August 2021

August 24, 2021
On August 25, 2021, Gaurav Jain will be honored by induction into the Bakken Society. The Bakken Society is an honorary society that recognizes employees of Medtronic for their outstanding contributions to Medtronic’s technical or scientific progress. Membership in the Bakken Society is Medtronic’s highest honor for technical contributions. The Society is named after Earl E. Bakken, Founder and Director Emeritus of Medtronic and charter member of the Society.

July 2021

July 22, 2021
The Army Research Office (ARO) has selected Ryan Sills for its prestigious 2021 Young Investigator Program (YIP). His award will support the development of a new theory for the deformation of metals.

June 2021

June 16, 2021

May 2021

May 19, 2021
Professor Goel, who is known for his pioneering research in glass science and technology, was awarded the Zachariasen Award by the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. Congratulations Prof. Goel! Well  deserved. We wish you continuing success.
May 5, 2021
The Distinguished Lecturer Program is an important mission of the IEEE-Ultrasonic Ferroelectric and Frequency Control Society. The Distinguished Lecturers (DL) are chosen each year by the AdCom of the Society and serve an 18-month period. The Distinguished Lecturer (DL) is selected not only because of the distinguished professional status and illustrious contributions to a field, but also because of his or her broad knowledge in the field.
May 2, 2021
Prof. Akdoğan, who is a teaching powerhouse for the MSE department and the SOE, was voted Professor of the Year in Materials Science & Engineering for Academic Year  2020-21 by the students’ Engineering Governing Council (EGC). The award presentation was made on 2 May 2021 via Rutgers Zoom. The citation reads "He is very hard working, intelligent, and inspirational as an educator who wants to teach you as much as possible. His teaching practices allow you to work hard without too much stress."

April 2021

February 2021

February 15, 2021
Rutgers Materials Science & Engineering alumna Elizabeth Gamboa highlighted by her employer
February 4, 2021
The Nosker family is Rutgers proud. Patrick Nosker (pictured far right), the director of research and partner at healthcare hedge fund Affinity Asset Advisors, earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees – including a doctoral degree in biochemistry and quantitative biomedicine – from the university.
February 3, 2021
We are pleased to announce Dr. Akdoğan’s promotion to Associate Teaching Professor upon the recommendation of the MSE faculty, following a unanimous favorable vote. The final approval was issued by Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Professor Francine Conway on 2 February 2021. The promotion will be effective on 1 July 2021.