July 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 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
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 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.

May 2018

May 21, 2018
This spring, the US Department of Energy announced the renewal of Rutgers’ contract to serve as field managers for the Industrial Assessment Center Program through 2023. Professor Michael Muller and his team at the Center for Advanced Energy Systems have been leading this very successful technical assistance program since 1992!
May 18, 2018
Answering the food productivity challenge by leveraging #agricultural #autonomy and #robotics was the objective of those @Rutgers University students @ the #Siemens Corporate Technology-hosted #FutureMakersChallenge. In the picture: Arturo Pizano (University Collaboration at Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology), Yongbin Gong, Fei Liu, Merrill Edmonds, Stephanie Rossi, Rizwan Majeed (Leading CT US Food To Bring Innovations for Good at Siemens) and David Ezrapour           1st Place Winners Team Glacier
May 18, 2018
Howard West Jr Americas from Siemens Academic and Research Programs Digital Factory Division delivers in person the in-kind Software Grant from Siemens PLM Software to Professor Alberto Cuitiño, Chairman of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Dr. Onur Bilgen, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers was responsible for securing the software grant.