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ECE faculty member, Dr. Kristin Dana, was the computer vision task leader on the RABIT bridge deck assessment tool developed by CAIT (Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation) and the Federal Highway Administration. The project received the 2014 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation at the ASCE Opal Awards ceremony in Arlington, VA on March 20, 2014. The computer vision group included ECE graduate students ...


This award is an important opportunity for the Rutgers Engineering community to recognize the special achievements and contributions of its dedicated faculty members.

This is the second year in a row that an ECE Faculty received this award; Dr. Wade Trappe was recipient of the   2013 Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award.


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Prof. Wade Trappe has been awarded the 2014 ECE Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Maryland. This prestigious award is presented annually to alumni who have provided leadership and meritorious contributions in the broad field of engineering.

There will be an award ceremony at UMD on May 9. Congratulations to Prof. Trappe.

The Rutgers Today interview with Prof. Janne Lindqvist has been posted on YouTube. Prof. Lindqvist discusses how mobile phones track your location. Professor Janne Lindqvist, with the help of his students, has developed a new privacy mobile application that lets you know when...


Rutgers' ECE Professor Shantenu Jha is part of the UCL-Rutgers team that has recently published a paper titled, "Computing Clinically Relevant Binding Free Energies of HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors".   Recognizing the impact and implications of this research, BBC News (Science & Environment) have published an article about the applications and consequences of this work.

A full link to BBC's article can be found at:



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,...


The Rutgers ECE community congratulates ECE alumnus Tom Kennedy for being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon, effective March 31, 2014. Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets.

Dr. Kennedy's bio can be found at


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...