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November 2015

November 6, 2015
“At Rutgers, I learned to never give up. You need to think holistically and creatively from the start to be a successful problem solver.” – Ye Cheng   Ye Cheng, who received MS and PhD degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering, is a senior technical evangelist at MathWorks. In this role, Ye leads a team that helps university faculty members across the U.S. better use MATLAB for education and research.   Where did you do your undergraduate work?
November 3, 2015
The grants to the Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems will help create the future of advanced manufacturing in the pharmaceutical industry The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded $4.9 million in grant funding to institutions in a research consortium based at the Rutgers University School of Engineering to support the introduction of continuous manufacturing techniques for pharmaceuticals.

October 2015

October 26, 2015
One-of-a-kind vehicle could speed search and rescue, monitor oil spills, defuse underwater mine threats Friday, October 23, 2015 By Carl Blesch The Office of Naval Research has awarded Rutgers University a grant to develop a drone – equally adept at flying through the air and navigating underwater – that could speed search-and-rescue operations, monitor the spread of oil spills and even help the Navy rapidly defuse threats from underwater mines.
October 23, 2015
Increasing interest from students, demand for engineers in drone and other aviation technologies drove creation of program; first degrees slated for 2018 Rutgers will soon become the first public university in New Jersey to offer its students a degree in aerospace engineering, a field that increasing numbers of students are pursuing.
October 21, 2015
The Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, announced that two Rutgers Engineering students were among the 261 Tau Beta Pi Scholars selected from 804 undergraduate applicants to receive a cash award of $2,000 for their senior year of engineering study. Ushma Majmudar, mechanical engineering senior, and Justin Scott, biomedical engineering senior, were among those students honored. 
October 19, 2015
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Education, Research, and Service

September 2015

September 28, 2015
The School of Engineering welcomes our seven new faculty members to the University. Hailing from several distinguished institutions, these new instructors bring extensive experience to Rutgers, having performed research in several exciting fields. We look forward to their continued growth and innovation as part of the Rutgers Engineering faculty.
September 22, 2015
It’s September, which means the School of Engineering is alive again with students. While most are returning to campus following a summer of internships, jobs, travel, research, and some much needed R&R, many are here for the first time. This year the school welcomed 760 first-year students, of which 201, or 27 percent, are women.  In addition, 273 transfer students are new members of the engineering community.
September 17, 2015
The Departments of Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Electrical and Computer Engineering have been awarded nearly $2 million in training grants from the U.S. Department of Education program of Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN).  The goal of the proposed program is to sustain and enhance the capacity for teaching and research in the areas of bioelectrical engineering at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rutgers School of Engineering and at national level.
September 17, 2015
“Working at CAIT is like coming home.” – Andrés Roda   Armed with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering, Andrés Roda spent a decade as an engineering consultant before returning to Rutgers in 2010 as a CAIT Engineering Research Manager. Today, he is focused on the BEAST (Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing) – a groundbreaking new bridge research lab – and other bridge projects.    Where did you grow up?

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