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November 9, 2015

Designed to Fail? Exploring Product Reliability Using JMP Pro

by @ 11:27 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Reliability

Thursday, December 3, 2015 
SCV Reliability Society 
Subject: Designed to Fail? Exploring Product Reliability Using JMP Pro
– Uncovering vulnerable components inside a system and accurately making predictions on both individual components and complete systems, design alternatives into quantitative decisions… 
Speaker: Laura A. Higgins, Ph.D, Sr. Systems Engineer, JMP, SAS Institute 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, networking; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A 
Cost: Free; Food sponsored by ICE Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab. 
Location: Qualcomm, Inc. (Building-B Cafeteria), 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara 
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Latest Research on Using Agile in a Hardware Project

by @ 5:58 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

Thursday, December 3, 2015 
Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS), IEEE Santa Clara Valley / San Francisco / Oakland-East Bay Chapter 
Subject: Latest Research on Using Agile in a Hardware Project 
– many of the Agile techniques pioneered for software development apply, with some modification, to hardware development, translate the role of the Scrum Master… 
Speaker: Kevin Thompson, Ph.D, cPrime’s Agile Practice Lead 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration and networking; 6:30 pm: Management Forum / Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: Dinner; 7:30 pm: After Dinner Presentation: 9:00 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: Members and Non-Members $7 before midnight Dec 2, afterward they are $10 if on-line sign up. $12 at the door for drop ins at the door
Location: AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale. Intersection of Stewart Drive & Santa Trinita Ave. Drive through entry gate. Commons Building and parking is on the left after entry. 
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High-Power Microwave Tube Development at Stanford, and the Linear Accelerator

by @ 2:47 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

Thursday, December 10, 2015 
SCV Silicon Valley Technology History Committee 
Subject: High-Power Microwave Tube Development at Stanford, and the Linear Accelerator 
– theory and practice of microwave tubes developed locally during and after WW II, resulting in small linear accelerators, and eventually into the 2-mile-long Stanford Linear Accelerator … 
Speaker: Profs. David Leeson and Burton Richter, Stanford University 
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and light dinner Presentation; 6:30 pm: Opening Remarks, Panel; 7:45 pm: Audience Q&A 
Cost: $5 donation requested for food & soft drinks 
Location: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara 
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