February 2017

February 15, 2017
“Go with your gut even when you are highly uncertain.” –Emeka Oguh
February 14, 2017
In January 2016, five members of the Rutgers chapter of Engineers Without Borders went to Kolunje,Kenya, to finish installing rainwater catchment systems, which provide clean water for schools in the village of 7,000. Members returned in January 2017 to install a well system. Bechtel, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin sponsored the project.      
February 13, 2017
Philip Brown Assistant Teaching Professor Undergraduate Education Research Interests: Pedagogy in undergraduate programming courses.  
February 13, 2017
Richard E. Riman, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering in the School of Engineering at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The academy announced its 2016 fellows December 13, including more than 94 presidents and senior leaders of research universities, as well as 28 Nobel Laureates.
February 10, 2017
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Martin L. Yarmush, Paul and Mary Monroe chair and distinguished professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, along with School of Engineering alumnus Mir Imran as members of this preeminent academy.

January 2017

January 30, 2017
Read President Barchi's Message Regarding the Executive Order on Immigration
January 23, 2017
Leonardo (Len) DeCandia ENG’82 has been selected to deliver the 2017 Rutgers School of Engineering Dean’s Lecture on Wednesday, February 23, as part of the school’s events marking National Engineers Week. DeCandia has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, health care, and consumer products industries with expertise in engineering, manufacturing, procurement, and end-to-end supply chain management.
January 23, 2017
Rutgers’ Ronke Olabisi is trying to develop biomaterials that can speed healing in space and on Earth Ronke Olabisi once dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now she’s conducting research that could help space travelers and Earth-dwellers heal faster and stay healthy.
January 11, 2017
During the summer of 2016, two Rutgers students from the campus group Bridges to Prosperity traveled to Bolivia with students from the University of Colorado to help design and build a footbridge for the community of Churo Alto, where children had to traverse a gorge en route to school. They often slipped down the sides of the gorge or were unable to cross during the rainy season when the gorge flooded.
January 11, 2017
Department of Biomedical Engineering assistant professor Ronke Olabisi was among eight “STEM luminaries” featured in the December 2016 issue of Vanity Fair. “Saluting a New Guard of STEM Stars” was co-sponsored by IBM to celebrate the film Hidden Figures, which tells the story of the contributions African-American women made to the space race of the 1950s and 1960s, by highlighting today’s accomplished women scientists and engineers who are “working for expanded inclusion for the next generation.”