July 2012

July 30, 2012
Disregard for laws prompts experts to investigate whether technology can help reduce accidents Laws that limit cell phone use while driving don’t seem to be curbing accidents blamed on drivers who insist on talking or texting behind the wheel.  

June 2012

June 19, 2012
  Radio innovation: This cognitive radio can sense and rapidly switch between the widest-ever range of frequencies, at record speeds, while sending the equivalent of 20 HD movies at once.   Radio Technology Systems
June 19, 2012
Rutgers’ longstanding expertise in ceramic engineering is being tapped by the military to develop armor that better shields soldiers from modern-day battlefield threats – most notably from IEDs (improvised explosive devices).  
June 7, 2012
Rutgers University in New Jersey recently initiated a High-Performance Computing (HPC) center, powered by an IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer. Hopes are that the HPC center will become one of the world’s most powerful academic supercomputers.  
June 7, 2012
Alexander V. Neimark, Professor II of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) for the development of novel theoretical and simulation methods for modeling nanostructured and porous materials.   Election as Fellow is the highest recognition of professional attainment and significant accomplishment in engineering by AIChE members.
June 7, 2012
Stavroula Sofou, associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Rutgers–New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $720,000.   Her project, which is titled Antivascular Alpha-Particle Therapy by Targeted Liposomes Loaded with Ac-225, is being supported by the American Cancer Society.  

May 2012

May 22, 2012
It is my pleasure to report that Professor Henrik Pedersen of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Professional Education. Henrik joined Rutgers following studies at the University of Rochester and Yale University. He currently serves as the Education Director of the NSF ERC on Structured Organic Particulate Systems where his efforts were recognized during the recently completed successful site visit extending the program through a full ten years.
May 22, 2012
Made with 3 co-illusionists, the "exorcist illusion" was a top-ten finalist in the 2012 Best Illusion of the Year (BIOTY) contest, among more than 60 entries from around the world. It was voted #4 at the annual BIOTY show.   You can see this amazing illusion Here.  
May 11, 2012
You can find this story and more at Rutgers Today.
May 3, 2012
Story by Carl Blesch   Rutgers Today will be highlighting our outstanding graduates through Commencement.   Daniel Naftalovich is a competitive mental athlete – a six-time competitor in the USA Memory championship. Shown a shuffled deck of playing cards, he attempts to memorize all 52 of them, in order, in five minutes. Four years ago, he achieved second place in this national competition that elevates short- and long-term memory feats to the level of competitive sport.