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Nancy Beasley

Nancy Beasley

Site Project Manager (SIU)– Center for Embedded Systems
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2010

Tel: (618) 453-7116
Email: nancyj0@siu.edu

Background:  Nancy's engineering and organizational background, stemming from both academia and industry, bring a strong technical expertise to her role as project manager for the Center for Embedded Systems' SIUC site. She also oversees the department's computing resources; ...read full profile >>

Lisa Christian

Lisa Christian

Center Project Manager
Arizona State University
B.S., Journalism / Public Relations, Northern Arizona University, 1989

Tel: (480) 965-5013
Email: lisa.christian@asu.edu

Background: Lisa brings 20 years of experience in public relations consulting to ASU's Center for Embedded Systems, which she joined in January 2011. Working for small-to mid-sized PR agencies, Lisa managed clients – primarily business-to-business technology companies in the ...read full profile >>

Spyros Tragoudas

Spyros Tragoudas

Site Director (SIU)– Center for Embedded Systems
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Department Chair and Professor
Ph.D., Erik Johnson School of Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science Program, University of Texas, 1991

Tel: (618) 453-7027
Email: spyros@engr.siu.edu
Research Site

Research Interests: VLSI Design and Test Automation and embedded systems Honors and Awards: three outstanding paper awards Key Activities: founding director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) on Embedded Systems at the Southern Illinois ...read full profile >>

Sarma Vrudhula

Sarma Vrudhula

Director – Center for Embedded Systems
Arizona State University
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering - Professor
Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California, 1985

Tel: (480) 727-4152
Email: vrudhula@asu.edu
Research site

Research Interests: VLSI design automation and CAD with a focus on improving the power consumption and energy efficiency of digital systems. Research covers new circuit architectures for low power, including emerging nanoscale hardware approaches at the device, circuit and micro-architecture ...read full profile >>