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We are pleased to announce that ECE Assistant Professor Vishal Patel is recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award.

The goal of Dr. Patel’s project is to develop robust and efficient methods for learning structured representations of multimodal data. In particular, he will develop methods for multimodal metric learning and multimodal data fusion based on sparse and low-rank representations.

The Office of Naval Research awarded the ONR YIP to 47 scientists...



A team from WINLAB comprising ECE graduate student Bhargav Gokalgandhi, researcher Prasanthi Maddala and Associate Director Ivan Seskar has won the 3rd prize at the RF Network on Chip (RFNoC) and Vivaldo Challenge. This challenge sponsored by Ettus Research and Xilinx Inc. rewards engineers for creating innovative open-source RF Network on...



A team from Rutgers comprising ECE Professors Narayan Mandayam and Janne Lindqvist along with Professor Arnold Glass from Psychology has received an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award from the NSF for a project titled "Simulated and Synthetic Data for Interdependent Communications and Energy Critical Infrastructures." This...



Associate Professor Dario Pompili has won a new NSF award for the project titled "Robust, scalable, distributed semantic mapping for search-and-rescue and manufacturing co-robots." This is a three-year $850,000 collaborative effort between Boston University and Rutgers University. Rutgers' share of this award is $426,161.

The goal of this project is to enable...


Professor Kristin Dana has won a new NSF award for the project titled "Seeing Surfaces: Actionable Surface Properties from Vision." This is a three year $500,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Kristin Dana, PI) and Drexel University. Rutgers' share of this award is $249,931.00.

As part of this project, Kristin and her team will develop models...



Distinguished Professor Roy Yates has won a new NSF award for the project titled "Timely Updating: Principles and Applications." This is a three year $500,000 project.

As part of this groundbreaking project, Roy will study the foundations of timely updating of information. With the emergence of cyber-physical systems, real-time status updates have become an important and...



Professor Emina Soljanin has received a new NSF award for the project titled "Codes for Data Storage with Queues for Data Access." This is a three year $500,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Emina Soljanin, PI) and Texas A&M University. Rutgers' share of this award is $309,236.

As part of this project, Emina and her team will develop efficient algorithms for...



Professor Marco Gruteser has been elected chair of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Mobile Computing (ACM SIGMOBILE). ACM SIGMOBILE is the international professional organization for scientists, engineers, executives, educators, and students dedicated to all things mobile.

As exemplified by the inaugural test-of-time awards, its...


Professor Mehdi Javanmard is the recipient of a DARPA award for the project titled "The Proteomic Smartpatch Phase IB: Transcutaneous Monitoring of Molecular Biomarkers in Blood Using Flexible and Natural Substrates." This is a six month $200,000 collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Mehdi Javanmard, PI) and University of Pennsylvania (Mark Allen, Co-PI). Rutgers'...


Assistant Professor Vishal Patel's research on Active Biometric Authentication was featured in Saturday's (July 8th) CBS This Morning Saturday program.

Enjoy the video here or...