2023 ECEDHA Annual Conference Presentations


Friday, March 17

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABET Workshop

Presenters: Vic Nelson, Emeritus Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Auburn University
Lisa Shay, Associate Dean, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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8:30 am - 5:00 pm

IEC ADEP Workshop

>> ADEP Overview Slides

>> ASA / CHIPS Act Slides

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

New Chairs Workshop

Presenters: Hulya Kirkici, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Alabama

John Papapolymerou, Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University

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Saturday, March 18

8:30 am - 9:00 am 

Conference Opening

John Janowiak, Executive Director, ECEDHA

Agnieszka Miguel, Associate Professor and Chair, Seattle University

Michael Devetsikiotis, ECE Department Chair, University of New Mexico

9:30 am - 9:30 am 

Association Updates

Agnieszka Miguel, Associate Professor and Chair, Seattle University

9:30 am - 9:45 am 

Tribal Prayer and History of the Tamaya Land

Emmett Garcia, Former War Chief, Santa Ana Pueblo

9:45 am - 10:10 am 

Conference Welcome

James Holloway, Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs and Professor, Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico

10:10 am - 10:30 am

Kallestewa Dance Group, Zuni Tribe

Presentation of "Deer Dance"

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

CHIPS Act Roundtable Discussion

Stephen Goodnick, David and Darleen Ferry Professor of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University

Don Millard, Deputy Assistant Director, National Science Foundation
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Deirdre Hanford, Chief Security Officer, Corporate Staff, Synopsys
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Gabriela Cruz Thompson, Research Manager, Intel Labs

Eric Lin, Interim Director, CHIPS R&D, NIST
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Dev Shenoy, US Department of Defense
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12:30 pm –2:00 pm

Keynote Luncheon

Lynne Parker, Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of the AI Tennessee initiative, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2:00 pm –3:30 pm

Dean's Perspective Panel: Keys to Success in Transitioning from Chair to Dean

Magnus Egerstedt, Dean of Engineering and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine

William Sanders, Dean, College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Stella Batalama, Dean College of Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University

Jelena Kovacevic, Dean, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, New York University

Jenna Carpenter, Dean of Engineering, Campbell University

Sunday, March 19

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Digilent ECE Keynote Spotlight Breakfast - In the Cloud: Taking Education ot the Next Level

Steve Johnson, President & General Manager, Digilent

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9:00 am - 9:40 am

ECE Spotlight Sessions

Quanser: What Groundbreaking Advancements Can Electrical and Computer Engineers Unlock to Expand the Potential Applications of the Latest Evolution of Modern Robotics?
Paul Karam,
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Tektronix: The Path Towards Zero Emissions: Advancements in Semiconductor Development
Hanna Al Fahel, Tektronix
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Real Digital: Low-cost Design Kits for Every Student; High-performance Systems for SDR and Advanced Applications
Clint Cole,
Real Digital

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Fluke: 75 Years of Innovation: Fluke Tools and Resources to Develop the Next Generation of Engineering and Computer Science Professionals
Toffee Coleman, Fluke
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10:00 am - 10:40 am

ECE Spotlight Sessions

Digilent: NI's New Education Brand
Eli Haslanger,

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Keysight: Partnering with Keysight
Noah Schmitz,

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AMD: Teaching and Research Support for Universities
Hugo Andrade,

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Ansys: Increase Enrollment and Retention in Electrical Engineering - A Case Study
Ryan Gordon,

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11:00 am - 11:40 am

ECE Spotlight Sessions

Intel: Intel's FPGA Academic Program
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Red Pitaya: New Ways to Learn with Red Pitaya: A Case Study with UCSD
Mateja Lampe Rupnik,
Red Pitaya

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Synopsys Academic & Research Alliances: Enabling Education & Research for Smart Everything
Harish Balan,

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Liquid Instruments: Using Moku Cloud Compile to Teach Digital Logic, FPGA Design, and Digital Signal Processing
Steve Kuhn,
Liquid Instruments

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12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Keynote Address

Doug Melton, The Kern Family Foundation
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Monday, March 20

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Keynote Address
Sethuraman Panchanathan, Director, National Science Foundation 
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9:00 am - 10:30 am

Branding: A Crash Course for the ECEDHA Community

Sid Deliwala, Director of Lab Programs, Peter Detkin Lab, Electrical & Systems Enginering, University of Pennsylvania

Kathleen Meehan, Professor and Chair, California State University, Chico

Tony Maciejewski, Division Director ENG/ECCS, National Science Foundation

Jane Halpern, Communications Officer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

ERVA Listening Session: ProActively Identifying Research Priorities through the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance

Edl Schamiloglu, Associate Dean for Research (SOE), Distringuished Professor, University of New Mexico



Branding: Pathway between Industry and Academia

Abdullah Eroglu, Chair and Professor, ECE Department, North Carolina A&T State University

John Watson, Professor, Palomar College, San Marcos

Jessica Segovia, Validation Engineer, Texas Instruments

Patrick Kane, Infineon Technologies

Adam Assaad, Territory Manager, Quanser

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Luncheon and Plenary Panel: The Internet You Want and Why

Vinton Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UC San Diego

Irene Qualters, Associate Laboratory Director for Simulation and Computation, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dan Arvizu, Chancellor, New Mexico State University

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

ECEDHA-C Panel: The CHIPS and Science Act

Tsu-Jae King Liu, Dean, College of Engineering and Professor, EECS, University of California Berkeley

Stephen Goodnick, David and Darleen Ferry Professor of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University

David Junkin, Program Management Director - Academic Partnerships, Cadence Design Systems
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Alan Mitchell, Manager, Radiation Hardened CMOS and Advanced Device Development, Sandia National Labs
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Branding: Global Impacts

Ken Connor, Professor Emeritus, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

National Laboratories Plenary Panel

Moderator: Marie Hattar, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Keysight Technologies
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David Gibson, Deputy Laboratories Director and Chief Operations Officer, Sandia National Laboratories

John Sarrao, Deputy Laboratory Director for Science, Technology and Engineering (DDSTE), Los Alamos National Laboratory

Juan Torres, National Renewable Energy Lab

Eric Lin, Interim Director, CHIPS R&D, NIST

Jeremy Raley, USSF

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