ECE Seminar: "Reflections on Mentoring, Diversity, and Inclusion"
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
Shawn Blanton, Trustee Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
Please join us as we welcome visiting speaker Dr. Shawn Blanton, Trustee Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. At this seminar he will discuss his academic and professional journey in the field of Computer Engineering as well as his outstanding work to foster an inclusive and supportive environment for students of diverse backgrounds in engineering through mentoring and outreach. Lunch will be served at 11:45am. This seminar will be part I of a two-part series. In part II, Dr. Blanton will give a seminar on January 15th from 12-1pm on his research in The Advanced Chip Test Laboratory (ACTL) which develops and implements data-mining techniques for improving the operation, design, manufacturing and testing of integrated systems. Our research involves data-mining algorithm development, data analysis, chip design and fabrication in collaboration with various industrial partners that currently include IBM, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, CISCO Systems, Intel, GlobalFoundries, and ARM. This will be located in LSRC D106.