July 2017

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.

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: