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ECE Capstone Design courses are senior-level project design courses that require students to use all their ECE skills to solve a real-world engineering problem or develop a viable product. With the mentoring of the capstone course faculty advisor, this course integrates all the ECE academic studies with an open-ended design project. The Top Ten projects voted by the judges are listed below.  The first three are awarded a monetary prizes by the ECE...


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 ) 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...


Prof. Narayan Mandayam along with Cem U. Saraydar and David J. Goodman, have been selected for the 2015 Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication for their paper on "Efficient Power Control via Pricing in Wireless Data Networks", IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 50, No. 2, February 2002, pp. 291-303.

The citation for the award reads "Award for Advances in Communication - Given to an outstanding paper...

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Congratulates the
ECE 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...


ECE student Gradeigh D. Clark received a 2015 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship!

Gradeigh is pursuing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Janne Lindqvist and has an undergraduate degree form ECE Rutgers.

The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) and is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral...


ECE student Xianyi Gao received a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GFRP) Award.

Xianyi is pursuing a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Janne Lindqvist, and has an undergraduate degree from ECE Rutgers.

The GRFP stipend is $34,000 per year for a maximum of three years, and Rutgers will receive a $12,000 Cost of Education Allowance in lieu of all required tuition and fees for each of the three years.

NSF received over 16,000...


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering congratulates the following faculty for being recognized with the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2015.

Waheed Bajwa, NSF CAREER Award for the project "Signal Processing Through the Lens of Geometry". The grant has been awarded by the CCF division of CISE directorate. The total award is $550K and its duration is five years.



It is with great sadness that the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the death of Professor David Daut, who died on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

David G. Daut received the B.S.E.E. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He joined Rutgers University in 1980. His teaching and research activities were in the areas of communications and information systems...


Rutgers Today's Top Story is the Bitcoin study done by Prof. Lindqvist and his group.

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The story was published Sunday night and has been widely covered in...


Gabriel Salles-Loustau, a Ph.D. student in the 4N6 Research Group of Prof. Saman Zonouz in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rutgers University, received a $10K award from the Google Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP). During his collaborative Ph.D. research between 4N6 and AT&T Research Labs (Dr. Kaustubh Joshi), Gabriel detected a serious security vulnerability in Google's Android ecosystem that would allow malicious parties without any...