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
June 6, 2014
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Education, Research, and Service
June 3, 2014
Rutgers School of Engineering junior David Patrzeba has had quite a busy schedule during his three years on campus. Pursuing a double major in electrical and computer engineering and computer science as well as a minor in economics, David has maintained a 4.0 GPA while taking an average of 20 credits a semester. He is the vice president of the Rutgers student branch of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and president of its honor society, Eta Kappa Nu. Every day after his classes end, he makes an hour long trip back home to his wife and daughter* in Toms River.
June 2, 2014
Rutgers Engineering Researchers Explore the Security and Memorability of Free-form Gestures as Passwords As more people use smart phones or tablets to pay bills, make purchases, store personal information and even control access to their houses, the need for robust password security has become more critical than ever.

May 2014

May 28, 2014
“What I did at Rutgers really played a big role in where I’ve ended up in my career!” – Reates Curry, Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering) Reates Curry is a Technical Expert and Human Factors Specialist at Ford Motor Company. You earned your B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri and your M.S. from Purdue University. Why did you choose SoE for your Ph.D.?