September 2010

September 3, 2010
What do the cell phone, the catalytic converter and optical fiber have in common? A Rutgers Engineering alumnus as co-inventor!  Three Rutgers Engineering alumni have been honored by the President of the United States with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for their significant contributions to these technologies that have literally changed our way of life. They are:

August 2010

August 31, 2010
The Rutgers Engineering Society was established in 1949 as the alumni organization of the Rutgers School of Engineering. Each year the Society presents the Distinguished Engineer Award to a graduate of the school whose achievements have contributed significantly to the national economy, security, public welfare, the quality of life, or to the solution, or advancement of a specific technical need. This year’s award is presented to:Dr.
August 27, 2010
August 27, 2010
Dev Ittycheria, ENG '89, along with fellow Medal of Excellence recipients Hugh Martin, ENG '78, John Tarbell, ENG '69, and Wilson Chiu, ENG '99 were honored at a May 2010 dinner. The School of Engineering Medal of Excellence was established in 2006 as a means to honor the exceptional achievements of members of the Rutgers Engineering Alumni community.
August 27, 2010
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $7.5 million grant to a Rutgers-led research team to develop a future Internet design optimized for mobile networking and communication. The team of nine universities and several industrial partners has dubbed its project “MobilityFirst,” reflecting the Internet’s evolution away from traditional wired connections between desktop PCs and servers toward wireless data services on mobile platforms.
August 26, 2010
Working as a summer intern for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center, Karan Arora, a recent graduate from the Rutgers University School of Engineering, was featured on NASA's website for his participation in the Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars program.
August 5, 2010
Academic encouragement, career advice, the traditional Rutgers cheer (RU, Rah, Rah), and an iPad giveaway, were all part of the School of Engineering’s class of 2016 first-year convocation event held on Thursday, September 13, 2012. However, the most meaningful part of the event was when the new students, who were gathered under a tent on the Engineering Quad along with faculty and administrators, recited the Rutgers Engineering Pledge vowing to take on challenges, solve problems, uphold the highest of ethical standards and to believe in themselves.

July 2010

May 2010

May 28, 2010
Rutgers Formula Racing (RFR), a club at Rutgers University that gives students the opportunity to design and build a Formula “style” open-wheeled race car each year, celebrated its first roll out ceremony on April 18th, 2010 as RFR10 was launched in preparation for the international competition sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE International), formerly known as SAE. The official FSAE has now extended to include Australia, Brazil, Italy, UK and Germany.
May 28, 2010
Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, representing “Team New Jersey”, was one of twenty teams selected worldwide to compete in the biennial Solar Decathlon in Fall 2011