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Dr. Zhao and SiCLAB received funding at $945,476 from the Department of Energy for a three year project entitled, “First in Class Demonstration of a Completely New Type of SiC Bipolar Switch (15kV-20kV) for Utility Scale Inverters”.

The research will improve power switches resulting in substantially better performance in power converters. Simultaneous weight, size and energy loss reduction up to 75% is possible along with...

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As widely reported in the media last week, Senators Al Franken and Chris Coons urged OnStar to reconsider changes in their privacy policy. The letter to OnStar cited a WINLAB research paper to back up their position.

OnStar has since reversed the decision to track and sell customer's location information. The letter referred to the paper "On the Anonymity of Periodic Location Samples" authored by Prof. Marco Gruteser and his...

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A student team lead by Profs. Marco Gruteser and Richard Martin of WINLAB and Prof. Yingying Chen of Stevens Institute of Technology received the best paper award at the ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom).

The paper "Detecting Driver Phone Use Leveraging Car Speakers", authored by Jie Yang, Simon Sidhom, Gayathri Chandrasekharan, Tam Vu, Nicolae Cecan, Hongbo Liu, Yingying Chen, Marco Gruteser, and Richard Martin addresses the problem of...

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Robotics Workshop

General Chair : Professor Kristin Dana
Location: CORE First Floor Auditorium
Date: September 30, 9AM-4PM

On September 30th, 9AM-4PM, the ECE department and the ICS center will host a 1-day Robotics Workshop for researchers throughout the university who are interested in robotics research or in novel applications of robotics. Researchers in all disciplines of science and...

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Rutgers now has a dedicated iPhone application enabling users to navigate the University’s often labyrinthine network of digital information. This spring, a small team of ECE undergraduates successfully designed, deployed and enhanced an all-in-one mobile application designed to increase the accessibility of University services and cut down on search times. RULost is available now for download on the iTunes App Store for all iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad).

The application...

Dr. Janne Lindqvist


Dr. Janne Lindqvist received his Master of Science (Technology) degree in 2005, and Doctor of Science (Technology) degree in 2009, both in Computer Science and Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. From Fall 2009 until Fall 2011, Janne was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, which is part of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining academia, Janne was a co-...

The ECE Department has received an anonymous donation of $50,000 to aid in the renovations of the department’s instructional laboratory facilities. Department Chair Athina Petropulu said, “This gift will have a substanial impact on our infrastrcture and the quality of the lab experience that we provide to our students.”

Renovations have already begun on the department facilities, with improvements made to various labs. Plans have also been created to upgrade with state of the art...

Dr. Warren Lai

Dr. Warren Lai has joined the ECE Department as a Research Associate Professor.

After receiving his BS degree in Engineering Physics from University of California, Berkeley and MS and PhD degrees in Physics from California Institute of Technology, Dr. Lai worked for 28 years at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill. He joined the CMOS development as Member of Technical Staff working on process integration in multilevel interconnect, spanning technologies in Al, CVD W, chemical mechanical...

Dr. Jaeseok Jeon

Dr. Jaeseok Jeon will join the ECE faculty in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Jeon received the B.A.Sc. degree, with First-Class Honours, in Electronics Engineering from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, CA, in 2011. He was a co-recipient of the 2011 IEEE ISSCC Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology Directions, and he was awarded the 2006 NSERC-USRA award....

Dr. Waheed Bajwa

Dr. Waheed Bajwa will join the ECE faculty in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Bajwa received BE (Hons) degree in electrical engineering from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in 2001, and MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005 and 2009, respectively. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University from 2009 to 2010. He...