WHAT: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) announces the creation of the School of Applied Engineering and Technology within the university’s Newark College of Engineering. Designed to meet spiraling demand in the job market for applied engineering technologists in industries reliant upon production, manufacturing, process control and instrumentation, the new school will emphasize internships, co-ops and apprenticeships within private industry and government. Makerspace at NJIT will provide additional opportunities for students to design and develop technology-driven devices.

The School of Applied Engineering and Technology will include 10 baccalaureate degree programs in engineering technology, including Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Construction Management Technology and Concrete Industry Management. The new school will be home to a four-year General Engineering program culminating with a Bachelor of Science degree.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Makerspace at NJIT, Guttenberg Information Technologies Center, NJIT Campus. Parking will be available in the Science and Technology Parking Garage, 42 Wilsey Street, Newark, N.J. 07103


Speakers include:

Moshe Kam, Dean, Newark College of Engineering

Joel S. Bloom, President, NJIT

The Honorable Paul A. Sarlo ’92, Deputy Majority Leader, New Jersey Senate, Democrat of District 36

The Honorable Ras J. Baraka, Mayor, City of Newark

Stephen P. DePalma ’92, Chair, NJIT Board of Trustees

Robert Cohen ’83, ’84, ’87, Vice President, Global R&D and Chief Technology Officer, Stryker Orthopaedics; Chair, Newark College of Engineering Board of Visitors; member, NJIT Board of Trustees

Amelia Sapirman '18 (Dec.), Mechanical Engineering Technology