News

October 2018

October 10, 2018
Matheny in Peapack is the focus of biomedical engineering students’ ingenuity Two summers ago, biomedical engineering students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick immersed themselves at Matheny in Peapack, New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that is home to scores of children and adults with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other developmental disabilities. The students’ goal: find ways to improve their independence and quality of life.

September 2018

September 27, 2018
Engineers are essential to our health. From water purification and flood mitigation to surgical equipment and chemotherapy, they contribute across many specialties. In countries around the world, severe resource limitations can get in the way of health and health care delivery—and the role engineers play can be even more crucial.
September 19, 2018
Bobby Randolph, MAE senior and a member of the Honors College, discovered his love of flying and mechanics working in an aircraft maintenance shop of a local airport and taking flight lessons during his high school years. 

August 2018

August 27, 2018
Rutgers-led study demonstrates low-cost technology for security screening at public venues like stadiums, theme parks and schools Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led study.
August 7, 2018
Rutgers engineers invent biosensor technology for wearable devices Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices.

July 2018

July 30, 2018
“I have nothing but respect for what Rutgers has done – both for me and for other students and graduates.” – Doreen Cook Hagerty
July 12, 2018
Rutgers study opens door to broader use of sunlight and advanced materials to combat climate change Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods – opening the door to improved storage of solar energy and other advances that could boost renewable energy use and combat climate change, according to Rutgers University–New Brunswick researchers.

June 2018

June 28, 2018
Rutgers School of Engineering professor James A. Harrington, a leader in the field of fiber optics with over 40 years of research experience in the area of optical properties of solids, died on June 20, he was 76. 
June 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) selected Rutgers School of Engineering's Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) to lead a consortium of universities that will compose the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center (Region 2 UTC). Region 2 comprises New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
June 13, 2018
New technology could speed hospital work, enhance health care Rutgers researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results, potentially improving the workflow in hospitals and other health-related institutions to allow health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients. A study describing the fully automated device is published online in the journal TECHNOLOGY.

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