May 2021

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.

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.