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Dr. Jaeseok Jeon

Dr. Jaeseok Jeon will join the ECE faculty in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Jeon received the B.A.Sc. degree, with First-Class Honours, in Electronics Engineering from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, CA, in 2011. He was a co-recipient of the 2011 IEEE ISSCC Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology Directions, and he was awarded the 2006 NSERC-USRA award....

Dr. Waheed Bajwa

Dr. Waheed Bajwa will join the ECE faculty in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Bajwa received BE (Hons) degree in electrical engineering from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in 2001, and MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 and 2009, respectively. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University from 2009 to 2010. He...


The Rutgers/IBM/UT Austin team was awarded first place in the IEEE SCALE 2011 Challenge for their demonstration titled "A Scalable Ensemble-based Oil-Reservoir Simulations using Blue Gene/P-as-a-Service". The demonstration was presented by Moustafa AbdelBaky pictured here.
SCALE 2011, the 4th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge was held on May 26th 2011 in conjunction with the 11th IEEE/ACM International...

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering honored the Class of 2011 during its Commencement Reception on Sunday, May 15th.   Dr. Athina Petropulu, ECE Department Chair, hosted the Reception, speaking to this year's graduates and their families.   Several students were honored with awards, and all students received USB drive wrist bracelets with pictures of the senior class.

The ECE Department congratulates the Class of 2011!

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Dr. Chris Rose has won the Engineering Excellence Award for being the best professor in the School of Engineering.    The award was presented to Professor Rose at the Leadership Conference and Awards Luncheon on Sunday, May 1st.

Congratulations to Professor Rose for this great recognition and his dedication to teaching and education.

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Dr. Michael Caggiano has won the Teacher of the Year Award given by The Rutgers Engineering Governing Council.    The Teacher of the Year Award was presented on Sunday, May 1st at the Leadership Conference and Awards Luncheon.

Professor Caggiano's dedication to teaching has been recognized as another Teaching Excellence Award for the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Dr. Randal D. Pinkett, ENG ’95 will be honored at the 2011 School of Engineering Awards Dinner to be held on Friday, April 15, 2011, at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick. The School of Engineering Medal of Excellence was established in 2006 as a means to honor the exceptional achievements of members of the Rutgers Engineering Alumni community.

Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker, author and...


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....