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September 2019

September 5, 2019
Prof. Xiaoli Bai’s proposal titled “A Holistic Bayesian Framework for Intelligent Calibration of Constellations of Sensors” has been selected by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the Early Career Faculty Program within the Space Technology Mission Directorate (Space Technology–Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion 2019). Through the Early Career Faculty (ECF) solicitation, NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants program awards grants to accredited U.S. universities on behalf of outstanding faculty researchers early in their careers.

August 2019

August 30, 2019
Yuebin Guo, Henry Rutgers Professor of Advanced Manufacturing, has been named a fellow of the Collège International pour la Recherché en Productique (CIRP), the world’s leading organization in manufacturing-related research. Election to CIRP Fellow represents the highest recognition of a scientist in the field of manufacturing engineering.
August 22, 2019
Prof. James Guo has recently delivered a Plenary Lecture in the 5th International Workshop on Heat-Mass Transfer Advances for Energy Conservation and Pollution Control. The workshop was held in Novosibirsk, Russia, August 13-16, 2019. It has attracted nearly 200 participants and included 181 oral presentations and 86 poster presentations. Russian Academy of Sciences member Dr. S.V. Alekseenko (one of the workshop chairs) presided Prof. Guo's lecture and awarded Dr. Guo a certificate of appreciation.    
August 14, 2019
Katie Welch, a senior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department, has been accepted into the Brooke Owens Fellowship Program. The program, founded in memory of Dawn Brooke Owens, aims to empower women interested in the aerospace community through competitive internship opportunities and executive mentorship. During the summer she will be interning at Astranis Space Technologies in San Francisco. Her advisor is Prof. Doyle Knight.

June 2019

June 26, 2019
Rutgers-led study shows the benefits of removing toner with pulses of intense xenon light Imagine if your printer had an “unprint” button that used pulses of light to remove toner, curbing environmental impacts compared with conventional paper recycling.

May 2019

May 29, 2019
May 13, 2019 Using collaboration rather than competition, Timothy Nuber’s team wants to launch a university-built rocket into space Whether it’s landing the first human on the moon, launching the first satellite into orbit or capturing the first images of Mars, space exploration has long been a competition led by a handful of organizations vying to become “the first.” But a Rutgers student said this competitive atmosphere deters some of the brightest minds who could make innovation happen faster, so he decided to start his own space effort.
May 3, 2019
Michael Nitzsche, a senior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department, has been awarded a 2019-2020 graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Tau Beta Pi is the world’s largest engineering society and provides more financial assistance to engineering students than any other engineering society in the world. Tau Beta Pi Fellowships are awarded on the basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.

April 2019

April 26, 2019
Valeria Saro-Cortes, a senior in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department, has been awarded a 2019 PhD Engineering Full Fellowship by the National GEM Consortium. GEM is “a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.” Valeria’s fellowship was sponsored by Draper, where she will conduct an internship this summer.

March 2019

March 29, 2019
Prof. Howon Lee’s laboratory has created lightweight, reconfigurable, and mechanically tunable materials with 4D printing that could lead to better shock absorption, morphing airplane or drone wings, soft robotics and tiny implantable biomedical devices. Their research is published in the journal Materials Horizons.
March 19, 2019
MAE undergraduates Dylan Kovacevich ('19) and Christianna Kuznetsova ('21) received best poster awards in the 10th Northeast Complex Fluids and Soft Matter (NCS) Workshop held on January 18, 2019 at Rutgers University. The titles of the their posters were "Effects of Substrate Geometry on Thickness-Limited Electrosprayed Coatings" (Kovacevich) and "Mechanical Optimization of Composite Coatings Deposited by Self-Limiting Electrospray Deposition" (Kuznetsova). Both are members of Prof. Jonathan Singer's lab.

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