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Assistant/Associate Professor – Electrical and Computer Engineering – (FAC001543)

first_imgThe department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potentialfor exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clearcommitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, andundergraduate student populations. The anticipated start date forthis position is September 1, 2021. Applicants must already possessan earned doctorate in electrical engineering, computer science,mathematics, or a related scientific field at the time ofapplication.UH is a Carnegie Tier One public research university that islocated on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston citycenter. The ECE department currently has 36 tenure-track faculty, 4full-time research faculty, and 3 instructional faculty, with 1 NAEmember, 2 NAI Fellows, 7 IEEE Fellows, and Fellows of OSA, AIMBE,SAE, APS, AAAS, FRSC(UK), and other distinctions. The department ishome to multiple NSF Centers, Industry/University consortia, and astate-of-the-art nanofabrication facility. It has embarked on anexciting period of research growth, rising rankings, and committedleadership. Houston is a major multicultural city, and theUniversity reflects this diversity. The University is a designatedHispanic Serving Institution and has been recognized as the secondmost racially and ethnically diverse research institution in thenation. UH is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group ofuniversities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitmentto increase diversity and the participation and advancement ofwomen in STEM. The University Houston is responsive to the needs ofdual career couples.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue untilthe position is filled. Pre-application inquiries are welcome; sendyour inquiry to Dr. Badri Roysam at [email protected] .The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Applicants must already possess an earned doctorate in electricalengineering, computer science, or a relevant scientific field atthe time of application.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the University of Houston aresecurity sensitive and will require a criminal history check.Should your listed references be contacted, they will be asked tosubmit a letter of reference via email attachment. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at theUniversity of Houston invites applications for a tenure-trackAssistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) position. We areseeking exceptional candidates in all research areas. We areespecially interested in healthcare systems, advanced computing,artificial intelligence, and data analytics.last_img read more

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Black Satellites set for France examination in opener at FIFA U20 World Cup

first_imgGhana open their 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup campaign against France at the Istanbul Arena on Friday in Group A.But they face a difficult opposition in a talented France squad.The Black Satellites became the first African side to lift the World U20 trophy in Egypt after beating Brazil on penalties in 2009.Sellas Tetteh, who masterminded that historic feat four years ago, has returned to take charge of the Ghana squad.The West African’s record in the competition far surpasses Friday’s opposition.They have finished in the medal zone of previous tournaments on three occasions. At the 2001 finals in Argentina where Ghana won silver, they drew 0-0 with France in a final Group F match.Ghana’s side featured the likes of Michael Essien, Sulley Muntari, John Pantsil and Fulham’s Derek Boateng.Friday’s match will be entirely different.Though Udinese-target Ebenezer Assifuah is the brightest spot in the Ghana team, Tetteh would be relying most on Inter Milan midfielder Alfred Duncan who helped Livorno secure promotion to the Italian Serie A.Anderlecht’s Frank Acheampong and Baba Abdul Rahman from German side Greuther Furth will be crucial. Left-back Jeremiah Akorful is also a delight to watch on the ball.Juventus striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom is also with the team.Ghana had to drop Chelsea reserve team captain Daniel Pappoe over a swollen knee.Les Bleuets earned their spot at Turkey 2013 by reaching the last four of the 2012 UEFA European U-19 Championship in Estonia.France’s best performance in the competition comes in 2011 in Columbia where they finished fourth after losing to Mexico in the bronze medal game. The European giants, despite their rich pool of talents at youth level have appeared just four times out of 18 possible times.Pierre Mankowski’s side is inspired by the presence of Olympique Lyon’s regular squad member Samuel Umtiti who completed 25 Ligue 1 games last season and Juventus’ Paul Pogba.Striker Jean-Christophe Bahebeck single-handedly took Troyes to the semi-final of the Coupe de France competition last season.The failure of AC Milan’s N’Baye Niang to make the final squad for the France squad sums up the quality of their squad.About 70% of the France squad have played in the French top-flight. Ghana’s probable starting line-up: Eric Ofori Antwi – Baba Rahman, Lawrence Lartey, Joseph Attamah, Richmond Nketiah- Alfred Duncan, Seidu Salifu, Frank Acheampong,Francis Narh – Ebenezer Assifuah, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom.last_img read more

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Monday July 29th Local Sports

first_imgDES MOINES — A world record highlighted the final day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines. Olympic gold medalist Dalilah Muhammad smashed the 16-year-old world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52-point-20 seconds.Muhammad broke the record about two weeks after suffering a mild concussion after a fall in practice.Muhammad admits the record has been on her mind this year.Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan was a double winner for the second straight year. Houlihan took command on the final lap to win the 5000 meter run after winning the 1500 on Saturday. Des Moines native Karissa Schweizer finished second.Houlihan stayed with the leaders before taking control on the final lap.The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships wrapped up on Sunday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. CHICAGO (AP) — Miguel Sanó hit a three-run homer in Minnesota’s five-run first inning, and the Twins pounded Dylan Covey and the Chicago White Sox 11-1 to strengthen their hold on the AL Central. Jorge Polanco, Jonathan Schoop and Max Kepler also connected as Minnesota ran its major league-leading total to 205 home runs. The Twins went deep 11 times while taking three of four in the series and moved two games ahead of second-place Cleveland, which lost 9-6 at Kansas City. == 2A quarterfinals today11:00 — #2 North Linn 38-5) vs. West Branch (20-7)1:30 — Central Lee (21-2) vs. Des Moines Christian (28-8)4:30 — #7 New Hampton (28-9) vs. West Sioux (21-5)7:00 — #5 Van Meter (31-3) vs. Underwood (26-4) NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Chase Briscoe passed Christopher Bell with seven laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night for his first victory of the year.Briscoe’s only other Xfinity victory came last season on Charlotte’s oval.Bell led a career-high 235 out of 250 laps, but old tires allowed Briscoe to take over and clinch a playoff berth in the No. 98 Ford.John Hunter Nemechek was third, followed by Noah Gragson and points leader Tyler Reddick. Cole Custer, who entered the race in third place, got loose and crashed into the wall with 90 laps to go. CHICAGO (AP) — The AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran reliever Sergio Romo in a trade with Miami, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch. The deadline for making deals to have players eligible for the postseason is Wednesday. The Twins got the 36-year-old Romo, minor league pitcher Chris Vallimont and a player to be named for minor league first baseman Lewin Diaz. Romo was 2-0 with 17 saves and a 3.58 ERA in 38 games this season. Romo joined the Minnesota Twins in Chicago on Sunday after he was acquired in the trade. The Twins begin a three-game series in Miami on Tuesday night, but the veteran reliever wanted to get started right away with his new team. CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake senior Jaylen DeVries has verbally committed to Southern Illinois University to play football. DeVries threw for 1828 yards and 22 touchdowns without an interception in his junior year with the Lions. In a tweet, DeVries thanked his family for everything they’ve done, shaping him into the person he his today. He also thanked his teammates for pushing him every single day, as well as the programs that believed in his abilities and morals as a person. The Salukis were 2-9 last year, finishing 1-7 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. DES MOINES — After escaping Pekin on Friday afternoon, the Newman baseball team now knows all the details about the semifinal round of the Class 1A state baseball tournament. The Knights survived a comeback attempt by Pekin, holding on for an 8-7 victory, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. The Knights will now face 6th-ranked Don Bosco at 11 o’clock on Thursday morning at Principal Park in Des Moines. Don Bosco beat Coon Rapids-Bayard 3-1 in the first quarterfinal on Friday. In quarterfinal round games played on Saturday, 3rd-ranked Alburnett beat South Winneshiek 13-4, while 10th-ranked St. Mary’s of Remsen beat 2nd-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys 4-2. Alburnett and St. Mary’s of Remsen will play the second semifinal game at about 1:30 on Thursday.last_img read more

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9th Annual United Way Golf Tournament raises close to $45,000

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The United Way of Northern British Columbia held their 9th Annual Golf Tournament at Lone Wolf Golf Club on June 20.According to United Way Campaign Officer, Mahvish Parvez, the Golf Tournament saw 32 teams participate, managing to raise close to $45,000 in funds.In partnership with Shell Canada, Parvez says this annual event raises money to help fund many local groups and organizations.- Advertisement -“The funds that have been raised are used towards some critical social services programming in town. We try to use the funds where they will have the maximum impact, so this will include local programs and regional programs as well.”While the amount raised is down from last year’s amount of $50,000, Parvez says it was a great turnout and thanks everyone for their support and participation for this year’s Golf Tournament.For more information on the United Way of Northern B.C., you can visit unitedwaynbc.ca.Advertisementlast_img read more

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DONEGAL’S CHIEF FIRE OFFICER ISSUES WARNING OVER EXPLODING E-CIGARETTE CHARGERS

first_imgDonegal’s chief fire officer Joseph McTaggart.Donegal Chief Fire Officer Joseph McTaggart is urging the public to be cautious following a recent nationwide fire safety alert in the UK on the risk of fires caused by exploding e-cigarette chargers. This nationwide fire safety alert in the UK has been issued on foot of a spate of fires which is believed were caused by exploding e-cigarette chargers.It is believed that fires are taking place because some smokers are not using compatible chargers. This means too much current goes into the batteries and they overheat and eventually explode. Battery material shoots out – up to two to three metres in distance and can cause a fire if it lands on anything combustible. Latest reported figures from fire services in the UK show that since 2012 they have attended 113 calls to e-cigarette related incidences. In 2012 there were just 8 calls but this increased to 43 in 2013 and there were at least 62 in 2014.Chief Fire Officer in Donegal Joseph McTaggart warns that the increase in the number of fires relating to e-cigarettes is worrying and it is likely that a similar trend is emerging in Ireland.He is urging members of the public to be extra vigilant and advises e-cigarette users to follow these safety tips when charging:• Always use the correct charger and follow the manufacturer’s instructions• Never charge a battery that has signs of damage, that has been dropped, or has been subjected to impact• Never plug a charger into a non-approved mains power transformer• Check that your e-cigarette battery has overcharge or over heat protection• Remove the battery from charge when complete – don’t overcharge• Never leave a battery on charge unattended• Don’t use if wet or exposed to water• Do not over tighten the atomiser when connecting to charger• Ensure that you dispose of batteries correctly. DONEGAL’S CHIEF FIRE OFFICER ISSUES WARNING OVER EXPLODING E-CIGARETTE CHARGERS was last modified: July 27th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more