NJIT's College of Computing Sciences Named: Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Tech innovator and international entrepreneur Ying Wu earned his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from NJIT in 1988. Wu was born and grew up in Beijing where he now lives with his wife Yalan Wu ’87 MS CE, an NJIT alumna. “Ying Wu’s generosity of spirit and focus on innovation and excellence exemplify what we work diligently to teach all of our students,” said NJIT President Joel S. Bloom. “He is creating new scholarships and new opportunities for thousands of students who will be well educated at NJIT and who will make outstanding contributions to the economy and quality of life, locally...
NJIT Grad Has a Top Job at General Motors
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Marino Durán was born in a poor village in the Dominican Republic. When he was 5-years old, his family immigrated to the United States -- none of them knowing a word of English. Yet later this summer, he'll begin working as an engineer for General Motors, one of the world’s largest corporations. It’s a top job and Marino, who graduated in May (2016) with a computer engineering degree, can hardly believe his good fortune: He is blessed now with the promise of professional success -- he and was recently featured in a video about successful seniors. But coming from such a poor background, his pa...
Goldman Photo Selected for Commendation by the AIA
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
A photograph by NJIT Professor Glenn Goldman was the recipient of a Judges’ Commendation in the national 2016 Architectural Photography Competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One of 14 award winners out of more than 1,000 entries, “L.A. Grid,” taken in 2015 through the window of the Los Angeles Convention Center, was exhibited during the organization’s annual convention in Philadelphia, May 17–21. This is the third consecutive year that a photograph by Goldman, director of the School of Art + Design, has been honored by the AIA.
New Jersey, Israel in Joint Collaboration for Securing Critical Infrastructure
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
12 Israeli companies to showcase cutting-edge tech solutions, May 18, at NJIT In a joint collaboration for securing critical infrastructure, Israel and New Jersey will be holding a New Jersey-Israel Home Land Security Tech Summit on May 18 at NJIT in Newark, New Jersey. The Summit is the latest in a series of activities encouraging economic and strategic cooperation between New Jersey and Israel companies in the field of emergency services and critical infrastructure. The synergy between New Jersey, a major hub of transportation and infrastructure, and Israel, a country with a strong focus o...
Honors for Science and the Liberal Arts
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Faculty, staff, students and alumni of the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) were recognized on May 5, 2016 for achievements that spanned the college’s departments and initiatives in research and education. In his introductory remarks at the annual awards ceremony, Dean Kevin Belfield congratulated the faculty for their increasing level of grant funding, engagement at conferences and other professional activities, and significant presence in notable publications. He also cited the accomplishments of students enrolled in the college, with the academic performance of student-athletes b...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Volunteering at NJIT—Alternative Spring Break (ASB) The hardworking, high achieving students of NJIT continue to excel in community service. For the fourth consecutive year, hundreds of NJIT students elected to forgo spending their spring break at some traditional warmer-climate destination. Instead, they chose to remain closer to campus to serve others through Alternative Spring Break (ASB). This year’s ASB, which ran from March 12th through 17th, involved 27 projects in four counties: Essex, Hudson, Bergen and Monmouth -- from Newark to the Jersey shore. For example, 30 members of our...
Buildings and Meanings — Interpreting Cultural Expression in Architecture
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Buildings and Meanings — Interpreting Cultural Expression in Architecture Distinguished Professor Zeynep Çelik is an internationally honored interpreter — of buildings. Çelik, who has a joint appointment in NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture and the Department of History, is an architectural historian whose career has been dedicated to interpreting the meanings buildings communicate about the cultures that create them. Çelik joined NJIT in 1991, following a professional path that began at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey, where she earned a degree in architecture. Although sh...
She's an Award-Winning Digital Designer: Meet Rachel Corres
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Rachel Corres recently won the School of Art + Design Medal. Each year, the School gives the medal to a graduating senior who combines academic achievement with design excellence. Rachel, who graduated in May with a degree in Digital Design, had many accomplishments at NJIT that lead up to her winning the above medal.. For two years in a row, she won the Design Award for her major. She won first place in a student design competition sponsored by the Virtual Academic Library Environment and was awarded the 2012 Art + Design Director's Scholarship. She was the founding president of SIGGRAPH H...