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ECE Distinguished Lecture Series announces high-profile speakers


4:13 p.m., Sept. 1, 2015--The University of Delaware Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has announced its Distinguished Lecture Series for 2015-16.

Speakers are scheduled as follows:

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  • Nov. 11: “The Tactile Internet,” Gerhard P. Fettweis, Technische Universit√§t Dresden.
  • March 9, 2016: “Engineering Education: Preparing Students to Change the World,” David C. Munson Jr., University of Michigan.
  • April 30, 2016: “Electronics for the Human Body,” John A. Rogers, University of Illinois.

The March 9 lecture will be the keynote for ECE Research Day, which will feature posters highlighting undergraduate and graduate projects as well as alumni achievements and awards. 

The event will take place all afternoon in the Trabant University Center, with the lecture scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in the Trabant Theatre and a reception to follow immediately afterward.

The remaining lectures will take place at 3:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall, with the receptions to follow in the DuPont Hall lobby.

The series was organized by Prof. Len Cimini.

For more information, visit the department website.

Article by Diane Kukich


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