ECE is recruiting for tenure-track faculty positions in the following areas:
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.
Required and recommended books for spring 2015 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.
ECE alumnus J. Scot Ransbottom (Ph.D. 2004) has been named chief of staff and deputy chief information officer for Virginia Tech's Information Technology division. He will serve as a key adviser to Scott Midkiff, Vice President for Information Technology and former ECE Department Head.
ECE doctoral candidate Nikhil Jain is one of seven inaugural members of Virginia Tech's chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Yale and Howard universities established the society in 2005, and there are currently 11 university chapters. Jain works with Mantu Hudait in the Advanced Devices and Sustainable Energy Laboratory.
The Department of Energy has awarded nearly $2 million to a team of ECE researchers at the Alexandria Research Institute to continue developing their Building Energy Management Open Source Software. This software brings commercial building automation systems to small commercial buildings, up to 50,000 square feet.
Members of Wireless@VT, including Carl Dietrich, Mike Buehrer, and Vuk Marojevic, have received an NSF grant to improve the educational experience for students studying communications. Students will have access to the Cognitive Radio and Network Testbed and will receive real-time feedback in tutorials.
The cover of a recent issue of Biomedical Optics Express features ECE research led by Yizheng Zhu. The paper, Spectral modulation interferometry for quantitative phase imaging, discusses applying a spectral-domain interferometric technique to quantitative phase imaging.
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PhD Dissertation Defense: Nikhil Jain / Heterogeneous Integration of III-V Multijunction Solar Cells on Si Substrate: Cell Design & Modeling, Epitaxial Growth & Fabrication
12:15 PM to 2:00 PM 460 Durham Hall
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Lavery Hall 320
Weekly seminar by Nahid Farhady Ghalaty, from ECE at VT, on "New Directions in Fault Attacks: Using Biased Faults as Leakage Information in Differential Fault Intensity Analysis" Details.
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Surge-118B
Wireless@VT seminar by Yuanzhang Xiao on "Learning From Strategic Agents Through Repeated Matching". Details.
Talk: Reverse-engineering Embedded Memory Controllers through Latency-based Analysis
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM NVC 401
Talk Title: Reverse-engineering Embedded Memory Controllers through Latency-based Analysis Speaker: Prof. Hiren D. Patel Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department University of Waterloo Canada email@example.com Details.
Student Professional Awareness Experience (SPAX)
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Graduate Life Center
Astronomical Sciences Seminar: Fast Radio Bursts
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Robeson 304
Steve Ellingson (VT ECE) Details.
Cyber Security Club at VT
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM 350 Lavery Hall
All are welcome to attend.
HKN Power Hour: Free Tutoring for ECE Courses
7:00 AM to 8:00 PM 320 Lavery Hall
Power Hour is back! Free tutoring sessions for ECE 2000-level courses! Details.
IEEE General Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM 340 Lavery Hall