October 2021

October 12, 2021
With support from a three-year, $576,943 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, materials science and engineering assistant professor Ryan Sills and industrial and systems engineering assistant professor Aziz Ezzat are collaborating to develop a model for predicting the failure of ductile metals such as aluminum and steel.

September 2021

September 24, 2021
Since Tropical Storm Ida struck New Jersey, a team of Rutgers engineers, researchers and students has been in the field assessing flood damage and gathering data to help improve flood prediction models and how New Jersey responds to future storms. The storm caused multiple tornadoes to touch down in the state, brought record-breaking rainfall and unexpected flash flooding that submerged houses and vehicles, and wreaked havoc across the region.
September 22, 2021
The university recognized more than 600 faculty members who celebrated decades of service – from 10 to 50 years at Rutgers No matter what your career goal or curiosity, odds are you’ll find a class to pursue it at Rutgers. In its 255-year history, the university has put hundreds of thousands of students on the path to success, whether in human resources or health care, environmental science or engineering, art history or animal science, and myriad disciplines in between.
September 20, 2021
“Engineering school taught me to learn how to learn. If you can make it through the School of Engineering, everything else is manageable.” –Whitney Muse
September 20, 2021
Rutgers football has had a strong academic tradition, reaching as high as the top Academic Progress Rate in the nation under head coach Greg Schiano in 2010. That continued with 46 Academic All-Big Ten selections in 2020, the most for the program since joining the conference.  
September 17, 2021
Melissa González received a federal grant that supports scientists from underrepresented groups Melissa González learned the secret behind great scientific discoveries while trying to solve a problem in her professor’s neuroscience lab: If you can’t figure out how to do something, Google it.
September 13, 2021
The Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a nationwide, community-based mobile edge sensing and computing infrastructure.  

August 2021

August 10, 2021
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Congressman Frank Pallone joined President Jonathan Holloway for a tour of three engineering facilities to showcase federal investment in research
August 6, 2021
Their design of a cancer-diagnosing smartphone app able to classify breast tissue as benign or malignant with 96% accuracy captured first place for Rutgers’ Team Patho-ML in the Rice 360° Institute for Global Health student design competition.  Now in its 11th year, the prestigious international competition,  drew a record number of semifinalists from 23 universities in six countries.
August 6, 2021
Able to climb stairs, navigate rough terrain, and respond to commands, Spot, the mobile robotic dog, offers researchers an autonomous technology for innovations in infrastructure maintenance and repair Jie Gong thinks robots hold the key to mitigating dangers that can occur during industrial inspections and can serve as innovative tools to maintain the transportation network and aging infrastructure throughout the country.