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July 30, 2008

Mtg: Novel Approaches to Low-Cost Solar Cells: Science and Challenges

by @ 3:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2008
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology + Women in Engineering Chapters
Speaker: Prof. Peter Peumans, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Stanford Univ, and Deputy Director of the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics (CAMP)
Time: Dinner (optional) at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $25 if reserved by Sept. 8; $30 after & at door; no cost for presentation
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave (Fwy 101 frontage road at Lawrence Expressway), Sunnyvale
RSVP: by email to Janis Karklins, karklins@ieee.org
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt0809.html

In this talk, I will discuss various approaches to harvesting solar energy that promise to lower the cost of solar electrical power. I will describe an approach that combines monocrystalline silicon with MEMS processing and advanced packaging (more…)

Mtg: Sustainable Electrical Design for Commercial Buildings

by @ 8:03 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 23, 2008
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Mark Fisher, PE, LC, LEED AP, Integrated Design Associates, Inc.
Time: Social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 (at door), $10 for IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbadâ??s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Jack Lin, jlin@sfwater.org, 415.551.4894
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/0809-sf-ias.pdf

We will explore a variety of options that can be designed into a commercial building to improve sustainability and energy efficiency.? Included will be a case study of Integrated Design Associatesâ?? (IDeAs) new facility, the first (more…)

July 29, 2008

Mtg: Electro-Optical Microscopy: Evolution in Component and Package-Level Inspection

by @ 6:14 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY November 20, 2008
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Andrew Kominek, Micro Analysis Group, Keyence Corporation
Time: Registration at 11:30 AM, Buffet lunch at 11:45 AM, Presentation at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15 if reserved by Nov. 17; $20 after & at door
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave (Fwy 101 frontage road at Lawrence Expressway), Sunnyvale
RSVP: by email to Ed Aoki, aoki.ed@gmail.com
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

This presentation introduces digital microscope technology and its application in semiconductor development, failure analysis, and quality control. ? The integration of rapidly advancing digital image processing with slowly improving optical microscopy (more…)

Mtg: Recent Developments in Large Arrays of Microcavity Plasma Devices: Physics and Applications

by @ 8:18 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY September 18, 2008
SCV Lasers and Electro Optics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. J. Gary Eden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: Networking and Pizza Social at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KLA-Tencor Corporation, 3 Technology Drive, Milpitas
RSVP: through website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos

Microcavity plasma devices are a new class of hybrid plasma/optoelectronic device in which a non-equilibrium low temperature plasma is spatially confined to a microcavity with a characteristic cross-sectional dimension (more…)

July 25, 2008

Mtg: Multichip Module Packaging and its Impact on Server Architecture and Operating Systems

by @ 8:17 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY October 20, 2008
SCV Circuits and Systems & Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology & Computer & Signal Processing Chapters
An IEEE Circuits and System Society Distinguished Speaker Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Hubert Harrer, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Server and Technology Group (Boeblingen, Germany)
Time: Seated dinner served at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $25 if reserved by Oct. 16; $30 after & at door; vegetarian available (no cost for presentation only)
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave (Fwy 101 frontage road at Lawrence Expressway), Sunnyvale
RSVP: by email to Janis Karklins, karklins@ieee.org
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

The presentation compares the system packaging and technologies of IBM’s latest system z high end servers. Starting from the z900, the system design change towards a blade-like architecture (more…)

July 23, 2008

Mtg: Current Status and Future Outlook of STT-RAM Technology

by @ 6:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY August 12, 2008
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Yiming Huai, Grandis Inc.
Time: Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E-1, Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

STT-RAM (spin-transfer torque memory) is a revolutionary new memory technology derived from Grandisâ?? pioneering research in Spintronics, that combines the capacity and cost benefits of DRAM, the fast read and write performance of SRAM, the non-volatility of (more…)

Mtg: Power and Leakage Reduction in the Nanoscale Era

by @ 4:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY August 21, 2008
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Stefan Rusu, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corp.
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

To continue harvesting technology scaling benefits, it is essential for chip designers to understand the nature and impact of active power and leakage, its sensitivity to different design parameters, and practical techniques to reduce it. ? This talk will review (more…)

Mtg: The State of Ultra Wide-Band

by @ 4:10 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY August 26, 2008
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Serdar Yurdakul, Director, Business Development and Marketing, Wisair Ltd.
Time: Pizza/drinks at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, $10 for non-members
Place: Oak Room at HP, 19447 Pruneridge Avenue (Building 48), Cupertino
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

The discussion will describe how UWB technology and the standard has evolved since the FCC ruling permitting this technology. Key technical aspects of the standard will be covered along with the state of the UWB industry, current and future applications (more…)

July 19, 2008

A Private Tour of AT&T Park – Home of the San Francisco Giants

by @ 8:18 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power
 

THURSDAY August 14, 2008
SF Power & Energy Chapter, with GOLD (Grads of Last Decade)
Time: 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM
Cost: $5
Place: Gather at Giants Dugout Store at AT&T Park along 3rd St. (BART: Embarcadero & Montgomery)
RSVP: by email to Frank Oppong, fko2@pge.com
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/san_francisco/pes

Please come and join the Power & Energy Society and Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) as we take an exclusive â??behind-the-scenes??? tour of what many consider the best Ballpark in the nation.? Come see areas of the park (more…)

July 18, 2008

Mtg: Addressing Global Warming with Solar Energy

by @ 9:18 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

WEDNESDAY August 6, 2008
SF Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Bob Stuart, Senior Director of Transmission, BrightSource Energy
Time: 5:00 PM Networking & Cash Bar; 6:00 PM Dinner; 7:00 PM Presentation
Cost: IEEE members $30, Non-members $40
Place: Sens Restaurant, Embarcadero Center 4, Promenade Level, San Francisco (validated parking)
RSVP: Anupama Pandey, apandey@nexant.com, 415-369-1096
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/san_francisco/pes

In a recent press release, the California Air Resources Board charted a course to reduce California‘s greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent over the next 12 years. ? The draft plan proposes that utilities produce a third of their energy from renewable sources (more…)

Mtg: Stochastic Nature in Magnetization Reversal of 2D Ferromagnets at Barkhausen Criticality

by @ 7:56 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY August 4, 2008
OEB Magnetics? Chapter
Speaker: Sung-Chul Shin, Professor and Director, Department of Physics and Center for Nanospinics of Spintronic Materials, KAIST, Korea
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab, bldg 6-2202
RSVP: Please respond by email with name, company, to Peter Fischer PJFischer@lbl.gov by July 28
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

The question as to whether magnetization reversal processes in ferromagnetic materials are deterministic or stochastic is both fundamentally interesting and technologically important. We have investigated magnetization reversal processes (more…)

July 17, 2008

Mtg: Past and Future of Digital Watermarking

by @ 4:31 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays
 

MONDAY September 22, 2008 (new date — was 9/15)
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: Ton Kalker, Mobile and Media Systems Lab, HP Labs
Time: Fast Food & drinks at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 Donation Recommended towards Refreshments
Place: National Semiconductor, north end of Building E, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

The term ‘Digital Watermarking’ refers to methods and techniques for adding auxiliary data to multimedia signals. In the mid nineties, digital watermarking was heralded as the solution for all copyright and copy protection issues: (more…)

Mtg: Presentation by the Winner of IEEE Region 6 MicroMouse Contest 2008

by @ 4:12 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY September 9, 2008
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speakers: Josephine Sabado, Laura Biggs, Michael Miller, Mark Tuk and Harpreet Kaur, UC-Davis IEEE Student Branch MicroMouse Team
Time: 5:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

The presentation will focus on what the MicroMouse contest is and how the UC Davis team went about winning the contest. Issues include design decisions, group dynamics, and overall direction taken.
The team designed the MicroMouse from scratch. We researched (more…)

GSA Suppliers Expo & Conference — free

by @ 10:12 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

No-cost registration/admission through September 29th
GSA Suppliers Expo & Conference
— October 2, 2008 — Santa Clara Convention Center
— Theme: “Global Markets, Perspectives, Technology”
— Keynotes by Joep van Beurden, CSR & Sudip Nandy, Wipro
— 2 Panel Discussions — Cocktail Networking Reception
More than 100 exhibiting companies and a full day of educational programming. This conference provides you with the opportunity to meet with potential partners
(more…)

GSA IP Conference – Global Semiconductor Alliance

by @ 10:05 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

Global Semiconductor Alliance:
GSA IP Conference [more]
– September 24-25, 2008 – Santa Clara Convention Center
– Theme: “Opportunities . . . Risks . . . Rewards – Strategy for a Healthy IP Ecosystem”
This event will focus on the business, quality and metric issues in obtaining quality IP and how important it is for semiconductor suppliers to incorporate a healthy IP ecosystem within their business strategy. GSA has partnered with distinguished industry leaders
(more…)

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