September 2022

September 20, 2022
Rutgers ECE Associate Professor Anand D. Sarwate has been awarded a $70,000 research contract from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) as part of a larger project on interpretability and the Mathematics of Artificial Reasoning Systems (MARS).
September 11, 2022
The ECE Department is pleased to announce that John McGarvey has been promoted to the non-tenure track rank of Associate Teaching Professor in the School of Engineering, effective July 1, 2022.  As John will continue to build his career at Rutgers, we look forward to his continuous excellent contributions to the ECE department and the School of Engineering. Congratulations, John!
September 11, 2022
Rutgers ECE/WINLAB researchers, Associate Professor Chung-Tse Michael Wu (PI) along with Distinguished Professor Narayan Mandayam and Professor Waheed Bajwa (co-PIs), are the recipients of an award from the National Science Foundation under the Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT) program for the project entitled "Intelligent Spatio-Temporal Metamaterial Massive MIMO Aperture Arrays with Hybrid Learning-based Channel Classifiers for Spectrum-Efficient Secured Wireless Communication."
September 11, 2022
Prof. Dipankar Raychaudhuri and his collaborators (Dr. William Lehr, MIT and Prof. Douglas Sicker, Colorado) have been awarded an NSF SAI (Strengthening American Infrastructure) planning grant entitled SAI-P: Public Multi-Access Edge Cloud (pMEC) as a Community-Based Distributed Computing Infrastructure for Emerging Real-Time Applications. $150K/1 year (Rutgers' share is $60K).

August 2022

August 17, 2022
Rutgers University is one of four partner institutions, along with Florida Atlantic University, University of Central Florida, and Lehman College, in a Columbia University led team that has received a $26 million, five-year NSF award to create a new Gen-4 NSF Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3). 
August 15, 2022
The Rutgers University Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) and the School of Engineering have been awarded a major National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) with Columbia University, Florida Atlantic University, the University of Central Florida, and Lehman College. The new Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3) will be supported for five years with $26 million; renewable for an additional five years, for a total of up to $52 million.

July 2022

July 25, 2022
ECE and WINLAB Professor Yingying Chen is the recipient of an award from the National Institute of Health R21 for the project “Smartphone App to Examine Effects of Cannabis Use on Driving Behavior.” This is a two-year collaborative project of $409,236 with Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Yingying serves as a MPI on this project.
July 25, 2022
Sasan Haghani has joined the ECE Department as a Non-Tenure Track Visiting Professor. He received his M.Sc and Ph.D. in the Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada in 2002 and in 2007, respectively. In 2021, Sasan was awarded UDC Founder's Day Dr. Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator’s Award.
July 25, 2022
The Rutgers Board of Governors appointed Shriram Ramanathan as the first holder of the Rodkin-Weintraub Chair in Engineering. The chair was established in 2018 through a gift from the Rodkin Family Foundation and a matching gift by an anonymous donor.
July 25, 2022
Guosong Yang has joined the ECE Department as a new Assistant Professor. Guosong received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Chanpaign, IL in 2013 and 2017, respectively. His research interests include switched and hybrid systems, networked control systems, learning in games, and their applications to cyber-physical systems and network security. His work has won the ACM SIGBED HSCC Best Paper Award in 2019.