June 2017

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=""">">click here</a>.

April 2017

April 27, 2017
We would like to congratulate this year’s senior students who participated in the ECE capstone program and their advisers for a job well done! Over 200 students participated in this year capstone program, forming 55 teams. Our students’ capabilities, creativity, and engineering skills were reflected in this year projects.

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.
March 21, 2017
Electrical and computer engineering associate professor Dario Pompili’s team of graduate student researchers won the Best Paper Award at the 2017 IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services Conference (WONS) in February. Their paper, entitled “Collaborative Multi-bitrate Video Caching and Processing in Mobile-Edge Computing Networks,” was coauthored by ECE graduate students Tuyen Tran, Parul Pandey, and Abolfazl Hajisami, alongside Pompili. 
March 21, 2017
Rutgers study reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications Does your smartphone spew a relentless stream of text messages, push alerts, social media messages and other noisy notifications?
March 21, 2017
Vishal M. Patel, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University, was awarded a Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Science and Technology for his research related to the development of robust and efficient methods for learning structured representations of multimodal data. He will develop methods for multimodal metric learning and multimodal data fusion based on sparse and low-rank representations.
March 21, 2017
Emina Soljanin, professor of electrical and computer engineer, has been elected to serve as an officer of the IEEE Information Theory Society. She began her term at the start of 2017 assuming the role of second vice president. She is expected to ascend to the presidency of the society in 2019.

April 2016

April 28, 2016
Professor Waheed Bajwa was voted Professor of the Year in electrical and computer engineering by the Engineering Governing Council (EGC) for his outstanding teaching and dedication to excellence in education. The award was presented to Professor Bajwa at the EGC's Leadership Conference Reception on Sunday, April 24th, 2016.