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August 18, 2009

Webinar: Running MATLAB Scripts in the Cloud and on Clusters Using Star-P

by @ 9:42 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY September 16, 2009
IEEE SPECRUM Magazine
Speakers: Dr. Niraj Srivastava, Director of Professional Services, and David Rich, VP of Marketing, Interactive Supercomputing (ISC)
Time: 11:00 AM – Noon
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: through website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinar/639648

Mtg: Monitoring Video Quality Inside a Network

by @ 9:19 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY September 14, 2009
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Amy Reibman, AT&T Labs (SPS Distinguished Lecturer)
Time: Fast Food & drinks at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation recommended
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

As broadband access connectivity becomes more prevalent, more users are streaming video over the Internet, or watching video that has been transmitted over a network.? However, the best-effort service model and (more…)

August 14, 2009

Call for Nominations for IEEE Fellow

by @ 5:57 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

Call for Fellow Nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the IEEE Fellows class of 2011. The rank of IEEE Fellow is the institute’s highest member grade, bestowed on an IEEE Senior Member who has had an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The deadline for nominations is 1 March 2010. Senior Members can be nominated in one of four categories: application engineer/practitioner, research engineer/scientist, educator, or technical leader. The Fellows Web pages contain information regarding the nomination process, access to the Fellows Nomination Kit, lists of Fellows who are eligible to be references and more about the Fellow program. We recommend that you use the Electronic Fellow Nomination Process (EFNP). Please visit the Fellows website at www.ieee.org/fellows.
Newly elected Fellows for 2009 will be announced following the IEEE Board Meeting in November.

Int’l Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA)

by @ 5:56 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

Theme: It’s All About Resolution.
35th Int’l Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis
— November 15-19, 2009 ? ? — San Jose Convention Center
— Sessions: Tues-Thurs, Nov 17-19 ? ? — Exposition: Tues-Wed, Nov 17-18
ISTFAâ??09 combines technical sessions, tutorials, an exhibition, and user group meetings with a focus on making the full experience a strong benefit for the attendee.
Sessions: ? – Emerging Concepts ? – Photon Beam-based Techniques ? – Nanoprobing ? – Circuit-edit ? – Sample Preparation ? – Alternative Energy Photovoltaic FA ? – Failure Analysis Process ? – Packaging/Assembly Level FA ? – Photon Beam-based Techniques ? – Advanced Metrology and System Level FA ? – plus Panel Discussion, Poster Papers
Plus Tutorials, six Short Courses, exhibits. ? Register by Sept 18 â?? Save up to $200.
Download the Advance Brochure … ? www.ISTFA.org

Embedded Systems Conference – Boston

by @ 5:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design
 

Embedded Systems Conference – Boston
— September 21-24, 2009 ? ? ? — Tutorials, Exhibits
— Practical design information you can use today. Skills you use for a lifetime.
ESC-Boston brings together the systems design community for eye-to-eye communication on real-world solutions, with exhibitors across the embedded industry with the tools you need, and solution-swapping opportunities with your peers in discussion groups.
20 Technical Tracks: ? – C and C++ ? – Commercial & Open-Source OSs ? – Consumer Electronics ? – Debugging and Verification ? – Designing for Power Efficiency ? – Graphics, Displays and Lighting ? – Multi-core, Multi-threading, and Virtualization ? – Multimedia and Signal Processing ? – Sensors (including MEMS) ? – System Integration and Test ? – Wired and Wireless Technologies ? – Build Your Own Embedded System (with an Intel Atom-based kit) ? and more!
Full-day Tutorials: ? – High Availability Embedded Systems ? – Hardware Interfacing in C ? – Embedding TCP/IP ? – Real-Time Kernels ? – Managing Embedded Projects
Use code “IEEE10” for a 10% discount.
For full details: www.embedded.com/boston

EOS/ESD Symposium & Exhibits

by @ 5:49 pm. Filed under Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

31st Annual EOS/ESD Symposium & Exhibits
The Technical Forum on Electrical Overstress and Electrostatic Discharge
— August 30-September 4, 2009 ? ? — Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim
— 15 Technical Sessions ? ? — 10 Workshops ? ? — Exhibits
Basic, intermediate, and advanced tutorials; exhibits of ESD control products and services; workshops; authors’ corners; Program Manager Certification; Device/Design Certification.
27 Tutorials on ? Basics, On-Chip Protection, Evaluation Measurements, Latch-up Physics, Technology Scaling, ESD Failures ? and much more.
Sessions on Component Testing; System Level Testing; On-Chip Protection; Numerical Simulation, Modeling, Reliability; Extremely Sensitive Devices; MR-Heads, MEMS; On-Chip ESD Failure Case Studies ? and more.
New lower hotel rates! Bring the family.
Download the Advance Program: www.esda.org/symposia.html

Mtg: A 32 Gbps 2048-bit 10GBASE-T Ethernet Energy Efficient LDPC Decoder with Split-Row Threshold Decoding Method

by @ 3:18 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY August 20, 2009
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Tinoosh Mohsenin, University of California, Davis
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: small donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ssc

Low density parity check (LDPC) codes have received significant attention due to their superior error correction performance, and have been considered by emerging communication (more…)

Mtg: Sub-wavelength Dielectric Gratings: A New Handle On Light

by @ 3:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY August 19, 2009
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. David Fattal, Staff Researcher, HP Labs
Time: Registration & light lunch 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 Noon
Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5; Non-Members $10
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: via the website
Web: www.ieee.org/nano

Dielectric gratings exhibiting resonance phenomena have been studied since the early 90’s, offering a new paradigm for optical filtering and sensing.? More recently, they have been (more…)

August 12, 2009

Mtg: Silicon Inkjet-Printed High-Efficiency Solar Cells

by @ 10:59 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY September 15, 2009
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Homer Antoniadis, CTO, Innovalight, Inc.
Time: Registration & light lunch 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM Noon
Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5, Non-Members $10
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: through the website
Web: www.ieee.org/nano

We have developed methods for making high efficiency Cz-Si wafer-based solar cells using Innovalight’s proprietary Silicon Ink technology.? Our approach uses n-type Silicon Ink, a phosphorous doped (more…)

Mtg: Surge Suppression: New UL 1449 3rd Edition Requirements

by @ 10:08 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 22, 2009
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Gary Fox PE, General Electric Company
Time: Social and Networking at 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6:00 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 (at the door), $10 for IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to frank.sylvester@sfdpw.org, 415.558.4591, for reservations and to qualify for the drawing
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/0909-sf-ias.pdf

Requirements for a new safety standard for surge protective devices (SPD) are almost upon us.? UL 1449, 3rd edition was published in September of 2006.? In order to maintain UL certification, all (more…)

August 10, 2009

Mtg: Nanomaterials for Energy Applications

by @ 6:15 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY September 8, 2009
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Nobby Kobayashi, UC Santa Cruz
Time: Networking & pizza at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E1, Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

Development of next-generation energy resources that are reliable and economically/ environmentally acceptable is a key to harnessing and providing the resources essential for the life of mankind. Our (more…)

Mtg: Internet as an Information & Communications Utility: It’s Getting Personal

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WEDNESDAY September 9, 2009
SCV Communications Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Wei-Min Lu, CTO, Anchora
Time: Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/comsoc

The convergence of personal computers and networking has made the internet a ubiquitous and permanent infrastructure. People regard the Internet as an information and communications utility that is (more…)

August 7, 2009

Mtg: The Public Utilities Commission’s Rules for Overhead Electric Line Construction (GO-95)

by @ 4:39 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

THURSDAY August 20, 2009
SF Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Julian Ajello, California Public Utilities Commission
Time: 12:00 PM Noon
Cost: Free for IEEE members, $5 for non-members
Place: Pacific Gas & Electric Office, Main Auditorium, 245 Market St., San Francisco
RSVP: by August 18, 2009 to John Joven, jrjj@pge.com, 415-973-4873
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/0908-sf-pes.pdf

The California Public Utilities Commissionâ??s General Order No. 95 (GO 95) contains rules for the construction of overhead electric lines.? It is unique to California since all other states use the (more…)

Mtg: Aspects of Robotics in the daVinci Surgical System: Motivation, History, Future

by @ 8:22 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY August 12, 2009
SCV Robotics and Automation Chapter
Speakers: Dr. Bill Nowlin and Bruce Schena, Intuitive Surgical
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: CMU Silicon Valley, Building 23, Moffett Field
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ras

Intuitive Surgical makes the daVinci(tm) Surgical System, which is variously described as a â??robot???, a â??telesurgical system???, and a â??mechanism for minimally invasive surgery???. In this presentation, the presenters will give a general introduction to (more…)

August 6, 2009

Seminar: Market Strategy: Positioning and Differentiating YOU

by @ 7:12 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

FRIDAY August 14, 2009
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Al Peterson, Peterson Associates LLC
Time: Registration and pastries at 8:00 AM; 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (no lunch)
Cost: $47
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: via the website (no walk-in’s)
Web: www.eventbrite.com/event/397530023/egrid

Your market strategy is key to your success as an engineering consultant.? Good positioning, differentiating, pricing, and partnering helps you to improve on your success.? It is (more…)

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