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April 23, 2012

Mtg: Science and Technology of Modern Permanent Magnet Materials

by @ 6:50 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY April 24, 2012
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. G.C. Hadjipanayis (IEEE MagSoc Distinguished Lecturer 2012), University of Delaware
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
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

Permanent magnets (PMs) are indispensable for the electric, electronic and automobile industries, information technologies, automatic control engineering and many other commercial and military applications.? In most of (more…)

Mtg:Invention Ownership Issues: Who Owns Your IP?

by @ 6:49 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY April 24, 2012
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Subject: Invention Ownership Issues: Who Owns Your IP – Employer, Employee, Contractor, Entrepreneur?
Speaker: Al Gess Esq., Snell & Wilmer (Orange County)
Time: Networking at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25; Students $10
Place: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: Please preregister by email to Bob Formicola, bobf.ieee@gmail.com, then pay at door
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1204-sf-ias.pdf

Mtg: The Smarter Grid — Engineering The Path Forward

by @ 6:48 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

MONDAY April 23, 2012
SPECTRUM Magazine
Speakers: Farrokh Albuyeh, Ph.D., Open Access Technology International; Amit Narayan, Autogrid; Wei Hong, Director of Software Engineering, Cisco; Fred Fletcher, Asst General Manager, Burbank Water & Power
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinar/2030805

Mtg: A 16-Gb/s Near-Ground Transceiver with Receive Replica Transconductance Termination Calibration

by @ 6:46 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

MONDAY April 23, 2012
SCV Circuits and Systems, with Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Kambiz Kaviani, Rambus Inc.
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: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/cas

April 21, 2012

Mtg: Bluetooth Re-Invented: Bluetooth Low-Energy

by @ 8:31 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Electronics Design
 

TUESDAY May 15, 2012
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Joe Decuir, Cambridge Silicon Radio
Time: 7:00 PM
Premeetings: topics to be determined (6:00 PM)
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org/events.cfm/item/177

Bluetooth has been re-invented as Bluetooth Low Energy and has thereby been optimized for 1) simple applications, and 2) the ability to run on coin cells for years.? The layers from the antenna up to the applications (more…)

Mtg: Integrated Food and Activity Sensors with Gastric Stimulation System for Obese Subjects

by @ 7:25 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY May 16, 2012
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter
Speaker: Rose Province, Principal Scientist, Intrapace, Inc
Time: Optional dinner at 6:15 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none, for talk
Place: Optional dinner location: Stanford Hospital Cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations); Presentation in Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs

Obesity is a chronic disease which has become pandemic.? The prevalence of worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.? In 2008, 1.5 billion adults were overweight.? Of these (more…)

April 20, 2012

CLEO: Laser Science to Photonics Applications

by @ 9:16 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays
 

Fundamental Science, Innovations, Applications & Technology
CLEO: Laser Science to Photonics Applications
— May 6-11, 2012 ? — San Jose Convention Center
— 20+ Short Courses ? — 1700+ presentations
ââ?¬â?? Special Symposia on 50th Anniversary of the Semiconductor Laser
The leading event for early-stage lasers and electro-optics — basic research, innovative developments in laser science, and commercial applications in photonics.
Short Courses: ? – Quantum Optics of Atoms, Molecules and Solids ? – Metamaterials and Complex Media ? – Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices ? – Biophotonics and Optofluidics ? – Fiber, Fiber Amplifiers, Lasers and Devices ? – Lightwave Communications and Optical Networks ? – Active Optical Sensing ? … and many more.
Complimentary Exhibit Pass Plus includes access to: ? – more than 300 participating companies ? – Online Job Fair ? – Plenary sessions ? – Technology Playground ? – Market Focus/Tech Transfer Programming.
More information and Advance Program: www.cleoconference.org/bayarea

Gordon Biersch Brewery Tour

by @ 9:01 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY May 3, 2012
SCV Grads of the Last Decade (GOLD)
Time: Be there at 5:30 PM
Cost: $3 for members/students; $5 for others
Place: Gordon Biersch Brewery, 357 East Taylor Street, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: www.eventbrite.com/event/3285054687?ref=ebtnebregn

Come out to network with your fellow Bay Area engineers as we tour the Gordon Biersch Brewery in San Jose!? Bring your friends and learn how our favorite tasty beverage is (more…)

Mtg: Integrating Reliability into Lean Six Sigma: Linking Product/Process Reliability with Business Process Excellence

by @ 8:45 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY May 3, 2012
SCV Reliability Chapter
Speakers: Mike Silverman, Managing Partner, Ops A La Carte; Dr. Shree Nanguneri, CEO, MGBS Inc.
Time: Snacks and networking at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Hewlett-Packard Building 48, Oak Room, 19111 Pruneridge Ave, Cupertino
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl

Design for Reliability (DFR) is intended, starting early in the design process, to optimize product reliability by identifying, minimizing, and managing the risks of product failure over time.? Design for Lean Six Sigma (more…)

Mtg: Dipoles for Dummies (and the rest of us)

by @ 8:08 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY May 8, 2012
SCV Elecromagnetic Compatability Chapter
Speaker: Henry W. Ott, Henry Ott Consultants
Time: Networking/light dinner at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: fee for the dinner (on site)
Place: Applied Materials Bowers Cafeteria, 3090 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

An understanding of basic antenna theory is helpful for all engineers, especially those involved in EMC.? After all, if a product radiates (or is susceptible to RF energy) it is an antenna, even if you prefer to call it (more…)

Mtg: Highly Sensitive Flexible Pressure Sensors for Artificial Skin Applications

by @ 7:19 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering
 

THURSDAY April 26, 2012
SCV Robotics and Automation Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Stefan C.B. Mannsfeld, Staff Scientist, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL)
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Room 118, Moffett Field
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ras

We humans interact with our physical environment through our senses of touch, sight, smell, taste, and hearing. One of the great challenges in developing artificial intelligence and natural interfaces between humans and (more…)

April 13, 2012

Engineering Welfare & Innovation in Developing Economies (EWIDE) Conference

by @ 8:00 am. Filed under ALL
 

THURSDAY May 3, 2012
Stanford Women in Engineering Chapter
Speakers: Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Akili Dada; Bridgette Sexton, Google Africa; Pooja Upadhyaya, Mobilizing Health; Eva Enns, Stanford University
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $12 for IEEE Members, $15 others
Place: 3rd floor (Mackenzie Room), Huang Engineering Center, Stanford
RSVP: from website
Web: ewide.weebly.com

Mtg: Public Utility Challenges in the 21st Century

by @ 6:35 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

WEDNESDAY April 25, 2012
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Tony Earley, CEO, PG&E
Time: Networking and dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $45.00
Place: Morrison & Foerster, 425 Market St (at Fremont), San Francisco
RSVP: from website; limited number of seats
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

America’s energy industry is experiencing increasing pressures for change. Today’s public utilities must map out their power generation and distribution strategies in an increasingly complex web of high-stakes challenges and (more…)

Mtg: Electric MicroGrid and Distributed Energy Resource Management at Santa Rita Jail

by @ 6:25 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY April 18, 2012
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications Chapter
Speakers: Tim Brown, Chevron Energy Solutions and Richard Celio, Applied Power Technologies
Time: Dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $30.00 for IEEE members, $40.00 non members, $15.00 Student IEEE members ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

Electric MicroGrid and Distributed Energy Resource Management at Santa Rita Jail
The Alameda County and Chevron Energy Solutions joined federal, state and local officials recently to unveil a CERTS MicroGrid that enables (more…)

April 12, 2012

Mtg: Building Great Games and Apps for Google TV

by @ 6:59 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY April 24, 2012
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Shawn Shen, Google
Time: Conversation & Pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none; Shawn will give away some Google TV’s to qualified developers at the end.
Place: NVIDIA – Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

Google TV brings two great open apps platforms, Chrome and Android, to the big screen.? In this event, Shawn will give an overview of Google TV, showcase some web and native Android apps, demonstrate (more…)

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