NCAS Faculty Honored for Teaching, Research, Service and Diversity Initiatives

Four NCAS faculty members who have made outstanding contributions in the classroom and their discipline were honored during a May 2 reception at the Rutgers University Visitor Center, in New Brunswick.

They were honored along with a host of additional Rutgers University faculty.

NCAS Chemistry Professor Awarded the Donald H. Jacobs Chair in Applied Physics

Rutgers-Newark Office of Communications

By Robin Warshaw

Imagine the speed an instrument would need to see a process happen within one second. Then imagine the speed needed for equipment to capture such a process in one-tenth of a trillionth of a second.

That time resolution, using synchronized laser pulses, is achieved by an ultrafast microscope created through the research of Dr. Piotr Piotrowiak, a physical chemist and professor in the Department of Chemistry at Rutgers-Newark.

Rutgers-Newark Physicist Wins NJ Inventor of the Year Award

Professor Daniel Murnick (left) in his lab with Research Project Coordinator Mark DeGuzman in March 2012


Professor Daniel Murnick is an applied physicist who lives in a world of invention. As a researcher and scholar with 14 patents to his credit, his work has led to numerous technologies that have been adopted in the commercial sector.