March 2015

March 24, 2015
Congratulations to Rohan Rath, Josh Levy, Kyle McKinnon and Dylan Vas on winning first place in the Technical Paper Competition at the IIE Northeast Regional Conference, March 20-22, 2015. The purpose of the competition is to encourage undergraduate students to write and present outstanding technical papers.
March 23, 2015
Specially trained engineers will be prepared to address major global challenges of the 21st century In a letter of commitment presented to President Barack Obama today, more than 120 U.S. engineering schools announced plans to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century.
March 2, 2015
On the evening of February 17, 2015, the Rutgers and New Jersey chapters of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers held the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering’s first annual networking mixer and awards presentation. Organized by Professor Fuat Celik, the collaboration gathered a crowd of undergraduates, alumni, and professionals, all eager to meet and discuss their academic and professional experiences.
March 2, 2015
Rutgers School of Engineering students celebrated National Engineers Week (February 22-28, 2015) with everything from a NERD Olpympics competition that included a chicken wing eating contest, to partnering with Verizon to expose middle school kids to engineering and a spirited cardboard canoe competition. Other events included SoE students sharing their internship experiences with other students and alumni and a discussion on health care innovation with returning alumnus Gene Saraganese ENG'79, CEO of Imaging System at Philips Health.

February 2015

February 25, 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of William H. Bauer who passed away on February 16, 2015 at the age of 95. Born January 29, 1920, in South River, Dr. Bauer graduated from Rutgers College in 1942 with a degree in ceramic engineering. He earned a master’s in 1947 and doctorate degree in 1950 from Rutgers, both in physics. He influenced many lives as a professor of ceramic engineering at Rutgers School of Engineering from 1947 until his retirement in 1993.
February 17, 2015
Business services consulting firm Accenture, in partnership with Rutgers School of Engineering, hosted a case study competition on Wednesday, January 23, 2015, where students applied their analytical and quantitative skills to a unique business situation. Seven teams (28 students) took part in the five-hour competition which also provided students with a glimpse of Accenture’s day-to-day operations and management structure as well as an opportunity to interact with fellow Rutgers graduates now working at Accenture, including recruiters and executive leaders.
February 17, 2015
“If you study packaging engineering, you can’t go wrong. The opportunities are endless and the experiences are phenomenal.” –Douglas Silady Douglas Silady is executive vice president of Package Development and Engineering at Boom! Creative Development. A 2014 inductee into the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club Hall of Fame, he is a Certified Packaging Professional through the Packaging Institute who holds both utility and design patents. He currently serves on the School of Engineering Packaging Engineering Program Advisory Board.
February 12, 2015
Three faculty members from Rutgers’ Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering won 2015 Faculty Early Career Development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF), one of the most prestigious NSF honors for outstanding you faculty. Assistant Professors Waheed Bajwa, Anand Sarwate, and Saman Zonouz were awarded for their research proposals in areas impacting large data sets, data security, cybersecurity of power grids. Signal and Data Modeling
February 3, 2015
February 3, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Building’s name to honor alumnus and chairman of leading marine and construction firm, and will promote team-based learning, manufacturing and sustainable systems research NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Gifts of $10 million to the Rutgers University Foundation will name a gateway engineering building that will enhance education, promote research and strengthen ties between Rutgers and New Jersey’s technology-based businesses.

January 2015

January 28, 2015
It is with great sadness that the School of Engineering announces the death of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor David Daut, who died on Saturday, January 24, 2015. David G. Daut received his bachelors degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and master's and Ph.D. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He joined Rutgers University in 1980. His teaching and research activities were in the areas of communications and information systems, focusing on data/bandwidth compression techniques in the context of image coding and transmission.