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Prof. Larry Rabiner has received a $45K grant from MathWorks, for developing the set of software speech processing exercises to accompany courses in speech processing, both here at Rutgers and at universities around the world.

Professor Lawrence Rabiner is an Electrical Engineer who has worked in the fields of digital signal processing and speech processing for his entire career. Lawrence Rabiner's specialty has been digital signal...

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ECE students E. K. Lee, H. Viswanathan and Prof. Dario Pompili have won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC), to be held in Pune, India in Dec. 2012. The acceptance rate of this conference is 25%.

Shown in the picture are ECE students Hari Viswanathan, Chris Camastra and Eun Kyung Lee with Prof. Dario Pompili.

The paper is entitled, "VMAP...

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ECE Prof. Marco Gruteser (pictured left) and CS Prof. Rich Martin (pictured right) have been awarded the NJ Inventors Hall of Fame award for their work on detecting cell phone use by driver and passengers.   More at the link below:

http://news.rutgers.edu/focus/...

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A WINLAB team led by Prof. Marco Gruteser just received the best paper award at the 2012 ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom),  held in Istanbul Turkey in August 2012. The paper title is: "Distinguishing Users with Capacitive Touch Communication" and the authors are Tam Vu, Akash Baid, Simon Gao, Marco Gruteser, Richard Howard, Janne Lindqvist, Predrag Spasojevic,...

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Dr. Laleh Najafizadeh will join the ECE Department as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Fall 2012. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009, and between 2009 and 2012, she has been a postdoctoral research fellow with the Section on Analytical and Functional BioPhotonics at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. She has an undergraduate degree from Isfahan University of...

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ECE's Virtual Reality Instructional Laboratory is going to be upgraded to a state of art facility. This was made possible by a recent donation of $21,000 by ECE Alumni Cristian and Andrea Francu.

The facility trains students in a powerful authoring language, used today in game programming. ECE is committed to providing our students with skills that are in demand in the current marketplace.

The...

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ECE graduate student Sahir Ali has been awarded a travel award ($2000) to attend USA-Sino Summer School in Vision, Learning, Pattern Recognition: VLPR 2012 in Shanghai China. The theme of this years summer school is Computer Vision in Biomedical Image Applications: From Micro to Macro.

Sahir is advised by Professor Anant Madabhushi in the Laboratory for Computational Imaging and Bioinformatics, who is a BME Faculty and also ECE...

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ECE Assistant Professor Wei Jiang recently was selected as a recipient of Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) 2012 Young Faculty Award. The research project Prof. Jiang proposed was entitled "High Speed Spatial Light Modulator with Flexible Processing." This project aims at developing a high speed spatial light modulator on a silicon chip. An innovative architecture is proposed to tackle the speed issues of spatial light modulators from a new angle,...






First Prize:   "Green Water" - C. Alano, A. Chopyk, D. Tulchinsky, Thomas Merichko, Ryan Purdom, Advisor P. Panayotatos




Second Prize:   "Rainfall Sensing Adaptive Systems" - W. Aljabowbi, O. Kotzias, D. Poznykov, V. Samokin, Advisor D. Pompili...
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ECE Assistant Professor Dario Pompili received the 2012 DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) for his work on vital signs processing in mobile computing grids. The award amount is $300K over two years. The abstract of the project is give below.

Prof. Pompili received the ONR Young Investigator Award earlier in 2012, and the NSF Career award in 2011.

Project Title: "Towards Real-time Vital Sign Data...