Joel Bloom and Nariman Farvardin appear in our Top 10.
Director, Institute for Data Science
New Jersey Institute of Technology
An expert in massive-scale analytics and computational genomics, he also is an adviser to the White House and serves on the leadership team of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub.
Stevens Institute of Artificial Intelligence
His research lies at the intersection of visual computational systems, natural language, the physical environment and, of course, humans. His larger focus is to empower and educate society on using AI ethically and responsibly.
Dean of engineering and applied science
An expert and entrepreneur in wireless systems, she was awarded the Marconi Prize, the highest honor in telecommunications research, in 2020.
Director, entrepreneurship partnerships
A veteran of many startups, she now manages relationships with external partners, including investors, alumni, entrepreneurs and industry partners. Previously served as director of the Rutgers TechAdvance Fund, where she helped launch and manage 50 projects.
Vice dean for innovation
He provides academic leadership for innovation and entrepreneurship activities across campus; but, he’s also a leading researcher in the area of complex materials and processing — the co-inventor of a device that uses sunlight to drive water purification.
New Jersey Innovation Institute
Heads NJII, an NJIT corporation that helps turn ideas into workable solutions across six divisions: biopharma, data and advanced technology, defense and homeland security, entrepreneurship, health care delivery and human capital.