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March 13, 2011

Mtg: Importance and Methods of System Grounding In Arc Mitigation

by @ 4:08 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

THURSDAY March 17, 2011
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Sergio Panetta, I-Gard
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: $20 for IEEE members; $25 for non-members
Place: Marie Callender’s Restaurant – The Garden Room; 2090 Diamond Blvd, Concord
RSVP: by March 15, through Gregg Boltz, or (925) 210-2571

ArcFlash incidents are the root cause of substantial losses of equipment and processes; they also result in a significant number of human injuries every year. This presentation will provide an expert insight (more…)

Mtg: Neuro-Imaging to Guide Acute Stroke Treatment

by @ 4:06 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Optics/Displays

WEDNESDAY March 16, 2011
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter
Speaker: Maarten G. Lansberg, MD PhD, Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford University
Time: Optional dinner at 6:15 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none (for presentation)
Place: Optional dinner at Stanford Hospital Cafeteria (no host, no reservations). Presentation at Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required

Acute stroke treatment can lead to greatly improved clinical outcomes in some patients. However, in others the treatment may lead to significant harm. During this talk Dr Lansberg will discuss 1) currently available (more…)

Electronic Design Education Conference

by @ 4:05 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

WEDNESDAY March 16, 2011
SCV Education Chapter
Time: 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: none (free IPAD drawing – limited to the first 100 registrants)
Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bayshore Room (2nd Floor), Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website

The International Electronic Design Education Conference is a premier event committed to further the education in electronic design with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of electronic designers (more…)

Mtg: Fabricating Bit-Patterned Media by Block Copolymer-Directed Assembly

by @ 4:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering

TUESDAY March 15, 2011
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Ricardo Ruiz, HGST, Inc.
Time: Conversation & Pizza at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required

With the demonstration of feature density multiplication by directed self assembly, block copolymer templates stand as one of the most promising routes to fabricating templates for thermally stable magnetic (more…)

Mtg: Trends In Utility-Scale Inverters for Solar PV Projects

by @ 4:02 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Optics/Displays

TUESDAY March 15, 2011
SF Power & Energy Chapter
Speaker: Ryan Parsons, Siemens Industry Inc.
Time: Light lunch and resentation at 12:00 PM noon
Cost: none for IEEE members; $5 for others
Place: CA Public Utilities Commission, Courtyard Room, 505 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
RSVP: by March 14 to ( Frank Oppong,

As utilities and private enterprises work feverishly to fulfill both Federal and State mandated renewable targets, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Projects have been scaling higher in MW capacity to meet this demand and (more…)

Mtg: Conscious Objects: The Impact of RFID

by @ 4:00 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

TUESDAY March 15, 2011
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Curt Carrender, Thinkify
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification) has become a part of everyday life in recent years. This talk will provide an overview of RFID, from its origins up through the current state-of-the-art. It will also (more…)

Mtg: Scalability of Conductive-Bridge Random Access Memory (CBRAM): How Far Can We Go and Where are We Now?

by @ 3:59 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY March 15, 2011
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. John Jameson, Member of Technical Staff, Adesto Technologies
Time: Registration & light lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5; Non-Members $10
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room. 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: From website

The scaling limitations facing flash memory have created an opportunity for new types of nonvolatile memory to enter the marketplace. However, no new technology will likely become a mainstream technology unless (more…)

Mtg: Spatial Perception in Audio: ‘3D’ and Perceptual Considerations

by @ 3:58 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Electronics Design

MONDAY March 14, 2011
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: James Johnston, Chief Scientist, DTS
Time: Pizza and Networking at 6.30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Campus, Building E Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

This talk will be presented in 3 parts, each approximately 20 minutes in length. In the first, the kind and abundance of auditory cues in a natural acoustic setting will be examined. In the second, some basic (more…)

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