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May 2021

May 7, 2021
Top ten award winners and special awards for 2021 Capstone Expo Thank you, class of 2021, for an amazing capstone program year, driven by your hard work and innovation! With the challenges we all faced this year, it is a testament to your character and strength. We are so proud of you! A panel of judges joint us to identify the top ten projects and winners of special awards. The judges feedback was overwhelmingly positive and commended your ‘out of the box’ thinking, your creativity, and your social conscious, exhibited through your project choices.
May 7, 2021
Congrats to our capstone team S21-10 Nathaniel Glikman, Alexander Laemmle, Nicholas Meegan, Bhargav Singaraju, and Sukhjit Singh who won the IEEE PES best poster award in the IEEE PES Day Global 2021 (
May 5, 2021
ECE Professor Kristin Dana is the recipient of IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity) funding through a subcontract of Kitware, Inc.

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.   

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