News

July 2009

July 10, 2009
President Obama named 100 beginning researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The recipient scientists and engineers will receive their awards in the Fall at a White House ceremony.
July 9, 2009
The Rutgers Engineering Society presented Major Frank P. Conway (ENG '89) with the Distinguished Engineer Award for 2009. Conway is the Director of Safety and Standardization for the United States Marine Corps Air Station in New River, North Carolina. 
July 9, 2009
Rutgers University honored Mir A. Imran (ENG'97) as one of its six new members of the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni for his contributions to the biomedical field.   
July 9, 2009
Rutgers University honored Walter G. Alexander (ENG'43), the first African American student to graduate from the School of Engineering,  as one of its six new members of the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni.
July 9, 2009
The School of Engineering Medal of Excellence was established in 2006 as a means to honor the exceptional achievements of members of the Rutgers Engineering Alumni community.

June 2009

June 25, 2009
Rutgers University's Wireless Information Network Laboratory, in a partnership with NEC Laboratories, have created a new system to help make browsing the web while on the road faster. The new development, named R2D2, was presented at the 2009 Mobile Systems, Applications and Services Conference (MobiSys) in June.
June 25, 2009
When you talk to the researchers at Rutgers University's Wireless Information Network Laboratory, you wonder how anyone actually communicates with radios. Or would want to.That's because WINLAB is focused on research to solve some of the toughest problems facing large-scale wireless nets, from radio coexistence in crowded frequencies to re-engineering the Internet for mobile traffic. Research efforts like those of WINLAB eventually will help enterprises deploy multiple radio technologies and enable their own mobile users to exploit new services delivered wirelessly.
June 24, 2009
Engineering at Rutgers dates back to 1864 with the establishment of the Rutgers Scientific School which, by action of the state legislature that same year, became the land-grant college of the State of New Jersey.
June 23, 2009
Assistant Professor Wei Jiang recently received a grant from Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to develop light-weight nano-optical components for next-generation radars. The grant is part of Center for Silicon Nanomembranes established through the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) of U.S. Department of Defense. The Center includes seven professors from the University of Texas at Austin, University of Illinois, Stanford University, and Rutgers University.
June 22, 2009
Graduate education can be expensive. That is the bad news. However, the good news is that there are several sources of funding available. The other good news is that Rutgers engineering tuition is one of the most affordable in the country. By attending Rutgers School of Engineering (SoE), you will receive a top-notch graduate education at a superb location for a low cost.

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