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September 27, 2011

Mtg: All You Need to Know About Lead-Acid Batteries

by @ 11:28 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY October 19, 2011
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: John Kim, Director, Energy & Infrastructure, C&D University
Time: Social at 5:30 PM; Dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation 7:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $25.00; Non Members $30.00; Students $10.00
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: By email to Fred Jones, frederick.m.jones@nasa.gov or telephone (650) 604-2521
Info: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

This presentation will focus on battery basics, sizing, maintenance, and operations.? It will describe battery selection choices to include factors such as; gassing, capacity testing, alloy choices, jar materials, acid specific gravities, and (more…)

Mtg: Parallel Power Solutions

by @ 10:53 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

TUESDAY October 25, 2011
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Curt Gibson, PE, Power Solutions
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $30 (at the door). Email pre-registration.
Place: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: By email to Frank Sylvester, fsylvester@sfwater.org or telephone 415.554.1578
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1110-sf-ias.pdf

Parallel power solutions have always offered the standby generation marketplace significant advantages.? However, implementation of these solutions has been limited to mission critical applications and large kilowatt (more…)

Mtg: IEEE PSES Social and Planning Meeting

by @ 10:37 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 27, 2011
SCV Product Safety Engineering Chapter
Discussion: assembled members
Time: Pizza and drinks at 6:00 PM; Discussions at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Applied Materials, Bowers Café, 3090 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pses

PSES is holding a social: pizza and sodas will be provided.? During the meeting we will discuss possible ideas for next yearâ??s schedule, get input from members on areas of interest related to safety and compliance and identify (more…)

Mtg: Key Considerations in Application of Current Transformers in Protective Relaying Systems

by @ 10:20 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

THURSDAY October 27, 2011
OEB Industry Applications Chapter?
Speaker: Normann Fischer, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members, $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by October 24, by contacting Gregg Boltz, gboltz@brwncald.com or telephone (925) 210-2571
Info: www.e-grid.net/docs/1110-oeb-ias.pdf

Current transformers (CTs) are critically important components of medium voltage industrial protective relay systems.? CT performance during fault conditions determines the quality of transformed current signal levels sensed (more…)

September 26, 2011

Mtg: Social Mixer with IEEE S.F. GOLD and PG&E Nu NRG

by @ 7:47 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software
 

WEDNESDAY September 28, 2011
SF GOLD (Grads of the Last Decade)
Speaker: none (no-host social with snacks)
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palomino Restaurant & Bar, 345 Spear Street, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Jerry Barroeta Perez, jerry_bp@media.mit.edu
Info: www.ieee.org/sfgold

Mtg: The Role of Information Theory in Public Key Cryptography

by @ 7:46 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software
 

WEDNESDAY September 28, 2011
SCV Information Theory
Subject:
Speaker: Dr. Martin E. Hellman, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Time: Refreshments at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: 202 Packard Bldg, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Info: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/it

People are often surprised that public key cryptography was invented within Stanfordâ??s EE department, not the Computer Science department.? Yet my background in Information Theory played a key role in that advance.? This talk reviews my professional odyssey, (more…)

Mtg: Modeling and Simulation of HEV and EV Power Electronics Systems

by @ 7:45 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY September 28, 2011
SPECTRUM Magazine
Speakers: Paul Goossens, VP of Application Engineering, Maplesoft; Dr. Sam Dao, Application Engineer, Maplesoft
Time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the internet
RSVP: from the website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinar/1911819

Mtg: The Construction Aspect of Electrical Power System Design

by @ 7:44 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

TUESDAY September 27, 2011
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Corrie VerBraken, PE, Rosendin Electric
Time: Networking and drinks at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members, $10 for non-members (pay at door)
Place: Sinbadâ??s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Frank Sylvester, SFPUC, fsylvester@sfwater.org, 415.554.1578
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1109-sf-ias.pdf

Electrical power systems designs look easy on paper, but the actual installation is another story.? How does all that equipment and conduit actually fit into the space?? The answer to that question often depends on whether youâ??re a consultant or a contractor, and can (more…)

Mtg: DiiVA – Digital Interactive Interface for Video & Audio

by @ 7:43 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

TUESDAY September 27, 2011
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Steve Yum, SynerChip, and president of DiiVA Licensing, LLC
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members, $10 for non-members (pay at door)
Place: NVIDIA, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee.org/scvce

Mtg: Video Compression Technology â?? Building the Next Generation

by @ 7:42 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design
 

MONDAY September 26, 2011
SCV Circuits and Systems Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Nam Ling, Santa Clara University
Time: Networking, light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation accepted for food
Place: QualComm, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/cas

In recent years, a significant increase in visual resolution and perceptual quality has emerged.? Another level of resolution and quality will be expected for home and mobile video applications as future devices and content move toward high definition (for mobile applications) and (more…)

September 24, 2011

Symp. – Nanophotonics and Imaging (half-day)

by @ 8:10 am. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY November 15, 2011
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speakers: from Leti, UC-Berkeley, Gigaphoton, NIST, Yole Development
Time: light lunch at 12:00 PM; Presentations from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members & Students $25; Non-Members $30 ($5 more, at door)
Place: National Semiconductor Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website
Web: www.ieee.org/nano

Frontiers in Optics ’11, with Laser Science XXVII

by @ 8:08 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Optics/Displays
 

Frontiers in Optics ’11, with Laser Science XXVII
— October 16-20, 2011 ? ? — Fairmont Hotel, SJ
— Sessions: Mon-Thurs, Oct 17-20 ? ? — Exhibits: Tues-Wed, Oct 18-19
Attend 5 days of intense, up-to-date programming featuring dynamic, cutting-edge presentations on the latest advancements in optics and photonics, plenary talks, and special events for networking with pioneers and colleagues from around the globe.
Plenary Talks: ? – Ferenc Krausz, “Seeing is Believing: Capturing Electrons in Real Time” ? – Sir John Pendry, “Inside the Wavelength – Seeing Really Small Objects with Light”
Short Courses Oct 16th: ? – Photonic Quantum-Enhanced Technologies ? – Polarization Engineering ? – Coherence and Optical Imaging ? – Nanophotonics: Design, Fabrication and Characterization ? – Exploring Optical Aberrations ? – Plasmonics ? – Active Silicon Photonic Devices ? – Illumination: From Solid-State Lighting to Solar Energy
Register by Sept 27 â?? Save $115. ? www.frontiersinoptics.com

September 23, 2011

Mtg: Control Systems for Variable-Speed Wind Turbines

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

WEDNESDAY November 16, 2011
SCV Control Systems Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Ping Hsu, San Jose State University
Time: Networking, pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, Room #172, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from the website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/css

The presentation gives an overview of various control applications in a modern variable speed electrical power generation wind turbine.? The presentation will start with an introduction of various types of turbine and turbine dynamics.? Control (more…)

Mtg: Is Nanotechnology the Next Wave in the Medical Device Industry?

by @ 4:08 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, NanoEngineering
 

TUESDAY October 18, 2011
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Sudhi Gautam, Patni Americas Inc.
Time: Registration & light lunch at 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: from website
Info: www.ieee.org/nano

The explosion of scientific advances in biomedicine and the demographics of an aging population have fuelled the growth of the Medical Device industry.? Due to a trend towards miniaturization in Medical Devices (sometimes to even scale them (more…)

Int’l Solar Energy Technology Conference

by @ 10:16 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

Int’l Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC)
– October 27, 2011 ? – Biltmore Hotel, Santa Clara
– Technical sessions ? – Exhibits
A premier conference promoting innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, storage, distribution, and usage of energy from solar rays.
World class speakers from ? – Alta Devices ? – General Electric ? – UC Berkeley ? – Silicon Junction ? – Canada Research ? – SEMI ? – MeteoControl North America ? – Enecsys Micro Inverters ? ? Panel: Greentech Media, East/West Bank, CA Solar
Advance registration only $145. To exhibit, contact Stacie Suter, sales@isetc.org
For information and registration: www.e-grid.net/announcements/grid1109b.html

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