# Stories Tagged with "department of mathematical sciences" from 2012

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### Joint Lab Demonstrates Student Concepts

December 20, 2012

Jorge Golowasch, chair and professor in the federated department of biological sciences, and Farzan Nadim, professor in the departments of mathematical and biological sciences, presented a joint lab demo earlier this month in collaboration with Rodolfo Haedo, a former undergraduate and MS student from NJIT, and Joerg Oestreich.
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The influential architecture and design publication

*DesignIntelligence*has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. >>### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Dec. 7

December 05, 2012

Gregor Kovacic, associate professor of mathematical sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will present “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Distinguished Professor Named Inaugural Fellow of Math Society

November 29, 2012

NJIT Distinguished Professor Robert M. Miura has been named a 2013 inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). This first class will honor 1119 scholars, representing more than 600 institutions. Fellows have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics, according to the Society.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 30

November 21, 2012

Yoichiro Mori, assistant professor in the department of mathematics, University of Minnesota, will present “A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues” on Nov. 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 16

November 15, 2012

Mikko Haataja, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, will present “Compositional Interface Dynamics within Symmetric and Asymmetric Planar Lipid Bilayer Membranes” on Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Nov. 9

November 06, 2012

Edsel A. Pena, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, will discuss “Multiple Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty” on Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26

October 24, 2012

David Edwards, University of Delaware, will present “Increasing the Utilities of Optical Biosensors” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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Since the Major League Baseball Division Series and League Championship Series have determined which teams will compete in the World Series, NJIT Math Professor Bruce Bukiet has again analyzed the probability of each team taking the title.
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NJIT has been named by the Princeton Review an outstanding business school in the 2013 edition of

*The Best 296 Business Schools*(Random House / Princeton Review). >>### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 12

October 10, 2012

Philip D. Rack, Department of Material Science and Engineering at The University of Tennessee, will present “Directed, Liquid Phase Assembly of Patterned Metallic Films by Pulsed Laser Dewetting” on Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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NJIT Associate Professor Yuan-Nan Young has been awarded a three-year, $212,000 National Science Foundation grant to mathematically model how surfactants interact with the skin's lipid bi-layer. A surfactant, also known as a wetting or surface-acting agent, breaks the surface tension of a liquid to create more contact with another substance. Soap is the best-known surfactant. >>

NJIT Research Professor Reginald C. Farrow, PhD, who with his research team have discovered how to make nanoscale arrays of the world's smallest probe for investigating the electrical properties of individual living, cells will receive on Oct. 4, 2012 the NJIT Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5

September 28, 2012

Panayotis Kevrekidis, professor in the department of mathematics at the University of Massachusetts, will present “Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28

September 25, 2012

Pushpendra Singh, professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering, will present “Dispersion of Particles on Fluid-Liquid Interfaces” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21

September 18, 2012

Jun Zhang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Physics, New York University, will discuss “Understanding biolocomotion in fluids: from passive to active” as part of the Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II.
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### Mathematica Seminar on Sept. 17

September 17, 2012

A Mathematica seminar, "Mathematica 8 in Education and Research," will be held on Monday, September 17 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Cullimore 606.
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### Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT

September 14, 2012

Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom.
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### NJIT Applied Mathematics Colloquium on Sept. 7

September 07, 2012

The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. >>

### New NJIT Faculty Will Energize Interdisciplinary Vision

August 14, 2012

The talents of more than 20 new faculty members will soon add momentum to NJIT's strategic plan for impacting the quality of life in the 21st century. The interdisciplinary initiative focuses on convergent life science and engineering, “digital everyware”-- ubiquitous computing-- and sustainable systems. >>

### NJIT Professor Featured in NY Times Education Life Ad

July 23, 2012

Mathematics professor Eliza Michalopoulou is featured in an ad appearing in the

*New York Times*Education Life section on July 22, 2012. Michalopoulou uses mathematical modeling and signal processing to help the Navy detect submarines in coastal areas. >>
Tejpal S. Ahluwalia, a junior in the department of mathematical sciences, recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).
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Paul Dupiano, 25, Union High School's 2005 valedictorian, will be the recipient at NJIT's May 15, 2012 commencement of not one, but four difficult undergraduate degrees. >>

Written by Doris Zames Fleischer, PhD, of the NJIT Humanities Department, a 2011 updated edition of

*The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation*(Philadelphia: Temple University Press), originally published in 2001, as well as chapters on disability rights in two different volumes, have recently been published. >>
The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT's baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
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Farzan Nadim, PhD, professor in the departments of mathematical sciences and biological sciences at NJIT, has been appointed chairperson of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sensorimotor Integration Study Section from July of 2012 to June of 2014.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 19

March 14, 2012

Petia Vlahovska, assistant professor of engineering at Brown University, will discuss “Nonlinear Electrohydrodynamics of a Viscous Droplet” on March 19 at 4:00 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on March 5

February 28, 2012

Meenakshi Dutt, PhD, assistant professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Rutgers University, will discuss "Harnessing Spontaneous and Self-Assembly to Design Biomimetic Functionalized Nanotube-Lipid Hybrid Structures" on March 5, 4-5 p.m. in Cullimore 611.
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### Fluid Mechanics Seminar on Feb. 27

February 20, 2012

Roseanne Zia, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, will discuss "Particle Motion in Colloids: Microviscosity, Microdiffusivity, and Normal Stresses" on Feb. 27, 4-5 pm in Cullimore 611.
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### NJIT Math Professor To Speak at Fluid Mechanics Seminar Series

February 01, 2012

Lou Kondic, PhD, a professor in NJIT's Department of Mathematical Sciences, will discuss "Modeling Thin Film Instabilities with Application to Liquid metals on Nanoscale" on Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in Cullimore Hall Room 611.
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### NJIT's Top Newsmakers for 2011 Lauded

January 17, 2012

At the start of every year, the Office of Strategic Communications looks back at NJIT's top ten press releases from the previous year which generated the most major media coverage from not only national sources but from around the world. >>