Congratulations Spring Class of 2014!

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be pleased to welcome relatives and friends of our Spring 2014 class to share in our Commencement Ceremony. This ceremony celebrates years of hard work for our graduating doctoral, master, and bachelor degree students.

We hope you will join us in showing appreciation to these fine men and women as they carry forward a tradition of excellence, accomplishment and life-long learning.

Our graduation speaker will be Jason Rhode, Ph.D., who was named president and chief executive officer for Cirrus Logic in May 2007. Previously, Dr. Rhode served as vice president and general manager of Cirrus Logic's Mixed Signal Audio Division, where he oversaw the revitalization of Cirrus Logic's strong portfolio of analog and mixed-signal converter ICs for consumer and professional audio markets. Previously, Rhode served as director of marketing for analog and mixed signal products.Jason Rhode

Rhode joined Cirrus Logic upon completion of his doctorate degree in 1995 from North Carolina State University, serving as an analog design engineer. Rhode assumed roles as design manager in 1998 and became director of Marketing in 2002.

A member of IEEE, Jason has been issued 19 U.S. patents in the area of mixed signal technologies.

Rhode holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from San Diego State University, as well as a masters of science in electrical engineering and a doctorate from North Carolina State University.

The ECE Department will livestream* the Spring Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
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Map to Graduation Location.

Commencement Notes

Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Jane S. McKimmon Center
NC State Campus

Commencement Address:
Dr. Jason Rhode, President and CEO of Cirrus Logic

Student Speaker:
Mr. Kyle Davis Barth


From I-40 traveling east from airport:

- Take Gorman Street Exit #295.
- Turn left onto Gorman Street.
- Cross Avent Ferry Road
- McKimmon Center is on the right just after passing Marcom Street.

From I-40 traveling west:

- Take Gorman Street Exit #295.
- Turn right onto Gorman Street.
- Cross Avent Ferry Road
- McKimmon Center is on the right just after passing Marcom Street.

Special Accommodations

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

ECE Graduate Office
Phone: 919-515-5091