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March 3, 2017

Lithium Ion Batteries for Large UPS Applications

by @ 6:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Lithium Ion Batteries for Large UPS Applications
– introducing a Lithium Ion alternative in large system UPS installations, chemistry, characteristics and performance, circumstances, potential risks …
Speaker: Brian Handley, Norman S. Wright- Liebert Power Products
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:45 pm: Dinner and Presentation; 8:30 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25.00; Student Members: $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 10 reserved IEEE Student Members
Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, 661 Howard St, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/44223

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February 17, 2017

Low Power Wakeup Radios: Technology & Standards

by @ 8:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power
 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
SCV Communications Society(COMSOC)
Subject: Low Power Wakeup Radios: Technology & Standards
– -facilitate low-power wireless communication, particularly in IoT, enabling an on-demand and asynchronous wake-up mode of operation, reduces power consumption without sacrificing the latency performance …
Speaker: Shahrnaz Azizi, Research Scientist, Intel Labs
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 to 8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30 to 8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment
Cost: $5 IEEE members. students, unemployed, $10 non-members
Location: Texas Instruments, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.comsocscv.org/

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February 15, 2017

Customer-Centric Model for Grid 2.0 Ownership and Operation

by @ 12:33 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society (PES/IAS)
Subject: Customer-Centric Model for Grid 2.0 Ownership and Operation
– Emerging distribution grid with very high renewables penetration and a focus on the “Customer-centric” side … 
Speaker: Ed Cazalet, Founder & CEO, TeMix Director/Founder, Transactive Energy Association (TEA)
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 
Cost: Registration through 02/19/2017, $35.00 for IEEE members, $95.00 non-members, plus fees 
Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/02/14/customer-centric-model-for-grid-2-0-ownership-and-operation/ 
Hosted by the StrattonReport.com

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February 13, 2017

Distributed Energy Resources: A Transmission Perspective 

by @ 12:12 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

Wednesday, March 15th 2017 
SF Power and Energy Society (PES) 
Subject: Distributed Energy Resources: A Transmission Perspective 
– how the transmission landscape was, how DERs are changing the way we have to think about the grid, and some future considerations … 
Speaker: Jameson Thornton, Pacific Gas & Electric Company 
Time: 11:45 am: Registration, networking, lunch; 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members, $10 for Non Members. Payments to be made in person (cash or check) at the event. 
Location: 505 Van Ness Avenue, Golden Gate Room, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/43771 

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January 23, 2017

Coss Hysteresis in Advanced Superjunction MOSFETs

by @ 3:52 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

Thursday, February 23, 2017 
SFBAC Power Electronics Society (PELS) 
Subject: Coss Hysteresis in Advanced Superjunction MOSFETs 
– a deep-dive on understanding a loss mechanism in Zero Voltage Switching (ZVS) superjunction MOSFET applications that is not well understood and commonly overlooked … 
Speaker: Michael Harrison, Senior Applications Manager, Power Electronics Applications, ST Microelectronics 
Time: 6:30 pm: Dinner & Networking; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 at the door 
Location: ON Semiconductor, 3001 Stender Way, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html 
Registration: https://goo.gl/uEI9Oq 

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January 13, 2017

What Happens When Residential Installation Costs Decline to $2/watt 

by @ 8:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy
 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 
SCV PhotoVoltaic Society
Subject: What Happens When Residential Installation Costs Decline to $2/watt 
– low prices have historically led to failures among companies at the bleeding edge, what role will there be for conventional utilities when rooftop power can be generated at less than $0.05/kwh? … …
Speaker: Barry Cinnamon, President, Cinnamon Solar and Spice Solar
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: 3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Pake Auditorium, Xerox PARC, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-photovoltaic/event/2016-12/ 

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January 8, 2017

 The Impending Revolution In Transportation 

by @ 1:08 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, January 24th 2016 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society (PES/IAS) and Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
Subject: The Impending Revolution In Transportation 
– Autonomous vehicles, sharing, connectivity & EVs will change our lives for the better! … 
Speaker: Dr. Stefan Heck, Founder & CEO, NAUTO 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and dinner; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $30 MITCNC members; $35 IEEE members; $45 non members. Use code: IEEE124 on the  MIT Site 
Location: PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/01/07/the-impending-revolution-in-transportation/ 

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DC Microgrids and Standards Webinar 

by @ 1:05 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Friday, January 13th, 2017 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society (PES/IAS) 
Subject: DC Microgrids and Standards Webinar 
– IEEE P2030.10 project requirements for providing low voltage DC and AC power to off-grid loads.. 
Time: 5:30 am to 6:30 am 
Cost: Free 
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/01/07/dc-microgrids-and-standards-webinar/ 

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January 5, 2017

Engineering Seminar – NEC Code Update, NFPA Codes, Fire Pump Controls & Protection, Title 24 Update 

by @ 1:59 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy, Industrial Applications
 

Friday, February 24th 2016 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Engineering Seminar – NEC Code Update, NFPA Codes, Fire Pump Controls & Protection, Title 24 Update 
– Fire Pump Controllers, Fire Alarm Systems, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, Emergency Communication Systems, Title 24 – Update for Lighting Professionals, Power Distribution Requirements … 
Speakers: William King & Kevin Shaw, Asco Power Technologies – Firetrol Products, Sagiv Weiss-Ishai, P.E., Fire Protection Education, Sagiv Weiss-Ishai, P.E., Fire Protection Education, Charles Knuffke; Systems VP, WattStopper, Gary Fox, GE 
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost: $250 
Location: Doubletree Hotel, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton 
Event Details and Reservations: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/42760 

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January 4, 2017

Supercapacitor Technology and Its Applications in Power Grids 

by @ 12:37 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy
 

Thursday, January 26th 2016 
SF Power and Energy Society (PES) 
Subject: Supercapacitor Technology and Its Applications in Power Grids 
– energy storage device has electric properties between a battery and a capacitor, unique value of supercapacitor as clean electricity penetrates into the grid quickly… 
Speaker: Dr. Longhong Li, CEO/CTO, DAE Technologies, Inc., DAE Technolgies, Inc. 
Time: 11:45 am: registration, networking, lunch, 12:00 to 1:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members, $10 Non-IEEE 
Location: 505 Van Ness Avenue, Room Number 4200, San Francisco 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/42961 
As a courtesy, please email our Secretary, Rahul Anilkumar (ranilkumar@quanta-technology.com) no later than the day before the event if you absolutely need to cancel your reservation.

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December 22, 2016

Power Supply Design Workshop #1 

by @ 12:37 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

Thursday, January 26th 2016 
SFBAC Power Electronics Society (PELS) 
Subject: Power Supply Design Workshop #1 
– The first in a [quarterly] series of half-day workshops on power design fundamentals given by seasoned, industry professionals.  The sessions are geared as a mostly introductory perspective on key aspects of power supply design with lots of tips and tricks on how to deal with power supplies from design to debug to production.  It is not intended to be a deep-dive on advanced power design techniques… 
Speakers: Brian Zahnstecher, Principal, PowerRox; Doug Osterhout, ON Semiconductor; Mike Seeman, CEO and Founder, Eta One Power, LLC; Rene Vivanco, Sr. Research Engineer, Denso Automotive 
Time: 1:00 – 5:30 pm 
Cost: $15 PELS members, $20 IEEE Members, $25 Non-IEEE, $0 Students 
Location: ON Semi, 3001 Stender Way, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html 
Event is sponsored by Wurth Electronics Midcom

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December 8, 2016

 Rotary UPS Critical Power Systems 

by @ 10:21 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, January 24th 2016 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Rotary UPS Critical Power Systems 
– IEM factory tour, combine simple efficient components, highly reliable critical power solution – featuring low energy losses, and low service costs …
Speaker: Clayton Such, Vice President, Industrial Electric Mfg (IEM)
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and dinner; 6:45: IEEE Announcements; 7:00 pm: Rotary UPS presentation; 8:15 to 9:00 pm: Plant tour
Cost: Free
Location: Industrial Electric Mfg.,  48205 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/42250 

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Transient Recovery Voltage – Review, Study and Modelling 

by @ 9:38 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

Wednesday, April 19th 2016 
SF Power and Energy Society (PES) 
Subject: Transient Recovery Voltage – Review, Study and Modelling 
– preliminary insight into Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV) basics, what, why, Short circuit current, circuit breakers, Terminal fault, Short line fault, Load switching, Applicable standards … 
Speaker: Ali Daneshpooy, Director, Western Region Transmission, Quanta, LLC  
Time: 11:45 am: Registration, networking, and luncheon; 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Lunch will be provided (includes vegetarian). IEEE Members:$5; Non IEEE Members: $10 Payments to be made in person (cash or check) at the event. 
Location: 505 Van Ness Avenue, Golden Gate Room, San Francisco 
Event Details and Reservations: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/38788 
The SF PES Chapter AdCom is mindful of our environment and food waste.  As a courtesy, please email our Secretary, Rahul Anilkumar (ranilkumar@quanta-technology.com) no later than the day before the event if you absolutely need to cancel your reservation.

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Using Drones in Advanced Technology 

by @ 9:19 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Robotics and Automation
 

Wednesday, February 15th 2016 
SF Power and Energy Society (PES) 
Subject: Using Drones in Advanced Technology 
– ground based robots that have been used for energized transmission line work and maintenance, A summary of a past construction project, quantified economic benefits, key characteristics of new transmission line … 
Speaker: David Elizondo, Quanta, LLC 
Time: 11:45 am: Registration, networking, and luncheon; 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Lunch will be provided (includes vegetarian). IEEE Members:$5; Non IEEE Members: $10 Payments to be made in person (cash or check) at the event. 
Location: 505 Van Ness Avenue, Golden Gate Room, San Francisco 
Event Details and Reservations: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35187 
The SF PES Chapter AdCom is mindful of our environment and food waste.  As a courtesy, please email our Secretary, Rahul Anilkumar (ranilkumar@quanta-technology.com) no later than the day before the event if you absolutely need to cancel your reservation.

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December 7, 2016

Advanced Engineering Courses 2017 at UC Santa Cruz

by @ 3:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Advanced Engineering Courses 2017 at UC Santa Cruz
Courses are organized by MEAD Microelectronics and held at UC Santa Cruz from March 27-31, 2017 
MEAD* Advanced Analog and Mixed-Signal Design 
Noise coupling, ESD &EMC, sensor interfaces, circuit design
* Continuous-Time Delta-Sigma Design 
Basics, modulators, dynamic element matching, VCO-based circuit nonlinearities
* Power Management
Converters, regulators, energy harvesting

Deadline for registration: February 20, 2017 
http://mead.ch/MEADNEW/advanced-engineering-courses-uc-santa-cruz-california/

 

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