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 

 
 Renew Your 2017 Membership!
 
 Follow ECEDHA on Twitter
 

 


View the latest issue!
‚Äč

Upcoming Webinars 
March 30, 2017
The Opportunity for the Electrical Engineering Class of 2022
Sponsored by National Instruments

On Demand Webinars
IoT - It's Everywhere! Preparing Students for Tomorrow's Design and Test Challenges
Sponsored by Keysight Technologies
 
Teaching Mechatronics: Helping Students to Understand and Design Complex Systems
Sponsored by National Instruments
 
Transformational Teaching Labs - Putting Your Best Academic Foot Forward
Sponsored by Quanser
 
Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation Apps as a Teaching Tool
Sponsored by COMSOL
 
mmWave: Next Generation Wireless Prototyping
Sponsored by National Instruments
 
Creating Equation-Based Simulation Apps
Sponsored by COMSOL

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

March 17, 2017 ABET Workshop
March 17, 2017 Leadership Workshop
March 17, 2017 ADI/MathWorks Workshop
March 17, 2017 New Chairs Workshop
March
17-21, 2017:

2017 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo
Hilton Sandestin - Miramar Beach, FL

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)
ksimpao@ecedha.org

Corporate Members

 

 


 

 

 
 
Cypress

 

 

 

 
 



 
 Mouser

National Instruments 

 quanser

 
 



 

 Texas Instruments