April 2023

April 12, 2023
Dr. Athina Petropulu is part of a team that has been selected to receive the Stephen O. Rice Prize of the IEEE Communications Society for the paper, "Joint Radar and Communication Design: Applications, State-of-the-Art, and the Road Ahead," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 3834-3862, June 2020. The award will be presented at the Awards ceremony on 29 May at ICC 2023 in Rome, Italy. More information on the paper can be found below.
April 5, 2023
The Rutgers University Office for Research announced March 30 it is executing an exclusive license with Steg.AI, a startup based on artificial intelligence that was developed at Rutgers and founded by double graduate Eric Wengrowski and School of Engineering professor Kristin Dana.

March 2023

March 28, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Umer Hassan has received an Advanced Biomanufacturing  (ABioM) 2023 Junior Investigator Research Award. The Research award recognizes the junior investigators who have made significant research contributions to the field and have built a successful career in advanced biomanufacturing. The Research award was presented to Dr. Hassan at Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Advanced Biomanufacturing (ABioM) special interest group’s (SIG) 2023 meeting in Hyattsville, MD.
March 23, 2023
The ECE Department at Rutgers University is the recipient of the 2023 Scholarship Award, a $5,000.00 gift from the 7x24 Exchange Metro NY Chapter, for its participation in the 2023 University Challenge Competition, a special event meant to create awareness about Datacenter/Mission Critical Industry and to inspire the next generation of talent in this area. The NY Chapter promotes the sharing of experiences and facilitates a better understanding of the design, implementation, and management issues involved in achieving high levels of uninterrupted infrastructure support.&
March 13, 2023
Electrical and computer engineering chair Yingying (Jennifer) Chen is the recent recipient of a prestigious N2Women Stars Award in Networking and Communication that honors her cutting-edge research outcomes in edge computing and mobile sensing.  
March 9, 2023
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Mehdi Javanmard, an associate professor in the School of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a senior member. He is one of 95 of the foremost emerging academic inventors identified by NAI’s member institutions to be welcomed to the 2023 class of senior members. 
March 1, 2023
A team of 12 Rutgers Security Club students made up of eight competition members and four alternates bettered 32 teams in February’s virtual Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC) qualifiers.  

January 2023

January 24, 2023
Five-year grant supports development of a theoretical platform for designing snapshot compressive imaging systems  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) assistant professor Sirin Jalal has been awarded a $554,656 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award to provide a theoretical framework  to design, analyze, and optimize snapshot compressive imaging systems (SCI). 
January 12, 2023
ECE Assistant Professor Bo Yuan is the recipient of a new NSF CAREER award for the project titled "CAREER: SHF: Chimp: Algorithm-Hardware-Automation Co-Design Exploration of Real-Time Energy-Efficient Motion Planning." Dr. Bo Yuan is the PI on this five-year $500,000.00 project.