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October 2014

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.
September 15, 2014
Young and old(er), families and friends, staff, students, and faculty. The School of Engineering annual tailgate and football game was once again a great way to kick off the season. The Scarlet Knights took on Washington State on Saturday, September 12 at High Point Solutions Stadium. Before the game, the school hosted a tailgate party for 200 alumni and their guests. Despite the close lose, a good time was had by all.  
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.

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