January 2013 Monthly Update 

The Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference (IEDEC) technical program featuring keynotes and invited talks by industry and academia experts and over 40 technical presentations covering critical issues related to excellence in interdisciplinary engineering design education is now available, and registration for the event is open. IEDEC will be held on March 4-5, 2013.


The Education Leadership Award and Quality Educator Award nominations are also open. These awards, which honor and pay tribute to organizations and educators who exemplify excellence in interdisciplinary engineering education, will be announced at IEDEC. The nomination deadline is February 20, 2013.

The following keynotes and invited speakers will be presenting at this year's event:
  • Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS): From Big Data to Action Webs
    S. Shankar Sastry, Dean of the College of Engineering and Roy W. Carlson Professor
    University of California, Berkeley

  • Connecting Through the Cloud
    Thomas Tremblay, Global Design, Lifecycle and Simulation Industry Manager

  • Creature Arts Creation: Teaching How to Incorporate Imagination with Anatomy, Astrobiology, Modern Materials and Engineering on the Web
    Shannon Gans, Co-Founder and CEO
    New Deal Studios

  • Engineering Sound: How the John Lennon Educational Bus is Bringing the Science, Engineering and Creative Skills Together for the Next Generation of Music
    Brian Rothschild, Executive Director
    John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

  • SMILE: Stanford Mobile Inquiry-based Learning Environment
    Paul Kim, Chief Technology Officer
    Stanford Graduate School of Education

  • You Can't Do That in a Virtual Classroom!
    Peter Ryce, Product Evangelist

  • Wireless Health: Remaking of Medicine by Pervasive Technologies
    Mehran Mehregany, Professor of Engineering, Innovation Director
    Case School of Engineering San Diego

Visit the IEDEC website for more information, to register and submit your educator award nominations today!


The following new and updated courses are now available. Visit Members Only with your SolvNet ID and password to download.


Duke UniversityTest Generation for Clock-Domain Crossing Faults in Integrated Circuits
Duke University: Naghmeh Karimi, Krishnendu, Pallav Gupta, Srinivas Patil
RMC CMRAsymmetric Large Size Multiplication Using Embedded Blocks with Efficient Compression Technique in FPGAs
Royal Military College of Canada: Various Authors
Pittsburgh UniversityProactive NBTI Mitigation for Busy Functional Units in Out-of-Order Microprocessors
University of Pittsburgh: Lin Li, Youtao Zhang, Jun Yang and Jianhua Zhao
Victoria UniversityFixed-Point CORDIC-Based QR Decomposition by Givens Rotations on FPGA
University of Victoria: Dongdong Chen and Mihai SIMA

Upcoming Events

IEEEIEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS 2013)
February 27 - March 1, 2013
Cusco, Peru
DateDesign, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE 2013)
March 18 - 22, 2013
Grenoble, France
IPDPS 2013IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2013)
May 20 - 24, 2013
Boston, MA
VIPES 2013Virtual Prototyping of Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (ViPES 2013)
May 24, 2013
Boston, MA

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