ECEDHA Officers

Prior to 1985 the organization was known as AEEDH or EEDHA, and until 2001 as NEEDHA. In 2001, the name was changed to Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association or ECEDHA.

Present:

2016- President: Khalil Najafi, University of Michigan
2017 Vice President: Daniel Stancil, North Carolina State University
                Secretary/Treasurer: Anthony Maciejewski, Colorado State University

Past:

2015-
2016
President: Athina Petropulu, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Vice President: Khalil Najafi, University of Michigan
Secretary/Treasurer: Daniel Stancil, North Carolina State University

 
2014-
2015
President: John Peeples, The Citadel
Vice President: Athina Petropulu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Secretary/Treasurer: Khalil Najafi, University of Michigan 

2013-2014  President: Tsuhan Chen, Cornell University
Vice President: John Peeples, The Citadel
Secretary/Treasurer: Athina Petropulu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

2012-2013  President: Stephen Phillips, Arizona State University
Vice President: Tsuhan Chen, Cornell University
Secretary/Treasurer: John Peeples, The Citadel 

2011-2012  President: Bing Chen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha Campus
Vice President: Stephen Phillips, Arizona State University
Secretary/Treasurer: Tsuhan Chen, Cornell University 

2010 - 2011  President: Ed Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon University
Vice President: Bing Chen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha Campus
Secretary/Treasurer: Gary May, Georgia Institute of Technology

2009 - 2010

President: Issa Batarseh, University of Central Florida
Vice President: Ed Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon University
Secretary/Treasurer: Bing Chen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha Campus

2008 - 2009

President: Gerald R. Kane, University of Tulsa 
Vice President: Issa Batarseh, University of Central Florida 
Secretary/Treasurer: T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon University

2007 - 2008

President: Mark Smith, Purdue University
Vice President: Gerald R. Kane, University of Tulsa
Secretary/Treasurer: Issa Batarseh, University of Central Florida

2006 - 2007

President: Jon G. Bredeson, Texas Tech University 
Vice President: Mark Smith, Purdue University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Gerald R. Kane, University of Tulsa

2005 - 2006

President: Kenneth A.Connor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Vice President: Jon G. Bredeson, Texas Tech University
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Smith, Purdue University

2004 - 2005

President: W. Kenneth Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University 
Vice President: Kenneth A.Connor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Secretary/Treasurer: Jon G. Bredeson, Texas Tech University

2003 - 2004

President: Stephen M. Goodnick, Arizona State University 
Vice President: W. Kenneth Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Kenneth A.Connor, Pennsylvania State University

2002 - 2003

President: David A. Soldan, Kansas State University 
Vice President: Stephen M. Goodnick, Arizona State University 
Secretary/Treasurer: W. Kenneth Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University

2001 - 2002

President: James H. Aylor, University of Virginia 
Vice President: David A. Soldan, Kansas State University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Stephen M. Goodnick, Arizona State University

2000 - 2001

President: John A. Orr, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Vice President: James H. Aylor, University of Virginia 
Secretary/Treasurer: David A. Soldan, Kansas State University

1999 - 2000

President: Roger P. Webb, Georgia Institute of Technology 
Vice President: John A. Orr, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Secretary/Treasurer: Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang, University of Illinois

1998 - 1999

President: Barry E. Spielman, Washington University in St. Louis
Vice President: Roger P. Webb, Georgia Institute of Technology
Secretary/Treasurer: John A. Orr, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

1997 - 1998

President: William D. Brown, University of Arkansas 
Vice President: Larry C. Burton, Pennsylvania State University
Secretary/Treasurer: James A. Roberts, The University of Kansas and Barry E. Spielman, Washington University in St. Louis

1996 - 1997

President: Paul Penfield, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vice President: William D. Brown, University of Arkansas 
Secretary/Treasurer: Larry C. Burton, Pennsylvania State University

1995 - 1996

President: Sherra E. Kerns, Vanderbilt University 
Vice President: Paul Penfield, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Secretary/Treasurer: William D. Brown, University of Arkansas

1994 - 1995

President: Timothy N. Trick, University of Illinois 
Vice President: Sherra E. Kerns, Vanderbilt University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Jorge I. Auñón, Colorado State University
and Paul Penfield, Jr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1993 - 1994

President: Marion O. Hagler, Texas Tech University
Vice President: Timothy N. Trick, University of Illinois
Secretary/Treasurer: Ralph K. Cavin, North Carolina State University

1992 - 1993

Chairman: Mario J. Gonzalez, University of Texas, Austin
Vice-Chairman: Marion O. Hagler, Texas Tech University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Timothy N. Trick, University of Illinois

1991 - 1992

Chairman: Keith Carver, University of Massachusetts
Vice-Chairman: Mario J. Gonzalez, University of Texas, Austin
Secretary/Treasurer: Marion O. Hagler, Texas Tech University

1990 - 1991

Chairman: Rodney J. Soukup, University of Nebraska
Vice-Chairman: Keith Carver, University of Massachusetts 
Secretary/Treasurer: Mario J. Gonzalez, University of Texas, Austin

1989 - 1990

Chairman: Bob Sullivan, University of Florida 
Vice-Chairman: Rodney J. Soukup, University of Nebraska
Secretary/Treasurer: Keith Carver, University of Massachusetts

1988 - 1989

Chairman: Wayne Bennett, Clemson University 
Vice-Chairman: Harriett Rigas, Michigan State University
Secretary/Treasurer: Bob Sullivan, University of Florida

1987 - 1988

Chairman: James Rowland, University of Kansas
Vice-Chairman: Wayne Bennett, Clemson University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Harriett Rigas, Michigan State University

1986 - 1987

Chairman: Dan Hodge, Virginia Tech
Vice-Chairman: James Rowland, University of Kansas 
Secretary/Treasurer: Wayne Bennett, Clemson University

1985 - 1986

Chairman: Bruce A. Eisenstein, Drexel University
Vice-Chairman: Dan Hodge, Virginia Tech
Secretary/Treasurer: James Rowland, University of Kansas

1984 - 1985

Chairman: Roy H. Mattson, University of Arizona
Vice-Chairman: Bruce A. Eisenstein, Drexel University 
Secretary/Treasurer: Dan Hodge, Virginia Tech

1983 - 1984

Chairman: William B. Jones, Texas A&M
Vice-Chairman: Roy H. Mattson, University of Arizona
Secretary/Treasurer: Bruce A. Eisenstein, Drexel University

1982 - 1983

Chairman: Blake E. Cherrington, University of Florida 
Vice-Chairman: William B. Jones, Texas A&M
Secretary/Treasurer: Roy H. Mattson, University of Arizona

1981 - 1982

Chairman: Lyle D. Feisel, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Vice-Chairman: Blake E. Cherrington, University of Florida
Secretary/Treasurer: William B. Jones, Texas A&M

1980 - 1981

Chairman: J. David Irwin, Auburn University 
Vice-Chairman: Lyle D. Feisel, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Secretary/Treasurer: Blake E. Cherrington, University of Florida

1979 - 1980

Chairman: Frank S. Barnes, University of Colorado 
Secretary: Lyle D. Feisel, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

1978 - 1979

Chairman: Glen A. Richardson, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Vice-Chairman: Frank S. Barnes, University of Colorado
Secretary: J. David Irwin, Auburn University

1977 - 1978

Chairman: William A. Blackwell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Vice-Chairman: Glen A. Richardson, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 
Secretary: A. S. Gilmore, Jr., SUNY/Buffalo

1976 - 1977

Chairman: Demetrius T. Paris, Georgia Institute of Technology
Vice-Chairman: Frank S. Barnes, University of Colorado
Secretary: Glen A. Richardson, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

1975 - 1976

Chairman: W. W. Koepsel, Kansas State University 
Vice-Chairman: Demetrius T. Paris, Georgia Institute of Technology
Secretary: William Steirer, University of Southern California

1974 - 1975

Chairman: Billie J. Ball, Mississippi State University 
Vice-Chairman: Fred A. Russell, Newark College of Engineering
Secretary: W. W. Koepsel, Kansas State University

1973 - 1974

Chairman: Robert F. Cotellessa, Clarkson College of Technology 
Vice-Chairman: Billie J. Ball, Mississippi State University 
Secretary: Fred A. Russell, Newark College of Engineering

1972 - 1973

Chairman: David L. Johnson, Louisiana Tech University 
Vice-Chairman: Robert F. Cotellessa, Clarkson College of Technology
Secretary: Billie J. Ball, Mississippi State University

1971 - 1972

Chairman: Finley W. Tatum, Southern Methodist University

1970 - 1971

Chairman: O. William Muckenhirn, University of Toledo

1969 - 1970

Chairman: Wayne H. Chen, University of Florida

1968 - 1969

Chairman: Mac Van Valkenburg, Princeton University

1967 - 1968

Chairman: A. V. Eastman, University of Washington

1966 - 1967

Chairman: William L. Hughes, Oklahoma State University

1965 - 1966

Chairman: William L. Hughes, Oklahoma State University

1964 - 1965

Chairman: George B. Hoadley, North Carolina State University

1963 - 1964

Chairman: George B. Hoadley, North Carolina State University
Secretary pro tem: Roger E. Nolte, Missouri School of Mines

1962 - 1963

Organization founded June 20, 1963 
Organizer: William L. Hughes, Oklahoma State University 
Acting Secretary: W. B. Boast, Iowa State University

Most of this historical information is from the NEEDHA History or from various department headquarters files. The author is indebted to Billie J. Ball for some of the information for the early years (private communication, October 28, 1997).


 
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