August 2017

August 19, 2017
Professor Muller Energy Efficiency in Industry Award Winner August 18, 2017 By Patrick Kiker, Communications Manager
August 19, 2017
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has distinguished Professor Michael Muller as one of the 5 recipients of the 2017 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards for a lifetime of leadership in developing training programs for students in industrial energy efficiency. Professor Muller has established the Center for Advanced Energy Systems and has been a central figure in the US Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center program.
August 15, 2017
Prof. Howon Lee has been awarded a 2017 Young Researcher Award from the International Society of Green Manufacturing and Applications (ISGMA). ISGMA Young Researcher Awards are granted to the individuals under the age of 45 who have made a significant contribution to green manufacturing and applications.

July 2017

July 24, 2017
DoD Buzz News July 21, 2017 POSTED BY: HOPE HODGE SECK
July 12, 2017
Philadelphia Inquirer, JULY 11, 2017
July 10, 2017
The Naviator, hybrid air/underwater drone, being developed in Prof. Diez's group will be featured at the upcoming Naval Future Force S&T Expo at the Convention Center in Washington DC July 20-21. The Naviator is being further highlighted in a Navy press release of the Naval Future Force S&T Expo as one of the cutting edge technologies being demonstrated. (

May 2017

May 8, 2017
The Rockland Astronomy Club hosts the largest and most exciting space, science, and astronomy show in the United States, the Northeast Astronomy Forum (Tm) featuring world-renowned speakers, workshops, solar observing, planetarium shows and America’s largest astronomy exhibitor floor. Rutgers Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering brought one of their teaching lab wind tunnels and a 2016 Senior Design Project to the exhibit.
May 1, 2017
In a recent article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Professor Mazzeo's students and collaborators introduce the utilization of paper-based plasma sanitizers. Full text of the PNAS article is available at
May 1, 2017
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.  
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.