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Welcome to the ISU ECpE podcast, from the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). Here in ECpE, The Future Is What We Do!

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Welcome to the ISU ECpE podcast, from the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). Here in ECpE, The Future Is What We Do!

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English


Episodes
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ISU Electric Power Research Center (EPRC) with Dr. Anne Kimber

5/2/2022
In this episode of Season 1, our guest is Dr. Anne Kimber who is the Executive Director of the Electric Power Research Center (EPRC) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about EPRC’s research in electric power systems, including the Center’s research projects, industry partners, and facilities available for student training in this area. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Sara Harris from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Coma-Media from Pixabay (Track Title: Piano Ambience Relax).

Duration:00:20:45

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Episode 13: Cyber-Physical System Security for Electric Power Grids with Professor Manimaran Govindarasu

2/4/2022
In this episode of Season 1, our guest is Professor Manimaran Govindarasu from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research in cybersecurity with applications to electric power grids, including the cyber physical testbeds and facilities available for student training and education. We also learn about the recent five-year ECE Strategic Plan that was drafted under his leadership. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Coma-Media from Pixabay (Track Title: Relaxation Optimistic).

Duration:00:36:02

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Episode 12: Rural Broadband and Wireless Communication with Professor Hongwei Zhang

2/3/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Hongwei Zhang from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research in rural broadband connectivity and wireless communication systems, along with education-related topics for students. We also discuss his major new grant, ARA Wireless Living Lab for Smart and Connected Rural Communities, which was established under his leadership and has received around $16 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and several industry consortium partners. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by beetpro from Pixabay (Track Title: Follow your destiny lofi chillhop 5).

Duration:00:27:47

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Episode 11: Solar Cells and Semiconductors with Professor Vikram Dalal

2/1/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Vikram Dalal from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about the latest trends in the semiconductor industry, both within the integrated circuit (IC) and solar cell technologies. We also learn about the capabilities available at the ISU Microelectronics Research Center (MRC) to design and fabricate our own chips, along with courses and career paths available for students interested in this field. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Santosh Pandey from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Lesfm from Pixabay (Track Title: Inspiring Inspiration (IG Version 30s)).

Duration:00:24:34

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Episode 10: New Major Program in Cyber Security Engineering with Professor Doug Jacobson

1/31/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Doug Jacobson from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about the new ECpE major program in Cyber Security Engineering, which was proposed and established under Jacobson's leadership. We also learn about his innovative research and outreach activities in cybersecurity and information assurance, such as the ISU Cyber Defense Competitions, ISU Center for Cybersecurity Innovation and Outreach, and the ISU Information Assurance Student group. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Santosh Pandey from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Alex_MakeMusic from Pixabay (Track Title: Inspire Me).

Duration:00:20:42

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Episode 9: Biotechnology and DNA Microarrays with Associate Professor Meng Lu

1/28/2022
In this episode, our guests are Associate Professor Meng Lu and his graduate student, Shirin Parvin, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research on sensors, microelectronics, optics and photonics, and the resources available for students to get involved in this area. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The initial sound editing was done by Ankita, while the transcript was prepared by Yunsoo Park and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay (Track Title: Melody of Nature (Main)).

Duration:00:18:37

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Episode 8: Electromagnetic Modelling, Testing and Measurement with Professor Jiming Song

1/28/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Jiming Song from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research in electromagnetic modeling and testing for 5G electronics and the value of learning these core skills for students. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Professor Jiming Song and Santosh Pandey from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Coma-Media from Pixabay (Track Title: Minimal Technology Ambient).

Duration:00:08:39

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Episode 7: Nanotechnology and Biology with Associate Professor Long Que

1/27/2022
In this episode, our guest is Associate Professor Long Que from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research on microfluidics, nanotechnology, and photonics with applications in biology. We also discuss the relevant coursework, research opportunities, and facilities available for new and current students to build a background in this area. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. Initial sound editing and transcript preparation was done by Ankita, Richa Pathak, Yunsoo Park from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Coma-Media from Pixabay (Track Title: Light and Minimal Background).

Duration:00:09:47

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Episode 6: Distributed Computing and Machine Learning with Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy

1/27/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research in distributed computing, caching, data storage, and machine learning, along with resources for professional development of our students. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Yunsoo Park, Ankita and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by penguinmusic from Pixabay (Track Title: Inspiring Ambient).

Duration:00:19:37

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Episode 5: Student Resources and the Electronics and Technology Group (ETG) with Matthew Post and Leland Harker

1/26/2022
In this episode, our guests are Engineer Matthew Post and Electronics Technician Leland Harker from the Electronics and Technology Group (ETG) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about ETG and its vital role in supporting student learning by providing a wide variety of computing and electronic resources in the teaching labs, research labs, and for senior design projects. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, and produced by Santosh Pandey from Iowa State University. The audio editing was done was Ankita, while the transcript was prepared by Yunsoo Park and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Ivymusic from Pixabay (Track Title: Easy Soft Background).

Duration:00:26:59

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Episode 3: Nanomanufacturing and Soft Robotics with Professor Jaeyoun Kim

1/26/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Jaeyoun Kim from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research on nanotechnology, microscale devices, optics and photonics for applications in nanomanufacturing and soft robotics. We also discuss about relevant coursework, research opportunities, facilities, and equipment available for students to build a solid background in this new, multidisciplinary area. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Yunsoo Park, Ankita and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by SergeQuadrado from Pixabay (Track Title: Asian Sunrise).

Duration:00:19:18

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Episode 4: Sensors and Smart Agriculture with Professor Liang Dong

1/26/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Liang Dong from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research on new sensing technologies and its applications in the remote monitoring of plant health, soil fertilizer levels, and irrigation. We also discuss about relevant coursework, research opportunities, facilities, and equipment available for new and current students to build a solid foundation in this emerging topic of smart and precision agriculture. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The audio editing and compilation was done by Ankita, while the transcript was prepared by Yunsoo Park and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Coma-Media from Pixabay (Track Title: Positive Ambient Technology).

Duration:00:16:26

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Episode 2: Electronic Circuits, VLSI and Undergraduate Education with Associate Professor Nathan Neihart

1/25/2022
In this episode, our guest is Associate Professor Nathan Neihart from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about his research in designing electronic circuits for Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) applications and Radio Frequency (RF) communication, along with student resources for undergraduate education within the ECpE department. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ECpE Department of Iowa State University. The transcript was prepared and edited by Yunsoo Park, Ankita and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by madirfan from Pixabay (Track Title: Rainbow Machine).

Duration:00:34:19

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Episode 1: Discussions with the ECpE Department Chair, Professor Ashfaq Khokhar

1/24/2022
In this episode, our guest is Professor Ashfaq Khokhar, who is the Palmer Department Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University (ISU). Here, we talk about undergraduate and graduate education and the resources available within the department to promote student learning and success. This episode was conceptualized, recorded, edited, and produced by Santosh Pandey from the ISU ECpE Department. The transcript was prepared and edited by Yunsoo Park, Ankita and Richa Pathak from the ISU ECpE Department. The communications and digital hosting was handled by Kristin Clague from the ISU ECpE Department. The music was provided by Skilsel from Pixabay (Track Title: Inspirational Motivation).

Duration:00:26:40