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Student groups wishing to post announcements and events should send the announcement to the group's faculty advisor for posting. Otherwise, please contact the ECE Undergraduate advisors (340 Whittemore) or the ECE front office (Whittemore 302).

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Posted on Tue 08/31/10.

Memorial Service for Ira Jacobs
For those wishing to attend, there will be a memorial service for Dr. Jacobs on Sunday Sept. 5th at 7:30 pm at the Blacksburg Jewish Community Center. Contact:

Posted on Thu 08/26/10.

Dr. Charles Clancy will speak on "An Insiders View of Working for the US Federal Government".
Presented by the Virginia Tech/Howard University Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence. The Seminar is free and will be held in 310 ICTAS Building at 1:00 pm. Please see the attached file for more information. Contact:

Posted on Tue 05/4/10.

Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA) holds its annual workshop on May 6
Virginia Tech's Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA) will be holding its annual workshop titled "CESCA Day" at the Owens Banquet Hall in Blacksburg, Va., on May 6. Details Contact:

Posted on Mon 12/7/09.

$200 prize for original projects using ANDY/Spartan boards
Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) and the ECE department are sponsoring a competition to encourage original projects using the ANDY or Spartan boards. The contest is open to all ECE undergraduate and graduate students. Details Contact:

Posted on Fri 11/14/08.

Class of 2009 Senior Composite Photographs
Class of 2009 Senior Composite Photographs are scheduled for Tuesday, November 18 and Wednesday, November 19 in 318 Whittemore (the ECE/ISE Student Lounge). The 2009 Senior Composite will include CPE and EE seniors graduating in Spring 2009, Summer I & II 2009, and Fall 2009. Duane Stevens with Stevens Photography, located in Christiansburg, is this year's photographer. Seniors graduating in 2009 should sign up for a slot Friday or Monday 340 Whittemore. Details Contact:

Posted on Fri 09/26/08.

Northrop Grumman Information Session & Interviews -- Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Northrop Grumman seeks to hire ECE and AOE students for summer 2009 internships. They will hold an Information Session from 11:15 am - 1:30 pm on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 in 211 Randolph Hall. Business casual attire is recommended. Refreshments will be served. Details Contact:

Posted on Fri 09/28/07.

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program
NASA-USRP offers undergraduate students across the United States internships at NASA centers under the supervision of technical mentors. This prestigious program seeks rising sophomore, junior and senior students in the disciplines of engineering, math, computer science and life/physical sciences. Students may apply for 10-week summer session and 15-week spring or fall sessions. NASA-USRP provides students with hands-on, real-life research experiences that challenge, inspire and bring practical application to complement the students' academic education. Stipends are $6,000 for the summer session and $9,000 for fall and spring, plus a round-trip travel allowance. Application deadlines are:
Spring October 22, 2007
Summer January 31, 2008
Fall February 29, 2008

Visit for more details. Contact:

Posted on Thu 09/13/07.

Micro Air Vehicle team seeks a couple ECE seniors
The VT Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) team is looking for 1-2 ECE seniors for the 2007-2008 school year. If interested, contact Brian Moran or Christopher Robinson. Please attach a resume or brief description of your experience.

For more information, see the MAV info sheet or visit the official MAV website Contact:,

Posted on Thu 09/13/07.

VT IEEE seeks student resumes for CD
The Virginia Tech Chapter of the IEEE is accepting resumes to put onto a CD for distribution to employers. They will be accepted until Friday, Sept. 14. See details. Contact:

Posted on Fri 10/6/06.

Two ECE labs were featured on WDBJ7 evening news this week: the new Micron Technology Semiconductor Processing Lab and the e-Textiles lab. You can view the video clips by clicking on the links. Contact: