ECEDHA 2018: Reenvisioning ECE

Monterey, California - Home of Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf, Technology Companies on the Rise, and ECEDHA 2018!

The 2018 ECEDHA Annual Conference and ECExpo will take place March 16-20 at the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Monterey, California. Monterey is a scenic coastal city that rises from the pristine Monterey Bay to pine forested hillsides with sweeping bay views, and is home to one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Nearly 300 academics will join this premier annual gathering of ECE Department Heads, Deans, Faculty, Lab Managers, and Communicators from throughout the United States and Canada as we celebrate 34 years of ECE Leadership!

Featured Keynote Speakers 

Jay Alexander
Keysight Technologies
Peter Brown
Lead Author
Make it Stick, the Science of Successful Learning
 Pamela Cosman
Professor, Vice-Chair, Associate Dean
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, San Diego
Author, The Secret Code Menace 

 George Blumenthal
University of California, Santa Cruz
Ken Hansen
Semiconductor Research Corp.
 Arvind Krishna
Senior Vice-President, 
Hybrid Cloud, and Director
IBM Research
Jim Kurose

Assistant Director
National Science Foundation
Julia Liuson

CVP, Visual Studio 
Dr. Gary May
University of California, Davis

Mark McDaniel
Make it Stick, the Science of Successful Learning

Dawn Tilbury
Assistant Director
National Science Foundation 


Special Thanks to Our ECEDHA Host Universities

The following institutions have taken a leadership role in the 2018 ECEDHA Annual Conference.


Jeffrey Bokor
Professor and Division Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

University of California, Berkeley 

Marco Rolandi
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

University of California,
Santa Cruz 
Thuy Le
Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

San Jose State University
Shoba Krishnan
Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

Santa Clara University

Stephen Boyd 
Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering

Stanford University


Conference Programming

ECE department heads and faculty gather to discuss the latest trends and advances in professional development, global branding, educational innovation, and shared experiences. Sessions include:

  • Keynote and Plenary Sessions

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Industry Focus Groups
  • Corporate Spotlight Sessions


Discover the latest advances in ECE technology from the industry's leading corporations showcasing their products and services to ECEDHA members. 

  • Discover and compare emerging tools and technologies
  • Gain practical insights and solutions to your ECE challenges
  • Meet the companies driving innovation

Exhibit and Sponsor

Interact with the largest concentration of ECE department buyers and decision makers throughout the US and Canada at this premier annual gathering...over 300 academic attendees!

  • ​Increase awareness for your organization
  • Demonstrate your organization's support of ECE education
  • Establish new contacts and strengthen existing relationships with ECE decision makers
For more information, please contact: 

Kim Simpao
Corporate Relations Director

 Conference Sponsors    
 Corporate Partner                                              
  Signature Sponsors                                         

 National Instruments




  Diamond Sponsors                                          








 Gold Sponsors                                                   








 ECExpo Sponsor                                            
 ECE Spotlight Sponsor                                     

National Instruments
 Latin America Delegation Sponsor                  

 National Instruments
 Hospitality Sponsors                                        


 Innovation Awards Program Sponsor             


 Merchandise Sponsors