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September 2020

September 25, 2020
Rutgers study is the first to model impact of 5G radiation “leakage” on forecasting Upcoming 5G wireless networks that will provide faster cell phone service may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts, according to a Rutgers study on a controversial issue that has created anxiety among meteorologists.
September 22, 2020
Garden State has recovered nearly half of lost jobs, but future gains will be more difficult, Rutgers report says
September 15, 2020
On behalf of the School of Engineering, Dean Tom Farris recently announced the 2020 faculty award honorees, following a nomination and selection process that included the School’s faculty and alumni. In recognition of their contributions to the School of Engineering through their achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service Susan L. Albin, professor of industrial and systems engineering, has been named Faculty of the Year and Joseph W.
September 8, 2020
Professor’s new technique can help scientists track viral mutations Since so many viruses mutate at rapid speeds, a fuller understanding of viral evolution in single cells could help accelerate the development of successful vaccines and treatments. Laura Fabris, a materials science and engineering associate professor in the Rutgers School of Engineering, has developed a new technique that identifies and measures viral RNA in individual living cells – and also detects the small changes in RNA sequences that might give viruses a winning edge.
September 2, 2020
The future is bright for recent graduates of Rutgers University’s School of Engineering. Newly released results of a 2019 Post-Graduation Survey reveal that 83% of SoE undergraduate and graduate students reported positive post-graduation outcomes within six months of graduation. Of these alumni, 70% had landed jobs, while 12% had elected to further their educations. Military service and volunteerism attracted fewer than 1% of the members of the Class of 2019.  For 68% of the survey respondents, their post-graduation status reflects their preferred choice. 
September 2, 2020
Mehdi Javanmard, an associate professor in the School of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has received a two-year, $500,000 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA). The award also includes a $500,000 option phase for a third year.  

August 2020

August 26, 2020
Researchers create portable lab-on-a-chip that could detect many contaminants Rutgers researchers have created a miniature device for measuring trace levels of toxic lead in sediments at the bottom of harbors, rivers and other waterways within minutes – far faster than currently available laboratory-based tests, which take days.
August 20, 2020
Rutgers study suggests pollutant’s toxicity could be decreased Bacteria that can help defuse highly toxic dioxin in sediments in the Passaic River – a Superfund hazardous waste site – could eventually aid cleanup efforts at other dioxin-contaminated sites around the world, according to Rutgers scientists.
August 12, 2020
Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology goes remote Since it was established in 2001, the New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) has offered a highly regarded, four-week intensive summer program to talented rising high school seniors from across New Jersey. In years past, students have lived and studied on the Rutgers School of Engineering campus, taking academic courses, collaborating on research projects, attending life skills workshops, and visiting local corporations to learn about career opportunities.  
August 6, 2020
The Sky’s the Limit As a junior, aerospace engineering major Lara Hirsch was among the students who received a Rutgers University Bridge Builder Award for their work on STAR – the Space Technology Association of Rutgers. Hirsch’s service as STAR’s vice president was a role that embodied her impassioned commitment to leadership and campus and community involvement.

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