April 2019

April 10, 2019
The Board of Governors has approved Dr. Janne Lindqvist's promotion to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2019.   Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Janne! We look forward to your continued success!
April 10, 2019
The Board of Governors has approved Dr. Mehdi Javanmard's promotion to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2019.   Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Mehdi!  We look forward to your continued success!
April 4, 2019
Marissa Navarro-Jauregui has been selected for the Brooke Owens Fellowship. Marissa will be working this summer with HawkEye360, a space-based global intelligence network that uses RF technology. To read Marissa's bio please click the following link: To read more about this year's Brooke Owens Fellowship winners, please click the following link:

March 2019

March 19, 2019
Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu was named Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Aerospace & Electronics Systems  Society (AESS). The IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are engineering professionals who help lead their fields in new technical developments that shape the global community. These experts specialize in the field of interest of their society and travel to various technical and regional groups, such as Society and Technical Council Chapters, to lecture at events. Prof.
March 15, 2019
Dr. Narendra Nath Puri was a professor of Electrical Engineering at Rutgers for 38 years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was intentional about moving Rutgers Engineering forward and countless students, faculty, staff and alumni have benefitted from his efforts. Dr. Puri passed away on Dec. 4, 2015, at the age of 82. Dr. Puri’s wife, Dr. Kamal Puri, has generously donated this scholarship in honor of her husband and his work.  

February 2019

February 27, 2019
A WINLAB/ECE team led by doctoral student Sumit Maheshwari along with master's students Aayush Shah and Mohit Sheth won first place at the recent Juniper Network and Comcast SDN Throwdown competition. The challenge involved implementing a software defined network (SDN) controller that maximizes flow throughput in a disrupted network scenario. 

January 2019

January 31, 2019
Tahsina Farah Sanam, an ECE PhD student working with Prof. Hana Godrich, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women Workshop on April 12-13, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL.
January 10, 2019
Professor Kristin Dana has won a new grant from Lockheed Martin for the project "Multiscale Deep Learning For Temporal Patterns." This is a one year award for $120,183. The objective of this project is to conduct graduate level research for modeling time-varying patterns using deep learning in the context of temporally varying signals. The goal of the current project is to explore state of the art machine learning methods of GANs (generative adversarial networks) and RL (reinforcement learning) in the specific context of multiscale implementations.

December 2018

December 17, 2018
Associate Professor Mehdi Javanmard (ECE) is the principal investigator of a 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award titled “Reconfigurable Electro-Fluidic Prescriptions (REFRx): Data-Driven Biosensors for Detection and Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Cancers.”
December 14, 2018
    Assistant Professor Janne Lindqvist's research on mobile authentication was recently featured on the PBS SciTech Now program.   Janne Lindqvist  joins TV host Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this new method of password security that uses squiggly lines instead of traditional passwords.   Please see a link to Janne's interview here.