The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty to the department this fall: Assistant Professor Dr. Haiying “Helen” Shen, and Visiting Lecturer Dr. Emeka Maduike.

Dr. Shen came to the ECE department from the University of Arkansas where she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. She received the BS degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Tongji University, China in 2000, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University in 2004 and 2006, respectively.

Her research interests include distributed and parallel computer systems and computer networks, with an emphasis on P2P and content delivery networks, publish/subscribe systems, wireless networks, wireless sensor networks, high performance cluster and grid computing, data mining and RFID.

Prior to joining the Clemson ECE department, Dr. Maduike worked with Dashiell, LLC, a company located in Houston, Texas where he was a Senior Engineering Consultant. He also spent time as a former adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Maduike received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Norfolk State University in 1977, the M.ENG degree in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University in 1979, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland in 1988.

Five utility companies have combined resources to hire a power engineering lecturer for FY10. Santee Cooper, Central Electric Co-op, Duke Energy, Progress Energy and SCE&G made gifts to fund this lecturer.