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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. >>
John Bechtold, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was recently named a master teacher during university convocation, NJIT's annual fall awards ceremony. >>
Diana Martinez, biology major at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received the Peter Small Memorial Scholarship Award during university convocation. The award is given annually to an NJIT student who exemplifies the life of Peter S. Small, a late NJIT student who was known for hard work, academic excellence and a generous spirit.   >>
John Bechtold, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematical science at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an excellent in teaching award during NJIT's annual university convocation. >>
Ivan Zorych, PhD, a graduate student in the department of mathematical science who also worked as a teaching assistant at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an excellence in teaching award during NJIT's annual university convocation >>
NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) will offer a series of free seminars and workshops on a wide range of market-driven skills not usually covered by the academic curriculum. Faculty, students, external businesses and those interested in acquiring practical knowledge, career development and real-world problem-solving skills are invited to participate. Judith Sheft, assistant vice president, technology development, NJIT; Nicole S. Percel, Esq., coordinator, patents and licensing, NJIT; and Dave M. McConoughey, Esq. will speak on the topic of intellectual property and commercialization on Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Room 1100. Contact: Osama Eljibiri, oe2@njit.edu. >>
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Daljit S. Ahluwalia, PhD, acting dean of the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT, provided welcoming remarks at the college's annual reception for incoming freshmen on Sept. 14. The event provided students with an opportunity to meet their professors and learn about career opportunities in the computing sciences. >>
Michael Bieber, PhD, professor of information systems at NJIT, has been named acting chair of the department of information systems in the College of Computing Sciences. An active researcher in systems integration, digital libraries and educational innovation, Bieber is better known among information scientists at NJIT and around the nation as the principal investigator on a project to create a super-sized library. >>
Daljit Singh Ahluwalia, PhD, has been named acting dean of the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). CCS, which opened in 2001, is the newest of NJIT's six colleges. “Dr. Ahluwalia's success in this position is very important to NJIT, and this appointment is made with strong belief in his capabilities,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson.  “He is one of NJIT's most respected administrators, researchers, and educators, and brings a notable track record to the task.” >>
Mitchell Darer, executive director of the Center for Information Age Technology (CIAT) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was recently appointed executive director of the New Jersey chapter of Government Management Information Sciences (GMIS), a networking and educational organization for people who work with government technology.  Members include New Jersey school and government (municipal, county and state) technology coordinators. >>
“Although sophisticated electronics gadgets are making the world appear smaller, distance should not die,” said computer guru Darl Kolb earlier this week at NJIT. Kolb, a visiting professor from the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand, championed redefining the notion of distance as the electronic world changes lives.  UPS Information Services, Mahwah, funded the lecture series sponsored by NJIT's College of Computing Sciences. “Improvements in communication technology cannot completely overcome human needs for personal space, privacy and disconnections from others,” Kolb said. >>
Catherine Campbell, PhD, associate dean in the College of Computing Sciences, received a doctorate in computer and information science during NJIT's May 26 graduation ceremony at the Continental Airlines Arena. Campbell did her dissertation on how to negotiate software requirements in an asynchronous collaborative environment. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) played host this weekend to more than 250 leading experts in applied mathematics.  The researchers poured onto campus for an unusual three-day conference to discuss the frontiers of applied and computational mathematics.The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Air Force Office of Special Research (AFOSR) provided funding. Other sponsors were NJIT, the Society of Math Biology and the Mathematical Biosciences Institute. NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics organized the event. >>
The Albert Dorman Honors College has received a $10,000 grant from the Guidant Foundation that will fund student-research internships in the applied life sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>
The computer science department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts its second annual computer programming contest for high school students on March 18, 2005. >>
Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor of chemistry at NJIT, has edited Sample Preparation Techniques in Analytical Chemistry, a new text that focuses on teaching and reinforcing necessary pretreatment steps used in various aspects in chemical sciences and engineering. >>
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NJIT has received a $50,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service. The grant will allow the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) to sponsor a UPS distinguished lecture series, establish career grants for junior faculty; create supplementary fellowships for doctoral students and offer an enrichment program for high school students interested in science and technology. >>