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October 21, 2012

Seminar: Nanovation: From Science to Startups

by @ 1:33 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering

SATURDAY October 27, 2012
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speakers: Carol Mimura, UC-Berkeley; Mark Bunger, LUX Research; Shadi A. Dayeh, UC-SD & Los Alamos National Lab; Jessica Koehne, NASA Ames Research Center; Zvi Or-Bach, MonolothICTM 3D & Zeno Semiconductor; Zachary Smith, UC-Davis Medical Center; Robert Walters, Integrated Plasmonics Corp; Ben Wang, Svaya Nanotechnologies; Eli Yablonovitch, UC-Berkeley
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members: $50; Non-members: $75; students: free (includes light breakfast and lunch)
Place: Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley Campus, University Drive, Berkeley
RSVP: from website

Since its conceptualization by Dr. Richard Feynman, Nanotechnology has come a long way in its development and the Nanotechnology Age is the likely successor of the Information Age.? Its penetration in electronics, medicine, textiles (more…)

Mtg: Applications of Extreme Value Theory to Signal Processing

by @ 1:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications

FRIDAY October 26, 2012
SCV Computational Intelligence, with Signal Processing, Circuits & Systems, Robotics & Automation
Speaker: Dr. Adam Rowell, Stanford University
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Packard 101, Stanford University, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford
RSVP: from website

Extreme value theory (EVT) is the study of the statistics of the extreme outliers in a random process.? It is especially useful for estimating probabilities of an extreme event when little or no past data has been recorded at (more…)

Event: Senior Member Advancement Mixer

by @ 1:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

THURSDAY October 25, 2012
OEB Section
Helpers: current IEEE Fellows and Senior Members
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM for the “Senior Mixer”; 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM for exhibits and general exhibit viewing
Cost: $10 for member, $5 each for accompanying family members (up to 3). No cost for current Fellows, Senior Members (for 1/2-hour help with advancement reviews)
Place: Chabot Space & Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland
RSVP: from website; limited to 60

Mtg: Smart Grid: Opportunities for Innovation

by @ 1:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power

THURSDAY October 25, 2012
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications Chapter
Panelists: Andy White, CEO, Trilliant; Brian Thompson, CEO, Stem; Lisa Caswell, President, eMeter; Steve Malnight, VP, Pacific Gas & Electric
Time: Dinner and Networking and 6:00 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $35 IEEE members, $45 non members
Place: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, 1000 Marsh Road, Menlo Park
RSVP: from website

Neill Armstrong once said that our electric grid was one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century.? Yet, in the next few decades, our electric grid will need to be modernized to meet the evolving energy (more…)

Mtg: Decisions, Decisions … Multi-core CPUs, GPGPU and FPGAs for Data-intensive Computing

by @ 1:28 pm. Filed under ALL

THURSDAY October 25, 2012
OEB Signal Processing, with Computer Chapter
Speaker: Maya Gokhale, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC) , Bldg. 6475, Greenville Road, Livermore
RSVP: by Octoboer 24 by email to Brock Beauchamp,

Mtg: New Conflict Minerals Reporting Rule for Manufacturers with any Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum or Gold in Their Products

by @ 1:26 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

TUESDAY October 23, 2012
SCV Product Safety Engineering Chapter
Speaker: Rick Row, consultant
Time: Optional networking and dinner at 5:15 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members
Place: Dinner at Honbi Sushi, 2587 North 1st St, San Jose; Meeting at Underwriters Laboratories, 455 E. Trimble Rd. San Jose (also as a live Webcast)
RSVP: not required

Does your company, be it domestic or foreign, big or small, report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)? Does any product you manufacture, or contract to have manufactured, have even the smallest (more…)

Mtg: Quantum Dots: The Future of LED Display Technology

by @ 1:24 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Optics/Displays

TUESDAY October 23, 2012
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Jason Hartlove, President and CEO, Nanosys
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members
Place: NVIDIA, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

Consumers want a lifelike experience in a handheld device and color performance is the one area where large gains can be made immediately to greatly enhance that experience. Color performance, the next major differentiator in (more…)

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