To:       NJIT Community

From:    Donald H. Sebastian

Date:    Wednesday, October 7, 2009

RE:       Excellence in Research Prize and Medal to Dr. Kamalesh K. Sirkar: Today

Kamalesh K. Sirkar, PhD, distinguished professor of chemical engineering and director of the NJIT Center for Membrane Technologies, will be honored at the 2009 Excellence in Research Prize and Medal presentation ceremony on Today, October 7, 2009.  Join us at the Jim Wise Theatre from 3:30 until 5:00 we acknowledge the impact of Dr. Sirkar’s research in membrane separation technologies upon the scientific world, our university, and society.  Membrane separation processes are increasingly important in meeting the growing global need for pure drinking water, an application that has been the focus of Dr. Sirkar’s recent research. Attendees will be treated to a lecture by Dr. Sirkar, recipient of the 2009 prize and medal.  A reception will follow at the Campus Center Atrium.

Immediately to be followed by a reception in The Campus Center Atrium