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Dr. Renita Murimi

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Science


Dr. Renita Murimi's experience includes teaching courses in college physics and college mathematics at Essex County College. She taught courses in wireless communications, advanced computer networks, electronic circuits and electrical engineering labs at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Murimi's research interests include topics in coverage processes, algorithmic game theory, constraint optimization and cognition theory for network design. Specifically, she is interested in the design of complex heterogeneous wireless sensor networks for various functionalities. She has served as a research assistant and teaching assistant at New Jersey Institute of Technology and instructor for the Consortium for Pre-College Education in Greater Newark, N.J.

She has received travel grants including the NJIT Graduate Student Travel Grant in 2008 and the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis Travel Award in 2006. She is a member of Sigma Xi and Alpha Epsilon Lambda.


B.E., Manipal University in Manipal University, Manipal, India
M.A., New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology

Courses Taught

BTEC 1103: Fluency in IT
BTEC 3503: Management Information Systems
BTEC 4403: Data AdminCIS: 2723 C++ programming
CIS 3303: Programming Language Concepts
CIS 4013: Computer Systems and Organization
CIS 4023: Operating Systems
CIS 4043: Data Structures
CIS 4329/CIS 3703: Python Programming

Selected Publications

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