February 2016

February 9, 2016
In December 2015, the Rutgers North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) student chapter, took a field trip to a natural gas main join sealing project. The Cast Iron Sealing Robot (CISBOT) is the latest technology in improving the lifetime of cast iron pipe networks. NASTT Co-Founder George Ragula and PSE&G’s Sergey Wortman-Vyan led students into the field to see one of the three currently operating CISBOT set up and work on a Camden, New Jersey project.

January 2016

January 7, 2016
Anthony Bartolomeo, the President and CEO of Pennoni Associates Inc. has joined as the new Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board. Tony joined Pennoni in 1986 and has more than 30 years experience in environmental engineering, coupled with broad experience in the relationship development among the federal, state and local government levels, all of which have a stake in the success of major civil infrastructure projects.
January 7, 2016
At the November meeting, Dr. John Healey was honored for his exceptional leadership, contributions and years of dedicated service to the Industry Advisory Board. Dr. Nenad Gucunski presented him with a plaque and spoke of his accomplishments during his six years as Chairman. Photo: Dr. John Healey (left) and Dr. Nenad Gucunski (right)

October 2015

October 30, 2015
NJBIZ story: Christie selects Richard Hammer for top DOT post    
October 7, 2015
CEE students had the opportunity this week to network with 20 civil engineering companies at the Rutgers Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Expo. Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Rutgers chapter of Chi Epsilon, the national civil engineering honor society, participating companies included engineering firms, the Port Authorities of New York and New Jersey and Delaware, manufacturing companies, and construction firms.

July 2015

July 21, 2015
Rutgers University is now officially recognized as the newest student chapter of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT).

April 2015

April 21, 2015
On April 17th students had the opportunity to tour the Bayonne and Goethals Bridges, two of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's main construction and rehabilitation projects in the area. The site visit was hosted by Roger Prince, the General Manager of the Staten Island Bridges. For many of the students it was their first time being exposed to the construction of a bridge and meeting engineers who are currently working on them. It was a very educational and enjoyable experience for all the students.  
April 6, 2015
Nimah Ahmed, a senior undergraduate student won 1st place in the New Jersey American Water Works (NJ AWWA) undergraduate poster competition. She presented her research on reactive contaminant transport modeling in porous media. Nimah conducted this research under the direction of Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld.

March 2015

March 10, 2015
Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld's proposal to the New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI) was selected for funding for FY2015. The US Geological Survey has made the funds available for her research. The NJWRRI is a Federally-funded program of research, training and information transfer concerning all aspects of fresh and estuarine water in the state.

February 2015

February 17, 2015
Dr. Hao Wang was recognized in the 2015 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting for serving as Principal Investigator of the project - Effects of Wide Base Super-Single Tires on Pavements, which was selected as the 2014 High Value Research Project by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The project is one of the top 16 transportation research projects in the nation, also known as “Sweet Sixteen”.