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.
  6. NJIT Case No. 16-005 - Carbon Nanotube Immobilized Super Absorbent Membrane for Harvesting Water from the Atmosphere

Patents Pending

  1. Carbon Nanotube Mediated Membrane Extraction

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. 18-004 and 18-014 BLACK SILICON IR ABSORBING MATERIAL FOR MICROBOLOMETER, DESIGN OF MICROBOLOMETER WITH A TWO-LEVEL STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE MICROBOLOMETER

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


    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. 05-003 - Thermoset epoxy polymers from renewable resources.
    21. NJIT Case No. 03-002 - Polymer Coating / Encapsulation of Nanoparticles Using a Supercritical Antisolvent Process.
    22. NJIT Case No. 03 032 - Highly selective membrane systems and methods for protein ultrafiltration.
    23. NJIT Case No. 12-050 – Pharmaceutical coreshell composite powder and processes for making the same.

    Patents Pending

    1. NJIT Case No. 18-009 Low-cost, easy-to-process, highly-efficient and bandedge-tunable perovskite nanocrystals for organic synthesis