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July 2014

July 16, 2014
Prabhas Moghe, distinguished professor in the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $2,079,753. The project titled Rare Earth Nanoprobes for Optical Imaging and Disease Tracking is being supported by theNational Institutes of Health.

June 2014

June 3, 2014
The CBE Department if pleased to announce Assistant Professor Fuat Celik has been awarded the A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award.  The Tyson fund was recently established by A. Walter Tyson, a 1952 alumnus of Rutgers for recruiting promising junior faculty.  Congratulations to Fuat Celik on this achievement.

May 2014

May 19, 2014
Professor Moghe (CBE/BME) and Rutgers co-inventors were granted Patent Number 8,715,718 entitled “Extracellular Matrix Production from Nanoscale Substrate” on May 6, 2014.  Other co-inventors include his lab alumni, including CBE graduate student, Dr. Ram Sharma (currently faculty at University of Bath, UK) and his T32 postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Marian Pereira Guelakis (currently Senior Scientist, Skin R&D, Unilever).
May 5, 2014
Congratulations to Nicholas Coakley ('15), who was the winner of the ISPE Student Poster Competition for the NJ section, undergraduate division. The event was held last night at the BVMS facility in Plainsboro, NJ. Nicholas is a CBE junior working on research with Professor Moghe. Nick will be competing this Fall in Las Vegas at the ISPE National Competition - the ISPE will provide all travel and registration funds for his participation. We look forward to supporting his efforts there.   Nick's poster is titled: Investigation
May 5, 2014
As part of the fellowship, she will perform research over the summer for three months at the University of Konstanz, Germany and will be working with a collaborator, Prof. Stefan Volkwein at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics on model reduction and optimization as part of her PhD thesis. 
May 5, 2014
Dana will be speaking on the Multi-Scale Modeling of Wet Granulation Process, with coupling of the DEM capability in STAR-CCM+ with Population Balance models in gPROMS. Details can be found here.  
May 5, 2014
Rutgers bioengineers led by Professor Moghe (BME/CBE)  were awarded a $2.2 M R01 grant entitled "RARE EARTH NANOPROBES FOR OPTICAL IMAGING AND DISEASE TRACKING” by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).  The other key faculty on the team include multi-PIs, Roth (CBE/BME) and Riman (MSE), Ganapathy (BME), and collaborators, Pierce (BME) and Ganesan (CINJ).

April 2014

April 24, 2014
Congratulations ... Science and Research Achievement Award: Marco Armenante Science and Research Achievement Award: Chaitali Inamdar Senior Academic Achievement Award: Adam Freitag Senior Academic Achievement Award: Serena Mueller Junior Academic Achievement Award: Arvin Zabalerio Awards Presented by the New Jersey Section of AIChE
April 24, 2014
Professor Marianthi Ierapetritou has been selected "Best Teacher" in the Department of Chemical Engineering by students taking part in the Engineering Governing Council's (EGC) annual professor survey. Each year, the EGC recognizes those professors who go above and beyond in their teaching and commitment to students. The entire student body is eligible to vote for those professors who they believe inspire through effective teaching.

March 2014

March 4, 2014
Invited by Dean Tom Farris, Ramsey Homsany ENG'97 returned to the School of Engineering during Engineers Week 2014 to deliver the Dean's Distinguished Lecture. Speaking to an auditorium of students, faculty, alumni, and his own family members, Homsany shared his experiences as a lawyer creating legal and policy protocols for Google and Dropbox, a file sharing service where he currently serves as general counsel. Read more at:

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