February 2024

February 12, 2024
Marjorie Major was a Douglass College student who studied Ceramic Engineering in the Rutgers Ceramics Department, now Materials Science & Engineering Department. She graduated in October with the Class of 1944. Her freshman year she worked over the summer for Bell Labs when the labs relocated to NJ. She accepted a position with them upon graduation. After working with them for a number of years, she went on to establish and run several ceramics business with her husband in New Jersey for about 20 years.

November 2023

November 30, 2023
In a world where human and industry activities keep steering climate change, a Rutgers startup aims to make cement manufacturing carbon-neutral while decreasing CO2 emissions.
November 1, 2023
By supporting education and research, the ASM Materials Education Foundation aims to advances scientific and engineering knowledge. E. Koray Akdoğan, an associate teaching professor and undergraduate program director in the School of Engineering Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) was recently awarded a coveted ASM Materials Education Foundation Materials Genome Toolkit Award.

October 2023

October 19, 2023
Nedgine Joseph, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), is the recipient of three coveted awards: the Corning Glass Age Scholarship; the GEM Fellowship; and a Rutgers Dean’s Fellowship to Broaden Participation.  

September 2023

September 8, 2023
Ahmad Safari, a distinguished professor in the School of Engineering Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is the recipient of the coveted 2023 IEEE UFFC-S Technical Achievement Award.

June 2023

June 12, 2023
Dr. Safari was invited to Simon Fraser University, for a thesis defense, distinguished lecture  and to meet with the student branch IEEE.

May 2023

May 19, 2023
  The O’Carroll research group received a TechAdvance award to develop new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology. The technology intends to solve efficiency and stability problems associated with OLED devices used in TVs, portable electronics and lighting. Two Rutgers graduate students, Haydee Pacheco and Sneha Sreekumar, will be on involved in the project to advance the technology alongside Prof. O’Carroll.