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April 2015

April 11, 2015
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 awarded to each student. The winners are:       Xianyi Gao Wen-Chiang Hong Rui Li Yanbiao Pan Zahra Shakeri Yulong Yang  
April 11, 2015
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.

March 2015

March 31, 2015
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 applications for the 2015 competition, and made 2,000 fellowship award offers.

February 2015

February 12, 2015
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.

January 2015

January 25, 2015
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.

December 2014

December 11, 2014
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.
December 4, 2014
Prof. Marco Gruteser has been elevated to ACM Distinguished Scientist. This is a very competitive process with only 49 ACM members selected this year in recognition of their singular impact to the field of computing. The ACM press release is available at: http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases/2014/distinguished-2014

November 2014

November 9, 2014
Prof. Wade Trappe was elected Vice Chair of the IEEE  Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee. The one-year term of Vice Chair will start on 2015/1/1. The Vice Chair position automatically succeeds to the position of Chair (2016-2017) then Past Chair.

June 2014

June 19, 2014
June 11, 2014
CE Alumna Aylin Yener has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to wireless communications and wireless information security. Dr. Yener is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Yener is also the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications for her paper "Optimum Transmission Policies for Battery Limited Energy Harvesting Nodes".

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