*Save The Date: Oct. 4-5, 2013 is our next Homecoming Weekend!*
The 2012 Michigan Engineering Homecoming Weekend was held October 12, 2012. Special departmental activities included an alumni career panel Thursday evening, and on Friday our EECS departmental breakfast, building tours and updates by the ECE and CSE Chairs, and talks by our award winners Dan Moloney and Krisztián Flautner.
Watch their introductions at the alumni dinner below.
Daniel Moloney, ECE Merit Award Winner
Dan Moloney (BSE EE '81) is Former President of Motorola Mobility. During his 29 years at Motorola, he has been at the forefront of key technological breakthroughs that include building some of the biggest cable systems in the U.S., pioneering digital TV and HDTV, introducing analog set-tops with third-party applications, and launching home automation's first commercial-scale deployment. He most recently led Motorola Mobility's Home business, where he led the expansion of this business into a worldwide leader in both video and WiMAX wireless solutions.
In August 2011, Google announced plans to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, with plans to build on the existing Android ecosystem and enhance competition in mobile computing. Dan left the company in July 2012 to pursue other opportunities.
Dan Moloney received the 2012 Vanguard Award for Associates & Affiliates from the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). The Vanguard Awards are the cable industry's most prestigious awards.
Krisztián Flautner, CSE Merit Award Winner
Krisztián Flautner (BSE CE '96, MSE CSE '98, PhD CSE '01) is the Vice President for Research and Development at ARM Inc., the leading provider worldwide of processor architectures for mobile devices. In this position, he has primary responsibility for ARM’s mid- and long-term R&D strategy. He also advises the CTO on the corporate technology roadmap and inter-divisional technical alignment.
Kris is a consultant to the European Commission on technology issues. He is also co-founder and steering committee member of the European Network of Excellence on High-Performance Embedded Architecture and Compilation (HiPEAC).