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Ankur Agrawal, a PhD student in the department of computer science at NJIT, presented his paper titled "Dissimilarities in the Logical Modeling of Apparently Similar Concepts in SNOMED CT" last month at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2010 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC.  >>
NJIT students will present their real-world projects at "Inspire, Connect, Create," the 15th Capstone Showcase on Dec. 8, 1-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT.  Register online. >>
Kang Xi, PhD, industry associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at NYU-POLY, will discuss "Fast Failure Recovery in IP Networks" on Dec. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. >>
James Geller, PhD, professor in the NJIT's Department of Computer Science, received the Excellence in Research Award on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Alan S. Rosenthal, chair of the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Advisory Board, will discuss "Your Computing Career in a Difficult Economy" on Nov. 22, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415. Rosenthal earned his master's degree in engineering management from NJIT. >>
V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning.  >>
V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning.  >>
Xiaoqiao Meng, PhD, a research staff member of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, will discuss "Towards Efficient Capacity Planning in Cloud Computing" on Oct. 18,  2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Building 4415.  >>
Daniel Boston, a doctoral student in NJIT's College of Computing Sciences, provided technological advice to supplement the legal and educational expertise provided by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Committee for the 29th Annual Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition this month. The case deals with distracted driving/walking resulting from the use of wireless electronic communication devices. "It was a good experience working with the Mock Trial Committee in a technical capacity. This provided a wonderful opportunity to evaluate an all-too-real scenario and help shape the technological and technical aspects of the case toward that same level of realism. I am grateful to know that the assistance I provided has been useful to the Mock Trial Committee, and I thank my advisor, Dr. Cristian Borcea, for initially forwarding this opportunity to me." “We greatly appreciate NJIT's input in this year's mock trial case, which we hope will be not only academically challenging but will help to change driving habits and prevent tragic accidents,” said Richard J. Badolato, Esq., president of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. >>
Sixteen high school and middle school students will show off their high tech prowess to parents and business sponsors on Aug. 11, 2010, during the closing ceremony of the NJIT 2010 Summer Capstone and Real World Connections Programs for high school students.  Both programs, which are sponsored by the NJIT College of Computing Sciences (CCS), enable pre-college and college students to collaborate on projects for area businesses, corporations and others. >>
University Carlos III of Madrid has selected NJIT Distinguished Professor Emerita Starr Roxanne Hiltz as the holder of a "Chair of Excellence" for the 2010-2011 academic year. She will be working on human-computer interaction research related to Emergency Response Information Systems.  Murray Turoff, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of NJIT's Information Systems Department, will accompany her as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Informatics, teaching a course and conducting research with the Interactive Systems Group. . >>
Guy-Alain Amoussou, PhD, program officer at the National Science Foundation, will discuss "Seeking NSF Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate Education and Research" at the Department of Computer Science Colloquium on May 19, 11 a.m-3 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.  >>
Student teams will present their real-world projects at "Dream without Limit," the 13th Annual Capstone Student Showcase on May 3, 2-5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The Spring 2010 showcase will feature real-world projects sponsored by industry or initiated by entrepreneurial students; an active open house for new sponsors, university students, and partners; a one-of-a-kind Fast Career Fair to connect students instantly to job opportunities and connect companies to potential hires; and more. Register online. >>
NJIT Management Professor Michael Ehrlich, PhD, will discuss "From Academia to Wall Street and Back: A Curious Journey" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on April 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Image Processing and Pattern Recognition: Fundamentals and Techniques (IEEE & Wiley Publishers, 2010), a new book by NJIT Professor Frank Y. Shih, PhD, features unique coverage of the most interesting developments and updated techniques, including image watermarking, digital steganography, document processing and classification, solar image processing and event classification.  >>
Peter L. Elkin, MD, MACP, FACMI, of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Department of Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, will discuss "The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Enterprise Data Translational Architecture" on April 27, 1-2 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415.      >>
Dario Pompili, PhD, an assistant professor in the ECE Department at Rutgers University, will discuss "Inter-glider Underwater Communication and Coordination for Ocean Monitoring and Coastal Tactical Surveillance" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on April 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Hui Xiong, PhD, an associate professor at Rutgers University in Newark, will discuss "Financial Fraud Detection and Prevention With Data Mining Techniques" on April 12, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Junwen Weng, an assistant professor in the department of biochemistry at the University of Hong Kong, will discuss "A Novel Profile-HMM To Predict MicroRNAs and Their  Targets Simultaneously" on April 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Dan Pei, PhD, a senior member of the technical staff at AT&T Labs, will discuss "Network Aware Forward Caching" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on March 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rm. 4415. >>
Teams of 3-4 students representing more than 43 New York and New Jersey high schools will participate today in NJIT's Fifth Annual Web Design Competition. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Information Systems, the competition challenges students to create or improve websites according to established design specifications. >>
NJIT's Information Systems Department, Office of Technology Development and the NSF-funded ADVANCE Project will co-sponsor an interdisciplinary, cross-sector seminar on text-mining and research networks on March 8, 11:30 am-1:30 p.m. (followed by discussion) in the GITC Building, Room 3710. "Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities and Research Networks: New Tools and Techniques from Academia and Industry" will feature presentations by Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD (pictured), assistant professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University; and Sheldon Sloan, MD, MBE, vice president of policy, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology. Lunch will be provided. >>
Dongsheng Che, PhD, assistant professor in the department of computer science at East Stroudsburg University, will discuss "Computational Methods for Deciphering Genomic Structures of Bacteria" at the Department of Computer Science Seminar Series on March 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the GITC Room 4415. >>
Michael Houle, PhD, a visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan, will discuss "Locality-Sensitive Analysis for Rank-based Similarity Search" on Feb. 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. >>
Henri Angelino, PhD, a visiting professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo and acting director of NII's Global Liaison Office will discuss main research activities and international cooperation policy at the NII on Feb. 22, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415. The lecture kicks off the Spring 2010 Computer Science Department Seminar Series. >>
Pierre Gouton, PhD, a professor at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France, will discuss "Color Image Processing and Applications" at a Department of Computer Science Seminar on Feb. 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 4415.  >>
Distinguished Professors Emeriti Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Murray Turoff of NJIT's Information Systems Department are spending the month of January as visiting professors at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii.  In October they participated as invited keynoters at a workshop on the Future of Higher Education in Romania, held in Bucharest. In November, a visit to Finland included invited presentations by Hiltz on "The Impact of Online Learning and Social Media on Higher Education" at the Finnish Society for Futures Studies, Helsinki; and "Social Media: Characteristics, Social Issues, and Use in Marketing," at the Turku School of Economics. Turoff's invited presentations included: "Emergency Response Information Systems" at Nokia in Helsinki, and a keynote address on the Delphi Method at the annual Millennium Project meeting in Helsinki. "These are exactly the kinds of opportunities we hoped to have when we transitioned to emeritus and emerita status," said Hiltz. "It is quite wonderful to be able to work with colleagues all over the world."  >>