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The Society of Musical Arts (SOMA) and the NJIT Campus Center will present a Winter Concert featuring three promising young musicians on Dec. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. There will also be an art exhibition. Contact Jay KappraffRead more (pdf). >>
Pushpendra Singh, PhD, professor in the department of mechanical engineering at NJIT, has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society. Singh was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the development of efficient algorithms for the direct numerical simulations of multiphase fluids. >>

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.  >>
Cheng Li, the William R. Kenan Professor of Government at Hamilton College, will analyze China in the 21st century at NJIT's Technology and Society Forum presentation. The free public event is set for Oct. 10, 3-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. >>
The new academic year at NJIT brings another slate of thought-provoking sessions in the university's Technology and Society Forum. For 2007-2008, the Forum series will explore topics that include China's paradoxical future, honing mental tools for creativity, our nation's healthcare crisis, the evolution of the Internet, and educating engineers for 2020 and beyond. Robert Root-Bernstein, professor of physiology at Michigan State University, will present “Mental Tools for Thinking Creatively” at 3 p.m. on Sept. 19 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Contact Jay Kappraff, 973-596-3490. >>
The NJIT steel bridge team ranked 14th overall, 10th in construction, 15th in lightness, 6th in stiffness and 10th in efficiency in the National American Society of Civil Engineers/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Steel Bridge Competition held this weekend at California State University in Northridge, Calif. >>
"Ward City” has been named the winner of “Project Exploration: A Playground Design Challenge,” the first architectural design competition presented by the NJIT chapter of the Resident Society of Aspiring Architects. The competition had solicited submissions to redesign the existing playground at the Sarah Ward Nursery on Jay Street in Newark. Members of the winning team—Donna Miller, Danielle Portella, Caitlin Grant (team captain), Carmela Tripodi, and Jason Peist—will implement their design this summer. >>
Maureen Sturgeon, a non-traditional, adult student who is on her second career, may be the most industrious student to graduate May 17, 2007, from NJIT. Sturgeon will graduate with an almost-perfect grade-point average, while holding down a full-time job as the engineering inspector for Franklin Township. >>
The Biology Society at NJIT sponsored a trip to the 22nd Annual Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep on April 28 in Sandy Hook, NJ. They joined an estimated 700 volunteers in Sandy Hook and 3,000 volunteers statewide who removed tons of debris and recorded their collections for later use in identifying pollution trends. >>
A way to provide electricity to New York City in the next century garnered a national award for a team of students at NJIT. The “City of the Future” contest sponsored by IBM, The History Channel, and the American Society of Civil Engineers named four NJIT electrical and computer engineering students “IBM Engineers of the Future.” >>
A team of civil engineering students from NJIT took home the award for best overall bridge in the National American Institute of Steel Construction & the American Society of Civil Engineers Collegiate Bridge Competition at the New York City College of Technology. >>
NJIT will host engineering educators from across the nation at the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), which will focus on "Embracing Diversity in Learning: The Challenge for Engineering Education” on April 13-14 in the NJIT Campus Center. >>
The NJIT American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Section and ASME District A will host the 2007 Student Professional Development Conference on April 14 at NJIT. >>
James E. West, PhD, a research professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will make two presentations on April 9. The first talk, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom, will feature an overview of the Black heritage in technology. From 4-5:30 p.m. in Tiernan Lecture Hall I, West will discuss the increasing awareness of noise as being detrimental to health in hospitals. >>
The NJIT chapter of the Resident Society of Aspiring Architects (RSAA) has announced its first architectural design competition, “Project Exploration: A Playground Design Challenge,” which has solicited submissions to redesign the existing playground at the Sarah Ward Nursery on Jay Street in Newark. The public is invited to attend a preliminary presentation showcase to be held on April 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
Due to the inclement weather, the lecture by William A. Wulf, PhD, president of the National Academy of Engineering, that was originally scheduled today at 11:30 a.m. has been postponed. >>
Margaret Leinen, PhD, chief science officer and vice president of Climos, will discuss at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) next week the buildup of atmospheric greenhouse gases over just two centuries as part of NJIT's NJIT Technology and Society Forum Series. >>
Margaret Leinen, PhD, chief science officer and vice president of Climos, will discuss "Global Change: The Challenges for Research in a World Aware of Change" on Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom at NJIT. The public is invited to the talk, which is part of NJIT's Technology and Society Forum Series. >>