Students Awarded Distance Learning Scholarships Michele Fields and Hilary Deblak, students in the Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication (MSPTC) program at NJIT, were awarded scholarships through the Go The Distance Scholarship Contest, the first merit-based scholarship exclusively for distance degree students. Michele and Hilary won two out of the three first-year graduate awards.  "This award recognizes the outstanding work of our distance learning students," said Nancy Walters Coppola, associate professor in the humanities department and director of the MSPTC program. "Our master's degree is one of the first completely online programs in technical communication and continues to attract exceptional students." Jackson Receives Minority Achievers Award Jesse Jackson, executive director of the Pre-College Consortium at NJIT, received the New Jersey Minority Achievers Award on November 18, 2004. NJIT Student Elected to National Executive Board of Phi Eta Sigma David Nare, president of NJIT's Phi Eta Sigma Chapter, was elected to the honor society's National Executive Board at its convention held last month in Savannah, Georgia. Nare, who is the first NJIT student to hold national office in Phi Eta Sigma, will serve as a board member for two years and help to develop the program for the honor society's next convention in 2006. NJIT Professor Cited by Congressman Menendez In recognition of her recent achivements, NJIT Assistant Professor Treena Livingston Arinzeh was cited by Congressman Robert Menendez, whose remarks were entered into the Congressional Record. "I applaud her for her exceptional achievements," he said. "New Jersey and our nation will greatly benefit from her groundbreaking work." New Jersey Stem Cell Researcher to Receive Research Award from Biomedical Group Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, whose research has proven the potential of adult stem cell research to help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and related diseases, will receive an Outstanding Women in Research Award from The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR), Union. Read the press release. GSA Receives Award for International Student Support Program The Graduate Student Association at NJIT received an International Student Support Program Award from the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students. The award is given to graduate/professional student organizations with outstanding local or national programs. >>

KUDOS - October 2004

October 01, 2004
SOM Designated as Leading Global Research Center in Technology Management NJIT's School of Management has been identified as one of the top 50 global centers of research in Management of Technology by the International Association for the Management of Technology. The rankings will be published in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, one of the top journals in the field. Gonzalez-Lenahan Receives Award from Hispanic Organization Clarisa Gonzalez-Lenahan, associate director in the Office of Graduate Studies at NJIT, received the Award of Excellence in Advanced Education and Community Service from the Port Authority Hispanic Society on October 6, 2004. NJIT Physicist Awarded NSF Grant to Study Radio Waves THe National Science Foundation has awarded Dale Gary, PhD, professor of physics at NJIT, $832,927 to continue his research to develop a global network of 100 radio telescopes to learn more about radio waves from the sun. Read the press release. Chemical Engineering Grad Students to Receive National Awards A recent graduate and a current doctoral candidate in chemical engineering will receive graduate student research awards of $300 each from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Dimitrios Zarkadas, who is expected to graduate in the next few months, was selected as the winner of the 2004 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Crystallization and Evaporation. Meredith Feins, who received her PhD in May of 2004, was named one of two winners of the 2004 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Membrane-Based Separations. Both awards are highly competitive with a global request for nominations, said Basil Baltzis, PhD, chairman of the chemical engineering department at NJIT. Read the press release. NJIT Solar Physicists Quoted in Science Magazine Carsten J. Denker, assistant professor of physics, and Guo Yang, a post-doctoral researcher, were quoted in an article about solar storms that appeared in the the July 30 issue of Science magazine. Read the article. Howell Appointed Chair of National Association of Minority Engineering Program Administrators Tony Howell, executive director of the Educational Opportunity Program at NJIT, has assumed the chairmanship of the Board of Directors for Region A (New England and Mid-Atlantic states to DC) of the National Association of Minority Engineering Programs Administrators.  Tao Publishes Paper in Proceedings of the NAS Louis Tao, a professor in the Department of Mathematics, is second author on a paper entitled “An Embedded Network Approach for Scale-up of Fluctuation-Driven Systems with Preservation of Spike Information” that was published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. >>
Dr. Ronald H. Rockland, associate professor of Electrical Engineering Technology and associate dean of the Newark College of Engineering, received the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Frederick J. Berger Award at an awards banquet in Salt Lake City, Utah. The award recognizes and encourages programmatic and individual excellence in engineering technology education. >>
Tara J. Siegel, who received a master's degree in architecture from the New Jersey School of Architecture in May 2004, was recently awarded the Frederick P. Rose Architectural Fellowship by The Enterprise Foundation. For the next three years, she will work with the Pratt Institute Center for Community and Environmental Development on projects based in Brooklyn and Manhattan. >>
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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. >>