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Cutting-edge environmental remediation technologies and energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly and “smart tech” products and services for businesses will be the focus of IETC 2007, the second Innovative Environmental Technology Conference sponsored by the Environmental Business Council of Commerce & Industry Association of NJ in partnership with NJIT on Oct. 10. Daniel Watts, PhD, executive director of the Otto H. York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science at NJIT, will co-chair. >>
More than 100 faculty, staff and students crowded into Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center yesterday for a memorial celebration of chemical engineer, inventor and philanthropist Otto H. York. >>
Dan Watts is on a crusade. The NJIT research professor would like the pharmaceutical industry to adopt safer, greener, more efficient and more effective manufacturing processes. Last week Watts brought his crusade down to the grass roots level at a five-day workshop at which 16 faculty from universities around the nation developed ways to encourage their students to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry so this new way of thinking can flourish. >>
Susan D. Richardson, PhD, a research chemist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Exposure Research Laboratory, will discuss "The Next Generation of Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products and Current Issues" on May 2, 1-2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center, Rm. 112. >>
A breakthrough patent awarded to an NJIT researcher will enable manufacturers to create a device to uncover miniscule amounts of airborne pollutants. Using computer chip technology, Somenath Mitra, PhD, professor and chair of NJIT's Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, has developed and patented what could eventually become a simple keychain device to detect tiny, though potentially lethal, amounts of airborne carcinogens. >>
Deborah Estrin, PhD, director of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at the University of California, Los Angeles, will discuss "Wireless Sensing Systems: From Ecosystems to Human Systems" on March 21, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT. The event is sponsored by the NJIT Distinguished Lecture Series in Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, the Murray Center for Women in Technology Lillian Gilbreth Colloquium, the NJIT ADVANCE Program and Albert Dorman Honors College. >>
A team of NJIT engineering students received the Egor Popov Award for Structural Innovation and ranked ninth overall in the 2007 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Seismic Design Competition for Undergraduates in Civil and Structural Engineering. The competition was held on Feb. 8-9 at the EERI Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. >>