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May 2022

May 12, 2022
The University has announced that Professor Yingying Chen will be honored at the Chancellor-Provost’s Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 19.  She will be recognized for the following accomplishments this past year- (i) Fellow, National Academy of Inventors, and (ii) Distinguished Member, Association for Computing Machinery. Congratulations Yingying!
May 5, 2022
The Rutgers ECE Department is proud to announce that graduating ECE senior Justine Catli will receive the Champion of Teaching and Learning Award at the 7th Annual Chancellor-Provost’s Student Leadership Awards Gala on May 4th, 2022. This award is for "a student who has taken full advantage of their collegiate experience by engaging inside and outside of the classroom while creating learning opportunities for their peers.” Awardees are selected among all undergraduate students at Rutgers-New Brunswick.
May 3, 2022
ECE Assistant Professor Sheng Wei has been voted by the Rutgers SOE Undergraduate Student Body to receive the 2021-22 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. Wei has been an outstanding teacher in ECE covering courses in the computer engineering curriculum and has established a successful research program in hardware security.  
May 3, 2022
A team of Rutgers WINLAB/ECE faculty, led by Distinguished Professor Roy Yates as the PI, has received a three-year, $1,000,000 grant entitled "

April 2022

April 28, 2022
Congratulation to this year’s senior students who participated in the ECE capstone program and their advisers for a job well done! The Capstone Expo was back in person this year and was held in the BSC. Capstone Expo Day demonstrated our students’ exceptional capabilities.
April 26, 2022
Dean Thomas Farris announced early today the appointment of Yingying Chen as the new Chair of the ECE Department.
April 22, 2022
Zahra Aref and Ayman Younis have been selected as recipients of IEEE Communications Society Phoenix ISS Awards for academic year 2021-2022. 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 Zahra and Younis! Bios and abstracts of their recent papers are below.
April 21, 2022
President Jonathan Holloway has announced that Professor Waheed Bajwa  has been selected to receive a Presidential Outstanding Faculty Scholarly Award for 2021-22. This award is bestowed in recognition of Waheed's outstanding teaching and scholarly accomplishments in his years at Rutgers, as documented in the evaluation that has led to his recent promotion to Full Professor. The award carries with it a grant of $1000 from the Trustees to assist his academic efforts in the coming year.
April 21, 2022
ECE Associate Professor Salim El Rouayheb is the recipient of a new
April 19, 2022
President Jonathan Holloway has announced that Associate Professor Chung-Tse Michael Wu  has been selected to receive a Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence as one of the university's most distinguished young faculty members. This award is bestowed in recognition of Michael's  outstanding scholarly accomplishments in his years at Rutgers, as documented in the evaluation that has led to his recent promotion to Associate Professor. The fellowship carries with it a grant of $1000 from the Trustees to assist his academic efforts in the coming year.

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