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May 2016

May 13, 2016
Creating Medical Devices to Help People, Families Rutgers senior Brooke McClarren, a biomedical engineering major, will pursue a master’s degree this fall When she was younger, Brooke McClarren looked up to her father, a systems engineer, who helped care for elderly, largely homebound neighbors who needed a helping hand in her hometown of Bridgewater. McClarren, a senior biomedical engineering major at Rutgers, recalls visiting them with her dad when she was 11.
May 9, 2016
Donors, alumni, faculty, administrators, and friends turned out on a blustery spring day to commemorate the groundbreaking of Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering on the Rutgers School of Engineering campus. Despite the rain and wind, those present at the May 6, 2016 event celebrated as engineering dean Tom Farris, Rutgers President Robert Barchi, Rutgers-New Brunswick chancellor Dick Edwards, and Richard N. Weeks planted shovels in the Earth and symbolically turned over a new era for the School of Engineering and an important step in moving the school forward.
May 2, 2016
Interactive flytrap on display at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington Venus flytraps are fascinating, creepy carnivores. They literally trap flies and other insects between two toothy, hairy leaves and then digest bug nutrients. Taking cues from nature, a team of Rutgers mechanical engineering students has built an interactive robotic venus flytrap that’s now on display at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington.

April 2016

April 14, 2016
Following a five-year partnership with Rutgers University's Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS) and the University of Puerto Rico, Janssen Supply Chain has been granted approval by the U.S.
April 14, 2016
“As a banker, I enjoy being able to combine engineering and finance. I can still talk the tech talk.”
April 6, 2016
In a recently released report on priority areas in advanced manufacturing by President Obama's National Science and Technology Council, continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing as identified as one of five "Manufacturing Technology Areas of Emerging Priority." Continuous manufacturing for pharmaceuticals has been pioneered at Rutgers by Professors Fernando Muzzio and Marianthi Ierapetritou of the Department of Chemi

March 2016

March 18, 2016
Inter-school program is elevating research between Rutgers Engineering and Biomedical and Health Sciences, strengthening ties, creating cross-disciplinary teams, and seeding new ideas. Prabhas V. Moghe, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Research Director, School of Engineering–Biomedical and Health Sciences Alliances & Partnerships   Q: Tell us about your new role as research director.  
March 17, 2016
Rutgers and Stanford scientists develop novel way to inject healthy human nerve cells into the brain Rutgers Today Thursday, March 17, 2016 By Todd B. Bates  
March 10, 2016
With inventor Elon Musk’s “Hyperloop”—a form of transportation consisting of pods inside a sealed tube and traveling faster than any existing type of ground transportation—as the driving force, his company, SpaceX, opened a competition last year challenging teams to design their own Hyperloop pods. With an average velocity of 750 miles per hour, the conceptualized Hyperloop should be able to carry people and cargo while floating on a cushion of air created by the pod itself, though for the contest, only scale models would be used.
March 9, 2016
Reates Curry returned to campus during National Engineers Week to reminisce, reflect, and talk research. Selected to present the 2016 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, February 24, Curry discussed her career trajectory and research as a technical expert and human factors specialist at Ford Motor Company. Her work includes advancing driver safety innovation through simulated human interactions with technologies and systems.

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