How do you handle nuclear waste that will be radioactive for millions of years, keeping it from harming people and the environment? It isn’t easy, but Rutgers researcher Ashutosh Goel has discovered ways to immobilize such waste – the offshoot of decades of nuclear weapons production – in glass and ceramics.
November 3, 2016
October 17, 2016
Two MSE graduate students, Muharrem Acerce, supervised by Professor Manish Chhowalla, and Zeqing Shen, supervised by Professor Deidre O'Carroll, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Graduate Student Award for the 2016 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting to be held in Boston November 27 to December 2. Congratulations to Muharrem and Zeqing!
October 3, 2016
Doctoral Student Working Under ORP Contract Earns Award
October 3, 2016
Three visiting scholars arrived over the summer: Dr. Purnendu Parhi from Ravenshaw University, India; Dr. Malka Pinkas, from the Nuclear Research Center-Negev, Israel; and Dr. Pradeesh Kannan from Government Victoria College, India. They join Abdul Rahman, who arrived in January.
September 23, 2016
Laura Fabris, Associate Professor, was recently awarded a $50K 2016 Busch Biomedical Research Grant. She is the principal investigator for the project titled “Multiplexed Phenotype Profiling of Prostate Cancer Cells”. Dr. Fabris is also beginning her first semester this year as a tenured professor, effective July 1st. Congratulations Laura!
September 15, 2016
Lisa Klein has been a pioneering professor and scientist, faculty union president and strong supporter of women and minorities Lisa C. Klein is a woman of firsts. She was the first female professor in Rutgers University’s School of Engineering in 1977. She’s performed pioneering research on sol-gel processing – a low temperature way to make ceramics and coatings that led to energy-saving coatings for windows.
September 2, 2016
Rutgers University engineers have found a simple method for producing high-quality graphene that can be used in next-generation electronic and energy devices: bake the compound in a microwave oven. The discovery is documented in a study published online today in the journal Science.
August 4, 2016
A group of approximately 50 New Jersey high school students and their parents visited the Materials Science and Engineering Department on August 2 as part of a broader visit to Rutgers School of Engineering organized by the Dean's Office.
July 9, 2016
A group of students studying glass processing in the Rutgers/Corning Glass Engineering Laboratory this summer decided a mid-summer road trip to Corning, NY was needed. Led by Laboratory Manager Dr. Bob Horvath and Professor Lehman, the group of four students (Justin Moore, Sweta Kondapalli, Andrew Tabedzki, and Ashley Luster) spent three days in Corning (July 7-9) learning about the processes used in glass making, the history of glass, and working directly with the hot glass medium itself.
June 27, 2016
Recycled Plastic Lumber Invented by Pioneering Rutgers Professor