Endowed Scholarship Supports YWCC Undergrads
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
Allison Manzo, a Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) and Albert Dorman Honors College student, didn’t know what her professional passion was after graduating from North Arlington High School. She eventually discovered her interest in the intersection of psychology and technology and transferred to NJIT from Bergen Community College, attracted by YWCC’s human-computer interaction program. Manzo has since flourished and her hard work has been noticed.
Innovation Day 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 by Tracey Regan
Research on a novel, hydrogel-based therapy to treat diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness worldwide, was the winner of this year’s TechQuest competition, announced this week at the NJIT President’s Forum and 2017 Innovation Day.
Women Designing the Future
Monday, April 10, 2017 by Tracey Regan
Women engineers, computer scientists, entrepreneurs and social critics are making their mark on the booming robotics and smart device sectors, where, along with their technical prowess, they bring a keen talent for integrating technology into individual lives and communities.
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).