November 2019

November 5, 2019
“It takes grit to get through an engineering degree. But now that I’m doing legitimate chemical engineering, I’m really seeing the fruits of my labor pay off.” –Kenneth Faria
November 1, 2019
Pallone introduces legislation for FDA, universities to partner on pioneering technology U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., introduced legislation this week with Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Ky, that would allow designated universities, including Rutgers University, to partner with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and industry to further develop and implement a faster, more efficient pharmaceutical manufacturing process.

October 2019

October 21, 2019
Dean Thomas N. Farris, fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and friends attended the annual football tailgate before they cheered on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights as they faced the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers at High Point Solutions Stadium during homecoming on October 19, 2019.
October 18, 2019
Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Engineering honored seven alumni for achievement in their respective fields at a dinner and cocktail event on Thursday, October 10, at the Palace in Somerset. This year's honorees were recognized for their professional contributions as leaders and innovators in fields that include aviation, space systems, medical devices, and satellite communications: Linda Braun, Carlos Caicedo-Carvajal, Robert Cenker, Frank DeMauro, Thomas Everett, Terry Hart, and Michael Inglese.
October 15, 2019
Victor Abril ENG’21 wants to learn what makes tech tick As a young child in Ecuador rising junior Victor Abril was fascinated by technology and determined to learn how things worked. “I remember my mom had bought me a toy car and as soon as she gave it to me, I wanted to know how it worked,” he recalls. “I grabbed a screw driver and opened it up. My mom wasn’t too happy about that.”
October 7, 2019
Becoming an astronaut is challenging for anyone, but Marissa Navarro’s dream was complicated by an eight-year fight to stay in the United States. Today, however, the Mexican immigrant is one step closer to her goal of reaching outer space.

September 2019

September 20, 2019
The Rutgers University School of Engineering celebrated the 2019 Faculty Award winners at the annual faculty awards ceremony and reception. In recognition of their contributions to the School of Engineering, dean Tom Farris honored faculty members Yicheng Lu and F. Javier Diez-Garias for their achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service. Lu, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering was named Faculty of the Year.
September 18, 2019
National Science Foundation funding supports Rutgers professor’s collaboration to understand dark matter Coupling technological advances in data science and artificial intelligence/machine learning with established scientific theories is the basis for a study in the detection of dark matter by Rutgers School of Engineering professor Waheed Bajwa and other university colleagues. 
September 3, 2019
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) has designated the Rutgers School of Engineering as an exemplar –its highest bronze award distinction – in its inaugural nationwide ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP). According to the ASEE, its new Diversity Recognition Program was established to recognize engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

August 2019

August 30, 2019
From Rutgers to the Space Shuttle Challenger For more than 50 year, Rutgers University and the School of Engineering have been advancing aerospace research and innovation while preparing students for careers at organizations such as NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and more. On this historic anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing, we are proud to salute SoE alumni and NASA astronauts Terry Hart (MS ENG'78) and Robert Cenker (MS ENG'77).