Gannon University Hosts Electrical and Computer Engineering Day
Posted: April 28, 2014
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at
Gannon University is hosting ECE Day on Tuesday, April 29,
ECE Day welcomes high school students to participate with
project activities in electronic circuits, wireless communication,
electric motor speed control and embedded system design. During ECE
Day, the students will engage in hands-on laboratory activities to
understand the engineering principles and design practices.
Currently, about 50 students from local Erie high schools are
expected to participate. The University collaborated with the Erie
County Technical School to bring high school students to campus
that are enrolled in various special classes provided by IU5 and
other schools. In these classes, students focus on engineering
subjects such as drafting, electronics and computers.
"The ECE department at Gannon strives to exploit the synergy
between K-12 STEM schools and its ABET-accredited undergraduate ECE
degree program through ECE laboratory-based STEM outreach
activities," said Professor Ramakrishnan Sundaram, Ph.D.,
Electrical and Computer Engineering.