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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 (download pdf)
8:00-8:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast

ECE Affiliates Program Update (pdf)
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Assistant Professor of ECE
Chair, ECE Affiliates Program
Director, Center for Multimedia Communication

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Highlights (pdf)
Behnaam Aazhang, J.S. Abercrombie Professor
Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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

Active Integrated Circuit Metering Techniques for Security
and Digital Rights Management
Farinaz Koushanfar, Assistant Professor of ECE

Toward Large-scale Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon (pdf
Qianfan Xu, Assistant Professor of ECE

ECE Affiliates Luncheon (Registration Required)
at The Grand Hall, Rice Student Center

Demo floor Featuring ECE Student Research and
Award-Winning Research Projects

Error Tolerance for Scaled Electronic Technologies
Kartik Mohanram, Assistant Professor of ECE and CS
3:00pm Make "Sense" for Computing (pdf)
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