ECE student Xianyi Gao received a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GFRP) Award. Xianyi is pursuing a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Janne Lindqvist, and has an undergraduate degree from ECE Rutgers. The GRFP stipend is $34,000 per year for a maximum of three years, and Rutgers will receive a $12,000 Cost of Education Allowance in lieu of all required tuition and fees for each of the three years. NSF received over 16,000 applications for the 2015 competition, and made 2,000 fellowship award offers.
February 12, 2015
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering congratulates the following faculty for being recognized with the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2015. Waheed Bajwa, NSF CAREER Award for the project "Signal Processing Through the Lens of Geometry". The grant has been awarded by the CCF division of CISE directorate. The total award is $550K and its duration is five years.
January 25, 2015
It is with great sadness that the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the death of Professor David Daut, who died on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
December 11, 2014
Gabriel Salles-Loustau, a Ph.D. student in the 4N6 Research Group of Prof. Saman Zonouz in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rutgers University, received a $10K award from the Google Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP). During his collaborative Ph.D. research between 4N6 and AT&T Research Labs (Dr.
December 4, 2014
Prof. Marco Gruteser has been elevated to ACM Distinguished Scientist. This is a very competitive process with only 49 ACM members selected this year in recognition of their singular impact to the field of computing. The ACM press release is available at:
November 9, 2014
Prof. Wade Trappe was elected Vice Chair of the IEEE Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee. The one-year term of Vice Chair will start on 2015/1/1.
June 19, 2014
June 11, 2014
CE Alumna Aylin Yener has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to wireless communications and wireless information security. Dr. Yener is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University.
April 26, 2014
ECE Graduate Student Rajesh Kappera (pictured lower left) was awarded the Graduate Student Gold award at the MRS 2014 meeting. This was highly competitive and out of 251 top applicants from all over the world, 26 finalists were selected. After technical presentations and QA sessions, 7 students were chosen as gold award recipients.