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2011
An award-winning photo of St. Louis Square, Montreal, by Glenn Goldman, professor and founding director of NJIT's School of Art+Design, will be featured in the 2012 American Institute of Architects (AIA) West Jersey calendar. >>
Eight Interior Design students from the School of Art + Design who are members of the NJIT chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) spent Nov. 20 in Union, NJ, volunteering to help a family in need.  >>
Glenn Goldman, founding director of NJIT's School of Art + Design, has been appointed Education Liaison to ACM/SIGGRAPH 2013 to be held in Los Angeles. >>
Structural engineer Rima Taher, PhD, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings that can withstand extreme winds and hurricanes and a university lecturer in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently elected chair of the structural technical group of the Northern New Jersey branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design hosted the fourth annual AIA-NJ Symposium, entitled “Energy,” on October 26, 2011.  >>
Two faculty members from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design were invited by the PCI Board of Trustees/PCI Foundation to present their design research at the 2011 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. >>
Architect, engineer, and toy designer Chuck Hoberman will discuss "Transformable Principles in Design + Architecture" on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
Zoe Coombes and David Boira of Cmmnwlth, a New York City-based furniture, art and design studio, will discuss "Cmmnwlth: In Lieu of Flowers" at the College of Architecture and Design Lecture Series on Oct. 24 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I. >>
"2x2," a new exhibit curated by NJIT special lecturer Matt Gosser and David Smith of Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea and Index Art Center in Newark, will be open to the public Monday through Friday from Oct. 21-Nov. 25 in the College of Architecture and Design Gallery. >>
Andrzej Zarzycki, an assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, recently presented two papers addressing the role of new media, gaming, and mobile on-demand culture.  >>
Kees Christiaanse of KCAP Architects & Planners will discuss "Stewed Information Harvesting and Digesting" at the College of Architecture and Design Fall Lecture Series on Oct. 17 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I.  >>
Following a week of tumultuous sleepless nights and round-the-clock construction, Team NJ's entry in the prestigious bi-annual U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2011 has opened on the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, DC.  >>
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez today joined competitors from three New Jersey universities, including NJIT, to kick off the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) 2011 Solar Decathlon on Washington's National Mall.     >>
Karen A. Franck, an environmental psychologist and a professor in the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, has an interest in memorials.  >>
Georgeen Theodore, of Brooklyn, NY, an assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, will be promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
Jose Alcala, of Montclair, a university lecturer  in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has been selected  to receive the “Excellence in Instruction from a University Lecturer Award” at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  >>
Richard Garber, of Jersey City, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, has been selected to be promoted to associate professor with tenure at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011.  Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period. >>
NJIT will be a proud sponsor of an important PBS NOVA documentary, “Engineering Ground Zero,” airing initially on Sept. 7, 2011, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on PBS; see local listings for details.  >>
"The Art of Invention” featuring new sculpture by the American artist Daniel A. Henderson will be on view at NJIT from Oct. 1-Dec. 22, 2011.  >>
Karen A. Franck, PhD, professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, and Philip Speranza, an assistant professor at the University of Oregon-Eugene, will discuss “New Jersey Towns Remember: Observations of September 11 Memorials” at an interdisciplinary conference on Sept. 16-17 on the Manhattan campus of St. John's University.  >>
In a repeat performance from last year, Daniel Palma of Paterson and Benjamin Gross, an honors student from Lambertville, were accepted to participate in the Student Volunteer Program for SIGGRAPH 2011 held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from August 6 through August 11. >>
For the third consecutive year, students from the College of Architecture and Design received invitations and scholarships to participate in the Autodesk Bootcamp held in San Francisco, California. >>
College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki made two presentations during the “Capture and Construction” session at the 2011 ACM/SIGGRAPH conference on August 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. >>
Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition. >>
Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, presented his research on alternative integrated design practices and prefabricated building components at the international conference Economy, held at the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University in Wales. >>
Construction of ENJOY: A Generation House, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 entry from Team New Jersey, a collaborative effort of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), begins July 11, 2011 following a ground-breaking at NJIT. >>
Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Brooks Atwood in collaboration with Virginia Harper Design designed and produced a series of custom D'cay and Cor'cay furniture for an exhibition on May 28-June 30 at the Rouge 58 Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. >>
Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, presented research at the conference, "Performative Practices: Architecture and Engineering in the 21st Century," the 2011 ACSA Teacher's Seminar. >>
Third-year industrial design students Sara Jane Rin of Jersey City and Avrami Rakovsky of Elizabeth participated in a three-day workshop during NYC Design Week in which they designed a bench with Brooks Atwood, assistant professor in NJIT's School of Art + Design, and designer Marc Thorpe.  >>
Richard Garber, AIA, associate professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, will participate in a roundtable discussion on June 8 on the intersection of digital and information technologies and the urban environment. >>
Aficionados of modern poured-concrete design were in for a rude awakening last month when they heard NJIT Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's presentation at the 64th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians.  >>
Industrial design student Kristen Ciandella of South Plainfield was awarded the top prize of $1,500 for her “Wave Collection” in a table-top design competition sponsored by Cambridge Silversmiths, Ltd. of Fairfield, NJ for the second-year industrial design studio in NJIT's School of Art + Design. >>
Stephanie Thompson, of Belford, a third-year digital design student, and Polina Zaitseva, of Hackensack, an adjunct faculty member in NJIT's School of Art + Design, have each had work selected for display and competition at the 2011 Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach, Florida. >>
Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, presented a paper at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians on an innovative construction system invented by Thomas Edison to mass-produce prefabricated, concrete houses.  >>
Tristan Pashalian of Avon-by-the-Sea, who just completed his third year in the Interior Design program in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, leveraged a project he created during the spring semester for an elective class in furniture design into an award-winning project. >>
For the second consecutive year, students from NJIT's School of Art + Design exhibited original work at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. >>
Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes, will speak next week at the Annual Conference of Construction Specifications Canada (Devis de Construction Canada) in Montreal.   >>
Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, acted as a Session Chair for the conference In the Beginning/In the End, the 2011 National Conference of the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS).  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city.  >>
Panasonic Corporation of North America Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Taylor today delivered a moving address at NJIT's 2011 Commencement at the Prudential Center in Newark after receiving an honorary degree.  >>
U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) congratulated NJIT students who participated last week in the EPA's P3: People, Prosperity and the Planet Student Design Competition for Sustainability on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  >>
Students in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) and School of Art + Design were invited by Tishman Construction in New York City to showcase their projects today at an Earth Day Educational Fair from 11 a .m.-4 p.m. at 7 World Trade Center Plaza.  >>
The Digital Design program at NJIT's School of Art + Design continues its Industry Speak Seminar Series on April 18 with Andrew Grapsas, game designer at Arkadium, Inc. of New York City, where he is working on games suitable for social networking sites. >>
Glenn Goldman, director of NJIT's School of Art + Design, has been elected by the membership of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) to serve a two-year term on the editorial board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC). >>
Sometimes engineering school really is fun. Just ask six Newark College of Engineering undergrads, three of whom recently made a remarkable road trip to Fort Worth, Texas to watch the “Flying Highlander” take fourth place in a notable aerospace international competition.  >>
Fernando Music, principal from The Rooster Design Group in New York City, will be speaking on April 4 at 11:30 a.m. as part of the ongoing Digital Design Industry Speak Seminar Series hosted by NJIT's School of Art + Design.  >>
The team comprised of Tristan Pashalian, Ida Torres and Peter Khalil, all third-year students in NJIT's BA in Interior Design program, has placed third in the national Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition>>
Helping others is an important part of NJIT life. Many students are the children of immigrants, some are even immigrants themselves. Problems and issues around the world hit home.  >>
NJIT's BA in Interior Design program has two of three regional winners in the 2011 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Competition. >>
Eight teams of 3-4 students representing New York and New Jersey high schools will compete for prizes in the New Jersey Web Design Competition on March 15, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Fleisher Athletic Center. >>
Susan Pikaart Bristol, of Rocky Hill, an adjunct professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was one of 10 honorees at the 28th Annual Tribute to Women 2011 Awards dinner on March 3 at the Hyatt Regency Princeton.  >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, associate professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, will join scholars of design, photography, commercial vernacular and automotive culture in "Marvels of Roadside and Main Street America: The Itinerant Eye of John Margolies" on March 9 at the Library of Congress.  >>
The quality of life will rise one notch higher next summer for Long Island City residents, business owners and anyone else lucky enough to live near  the Museum of Modern Art's PS1.  >>
World renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at NJIT, Feb. 21, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. in the ballroom of the NJIT Campus Center.   >>
The Albert Dorman Honors College Library was officially named the Gilbert Glass Library on Jan. 28 in a ceremony on the fourth floor of Fenster Hall. >>
Beginning on Jan. 28 and ending on Jan. 30, NJIT's College of Architecture and Design will be a local site for Global Game Jam 2011, during which more than 150 sites around the world will compete to create a game from scratch in 48 hours.  >>
Darius Sollohub, associate professor of architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been named director of the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). >>