Rutgers study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods – opening the door to improved storage of solar energy and other advances that could boost renewable energy use and combat climate change, according to Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers.
June 28, 2018
Rutgers School of Engineering professor James A. Harrington, a leader in the field of fiber optics with over 40 years of research experience in the area of optical properties of solids, died on June 20, he was 76.
June 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) selected Rutgers School of Engineering's Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) to lead a consortium of universities that will compose the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center (Region 2 UTC). Region 2 comprises New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
June 13, 2018
New technology could speed hospital work, enhance health care Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related institutions to allow health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients. A study describing the fully automated device is published online in the journal TECHNOLOGY.
May 24, 2018
School of Engineering professor Helen Buettner has been named chair of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Buettner, whose three-year term begins July 1, 2018, replaces Marianthi Ierapetritou.
May 17, 2018
Three assistant professors at Rutgers University School of Engineering have been awarded prestigious CAREER awards. The honors from the National Science Foundation come with grants totaling more than $1.5 million for campus-based research that will include dozens of Rutgers graduate students and undergraduates during the next five years.
May 15, 2018
“Let nothing stand between you and what you can accomplish." With the Rutgers Athletic Center nearly filled to capacity with proud families and friends, the School of Engineering celebrated the class of 2018 at a convocation ceremony on Sunday, May 13. More than 880 engineering students were awarded undergraduate degrees in ten majors, including the first ever aerospace engineering degree awardees. Earlier in the day, students attended Rutgers University’s 252nd anniversary commencement held at High Point Solutions Stadium.
May 14, 2018
“The comprehensive technical training we received gave us an understanding of materials and how they are processed.” – Nancy Bunt
May 7, 2018
Gregory Mueller will join the design team at the Harris Corporation this summer The interplay of the left brain and right brain is epitomized by Gregory Mueller, whose greatest passions are music and math. He says the two disciplines kept him grounded throughout childhood and gave context to his adolescent life.
May 3, 2018
The Rutgers University Athletic Department announced civil engineering major Michael Rexrode of the men's lacrosse team was awarded the prestigious Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor at the fourth annual RAwards at the Rutgers Athletic Center on Tuesday night.