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"Computational Chemistry Analysis of Semiconductor Substitution into Zeolite Catalysts" is the topic of a seminar by Preeti Kamakoti, PhD, of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering on Dec. 12 at 11:30 a.m., Tiernan Hall, Rm. 373. >>
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Janeet Kaur (at left) is one of six students in NJIT's Undergraduate Biology and Math Training Program (UBMTP) who will present their research at a Mathematical Biology Seminar on Dec. 13 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Rm. 611. >>
Ehud Yariv, PhD, a faculty member in the department of mechanical engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, will discuss "On the Paradox of Thermocapillary Flow about a Stationary Bubble" at a Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Dec. 13 at 3 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
Mark E. Segal, PhD, executive director of Software Technology Research at Telcordia Technologies, will discuss "Building Dependable Software Systems: Current Research, Practical Experiences, and Future Directions" on Dec. 11, 2:30-3:30 p.m., GITC Rm. 4415. >>
Francisco J. Artigas, PhD, director and senior scientist of the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute, will present a seminar titled “High Resolution Remote Sensing of Wetland Environments” on Dec. 13 at 2:30 p.m. in GITC 3710. >>

Music To Their Ears

December 05, 2006
Dee and Gail Clarke, PE (NCE '44) shared information about three rare mechanical musical instruments from their extensive collection—including a 1300-pound Wurlitzer 153 Duplex Orchestral Carousel Organ built for a West Virginia amusement park—at a Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar held yesterday in the Campus Center Atrium. Paul Manganaro, who has restored almost 500 music machines to date and enjoys a national reputation for expertise in his craft, demonstrated the process of a typical restoration at the seminar. >>
"Advantages and Limitations of Microchemical Processes" is the topic of a lecture by Ronald S. Besser, PhD, a professor in the department of chemical, biomedical and materials engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology on Dec. 13 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 224. >>
David Hu, PhD of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University will discuss "Two Studies in Biolocomotion: Walking on Water and Slithering on Land" at a Fluid Dynamics Seminar on Dec. 4 at 4:15 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall Rm. 611. >>
Reiner Volkmer, PhD will discuss the integration of the optics and mechanics and the planning of the commissioning phase of GREGOR, a new 1.5-meter solar telescope currently being assembled in Tenerife, Spain, on Dec. 8, 3:30-4:30 pm, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 1403. Contact: Ravindra Nugghalli. >>
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“Multi-Query Optimization of Sliding Window Aggregates” is the topic of a seminar by Lukasz Golab, PhD, a member of AT&T Labs-Research, Florham Park, NJ, on Nov. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
Nancy Steffen-Fluhr, PhD, director of The Murray Center for Women in Technology at NJIT, provided an overview of NJIT's National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant at the first in a series of partnership seminars on Nov. 15 in Eberhardt Hall. The grant initiative, which is part of NJIT's Strategic Plan commitment to enhanced faculty diversity, positions the university as a leader among peer institutions in the national effort to advance women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. >>
Emre Aksay, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of physiology and biophysics at Cornell University, will discuss “Functional Roles of Excitation vs. Inhibition in a Neural Integrator” at a Mathematical Biology seminar on Nov. 21 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Rm. 611. >>
Marek Rusinkiewicz, vice president and general manager at Telcordia, will discuss computer and information science research at Telcordia Applied Research Laboratories on Nov. 15, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
"Interplanetary Energetic Electron Events: Flares or Shocks?" is the topic of a seminar by Stephen Kahler, PhD, of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Mass., on Nov. 17, 3.30-4.30 p.m., ECE Building, Rm. 202. For more information, contact: Ravindra Nuggehalli. >>
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Maxim Shkarayev, a PhD student at The University of Arizona, will discuss "Large Deviation Principles in Optical Communication Systems: Theoretical and Experimental Study" on Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
“Mechanistic Aspects of the Creation of Theta Rhythmic Activity in the Hippocampus: A Modeling Study” is the topic of a lecture by Horacio Rotstein, PhD of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
Daniel Attinger, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, will discuss "Dynamics of Microscale Transport Phenomena in the Presence of Interfaces" on Nov. 22 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
Tim Vogels of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons will discuss "Signal Gating and Detailed Balance in Networks of Model Neurons" on Nov. 7 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall Rm. 611. >>
Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Shafer, editors of Praxis: Journal of Writing and Building, will discuss "The Practice of Praxis" on Oct. 23 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080. >>
"Mind the Gap: Synchrony and Gap Junctions" is the topic of a talk by Bard Ermentrout, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh, on Oct. 13 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
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Bogdan Georgescu, PhD, of Siemens Research Labs will discuss "Database-Guided Segmentation of Anatomical Structures with Complex Appearance" on Oct. 4, 2:30-3:30 p.m., in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 4415. >>
Alexander Kiselev, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss "Enhanced Relaxation for Passive Scalar" on Sept. 29 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
"Oscillations in Networks of Noisy Spiking Neurons" is the topic of a talk by Nicolas Brunel, PhD, of the CNRS-Laboratory of Neurophysics and Physiology in Paris on Oct. 3 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall 611. >>
Upkar Varshney, PhD, an associate professor in the department of  computer information systems at Georgia State University, will present his research on pervasive healthcare at the Information Systems Seminar on Oct. 2, 1-2 p.m. in GITC 3730. His talk will introduce the concept of wireless and pervasive healthcare, present several pervasive healthcare applications, derive requirements and wireless solutions and discuss current and future research challenges. Contact: Katia Passerini. >>
Sorinel Oprisan, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy at the College of Charleston, will discuss "A Computational Model of Dopamine Neuron " on May 2 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall Room 611. >>
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Ozgur Ozen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will speak on the topic "Electrohydrodynamic Instabilities in Microchannels" at a Fluid Mechanics Seminar on May 1 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall, Room 611. >>
Mahesh M. Bandi, a graduate student researcher in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss "Entropy Extraction Rate and a Test for Fluctuation Relation in Compressible Turbulence" on April 17, 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
“MEMS Research at Rutgers University: Micro and Nano Manufacturing Lab” is the topic of a discussion by Yenwen Lu, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers University, on April 5 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Room 224. >>
Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will discuss "Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" on March 24 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. Contact: John Bechtold. >>
Dan Robey (at left), John B. Zellars Professor of Information Systems at Georgia State University, will speak on the topic "Human Agency and the Use of Information Technology Applications" on March 20, 1-2 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3710. >>
Nick G. Glumac, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss "Aluminum Combustion Studies in the UIUC Heterogeneous Shock Tube" on March 22 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Room 224. >>
Alex X. Liu, a PhD candidate in the department of computer sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss "Firewall Design Methods" on March 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 4415. >>
Linda Schadler, PhD, a professor in the department of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "The Challenges of Designing Nanoparticle/Polymer Composites: The Infamous Interface" on March 6 at 2:45 p.m., GITC Rm. 3710. Contact: Dr. Robert Barat, 973-596-5605. >>
Denis Blackmore, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Chaos and Mixing in Vortex Dominated Flows" on Feb. 27 at 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Dr. Robert Barat, 973-596-5605. >>
Richard A. Register, PhD, a professor of chemical engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Crystallizable Block Copolymers: Directing Crystallization via Polymer Architecture" on Feb. 6, 2:45 p.m., Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3710. Contact: Sharon Pettiford, 973-596-3570. >>
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