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2011 ECE Affiliates Meeting Agenda 

New Initiatives for Rice ECE


Wednesday, April 6
Duncan Hall, Rice University

On-line registration is CLOSED.


Webcast

Agenda (Download pdf)
8:00-8:50am   Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am



 
  ECE Affiliates Program Update (pdf / Webcast)
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Associate Professor of ECE
Chair, ECE Affiliates Program
9:15am


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

 
  Energy: A Materials Research Agenda
Pulickel M. Ajayan, Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor of Engineering 
Professor of MEMS, Chemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
10:00am   Break 
10:30am


 
  From Cancer Therapy to Solar Energy (pdf / Webcast)
Naomi J. Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor
Director, Rice Quantum Institute
Director, Laboratory for Nanophotonics
Professor of ECE, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy
11:00am

 
  Neuroengineering: Striking a Nerve in ECE (pdf / Webcast)
Richard Baraniuk, Victor E. Cameron Professor in Engineering, ECE
11:30am

 
  ECE Affiliates Luncheon (Registration Required)
at Huff House 
1:00pm

 
  Demo and Posters (pdf)
Featuring the work of ECE Graduate Students
Undergraduate Research Projects
Affiliate-sponsored Senior Design Projects
 
2:30pm

 
  Personalized Health: Just What the Doctor Recommended (pdf / Webcast)
Dr. Cliff Dacso, The Abramson Center for the Future of Health, Baylor College of Medicine
3:00pm   Engineering Personalized Health: Scalable and In Your Pocket (pdf /Webcast)
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Associate Professor of ECE
3:30pm   Break 
4:00pm   KEYNOTE - More than Cores and FLOPS: Computing Systems Technology Challenges 
Kevin Nowka
Director, IBM Research - Austin, Texas
5:00-5:15pm   People's Choice Awards (Webcast)

 
   
Reception immediately following awards ceremony
Brockman Hall
(Sponsored by the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department)