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ECE Mentoring Requirement

ECE Students are required to complete a mentoring requirement every semester prior to registration.  Students under 80 credits can satisfy this requirement by attending a mentoring activity. or meeting with a faculty mentor. ECE students at 80 or more credits are required to meet with their faculty mentor.  Please note that students will not be allowed to register for classes if they have not met the mentoring requirement.

Mentoring Activity (Students under 80 Credits)

All students under 80 total credits can satisfy their mentoring requirement by meeting with their faculty mentor or completing a mentoring activity.  The mentoring activities consists of events, talks, and/or information workshops that will help you gain a better understanding of your major and provide you with important resources for your academic career.

Spring 2016 Mentoring Activities

 
BAH Colloquium – March 25, 2016
"Traffic Offloading and User Provided Wireless Networks: Theory and Novel Realizations"
Professor Leandros Tassiulas, Yale University
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, Rm. 1110
3:00 p.m.
 
BAH Colloquium – April 8, 2016
"Flying Cars – Challenges and Propulsion Strategies"
Professor Kaushik Rajashekara, University of Texas at Dallas
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, Rm. 1110
3:00 p.m.
 
BS/MS Program Information Session – April 12, 2016
The ECE Graduate and Undergraduate Studies Offices will provide information about the BS/MS program, which allow ECE undergraduate students to take graduate level courses.
A.V. Williams Building, Rm. 2460
5:00 p.m.
 
BAH Colloquium – April 15, 2016
"Big Data and Social Physics"
Professor Alex Pentland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, Rm. 1110
3:00 p.m.
 
BAH Colloquium – April 29, 2016
"TBA"
Professor Sami Tantawi, Stanford University
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, Rm. 1110
3:00 p.m.
 
BAH Colloquium – December 4, 2015
"Claude Shannon"
Professor Sergio Verdu, Princeton University
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, Rm. 1110
3:00 p.m.

 

Faculty Mentoring (Students at 80 or more Credits)

ECE students who are at 80+ credits are required to meet with a faculty mentor each semester prior to registration.  A faculty mentor can provide you with valuable information about research experiences/opportunities, elective courses, graduate school, and topics within your academic major.  Each semester, the ECE Undergraduate Studies Office sends out an e-mail to students with information about their assigned faculty mentor.  

We encourage you to set up an appointment with your faculty mentor as soon as your get your mentoring e-mail.  Your mentor may require you to bring a mentoring form, which can be found online.  If you do not know who is your faculty mentor or have trouble meeting with your mentor, please contact our office at 301-405-3685 or eceadvise@umd.edu.