Advanced engineering short courses are organized by MEAD Microelectronics and are held at UC Santa Cruz from March 26-30, 2018

UCSCmead MEAD education short courses are taught by both academic and industrial instructors, which allows the coverage of the theoretical as well as practical aspects of every topic in all courses. The following courses are offered:

Advanced Analog IC Design
Time Assisted Analog Design, Circuit Techniques for OpAmp Speed and Accuracy Improvements, CMOS Switched-Capacitor Circuit Design

Delta-Sigma Data Converters
Delta Sigma Converter Basics, CTDS Modulators, Dynamic Element Matching, Design of Building Blocks for CTDS Modulators

Deadline for registration: February 19, 2018. See


FIE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference is a major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education, focused at the graduate, undergraduate and pre-college levels. The theme for 2018 is Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, and will be held in San Jose on October 3-6, 2018.

The abstract submissions are through February 5, 2018, and are including the following thematic tracks:

* Diversity/equity/inclusion in engineering and computing
* Encouraging and teaching innovation
* Innovation in software engineering education
* Upward mobility, and EPICS/service-learning

Please see for information on the conference, and Call for Abstracts for more specific information.

            Engineering with a Mission

   The Santa Clara University Graduate Engineering program offers:

* MS degree in Power Systems and Sustainable Energy.
* Certificate programs in Renewable Energy and Frugal Innovation

Students interested in the MS degree must satisfy the standard admissions criteria, an undergraduate degree in a field of engineering (physics degrees will also be considered), GRE scores and (for international students) demonstrated proficiency in English. Both TOEFL and IELTS scores are acceptable for this purpose.

To obtain more information, please contact Stacey Tinker at or call 408-554-4313. Mention this ad and your application fee will be waived.


Big Data is now a big topic. Don't get left behind in learning the latest in IoT Big Data. Hone your Big Data skills at Data Day at Northeastern University Silicon Valley, on February 3. The day begins with the keynote speech: "Leading with Analytics", and then advances to the breakout sessions:

Why IoT Data is Different, and How to Handle New Forms of Big Data
Intro to Machine Learning with Orange

Northeastern University * 6024 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose * Register at Data Day