News

August 2019

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 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, will be honored July 25 at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C.
July 17, 2019
From the Challenger disaster to the beginning of cable TV and how a united country can land us back on the moon Robert J. Cenker, a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crew member on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable TV across the United States.
July 16, 2019
Artificial intelligence and biosensors can rapidly detect if live cancer cells remain after treatment Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients. The portable device, which uses artificial intelligence and biosensors, is up to 95.9 percent accurate in counting live cancer cells when they pass through electrodes, according to a study in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering.
July 12, 2019
Rutgers professor designs structures for extreme environments With NASA planning to revisit the lunar surface by 2024 and send multiple expeditions by 2028, Rutgers University’s Haym Benaroya is optimistic that people will someday live on the moon.
July 2, 2019
June 27, 2019 Students from Rutgers-New Brunswick’s engineering, business, art schools lend their talents to success A team of Rutgers students who designed and built a solar panel-covered car will travel to Texas to compete against 24 other colleges and universities from the United States and Canada in an annual solar car race.

June 2019

June 27, 2019
CEE professor Qizhong (George) Guo participated in a series of essays that appeared in the Star-Ledger on Sunday, June 23, discussing how we can adapt to the rising sea along the New Jersey coast. According to Guo, in New Jersey’s effort to adapt to rising sea levels, we are facing infrastructure challenges on two fronts – structural deterioration and environmental change.
June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019 Rutgers-led study shows the benefits of removing toner with pulses of intense xenon light Imagine if your printer had an “unprint” button that used pulses of light to remove toner, curbing environmental impacts compared with conventional paper recycling.
June 18, 2019
That brave new world? It’s right around the corner– or so the Legend of Sumeria, a graphic sci-fi novel penned by School of Engineering alumnus and Department of Biomedical Engineering professor Biju Parekkadan (ENG ’03), along with filmmaker and Rutgers alumnus Jay Webb (SAS ’03), tells it.
June 11, 2019
“My Rutgers education was really hands-on and provided me with a great foundation upon which I could grow as a civil engineer. Without those basics, I’d never have been able to do it.” – Michele O’Connor

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