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    Working in collaboration with NASA and many other teams across the country our Gannon High Altitude Ballooning Team has an ultimate goal of capturing a live streaming video and still images of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years.  The eclipse will be happening on August 21st, 2017.For more information about the live stream project and event please view the project website at

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     ECE Faculty Activity Highlights

    Last Updated: May 4, 2017

    April 2017 -- Engineering student, Maia Mackeller, was featured on WERG during open house on April 22, 2017. She was interviewed about the student experience and the Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project. Download the mp3 from WERG to listen to the interview.

    April 2017 - 2017 IEEE Region 2 Student Activity Conference: Dr. Yong-Kyu Jung and four ECE students attended the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 2 Student Activity Conference (SAC) held in Rowan University, NJ, April 7-10, 2017. There were 10 competitions and 7 workshops in the 2017 IEEE SAC. Our students competed in two competitions, the PICO conference and the brown bag circuit competitions. The team of three seniors, Ryan Mong, Theodore Rogers, and Dylan Szczepanski, competed in the PICO conference, which is the student paper competition. The students competed in and received a trophy for the 2nd place. As the fun facts of the conference, (1) there were 298 attendees from 27 Universities; (2) the first time attendees from 7 Universities, including Case Western Reserve, Carnegie Mellon, George Washington, and University of Delaware; (3) the Farthest traveled student group drove 503 miles from University of Cincinnati; (4) the total miles traveled were 6664.4 miles.