October 2024

October 4, 2024
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 3, 2024
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 2, 2024
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. 

February 2024

February 12, 2024
On February 3, 2024, Rutgers' IEEE VEXU division recently went to Vaughn College in New York City to compete against 6 other teams. The Rutgers SCAR team placed first and won home the Tournament Champions award! Congratulations to all the members that competed and thank you to Vaughn college for hosting the event.
February 7, 2024
ECE alumni Pete Pupalaikis has been elected to NAE! We are very excited about the news. Pete is our distinguished alumni and currently serving on the ECE Industry Advisory Board. We are so proud of him! Pete is a great role model for all the engineering students. The following is the summary of Pete's achievements:   ===
February 6, 2024
ECE Assistant Professor Umer Hassan has received an ONR research grant on the project, "CNS-Oxygen Toxicity Drug Discovery (OTDD) Therapeutic Platform for Divers." Dr. Hassan is a Sole-PI on the award. It’s a 3 year award with a total budget of $470k.
February 5, 2024
AI THROUGH A RUTGERS LENS:   Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools are transforming human experience, from education and business to policy and health care. The unprecedented growth of AI presents exciting opportunities for improving lives globally, but it also intensifies profound ethical questions concerning privacy, data confidentiality, and bias.   A three-part series in NYC exploring artificial intelligence. NYC AI Series Part 2 Location: Microsoft's office at the UN  
February 5, 2024
The Maryland Robotics Center at the University of Maryland, in partnership with the Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative, has selected ECE graduate student and Rutgers SOCRATES fellow Faith Johnson as a speaker to the Future Leaders in Robotics and AI: Celebrating Diversity and Innovation Seminar Series.  See: 
February 1, 2024
ECE Assistant Professor Jorge Ortiz has been awarded a significant grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project entitled "Developing the Context-Aware Multimodal Ecological Research and Assessment (CAMERA) Platform for Continuous Measurement and Prediction of Anxiety and Memory State" (Project Number: 1R61MH135405-01). The grant aims to fund the development of the CAMERA platform, an advanced multimodal hardware/software system designed for the nuanced measurement and predictive analysis of anxiety and cognitive performance.