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June 2018

June 26, 2018
WNBC News 4 featured bridge innovation technology implemented by faculty associated with Rutgers School of Engineering and its Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Technolgoy. View the video below: If your daily commute takes you over a bridge, chances are you see rusted steel, cracked concrete and other signs of poor condition. Then there are other problems you can't see with the naked eye. That's why engineers are turning to technology to make sure wear and tear doesn't turn into a disaster.
June 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) selected Rutgers School of Engineering's Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) to lead a consortium of universities that will compose the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center (Region 2 UTC). Region 2 comprises New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

May 2018

May 3, 2018
The Rutgers University Athletic Departmentannounced civil engineering major Michael Rexrode of the men's lacrosse team was awarded the prestigious Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor at the fourth annual RAwards at the Rutgers Athletic Center on Tuesday night.

March 2018

March 19, 2018
Professor seeks “helluva (better) way to run a railroad” Millions of commuters and goods worth billions of dollars rely on the safety and efficiency of railway systems in the region, including NJ Transit, Amtrak, PATH, New York City subways, CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp. and many shortline freight railroads. And in an era of high-profile railroad accidents and rising rail traffic, many of these systems face challenges ranging from infrastructure integrity to operational safety to uncertainty regarding future funding.

February 2018

February 12, 2018
Hyungjoo Choi, PhD candidate, presented his current research topic on the fatigue evaluation of fillet-welded tube connections for sign support structures at the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) annual technical dinner seminar held February 1, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza, Fairfield, NJ. Hyungjoo is conducting his research work under the direction of Dr. Husam Najm.

December 2017

December 4, 2017
Aseel Mansi, PhD student, Dr. Yook-Kong Yong and Haider Abdulhameed, PhD student won the Best Poster Award at the 19th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase. The title of the poster was "Development of Low-Shrinkage Rapid Set Composite and Simulation of Shrinkage Distress in Concrete Patch Repair."

October 2017

October 18, 2017
During the summer of 2016, two Rutgers students from the campus group Bridges to Prosperity traveled to Bolivia with students from the University of Colorado to help design and build a footbridge for the community of Churo Alto, where children had to traverse a gorge en route to school. They often slipped down the sides of the gorge or were unable to cross during the rainy season when the gorge flooded.

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. 

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