June 2021

June 18, 2021
ECE Associate Professor Waheed Bajwa has been awarded a grant from the Army Research Office (ARO) for the project titled "Statistical learning for the modern datasets: Generalization bounds and near-optimal learning algorithms." The 3-year, $360,000 award will advance the state-of-the-art in statistical learning theory and lead to computationally efficient algorithms for machine learning. While the statistical learning framework has long played a central role in advancing our understanding of machine learning systems, there is an interest in looking afresh at the questions of generalization
June 14, 2021
Dean Thomas N. Farris announced that Prof. Wade Trappe will assume the role of Associate Dean for Academic Programs. Prof. Trappe will fill the position previously held by Henrik Pederson who has become the Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.

May 2021

May 13, 2021
The ECE Department would like to congratulate each of our undergraduate and graduate students who received awards and recognition during the May 13, 2021 Virtual Celebration! We had a great time celebrating your accomplishments virtually and look forward to the day that we can congratulate you in person. For anyone who missed the Celebration, you are welcome to view a recording of the event on our ECE YouTube channel.
May 12, 2021
“The SOE provides a great collaborative community.” – Samantha Cheng
May 12, 2021
With my degree, I have the chance to become economically mobile and garner real change. 
May 7, 2021
Top ten award winners and special awards for 2021 Capstone Expo Thank you, class of 2021, for an amazing capstone program year, driven by your hard work and innovation! With the challenges we all faced this year, it is a testament to your character and strength. We are so proud of you! A panel of judges joint us to identify the top ten projects and winners of special awards. The judges feedback was overwhelmingly positive and commended your ‘out of the box’ thinking, your creativity, and your social conscious, exhibited through your project choices.
May 7, 2021
Congrats to our capstone team S21-10 Nathaniel Glikman, Alexander Laemmle, Nicholas Meegan, Bhargav Singaraju, and Sukhjit Singh who won the IEEE PES best poster award in the IEEE PES Day Global 2021 (
May 5, 2021
ECE Professor Kristin Dana is the recipient of IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity) funding through a subcontract of Kitware, Inc.

April 2021

April 30, 2021
ECE Associate Professor Hana Godrich has been voted by the Rutgers SOE Undergraduate Student Body to receive the 2020-21 Engineering Governing Council (EGC) Professor of the Year Award from within the Department of ECE. This award is annually given to one faculty member from each department in Rutgers SOE who best exemplifies the SOE mission of “Education, Research, and Service.” Dr. Godrich has been an outstanding teacher in ECE and also coordinates the successful Capstone Design program.