NJIT's Computer Science Program Ranked #2 in the World
Friday, April 7, 2017 by Shydale James
NJIT's computer science program is the best in the nation and #2 in the world according to the 2017 Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) list released April 3. NJIT is also the only university outside of Asia and Australia to make the top 10.
The New Kid at the NY Auto Show is the NJIT Baja Race Car
Friday, April 7, 2017 by Tracey Regan
Appearing alongside the sleek new Lincolns, Porsches, Lamborghinis and supercharged Dodge Demon at the upcoming New York International Auto Show, billed as a showcase for the latest in “cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation,” will be an enterprising up-and-comer that is itself a marvel of engineering acumen: the NJIT Baja race car.
Putting Students Closer to Explosive Solar Events
Thursday, April 6, 2017 by Dean Maskevich
NJIT has a long-established reputation as a leader in researching phenomena originating on the star closest to Earth — the Sun. NJIT’s optical telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory and radio telescope array at Owens Valley, both in California, have greatly expanded our understanding of solar events that periodically impact our home planet, events such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) that can disrupt terrestrial communications and power infrastructure in addition to other effects.
Nurturing Newark: NJIT Preserves the Built Environment of New Jersey’s Largest City
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Shydale James
New Jersey’s largest city is experiencing a renaissance. But as Newark’s skyline continues to morph, who’s documenting the facelift and safeguarding the city’s lustrous architectural history?
NJIT Engineer Wins an NSF CAREER Grant to Advance Next-Generation Batteries
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Tracey Regan
Mechanical engineer Siva Nadimpalli is targeting a key roadblock in the development of high-capacity, affordable and long-lived batteries with a multi-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
An Event That Gets Better With Age: Inside CoAD’s 11th Annual Design Showcase
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by Denise Anderson
There was standing room only as industry guests, alumni, students, faculty and staff packed Weston Hall at the College of Architecture and Design’s (CoAD) 11th Annual Design Showcase to network, reminisce and appreciate the talent of NJIT students. Alumnus J. Kenneth Modrow ’08, AIA, LEED AP at Gensler, explains, “The work presented by NJIT students is simply inspiring. The quality of their projects is at the professional level. It is very impressive.”
First-Generation Students Shine at NJIT
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
Typically one-third of entering students responding to NJIT’s annual new-student survey have parents who did not attend college. Knowing that the pathway to and through higher education can prove especially transformative for first-generation students and their families, NJIT provides valuable support with a range of programs — including the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Center for Pre-College Programs (CPCP) — to help first-generation students realize their dream of a college education.