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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. >>
NJIT will host the New Jersey Technology Council IT Industry Expo on Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center. Stephane Gagnon, an assistant professor in NJIT's School of Management, will present results from an industrywide IT forecast conducted by NJIT and the NJTC. >>
Like many teenagers, Matthew Rodriguez is infatuated with video games. But unlike most of his peers, Rodriguez spends his Saturday mornings learning how to design computer video games at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). An NJIT professor is teaching him the computer codes and modeling that professional designers use to build video games. >>
Steven Walsh, PhD, one of the world's leading experts on the commercialization of micro and nano technologies, will discuss the challenges of technology commercialization on Dec. 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Bruce Kirchhoff, PhD, distinguished professor of management (at left), will moderate a panel of EDC tenant company representatives. The seminar is open to the public. >>
How to reach out and touch someone before the telegraph was even invented, fascinates historian Kevin Gumienny, PhD, a special lecturer in the history department at New Jersey Institute of Technology  (NJIT).  Gumienny, who specializes in the history of science and technology, will highlight three men of science, the history of print and more, Nov. 19, 2005, at a daylong symposium in Madison. >>

KUDOS - November 2005

November 01, 2005
The NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE) was the big winner at the 2005 SHPE Eastern Technical Career Conference held in October. NJIT was awarded the Orlando Montan Chapter Leadership Award and students Danny Lozano and Hermes Alverez won the Most Promising Engineer award and the Technical Poster Competition, respectively. Raymond A. Calluori, PhD, Office of Institutional Research and Planning, served as a member of the Juvenile Delinquency Advisory Board for McGraw-Hill's recently released reader, Annual Editions: Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 06/07. Articles on school shootings and Ecstasy use by youth, suggested by Dr. Calluori, were included in the collection. >>
Don't give up, network and pay attention to detail, numbered among the many good ideas offered to women inventors by Judith Sheft, assistant vice president, technology development at NJIT. Sheft spoke at a day-long conference held on Oct. 28 at Kean University. >>
Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental activist group, will discuss the challenges of sustainable urban development on Nov. 9, 3-4:30 p.m., NJIT Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, which is the fifth in NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series, is open to the public and parking is available. >>
During a lecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the environmental architect and designer William McDonough asked, “How do we love all children of all species for all time?” >>
Notable scientists, administrators and others in business, government and academe will convene Oct. 26, 2005, at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to learn more about innovative environmental technologies. Kathleen Callahan, the administrator in charge of New Jersey for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will deliver the welcome followed by Sid Caspersen, director, New Jersey Office of Counter-Terrorism. >>
The most recent environmental and energy technologies available in today's industry will be showcased at the Environmental Business Council of CIANJ's first Innovative Environmental Technology Conference on Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., NJIT Campus Center, second floor. >>
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. >>
Talina Knox, program coordinator for the Murray Center for Women in Technology at New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT), received the Constance A. Murray Diversity Award during university convocation. The award recognizes Knox, of Hillside, for fostering diversity on the NJIT campus. >>
Edward J. Ludwig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), the global medical technology company based in Franklin Lakes, will visit New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to lecture on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the medical technology industry. >>
Kenneth Deffeyes, PhD, an esteemed geologist and professor emeritus at Princeton University, will give a lecture titled “The Impending Oil Shortage: A Crisis in Public Policy" on Sept. 19, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center atrium. The lecture is free, open to the public and parking is available. Deffeyes's talk is the first in this year's Technology and Society Forum series. >>
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. >>
Last week, NJIT unveiled five new programs to bolster small businesses and help them grow bigger. The Enterprise Development Center at NJIT, the state's oldest and largest incubator program, now offers client companies programs to improve the marketing skills and business acumen of company principals. The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology has funded the project. >>
Twelve tips on successful blogging were among the highlights of a day-long business and networking event held yesterday at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).     The event, aimed at encouraging men and women with technological expertise to start their own companies, was organized by NJIT's School of Management, Office of Technology Development, Enterprise Development Center and the North Essex Chamber of Commerce.   >>
Four motivational speakers, tips on starting a business and more recently highlighted an event at NJIT to encourage business men and women to launch a technological business. Event organizers included the School of Management, the Enterprise Development Center and the Office of Technology Development, all at NJIT. >>
Adnan Gundel, a graduate student at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) who is developing a biomedical device to help cardiac and lung patients monitor their conditions, was named a New Jersey Technology Fellow by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. >>
High school students who want to design their own video games and electronic circuits--as well as understand the chemistry of fireworks and the physics of explosions--can now study these subjects at NJIT. This fall, the university will launch the Science and Technology Enrichment Program (STEP), where high school students eager to learn hands-on science and technology can enroll in exciting courses taught by some of NJIT's best professors. For more information, contact Associate Professor Michael Baltrush at 973-596-3386. >>
Leon M. Lederman, Nobel Laureate, director emeritus of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and founder and resident scholar at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, will discuss the crisis in U.S. science education and science literacy at a Technology and Society forum on April 20, 2005, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre, Kupfrian Hall. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be webcast live that day by logging on to http://speakerforum.njit.edu/.  Contact: Jay Kappraff, 973-596-3490 or email: kappraff@adm.njit.edu. >>
Bright blue tablecloths, golden yellow napkins and matching spring blooms lent a festive spring mood to the fifth annual dinner honoring aspiring young female scientists and engineers at NJIT. The Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT sponsored the annual affair last night, which drew 400 people--110 smiling teenage girls plus their parents and teachers from 65 New Jersey high schools. “Our goal is to encourage young women throughout New Jersey to pursue careers in science, technology and engineering,” said Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, associate professor of humanities at NJIT and director of the Murray Center.  >>
U.S. Senator Jon S. Corzine will speak on "The Economy and Technology" on March 22, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome >>
Nine high-school teams from Newark, all coached by students and technicians from NJIT, will compete in the New Jersey FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Regional Robotics Competition on March 18 and 19 in the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton. The contest will feature five-foot tall, 100-pound robots lifting and stacking pyramid-shaped blocks of pipe and wood within a two-minute deadline. >>
Supertron, a start-up technology company housed in the small business incubators at NJIT, announced today that it has begun developing a cryogenic coil to improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Erzhen Gao, PhD, director of research and development for the company, will lead the effort. “Eventually, we hope to see our system upgrade existing MRI scanners because our coils can enhance installed MRIs, enabling them to produce cleaner, clearer and easier-to-read images at an affordable price,” he said. >>
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Students at the County College of Morris (CCM) who earn an associate degree in applied science can now transfer seamlessly to NJIT to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering technology. Marilyn Ayres, dean of CCM, and Robert English, chair of the engineering technology department at NJIT, signed a joint-admissions agreement recently at the CCM campus. “Over the years, many CCM graduates have gone on to become outstanding graduates of NJIT as well, and we think this articulation agreement will promote interest in the engineering technology programs at both institutions,”  said English. >>