Students Earn $5,000 NASA Fellowships: Eight of Brookdale’s highest achieving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students have been selected to work with local experts on a variety of year-long research initiatives and serve as peer tutors at Brookdale as part of an ongoing grant program funded by NASA and the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC). Read more.
Rutgers student Ankur Dalsania publishes paper: first-author paper was published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C with funding from NJSGC. See http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/tc/c6tc02552h#!divAbstract
Best Paper Award: William Joyce, a Rutgers junior undergraduate recipient of a NASA / New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Fellowship, and Dr. James Luxhoj co-authored a paper that was selected for the Best Paper Award in the Systems Engineering and Design Track and the upcoming Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) in May 2016.
Our successful community college program: Meet Sarah Schneider of Middlesex County College. See video
Researching summer at Rowan: This NJSGC-supported program drew more than 120 undergraduate students to the Rowan University campus to conduct research for five to 10 weeks in departments as diverse as Chemistry and Biochemistry and Psychology. Read more.
STEM Project Plants Seeds of Inspiration in Local School: This summer, as part of a NJSGC fellowship, Rhiannon Long of Brookdale Community College decided to show off the creativity and real-world impact of engineering by building an interactive aquaponic system for use in the Neptune, NJ, Middle School. Read more.
Projects funded in part by NJSGC:
Ed Twomey, who will be starting a Ph.D. at Columbia University in Integrated Program in Cellular, Molecular, and Biomedical Studies with a focus on protein structure/dynamics, announced the publication of these papers that were in part funded by NJSGC:
- Profound conformational changes of PED/PEA-15 in ERK2 complex revealed by NMR backbone dynamics
- High-definition NMR structure of PED/PEA-15 death effector domain revealsdetails of key polar side chain interactions
As a result of NJSGC funding, Kimberly Cook-Chennault has announced the publication of these articles: