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The NJIT men's swimming team registered a 112-86 win over visiting Stevens Institute of Technology last night. Juniors Hayk Ekshian and Marc Ubaldi set new school records in the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley, respectively. >>
Chjan Lim, PhD, of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will speak on the topic "A Second Modulus of Elasticity for an Ensemble of Vortex Lines: New Vortex Matter in Superfluid He4 and Superconductors" on Dec. 9, 11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. Contact: Susan Sutton, 973-596-3235; suttons@njit.edu. >>
Yeheskel Bar-Ness, PhD, a distinguished professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) for his “outstanding, sustained and visionary contributions” to the institute's publications and for founding the journal IEEE Communications Letters.” >>
A $1 million, three-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded jointly to NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School will be used to develop a novel doctoral program designed to train future neuroscientists who can integrate approaches used in mathematics, biomedical sciences and computation. “With their physical proximity and close ties among the faculty, these three institutions will create a unique environment unparalleled in interdisciplinary neuroscience training,” said Robert Miura, professor and acting chair of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT. >>
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Some 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni and others gathered at dusk Oct. 21, 2005, in the lobby of the newest building at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  The assemblage heard Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD, president of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Kathleen Wielkopolski, NJIT Board of Trustees Chair, dedicate the six-story modernist structure to the work of Saul K. Fenster, PhD, president emeritus of NJIT.    >>
NJIT hosted a “Get Up, Stand Up!” rally on Oct. 26 in support of stem cell research awareness through a global research and education alliance. Along with NJIT, supporting institutions include the Center for Applied Genomics of the Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Coriell Institute for Medical Research and the New Jersey Stem Cell Research & Education Foundation. >>
Dimitrios Zarkadas, Kearny, who received his doctorate in chemical engineering earlier this year from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will receive an award Nov. 2, 2005, from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).  The organization will honor Zarkadas for a paper he wrote as a doctoral student about process development.  The presentation will take place at the organization's annual meeting in Cincinnati. >>
NJIT will name a new multi-story building this Friday after Saul K. Fenster, PhD, president emeritus. The six-story edifice, fronting Martin Luther King Boulevard, will be named Fenster Hall on Oct. 21 during a 6:30 p.m >>
Kay Etzler, program analyst, National Institutes of Health (NIH), will provide an introduction to and overview of the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technology Transfer programs with a focus on the NIH at a half-day seminar on Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, Enterprise Development Center III, Room 407. Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology, the seminar will provide information on collaborative opportunities available to life science entrepreneurs. >>
Howard Kimmel, PhD, professor of chemical engineering and executive director of New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Center for Pre-College Programs, received the NJIT Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award. >>
Sheryl Weinstein, director of public relations at NJIT, appeared on a segment that aired on WCBS News on July 28, 2005. Weinstein demonstrated the use of a groundbreaking breath test developed by Menssana Research that allows physicians to determine the state of a patient's health by exhaling into a tube. Since December 2002, Menssana Research has been a tenant in the Enterprise Development Center, an incubator program at NJIT for young businesses.  Click here to view the broadcast.  >>
Beginning July 19, the walkway between the Fleischer Athletic Center and the Lubetkin Athletic Field will be closed to accommodate the installation of new lighting and new concrete sidewalks from Lock Street to the Campus Green. The Athletic Center and Lock Street can be accessed via Warren Street and Bleeker Street. These pedestrian routes will also provide handicapped access to and from the center of campus. Every effort will be made to perform work near the entrance to the field and Athletic Center on Fridays and Saturdays to minimize inconvenience to the campus community. >>

KUDOS - July 2005

July 01, 2005
Chemical Engineering Professor Presents Paper in ScotlandNorman Loney, PhD, associate professor of chemical engineering, presented a paper at the 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, which was held in Glasgow, Scotland from July 10–14, 2005. The paper, “Mathematical model of a multi fibule counter current membrane separation device,” was co-authored by Laurent Simon and C. R. Huang (Emeritus) of the chemical engineering department at NJIT. Blackmore Gives Plenary Lecture at Mathematics ConferenceDenis Blackmore, professor of mathematical sciences, gave a plenary lecture and organized a special session on "Bifurcation of Dynamical Systems" at the Conference on Differential and Difference Equations and Applications at Florida Institute of Technology.Gopalakrishnan Serves as EAM Conference Program ChairShanthi Gopalakrishnan, associate professor of management, served as program chair for the annual meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management and is the guest editor of a special issue of the Group and Organization Management journal based on the conference theme, "Managing Ethically in Times of Change."Manikopoulos Receives NSF Grant To Implement Smart Campus TechnologyConstantine Manikopoulos, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the principal investigator for an NSF grant of more than $400,000 to implement "smart campus" technology at NJIT that will allow the integration of activities across many laboratories and enable "anywhere, anytime" participation by students and faculty.Grebel Receives NSF AwardHaim Grebel, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded over $133,000 by the NSF as principal investigator in the development and testing of filters needed for spectral sensors in a broad range of monitoring and detection systems, from the visible to the terahertz region of the spectrum.Chakrabarti Named Associate Editor for Two JournalsAlok Chakrabarti, distinguished professor of management, has been named associate editor for e-business at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and associate editor for the International Journal of Strategic Change. >>
Costas G. Gogos, PhD, a research professor at NJIT, received last week the highest honor—the international award—from the Society of Plastics Engineers. The honor recognizes a lifetime of accomplishment in polymer processing. Gogos is the co-author of the definitive text in the field and well-recognized worldwide for advancing the practice of mixing, compounding and reactive processing. >>
Jim Bernstein of Solstice Software will speak on the topic of "Testing Process Integration with Integra Enterprise" at the monthly meeting of the NJ-Metro WebSphere User Group (WUG) on March 16, 2005, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Campus Center Room 240. Sponsored by NJIT's e-business Laboratory, the group is the only university-based WUG and helps members to identify learning and training opportunities. The meeting is open to all and is free of charge. Details and online registration are available on the WebSphere User Group website. Contact: Stephanie Gagnon, School of Management, at gagnon@njit.edu. >>