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2009 ECE Affiliates Conference Agenda 

Building Stronger Connections

Wednesday, October 14
Duncan Hall, Rice University

On-line registration is 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

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

  The Local View in Networks
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Assistant Professor of ECE

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

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

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

  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