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Faculty positions in ECE


ECE is recruiting for tenure-track faculty positions in the following areas:

  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Power Systems Engineering

2014 Focus on Research


ECE Focus on Research

ECE's new publication on departmental research activities is available for download. The report describes all the major areas of research, plus some featured highlights.

Fall 2014 Booklist


Required and recommended books for fall 2014 courses (PDF).

ECE Tutorials Available


ECE Tutorials

The ECE Tutorials site has video demonstrations and links to help undergraduate students in ECE.

Notable ECE Alumni


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.


ECE YouTube Channel


Check out a selection of videos highlighting student projects on ECE's YouTube channel.


Looking to hire an ECE graduate?


The Virginia Tech Chapter of the IEEE sponsors a job board for ECE students and alumni. Employers can post positions for students to review.

Open Source Software from the
Secure Embedded Systems lab


The IAMeter tool tests hardware against side-channel and other forms of implementation attacks.

Open Source Software from the
Systems Software Research Group


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.

Cloud-Based Computer Vision Platform


Developed by the Machine Learning and Perception Lab, CloudCV is a free computer vision platform for analyzing visual data.

News

Ravindran, Hou named ACM Distinguished Scientists

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Binoy Ravindran and Tom Hou have been named ACM Distinguished Scientists “for their individual contributions and their singular impacts on the vital field of computing.” This year, ACM named 42 Distinguished Scientists, two Distinguished Engineers, and five Distinguished Educators. ACM’s current worldwide membership exceeds 100,000.


Ngo named IEEE Fellow

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Khai Ngo has been named an IEEE Fellow for contributions to unified synthesis and modeling of switched-mode converters. His research includes power electronic circuits and control; packaging and integration; and power passive materials and components.


Fred Lee to receive 2015 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering

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Fred Lee will receive the 2015 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering for his contributions to power electronics. Established in 2008, this award is sponsored by IEEE Industry Applications, Industrial Electronics, Power Electronics, and Power and Energy Societies.


Raman elected to IEEE MTT-S administrative committee

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Sanjay Raman has been elected to the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S). The society has 11,000 members and 150 chapters around the world.


Parikh awarded $1 million Allen Distinguished Investigator Award

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Devi Parikh has received nearly $1 million from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to teach machines to use “common sense” in image analysis. According to Parikh, humans take advantage of knowing how objects interact, for example knowing that birds fly, in ways that computers do not.

Events


Friday, February 6, 2015


IEEE Fun Friday!

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM 3rd floor of Whittemore outside of the ECE lounge
Stop by to get some juice and free doughnuts while they last!


Thursday, February 12, 2015


IEEE General Meeting

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall


Friday, March 6, 2015


IEEE Fun Friday!

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM 3rd floor of Whittemore outside of the ECE lounge
Stop by to get some juice and free doughnuts while they last!


Thursday, March 12, 2015


IEEE General Meeting

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall


Thursday, April 2, 2015


IEEE General Meeting

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall


Friday, April 3, 2015


IEEE Fun Friday!

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM 3rd floor of Whittemore outside of the ECE lounge
Stop by to get some juice and free doughnuts while they last!


Friday, May 1, 2015


IEEE Fun Friday!

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM 3rd floor of Whittemore outside of the ECE lounge
Stop by to get some juice and free doughnuts while they last!


Thursday, May 7, 2015


IEEE General Meeting

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall


Thursday, June 4, 2015


IEEE General Meeting

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall