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August 30, 2016

Reliability and Performance of Carbon Nanotube Vias

by @ 10:38 pm. Filed under ALL, Reliability, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, December 1, 2016
SCV Reliability Chapter
Subject: Reliability and Performance of Carbon Nanotube Vias
– IC technology node continues to scale down to the sub-10 nm regime, new materials with higher current-carrying capacities than Cu and W such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene are needed …
Speaker: Dr. Cary Y. Yang, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of TENT Laboratory, a SCU facility located inside NASA Ames
Time: 6:00 to 6:30 pm: Sign in, snacks and social; 6:30 to 7:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 to 8:00 pm: Question and Answer Session
Cost: Free
Location: Qualcomm, Inc., 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara, in the cafeteria
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/
Please register so as to know how much food to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cnt-reliability-tickets-27427113234
Food sponsored by I.C.E. Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab, www.icenginc.com

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CPI Stress Induced Carrier Mobility Shift in Advanced Silicon Nodes

by @ 10:26 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Reliability, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, November 3, 2016
SCV Reliability Chapter, Electron Device Society (EDS), and Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT) 
Subject: CPI Stress Induced Carrier Mobility Shift in Advanced Silicon Nodes
– mechanical stress and the consequent effects on device performance for advanced three-dimensional (3-D) IC technologies …
Speaker: Valeriy Sukharev, Technical Lead, Design to Silicon Division (Calibre) of Mentor Graphics Corporation
Time: 6:00 to 6:30 pm: Sign in, snacks and social; 6:30 to 7:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 to 8:00 pm: Question and Answer Session
Cost: Free
Location: Qualcomm, Inc., 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara, in the cafeteria
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/
Please register so as to know how much food to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cpi-stress-induced-carrier-mobility-shift-in-advanced-silicon-nodes-tickets-27427049042
Food sponsored by I.C.E. Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab, www.icenginc.com

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Reliability and The Self-Driving Car

by @ 10:15 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Reliability
 

Thursday, October 6, 2016
SCV Reliability Chapter
Subject: Reliability and The Self-Driving Car
– 94% of traffic accidents involve human error, developing a self-driving vehicle from the ground up, and employing the best design for reliability and reliability test practices…
Speaker: Noah Lassar, Senior Manager of Reliability for the Google[X] Self-Driving Car
Time: 6:00 to 6:30 pm: Sign in, snacks and social; 6:30 to 7:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 to 8:00 pm: Question and Answer Session
Cost: Free
Location: Qualcomm, Inc., 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara, in the cafeteria
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/
Please register so as to know how much food to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reliability-and-the-self-driving-car-tickets-27426937709
Food sponsored by I.C.E. Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab, www.icenginc.com

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Vehicle Safety Communication: The Promise, Recent Trends, and a Prognosis

by @ 3:54 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Control Systems, Vehicular Technology
 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
SCV Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
Subject: Vehicle Safety Communication: The Promise, Recent Trends, and a Prognosis
– cellular connectivity, connected vehicle futures, given that there are different use cases, different regulatory and spectrum requirements in different world regions…
Speaker: Jim Misener, Director, Technical Standards, Qualcomm
Time: 11:30 am: Light lunch & networking; 12 pm to 12:45 pm: Presentation; 12:45 pm to 1 pm: Q/A
Cost: Free, but a $5 donation to cover the cost of the food and drink is requested
RSVP: dhavaljb@ieee.org by 9/04/16 to help us order enough food & soft drinks
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-vts/event/vehicle-safety-communication-the-promise-recent-trends-and-a-prognosis/

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MIPI DevCon 2016 – September 14-15 at the Computer History Museum

by @ 3:20 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Register Now for MIPI DevCon 2016 – September 14-15 at the Computer History Museum

DevConProviding developers and implementers of MIPI Specifications a forum for
* Training
* Education
* Networking
* Implementation experiences, use cases, and application examples from a technical perspective.
See our speaker list here.

MIPI DevCon 2016 – Moving Mobile Forward. http://www.mipi.org/devcon

 

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SFBA MEMS and Sensors Chapter

by @ 3:05 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, October 13, 2016
SFBA MEMS and Sensors Chapter
Subject: IEEE Workshop on Flexible/Printed/Fabric Sensors and Systems
– one-day workshop, topics of printed/flexible/fabric sensors and accompanying electronics and the applications, interactive panel discussion…
Time: 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm, includes continental breakfast, lunch, and evening mixer

Cost: General $65, IEEE Member: $45, Student: $25
Location: Northeastern University – Silicon Valley Campus, 6024 Silver Creek Valley Rd, San Jose
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-mems/files/2013/09/IEEE-Workshop-Call-for-Abstracts.pdf

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Metrology in Nanotechnology

by @ 2:42 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering
 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
SFBA Nanotechnology Chapter
Subject: Metrology in Nanotechnology
– A review of new metrology tools and their applications in nanotechnology …
Speaker: Dr. Min Yang, Director of Applications Development, Bruker Nano Surfaces
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Seminar
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrology-in-nanotechnology-tickets-27364078696

 

Chapter website: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/



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August 29, 2016

The Soul of a New Camera: The design of Facebook’s Surround Open Source 3D-360 video Camera

by @ 1:31 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Signal Processing
 

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: The Soul of a New Camera: The design of Facebook’s Surround Open Source 3D-360 video Camera
– roles each of these technologies played in the designing of the camera, giving an overview of the system components and discussing the tradeoffs made during the design process…
Speaker: Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering, Facebook
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 7:00 pm: Announcements; 7:05 pm: Presentation; 8:15 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free, Donations accepted for food
Location: AMD Commons C-6/7/8, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20161103Abstract.html

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LIDAR and its Applications

by @ 1:05 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
SFBA MEMS and Sensors Chapter
Subject: LIDAR and its Applications
– The future of autonomous vehicles and the role of LIDAR …
Speaker: Pieter Kerstens, VP Velodyne Lidar
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-mems/meetings/

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August 26, 2016

STEM Professionals Sought for Innovative Teaching Fellowship

by @ 9:54 pm. Filed under ALL
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Bright Minds Propelling Better Futures- STEM Professionals Sought for Innovative Teaching Fellowship

EnCorpsSTEM

* EnCorps offers a selective part time Fellowship designed for engineers and other STEM (Science, Technology, Math, and Science) industry professionals.
* EnCorps recruits, selects, develops, and supports the best and brightest STEM professionals and military veterans to work with under-resourced students in high need communities.
* Established in 2007, by then Governor Schwarzenegger and Sherry Lansing.
* Recently recognized as the recipient of the US2020 National STEM Mentoring Award for Excellence in Volunteer Experience.

For more information concerning our Fellowship and this application cycle, please contact David Taus at david@encorps.org or visit http://encorps.org

 

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August 24, 2016

Technical Tour of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Computing Complex Facility

by @ 3:59 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
OEB Industry Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Technical Tour of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Computing Complex Facility
– tour will be of LCC B453 building, designed for multiple generations of supercomputers, next-generation advanced technology system being procured to be delivered in early 4th quarter of 2017…
Speaker: Anna Maria Bailey, HPC Facilities Operations Manager, LLNL; Mark Gary, Deputy Division Leader, Livermore Computing Division, Computations
Time: Meet at LLNL West Gate Badge Office at 12:30 pm to allow for badging; Tour from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, Livermore, Building: 453
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/40869
RSVP by September 16th to Diosdado Hernandez, dhernandez57@gmail.com, (925) 354-6540
Once Diosdado acknowledged your reservation, you need to submit the following information by e-mail to Anita Cocilova at cocilova2@llnl.gov: Full Name / Date of Birth / SSN / Driver’s License number /

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August 19, 2016

LEDs for Lighting Applications: Past, Present, and Future

by @ 1:45 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Optics/Displays, Photonics
 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: LEDs for Lighting Applications: Past, Present, and Future
-Dr. Michael Krames tells the story of LEDs, how it has now become the backbone of the solid state lighting and display industry, and what we might expect in the future …
Speaker: Dr. Michael Krames, President & Founder of ARKESSO, LLC
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and dinner; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Intel Auditorium, Intel, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/
RSVP required so as to know how much food to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/tickets-external?eid=27037453752&ref=etckt

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August 18, 2016

A Statistical FEA Method for Predicting Glass Fracture in Consumer Electronic Products

by @ 10:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design, Reliability
 

Thursday, August 25, 2016
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: A Statistical FEA Method for Predicting Glass Fracture in Consumer Electronic Products
– probability of fracture for glass components during drop impact, size and rate effects on glass strength, the temporal and spatial nature of the stress results, and the combining of drop orientations to produce a probability of failure …
Speaker: Marc Zampino, Senior Design Analysis Engineer, Amazon/Lab126
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 to 8:00 pm: Question and answer session
Cost: Free, Donations accepted for food
Location: Qualcomm Inc., in the Cafeteria, 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/
RSVP to know how much food to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-statistical-fea-method-for-predicting-glass-fracture-in-consumer-electronic-products-tickets-27186020118
Food sponsored by I.C.E. Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab, http://www.icenginc.com

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August 16, 2016

Volunteers needed to facilitate science activities with children – Science is Elementary

by @ 10:37 pm. Filed under ALL
 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Make science fun! Volunteers needed to facilitate science activities with children.
Make a difference – show students that science is fun, fascinating, and relevant with Science is Elementary! Volunteer for two hours a month to do simple, hands-on science experiments with children. All lessons will be led by a Science is Elementary staff member, and volunteers are integral to the small-group, relationship-based concept. Contact VolunteerSiE@gmail.com for questions, and sign up today!

Training session: Wednesday, August 24, 7:30-9pm in Mountain View. Volunteer Locations: Mountain View, Santa Clara, or Redwood City elementary schools.
SIE

 

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Once Upon a Business Story: Inspire Business Results with Stories

by @ 5:05 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, September 1, 2016
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
TEMSSubject: Once Upon a Business Story: Inspire Business Results with Stories
– storytelling, leading business change, metaphors, culture, training …
Speaker: Laura Powers, Founder, Powered By Teams
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration and networking; 6:30 pm: Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members (through August 30), $3 more at door
Location: AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Event Details and Registration: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems

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