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Professor Shantenu Jha is a co-PI on a US Department of Energy (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) award. These highly competitive awards enable access to processor hours on the TITAN Supercomputer. Dr. Jha's award is for 65 Million processor hours for the project entitled "Unraveling autoimmune diseases with...

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ECE Professor Wade Trappe, in collaboration with Rutgers alumni Rob Miller and Daniel DuBravec of LMI (an agency focused on government policy strategy) have published a blog on the challenges facing the healthcare industry as it struggles with Protected Health Information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations. The article found here...

Professor Shantenu Jha is the PI of a Department of Energy (DOE) ASCR award to Rutgers, along with Brookhaven National Laboratory (lead), Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Texas for the project titled, "Workflow Management on Titan for High Energy and Nuclear Physics and for Future Extreme Scale Scientific Applications”. The 2 year project is funded...

A team from WINLAB received the best paper award for their paper "Visible light based activity sensing using ceiling photosensors" at the ACM Workshop on Visible Light Communication Systems (VLCS) held with the ACM MobiCom 2016 conference in New York, in October 2016. The team comprising graduates students Viet Nguyen*(ECE), Mohamed Ibrahim* (CS), Siddharth Rupavatharam...



Dorin I. Comaniciu, Ph.D., vice president of medical imaging technologies at Siemens Healthcare, was presented the Distinguished Alumnus in Research award by Rutgers electrical and computer engineering professor Peter Meer.

The Medal of Excellence, the school’s highest honor awarded to an alumnus for superior, lifetime...



Professor Dario Pompili (right) and ECE PhD student Parul Pandey (left) have won the 2016 Googol T-ASE Best Applications Paper Award, for their IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) article titled "Dynamic Collaboration between Networked Robots and Clouds in Resource-Constrained Environments." The article is co-authored with Dr. Jingang Yi...

WINLAB has been asked by the NSF to host a remote CloudLab cluster, as part of a supplementary grant to the University of Utah aimed at enhancing CloudLab capabilities to support wireless/mobile experiments. Ivan Seskar and his team will receive funding of about $360K to acquire a CloudLab computing cluster and integrate it with CloudLab services as well as the ORBIT and GENI testbeds. The...

The 2016 Faculty Recognition Award ceremony was held on Thursday September 22nd in the courtyard of the Engineering Building D-Wing. Four ECE Faculty were recognized in this year's event - Professors Patel, Dana, Godrich, and Lindqvist.

Dr. Vishal M. Patel   -   The A....
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Professor Vishal Patel is a co-recipient of the 2016 Jimmy H. C. Lin Award for Invention at University of Maryland for his work on the HyperFace algorithm. Dr. Patel and his collaborator at University of Maryland, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, developed HyperFace that simultaneously detects faces, finds facial landmarks (including eye center, nose tip, etc.), estimates the head pose, and recognizes their gender from any real-world images and...

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Professor Vishal M. Patel is a recipient of the best poster award at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems ( BTAS ) for his paper entitled "Active user authentication for smartphones: a challenge data set and benchmark results". The work presented in the paper was done in collaboration with researchers U. Mahbub, S. Sarkar, and R...