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October 2014

October 31, 2014
Utilizing recycled plastic to make a positive impact has always been a staple of Rutgers University. Recently the Big Ten Network featured MSE Professor Tom Nosker and his research repurposing waste plastic containers by turning them into fully functional bridges. BTN is an internationally distributed television network dedicated to covering one of America’s premier collegiate conferences.     
October 20, 2014
At the age of sixteen, Bridgewater resident Shane Patel attended the Student Climate and Conservation Congress. Organized by a network of schools called the Green School Alliance, the conference brought students and activists together to discuss all aspects of climate change and conservation, from basic physics to social justice theory. And while the conference itself lasted only five days, its influence on Patel would last for much longer.
October 20, 2014
“Students should use their time at Rutgers SoE to create a real value for themselves.” – David Tran 
October 20, 2014
Technology cited produces concrete and ceramics without high temperatures Richard E. Riman, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, was inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame on October 16 at the organization’s annual awards dinner.
October 17, 2014
With her days spent seated in lecture halls and nights hunched over problem sets, Anuja Sawarte said she never had time to read. An honors student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, she could never commit herself to a book knowing she had work left to complete. “The engineering curriculum is so rigid – it’s hard to motivate yourself to read when you’re so short on time already,” she said. According to Assistant Dean for Enrichment Programs Jean Patrick Antoine of the School of Engineering, Sawarte was not alone.
October 14, 2014
For the academic year 2014-2015, Rutgers School of Engineering welcomes six new faculty members to mechanical and aerospace engineering, civil and environmental engineering, chemical and biochemical engineering, and electrical and computer engineering. "Each of these new faculty members bring an exciting level of cutting-edge innovation and expertise to Rutgers Engineering," said Dean Tom Farris. 
October 7, 2014
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Education, Research, and Service President Barchi Announces $4 Million Engineering Gateway Building Challenge

September 2014

September 30, 2014
Katherine Lau, a junior biomedical engineering major in the Douglass Residential College, got the chance this summer to do something few undergraduates have done: lead a team that created a prosthesis for a 4-year-old girl born with barely developed fingers on her right hand. “Getting that opportunity was a great experience,” Lau said. “The reason I want to be a biomedical engineer is to improve the lives of others. This summer, I got to see what my work can do for people.”
September 16, 2014
Waheed Bajwa, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a three-year Young Investigator Award from the Division of the Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Program (YIP).  The ARO YIP supports the research and teaching careers of promising young faculty who have held Ph.D. degrees for less than five years. Bajwa will receive $150,000 as part of this award to support his research on processing of surveillance and reconnaissance data.

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