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Fall ECE PhD Mentoring Award Winners


ECE Research Excellence
In support of travel for the student author of a paper accepted for publication at a research conference,
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Professor Shantenu Jha has been named a recipient of 2016 Rutgers Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research. The award carries an honorarium in the amount of $1000 and will be presented to Shantenu and fellow honorees at the awards reception in October.

Professor Shantenu Jha, an...

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Professor Shantenu Jha has been invited to The White House on July 29 to attend a workshop being held on the one year anniversary of the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NCSI). At this event organized by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Professor Jha and fellow invitees will discuss high-performance...

Professor Shantenu Jha is a co-PI and the lead Computing Engineer/Science Faculty on a new $20M NSF Scientific Software Innovation Institutes for Molecular Sciences. The Institute called MolSSI -- Molecular Science Software Institute, will enable computational scientists to...

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Dr. Vishal Patel, an Assistant Professor in ECE has been selected for the A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award. The Tyson fund, established by A. Walter Tyson, a 1952 alumnus of the Rutgers School of Engineering, is used to recruit promising junior faculty. Funds made available through the generosity of the Tyson Family are used to offset the School's investments in talented young faculty. With this award, funds will...

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Professor Athina Petropulu has been named a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society for the term January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018. IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are engineering professionals who help lead their fields in new technical developments that shape the global community. These experts specialize in the field of interest of their society and travel to various technical and regional...

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Two MERL internship high school students Andrew Zheng (Watchung Hills Regional High School, Warren) and Andrew Mu (Academy of Allied Health and Science, Scotch Plains) became the Semifinalists in the 2015 Siemens Competition Math : Science : Technology!

The information on Siemens Competition Math : Science : Technology can be found in http://www.siemens-foundation.org/en/competition.htm.

The Siemens...

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Vishal Patel and his co-authors received Top 10% Paper Award at IEEE ICIP 2015 for their paper entitled "Material classification and semantic segmentation of railway track images with deep convolutional neural networks," by X. Gibert-Serra,V. M. Patel, and R. Chellappa.

The IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) is the premier forum for the...

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The paper entitled "Coordinated Dynamic Spectrum Management of LTE-U and WiFi Networks" by a WINLAB team just received the best paper award at IEEE DySpan2015 held this week in Stockholm.

Shweta Sagari (ECE PhD student) was the first author, and the other authors are Samuel Baysting, Dola Saha, Wade Trappe, Ivan Seskar and D. Raychaudhuri.

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Prof. Vishal M. Patel

Vishal Patel received two awards at the IEEE International Conference on Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems, BTAS 2015 in Arlington, VA.

1)   Best Poster Award: "A deep pyramid deformable part model for face detection" by R. Ranjan, V. M. Patel, and R. Chellappa.

2)   Best Paper Award (Bronze): "Attribute-based continuous user authentication on mobile...