March 2017

March 6, 2017
Smartphone Interruptions: Are Yours Relentless and Annoying? A Rutgers study, featured in Rutgers Today, reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications.

February 2017

February 27, 2017
Professor Grigore Burdea has been named the recipient of the 2017 IEEE Virtual Reality Career Award given by the Visualization and Graphic Technical Committee of the IEEE. This award established in 2005, is given every year to an individual to honor that person’s lifetime contribution to virtual and/or augmented reality and is the highest award in this field. Professor Burdea is noted for his invention of the Rutgers Master, the first force feedback glove as well as Virtual Reality Therapy to improve symptoms related to chronic pain, dementia, and chronic stroke.
February 24, 2017
Eric Wengrowski receives GAANN Fellowship
February 15, 2017
ECE graduate student Kazem Cheshmi working with Professor Maryam Mehri Dehnavi has won first place at the ACM student research competition of the 2017 International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization.
February 15, 2017
The Novice2Expert Coding Club organized two MIT App Inventor workshops for middle school students this year on January 14th and 15th. The goal of the 3 hour workshops was to familiarize students with basic programming concepts while they learned how to make cool mobile apps. The workshops took place in ECE Computer Lab and was led by Parneet Kaur (Graduate Student) and Umama Ahmed(sophomore).
February 15, 2017
The Capstone Kickoff was held in the Busch Student Center. Attending were 120 capstone students, 17 industry representatives, ECE faculty and staff. Speakers included Dr. Hana Godrich, Dr. Narayan Mandayam (ECE Dept Chair), Dr. Yicheng Lu and Don Bachman from ASCO Power Technologies.
February 10, 2017
Congratulations to Prof. Maryam Mehri Dehnavi on her new NSF award for the project titled "Performance-in-Depth Sparse Solvers for Heterogeneous Parallel Platforms." This is a two year project totaling $175,000 and is supported under the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII).
February 3, 2017
Professor Vishal Patel's recent work on de-raining is featured in the publication The Outline.

January 2017

January 17, 2017
Professor Peter Meer has been recognized as a 2016 AMiner Most Influential Scholar for his outstanding and vibrant contributions to the field of Computer Vision!
January 9, 2017
Shunqiao Sun, a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Rutgers Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department, has won the 2016 Robert T. Hill Memorial Best Dissertation Award, given by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society (AESS).