News

November 2018

November 7, 2018
ECE student Michael Edwin won first place at the Undergraduate Research Competition held at the 6th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Michael won the prize for his project titled "Metamaterial Leaky Wave Antennas Based Multiple Vital Sign Detection with Motion Compensation using 2-Dimensional Frequency Scanning." Michael is is a 2018 Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement scholar and carried out his research at the Microwave Research Lab with his mentor, ECE Assistant Professor Chung-Tse Michael Wu.
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.
September 24, 2018
Professor Yingying Chen has won a new National Science Foundation (NSF) award for the project titled " Security Assurance in Short Range Communication with Wireless Channel Obfuscation." This is a one year project of $170,000 in collaboration with Indiana University. The Rutgers share is $85,000.
September 21, 2018
On September 20, 2018 Dean Farris recognized SOE faculty including ECE professors:
September 19, 2018
Professor Kristin Dana has just published a short book as part of Morgan Claypool's Synthesis Lectures on Computer Vision edited by Gerard Medioni and Sven Dickinson.   Dana, Kristin J. "Computational Texture and Patterns: From Textons to Deep Learning." Synthesis Lectures on Computer Vision 8.3 (2018): 1-113.  
September 16, 2018
Professor Ivan Marsic has won a new NSF award for the project titled "Activity Recognition for Reducing Delays in Fast-Response Teamwork.” This is a four-year $1.2M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Ivan Marsic, PI) with Drexel University and Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Rutgers' share of this award is $700,000.

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