2011 Annual Conference Program and Presentations

Friday, March 11, 2011
7:00 am - 2:45 pm:

ABET Workshop 
Presentation made available during workshop only.

Facilitators:

  • Sarah A. Rajala, Professor and Dean, Bagley College of Engineering, Mississippi State University
  • Stephen M. Phillips, Professor and Director fo the School, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University
  • David Soldan, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University
 
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm: New Chairs Workshop
Presentation not available.

Facilitators:
  • Mark Smith, Birck Professor of ECE and Dean of the Graduate School, Purdue University
  • Langis Roy, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Electronics, Carleton University
 
3:00 pm -
5:30 pm: 
New Energy Technologies: An Overview of the Next-Generation

Moderator:

Speakers:

Saturday, March 12, 2011
8:30 am -
8:45 am:
Conference Introduction
No presentation available.

President's Welcome:
T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger, David Edward Schramm Professor & Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; President, ECEDHA

Conference Overview:
Bing Chen, Professor & Chair, Computer & Electronics Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha Campus; Vice President, ECEDHA
8:45 am - 10:00 am: Keynote Session: National Leadership on Engineering Education
10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Keynote Session: The View of ECE from Silicon Valley
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm:

Keynote Session: The View of ECE from IEEE

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm: Keynote Session: The View of ECE from NSF
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm: Keynote Session: The View of ECE from CMU
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm 
Roundtable: "Issues and Challenges Facing ECE in the Next 25"
No presentation available.

Moderator: 
  • Anthony Kuh, Professor and Department Chair, Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Speakers:

  • Brian Halla, former CEO, National Instruments
  • Moshe Kam, IEEE 2010 President-Elect; Robert Quinn Professor and Department Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Drexel University
  • Ted Kaufman, former U.S. Senator, Deleware; BSME, Duke University
Sunday, March 13, 2011
8:00 am - 8:20 am: 
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Agilent Technologies 

Agilent EEsof EDA's Educational Support Program Saves Dollars and Makes Sense
Presenter: Keefe Bohannan, Applications Engineering District Manager, Agilent EEsof EDA

8:30 am - 8:50 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
National Instruments 

Do Engineering Anywhere, Anytime
Presenter: Erik Luther, RF Market Product Evangelist, National Instruments

9:00 am - 9:20 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
The MathWorks 

Enhancing Engineering Education through Technical Computing and Model-Based Design
Presenter: Jim Ryan, Worldwide Education Strategy and Marketing Partner, MathWorks

9:30 am - 9:50 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Xilinx 

Xilinx University Program; Your Partner in Education
Presenter: Anna Acevedo, XUP Manager, Xilinx Inc.

10:00 am - 10:20 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Digilent 

Hands On Design: Every Student, Every Assignment
Presenter: Clint Cole, President, Digilent Inc.

10:30 am -
10:50 am: 
ECE Spotlight
Presentation:
 
Eaton 
Innovation in Power Management at Eaton Corporation
Presenter: Mike Wynblatt, Vice President, Technology, Eaton Corporation 
11:00 am - 11:20 am: 
ECE Spotlight
Presentation:
 
CST of America 
Educational Benefits of 3D Electromagnetic Simulation Software to Mathematical Parts of the EE Curriculum
Presenter: Tudor Breahna M.Sc., Academic Programs Manager, Application Engineer, CST of America 
11:30 am - 11:50 am: 
ECE Spotlight
Presentation:
 
IET Inspec 
The Inspec Database
Presenter: Karen Berryman, Product Specialist, Inspec 
12:00 pm -
12:20 pm: 
ECE Spotlight 
Presentation:
 
AMD 
AMD Next-Generation Engineer
Presenter: Sam Naffziger, Corporate Fellow, AMD 
12:30 pm -
12:50 pm: 
ECE Spotlight
Presentation:
 
Quanser 
Presenter: Leor Grebler, Academic Solutions Advisor, Quanser 
11:30 am - 3:00 pm:  ECEDHA Workshop: Globalization 
 
Moderator:
  • S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Idaho State University
Speakers:
1:30 pm -
4:45 pm: 
ECEDHA Workshop: Energy & Power I & II
Moderator:

Speakers:
3:15 pm -
4:45 pm 
ECEDHA Workshop: Utilizing Social Media in Academics
Moderator:

Speakers:
Monday, March 14, 2011
8:30 am -
9:15 am:
Keynote Session: "NAE's Perspective on the ECE Landscape: Diversification and the Grand Challenges" 
10:00 am - 11:30 am: Panel Session: Challenges and Opportunities for ECE in the Coming Decades
Moderator:

Speakers:
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Keynote Session: Workforce Development
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Keynote Session: The View of ECE from Industry
Speakers:
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
8:30 am - 
10:00 am 

ECEDHA Business Meeting and Open Forum
>> Open Forum Results
Facilitators:

  • T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger, David Edward Schramm Professor & Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; President, ECEDHA
  • Bing Chen, Professor & Chair, Computer & Electronics Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Omaha Campus; Vice President, ECEDHA
  • Gary May, Professor & Chair, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; Secretary-Treasurer, ECEDHA
10:00 am -
10:45 am: 

Panel Session: Things to know about ABET: Update on the ECEDHA-ABET Dialog

 
11:00 am -
12:00 pm 
Keynote Session: "ECE Futures"
No Presentation Available.
  • David Brin, Futurist
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm  Closing Remarks
No Presentation Available.
  • T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger, David Edward Schramm Professor & Head, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; President, ECEDHA
  • Bing Chen, Professor & Chair, Computer & Electronics Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Omaha Campus; Vice President, ECEDHA 

 
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