The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association
March 2023
ECE Conversations
Doug Melton
The Kern Family Foundation
A Conversation with Doug Melton, The Kern Family Foundation

Barry Sullivan, ECEDHA Program Director, shares a conversation with Doug Melton regarding The Kern Family Foundation and his message at the upcoming ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo.

The ECEDHA Annual Conference will take place March 17-20, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya in Santa Ana Pueblo (Albuquerque), New Mexico.

Featured Articles
Mouser Electronics' Online Calculators Help Speed Electronic Design Process for Aspiring Engineers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is also a single destination for all of the technical resources and tools to help aspiring and professional engineers throughout the design process.

Mouser's free Technical Resource Center now offers an extensive lineup of online calculators designed to help engineers of all skill levels save time figuring out anything from power conversion computations to resistor color codes.

Featured Program
ERVA Listening Session at ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo
March 20, 2023 at the ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo

ECEDHA attendees will have the unique opportunity to participate in the ERVA Listening Session: ProActively Identifying Research Priorities through the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance at this year's Annual Conference.

Due to the nature of the session, participation will be limited and sign up will be required to attend the session.

This interactive session will harness the voices and perspectives of ECE department chairs and the community. ERVA is an NSF-funded, five-year effort to identify and develop bold and transformative new engineering research directions. This is an exceptional opportunity for you to share your perspective and influence the future funding landscape of topics relevant to you.
Product Spotlight of the Month
Red Pitaya's STEMlab 125-14 Edu Pack
STEMlab 125-14 Edu Pack is based on Red Pitaya's best-selling DAQ platform and with the chosen accessories a perfect fit for educational purposes.

The device comes with solid performance due to 14bit 125Msps ADC and DAC & Xilinx Zynq 7010 FPGA, and offers the same benefits as other Red Pitaya products. The main benefits are remote accessibility, with a WEB app user interface accessible through Ethernet or Wi-Fi.

Association Announcements
ECEDHA Annual Survey
Now open for data collection!

We are pleased to announce that the ECEDHA Annual Survey is now open for participation!

Information to participate has been sent to each department chair.

Please note that your institution's ECEDHA membership must be in good standing in order to participate.

For more information, or for assistance in accessing the survey, contact Michelle Klein at

The survey will remain open until April 14 2023. You must submit your responses by this date in order to gain access to the survey results.
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A Little Engineering Humor
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The engineer says: "The glass is twice as big as it needs to be."
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