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Faculty positions in ECE

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

  • Power Systems Engineering
  • Nanoscale Electronics and Photonics

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.


Hsiao uses swarm intelligence for verification and validation

Michael Hsiao

Michael Hsiao has received a grant from the NSF to use swarm intelligence, which is based on the behavior of ants, to solve a major challenge in electronics design: validating and verifying that the design meets its specifications.

Blacksburg named #15 in cities to study computers and technology

Fall campus

Blacksburg, home of Virginia Tech, was named the #15 top city in the country to study computers and technology by The computer engineering program and nearby technology job opportunities were listed as major factors in the high ranking.

VT team awarded STARSS grant for semiconductor protection project

A side-channel attack evaluation board (SASEBO) used for tamper resistance research.

Patrick Schaumont and Leyla Nazhandali won one of nine research awards under a $4 million NSF/SRC program focused on Secure, Trustworthy, Assured and Resilient Semiconductors and Systems (STARSS). The Virginia Tech team will develop FAME, a collection of hardware techniques for microprocessor architectures to detect these fault injection attacks, and to mitigate fault analysis through an appropriate response in software.


Friday, October 24, 2014

CESCA Seminar

11:15 AM to 12:05 PM Lavery Hall 320
by Walid Saad, Assistant Professor, ECE@VT, "Foundations of Context-Aware, Self-Organizing Wireless Small Cell Networks" Details.

IEEE Advising Session

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM ECE Lounge in Whittemore
IEEE is hosting this session to help with course request. Feel free to stop by and get advice on courses from upper classmen.

Learning using Delayed Information: A Case of Jamming

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM SEB-125
The second Wireless@VT seminar will be delivered by SaiDhiraj Amuru. Dhiraj will present his recent work on learning using delayed information. Details.

Switched Markov Jump Linear Systems: Analysis and Control Synthesis

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 302H Whittemore Hall
Ph.D. Dissertation Defense in EE for Lutz, Collin C. Details.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

CTF sponsored by General Electric

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Torgersen 2150
This event is open to both entry-level and experienced competitors. This is a beginner friendly way to get hands-on experience in computer security. Around noon, lunch will be provided, and talk by Rob Fuller is scheduled. Details.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Seminar Talk - New Feature Selection Algorithm for Gene Expression Data Analysis

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM VTRC-Arlington, Rm. 4-024
Title: New Feature Selection Algorithm for Gene Expression Data Analysis Speaker: Prof. B. Chandra (India Institute of Technology) Details.

VTCSEC Meeting

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM SEB 155

Thursday, October 30, 2014

HKN Power Hour: Free Tutoring for ECE Courses

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM 330 Lavery Hall
Free tutoring sessions for ECE 1000- and 2000-level courses The Power Hour will be held every Tuesday through the rest of the semester.

VTLUUG Weekly Meeting

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Signature Engineering Building - Rm. 155