ECE 6900/7900 Graduate Seminar

Fall Semester 2015

Instructor: Prof. Gianluca Lazzi, lazzi@utah.edu
Location: WEB L102

Meeting Time: Mondays at 3:05-3:55 p.m. (with some occasional Fridays)
Teaching Assistant: Konstantinos Oikonomou, konstantinos.oikonomou@utah.edu

General Course Information and Requirements

  1. This is a credit/no credit class required of all MS/ME students. A student continuing for the Ph.D. degree must register for ECE 7900/7910 after having previously taken ECE 6900 and 6910 during their MS/ME program.
  2. A tentative Graduate Seminar Schedule for the beginning of Fall 2015 will be listed below once seminars are scheduled. Several of the seminars have yet to be announced. These slots will be filled in due course, and the speakers and topics of the seminars will be announced as the information becomes available.
  3. To receive credit for this class, a student must attend at least 70% of the seminars offered. Based on the current estimate of seminars that will be offered this semester (15), this translates into attending at least 11 seminars.
  4. Seminar attendance will be recorded through the students UCard. Each student registered for the course will be registered in the system using the serial number from their UCard. It is a student’s responsibility to bring their UCard to each seminar, scan it with the UCard reader that the course’s TA brings to class, and stay for the duration of the seminar to get credit.
  5. The first graduate seminar of Fall Semester will be held on Monday, August 24th, 2015.
  6. Students are expected to turn in a well-written, 2-page minimum report on any research seminars that they attended during the year. Students may compensate for 2 absences by turning in an additional report on the research of any single graduate seminar speaker. Reports should be turned in to the course TA before the last day of the semester and should be in the IEEE Magnetics Letters format laid out at the bottom of the following webpage:

    http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/authors/author_templates.html

 No other format will be accepted. To receive credit, reports should be written in good, idiomatic English.

Class Documents

 Slides from Sept. 8, 2014 Seminar – ECE Graduate Program Policies and Requirements (From Fall 2014, will be updated after Aug. 24, 2015)

 

Seminar Schedule

ECE Graduate Program Policies & Program Requirements

ECE Graduate Program Policies & Program Requirements

Monday August 24, 2015 from 3:05-3:55 pm in WEB L102. REPORTS MAY NOT BE WRITTEN ON THIS SEMINAR.

“Wireless Forever: Engineering the Radios that Never Plug-in”

“Wireless Forever: Engineering the Radios that Never Plug-in”

Monday, August 31, 2015 at 3:05 p.m. in WEB L102

By Dr. Gregory D. Durgin, Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology