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NJIT sophomore forward Nesho Milosevic is the national NCAA Division I Independent Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week. Milosevic and his teammates, who have not played since Dec. 11 due to exams, resume play on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., when they visit St. John's University for a game against the Red Storm. >>
Tagged: highlanders
James E. Gunn, PhD, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, will discuss "Cosmology: A Fifty-Year Perspective," on Dec. 15 at 9 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, Rm. 3720/3730 at NJIT. The talk will follow the Amateur Astronomers, Inc. club membership meeting at 8 p.m. >>
Tagged: physics
NJIT's Office of University Admissions will host an Instant Decision Day program for the Fall 2007 semester on Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Fenster Hall, Room 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Anthony Jackson. >>
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. >>
“Electromagnetic Imaging of Small Inhomogeneities” is the topic of a discussion by Michael Vogelius, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, on Dec. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Mathematician James Glimm, PhD, chairman of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory, will discuss "Turbulent Mixing in Real (Non-Ideal) Fluids" on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Charles R. Dees, Jr., vice president of University Advancement at NJIT, poses with a 44x18-inch replica cake of Eberhardt Hall at Celebration, NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. This year's event recognized the founding in 1881 of Newark Technical School, NJIT's earliest predecessor institution, and the 25th anniversary of the College of Science and Liberal Arts. >>
NJIT, playing its third game of women's basketball against NCAA Division I competition, surged into the win column emphatically, blasting Norfolk State University, 91-70, in Saturday's consolation game of the Lancer Invitational, hosted by Longwood University. >>
Tagged: highlanders
Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss “"Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Nov. 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Stan Allen, an internationally recognized architect and dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University, will speak at the NJSOA Fall Lecture Series on Nov. 13 at 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, Lecture Hall I. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations call 973-596-3080. >>
"Spinning Rods, Microfluidics, and Mucus Propulsion by Cilia in the Lung" is the topic of a lecture by Roberto Camassa, PhD, George Kane Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on Nov. 10 at 11:35 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of humanities at NJIT, will give a lecture/presentation titled "Augusto de Campos, Digital Poetry, and the Anthropophagic Imperative" on Nov. 4 as part of the POEM/ART conference at Yale University. >>
"Instability and Complex Electrokinetic Flow in Microchannels" is the topic of a lecture by Hao Lin, PhD, an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Rutgers University on Nov. 8 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
Agissilaos Athanassoulis of Princeton University will speak on the topic "Homogenization of Wave Propagation with the Use of Nonlinear Phase-Space Densities: The Wigner Transform Method and Generalizations" on Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall, Room 611 >>
The Capstone Open University will offer a web development training package during the month of October. Training sessions in PhP, Mysql, ASP.NET and Java script will be held on Oct. 10, 11, 17 and 18 in GITC Rm. 1400. >>
Benjamin J. Glasser, PhD, an associate professor in the department of chemical and biochemical engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Segregation and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Granular Shear Flows" on Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. >>
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. >>
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. >>
The NJIT men's tennis team made history Saturday afternoon, registering its first victory as an NCAA Division I program in a 4-3 win over Rider University. >>
Paul Takhistov, PhD, an associate professor of food engineering in the food sciences department at Cook College, Rutgers University, will discuss “Formation of Oil/Water Emulsions Due to Electrochemical Instability at the Liquid/Liquid Interface” on Sept. 20 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center 224. >>
Since 1990, NJIT has trained 57,700 people working at 546 New Jersey companies in leading-edge practices covering manufacturing, management, computing, engineering, information technology and computer science. >>
NJIT will hold University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony to mark the start of the academic year, on Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theater in NJIT's Kupfrian Hall. The event recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be the keynote speaker. >>
Tagged: alumni, students
The NJIT women's soccer team kicks off the 2006 season at home against Marshall University on August 25 at 4 p.m. in the first of this doubleheader action. Admission: adults-$5; staff/faculty-$4; children/senior citizens-$3; NJIT students-free with ID. >>
Tagged: highlanders
Starting this fall, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will offer three accelerated degree programs--two at universities and one at a community college.  The programs will make NJIT's technological expertise and education available to many more students. >>
Tagged: students
This fall, distance learning students at NJIT can listen and watch lectures on their iPods. NJIT is one of an elite group of universities invited to join Apple's iTunes University. NJIT has been using podcasting to enhance its classes, but through iTunes U, it will be even easier for students to listen and view classes on their computers or iPods. >>
Starting this fall, students at New Jersey City University (NJCU) can begin working on master's degrees in computer science or information systems from NJIT, while completing their bachelor's degrees at NJCU. NJIT and NJCU signed an agreement to offer the new degree program yesterday at NJCU. “Inter-institutional cooperation between NJCU and NJIT will have a positive impact on students interested in computer science and information systems, who in five years can have both bachelor's and master's degrees in these fields,” said NJIT President Robert Altenkirch. “The joint degree will be a great advantage to these students both intellectually as well as when they enter the job market.” >>
Starting this fall, William Paterson University (WPU) students can start working on master's degrees in computer science or math from NJIT while completing their bachelor's degrees at WPU. “This new agreement will allow William Paterson students and alumni as well as professionals who live or work near the WPU campus to advance their educations without leaving their backyards,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Learning Education at NJIT. >>
The first game of Saturday's baseball doubleheader was decided early and the second game was in doubt until the final pitch, but the end result was the same, as NJIT swept Philadelphia University, 12-3 and 9-6, Saturday at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
Rob Forbes (at left) singled down the right field line, scoring Derrick McCain from second with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, as NJIT rallied for a 9-8 win over powerful West Chester University (PA) in non-conference baseball last night at Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The win raised NJIT's season record to 17-14. >>
Tagged: highlanders
"Innovation and Commercialization in Nanotechnology," a panel discussion featuring Kees Eijkel, technical-commercial director at the MESA+ Research Institute at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, will be held on April 19, 2:30-4 p.m., Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
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. >>
New Jersey's Environments, a new book of essays examining New Jersey's environmental problems and solutions, was released this month. Edited by Neil Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated history department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the book was published by Rutgers University Press. Featured are eight essays and an introduction examining where the state has been environmentally and where it should be going. >>
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. >>
A new A to Z search index of NJIT web pages was launched by the Office of University Communications late last week. The search index complements the new NJIT Google search engine introduced in November. >>
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. >>
The NJIT men's volleyball team extended its winning streak to six straight matches, taking a 3-1 decision at Sacred Heart University. All six wins have come in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Hay Division. >>
Tagged: highlanders
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. >>
Jacquelynne S. Eccles, PhD, a nationally recognized expert in adolescent psychology and career choice and the director of a research program about gender and achievement at the University of Michigan, speaks at NJIT on March 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center. Eccles will discuss how to encourage women to choose careers in science and  technology plus understand and overcome barriers. >>
Tagged: women, science
Paul Oh, PhD, a professor of mechanical engineering at Drexel University, will discuss "Micro-Air-Vehicles for Flying in Near-Earth Environments" on March 8 at 1 p.m., MEC Rm. 224. Contact: Dr. Edward Dreizin, 973-596-3327. >>
Esther da Costa Meyer, a professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University, will discuss "Redefining Modernism: The Work of Lina Bo Bardi" on Feb. 20 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. >>
The NJIT mens' tennis team got on track Saturday night, scoring its first win of the spring semester—a 6-3 victory over East Stroudsburg University that evened the Highlanders' season record at 3-3. >>
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The NJIT women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 win over visiting East Stroudsburg University Saturday night at the Tenafly Racquet Club. The Highlanders, now 8-3 in 2005-06, dominated the singles competition, taking all six spots and winning four. >>
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Richard Sweeney, University librarian at NJIT, will be the featured speaker in the NJEDge.Net DLAAB Faculty Colloquium "How Does the Millennial Generation Differ from Other Generations at the Same Age?" on Feb. 17, 2-4 p.m., in GITC 1400. Sweeney will present the results of his research and conduct a panel discussion via video conferencing with students from NJIT, the County College of Morris, Mercer County College and Ramapo College. >>
Energy security demands innovation and innovation requires an investment in intellectual security,” Shirley Ann Jackson, PhD, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute told some 200 faculty, staff, students and others on Feb. 9. Jackson said that energy security and the “quiet crisis”—stemming from the gap between the nation's growing need for scientists, engineers, and other technically skilled workers and its production of them—are “inextricably linked” and, if permitted to continue unmitigated, could reverse the global leadership Americans currently enjoy. “We can no longer drill our way to energy security,” Jackson said. “We must innovate our way to energy security.” >>
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. >>
Tagged: seminar
Local college students who are hunting for jobs will have a chance to interview with officials from prominent companies during a collaborative career fair hosted by NJIT, Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Feb. 1, 2-6 p.m. at The Robert Treat Hotel, Newark. >>
NJIT began its brief Midwest men's volleyball trip with a rousing 3-2 win over traditional power Lewis University Friday night. The Highlanders, now 2-0, will take on Loyola University of Chicago on Saturday night. >>
NJIT's Capstone Open Unviersity will host the next meeting of the New Jersey Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) chapter on Jan. 30, 2006, 5:45-9 p.m., GITC Building, Rm. 3710. The NJ OWASP is a technical group that brings together technology professionals including application developers, database administrators and engineers. For more information, call 973-642-7123; e-mail tomb@accessitgroup.com. >>

KUDOS - January 2006

January 03, 2006
Cohen Receives AT&T Faculty Fellowship AwardMaurie Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and environmental science, received an Industrial Ecology Faculty Fellowship award from the AT&T Foundation.  NJIT's Communications Group Receives Awards for Exemplary WorkThe online Newsroom sponsored by NJIT, which is available for both public and internal viewing, has won an Apex Award from Communications Inc. of Virginia, and a gold award from MarCom Creative Awards, of Texas. The university's 2003-2004 annual report received a commendation for non-traditional design from the International ARC Awards.  >>