# Stories Tagged with "math" from 2009

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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 4

December 01, 2009

Peter Palffy-Muhoray, PhD, professor of chemical physics at Kent State University, will discuss "Motors Based on Shape Change: See How They Run" on Dec. 4 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II. >>

### NJIT Professor Farzan Nadim To Give Invited Lecture in Egypt

November 18, 2009

NJIT Professor Farzan Nadim, PhD will give an invited lecture at the Ninth Annual Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA) Conference on Dec. 8-13 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. "Determining Phase and Stability in Central Pattern Generators" will be the topic of his talk.
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### College of Science and Liberal Arts at NJIT Honors Faculty, Staff, Students, Alums

November 09, 2009

NJIT's College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) recently honored faculty, staff, students and alumni for outstanding work. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 13

November 09, 2009

Iskander Akhatov, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics at North Dakota State University, will discuss "Direct Write: Modeling and Experiment" on Nov. 13 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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Denis L. Blackmore, PhD, professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Tapping Dynamics for A Column of Particles" on Nov. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Mechanical Engineering Center Rm. 224. The Fall 2009 Colloquium Series is sponsored by The Granular Science Laboratory at NJIT. For further information, please contact Dr. A. Rosato, ME Dept. (rosato@njit.edu; 973-596-5829).
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### NJIT Faculty, Staff and Retirees Recognized for Years of Service

October 30, 2009

Martin Katzen, PhD, professor in the department of mathematical sciences (shown here with NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch), Deran Hanesian, PhD, professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, and Onofrio Russo, PhD, professor in the department of physics, received awards for 45 years of service on Oct. 28 at the 2009 Service Award ceremony and reception. A total of 134 employees and retirees were recognized for their years of service to the university.
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### NJIT Prof Sees 70 Percent Chance for Yanks to Win the 2009 World Series: Mauer, Hanley Ramirez Deserve MVP; Greinke, Lincecum Deserve Cy Young

October 27, 2009

NJIT's Bruce Bukiet, a mathematician who has applied mathematical modeling techniques to elucidate the dynamics of run scoring in baseball, has computed the probability of the Yankees and Phillies winning the World Series. He also has computed the most deserving of Major League Baseball's prestigious 2009 Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Cy Young awards.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 30

October 26, 2009

Itai Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of physics at Cornell University, will discuss "Defects and Epitaxy" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 30 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 23

October 20, 2009

Jonathan Wylie, PhD, a professor at the City University of Hong Kong, will discuss "Drawing of Viscous Threads with Temperature-Dependent Viscosity" on Oct. 23 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### NJIT Baseball Guru Says Yankees, Dodgers Should Make World Series

October 14, 2009

With the League Championship Series set to begin tomorrow, NJIT Mathematics Professor Bruce Bukiet has, once again, analyzed the probability of each team winning their post-season series. Bukiet updates his calculations daily during the Major League Baseball post-season. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 16

October 13, 2009

NJIT Mechanical Engineering Professor Anthony D. Rosato, PhD will discuss "Density Relaxation of Granular Matter" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 16 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on October 9

October 06, 2009

Robert Gilmore, PhD, professor in the department of physics at Drexel University, will discuss "Chaos: What Have We Learned?" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Oct. 9 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Mathematical Biology Seminar on Sept. 28

September 28, 2009

Avi Maayan, an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, will discuss "Data Mining and Network Analysis in Systems Biology" on Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on October 7

September 28, 2009

John Bush, PhD, associate professor of applied mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "The Fluid Trampoline: Droplets Bouncing on a Soap Film" on Oct. 2 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 25

September 22, 2009

Michael Brenner PhD, the Glover Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics at Harvard University, will discuss "The Fluid Mechanics of Fungal Spore Ejection" on Sept. 25 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Statistics Seminar on Sept. 17

September 16, 2009

Glen Atlas, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology at UMDNJ and Stevens Institute of Technology, will discuss "Development of a Recursive Finite Difference Pharmacokinetic Model from an Exponential Model: Application to a Propofol Infusion" at the Fall 2009 Statistics Seminar Series on Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 18

September 14, 2009

Jun Zhang, PhD, an associate professor of physics and mathematics at the Courant Institute, NYU, will discuss "Ratchets in Fluid Transportation and Biological Locomotion" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 18 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### NYC Street Named for NJIT Professor Emerita and Disability-Rights Advocate

September 08, 2009

A sign on the corner of 1st Avenue and East 4th Street in Manhattan was renamed at a ceremony this summer in honor of Frieda Zames, the late NJIT Associate Professor Emerita of mathematics and disability rights advocate who played a pivotal role in making the NJIT campus accessible to persons with disabilities. Zames, who taught math at NJIT for 27 years, died in 2005 at the age of 72. Her three decades of advocacy also included pushing for access to the 88th floor observatory of New York's Empire State Building, which is now accessible. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 11

September 08, 2009

Sheldon M. Ross, PhD, Epstein Chair Professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California, will discuss "Gambler Ruin Problems and Pricing Barrier Options" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 11 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### NJIT Honors Computer Scientist and Expert on Mathematical Morphology

September 04, 2009

Frank Y. Shih, a professor of computer science at NJIT, who is a steganography expert and author of a reference book about image processing and mathematical morphology, has received the NJIT Excellence in Research Award. The honor was awarded Sept. 2, 2009 at the University Convocation, an annual celebration.
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### NJIT Honors Jimmy Hayes of Bloomfield for Achievement

September 04, 2009

Jimmy Hayes, PhD, of

**Bloomfield**, adjunct professor in the department of mathematical sciences, received the Award for Instruction by an Adjunct Professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. >>### NJIT Honors John Bechtold of Ridgewood for Achievement

September 04, 2009

John Bechtold, PhD, of

**Ridgewood**, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. >>### NJIT Honors Lou Kondic of West Orange for Achievement

September 04, 2009

Lou Kondic, PhD, of

**West Orange**, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. >>### NJIT Honors Richard Moore of Philadelphia, PA for Achievement

September 04, 2009

Richard Moore, of

**Philadelphia, PA**, assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. >>### NJIT Honors Victor Matveev of Hoboken for Achievement

September 04, 2009

Victor Matveev, PhD, of

**Hoboken**, assistant professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. “This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, NJIT Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Research and Development. >>### NJIT Honors Wooyoung Choi of Montville for Achievement

September 04, 2009

Wooyoung Choi, PhD, of

**Montville**, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences, was promoted to professor at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. >>### Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series To Kick Off on Sept. 4

September 03, 2009

Morton Denn, PhD, a professor at the Levich Institute, CCNY, will discuss "Issues in the Flow of Yield-Stress Liquids" at the Fall 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Sept. 4 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### A. Zachary Yamba To Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students To Be Honored

August 13, 2009

NJIT marks the start of the new school year on September 2, 2009 with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony. The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. A reception follows.
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### NJIT Professor To Discuss Numerical Computation of Interfacial Fluid Flow on August 6

August 03, 2009

Michael Siegel, PhD, a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Efficient Numerical Computation of Interfacial Fluid Flow" on August 6 in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.
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Dongwook Kim, a doctoral student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "Mechanistic Aspects Underlying the Effects of In Vivo-like Synaptic Inputs on an Entorhinal Cortex Stellate Cell Model" on August 4, 10-11 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611 (Math Conference Room).
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Matt Malej, a doctoral student in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT, will discuss "A Reduced Uni-Directional Model for the Evolution of Nonlinear Ocean Surface Waves" on July 21, 10-11 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611 (Math Conference Room).
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### NJIT Mathematicians Named First Fellows of Math Society

June 11, 2009

Two professors of mathematics at NJIT will number among the first Fellows named by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Gregory Kriegsmann, PhD, noted for his research in applied mathematics, asymptotic methods and more, will receive the honor. So, too, will Robert M. Miura, PhD, who develops mathematical models in neuroscience. The ceremony will take place this coming July in Denver.
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The NJIT Alumni Association annually honors a select group of distinguished alumni for their notable achievements in their professional careers, community activities, and/or support of NJIT. This year's event will honor a group of New Jersey residents who made their marks in the fields of architecture, engineering and more. Set for Saturday, June 13, 2009, at 4 p.m. at NJIT, the event caps Alumni Weekend at the University. >>

### NJIT To Host Sixth Annual Math Conference

May 27, 2009

NJIT will host on June 1-2, 2009 Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM '09), the sixth in a series of annual conferences organized by the NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences and the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics. This year's conference will focus on mathematical biology with sessions in neuroscience, ecology, biophysics, and biostatistics. For a list of plenary and invited speakers, click here.
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### Statistics Seminar on April 30

April 29, 2009

Ganesh K. (Mani) Subramaniam of AT&T Labs–Research in Florham Park, will discuss "Some Approaches to Mine Time Series Data" at the Statistics Seminar Series on April 30 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on May 1

April 27, 2009

Ka Yee Lee, PhD, a professor in the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago, will discuss "Beyond Wrinkles: Stress and Fold Localization in Thin Elastic Membranes" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on May 1 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Mathematical Biology Seminar on April 28

April 24, 2009

Peter Thomas, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematics at Case Western State University, will discuss "Stochastic Phenomena in Chemotaxis" at the Mathematical Biology Seminar Series on April 28 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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### Department of Mathematical Sciences To Present Colloquium on Particle Size Segregation in Granular Flow

April 21, 2009

Michael Shearer, PhD, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Center for Research in Scientific Computation at North Carolina State University, will discuss "Particle Size Segregation in Granular Flow" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on April 24 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Fluid Dynamics Seminar on April 20

April 20, 2009

David Ambrose, PhD, assistant professor in the department of mathematics at Drexel University, will discuss "Two Problems in Interfacial Fluid Dynamics" at the Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series on April 20 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 17

April 14, 2009

Arthur Cohen, PhD, a professor in the Department of Statistics at Rutgers University, will discuss "New Multiple Testing Methods in the Dependent Case" on April 17 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2.
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### Fluid Dynamics Seminar on April 13

April 13, 2009

Biyue Liu, PhD, professor in the Department of Mathematics at Monmouth University, will discuss "Computer Simulations of Blood Flows in Atherosclerotic Arteries" at the Spring 2009 Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series on April 13 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Rm. 611.
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*Image Processing and Mathematical Morphology: Fundamentals and Applications*(CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book by NJIT computer science professor Frank Y. Shih offers a comprehensive overview of morphological mechanisms and techniques and their relation to image processing. More than merely a tutorial on vital technical information, the book places this knowledge into a theoretical framework. Morphology is the identification, analysis and description of the structure of words. >>

### Mathematical Biology Seminar on April 7

April 02, 2009

Viji Santhakumar, PhD, of the Department of Neurology and Neurosciences at UMDNJ will discuss "Topological Determinants of Epileptogenesis" at the Spring 2009 Mathematical Biology Seminar Series on April 7 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611.
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The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Angels should make the playoffs in the American League (AL) in 2009 with most other teams lagging well behind.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on April 3

April 02, 2009

Mark Alber, PhD, professor in the Departments of Mathematics and Physics and the Center for the Study of Biocomplexity at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss the "Connection Between Discrete Stochastic and Continuous Models in Biology" at the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on April 3 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

Mikael Rechtsman, PhD of the Courant Institute will discuss
"Upper Bounds on Photonic Bandgaps" at the
Waves Seminar Series on April 1 at 3:45 p.m. in Cullimore
Hall, Room 611.
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### Mathematical Biology Seminar on March 31

March 30, 2009

Asohan Amarasingham, PhD, of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University, will discuss "Nonparametrics for Spike Train Analysis" on March 31 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall, Room 611. The lecture is part of the Spring 2009 Mathematical Biology Seminar Series.
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### Mathematical Sciences Department To Present Colloquium

March 24, 2009

Harvey Segur, PhD, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Colorado, will discuss "The Explosive Instability" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Mathematical Biology Seminar on March 10

March 06, 2009

Alfonso Renart of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University will discuss "The Asynchronous State in the Cerebral Cortex" at a Mathematical Biology Seminar on March 10 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 13

March 06, 2009

Yuji Kodama, professor of mathematics at The Ohio State University, will discuss "Two Dimensional Solitons in Shallow Water" at an Applied Mathematics Colloquium on March 13 at 11:35 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Statistics Seminar on March 5

March 04, 2009

Yujun Wu of Sanofi-Aventis will discuss "Approaches to Handling Data When a Phase II Trial Deviates from the Pre-specified Simon's Two-Stage Design" at a Statistics Seminar on March 5 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611.

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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium Set for March 6

March 04, 2009

Oscar Bruno, PhD, professor of applied & computational mathematics at the California Institute of Technology, will discuss "Accurate Solution of Highly Oscillatory Wave Propagation and Scattering Problems" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on March 6 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Applied Mathematics Colloquium Set for Feb. 27

February 23, 2009

Hernán Makse, PhD, professor in the Levich Institute and Physics Department at City College of New York, will discuss "Theory of Random Packings" at the Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series on Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Mathematical Models of Crime To Be Discussed at Applied Math Seminar

February 17, 2009

Marcus Felson, PhD, a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark, will discuss "Modeling Crime with Super-Simple Mathematics" on Feb. 20 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. >>

### Department of Mathematical Sciences To Present Colloquium on Feb. 6

February 02, 2009

John Pelesko, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at the University of Delaware, will discuss "Soap Films, Droplets, Electric Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Elasticity" on Feb. 6 at at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. The lecture is the third in the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium Set for Jan. 30

January 28, 2009

Cyrill Muratov, PhD, an associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT, will discuss "A Variational Approach to Front Propagation in Infinite Cylinders" on Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 2. The lecture is the second in the Spring 2009 Applied Mathematics Colloquium Series. >>