Department Retreat

2011 Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Retreat hosted by the Ming Hsieh Institute Saturday, March 26 - Sunday, March 27, Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa Retreat Agenda (PDF) Saturday, 3/26/11

    • 11:30am Buffet lunch- Ballroom Foyer

1:00pm Welcome by the MHI leadership, status report of MHI sponsored activities, and introduction to the program. 1:30pm Structured Brainstorming Session on "Current and Future Roles of Electrical Engineering in Human Health and Wellbeing" moderated by Prof. Leahy. Organizing Faculty: Profs. Molisch, Narayanan, Povinelli 2:30pm Coffee break - back of the Ballroom 3:00pm Structured Brainstorming Session on "Computing Beyond Moore's Law" moderated by Prof. Gupta. Organizing Faculty: Profs. Annavaram, Hashemi, Levi, Pinkston, Zhou 4:00pm Coffee break & hotel check-in for remaining guests and Ph.D. students (hotel lobby) 4:30pm Structured Brainstorming Session on "Creating an Intelligent Networked World" moderated by Prof. Caire. Organizing Faculty: Profs. Brun, Dimakis, Jain, Krishnamchari, Mitra, Psounis, Scholtz, Willner 5:30pm Social networking & family time 7:30pm Banquet Dinner featuring the Keynote Talk by Dr. Robert Lucky, The Joys and Disappointments of Engineering Ballroom 9:30pm Musical ensemble by USC faculty and Ph.D. students 10:00pm Social networking & family time Sunday, 3/27/2011 8:00am Buffet Breakfast 9:00am Social networking & family time 11:30pm Hotel check-out 12:30pm Buffet lunch 1:30pm Welcome by the EE department chairs, department status report 2:00pm Illustrious Past 5 Decades 2:30pm Roundtable discussion on "Past 4 Decades of Electrical Engineering at USC" by Profs Breuer, Cheng, Golomb, Hellwarth, Lindsey, Mendel, Sawchuck, Scholtz, Steier 3:30pm Coffee break 4:00pm Roundtable discussion on "Crystal Ball: USC Electrical Engineering Beyond 2020" by Profs. Brun, Krishnamachari, Narayanan, Ortega, Psounis, Zhou 5:30pm Buses depart resort and return to USC


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Published on August 21st, 2017

Last updated on February 5th, 2020