September 2009

September 17, 2009
Professor Martin Yarmush and collegues at Texas A&M (Juergen Hahn, PI; Arul Jayaraman, co-PI; and Carl Laird, co-PI) have been awarded a 4 year, $1.48 M, high-profile, NSF award entitled, Extracting Population and Stochastic Effects on Signaling Activity from Transcription Factor Profiles. The project is focused on the development of a new computational framework that will enable investigators to partition stochastic and cell population effects with the  ultimate goal of developing improved models of signal transduction pathways.

August 2009

August 28, 2009
Professor Prosenjit Bagchi has been named as one of the recipients of the NSF CAREER Awards for Scientists and Engineers. This is one of the highest honors bestowed on young scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Bagchi has received this NSF CAREER award for his proposal "CAREER: Convective and diffusive transport of drug delivery vehicles in blood flow in microcirculation". The award amount is $479,634.00 with duration 2009-2014.
August 20, 2009
Professor David Shreiber received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the NSF. The CAREER Award, which is NSF’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty, provides $400,000 over a 5-year period.
August 13, 2009
Senior Becomes First Rutgers Student(Engineering)-Athlete to Receive Distinguished Honor
August 6, 2009
Inaugural Fall Golf Outing in 2010 More details to come soon!

July 2009

July 22, 2009
The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of $315,000 to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey for support of the "Collaborative Research thru NSF I/UCRC Full Grant: Center for the Intergration of Composites into Infrastructure (CICI)" project. This project is under the direction of Dr. Perumalsamy N. Balaguru, a faculty member of the Civil and Environmental Department in the School of Engineering.
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.