The ECE Weekly Brief
April 7, 2021
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ECE Lab Pros Network and ECE Makers Summit
April 13, 2021 | 10am - 2pm CT
Join us for the ECE Lab Pros and ECE Makers Workshop next week! 
A gathering for ECE Lab Pros and ECE Makers to share best practices, ideas, and collaborate on innovative ways to support the ECE Community. We will hear directly from students, members of academia, and industry professionals as we reflect on changes this past year due to COVID-19 and innovative ways to move forward in a Post-COVID world.

John Papapolymerou
Professor & Department Chair,
Michigan State University
Noah Schmitz
Director of Americas University Development
Keysight Technologies
ECEDHA New Chairs Workshop
Brought to you by Keysight Technologies
April 14, 2021 | 12pm - 1:30pm CT
This informal workshop is intended to highlight the position of department chair (head) and its relationship to upper administration, faculty, staff, students and alumni.

We are looking forward to a productive session led by John Papapolymerou and Noah Schmitz, based on their combined experience of more than 20 years in leading and managing their respective departments in academia and industry.

The afternoon is intended to elicit discussion and sharing of best practices that may be of particular interest to new department chairs/heads.

Patrick Schaumont
Professor, Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
ECE Webinar - Modern Lab for Remote Learning: Hands-On Real-Time Digital Signal Processing Using Low-Cost Portable Hardware
Brought to you by Texas Instruments
April 22, 2021 | 1pm - 2pm CT
Professor Patrick Schaumont from the Electrical & Computer Engineering department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) discusses the conversion of a Real-time Digital Signal Processing (DSP) course with traditional in-person hands-on labs to a hybrid (in-person and online) setting using a small TI microcontroller LaunchPad™ development kit and a USB oscilloscope.

Now On-Demand! Bias Busters at Cal
From the ECEDHA Summit Series
Bias Busters at Cal (BB@Cal) works to combat bias through addressing explicit and implicit actions of sexism, racism, and ableism. Cal students work to identify and reduce these biases through continual learning and activism in the classroom, lab space, throughout campus, and in everyday life.

ECE Product Resource Guide
Featured Company: Digilent Inc.
The ECE Product Resource Guide highlights corporations that are serving the ECE academic community. Each featured company includes software solutions, product information, prototyping kits, educational partnership information, special academic offerings, and more.

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