Awards - Students

Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award​

Recognizes a NCE full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty member or university lecturer who has demonstrated creativity and innovation in his or her teaching methods. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $1,000.​  

2017

  • Brody Frees (CBPE)
  • Joseph Geise (CBPE)
  • Thomas Reardon (CBPE)

2016

  • Michelle Vazquez (CBPE)
  • Sohui Park (CBPE)
  • Monica Torralba (CBPE)

2015 

  • Kevin Alvernaz (CEE)
  • Mateusz Tchorz (CEE)

2014

  • Pooja Sheth (BME)

2013

  • Ricardo Jose Esteves (Team) (CEE)
  • Lewis Maldonado (CEE)
  • Michael Rovinsky (CEE)
  • Daniel Snyder (CEE)

2012

  • Maria Conneran (Team) (BME)
  • Nicole Antonicello (BME)
  • Brodi Halbfoster (BME)
  • Garbriel Geraldo (BME)

2011

  • Paul Rodriguez (MIE)

2010

  • Giancarlo Fricano (CEE)

2009

  • Eric Mattesich (MIE)
 
​2008
  • NJIT Highlander Racing Team (ECE)
  • David Rodriguez (ECE)
  • Raphael Intrieri (ECE)
  • William Stoddart (ECE)
  • Zdravko Miric (ECE)

2007

  • CEE Seismic Design Team (CEE)
  • Anthony Massari (CEE)
  • Britain Materek (CEE)
  • Diana Rodriguez (CEE)
  • Indira Heranandez (CEE)
  • Shefali Patel (CEE)
  • Steve Florman (CEE)
  • Adam Enea (CEE)

2006

  • Chu Meh Chu (ECE)

2005

  • Waqas Mahmood (ECE)

2004

  • Johnny Reyes (ECE)
  • Edmund Hibbert (ECE)
  • Alexander Zuendt (CEE)

 


Madame Mau Outstanding Female Engineering Student Endowment Award

Recognizes a female student pursuing an undergraduate degree in one of NCE’s disciplines, who excels in academics and leadership. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500.  

2018
 

2017

  • Andrea Cano (CEE)

2016

  • Kimberly Lam (MIE)

2015

  • Folawiyo Campbell (ECE)

2014

  • Elaine Gomez (CBPE)

2013

  • Margaret Christian (BME)

2012

  • Lisha Malkani (BME)

2011

  • Julia Gayner (ECE)

2010

  • Lekshmi Pillai (CBPE)
  • Kate Boardman (ECE)

2009

  • Jumanah Yasmin  (BME)
 
2008
  • Shruthi Shankar  (BME)

2007

  • Valarie Rafalko (ECE)

2006

  • Ana Ossa (ECE)

2005

  • Corina Guishard (ECE)

2004 

  • Lisa Kardos (ChE)
  • Courtney A. Guy (ECE)

2003

  • Natalie Fernandez (IME)

2002

  • Lisa Kardos (ChE)

2001

  • Chrissa Roessner (CEE)

 


Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Student Organization Award

   

2018
 

2017 - ALL

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

2016 - ECE

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineerings (IEEE Student Chapter)

2015

  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)

2014 - CEE

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

2013

  • International Society of Phamaceutical Engineering (ISPE) (CBPE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (ECE)

2012 - CBPE

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

2011 - ALL

  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

2010 - CEE

  • NJIT Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

2009 - ME

  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

2008 - ECE

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

2007 - CEE

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
 
2006 - ChE
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

​2005 - ChE

  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)

2004 - ALL

  • Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE)

2003 - CEE

  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)

2002 - ME

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

2001 - CEE

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

2000 - ChE

  • American Institue of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

1999 - ALL

  • Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE)

 


NCE Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Recognizes the author of a doctoral dissertation, who had graduated from NJIT with a Ph.D. degree no earlier than three years prior to the year during which the award is given. The dissertation is judged based on its scientific and technical merits, its contribution to the pertinent body of knowledge, and, when appropriate, its practical application. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $1000.  

2018

2017

  • Mina Taheri (ECE)
  2016
  • Tao Han (ECE)

2015

  • Maxx W. Capece (CBPE)

 


Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student

Recognizes one full-time engineering graduate student in NCE who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, innovation in research, and service to the department and the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. 

 
 

2018


2017

  • Xueqing Huang (ECE)
2016    
  • Bo Zhang (MIE)
2015    
  • Zhonghui Huang (CBPE)
2014    
  • Yazmine Aly (CBPE)
2013    
  • Yazdan Majdi (CEE)
2012    
  • Priya Radhi Santhanam (CBPE)
 
2011    
  • Shengyan Gao (CEE)
2010
  • Rui Zhang (ECE)
2009
  • Ashish Borgaonkar (CEE)
2008
  • N/A
2007
  • Georgia Chouzouri (ChE)

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior (Overall)

Recognizes the overall outstanding Senior student for her/his outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The Overall Outstanding Senior honoree will be selected from the Outstanding Departmental Senior honorees. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. 

 
 

2018

 
2017

  • Sahitya Allam (BME)
2016    
  • Kimberly Lam (MIE)
2015    
  • Anthony Calvano (CEE)
2014    
  • Pedro Santos (CEE)
2013    
  • William H. Pennock III (CEE)
2012    
  • Julia Gayner (ECE)
2011    
  • Walter Vittitoe (ET)
2010    
  • Salman Naqvi (ECE)
2009    
  • Carlos Figueroa (ChE)
2008    
  • Owen Fitzgerald (ET)
2007    
  • Matthew P. Schaefer (ME)
 
2006    
  • Patrick Robinson (ChE)
2005    
  • Oluwasanmi Koyejo (ChE)
2004    
  • Daniel Perez (ChE)
2004    
  • Christian Hoover (CEE)
2003    
  • Rocco P. Ciccolini (ChE)
2002    
  • Gillian B. Sherry (ET)
2001    
  • Joseph S. Hinksmon (ChE)
2000    
  • Satyen Amin (ChE)
1999    
  • Laura Williams (IME)

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee. 

 
 

2018    


2017    

  • Sahitya Allam

2016    

  • Mohammed Elassa

2015    

  • Jasmine Faldu

2014    

  • Margaret Christian

2013    

  • Dung Le-Ulsh

2012    

  • Mary Youssef

2011    

  • Namrata Patel

2010    

  • Mariya Tohfafarosh

2009    

  • Jumanah Yasmin
  2008    
  • Nishant Vyas
2007    
  • Hamid Bagce
2006    
  • Schenley Lipa
2005    
  • Jason J. Vieira
2004    
  • Sreelatha Akkapeddi
2003    
  • Cynthia Camacho
2002    
  • Kiran Patel
2001    
  • Darnell Simon

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior 
Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering
 

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee. 

 
 

2018    

2017

  • Stefani Kocevska

2016

  • Hathija Noor

2015

  • Kevin Lorenc

2014

  • Victor Razuk

2013

  • Katlin Davis

2012

  • Olakemi Akinlabi

2011

  • Rachel Wallner

2010    

  • Razmenka Lazoroska

2009    

  • Carlos Figueroa

2008    

  • Andrea Kimbrough
 
2007    
  • David Nare
2006    
  • Patrick Robinson
2005    
  • Filipe Oliveira
2004    
  • Daniel Perez
2003    
  • Rocco P. Chiccolini
2002    
  • Carlos F. Guarda
2001    
  • Joseph S. Hinksmon
2000    
  • Satyen Amin
1999    
  • Arpita Gandhi

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee. 

 
 

2018    

2017    

  • Andrea Cano

2016    

  • Kevin Alvernaz

2015    

  • Anthony Calvano

2014    

  • Pedro Santos

2013    

  • William H. Pennock III

2012    

  • Luz Angela Zidziunas

2011    

  • Keith Corkery

2010    

  • Matthew Young

2009    

  • Diego de Veyga

2008    

  • Indira Hernandez
 
2007    
  • Britain Materek
2006    
  • Anthony T. Massari
2005    
  • Erik C. Vieira
2004    
  • Christian G. Hoover
2003    
  • Frank Perrone
2002    
  • Gregory P. Orbino
2001    
  • Richard Heissler
2000    
  • Chavon Grande
1999    
  • Alex Rau

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee.   

2018

    
2017    

  • Shahar Sarfati

2016    

  • Philip Zurek

2015    

  • Joseph Waldinger

2014    

  • Jay Vargas

2013    

  • Anthony F. Moussa

2012    

  • Julia Gayner

2011    

  • Jigar Tailor

2010    

  • Salman Naqvi

2009    

  • Matthew De Zaio
 
2008    
  • Chris Sakowski
2007    
  • Jared Kruzek
2006    
  • Ashish Shah
2005    
  • Oluwasanmi Koyejo
2004    
  • Phillip A. Laman
2003    
  • Swatee Singh
2002    
  • Gitanjali Puri
2001    
  • Vinek Bhagat
2000    
  • Kurt O'Donnell
1999    
  • Maria Schmatz (Snair)

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Engineering Technology

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee.  

2018

2017    

  • Christopher P. Donovan

2016    

  • Nathanael Hildebrand

2015    
Luckasz Romaniecki
2014    

  • Cindy Manrique

2013    

  • Keith Davis

2012    

  • Tia Montalto

2011    

  • Walter Vittitoe

2010    

  • Vinskey Louissaint

2009    

  • Darren Ferwerda

2008    

  • Owen Fitzgerald
  2007    
  • Maureen Sturgeon
2006    
  • Michael Bird
2005    
Robert T. Cook

2004    

  • Steven C. Sachs

2003    

  • Michael E. Aboyoun

2002    

  • Gillian B. Sherry

2001    

  • Glenn Dougherty

2000    

  • Laurance V. Borst

1999    

  • Christopher Oshman

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
 

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee.  

2018    

2017    

  • Andrew Pennock

2016    

  • Kimberly Lam

2015    

  • Steven Greendyk

2014    

  • David Ching

2013    

  • Jonathan A. Daudelin

2012    

  • Michael Anderson

2011    

  • Nathanial Ching

2010    

  • Phong Pham
   

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Industrial Engineering

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee.  
2009    
  • Joseph Gonzales
2008    
  • Andrea Kimbrough
2007    
  • Ashley Chou
2006    
  • John Johnson
2005    
  • David Gutierrez
2004    
  • Jason Peña
2003    
  • Olufunmilola Ogunmefun
2002    
  • Tarbinalm L. Nguni
2001    
  • Olufunso A. Aduloju
2000    
  • Laszlo H. Moharita, Jr.
1999    
  • Laura Williams
   

Newark College of Engineering Outstanding Senior
Department of Mechanical Engineering
 

Recognizes one (1) full-time engineering Senior from each department, who has exhibited outstanding academic performance, leadership, and service to the academic community. The awardee will receive an honorarium of $500. Each department decides their awardee.  
2009    
  • Tai Anh Duong
2008    
  • Jiyou Ni
2007    
  • Mathew P. Schaefer
2006    
  • Ervin Beloni
2005    
  • Shawn A. Chester
2004    
  • Trent S. Ward
2003    
  • Michael Florentino, Jr.
2002    
  • Damian G. Kupier
2001    
  • Samuel C. Lieber
2000    
  • Ian H. Seely
1999    
  • Ken Handeland