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Ravindra Bhatt, PhD, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Princeton Center for Theoretical Science at Princeton University, will discuss "Spins in Semiconductors: From Antiferromagnetism to Ferromagnetism" at the Physics Department Seminar on Dec. 1, 12 noon-1 p.m. in 373 Tiernan Hall.  >>
Aleksandra Walczak, PhD of the Princeton Center for Theoretical Physics at Princeton University, will give the Physics Department Seminar on Nov. 24 from 12 noon-1 p.m. in 373 Tiernan Hall. Walczak will discuss learning design principles from noisy small gene regulatory networks.  >>
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.  >>
NJIT physics professor Andrew Gerrard hopes by the end of October to be able to peer through what will be the second largest optical telescope east of Texas. Under his direction, a 1.2-meter diameter, fully-steerable Itek optical telescope will soon be installed far from city lights atop Jenny Jump Mountain, Hope.  >>
Special Relativity and How it Works (John Wiley, 2008) by NJIT Senior University Lecturer Moses Fayngold, has now been published. The text aims to unravel the mysteries of relativity. It presents a comprehensive study of special relativity with elements of electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and general relativity.  >>
NJIT students Sean O'Malley and Peter Bonanno received “The Best Scientific Achievement Prize” last month at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) Users' Meeting for their presentation  “Jahn and Teller Play with Nano-Chessboards at CHESS.”  The poster explained how a ZnMnGaO4 film consisting of a checkerboard of nanorods of two different spinel phases could be self-assembled, analyzed, and understood in terms of the packing between matching surfaces of the different domains. >>
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. >>
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Ravi and his \"Bat Mobile\"
";?>NJIT and the Liberty Science Center recently unveiled the Bat Mobile, a new, interactive baseball exhibit that allows guests to test various types of bats, estimate the velocity of a ball after it has been hit, and determine where it would land in the field. Designed by NJIT Physics Professor Ravindra Nuggehalli and a team of NJIT students, the Bat Mobile will be available to Liberty Science Center guests throughout this year's baseball season. video icon Watch a video of Ravi below or on NJIT on iTunes Uvideo icon >>
The NJIT Board of Overseers and NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch presented yesterday to Philip R. Goode, PhD the first NJIT Excellence in Research Prize and Medal. Goode, who has led a five-year project to build the world's most capable 1.6-meter solar telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory in Big Bear Lake, CA, is distinguished professor of physics and director of the Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, which manages the observatory.  >>
During the next decade, solar physicists will learn more than they have dreamed possible about the Sun, thanks to current technologies that have advanced the capacity of land-based instruments. Such advancements will be the focus of a talk on March 26, 2008 by noted NJIT solar astronomer Philip R. Goode, PhD.  >>