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A Celebration of Professor Paul Panayotatos' Life

was held on
Thursday April 25th at 3:00 PM

in the CoRE Building Auditorium
96 Frelinghuysen Road
Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ 08854


In memory of Professor Paul Panayotatos and to honor his exceptional service to the School of Engineering, we have established the "Paul Panayotatos Scholarship" for graduate students in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Donations can be designated to the ECE Department in memory of Professor Panayotatos.

Contributions can be made online at this link:...

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It is with great sadness that the School of Engineering announces the death of   Paul Panayotatos,   an internationally respected researcher and professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University, who died on Sunday, April 7, following a long illness.

During his 30 year career as a faculty member of Rutgers School of Engineering, Dr....

Congratulations to Aditya Devarakonda, Michael Koval and Jennifer Padgett (class of 2012) for receiving the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship!

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and...

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Prof. Dana and graduate students Parneet Kaur and Prateek Prasanna, have collaborated with researchers from Rutgers CAIT (Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation) to create a computer vision platform mounted on a bridge inspection robot.

The computer vision component automatically detects surface cracks and analyzes ground penetrating radar to determine deterioration. A 360 degree view is obtained by a mirrored lens mounted on the robot...

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Prof. Wade Trappe was selected for the 2013 Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award in recognition of his contributions. Per Dean Farris' message, this award is an important opportunity for our Engineering community to recognize the special achievements and contributions of its dedicated faculty members.

The award was given to Dr. Trappe at the Engineering Award Ceremony and reception on April 5th.

Dr. Trappe is an...

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ECE student Wayne Chang was awarded the Turing NYC Summer Fellowship and internship http://nycturingfellows.org/.

The NYC Turing Fellowship is a program that "matches top students with top startups" in the NYC area.

They receive over a thousand applications and invite the top 40 into the...

The website Arnetminer.org published a list of 28 "first-tier" conferences series in Computer Science, and identified the top three most-cited papers in each offering of the conference since 1996 ( http://arnetminer.org/conferencebestpapers). According to their data Rutgers faculty have authored 9 top-3...

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Dr. Shantenu Jha received the NSF CAREER Award for his project "Abstractions and Middleware for D3 Science on NSF Distributed Cyber infrastructure". This is a 5 year project with budget $700,000. The abstract is given below.

Dr. Jha joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in January 2011 as an Assistant Professor. His interests lie in areas of high-...

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Dick Frenkiel, WINLAB senior advisor and affiliated ECE Faculty, is one of the recipients of the 2013 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Charles Stark Draper Prize for his pioneering contributions to the world's first cellular telephone networks, systems, and standards.

The engineering profession's highest honor for 2013, recognize three outstanding achievements: creation of first generation cellular telephony; advancements that...