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2008 ECE Affiliates Conference Agenda 

Taming Complexity


Wednesday, October 15
Duncan Hall, Rice University

Registration (On-line registration is now closed.)


Agenda
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


 
  Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Highlights
Behnaam Aazhang, J.S. Abercrombie Professor
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9:30am

 
  Urban-Scale Ultra-Low Cost Wireless Networking
Ed Knightly, Professor of ECE and CS
10:00am   Break 
10:30am


 
  Active Integrated Circuit Metering Techniques for Security
and Digital Rights Management

Farinaz Koushanfar, Assistant Professor of ECE
11:00am

 
  Toward Large-scale Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon  
Qianfan Xu, Assistant Professor of ECE
11:30am

 
  ECE Affiliates Luncheon (Registration Required)
at The Grand Hall, Rice Student Center
1:00pm

 
  Demo floor Featuring ECE Student Research and
Award-Winning Research Projects
 
2:30pm

 
  Error Tolerance for Scaled Electronic Technologies
Kartik Mohanram, Assistant Professor of ECE and CS
3:00pm   Make "Sense" for Computing
Lin Zhong, Assistant Professor of ECE and CS
3:30pm   Break 
4:00pm   Keynote - Server and Data Center Design for the Exascale Era
Dr. Partha Ranganathan
Principal Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Labs

 
   
Reception following lecture in the 
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
Sponsored by ECE and CS

Computer Science Affiliates Meeting, October 16, 2008