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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...



Professor Marco Gruteser has been elected chair of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Mobile Computing (ACM SIGMOBILE). ACM SIGMOBILE is the international professional organization for scientists, engineers, executives, educators, and students dedicated to all things mobile.

As exemplified by the inaugural test-of-time awards, its...


Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the recipient of a DARPA award for the project titled "The Proteomic Smartpatch Phase IB: Transcutaneous Monitoring of Molecular Biomarkers in Blood Using Flexible and Natural Substrates." This is a six month $200,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Mehdi Javanmard, PI) and University of Pennsylvania (Mark Allen, Co-PI). Rutgers'...


Assistant Professor Vishal Patel's research on Active Biometric Authentication was featured in Saturday's (July 8th) CBS This Morning Saturday program.

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Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu has won the 2017 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) Diversity Award.

The Diversity Award is given to individuals or departments in recognition of proactive efforts to increase cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity within the ECE student body and among ECE faculty, that go well...



The Board of Governors has approved Dr. Athina Petropulu's promotion to Distinguished Professor effective July 1, 2017. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Athina!

Athina P. Petropulu received her undergraduate degree from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Northeastern University,...


Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the recipient of a new NSF award for the project titled "A Microfluidic-CMOS Cross-cut Approach Enabling Tri-Modal Biorecognition for Highly Accurate Viral Diagnostics." This is a three year $450,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Mehdi Javanmard, PI) and Princeton University (Kaushik Sengupta, PI)....



ECE Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard's work on nanoelectronic barcoding for health monitoring is featured on the cover of the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Lab on a Chip and is featured here in Rutgers Today. He and his graduate student Pengfei Xie...



Dean Thomas Farris has just announced that Distinguished Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri will receive the 2017 School of Engineering (SoE) Faculty of the Year Award. This award recognizes exceptional contributions of a SoE faculty member to the School of Engineering, the University, the engineering profession, the scientific community and/or society at large...



A WINLAB team received the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on Research Advancements in Future Networking Technologies (RAFNET) at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'2017) now being held in Sydney.

The paper is entitled: Evaluating 5G Multihoming Services in the MobilityFirst Future Internet Architecture, and is authored by Parishad Karimi, ...