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Andreas Acrivos, PhD, Albert Einstein Professor of Science and Engineering at The Levich Institute, City College of CUNY, will discuss “Rimming Flows within a Rotating Horizontal Cylinder and the Drag-out Problem in Film Coating” on Dec. 10 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. The lecture is a joint seminar of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical Engineering at NJIT, the NSF Engineering Research Center and the NJ Center for Engineered Particulates at NJIT. >>
Black Enterprise magazine has named Treena Livingston Arinzeh, 37, one of “40 under 40” to watch in 2008. Arinzeh, an associate professor in NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has earned national recognition for her pioneering adult stem cell research to find ways to use biomaterials to re-engineer tissues. >>
Teh C. Ho, PhD, senior research associate at Corporate Research Laboratories, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co., will discuss “Kinetic Modeling of Hydrocarbon Processing” on Dec. 3 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Room 117. >>
Central New Jersey voters can learn more tonight about stem cell research and the upcoming Nov. 6 referendum to fund stem research in New Jersey at the last of three statewide panel discussions.  Representatives of the state's major public research universities will be available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at a question-and- answer session in the Hilton Hotel, 3 Tower Center Blvd, East Brunswick. >>
Central New Jersey voters can learn more tonight about stem cell research and the upcoming Nov. 6 referendum to fund stem research in NJ at the last of three statewide panel discussions. Representatives of the state's major public research universities will be available from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at a question-and-answer session in the Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick. “It is important for the voters to have the plain facts on stem cell research before they make up their minds on the referendum question,” said Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, representing the Newark Institute for Regenerative Healthcare. >>
Certain home shapes and roof types can better resist high winds and hurricanes, according to a researcher at NJIT. Civil engineer Rima Taher, PhD, special lecturer in  NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, spent two years examining the findings of research centers that have studied the best designs, construction materials and methods needed to withstand extreme wind events and hurricanes. >>
The first completely electronic version of NJIT Magazine is now available on the NJIT Website at Featuring articles about leading-edge research at NJIT and other university and alumni news, the issue's new electronic format offers enhancements such as audio files with comments from President Robert A. Altenkirch, Senior Vice President for Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian, and Professor of Physics Dale Gary. Take our short survey. This digital spring NJIT Magazine is one of three 2007 issues, with the winter and fall issues being in the publication's traditional paper format. Everyone on the magazine's mailing list was sent a special postcard announcing the digital issue and asking that readers provide feedback about the digital version.“With many institutions publishing electronic magazines, we felt that it was time for NJIT to move in this direction and to evaluate reader response by publishing a digital issue this year,” said Jean M. Llewellyn, executive director of university communications. “The electronic format allows us to add exciting multi-media dimensions to a publication that has kept readers abreast of university and alumni news for nearly 50 years.” >>
Sunil Saigal, PhD, PE, has been appointed dean and distinguished professor with tenure in the department of civil and environmental engineering at Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. >>
Students at NJIT work side by side with professors on the university's most prominent research projects—projects that could lead to new technologies in fields such as biomedical engineering and cancer research. During the Third Annual Provost's Student Research Showcase on April 11, top students will illustrate that research with poster presentations, which will run from 1-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event is free and open to the public. >>
Wassim Jabi, PhD, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will lead a research team to apply the traditional studio model of teaching and learning to computing sciences. Earlier this month, the NSF announced support of the project with an 18-month, $200,000 grant. >>
High performance schools integrate the best in today's design strategies and building technologies. Even better, they make a difference in the way children learn. Deane Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, numbers among the nation's top boosters for high-performance schools. >>
Jasneet Kaur, a senior at NJIT, is conducting research sponsored by a program in the department of mathematical sciences that could one day help scientists understand how cancer spreads. Kaur, a graduate of Fair Lawn High School, studies how a protein-- RhoA--changes the shape of cells. >>
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The safety of technologies and humans in space, based on weather, is of special interest to Lanzerotti, who in 2006 was the principal investigator for instruments on the new NASA Radiation Belts Storm Probes mission to investigate Earth's Van Allen radiation belts.  >>
The man who helped make wireless cell phones a must-have device for millions around the world recently received kudos and thanks from colleagues at the anniversary of the founding in 1986 of NJIT's Center for Wireless Communication and Signal Processing. The Center was the brainchild of visionary electrical engineer Yeheskel Bar-Ness, PhD, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT. >>
Donald H. Sebastian, Sr. PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT received the “Academia Award” from Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow (SMART), at the organization's annual awards banquet held in Wilmington on Jan. 5, 2007. >>
More than 500 students representing 17 high schools and 17 middle schools in the state will travel to NJIT tomorrow to compete in the New Jersey Science Olympiad. NJIT will host the event for the first time this year and also is a co-sponsor with the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. NJIT faculty and staff will supervise and judge the 16 different events. >>