ECE is recruiting for tenure-track faculty positions in the following areas:
A new technical elective on software-defined and cognitive radio design will be offered in spring 2014.
The ECE Tutorials site, with videos and links to help undergraduate students in ECE, is now online! Visit it now.
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.
OSSIE is Virginia Tech's open source software defined radio (SDR) development effort. The download provides a software communications architecture for education and research. More about OSSIE
Developed by the Machine Learning and Perception Lab, CloudCV is a free computer vision platform for analyzing visual data.
David Summers (BSCPE) helped design a Langmuir probe and waves instrument for the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission (MAVEN), launched Nov. 18. The sensor will be used to calculate the speed at which planetary gases escape into space, offering insight into Mars' climate history. Summers is an electrical engineer for the Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Tom Hou has been named an IEEE Fellow for contributions to modeling and optimization of wireless networks. The status of Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the institute, bestowed upon less than one-tenth of one percent of the annual voting membership of IEEE.
Sandeep Shukla has been named an IEEE Fellow for contributions to applied probabilistic model checking for system design. The status of Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the institute, bestowed upon less than one-tenth of one percent of the annual voting membership of IEEE.
Jeff Reed is featured in a video about 5G wireless on TIA Now, the Telecommunications Industry Association's online video network. Reed outlines the three defining characteristics of 5G networks: utilization of a variety of bands, unification of heterogeneous networks, and intelligence in network deployment and maintenance.
The husband-and-wife team of Kirk Schulz and Noel Schulz (BSEE 1988, MSEE 1990) will deliver a keynote address at Virginia Tech's 2013 fall Graduate School Commencement. Kirk is president of Kansas State University and Noel is associate dean for research and graduate programs in the college of engineering at Kansas State. She also serves as president of the IEEE Power and Energy Society.
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Fall Semester Classes End
11:00 AM Cassell Coliseum
Dr. Gerhardt G. Schurig, professor of biomedical sciences and pathobiology and former dean of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, will deliver the keynote address. Details.
Graduate School Commencement
3:00 PM Cassell Coliseum
The husband-and-wife team of Kirk Schulz and Noel Schulz (BSEE 1988, MSEE 1990) will deliver the keynote address. Details.
Spring Semester Classes Begin