Required and recommended books for spring 2014 courses (PDF).
The ECE Tutorials site has video demonstrations and links to help undergraduate students in ECE.
Many alumni from the ECE department appear on the list of notable Virginia Tech alumni. ECE graduates have gone on to impact a variety of fields; they have served as magazine editors, CEOs of technology companies, leaders in higher education, and public servants at all levels of government.
Check out a selection of videos highlighting student projects on ECE's YouTube channel.
The Virginia Tech Chapter of the IEEE sponsors a job board for ECE students and alumni. Employers can post positions for students to review.
The IAMeter tool tests hardware against side-channel and other forms of implementation attacks.
The HyFlow™ project is developing distributed software transactional memory (or D-STM) as an alternative to lock-based distributed concurrency control.
ChronOS Real-Time Linux is a real-time Linux patch designed to provide a testbed for real-time and distributed task scheduling and resource management research.
Developed by the Machine Learning and Perception Lab, CloudCV is a free computer vision platform for analyzing visual data.
Tom Martin, ECE professor, and Paola Zellner Bassett, assistant professor of architecture, received Virginia Tech’s 2014 XCaliber Award for outstanding contributions to technology-enriched active learning. Martin and Zellner Bassett were recognized for developing and teaching an undergraduate course in smart fabric applications for architecture and design.
Wireless@VT researchers, including Jerry Park and Jeff Reed, received the best paper award at the 2014 IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN). The paper is titled “Protecting the Primary Users’ Operational Privacy in Spectrum Sharing.”
The Hume Center for National Security and Technology will host Jim Simon, founding director of the Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments, as a keynote speaker at the April 2014 Virginia Tech Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (ICCAE) National Security Symposium.
ECE faculty members Tom Hou and Yi Shi, with ISE’s Hanif Sherali, published “Applied Optimization Methods for Wireless Networks.” This graduate textbook includes case studies in wireless networking and demonstrations of mathematical tools for solving optimization problems.
Devi Parikh has received a U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigators' Award for her research on reducing failures in facial and image recognition systems. She is using two-way communications between the user and the computer vision system to help minimize errors.
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VT ICCAE National Security Symposium
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Inn at Virginia Tech
Poster session, followed at 7:30pm by a keynote address by Jim Simon, founding Director of the Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Govt http://www.hume.ictas.vt.edu/edu/symposium Details.
VT ICCAE National Security Symposium
Cyber Security Summit
All day Virginia Tech Research Center- Arlington
Seminars, networking, and a capture the flag competition. Registration required. Read more details: https://vtcsec.ru/summit/2014/
Wireless@VT Special Event: A Perspective on the Wireless Industry
10:10 AM to 11:00 AM Randolph 129
Ed Tiedemann, senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, will offer some perspectives on the wireless industry. Details.
CESCA Seminar: "Control system design in power electronics converters"
2:30 PM Lavery Hall 320
by Drs. Rolando Burgos and Zhiyu Shen, Department of ECE and CPES, Virginia Tech 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM on Friday, April 25, 2014 Details.
Seminar: Nanoelectronics Beyond 2020
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM 457 Whittemore
Avik Ghosh, professor of ECE at the University of Virginia, will be the speaker. Details.
World Intellectual Property Day
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Squires
The event will feature local artwork, student inventions and research, Blacksburg businesses, and live music. If you are interested in showcasing your work, register for free at www.sipsvt.com/events/world-intellectual-property-day/.
HKN Power Hour: Free Tutoring for ECE Courses
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM 345 Lavery Hall
Free tutoring sessions for ECE 1000- and 2000-level courses will be held every Tuesday this spring. Details.
CESCA Seminar: "Automated Fault Explanation for Software Regression Testing"
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Lavery Hall 320
Given by Professor Zijiang (James) Yang, from the CS Department, Western Michigan University. Details.