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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),...


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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,...


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Congratulates the
Fall ECE PhD Mentoring Award Winners


ECE Research Excellence
In support of travel for the student author of a paper accepted for publication at a research conference,
ECE Research Excellence Awards of...

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Two MERL internship high school students Andrew Zheng (Watchung Hills Regional High School, Warren) and Andrew Mu (Academy of Allied Health and Science, Scotch Plains) became the Semifinalists in the 2015 Siemens Competition Math : Science : Technology!

The information on Siemens Competition Math : Science : Technology can be found in http://www.siemens-foundation.org/en/competition.htm.

The Siemens...

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Vishal Patel and his co-authors received Top 10% Paper Award at IEEE ICIP 2015 for their paper entitled "Material classification and semantic segmentation of railway track images with deep convolutional neural networks," by X. Gibert-Serra,V. M. Patel, and R. Chellappa.

The IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) is the premier forum for the...

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The paper entitled "Coordinated Dynamic Spectrum Management of LTE-U and WiFi Networks" by a WINLAB team just received the best paper award at IEEE DySpan2015 held this week in Stockholm.

Shweta Sagari (ECE PhD student) was the first author, and the other authors are Samuel Baysting, Dola Saha, Wade Trappe, Ivan Seskar and D. Raychaudhuri.

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Prof. Vishal M. Patel

Vishal Patel received two awards at the IEEE International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems, BTAS 2015 in Arlington, VA.

1)   Best Poster Award: "A deep pyramid deformable part model for face detection" by R. Ranjan, V. M. Patel, and R. Chellappa.

2)   Best Paper Award (Bronze): "Attribute-based continuous user authentication on mobile...