May 2017

May 19, 2017
Electrical and Computer Engineering professors Hana Godrich and Waheed Bajwa were awarded 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Godrich was selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching and Bajwa received the Presidential Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. Each award carries an honorarium of $1000 and was presented to both by Rutgers president Robert Barchi at an event in Winants Hall.
May 15, 2017
Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has donated $60,000 for a project spearheaded by Rutgers University and the City of Linden, New Jersey, to install a rain garden that will mitigate flooding in Linden’s Tremley Point neighborhood. A natural water filter, the rain garden will also restore wetlands and improve the local ecosystem and recreational space. 
May 15, 2017
"Let nothing stand between you and what you can accomplish." The School of Engineering added another graduating class to its 153 year history with convocation and commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 14, 2017. More than 850 students were awarded undergraduate degrees in nine majors, along with 300 graduate students earning master and doctoral degrees.
May 11, 2017
Doreen Sparrow, who left Rutgers three times to have children, earns an engineering degree Thursday, May 11, 2017   Twenty-nine years ago, Doreen Sparrow began her journey to become an engineer and enrolled as a freshman at Rutgers.  
May 4, 2017
Rutgers-led team invents promising technology for killing microbes Monday, May 1, 2017   Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria.   A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper.  

April 2017

April 24, 2017
“You can’t lead other people if you can’t lead yourself.” – Len DeCandia

March 2017

March 22, 2017
Engineering is among the worst majors for a student-athlete to pursue, according to The intense work load, demanding course requirements, and inflexible scheduling obstacles don’t necessarily play well with team practice and travel schedules. But at the School of Engineering, a select group of students each year rise to the challenge and compete to win on both the playing and academic fields.
March 21, 2017
What started as a simple transaction—buying collagen for soft-tissue engineering research—is now a commercially viable license for Rutgers and the School of Engineering. Since 2011, biomedical engineering doctoral candidate, Kathryn Drzewiecki, under the guidance of professor David Shreiber, has been researching and developing collagen modifications to expand its use in medicine.
March 21, 2017
Meenakshi Dutt, asssistant professor of chemical and biochemcial engineering, is the recent recipient of a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for research related to applying a computational method for designing soft materials with specific structure-function relations.  The highly competitive award is given to support the research and education initiatives of faculty at the beginning of their careers.
March 8, 2017
Rutgers study reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications Does your smartphone spew a relentless stream of text messages, push alerts, social media messages and other noisy notifications?