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May 2017

May 31, 2017
Four School of Engineering students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. This competitive program recognizes approximately 2,000 students annually based on their demonstrated potential to contribute to STEM related research in the U.S. Fellowships provide a tuition allowance and a $34,000 stipend over three years. School of Engineering awardees include: Yoliem Miranda Alarcon (doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering) is developing new bioactive, collagen-based scaffolds with BME professor David Shreiber.
May 30, 2017
Rutgers researchers invent device that detects inflammation in lungs Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, preventing hospitalizations and deaths.
May 30, 2017
“Everyone I bumped into at Rutgers made me do things the right way.” –Dennis Doblar
May 25, 2017
School of Engineering students Youssef Al Fahham and Ryan Wright were honored for their remarkable contributions to the Rutgers community at the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala on May 3.
May 19, 2017
Electrical and Computer Engineering professors Hana Godrich and Waheed Bajwa were awarded Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Godrich was selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching and Bajwa received the Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. Each award carries an honorarium of $1000 and was presented to both by Rutgers president Robert Barchi at an event in Winants Hall.
May 15, 2017
Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has donated $60,000 for a project spearheaded by Rutgers University and the City of Linden, New Jersey, to install a rain garden that will mitigate flooding in Linden’s Tremley Point neighborhood. A natural water filter, the rain garden will also restore wetlands and improve the local ecosystem and recreational space. 
May 15, 2017
"Let nothing stand between you and what you can accomplish." The School of Engineering added another graduating class to its 153 year history with convocation and commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 14, 2017. More than 850 students were awarded undergraduate degrees in nine majors, along with 300 graduate students earning master and doctoral degrees.
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

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