Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association

The Association is composed of heads or chairs of departments offering accredited programs in electrical and/or computer engineering.

The purpose is to

help advance the field
facilitate member interaction and idea exchange
improve communication with the profession, industry, government, and others

Save the Date!

Join us next year at the Renaissance Orlando Sea World in Orlando, FL, March 18-21st, 2020 for the annual gathering of ECE Department Heads, Deans, Lab Professionals, Communicators, and Faculty from throughout the United States and Canada as we celebrate 36 years of ECE Leadership!

Thanks to the 2019 Program Committee, led by Dr. Zhihua Qu of the University of Central Florida, for assembling another world-class program, which offered dedicated programming for ChairsCommunicatorsLab Professionals and Students.

This past year's meeting was hosted by Arizona State University, New Mexico State University, the University of Arizona, and the University of New Mexico. 

>> View Pictures from the 2019 Conference

>> View the 2019 Conference Homepage

>> View the 2019 Conference Schedule

>> View the 2019 ECExpo Participants

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities?
Please contact Kim Simpao, ksimpao@ecedha.org 

>> 2020 ECEDHA Prospectus

ECEDHA Organizational News

ECEDHA Branding Initiative

Over the past year, ECEDHA has been working on an ambitious rebranding project with Tailfin Marketing to raise the visibility of the field of ECE to prospective students and the general public. We have made great strides in research findings, creative concepts, and an implementation plan and marketing toolkit that can be used by all member institutions.

To learn more about the Tailfin Marketing presentation from the 2018 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo in Monterey, California, please visit our Branding Page.

Renew your 2018-2019 ECEDHA Membership Today!

ECEDHA Membership is now up for renewal for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Membership is valid from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.

ECEDHA's membership benefits continue to grow. Renew your 2018-2019 membership to take advantage of the following:
  • Access to the ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo, providing an enriched experience with significant corporate participation and involvement through the ECExpo
  • Access to specialized workshops. Recent workshops have allowed ECEDHA members to enjoy programming and travel grants due to special funding by the National Science Foundation
  • Opportunity to participate in the enhanced ECEDHA Annual Member Survey, providing important comparative benchmark data
  • And much more!

>> View Membership Brochure
>> Download Payment Authorization Form



Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners that were honored at the 2018 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo!

Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award 
ECEDHA Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award       

John Peeples
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina     


ECEDHA Innovative Program Award 

ECEDHA Innovative Program Award

     John Booske
Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL)
University of Wisconsin, Madison                 


ECEDHA Industry Award 
    Jay Alexander
Keysight Technologies                  

ECEDHA Diversity Award 
      Pamela Cosman
University of California, San Diego                                                                          

>> View past award recipients


ECEDHA Administration

ECEDHA headquarters administration is the responsibility of the International Engineering Consortium.

Contact information:

Two Prudential Plaza, 180 N Stetson
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601 USA
Phone: +1-312-559-3724
Fax: +1-312-559-4111
E-mail: information@ecedha.org

The IEC is proud to support the work of ECEDHA.

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View the latest issue!

On Demand Webinars
From Concept to Communications: Putting the
ECEDHA Brand Toolkit to Work

In partnership with Tailfin Marketing
New Tools for State of the Art Research and
Industry-Ready Students
Sponsored by Keysight Technologies
A Case Study on Connected Maintenance Reliability
Sponsored by Fluke Corporation
Rethinking Electronics Fundamentals
Sponsored by National Instruments
Oscilloscopes for the Classroom
Sponsored by Keysight Technologies

E-mail the event date, name and link to information@ecedha.org to be added to the calendar.

July 25
Great Lakes Regional Meeting 
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL

Northwest Regional Meeting
UMass Lowell - Lowell, MA

18-21, 2020:

 2020 ECEDHA Annual   Conference and ECExpo
 Renaissance Orlando Sea   World -  Orlando, FL

Support ECE education! 
Become an ECEDHA Corporate Sponsor

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for 2019 are now available!

>> View Sponsorship Prospectus

Contact Kim Simpao
for more information
+1-773-315-7779 (mobile)

Corporate Members









National Instruments 



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