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October 2019

October 18, 2019
Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Engineering honored seven alumni for achievement in their respective fields at a dinner and cocktail event on Thursday, October 10, at the Palace in Somerset. This year's honorees were recognized for their professional contributions as leaders and innovators in fields that include aviation, space systems, medical devices, and satellite communications: Linda Braun, Carlos Caicedo-Carvajal, Robert Cenker, Frank DeMauro, Thomas Everett, Terry Hart, and Michael Inglese.
October 15, 2019
Victor Abril ENG’21 wants to learn what makes tech tick As a young child in Ecuador rising junior Victor Abril was fascinated by technology and determined to learn how things worked. “I remember my mom had bought me a toy car and as soon as she gave it to me, I wanted to know how it worked,” he recalls. “I grabbed a screw driver and opened it up. My mom wasn’t too happy about that.”
October 7, 2019
September 30, 2019 NASA’s Diana Trujillo discusses Rutgers student’s persistence in her quest to become an astronaut Becoming an astronaut is challenging for anyone, but Marissa Navarro’s dream was complicated by an eight-year fight to stay in the United States. Today, however, the Mexican immigrant is one step closer to her goal of reaching outer space.

September 2019

September 18, 2019
National Science Foundation funding supports Rutgers professor’s collaboration to understand dark matter Coupling technological advances in data science and artificial intelligence/machine learning with established scientific theories is the basis for a study in the detection of dark matter by Rutgers School of Engineering professor Waheed Bajwa and other university colleagues. 
September 3, 2019
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) has designated the Rutgers School of Engineering as an exemplar –its highest bronze award distinction – in its inaugural nationwide ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP). According to the ASEE, its new Diversity Recognition Program was established to recognize engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

August 2019

August 30, 2019
From Rutgers to the Space Shuttle Challenger For more than 50 year, Rutgers University and the School of Engineering have been advancing aerospace research and innovation while preparing students for careers at organizations such as NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and more. On this historic anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, we are proud to salute SoE alumni and NASA astronauts Terry Hart (MS ENG'78) and Robert Cenker (MS ENG'77).
August 30, 2019
“Look at your education as a way to impact the world and target what you do – your major, the courses you take – in thinking about that bigger picture." – Christopher Sinko
August 1, 2019
Rutgers-led study shows permeable concrete pavement can benefit the environment Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team of engineers. Their study appears in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

July 2019

July 25, 2019
From Rutgers to the Space Shuttle Challenger For Terry “T.J.” Hart, a Bell Telephone Laboratories engineer and U.S. Air Force Reserve pilot, 1978 was a banner year. He received his MS in electrical engineering from Rutgers School of Engineering and learned he had been accepted into NASA’s Astronaut Group 8 – the first new group of astronauts in nine years and the first to include women, and African and Asian Americans.
July 23, 2019
Three Rutgers University professors recognized by the White House as outstanding early career researchers, the highest honor that a beginning scientist or engineer can receive in the United States.

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