March 2013

March 5, 2013
As long as traffic is flowing, the vast network of roadways and bridges connecting the U.S. is generally taken for granted by motorists.  However, for the agencies and individuals responsible for the highway system its care and maintenance is of critical interest.  So when a revolutionary new tool comes along that can diagnose and manage the health of bridges more efficiently and effectively, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and others in the industry are taking notice.  
March 2, 2013
Rutgers School of Engineering and high school students throughout the state competed in the annual National Engineers Week photo competition at Rutgers. Below are the winners photos and short description to accompany them.  First Place Winner  

February 2013

February 21, 2013
  National Academy of Engineering Draper Prize winner Richard Frenkiel sat down with the Washington Post and his four co-winners to discuss their contributions toward the development of the world's cellular networks and this presitigous recognition.  February 20, 2013  
February 8, 2013
Eric Gonzales, a Rutgers civil engineer, has partnered with the City of New Brunswick to investigate ways to make foot and vehicle traffic move more smoothly and safely in the city. For nearly a year, the assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering has been working with traffic engineers and students to analyze traffic flow, then propose fixes that range from minor adjustments in traffic light timing or signage to just short of full-blown reconstruction.

January 2013

January 29, 2013
School of Engineering Student Brings Engineering Education Abroad   Hiking ten hours to a remote village to help build a classroom might not be part of every Rutgers’ engineering student’s educational experience, but for globe trekker and biomedical engineering student Janice Jeschke, immersing herself in other cultures is one of the ways she defines herself as an engineer.  
January 9, 2013
School of Engineering’s Jie Gong uses 3D imagery to assess damage and plot recovery efforts If you’d been in Seaside Heights, Ortley Beach, Normandy Beach, and Mantoloking, New Jersey or New York’s Staten Island and Rockaway Peninsula between December 5 and December 9, 2012, you may have been surprised to see a blue van with two futuristic roof-mounted laser mapping units cruising neighborhoods ravaged by Superstorm Sandy.
January 6, 2013
  For a lifetime of achievement in fundamental and applied leadership in heat transfer, Professor Yogesh Jaluria was named an honorary member of ASME at an event in Houston on November 12, 2012.  Dr. Jaluria is the Board of Governors Professor in the Rutgers School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 

December 2012

December 19, 2012
Nominations are now being accepted for the School of Engineering's annual faculty recognition awards: Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year and Faculty of the Year. These awards are an important opportunity for our SoE community—faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, and board members—to recognize the special achievements and contributions of our dedicated faculty members.     Award criteria and nominating instructions: 
December 19, 2012
Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering Susan Albin has been chosen to receive the 2012 George E. Kimball Medal from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for her distinguished service to the organization and to her profession.   The George E. Kimball Medal--named for the quantum chemistry and operations research pioneer--is awarded annually to recognize distinguished service to INFORMS and to the profession of operations research and the management sciences.
December 18, 2012     When School of Engineering senior Anthony Brown first learned he was the recipient of a $15,000 School of Engineering Alumni-Industry Scholar Award earlier this semester, he is not embarrassed to admit he shed a few tears of happiness.