Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department Heads Association

The Association is composed of heads or chairs of departments offering accredited programs in electrical and/or computer engineering.

The purpose is to

help advance the field
facilitate member interaction and idea exchange
improve communication with the profession, industry, government, and others

Annual Conference

Join us at the 2016 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo!

The much-anticipated yearly meeting that hosts the largest gathering of ECE department heads from throughout the United States and Canada will be returning to La Jolla next spring. 

Host Universities


   Lal Tummala
Susan Lord

Professor and Chair,
Department of
Electrical Engineering

University of San Diego
Truong Nguyen

Professor and Chair,
Department of

University of California, San Diego
Lal Tummala

Professor and Chairman,
Department of Electrical
and Computer 

San Diego State University

Sponsorship Opportunities

The ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo is the leading conference for academic advancement in electrical and computer engineering.

It provides unique sponsorship opportunities for industry to partner with prominent engineering schools as their ECE department heads and faculty gather to discuss the latest trends and issues in educational tools, curriculum, and industry requirements for future engineering professionals.

>> Download the 2016 Prospectus

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Kim Simpao
Communications Director
Phone: 773-315-7779
Email: ksimpao@ecedha.org


ECEDHA Organizational News


Renew your 2016 ECEDHA Membership

ECEDHA Membership is now up for renewal for 2016!

ECEHDA's membership benefits continue to grow. Renew your 2016 membership to take advantage of the following:

  • Access to the ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo, providing an enriched experience with significant corporate participation and involvement through the ECExpo
  • Access to specialized workshops. Recent workshops have allowed ECEDHA members to enjoy programming and travel grants due to special funding by the National Science Foundation
  • Opportunity to participate in the enhanced ECEDHA Annual Member Survey, providing important comparative benchmark data
  • And much more!

>> View member benefits
>> Renew membership


Congratulations to the 2015 ECEDHA Award Winners!

2015 Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award 
ECEDHA Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award       

Gary May
Georgia Institute of Technology 


2015 Innovative Program Award 
        Frederic Mailhot
Universite de Sherbrooke, Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments



2015 Industry Award 
    Steve Lyle
Texas Instruments                   

2015 Diversity Award 
      Tamara Brown

>> View past award recipients


2015 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo Attendees

Westin Hilton Head Island Resort, SC

ECEDHA Administration

ECEDHA headquarters administration is the responsibility of the International Engineering Consortium.

Contact information:

Two Prudential Plaza, 180 N Stetson
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601 USA
Phone: +1-312-559-3724
Fax: +1-312-559-4111
E-mail: information@ecedha.org

The IEC is proud to support the work of ECEDHA.

E-mail the event date, name and link to information@ecedha.org to be added to the calendar.

March 18, 2016 ABET Workshop
March 18, 2016  Blended Learning Workshop
18-22, 2016:

2016 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines - La Jolla, California

Support ECE education! 
Become an ECEDHA Corporate Sponsor

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for 2015 are now available!

>> View Sponsorship Prospectus

Contact Kim Simpao
for more information
+1-773-315-7779 (mobile)

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