News

December 2018

December 5, 2018
Rutgers-led team invents promising technology for killing microbes Imagine wearing clothes with layers of paper that protect you from dangerous bacteria.   A Rutgers-led team has invented an inexpensive, effective way to kill bacteria and sanitize surfaces with devices made of paper.  

November 2018

November 13, 2018
Kimberly Cook-Chennault in collaboration with Idalis Villanueva (Utah State) and Sara Pixley (Rutgers - Center for Cognitive Science) received an award from the National Science Foundation to conduct a sequential exploratory mixed method study to understand the factors that influence undergraduate learning when playing educational serious games.

September 2018

September 19, 2018
Bobby Randolph, MAE senior and a member of the Honors College, discovered his love of flying and mechanics working in an aircraft maintenance shop of a local airport and take flight lessons during his high school years. 

August 2018

August 30, 2018
Prof. Zhixiong Guo has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, an international scientific journal, first published in 1994 by Begell House, Inc. The Journal aims at publishing original research contributions and reviews on theory and application in high-performance heat and mass transfer. It is an official journal of the American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers.
August 24, 2018
The National Science Foundation has awarded Prosenjit Bagchi (PI), Howon Lee (Co-PI), and Biju Parekkadan (co-PI, Rutgers BME) a 3-year grant for a project entitled "A Computational Study of Cell Locomotion in Complex Environments: Towards a Fluid Mechanical Understanding of Cancer Progression." This award starts July 1, 2018 and ends June 30, 2021.

July 2018

July 24, 2018
University President Robert Barchi presented Professor Jerry Shan with the Rutgers Faculty Scholar-Teacher Award. Professor Shan is one of the five faculty members across the University recognized with this distinction in 2018.
July 24, 2018
University President Robert Barchi presented Professor James Guo with the Board of Trustees Award For Excellence In Research. Professor Guo is one of the four faculty members across the University recognized with this distinction in 2018.
July 23, 2018
Professor Yogesh Jaluria has just published an advanced book on materials processing. The title of the book is "Advanced Materials Processing and Manufacturing." It is published by Springer Publishing and is in their Mechanical Engineering Series. The book has the flavor of a monograph in the area of manufacturing. However, since the fundamental aspects are covered in detail, it can also be used as a text or reference book for elective courses and as a reference for engineers and researchers.

June 2018

June 3, 2018
Professor Mina Pelegri (PI) and David I. Shreiber (co-PI) in collaboration John Georgiadis (PI), co-PI Konstantinos Arfanakis (co-PI) at IIT have been awarded a Collaborative Research to study Multiple Scale Biomechanics of Tissue Damage in the White Matter of the Human Central Nervous System. In this collaborative research project, the focus is on identifying the injury thresholds for individual axons within white matter when the tissue is exposed to dynamic, mechanical stretch.
June 2, 2018
Professor Xiaoli Bai has been recognized with the Outstanding Young Aerospace Engineer by the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M. This award is reserved to Texas A&M alumni under the age of 40 and have shown outstanding work in their field, plus be promising leaders for the future. They must have a strong commitment and interest in the University and the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

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