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May 12, 2016

Advances in IT and Server Power Supplies

by @ 12:34 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SCV Power and Energy Society (PES), SCV Industrial Applications Society (IAS), and SCV Power (PELS)
Subject: Advances in IT and Server Power Supplies
– learn what Ciscoâ??s key power designers are doing in power quality, reliability, “Software Defined Infrastructure”, Optimizing, efficient, reliable, flexible configuration…
Speakers: Douglas Arduini, Technical Leader; Tony Oâ??Brien, Engineering Manager, Cisco Systems
Time: 6:00 pm: Dinner and Networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: $8 IEEE members, $12 non-members
Location: On Semiconductor, 3001 Stender Way, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2016/05/06/may-18-advances-in-data-center-power-supplies/
Registration Required: https://pesiascisco.eventbrite.com/

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May 11, 2016

Computational Light Field Imaging and Display

by @ 4:00 pm. Filed under ALL, Signal Processing
 

Monday, June 6, 2016
OEB Signal Processing Society (SPS) and Center for Advance Signal and Image Sciences (CASIS)
Subject: Computational Light Field Imaging and Display
– computational near-eye light field displays and light field imaging at the diffraction limit …
Speaker: Professor Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University
Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC), 7000 East Avenue, Livermore
Event Details: https://casis.llnl.gov/

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Autonomous Cars: Navigating The Tech Landscape In Top Gear!

by @ 3:03 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics
 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SFBA Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
Subject: Autonomous Cars: Navigating The Tech Landscape In Top Gear!
– self driving cars, current technology trends, business insights and the innovation initiatives, how smaller companies can play a role, in the boom, along with the OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers …
Panelists: Jill Bowman, Associate General Counsel, IP, Intel Corporation; Ann Cheng, Investment Manager, Hyundai Ventures; Frankie James, Managing Director, General Motors (Advanced Technology Silicon Valley Office); Pramath Malik, Technology Practice Lead, Dolcera; Dan Preston, Chief Executive, Eagle Harbor Holdings, LLC
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm: Registration and Networking lunch; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Program
Cost: $30.01
Location: Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/autonomous-cars-navigating-the-tech-landscape-in-top-gear-tickets-25268755528?discount=IEEEVTS

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Maker Faire

by @ 2:07 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design
 

Maker Faire coming to the San Mateo Event Center on May 20-22!MakerFaire

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

Scheduled talks include “The Hacker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, “Process is the Product: It’s Not What You Make; It’s How You Make It”, “Give Your Robot the Brains of a Smartphone”, “Predicting the Future: A Tale of Smartphones and Cheeseburgers”, “The Importance of Building Useless Things”, and “Design Meets Machine Learning”

See http://makerfaire.com/ and for a 20% discount for IEEE members, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maker-faire-bay-area-2016-tickets-20741987844?discount=IEEE20

 

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Transforming the Future – IoT, 3D Printing & Robotics Conference

by @ 2:06 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design, Industrial Applications, Semiconductors
 

Are bioprinting human body parts, medical robotics, driverless cars, and space robots of interest to you? Then attend thesme
Transforming the Future – IoT, 3D Printing & Robotics Conference will be held Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara. The SME Silicon Valley nonprofit group and co-sponsors IEEE-SCV-CPMT, IEEE SCV-RAS, and IEEE-SCV-CE present an exciting one-day conference with 20+ speakers.
Topics covered include:
* Medical robotics – shows growth innovation and development of surgical tools to improve patient outcomes
* 3D bioprinting of blood vessels and new body organs
* Cancer treatments through automation – more precise than ever before
* The future of autonomous systems, from driverless cars to space robots

Keynote: “Decoding the Customer: Innovation and Development in Medical Robotics”, Intuitive Surgical. Other talks include “Smarter, Connected, and More Precise Cancer Treatments Through Automation”, Varian Medical Systems. Enjoy on-site interaction with 3D printing, robotics, and laser equipment

A Career Fair will be held from 4:15 to 6:00 pm, and is free to conference attendees and job seekers. Receive a $20 discount with promo code “IEEE2016”.http://smesv.org/conference

 

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May 9, 2016

CMOS biochips: The Good, the Bad, and the Hype

by @ 11:35 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, May 19, 2016
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS)
Subject: CMOS biochips: The Good, the Bad, and the Hype
– CMOS processes and ICâ??s for biotechnology in the form of integrated biochips, design, manufacturing, and the packaging, biochemistry and applications requirements, nucleic acid (DNA/RNA) testing applications …
Speaker: Arjang Hassibi, CEO, InSilixa
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and Refreshments; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free; $6 Donation Requested
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Web Site: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-scv-sscs-technical-talk-cmos-biochips-the-good-the-bad-and-the-hype-tickets-25222988638

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May 6, 2016

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

by @ 9:40 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
SCV Women in Engineering (WIE) and UCSC Alumni
Subject: CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap
– What would society gain from having more women and minorities in the tech industry, and how do we get there? Please join us for a networking reception, film screening, and panel discussion on a growing topic in the Silicon Valley …
Panel: Adrienne Harrell, Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs of the Jack Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz; Cruz Carlos Inda, Technology Educator, Christopher STEM Leadership Academy; Hannah Lewbel, Senior Director of Technology, Worldreader; Toni Vanwinkle, Senior Director of Service Management, Adobe: Moderated by Gretchen Walker, Vice President of Education, The Tech Museum of Innovation
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm: Networking Reception; 6:30 to 7:50 pm: Film screening: 8:00 to 9:00 pm; Panel Discussion
Cost: $15
Location: Microsoft Galileo Auditorium, 1065 La Avenida St., Mountain View
Event Details: http://alumni.ucsc.edu/get-involved/regionalevents/2016/05/ucsclive-code-may11.html

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Maker Faire Download

by @ 9:12 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES)
Subject: Maker Faire Download
– Maker Faire is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement …
Time: 6:30 pm Networking, pizza, and drinks; 7:00 to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members, $10 for Non-Members; Free for IEEE CES and IEEE Student members
Location: Nvidia, 2800 Scott Blvd, Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-may-meeting-tickets-25253662384

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Taking Practical Steps Towards Designing-for-Reliability

by @ 8:39 pm. Filed under ALL, Reliability
 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
SCV Reliability Society and ASQ Silicon Valley Statistics and Reliability Discussion Group
Subject: Taking Practical Steps Towards Designing-for-Reliability
– problems are identified and addressed upstream in the product development process instead of being detected in late testing or in the field …
Speaker: Georgios Sarakakis, Senior Manager of Reliability Engineering, Tesla Motors
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and Introductions; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 to 8:00 Q&A
Cost: Free
Location: Applied Materials Bowers Cafe (aka Campus Cafe), 3090 Bowers, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/index.htm

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May 4, 2016

Computer Vision in the Study of Art: New Rigorous Approaches to the Study of Paintings and Drawings

by @ 10:56 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Photonics
 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Computer Vision in the Study of Art: New Rigorous Approaches to the Study of Paintings and Drawings
– New rigorous computer algorithms have been used to shed light on a number of recent controversies in the study of art, computer vision, pattern recognition and image analysis will include works by Jackson Pollock, Vincent van Gogh, Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling, Lorenzo Lotto, You may never see paintings the same way again…
Speaker: Dr. David G. Stork, Rambus Fellow
Time: 5.30 to 6.30 pm: dinner: 6.30 to 8 pm: presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Dolby, 432 Lakeside Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

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May 2, 2016

UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley – Engineering Classes

by @ 3:57 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

UPCOMING CLASSES for Working Engineers
UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley – Engineering Classes
We have moved! New location at 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, near the Great America Parkway / Bowers exit off Hwy 101.
. Browse the full course listing at www.ucsc-extension.edu/engineering

Info Session for Embedded Systems and VLSI Engineering Programs Starts Tuesday, May 24
Printed Circuit Board Design for Signal Integrity and EMC Compliance Starts Saturday, June 04
Cloud Computing, Introduction Starts Saturday, June 04
Python for Programmers Starts Monday, June 06
Computer Networking Essentials Starts Thursday, June 16
Mixed-Signal IC Design Starts Thursday, June 16
TCP/IP Essentials Starts Thursday, June 16
Linux Kernel Architecture and Programming Starts Thursday, June 16

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May 1, 2016

IEEENANOCON-2016: Inspiring the Next Generation

by @ 8:37 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, NanoEngineering
 

Monday through Wednesday, June 13-15, 2016
SFBA Nanotechnology Council and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: IEEENANOCON-2016: Inspiring the Next Generation
– a three day workshop targeting young professionals and college students who will be given exposure to a wide range of nanotechnology topics…..
Location: 6/13: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara; 6/14-IBM Almaden; 6/15: Stanford
Event Details:  http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/ieee-nanocon-2016/

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Digital Medicines Provide Physicians With Insights into Patient Medication-taking Patterns and Physiologic Response, Enabling Efficient Therapy Optimization

by @ 2:54 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Digital Medicines Provide Physicians With Insights into Patient Medication-taking Patterns and Physiologic Response, Enabling Efficient Therapy Optimization
– sensor-enabled pills and small wearable patch, data about medication adherence and clinical effectiveness, meaningful conversations between patients and caregivers, actionable insights …
Speaker: Mark J. Zdeblick, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Proteus Digital Health, Inc.
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs
Optional dinner location: Stanford Hospital cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations)

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Designing with FinFETs

by @ 2:09 pm. Filed under ALL, Reliability, Semiconductors, Signal Processing
 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
SCV Electron Device Society (EDS)
Subject: Designing with FinFETs
-multigate transistor, microprocessor product at 22nm node, Fin formation, metrology, device parasitics, performance as well as design challenges for logic and SRAM circuits …
Speaker: Dr. Witold (Witek) P. Maszara, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Global Foundries
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and refreshments; 6:15 pm to 7:00 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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