May 2020

May 7, 2020
Professor applies his current research to explore ways to screen for and kill the virus  If innovation is born of necessity, today’s COVID-19 crisis poses urgent opportunities. As scientists and engineers desperately search for ways to address the devastating impacts of the virus, many are taking a second look at their existing research to see how it might be applied to treatment, testing, and prevention.
May 5, 2020
For professor Monica Mazurek, fuel efficiency is the key to keeping air cleaner after New Jersey reopens   On Friday, May 1, New Jersey reported a total of 7,222 deaths from COVID-19, after experiencing its highest single-day death toll. While there is little upside to the epic chaos and disruption wreaked by the viral pandemic, a dramatic improvement in New Jersey’s air quality – long ranked among the nation’s ten worst – is cause for temporary optimism.  
May 4, 2020
We may not be able to be in close proximity to each other currently, but we are still a strong community gathering for classroom instruction, lab work, and student organizations meetings. Here's an update on some of the work SoE student organizations are advancing in spite of current set backs. It's obvious...nothing is holding them back!
May 1, 2020
Alumnus credits retired dean Fred Bernath with helping him earn his SoE degree For Mark Damiano, the path to earning a BS in civil engineering was far from direct. As the 1995 honors graduate sees it, if not for retired associate dean for academic affairs Fred Bernath, he would not have achieved his goal. “He gave me an avenue,” Damiano recalls. “No man’s an island – you need the help of other people. Through hard work, you can get there. But sometimes you just need a little push, or break, along the way.”

April 2020

April 30, 2020
After Covid-19 shuttered classrooms, SoE faculty are embracing the new normal
April 30, 2020
Rutgers engineer’s mathematical model can predict cumulative deaths in U.S. April 30, 2020 A Rutgers engineer has created a mathematical model that accurately estimates the death toll linked to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and could be used around the world.
April 28, 2020
“Rather than trying to be the smartest person in the room, you should strive to surround yourself with the smartest people you can find. You will learn so much more.” –Remo Colarusso, Jr.
April 23, 2020
Schools across the university are collaborating to create face shields and intubation boxes April 21, 2020   Faculty, students and staff across Rutgers are coming together to produce face shields and intubation boxes with off-the-shelf materials to help relieve the PPE shortage at area hospitals as a worldwide shortage of such lifesaving equipment continues. 
April 22, 2020
Onur Bilgen (main PI) and Laurent Burlion (co-PI), assistant professors in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
April 17, 2020
“Try to be as involved as you can: try to find your own community, space, or organization where you can be yourself and grow and develop as a person.” – Daniela Cruz Daniela Cruz is a junior from Bound Brook, New Jersey who is studying packaging engineering. She is gaining invaluable pre-professional experience in her field through a semester-long co-op. While her first was with Mondelēz International in New Jersey, she is currently completing her second co-op internship in California, working for Johnson & Johnson.