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August 2019

August 30, 2019
“Look at your education as a way to impact the world and target what you do – your major, the courses you take – in thinking about that bigger picture." – Christopher Sinko
August 1, 2019
Rutgers-led study shows permeable concrete pavement can benefit the environment Special permeable concrete pavement can help reduce the “urban heat island effect” that causes cities to sizzle in the summer, according to a Rutgers-led team of engineers. Their study appears in the Journal of Cleaner Production.

July 2019

July 25, 2019
From Rutgers to the Space Shuttle Challenger For Terry “T.J.” Hart, a Bell Telephone Laboratories engineer and U.S. Air Force Reserve pilot, 1978 was a banner year. He received his MS in electrical engineering from Rutgers School of Engineering and learned he had been accepted into NASA’s Astronaut Group 8 – the first new group of astronauts in nine years and the first to include women, and African and Asian Americans.
July 23, 2019
Three Rutgers University professors were recognized by the White House as outstanding early career researchers, the highest honor that a beginning scientist or engineer can receive in the United States.
July 17, 2019
From the Challenger disaster to the beginning of cable TV and how a united country can land us back on the moon Robert J. Cenker, a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crew member on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable TV across the United States.
July 16, 2019
Artificial intelligence and biosensors can rapidly detect if live cancer cells remain after treatment Rutgers researchers have created a device that can determine whether targeted chemotherapy drugs are working on individual cancer patients.
July 12, 2019
Rutgers professor designs structures for extreme environments With NASA planning to revisit the lunar surface by 2024 and send multiple expeditions by 2028, Rutgers University’s Haym Benaroya is optimistic that people will someday live on the moon.
July 2, 2019
June 27, 2019 Students from Rutgers-New Brunswick’s engineering, business, art schools lend their talents to success A team of Rutgers students who designed and built a solar panel-covered car will travel to Texas to compete against 24 other colleges and universities from the United States and Canada in an annual solar car race.

June 2019

June 27, 2019
CEE professor Qizhong (George) Guo participated in a series of essays that appeared in the Star-Ledger on Sunday, June 23, discussing how we can adapt to the rising sea along the New Jersey coast. According to Guo, in New Jersey’s effort to adapt to rising sea levels, we are facing infrastructure challenges on two fronts – structural deterioration and environmental change.
June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019 Rutgers-led study shows the benefits of removing toner with pulses of intense xenon light Imagine if your printer had an “unprint” button that used pulses of light to remove toner, curbing environmental impacts compared with conventional paper recycling.

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