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December 2019

December 9, 2019
Scientists may have figured out the origins of planets December 9, 2019 Scientists may have figured out how dust particles can stick together to form planets, according to a Rutgers co-authored study that may also help to improve industrial processes.
December 4, 2019
Rutgers-led team pioneers automated way to make unique materials with polymers December 4, 2019   A Rutgers-led team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health.

November 2019

November 21, 2019
Stephen Tse, professor and director of outreach in the School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has waited patiently for years to run a series of experiments involving spherically-symmetrical flames known as “s-Flame” on the International Space Station. “It was a decades-long process to get these experiments to finally run,” he says. “The project was approved around 2002, but many things occurred which cancelled and delayed it. Now, in fall 2019, we finally get to see the experiments begin.”
November 21, 2019
Rutgers is lead institution for New Jersey Space Grant Consortium On Friday, July 19, NASA astronaut and Rutgers School of Engineering alumnus Robert Cenker (MS’77) shared his experiences as a Challenger space shuttle crew member with a standing room only audience at Rutgers as part of a daylong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
November 6, 2019
Rutgers innovation could lead to better drones, satellites, biomedical devices November 4, 2019   Rutgers engineers have embedded high performance electrical circuits inside 3D-printed plastics, which could lead to smaller and versatile drones and better-performing small satellites, biomedical implants and smart structures.
November 5, 2019
“It takes grit to get through an engineering degree. But now that I’m doing legitimate chemical engineering, I’m really seeing the fruits of my labor pay off.” –Kenneth Faria
November 1, 2019
Pallone introduces legislation for FDA, universities to partner on pioneering technology U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., introduced legislation this week with Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky, that would allow designated universities, including Rutgers University, to partner with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and industry to further develop and implement a faster, more efficient pharmaceutical manufacturing process.

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.

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