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October 9, 2007

Mtg: Electrical Out-of-Step Protection

by @ 5:10 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

THURSDAY December 13
SF Power Engineering Chapter
Speaker: Demetrios Tziouvaras, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Time: Noon (includes lunch)
Cost: free for IEEE members; $5 for non-members
Place: Pacific Gas & Electric Office, 245 Market St., Conference Room 1411, San Francisco
RSVP: by Dec. 6th (first 25 people only) to Davis Erwin,, 415-973-6010


Alternating current (AC) electrical networks can experience loss of synchronism (out-of-step, OOS) during stressed power system conditions. ? During an OOS event, large current and voltage excursions develop across the electrical connection (more…)

Mtg: Advances in Reliable Information Delivery over Tactical Networks

by @ 4:56 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY November 14
SCV Communications? Chapter
Speaker: Shaun Botha, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Twisted Pair Solutions
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Tactical computer networks are fluid and under constant threat from physical and electronic dangers. They quickly merge and disengage, change and adapt based on current conditions (more…)

Seminar: Nanotech: Imagine the Possibilities!

by @ 4:44 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY November 13
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speakers: from IBM, Stanford, UC-Berkeley, SJSU, Santa Clara U.
Time: Light lunch and registration, 12:30 PM; Symposium from 1:00 – 5:30 PM
Cost: $50, $40 for IEEE Members, $20 for students (by Oct. 30)
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: online registration at

A new symposium model celebrating local university graduate research at which graduate researchers present pre-publication briefs of their work and receive feedback on imagined potential opportunities for applications.

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