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August 29, 2017

Hebbian Learning and the LMS Algorithm

by @ 12:11 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software
 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Hebbian Learning and the LMS Algorithm
– “neurons that fire together wire together”, learning algorithm(s) that adapt and control the strength of synaptic connections is unknown, control algorithm is not understood … 
Speaker: Prof. Bernard Widrow, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Stanford University
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE members: Free; Non-members: $5 by cash or check, pay at the door
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hebbian-learning-and-the-lms-algorithm-tickets-37193335267 

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August 14, 2017

Reverse-Engineering the Neural Circuits for Human Spatial and Color Vision

by @ 6:40 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Photonics
 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 
SCV Photonics Society and Engineering and Medicine in Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Reverse-Engineering the Neural Circuits for Human Spatial and Color Vision
– How adaptive optics and eye tracking are used to reveal the neural circuitry that underlies human spatial and color vision … 
Speaker: Dr. Austin Roorda, U C Berkeley
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: Free
Location: INTEL, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/ 

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July 12, 2017

kV X-ray Digital Tomosynthesis Image Tracking of Respiratory Motion During The Delivery of MV Radiotherapy Treatment of Cancer

by @ 4:57 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: kV X-ray Digital Tomosynthesis Image Tracking of Respiratory Motion During The Delivery of MV Radiotherapy Treatment of Cancer
– treatment of lung cancer, respiratory motion, radiation damage to healthy surrounding tissues, x-ray tomosynthesis tracking technology has the potential to significantly reduce the magnitude of such collateral damage … 
Speaker: Larry Partain, Director of Clinical Research, TeleSecurity Sciences 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/ 

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May 30, 2017

Interpreting the Voice of Customer (VoC) i.e. Surgeon Feedback to Design Next-Generation Medical Device Solutions

by @ 5:55 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Interpreting the Voice of Customer (VoC) i.e. Surgeon Feedback to Design Next-Generation Medical Device Solutions
– converting VoC data into information, the information into insights, and the insights into product concepts, of cultural and geographic differences, as well as differences between medical reimbursement ecosystems … 
Speaker: Rachit Ohri, CEO and Founder, Enable Life Sciences, LLC 
Time: 7:30 to 8:30 pm: Presentation; optional dinner at 6:15 pm at the Stanford Hospital Cafeteria 
Cost: Free
Location: Stanford School of Medicine, Alway Building, Room M-114 
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs 

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May 2, 2017

21st Century Manufacturing – Advanced Technology Trends in Silicon Valley

by @ 6:32 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Robotics and Automation, Semiconductors
 

SME Silicon Valley invites you to attend a one-day conference on 21st Century Manufacturing – Advanced Technology Trends in Silicon Valley. Exploremanufacturing trends in the Bay Area throughout a wide range of industries. The conference includes speakers, technology demonstrations, and sponsor interactions. Highlights:

sme2017* City Programs promoting manufacturing 
* IoT in the Industrial Environment
* BioMedical Disruption in the Valley
* Robotics/Automation in manufacturing

The conference includes a Career Fair event at the end of the conference, and is free to conference attendees and job seekers.
At the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 25th. See SME for more information.

http://connect.sme.org/smesiliconvalley/conference

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April 3, 2017

On the Relationship between Nyquist Rate and Healthcare:  Silicon Systems to Close the Sub-Sampling Gap in Health Screening and Monitoring

by @ 3:41 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Circuits, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS)  and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: On the Relationship between Nyquist Rate and Healthcare:  Silicon Systems to Close the Sub-Sampling Gap in Health Screening and Monitoring
– new directions in low-cost, portable, RF-Ultrasound hybrid “Tricorder” imaging systems, to ultrasound-powered implantable devices that can measure, detect, and act upon local physiological changes through closed-loop neuromodulation… 
Speaker: Prof. Amin Arbabian, Stanford University
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and refreshments; 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Technical Talk
Cost: Free 
Location: Texas Instruments, Auditorium E1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seminar-on-april-20-prof-amin-arbabian-stanford-on-the-relationship-between-nyquist-rate-and-tickets-33396578064 

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March 18, 2017

The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health

by @ 1:49 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health
– collects heart muscle performance data, conducts deep analysis for measuring the elasticity, strength and workload, identify possible heart problems earlier …
Speaker: Callie Yan Xue, CEO and Co-founder, Welbean
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door)
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health-tickets-32579438979

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March 13, 2017

Study of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Guided Optical Biopsy Needle for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 

by @ 6:00 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, April 19th 2017 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Study of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Guided Optical Biopsy Needle for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 
– Current prostate biopsy cores have a very low diagnostic yield, optical biopsy needle can increase the diagnostic yield of prostate biopsies … 
Speaker: Amir Tehrani, CEO, Precision Biopsy, LLC 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free 
Location: Stanford University Medical School, Rm 114 
Event Details and Reservations: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/ 
Optional dinner location: Stanford Hospital cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations, self-serve)

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January 22, 2017

Localizing the Epileptic Seizure Onset Zone via Directed Information Graphs 

by @ 9:55 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Information Theory
 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 
SCV Information Theory (IT) Society and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Localizing the Epileptic Seizure Onset Zone via Directed Information Graphs 
– surgical procedure for removal of the seizure onset zone (SOZ), the area in the brain from which the seizures originate, SOZ localization algorithm … 
Speaker: Dr. Yonathan Morin, postdoctoral scholar, Wireless Systems Lab, Stanford University 
Time: 6:00 pm: registration, networking, refreshments; 6:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Room 202 in Packard Bldg., Stanford University
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2017_02.html 
Chapter Website: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/index.html 

 

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December 8, 2016

Japan’s Rapidly Aging Society “How to innovate for this?” 

by @ 10:52 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Japan’s Rapidly Aging Society “How to innovate for this?” 
– smart way to maintain this aging society, introduce the process of medical device innovation and also some technologies … 
Speaker: Fumiaki Ikeno, MD, Program Director (U.S.) Japan Biodesign, Stanford University 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free 
Location: Room M114 of the Stanford Medical School 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/ 

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November 29, 2016

International Solid State Circuits Society (ISSCC) 2017 

by @ 1:58 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

The International Solid- State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) 2017 is held February 5-9 in San Francisco. ISSCC is the foremost global forum for presentation of advances in solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip, with papers, tutorials and sessions on:
ISSCC2017

* Deep Learning Processors * Frequency Generated Voltage Regulators 
* Wireless and Wireline Systems * SoC and Emerging IoT Systems 
* Sensors * Gigahertz Data Converters * Power Amplifiers 
* Memory * Transmittors * Analog Techniques 
* Intelligent Machines: Will the Technology Singularity Happen? 
* High-Speed DNA Sequencing: Jurassic Park, Neanderthal, Moore, and You

INTELLIGENT CHIPS FOR A SMART WORLD * ISSCC.ORG

2017 Advance Registration open through January 15, 2017. Early rates available through January 8, 2017

 

 

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November 26, 2016

The Kidney Project

by @ 12:05 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Semiconductors
 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: The Kidney Project
– implantable bioartificial kidney, the size of a coffee cup, silicon membrane hemofilter module, bioreactor of silicon membrane-immunoisolated kidney cells, replicate functions of a healthy kidney …
Speaker: Professor Shuvo Roy, UCSFbr> Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and pizza; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 to 8:30 pm: ExCom Meeting
Cost: $5 Donation for pizza 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://goo.gl/ekReGP 

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October 31, 2016

 Nanotech for Energy, Healthcare and the Environment 

by @ 4:25 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Green energy, NanoEngineering
 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council 
Subject: Nanotech for Energy, Healthcare and the Environment 
– 12th annual half-day symposium: Nano-bio interface, Fuel cells, Microfluidic diagnostics, DNA nanotubes and more…
Time: 11:30 am to 5 pm 
Cost: IEEE Members: $35; Non-IEEE Members: $45; In transition / Unemployed: $20; Students: $15
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/ 

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October 17, 2016

Progress in Developing a Closed-Loop, Artificial Pancreas

by @ 2:33 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Progress in Developing a Closed-Loop, Artificial Pancreas 
– artificial pancreas, progress in closed-loop systems for people with type 1 diabetes … 
Speaker: Dr. Buckingham, Professor, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford Medical Center and the Stanford Children’s Hospital 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free 
Location: Stanford Medical School, Rm M114 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/ 

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October 13, 2016

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

by @ 7:04 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Employment, Employment opportunities
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Tenure-track, at SJSU, teaching graduate and under graduate multicultural, diverse students. Research expertise in biomechanics, bioelectronics, bioimaging, biomaterials, or biomedical device design and/or manufacturing is preferred. Industrial experience is also preferred. Must be committed to the development of externally funded research programs and laboratory capabilities.

Please see SJSUassistprofposition.pdf for more details and apply toapply.interfolio.com/38381 by December 12, 2016, to Job Opening ID (JOID): 23852. The starting date is August 21, 2017

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