ECE PhD student Kazem Cheshmi has received the 2018 Adobe Research Fellowship. The Adobe Research Fellowship is highly competitive and recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computing of interest to Adobe. The Adobe Research Fellowship consists of a $10,000 award, Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year, an Adobe Research mentor, and an internship at Adobe for the summer of 2018. A full list of the award winners can be found
February 20, 2018
December 19, 2017
An ECE team led by WINLAB Associate Director Ivan Seskar along with graduate students Ratnesh Kumbhkar and Dragoslav Stojadinovic has won the $750K 5th place prize at the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2). The SC2 is the first-of-its-kind collaborative machine-learning competition to overcome scarcity in the radio frequency (RF) spectrum.
December 7, 2017
Bo Li, a recent PhD graduate (2017) of the Rutgers Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department, has won the 2017 Robert T. Hill Memorial Best Dissertation Award, given by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society (AESS).
November 21, 2017
The IEEE Board of Directors, at its November 2017 meeting, elevated Professor Yanyong Zhang to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2018, with the following citation: "for contributions to robust and efficient large-scale sensor networks". Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation. Congratulations on this outstanding recognition of professional achievement, Yanyong!
November 10, 2017
Good Vibrations: Smart Access to Homes and Cars Using Fingers Rutgers engineers create VibWrite, a finger vibration-based security system “Good, good, good, good vibrations” goes the catchy Beach Boys song, a big hit in 1966 and beyond.
November 7, 2017
In an effort to highlight the research in our department, allow students to network with their peers, help them select an advisor, and also motivate our undergrad students to get involved in research, ECE Research Day was held on Tuesday, November 7 from 3pm-5pm in EE building hallway.
October 13, 2017
Dr. Narendra Nath Puri was a professor of Electrical Engineering at Rutgers for 38 years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was intentional about moving Rutgers Engineering forward and countless students, faculty, staff and alumni have benefitted from his efforts. Dr. Puri passed away on Dec. 4, 2015, at the age of 82. Dr. Puri’s wife, Dr. Kamal Puri, has generously donated this scholarship in honor of her husband and his work.
October 11, 2017
Parishad Karimi captured first place in the graduate category of ACM’s Student Research Competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration held October 2017 in Orlando. Her research was sparked by the exponential growth of wireless networks and the incompatibility of different access technologies within the same frequency band. To solve this problem, she proposed SMART, a distributed resource management architecture that enables coordinated resource usage.
October 10, 2017
Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu has been elected to serve on the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Board of Governors in the capacity of Member-at-Large for the term 1 January 2018 through 31 December 2020.
October 9, 2017
Associate Professor Waheed Bajwa has won an Army Research Office (ARO) award for the project titled "Robust, Decentralized Feature Learning From Big Data." This is a three year $420,000 project.