News

June 2019

June 17, 2019
Dean Tom Farris of the School of Engineering has announced that Assistant Professor Salim El Rouayheb has been selected for the A. Walter Tyson Assistant Professorship Award. The Tyson fund, established by A. Walter Tyson, a 1952 alumnus of the School, is used to recruit promising junior faculty. Funds made available through the generosity of the Tyson Family are used to offset the School's investments in talented young faculty. With this award, funds will be used toward the School commitments that were made toward Professor El Rouayheb's start-up package.
June 13, 2019
ECE Assistant Professor Anand Sarwate has received a new NSF award for the project titled "Between Shannon and Hamming." This is a three-year $500,000 collaborative award led by Rutgers (Anand Sarwate, PI) with the University at Buffalo (Michael Langberg, co-PI). Rutgers' share of this award is $250,000. 
June 13, 2019
Professor Kristin Dana has received a 3 year grant from the USDA-NIFA Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (FACT) Initiative entitled "FACT: Deep Learning for Image-based Agriculture Evaluation". The award amount is $499,989. Kristin is the PI and the co-PI's are Peter Oudemans at Philip E. Marucci Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension Center at Rutgers University, and Aditi Roy at Siemens Corporate Technology.
June 13, 2019
Dr. Maria Striki has been offered reappointment as Assistant Teaching Professor to June 30, 2020. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Maria! We look forward to your continued success.
June 13, 2019
Dr. John McGarvey has been offered reappointment as Assistant Teaching Professor to June 30, 2020. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment John! We look forward to your continued success.
June 7, 2019
ECE PhD student Hafiz Imtiaz has been selected as a 2019-2020 Fellow in the Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Academy (PLDA).

May 2019

May 20, 2019
ECE PhD student Mengmei Ye working under the supervision of Assistant Professor Sheng Wei is part of a team that has won a "Samsung Breakthroughs That Matter" award at the MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack 2019 (http://grandhack.mit.edu/).
May 20, 2019
2019 Paul Panayotatos Endowed Scholarship in Sustainable Energy will be awarded to ECE graduate student Yuxuan Li.
May 17, 2019
ECE Departmental Leadership Awards: these awards are presented to senior students who demonstrated leadership in the ECE department and SOE. This year this award is presented to the following students: Deepti Upmaka, Kristian Wu, Kristene Aguinaldo, Salman Hoque, Akshitha Ajayan, Sherif Salem, Brian Qiu, Safa Shaikh, Taewon Kim
May 13, 2019
Capstone Design 2019 Undergraduate studies at Rutgers ECE culminates in a capstone design project. Students work in teams to design unique and innovative product prototypes, demonstrating how technical knowledge can enable their imaginations. The design process incorporates standards and realistic design constraints: economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

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