Science & Technology

Science & Technology

Close to 100 people left Rowan University for Mars recently, and almost another 100 watched them blast off from Glassboro for a journey through the universe. That’s figurative, of course.
An interdisciplinary team made up entirely of Rowan University students took top honors in Techstars StartupWeekend Philly, a 54-hour community startup competition held recently.
A dozen Rowan University students/teams will present business ideas to an audience of Rowan stakeholders and potential investors on Friday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m., in the Student Center Enyon Ballroom, for a chance to win equity-investments during Rowan’s third annual Idea Challenge.
The Analytical Scientist magazine named Dr. James Grinias, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Rowan University, to its 40 under 40 “Power List” for 2018.
Funded by a $1.5 million U.S. Department of Education (USDoED) Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant, the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering (HMRCOE) at Rowan University will support a multidisciplinary Ph.D. fellowship program in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
A team of engineers and researchers at the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering (HMRCOE) at Rowan University – in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania – discovered a new method to assemble nanoparticles into periodic patterns using cholesteric liquid crystals, resembling the textures of fingerprints, with future plans to potentially design solar cells, batteries or microelectronics.
The Rowan University student section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will host its 16th annual Pumpkin Chunkin' competition on Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m., at the South Jersey Technology Park, 107 Gilbreth Parkway, Mullica Hill (off the Rt. 55 exit).
In collaboration with leading employers, Rowan University and Rowan College at Burlington County have enhanced their partnership to create more opportunities for students seeking careers in growing engineering technology fields.
Rowan University’s Jean and Ric Edelman planetarium introduces an array of one-hour shows available to the public each weekend this fall. Beginning Sept. 28 and ending Nov. 18, the Edelman Planetarium will unveil a brand new planetarium show and 10 laser shows.