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Judith Sheft, associate vice president for technology development at NJIT, has been awarded funds from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology to assist faculty researchers with the most promising patentable inventions with funding grants of up to $50,000.  >>
Felicia Amaechi, a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, and Karen Martinez, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, captured second place in the ExxonMobil Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl at the 2009 Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Conference on Nov. 8 in Baltimore. The SME Bowl is a competition with a "College Bowl" atmosphere where student teams representing the 10 SWE regions compete to answer engineering, math and science questions. Felicia and Karen, who are both in NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program, were part of a five-member team that included fellow region members from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Each team member received a $75 cash prize and $1500 for the region. Felicia is president of NJIT's SWE section and a Murray Women's Center Ambassador. >>
"Tools of the Trade" is the topic of a Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar on Nov. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. Dennis R. Filippone, MD, former chairman of the Department of Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and a surgical services consultant at Saint Barnabas Health Care System, will track the fundamental disciplines in medicine, namely diagnosis, treatment, and procedures from the simple to the complex with a focus on the urinary system.   >>
Beth Cheney, R&D Project Manager at Datascope Corp. will present an introduction to medical device product development and respective regulatory requirements on Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.     >>
Thomas Felicetti, PhD, executive director of Beechwood Rehabilitative Services, Woods Services, will discuss “Red Flags in Brain Injury” at a Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar on Nov. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.  >>
NJIT's Department of Biomedical Engineering will host a seminar by Kathryn Uhrich, PhD, professor, associate chair and graduate program director and co-director of the Stem Cell IGERT at Rutgers University on Oct. 31 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. "Biodegradable Polymers from Bioactives" will be the topic. >>
Howard Scalzo, principal engineer at Ethicon, Inc. will discuss career opportunities for biomedical engineering majors at the Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series on Oct. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. Scalzo will describe the research, development and launch of two products he has been involved with during his career. >>
Camelia Prodan, PhD, assistant professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will discuss "Dielectric Spectroscopy for Biological Applications" at the Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series on Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.  >>
Michael T. Bergen, a biomedical engineer at the Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory, VA New Jersey Health Care System and an adjunct professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will discuss “The Development of An Ambulatory Recording System for Multi-Variable, Multi-Subject, Studies” on Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall III.       >>
NJIT's Vision and Neural Engineering Laboratory is seeking research subjects who have tried progressive lenses (bifocals without the line) and wear them regularly or dislike them and have not had LASIK surgery or any other types of eye surgery. Participants will receive $10 per hour of experimentation. The study will last 3-6 sessions; each session is approximately 1 hour and occurs on different days. We will work with your schedule. Contact: Tara Alvarez, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, e-mail: tara.l.alvarez@njit.edu; 973-596-5272.   >>
Gloria Portocarrero, of Union City, receives her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from NJIT at the Prudential Center this Saturday at 9 a.m. She'll walk at the head of her class—an Albert Dorman Honors College scholar who's accepted into a master's degree program for next fall in biomedical engineering. >>
Tara L. Alvarez, PhD, associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering and director of NJIT's Vision and Neural Engineering Laboratory, was one of 12 Outstanding Women of Science recognized at the New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR) 2008 Red Carpet Gala held on May 1 at the Bridgewater Manor in Bridgewater, NJ.  >>
A better understanding of brain injury, a way to rejuvenate dead nerve endings and a device allowing patients to monitor their glaucoma at home, number among this year's nine winners at NJIT's annual provost's student research day. >>
Robert Heary, MD, professor of neurosurgery and program director of the Neurosurgical Residency Training Program at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, will discuss "Spine Biomechanics and Spinal Cord Injury and Biomechanics Laboratories" on May 2 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.  >>
Albert Lossinsky, PhD, senior research scientist and head of the Laboratory of Cell Culture, Neuroanatomy and Experimental Neuropathology and adjunct professor of neuroscience at Seton Hall University, will discuss "Transendothelial Cell Transport of Proteins, Leukocytes and Pathogens in Blood-Brain Barrier Inflammation" on April 25 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Lecture Hall 3.     >>
Lisa Simone, PhD, assistant research professor in the department of biomedical engineering at NJIT, will be the guest speaker at the NJIT Collegiate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) annual Networking Night and Awards Reception on April 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty/Staff Dining Hall (Campus Center, 3rd Floor). RSVP by April 21 to Felicia Amaechi. >>
Patrick Snowhill, PhD, scientist, Product Development at Integra Life Sciences Corporation, will discuss “Integra LifeSciences: A Brief History of Medical Device Development” on April 18 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. >>
Ralph Mitchell Siegel, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University-Newark, will discuss “There is No Spoon: The Misrepresentations of Association Cortex in Monkeys” on April 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3. >>