IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council e-GRID's
BayAreaTech

Technology & Networking in Silicon Valley & the SF Bay Area: Upcoming Meetings, Courses and Conferences

September 24, 2014

Mtg: Measuring and Analyzing VFD Shaft Voltage

by @ 10:14 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

TUESDAY November 18, 2014
SF Industry Applications Chapter
– capacitive coupling, electrical discharges, waveforms, grounding …
Speaker: Ken Wegrzyn
Time: Networking and no-host bar at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 ($10 for IEEE student members)
Place: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1411-sf-ias.pdf

The bearings in electric motors operating on variable frequency drives (VFD) are vulnerable to shaft voltages that are capacitively coupled from the motorâ??s stator to the rotor and may be of sufficient amplitude to cause electrical (more…)

20141118sf

Mtg: An Introduction to Software Defined Radio for Microwave Engineers

by @ 9:36 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY November 13, 2014
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques Chapter
– evolution, oversampling, firmware, mobile, live demo …
Speaker: Jeffrey Pawlan, Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE MTT Society
Time: Networking and snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Aristotle Room, Keysight (Agilent) Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/29125

This lecture will begin with the definition, history and evolution of Software Defined Radio (SDR).  RF/microwave engineers will find it clear and understandable because analogies will be made to conventional classic radio systems and components.  The lecture will then (more…)

20141113scv

September 22, 2014

Mtg: Education Opportunities in Big Data

by @ 8:33 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt
 

WEDNESDAY November 19, 2014
SCV Education Chapter
– shortage, business, revenue, entrepreneurial opportunities …
Speaker: KRS Murthy, CEO, Big Data Experts
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: SVPTI, 1762 Technology Drive #228, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/es

Big data education deserves serious attention at national and international levels in both education strategy and big data implementation strategy  There is a serious shortage of big data professionals, in the USA and in other (more…)

20141119scv

Mtg: The Computational Array Camera

by @ 6:59 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY September 23, 2014
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
– characteristics, trade-offs, codecs, features …
Speaker: Dan Lelescu, Pelican Imaging
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $5; non-members $10; Student Members free
Place: AMD Common Bldg, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

Computational cameras have become ubiquitous in the research community (though not yet in the consumer space), as various architectures are being considered for creating output features that are not possible, or very difficult to (more…)

20140923scv

September 21, 2014

Android Developer Conference (AnDevCon)

by @ 2:52 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

The technical conference for software developers building Android apps
Android Developer Conference (AnDevCon)  
— November 18-21, 2014       — Hyatt Regency Burlingame
— 60+ Classes and Workshops       — Keynotes, Exhibits, more
Classes:   – Achieving App Performance Gains with 64-bit Android   – What’s New with Bluetooth and the IoT   – Android and the Brain-Computer Interface   – Android Emulator Myths… Busted   – Thread Communications   – Automotive Android   – Bringing Android Content to the Big Screen with Google Cast   – Cloud-Powered Android Apps   – Going Native on Android   – How to Survive a Legacy Code Apocalypse   – Making Apps for Android Wear   … plus dozens more.
Earlybird registration through October 3rd (save $300). Special group discounts. For information and to register, visit www.AnDevCon.com   (use code “IEEE” for $200 discount on 3- and 4-day passports, or free exhibits pass)

20141118all

Printed Electronics USA Conference

by @ 2:51 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

The Application of Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics
Eleventh Annual
Printed Electronics USA Conference
– November 18-21, 2014   – Santa Clara Convention Center
Printed Electronics is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world — for use in places it has never been before, with new exciting form factors.   Over 200 world-class speakers cover components, materials and applications in the following areas:   – Printed Electronics Manufacturing   – Consumer Goods/Electronics   – Wearable Electronics   – Healthcare/Bio-electronics   – Stretchable Electronics/Electronic Skin   – OLEDs   – Photovoltaics/Energy Harvesting   – 3D Printing   – Graphene   … and more. …   Plus 18 Master Classes on Nov. 18, 21.   Co-located with 3D Printing, Graphene LIVE and Wearable Technology Live — one registration includes all events. Earlybird rates through August 29th.   Use code “IEEE40-PEU14” for additional 40% discount.
For more information: www.PrintedElectronicsUSA.com

20141118all

September 20, 2014

Mtg: Understanding the Behavior of Nanoscale Magnetic Heterostructures

by @ 9:43 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

WEDNESDAY October 29, 2014
OEB Magnetics Chapter
– energy landscape, spin control, visualization, electron microscopy …
Speaker: Amanda K. Petford-Long, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley
RSVP: contact peter.fischer@ieee.org at least 2 days prior to process access to the meeting site.
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

As the dimensions of magnetic materials decrease to the nanoscale, novel distributions of spin can be created.  We are exploring the formation of these novel distributions and ways to control them through gaining an understanding of the local (more…)

20141029oeb

Mtg: OSHPD and the Hospital Emergency Power System

by @ 9:27 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

TUESDAY October 28, 2014
Sf Industry Applications Chapter
– design, integration, paralleling, seismic, air quality …
Speakers: Minto Halimuddin and Armen Kludjian, Caterpillar Electric Power America
Time: Social and no-host bar at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 ($10 for students)
Place: Sinbad�s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1410-sf-ias.pdf

This topic will take a deep dive into Hospital System Design in California, Highlighting the common pitfalls and major considerations including Seismic Certification and emissions permitting with the BAAQMD. Some of the other (more…)

20141028sf

Mtg: Signal Processing Applications: Expanding our World, Bringing Us Closer – A Historical Perspective

by @ 8:48 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

WEDNESDAY October 8, 2014
SCV Signal Processing Chapter
– reasonable solution, barely-working, ever-improving, to commercial product …
Speaker: Dr. John Treichler, IEEE Fellow, Raytheon
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: donation accepted for food
Place: AMD Commons Building, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website, for visitor badge
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

Many amazing pieces of technology have come out of Silicon Valley over the past 60 years.  To some it may appear that they arrived into the marketplace full-blown and complete, but in fact almost all of them had their roots in (more…)

20141008scv

Mtg: Topological Effects in Nanomagnetism: From Perpendicular Recording to Monopoles

by @ 8:31 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

TUESDAY October 14, 2014
SCV Magnetics Chapter
– stablility, defects, quantum effects, nanoislands, future data storage …
Speaker: Hans-Benjamin Braun, School of Physics, University College Dublin
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:45 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

Similar to knots in a rope, the magnetization in a material can form particularly robust configurations.  Such topologically stable structures include domain walls, vortices and skyrmions which are not just attractive (more…)

20141014scv

September 18, 2014

Mtg: Opportunities and Challenges in Two Dimensional Magnetic Recording

by @ 8:50 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays
 

THURSDAY October 23, 2014
OEB Magnetics Chapter
– current limits, alternatives, TDMR, multiple looks, signal-processing …
Speaker: Jonathan Coker, HGST-a WD company, and IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley
RSVP: contact peter.fischer@ieee.org at least 2 days prior to process access to the meeting site.
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/mag

Because conventional perpendicular recording is now reaching its useful limits, the hard drive industry is heavily invested in several alternative recording technologies.  The majority of these configurations (such as heat-assisted magnetic recording, (more…)

20141023oeb

September 11, 2014

Mtg: Silicon Valley Leaders Share their Creativity Insights

by @ 7:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

THURSDAY October 2, 2014
SCV Technology Management Chapter
– White Paper, creativity, success, engagement, wellbeing …
Speaker: Susan Jamison, CLUE Institute
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Management Forum at 6:30 PM; dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $11 for IEEE members, $14 for others (more, starting 10/1)
Place: Ramada, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

Susan will share the content of a 2014 Creativity Insights White Paper based on interviews conducted with Silicon Valley leaders in 2013 and 2014.  This is the first report of an on-going study.  The project was inspired (more…)

20141002scv

Mtg: The State of Residential Solar in California

by @ 6:54 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays
 

WEDNESDAY October 8, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics Chapter
– investment, ROI, financing, installation, regulatory issues …
Speaker: Randy Zechman, CEO & Co-Founder, Clean Solar
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: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

Solar is a growing business in California and showing no signs of slowing down.  Randy will share a comprehensive overview of the State of Residential Solar in California.  Heâ??ll cover a wide range of (more…)

20141008scv

Mtg: Origins and History of the Computer History Museum

by @ 4:13 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt
 

THURSDAY October 9, 2014
SCV Silicon Valley Technology History Committee
– roots, frustrations, success, computing, ongoing impact …
Speakers: Len Shustek, PhD, co-founder, and John C. Hollar, CEO, Computer History Museum
Time: Networking and Presentations at 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sv-techhist

Given the importance of computers to our civilization, why are there so few museums dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the Information Age?  The Computer History Museum  (CHM) is the worldâ??s (more…)

20141009scv

Sixth Annual IEEE Soft Error Rate (SER) Workshop

by @ 3:27 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY October 16, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Electron Devices and Reliability Chapters
– all-day, 9 talks, alpha emission, case studies, reports …
Speakers: from IBM, Los Alamos Labs, Freescale, TSMC, Honeywell, Cisco, Pure, Cypress
Time: On-site check-in at 8:30 AM; Presentations from 9:00 AM – Noon; lunch from Noon – 1:00 PM; Presentations and panel from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: none (complimentary lunch, beverages)
Place: Cisco Systems, Building O, 10 Tasman Drive, San Jose, and live via WebEx on the Internet
RSVP: from website (on-site registration is now filled; no limit on webinar)
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1410w.html

This free on-site and webinar Workshop provides a unique forum for component manufacturers, assembly houses, and electronics systems manufacturers to exchange innovative ideas and recent results on the (more…)

20141016all

[IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council - www.e-grid.net] [powered by WordPress .]

SF Bay Area Council

Categories

  • ALL (4,559)
  • Antennas & Propagation (4)
  • BioEngineering (663)
  • Blogroll (33)
  • Circuits (11)
  • Communications (1,853)
  • Computers/Software (1,745)
  • Consumer Electronics (97)
  • Control Systems (18)
  • Electrical/Power (1,264)
  • Electronics Design (2,768)
  • Employment (4)
  • Employment opportunities (5)
  • Engineering Mgmt (1,805)
  • Green energy (41)
  • History (4)
  • Industrial Applications (73)
  • Information Theory (10)
  • Magnetics (22)
  • Microwave (8)
  • NanoEngineering (869)
  • Optics/Displays (968)
  • Photonics (24)
  • PhotoVoltaics (4)
  • Product Safety (21)
  • Reliability (34)
  • Robotics and Automation (15)
  • Semiconductors (1,827)
  • Signal Processing (132)
  • Vehicular Technology (9)
  • Women in Engineering (7)
  • Young Professionals (2)
  •  

    Support our advertisers:

    Visit our
    GRID MARKETPLACE

    Enabling Javascript allows us to show you upcoming conferences in this column.

    For the Firefox browser, select Tools/Options/Content and select "Enable Javascript".

    If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer you may need to click on the yellow bar above and select 'Allow Blocked Content'. You must then click 'Yes' on the following security warning.

    archives:

    September 2014
    S M T W T F S
    « Aug   Oct »
     123456
    78910111213
    14151617181920
    21222324252627
    282930  

    View in Google Calendar

    search blog:


    SUBSCRIBE: Get the e-GRID twice a month by email - upcoming IEEE SF Bay Area meetings, conferences.

    RSS Feed Subscribe to our RSS Feed.

    PUBLICIZE your event to IEEE's membership.


    general links:

    19 queries. 1.008 seconds