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September 2018

September 12, 2018
Professor Shantenu Jha and his collaborators have won the 2018 IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE) award. Each year, the IEEE recognizes a project that advances application development and supporting infrastructure to enable the large-scale, high-performance computing needed to solve such problems. This year’s winner, “Enabling Trade-off Between Accuracy and Computational Cost: Adaptive Algorithms to Reduce Time to Clinical Insight,” is the result of a collaboration between Professor Jha and his collaborators at Rutgers University, U.S.
September 5, 2018
ECE Assistant Professor Janne Lindqvist received the Most Engaging Talk Award at the 2018 USENIX Summit on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec’18). HotSec summit is arranged with the tier-1 conference USENIX Security Symposium that was held this year at Baltimore, MD. In the talk entitled "Science of security or (Science of security, is it delicious and can I have some of it?)” Prof.
September 4, 2018
Rutgers-led study demonstrates low-cost technology for security screening at public venues like stadiums, theme parks and schools Ordinary WiFi can easily detect weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags at museums, stadiums, theme parks, schools and other public venues, according to a Rutgers University–New Brunswick-led study.
September 1, 2018
Peddapullaiah "Pedda" Sannuti, Professor Emeritus and Undergraduate Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Engineering has been instrumental in the development and growth of the institution for over four decades. Together with his wife Suseela Sannuti, Professor Sannuti created and endowed a scholarship for students majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need.

August 2018

August 24, 2018
Prof. Mehdi Javanmard’s wearable biosensing work was featured on PBS. Please enjoy the video at: https://www.pbs.org/video/hill-smart-wristbands-1533913183/
August 7, 2018
Congratulations to Professors Dario Pompili (ECE) and Javier Diez (MAE) on their new NSF award for the project titled "Reliable Underwater Acoustic Video Transmission Towards Human-Robot Dynamic Interaction.” This is a three-year  $1M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Dario Pompili, PI and Javier Diez, Co-PI) with Northeastern University. Rutgers' share of this award is $500,000.  
August 6, 2018
Rutgers engineers invent biosensor technology for wearable devices. Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices. Their technology, which could be added to watches and other wearable devices that monitor heart rates and physical activity, is detailed in a study published online in Microsystems & Nanoengineering.

July 2018

July 26, 2018
Professors Salim El Rouayheb and Yingying Chen have won a new NSF award for the project titled "Secure Distributed Coded Computations for IoT : An Information Theoretic and Network Approach." This is a three year $1.2M collaborative effort led by Rutgers University (Salim El Rouayheb, PI and Yingying Chen, Co-PI) with University of Illinois at Chicago. Rutgers' share of this award is $800,000.

June 2018

June 28, 2018
Narayan Mandayam has been selected for the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur. This is a prestigious and increasingly competitive award with recent winners including Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai. The award will be given out at the annual convocation in July. Congratulations, Narayan!
June 21, 2018
Assistant Professor Mehdi Javanmard has won a new DARPA award for the project titled "Closing the Feedback Loop for Neural Stimulation-Based Therapeutics: Continuous Monitoring of Inflammatory Processes." This is a 18 month $642,000 collaborative effort with UPenn led by Rutgers University. As part of this project, Mehdi and his team will fabricate in-vitro and quasi in-vivo wireless probes for continuously monitoring inflammatory processes in subjects undergoing stimulation of the peripheral nervous system for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Congratulations Mehdi!

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