December 2014

December 11, 2014
James A. Harrington contributed to medical, industrial and defense uses of fiber optics, advised Department of State on safeguarding technology exports The Board of Governors today awarded the Donald H. Jacobs Chair in Applied Physics to James A. Harrington, professor of Materials Science and Engineering. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015.

November 2014

November 24, 2014
For the second year in a row, a team of four packaging engineering students -- Miles Borgeson, Ann Cierpial, Melissa Lekulitch, and William Kim -- placed first in the annual PACK Expo Solutions Challenge, held this year on November 6th in Chicago, Illinois. Hosted by the trade association Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), the competition provided students with the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test as well as network with over 650 packaging companies from the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
November 20, 2014
“I’m glad I’m still connected to the School of Engineering community. It’s a positive association to carry through life.” – Amanda Dean ‘03 Amanda Dean is an associate at the Houston, Texas office of Cardno Haynes Whaley, which provides structural engineering services for a broad range of international projects.  She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston. Why did you choose the School of Engineering?
November 20, 2014
At the 2014 AIChE Student Conference held from November 14 - 17, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia, junior Jacob D. Massa placed second, and senior Ingrid J. Paredes placed first, in their divisions of the Undergraduate Poster Competition. Both Massa and Paredes conduct research in Catalysis and Reaction Engineering.
November 14, 2014
An easy-to-use smartphone app developed by Rutgers engineers will help keep the lights on in a heavily wooded New Jersey suburb that suffered widespread power outages during Superstorm Sandy.

October 2014

October 31, 2014
Utilizing recycled plastic to make a positive impact has always been a staple of Rutgers University. Recently the Big Ten Network featured MSE Professor Tom Nosker and his research repurposing waste plastic containers by turning them into fully functional bridges. BTN is an internationally distributed television network dedicated to covering one of America’s premier collegiate conferences.     
October 20, 2014
At the age of sixteen, Bridgewater resident Shane Patel attended the Student Climate and Conservation Congress. Organized by a network of schools called the Green School Alliance, the conference brought students and activists together to discuss all aspects of climate change and conservation, from basic physics to social justice theory. And while the conference itself lasted only five days, its influence on Patel would last for much longer.
October 20, 2014
“Students should use their time at Rutgers SoE to create a real value for themselves.” – David Tran 
October 20, 2014
Technology cited produces concrete and ceramics without high temperatures Richard E. Riman, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, was inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame on October 16 at the organization’s annual awards dinner.