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Dr. Robert Balog was awarded the 2011 Rutgers University Distinguished Engineer Award for his pioneering work in photovoltaic energy conversion.

Dr. Balog received his BSEE Degree from ECE Rutgers in 1996 and his MSEE and PhD Degrees from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2002 and 2006, respectively.

He is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M. His research interests include Advanced Energy Systems, Distributed dc power systems with emphasis on local/distributed...


US Patent 7,929,519 B2 was issued to Lawrence Rabiner, Professor II of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Rutgers University entitled “POTS/PACKET BRIDGE” on April 19, 2011.

Co-invetors include colleagues of Dr. Rabiner from AT&T Labs and the idea is about a bridge between the world of packet communication and the world of POTS (Plain Old Telephony Service) communication.


US Patent 7,929,937 B2 was issued to Athina Petropulu, Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Rutgers University on “System and methods for blind estimation of multiple carrier frequency offsets and separation of user signals in wireless communication systems” on April 19, 2011. Among the inventors are Dr. Visa Koivunen of Aalto University in Finland, Dr. H. Vince Poor of Princeton University and Dr. Yuanning Yu of Qualcomm....

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The Scholar-Teacher Award is a university wide award and was established in 2000 to honor tenured professors who make exceptional connections between their academic research and their teaching.

Roy Yates received the B.S.E. degree in 1983 from Princeton and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in 1986 and 1990 from MIT, all in Electrical Engineering. Since 1990, he has been with the Wireless Information Networks Laboratory (WINLAB) and...


Professors M. Gruteser, K. Dana and N. Mandayam have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled “Visual MIMO Networks”. This is a 4-year project and was funded in the amount of $685,000.

Below is a brief description of the project.

Visual MIMO Networks

The increasingly ubiquitous use of cameras creates an exciting novel opportunity to build camera-based optical wireless...


The Undergraduate Research Poster Presentations were held on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 from 11:30AM ~ 2:00PM in the corridor of the EE Building Main Floor.

All undergraduate students enrolled in Special Problems/Independent Research during Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 presented final or preliminary results of their work. The ECE faculty reviewed the posters and provided comments to each student.


Congratulations to Professor Narayan Mandayam for winning the Peter D. Cherasia Faculty Scholar Award!

Presented by the Rutgers School of Engineering, the Cherasia Award was established by Peter. D Cherasia, a Rutgers ECE Alumnus, to recognize and foster excellence in teaching and scholastic activity in highly quantitative and computational aspects of engineering research related to financial issues. The Cherasia Award will provide Professor Mandayam up to $...


Congratulations to Professor Dario Pompili for winning the prestigious 2011 NSF Career Award!

Professor Dario Pompili, Assistant Professor of ECE and Director of the Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) Laboratory, has won the prestigious NSF Career Award for the project "Investigating Fundamental Problems for Underwater Multimedia Communication with Application to Ocean Exploration ". This is a five-year grant and the award amount...


Congratulations to Moustafa AbdelBaky for receiving the prestigious and highly competitive IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award!

Moustafa AbdelBaky is pursuing his Ph.D. under the guidance of Professor Manish Parashar and is a member of the Center for Autonomic Computing and the Applied Software Systems Laboratory. His research is focused on developing an infrastructure to provide HPC as-a-service (HPC Clouds) for...


BALTIMORE, Jan. 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Nicholas G. Paraskevopoulos vice president of engineering for the company's Electronic Systems sector.

In his new position, Dr. Paraskevopoulos will have executive responsibility for the sector's engineering organization, and will work to optimize program performance, customer satisfaction and shareholder value.

Dr. Paraskevopoulos...