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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.

Spring 2015 Booklist


Required and recommended books for spring 2015 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

Hou gives keynote at IEEE MSN conference

Hou giving keynote

Tom Hou was the Keynote Speaker at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN) in Maui, Hawaii. His talk was titled "Advances in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks for Cyber Physical Systems."


EE Grad/WWII Vet in the news on 93rd birthday

Don Scott

Don Scott recalls getting shot down and held prisoner for nearly a year during WW II in a Marietta Daily Journal article published on his birthday. On Christmas Day, Scott celebrated his 93rd birthday with his wife of 58 years and other family members, including four grandchildren, at his home in Marietta, Ga.


Ravindran, Hou named ACM Distinguished Scientists

ACM logo

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

Photograph of Khai Ngo

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

Image of IEEE Medal in Power Engineering

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.

Events


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


Make-up photos for the ECE Senior Composite 2015

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Stevens Photography
ECE Senior Composite 2015: Make-up Dates for Photos; Attn: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015 degree candidates THIS IS YOUR ONLY NOTICE. Details.


Wednesday, January 28, 2015


Make-up photos for the ECE Senior Composite 2015

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Stevens Photography
ECE Senior Composite 2015: Make-up Dates for Photos; Attn: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015 degree candidates THIS IS YOUR ONLY NOTICE. Details.


Thursday, January 29, 2015


PHD Defense: Hamza Shakeel (VT MEMS Lab)

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 310 Kelly Hall (ICTAS)
Microfluidic Columns with Nanotechnology-Enabled Stationary Phases for Gas Chromatography
Contact: agah@vt.edu


Make-up photos for the ECE Senior Composite 2015

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Stevens Photography
ECE Senior Composite 2015: Make-up Dates for Photos; Attn: Spring, Summer, and Fall 2015 degree candidates THIS IS YOUR ONLY NOTICE. Details.


Virginia Mountain Section of IEEE - Distinguished Lecturer - Dr. Jeffrey Reed

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Holiday Inn - Blacksburg, 900 Prices Fork Road
This presentation highlights the remaining challenges with emphasis on the Industrial IoE. Particularly, issues related to IoE security and a potential solution based on power fingerprinting. Potential applications of IoE for industrial systems will be discussed. It will outline relevant IoE research activities at Wireless@Virginia Tech and suggest research road map to address remaining IoE challenges. Details.
Contact: gwilliamsfc@gmail.com


Thursday, February 5, 2015


Remote Sensing of Ionospheric Disturbances with Radio Telescopes

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Space@VT Seminar Room (1901 Innovation Drive, Suite 1000)
This talk will describe in detail the ionospheric impact on radio telescopes, and how this issue is being "flipped" to produce detailed specifications of fine-scale ionospheric disturbances. The talk focuses on two telescopes in particular, the Very Large Array (VLA) and the first station of the Long Wavelength Array (LWA1), both located in central, western New Mexico. Details.


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


Thursday, February 26, 2015


CareerFest - Spring Engineering Career Fair

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Squires Commonwealth Ballroom
Every year, more than 100 companies come to recruit our talented engineering students. Details.