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2007 ECE Affiliates Conference Agenda 

ECE achieves high marks with successful 2007 Corporate Affiliates Day


Global Partnerships in Research and Education

Thursday, September 13
Duncan Hall, Rice University

8:00-8:50am   Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am   ECE Affiliates Program Update 
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Assistant Professor of ECE
Chair, ECE Affiliates Program
Director, Center for Multimedia Communication
9:15am   Technology and Globalization
Behnaam Aazhang, J.S. Abercrombie Professor
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9:30am   NanoJapan: Connecting US Undergraduates with the
Best of Japanese Science & Research

Junichiro Kono, Associate Professor of ECE
10:00am   Break 
10:30am   Towards Future High-Performance Nanoscale Integrated Systems
Yehia Massoud, Associate Professor of ECE and CS
11:00am   Issues in VLSI Circuit Simulation and Model Reduction
A.C. Antoulas, Professor of ECE
11:30am   ECE Affiliates Luncheon (Sponsored by ViaSat)
at the Jones Graduate School/McNair Hall Commons
General Lunch Open to All Registered Attendees
1:00pm   Demo floor Featuring ECE Student Research and
Award-Winning Research Projects
2:30pm   Wireless Systems Research:
International Collaboration with Finland 

Joseph Cavallaro, Professor of ECE and CS
3:00pm   Imaging by Compressive Sensing:
A 1-Pixel Camera and Beyond
Kevin Kelly, Assistant Professor of ECE

3:30pm   Recent Advances of Trace Gas Sensors based on Infrared
Semiconductor Lasers: Global Opportunities and Challenges

Frank K. Tittel, J.S. Abercrombie Professor

4:00pm   India Awakes - Opportunities for US High Technology Enterprise 
Dr. Arogyaswami Paulraj
Professor, Stanford University
CTO & Co-founder, Beceem Communications
(Business Week profile of Dr. Paulraj)
    Reception immediately following in Martel Hall

Computer Science Affiliates Meeting, September 12, 2007

Career Services Career Fair, September 13-14, 2007