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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.)

8:00-8:50am   Registration and Continental Breakfast

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

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

  Urban-Scale Ultra-Low Cost Wireless Networking
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  
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
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