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Distinguished Research Professor of Physics Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, will discuss "Current Activities in the National Science Board" at a Physics Department Informal Seminar on Dec. 11, 11 a.m.-12 noon in Tiernan Hall Rm. 407.  >>
Jeff Koberstein, PhD, of Columbia University will discuss "Modification of Surfaces Using Light and Click Chemistry" at the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series on Nov. 30 at 2:45 p.m. in Tiernan Hall Rm. 373.  >>
A series of talks by noted architects and educators are brightening NJIT this fall with topics ranging from what the hippies did for architecture to the annual fall symposium sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects.  >>
Bob Farrauto, BASF Catalysts LLC, will discuss "Catalysis for the 21st Century: The Convergence of Energy and the Environment" on Nov. 2 at 2:45 p.m. in Tiernan Hall Rm. 373. The lecture is part of the Fall 2009 Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series>>
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. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) will host a public forum on the changing status of technology in architectural practice and the emerging potential for the role of architecture in the design of the built environment. The NJ Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will sponsor the free event, open to the public, set for Oct. 28, 2009, 1:15 p.m.-7 p.m.  >>
Architect Martin Hamm will discuss strawbale construction at a seminar on Oct. 12, 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, Weston Lecture Hall 1. Co-sponsored by the NJIT Campus Center and the student chapter of the US Green Building Council, the talk is free and open to the public. >>
Yossef Elabd, PhD, assistant professor at Drexel University, will discuss "Transport Phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells" on Oct. 12 at 2:45 p.m. in Room 373, Tiernan Hall. >>
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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. >>
NJIT will host MATLAB Day: Technical Computing with MATLAB on Oct. 22 in GITC 3730, a two-part seminar with a beginner's session from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and an advanced session from 1:30-3:30 p.m. New topics for this seminar include: 1) exchanging data between MATLAB and Excel 2) leveraging multiple cores on a computer, or scaling to utilize clusters, grids, and clouds.  Register and review the agenda at: http://ist.njit.edu/matlabday.php. >>
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Himanshu Gupta, PhD, a computer science professor at the State University of New York, Stony Brook will discuss "Spectrum Auctions in Cellular Networks" on Oct. 7, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415. >>
Peter F. Patel-Schneider, PhD, a member of the technical staff at Bell Labs Research, will discuss "From Description Logics to OWL 2" at the Fall 2009 Computer Science Seminar Series on Oct. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415.  >>
Stem cell researcher Treena Livingston Arinzeh will discuss current stem cell applications at NJIT, including the regeneration of bone and cartilage for bone fracture and osteoarthritis treatments, spinal cord repair, and liver regeneration at NJIT's first Research Café.   >>
Adel Dayarian, a doctoral student at Rutgers University, will discuss "*De Novo* Assembly of Mate Pair Reads from Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on Sept. 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415. >>
NJIT Biomedical Engineering Professor Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD will discuss "Stem Cells: Their Origins and Applications Being Explored at NJIT" at the opening session of The Research Café on Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Faculty Dining area on the third floor of the Campus Center. Refreshments will be served and also can be purchased in the Pub or other Campus Center locations. Contact Jay Kappraff at x3490. >>
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. >>
Chang-jun Liu, PhD, a professor of chemical technology at Tianjin University in China, will discuss "Nanoparticles from Room Temperature Plasma Reduction" on August 13 at 2:45 p.m. in Tiernan Hall, Room 373. The lecture is presented by the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series. Contact: Seminar Coordinator Prof. Xianqin Wang at 973-596-5707; xianqin.wang@njit.edu. >>
Deepak Khemani, PhD of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras will discuss "A CBR Approach to Knowledge Management" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on July 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
The New Jersey Center for Innovation Acceleration, a joint initiative of the NJIT School of Management and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC), will offer a series of business planning and financial modeling courses for entrepreneurs funded by North Jersey Partners.  >>
Distinguished Visiting Professor James C. Phillips, PhD of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University will discuss "Breaking the Protein Amino Acid Code (aka the Code of Life)" on May 15 at 11 a.m. in Tiernan Hall Rm. 408. The seminar is a joint presentation of NJIT's Department of Physics and the Interdisciplinary Program in Materials Science and Engineering>>
Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, a professor of information systems at the University of Oulu in Finland and a visiting scholar at Media-X, Stanford University, will discuss "Persuasive Systems Design" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on May 11, 1-2 p.m. in GITC 1403.  >>
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. >>
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. >>
Raquel Benbunan-Fich, PhD, an associate professor of information systems at Baruch College, City University of New York, will discuss "Tagging Site or Social Recommendation System? The Case of 11870.com" at an Information Systems Department Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 1403. >>
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. >>
John W. Hutchinson, PhD, the Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering at Harvard University, will discuss "Thermal Barrier Coatings in Gas Turbine Engines: The Role of Fracture of Metal/Ceramic Interfaces" on April 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730. The Elsevier Distinguished Lecture is co-sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory. >>
Bonnie J. Dunbar, PhD, president and CEO of The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, will be the guest speaker at a Biomedical Engineering Seminar on April 23 at 11:30 a.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 118. Dunbar recently retired from the NASA Johnson Space Center, where she was Associate Director, Technology Integration and Risk Management for the Space Life Sciences Directorate. >>
Stephen Kieran, FAIA, of KieranTimberlake in Philadelphia, will discuss "Five Dwellings: Nothing, Little, More, Much More, More than Enough" on April 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The AIANJ Endowed Lecture is free and open to the public. >>
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.  >>
Michele Rittenhouse, managing director of the NJIT Theatre Arts Program, has had her play “Red Rover” accepted for development at the Seven Devils Playwright Conference in Idaho this June.  Rittenhouse will work there for two weeks with a director and dramaturg to develop the play for a staged reading. She will also mentor high-school writers from the town. >>
Z. Conrad Zhang, PhD, of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will discuss "Direct Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF)" on April 13 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 205. Contact: Assistant Professor XianQin Wang, 973-596-5707; Xianqin.wang@njit.edu. >>
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. >>
Frederick Y. Wu, PhD of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Business Entities: A Concept for Unifying Business Process and Information Modeling" on April 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC Building 4415. >>
"The Effect of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure on Postnatal Development of the Respiratory Rhythm" is the topic of a Physics Department Seminar by NJIT Biology Professor Andrew Hill, PhD on April 6, 12 noon-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall Rm. 408.  >>
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. >>
The Lasers and Electro-Optics Chapter of the IEEE North Jersey Section and the Electronic Imaging Center at NJIT will host “Cellular-Scale Dynamics: Kinetics and Hydrodynamics,” a seminar by Howard Stone, PhD, professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, on April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B. For more information, contact Professors Raquel Perez-Castillejos or Haim Grebel. >>
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. >>
Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Tufts University, will discuss "Gold-Doped Ceria or Iron Oxide as Low-Temperature Catalysts for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction” on March 30 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 205. The lecture is part of the Spring 2009 Graduate Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering at NJIT. Contact: Seminar Coordinator/Assistant Professor XianQin Wang, 973-596-5707; Xianqin.wang@njit.edu. >>
"How to Appreciate Great Work(ers)" is the topic of a seminar by Chester Elton, co-author of several successful leadership books, on April 3, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3720/30/40 at NJIT. RSVP is appreciated: 973-596-5275 or vidal@adm.njit.edu. >>
CCS Dean Narain Gehani will provide opening remarks at "Funding Experiences in CCS: Part 3,"Computer Science Department Seminar on March 30, 2:30-4 p.m. in the GITC Building 3730. CCS Professors Frank Shih, Quentin Jones and Roxanne Hiltz will participate in the panel discussion. >>
Natacha DePaola, PhD, professor and Department Head of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will discuss "Biophysical Regulation of Mammalian Cell Function: Understanding Disease, Developing Therapies, and Engineering Functional Tissues" on March 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall 3.  >>
Gene Gurkoff, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California-Davis, will discuss "Post-Traumatic Neuronal Activity and Cell Death" at a Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar on March 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Fenster Hall Rm. 698. >>
Jelena Kovacevic, PhD, professor in the Biomedical Engineering and and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss "Problems in Biological Imaging: Opportunities for Signal Processing" on March 13 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Lecture 3. >>
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. >>
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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NJIT will host tomorrow morning the first of three statewide meetings to discuss the state of New Jersey's infrastructures.  According to the New Jersey American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2007 Report Card for the State's Infrastructure and the recent national ASCE 2009 Report Card, New Jersey's infrastructure systems are in critical need of repairs.  >>
Mark Hoefer, a National Science Foundation Mathematical Science Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University, will discuss "Hydrodynamics in the Small Dispersion Limit" on March 4 at 2:45 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Rm. 611. >>
It takes much more than the appropriate technology to create a sustainable green environment and organizational culture. Learn about the challenges of such a transformation at the Technology and Society Forum presentation by Leith Sharp on Wednesday, March 25 from 3-4:30 pm in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
A former CEO and global sales and marketing executive will tell small business owners and others how to survive this tough economy without cutting costs.  Jim Lewis, CEO of Princeton Sales Partners and author of Five Deadly Sins CEOs Make in Sales, will speak at NJIT on March 4, 2009 from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  >>
Zhichun Li of Northwestern University will discuss "Towards High Performance Network Defense" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on Feb. 25 at 2:45 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Robert K. Prud'homme, PhD, professor and director of the Program in Engineering Biology at Princeton University, will discuss "Next Generation Nano Carriers for Multifunctional Drug Delivery, Imaging, and Targeting-How Do We Make Them?" on Feb. 23 at 2:45 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 205. The Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering Graduate Seminar is presented by the NSF-ERC for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS) at NJIT. Contact: R. Dave, dave@njit.edu, (973) 596-5860. >>
NJIT English professor and poet Burt Kimmelman, of Maplewood, has been invited to read from his work at Seton Hall University's Poetry-in-the-Round on March 4, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the library on campus. Poet Adele Kenny will also be featured.  The public is invited to attend; there will be no charge.  >>
More than 300 people and 30 companies are expected to attend the sixth annual biomedical engineering showcase and career fair on March 13, 2009 at NJIT. The annual event, to be held from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in NJIT's Campus Center, unites industry professionals and academics interested in the applied-life sciences.    >>
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.   >>
"Theory of Ferroelectric Superlattices and Epitaxial Films" is the topic of a Physics Department Seminar by David Vanderbilt, PhD, a professor in the Physics Department at Rutgers University-New Brunswick on Feb. 23, 12 noon-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall Rm. 408. >>
Best-selling business author and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Christensen will focus on creating and surviving disruptive innovation at a free talk open to the public set for Feb. 28, 2009, at NJIT. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. in Room 112, Eberhardt Hall and Alumni Center on the NJIT campus, located at 323 MLK Blvd. at Bleeker St.   >>
Nathaniel Nystrom, a postdoctoral researcher at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Domain-Specific Language Extension for Correctness and Performance" at a Computer Science Department Seminar on Feb. 16, 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.  >>
This weekend NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a day-long, free public financial aid workshop to help low-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the often confusing world of financial aid opportunities. First-generation students have benefitted from this event in the past.  >>
Irving McPhail, PhD, the executive vice president and chief operating officer for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) kicks off  NJIT's opening celebrations for Black History Month with a lecture about America, black history and advances in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  >>
Huixin He, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry at Rutgers-Newark will be the guest speaker at a Physics Department Seminar on Feb. 2, 12 noon-1 p.m. in Faculty Memorial Hall Rm. 408. "Fabrication of High Performance Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites for Biosensors and Flexible Electronics: Multiple Roles of DNA Dispersed and Functionalized Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes" is her topic. >>
The Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey has honored NJIT adjunct professor and attorney Jerry Fitzgerald English as “Land Use Educator of the Year” for her 23 years of leadership and service to the environmental sector especially within the region. >>
Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT. >>
There's something for everyone this spring at NJIT's semi-annual Technology and Society Forum Series.  In two weeks, Ralph Izzo, chairman and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) opens the event with a closer look at sustainability.   >>