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December 9, 2009

Mtg: Medical Robotics: Bioports to the Human Body (with demo)

by @ 7:48 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

THURSDAY December 10, 2009
SCV Robotics and Automation Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Jacob Rosen, Department of Computer Engineering, University of California – Santa Cruz
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: UC Santa Cruz,? the Simularium on the bottom floor of Engineering 2 (E2) building, accessible from the Quad outdoor) area, Santa Cruz
RSVP: not required

Medical Robotics is an emerging sub-discipline of robotics in which humans are the focal point of its creation.? Humans interact with medical robotics either as health providers such (more…)

Mtg: Historical Review of Sub Harmonic Mixers: From Tubes to CMOS

by @ 7:47 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

THURSDAY December 10, 2009
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter
Speaker: Edmar Camargo, DBA Consulting
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent, Building 1 Lobby, Aristotle Rm, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Sub-harmonic mixers appeared in the early thirties as a solution to minimize LO radiation from super-heterodyne receivers, and to obtain higher effective LO frequencies.? However, (more…)

Mtg: Cost-Effective Low-Power IP Designs for Mobile Communications

by @ 7:46 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

THURSDAY December 10, 2009
SCV Circuits and Systems Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Myung H. Sunwoo, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea
Time: Networking/Pizza at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation for food
Place: Cadence Design Systems, Building 5, 2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose
RSVP: not required

The talk presents four low-power high-speed SOC IP designs for communication systems.? First, a new continuous flow mixed-radix (CFMR) FFT processor is (more…)

Mtg: U.S. Public Policy Issues Facing Telecommunications Carriers

by @ 7:45 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009
SCV Communications Chapter
Speaker: Chris Boyer, Assistant Vice President รข?? Public Policy, AT&T Services Inc.
Time: Meeting/Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: by Dec. 8, from the website

Chris Boyer from AT&T will provide an overview of some of the technology trends that are currently impacting the telecommunications industry and how those trends are (more…)

Mtg: Making Movies is Hard Fun: Building Tools for Telling Stories

by @ 7:43 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009
OEB Computer Chapter
Speaker: Michael B. Johnson, Pixar
Time: Meeting/Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Chevron, Bishop Ranch 1-X, Conference room #1220-1240 (auditorium), 6101 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon
RSVP: All attendees must RSVP by 7 December (12/7) to Bill DeHope,

Michael will share his perspective on the Pixar film-making process, where a cast of characters contribute, from creative story tellers who want things they don’t understand (more…)

Seminar: The Professional Job Hunt: Practical Ideas Using LinkedIn

by @ 7:42 am. Filed under ALL

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009
SCV PACE (Professional Activities Committee for Engineers), and Engineers in Transition
Speakers: John Swan, from PACE’s “Engineers in Transition” Task Force, plus several recruiters and representatives from DBM, LinkedIn, Google
Time: Pizza and networking at 11:30 AM; Presentations and discussions from Noon thru 2:00 PM
Cost: no cost for current IEEE Members and Student Members; $10 for others
Place: UC-Santa Cruz Extension, Suite 100, 2505 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: through the DoubleKnot registration page

Getting a new job can be tough — but we want IEEE’s local members to be at the “front of the line” when it comes to getting job leads, interviews, and that new position!? So “Engineers (more…)

Webinar: Funding the Green Sector

by @ 7:40 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

WEDNESDAY December 9, 2009
Speaker: Masa Ishii, Managing Director, Noventi Ventures
Time: 11:00 AM PST (one hour)
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: through website

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