ECE Open House supported by Texas Instruments

Open House
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Creekside Lawn and POB
Free and open to all ECE Students

Please join us for the 2015 Texas ECE Open House
Generously supported by Texas Instruments

The Open House will feature many informational talks and meetings as well as a BBQ Lunch and Learn and Ice Cream Social with Texas Instruments.


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adrian Fernandez Texas Instruments Tech Talk
Location: POB 2.402
Adrian Fernandez is the Microcontroller Customer Experience Manager at Texas Instruments. In his role, he is responsible for defining the microcontroller development ecosystem and augmenting the ways developers interact with TI’s microcontroller portfolio, with heavy focus on growing and improving TI’s LaunchPad Rapid Prototyping Development Platform. Adrian holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, concentrating on embedded systems and digital signal processing. He lives with his wife Ellen & pug Ollie in Dallas, TX. Follow him on twitter @aye_dreee_an

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

BBQ Lunch and Learn with Texas Instruments & Dr. Tewfik
Location: Creekside Lawn (Corner of Dean Keeton and San Jacinto)
Free BBQ lunch by Pok-e-Jo's BBQ and an opportunity to speak with Texas Instruments engineers and welcome message from Dr. Tewfik

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thinking Past Today with ECE Chair Dr. Ahmed Tewfik
Location: POB 2.402
Dr. Ahmed Tewfik & Dr. Jonathan Valvano answer your questions along with a graduate student panel about choosing technical cores, graduate school and building a strong resume.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Texas Instruments Coffee Chat
Location: POB 2.402
Talk with Texas Instruments representatives 1 on 1 and how ECE Tech Cores translate to industry

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Technical Core Breakout Rooms
Location: Various Rooms in POB (Specific Locations Provided in POB 2.402 and at BBQ)
Faculty and graduate students will give demonstrations, talk one-on-one with students and give advice about technical core options and post-graduation goals.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ice Cream Social with Texas Instruments Engineers
Location: POB 2.402
Bring your resume and mix & mingle with TI Engineers over Ice Cream and much more.




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