News

June 2017

June 27, 2017
Scientists at Rutgers and other universities build technology that could lead to rapid discovery of new medicines and biomarkers hidden in genomes
June 12, 2017
A biomedical engineering senior design project team has been selected as one of five finalists in the MGH-APF 9th Annual Student Technology Prize in Primary Healthcare competition for their work on creating a diagnostic tool that will mitigate the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
June 12, 2017
Rutgers University’s Engineering Honor Society Tau Beta Pi demonstrated the concepts of energy, momentum, and optimization to students in Woodbridge’s Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG) by means of a popular trend—the water bottle flip challenge. As part of the honor society’s MindSET program, the event gave the third- to fifth-grade students a hands-on engineering lesson as they tested which water level, bottle size, and fluid type optimized the bottle’s chances of landing upright once thrown into the air.
June 7, 2017
Rutgers-New Brunswick engineering students’ eco-friendly designs will curb stormwater runoff Tuesday, May 30, 2017 When Superstorm Sandy assaulted New Jersey in 2012, ocean water invaded dozens of homes and the public works department in Linden’s vulnerable Tremley Point section, causing an estimated $3 million in damages.

May 2017

May 31, 2017
Four School of Engineering students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. This competitive program recognizes approximately 2,000 students annually based on their demonstrated potential to contribute to STEM related research in the U.S. Fellowships provide a tuition allowance and a $34,000 stipend over three years. School of Engineering awardees include: Yoliem Miranda Alarcon (doctoral student, Biomedical Engineering) is developing new bioactive, collagen-based scaffolds with BME professor David Shreiber.
May 30, 2017
Rutgers researchers invent device that detects inflammation in lungs Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, preventing hospitalizations and deaths.
May 30, 2017
“Everyone I bumped into at Rutgers made me do things the right way.” –Dennis Doblar
May 25, 2017
School of Engineering students Youssef Al Fahham and Ryan Wright were honored for their remarkable contributions to the Rutgers community at the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala on May 3.
May 19, 2017
Electrical and Computer Engineering professors Hana Godrich and Waheed Bajwa were awarded 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. 

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