Professor Emina Soljanin has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award. This award is given by the IEEE Information Theory Society to honor an individual who has shown outstanding leadership in, and provided long-standing, exceptional service to, the Information Theory community. The selection committee was particularly impressed with the diversity of Emina's service activities, especially her mentorship of young researchers. Congratulations to Emina!
May 1, 2023
Sahana Senthilkumar, a freshman student from the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, is set to participate in the 2023 Aresty Summer Science Program in the ECE department. Pursuing a double major in Biomathematics and Computer Science, Sahana has been selected to undertake an exciting research project that aims to investigate the propagation of emotions in fish schools.
April 28, 2023
ECE Faculty Predrag Spasojevic has received a DURIP grant from ONR for a project entitled "Deployable Battlefield of Highly Reconfigurable Wideband RF Transmitters". This is a 2-year project and was funded at $750K. This is the only DURIP grant awarded to a Rutgers Team in 2023: https://media.defense.gov/2022/Nov/22/2003119888/-1/-1/1/FY23-DURIP-AWARDS.PDF
April 27, 2023
ECE faculty Mehdi Javanmard has been selected to receive the prestigious Presidential Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award for the academic year 2022-2023. This award is bestowed in recognition of Mehdi's outstanding teaching and scholarly accomplishments in his years at Rutgers. The award will be presented to him and his fellow honorees at a reception to be held by President Holloway on May 10, 2023.
April 27, 2023
We had a very successful ECE Capstone EXPO yesterday with a record number of 71 teams (274 students). A panel of 60 judges from industry and academia joined us to select the top 10 projects. In addition, three special awards (best in research, best in impact, and best in commercialization) and three Galbiati Entrepreneurial awards were selected by the judges.
April 26, 2023
ECE Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu received a new grant from the Army Research Office for a project entitled "Dual Function Radar Communication Systems for Efficient and Secure Spectrum Utilization". This is a 3-year project and was funded at $480K.
April 25, 2023
The Board of Governors has approved Dr. Sheng Wei's promotion to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2023. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment, Sheng! We look forward to your continued success and contributions to the department, SoE and the university.
April 12, 2023
Dr. Athina Petropulu is part of a team that has been selected to receive the Stephen O. Rice Prize of the IEEE Communications Society for the paper, "Joint Radar and Communication Design: Applications, State-of-the-Art, and the Road Ahead," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 3834-3862, June 2020. The award will be presented at the Awards ceremony on 29 May at ICC 2023 in Rome, Italy. More information on the paper can be found below.
April 5, 2023
The Rutgers University Office for Research announced March 30 it is executing an exclusive license with Steg.AI, a startup based on artificial intelligence that was developed at Rutgers and founded by double graduate Eric Wengrowski and School of Engineering professor Kristin Dana.
March 28, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Umer Hassan has received an Advanced Biomanufacturing (ABioM) 2023 Junior Investigator Research Award. The Research award recognizes the junior investigators who have made significant research contributions to the field and have built a successful career in advanced biomanufacturing. The Research award was presented to Dr. Hassan at Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Advanced Biomanufacturing (ABioM) special interest group’s (SIG) 2023 meeting in Hyattsville, MD.