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June 2019

June 18, 2019
That brave new world? It’s right around the corner– or so the Legend of Sumeria, a graphic sci-fi novel penned by School of Engineering alumnus and Department of Biomedical Engineering professor Biju Parekkadan (ENG ’03), along with filmmaker and Rutgers alumnus Jay Webb (SAS ’03), tells it.
June 11, 2019
“My Rutgers education was really hands-on and provided me with a great foundation upon which I could grow as a civil engineer. Without those basics, I’d never have been able to do it.” – Michele O’Connor
June 10, 2019
Symposium explores how to improve the built environment through innovative solutions and government-industry-academia collaboration Public and private sector leaders convened at Rutgers University School of Engineering recently to discuss how government, industry, and academia can collaborate and innovate to improve New Jersey’s stressed infrastructure. The challenges are great in a state with nine million people, six million cars, and aging bridges and roads, said Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

May 2019

May 29, 2019
May 13, 2019 Using collaboration rather than competition, Timothy Nuber’s team wants to launch a university-built rocket into space Whether it’s landing the first human on the moon, launching the first satellite into orbit or capturing the first images of Mars, space exploration has long been a competition led by a handful of organizations vying to become “the first.” But a Rutgers student said this competitive atmosphere deters some of the brightest minds who could make innovation happen faster, so he decided to start his own space effort.
May 22, 2019
“Let nothing stand between you and what you can accomplish." With the Rutgers Athletic Center nearly filled to capacity with proud families and friends, the School of Engineering celebrated the class of 2019 at a convocation ceremony on Friday, May 17. More than 950 engineering students were awarded Bachelor of Science degrees in ten majors. All Rutgers University-New Brunswick students had their degrees officially conferred at Rutgers University’s 253nd anniversary commencement held at High Point Stadium on Sunday, May 19.
May 20, 2019
Recognizing alumni achievement in aviation, space systems, medical devices, and satellite communications

April 2019

April 26, 2019
Marissa Navarro-Jauregui and Katie Welch are among 38 undergraduate women in aerospace selected nationally as Brooke Owens Fellows. Marissa, an ECE junior, will be working this summer with HawkEye360, a space-based global intelligence network that uses RF technology.
April 12, 2019
The Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D (WiSTEM2D) Scholars Award aims to fuel the development of women and inspire career paths in their respective STEM2D fields

March 2019

March 26, 2019
March 21, 2019 Rutgers engineers’ unique smart materials change shape as temperatures change Imagine smart materials that can morph from being stiff as wood to as soft as a sponge – and also change shape.
March 15, 2019
A special admitted students open house event for women was held on March 1, with nearly 100 students attending. This was a full-day, immersive event where students met with faculty, students, and alumni. The program also included lab demos, a faculty panel, and a networking session with undergraduates.

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