February 2011

February 7, 2011
It is my pleasure to report that Prof. Yee C. Chiew of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering has accepted the position Associate Dean for International Programs. Yee joined Rutgers in 1985 after education at the University of Edinburgh and Penn as well as a post-doc at SUNY Stony Brook. He currently serves as Professor and Director of the Graduate Program of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering as well as Director of the GAANN Graduate Fellowship Program in Pharmaceutical Engineering.
February 3, 2011
Rachel Sparks, a 4th year Laboratory for Computational Imaging and Bioinformatics (LCIB), BME PhD student has been awarded a 1 year, $20,000 fellowship from the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) for her grant proposal entitled "Automated Content-Based Image Retrieval System for Gleason Grading on Prostate Histopathology".  Rachel is advised by Professor Anant Madabhushi.

January 2011

January 27, 2011
Terry Stewart ENG'69, ED'69President and CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
January 26, 2011
E. A. Elsayed, professor II in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the School of Engineering, Rutgers–New Brunswick, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his contributions to the field of reliability engineering, aviation and aircraft separation standards, and sheet folding theory and technology. Learn more about Professor Elsayed here.
January 6, 2011
Engineering Exploration for First Year Students Steve (ENG ’50) and Julie Albertalli recently visited one of the Steve and Julie Albertalli Engineering Exploration for First Year Students classes. Through a generous gift, they have made it possible to expand this course offering to a larger number of first year students.
January 3, 2011
With the growing importance of social media, RU SOE has created a page of its own to share with you the exciting plans that are coming up for the Spring semester, all while posting fun, interactive elements including photos, videos and discussions! Feel free to post any pertinent information on upcoming events and information sessions!

December 2010

December 13, 2010
Dr. Larry Greenstein of Rutgers University’s Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) was recently awarded the 2011 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award for his paper entitled “Propagation Issues for Cognitive Radio”. Established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1979, the IEEE Donald G. Fink Award is given to a candidate that has submitted an outstanding survey, review, or tutorial paper that has been published in the IEEE Transactions, Journals, Magazines, or in the Proceedings of the IEEE in the preceding year between January 1 and December 31.
December 6, 2010
Earlier this year, two major automobile companies announced electric cars for the mass market. The alternative fuel vehicles – the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt – and others could help reduce urban air pollution and cut our reliance on imported oil, says Monica Mazurek, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a member of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).
December 3, 2010
The mission of the Rutgers University School of Engineering is to connect its students and alumni with employment opportunities that are unique, entrepreneurial, and experiential.

November 2010

November 16, 2010
Kaan Ozbay, a notable professor of the Rutgers University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was recently awarded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Implementation Award for his research contributions. His project, titled “Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments” was conducted within the Rutgers Intelligent Transportation Systems (RITS) lab in conjunction with Principle Investigator, Professor Joseph Seneca of the Rutgers University Bloustein School of Public Planning and Policy.