July 2020

July 10, 2020
The 2020 Professor Narendra Puri Scholarship was awarded to Intessar Al-Iedani and Lingyi Xu. Dr. Narendra Nath Puri was a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers for 38 years. He was dedicated to excellence in Electrical Engineering and countless students, faculty and alumni have benefited from his efforts. Dr. Puri passed away on December 4, 2015 at the age of 82. Dr. Kamal Puri, the wife of Dr. Puri, has generously donated this scholarship in honor of her husband and his work.
July 1, 2020
Dear ECE Graduate Students,  
July 1, 2020
Dear ECE Colleagues and Students:  Yingying Chen will serve as the ECE Graduate Director beginning today for a period of 3 years. Yingying has been an outstanding contributor to the department's mission as Associate Undergraduate Director while leading an extremely successful and highly visible research program and also playing an important leadership role at WINLAB. I am grateful that she has stepped up to take on this increasingly challenging role in our department as we navigate these uncertain times. Please join me in welcoming Yingying.

June 2020

June 18, 2020
The James J. Slade Scholars Program offers self-motivated engineering seniors who are passionate about experimentation the opportunity to perform an independent research project. Over the course of the program, scholars will write a thesis in preparation for graduate education and will receive guidance from professors, alumni mentors, and peers. The program will culminate in a research symposium where the scholars will have the opportunity to present their findings.
June 16, 2020
The ECE Department is proud to announce that the Board of Governors has approved Dr. Shantenu Jha's promotion to Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2020. Congratulations on this well deserved accomplishment Shantenu! We look forward to your continued success!
June 16, 2020
A team of researchers led by ECE Assistant Professor Sheng Wei has won the Best Paper Award at the ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys 2020) for their paper titled "QuRate: Power-Efficient Mobile Immersive Video Streaming”. ACM MMSys is one of the major conferences of the ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM). It provides a forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems. This work was conducted by Prof.
June 10, 2020
Senior Spotlight Mohammad Nadeem, ENG ‘20   Choosing to attend Rutgers School of Engineering was an easy decision for Mohammed Nadeem, who graduated in May as a computer engineering major in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). “I knew the research opportunities were pretty good – that was the main attraction,” he says.
June 9, 2020
The 2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Award Ceremony was held online on Wednesday June 3rd. A copy of the presentation slides is available here. Opening remarks were made by ECE Chair Narayan Mandayam, Dean Thomas N. Farris, and ECE Undergraduate Director Wade Trappe. ECE Faculty presented Undergraduate Leadership / Service Awards to:
June 3, 2020
ECE Graduation Congratulations Video. Watch congratulations video from Dr. Mandayam, Dr. Godrich, and Dr. Trappe. Expand the article by clicking on the link above and then click on the  Watch ECE Graduation Congratulations video link
June 3, 2020
Please join the ECE Undergraduate and Graduate Award Ceremony on Wednesday June 3rd at 5:00 PM.  You can join the event by clicking on the link below. The event password should be already populated, but if prompted please use the password "2020" without the quotes.