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March 2017

March 22, 2017
Engineering is among the worst majors for a student-athlete to pursue, according to campussports.net. The intense work load, demanding course requirements, and inflexible scheduling obstacles don’t necessarily play well with team practice and travel schedules. But at the School of Engineering, a select group of students each year rise to the challenge and compete to win on both the playing and academic fields.
March 21, 2017
What started as a simple transaction—buying collagen for soft-tissue engineering research—is now a commercially viable license for Rutgers and the School of Engineering. Since 2011, biomedical engineering doctoral candidate, Kathryn Drzewiecki, under the guidance of professor David Shreiber, has been researching and developing collagen modifications to expand its use in medicine.
March 21, 2017
Meenakshi Dutt, asssistant professor of chemical and biochemcial engineering, is the recent recipient of a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for research related to applying a computational method for designing soft materials with specific structure-function relations.  The highly competitive award is given to support the research and education initiatives of faculty at the beginning of their careers.
March 8, 2017
Rutgers study reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications Does your smartphone spew a relentless stream of text messages, push alerts, social media messages and other noisy notifications?

February 2017

February 24, 2017
Rutgers’ Nicole Fahrenfeld leads research documenting impacts in stream water and sediments from a wastewater disposal facility Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study.
February 24, 2017
In recognition of National Engineers Week, Business Insider recognizes 43 powerful female engineers who are "leading important tech teams at important companies...and building cool cutting-edge technologies at startups." Among the developers, designers, engineering directors, bio scientists, nuclear scientists, and rocket scientists celebrated includes School of Engineering alumna Reates Curry. 
February 16, 2017
Rutgers’ Laura Fabris to play key role in federal project to fight influenza virus They’re called TIPs and their task would be to infiltrate and outcompete influenza, HIV, Ebola and other viruses.
February 15, 2017
Papertronic Sensors for Concurrent Bioelectrical and Sweat-based Diagnostics Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering assistant professor and Honors College faculty fellow Aaron Mazzeo is a 2017 recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Mazzeo was recognized for his research developing disposable, paper-based electronics with a focus on material processing, characterization, and modeling of wearable sensors to monitor sweat and bioelectrical signals. 
February 15, 2017
“Go with your gut even when you are highly uncertain.” –Emeka Oguh
February 14, 2017
In January 2016, five members of the Rutgers chapter of Engineers Without Borders went to Kolunje,Kenya, to finish installing rainwater catchment systems, which provide clean water for schools in the village of 7,000. Members returned in January 2017 to install a well system. Bechtel, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin sponsored the project.      

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