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New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts Spring Colloquium

NEWARK, March 3--The mechanical engineering department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a spring lecture series featuring leading experts in the fields of fluidics, propulsion and materials processing.

The lectures, free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The lectures are held at the Mechanical Engineering Center on the NJIT campus.

Editor’s Note: If you’d like to attend a lecture or interview one of the speakers, please call Robert Florida at (973) 596-5203.

  • On March 5, L.-S. FAN, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Ohio State University, will lecture on “Real Time Three-Dimensional Tomography and the Discrete Computations for Multiphase Flow Systems.”

  • On April 2, Stuart Savage, emeritus professor of civil engineering and applied mechanics at McGill University, will lecture on “Effects of Pore-Pressure Dissipation on Debris-Flow Surges.”

  • Haim Bau, a professor of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania, will lecture on “Complex Interactions in Microfluidic Systems,” on April 9.

  • Subrata Mukherjee, a professor of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Cornell University, will present the final lecture, “Error Analysis and Adaptivity in the Boundary Element and Related Methods,” on April 16.


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.

Contact Information:   Robert Florida
Public Relations
(973) 596-5203 




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