Sustainable Systems Technologies

This research cluster encompasses currently available technologies in field of urban ecology and sustainability, advanced materials and nanotechnologies, and smart manufacturing systems.

Water Treatment

Patents Issued

  1. NJIT Case No. 08-029 - Carbon Nanotube Mediated Membrane Extraction.
  2. NJIT Case No. 11-062 - Fluorophthalocyanine photodynamic water sterilization.
  3. NJIT Case No. 07-066 – Pervaporation Membranes Highly Selective for Solvents Present in Fermentation Broths.
  4. NJIT Case No. 10-024 - Membrane Distillation Apparatus and Methods.
  5. NJIT Case No. 03-039 - Desalination Devices and Systems Using Porous Hydrophobic Hollow Fibers and Hydrophobic Porous Coatings.

Patents Pending

  1. NJIT Case No. 13-068 - Carbon nanotube immobilized membranes with functionalized carbon nanotubes with application in sea water desalination
  2. NJIT Case No. 16-005 - Carbon Nanotube Immobilized Super Absorbent Membrane for Harvesting Water from the Atmosphere
  3. NJIT Case No. 16-023 – Systems and Methods for Maximizing Recovery in Membrane Distillation
  4. NJIT Case No. 16-033 - Multifunctional Ceramic Reactive Electrochemical Membrane Filtration for Water Purification and Biomass Separation
  5. NJIT Case No. 17-013 and 17-019 - Antifouling Membrane Filtration System
  6. NJIT Case No. 16-024 - Method and Device for Testing the Effectiveness of Magnetic Treatment of Feed Water for Reducing Mineral Scaling in Reverse Osmosis Processes
  7. NJIT Case No. 17-028 - Integrated Vacuum Generation and Membrane Distillation System and Method
  8. NJIT Case No. 17-023 – Radiative Heating of Liquids in Desalination and Other Membrane Processes
  9. NJIT Case No. 16-017 - Novel Hollow Fiber Membrane Module for Direct Contact Membrane Distillation-based Desalination
  10. NJIT Case No. 17-031 - Vacuum Distillation and Desalination

Advanced Manufacturing

Patents Issued

  1. NJIT Case No. 14-002 - TCDA/Zinc Oxide Nanocomposites and Film Sensors
  2. NJIT Case No. 11-008 - Methods and Apparatus for the non-destructive measurement of diffusion in non-uniform substrates.
  3. NJIT Case No. 09-028 - Metamaterials with terahertz response and method of making same.
  4. NJIT Case No. 10-025 - System and method for terahertz 2D interferometric and synthetic aperture imaging with an incoherent source.
  5. NJIT Case No. 10-001 - System and Method for forming of tubular parts.
  6. NJIT Case No. 09-076 - Differential frame based scheduling for input queued switches.
  7. NJIT Case No. 07-052 - Replicating and switching multicast internet packets in routers using crosspoint memory shared by output ports.
  8. NJIT Case No. 10-017 - System and Method of use for composite floor.
  9. NJIT Case No. 06-021 - Methods and apparatus for the non-destructive detection of variations in a sample.
  10. NJIT Case No. 08-066 - Methods of rapid phase modulation of THz radiation for high speed THz imaging, spectroscopy, and communications devices and systems.
  11. NJIT Case No. 10-005 - Improvised explosive device detection/destruction/disablement.
  12. NJIT Case No. 05-037 - Smart Coating System.
  13. NJIT Case No. 01-006 - Delivery of Metered Amounts of Liquid Materials.
  14. NJIT Case No. 02-025 - Terahertz Imaging Apparatus and Method.

Patents Pending

  1. NJIT Case No. 14-006 - Environmentally Friendly inkjet-Printable Lithium Battery Cathode Formulations, Methods and Devices
  2. NJIT Case No. 15-007 – Polydiacetylene and Polydiaacetylene/Zno Nanocomposite Sensors
  3. NJIT Case No. 17-001 – Fabrication of Flexible Conductive Items and Batteries using Modified Inks
  4. NJIT Case No. 16-026 - Particle-Free Silver Ink for Inkjet Printing
  5. NJIT Case No. 16-010 - Fabrication of strain sensor by inkjet printing
  6. NJIT Case No. 16-013 - Electro-Mechanical Firing Disruptor/Gun Disabling System for Hand Guns
  7. NJIT Case No. 16-032 and 16-031 – Reduced Maintenance Air Filtration Device
  8. NJIT Case No. 17-029 - Protocol for making devices using 3D printing molds

Renewable/Clean Energy Systems

Patents Issued

  1. NJIT Case No. 13-038 - Systems and Methods for CO2 removal from flue gas by temperature swing absorption
  2. NJIT Case No. 07-061 - Carbon Nanotubes as charge carriers in organic and hybrid solar cells.
  3. NJIT Case No. 10-004 - Microtrap assembly for greenhouse gas and air pollution monitoring.
  4. NJIT Case No. 10-067 - p-Doping of CdTe Polycrystalline Thin Film Based on Cd Vacancy Theory.
  5. NJIT Case No. 09-035 - System and method for directed self-assembly technique for the creation of carbon nanotube sensors and bio-fuel cells on single plane.
  6. NJIT Case No. 13-049 - Nitriding of Carbon Nanotubes.
  7. NJIT Case No. 07-059- Nanotube device and method of fabrication.
  8. NJIT Case No. 04-018 - System and Method for Selective Separation of Gaseous Mixtures Using Hollow Fibers.
  9. NJIT Case No. 96-003 - Treating non-naturally occuring subsurface soil contaminants with pneumatic injection of dry media.

Patents Pending

  1. NJIT Case No. 15-041 – Conventional and Flexible Biofuel Cells With Pressure-Fabrication Bio-Electrodes
  2. NJIT Case No. 06-039 - Integrated Biofuel Cell with Aligned Nanotube Electrodes and Methods of Use Thereof.

Nanotechnologies/Material/Chemical Processes

Patents Issued

  1. NJIT Case No. 12-045 - Systems and Methods for Superdisintegrant-Based Composite Particles for Dispersion and Dissolution of Active Pharmaceutical Agents.
  2. NJIT Case No. 14-005 - System and method for continuous polymer coating of particles.
  3. NJIT Case No. 09-040 - New Polyesters from Assymetrical Monomers Based upon Bisanhydrohexitols.
  4. NJIT Case No. 12-049 - Solventless Mixing Process for Coating Pharmaceutical Ingredients.
  5. NJIT Case No. 12-051 - Taste Masked Active Pharmaceutical Powder Compositions and Processes for Making Them.
  6. NJIT Case No. 11-049 - Thermal indicating composition.
  7. NJIT Case No. 12-032 - Foamed Celluloid Mortar Propellant Increment Containers.
  8. NJIT Case No. 06-056 - Aerogel-Based Filtration of Gas Phase Systems.
  9. NJIT Case No. 06-057 - Fluidized Mixing and Blending of Nanopowders with Secondary Gas Flow.
  10. NJIT Case No. 06-009 - Continuous High Speed Coating Process for Finely Ground Particulates.
  11. NJIT Case No. 04-022 - Net Shaping Manufacturing Processes and Compositions.
  12. NJIT Case No. 04-007 - Iontophoretic Transdermal Drug Delivery System Based on Conductive Polyaniline Membrane.
  13. NJIT Case No. 08-042 - Polyoxazolidones Derived from Bisanhydrohexitols.
  14. NJIT Case No. 07-030 - Systems and Methods for Reducing Electrostatic Charge in a Fluidized Bed.
  15. NJIT Case No. 06-064 - Antisolvent crystallization in porous hollow fiber devices and methods of use thereof.
  16. NJIT Case No. 07-019 - Mixing and packing of particles.
  17. NJIT Case No. 05-016 - Solid hollow fiber cooling crystallization systems and methods.
  18. NJIT Case No. 07-029 - Microfluidic device for the assembly and transport of microparticles.
  19. NJIT Case No. 05-023 - Functional Coating Compositions of Perfluoroalkyl Metallo Perfluoro-Phthalocyanine Compounds.
  20. NJIT Case No. 05-027 - Fractal structured nanoagglomerates as filter media.
  21. NJIT Case No. 05-003 - Thermoset epoxy polymers from renewable resources.
  22. NJIT Case No. 03-002 - Polymer Coating / Encapsulation of Nanoparticles Using a Supercritical Antisolvent Process.
  23. NJIT Case No. 03 032 - Highly selective membrane systems and methods for protein ultrafiltration.

Patents Pending

  1. NJIT Case No. 13-052 - System and method for fabrication of uniform polymer films containing nano and micro particles via continuous drying process.
  2. NJIT Case No. 07-018 - Inverse Fluidization for Purifying Fluid Streams.
  3. NJIT Case No. 17-004 - Needleless Electrospinning.
  4. NJIT Case No. 16-022 and 17-044 - Dry Processed Surface Coated Engineered Excipients.
  5. NJIT Case No. 17-026 - Extremely low Palladium (Pd) loading catalyst for selective hydrogenation of acetylene