Fall 2019 EE and CE Graduate Student Orientation

The EE & CE Graduate Student Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 29 2019 at Low Library. 

All new graduate students are strongly advised to attend this event. 

Graduate Student Orientation 

Download the 2019 agenda flyer here

9:20 AM Sign-in and breakfast (Rotunda, Low Library)
9:50 AM Welcome and introduction to the department (EE Dept. Chair: Prof. Peter Kinget) 
10:00 AM Introduction to the MS programs (Prof. Zoran Kostic) 
10:25 AM CE Welcome (Prof. Martha Kim, Chair of CE Program)
10:30 AM Overview of courses in Systems Biology and Neuroengineering (Prof. Dion Khodagholy)
10:42 AM Overview of courses in Nanoscale Structures and Integrated Devices (Prof. Jamie Teherani)
10:54 AM Overview of courses in Signals, Information & Data (Prof. John Wright)
11:06 AM Break
11:20 AM EE Career Services  (Ms. Raina Ranaghan)
11:32 AM Overview of courses in Integrated Circuits and Systems (Prof. Mingoo Seok)
11:44 AM Overview of courses in Networking and Communications (Prof. Ethan Katz-Bassett)
11:56 AM Overview of courses in Smart Electric Energy (Prof. Matthias Preindl)
12:08 PM Meet the EE Staff
12:15 - 1:40 PM Student Clubs & Panel / Lunch / Departmental Group Picture
2:00 - 4:00 PM Open Labs for all students (CEPSR, Mudd, and NWC)
2:00 - 5:00 PM Advising for MS students* (CEPSR, Mudd, NWC, and CSB)
2:00 - 3:15 PM Introduction to the CE program and courses (Prof. Martha Kim) for CE Students only (CEPSR 415)
2:15 - 3:00 PM Introduction to the Ph.D. program (Prof. Gil Zussman) for MS-PhD and PhD Students (EE Conference Room, 1300 Mudd)
3:00 - 3:45 PM Discussion of GRA/TA administrative aspects (Ms. Wendy Villa and Ms. Elsa Sanchez) for MS-PhD and PhD Students (EE Conference Room, 1300 Mudd)


Open Labs

Lab Prof Location
Lightwave Research Lab Bergman CEPSR 8LW1/8LW2
CLUE (Columbia Laboratory for Unconventional Electronics) Kymissis CEPSR 10LE3
Bionet Lab Lazar CEPSR 8LE5
Translational NeuroElectronics Laboratory
Khodagholy Mudd 1227
CISL (Columbia Integrated Systems Lab) Kinget CEPSR 422
Bioelectronics System Lab Shepard 701 Northwest

*Advising appointments for all MS students will be advertised a few days before orientation.


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