ECEDHA 2010 Annual Conference Program and Presentations

"Looking Forward to the Next 25 Years"

Clearwater Beach, Florida
Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Friday, March 12, 2010
7:00 am - 3:00 pm:

ABET Workshop
Workshop Presentation

Workshop Handouts

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm: New Chairs Workshop
Saturday, March 13, 2010
8:30 am - 8:45 am: President's Welcome and Conference Overview
8:45 am - 9:45 am: Keynote I: Dr. Ken Gabriel, Deputy Director of DARPA
(No presentation available.)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Plenary Panel I: The Role of ECEDHA in Helping to Set Policy
Moderator: Ed Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Peter Harsha, Computing Research Association (CRA)
  • Sarah Rajala, Dean, Mississippi State University and Past President, ASEE
  • Michael Lightner, Department Head, University of Colorado Ð Boulder and Past President, IEEE

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Plenary Panel II: ECEDHA Inputs to ABET
Moderator: Gerry Kane, University of Tulsa
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Breakout Session I: Departmental Level Reforms
Moderator: David Soldan, Kansas State University
  • Murali Varanasi, University of North Texas
  • John Board, Duke University
  • Cynthia Furse, University of Utah
  • Alan Cheville, Oklahoma State University
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm:

Breakout Session II: Multidisciplinary Programs
Moderator: Hossein Mousavinezhad, Idaho State University


Sunday, March 14, 2010
9:00 am - 9:20 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:

Presenter: Tom Gaudette, Technical Marketing - Education
"Innovation and System Perspectives via Model-Based Design"

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

Presenter: Sherry Hess, Vice President of Marketing
"AWR's University Program Overview & Microwave and RF Software Gift to the Engineering Graduates of 2010"

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

Presenter: Sunny Ray, Academic Solutions Advisor
"Enable Educators, Engage Researchers and Empower Entrepreneurs to Engineer a Brighter Future"

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10:30 am - 10:50 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:

Presenter: Dr. Loren Betts, Senior Engineer/Research Scientist
"Advanced Active Component Characterization Utilizing the Agilent Nonlinear Vector Network Analyzer and X-parameters"

11:00 am - 11:20 am:
ECE Spotlight Presentation:

Presenter: Joe Harris, General Manager
"Hands-on Digital Design for every student: A proven method to improve educational outcomes"

Monday, March 15, 2010
7:00 am - 8:45 am: Regional Meetings
9:00 am - 10:00 am: Keynote II: Dr. Moshe Kam, Department Head, Drexel University and IEEE President-Elect                         
10:00 am - 10:45 am: ECExpo Open
10:45 am - 12:00 pm:

Plenary Panel III: Engineering Mission in Developing Countries
Moderator: Kwang Y. Lee, Baylor University


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: ECExpo Open
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: ECEDHA Business Meeting
Facilitator: Issa Batarseh, University of Central Florida and ECEDHA President

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: ECExpo Open
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: ECEDHA Open Forum
6:30 pm: Awards Banquet and Dinner Keynote III
ECEDHA Awards:
  • Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award: J. David Irwin, Auburn University
  • Innovative Program Award: Jill Auerbach, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eta Kappa Nu Awards:
  • Outstanding ECE Student Award: Matthew Young, University of Rhode Island
  • C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award: Dimitrios Peroulis, Purdue University
  • Outstanding Chapter Awards

Dinner Keynote III: Gordon Day, 2009 IEEE-USA President

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
7:45 am - 9:15 am: Breakout Session III : Managing Budgets
Moderator: Tsuhan Chen, Cornell University
  • Khalil Najafi, University of Michigan
  • Patrick O'Shea, University of Maryland
  • Chilukuri Mohan, Syracuse University
7:45 am - 9:15 am:

Breakout Session IV: HBCUs Challenges and Opportunities
Moderator: Mohammad Chouikha, Howard University


9:30 am - 10:45 am: Keynote IV: Frederick Dill, Retired, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
"How Do We Show k-12 Children and their Parents Engineering's Impact on Society"

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