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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...

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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...

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Francesco Bronzino, Kiran Nagaraja, Ivan Seskar and Dipankar Raychaudhuri received best paper award at this week's ACM MobiArch workshop in Miami, FL.

The paper on the MobilityFirst service API is entitled, "Network Service Abstractions for a Mobility-Centric Future Internet Architecture." The paper's abstract is shown below.

The increasing composition of mobile devices and mobile applications in...

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ECE graduate student Nazmul Islam has been selected to receive the Qualcomm CR&D Roberto Padovani Fellowship. Nazmul is member of WINLAB, working towards a PhD under the supervision of Professor Narayan Mandayam.

The note that Nazmul received states:

"The fellowship is awarded to only 7 nominated CR&D interns and is in recognition of your technical excellence and contribution. The interns in CR&D during the...

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Professor Grigore (Greg) Burdea received the Distinguished Service Award at the 10th International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, August 26-29. This is in recognition of his textbook, founding the Int. Society on Virtual Rehabilitation (www.isvr.org ) and being Chair of the conference Steering Committee until August 2013.


Prof. Burdea is...

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ECE PhD students Melissa Romanus and Ashley Zebrowski were selected for the Grace Hopper Scholarship, which supports their attendance at the Grace Hopper Conference, http://gracehopper.org/2013/ the premier conference for Women in Computing. The dates are October 2-5, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

GHC is the largest technical conference for...

Manish Parashar, Hoang Bui, Tong Jin, Qian Sun, and Fan Zhang are part of the ADIOS team lead by Scott Klasky at ORNL that has been selected for R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Awards. The R&D 100 award recognizes "revolutionary technologies newly introduced to the market," spans industrial, academic and government-sponsored research. ADIOS is a collection of software services that is now being adopted by both commercial and academic users to manage big data...

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The poster entitled Autonomic Computing on Federated Advanced Cyberinfrastructures by Javier Diaz-Montes, Mengsong Zou, Ivan Rodero and Manish Parashar won best poster award at the ACM CAC conference.

Pictured is Dr. Ivan Rodero (center) receiving the award from Dr. Alan Sill (left) and Dr. Salim Hariri (right).

The poster shown below proposes a federation model that enables scientists to use various distributed infrastructures such as supercomputers...

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Prof. Manish Parashar has been selected to receive a 2013 IBM Open Collaborative Faculty Award for $75,000. This award is highly competitive and recognizes the quality of Dr. Parashar's research and its importance to our industry.

More information on this IBM program can be found at:

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On June 20, 2013, the Board of Governors approved the promotion or Roy Yates to Distinguished Professor, effective July 1, 2013.     Professor 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. He joined ECE Department at Rutgers in 1990 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate...