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A team of ECE researchers working with Professor Dario Pompili have won the Best Paper Award at the 2017 IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services Conference (WONS), which was held in Jackson Hole, WY. The paper titled “Collaborative Multi-bitrate Video Caching and Processing in Mobile-Edge Computing Networks” was coauthored by ECE...



Smartphone Interruptions: Are Yours Relentless and Annoying?

A Rutgers study, featured in Rutgers Today, reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications.

"Ideally, a smartphone notification management system should be like an excellent human secretary who knows when you want to be interrupted or left alone", said Janne...



The Novice2Expert Coding Club organized two MIT App Inventor workshops for middle school students this year on January 14th and 15th. The goal of the 3 hour workshops was to familiarize students with basic programming concepts while they learned how to make cool mobile apps. The workshops took place in ECE Computer Lab and was led by Parneet Kaur (Graduate...




The final match for the ECE Department Table Tennis Tournament for the academic year 2016-2017 was played on March 2, 2017 between student Shreyas Rao and Zeyang Wang. It was a close match (10 — 12, 9 — 11, 11 — 5, 11 — 6, 12 — 10 ,6 — 11, 3 — 11) but Zeyang Wang emerged the winner.

Zeyang Wang is a first-year graduate student in the ECE Department....



Professor Grigore Burdea has been named the recipient of the 2017 IEEE Virtual Reality Career Award given by the Visualization and Graphic Technical Committee of the IEEE. This award established in 2005, is given every year to an individual to honor that person’s lifetime contribution to virtual and/or augmented reality and is the highest award in this field. Professor Burdea is noted...



Eric Wengrowski receives GAANN Fellowship

Eric Wengrowski is a NJ native and grew up in Toms River, NJ. His Father, Edward Wengrowski, received his B.S. in Environmental Science from Rutgers Cook College in 1987. Younger sisters Emily and Sara Wengrowski are currently Rutgers Undergraduate seniors studying Environmental Science and Civil Engineering. Eric received his...



ECE graduate student Kazem Cheshmi working with Professor Maryam Mehri Dehnavi has won first place at the ACM student research competition of the 2017 International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization. The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC),...



The Capstone Kickoff was held in the Busch Student Center. Attending were 120 capstone students, 17 industry representatives, ECE faculty and staff.

Speakers included Dr. Hana Godrich, Dr. Narayan Mandayam (ECE Dept Chair), Dr. Yicheng Lu and Don Bachman from ASCO Power Technologies.

Food was served and two Arduino...



Congratulations to Prof. Maryam Mehri Dehnavi on her new NSF award for the project titled "Performance-in-Depth Sparse Solvers for Heterogeneous Parallel Platforms." This is a two year project totaling $175,000 and is supported under the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII)....



Professor Vishal Patel's recent work on de-raining is featured in the publication The Outline. Along with his PhD students He Zhang and Vishwanath Sindagi, Professor Patel has recently developed an algorithm for de-raining rainy images using a deep...