ECEDHA Energy and Power Educational Programs Development Workshop
The Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, Virginia USA
October 30 - November 2, 2010

Monday, November 1

8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome Remarks
  • Ed Schlesinger, President, ECEDHA
  • Tom Peterson, Bob Trew, Kishan Baheti - National Science Foundation
8:45 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynotes - "State of the Grid"
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:45 am Industry Panel Discussions (next-generation grid technologies)
  • David Curtis, Director of Asset Management Processes and Policies, Hydro One (Ontario)
  • Dora Nakafuji, Director of Renewable Energy Planning, Hawaiian Electric Co.
  • John McDonald, Director, Technical Strategy & Policy Development, GE Digital Energy
  • Roy Pratt, CTO Energy, HP Enterprise Services
11:45 am - 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon
  • William Parks, Senior Technical Advisor, US Department of Energy
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Academic Panel Discussion (state of P&E education)
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Tarlochan Sidhu, University of Western Ontario
  • Anjan Bose, Washington State University
  • Deepak Divan, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Marija Ilic, Carnegie Mellon University
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm IEEE-PES Power and Energy Engineering Workforce Panel Discussion
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Dagmar Niebur, Associate Professor, Drexel University
  • Wanda Reder, VP, S&C Electric Company
  • Dennis Ray, Executive Director, Power Systems Engineering Research Center
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Day 1 Wrap-Up
  • Ed Schlesinger, President, ECEDHA
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Reception, Dinner and Keynote Speaker
  • Mike Sullivan, SVP Operations, Pepco Holdings

Tuesday, November 2

7:30 am - 7:45 am Welcome and Workshop Instructions
7:45 am - 8:15 am Pre-workshop summary
8:15 am - 9:45 am Workshop Sessions I
Curriculum development
  • Chanan Singh, Texas A&M (moderator)
  • Mesut Baran, NC State (commenter)
Facilities planning
  • Kevin Tomosovic, University of Tennessee (moderator)
  • Udaya Annakage, U. Manitoba (Canada) (commenter)
Industry needs: research areas
  • Vijay Vittal, Arizona State University (moderator)
  • Pete Sauer, University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign (commenter)
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 11:30 am Workshop Sessions II
Faculty development
  • Ragu Balakrishnan, Purdue (moderator)
  • Langis Roy, Carleton U (Canada) (commenter);
    Anjan Bose, Washington State University (commenter);
    Subbaram Naidu, Idaho State (commenter)
Industry needs: workforce development Student expectations & recruiting, K-12 outreach
  • Ed Schlesinger, CMU (commenter)
  • Kodjo Agbossou, UQTR (Canada) (commenter);
    Mariesa Crow, Missouri University of Science and Technology (commenter)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Workshop Readouts 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Final Report Preparation
3:00 pm Adjourn

 Follow ECEDHA on Twitter


View the latest issue!

On Demand Webinars
Rethinking Electronics Fundamentals
Sponsored by National Instruments

Oscilloscopes for the Classroom
Sponsored by Keysight Technologies

The Global Impact of ECE - Spotlight on Latin America
In Partnership with National Instruments, ISTEC, LACCEI, and Tecnológico de Monterrey
Modeling Capacitive Devices with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Sponsored by COMSOL

E-mail the event date, name and link to to be added to the calendar.

Late September/
Early October
CHECE Regional Meeting
Montreal, QC Canada 

Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting
George Washington University
District of Columbia

October Central States Regional Meeting
Rolla, MO

October 12-13 Southwest Regional Meeting
Texas Tech
Lubbock, TX

October 25-26 Southeast Regional Meeting
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

November Western Regional Meeting
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

9-10, 2018
 Northeast Regional   Meeting
 Boston, MA

22-26, 2019:

 2019 ECEDHA Annual   Conference and ECExpo
 Hilton El Conquistador -  Tucson, AZ

Support ECE education! 
Become an ECEDHA Corporate Sponsor

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for 2018 are now available!

>> View Sponsorship Prospectus

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

Corporate Members










National Instruments 



 Texas Instruments