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February 2021

February 22, 2021
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence Committee strives to advance diversity While Rutgers University is one of the nation’s most diverse universities, Rutgers president Jonathan Holloway, who joined the university in July 2020, has committed to building an even more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. “Rutgers can be a leader on the national stage by redefining how and where we find excellence,” he said. “This work is born and bred out of a commitment to diversity in all of its forms.”
February 15, 2021
Rutgers University School of Engineering Michael Ching, Vita M. Lanoce, Rita Marty, and Emeka Oguh have been appointed to the school’s Industry Advisory Board (IAB).  As ambassadors for the school, IAB members play a key role in forging mutually productive alliances between the School of Engineering and business. 
February 4, 2021
The Nosker family is Rutgers proud. Patrick Nosker (pictured far right), the director of research and partner at healthcare hedge fund Affinity Asset Advisors, earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees – including a doctoral degree in biochemistry and quantitative biomedicine – from the university.
February 2, 2021
On January 14 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy appointed Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering professor and chair Mohsen A. Jafari as a member of the recently established New Jersey Fuel Cell Task Force. 

January 2021

January 22, 2021
  Get to know Scarlet Knights men's basketball center and School of Engineering's electrical engineering major Myles Johnson in this Big Ten Network video. 
January 21, 2021
The PMMI (Association for Packaging and Professing Technologies) Foundation and the Garvey Corporation have awarded School of Engineering sophomore packaging major Jesse Amponsah the 2020 Mark C. Garvey Scholarship. 
January 19, 2021
“Before coming to Rutgers, my only experience was living and working in India. This was my first exposure to being in such a diverse environment, with people from all around the world. I feel like Rutgers prepared me for working in a diverse, multinational company.” –Varun Sharma
January 11, 2021
Ngwe Zin, director of the School of Engineering’s Micro/Nanofabrication Center, has received an $380,000 Small Innovative Projects in Solar (SIPS) award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 (SETO 2020) funding program. 
January 8, 2021
Rutgers Formula Racing has fueled alumni careers for 30 years As Dragos Maciuca tells it, being an early member of the Rutgers Formula Racing (RFR) team was a formative experience. “On the technical side, my involvement in the club obviously confirmed my love for cars and resulted in a career in the automotive industry,” he recalls. “But on the softer side of things, it developed my leadership skills and created a network and group of friends that I still keep in touch with.”
January 8, 2021
Michele O’Connor ENG’87 has begun a two-year term as the chair of the Rutgers School of Engineering Industry Advisory Board (IAB). David Wade ENG’89 will serve a two-year term as the board’s vice-chair.

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