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PSE&G has granted $5,000 to support Spring 2014 Capstone projects on Smart Grids: Energy-smart technologies in future homes to reduce energy footprint and achieve sustainability via the use of renewable energy.

The "Smart Grid" capstone projects focus on the environmentally aware operation of future homes. In the United States, the residential sector consumes about seven percent of total energy use, energy efficiency is a...

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A team of speech processing specialists (Prof. Lawrence Rabiner from Rutgers ECE and Prof. Ronald Schafer from Stanford University), with the aid and assistance of Kirty Vedula (Rutgers ECE Graduate Student) and Siva Yedithi (ECE and CS undergraduate major at Rutgers) have created a set of about 58 Speech Processing MATLAB Exercises in support of classes and teaching in the area of...

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Upon the recommendation of the IEEE Board of Directors, Drs. Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Narayan Mandayam are recipients of the 2014 IEEE Donald Fink Award for their IEEE Proceedings paper entitled "Frontiers of Wireless and Mobile Communications," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 100, Issue 10, April 2012, pp. 824-840.

The congratulatory letter, sent to...

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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...

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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...