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November 7, 2011

Mtg: Changes in 2010 NFPA 72 for Fire Alarm Designers

by @ 6:50 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

TUESDAY November 15, 2011
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Kevin Green, PE, Pyro-Comm Systems, Inc
Time: Netowrking 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6:00 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $30 (pay at door); $10 for IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbadâ??s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: Please email Frank Sylvester, fsylvester@sfwater.org
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1111-sf-ias.pdf

January 1, 2011 the state of California adopted the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (i.e. NFPA 72, 2010 edition) and with the 2010 California Building Code (CBC) Amendments in Chapter 35.? The intent of (more…)

Mtg: Applying Real Options Theory to Technology Management

by @ 6:33 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

THURSDAY December 1, 2011
SCV Technology Management Chapter
Speaker: Oliver Yu, Ph.D., President, the STARS Group
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Forum at 6:30 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $10 for IEEE members; $13 for others
Place: Ramada Silicon Valley, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

In his presentation, Dr. Yu will discuss a case study of applying Real Options Theory in a management context and the major barriers to acceptance along with the successful strategies to remove (more…)

Mtg: Application of Time-reversal Methods to Communication in Hostile Environments

by @ 3:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications
 

WEDNESDAY November 30, 2011
OEB Signal Processing Chapter?
Time: Presentation from 12:30 PM â?? 2:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Livermore Valley Open Campus â?? Lawrence Livermore Nat’l Laboratory, Greenville Rd, Livermore
RSVP: by email, to Ron Kane, kane@ieee.org
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1111-oeb-sps.pdf

The application of time-reversal (TR) methods to the problem of communication in a highly reverberant environment is a new area motivated by advances in TR theory.? The fundamental concept involves (more…)

Mtg: Developments in Low-Temperature MEMS Manufacturing

by @ 10:54 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY December 14, 2011
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Jiyoung Chang, Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering, UC-Berkeley
Time: Optional buffet dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no charge) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 per person; $10 for fulltime students and currently unemployed engineers; $5 more at the door
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1112.html

Commercialization of MEMS packaging has become a major manufacturing issue. This talk will cover several processes developed for low-temperature MEMS packaging.? The key development in low-temperature solder (more…)

Webinar: Accelerating Development of Smart Grid Power Electronics Control Systems using RCP and HIL Techniques

by @ 7:12 am. Filed under Communications, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

THURSDAY November 10, 2011
SPECTRUM Magazine
Speakers: Brian MacCleery,Principal Product Manager for Clean Energy Technology, National Instruments; William Kramer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Time: 11:00 AM PST (1 hour)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from web page
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinar/1951624

Tour of Sustainability Base at NASA Ames Research Center

by @ 7:12 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
SCV Power & Energy, and Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Rich Ross, Construction Manager, AECOM Design
Time: Tour at 6:00 PM
Cost: none; limited to first 20 people; US Drivers license/Greeen Card required
Place: Building N232, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field
RSVP: by email, to Fred Jones, frederick.m.jones@nasa.gov, phone 650-604-2521
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1111-scv-pes.pdf

The tour will introduce you to the low energy, conservation and recycling design concepts of renowned Architect William McDonough.? This net-zero energy building utilizes LED lighting, optimized day-lighting (more…)

Mtg: Reliability and Yield of MOS Devices and Circuits

by @ 7:11 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
SCV Circuits and Systems Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Gilson Wirth, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 accepted for food
Place: QualComm Santa Clara, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/cas

With the device sizes shrinking well below 100 nm and introduction of novel materials in the fabrication technology, new phenomena started playing a role on the reliability of MOS devices. As a consequence, performance (more…)

Mtg: The Rise of Copper/Indium/Selenium Solar Panels

by @ 7:10 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
SCV Photovoltaics Chapter?
Speaker: Gregory Ashley, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Solar Frontier North America
Time: Networking at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: www.svpvs.org

Solar power is best option available at the utility scale and as distributed generation; however, we donâ??t want to replace one environmental risk (carbon emissions) with another (toxic materials).? Recognizing (more…)

Mtg: Video Distribution in the Home

by @ 7:09 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
SCV Communications Chapter
Speakers: Michail Tsatsanis, Director of Systems Engineering, Entropic Communications; Todd Antes, VP Marketing, Digital Home, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.; Vinay Gokhale, SVP of Marketing & Business Development, Entropic Communications
Time: Networking and food at 6:00 PM; Presentations at 6:30 PM
Cost: $5 donation accepted for food & drinks
Place: National Semiconductor Auditorium (Bldg E), 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/comsoc

With the growing demand for broadband media content on devices in the home â?? TVs, computers, gaming consoles, network-attached storage units, tablets and smartphones â?? the need for high quality connectivity has (more…)

Mtg: Semiconductor Industry Update and Outlook, Including Equipment, LEDs, PV

by @ 7:08 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Dan Tracy, Senior Director, Industry Research & Statistics, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI)
Time: Optional buffet dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no charge) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 per person; $10 for fulltime students and currently unemployed engineers; $5 more at the door
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1111.html

Expectations for 2011 began with modest growth forecasts, generally in the range of 5% to 10% growth for semiconductor revenues.? By the third quarter, however, the industry began to show signs of slowing (more…)

Mtg: Magnetic Materials in Sustainable Energy

by @ 7:07 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

WEDNESDAY November 9, 2011
OEB Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Oliver Gutfleisch, IFW Dresden, and Visiting professor, Imperial College London
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab, bldg 6-2202, Berkeley
RSVP: By Nov 6 by email with name, company, to Kate Jenkins, cajenkins@lbl.gov
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

A new energy paradigm, consisting of greater reliance on renewable energy sources and increased concern for energy efficiency in the total energy lifecycle, has accelerated research in energy-related (more…)

Mtg: Magnetic Materials and Devices for the 21st Century: Stronger, Lighter, and More Energy Efficient

by @ 7:06 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays
 

TUESDAY November 8, 2011
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Oliver Gutfleisch, IFW Dresden, and Visiting professor, Imperial College London – Magnetics Society DL
Time: Netowrking and Pizza at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

A new energy paradigm, consisting of greater reliance on renewable energy sources and increased concern for energy effciency in the total energy life-cycle, has accelerated research into energy-related (more…)

Mtg: Antennas and Transmission Lines

by @ 7:05 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

TUESDAY November 8, 2011
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Chapter
Speaker: Mark Steffka, EMC Technical Specialist, GM Powertrain; IEEE EMC Society Distinguished Lecturer
Time: Networking/light dinner at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Light Dinner and beverages will be served for a fee. Coffee, tea, and snacks are served free of charge.
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

The effective and efficient use of radio frequency communication is solely dependent upon transferring electromagnetic energy to and from an antenna, and this energy transfer is also responsible for EMC (more…)

Mtg: On-Chip Interconnect: Demanding Challenges for Complex SoCs

by @ 7:04 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY November 8, 2011
SCV Computer, with Solid State Circuits and Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Drew Wingard, Ph.D., Chief Technical Officer, Sonics, Inc
Time: Networking, pizza at 6:30 PM; presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-cs

By now, weâ??ve all gotten pretty used to these amazingly converged consumer devices: always-connected, media-rich and computing-capable platforms focused on the capture and delivery of massive amounts of (more…)

Mtg: LIFE: Fusion Energy Soon Enough To Make A Difference

by @ 7:04 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

MONDAY November 7, 2011
OEB and SCV Chapters, Life Members
Subject:
Speaker: Dr. Edward Moses, Director, National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: $15.00 per person, includes buffet dinner
Place: Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: By November 4, from the website; meeting space is limited
Web: www.ieee4life.org

LIFE (Laser Inertial Fusion Energy) is an advanced energy concept under development at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.? Based on physics and technology developed for the National Ignition Facility, a (more…)

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