January 2011

January 3, 2011
With the growing importance of social media, RU SOE has created a page of its own to share with you the exciting plans that are coming up for the Spring semester, all while posting fun, interactive elements including photos, videos and discussions! Feel free to post any pertinent information on upcoming events and information sessions!

December 2010

December 13, 2010
Dr. Larry Greenstein of Rutgers University’s Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) was recently awarded the 2011 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for his paper entitled “Propagation Issues for Cognitive Radio”. Established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1979, the IEEE Donald G. Fink Award is given to a candidate that has submitted an outstanding survey, review, or tutorial paper that has been published in the IEEE Transactions, Journals, Magazines, or in the Proceedings of the IEEE in the preceding year between January 1 and December 31.
December 6, 2010
Earlier this year, two major automobile companies announced electric cars for the mass market. The alternative fuel vehicles – the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt – and others could help reduce urban air pollution and cut our reliance on imported oil, says Monica Mazurek, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a member of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).
December 3, 2010
The mission of the Rutgers University School of Engineering is to connect its students and alumni with employment opportunities that are unique, entrepreneurial, and experiential. The SOE Careers page offers you the opportunity to embark on a journey to enhance your professional network, gain knowledge of various career options available to you, and facilitate your transition into the job market. 

November 2010

November 16, 2010
Kaan Ozbay, a notable professor of the Rutgers University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was recently awarded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Implementation Award for his research contributions. His project, titled “Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments” was conducted within the Rutgers Intelligent Transportation Systems (RITS) lab in conjunction with Principle Investigator, Professor Joseph Seneca of the Rutgers University Bloustein School of Public Planning and Policy.
November 16, 2010
Hong Yang, a current Ph.D. student within the Rutgers Intelligent Transportation Systems (RITS) Lab was recently selected for the prestigious Transportation Coordinating Council/Federal Transit Administration (TCC/FTA) Graduate Fellowship Program.

October 2010

October 25, 2010
Development of structural materials from recycled plastics blends at Rutgers University has led to a spinoff company, (Axion International), which was awarded one of Newsweek’s Top Ten Big Ideas in the October 18 issue of Newsweek Magazine.
October 22, 2010
Powerful Microscope Could Transform Renewable Energy Scientists at Rutgers University and a small Washington State company are collaborating on a state-of-the-art electron microscope that will produce an electron beam as tiny as the size of a hydrogen atom—the smallest atom known—and can study the inner workings of materials important in creating new sources of renewable energy.
October 11, 2010
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3.3 million grant to a research team that includes Rutgers University to increase the reliability of imaging prostate cancer.
October 8, 2010
Engineers without Borders (EWB) is an organization that has over 350 projects that focus on providing necessities such as water, renewable energy, sanitation and more to over 45 developing countries around the world. These projects are completed in partnership with local communities and NGOs. EWB helps create a more prosperous environment by addressing people's basic human needs and implementing projects that are sustainable and reliable.