May 2017

May 1, 2017
Rutgers Today Monday, May 1, 2017 By Todd B. Bates
May 1, 2017
Jubilee Prasad Rao, a PhD student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department (MAE), finished second at LaunchR, a Rutgers student-run clean technology innovation contest and startup accelerator funded by the United States Department of Energy and PSEG. Rao was awarded $15,000 to start his own company based on turbine technology to capture tidal energy. He is the co-inventor with Prof. Diez of this patent pending technology.

April 2017

April 21, 2017
Prof. Haym Benaroya has won the EGC Professor of the year award for the academic year 2016-17. He has been invited to attend the EGC annual Leadership conference on the 23rd of April, 2017, where he would be receiving the award.

February 2017

February 3, 2017
Prof. Jingang Yi has recently been elevated to the level of Fellow grade of membership of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

January 2017

January 19, 2017
Aaron has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal titled Papertronic Sensors for Concurrent Bioelectrical and Sweat-based Diagnostics. The award will provide $500,000 from 2017 to 2022. Further details are available at:

December 2016

December 21, 2016
Over 120 university teams from around the world compete in engineering, business, and racing at annual Formula SAE competitions. This year, the team will compete at FSAE Michigan, North America's largest competition, and Formula North. To support RFR for this year competition visit:

November 2016

November 23, 2016
Assistant Professor Howon Lee has been awarded a 2016 Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grant by ASME Applied Mechanics Division. This award targets university faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics that are at the beginning of their academic careers. The purpose of this grant is to assist with the purchase of equipment or instrumentation, fabrication of a unique apparatus, travel, or other items that serve the proposer’s research objectives. The Robert M.

October 2016

October 18, 2016
Professor Yogesh Jaluria was honored as the 2016 "Eminent Scientist" by the Wessex Institute, an international research organization, for his scientific achievements. The institute, which is located in Southampton, UK, is involved in research, conferences and monographs in a wide range of areas in engineering. The award was presented to Professor Jaluria at Heat Transfer 2016 - 14th International Conference on Simulation and Experiments in Heat Transfer and its Applications, held in September 2016 in Ancona, Italy.

September 2016

September 25, 2016
The paper co-authored by Professor Yi was selected as the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Best New Application Paper Award in 2015. Professor Yi was honored at the awards ceremony held at 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering on August 24, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.