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Grant Awards

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Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering
Rowan University


Ph.D.       Electrical & Computer Engineering,    2007
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Multimedia Communication Lab
Advisor: Dan Schonfeld

M.S.         Mathematics,      2007
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Mathematics

M.S.         Electrical & Computer Engineering,      2003
Diplome d'Etude Approfondie (DEA) in Signal and Image Processing
ENSEA &   Universite de Cergy Pontoise
Illinois Institute of Technology
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

B.S.          Electrical & Computer Engineering,      2002
Ecole Nationale Superieure de l'Electronique et de ses Applications (ENSEA)


Signal, Image and Video Processing; Genomic and Proteomic Signal Processing and Communications; Bioinformatics; Dynamical Systems; Mathematical and Stochastic Modelling of Signals and Systems; Mathematical Morphology; Biomedical Image Processing.


Ph.D. student Dimah Dera is chosen to be a 2019 STEM Innovator to Watch honoree.
She will be recognized on the evening of May 7 at the STEM Awards Reception on the rooftop of Bell Works, Trenton.

Ph.D. student Dimah Dera received the 2017 Rowan University Graduate Research Excellence Award.

Ph.D. student Dimah Dera received the 2017 iREDEFINE Professional Development Award: iREDEFINE ECE
iREDEFINE ECE is a project, supported by the National Science Foundation, designed to help select graduate students nationwide to best prepare for an academic career.

Ph.D. student Dimah Dera received the SIGHPC/Intel Fellowship (2016 - 2019). See the press release:
2016 ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship Winners Announced
14 Students Awarded SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships

M.S. student Abraham Oyewole received the 2016 Advanced Institute for Transportation Education Graduate Scholarship. See press release:
University Transportation Research center Annual report

Multiple M.S. and Ph.D research assistant positions are available for the 2016-2017 academic year. Please email a CV if interested.


National Science Foundation Award EECS-1903466 (2019 - 2021) ShiRAS: Towards Safe and Reliable Autonomy in Sensor-Driven Systems

US Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Award (2018-2021). GAANN Flyer

The 2017 Rowan University Research Achievement Award

National Science Foundation Award I-Corps-1811323 (2017 - 2019) I-Corps: Coordinates and Volumetrics in MRI Imaging

National Science Foundation Award DUE-1610911 (2016 - 2019) Engaging in Stem Education With Big Data Analytics and Technologies: A Rowan-Cove Initiative

National Science Foundation Award CCF-1527822 (2015 - 2019) Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Constrained Particle Filtering

National Science Foundation Award ACI-1429467 (2014 - 2017) Acquisition of a High Performance Computer to Integrate Data Intensive Research and Education: Bringing HPC to South Jersey

United States Department of Agriculture Award (2016-2017).

National Institutes of Health Award (R01GM096191: 2010-2015)

Runner-up Best Paper Award at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2015)

Best Paper Award at the 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS 2013)

UALR Faculty Excellence Award in Research, 2013

University of Illinois Fellowship, 2006-2007

University of Illinois Provost Award for Research, 2006

Best Student Paper Award at SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, 2006

Vice-Chairwoman of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Chicago Chapter, 2006-2007

Gold Medal in Expo Poster session for UIC College of Engineering Advisory Board Meeting, 2005

Runner-up Best Student Paper Award at SPIE Conference on Image and Video Communications and Processing III, 2005



Contact Information :
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Rowan University.
201 Mullica Road,
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

Phone: 856-256-5363
Email: bouaynaya@rowan.edu






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