February 2017

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).

December 2016

December 21, 2016
ECE Graduate Student Sijie Xiong was selected to participate in the 2017 CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop organized by the Computing Research Association. This NSF-funded program’s aim is "to increase the ranks of senior women in computing-related studies and research by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.” The workshop will take place at the Marriott Marquis in Washington D.C. on April 7-8, 2017. Sijie is a Graduate Assistant in the ECE Department working with her advisor, Prof. Anand Sarwate.
December 16, 2016
ECE PhD student Zahra Shakeri has been selected to attend the 2017 CRA-W (Computing Research Association-Women) Grad Cohort Workshop in Washington, D.C. (fully expense paid). The CRA-Women Graduate Cohort Workshop is a mentoring program, for graduate women in computing or related fields, designed to help build a networking cohort during graduate school and throughout your computing career. The workshop will take place at the Marriott Marquis in Washington D.C. on April 7-8, 2017.
December 9, 2016
Rutgers ECE PhD student Xianyi Gao was featured in Rutgers Today. A direct link to the Rutgers Today feature article is here:

November 2016

November 27, 2016
Anastasios Dimas is a first-year PhD student working with Prof. Athina Petropulu in the Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory.   Anastasios obtained his undergraduate Diploma in Computer Engineering from the University of Patras and his Master's degree in Communications Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, in Greece and Germany respectively.
November 21, 2016
Professor Shantenu Jha is a co-PI on a US Department of Energy (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) award. These highly competitive awards enable access to processor hours on the TITAN Supercomputer. Dr. Jha's award is for 65 Million processor hours for the project entitled "Unraveling autoimmune diseases with adaptive protein simulation” in collaboration with Rice University (lead), Freie Universitat Berlin and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
November 18, 2016
ECE Professor Wade Trappe, in collaboration with Rutgers alumni Rob Miller and Daniel DuBravec of LMI (an agency focused on government policy strategy) have published a blog on the challenges facing the healthcare industry as it struggles with Protected Health Information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations.