News

September 2016

September 2, 2016
Rutgers University engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality graphene that can be used in next-generation electronic and energy devices: bake the compound in a microwave oven. The discovery is documented in a study published online today in the journal Science.

August 2016

August 4, 2016
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A group of approximately 50 New Jersey high school students and their parents visited the Materials Science and Engineering Department on August 2 as part of a broader visit to Rutgers School of Engineering organized by the Dean's Office.

July 2016

July 9, 2016
A group of students studying glass processing in the Rutgers/Corning Glass Engineering Laboratory this summer decided a mid-summer road trip to Corning, NY was needed.  Led by Laboratory Manager Dr. Bob Horvath and Professor Lehman, the group of four students (Justin Moore, Sweta Kondapalli, Andrew Tabedzki, and Ashley Luster) spent three days in Corning (July 7-9) learning about the processes used in glass making, the history of glass, and working directly with the hot glass medium itself.

June 2016

June 27, 2016
Recycled Plastic Lumber Invented by Pioneering Rutgers Professor 
June 20, 2016
The Green Chemistry Institute at the American Chemical Society recently published a news article highlighting Prof. Riman's work on rare earth recovery with the Critical Materials Institute. Click on link below to read more about it !   The Critical Materials Institute- Green Solutions for Clean Energy
June 20, 2016
Congratulations to Steven Cheng on receiving the 2016 US Department of Energy - Integrated University Scholarship for his research in the field of nuclear waste management. Steven Cheng is an undergraduate student at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University. He is working under the mentorship of Prof. Ashutosh Goel and his research is focused towards understanding structure and chemical durability of borosilicate based nuclear waste glasses. 
June 20, 2016
Charles Cao, a graduate student in the research group of Prof. Ashutosh Goel, has won second prize in the 2016 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards sponsored by The Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
June 14, 2016
  A team of scientists led by Prof. Ashutosh Goel from Rutgers University and comprising several researchers from Rutgers University, Washington State University, University of North Texas, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has won a prestigious $3M Integrated Research Project (IRP) from U.S. Department of Energy in the field of nuclear waste glasses.

May 2016

May 19, 2016
Professor Koray Akdogan was named "Professor of the Year" by the Engineering Governing Council for the academic year 15/16 for his excellence in teaching.  This surprises absolutely no one in our department.  Koray has long been known for his teaching prowess and he is cited by many students, both within MSE and in other departments, including Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineeirng, and Industrial Engineering, for his outstanding teaching style that combines an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject with an effective and easy to understand method of delivery.
May 19, 2016
The Graduate School awards  six graduates each year for excellence in research.  Josh Kim was presented with a plaque at the awards ceremony held on April 21st. CONGRATULATIONS JOSH !

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