August 2023

August 14, 2023
ECE Professor Ivan Marsic has received a continued grant from NIH/NBIB on the project "Development of a Video-based Personal Protective Equipment Monitoring System."   

July 2023

July 28, 2023
ECE Alumna Sennur Ulukus is the first woman faculty member from engineering to be named a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. The title is the highest appointment bestowed on a tenured faculty member; it is a recognition not just of excellence, but of impact and significant contribution to the nominee’s field, knowledge, profession, and/or practice.
July 24, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Umer Hassan received an award from National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project “A Medical Device Enabled by Portable Fluorescence Microscopy and Microfluidics for Monitoring Surgical Inflammation Biomarkers”. This is a three-year, single PI project with a total budget of $420,000.
July 24, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Hang Liu received a new grant titled "CICI: TCR: Prompt, Reliable, and Safe Security Update for Cyberinfrastructure" from NSF. It is a collaboration between Rutgers and the University of Utah. There is only one institute per submission. Rutgers is the sub-awardee of the project, and its share is $300K. (Total award is ~$1.2 million for three years.)
July 20, 2023
ECE faculty Yingying Chen is a part of the team receiving the Rutgers Brain Health Institute (BHI) Pilot Grant in Neuroscience for Center and Program Project Grants. The proposal is titled as An Integrated Approach to Build Precision Medicine for Substance Use Disorders. The pilot project aims to establish the foundation for an NIH NIDA Center of Excellence focused on building precision medicine approaches for substance use disorders (SUDs).
July 10, 2023
Professor Emina Soljanin has won the 2023/24 Urmila Agrawal Distinguished Visiting Chair Professorship at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). This professorship is an institute-level award with a single recipient across all fields per school year.

June 2023

June 23, 2023
The ECE Department is excited to announce that the Rutgers Board of Governors has approved the following promotions in ECE effective on July 1, 2023: Mehdi Javanmard:  Full Professor Predrag Spasojevic:  Full Professor Emina Soljanin:   Distinguished Professor The ECE Department is proud of the talented faculty in our department !
June 23, 2023
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at Rutgers is proud to announce that five of our doctoral students have been awarded the prestigious Best AI Innovation prize in the TE AI Cup 2022-23. The team, consisting of 5 ECE doctoral students—Yung-Ting Hsieh, Chuanneng Sun, Zhuoran Qi, Khizar Anjum (all from Prof. Pompili’s CPS Lab), and Ke Xia from Prof. Wei's lab—made significant contributions to real-world Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, impressing the TE jury and earning recognition among their international peers.