News

July 2015

July 30, 2015
Varun Arvind, a biomedical engineering junior, was recently named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar, joining only 259 other students out of more than 1,200 nationwide nominees to earn this prestigious award. The only engineering student from New Jersey receiving the award this year, his research focuses on stem cell differentiation and how to replicate its effects to help osteopenia victims or those with traumatic injuries.
July 16, 2015
Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Alumni Achievement in Industry, Research, and Service

June 2015

June 30, 2015
Unmanned aircraft researchers associated with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership of Virginia Tech and Rutgers University recently tested new technology designed to prevent collisions with other aircraft.  The flights from Cape May County Airport in New Jersey involved a fixed-wing aircraft that stayed within sight of ground observers. The effort represents the partnership’s first flights in New Jersey.
June 5, 2015
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Infrastructure, Education, Research, and Service
June 4, 2015
“I'll donate a dollar to the Rutgers School of Engineering for every like this gets!”  A Facebook post that simply began, “Fellow Rutgers Alumni, today I read an alarming statistic,” was the opening sentence in what would progress to a challenge and culminate in a donation to the School of Engineering by Sagar Patel ENG’14. After noting that of 400,000 Rutgers alumni, only 8% of them have donated back to the school—a statistic he found “appalling”—Patel based his first-ever donation to Rutgers on the number of likes his Facebook post received.
June 4, 2015
“When I tell people I am a degreed engineer, they respect me for my strong technical background. This is helpful.”

May 2015

May 18, 2015
$6 Million Funding Arrangement to Implement Continuous Manufacturing Initiative Broadening a strategic collaboration with the Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS) to help create the future of advanced manufacturing Janssen Supply Chain has furthered its strategic partnership with the Rutgers University School of Engineering by providing over $6 million to expand ongoing research efforts supporting the company’s introduction of continuous manufacturing techniques for pharmaceuticals.
May 15, 2015
Rutgers chemical and biochemical engineering major who learned English at 18 aims high When HoaiThu Nguyen arrived in the United States six years ago, she knew no English and faced bullying in her new high school. Family members questioned whether her desire to pursue an engineering career was the right choice for a young woman. And the cost of college seemed financially out of reach.
May 13, 2015
Dr. Lisa Klein was honored by Rutgers University, receiving the Human Dignity Award for her work in encouraging minorities, women, and otherwise disadvantaged groups to pursue their goals. She has dedicated her life to creating a more inclusive environment for these underrepresented groups. The Human Dignity Award recognizes her extraordinary efforts to increase diversity both in academia and in the workforce.   

April 2015

April 23, 2015
Fernando J. Muzzio and Charles M. Roth Recognized at Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception Cherasia and Tyson Chairs Also Named Along with Promotions and Reappointments

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