News

September 2018

September 4, 2018
Rutgers-led study demonstrates low-cost technology for security screening at public venues like stadiums, theme parks and schools Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led study.
September 1, 2018
Peddapullaiah "Pedda" Sannuti, Professor Emeritus and Undergraduate Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Engineering has been instrumental in the development and growth of the institution for over four decades. Together with his wife Suseela Sannuti, Professor Sannuti created and endowed a scholarship for students majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need.

August 2018

August 24, 2018
Prof. Mehdi Javanmard’s wearable biosensing work was featured on PBS. Please enjoy the video at: https://www.pbs.org/video/hill-smart-wristbands-1533913183/
August 7, 2018
Congratulations to Professors Dario Pompili (ECE) and Javier Diez (MAE) on their new NSF award for the project titled "Reliable Underwater Acoustic Video Transmission Towards Human-Robot Dynamic Interaction.” This is a three-year  $1M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Dario Pompili, PI and Javier Diez, Co-PI) with Northeastern University. Rutgers' share of this award is $500,000.  
August 6, 2018
Rutgers engineers invent biosensor technology for wearable devices. Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices. Their technology, which could be added to watches and other wearable devices that monitor heart rates and physical activity, is detailed in a study published online in Microsystems & Nanoengineering.

July 2018

July 26, 2018
Professors Salim El Rouayheb and Yingying Chen have won a new NSF award for the project titled "Secure Distributed Coded Computations for IoT : An Information Theoretic and Network Approach." This is a three year $1.2M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Salim El Rouayheb, PI and Yingying Chen, Co-PI) with University of Illinois at Chicago. Rutgers' share of this award is $800,000.

June 2018

June 28, 2018
Narayan Mandayam has been selected for the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur. This is a prestigious and increasingly competitive award with recent winners including Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai. The award will be given out at the annual convocation in July. Congratulations, Narayan!
June 21, 2018
Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard has won a new DARPA award for the project titled "Closing the Feedback Loop for Neural Stimulation-Based Therapeutics: Continuous Monitoring of Inflammatory Processes." This is a 18 month $642,000 collaborative effort with UPenn led by Rutgers University. As part of this project, Mehdi and his team will fabricate in-vitro and quasi in-vivo wireless probes for continuously monitoring inflammatory processes in subjects undergoing stimulation of the peripheral nervous system for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Congratulations Mehdi!
June 14, 2018
The Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved the promotion of Peter Meer to Distinguished Professor. Congratulations to Peter on this well deserved recognition!
June 14, 2018
Professor Yingying Chen has received a new Army Research Office (ARO) award for the project titled "Enhanced Learning of Sensor Fusion for Human Authentication" This is a three year $351,162 project in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Medical School ($100,000).

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