Research & Grants

Research & Grants

The Rowan Innovation Venture Fund, LLC appointed technology leader Howard Lubert as managing director, bringing the Fund one step closer to accepting applications for its first investments.

Rowan University has named educator and researcher Dr. Mark Byrne as professor and inaugural chairman of the new Biomedical Engineering Department in its nationally recognized College of Engineering.
Joining with researchers from Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere, Dr. Luke Holbrook, professor of Biological Sciences at Rowan University, assisted in tracing the evolution of a group of animals via fossils that indicate the ancestor of today’s horses, rhinos and tapirs originated in India while it was still an island. Their work was reported recently in the online journal Nature Communications.
Rowan University has appointed Dr. Arye Rosen, a world-renowned researcher with extensive experience in developing medical devices, as a visiting professor with the title of associate vice president for Biomedical Research Partnerships.

Rowan University research spans a wide range of subjects – medical and biomedical, marketing, mathematics, engineering, education, even writing arts, theater and dance – and the institu

Rowan College of Education Dean Monika Shealey and Teacher Education Assistant Professor Kathryn McGinn are working with researchers from William Paterson and Kean universities to study teacher persistence in urban schools and the role that various teacher certification pathways have in urban districts.
Rowan Researchers at work

Rowan University College of Engineering professors and students are figuratively and literally taking their research to the road, helping to

Dr. Sreekant Murthy, chief research compliance officer at Rowan University, is co-editor of “The IACUC Handbook (Third Edition),” a book of practices for institutions that conduct research with animals.
With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

SNJ Business People magazine has named Sarah Piddington to its 40 Under 40 list for 2014.

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