September 2014

September 12, 2014
Welcoming the new School of Engineering students to Rutgers is a tradition that takes place each September on the Busch campus. On September 11, the class of 2018 gathered under a tent on the Engineering Quad to hear encouraging words from Dean Tom Farris and other members of the SoE community and to take the Rutgers Engineering Pledge, officially launching their Rutgers engineering careers.
September 11, 2014
“I wouldn’t be where I am today without my School of Engineering education.”

August 2014

August 11, 2014
Computer experts find speed data collected by some insurance companies could compromise a customer’s privacy   In our constantly connected, information-rich society, some drivers are jumping at the chance to let auto insurance companies monitor their driving habits in return for a handsome discount on their premiums. What these drivers may not know is that they could be revealing where they are driving, a privacy boundary that many would not consent to cross.
August 5, 2014
On July 16, 2014, visitors to Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey were transfixed by a “living” exhibit in the museum’s atrium.

July 2014

July 24, 2014
Rutgers University School of Engineering has appointed Mohsen Jafari, a recognized leader in advanced controls in energy systems and transportation, chair of its Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering effective July 1, 2014. Established as the Engineering Administration Program in 1947, the department adopted its current name in 2002 to reflect the expanded scope of its teaching and research activities. Today, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering enrolls approximately 150 undergraduate and 90 graduate students in its BS, MS and PhD degree programs.
July 23, 2014
The Liberty Science Center welcomed students from the ​Rutgers Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology as they competed in a Rubik’s Cube Mosaic competition. Crowds cheered them on as they solved 225 Rubik’s Cube to form a mosaic of Albert Einstein. Read more>> at the Liberty Science Center blog.  
July 7, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014 Trayes Hall Rutgers University, Douglass Campus New Brunswick, NJ 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | Cocktail Reception 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Dinner and Presentation Purchase tickets and RSVP here  

June 2014

June 30, 2014
Congratulations go out to the mechanical and aerospace engineering AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) team for a great finish at the international AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Student Unmanned Aerial Systems Challenge. Out of 48 registered teams from around the world, including India, Romania, Canada, Germany, Turkey, and Israel, the team placed seventh overall. The team also received special recognition this year for outstanding sportsmanship after lending some mission critical equipment to another team.
June 9, 2014
In 1964, the School of Engineering graduated its first class of chemical and biochemical engineers following the establishement of the department in 1960. As part of the alumni festivities on campus during May, students from the class of 1964 returned to campus to celebrate the 50th anniversary with department chair Marianthi Ierapetritou, faculty members, alumni, and graduating seniors and their families. The event also celebrated the retirement of Dr. Alkis Constantinides.    
June 6, 2014
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Education, Research, and Service