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May 2019

May 19, 2019
The MSE Department, in collaboration with the CCOMC under the direction of Professor Haber, has acquired a state of the art Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope with exceptional capabilities that will enhance materials research throughout the school and across the campus.  The instrument, valued at more than $1.4M, is a Zeiss Gemini 300 Nano-VP equipped with three secondary detectors, two backscattered detectors, a STEM detector as well as many other accessories and operational features.  From a spectroscopy perspective the machine is fitted with multiple Oxford detectors, both energ

April 2019

April 25, 2019
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On April 23 the Rutgers Chapter of Keramos welcomed 27 Piscataway High School honors chemistry students from Dr. Janet Mrotek's, a Rutgers MSE alum, class. Organized by Mikio LaCapra, Ethan Benderly-Kremen, and Katie Sun, the day of activities included individual take-home glass slump molding projects, a glass pouring demonstration, department and campus tours, and discussions about materials science and transitioning from life in high school to college.
April 8, 2019
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The 25th Malcolm G. McLaren (MGM) Distinguished Lecture Symposium was held on Thursday March 28th. Dr. Matthew Dejneka was honored as the Distinguished Lecturer and the featured highlight of the 2019 McLaren Lecture Symposium. More than 100 faculty, students, alumni, and friends attended . The MSE Senior Poster Competition was an excellent opportunity to review departmental research.Click  here to see more pictures !  

March 2019

March 26, 2019
http://www.dailytargum.com/article/2019/03/rutgers-researchers-discover-new-environmentally-friendly-way-to-extract-rare-earth-elements

February 2019

February 27, 2019
February 18, 2019 Jeffrey D. Laskin and Thomas Nosker among first to be honored for fostering innovation, mentoring tomorrow's inventors Jeffrey D. Laskin, one of the most cited scientists in the field of chemical toxicology, and Thomas Nosker, whose plastic recycling technologies have been commercialized worldwide, are elected senior members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

December 2018

December 5, 2018
Rutgers’ Laura Fabris to play key role in federal project to fight influenza virus They’re called TIPs and their task would be to infiltrate and outcompete influenza, HIV, Ebola, and other viruses. Soon, Rutgers’ Laura Fabris will play a key role in a project aimed at designing TIPs – therapeutic interfering particles to defuse the flu.

November 2018

November 20, 2018
This was an excellent opportunity for all to reconnect with alums!

October 2018

October 22, 2018
The Department of Defense invited Professor Tom Nosker to the Pentagon for a high-level presentation and discussion of the potential for the Rutgers graphene/polymer composite technology in a range of military applications requiring lightweight materials with high strength and stiffness.   Dr.

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