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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. >>