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August 2015

August 26, 2015
ECE Professor Emeritus and former Vice President for Research James L. Flanagan passed away Tuesday August 25th, one day before his 90th birthday.
August 3, 2015
Before joining ECE, Vishal M. Patel was a member of the research faculty at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS). He completed his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, in 2010. He received the B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics (with honors) and the M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, in 2004 and 2005, respectively. 
August 3, 2015
Maryam Mehri Dehnavi received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 2005, a M.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Calgary in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from McGill University in 2012. She was a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley in 2011 and a postdoctoral fellow at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Mehri's research interests include high-performance computing, machine learning, numerical analysis, compilers, and parallel systems.

July 2015

July 28, 2015
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Congratulates the ECE Spring Travel Award Winners ECE Research Excellence In support of travel for the student author of a paper accepted for publication at a research conference, ECE Research Excellence Awards of $300 are awarded to each student. The winners are: Haroon Raja Tong Wu Fangzhou Yu Feixiong Zhang  

June 2015

June 3, 2015
Congressman Pallone Announces Grant to Rutgers for Development of Breakthrough Medical Technology, Highlights Importance of Funding Research Agencies

May 2015

May 22, 2015
Kliti Kodra becomes the first ever recipient of Paul Panayotatos Endowed Scholarship. His hard work, dedication to his research, and academic achievements has earned him this award.
May 19, 2015
Shubham Jain received the Best Presentation Award at the PhD Forum held at this year's ACM MobiSys conference in Florence, Italy. Shubham is a PhD student in Prof. Marco Gruteser's research group and she presented her dissertation ideas on 'Gradient Profiling for Pedestrian Services'. As further explained on the workshop website below, the PhD Forum provides a supportive environment for doctoral students to present and discuss their dissertation research both with their peers and with a panel of experienced researchers from academia and industry.
May 19, 2015
Shubham Jain received the Best Presentation Award at the PhD Forum held at this year's ACM MobiSys conference in Florence, Italy. Shubham is a PhD student in Prof. Marco Gruteser's research group and she presented her dissertation ideas on 'Gradient Profiling for Pedestrian Services'. As further explained on the workshop website below, the PhD Forum provides a supportive environment for doctoral students to present and discuss their dissertation research both with their peers and with a panel of experienced researchers from academia and industry.
May 19, 2015
Dr. Wei Jiang and his group just published a paper in Nature Communications. Their work reported a high-density waveguide integration technology for silicon photonic chips that can lead to ultra-dense broadband optical interconnects, drastic cost-reduction for silicon photonic chips, and wide-angle, energy-efficient laser beam steering.
May 11, 2015
Nicole M. DiLeo received the Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship. The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program (see smart.asee.org ) has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.

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