Division Events and Announcements

Graduation 16 May 2014

Some graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, 16 May 2014. Congratulations graduates!

Classes End 3 May 2014

Classes end Saturday, 3 May 2014.

Spring Break 14 April 2014

Spring break starts Monday, 14 April 2014, classes resume 21 April at 7:30.

Course Scheduling 6 April 2014

Course scheduling starts Sunday, 6 April 2014.

Drop Date 4 April 2014

The last day to drop classes (for which you would get a W) is Friday, 4 April 2014. Those registered after that date will get a real grade.

Friday Makeup 29 March 2014

The Friday classes lost due to “snow” will be made up Saturday, 29 March 2014.

Mardi Gras Break 3 March 2014

The Mardi Gras break begin Monday, 3 March 2014, classes resume 12:30 on Wednesday.

PhD Qualifying Exam (and MS Comp) 27 February 2014

The PhD Qualifying Exam (and for those who joined us prior to Fall 2013, the MS Comprehensive Exam) will be held Thursday, 27 February 2014 from 12:45 to 17:00. Registration is required by one week before the exam fill this form and return it to the box in Patrick Taylor Room 3101. Details (Form and flyer updated 12 Feb 2014 to include the MS Comprehensive Exam.)

Wednesday Makeup 22 February 2014

The Wednesday classes lost due to “snow” will be made up Saturday, 22 February 2014.

Tuesday Makeup 15 February 2014

The Tuesday classes lost due to “snow” will be made up Saturday, 15 February 2014.

Seminar 7 February 2014

Jae Hong Lee from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, will present a talk entitled “Relaying \& Cognitive Radio for Wireless Communications” on Friday, 7 February 2014, 13:30 - 14:30 in Patrick Taylor Hall 3225.

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Add Day 28 January 2014

The last day to add courses is Tuesday, 28 January 2014. This is the updated deadline, reflecting the LSU closure on 24 January due to icy conditions.

Drop or W 27 January 2014

The last day to drop classes cleanly (to avoid getting a W or any other grade) is 16:30 on Monday, 27 January 2014. This is the updated deadline, reflecting the LSU closure on 24 January due to icy conditions.

Classes Begin 15 January 2014

Classes begin Wednesday, 15 January 2014.

Drop Date 11 November 2013

The last date to drop classes (but still receive a W) is Monday, 11 November 2013. There is no way to drop classes after this day.

Course Scheduling 20 October 2013

Course scheduling begins Sunday, 20 October 2013.

Meet LSU Microsoft Insiders 11 September 2013

Microsoft will be having an alumni recruiting event Wednesday, 11 September 2013 13:30-16:30 in Room 2142 Taylor Hall in which you can stop by and speak 1-on-1 with LSU Alumni who now work for Microsoft.

Can you hack? 10 September 2013

Those who want to challenge (or show off) their programming skills are invited to enter the LSU Coding Challenge (sponsored by Microsoft) which will be held Tuesday, 10 September 2013. Details

Computational Biology 9 September 2013

Electrical and computer engineering undergraduates are invited to attend a computational biology seminar entitled Models, Genomes, and Trees: Computational Inferences of Evolutionary History presented by to be held Monday, 9 September 2013 at 17:30 in Room A101 Life Sciences Building Annex. Details

Drop Date 4 September 2013

The last date to cleanly drop classes is Wednesday, 4 September 2013. Those dropping after this date will receive a W.

ARM Workshop 27 August 2013

ECE will be hosting a workshop on the ARM architecture Tuesday, 27 August 2013 from 13:00 to 17:00 in room 3530 P. F. Taylor Hall. We know that Intel makes the CPU chip found in most personal computers, workstations, and computing clusters. ARM is a leading manufacturer of CPUs for embedded applications, such as controllers for autos and cell phones.

Classes Begin 26 August 2013

Classes begin Monday, 26 August 2013.

ECE Grad Student Orientation 19 August 2013

The ECE graduate student orientation will be held Monday, 19 August 2013 from 10:30 to 12:00 in room 2412 Patrick F. Taylor Hall (room change, the new room is shown). There will be pizza after the orientation. Details and other important grad-student arrival information.

Graduation 16 May 2013

Graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday, 16 May 2013 and Friday, 17 May 2013. Congratulations!

Classes End 4 May 2013

Classes end Saturday, 4 May 2013.

Capstone Design Presentations 2 May 2013

The second round of capstone design presentations will be on Thursday, 2 May 2013 from 15:00 to 17:00 in room 2172 P.F. Taylor Hall. Don't miss this chance to see your classmates presenting their cool stuff.

IBM Employment Info Session 11 April 2013

IBM will be holding an information session about employment at the IBM Services Center in Baton Rouge on Thursday, 11 April 2013 from 17:30 to 19:30 in room 1106 P.F. Taylor Hall. More Information

Seminar 10 April 2013

Kidong Park from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present a talk entitled “MEMS technologies for mechanical characterization of adherent cells” on Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 11:30 - 12:30 in Room 1110 P.F. Taylor Hall.

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Spring Break 29 March 2013

Spring break starts Friday, 29 March 2013. Classes resume 7:30 on 8 April 2013.

Drop Date 28 March 2013

The last day to drop courses (grade will appear as W if you do) is Thursday, 28 March 2013. at 16:30.

Seminar 21 March 2013

Ajit Khosla from School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, British Columbia, will present a talk entitled “Fabrication and Applications of Nano-particle Doped Nano-Micro-Patternable Multi-Functional Polymers” on Thursday, 21 March 2013, 10:45 - 11:45 in Room 1110 P.F. Taylor Hall.

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Seminar 18 March 2013

Yoonsu Choi from Georgia Institute of Technology will present a talk entitled “A Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface System for Bidirectional Robotic Limbs” on Monday, 18 March 2013, 11:30 - 12:30 in Room 1110 P.F. Taylor Hall.

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Seminar 5 March 2013

Kai Ma from Ohio State University will present a talk entitled “Power Constrained Performance Optimization in Computer Systems” on Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 10:00 - 11:00 in Room 2172 P.F. Taylor Hall.

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PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 26 February 2013

Attention grad students: The PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 26 February 2013 from 12:45 to 17:00, room to be announced. Details Study Guide

Seminar 21 February 2013

Clint Whaley from University of Texas at San Antonio will present a talk entitled “Automated Empirical Optimization of High Performance Floating Point Kernels” on Thursday, 21 February 2013, 15:30 - 16:30 in Room 1114 P. F. Taylor Hall.

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Mardi Gras Break Starts 10 February 2013

Mardi Gras break officially starts Sunday, 10 February 2013. Classes resume Wednesday, 13 February at 12:30.

Drop-or-W 23 January 2013

The last day to cleanly drop courses is Wednesday, 23 January 2013. Students dropping after this date will receive a W.

Classes Start 14 January 2013

Classes start bright and early at 7:30 on Monday, 14 January 2013.

Graduation 14 December 2012

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, 14 December 2012.

Classes End 1 December 2012

Classes end Saturday, 1 December 2012.

Capstone Presentations 29 November 2012

Those who want to see the cool stuff being done by ECE seniors for their capstone projects are invited to attend the final design presentations Thursday, 29 November 2012 from 17:00 to 20:30 in Room 1119 P. Taylor Hall.

Thanksgiving Break 21 November 2012

Thanksgiving break starts Wednesday, 21 November 2012 at 12:30, classes resume 26 November at 7:30.

Drop Date 2 November 2012

The last day to drop courses (grade will appear as W) is Friday, 2 November 2012 at 16:30.

Spring Scheduling 21 October 2012

Spring scheduling starts Sunday, 21 October 2012 at 17:00.

Fall Holiday Canceled 18 October 2012

Due to Hurricane Isaac, fall holiday is canceled, meaning that there will be classes on Thursday and Friday, 18 and 19 October 2012.

PhD Qual / MS Comp 2 October 2012

Attention grad students, the PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 2 October 2012 from 12:45 to 17:00 in room 1121 Patrick F. Taylor Hall. Details Study Guide

Sally Ride Science Festival 22 September 2012

Help inspire the next generation of female engineers and scientists at the Sally Ride Science Festival for Girls Saturday, 22 September 2012 from 11:00 to 16:10.

Add Date 5 September 2012

The last day to add courses is Wednesday, 5 September 2012. (This deadline accounts for the days lost due to Hurricane Isaac.)

Drop or W 4 September 2012

The last day to cleanly drop courses is Tuesday, 4 September 2012. Students dropping after this date will receive a W. (This deadline accounts for the days lost due to Hurricane Isaac.)

Labor Day Holiday 3 September 2012

No classes for the labor day holiday Monday, 3 September 2012.

Classes Resume 31 August 2012

After being soaked by a slow-moving Isaac we can get back to normal when classes resume Friday, 31 August 2012.

Isaac Cancels Classes 29 August 2012

Classes canceled Tuesday, 28 August 2012 at least through Thursday due to Hurricane Isaac. For further information and updates visit the LSU home page.

Classes Start 20 August 2012

Is the slow pace of summer causing you to loose your edge? Good news, classes start Monday, 20 August 2012.

Grad Student Orientation 15 August 2012

There will be an orientation for graduate students Wednesday, 15 August 2012 from 14:30 to 16:00 in Room 145/149 EE Building.

ECE Move and New School 2 July 2012

The ECE department faculty and staff offices will be moving from the EE building to Patrick Taylor Hall starting Monday, 2 July 2012, at the same time that the ECE and Computer Science departments will become divisions within the new School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. The ECE move will be complete by Monday, 9 July 2012, until then the best mode of contact will be by E-mail. Please have patience with faculty and especially the staff who are working hard to have things ready by the 9th.

The move and “reparenting” does not affect the degree programs of the two departments, so your plan of study is safe. Classroom and laboratory locations are not being changed.

Graduation 18 May 2012

Graduation ceremonies will be held on Friday, 18 May 2012. Congratulations graduates!

Classes End 5 May 2012

Classes end Saturday, 5 May 2012.

Seminar 20 April 2012

Jaewook Shin from Hewlett Packard will present a talk entitled “Speeding Up Nek5000 with Autotuning and Specialization” on Friday, 20 April 2012, 10:30 - 11:30 in Room 338 Johnston Hall.

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Seminar 19 April 2012

Jaewook Shin from Hewlett Packard will present a talk entitled “Introducing Control Flow into Vectorized Code” on Thursday, 19 April 2012, 15:30 - 16:30 in Room 103 Design Building.

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Seminar 17 April 2012

Dr. Xinjia Chen from Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Southern University, Baton Rouge, will present a talk entitled “Sequential Detection of Network Intrusions” on Tuesday, 17 April 2012, 14:00 - 15:00 in Room 117 EE Building.

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Spring Break 6 April 2012

Spring break starts Friday, 6 April 2012, classes resume 7:30 on 16 April.

Drop Date 2 April 2012

The last day to drop courses (but still receive a W) is Monday, 2 April 2012.

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 6 March 2012

The PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 6 March 2012 from 12:45-17:00 in room 145/149 EE Building. See the flyer for details and the forms page for forms.

AVATAR Informational Meeting 29 February 2012

Do you like cool stuff? Then why not learn how to apply your engineering talent to digital media while working with students in the arts and humanities. If that sounds interesting then by all means do attend the AVATAR Spring Informational Meeting Wednesday, 29 February 2012 at 17:00 in Room 104, Design Building. PLEASE RSVP: Lea Anne Couvillion at leaanne@cct.lsu.edu. Pizza and Drinks

Mardi Gras 19 February 2012

Mardi Gras break begins Sunday, 19 February 2012, classes resume on Wednesday, 22 February at 12:30.

Career Expo 10 February 2012

It's never too early, or too late, to practice meeting with potential employers. Take advantage of the Career Expo Friday, 10 February 2012 from 10:30 to 15:30 in the LSU Union Cotillion Ballroom.

Add Date 26 January 2012

It's time to decide whether to work harder or stay longer.: The last day to add classes is Thursday, 26 January 2012.

Drop-or-W 24 January 2012

Decisions, decisions: The last day to cleanly drop classes is Tuesday, 24 January 2012, those dropping after that date will receive a W or a real grade.

Classes Start 17 January 2012

Classes start Tuesday, 17 January 2012.

Research Associate Pos Available 23 December 2011

There is an opening for a laboratory manager (research associate 3 or 4) in the ECE EMDL. Those interested should read the detailed announcement for qualifications and application instructions.

Graduation 16 December 2011

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, 16 December 2011.

ECE-Organized MOS Modeling Workshop 9 December 2011

The ECE Department will be hosting a half-day workshop on SPICE/COMPACT MOS modeling Friday, 9 December 2011 from 9:15 to noon in room 117 EE building. Those interested should RSVP to ashok@ece.lsu.edu by 5 December 2011 for participation in the workshop. Details

Classes End 3 December 2011

Classes end Saturday, 3 December 2011.

Seminar 1 December 2011

Aleksandra Gruszka from the Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University, will present a talk entitled “Tracking and Robustness Analysis for UAVs with Bounded Feedbacks” on Thursday, 1 December 2011, 14:00 - 15:00 in Room 117 EE Building.

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Thanksgiving 23 November 2011

Thanksgiving break starts at 12:30 on Wednesday, 23 November 2011.

Seminar 22 November 2011

Erfan Soltanmohammadi from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, will present a talk entitled “Performance Evaluation of Spectrum Monitoring for Cognitive Radios in AWGN channel” on Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 11:00 - 12:00 in Room 117 EE Building.

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Seminar 17 November 2011

Yongpeng Zhang from Prairie View A&M University, Texas, will present a talk entitled “Real-Time Digital Controller Design for Networked Control Systems” on Thursday, 17 November 2011, 11:00 - 12:00 in Room 117 EE Building.

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Seminar 8 November 2011

Mahdi Orooji will present a talk entitled “Blind Spectrum Sensing Using Antenna Arrays and Path Correlation” on Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 14:00 - 15:00 in Room 117 EE Building.

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Drop and W 4 November 2011

The last day to drop classes (though still receive a W grade) is Friday, 4 November 2011.

Seminar 25 October 2011

Yahya S. Khiabani from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, will present a talk entitled “Design and Analysis of an ARQ Based Symmetric Key Generation Algorithm” on Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 13:30 - 14:30 in Room 145 EE Building.

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EA Meet & Greet and Recruitment 24 October 2011

Electronic Arts will be visiting 24-25 October 2011 to recruit students for intern positions. A meet and greet for faculty, staff and students will also be held in the Room A101 Life Sciences Building from 16:45-18:00 on 24 October. Pizza will be served, RSVP so that they don't run out. Recruiting Details Meet and Greet Details

Seminar 20 October 2011

Ying Zhang will present a talk entitled “Architecture Comparisons between Nvidia and ATI GPUs: Computation Parallelism and Data Communications” on Thursday, 20 October 2011, 14:00 - 15:00 in Room 145 EE Building.

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Fall Holiday 13 October 2011

Unless mother nature does some re-scheduling Fall Holiday starts Thursday, 13 October 2011, classes resume 17 October at 7:30.

Scholarship Deadline 30 September 2011

The deadline to apply for some ECE undergraduate and graduate scholarships is the close of business Friday, 30 September 2011. (Note: this is an extension of the prior deadline, 16 Sep.)

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 27 September 2011

The PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive exam will be held Tuesday, 27 September 2011 from 12:45-17:00 in 145 EE Building. Instructions and additional deadlines.

Seminar 27 September 2011

Ying (Jane) Wang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, LSU, will present a talk entitled “Nanostructured Materials for Enhanced Performances of Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries” on Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 14:00 - 15:00 in 117 EE Building.

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Seminar 14 September 2011

Gregory Clement, P.E from Fluor Corporation will present a talk entitled “The Role of Power Engineers in the Design of Industrial Facilities” on Wednesday, 14 September 2011, 16:30 - 17:30 in 149 EE Building. Refreshments will be served.

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Labor Day Holiday 5 September 2011

The labor day holiday is Monday, 5 September 2011.

Add Date 31 August 2011

The last day to add courses is Wednesday, 31 August 2011.

Drop-or-W 29 August 2011

Deadline to cleanly drop classes is Monday, 29 August 2011. Those dropping after this day will receive a W or worse (or maybe better).

Classes Begin 22 August 2011

So soon? Yes: classes begin Monday, 22 August 2011.

Grad Program Orientation 16 August 2011

Attention graduate students, the Fall 2011 Graduate Program Orientation will be held Tuesday, 16 August 2011 at 14:00 in room 145/149 EE Building. Refreshments will be served. Both new and current students are encouraged to attend.

Graduation 20 May 2011

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, 20 May 2011. Congratulations graduates!

Classes End 7 May 2011

Classes end Saturday, 7 May 2011.

Seminar 25 April 2011

Umesh Rajashekar from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute & Lab. for Computational Vision, New York University will present a talk entitled “Adaptive Signal Representations for Color Image Quality Assessment” on Monday, 25 April 2011, 15:30 - 16:30 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Spring Break 18 April 2011

Spring break starts Monday, 18 April 2011, classes resume 25 April at 7:30.

ECE Hosts IEEE Circuit Design Contest 16 April 2011

An IEEE Region 5 student Circuit Design competition will be hosted by ECE April 16, 2011, starting at 8:30. It will include a design, building a prototype and a presentation. We anticipate that activities will end about 16:00. Winners will be recognized at a banquet. Details

Drop Date 4 April 2011

The last day to drop classes is Monday, 4 April 2011.

Digital Media Minor Pizza Night 21 March 2011

The AVATAR Initiative will host an Digital Media Minor information session and pizza night on Monday, 21 March 2011 from 17:30-19:00 to let students know about the new interdisciplinary minor programs in digital media. It will be held in the Frank Walk Presentation Room (Rm 140) in the back of the Engineering Annex. Space for this event is limited, so interested students must RSVP to AVATAR Coordinator, Lea Anne Couvillion at leaanne@cct.lsu.edu, by Monday, March 16 to attend, so we can ensure we have enough pizza for everyone. Details

Mardi Gras Break Begins 6 March 2011

Mardi Gras break starts Sunday, 6 March 2011, classes resume at 12:30 on March 9th.

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 22 February 2011

The PhD Qualifying / Master's Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 22 February 2011 from 12:45 to 17:00 in Room 145 EE Building. Exam registration is required, return a completed registration form to room 102C EE Building. Details

Add Date 27 January 2011

The last day to add classes is Thursday, 27 January 2011.

Drop-or-W 25 January 2011

The last day to cleanly drop classes is Tuesday, 25 January 2011. Anyone dropping after that date will receive a W.

Classes Start 18 January 2011

Classes start Tuesday, 18 January 2011.

International Student Orientation 10 January 2011

The International Student Orientation will be held Monday, 10 January 2011 at 7:45 in the International Cultural Center, 3365 Dalrymple Drive. This program is mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 international students who are new to LSU. Details

Commencement 17 December 2010

Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, 17 December 2010.

Classes End 4 December 2010

Classes end Saturday, 4 December 2010.

Thanksgiving Break 24 November 2010

Thanksgiving break starts at 12:30 on Wednesday, 24 November 2010. Apologies to those with morning classes.

Seminar 15 November 2010

Greg Bronevetsky from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present a talk entitled “Statistical Fault Detection and Analysis” on Monday, 15 November 2010, 13:15 - 14:15 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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NSF Fellowship Workshop 9 November 2010

Current and future grad students: Do you need $40,500? The Center for Community Engagement, Learning and Leadership (CCELL), and Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC) will be holding an NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop on Thursday, 9 November 2010 from 16:30-18:00 in 143 Coates Hall, covering topics such as how to critique your application.  Details

Drop Date 5 November 2010

The last date to drop classes (and thereby receiving a W instead of a real grade) is Friday, 5 November 2010.

Fall Holiday 21 October 2010

Unless stolen by Mother Nature Fall holiday starts Thursday, 21 October 2010, classes resume 25 October.

NSF Fellowship Workshop 7 October 2010

Current and future grad students: Do you need $40,500? The Center for Community Engagement, Learning and Leadership (CCELL), and Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC) will be holding an NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop on Thursday, 7 October 2010 from 16:30-18:00 in 143 Coates Hall and on Thursday, 9 November 2010 from 16:30-18:00 in 143 Coates Hall. The 7 October meeting covers basics, the 9 November meeting includes a critique of your application.  Details

IEEE Barbecue 7 October 2010

Get involved with your profession: The local chapter of the IEEE will be having their Fall Barbecue Thursday, 7 October 2010 from 17:00-19:00 outside the EE Building (presumably close by).  Flyer

Seminar 1 October 2010

F. L. Lewis from University of Texas at Arlington Riverbend will present a talk entitled “Reinforcement Learning Feedback Control Using Reduced Output Measurements” on Friday, 1 October 2010, 13:30 - 14:30 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 28 September 2010

Attention graduate students, the PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 28 September 2010 from 12:45 to 17:00 in Room 145 EE Building. Details, Registration Form

Digital Media Minor Info Night 23 September 2010

Students interested in pursuing computer graphics and other digital media from the technological and aesthetic angles should attend the AVATAR Digital Media minor information session to be held 18:00 on Thursday 23 September in 338 Johnston Hall. As if that weren't enough, pizza will be served. Details, and how to RSVP

Add Date 1 September 2010

The last day to add classes is Wednesday, 1 September 2010.

Drop-or-W Date 30 August 2010

The last day to drop classes without receiving a W is Monday, 30 August 2010.

Classes Start 23 August 2010

Goodbye summer, classes start Monday, 23 August 2010.

Grad Student Orientation 18 August 2010

The graduate program orientation will be held Wednesday, 18 August 2010 from 14:00 to 15:00 in room 145 EE Building. New and continuing students are encouraged to attend. Find out who's new or who's who, and what you're supposed to do. Flyer suitable for posting!

Graduation 21 May 2010

Commencement ceremonies will be held Friday, 21 May 2010.

Classes End 8 May 2010

Classes end Saturday, 8 May 2010.

Seminar 4 May 2010

Michael Malisoff from LSU Department of Mathematics will present a talk entitled “New Lyapunov Function Methods for Adaptive and Time-Delayed Systems” on Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 15:00 - 16:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Spring Break 2 April 2010

Spring break starts Friday, 2 April 2010, classes resume 12 April at 7:30.

Drop-or-Grade 1 April 2010

The last day to drop courses (but still receive a W grade) is Thursday, 1 April 2010.

Mardi Gras Break 14 February 2010

Mardi Gras break starts Sunday, 14 February 2010, classes resume 17 February at 12:30.

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 11 February 2010

The next PhD Qualifying / Master's Comprehensive Exam will be held Thursday, 11 February 2010, from 12:45 to 17:00 in room 145/149 EE Building. See the printer-friendly announcement and the registration form for more information.

Add Date 28 January 2010

The last day to add courses is Thursday, 28 January 2010.

Drop Date 26 January 2010

The last day to drop classes without receiving a W is Tuesday, 26 January 2010.

Classes Begin 19 January 2010

Class begin Tuesday, 19 January 2010.

Graduation 18 December 2009

Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, 18 December 2009.

Classes End 5 December 2009

Classes end Saturday, 5 December 2009.

Seminar 27 October 2009

Michael Malisoff from LSU Department of Mathematics will present a talk entitled “Constructions of Strict Lyapunov Functions: An Overview” on Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 10:00 - 11:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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New Deadline for Forte Fellowship 15 October 2009

The deadline for the Vincent Forte Fellowship is earlier than previously posted. The correct deadline is Thursday, 15 October 2009. See the opportunities page for details.

Seminar 14 October 2009

Danella Zhao from Center for Advanced Computer Studies will present a talk entitled “Wireless Network-on-Chip: A New Communication Paradigm for Gigascale Heterogeneous MCSoCs” on Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 14:00 - 15:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Seminar 7 October 2009

Ashu Sabharwal from Rice University will present a talk entitled “The Local View in Networks” on Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 10:00 - 11:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Fall Holiday 1 October 2009

Unless canceled by Mother Nature, fall holiday starts Thursday, 1 October 2009, classes resume 5 October at 7:30.

PhD Qual. / MS Comp. Exam 29 September 2009

The PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will be held Tuesday, 29 September 2009 from 12:45 to 17:00 in room 145/149 EE Building. Details. Forms.

Seminar 16 September 2009

X. Rong Li from Department of Electrical Engineering, University of New Orleans will present a talk entitled “Logical Foundation of Reasoning and Inference” on Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 15:00 - 16:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Careers with the Navy 9 September 2009

The LSU chapter of the IEEE is hosting a Careers with the US Navy talk on Wednesday, 9 September 2009 at 17:30 in room 145 EE Building. Free soda and pizza. Details

Seminar 8 September 2009

Ernest Mendrela from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University will present a talk entitled “High-Speed Magnetically Levitated Trains” on Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 10:00 - 11:00 in 117 Electrical Engineering Building.

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Add Date 2 September 2009

The last day to add courses is Wednesday, 2 September 2009.

Drop or W 31 August 2009

The last day to fully drop courses is Monday, 31 August 2009. Students dropping after that date will receive a W.

Classes Start 24 August 2009

Classes start Monday, 24 August 2009.

Grad Student Orientation 21 August 2009

New and continuing graduate students, find out what's going on and get to meet other graduate students at the ECE Graduate Student Orientation, to be held Friday, 21 August 2009 from 10:30 to 12:00 in room 145 EE Building. Refreshments will be served. Flier

Graduation 15 May 2009

Graduation ceremonies will be held Friday, 15 May 2009.

Classes End 2 May 2009

Classes end Saturday, 2 May 2009.

Spring Break 6 April 2009

Spring break officially starts Monday, 6 April 2009 even though many of us get that spring break feeling on the afternoon of Friday, 3 April.

Drop or F 27 March 2009

The last date to drop classes (but still receive a W) is Friday, 27 March 2009.

Mardi Gras Break 23 February 2009

Mardi Gras break starts Monday, 23 February 2009, classes resume 26 February.

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 10 February 2009

The PhD qualifying and MS comprehensive exam will be held Tuesday, 10 February 2009. Details will be posted later.

Graphics Seminar 3 February 2009

ECE faculty member Xin “Shane” Li will present a talk entitled Shape Mapping for Graphics and Visual Computing at 14:00 on Tuesday, 3 February 2009 in Room 117 EE Building. Refreshments will be served.

Add Date 22 January 2009

The last date to add classes is Thursday, 22 January 2009.

Drop Date 20 January 2009

The last day to drop classes (and receive no grade) is Tuesday, 20 January 2009.

King Day 19 January 2009

In observance of Martin Luther King Day there will be no classes Monday, 19 January 2009.

Classes Start 12 January 2009

Classes start Monday, 12 January 2009.

Graduation 19 December 2008

Commencement ceremonies will be held Friday, 19 December 2008. Congratulations graduates!

Classes End 6 December 2008

Freshmen: Yes, it's finally over. Seniors, grad students: Yes, it's already over. Classes end Saturday, 6 December 2008.

Thanksgiving 27 November 2008

Thanksgiving break starts Thursday, 27 November 2008, class resume Monday at 7:30.

Intel Recruiting Talk 13 November 2008

ECE alumnus Michael T. Hooks, now with Intel in Austin, will describe recent happenings in Intel processor development as well as job and intern opportunities at 17:30 on Thursday, 13 November 2008 in room 117 EE Building. Resumes welcome!

ECE “Champion” Returns 12 November 2008

ECE alumna Karen Brack is to be recognized at the Champions in Their Fields forum starting 19:00 on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 in the Holliday Forum in the Journalism Building. Details

Drop or F 7 November 2008

Last day to drop courses is Friday, 7 November 2008. Students dropping by this date receive a W.

Scholarship Deadline 10 October 2008

The deadline to submit applications for ECE graduate and undergraduate student scholarships is at the close of business on Friday, 10 October 2008.

Fall Holiday Canceled 9 October 2008

To make up for time lost to Gustav fall holiday has been canceled. (Fall holiday had been scheduled for Thursday, 9 October 2008.)

PhD Qual / MS Comp Exam 7 October 2008

The PhD Qualifying / MS Comprehensive Exam will now (post-Gustav) be held Tuesday, 7 October 2008 from 12:45 to 17:00 in Room 145/149 EE Building. Details

EA Jobs Meeting 2 October 2008

EA Sports will meet with students interested in a career in the video game industry on Thursday, 2 October 2008 from 14:00 to 15:30 in Johnston Hall 338. Details

Powering < .1μm Chips 2 October 2008

Raj Nair from Anasim Corporation will present a talk entitled Power Integrity: A Nanoscale VLSI Challenge at 10:00 on Thursday, 2 October 2008 in Room 145-149 EE Building. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion with ECE faculty Ashok Srivastava, Suresh Rai, and Lu Peng. Details

Add Date 11 September 2008

Last day to add courses is now scheduled for Thursday, 11 September 2008.

Drop or W 9 September 2008

The last day to fully drop courses is now scheduled for Tuesday, 9 September 2008. Students dropping after this date will receive a W or a letter grade.

Post Gustav 8 September 2008

To deal with the mess left by Hurricane Gustav, there will be no classes through Friday, 5 September 2008; classes will resume Monday, 8 September 2008. Check the LSU home page for any additional closings and reschedulings.

Labor Day 1 September 2008

There will be no classes for labor day on Monday, 1 September 2008.

Classes Start 25 August 2008

Unless fayt has something else in store, classes start Monday, 25 August 2008.