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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: Nanostructured Optical Materials for Extreme Waveform Control
- new class of optical materials, termed metamaterials, that are the basis for ultra-compact optical devices, ranging from gratings to lenses...
Speaker: Jonathan Fan, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: $6; discount for IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed
Location: Plug and Play Tech Center, 440 N Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale
Event Details: eventbrite.com/e/nanostructured-optical-materials-for-extreme-waveform-control-tickets-42573819440

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: In Pursuit of Perfect Colonoscopy
- gold standard for colorectal cancer detection, average polyp miss rate of 21-24%, advanced optics, imaging, and software analysis ...
Speaker: Salmaan Hameed, VP of R&D and Product Development, Avantis Medical Systems
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Stanford School of Medicine, Rm M-114
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/

Thursday, February 22, 2018
SFBA Electronics Packaging Society (EPS)
Subject: Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Symposium
- end of CMOS scaling, difficult challenges, future vision, research, academia, labs, collaboration...
Speaker: Dr.William Chen, ASE; Dr. Bill Bottoms, 3MTS; plus 20 Working Group chairs
Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Cost: IEEE Members, students, unemployed: $40; Non-Members: $50
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: cpmt.org/scv/

Thursday, February 22, 2018
SFBA Power Electronics Society (PELS) and Magnetics Society
Subject: Derivation and Real-World Use of DQ Current and Voltage Loop Control for Motor Drives
- enhancing understanding of direct-quadrature (DQ) control of electric motors and associated power electronics...
Speaker: Tony O'Gorman, President, PESC Inc.
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: $5 at the door; TI'ers and students: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
SCV Information Theorem Society (ITS)
Subject: From Differential Privacy to Generative Adversarial Privacy
- connectivity and data collection, biggest threats to privacy, staircase mechanisms, novel context-aware notion of privacy called generative adversarial privacy (GAP)...
Speaker: Peter Kairouz, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking and refreshments; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering Building, 350 Serra Mall, Room #202, Stanford
Event Details: eventbrite.com/e/from-differential-privacy-to-generative-adversarial-privacy-tickets-42737831003

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter
Subject: Bringing Advanced MEMS Technologies from Concept to Market
- low cost, small size, low power consumption, overall system performance, build competitive products through connectivity, user experience and system integration activities, accelerating IoT's promise to improve our world...
Speaker: Marcellino Gemelli, Business Development for MEMS product portfolio, Bosch Sensortec
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation and Q&A; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: ExCom Meeting
Cost: $5 donation
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: eventbrite.com/e/bringing-advanced-mems-technologies-from-concept-to-market-tickets-42692262707

Thursday, March 1, 2018
SFBA Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) and Young Professional (YP)
Subject: The Innovator's DNA - Sustaining Innovation in a Disruptive World
- types of innovation, the innovator's DNA and the economics of innovation and what makes innovation sustainable, challenges, future...
Speaker: Sarosh Patel, PE, MSME, MBA
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking; 6:30 pm: Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation
Cost: TEMS and YP Members: $10; IEEE Members: $12; Non-Members: $15; At the Door: 20; IEEE Students: $3 ($7 at the door)
Location: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/?p=3157

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Attosecond Light Sources: Science and Engineering
- methods and opportunities, new VUV and X-ray light sources are reaching sub-femtosecond pulse durations, revealing the attosecond motion of electrons inside atoms and molecules...
Speaker: Prof. Philip Bucksbaum, SLAC and Stanford
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Intel SC12 Auditorium, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/index.html

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Chapter
Subject: Antenna and EMC Measurement Test Challenges of Autonomous Vehicles: The Latest Test Methods and Standards Development Impacting the Future of the Automotive Industry
- standards that verify the performance and quality, antenna pattern and ADAS measurements, safety concerns, why a test is performed in a certain way, future of this market ..
Speakers: Craig Fanning, Elite Electronic Engineering, CISPR D Chair; Garth D’Abreu, ETS-Lindgren; Don Seyerle, GM; Keith Frazier, Ford; Robert Kado, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Time: 6:15 pm: Registration, complimentary dinner, and networking; 7:00 pm: Presentations; 8:45 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: Siemic, 775 Montague Expressway, Milpitas
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/index.html

Thursday, March 8, 2018
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)
Subject: Running Sparse and Low-Precision Neural Networks: An Interactive Play between Software and Hardware
- hardware/software co-design for performance acceleration of deep neural networks is necessary, trends of machine learning study in academia and industry...
Speaker: Hai "Helen" Li, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE CIS members: free; Students: $3 (Register at Door $3); IEEE (non-CIS) members : $7 donation (Register at Door $10); Non-members: $10 (Register at Door $15)
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/cis/upcoming_events.html

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
SCV Consultant's Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider's Guide
- Valley's entrepreneurs have refined the art of company-building into a science over the last 60 years, A certain mystique has developed about Silicon Valley, how does it actually work?...
Speaker: Jonathan C. Baer, Threshold Ventures
Time: 7:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:30 pm to 9 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas
Event Details: californiaconsultants.org/event/decoding-silicon-valley-the-insiders-guide/

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Chapter
Subject: Modern EMC Receiver Measurement Concepts
- EMC emissions measurements, pre-selection, FFT based time domain scan, and real-time spectrum analysis...
Speaker: Bill Wangard, RSA Rohde-Schwarz
Time: 5:30 pm: Registration, light dinner, and networking; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:45 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: 7layers, 1293 Anvilwood Ave. Sunnyvale
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/index.html

Thursday, March 15, 2018
OEB Industry Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Application of Variable Frequency Drives 1 to 200 HP
- HVAC VFD's (Pumps, Compressors and Fans), specify key features and performance for best integration, safety and longevity ...
Speaker: Kevin Harper, Specialist in Training and Applications of VFD's, Norman S Wright Inc.
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; Student and retired members: $15: Non-members: $30. Payable as Cash or Check at the door.
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Call 925-933-9091 if you need directions.
Event Details: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/158934
RSVP: Please make reservations by February 12 by contacting Luis Soria via email: lmsq@pge.com or telephone: (415) 793-7909

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: Brian Yu, Stanford University: DNA sequencing and Microfluidics
Speaker: Brian Yu, Stanford University
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: $6; IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed: $4
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: eventbrite.com/e/brian-yu-of-quake-lab-stanford-university-tickets-42977463751
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
SFBA Electronics Packaging Society (EPS)
Subject: Towards Energy Sustainability in Data Centers: Some Thoughts on Energy, Entropy, and Water
- powering the internet and cloud, cooling, energy use, data center design, non-traditional approaches ...
Speaker: Dr. Alfonso Ortega, Dean of the School of Engineering, University of Santa Clara
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, sandwiches, and networking; 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Presentation-only: 12:00 noon (come at 11:45) - Free
Cost: IEEE Members, students, unemployed: $5; Non-Members: $10
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: cpmt.org/scv/?p=630



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