October 2023

October 4, 2023
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 4, 2023
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering introduces a new certificate program: Cybersecurity in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
October 4, 2023
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering introduces a new certificate program: Machine Learning for Electrical and Computer Engineers.   The ECE Graduate Program has more than twenty faculty who teach courses and perform research in this area. The purpose is to educate electrical and computer engineers in this fundamentally important modern engineering area.

May 2023

May 15, 2023
Graduating senior, Arpan Gupta has been recognized as a Henry Rutgers Scholar.   Arpan is double majoring in ECE and Computer Science and completed a thesis in Computer Science. Students completing honors theses in SAS departments are recognized each year as Paul Robeson Scholars. Some of those students are then nominated by their departments and selected by the award committee to receive Henry Rutgers Scholars Awards for having written exceptionally strong theses.   
May 12, 2023
Graduation and Capstone Day photos are in the Capstone Google Photo Album. You can get there from Academics > Undergraduate  > ECE Capstone page then click on 2023 Capstone Google Photo Album,  or click this link: ECE Google Photo Album The graduation photos are at the very bottom, so scroll all the way to view them.      
May 11, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Shirin Jalali received a new grant titled "Compressed Sensing for Coherent Imaging Systems" from the Division of Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences (MCIS) of ONR. It is a collaboration between Rutgers and Columbia University. Our share is $239K. (Total award is $390K for three years.)  
May 8, 2023
ECE Professor Michael Caggiano has been voted by the Rutgers SOE Undergraduate Student Body to receive the 2022-23 Engineering Governing Council (EGC) Professor of the Year Award from within the Department of ECE. This award is annually given to one faculty member from each department in Rutgers SOE who best exemplifies the SOE mission of “Education, Research, and Service.” Michael has been an outstanding teacher in ECE covering courses in the important area of sustainable energy.  Congratulations to Michael!
May 5, 2023
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 2023

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: