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October 2016

October 25, 2016
School of Engineering dean Tom Farris recently honored faculty members Ali Maher and Assimina Pelegri for their achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service at the annual faculty awards ceremony and reception. Maher, director of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation and civil and environmental engineering professor, was named Faculty of the Year.
October 24, 2016
“You can’t teach passion, you can just help make it bloom.”  Joel Reiss (Industrial and Systems Engineering)
October 21, 2016
This century, our world will be flooded with hundreds of billions of smartphones, gadgets, sensors and other smart objects connected to the internet. They will perform myriad services, such as monitoring our health, helping run households and boosting driver safety. At Rutgers, Dipankar “Ray” Raychaudhuri is at the forefront of efforts to redesign the internet to handle the enormous increase in traffic.
October 20, 2016
Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Engineering honored six distinguished graduates of the school at a gala event on Thursday, October 13, recognizing alumni achievement in surgical technology, infrastructure innovation, space exploration, education, and the petroleum industry. More than 250 alumni, industry partners, faculty, and students attended the 2016 Medal of Excellence and Distinguished Alumni event which celebrated the accomplishments of Dorin I. Comaniciu, Andrew J. Foden, John McAllen, Marvin O.

September 2016

September 27, 2016
Marianthi Ierapetritou, Rutgers professor and department chair of chemical and biochemical engineering, was recently selected to receive the 2016 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award from the Computer and Systems Technology (CAST) Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). This honor recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of computing and systems technology to the field of chemical engineering, and has been given since 1995.
September 26, 2016
A bridge structural assessment tool developed by a team led by Franklin Moon, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers to receive the 2017 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation.
September 22, 2016
Shantenu Jha says high-performance computing is ‘making the impossible problems possible and making the barely possible routine.’ Shantenu Jha is a RADICAL man. The Rutgers professor wants to enhance personalized medicine, global health, science and engineering through high-performance computing.
September 20, 2016
SoE is among two Rutgers inventions being presented on September 20 at University Startup Demo Day, an event in the U.S. Capitol Building for members of Congress and staff, as well as venture capitalists, angel investors and corporate representatives.
September 20, 2016
Lisa Klein has been a pioneering professor and scientist, faculty union president and strong supporter of women and minorities She was the first female professor in Rutgers University’s School of Engineering in 1977. She’s performed pioneering research on sol-gel processing – a low temperature way to make ceramics and coatings that led to energy-saving coatings for windows.
September 14, 2016
Experts in coastal climate-related risk and resilience from across Rutgers have successfully teamed to win a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide graduate students with training in developing and conducting both basic and applied research addressing real-world challenges. The Institute of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences will administer the grant.

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