2014 Annual Conference Program and Presentations

Friday, March 21, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABET Workshop 
Presentation made available during workshop only.

Facilitators:

  • Mark Law, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, University of Florida

  • 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
  • Tsuhan Chen, David E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
Saturday, March 22, 2014
8:30 am - 9:00 am

Conference Introduction

  • Introductions: John Janowiak, Executive Director, ECEDHA

  • President's Welcome: Tsuhan Chen, David E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and Computer ENgineering, Cornell University; President, ECEDHA

  • Conference Overview: John Peeples, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Citadel; Vice President, ECEDHA

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Opening Keynote Session

10:30 am - 12 noon
Keynote Panel - Next Generation ECE Program Directions

Moderator:
  • Sally Wood, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University 
Speakers:
  • Sherra KernsProfessor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Founding Vice President, Innovation and Research, Olin College

  • Mark LawProfessor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, University of Florida

  • Stephen Phillips, Professor and Director, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Keynote Luncheon - What Google Glass Means for the Future of Photography

  • Marc Levoy, Professor EE & CS, Stanford; Google
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Keynote Panel - IP Policy

Moderator:
  • Abbas El Gamal, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Speakers:
  • Maggie Johnson, Director, Education and University Relations, Google

  • Nanci Knight, Academic Alliance Executive, IBM Academic Initiative

  • Katherine KuDirector, Industrial Contracts Office, Stanford University

  • Carol MimuraAssistant Vice Chancellor, IP & Industry Research Alliances - IPIRA, UC Berkeley

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Department Heads Panel - ECE Branding and Awareness

Moderator:

  • Tsu-Jae King LiuProfessor and Associate Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley

Speakers:

  • Tsuhan ChenDavid E. Burr Professor of Engineering, Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University; President, ECEDHA

  • John PeeplesProfessor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Citadel; Vice President, ECEDHA

  • Craig ScottProfessor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Morgan State University

  • Jelena Kovacevic, Professor and Department Head Designate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Sunday, March 23, 2014
8:30 am - 11:30 am

ECE Spotlight Presentations

Monday, March 24, 2014
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Keynote Session
  • Krishna Shenoy, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering & Neurobiology, Stanford University
  • Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder, Marvell
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:

STEM Education and Outreach: Strategies for Success

Organizers

  • Tsu-Jae King Liu, Professor and Associate Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • Zhihua Qu, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Central Florida
  • Sally Wood, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University
Speakers
  • Sharnnia Artis, Director, Education and Outreach, Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • Tahllee Baynard, Research Science Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
  • Michael Deal, Senior Research Scientist and SNF Director of Education, Stanford Nanofabrication Facility, Stanford University
  • Dan Garcia, Senior Lecturer SOE, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • Ken Gracey, CEO, Parallax
10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Cybersecurity

Organizer & Moderator
  • Pritpal Singh, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Villanova University
Speakers
  • Faye Francy, Cyber ONE Leader, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Jim Solderitsch, Accenture R&D Labs
  • Patrick O'Shea, University of Maryland
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:

Open-Source Hardware and the Classroom

Organizer 

  • Bob Brown, Director, Academic Business Development, Digi-Key
Moderator

  • Randall Restle, Director, Applications Engineering, Digi-Key
Speakers
  • Michael Shiloh, Arduino Community Liaison
  • Adrian Fernandez, Microcontroller Customer Experience Manager, Texas Instruments
  • John Schneider, Director, Education Initiatives, Digilent
  • Michael Zimmer, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley
1:30 pm -
3:00 pm 
International University Panel
Organizers
  • Dennis Peters, Associate Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Pritpal Singh, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Villanova University
Speakers
  • Maria Virginia Moncada, Head, Department of Electronic Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (UNI) Managua, Nicaragua
  • Jorge Andres Martinez Alarcon, Director del Departmento de Ingenierias 
  • Andre Ivanov, Professor and Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Teaching School/Research School Interaction and Topics for Teaching Institutions

Organizer & Moderator

  • Khalid S. Al-Olimat, Professor and Chair, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Ohio Northern University
Speakers
  • Alan Cheville, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering Department, Bucknell University
  • Mansoor Alam, Professor, Chair and Graduate Director, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, The University of Toledo
  • Ahmed Eltom, Professor and Department Head, Electrical Engineering Department, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Alan Sahakian, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Diversity, Women Chairs, HBCUs
Organizers
  • Mohamed Chouikha, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Howard University
  • Agnieszka Miguel, Associate Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seattle University
  • Athina Petropulu, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Speakers
  • Sheila Hemami, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
  • Stella Batalama, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, University of Buffalo
  • Tsu-Jae King Liu, Professor and Associate Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley
  • Sally Wood, Professor and Chair, Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University
3:30 pm -
5:00 pm 
Industry Roundtable
Moderator
  • Athina Petropulu, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Secretary-Treasurer, ECEDHA
Speakers
  • Ray Almgren, Vice President, Marketing, National Instruments
  • Premal Buch, Vice President, Software Engineering, Altera
  • Samuel Fuller, Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer, Analog Devices
  • Rich Goldman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Synopsys
  • Fernando Mujica, Director, Autonomous Vehicles R&D, Texas Instruments
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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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October 22-23, 2017: CSECEDHA Regional Meeting - Brookings, SD
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16-20, 2018:

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