News

September 2018

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.
September 12, 2018
Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard is a co-PI on a Rutgers team from the Molecular Imaging Center that won a NSF MRI grant for the project "Acquisition of a High Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Instrument for a Multi-User Imaging Facility." This $399,969 award will enable acquisition of a high-resolution scanner that can obtain detailed 3D images at the micron or sub-micron level of a broad range of samples (ranging from biological specimens to biomaterials to 3D printed objects to soil samples) without destroying or altering the sample.
September 12, 2018
Professor Shantenu Jha and his collaborators have won the 2018 IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE) award. Each year, the IEEE recognizes a project that advances application development and supporting infrastructure to enable the large-scale, high-performance computing needed to solve such problems. This year’s winner, “Enabling Trade-off Between Accuracy and Computational Cost: Adaptive Algorithms to Reduce Time to Clinical Insight,” is the result of a collaboration between Professor Jha and his collaborators at Rutgers University, U.S.
September 5, 2018
ECE Assistant Professor Janne Lindqvist received the Most Engaging Talk Award at the 2018 USENIX Summit on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec’18). HotSec summit is arranged with the tier-1 conference USENIX Security Symposium that was held this year at Baltimore, MD. In the talk entitled "Science of security or (Science of security, is it delicious and can I have some of it?)” Prof.
September 4, 2018
Rutgers-led study demonstrates low-cost technology for security screening at public venues like stadiums, theme parks and schools Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led study.
September 1, 2018
Peddapullaiah "Pedda" Sannuti, Professor Emeritus and Undergraduate Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Engineering has been instrumental in the development and growth of the institution for over four decades. Together with his wife Suseela Sannuti, Professor Sannuti created and endowed a scholarship for students majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need.

August 2018

August 24, 2018
Prof. Mehdi Javanmard’s wearable biosensing work was featured on PBS. Please enjoy the video at: https://www.pbs.org/video/hill-smart-wristbands-1533913183/
August 7, 2018
Congratulations to Professors Dario Pompili (ECE) and Javier Diez (MAE) on their new NSF award for the project titled "Reliable Underwater Acoustic Video Transmission Towards Human-Robot Dynamic Interaction.” This is a three-year  $1M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Dario Pompili, PI and Javier Diez, Co-PI) with Northeastern University. Rutgers' share of this award is $500,000.  

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