Rutgers Board of Governors Professor Paul Falkowski Profiled by the National Academy of Sciences

Rutgers Board of Governors Professor Paul Falkowski. Photo credit: Yuan Gao, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ.

This profile first appeared in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Paul Falkowski spent much of his research career analyzing the activity of aquatic microorganisms, which captured his interest early in life. As a child, growing up in a New York City Housing Project in Harlem, he received a small fish tank from a family friend, and his father …

Robot Dog Makes Infrastructure Maintenance a Walk in the Park

Jie Gong and his Robot

Able to climb stairs, navigate rough terrain, and respond to commands, Spot, the mobile robotic dog, offers researchers an autonomous technology for innovations in infrastructure maintenance and repair Jie Gong thinks robots hold the key to mitigating dangers that can occur during industrial inspections and can serve as innovative tools to maintain the transportation network and aging infrastructure throughout the …

Announcing New Environmental Sciences Department Chair: Donna Fennell

Dr. Donna Fennell has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences.

Message from SEBS Interim Executive Dean Laura Lawson Dear SEBS/NJAES community,  I am pleased to announce that Dr. Donna Fennell has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Department of Environmental Sciences. Donna Fennell has an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville; and an MS in Agricultural and Biological Engineering and PhD in …

#EOAS in the News: Something in the Air with Tony Broccoli, Rutgers Meteorology Professor

By Joe Martucci, The Press of Atlantic City Meteorologist Joe Martucci chats with his old Rutgers University Meteorologist Professor and current chair of the Department of Environmental Science at Rutgers, Tony Broccoli. Broccoli tells a few stories about his edible last name and what got him interested in the weather (2:45). He then discusses how he made the career move …

Welcome to My World

Climate Task Force Keeps Kevin Lyons Bustling By Craig Winston Kevin Lyons is at the epicenter of one of the University’s most ambitious endeavors yet: the quest to develop a comprehensive climate action plan for Rutgers campuses.  Lyons, an associate professor at the Rutgers Business School in the supply chain management department, and a faculty member in the Rutgers Institute of …

Meet new EOAS Faculty Member, Andrea Marston, Ph.D.

Andrea Marston joins the faculty of the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) and Rutgers Geography as an Assistant Professor following the completion of her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a BA from Duke University and an MA in Geography from the University of British Columbia. Marston’s research focuses on the material politics of resource …