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May 2017

May 11, 2017
Doreen Sparrow, who left Rutgers three times to have children, earns an engineering degree Thursday, May 11, 2017   Twenty-nine years ago, Doreen Sparrow began her journey to become an engineer and enrolled as a freshman at Rutgers.  
May 4, 2017
Rutgers-led team invents promising technology for killing microbes Monday, May 1, 2017   Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria.   A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper.  

April 2017

April 24, 2017
“You can’t lead other people if you can’t lead yourself.” – Len DeCandia

March 2017

March 22, 2017
Engineering is among the worst majors for a student-athlete to pursue, according to campussports.net. The intense work load, demanding course requirements, and inflexible scheduling obstacles don’t necessarily play well with team practice and travel schedules. But at the School of Engineering, a select group of students each year rise to the challenge and compete to win on both the playing and academic fields.
March 21, 2017
What started as a simple transaction—buying collagen for soft-tissue engineering research—is now a commercially viable license for Rutgers and the School of Engineering. Since 2011, biomedical engineering doctoral candidate, Kathryn Drzewiecki, under the guidance of professor David Shreiber, has been researching and developing collagen modifications to expand its use in medicine.
March 21, 2017
Meenakshi Dutt, asssistant professor of chemical and biochemcial engineering, is the recent recipient of a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for research related to applying a computational method for designing soft materials with specific structure-function relations.  The highly competitive award is given to support the research and education initiatives of faculty at the beginning of their careers.
March 8, 2017
Rutgers study reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications Does your smartphone spew a relentless stream of text messages, push alerts, social media messages and other noisy notifications?

February 2017

February 24, 2017
Rutgers’ Nicole Fahrenfeld leads research documenting impacts in stream water and sediments from a wastewater disposal facility Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study.
February 24, 2017
In recognition of National Engineers Week, Business Insider recognizes 43 powerful female engineers who are "leading important tech teams at important companies...and building cool cutting-edge technologies at startups." Among the developers, designers, engineering directors, bio scientists, nuclear scientists, and rocket scientists celebrated includes School of Engineering alumna Reates Curry. 
February 16, 2017
Rutgers’ Laura Fabris to play key role in federal project to fight influenza virus They’re called TIPs and their task would be to infiltrate and outcompete influenza, HIV, Ebola and other viruses.

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