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  • September 12, 2017

    ECE Associate Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris received a $710K NSF award for the "Development of a Large-Aperture Coherent Hydrophone Array, Data Processing and Analysis Software System for Instantaneous Wide-Area Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Marine Mammals."

  • January 30, 2017

    ECE Interim Chair Miriam Leeser, Associate Chair Waleed Meleis, and Associate Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris met with undergraduate students in the ECE Student Advisory Board to discuss their...

  • March 2, 2016

    ECE Associate Professor Purnima Ratilal whose research was recently featured in Nature, has shown that whales tend to group into their own species when eating in large feeding areas.

  • August 12, 2015

    ECE Associate Professors Purnima Makris and Gunar Schirner were awarded a $300K NSF grant for the "Development of an interim passive ocean acoustic waveguide remote sensing system for instantaneous continental-shelf scale marine mammal monitoring, localization and species classification".

  • December 7, 2014

    Purnima Ratilal-Makris was elected a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA).

  • July 28, 2014

    ECE associate professor Purnima Ratilal is using underwater acoustic methods to get the first high-resolution data localizing sperm whales in continental shelf waters off the coast of New England.

  • June 14, 2011

    ECE associate professor Purnima Ratilal, has received a $150K NSF grant to develop a system to detect the movements of marine animals in near-real-time to minimize the impact of man-made activities on their populations

  • September 30, 2010

    Purnima Ratilal, associate professor of ECE, has received a $1M NSF grant to develop a Lightweight Towed Area Receiver (LTAR) to remotely monitor and image large areas of the ocean environment.

  • March 27, 2009

    Purnima Ratilal, assistant professor of ECE, has been published in the latest issue of Science for her research on imaging fish shoals that verifies general theories about the behavior patterns of large groups of animals

  • December 22, 2008

    This is the nation's highest honor for professionals at the outset of their independent scientific research careers.