The 2016 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo will take place March 18-22, 2016 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California.

Join us at this premier annual event bringing together ECE department heads, deans, lab managers, and faculty from throughout the United States and Canada as we celebrate 32 years of ECE Leadership!

Host Universities


   Lal Tummala
Susan Lord

Professor and Chair,
Department of
Electrical Engineering

University of San Diego
Truong Nguyen

Professor and Chair,
Department of
Electrical Engineering

University of California, San Diego
Lal Tummala

Professor and Chairman,
Department of Electrical
and Computer Engineering

San Diego State University


Why Attend?

  • Shape the future of ECE – The ECEDHA Annual Conference is the only gathering of electrical and computer engineering department heads from throughout the United States and Canada.

  • Hear from ECE leaders and visionaries – The Conference Program presents a stellar lineup of featured speakers drawn from industry and academia.

  • Share insights with peers – Dedicated breakout sessions focus on ECE branding, research funding, undergraduate programs, blended education, diversity, emerging technologies, and more.

  • Gain industry perspectives – ECE industry leaders share their views, participating as speakers throughout the Conference Program.

  • Discover advances in technology – Leading ECE technology providers present their latest products and services in the ECExpo and corporate spotlight presentations.

  • Learn during workshops – Pre-conference workshops present specialized programming for new department heads and schools preparing for the ABET accreditation process.

  • Network with colleagues – Ample networking time provides opportunities for informal interactions among old friends and new acquaintances.

  • PLUS a special, full-day pre-conference workshop on Cybersecurity and Cyber-Physical Systems

Corporate Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Exhibit and Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2016 program! Reach out to all the top ECE departments in North America and Canada. Secure your exhibit space and sponsorship today!

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


   Conference Sponsors    
 Conference Partner
 Signature Partners
 National Instruments
 Platinum Partners

 Texas Instruments
 Diamond Partners


 Gold Partners
 Saturday Evening Sponsor
 ECExpo Sponsor

 Spotlight Program Sponsor
 National Instruments
 Hospitality and Session Sponsors
National Instruments 
 Texas Instruments
 Merchandise Sponsors
 CST of America