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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)

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)

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
Speaker: Derek Piette, Product Management Director, PTC
Time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: On the Internet
RSVP: from website

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

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)

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…)

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