News

January 2022

January 3, 2022
After learning about the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) UPS Scholarship for Female Students from a friend, School of Engineering junior Mona Ranadive decided to apply for the current academic year. 

December 2021

December 17, 2021
The Rutgers Board of Governors appointed Shriram Ramanathan as the first holder of the Rodkin-Weintraub Chair in Engineering. The chair was established in 2018 through a gift from the Rodkin Family Foundation and a matching gift by an anonymous donor.
December 10, 2021
New Center of Excellence will develop threat assessment solutions nationwide The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has appointed a consortium of 10 universities, including Rutgers University-New Brunswick, to combat terrorist and criminal attacks on soft targets such as schools, hospitals, shopping malls and sports stadiums.
December 3, 2021
A Rutgers School of Engineering student team led by mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty members German Drazer and Edward DeMauro are among the Phase 1 winners of the EPA Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfires Challenge.

November 2021

November 23, 2021
Each year, outstanding members of the Rutgers University community are selected by their peers to receive University-wide Faculty Awards. The eight awards honor exceptional contributions to teaching, research, or public service.   School of Engineering faculty Waheed Bajwa and Jonathan Singer were among the 2020-2021 awardees recently announced by Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and Executive Vice President Prabhas Moghe.  
November 18, 2021
When the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida hit New Jersey with such intensity this summer, claiming the lives of 30 people and causing extensive damage, the degree of flooding took many by surprise. But floods have plagued many North Jersey communities for decades, and experts say that, due to more intense storms caused by climate change — combined with continued development, aging stormwater infrastructure and the forbiddingly high cost of flood mitigation projects —  the problem will only get worse. 
November 17, 2021
At the American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey’s (ACECNJ) 50th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet in July, Department of Civil Engineering professor and chair Nenad Gucunski was recognized as the 2021 Educator of the Year.   The award honors educators in engineering who have both positively impacted the profession by inspiring the next generation of engineers and who also, as professors or administrators in New Jersey engineering schools, are leaders in the field.  
November 16, 2021
Rutgers researchers studying COVID-19 have created a new way to deliver DNA molecules into skin cells, using a suction technique similar to the ancient healing practice of cupping that increases blood circulation and promotes healing.   The study appears in the journal Science Advances.  
November 8, 2021
Study to generate metrics for early detection of a leading cause of blindness in adults Diabetic retinopathy caused by damage to the blood vessels in the retina is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, with the National Eye Institute projecting that nearly 15 million adults in the United States will be suffering from this disease by 2050.

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