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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.

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.


ECE alumni work on NASA New Horizons mission

an image of pluto from the New Horizons mission

NASA's New Horizons Pluto mission team includes ECE alumni Chris DeBoy (BSEE 1990), RF Telecommunications lead engineer, Chris Haskins (BSEE 1997, MS 2000), lead engineer for the New Horizons uplink receiver, and Ron Schulze (BSEE 1989), lead antenna engineer.

Former ECE researcher named director of Auburn University Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center

photograph of Shiwen Mao

Former ECE post-doctoral researcher and research scientist Shiwen Mao has been named Samuel Ginn Endowed Professor and appointed Director of the Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center at Auburn University.

ECE alum promoted to assistant professor at Mayo Clinic

photograph of Chen Wang

Chen Wang (PhD 2011) was recently promoted to Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics at the Mayo College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota. Wang's research uses bioinformatics to identify aberrant changes in diseases.


Monday, August 3, 2015

PhD Dissertation Defense -- Javier Schloemann

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 430 Durham Hall
Dissertation Title: Fundamental Analyses of Collaborative and Noncollaborative Positioning All are welcome to attend. Details.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

PhD Dissertation Defense -- Muhammad Akbar

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 310 ICTAS
Dissertation Title: Chip-Scale Gas Chromatography All are welcome to attend. Details.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Thesis Defense -- Deepti Aggarwal

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 655 McBryde Hall
Masters thesis on "Inferring Signal Transduction Pathways from Gene Expression Data using Prior Knowledge" will be defended by Deepti Aggarwal. All are welcome to attend. Details.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Classes End for 2nd Summer Session

All day VT campus and online


Monday, August 24, 2015

Classes Begin for Fall 2015

All day