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May 15, 2010

Mtg: Trends in Solar Cell Technology

by @ 8:45 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

THURSDAY May 20, 2010
SCV Solid State Circuits, with Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Betty Prince, New Energy Strategies International
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Donation to partially cover food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website

This talk will discuss recent trends in photovoltaic technology including: light concentrators, process techniques to improve efficiency, recent developments in III-V materials (GaAs, InP, GaInAs, etc.), trends in (more…)

Web: Link Your Business Plan to Your Financing Needs (5-part Webinar)

by @ 8:44 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY May 20, 2010
IEEE-USA Entrepreneurs Webinar Series
Instructor: Dr. Dileep Rao, adjunct professor and author of Lessons from Bootstrap to Billions
Time: 11:00 AM – Noon (monthly, part 1 of 5)
Cost: IEEE members: $69 each or $129 for all five. Non-members: $99 for each or $225 for all five
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: Sign up in advance, from the website

Mtg: Behind the Scenes at IEEE SPECTRUM, with Tekla Perry

by @ 8:43 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

WEDNESDAY May 19, 2010
SCV Power Electronics, with Women in Engineering Chapter
Speaker: Tekla S. Perry, Senior Editor, IEEE Spectrum Magazine
Time: Networking & Pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

You’ve seen this publication for as long as you’ve been an IEEE member. A veteran editor will tell you how it’s changed, how the editorial process really works, and what being a technology journalist today is like in a world (more…)

Mtg: Applying Therapeutic Device Innovation To Clinical Medicine: The Evalve Story

by @ 8:42 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY May 19, 2010
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Fred St. Goar, El Camino Hospital
Time: Optional dinner at Nexus Cafeteria in the Clark Center, 6:15 pm (no host, no reservations); Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required

Fred St.Goar is an interventional cardiologist at El Camino Hospital.? He did his internal medicine and cardiology training at Stanford in the eighties during the hayday of cardiology medical device development where he took (more…)

Mtg: Half a Century of Lasers: How it All Got Started

by @ 8:41 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays

WEDNESDAY May 19, 2010
SCV Photonics Chapter
Speaker: Jeff Hecht, Author of Beam: The Race to Make the Laser
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website

The laser’s conceptual roots go back to Albert Einstein’s idea of stimulated emission, but the action didn’t start until the invention of the microwave maser in the 1950s.? The next logical step was to the higher frequencies of (more…)

Seminar: Nanotechnology â?? State of the Art and Applications

by @ 8:40 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speakers: IEEE Distinguished Lecturer from TX State, Univ ov Albany CSNE, NEC Japan, U of TX NanoMed, Harvard, UCSD, Max Planck Inst, Stanford, SJ BioCenter, Nanosys, AMAT, IBM, others
Time: Tuesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $160, Students $125, Non-Members $210
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website

23 Speakers in 9 Sessions
Evening Networking Reception
Sponsors and Universities Showcase “Nanotech Offerings”
A Full 2 days

Mtg: The Next Wave in Wireless Technology: Challenges and Solutions

by @ 8:37 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
SF Communications Chapter
Speaker: Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford University
Time: Complimentary lasagne and salad dinner and networking at 6:30 PM; presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: California Public Utilities Commission, 505 Van Ness Ave (use Golden Gate entrance), San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Tim Ryan,

The demand for wireless communications has enjoyed exponential growth worldwide for decades, and looks to continue unabated into the foreseeable future.? To meet these demands, the next generation of high-performance (more…)

Mtg: Legal Pitfalls in Consulting Agreements

by @ 8:35 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: David R. Stevens, Stevens Law Group, PC
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

The provisions of a consulting agreement are critical to a consultantâ??s business success. From inception to closure, the consulting agreement defines the parameters of the business relationship between a consultant and a (more…)

Mtg: The Smart Grid: A Convergence of IT, Communications and Power & Energy Technologies

by @ 8:34 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power

MONDAY May 17, 2010
SCV Circuits and Systems Chapter
Speaker: Claudio Lima, Managing Director, Sonoma Innovation
Time: Networking/Pizza Social at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation for food
Place: QualComm, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

The Smart Grid is emerging as a convergence of Information Technology (IT), Communications and Control technology with Power and Energy System Engineering. Todayâ??s electricity grid is inefficient, where 8% of its (more…)

Mtg: Novel Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Devices

by @ 8:32 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

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, by May 12

A number of recent results achieved in the areas of ferrite, magnetic films and nanoparticles, and design and performance of magnetic RF devices by the authorâ??s laboratory will be introduced.? The first part of this talk focuses (more…)

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