Recent CWiP News

2016 News

Alexander Haimovich to be a Plenary Speaker at upcoming IEEE Conference (Read More)

2015 News

Recent Research Grant and Contract Awards [09/15/2015]

The Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research (CWCSPR) recent research grant and contract awards. (Read more)

Annual Research Day Showcases Innovations that Advance 5G Mobile Networks [3/24/2015]

The Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research (CWCSPR) presented faculty research addressing the challenges posed by the next generation of mobile networks at its annual Research Day showcase. Presentations focused on error control strategies, cloud processing, geolocation, lightwave communications and data hiding, among other areas. (Read more)

 


2014 News

NJIT Board of Overseers Honors Two Distinguished Professors For Pioneering Research [10/3/2014]

At NJIT’s seventh annual celebration of research excellence, the Board of Overseers honored two eminent NJIT faculty members, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Yeheskel Bar-Ness and Distinguished Professor Somenath Mitra, for foundational contributions to their respective fields of wireless communications and nanotechnology.  Bar-Ness received the 2014 Excellence in Research Lifetime Achievement Award for his groundbreaking work in electrical and computer engineering. (Read more)

Eight Doctoral Students Present Research at Annual Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness CWCSPR Showcase [5/12/2014]

NJIT’s Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research showcased recently the research of eight doctoral students. The students’ work was featured in presentations and posters displayed in the area. The annual event aims to give doctoral students and their professors from the center a chance to exchange information from a year’s worth of work. (Read more)

 


2013 News

NJIT Doctoral Students Showcase Research on Latest Technology [4/22/2013]

NJIT’s Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research recently showcased the research of eight doctoral students.  The students’ work was featured in presentations and posters displayed in the area.  The annual event aims to give doctoral students and their professors from the center a chance to exchange information from a year’s worth of work. (Read more)

NJIT New Patent Awards: Orthogonal Space Time Codes, Decoding Data Transmissions [3/6/2013]

Two new patents to improve orthogonal space time codes and decode data transmissions of space time spreading were recently awarded to NJIT Distinguished Professor Yeheskel Bar-Ness, executive director of the Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research.  Co-inventors with Bar-Ness on the patents were NJIT alums Amir Laufer and Kodzovi Acolatse. (Read more)

NJIT Professor Alexander Haimovich Named IEEE Fellow [1/23/2013]

A pioneer in the field of signal processing in adaptive arrays and multiple sensor radar, NJIT Professor Alexander Haimovich has been named an IEEE Fellow. His work has contributed greatly to the advancement and application of electrical engineering and technology.  (Read more)

 


2012 News

Wireless Communications Research Center Dedicated to Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness, Late Alumnus and Son of Professor Yeheskel Bar-Ness [5/18/2012]

NJIT’s Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research has been dedicated to Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness at a ceremony commemorating the late alumnus and honoring his father, Yeheskel Bar-Ness, distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Elisha Yegal Bar-Ness died in 1992, shortly after completing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering at NJIT. The dedication ceremony was held on May 17… (Read more)

 

NJIT Distinguished Professor Receives Patents [4/17/2012]

Yesheskel Bar-Ness, distinguished professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, and Pan Liu, alumni, received US Patent 8,023,583 on Sept. 20, 2011 for "Method and/ or System for Estimating Phase Noise Error."  His work with Zoran Latinovic, former graduate student, earned US Patent 8,040,787 on Oct. 18, 2011 for "Method and / System for Reduction of PAPR…” (Read more)

 

NJIT Professors Receive Patent [4/11/2012]

Alexander Haimovich, Ying Wu Endowed Chair in Wireless Communications and professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Osvaldo Simeone, assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, Bo Niu, alumni, and Oren Somekh, research collaborator at Princeton University, received US Patent 8,112,095 issued on 2/7/2012 for “Sum Rate Of Broadcast Channels With Outdated 1-Bit Feedback.” (Read more)

 

CWCSPR Research Day [April 18, 2012]

NJIT’s Center for Wireless Communications and Signal Processing Research showcased earlier this week the research of six doctoral students.  The students’ work was featured in presentations and displayed posters.  The annual event gives doctoral students and their professors a chance to exchange information from a year’s worth of work.  (Read more)

 

NJIT Assigned Patent for Frame Synchronization [3/19/2012]

NJIT was assigned a patent (8,126,103) developed by Miao Shi and Distinguished Professor Yeheskel Bar-Ness, for a "frame synchronization using correlation between permuted sequences." The abstract published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A permuted sequences combination uses a frame structure in which two sync words, each comprising M complex symbols, are appended at the frame start. (Read more)

 

Doctoral Student and Adviser Co-Present Paper at International Workshop [1/3//2012]

Mustafa U. Torun, a PhD candidate in electrical and computer engineering, co-authored a paper entitled "On Epps Effect and Rebalancing of Hedged Portfolio in Multiple Frequencies" with his adviser Ali Akansu, PhD, and presented it at the Fourth International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing on Dec. 14, 2011 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Read more)


Past News

ECE Professor Gives Invited Plenary Talk at ICMFE Conference in Istanbul [7/11/2011]

Ali N. Akansu, PhD, professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, gave an invited plenary talk entitled "Electronic Trading: A Data Intensive Discovery" on July 6 at the International Conference on Mathematical Finance and Economics in Istanbul, Turkey. Akansu also co-authored a paper entitled "On Basic Price Model and Volatility in Multiple Frequencies" with his doctoral student Mustafa U. Torun and presented at the IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop in Nice, France. (Read more)

 

NJIT Electrical Engineers Develop Infrastructure for Wireless Service [3/23/2011]

NJIT’s Center for Communications and Signal Processing, directed by Yeheskel Bar-Ness, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, works to develop the infrastructure to enable the next generation of wireless telecommunications. Bar-Ness leads a team of researchers working to develop the infrastructure needed to support the burgeoning demand for wireless services. The group addresses issues such as privacy and security, interference and jamming, ever-heavier user traffic, and rapid transmission of data through wireless networks. (Read more)

 

15 New US Patents Awarded This Past Year to NJIT Researchers: University’s Total Patent Count Rises to 97 [8/23/2010]

NJIT researchers were awarded 15 new U.S. patents this past year, increasing the total number of issued patents for NJIT to 97. More than 150 applications are in process. With projected research expenditures greater than $90 million for 2010-11, NJIT ranks as a leader in size and growth of research programs among technological universities. The patents were awarded from July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010. Specifics follow.

Yeheskel Bar-Ness, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering and Foundation Chair of the Center for Communication and Signal Processing Research, received a patent for “Equal BER Power Control for Uplink MC-CDMA with MMSE Successive Interference Cancellation,” a system designed to increase efficiency and reduce interference in wireless telecommunications.  (Read more)

 

IEEE Touts NJIT Professor for Expertise in Underwater Acoustic Communication [6/2/2010]

If you want to know more about underwater acoustic communication, ask NJIT Associate Professor Ali Abdi, PhD. A senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Abdi received, on May 10, 2010, the IEEE Region 1 Award for leadership and contributions in this area. (Read more)

 

NJIT Professor Receives IEEE Region I Award [5/18/2010]

Ali Abdi, PhD, associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT, received the IEEE Region 1 Award for his outstanding leadership and contributions in underwater acoustic communications. (Read more)

 

Four NJIT Researchers To Be Honored by NJ Inventors Hall of Fame [10/21/2009]

Two NJIT faculty members will receive Innovators’ Awards and two recent alumni will be honored at the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame dinner on Oct. 22, 2009 at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Ali Abdi, an associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, will be honored for his “novel cross-disciplinary engineering biology invention.” Last year Abdi received the same award for his research in acoustic communication. Abdi shares this year’s award with Effat S. Emamian, MD, founder and CEO of Advanced Technologies for Novel Therapeutics, a start-up company in NJIT’s Enterprise Development Center, a business incubator program. In 2006, Abdi received an NJIT Excellence in Teaching Award. (Read more)

 

Center for Wireless Communication and Signal Processing at NJIT Celebrates Two Decades of Growth [2/12/2007]

The man who helped make wireless cell phones a must-have device for millions around the world recently received kudos and thanks from colleagues at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The occasion was the anniversary of the founding in 1986 of the Center for Wireless Communication and Signal Processing. The Center was the brainchild of visionary electrical engineer Yeheskel Bar-Ness, PhD, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at NJIT. Bar-Ness, of Marlboro Township, has been known for decades as a leading expert in the field.

The Center is best known among electrical engineers for its research that paved the way for wireless cell phones, laptops and other wireless equipment to become household words. Under the leadership of Bar-Ness, a longtime expert in wireless communications and signal processing, the Center developed a set of algorithms. The algorithms soon became industry standards facilitating code division multiple access, a widely used digital wireless technology.  (Read more)