Dr. Athina Petropulu Appointed ECE Department Chair

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Dean Thomas Farris has announced the appointment of Dr. Athina Petropulu as the new Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. "Athina Petropulu, an IEEE Fellow, has an impressive record as a scholar and teacher at Drexel where she has served on the faculty for 18 years. She held visiting appointments at SUPELEC, CNRS-Universite Paris Sud, France and Princeton University. She is Editor-In-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and was named a Presidential Faculty Fellow by the White House in 1995. Her research in signal and image processing has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the US Army and the US Navy."

"The Chair Search Committee, Chaired by Prof. Narayan Mandayam, has my thanks for a job well done in identifying and presenting strong candidates. Athina will be an excellent chair. Her background and record of achievement make her ideal to move the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering forward."

"Please join me in welcoming Athina to Rutgers and thanking Yicheng Lu for the outstanding leadership that he has provided as chair for the past four years."

Please join the faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to welcome Professor Athina Petropulu to Rutgers ECE!