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April 2021

April 30, 2021
ECE Associate Professor Hana Godrich has been voted by the Rutgers SOE Undergraduate Student Body to receive the 2020-21 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.” Dr. Godrich has been an outstanding teacher in ECE and also coordinates the successful Capstone Design program.
April 28, 2021
  ECE Capstone Team Awarded 7x24 Exchange Metro New York 2021 Virtual University Challenge Grant A shout out to our ‘QuickShift’ capstone team, Swetha Angara, Ariela Chomski, Bracha ‘Brooke’ Getter, Neha Nelson, and Param Patel, who represented the ECE department at the 7x24 exchange Metro NY 2021 University Challenge for their creativity, impact, and excellent work. You made us all very proud! Swetha Angara, Ariela Chomski, Bracha ‘Brooke’ Getter, Neha Nelson, and Param Patel
April 23, 2021
ECE PhD student Arpita Gang been awarded a scholarship to attend the CRA-W (Computing Research Association-Women) Grad Cohort for Women Workshop on April 2021. Workshop will be virtual event this year due to the ongoing pandemic.
April 23, 2021
ECE PhD student Shiva Salsabilian been awarded a scholarship to attend the CRA-W (Computing Research Association-Women) Grad Cohort for Women Workshop on April 2021. Workshop will be virtual event this year due to the ongoing pandemic.
April 20, 2021
The 2021 Paul Panayotatos Endowed Scholarship in Sustainable Energy has been awarded to ECE graduate students Tahiya Chowdhury and Murtadha Aldeer.
April 13, 2021
ECE PhD student, Vahideh Vakil, received the second place award for her poster "Dose Optimization for Drug-resistant Cancer Treatment", which was presented at the 2021  
April 7, 2021
ECE Associate Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the co-recipient with Rutgers MAE researchers of an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx-Rad) program under the guidance of Rutgers HealthAdvance Fund™ for the project "A rapid breathalyzer diagnostics platform for COVID-19". This is a two-year project awarded at $443,000.   
April 7, 2021
ECE Associate Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the co-PI of an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIAID R21) for the project "Non-invasive approaches to mosquito-borne pathogen surveillance using excreta." Dr. Dana Price from Rutgers Plant Biology and Pathology is the PI on this two-year project awarded at $354,000.
April 1, 2021
Tejashri Kuber has been selected as the recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Phoenix ISS Award for academic year 2020-2021. The IEEE Communications Society Phoenix ISS Award was established to encourage engineering student to participate in professional activities. Awards are to be given to full-time or part-time students to cover expenses for students to attend the International Switching Symposium, or other IEEE Communications Society Conferences. Congratulations Tejashri ! The title and abstract of Tejashri's paper follows:

March 2021

March 18, 2021
Rutgers engineers can turn “dumb” headphones into smart ones by turning them into sensors How do you turn “dumb” headphones into smart ones? Rutgers engineers have invented a cheap and easy way by transforming headphones into sensors that can be plugged into smartphones, identify their users, monitor their heart rates and perform other services.

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