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April 23, 2012

Short Course: The Fusion of RF and Digital Design

by @ 6:56 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

SATURDAY April 28, 2012
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques
Speakers: Paul Corredoura, Agilent Technologies; Dr. Robert Wiser – Silicon Image; Joel Libove – Furaxa; Amit Agarawal – Cisco
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $45 (refunded, for unemployed and students); $55 on-site (space permitting)
Place: Michael’s at Shoreline Restaurant, 2960 North Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: web.vtools.ieee.org/wibp_home/index/CH06085

Traditionally, the fields of RF and digital design have been distinct disciplines.? However, with the miniaturization of microwave devices and the increasing clock rate of integrated circuits, these two fields have grown together.? Further, (more…)

Mtg: Audio Segmentation for Meetings Speech Processing

by @ 6:55 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

THURSDAY April 26, 2012
OEB Signal Processing Chapter
Speaker: Kofi Boakye, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 12:30 PM â?? 1:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) â?? Bldg. 6475, Greenville Road at Eastgate Avenue, Livermore
RSVP: Please respond by email to Brock Beauchamp, brockb@ieee.org
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1204-oeb-sps.pdf

Mtg: Public Utility Challenges in the 21st Century

by @ 6:54 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

Mtg: Science and Technology of Modern Permanent Magnet Materials

by @ 6:53 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY April 25, 2012
OEB Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. G.C. Hadjipanayis (IEEE MagSoc Distinguished Lecturer 2012), University of Delaware
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab, Berkeley
RSVP: Please respond by April 23 by email with name, company, to Peter Fischer, peter.fischer@ieee.org
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/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 (more…)

Mtg: Simulating a Gaussian Process from Coin Flips: Stationary Codes, Entropy, and Approximation

by @ 6:52 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY April 25, 2012
SCV Information Theory Chapter
Speaker: Robert M. Gray, Stanford University
Time: Networking and food at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Room 202 in Packard Bldg, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

It is not possible to generate a Gaussian sequence by coding coin flips with one output symbol being produced for every flip. ? How close an approximation is possible, and how can it be achieved? ? Unsurprisingly, the problem is a (more…)

Mtg: Building Great Games and Apps for Google TV

by @ 6:51 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design
 

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

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

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