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March 2016

March 7, 2016
The German Center for Research and Innovation Foundation (GCRI) recently announced the establishment of an engineering prize to be awarded annually to an outstanding senior-year engineering student. The $1,500 award will be presented to outstanding engineering students in the United States and Canada. It is an opportunity to celebrate student engineering achievement and enhance the visibility of German research and innovation on college campuses. Students will be nominated by the dean of the college/school of engineering based on specific criteria:
March 3, 2016
Some might think engineers spend their time working on projects with only a calculator and a computer for company. Nothing could be further from the truth. Engineers know that collaboration drives creative thinking—which can result in some of the most exciting innovation and discovery. 

February 2016

February 22, 2016
An engineering student and professor help the blind and visually impaired in the Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick to navigate their surroundings Monday, February 22, 2016 By Todd B. Bates   Using a high-tech 3-D printer, a Rutgers undergraduate and his professor created sophisticated braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate a local training center.  
February 11, 2016
“At Rutgers, I gained the discipline I needed to accomplish things.” – Jackelynne Silva-Martinez

January 2016

January 16, 2016
Richard Frenkiel and Martin Yarmush, professors in the Rutgers School of Engineering, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The academy announced its 2015 fellows December 15. They include 168 inventors who collectively hold more than 5,300 U.S. patents. This year’s class brings to 583 the number of NAI fellows, including 310 members of the National Academies, 32 recipients of the U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation and 27 Nobel Laureates.

December 2015

December 18, 2015
It’s not often a university-led research effort captures the Internet Zeitgeist, but with nearly 10 million views over the course of a week Professor Javier Diez’s “Naviator” seems to have tapped into the public’s interest in a big way.
December 18, 2015
“At the end of the day, you want students to say they had a great experience at Rutgers.” The turbulent sixties might have initially contributed to Fred Bernath’s pursuit of advanced degrees in chemical engineering, but he put his training to excellent use as a School of Engineering faculty member and academic dean, impacting the lives of thousands students over the course of his long and distinguished career at Rutgers.
December 6, 2015
 

November 2015

November 16, 2015
Part submarine, part aircraft, Rutgers University engineering researchers have developed a drone that is just as at home underwater as it is flying through the air. Watch our video to see the "Naviator" drone in action!  
November 10, 2015
Martin L. Yarmush's Brooklyn roots imprinted qualities onto him like fighting for the underdog, good instincts and the desire to start new work that is solid and lasts, he said at the BMES Annual Meeting during his Pritzker Distinguished Lecturer talk. That background led to an extremely varied career, he told meeting attendees.

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