April 2016

April 6, 2016
In a recently released report on priority areas in advanced manufacturing by President Obama's National Science and Technology Council, continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing as identified as one of five "Manufacturing Technology Areas of Emerging Priority." Continuous manufacturing for pharmaceuticals has been pioneered at Rutgers by Professors Fernando Muzzio and Marianthi Ierapetritou of the Department of Chemi

March 2016

March 18, 2016
Inter-school program is elevating research between Rutgers Engineering and Biomedical and Health Sciences, strengthening ties, creating cross-disciplinary teams, and seeding new ideas. Prabhas V. Moghe, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Research Director, School of Engineering–Biomedical and Health Sciences Alliances & Partnerships   Q: Tell us about your new role as research director.  
March 17, 2016
Rutgers and Stanford scientists develop novel way to inject healthy human nerve cells into the brain Rutgers Today Thursday, March 17, 2016 By Todd B. Bates  
March 10, 2016
With inventor Elon Musk’s “Hyperloop”—a form of transportation consisting of pods inside a sealed tube and traveling faster than any existing type of ground transportation—as the driving force, his company, SpaceX, opened a competition last year challenging teams to design their own Hyperloop pods. With an average velocity of 750 miles per hour, the conceptualized Hyperloop should be able to carry people and cargo while floating on a cushion of air created by the pod itself, though for the contest, only scale models would be used.
March 9, 2016
Reates Curry returned to campus during National Engineers Week to reminisce, reflect, and talk research. Selected to present the 2016 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, February 24, Curry discussed her career trajectory and research as a technical expert and human factors specialist at Ford Motor Company. Her work includes advancing driver safety innovation through simulated human interactions with technologies and systems.
March 7, 2016
The German Center for Research and Innovation Foundation (GCRI) recently announced the establishment of an engineering prize to be awarded annually to an outstanding senior-year engineering student. The $1,500 award will be presented to outstanding engineering students in the United States and Canada. It is an opportunity to celebrate student engineering achievement and enhance the visibility of German research and innovation on college campuses. Students will be nominated by the dean of the college/school of engineering based on specific criteria:
March 3, 2016
Some might think engineers spend their time working on projects with only a calculator and a computer for company. Nothing could be further from the truth. Engineers know that collaboration drives creative thinking—which can result in some of the most exciting innovation and discovery. 

February 2016

February 22, 2016
An engineering student and professor help the blind and visually impaired in the Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick to navigate their surroundings Monday, February 22, 2016 By Todd B. Bates   Using a high-tech 3-D printer, a Rutgers undergraduate and his professor created sophisticated braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate a local training center.  
February 11, 2016
“At Rutgers, I gained the discipline I needed to accomplish things.” – Jackelynne Silva-Martinez

January 2016

January 16, 2016
Richard Frenkiel and Martin Yarmush, professors in the Rutgers School of Engineering, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The academy announced its 2015 fellows December 15. They include 168 inventors who collectively hold more than 5,300 U.S. patents. This year’s class brings to 583 the number of NAI fellows, including 310 members of the National Academies, 32 recipients of the U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation and 27 Nobel Laureates.