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April 2021

April 1, 2021
Tejashri Kuber has been selected as the recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Phoenix ISS Award for academic year 2020-2021. 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 Tejashri ! The title and abstract of Tejashri's paper follows:

March 2021

March 18, 2021
Rutgers engineers can turn “dumb” headphones into smart ones by turning them into sensors How do you turn “dumb” headphones into smart ones? Rutgers engineers have invented a cheap and easy way by transforming headphones into sensors that can be plugged into smartphones, identify their users, monitor their heart rates and perform other services.
March 17, 2021
ECE Assistant Professor Umer Hassan is the recipient of an award from National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project “An Electronic-Sensing & Magnetic-Modulation (ESMM) Biosensor for Phagocytosis Quantification for Personalized Stratification in Pathogenic Infections”. This is a three-year project awarded at $360,000.
March 12, 2021
ECE Researchers win Best Paper Award at the 2021 IEEE/IFIP Wireless On-demand Network systems and Services Conference (WONS).  
March 11, 2021
The Ashok and Yohavalli Sethu Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship has been awarded to Jakub Vogel and Yati Patel.
March 4, 2021
On Tuesday February 23rd, four ECE students described their internship experience at Interns Present. The event was held as part of the National Engineers Week celebration February 21 through February 27. Interns Present was sponsored by the Lockheed Martin Corporation, the world's largest defense contractor. After the Interns Present forum there was also a networking session. The Interns Present participants were Kinjal Patel, Hari Gunachandran, Atmika Ponnusamy, and Shivangi Rohilla.  Their presentations and bios are below.  
March 1, 2021
Vahideh Vakil was selected to present her research at the 2021 Johnson & Johnson Engineering Showcase. The focus of this annual event is on the application of technology to improve human health, and the selection criteria include novelty, capability for implementation and impact to humanity. Vahideh’s poster, prepared under supervision of Professor Wade Trappe, is titled “Engineering Dosage Strategy to Optimally Combat Drug Resistance in Cancer Treatment”.

February 2021

February 27, 2021
ECE Distinguished Professor Athina Petropulu is the recipient of a new award from the Army Research Office (ARO) for the project “Learning Based Policies for Mobile Relaying”. This is a three-year project funded at $380,000.

January 2021

January 7, 2021
The following article was part of a Star-Ledger and NJ.com op-ed series on engineering fields that will change the world by Rutgers School of Engineering faculty. By Umer Hassan
January 7, 2021
The following article was part of a Star-Ledger and NJ.com op-ed series on engineering fields that will change the world by Rutgers School of Engineering faculty. By Saman Zonouz

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