ECE Commencement Ceremony

On December 16, 2022 at 6:15 p.m. at Reynolds Coliseum, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering welcomes family and friends of our Fall 2022 graduates. We will be celebrating the dedication and commitment of our graduating doctoral, master, and bachelor degree students as they carry forward a tradition of excellence, accomplishment, and life-long learning.

Photos

Photos taken by Photo Specialities of each graduate will be available a couple of weeks after the ceremony, and samples are provided directly to the individual by Photo Specialties.

Directions

From Western Blvd., turn onto Pullen Road, go through the stoplight and turn onto Dunn Ave. The parking decking will be on your left between Jensen Drive and Jeter Drive.

Commencement Notes

Date:
December 16, 2022

Time:
6:15 p.m.

Place:
Reynolds Coliseum

Speaker:
Kamala Subramaniam

Student Speaker:
Brandon Sluss

Doors Open:
5:45 p.m.

Please enter Reynolds from the Dunn Avenue Entrance.


Livestream

The ECE Department livestreams the Graduation Ceremony on this page at 6:15 p.m. EST on December 16, 2022.


Kamala Subramaniam

Google Engineering Site Lead, Durham, North Carolina

Kamala Subramaniam is currently the Google Engineering Site Lead, at Durham, North Carolina, responsible for growing Google Cloud’s presence in North Carolina and building an ecosystem of academia, the industry, and the local communities. Kamala’s focus is on research, scientific discovery, and technological advancement, all with a keen focus on diversity and inclusion.
Kamala began her career at Google in 2016 in the Bay Area where she was an engineering leader for Google’s infrastructure networks. Kamala works on the scalability, efficiency, and reliability of all of Google’s networks - Data Center Networks, B4 private datacenter networks, B2 internet facing WAN, and the Cloud Network. Her experience is in building strongly performant engineering teams that work on large scale distributed systems that are geographically distributed. Kamala is also the Diversity & Inclusion leader for Google Networking, passionate about hiring and growing underrepresented talent in her organizations.
She received both an M.S. in Computer Networking and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from NC State University.

Brandon Sluss

Class of 2022

Brandon Sluss is a graduating senior who is earning dual degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, with minors in Business Entrepreneurship and Military Science. During his time at NC State, Brandon is part of the ROTC program, undergraduate research, an internship, study abroad in Leeds, UK and worked as a Teaching Assistant.
As part of the ROTC program, Brandon was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army as a Cyber Officer in the North Carolina National Guard.
Throughout the years at NC State, Brandon worked alongside faculty member Dr. Awad’s research on Security Systems on a Chip, and Dr. Adams’ research assisting on Direct Antenna Modulation research. In his role with Dr. Adams, he was able to help publish a paper in a scholarly journal, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. After graduation, Brandon will be returning to the WolfPack next year to complete his Masters of Science in Computer Engineering.

Special Accommodations

Guests requiring accommodation for a disability or any assistive devices or services to participate in this activity, please contact:

Rachael Gruber
Phone: (919) 515-5086
Email: ece-graduation@ncsu.edu



Next Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation Ceremony for the Spring Class of 2023 will take place at Reynolds Coliseum on May 4, 2023.

More details will be made available closer to the date. For any questions, contact ece-graduation@ncsu.edu

Past Graduation Ceremonies

Fall 2022

The Fall Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony held on December 16, 2022 in Reynolds Coliseum at 6:15 pm.
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Spring 2022

The Spring Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2022 in Reynolds Coliseum at 11:00 am.
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Fall 2021

The Fall Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony held on December 10, 2021 in Reynolds Coliseum at 1:00 pm.
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Spring 2021

The Spring Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony held on May 14, 2021 in at 10:00 am.
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Fall 2020

The Fall Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on December 4, 2020 in at 10:30 am.
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Spring 2020

The Spring Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on May 7, 2020 in at 1:00 pm.
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Fall 2019

The Fall Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony held on December 20, 2019 in Reynolds Coliseum at 4:00 pm.
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Spring 2019

The Spring Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony held on May 10, 2019 in Reynolds Coliseum at 9:00 am.
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Fall 2018

The Fall Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony held on December 19, 2018 in Reynolds Coliseum at 1:30 pm.
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Spring 2018

The Spring Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony held on May 10, 2018 in Reynolds Coliseum at 2:00 pm.
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Fall 2017

The Fall Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony held on December 15, 2017 in Reynolds Coliseum at 1:30 pm.
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Spring 2016

The Spring Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2016 in McKimmon Center at 7:30 pm.
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Fall 2016

The Fall Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony held on December 15, 2016 in Reynolds Coliseum at 10:00 am.
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Spring 2015

The Spring Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony held on December 16, 2015 in McKimmon Center at 5:30 pm.
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