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March 10, 2008

Mtg: Nonvolatile Erasable Flash NAND Memories

by @ 8:29 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY April 17
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Raul-Adrian Cernea, SanDisk Corporation
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: small donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E, Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ssc

Abstract Examination of NAND memories in general as well as the latest architecture accomplishments, based on three 2008 ISSCC papers jointly presented by SanDisk and Toshiba, are the subjects of this presentation. ? The NAND Flash cell resides at the core (more…)

Mtg: Sustainable Information Technology Ecosystem: Optimizing Datacenter Power and Cooling

by @ 8:11 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

 

THURSDAY April 24
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Chandrakant D. Patel, HP Fellow and Director, Sustainable IT Ecosystem Laboratory, Hewlett Packard Laboratories
Time: Register at 11:30 AM, lunch at 11:45 AM, Presentation at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15 if reserved by April 21; $20 at door
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave (Fwy 101 near Lawrence Expy), Sunnyvale
RSVP: by email to Ed Aoki, aoki.ed@gmail.com
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

 

Economics and sustainability drive the need to manage available energy as a key resource in devising todayâ??s information technology services accessed by billions of users and availed from thousands of data centers. ? The overwhelming â??burdened??? cost of delivery of power to a dense aggregation (more…)

Mtg: Cyber Security in the Electric Power Control Industry

by @ 7:15 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

THURSDAY March 13
OEB Communications and Computer Chapters
Speaker: Joe Weiss PE, CISM, Applied Control Solutions, LLC
Time: Pizza and drinks at 7:00 PM; Presentation following
Cost: none
Place: eastern doors, 6101 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon
RSVP: by email by March 12 to oeb@comsoc.org (for food order)
Web: www.comsoc.org/oeb

 

Industrial control systems such as SCADA, plant control systems, and even meters and programmable thermostats have been designed to be efficient and reliable. ? Cyber security considerations have generally been an afterthought.? (more…)

Mtg: Nonlinear Network Analysis

by @ 7:14 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY March 13
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter
Speaker: Loren Betts, Agilent Technologies
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building 9, Classroom 4, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.mtt-scv.org

 

Recent advances in VNA HW and measurement algorithms provide the means to accurately measure and model the RF and Microwave nonlinear characteristics of devices. ? This presentation will discuss the error correction algorithms (more…)

Mtg: Introduction to BlackBoard CE6: A Web-Based Learning Management System for Higher Education

by @ 7:13 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

WEDNESDAY March 12
SCV Education Chapter
Speaker: Corey Gin, instructional developer for eCampus, a unit of International and Extended Studies at San Jose State University
Time: Dinner (no cost) at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Silicon Valley Technical Institute, 1762 Technology Drive, Suite 227, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/es

Corey Gin will provide an overview of how BlackBoard CE6 is used in a higher education environment. ? He will begin by describing the need for web-based tools/resources to support instruction, how CE6 serves (more…)

Panel: Next-Generation Wireless Broadband

by @ 7:12 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY March 12
SCV Communications Chapter with NATEA
Speakers: Dr. William C.Y. Lee, Treyspan; Rehan Jalil, Wichorus; Bruce Himebauch, Atheros
Time: Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: by email to Lu Chang, luchang@ieee.org
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/comsoc

HSPA and LTE, Dr. William Lee, Chairman, Treyspan, Inc.
WiMAX, Rehan Jalil, CEO of Wichorus
Evolution and Future of WiFi IEEE 802.11n, Bruce Himebauch, Director of Solution Product Engineering, Atheros Communications

Mtg: Minimizing EMI & Noise: Coupling Among Circuit Regions In Circuit Boards

by @ 7:08 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY March 11
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speaker: W. Michael King, Systems Design Advisor
Time: Social 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.scvemc.org

Increasingly, circuit boards have a diversity of circuit â??block??? regions that are not necessarily functionally compatible for noise from region to region in terms of performance margins. ? High speed â??digital circuit regions??? will demand high impulse currents (more…)

Mtg: Digital Fingerprinting for Multimedia Forensics

by @ 7:07 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software
 

MONDAY March 10
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Min Wu, ECE Dept, Institute of Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor (north end of Building E), 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

Technology advancement has made multimedia content widely available and easy to process. ? These benefits also make it easy to make unauthorized duplication, manipulation, and redistribution of multimedia content, prompting the need of multimedia forensics research (more…)

Mtg: Internet Traffic Exchange – Future Directions

by @ 7:06 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY March 18
SF Communications Chapter
Speaker: Bill Woodcock, Research Director, Packet Clearing House
Time: complimentary pizza/salad/desert dinner at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: CCSF Downtown Campus, Fourth Street at Mission, San Francisco
RSVP: by email with Michael Butler, mjbsf@verizon.net – 415-827-3680 for dinner count
Web: www.ieee.org/sfcomsoc

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