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CSE Alumni Society 
Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. Event


Tuesday, Sept 16, 2014
6-8 p.m.
Tin Whiskers Brewing Co.
25 E. 9th St.
St. Paul, MN 55101

Cost
$18 for University of Minnesota Alumni Association Members
$20 for non-members

Cost includes hors d'oeuvres, a beer flight, and option tour of the brewery.

Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. was founded in 2011 by all University of Minnesota CSE electrical
engineering graduates - Jake Johnson '07, Jeff Moriarty '08 and George Kellerman '07. In May
this year, they opened their taproom. you can learn more about them and the brewery

at www.twbrewing.com

RSVP today! Space is limited.

Contact Ann Terry, CSE Director of Alumni Relations
asterry@umn.edu

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U of MN Alumnus Shengli Zhou elected IEEE Fellow

Shengli Zhou  Alumnus Shengli Zhou (Ph.D. '03), current 
  University of Connecticut faculty member, has 
  been elected as an IEEE Fellow for his 
  contributions to wireless and underwater 
  acoustic communications.
  (Prof. G.B. Giannakis, former advisor)

 


Alumnus Mark Strong (MS') named VP of 
Research and Development at HeartWare

Mark Strong HeartWare

    

 

 

 

 

  Mark Strong was named vice president 
  of research and development at 
  HeartWare (based in Framingham, MA). 
  Mark is a native of Ortonville, MN and
  earned a master’s degree in electrical
  engineering at the University of Minnesota
  and an MBA at the University of St.Thomas
  in St. Paul. He also holds a bachelor’s
  degree in electrical engineering and
  biomedical engineering from North 
  Dakota State University. Mark recently 
  relocated to Massachusetts from the 
  Twin Cities area. At HeartWare, Mark 
  will lead the company’s R&D efforts 
  and will play an integral role in 
  advancing the technology pipeline.
  (Prof. Bruce Wollenberg, former advisor)

  For more information....

 

Alumnus Hongliang Chang and Prof. Sachin Sapatnekar
to receive ICCAD Ten-Year Most Influential Paper Award 

  Hongliang Chang

Sachin Sapatnekar Thumbnail

  ECE Alumnus Hongliang Chang (Ph.D.'05) and 
  co-author Prof. Sachin Sapatnerkar will receive the 
  Ten -Year Most Influential Paper Award from the 
  2013 International Conference on Computer-Aided 
  Design (ICCAD.) Their paper is titled "Statistical Timing 
  Analysis Considering Spatial Correlations Using a 
  Single PERT-like Traversal. Prof. Sapatnekar was 
  Chang's advisor when she attend the University
  of Minnesota.

 

Alumnus Bodhisatwa Sadhu (Ph.D.'12) authors most downloaded
paper on IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits for May 2013

Bodhisatwa Sadhu Grad (Ph.D.'12) 

 

 

  Bodhisatwa Sadhu (Ph.D.’12), post-doctoral researcher
  at IBM T.J.  Watson Research Center, is the author of
  the top paper downloaded from the IEEE Journal of
  Solid-State Circuits in May 2013. This work—“A
  linearized, low-phase-noise VCO-based 25-GHz
  PLL with autonomic biasing”—was done in
  collaboration with IBM Yorktown and Carnegie
  Mellon University, and funded by DARPA.
  (Prof. Ramesh Harjani, Ph.D. advisor)

 

Alumnus Dr. Shengli Zhou promoted to Professor and
received Outstanding Advisor Award

Shengli Zhou  ECE alumnus Dr. Shengli Zhou (Ph.D.'03 2003),  is now
  a faculty member at the University of Connecticut, and
  was recently promoted to the rank of Professor with
  tenure. Prof. Zhou received also the Outstanding
  Faculty Advisor Award at the University of Connecticut.
  (Prof. G. B. Giannakis, former advisor)

  


     
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Did you know?
        Inventors Earl Bakken (EE'48) and Seymour Cray (EE'49) are graduates of our
        department. Bakken invented the battery-operated cardiac pacemaker and founded
        Medtronic, Inc. Cray invented the supercomputer and founded
Cray Research, Inc.
 

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