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Electrical and Computer Engineering

New Initiatives for Rice ECE

Wednesday, April 4
Duncan Hall, Rice University

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Agenda (pdf)

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

  ECE Affiliates Program Update
Ashutosh Sabharwal, Associate Professor of ECE
Chair, ECE Affiliates Program

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

  RCEL: Educating Engineering Leaders
Mark Embree, Doerr Professor and Director, Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics
10:00am   Break 

  Engineering Memories
Caleb Kemere, Assistant Professor of ECE

  Large-Scale Radiating Integrated (LSRI) Circuits
Aydin Babakhani, Assistant Professor of ECE

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

  Demos and Posters
Featuring the work of ECE Graduate Students
Undergraduate Research Projects
Affiliate-sponsored Senior Design Projects
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)

  Computational Imaging for Flexibility, bandwidth reduction and throughput in imaging systems
Ashok Veeraraghavan, Assistant Professor of ECE
3:00pm   Best PhD  Presenter Award
Chris Hunter - "Cooperation in Wireless Networks -- Turning Competitors into Partners"

3:30pm   Break 
4:00pm   KEYNOTE: The Inevitability of Change
Dr. James "Red" Duke, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
5:00-5:15pm   People's Choice Awards

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