April 2014

April 30, 2014
The School of Engineering put its best face forward on Rutgers Day with students organizations, faculty, and students showcasing their research and activities. Mechanical and aerospace engineering students presented their senior design projects and other departments hosted fun hands-on activities, including ice cream making and package designing (with chocolates to put inside your box!), and a glass blowing demonstration.  
April 28, 2014
When students and professors combined innovative engineering with the issue of climate change, they created ecological projects that could reshape the way humans interact with the environment. Guests at the “Engineering and Climate Change” panel, held at the Busch Campus Center last Tuesday, spoke of the efforts engineers take to mitigate the effects of the changing environment.
April 22, 2014
“The engineering mindset teaches you to solve problems systematically.” James Rizkallah ENG‘13 James Rizkallah is a 2013 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering graduate who is completing his first year in Textron’s prestigious three-year Leadership Development Program in Engineering. Why did you choose the School of Engineering?
April 22, 2014
A trailblazer in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has been chosen to lead one of the six federally approved test sites working to safely introduce unmanned aircraft into the nation’s skies. Rose Mooney, vice president of the engineering consulting company Archangel Aero LLC, will begin immediately as executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), partnership officials said Monday.
April 21, 2014
James Harrington, a distinguished professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rutgers University, is the 2014 recipient of the SPIE Gold Medal Award in recognition of his seminal contributions to the field of specialty fiber optics and his pioneering work in the development of infrared transmissive fiber optics and their applications in laser power delivery, chemical and thermal sensing, and spectroscopy. 
April 7, 2014
Cherasia Faculty Scholar and Tyson Junior Professors Also Recognized at Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception
April 1, 2014
At its annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Gala held on March 20, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia, the American Society of Civil Engineers awarded its Charles Pankow Award to the RABIT Bridge Deck Inspection Tool, celebrating the tool’s sustainable, innovative design.

March 2014

March 27, 2014
The weekend of March 21 to 23, 2014, the Institute of Industrial Engineers Northeast Regional Conference committee from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts organized hundreds of students and industry members to revisit and discuss trends in the field of industrial engineering. Themed “Tradition vs. Innovation,” the conference certainly gave a team of four students from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering the opportunity to showcase the creativity of Rutgers engineers.
March 13, 2014
Liping Liu, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation for his work on predictive modeling, multiscale analysis and optimal design of multiferroic bodies. The highly competitive award is given to support the research and education initiatives of faculty at the beginning of their careers.
March 13, 2014
Rutgers School of Engineering Dean Tom Farris is the newest member of the board of directors for Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA). With a reach that extends through 47 different countries, implementing nearly 400 community development programs worldwide, EWB holds a strong international presence.