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October 2010

October 7, 2010
Former ‘Sputnik kid’ turned Rutgers professor in high-level company at SETI 50th anniversary conference. Scientists who monitor the skies for hints of intelligent life beyond Earth’s boundaries felt a glimmer of hope last month when word came of a faraway planet potentially capable of sustaining life. Christopher Rose, an engineering professor at Rutgers, welcomed the announcement of Gliese 581g, a so-called exoplanet which is orbiting a star about 20 light-years away in the constellation Libra.
October 7, 2010
The Laboratory for Computational Imaging and Bioinformatics (LCIB), directed by Dr. Anant Madabhushi, recently acknowledged four very distinguished women within the Biomedical engineering (BME) department at Rutgers University for their unique achievements within the field.

September 2010

September 24, 2010
New Brunswick, NJ – Dr. Ilene Rosen, Associate Dean for the School of Engineering’s Office of Student Development, was recently awarded the 2010 Educator of the Year Award from the Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math and Science (AHETEMS) in recognition of her many contributions to improving the learning environment for Hispanic students at Rutgers University. AHETEMS is a non-profit organization that works exclusively to develop educational enrichment and academic outreach initiatives for the Hispanic community.
September 23, 2010
A project at Rutgers to build one of the most advanced electron microscopes in the world was praised by the White House Friday as an example of a federal stimulus project that is helping to transform the nation.
September 22, 2010
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $7.5 million grant to a Rutgers-led research team to develop a future Internet design optimized for mobile networking and communication. The team of nine universities and several industrial partners has dubbed its project “MobilityFirst,” reflecting the Internet’s evolution away from traditional wired connections between desktop PCs and servers toward wireless data services on mobile platforms.
September 21, 2010
Dr. Hisato Yamaguchi, a postdoctoral researcher working under Professor Manish Chhowalla in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rutgers University, was recently awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad is an initiative to support Japanese postdoctoral researchers who are conducting research at foreign universities. The Fellowship covers travel expenses, a stipend and a research grant for a period of two years.
September 14, 2010
Dr. Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou, Professor and Director of the Computational Intelligence Laboratories in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University, was recently awarded the 2010 Meritorious Achievement Award from IEEE, a professional association which is dedicated to advancing technological innovation.
September 7, 2010
What do the cell phone, the catalytic converter and optical fiber have in common? A Rutgers Engineering alumnus as co-inventor!Three Rutgers Engineering alumni have been honored by the President of the United States with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for their significant contributions to these technologies that have literally changed our way of life.
September 3, 2010
What do the cell phone, the catalytic converter and optical fiber have in common? A Rutgers Engineering alumnus as co-inventor!  Three Rutgers Engineering alumni have been honored by the President of the United States with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for their significant contributions to these technologies that have literally changed our way of life. They are:

August 2010

August 31, 2010
The Rutgers Engineering Society was established in 1949 as the alumni organization of the Rutgers School of Engineering. Each year the Society presents the Distinguished Engineer Award to a graduate of the school whose achievements have contributed significantly to the national economy, security, public welfare, the quality of life, or to the solution, or advancement of a specific technical need. This year’s award is presented to:Dr.

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