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2009 ECE Affiliates Conference Agenda 

Building Stronger Connections


Wednesday, October 14
Duncan Hall, Rice University

On-line registration is 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

 
  LANCER - A Unique Nanotechnology Research Collaboration
Daniel Mittleman, Professor of ECE
10:00am   Break 
10:30am


 
  The Local View in Networks
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Assistant Professor of ECE
11:00am

 
  Advancements in Workload Shaping and Scheduling for QoS Control
Peter Varman, Professor of ECE and CS
11:30am

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

 
  Demo and Posters
Featuring the work of ECE Students
Affiliate-sponsored Senior Design Projects --New Feature!
 
2:30pm

 
  Compressive Signal Processing
Richard Baraniuk, Victor E. Cameron Professor in Engineering
3:00pm   The New Senior Design Program Experience in ECE
Gary Woods, Professor in the Practice of Computer Technology
3:30pm   Break 
4:00pm   Keynote - High Performance Multi-Core Processors
Dr. Alan Gatherer, Texas Instruments
CTO for the High Performance Multicore Businesses at Texas Instruments
TI Fellow

 
    Reception immediately following lecture
The Brochstein Pavillion
(Sponsored by the Electrical & Computer Engineering 
 and Computer Science Departments)
 

Computer Science Affiliates Meeting, October 15, 2009