Irons Endowed Lectureships 2019

Henry R. Irons (BS'43 and MS'47) established Henry R. and Gladys V. Irons Endowed Lectureship to provide financial assistance to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for annual lectures for students, faculty and the general university community at no charge to the participants. Speakers present on technical topics in the areas of electrical/wireless communications, computer hardware/software engineering, digital signal processing, systems and electronic controls, and solid state electronics.



For 2018-2019, three lectures were supported by the Irons Endowed Lectureship:
Date: March 8, 2019
Speaker: Mary 'Missy’ Cummings, Duke University
Title: A Machine Learning Approach to Modeling Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems
Date: March 27, 2019
Speaker: Mehmet Toner, Harvard Medical School
Title: Extreme Microfluidics - Label Free Sorting of Extremely Rare Circulating Tumor Cells and Clusters
Date: April 17, 2019
Speaker: Maysam Chamanzar, CMU
Title: From Flexible Implants to Virtual Acousto-optic Neural Interfaces