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When Oscar Tapia was 13 years old he always carried a dictionary. It was his friend and his teacher -- his passport to a brighter future. He had just arrived from Mexico and was eager to learn English. >>
Oscar Tapia, a computer engineering major at NJIT, was named a recipient of the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides $5,000 awards to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering. >>

KUDOS - November 2007

November 01, 2007
NJIT Professor Named Fellow of American Physical SocietyPushpendra Singh, PhD, professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  Singh was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the development of efficient algorithms for the direct numerical simulations of multiphase fluids (DNS), and for using the DNS technique in conjunction with experiments as a tool for understanding the physics of a broad range of multiphase systems. NJIT Student Awarded Google Hispanic College Fund ScholarshipOscar Tapia, a computer technology major at NJIT, is a recipient of  the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides awards of $5,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering and who have made significant contributions to their communities.  >>
NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine delivered the keynote speech today at the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey's 17th Annual Convention Expo & Career Fair at NJIT. The governor lauded NJIT's role in contributing to the state's economic development through its business incubator and other programs. Henry Ross, NJIT Chief of Staff, provided welcoming remarks. “Like the statewide Hispanic Chamber, NJIT is an institution where the rubber hits the road when it comes to economic development,” Ross said. “We're an institution committed to practical results—and to real-world business models.”   >>