Allan Cullimore

Allan R. Cullimore was the 3rd President of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) from 1920 until 1947.

Cullimore was a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Prior to this Cullimore had been a member of the faculty of the University of Toledo and then the first dean of the University of Delaware College of Engineering.[1]

Cullimore was known to have published a book on the use of the slide-rule in 1915.

A number of things at NJIT are named after Cullimore including Cullimore Hall which houses the College of Science and Liberal Arts, the Newark College of Engineering Cullimore Doctoral Fellowship, the Allan R. Cullimore Medal and the Cullimore Award.

Notable Award/s Received


  1. ^ a history of the University of Delaware, about 80% of so through the file
  2. ^ ASEE award winners list Archived 2007-12-12 at the Wayback Machine
Academic offices
Preceded by
Daniel Hodgdon
President of New Jersey Institute of Technology
Succeeded by
Robert W. Van Houten

Cullimore is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Allan Cullimore, the President of New Jersey Institute of Technology from 1920 to 1947

Ian Cullimore, English-born mathematician and computer scientist

James A. Cullimore (1906–1986), a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Jassen Cullimore (born 1972), Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman

Martin Cullimore (1908–1996), English cricketer

Michael Cullimore (born 1936), British painter

Séamus Cullimore (born 1954), former Fianna Fáil politician from County Wexford in Ireland

Stan Cullimore (born 1962), played guitar for the Hull-based indie rock band called The Housemartins

List of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni

This list of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni includes students who studied as undergraduates or graduate students at MIT's School of Engineering; School of Science; MIT Sloan School of Management; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; School of Architecture and Planning; or Whitaker College of Health Sciences. Since there are more than 120,000 alumni (living and deceased), this listing cannot be comprehensive. Instead, this article summarizes some of the more notable MIT alumni, with some indication of the reasons they are notable in the world at large. All MIT degrees are earned through academic achievement, in that MIT has never awarded honorary degrees in any form.The MIT Alumni Association defines eligibility for membership as follows:

The following persons are Alumni/ae Members of the Association:

All persons who have received a degree from the Institute; and

All persons who have been registered as students in a degree-granting program at the Institute for (i) at least one full term in any undergraduate class which has already graduated; or (ii) for at least two full terms as graduate students.

New Jersey Institute of Technology

The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public research university in Newark, New Jersey. Located within 30 minutes of Manhattan by rapid transit, NJIT is New Jersey's Science & Technology University. Among other initiatives, it operates the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), one of the largest tech-oriented business incubators in the country.Founded in 1881 with the support of local industrialists and inventors especially Edward Weston (334 US patents), NJIT opened as Newark Technical School in 1885 with 88 students. Application oriented from inception the school grew into a classic engineering college – Newark College of Engineering (NCE) – and then, with the addition of a School of Architecture in 1973, into a polytechnic university that now hosts five colleges and one school. As of fall 2018, the university enrolls about 11,400 students, 2,000 of whom live on campus. According to PayScale (2018–19), NJIT ranks 21st among Engineering Schools and 29th among Research Universities in the US by Salary Potential. It was ranked the most underrated college in America by Business Insider in 2015, and the #1 college value in the country by Buzzfeed in 2013.NJIT offers 53 undergraduate (Bachelor of Science/Arts) majors and 66 graduate (Masters and PhD) programs. Via its Honors College it also offers professional programs in Healthcare and Law in collaboration with nearby institutions including Rutgers Medical School and Seton Hall Law School. NJIT also offers cross-registration with Rutgers University-Newark which borders its campus. As of May 2018 the school's faculty and alumni include a Turing Award winner (2011), a Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics winner (2015), 2 members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, 7 members of the National Academy of Engineering,, 1 member of the National Academy of Sciences, an astronaut, a National Medal of Technology winner, a Congressional Gold Medal winner, multiple IEEE medalists, and 6 members of the National Academy of Inventors. To date NJIT graduates have won six Goldwaters, two Fulbrights, a Truman, two Whitakers, and four Gilmans.NJIT is a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a Sea Grant College, and a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. It has participated in the McNair Scholars Program since 1999. With 19 varsity teams, the NCAA Division I "Highlanders" mainly compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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