June 2018

June 3, 2018
Professor Mina Pelegri (PI) and David I. Shreiber (co-PI) in collaboration John Georgiadis (PI), co-PI Konstantinos Arfanakis (co-PI) at IIT have been awarded a Collaborative Research to study Multiple Scale Biomechanics of Tissue Damage in the White Matter of the Human Central Nervous System. In this collaborative research project, the focus is on identifying the injury thresholds for individual axons within white matter when the tissue is exposed to dynamic, mechanical stretch.
June 2, 2018
Professor Xiaoli Bai has been recognized with the Outstanding Young Aerospace Engineer by the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M. This award is reserved to Texas A&M alumni under the age of 40 and have shown outstanding work in their field, plus be promising leaders for the future. They must have a strong commitment and interest in the University and the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

May 2018

May 21, 2018
This spring, the US Department of Energy announced the renewal of Rutgers’ contract to serve as field managers for the Industrial Assessment Center Program through 2023. Professor Michael Muller and his team at the Center for Advanced Energy Systems have been leading this very successful technical assistance program since 1992!
May 18, 2018
Answering the food productivity challenge by leveraging #agricultural #autonomy and #robotics was the objective of those @Rutgers University students @ the #Siemens Corporate Technology-hosted #FutureMakersChallenge. In the picture: Arturo Pizano (University Collaboration at Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology), Yongbin Gong, Fei Liu, Merrill Edmonds, Stephanie Rossi, Rizwan Majeed (Leading CT US Food To Bring Innovations for Good at Siemens) and David Ezrapour           1st Place Winners Team Glacier
May 18, 2018
Howard West Jr Americas from Siemens Academic and Research Programs Digital Factory Division delivers in person the in-kind Software Grant from Siemens PLM Software to Professor Alberto Cuitiño, Chairman of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Dr. Onur Bilgen, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Rutgers was responsible for securing the software grant.
May 18, 2018
Professor Howon Lee's team and collaborators develop Soft Robotic Manipulation and Locomotion with a 3D Printed Electroactive Hydrogel. Their work is featured online today on the ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Journal ( You can see a video of their dancing bots at:
May 18, 2018
May 16, 2018
May 15, 2018
Congratulations to our Rutgers Drone Racing Team (RUFPV) team for their success at the second annual Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship at Purdue University. A special shout out to our captain, Lincoln Black, who placed 7th out of the 70 pilots. Overall, our team ranked 16th against the 25 competing teams. The RUFPV team continues to build their skill in preparation for future events including the 2019 National Championship and even potentially bring the race to Rutgers!