News

June 2017

June 15, 2017
Alumni, representing 20 companies and agencies, joined Dean Tom Farris, Chair Nenad Gucunski, faculty, and friends to celebrate the inaugural CEE Alumni Networking event in late May 2017 at Battellos Restaurant in Jersey City. Congratulations to Steve Medlar, recipient of the first Oustanding Contribution Award, recognized for three decades instructing and advising the department's undergraduate and graduate students. Click here to see a list of attendees.            
June 7, 2017
Rutgers-New Brunswick engineering students’ eco-friendly designs will curb stormwater runoff Tuesday, May 30, 2017 When Superstorm Sandy assaulted New Jersey in 2012, ocean water invaded dozens of homes and the public works department in Linden’s vulnerable Tremley Point section, causing an estimated $3 million in damages.

May 2017

May 15, 2017
Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has donated $60,000 for a project spearheaded by Rutgers University and the City of Linden, New Jersey, to install a rain garden that will mitigate flooding in Linden’s Tremley Point neighborhood. A natural water filter, the rain garden will also restore wetlands and improve the local ecosystem and recreational space. 

March 2017

March 10, 2017
School of Engineering alumnus David Nemeth was named a 2017 New York Top Young Professional by the Engineering News-Record for his professional contributions and leadership experience in the design and construction sectors.

February 2017

February 28, 2017
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Andy Ciancia ENG’68, GSNB’70 and Chris Christoforou ENG’83, GSNB’85 
February 24, 2017
Rutgers’ Nicole Fahrenfeld leads research documenting impacts in stream water and sediments from a wastewater disposal facility Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study.
February 24, 2017
Anthony Bartolomeo, Chariman of the CEE Industry Advisory Board, is the recipient of 2017 ASCE OPAL Award for Management. The award recognizing senior managers of engineering organizations will be presented to him at the ASCE OPAL Gala on March 16, 2017, in Arlington, VA. For more information please see

January 2017

January 24, 2017
Hyungjoo Choi, EIT presented his research on 'Reliability-Based Fatigue Assessment of Tube-to-Transverse Plate Attachments in Highway Sign Support Structures' at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting held January 8-12, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Hyungjoo is a PhD student conducting his research work under the direction of Dr. Husam Najm.
January 24, 2017
Dr. Xiang Liu won the Outstanding Contribution Award from TRB Committee on Transportation of Hazardous Materials (AT040) in 2016. The purpose of this award is to formally recognize outstanding achievement in hazardous materials transportation research, innovation, regulation, or management. The selection is based on recent publication in the area of hazardous materials transportation. 
January 24, 2017
Experts in coastal climate-related risk and resilience from across Rutgers have successfully teamed to win a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide graduate students with training in developing and conducting both basic and applied research addressing real-world challenges. The Institute of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences will administer the grant.

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