February 2017

February 10, 2017
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Martin L. Yarmush, Paul and Mary Monroe chair and distinguished professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, along with School of Engineering alumnus Mir Imran as members of this preeminent academy.

January 2017

January 30, 2017
Read President Barchi's Message Regarding the Executive Order on Immigration
January 23, 2017
Leonardo (Len) DeCandia ENG’82 has been selected to deliver the 2017 Rutgers School of Engineering Dean’s Lecture on Wednesday, February 23, as part of the school’s events marking National Engineers Week. DeCandia has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, health care, and consumer products industries with expertise in engineering, manufacturing, procurement, and end-to-end supply chain management.
January 23, 2017
Rutgers’ Ronke Olabisi is trying to develop biomaterials that can speed healing in space and on Earth Ronke Olabisi once dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now she’s conducting research that could help space travelers and Earth-dwellers heal faster and stay healthy.
January 11, 2017
During the summer of 2016, two Rutgers students from the campus group Bridges to Prosperity traveled to Bolivia with students from the University of Colorado to help design and build a footbridge for the community of Churo Alto, where children had to traverse a gorge en route to school. They often slipped down the sides of the gorge or were unable to cross during the rainy season when the gorge flooded.
January 11, 2017
Department of Biomedical Engineering assistant professor Ronke Olabisi was among eight “STEM luminaries” featured in the December 2016 issue of Vanity Fair. “Saluting a New Guard of STEM Stars” was co-sponsored by IBM to celebrate the film Hidden Figures, which tells the story of the contributions African-American women made to the space race of the 1950s and 1960s, by highlighting today’s accomplished women scientists and engineers who are “working for expanded inclusion for the next generation.”

December 2016

December 22, 2016
Rutgers’ Narayan Mandayam leads forward-thinking research on how to improve the quality of life in cities and protect our planet When Superstorm Sandy lashed New Jersey in 2012, Narayan B. Mandayam lost power in his East Brunswick home for five days. The power outage also affected cellular service in his area when backup generators that powered the cell towers went down.
December 15, 2016
Rutgers Engineering is partnering with companies, other universities, industrial research organizations, and national laboratories on a $140 million project to develop breakthrough technologies to boost domestic energy productivity and energy efficiency by 20 percent in five years. Members of the RAPID Institute (Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment) will focus on new technologies that maximize processes at the molecular level to save energy with every chemical reaction.
December 14, 2016
“At Rutgers, I learned to be a leader. I learned problem-solving skills—I learned to gather facts well and talk to different people to find answers.” --Stephen Bray

November 2016

November 15, 2016
“I’m very passionate about the School of Engineering.” –Brian Reilly ENG'80, Civil and Environmental Engineering