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October 2019

October 17, 2019
Interested in computer security? The 4N6 Research Group at Rutgers ECE invites all Rutgers students, to compete in its first computer security competition called "Capture the Drone 2019". The 4N6 Research Group (Forensics Research Group) was founded by  Prof. Saman Zonouz in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The first competition this Saturday (October 19th 2019) at the HACKRU event at the College Avenue Gym.  Watch the Capture the Drone video at this link:
October 15, 2019
Victor Abril ENG’21 wants to learn what makes tech tick As a young child in Ecuador rising junior Victor Abril was fascinated by technology and determined to learn how things worked. “I remember my mom had bought me a toy car and as soon as she gave it to me, I wanted to know how it worked,” he recalls. “I grabbed a screw driver and opened it up. My mom wasn’t too happy about that.”
October 10, 2019
Becoming an astronaut is challenging for anyone, but Marissa Navarro’s dream was complicated by an eight-year fight to stay in the United States. Today, however, the Mexican immigrant is one step closer to her goal of reaching outer space.
October 4, 2019
Athina Petropulu, Distinguished Professor of ECE, was elected President-Elect for the IEEE Signal Processing Society for the term 1 January 2020 through 31 December 2021. This is the first time that the IEEE Signal Processing Society President-Elect was elected directly by the membership.

September 2019

September 23, 2019
A team of ECE faculty members led by Professor Marco Gruteser (PI) has received a new NSF award for the project titled "Reality-Aware Networks." This is a collaborative research project with Georgia State University and Old Dominion University. This project includes ECE Professors Narayan Mandayam and Kristin Dana as co-PIs at Rutgers as well as ECE alumni Ashwin Ashok and Shubham Jain, who are faculty members at the partner universities. The total award amount for this four-year project is $1.2M.
September 20, 2019
Yicheng Lu received the 2019 School of Engineering (SoE) Faculty of the Year Award.  This award recognizes exceptional contributions of a SoE faculty member to the School of Engineering, the University, the engineering profession, the scientific community and/or society at large.
September 18, 2019
National Science Foundation funding supports Rutgers professor’s collaboration to understand dark matter Coupling technological advances in data science and artificial intelligence/machine learning with established scientific theories is the basis for a study in the detection of dark matter by Rutgers School of Engineering professor Waheed Bajwa and other university colleagues. 
September 11, 2019
A team of ECE faculty members led by Associate Professor Dario Pompili (PI) has received a new NSF award for the project titled "Real-Time Autonomic Decision Making on Sparsity-Aware Accelerated Hardware via Online Machine Learning and Approximation.” This three-year $1.4M project includes Associate Professor Saman Zonouz and Assistant Professor Bo Yuan as co-PIs. agario agar  
September 6, 2019
Professor Wade Trappe, the new ECE Undergraduate Director welcomed incoming ECE undergraduate students on Wednesday September 5th. Professor Trappe was appointed the new Undergraduate Director at the beginning of July. Wade has been an outstanding contributor to the department's mission as the Chair of the ECE ABET committee that resulted in our most successful evaluation ever, as well as in his leadership role at WINLAB. He has also served in the past as the Graduate Program Director of ECE.

August 2019

August 29, 2019
The ECE Department is happy to announce that Sumati Sehajpal will be joining our department on September 1, 2019 as Assistant Teaching Professor.

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