September 2015

September 17, 2015
“Working at CAIT is like coming home.” – Andrés Roda   Armed with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering, Andrés Roda spent a decade as an engineering consultant before returning to Rutgers in 2010 as a CAIT Engineering Research Manager. Today, he is focused on the BEAST (Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing) – a groundbreaking new bridge research lab – and other bridge projects.    Where did you grow up?
September 14, 2015
With ability to analyze minuscule amounts of fluid, Rutgers breakthrough could also promote central nervous system and joint research Rutgers engineers have developed a breakthrough device that can significantly reduce the cost of sophisticated lab tests for medical disorders and diseases, such as HIV, Lyme disease and syphilis.
September 11, 2015
Ken Johnson’s long-term dedication to Rutgers School of Engineering has culminated in a $100,000 endowed scholarship he and his wife Jackie have given to support students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The first scholarship is expected to be granted next fall to a sophomore in the department, and it is renewable twice, said Johnson, who graduated from Rutgers School of Engineering in 1966 with a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering.

August 2015

August 4, 2015
Rutgers School of Engineering, along with more than 100 engineering colleges and universities, joins with the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) to endorse the Year of Action in Diversity. Among the organization's efforts in increasing the representation of minorities in engineering, partnering universities have committed to the following: 

July 2015

July 30, 2015
Varun Arvind, a biomedical engineering junior, was recently named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar, joining only 259 other students out of more than 1,200 nationwide nominees to earn this prestigious award. The only engineering student from New Jersey receiving the award this year, his research focuses on stem cell differentiation and how to replicate its effects to help osteopenia victims or those with traumatic injuries.
July 16, 2015
Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Alumni Achievement in Industry, Research, and Service

June 2015

June 30, 2015
Unmanned aircraft researchers associated with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership of Virginia Tech and Rutgers University recently tested new technology designed to prevent collisions with other aircraft.  The flights from Cape May County Airport in New Jersey involved a fixed-wing aircraft that stayed within sight of ground observers. The effort represents the partnership’s first flights in New Jersey.
June 5, 2015
School’s Annual Medal of Excellence Award Event Recognizes Innovation in Industry, Infrastructure, Education, Research, and Service
June 4, 2015
“I'll donate a dollar to the Rutgers School of Engineering for every like this gets!”  A Facebook post that simply began, “Fellow Rutgers Alumni, today I read an alarming statistic,” was the opening sentence in what would progress to a challenge and culminate in a donation to the School of Engineering by Sagar Patel ENG’14. After noting that of 400,000 Rutgers alumni, only 8% of them have donated back to the school—a statistic he found “appalling”—Patel based his first-ever donation to Rutgers on the number of likes his Facebook post received.
June 4, 2015
“When I tell people I am a degreed engineer, they respect me for my strong technical background. This is helpful.”