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May 2019

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.
May 1, 2019
Rutgers IEEE competed at the 2019 Princeton Micromouse Competition and won the design competition and came in third in the maze solving competition. Congratulations to Joe Jaeschke and Nicholas Clegg for this achievement !     Joe and Nick wrote the following to detail their design. 

April 2019

April 29, 2019
Waheed Bajwa, an Associate Professor in the ECE department, has been voted by the Rutgers SOE Undergraduate Student Body to receive the 2019 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.” This is Dr. Bajwa’s third time receiving this award since he joined Rutgers SOE in 2011.
April 29, 2019
ECE Senior Jonathan Scott has received the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. This highly competitive graduate fellowship is for a period of up to three years, and covers full tuition, mandatory fees and a graduate stipend. The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) under the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OSD) for Research and Engineering.
April 26, 2019
A message from the Undergraduate Director, Dr. Hana Godrich: Hello everyone, Congratulation to this year’s senior students who participated in the ECE capstone program and their advisers for a job well done!
April 25, 2019
ECE graduate student Tahsina Sanam has been selected to receive the Chancellor’s Leadership Award at the New Brunswick Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala. This award is given to a graduating student who exemplifies excellence in academics and truly embodies a commitment to leadership and involvement on campus and/or in the community. Tahsina is a fourth year PhD student in the ECE department working with Professor Hana Godrich.
April 20, 2019
Henry R. Irons (BS'43 and MS'47) established Henry R. and Gladys V. Irons Endowed Lectureship to provide financial assistance to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for annual lectures for students, faculty and the general university community at no charge to the participants. Speakers present on technical topics in the areas of electrical/wireless communications, computer hardware/software engineering, digital signal processing, systems and electronic controls, and solid state electronics.    
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!

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