Inaugural ECE Day is Monday, April 4

Event to focus on breakthroughs, achievements & curriculum innovations

The Vanderbilt Electrical and Computer Engineering Department will present an inaugural ECE Day Monday, April 4, 2022, in the Commodore Ballroom of the Student Life Center

The one-day event will bring together alumni, faculty, students and staff to celebrate scientific breakthroughs, discuss curriculum innovations and recognize achievements.

ECE Day is open to all members of the Vanderbilt community who are interested in learning more about the School of Engineering’s growing electrical and computer engineering initiative and programs.

12–2 p.m.  Poster Session and Lunch

2–4 p.m.  Overview of ECE

  • Opening Remarks
    Bennett Landman, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Current and Future Directions of Photonics and Nanomaterials in ECE
    Sharon Weiss, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering
  • Engineering Computer-based Systems: Challenges & Opportunities of the Past & Future
    Gabor Karsai, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering 
  • Brain Signal Processing: Directions and Opportunities
    Catie Chang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Building the Next Generation of Radiation-Effects Engineers
    Michael Alles, Research Professor of Electrical Engineering

4 p.m.  Keynote Lecture
Francis Afzal, Principal Device Engineer, Global Foundries

5–6 p.m.  Reception