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You’re Invited to the Inaugural ECE Day

Monday, April 4, 2022
Vanderbilt Student Life Center
The Commodore Ballroom

On April 4, 2022, the Vanderbilt Electrical and Computer Engineering Department will present the inaugural ECE Day. This 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 finding out more about our growing electrical and computer engineering initiative and programs.

Event Program:

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

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

5–6 p.m. Reception