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July 2017

July 14, 2017
The average computer user has 27 passwords, and it can be tough to keep track of them all. But our devices themselves contain biometric sensors that can read all kinds of identifying information about us. That could put an end to the password. CBS reporter Brook Silva-Braga explores Assistant Professor Vishal Patel's research on Active Biometric Authentication. Enjoy the video at http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/will-biometric-active-authentication-help-...
July 13, 2017
Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu has won the 2017 Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) Diversity Award.
July 3, 2017
Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the recipient of a new NSF award for the project titled "A Microfluidic-CMOS Cross-cut Approach Enabling Tri-Modal Biorecognition for Highly Accurate Viral Diagnostics." This is a three year $450,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (<b>Mehdi Javanmard</b>, PI) and Princeton University (<b>Kaushik Sengupta</b>, PI). Rutgers' share for this award is $225,000.

June 2017

June 27, 2017
The Board of Governors has approved Dr. Athina Petropulu's promotion to Distinguished Professor effective July 1, 2017. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Athina!
June 26, 2017
ECE Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard's work on nanoelectronic barcoding for health monitoring is featured on the cover of the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Lab on a Chip and is featured here in Rutgers Today.
June 26, 2017
The 2017 Paul Panayotatos Endowed Scholarship in Sustainable Energy will be shared by ECE graduate students Guangyuan Li and Navila Alim.
June 20, 2017
Dean Thomas Farris has just announced that Distinguished Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri will receive the 2017 School of Engineering (SoE) Faculty of the Year Award. This award recognizes exceptional contributions of a SoE faculty member to the School of Engineering, the University, the engineering profession, the scientific community and/or society at large.
June 6, 2017
A  WINLAB team received the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on Research Advancements in Future Networking Technologies (RAFNET) at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'2017) now being held in Sydney.  The paper is entitled: Evaluating 5G Multihoming Services in the MobilityFirst Future Internet Architecture, and is authored by Parishad Karimi, Michael Sherman, Ivan Seskar, Francesco Bronzino, Abhimanyu Gosain (BBN/Raytheon) and D. Raychaudhuri.

May 2017

May 26, 2017
KMOX CBS Radio St. Louis interviewed Prof. Janne Lindqvist about his research on secure gestures. Could a doodle soon replace our passwords? Listen to the podcast and find out. <a href="http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/%3Ca%20href%3D"http://nyc.podcast.play.it/media/d0/d0/d1/dE/dY/dN/dT/1EYNT_3.MP3?show=Total%20Information%20PM&category=News%20%26%20Politics&callsign=KMOXAM&market=St%20Louis&awCollectionId=1168&awEpisodeId=781165">http://nyc.podcast.play.it/media/d0/d0/d1/dE/dY/dN/dT/1EYNT_3.MP3?show=T...">click here</a>.

March 2017

March 23, 2017
The Rutgers IEEE robotics team won the Excellence Award at the February 18 Catskills VEXU Robotics Tournament at SUNY Sullivan —the highest honor awarded at the competition. Team RUSK (RU Scarlet Knights) will now advance to the VEX Robotics World Championship event in April.

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