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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Congratulates the
ECE Travel Award Winners for the Winter Cycle

ECE Research Excellence
In support of travel for the student author of a paper accepted for publication at a research conference
the winners are:


Six Rutgers University faculty, led by Prof. Waheed U. Bajwa of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, teamed up with the Principal, Eric Sheninger, and Guidance Counselor, Michelle Harle, of New Milford High School for a STEM Symposium for high-school students on January 10, 2014 at New Milford High School.

The symposium offered high-school students in Bergen county a unique opportunity to listen to some of the latest research...


Android app warns when you're being watched.

Prof. Janne Lindqvist, a recently appointed assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, member of WINLAB and director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, led a team to build an app to give...


The ECE Department is pleased to announce two new Fellowships that support graduate studies through a combination of an ECE Fellowship with guaranteed income from a summer internship with Siemens.

In particular, the Fellowship includes stipend from ECE, and a paid internship at Siemens at their Princeton, New Jersey location.

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy,...


Dr. Sarwate received B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from MIT in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2008. Before joining Rutgers he was Research Assistant Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago.

From 2008-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Information Theory and Applications Center (ITA) at UC San Diego.



PSE&G has granted $5,000 to support Spring 2014 Capstone projects on Smart Grids: Energy-smart technologies in future homes to reduce energy footprint and achieve sustainability via the use of renewable energy.

The "Smart Grid" capstone projects focus on the environmentally aware operation of future homes. In the United States, the residential sector consumes about seven percent of total energy use, energy efficiency is a...


A team of speech processing specialists (Prof. Lawrence Rabiner from Rutgers ECE and Prof. Ronald Schafer from Stanford University), with the aid and assistance of Kirty Vedula (Rutgers ECE Graduate Student) and Siva Yedithi (ECE and CS undergraduate major at Rutgers) have created a set of about 58 Speech Processing MATLAB Exercises in support of classes and teaching in the area of...


Upon the recommendation of the IEEE Board of Directors, Drs. Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Narayan Mandayam are recipients of the 2014 IEEE Donald Fink Award for their IEEE Proceedings paper entitled "Frontiers of Wireless and Mobile Communications," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 100, Issue 10, April 2012, pp. 824-840.

The congratulatory letter, sent to...

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In its November 2013 meeting, the Board of Directors of IEEE has conferred the grade of IEEE Fellow upon Professor Wade Trappe for " contributions to information and communication security".

According to IEEE, "the grade of IEEE Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession, and shall be conferred only by invitation of the Board of Directors upon a person of...


ECE student Stephen Newberry, has been selected as an IEEE PES Scholarship recipient.

The PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recognizes undergraduate students who have declared a major in electrical and computer engineering, are high achievers with strong GPAs with distinctive extracurricular commitments and are...