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CoAD Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's design for a prefabricated home in Buffalo, NY is featured in an article in the Journal of Architecture Education, Issue 64:1. This project, called the Ice Cycle house, features a series of innovative building solutions to sustainable living in northern climates.  >>
Sima Bagheri, PhD, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at NJIT, has been selected to participate in the 8th Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference, "Seeing the Future with Imaging Science," Nov. 17-19, 2010, in Irvine, California. Bagheri's contribution is entitled “The Impact of Global Change on Nearshore Water Quality – A Remote Sensing Approach.”    >>
Maurie J. Cohen, PhD, associate professor and director of the environmental policy studies program at NJIT, was invited to give the keynote address on "The New Political Economy of Economic Growth" at the Pace Institute for Environmental and Regional Studies Conference on the Environment on Nov. 5.   >>
Sophia Sobers of Budd Lake presented “Parametric Architecture” in the design category of the research poster session at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference last month in Los Angeles. Sobers, who expects to graduate in May 2011 with a BS in architecture from NJIT and a BA in art from Rutgers-Newark, is the first undergraduate from the College of Architecture and Design to have a research poster accepted for presentation at the premier computer graphics annual conference. She explored the idea of creating a “responsive architecture” – an architectural system that explores the idea of using a parametric interface that reacts and changes based on user input that was originally developed as part of coursework with Henry Grosman, adjunct faculty in the New Jersey School of Architecture. >>
Daniel Palma of Paterson and Benjamin Gross of Lambertville, two juniors from NJIT's School of Art + Design, were selected to serve in the Student Volunteer Program at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference. Admission to the Student Volunteer Program is highly competitive and provides participants access to network with industry leaders and the opportunity to attend short courses, presentations of production case studies, and technical paper sessions. Students provide a minimum of 30 hours of service during the conference, which started on July 24 and concluded on July 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Palma and Gross are both third-year students in the Entertainment Track in NJIT's new BA program in Digital Design. For the bilingual Palma, an EOP student and past recipient of a Director's Scholarship in the School of Art + Design, this marked the second consecutive year he was selected to participate at SIGGRAPH; 2010 was the first SIGGRAPH conference for Gross, a student in the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT. >>
"How Entrepreneurs Seduce Business Angels: Finding a Balance between Overstated Expectations and Understated Aspirations," a paper co-authored by Michael Ehrlich and Annaleena Parhankangas, assistant professor and associate professor, respectively, in NJIT's School of Management, has been accepted for full presentation at the 2010 Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) Conference and earned the designation of "Best Paper" for this division. The IBAM Conference will be held in San Diego, California, on Oct. 7-9, 2010. >>
NJIT placed 29 student-athletes in six sports on the 2009-10 Winter/Spring Great West Conference All-Academic team. Selection to the team requires that student-athletes achieve a minimum cumulative 3.2 grade-point average and also must have participated in at least 50 percent of their respective teams' contests. >>
NJIT is seeded seventh overall and will play in Pool 2 of the inaugural Great West Conference Baseball Tournament, set to begin on Wednesday in Edinburg, Texas, hosted by Texas-Pan American. >>
Tagged: athletics
Several NJIT professors and graduate students participated in the 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference on May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Attending were Professor Marino Xanthos, Research Professors Costas Gogos and Peng Wang of CBPE, Kwabena Narh, professor in NJIT's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Linjie Zhu and Herman Suwardee of NJIT's Polymer Processing Institute (PPI), as well as five PhD students: Huiju Liu, who received his PhD degree this week; Jin Uk Ha, Qian Zheng, Min Yang, and Graciela Terife.  Peng Wang was the organizer, on behalf of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering and PPI, of two special sessions on pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion. Six technical papers on research conducted on campus were presented by Wang, Gogos, Suwardee, Liu, Ha, and Terife. During the May 18 SPE awards ceremonies, Xanthos and Liu received the Heinz List Reactive Extrusion and the Professor Lew Erwin Outstanding Graduate Student Awards, respectively. >>
Talks by a former Soviet refusenik, a classical music duet featuring a pianist and violinist and an exhibit on genocide and human rights violations will highlight an upcoming weeklong conference and exhibit at NJIT.      >>
Tagged: campus center
New York Times columnist Randy Cohen, media analyst Steve Adubato and Obama Healthcare Transition Team Advisor Peter Pitts, will be among the speakers and panelists at an upcoming EMBA 2010 Spring Conference “Public Policy Environment: Business Sector Challenges and Opportunities.” >>
Nine NJIT student-athletes in four sports were named to the Fall 2009 Great West Conference All-Academic team. The honorees were: Joe Ju (men's cross country); Cara Constantino, Iulia Doci, Daisy Gallegos, Kelsey Johnson (women's cross country); Christi Taylor (women's soccer); Sabrina Baby, Katrina Hornstein and Erica Schultz (women's volleyball). >>
Junior guard Jheryl Wilson led the way with a game-high 23 points for NJIT in a program Division I record-setting 66-37 men's basketball win over visiting Chicago State Saturday afternoon in the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. Saturday's win for the Highlanders raises their Great West Conference record to 1-2 and the game against Chicago State was the first at home for NJIT in its new conference. >>
NJIT scored a season-high 83 points Saturday evening recording its first Great West Conference victory, 83-70, over Houston Baptist at Sharp Gymnasium in women's basketball action. >>