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NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation yesterday from The Hess Corporation. From left: Narain Gehani, dean, CCS; Gemma Young, Hess Corporation; NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson; and Jeff Steinhom, Hess Corporation. >>
A pioneering educator at NJIT who strongly believes in experiential learning was today named 2007 New Jersey Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Osama Eljabiri, a senior university lecturer who founded, taught and continues to develop the senior project capstone course program at NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, was recognized for his diligence and dedication for promoting this new type of learning. >>
The edge in knowledge is not limited to engineering and science: NJIT, the state's science and technology university, is expanding its educational offerings with surprising new degree programs for 2008 (pending approval). The university is accepting applications for Fall 2008 studies in eight new innovative areas including art and design, business and computing. >>
NJIT Mathematics Adjunct Professor Jonathan Porus, of Oakland, received an excellent teacher designation at NJIT's annual convocation on Sept. 5, 2007. >>
College of Computing Sciences, NJIT's youngest college, has already established itself as a leader in producing computing-science graduates, ranking 22nd in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees in computer science; 6th for awarding master's degrees; and 25th for awarding doctoral degrees. >>
NJIT will host “Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics,” the fourth in a series of annual conferences that will explore recent advances in mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, biostatistics, electromagnetics/waves, and acoustics, on May 14-16. >>
Andrea Prosperetti, PhD, distinguished professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss "Stability of Rising Bubbles" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 27 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Yixin Guo, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematics at Drexel University, will discuss "Thalamicortical Relay Reliability Across STN Deep Brain Stimulation in Computation Models" at a Mathematical Biology seminar on April 17 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
The New York Mets should expect to win about 90 games in 2007 and the Yankees a whopping 110 games to lead their divisions, said Bruce Bukiet, PhD, an associate professor of mathematical sciences at NJIT. Bukiet, who is also an associate dean of NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts, offers the expectations for the number of games each major league baseball team should win based on his mathematical model, developed in 2000. >>
Demetrius T. Papageorgiou, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss “Problems in Interfacial Electrohydrodynamics” on April 4 at 1 p.m., Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 224. >>
Maria Uriarte, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, will discuss “Potential Impacts of Increased Severity and Frequency of Tropical Storms on Caribbean Forests” on March 20 at 4 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Rm. 611. >>
Petia Vlahovska, PhD, an assistant professor at the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, will discuss “Microhydrodynamics of Soft Particles" at a Fluid Dynamics Seminar on March 19 at 4:15 p.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>
Empty coffee cups, excitement and innovative web design will be the order of the day on March 14, when more than 300 high school students gather for the second annual web design competition at NJIT. >>
“Flexible Adaptive Clinical Trials: Methods, Software and Case Studies” is the topic of a talk by Cyrus Mehta, PhD, president of Cytel Inc. and a professor of biostatistics at Harvard University, on March 9 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Kaushik Ghosh, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss “Some Recent Developments in Ranked Set Sampling And Their Applications” on March 7 at 4:15 p.m., Kupfrian Hall, Room 109. >>
Jonathan H.C. Luke, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss “Large Scale Convection in a Well-Stirred Sedimenting Suspension” at the Spring 2007 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series on March 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Mechanical Engineering Center, Rm. 221. >>
Brenda Farrell, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine, will discuss "Membrane Tether Forces in Mast Cells" at a Mathematical Biology Seminar on Feb. 27 at 1 p.m., Life Sciences Building, 1st floor, Rutgers-Newark. >>
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. >>
Louis Tao, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss orientation selectivity in the visual cortex at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>
Philippe Guyenne, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware, will discuss "Solitary Water Wave Interactions" at a Waves Seminar on Jan. 31 at 11:30 a.m., Cullimore Hall, Room 611. >>