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May 10, 2010

Mtg: The Industrial Uses of Particle Accelerators

by @ 6:11 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
OEB Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Chapter
Speaker: Robert W. Hamm, R&M Technical Enterprises, Inc.
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Bldg 2, Room 100, Berkeley
RSVP: Required, by noon on May 17, by email to Bill DeHope, dehope1@llnl.gov, 925-424-6413
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1005-oeb-nps.pdf

Almost half of all the particle accelerators that have been manufactured worldwide to date are used for industrial applications, with the remainder being used either for medical treatment or basic science research.? These industrial (more…)

Mtg: Nanoscale Manipulation of Conductive Filaments in Solid-Electrolyte-Based ReRAM

by @ 1:25 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

FRIDAY June 18, 2010
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Ming Liu, Institute of Microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Science
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Bannan Engineering Labs (403), Santa Clara University, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

Resistive switching (RS) in solid-electrolyte insulator can be dominated by the formation and rupture of nanoscale conductive filaments (CFs).? The random nature of the nucleation and growth of the CFs make their formation (more…)

Mtg: New Driving Force for Electromigration in ULSI Interconnections and its Implication to IC Layout

by @ 1:12 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY June 7, 2010
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Cher Ming Tan, School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Time: Pizza/drinks 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

Interconnections are crucial to the operation of any integrated circuit as they provide networking for the billions of transistors in an IC.? As the technology node advances, transistors are getting smaller and operate faster.? This renders (more…)

Mtg: Substation Design

by @ 12:54 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

THURSDAY May 27, 2010
OEB Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Christopher J. Lovin, P.E., Eaton Corp.
Time: Appetizers and no-host bar at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none for IEEE members; $10 for guests
Place: Pyramid Alehouse, 901 Gilman Street, Berkeley
RSVP: through website
Web: www.oebpes.org

Arc flash, arc resistant, zone selective interlocking, selective coordination, LEED, SPD, surge arrestors, metering, BIL — so many things to consider when designing a unit substation to meet NEC, California Code, and (more…)

Volunteering Afternoon at RAFT in Sunnyvale

by @ 12:39 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

SATURDAY May 15, 2010
SCV GOLD (Grads of the Last Decade)
Organizer: Stephen McInerney
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cost: none (coffee/donuts/sandwich/pizza provided)
Place: RAFT (Resource Area For Teachers), 1160 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: see the website
Web: ieee-scv-gold-may2010-raft.eventbrite.com

Join us for a fun-filled volunteer afternoon helping sort donated materials for educational use in science kits, at RAFT (Resource Area For Teachers) Sunnyvale. RAFT asked us to give them accurate numbers. You (more…)

Mtg: The Business of the Brain

by @ 12:29 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering
 

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
SCV Instrumentation and Measurement Chapter
Speakers: David P. Dickinson, President & C.E.O., Zeo, Inc.; Lawrence A. Farwell, PhD, Chairman & Chief Scientist, Brain Fingerprinting Laboratories; James Sullivan, Co-Founder and VP of World Wide Partnerships at NeuroSky; Timothy Chang, Principal at Norwest Venture Partners
Time: Networking and Refreshment at 6:00 PM; Panel Discussion at 7:00 PM
Cost: $35
Place: Stanford Business School’s Arbuckle Lounge (reception) and Bishop Auditorium, Stanford
RSVP: through the website
Web: www.vlab.org/article.html?aid=109

Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) promises a quantum leap in human interaction with technologyâ??enabling our thoughts and emotions to control devices and enabling devices to know what weâ??re “really thinking” and feeling. (more…)

Mtg: Impact and Mitigation of DRAM and SRAM Soft Errors on Server RAS

by @ 12:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY May 26, 2010
SCV Reliability
Speaker: Charlie Slayman, Senior Reliability Consultant, Ops A La Carte
Time: Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: HP, Building 48, Oak Room, 1911 Pruneridge Ave, Cupertino
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl

This talk will cover the different types of neutron and alpha particle soft errors observed in DRAM and SRAM devices, how the soft error FITs are expected to trend as technology scales below 90nm and the various mitigation (more…)

Mtg: Early Career Development: Getting Ahead in Engineering

by @ 11:53 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays
 

THURSDAY May 27, 2010
SF GOLD (Grads of the Last Decade)
Speakers: Anndee Francisco – College Relations; Nicole Mincin – College Relations; Jose Mendoza – Professional Recruiting (PG&E)
Time: 12:00 Noon (includes light lunch)
Cost: Free for IEEE members; $5 for non-members
Place: Pacific Gas & Electric Office, 245 Market St. (Check in at the West Lobby), Room # 1410, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Marvic Verzano, MCV9@PGE.COM, 510-874-2408
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1005-sf-gold.pdf

In this economic climate it is hard to find a job â?? much less get a promotion.? If you are a fresh graduate with little experience, it may be even worse.? Should you plan your career to the business side of the company or (more…)

Mtg: Novel Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Devices

by @ 6:11 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

MONDAY May 17, 2010
OEB Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Yang-Ki Hong, University of Alabama
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Cyclotron Rd, Berkeley
RSVP: Please respond by email with name, company, to Peter Fischer, PJFischer@lbl.gov? by May 12
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

Mtg: Creating Marketing Materials for Engineering Consultants

by @ 6:10 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt
 

FRIDAY May 14, 2010
SCv Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Al Peterson, Certified Management Consultant
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $47 for IEEE members; $67 for non-members (as webinar: $42/$62)
Place: Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: see the website
Web: mktcoll1-svec0503.eventbrite.com

Mtg: Approaches to Arc Flash Hazard Mitigation

by @ 6:09 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

THURSDAY May 13, 2010
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Gary H. Fox, Senior Specification Engineer, GE Industrial Solutions
Time: Demo trailer at 3:00 PM; No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: Dinner is $20 for IEEE members; $25 for non-members
Place: Marie Callender’s Restaurant – The Garden Room, 2090 Diamond Blvd, Concord
RSVP: Please respond by May 12 to Gregg Boltz, gboltz@brwncald.com,? 925-210-2571
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1005-oeb-ias.pdf

This evening there will be two presentations related to Arc Flash Hazard Mitigation:
1.? Advanced breaker trip unit technologies, including zone selective interlock, maintenance mode, and enhanced time current (more…)

Mtg: The Last Mile Smart Grid WAN Challenge Few Understand

by @ 6:08 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power
 

WEDNESDAY May 12, 2010
SCV Communications Chapter
Speaker: Fred Fletcher, Smart Grid Chief Architect, Open Access Technology International
Time: Food/drink and networking at 6:00 PM; Presentations at 6:30 PM
Cost: Donation for food/drinks
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: By May 10 to comsocscv@gmail.com
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/comsoc

Smart grid development has been driven by revenue billing and some distribution application, but the greatest value of smart grid technologies appears to be in matching load to available power supply.? Matching load (more…)

Mtg: Winner Take All: How Competitiveness Shapes the Fate of Nations

by @ 6:07 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

WEDNESDAY May 12, 2010
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Richard J. Elkus, Jr., Vice Chairman of the Board, Tencor Instruments; introduced by Stanley Myers, CEO of SEMI
Time: Dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 if reserved by May 10 ($10 for students, unemployed); $25 after & at door; vegetarian available; no cost for presentation only
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: Through the website link
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

The strategic dilemmas now confronting America are deep and daunting.? Though we face no immediate threat of another world war or Great Depression, we find ourselves in what could become a zero sum game. And (more…)

Mtg: How to Apply Shielded Cables to Solve More Problems than You Create

by @ 6:05 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY May 11, 2010
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speakers: Dr. Tom Jerse, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Company
Time: Networking & light dinner (no-host) at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Free coffee, tea, snacks
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

Shielded cables are widely used to enhance signal integrity and solve interference problems, but there are several mechanisms that if not understood in a system design can inadvertently cause interconnect cables to (more…)

Mtg: Supercomputing at NASA: Current Impact, Future Challenges

by @ 6:04 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

TUESDAY May 11, 2010
SCV Computer Chapter
Speakers: Dr. Rupak Biswas, Division Chief, NASA Advanced Supercomputing
Time: Pizza/sodas and networking at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation to cover food
Place: Microsoft Research, 1288 Pear Ave., Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/computer

In this talk, Dr. Biswas will describe NASA’s fully-integrated supercomputing environment, its recent impact in several NASA mission areas, and discuss some pacing challenges to be overcome to make the next revolutionary (more…)

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