October 2023

October 4, 2023
The Certificate in Socially Cognizant Robotics creates a new vehicle for graduate training and research that integrates the technology domains of robotics, machine learning and computer vision, with social and behavioral sciences (psychology, cognitive science and urban policy planning). The Certificate program was created under the (NSF National Research Traineeship NRT entitled “Socially Cognizant Robotics for a Technology Enhanced Society” (SOCRATES, PI: Kristin Dana, co-PIs: Kostas Bekris, Clinton Andrews, Jacob Feldman, Jingang Yi).
October 4, 2023
In an increasingly interconnected world where data breaches, cyber threats, and digital espionage have escalated, the demand for robust cybersecurity measures has never been more paramount. Recognizing the urgent need for expertise in this critical domain, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is excited to introduce a comprehensive 12-credit graduate certificate program in Cybersecurity. 
October 4, 2023
In an era where data-driven decision-making is integral to the world's most influential industries, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is proud to present a timely and crucial offering: a 12-credit graduate certificate program in Machine Learning. 

September 2023

September 27, 2023
Yingying Chen's group won the Best Paper Runner-Up Award for their paper entitled "Towards Efficient Privacy-Preserving Top-k Trajectory Similarity Query" at IEEE MASS 2023.
September 27, 2023
The Third Annual Rutgers Robotics Workshop was held on September 22, 2023, at 33 Livingston Ave., Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
September 26, 2023
A team of Rutgers ECE graduate students (Cheng Yang, Yang Sui and Jinqi Xiao, under supervision of Prof. Bo Yuan), won the first-place award of "Fair and Intelligent Embedded System Challenge" in Embedded System Week (ESWEEK 2023). The award carries a prize of $4000. ESWEEK is the premier event covering all aspects of hardware and software design for intelligent and connected computing systems.
September 22, 2023
The ECE Department is proud to announce that the paper authored by Spilios Evmorfos and Zhaoyi Xu (under the supervision of Prof. Athina Petropulu) has received the Best Student Paper Award at the 2023 IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (IEEE MLSP), Rome Italy. The paper was presented at the MLSP workshop by Spilios.   The abstract of the paper is given below.  Congratulations to Spilios, Zhaoyi, and Athina !    
September 18, 2023
Super sensitive technique could revolutionize treatment during pandemics like COVID-19 Rutgers researchers have developed a way of detecting the early onset of deadly infectious diseases using a test so ultrasensitive that it could someday revolutionize medical approaches to epidemics.
September 14, 2023
ECE Professor Yingying Chen received a new NSF grant under the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) for the project “Efficient and Robust Multi-model Data Analytics for Edge Computing.” This is a three-year $600,000 research project collaborating with Temple University and New York Institute of Technology. Rutgers’ share in this project is $240,000.