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August 31, 2015

Low Power MEMS-Enabled Wireless Transceivers

by @ 6:49 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter 
Subject: Low Power MEMS-Enabled Wireless Transceivers 
– single multiport high-Q MEMS resonator, continuous listening with zero power consumption…
Speaker: Prof. Clark T.C. Nguyen, University of California â?? Berkeley 
Time: 6 pm – 7pm: Networking & Food; 7 pm – 8 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-mems/meetings/

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Considerations for Advancing Technology in Computer System Packaging

by @ 11:00 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, October 22, 2015 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: Considerations for Advancing Technology in Computer System Packaging 
– 3D integration provides the possibility of higher compute density and data bandwidth, design challenges and the tradeoffs…
Speaker: Dale Becker, Ph.D., IBM Corp., Poughkeepsie, NY 
Time: 11:30 am: check-in, light food, networking; 12:00 pm: presentation 
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students, and unemployed; no cost for talk-only at noon. Please register in advance so we know how much food to purchase, but pay at the door. 
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and registration: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1510l.html

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August 28, 2015

Protection Fundamentals Seminar

by @ 1:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, October 29, 2015 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Protection Fundamentals Seminar 
– understanding current transformers (CTs) and their applications, key building blocks for all power systems, failure modes …
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Cost: $250 per attendee (discounted to $225 per attendee if three or more attending from one company), Manufacturers are invited to hold a â??vendor tableâ? at $400 per table
Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Pleasanton at The Club, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton 
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/ias/Seminar.html

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EPEPS 2015 Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems

by @ 12:37 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

EPEPS-2015

24th Conference on EPEPS 2015 Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, October 25-28, Double Tree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose

EPEPS is the premier international conference on advanced and emerging issues in electrical modeling, analysis and design of electronic interconnections, packages and systems. It also focuses on new methodologies and design techniques for evaluating and ensuring signal, power and thermal integrity in high-speed designs.

Participants are encouraged to take advantage of the Early Bird Discounts. Early Bird Registration is available until September 30, 2015. http://epeps.org

 

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August 27, 2015

The Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers

by @ 4:07 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Signal Processing
 


Asilomar The Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers is a yearly Conference held on the Asilomar Grounds in Pacific Grove from November 8 – 11. It provides a forum for presenting recent and novel work in various areas of theoretical and applied signal processing. General areas of interest to the forum include:
* Architecture and Implementation * Array Signal Processing * Biomedical Signal & Image Processing * Communication Systems * MIMO Communications & Signal Processing * Networks * Signal Processing & Adaptive Systems * Speech, Image & Video Processing

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Making Shakey, The Worldâ??s First Mobile Intelligent Robot

by @ 3:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Monday, September 14, 2015 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Making Shakey, The Worldâ??s First Mobile Intelligent Robot 
– how the project got launched, team approached this new world of robotics, consequences have been for current technology and for modern life … 
Speaker: Peter E. Hart of Peter E. Hart Consulting 
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Hewlett-Packard Co., Hanover Auditorium, 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/making-shakey-the-worlds-first-mobile-intelligent-robot/

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Design of Internal Device Antennas

by @ 2:40 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, September 17, 2015 
SCV Antennas and Propagation Society (APS) 
Subject: Design of Internal Device Antennas 
– design of internal device antennas… 
Speaker: Rob Hill of Antenna Magic 
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm, food provided 
Cost: Free 
Location: Electronic Cooling Solutions (ECS), 2915 Copper Road, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-aps/upcoming-events/

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August 26, 2015

Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS)

by @ 1:52 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Signal Processing
 

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) 
– medium voltage, higher ratings, smaller footprints, faster operating times, and increased safety, game changing…
Speaker: Phillip Riemer of Schneider Electric North America 
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:00 pm: Presentation; 7:00 pm: Dinner 
Cost: $25, $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 5 reserved IEEE Student Members. 
Location: Sinbadâ??s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35721

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August 24, 2015

Tunnel FETs: A Comprehensive Model

by @ 5:31 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 
SCV Electron Devices Society (EDS) 
Subject: Tunnel FETs: A Comprehensive Model 
– gate-controlled channel potential, Ids-Vgs characteristics, MOSFET and a TFET … 
Speaker: Dr. Yuan Taur, University of San Diego 
Time: 6:00 pm: pizza & drinks, 6:15 – 7:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-eds/

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CMOS Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems

by @ 3:03 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, September 10, 2015 
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) 
Subject: CMOS Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems 
– 10 THz, potential system applications, imaging of concealed weapons, detection of defects, spectroscopy, breath analyses, high data rate wireless and wireline communication… 
Speaker: Dr. Kenneth O 
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Maxim Integrated Jack Gifford Event Center 160 Rio Robles, San Jose 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmos-terahertz-integrated-circuits-and-systems-tickets-18110908214

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August 21, 2015

15 minutes could save you 15% or more on your solar installation: Optimizing PV system design to profit from impending utility rate changes

by @ 2:24 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power
 

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 
SCV PhotoVoltaic Society (PV) 
Subject: 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on your solar installation: Optimizing PV system design to profit from impending utility rate changes 
– proposed Utility rate changes, type of customers/projects they would affect, solar installers could adapt their business …
Speaker: Samuel Adeyemo, Chief Operating Officer, Aurora Solar 
Time: 6:30 pm: Check in and light meal; 7 to 8:30 pm: presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv/

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August 20, 2015

Fulfilling the need for energy and power measurements: Why meter?

by @ 3:28 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, September 17, 2015 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Fulfilling the need for energy and power measurements: Why meter? 
– seven key reasons for measuring and verifying energy usage, Identification of the energy-consuming load …
Speaker: Jeff Biggs, Western Regional Meter and Protective Relay application engineer, Eaton Corp, Roseville 
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15 pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; Presentation continues at 8:00 pm; Adjourn by 9:00 pm. 
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $15 for student and retired members; $30 for non-members.
Location: Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Call 925-933-9091 if you need directions. 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35710
RSVP: Please make reservations by Sept 14 by contacting Michael Nakamura via email: michael@mkireps.com or telephone: (925) 330-6595

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Void formation during Soldering

by @ 12:45 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, September 24, 2015 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: Void formation during Soldering 
– decreasing joint sizes, fatigue and low drop test resistance, root causes …
Speaker: Watson Tseng, General Manager, Shenmao America Inc. 
Time: 11:30 pm: check-in, light food, networking; 12:00 pm: presentation 
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015) if preregistered, $5 at the door; Talk-Only: Free.  Talk-only please check in by 11:45.
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
RSVP by September 22: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1509l2.html

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August 19, 2015

Rethinking Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) – A better method takes into account economic loss

by @ 4:48 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design
 

Thursday, September 3, 2015 
SCV Reliability Chapter 
Subject: Rethinking Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) – A better method takes into account economic loss 
– failure mode is given a rank score from 1 to 10, risk priority number, or RPN, Issues, deficiencies in classic FMEA…
Speaker: John J. Flaig, Ph.D., Managing Director Applied Technology 
Time: 6:00 pm: Presentation and food; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: free 
Location: Qualcomm Inc., 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ieee-scv-rel-sep-2015.eventbrite.com

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Rock Stars of Cybersecurity

by @ 2:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 


RockStarsofCyberSecurityRegistration discount now available, but spaces are limited. $299 for nonmembers; or $229 for IEEE Computer Society members. Register now. This one-day symposium is unique in the quality and experience of the speakers it delivers: Cybercrime is no longer a matter of credit card breaches. Cybercriminals are now trying to take down countries as well as top companies. New threats like Ransomware and Espionageware are coming. Are you prepared? Let our Rock Stars of Cybersecurity show you what’s coming, new ways to thwart these threats and how to prepare for the future.

Come to the premier, one-day event designed to give real, actionable solutions to these cybersecurity threats. This event brings together the leaders, the problem solvers and innovators. Learn from and collaborate with the experts at Rock Stars of Cybersecurity 
October 27, 2015 at the Fairmont San Jose, 88 South 4th Street, 7th floor.
All SFBAC Members receive a deeply discounted registration rate of $229. Use Promo Code RS-GRID to take advantage.

 

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