News

August 2017

August 15, 2017
Professor Kristin Dana has been awarded a new NSF award for the project titled "Seeing Surfaces: Actionable Surface Properties from Vision." This is a three year $500,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Kristin Dana, PI) and Drexel University. Rutgers' share of this award is $249,931.00.
August 15, 2017
Distinguished Professor Roy Yates has won a new NSF award for the project titled "Timely Updating: Principles and Applications." This is a three year $500,000 project.
August 1, 2017
Professor Emina Soljanin has received a new NSF award for the project titled "Codes for Data Storage with Queues for Data Access." This is a three year $500,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Emina Soljanin, PI) and Texas A&M University. Rutgers' share of this award is $309,236.

July 2017

July 18, 2017
Professor Marco Gruteser has been elected chair of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Mobile Computing (ACM SIGMOBILE). ACM SIGMOBILE is the international professional organization for scientists, engineers, executives, educators, and students dedicated to all things mobile.
July 18, 2017
Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the recipient of a DARPA award for the project titled "The Proteomic Smartpatch Phase IB: Transcutaneous Monitoring of Molecular Biomarkers in Blood Using Flexible and Natural Substrates." This is a six month $200,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Mehdi Javanmard, PI) and University of Pennsylvania (Mark Allen, Co-PI). Rutgers' share for this award is $100,000.
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.

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