ECEE Connections

Alumni Newsletter • Spring 2013 • Volume 11 • Number 2

featured ecee news

ASU spin-off launches world’s first portable metabolism tracker
ECEE professor collaborates with other ASU research professors to develop technology used by spin-off company for world’s first portable metabolism tracker. Continue reading

In memory: Dieter Schroder—scholar, teacher and friend

Regent’s Professor Dieter Schroder passed away last December after a long career as a noted semiconductor technology expert and revered mentor to many in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Continue reading


Solar Power
Collaborations between University of Delaware and the QESST ERC at ASU aim for improvements to silicon solar cells in efficiency and affordability. Continue reading

Toy design project gives youngsters hands-on introduction to engineering
Freshmen engineering students in FSE100 class combine outreach with innovation when working with local sixth-graders to design educational toys. Continue reading

Engineering in action: Open House an entertaining educational experience
Engineering students hosted a weekend of fun and exciting exhibits, tours and activities for the public at the second annual Engineering Open House. Continue reading

ECEE professors earn prestigious Fellowships
Honoring their careers and accomplishments, four faculty members receive fellow selections into leading international societies. Continue reading


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calendar of alumni events


FURI Symposium
1-3 p.m., ECG Patio
Learn about exciting projects as students in the research and travel grant programs present and share their findings.


Dean's Lecture Series
4-6 p.m., University Club
Meet the brilliant students who are are not waiting until graduation to make a difference with entrepreneurial ventures.


Engineering Alumni Chapter Board Meeting
7:30-9:30 a.m.
Stay active within Fulton Engineering. Attend our board meeting to hear about news and plans for engineering while mingling with fellow alumni. For more information, contact


Ninth Annual Pat's Run
6 a.m., Sun Devil Stadium
Join 35,000 participants, volunteers and spectators on this 4.2 mile run/walk charitable event. Proceeds support educational scholarships through the Pat Tillman Foundation.


Order of the Engineer
6-8:30 p.m., Memorial Union
All engineering alumni are invited to attend the Order of the Engineer 2013 Ceremony. Join us as an inductee or a volunteer.


4:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena
Volunteer at Fulton Engineering's convocation ceremony this spring. Experience the excitement all over again as our students make the transition from student to professional engineer. For more information, contact


Engineering Summer Programs
Is your child interested in following your footsteps? Discover the excitement of engineering at Fulton Engineering’s summer camps.


E2 Camp
Join Fulton Engineering faculty, staff and upperclassmen as we welcome our incoming freshmen. Volunteer and inspire future engineers.


Engineering Career Fair
noon-5 p.m., Memorial Union
Prepare for the semi-annual Engineering Career Fair. Meet and network with representatives of some of the top engineering companies.
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