December 2018

December 17, 2018
ECE Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard has won the NSF CAREER award for the project titled "CAREER: Reconfigurable Electro-Fluidic Prescriptions (REFRx): Data-Driven Biosensors for Detection and Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Cancers." This is a five-year $500,000 award. These prestigious awards are in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.
December 14, 2018
    Assistant Professor Janne Lindqvist's research on mobile authentication was recently featured on the PBS SciTech Now program.   Janne Lindqvist  joins TV host Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this new method of password security that uses squiggly lines instead of traditional passwords.   Please see a link to Janne's interview here.    

November 2018

November 27, 2018
Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  In a tradition stretching back to 1874, the AAAS recognizes fellows for their extraordinary achievements in research and the advancement of science. New Fellows are honored at an event at the AAAS Annual Meeting the following February where they receive a certificate and rosette. The names of the newly elected Fellows are also published in the journal "Science".
November 15, 2018
The 2018 ECE Research Day, held on November 14, was a great success. This event was a great opportunity for ECE students to present their research projects, share their creative ideas, and network with their peers. 60 posters were presented by graduate and undergraduate students, covering a diverse range of research topics. The event was well received by faculty, students and industry representatives.   The special thanks to Prof. Laleh Najafizadeh for coordinating this important event that showcases the exciting research in our department!
November 7, 2018
Rutgers engineering student Michael Edwin won first place for his undergraduate research project that applied electromagnetic waves in the detection of human vital signs and human tracking, during the 6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference in
November 6, 2018
A team of high-school students – Caroline Abel, Ray Chen, James Gallicchio, Grace Zhang, and Kathryn Zhou – who participated in the 2018 New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) at Rutgers University and worked in Professor Dario Pompili’s Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory (CPS Lab), have won the Best Paper Award at the 2018 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference (URTC).

October 2018

October 17, 2018
Professor Grigore Burdea is the recipient of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine's 2018 Most Impactful Rehab Tech Award. The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is the largest conference in the world on research in rehabilitation.  
October 16, 2018
Rutgers University has approved the promotion of Ivan Seskar to the newly created position of Chief Technologist, WINLAB effective 9/24/2018. As Chief Technologist, Ivan will be responsible for leading WINLAB’s technology R&D programs including major new projects such as COSMOS, handling industry/standards outreach and international collaborations, and managing WINLAB’s research/IT infrastructure. Please join us in congratulating Ivan on this well-deserved promotion, and thanking him for over 25 years of sustained contributions to WINLAB's and ECE's excellence at Rutgers!
October 6, 2018
Assistant Professors Umer Hassan (PI) and Mehdi Javanmard have received an exploratory Busch Biomedical Grant from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Rutgers-New Brunswick. The grant of $40,000 will support Umer and Mehdi's research on developing a point of care sensor for sepsis stratification.

September 2018

September 28, 2018
Engineers are essential to our health. From water purification and flood mitigation to surgical equipment and chemotherapy, they contribute across many specialties.