A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on Nov. 1, 2012 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on connections and will feature leaders in the various fields discussing mechanisms for developing connections to expand the human experience and the role of technology in creating and enhancing connectivity.
Ali Akansu, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has been invited to give a talk on “Generalized DFT Waveforms for MIMO Radar Systems” at the 9th Annual Military Antennas Summit in Alexandria, VA on Sept. 27.
Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, is attending the Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week in Washington, DC. Spak will be part of “The Commons” Participants which will be discussing “The Next 150 years: Campus of the Future” and “The Next 150 Years: Expanding Community Engagement in the Future.” >>
Yang Fan, NJIT class of 2011, recently led a team based in Philadelphia at the New Venture Competition of the Carnegie Mellon University US-China Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit held on April 28th-April 29th in Pittsburgh. >>
Dr. Crystal Smith, associate director of the Educational Opportunity Program, has been elected to the national board of the MIND (Minorities in Engineering Division) Division of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education.) >>
It's hard to imagine coming to college to learn how to design and build a 15-foot-tall-glacier, but that's exactly what some 32 industrial design students, all from New Jersey, and enrolled in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design will hope to accomplish on campus next week.