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July 31, 2012

Mtg: Beyond Virtualization: A Novel Software Architecture for Complex Multi-Core SoCs

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

TUESDAY September 18, 2012
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Jim Ready, Cadence Design Systems
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

Moore’s law continues to drive the development of increasingly complex semiconductor devices, most notably the SoC (System on a Chip). However, silicon designers have now hit a significant constraint in utilizing the (more…)

Mtg: Discovery and Development of Improved Scintillation Detector Materials for Medical Imaging and National Security

by @ 7:27 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY September 18, 2012
OEB Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Derenzo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Time: Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Lab Building 55 Room 117, Berkeley
RSVP: Reservation requests to Bill DeHope, dehope1@llnl.gov are required in advance (before noon on 9/17), No Exceptions!
Web: www.mindspring.com/~banchero1/ieee

Inorganic scintillators have been an essential tool of the physical sciences for over 100 years and during that time many new materials have been discovered, developed, and put into widespread use.? Nonetheless there (more…)

Mtg: A View of the Solar Industry, DOE’s SunShot Program and More

by @ 7:02 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY August 8, 2012
SCV Photovoltaics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Richard Swanson, President Emeritus, SunPower Corporation
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto,
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

Dr. Richard Swanson, a solar hall-of-famer, will provide his view of the solar industry, his take on the DOE’s SunShot program, and welcomes questions from the audience in this town-hall format session. The presentation will (more…)

July 28, 2012

Mtg: Magnetization Dynamics of Exchange-Biased CoFe/FeMn/NiFe Films

by @ 6:48 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY August 1, 2012
OEB Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Dong-Hyun Kim, Chungbuk National University
Time: Presentation at 3:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab, Berkeley
RSVP: Please respond by July 30th by email with name, company, to Peter Fischer, peter.fischer@ieee.org
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

We have investigated the magnetization dynamics of exchange-biased CoFe/FeMn/NiFe trilayer films by means of ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) and magnetic transmission X-ray microscopy.? Magnetic anisotropies of (more…)

July 25, 2012

Seminar: High-Impact Interpersonal Communications: How to Communicate with Anyone, Anywhere – and Get More Results with Everyone, Everywhere

by @ 8:04 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

SATURDAY September 22, 2012
SCV Grads of the Last Decade (GOLD)
Instructor: Stuart Friedman, Global Context
Time: Registration at 8:30 AM; seminar from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $30; non-members $40 by September 8th (Save more — bring a friend!)
Place: Qualcomm, 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: required, from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-gold.org

Possessing strong Interpersonal communication skills in todayâ??s business environment is every bit as important as your technical abilities.? Join SCV GOLD for a 4 hour seminar, you will learn to have more effective conversations with (more…)

Mtg: Broadband Light Management using Low-Q Whispering Gallery Modes in Spherical Nanoshells

by @ 7:38 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY August 21, 2012
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Jie Yao, Stanford University
Time: Registration & light lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 Noon
Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5; Non-Members $10
Place: Texas Instruments Bldg E-1 CMA Room, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee.org/nano

Light trapping across a wide band of frequencies is important for applications such as solar cells and photodetectors.? Here, we demonstrate a new approach to light management by forming whispering-gallery resonant modes inside (more…)

July 24, 2012

IEEE Senior Member Grade Elevation Night

by @ 5:33 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY September 10, 2012
SCV Professional Activities Committee for Engineers (PACE), with SCV Section
In Charge: John Berg, SCV Advancement Committee; Ed Aoki, SCV Secretary
Time: 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, Board Room, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required (requires resume and pre-filled form)
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1209-sr-member.pdf

IEEE Tutorial on LDPC Decoding: VLSI Architectures and Implementations

by @ 5:20 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY August 22, 2012
SCV Professional Activities Committee for Engineers (PACE)
Speakers: Ned Varnica, Marvell Semiconductor; Kiran Gunnam, NVIDIA
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website (requires no-cost Exhibits registration for Flash Summit)
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-pace

LDPC is now being used in Hard disk drive read channels, Wireless (IEEE 802.11n/ IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.16e WiMax), 10-GB, DVB-S2, and more recently in Flash SSD.? This tutorialâ??s target audience is systems (more…)

Webinar: Rethink your Systems Engineering Approach to Combat Complexity in Product Development

by @ 4:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY August 7, 2012
SPECTRUM Magazine
Speaker: Derek Piette, Product Management Director, PTC
Time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: On the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinar/2092083

The exponential growth of software in products has only magnified the complexity. Increased complexity requires an iterative, closed-loop process with system-level requirements flow-down and granular traceability â?? from (more…)

Mtg: Star-Caps: Cluster Power Management Using Software-Only Models

by @ 4:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

MONDAY August 13, 2012
SCV Computer Chapter
Speaker: John Davis, Microsoft
Time: Networking and Refreshments 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

Star-Cap is a high-fidelity, real-time, software-only power modeling and management system for computer clusters.? The foundation of Star-Cap is a power model generator that produces full-system power models for predicting power (more…)

IEEE Milestone Dedication: Floating-Gate EEPROM

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

TUESDAY August 21, 2012
SCV Section and Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speakers: Dr. Gordon Day, IEEE President; Dr. Eli Harari, founder of SanDisk
Time: Dedication at 5:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website (requires no-cost Exhibits registration for Flash Summit)
Web: www.californiaconsultants.org/events.cfm/item/181

This one-hour plenary session at Flash Memory Summit will honor the new IEEE Milestone titled The Floating Gate EEPROM, 1976-1978. Technology developed by Eli Harari in the late 1970s laid the groundwork for the subsequent development of NAND Flash. Eli co-founded (more…)

July 23, 2012

Mtg: Additive Manufacturing — It’s Not Always Rapid And It’s Not Just For Prototypes

by @ 4:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY September 12, 2012
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: Arthur L. Chait, CEO, EoPlex
Time: Optional dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no cost) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 for dinner ($10 for students, unemployed)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

Producing a part in real-time with a rapid prototyping machine is magical to watch.? The popular media loves to speculate about future scenarios where a consumer will be able to purchase and download a device and have it (more…)

Mtg: Microwave-Assisted Magnetic Recording

by @ 3:40 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

TUESDAY September 18, 2012
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Dr Mike Mallary, Western Digital Corp.
Time: Networking 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

Perpendicular Magnetic Recording, PMR, will soon reach its superparamagnetic limit. Shingling the write process will allow significant increases in areal density but with significant system complexity and performance issues in (more…)

Mtg: Implementation of RAID Types of Architectures for Solid State Devices: Challenges and Solutions

by @ 10:21 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY July 25, 2012
SCV Information Theory Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Mario Blaum, IBM Almaden Research Center
Time: Networking and food at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Room 202, Packard Bldg, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) types of architectures have been widely used for arrays of Hard Disk Drives or HDDs.? For example, RAID 5 allows for recovery of up to one failed disk using single parity, while RAID 6 allows (more…)

Mtg: Consumer Electronics and Smart Cars (BMW)

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

TUESDAY July 24, 2012
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Dirk Rossberg, Director of Technology, BMW
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: IEEE members $5; non-members $10.
Place: NVIDIA – Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

In the future, an increasing number of innovations in the area of infotainment, communication and driver assistance will only be possible through an intelligent communication network both within the vehicle and with the vehicles environment. As a (more…)

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