ECEDHA Virtual Summit Brought to you By: Digi-Key 



June 6, 2022 at 12:30pm CDT

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12:30 am - 12:45 am

Digi-Key Opening and Speaker Introduction


12:45 pm to 1:30 pm

Discussion on the State of IoT Education

Professor Ricardo Sanfelice (UCSC) and Sanjeev Datla (CEO of Machinechat) will be discussing the state of IoT curriculum in universities and IoT applications from the industry standpoint. This discussion will highlight unique industry perspectives and how academia is preparing students for the industry. How is IoT taught in the classroom? What is the industry looking for and how are graduates building/deploying actual IoT applications?


1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Benefits of a Hybrid Approach to Teaching Digital Logic

Professor Rania Hussein from the University of Washington will be discussing her groundbreaking work in the creation of Project Beadle (in partnership with Intel SPG). Project Beadle is an open source coursework teaching Digital Logic to students from the 9th to 12th grade. Learn about her work in developing this coursework and how it can be deployed at low cost to students from disadvantaged communities around the planet.


2:00 pm

Digi-Key Closing Remarks



A word about our partner Machinechat:


Digi-Key is proud to partner with Machinechat for this event. We thought you might find this how-to video interesting. It demonstrates how the demo we showcased at the recent ECEDHA event was built. Today’s students will be entering a competitive workforce where the ability to be responsive and fast in conceptualizing and building out their ideas and solutions will be critical. To that purpose, Digi-Key is proud to be at the center of working with best-of-breed providers that deliver commercial-grade hardware and software solutions.



           Sanjeev Datla (Machinechat)

          Prof. Rania Hussein (University of Washington)

           Prof. Ricardo Sanfelice (University of California Santa Cruz)