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January 31, 2016

Interleaved Direct Bandpass Sampling for Software Defined Radio/Radar Receivers

by @ 10:18 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 
SCV Information Theory Chapter (IT)
Subject: Interleaved Direct Bandpass Sampling for Software Defined Radio/Radar Receivers 
– envelope computation method becomes progressively more sensitive to mismatches, a blind calibration technique to estimate and correct mismatches…
Speaker: Prof. Bernard Levy, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking/light refreshments; 6:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Room 202 in Packard Bldg., Stanford University
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2016_0224.html

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January 30, 2016

The Future of Urban Transport

by @ 12:15 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Green energy
 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES)
Subject: The Future of Urban Transport 
– innovations are coming to change the way people get around their city centers, showcases some of the innovative technology named the “Best Stuff of the Year” … 
Speaker: Dr. Nathan Jauvtis, Founder, Bolt Motorbikes 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza & drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: IEEE members: $5; Non-IEEE members: $10; IEEE CES and IEEE Student members: Free. Fees paid at the door. 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-feb-meeting-feb-23-2016-tickets-21129653362

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January 29, 2016

Emerging IC Packaging Platforms for ICT Systems

by @ 2:33 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, March 24, 2016 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: Emerging IC Packaging Platforms for ICT Systems 
– new advances in packaging technology to maintain the IC scaling edge, 2.5D, 3D stacked, high bandwidth DRAM, 3D System-in-Package (SiP), implications on supply chain ecosystems… 
Speaker: Dr. Li Li, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems, Inc. 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, sandwiches & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students, and unemployed; $10 for non-IEEE members 
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: https://1603l2cpmt.eventbrite.co

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Nanoscale Chemical Imaging with Photo-induced Force Microscopy

by @ 2:15 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Photonics
 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council 
Subject: Nanoscale Chemical Imaging with Photo-induced Force Microscopy
– PiFM acquires both the topography and spectral images concurrently and naturally provides information on the relationship between local chemistry and topology.. 
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Albrech, Molecular Vista 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 donation for lunch 
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanana/

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Living in the Era of Virtual Assistants

by @ 1:41 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Consumer Electronics
 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 
SCV Communication Society (ComSoc) 
Subject: Living in the Era of Virtual Assistants 
– virtual assistants more proactive, responsive and intelligent, Conversational user interfaces, personal and in-vehicle communications technologies, improved voice recognition software … 
Speakers: Ilya Gelfenbeyn, CEO and co-founder, API.AI; Sayandev Mukherjee, Senior Research Engineer, Data Mining team, Network Services Innovations Group at DOCOMO Innovations Inc. 
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:00: PM Networking & Refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentations; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30 pm to 8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment 
Cost: Free; $5 for refreshments 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://comsocscv.org/showevent.php?id=1453831091

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January 28, 2016

JPEG Emerging Standards

by @ 11:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, February 18, 2016 
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS) and Information Theory Chapter (IT)
Subject: JPEG Emerging Standards 
– number of JPEG images uploaded to social networks alone has surpassed 2 billions per day, image format to deal with High Dynamic Range content, JPEG XT. JPEG XT, road-map for JPEG Pleno …
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Touradj Ebrahimi, JPEG Convener, Professor, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 7:00 pm: Announcements; 7:05pm: Presentation; 8:15 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free; donation for food accepted
Location: AMD Commons C-6/7/8, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20160218Abstract.html

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Recent Advances and Trends in Semiconductor Packaging

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

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: Recent Advances and Trends in Semiconductor Packaging 
– fan-out wafer/panel-level, 3D IC packaging, 2.5D IC Integration, embedded 3D hybrid integration, 3D CIS/IC integration, 3D MEMS/IC integration … 
Speaker: John H. Lau, Sr. Technical Advisor ASM 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, sandwiches & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students, and unemployed; $10 for non-IEEE members 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: http://1604lcpmt.eventbrite.com

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New Power Reliability Trends and the Application of Microgrids and Battery Storage Solutions

by @ 11:48 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS) and SF Power and Energy Society (PES) 
Subject: New Power Reliability Trends and the Application of Microgrids and Battery Storage Solutions 
– market trends and their impact on maintaining power resiliency, history of the grid, current trends driving the need for Microgrids and battery storage applications….
Speakers: Gabe Paoletti, P.E., IEEE Senior Member, Application Engineering Manager, Eaton Electrical 
Time: 5:30 pm: Check in and networking; 6:00 pm: Presentation; 7:00 pm: Dinner 
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25.00; Student Members: $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first five reserved IEEE Student Members. Dinner fee covers buffet meal. 
Location: Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/38125

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January 26, 2016

mHealth Physiologic Monitoring Solutions with Ultra Wideband RF Radar

by @ 2:23 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Signal Processing
 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 
SCV Engineering, Medicine, and Biological Science (EMBS)
Subject: mHealth Physiologic Monitoring Solutions with Ultra Wideband RF Radar 
– monitoring products that are capable of improving health and improving care in home, remote and medical care settings, wireless and wearable physiologic sensors using a novel, very safe, low energy RF technology… 
Speaker: Steve Stephansen, CEO, LifeWave Biomedical 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School 
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/pages/upcoming.html

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Photonic Systems Changes are Driving Innovation in Photonics Packaging

by @ 12:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Industrial Applications, Photonics, Semiconductors
 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) and SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Photonic Systems Changes are Driving Innovation in Photonics Packaging 
– Limitations in physical density of bandwidth, power and cost are driving the need for much more complex integrated photonic subsystems and systems, new materials, new processes and new package architectures required… 
Speaker: Bill Bottoms, Chairman, Heterogeneous Integration Focus Team, International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, sandwiches & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students, and unemployed; $10 for non-IEEE members 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: http://1603lcpmt.eventbrite.com

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Fracture Mechanics & Fatigue: Theory and Modeling for Mechanical Engineers

by @ 11:23 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Reliability
 

Saturday, January 30, 2016 
SCV Reliability Society 
Subject: Fracture Mechanics & Fatigue: Theory and Modeling for Mechanical Engineers 
– This course covers detailed information on the Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue theory as well as numerical modeling. The course reviews the fundamentals of fracture mechanics and fatigue…
Speaker: Dr. Metin Ozen, ASME Fellow, Principal, Ozen Engineering Inc. 
Co-sponsored by: ASME SCV Chapter 
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Cost: ASME or IEEE Member: $80 per person, Non-Member: $120 per person. Student, Unemployed or Retired Member: $45 per person. 
All in-person attendees will receive a light lunch. Breaks with snacks and drinks will be part of the seminar experience. 
Location: Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/

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January 25, 2016

Developing Successful Career Relationships: Leveraging Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship

by @ 5:03 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 
SCV Women in Engineering (WIE), SCV Women at Intel Network (WIN), Signal Processing Society (SPS), and Technology & Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: Developing Successful Career Relationships: Leveraging Mentoring, Coaching, and Sponsorship
– define the nuances, identify when to best utilize them for particular growth opportunities, create a relationship circle …
Speaker: Sarah Kalicin, senior statistician, Intel Corporation
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm: Registration and refreshments; 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm: Session; 6:45pm to 7:00pm: Q&A; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm: Networking & Meet the Speaker
Cost: Free
Location: Intel Corporation, SC9 – Auditorium (Santa Clara 9) , 3601 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://developingsuccessfulcareerrelationships.eventbrite.com

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Water Sourcing, and Possible Opportunities for Solar

by @ 4:38 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy
 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: Water Sourcing, and Possible Opportunities for Solar 
– current state of our water balance and its effects on society and the environment, current technologies for water acquisition and their costs as well as the numerous opportunities to improve efficiency, desalination for solar load balancing … 
Speaker: Dr. Jeremy Thiele 
Time: 6:30 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv/index.html

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January 22, 2016

PG&E Volt/VAR Optimization Pilot Deployment Project Implementation Plan

by @ 10:25 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power
 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 
SF Power and Energy (PES) 
Subject:  PG&E Volt/VAR Optimization Pilot Deployment Project Implementation Plan 
– results and learnings from PG&E’s VVO Pilot, which project seeks to (1) enhance grid system monitoring and control, (2) manage grid system voltage and losses, and (3) support increased penetration of distributed renewable resources…. 
Speaker: Wendy al-Mukdad, PE, Utilities Engineer, California Public Utilities Commission; Russ Griffith, PG&E 
Time: 11:45 am: pizza (includes vegetarian); 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 – IEEE members, IEEE Life Members and Students; $10 – Non IEEE members
Location: CPUC, Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35188

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January 20, 2016

Lasers and their many surprising applications over the past fifty years

by @ 11:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Photonics
 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 
SCV Photonics Society 
Subject: Lasers and their many surprising applications over the past fifty years 
Speaker: Prof. Byer, Stanford 
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking with light dinner; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 8:00pm: Adjourn 
Cost: Free 
Location: Intel, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

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