Janne Lindqvist's recent work on smartphone interruptions has received a lot of attention in the popular media. The work done with his PhD students Fengpeng Yuan (CS) and Xianyi Gao (ECE) will be presented at CHI’17, the premier tier-1 publication venue for human-computer interaction.
Smartphone Interruptions: Are Yours Relentless and Annoying? A Rutgers study, featured in Rutgers Today, reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications."Ideally, a smartphone notification management system should be like an excellent human secretary who knows when you want to be interrupted or left alone", said Janne Lindqvist, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Rutgers’ School of Engineering.
Professor Vishal Patel's recent work on de-raining is featured in the publication The Outline. Along with his PhD students He Zhang and Vishwanath Sindagi, Professor Patel has recently developed an algorithm for de-raining rainy images using a deep learning method based on conditional generative adversarial networks.
Prof. Janne Lindqvist's research shows that how fast you drive might reveal exactly where you are going. Dr. Lindqvist's work on Elastic Pathing is featured in Rutgers Today
Prof. Janne Lindqvist's interdisciplinary security work which was presented at MobiSys'14, the tier-1 conference on mobile systems, is getting nice publicity around the world.
Prof. Janne Lindqvist's work on gesture based passwords was mentioned on NPR (see
and also many other news and media websites:
To protect your financial and personal data, most mobiles come with PIN-based security, biometrics or number grids that require you to retrace a particular pattern to access your device. But is that good enough in crowded places full of spying eyes?
Rutgers' ECE Prof. Shantenu Jha is part of the UCL-Rutgers team that has recently published a paper titled, "Computing Clinically Relevant Binding Free Energies of HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors". Recognizing the impact and implications of this research, BBC News (Science & Environment) have published an article about the applications and consequences of this work.
A full link to BBC's article can be found at: