ECE 101: ECE in the Real World

Dr. Youngmoo Kim
Dr. Youngmoo Kim

Are you interested in ECE and want to learn more about what you can do with a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering? Check out our seminar series ECE 101, Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Real World. ECE 101 introduces students to highly visible and compelling applications of ECE through the use of familiar real-world applications, highlighting some of the high-impact advances of ECE and its importance in our daily lives. Fundamental concepts, such as electricity, light, computing, networking, and signal processing, are covered in this 10-week course.

Below, you will find lectures from our ECE 101 seminar series, delivered by prominent academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, Drexel ECE alumni, and students, all sharing their stories about the work across the diverse fields that make up ECE.

Winter 2020

March 11, 2020
Dr. Lex Fridman
Dr. Lex Fridman
“Escaping the Local Optimum of Low Expectation”
February 26, 2020
Kavita Kumar
Kavita Kumar
“Technology Risk and Control in the Financial Services Industry” (audio only)
February 19, 2020
Erik Schmidt
Erik Schmidt
“Recommending Media at Scale at Netflix and Pandora”
February 12, 2020
Dr. Matthew Stamm
Dr. Matthew Stamm
“Multimedia Forensics: Using Machine Learning and Mathematics to Detect Multimedia Forgeries”
February 5, 2020
Ophelia Wells
Ophelia Wells
“How to Figure Out What to Do with My Degree”
January 29, 2020
Dr. Pramod Abichandani
Dr. Pramod Abichandani
“Little Drones, Big Future”
January 22, 2020
Dr. Adam Fontecchio
Dr. Adam Fontecchio
“Experiential Learning and Tech Transfer: How to Practice What You Learn”
January 15, 2020
Dr. Vasileios Nasis
Dr. Vasileios Nasis
“Industry 4.0 and Me”
January 8, 2020
Dr. Youngmoo Kim
Dr. Youngmoo Kim
“Engineering New Music and Entertainment Technologies”