The ECE Weekly Brief
March 31, 2021
Brought to you by: Xilinx
John Papapolymerou
Professor & Department Chair,
Michigan State University
Noah Schmitz
Director of Americas University Development
Keysight Technologies
NEW! 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.

Renetta Garrison Tull
Vice Chancellor,
Diversity Equity & Inclusion,
UC Davis
Now On-Demand! Fireside Keynote with Vice Chancellor Renetta G. Tull, UC Davis
From the ECEDHA Summit Series
Join ECEDHA Summit Program Chair, Susan Hagness, (University of Wisconsin - Madison), as she sits down with Renetta G. Tull to discuss the current state of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in academia. VC Tull will share current DEI initiatives at UC Davis and what she views as critical next steps for engineering educators.

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