The electrical and computer engineering faculty are actively engaged in research in areas ranging from wireless systems to future Internet design, sensor networks, signal processing, control theory, low-power electronics, materials, hardware and software engineering, computer graphics and vision, robotics, and virtual reality technologies.
Students have access to cutting edge research laboratories, such as the Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB), the Microelectronics Research Laboratory (MERL), and the Center for Autonomic Computing (CAC). The graduate faculty guide students through the research process, from problem formulation to publication in top-tier journals and conferences to filing patent applications and technology transfer. Many Ph.D. students pursue careers in academia and industrial research laboratories.
If you are looking for an advisor/mentor, or advice on how to work with your advisor, the members of this committee are looking forward to helping you. While you are welcome to seek out any members of the committee, the following committee members have offered to answer questions in specific areas:
* Waheed Bajwa - Signal Processing
* Kristin Dana - Computer Vision
* Jae Jeon - Nano and Micro-Electronics
* Wei Jiang - Solid State Devices and Optoelectronics
* Janne Lindqvist - Mobile Computing
* Narayan Mandayam - Communications and Networks
* Laleh Najafizadeh - Devices, Circuits, and Neuroscience
* Roy Yates - Communications and Networks
* Anand Sarwate - Signal Processing and Machine Learning
* A master's degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale and an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better.
* Three letters of recommendation.
* GRE examination with the same minimum scores as for the M.S. program.
* Foreign applicants whose native language is not English and who have not received a bachelor's degree in the USA must also submit their TOEFL scores.
English Language RequirementsTOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79
All first year PhD students are supported by departmental or university fellowships or graduate assistantships, which provide stipend, tuition remission, and sometimes student fees for the first year.After the first year, students will be supported by their advisors through fellowships and graduate assistantships.
There are also a number of multi-year fellowships available for advanced students through NSF and NIH training programs. BME also has a limited number of teaching assistantships for graduate students who demonstrate outstanding teaching skills.
The Rutgers name is recognized everywhere, and a Rutgers degree makes a great first impression. Weve built our academic reputation on solid accomplishments:
* Rutgers is a memberso are Harvard, Yale, and Berkeleyof the prestigious Association of American Universities, the 61 leading research universities in North America.
* More than 175 Rutgers research centers support pioneering work in stem cells, climate change, DNA analysis, and more.
* Rutgers international reputation draws top students from more than 130 countries and all 50 states.