Explore the Latest Research at NJIT

From traumatic brain injury to robotics for space exploration, NJIT faculty are making significant contributions to the world at large while providing an immersive learning experience that prepares students to lead and drive industry transformation.  As an R1 Research University by Carnegie Classification®, NJIT is accelerating innovation and making research breakthroughs that improve lives.

Ranked in The Wall Street Journal's Best Colleges in the U.S. List

NJIT is the second-highest ranked public university in the Wall Street Journal's 2024 list of the Best Colleges in the U.S.

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Tailoring Chemistry via Materials

PhD student Purvam Gandhi's research consists of creating ball-milled composite powders and testing their combustive properties through laser ignition and thermal analysis.

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NJIT Ranks No. 1 in The New York Times College Ranking Tool

A new online tool from The New York Times ranks NJIT No. 1 among all public universities nationally when you prioritize high alumni earnings, economic mobility and academic profile.

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Engineering for Humanity

Biomedical engineering professor Saikat Pal is using engineering in his mission to solve mobility problems by using exoskeletons.

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Engineering Solutions for Tomorrow

Professor Kerri-Lee Chintersingh looks to improve the outlook of energy generation through the Otto York Department of Chemical and Material Engineering.

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Engineering Low Carbon Solutions with Port Authority of NY and NJ

NJIT is working with Princeton University, Rutgers University, and New York University to create and test the use of recycled material in concrete, identifying 18 concrete recipes that can reduce emissions by up to 37 percent.

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Engineering the Supply Chain

Professor Sanchoy Das is evolving the digital supply chain, using models to enhance the future of the workforce.

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Engineering the Future of Innovation

New Jersey Institute of Technology uses collaboration to leverage developments across all industries - to make innovation happen.

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Engineering Better Medicines

Developing technologies, educating entrepreneurs and training translational scientists using peptide chemistry, biomaterials engineering, medical device manufacturing and translational entrepreneurship.

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Featured Student Research

Exceptional research experience is provided to students at all levels.

Recent Projects
Madhusan Duwadi

“I was able to get research experience during my freshmen year, which is really cool.”

Madhusan Duwadi
Class of 2022

Mehnaz Mursalat

“I’m working on microfluidic biosensors for cancer detection. We hope this technology will replace invasive biopsies. ”

Mehnaz Mursalat
Class of 2020

Ahmed Khaled Abdella

“I work on nanobubbles. My target is to help develop simple, cheap, eco-friendly and safe technologies for all parts of the world.”

Ahmed Khaled Abdella
Class of 2017


NJIT Earns Highest Research Rating (R1)

Source: Carnegie Classification


U.S. patents and patents pending held by NJIT

NJIT fosters innovation that links labs to lives. Read more in the latest research magazine.

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