October 2010

October 21, 2010
Dunbar Birnie has been elevated to Fellow of the American Ceramic Society.
October 21, 2010
ACerS Outstanding Educator Award to John Matthewson. This is the first time anyone at Rutgers has ever received this prestigious award. More details at:

September 2010

September 23, 2010
Hisato Yamaguchi, a post-doctoral associate in Professor Chhowalla's group, has won a prestigious fellowship from the  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad is highly competitive and rarely given to postdoctoral researchers outside of the top US institutions such as Stanford, MIT, and UC Berkeley.  In addition, Dr. Yamaguchi was awarded the fellowship outright, without the normally required interview.    

June 2010

June 14, 2010
A paper entitled Structural Evolution During the Reduction of Chemically Derived Graphene Oxide by A.Bagri, Dr Cecilia Mattevi, M. Acik, Y.Chabal, Professor Manish Chhowalla, V.B. Shenoy has been published in Nature Chemistry (oi:10.1038/nchem.686, Published online06 June 2010).  

March 2010

March 17, 2010
Rutgers University offers a Master of Engineering Program as well as a Certificate Program in Materials Science & Engineering at Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, NJ.  More detail under:  Academics/Graduate tab above.  Or, check with Program Director Professor Lisa Klein.  
March 17, 2010
The Nanotechnology for Clean Energy IGERT traineeship is now accepting applications for Fall 2010. Graduate students in this NSF-funded traineeship program conduct research with specific applications to nanoscale energy technology development.   Contact Johanna Bernstein,
March 4, 2010
  Graduate student Glenn Lockwood was received the award for "Best Poster" at the LSM Symposium held on the Rutgers campus yesterday, March 3.  Congratulations to Glenn and his advisor, Professor Garofalini!

February 2010

February 2, 2010
Professor Riman presented his lecture, "The Greening of Ceramic Manufacturing" on Monday February 2 in the Fiber Optics Auditorium in commemoration of his Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research. 

December 2009

December 15, 2009
Faculty from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering will lead a multiple university national laboratory research thrust within a new $17M US DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) announced by the White House. This multi-university and national lab EFRC entitled, Northeastern Chemical Energy Storage Center, is led by SUNY Stony Brook.

February 2009

February 13, 2009
Prof. Jun John Xu  7/1/1964 - 2/12/2009 View PDF