November 2020

November 13, 2020
On November 7th, the Society of Plastics Engineers and Materials Advantage hosted ‘Networking with MSE Professors’.

October 2020

October 19, 2020
Funded research efforts include nuclear waste immobilization and development of a hard, crack-resistant glass Associate professor of materials science and engineering Ashutosh Goel joined the Rutgers University School of Engineering faculty in 2014. Since then, he has pursued research interests encompassing everything from high-temperature glass seals for batteries and fuel cells, glasses for human biomedicine, glasses and ceramics for nuclear waste immobilization, and optical fibers. 

September 2020

September 18, 2020
Professor’s new technique can help scientists track viral mutations
September 15, 2020
The brittleness of glass has been perceived as its gravest handicap.

July 2020

July 15, 2020
Distinguished professor of materials science and engineering (MSE) Lisa Klein has always been a trailblazer.  
July 1, 2020
Dr. Akdoğan was elected the new Undergraduate Program Director by MSE faculty and has taken over from Professor Wenzel on 1 July 2020 after a 3-month transition period. We thank Professor Wenzel for his service to the department and wish Professor Akdoğan the best of success in his new role in the department.

May 2020

May 7, 2020
Professor Akdoğan was awarded “Professor of the Year in MSE” by the Engineering Governing Council (EGC) for the academic year 2019-20. The award ceremony took place on 4 May via Webex. The citation by the EGC reads:

March 2020

March 11, 2020
Gold-based tool could help virologists stop replication of viruses A Rutgers-led team has developed a tool to monitor influenza A virus mutations in real time, which could help virologists learn how to stop viruses from replicating.

February 2020

February 13, 2020
Glass and Water: Fast Surface Relaxation Abstract