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A team from WINLAB received the best paper award for their paper "Visible light based activity sensing using ceiling photosensors" at the ACM Workshop on Visible Light Communication Systems (VLCS) held with the ACM MobiCom 2016 conference in New York, in October 2016. The team comprising graduates students Viet Nguyen*(ECE), Mohamed Ibrahim* (CS), Siddharth Rupavatharam...



Dorin I. Comaniciu, Ph.D., vice president of medical imaging technologies at Siemens Healthcare, was presented the Distinguished Alumnus in Research award by Rutgers electrical and computer engineering professor Peter Meer.

The Medal of Excellence, the school’s highest honor awarded to an alumnus for superior, lifetime...



Professor Dario Pompili (right) and ECE PhD student Parul Pandey (left) have won the 2016 Googol T-ASE Best Applications Paper Award, for their IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) article titled "Dynamic Collaboration between Networked Robots and Clouds in Resource-Constrained Environments." The article is co-authored with Dr. Jingang Yi...

WINLAB has been asked by the NSF to host a remote CloudLab cluster, as part of a supplementary grant to the University of Utah aimed at enhancing CloudLab capabilities to support wireless/mobile experiments. Ivan Seskar and his team will receive funding of about $360K to acquire a CloudLab computing cluster and integrate it with CloudLab services as well as the ORBIT and GENI testbeds. The...

The 2016 Faculty Recognition Award ceremony was held on Thursday September 22nd in the courtyard of the Engineering Building D-Wing. Four ECE Faculty were recognized in this year's event - Professors Patel, Dana, Godrich, and Lindqvist.

Dr. Vishal M. Patel   -   The A....
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Professor Vishal Patel is a co-recipient of the 2016 Jimmy H. C. Lin Award for Invention at University of Maryland for his work on the HyperFace algorithm. Dr. Patel and his collaborator at University of Maryland, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, developed HyperFace that simultaneously detects faces, finds facial landmarks (including eye center, nose tip, etc.), estimates the head pose, and recognizes their gender from any real-world images and...

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Professor Vishal M. Patel is a recipient of the best poster award at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems ( BTAS ) for his paper entitled "Active user authentication for smartphones: a challenge data set and benchmark results". The work presented in the paper was done in collaboration with researchers U. Mahbub, S. Sarkar, and R...



Professor Shantenu Jha is the lead PI on a 3 year NSF award for $1.25M on a project titled "The Power of Many: Ensemble Toolkit for Earth Sciences." This is a three way collaborative project between Rutgers, Penn State University and Princeton. In this project, Dr. Jha will work with Michael Mann (...

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Szu-Ying Wang, an ECE PhD student working with Prof. Yicheng Lu, has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Paul Panayotatos Endowed Scholarship.

Szu-Ying will receive $5,000 in support of her project entitled "Fully-Transparent MgZnO High Voltage Thin Film Transistors on Glass for Inverters in Building Integrated Photovoltaics''.

By using magnesium-doped zinc oxide (MZO) as the channel material of a thin-film transistor, the transistor...

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Tong Wu, who is a fourth-year PhD student in the Department of ECE and is being supervised by Prof. Waheed Bajwa, has won the Best Student Paper Award at the 12th IEEE Image Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP) Workshop for his paper entitled "Clustering-aware structure-constrained low-rank representation model for learning human action attributes."

This work, which is a collaboration between Rutgers and Drs. Raghuveer Rao and...