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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
African Studies 016
Analytics: Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences
Anthropology 070
Applied Computing
Art History 082
Arts, Visual and Theater
Asian Studies 098
Atmospheric Science 107
Biochemistry 115
Bioenvironmental Engineering 116
Biomedical Engineering 125
Biotechnology 126
Biotechnology and Genomics
Business and Science 137
Required Courses in Business and Management
Other Courses
Actuarial and Statistical Analysis Concentration
Analytics: Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences Concentration
Applied Computing Concentration
Biomedical Engineering Concentration
Biotechnology and Genomics Concentration
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Concentration
Chemistry Concentration
Drug Discovery and Development Concentration
Electrical and Computer Engineering Concentration
Engineering Management Concentration
Food Science Concentration
Geospatial Information Systems and Technology Concentration
Global Agriculture Concentration
Horticulture and Turgrass Science Concentration
Industrial Mathematics Concentration
Information Technology Concentration
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Concentration
Personal Care Science Concentration
Pharmaceutical Engineering Concentration
Quality and Reliability Engineering Concentration
Social Networking and Media Concentration
Statistics and Biostatistics Concentration
Sustainability Concentration
Urban Environmental Analysis and Management Concentration
User Experience Design (UXD) Concentration
Cell and Developmental Biology 148
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 155
Chemistry and Chemical Biology 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Civil and Environmental Engineering 180
Classics 190
Cognitive Science 185
College Teaching 186
College and University Leadership 187
Communication, Information and Library Studies 194
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature 195
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering 199
Computer Science 198
Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS)
Curatorial Studies
Data Science (Statistics Track) 954
Drug Discovery and Development
East Asian Languages and Cultures 217
Ecology and Evolution 215
Economics 220
Education 300
Educational Psychology; Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration; Learning and Teaching
Electrical and Computer Engineering 332
Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences 340
Energy 335
Engineering Management
English, Literatures in (English 350, Composition Studies 352)
English as a Second Language 356, American Language Studies 357
Entomology 370
Environmental Change, Human Dimensions of 378
Environmental Sciences 375
Exposure Science
Financial Statistics and Risk Management 958
Food and Business Economics 395
Food Science 400
French 420
Genetic Counseling
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
Geospatial Information Science 455
Geospatial Information Systems
German 470
Global Agriculture
Global Sports Business 475
Graduate Student Professional Development 486
Higher Education 507
Historic Preservation
History 510
Horticulture and Turfgrass Science
Human Resource Management
Industrial Mathematics
Industrial Relations and Human Resources 545
Industrial and Systems Engineering 540
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program 554
Italian 560
Jewish Studies 563
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology 572
Labor and Employment Relations
Landscape Architecture 550
Latin American Studies
Library Studies
Linguistics 615
Literature and Language 617
Literatures in English
Materials Science and Engineering 635
Mathematical Finance 643
Mathematics 640, 642, 644
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 650
Medical Device Design and Development
Medicinal Chemistry 663
Medieval Studies 667
Microbial Biology 682
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics 681
Molecular Biophysics 696
Molecular Biosciences 695
Music 700
Neuroscience 710
Nutritional Sciences 709
Oceanography 712
Packaging Engineering 731
Perceptual Science 714
Personal Care Science
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Science 720
Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials Management 725
Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular 718
Philosophy 730
Physics and Astronomy 750
Physiology and Integrative Biology 761
Planning and Public Policy 762
Plant Biology 765
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Psychology, Applied and Professional
Public Health 832
Public Policy
Quality and Reliability Engineering
Quantitative Biomedicine 848
Quaternary Studies 855
Religion 840
Russian, Central and East European Studies 859
Science and Technology Management 885
Social Networking and Media
Social Work 910
Social Work: Administration, Policy and Planning, and Direct Practice
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Statistics and Biostatistics 960
Theater Arts
Toxicology 963
United Nations and Global Policy Studies
Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
Urban Planning, City and Regional
User Experience Design (UXD)
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing for Graduate Students 355
Research Centers and Institutes
Divisions of the University

Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Business and Science 137  
Graduate School-New Brunswick
Business and Science 137

Degree Offered:
Master of Business and Science

Executive Director of the Graduate Program:
Professor Deborah Silver, 96 Frelinghuysen Road, Busch Campus (848-445-5117)

The business and science program offers professional science master's degrees in a number of different scientific fields, listed on the Program page below.

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Brandon L. Alderman, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, SAS; Ph.D., Arizona State
Effects of exercise on cardiovascular and mental health

Clinton J. Andrews, Professor of Planning and Public Policy, EJBSPPP; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Energy and environmental planning; regulatory reform; planning methods

Haim Baruh, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Structural dynamics; control systems; smart structures

Karen Bemis, Research Associate, IEOAS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Marine geophysics; hydrothermal plume behavior; volcano morphology; visualization

Nada N. Boustany, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Cell analysis; optical imaging and spectroscopy; apoptosis; morphological phenotypes and patterns of gene expression during early cancer development

David W. Coit, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Reliability; optimization and energy systems modeling

Rong Di, Assistant Research Professor of Biotechnology, SEBS; Ph.D., Iowa State
Mechanisms of shiga-like toxins produced by E. coli 0157:H7; development of molecular techniques for food safety

Zoran Gajic, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Michigan
Controls systems; energy systems (fuel and solar cells, wind, smart grids); wireless communications; networking

Spencer Kimball, Associate Director of Oncology Chemistry, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Inhibition of cyclin-dependent kineases; discovery of mechanism-based anticancer drugs

John Kolassa, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, SAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Series approximation methods to probability distributions and their roles in statistical inference

Uta Krogmann, Associate Extension Specialist of Environmental Sciences, SEBS; Ph.D., Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (Germany)
Solid-waste management and engineering; sustainability engineering; recycling; waste minimization; composting; bioreactor landfills; biosolids; life-cycle assessment

Adam Kustka, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, FAS-N; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Phytoplankton trace metal physiology and biogeochemistry

Richard Lathrop, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, SEBS; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Remote sensing and spatial modeling of terrestrial aquatic ecosystems

Michael Lawton, Associate Professor of Plant Science, SEBS/BCAE; Ph.D., Oxford
Plant defense responses; signal transduction

Michael E. Lesk, Professor of Library and Information Science, SC&I; Ph.D., Harvard
Digital libraries; digital preservation and the economics of digital information

Richard Mammone, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., CUNY
Digital signal processing: image restoration; speech recognition; medical imaging

Benjamin Melamed, Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, RBS/RUTCOR; Ph.D., Michigan
Stochastic processes; modeling and simulation; telecommunications modeling; programming languages

Hani H. Nassif, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Michigan; P.E.
Analysis and design of bridges; reliability analysis; structural modeling and analysis

Daniel L. Ocone, Professor of Mathematics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stochastic processes; stochastic control; filtering

Manish Parashar, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, SAS/SE/CINJ; Director, Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute; Associate Director, Rutgers Center for Information Assurance; Director, The Applied Software Systems Laboratory (TASSL); Ph.D., Syracuse
Parallel and distributed computing; software engineering

Hoang Pham, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SE; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
System reliability modeling; maintenance; software reliability

William M. Pottenger, Associate Research Professor of Computer Science, SAS/DIMACS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Statistical relational learning; online learning; sense making; privacy

Mark Robson, Professor of Entomology, SEBS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Public health; agrochemical toxicology

Ivan Rodero, Research Associate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Rutgers
Parallel and distributed computing; extreme-scale computing: energy/power efficiency, cloud and automatic computing, big data

Charles M. Roth, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Delaware
Molecular bioengineering; gene-based technologies; cell systems engineering

David I. Shreiber, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
CNS injury mechanics; tissue engineering; nerve and spinal cord regeneration; acupuncture; microfluidics

Ralf Warmuth, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitšt (Germany)
Design and synthesis of conformationally constrained peptides and of ion channels

Lyna Wiggins, Associate Professor of Planning and Public Policy, EJBSPPP; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
GIS; computer applications in planning

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

David Kimball, Research Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Cardiovascular disease; metabolic disease; inflammation; oncology and neuroscience; pain

Paul Meers, Undergraduate Program Director of Biotechnology, Rutgers; Ph.D., Cornell
Biochemistry; lipid membranes; biopharmaceutical delivery; nanotechnology

Dipanjan Nag, President, Prediqtus; Ph.D., M.B.A., Nebraska (Lincoln)
Chemistry; intellectual property

Michael Shakarjian, Assistant Professor of Medicine, RWJMS; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth
Drug discovery and development

Matthew Sills, Instructor, PSM; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
GLP toxicology; safety pharmacology; genotoxicity; drug metabolism

Sangya Varma, COO, NJ Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers; Ph.D., Southern Mississippi
Chemistry; polymer chemistry

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