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August 31, 2017

Emerging Wireless Technologies for IoT

by @ 1:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power
 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) and Power Electronic Society (PELS)
Subject: Emerging Wireless Technologies for IoT
– new and existing wireless options available on the market, trade-offs between range, data throughput, battery life, latency, cost, and availability …
Speaker: Walt Maclay, President, Voler Systems
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation  
Cost: IEEE CES members: free; IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door); Non-members: $10 (pay at door) 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/?post_type=tribe_events&p=1076 
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emerging-wireless-technologies-for-iot-tickets-37472393939

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Integrated Management of Solar Photovoltaic Generation 

by @ 1:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy, PhotoVoltaics
 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 
OEB Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG), Power and Energy Society (PES), and SCV PhotoVoltaic Society
Subject: Integrated Management of Solar Photovoltaic Generation 
– Technology advancements and declining costs of solar PV have accelerated the deployment of PV systems by utilities, consumers, and third parties. When connected to the grid in large scale or volume, PV systems can be disruptive … 
Speaker: Dr. Tanguy Hubert, Senior Engineer, Renewables Integration Group, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Palo Alto 
Time: 11:00 am: Registration and networking; 11:30 am: Buffet luncheon; 12:15 pm: Presentation; 1:30 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: $10 includes lunch 
Location: Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 915 Clubhouse Drive, Livermore 
Event Details: http://ieee4life.org/ 

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August 29, 2017

skyTran, a Unique Transportation System

by @ 10:52 pm. Filed under ALL, Vehicular Technology
 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 
OEB Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG) and Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)
Subject: skyTran, a Unique Transportation System
– radically new high-speed transportation system uses Maglev suspension and linear induction drive of 2-man pods … 
Speaker: Dr. Robert Baertsch, Chief Scientist, skyTran, NASA Research Park, Moffett Field 
Time: 11:00 am: Registration and networking; 11:30 am: Buffet luncheon; 12:15 pm: Presentation; 1:30 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: $10 includes lunch 
Location: Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 915 Clubhouse Drive, Livermore 
Event Details: http://ieee4life.org/ 

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Hebbian Learning and the LMS Algorithm

by @ 12:11 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software
 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Hebbian Learning and the LMS Algorithm
– “neurons that fire together wire together”, learning algorithm(s) that adapt and control the strength of synaptic connections is unknown, control algorithm is not understood … 
Speaker: Prof. Bernard Widrow, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Stanford University
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE members: Free; Non-members: $5 by cash or check, pay at the door
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hebbian-learning-and-the-lms-algorithm-tickets-37193335267 

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August 28, 2017

Framework for Automated PCB Material Characterization

by @ 9:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Magnetics
 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility Society (EMC) 
Subject: Framework for Automated PCB Material Characterization
– PCB channels have become limiter for SERDES Link Performance, characterization overwhelming and challenging, de-embed PCB traces and extract PCB material properties … 
Speakers: Jayaprakash Balachandran, Cisco & Ching-Chao Huang, AtaiTec 
Time :5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and light dinner; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: presentation
Cost: Free
Location: 7layers, 1293 Anvilwood Ave. Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/ 

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Protection and Control Fundamentals Seminar

by @ 9:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Protection and Control Fundamentals Seminar
– protection and control fundamentals of medium voltage design, CTs and their applications in protective relay schemes …
Speakers will include an impressive list of speakers from PG&E, MKI, and Eaton. 
Time: 8:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: $250 per attendee, discounted to $225 per attendee if three or more attending from one company. Manufacturers are invited to hold a “vendor table” at $400 per table.
Location: Double Tree, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46722 

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August 27, 2017

Mold Compound Interactions in Cu-Al Wirebonded ICs Operating in Harsh Environments

by @ 9:48 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Moved to Thursday, October 26, 2017
SCV Electronic Packaging Society (EPS – formerly CPMT) 
EPSSubject: Mold Compound Interactions in Cu-Al Wirebonded ICs Operating in Harsh Environments
– high reliability, intermetallic growth, bond interface, formulations, temperature, bias, predictive model… 
Speaker: Dr. Luu Nguyen, TI Fellow, Texas Instruments
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE Members: $5; Non-Members: $10
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/?p=458 

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New Courses for Besser Associates

by @ 9:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 
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RF Technology Certification, Sept. 22, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018, Web Classroom
Radio Systems: RF Transceiver Design from Antenna to Bits and Back, Sept. 25 to 29, San Jose
5G Wireless Networks, Oct 16 to 18, 2017, San Jose
RF Power Amplifier Design Techniques, Oct 18 to 20, 2017, San Jose
EMI/EMC Troubleshooting: Principles and Demonstrations, Oct 18 to 20, 2017, San Jose

For the complete schedule please visit: www.BesserAssociates.com

 

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August 24, 2017

Common Sense Asset Management & Condition Monitoring

by @ 3:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Industrial Applications
 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS) 
Subject: Common Sense Asset Management & Condition Monitoring
– vulnerable to costly damages and outages, miss a failure mode if not identified the appropriate system to monitor, single point of access to data from many sources, interrogation of data, response plan. … 
Speaker: G. Matthew Kennedy, Solutions CDirector Enterprise & Data Products, Doble Engineering
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15 pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; 8:00 pm: Presentation continues; 9:00 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: IEEE members: $25, Non-Members: $30; Student and Retired members: $15 
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill 
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46614 

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How to Peel Ultra-Thin Dies from Wafer Tape

by @ 12:34 pm. Filed under ALL, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, December 7, 2017 
SCV Electronic Packaging Society (EPS – formerly CPMT) 
EPSSubject: How to Peel Ultra-Thin Dies from Wafer Tape
– bending stress, die strength, peel force, die structures, wafer processing steps, TSVs, pickup methods, experimental verification … 
Speaker: Dr. Stefan Behler, Senior Expert Process Engineer, Besi Switzerland AG
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE Members: $5; Non-Members: $10
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/?p=451 

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Vision and the Deep Learning Explosion

by @ 12:02 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Semiconductors
 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) 
Subject: Vision and the Deep Learning Explosion
– artificial intelligence, how does research translate into break-out businesses, Why is computer vision embracing deep neural networks so passionately? … 
Speaker: Dr. Chris Rowen, CEO, Cognite Ventures and Stanford University
Time: 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/ 

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August 23, 2017

Augmented Reality: Stan Honey’s Impact on Sports Events and Navigation

by @ 4:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 
SCV Consulants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Augmented Reality: Stan Honey’s Impact on Sports Events and Navigation

Learn about the 1st and 10 yellow line and other augmented reality features of televised sports, circumnavigating the globe, Real Time Kinematic GPS satellite navigation, and more
Speaker: Stan Honey, Honey Navigation
Time: 6:00 pm: Autonomous Vehicles SIG (AV-SIG) to be announced; 7:00 pm: Networking, refreshments, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/stan-honey-navigation-and-augmented-reality

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August 22, 2017

Break into Tech Seminar at Northeastern University

by @ 2:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

IoTSurveyMany of the positions opening up in the SF Bay Area are now in the computer software realm. If you are considering moving into a computer science career and have a bachelor’s degree, or will soon, attend this FREE Break into Tech Seminar at Northeastern University. Receive the opportunity to:

* Experience computer science in action, and how it applies to your work and everyday life
* Participate in a mini hack-a-thon where you can collaborate with others and test out your new computer programming skills
* Learn more about Northeastern’s Computer Science ALIGN program and have your application fee waived

September 23, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm
Northeastern University Break Into Tech Event * 6024 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose * Register for this free event at http://northeastern.edu/breakintotech

 

 

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August 15, 2017

The Drone as a Flexible Mobile Measurement Platform / Measurement Systems and Sensors for Autonomous Vehicles 

by @ 10:35 pm. Filed under ALL, Control Systems
 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 
SCV Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS) 
Subject: The Drone as a Flexible Mobile Measurement Platform / Measurement Systems and Sensors for Autonomous Vehicles 
– the drone equipped with the sensors must be thought as a measurement platform and must be characterized as a whole; sensors and on-board instrumentation for new vehicle generations with driver-assistance capability… 
Speaker: Luca De Vito and Francesco Picariello, University of Sannio, Italy, and Sergio Saponara, University of PISA, Italy 
Time:6:00 pm to 6:30 pm: Check in and Refreshments; 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Watch Video Topic #1 and Group Discussion; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm: Watch Video Topic #2 and Group Discussion; 7:30 pm to 7:45 pm: Comments and Conclusions
Cost: Free
Location: Geometrics, 2190 Fortune Drive, San Jose 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ims/ 

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2017 IEEE Women in Computing Summit 

by @ 3:39 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Women in Engineering
 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 
SCV Women in Engineering (WIE), Computer Society (CS), and Ericsson’s Women in Leadership (WIL) 
Subject: 2017 IEEE Women in Computing Summit 
– latest trends in computing technology, Cloud Data & Management, Big Data analytics, Data and Information Security, Emerging Technologies: AR/VR, IoT, Autonomous Vehicles, Innovation in large companies… 
Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm: Conference; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Reception hosted by IEEE Computer Society 
Cost: IEEE Member: $25; Non-member: $35; Student: $10; SCV WIE Corporate Partner (Intel, Cisco, Oracle, Qualcomm, Samsung, Ericsson): $25 
Location: Ericsson Silicon Valley, 2625 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-wie/wic2017/ 
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-women-in-computing-summit-2017-tickets-34496988421

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