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Professor Waheed Bajwa has been voted the Professor of the Year for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department ! The Engineering Governing Council (EGC) has voted for Prof. Bajwa to receive this year's Professor of the Year Award for Electrical and Computer Engineering for his outstanding teaching and dedication to excellence in education.

The award will be presented to Prof. Bajwa at the EGC's Leadership Conference Reception on Sunday, April 24th 12-3 PM.

Prof. Vishal Patel's recent work on mobile face detection and recognition is making the news! His research work was featured on ZDNet, the business technology news website owned by CBS Interactive. The URL to the ZDNet article is:

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ECE PhD student Parneet Kaur has been selected for the prestigious Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

Parneet's PhD research advised by Prof. Kristin Dana is based on computational skin texture models with applications in quantitative dermatology and telemedicine.

She is developing advanced method of handling multiview high dimensional data by using computational appearance to supervise clustering of the bacteria genetic signature.

A list of past winners over the...

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We are pleased to announce that ECE Assistant Professor Vishal Patel is recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award.

The goal of Dr. Patel’s project is to develop robust and efficient methods for learning structured representations of multimodal data. In particular, he will develop methods for multimodal metric learning and multimodal data fusion based on sparse and low-rank representations.

The Office of Naval Research awarded the ONR YIP to 47 scientists...

The 2016 ECE Research Day, held Thursday February 11th, was a great success. 28 posters were presented and were well received by many faculty, students and company representatives. Thanks to the students who participated, the event showcased our research efforts in the ECE Department.

Congratulations to the following winners:

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On January 29-30, 2016 SpaceX hosted Hyperloop Pod Competition Design at Texas A&M University. Four Computer Engineering Department students took part in the competition as part of the combined Rutgers/MaryIand (RUMD Loop Team). Michael Feinstein (Senior), Shreyas Hirday (Junior, team leader), Cedric Blake (Junior),...


LabTV is an online hub where people, labs, and organizations engaged in medical research come together to tell their stories. LabTV has filmed hundreds of medical researchers at dozens of institutions across the United States including many universities and the National Institutes of Health.
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Luis Garcia and Ming Tai Ha became the first ECE GAANN Fellows. This Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship provides need-based financial support to graduate students pursuing a degree in areas related to bioelectrical engineering at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Rutgers...

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The ECE Fall Capstone Project "Firefighter Monitoring System" won 2nd Place at the HackHarvard Competition held recently at the Harvard Science Center.

Congratulations to group members Kevin Leung, Jigar Bhalodia, Shivam Patel, Michael Zhou and Shawn Fong. The group's advisor was Dr. Wade Trappe.

The participants, who were selected from a pool of more than 3,...

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Emina Soljanin has just become a Professor at Rutgers University. Prior to joining Rutgers, she was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs, where she worked as an information, coding, and, more recently, a queueing theorist.

Her interests and expertise are wide. Over the past quarter of the century, she has participated in numerous research and business projects, as diverse as power system optimization, magnetic recording, color space quantization, hybrid ARQ,...