2013 Annual Conference Program and Presentations

Friday, March 22, 2013
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABET Workshop 
Presentation made available during workshop only.

Speakers:

  • John Orr, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Stephen M. Phillips, Professor and Director, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University; Vice President, ECEDHA

  • David Soldan, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm: New Chairs Workshop
  • Kelvin Erickson, Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University
Saturday, March 23, 2013
8:30 am - 9:00 am

Conference Introduction

  • Introductions: John Janowiak, Executive Director, ECEDHA

  • President's Welcome: Stephen M. Phillips, Professor and Director, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University; President, ECEDHA

  • UCF Welcome: Zhihua Qu, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Division, University of Central Florida, Tony Waldrop, Provost, University of Central Florida

  • Conference Overview: Tsuhan Chen, David E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University; Vice President, ECEDHA

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Opening Keynote Session

  • Mark PierpointVP & GM, Agilent Technologies

  • Arturo PizanoHead of University Collaboration Program, Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology

10:30 am - 12 noon
Keynote Panel - Online Education
Moderator:
  • Tsuhan Chen, David E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Vice President, ECEDHA 
Speakers:
  • Anant AgarwalPresident, edX

  • Bernd Girod, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Stanford University

  • Salman Khan, Founder & Executive Director, Khan Academy

  • Andrew Ng, Co-Founder, Coursera

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Keynote Luncheon

  • Farnam Jahanian, Assistant Director for CISE, National Science Foundation
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Keynote Panel - Moving Up The Ladder
Moderator:
  • Ed Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon, Senior Past President, ECEDHA
Speakers:
  • Kent Fuchs, Provost, Cornell

  • Bernd Girod, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, School of Engineering, Stanford University

  • Gary May, Dean, College of Engineering, Georgia Tech

  • Sarah Rajala, Dean, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University

 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Industry Roundtable
Moderator:

  • John Peeples, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Citadel, Secretary-Treasurer, ECEDHA 

Speakers:

  • Samuel Fuller, Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Technology Officer, Analog Devices

  • Teresa Pace, Chief Engineer, Lockheed Martin MST

  • Brad Ruzicka, WorldWide University Marketing Manager, Texas Instruments

  • Hayne ShumateVice President of Internet Business, Mouser Electronics, Inc.

  • Dave Wilson, Director of Academic Programs, National Instruments

Sunday, March 24, 2013
8:30am - 9:45am
ECE Spotlight Presentation:              Quanser
  

Can Engineering Theory be Fun?
Presenter: Tom Lee, Ph.D, Chief Education Officer, Quanser

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
 Digilent 

Makers are Learners
PresenterClint ColePresident, Digilent, Inc., Instructor Washington State University

 

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Agilent

Producing Industry-Ready Engineers
Presenter: John KikuchiAgilent EEsof EDA University Program Manager, Agilent Technologies

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
MathWorks 

10 Ways to Accelerate Education with MATLAB and Simulink
Presenter: Todd AtkinsEducation Technical Marketing, MathWorks

10:00am -10:45am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
National Instruments
 

Answering the Grand Engineering Challenges: Inspire Students in Engineering
Presenter: Mark WaltersAcademic Marketing Manager, National Instruments

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Freescale Semiconductor

Make it Awesome: Easy, Embedded, Education
PresenterJohn McLellanFreescale University Programs – North America, Freescale

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Analog Devices

Tinkering 101:  Inspiring Students With Hands-on Learning Tools and Techniques
Presenters: 
Kathleen MeehanAssociate Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
Sam FullerVice President, Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer, Analog Devices

11:00am - 11:45am
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Mentor graphics

Teaching Using State of Art Design Tools
Presenter: Ian BurgessHigher Education Program Development Manager, Mentor Graphics Corporation

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Mouser

Sourcing Solutions for Today's Electronic Engineering Programs
PresenterCoby KleinjanDirector of Special Accounts, Mouser Electronics

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Texas Instruments

Bring Project Based Learning - Anywhere: TI Educational Hardware
PresenterLarissa SwanlandUniversity Manager, Texas Instruments

Monday, March 25, 2013
8:45 am - 9:30 am
Monday Opening Keynote
  • Justin RattnerSenior Fellow, Vice President, and Chief Technology Officer, Intel, Director, Intel Labs
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:

Enhancing Student and Faculty Diversity

Organizers

  • Mohamed Chouikha, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer EngineeringHoward University
  • Agnieszka Miguel, Associate Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seattle University
Speakers
  • Karen Butler-PurryAssociate Provost for Graduate Studies, Texas A&M
  • Ann Gordon-RossAssociate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida
  • Diane Matt, CAE, Executive Director and CEO, WEPAN
  • Sarah A. Rajala, Dean, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University
  • Parveen WahidProfessor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida
10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Understanding Export Control
Organizer
  • Ed Schlesinger, David Edward Schramm Professor and Department Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Senior Past President, ECEDHA
Moderator
  • Scott Maberry, Partner, SheppardMullin
Speakers
  • Robert F. Roach, Chief Compliance Officer, New York University
  • Kristen L. Worman, Assistant General Counsel, The Texas A&M University System
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:

STEM Outreach: Inspiring Students to Study Engineering
Organizer & Moderator

  • Zhihua Qu, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida
Speakers
  • Kevin Chapman, Senior Engineering Manager, Harris Corporation
  • Bruce FurinoDirector of CECS Outreach, University of Central Florida
  • John Harris, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida
  • Glenda La RueDirector of STEM Center of Excellence, The Citadel
  • George PappasProfessor and Chair, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • Khalil Najafi, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
1:30 pm -
3:00 pm 
Electric Power, Energy Research & Education
Organizer
  • S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Idaho State University
Moderator
  • Kishan Baheti, Program Director, Electrical Communications & Cyber Systems, National Science Foundation
Speakers
  • Mesut BaranProfessor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • George MaracasProgram Director, Electrical, Communications & Cyber Systems, National Science Foundation
  • Ned MohanOscar A. Schott Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Dagmar NieburAssociate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University
  • Rick ParisManager, Plant Electrical Systems, Energy Solutions, Siemens Energy, Inc.
  • S. S. (Mani) VenkataPrincipal Scientist, Director of DER R&D, Alstom Grid Inc.
  • Dave Wilson, Director of Academic Programs, National Instruments
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Sponsoring Electrical and Computer Engineering Entrepreneurship

Organizer & Moderator

  • John Peeples, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Citadel, Secretary-Treasurer, ECEDHA
Speakers
  • Magdy Attia, President and Chief Engineer - AbM Engineering, LLC, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Director - Gas Turbine Lab, Embry-Riddle University
  • Gordon HoganDirector, UCF Business Incubation Program
  • Josh MartiCEO, Pointinside.com
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Large School/Small School Interaction, Topics for Teaching Institutions
Organizers
  • Khalid Al-Olimat, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Ohio Northern University
  • Khalil Najafi, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    University of Michigan
Speakers
  • Alan Cheville, Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Bucknell University
  • Robert Throne, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Nazmul Ula, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Loyola Marymount University
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm 
Department Heads Panel
Moderator
  • Tsuhan Chen, David E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and, Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Vice President, ECEDHA
Speakers
  • Andreas Cangellaris, Professor and Head, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Munther Dahleh, Associate Head, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Abbas El GamalProfessor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Athina PetropuluProfessor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University
  • Stephen M. PhillipsProfessor and Director, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, President, ECEDHA
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
9:00 am - 
10:30 am 
 ECEDHA Business Meeting and Open Forum 
ECE Spotlight Presentation:
 Digilent 

Makers are Learners
PresenterClint Cole, President, Digilent, Inc., Instructor Washington State University

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
 Digilent 

Makers are Learners
PresenterClint Cole, President, Digilent, Inc., Instructor Washington State University

ECE Spotlight Presentation:
Freescale Semiconductor
Make it Awesome: Easy, Embedded, Education
PresenterJohn McLellan, Freescale University Programs – North America, Freescale

 
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