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The team Andrey Garnaev (WINLAB Research Scientist), Shweta Suresh Sagari (ECE/WINLAB student) and Prof. Wade Trappe (ECE/WINLAB ) received Best Paper Award at MACOM 2015 for their paper "Fair Allocation of Throughput under Harsh Operational Conditions".


ECE Professor Emeritus and former Vice President for Research James L. Flanagan passed away Tuesday August 25th, one day before his 90th birthday.

James L. Flanagan received the Doctor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then joined the research division of AT&T Bell Laboratories. He served 33 years at Bell Labs, retiring in 1990 as Director, Information Principles Research. His near 200 archival publications, two...

Prof. Vishal M. Patel

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,...

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...

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...


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...


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

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, as Congress begins the appropriations process, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) highlighted the importance of funding research agencies by announcing a $359,986 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to Rutgers University New Brunswick. The grant is for a project to design "a fiber-optic probe...


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.

Kliti Kodra is currently a PhD student studying under the guidance of Prof. Zoran Gajic.

His research focuses on order reduction of large-scale microgrid models as well as control-theoretic methods for cyber-physical security in smart grid infrastructures using...

ECE Professors Shantenu Jha and Dario Pompili were selected to be named as Chancellor's Scholars

The Chancellor's Scholar initiative was created created through the New Brunswick Strategic Plan to recognize truly outstanding and highly promising...