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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES)
Subject: Electromagnetic Interference and its role in Inverter Reliability
- problems and concerns on how Electromagnetic interference plays havoc with respect to reliability and safety, solar inverters, electronic and electrical equipment...
Speaker: Mr. Regan Arndt, Product Safety Engineer, FEI/Thermo Fisher Scientific
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 to 9:00 pm: Tour of Quanta Labs (optional if interest)
Cost: Free
Location: Quanta Laboratories, 3199 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electromagnetic-interference-and-its-role-in-inverter-reliability-tickets-33383605262

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
SCV Information Theory (IT) Society
Subject: OTFS: A New Generation of Modulation Addressing the Challenges of 5G
- simplify system operation and significantly improves performance, particular in systems with high Doppler, short packets, and large antenna arrays...
Speaker: Dr. Anton Monk, VP Strategic Alliances and Standards, Cohere Technologies
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Stanford University, Packard Bldg., Room 202. Free parking after 4:00 pm
Event Details: https://its20170628.eventbrite.com/

Thursday, June 29, 2017
SFBAC Power Electronics Society (PELS)
Subject: FREE WEBINAR Wide Band Gap Circuit Optimisation and Performance Comparison
- extensive experiences evaluating and implementing GaN & SiC power switches in hard-switched PWM applications...
Speakers: Edward Shelton and Dr Patrick Palmer, Electronic and Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Webex
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

Thursday, July 6, 2017
SCV Antenna and Propagation Society (APS)
Subject: For Better, For Worse - A Story of Two Dipoles
- Mutual coupling is an important topic in the field of electromagnetics, multiple antennas to be located in close proximity to one another, mutual coupling of two dipoles in the context of wireless communications... Speaker: Distinguished Lecturer Professor Buon Kiong Lau, Department of Electrical and Information Technology, Lund University, Sweden
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, food and drink; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-aps/upcoming-events/

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
SCV-SF Electron Devices Society (EDS)
Subject: System Level ESD: A New Focus
- co-design approach, USB and HDMI interfaces, RF applications, roadmap for component level ESD levels, system level ESD protection challenges, "system-efficient-ESD-design" (SEED)...
Speaker: Dr. Charvaka Duvvury, ESD Consulting
Time: 6:00 to 6:15 pm: Registration, networking, food and drink; 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/

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
SCV-SF-OEB Communications Society (ComSoc)
Subject: IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Tour (DLT) on 5G Air interface
Speaker: Dr. Liangping Ma, Member of Technical Staff, InterDigital
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm: Networking & Refreshments; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentations; 8:00 to 8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30 to 8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://comsocscv.org/showevent.php?id=1492220447

Thursday, July 13, 2017
SCV Young Professionals (YP) and Consumer Electronics Society (CE)
Subject: Energy and CleanTech Startup Pitch at Plug and Play
- startup? Want to know the latest trends in energy and CleanTech? Come see start-ups in Energy and CleanTech pitch to a panel of VCs and Incubators. Meet leaders in the energy and CleanTech industry ...
Speakers/ panelists: Steve Jordan, Chair, IEEE Power and Energy Society; Raghuram Madabushi, Director, GE Ventures; Alex Au, CTO, NEXTracker; Drew Baglino, VP of Technology (Energy), Tesla; Jackson Zhang, Principal, Baruch Future Ventures; Edwin Liu, Sr VP, Nexant
Time: 1:30: Registration; 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Presentations / Panel; 6:00 to 7:00 pm: Networking reception
Cost: IEEE Members: $20; Non-members: $30; Use Promo Code "10-OFF-IEEE" for $10 off.
Location: Plug and Play Sunnyvale, 440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale
Event Details: https://goo.gl/Vyn7Ge

Thursday, July 13, 2017
SFBAC Power Electronics Society (PELS) / UC BERKELEY PELS-Industrial Applications Society (IAS) Student Chapter
Subject: Extreme Power Density Converters
- Fundamental Techniques and Selected Applications: new class of hybrid switched-capacitor converters achieving the highest power density (216W/in^3) published to date...
Speaker: Prof. Robert Pilawa Podgurski, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: $5 at the door; except TI employees and students
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

Friday, July 14, 2017
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and Women in Engineering (WIE)
Subject: Women in Circuits Bay Area Luncheon
- Make connections with leading experts from industry and academia and discuss work-life balance, career opportunities, entrepreneurship, and publications advice...
Speakers: Yildiz Sinangil and Alice Wang
Time: 12:00 noon: Doors open and registration; 12:15 pm: Opening Speach by Yildiz Sinagil; 12:20 pm: Women in Circuits Program Overview by Alice Wang; 12:40 pm: Mentoring Roundtable; 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Concluding Remarks
Cost: SSCS Members: $20; IEEE Members: $25; Non-Members: $30
Location: Il Fornaio, 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto
Event Details: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=2013008
Women in Circuits: http://sscs.ieee.org/women-in-circuits

Friday, July 21, 2017
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: Giving Optical Vision to Nanorobots: Scanning Microlenses for Super-resolution Imaging
- non-invasive and non-destructive imaging technology that can break the diffraction limit, SSUM enables the observation of biological and non-bioligical samples over a large area with sub-diffraction limited resolution...
Speaker: Wen J. Li, Chair Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, Pizza & drinks, 12:00 Noon to 1 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed: $4; Non-IEEE members: $6
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/giving-optical-vision-to-nanorobots-scanning-microlenses-for-super-resolution-imaging-tickets-34760102402

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Video Codec Standardization Update for 360 Degree Video
- MPEG and ITU-T VCEG are developing new SEI messages for HEVC to standardize coding of omnidirectional spherical video, used with existing HEVC profiles, new methods of objective and subjective testing ...
Speaker: Jill Boyce, Intel
Time: 6:00 to 6:30 pm: Networking & Refreshments; 6:30 to 8:15 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE Members: Free; Non-members: $5
Location:  Intel SC12 Auditorium, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara: ** WARNING: venue is not the usual AMD location **
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20170801Abstract.html
This event is hosted/sponsored by IEEE SPS Chapter and co-sponsorted by Intel Latino Network.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: 2D Materials Advantages and Challenges Towards Applications
- overcoming key challenges: contact resistance, stable doping, and uniform growth, in BP and MoS2 transistors. ...
Speaker: Ching-Hua (Fiona) Wang, PhD. Student, Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, Pizza & drinks, 12:00 Noon to 1 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed: $4; Non-IEEE members: $6
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2d-materials-advantages-and-challenges-towards-applications-tickets-34760114438

Thursday, August 17, 2017
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and SCV Circuits and Systems (CAS)
Subject: Applications of Time-Based Circuits in Data Conversion, Filtering, and Control
- fundamental building blocks such as integrator using mostly digital circuits, case studies to highlight the advantages, opportunities, and drawbacks of the time-based approach...
Speaker: Prof. Pavan Hanumolu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free; $6 donation requested for refreshments
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/time-based-circuits-part-i-ii-may18-august-17-2017-tickets-34412038333



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