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March 2021

March 19, 2021
Professor Kimberly Cook-Chennault receives the "I Can STEM Role Models Award" from The New Jersey STEM Pathways Network (NJSPN).  NJSPN honors diverse STEM leaders who have made and continue to make significant contributions in STEM.  More details can be found here. 
March 16, 2021
School of Engineering alumna Madeline Bowne and graduating senior Raymond Martin are among the 30 college and graduate students selected from a record 280 applications for the 2021 class of the Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program. The program honors the memory of an engineer, entrepreneur, and associate director of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation whose love of space exploration inspired all who knew him.  

February 2021

February 16, 2021
Professor DeMauro has received a 2021 DURIP award from AFOSR Unsteady Aerodynamics and Turbulent Flows, overseen by Dr. Gregg Abate. The DURIP is directed towards the purchase of temperature-compensated pressure sensitive paint for use within the Emil Buehler Supersonic Wind Tunnel. The equipment will be used to measure surface pressure distributions using a high-speed camera, providing valuable insights into complex shock-boundary layer interactions.  
February 16, 2021
A simpler test for COVID-19 Edward DeMauro, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace (MAE) engineering is the principal investigator on a NIH RADx-Rad award in collaboration with Rutgers HealthAdvance™. DeMauro is working with three SOE co-PIs – MAE colleagues German Drazer and Hao Lin, and electrical and computer engineering associate professor Mehdi Javanmard – to develop a rapid COVID-19 sensor able to detect the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus within a person’s breath.
February 16, 2021
Professor Yogesh Jaluria has been selected to receive the 2020 Thermal Fluids Engineering Award from the American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE), an international organization founded in 2014 with a vision of bringing together the two areas of thermal and fluids engineering, expanding international and industrial collaborations, focusing on emerging and critical global areas, and strengthening participation of young engineers. This award recognizes substantial contributions to thermal and fluids engineering.

January 2021

January 7, 2021
The following article was part of a Star-Ledger and NJ.com op-ed series on engineering fields that will change the world by Rutgers School of Engineering faculty. By Onur Bilgen
January 6, 2021
The following article was part of a Star-Ledger and NJ.com op-ed series on engineering fields that will change the world by Rutgers School of Engineering faculty. By Howon Lee
January 5, 2021
Rutgers engineers’ invention can become color-changing ‘artificial muscle’ Inspired by the color-changing skin of cuttlefish, octopuses and squids, Rutgers engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that changes shape when exposed to light, becomes “artificial muscle” and may lead to new military camouflage, soft robotics and flexible displays.

December 2020

December 23, 2020
Mechanical and aerospace engineering sophomore Ariana Dyer's poster titled, “Transition of Virtual Research Group Modules to a Remote Teaching Environment,” has won the award for “Highest Impact to Under-represented/Minority Groups (Outreach to Underrepresented/Minority Groups)” at the National Science Foundation (NSF) Student Poster Competition at the 2020 Virtual IMECE meeting of the ASME. This research was conducted in Professor Singer's lab in collaboration with the New Jersey Governor's School of Engineering & Technology and was supported by an NSF award.

November 2020

November 12, 2020
A paper from Professor Howon Lee’s group Wins Materials Horizons Outstanding Paper Award 2019.  In this paper, Professor Lee and his students present an innovative 4D printing approach to create geometrically reconfigurable, functionally deployable and mechanically tunable metamaterials. Produced through digital 3D printing with a shape memory polymer, the lightweight microlattices show extraordinary ability in shifting stiffness and shock absorption by orders of magnitude, as well as in reprogramming of their s

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