February 2016

February 24, 2016
The Journal of Chemical Physics has selected the research performed by Prof. Shojaei-Zadeh and his graduate student Hossein Rezvantalab as the featured article and the cover page image in its January 2015 issue. The article "Molecular simulation of translational and rotational diffusion of Janus nanoparticles at liquid interfaces" is co-authored with Prof. Drazer and is published in volume 142, issue 1 of the journal. The Journal of Chemical Physics ranks number one in total citations by the ISI in the category of Atomic, Molecular and Chemical Physics.
February 22, 2016
An engineering student and professor help the blind and visually impaired in the Joseph Kohn Training Center in New Brunswick to navigate their surroundings Using a high-tech 3-D printer, a Rutgers undergraduate and his professor created sophisticated braille maps to help blind and visually impaired people navigate a local training center.  
February 12, 2016
Professor Haym Benaroya was invited by Dr. Isaac Cohen and Dr. Bob LaBarre of the United Technologies Research Center to present an overview of his research in Systems, Dynamics, Probabilistic Modeling, and Lunar Structural Concepts to a gathering of several divisions at the research center on 4 November 2015.
February 4, 2016
Congratulations to Professor Knight who has been selected to chair the Flight Physics Technical Committee at the European Conference for Aerospace Sciences. 
February 4, 2016
Professor Doyle Knight will present a Byrne Seminar during the exploring the economic, political, and social impact of the extraordinary growth of space exploration in the 21st century. In the previous century, space exploration was dominated by the U.S. and Soviet Union. But the past decade has witnessed unprecedented growth in both government and private space ventures, and space exploration is now a prominent activity in many nations.
February 3, 2016
Bruker-Nano has awarded Professor Qingze Zou's group a JDR grant including equipment/device donation.
February 3, 2016
Bruker-Nano, the largest and world leading SPM company has signed the agreement with Rutgers to license the high-speed AFM imaging technology.
February 3, 2016
Liping Liu has been selected to receive the 2015 Young Investigator Medal of the Society of Engineering Science (SES). SES Young Investigator Medal: The prize is in the form of a medal, the Society of Engineering Science Young Investigator Medal, and an award of $1000. The prize is awarded to a promising early-career researcher whose work has already had an impact in his/her field within the engineering sciences.
February 3, 2016
Together with his coauthors P. Sharma and P. Mohammadi, Liping Liu has been selected to receive the 2015 Melville Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his paper entitled "A Theory of Flexoelectric Membranes and Effective Properties of Heterogeneous Membranes".

January 2016

January 27, 2016
Plenary speaker, Professor Norris presented "Acoustic Invisibilty and Causality" at the 12th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves. Organized by the Department of Mathematics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany and with support from INRIA, a French national research institution focusing on computer science and applied mathematics; this conference series is one of the main venues where significant advances in the analysis and computational modeling of wave phenomena and exciting new applications are presented.