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CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers are now being accepted for the IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS) to be held on 29 June - 1 July 2020 in beautiful Avignon, France! CNS 2020 is the only ComSoc conference focusing solely on cybersecurity. Papers are due by January 18. Submit your paper today for the opportunity to be part of CNS 2020!
Papers are now being accepted for 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC) on design and automation of electronic systems. The conference will be held on July 19-23, 2020 in San Francisco, with papers due January 22, 2020.
Demonstrate your knowledge and experience with infrastructure and artificial intelligence by speaking at IEEE Infrastructure Conference, on 29-30 April 2020 in San Francisco. Paper abstract submissions are due February 21st on topics related to, but not limited to, artificial intelligence & machine learning, and scalability & reliability. See ad below right.
PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND
February 19, 2020, OZEN ANSYS Innovation Conference, Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View
Utilizing simulation to advance product development; What is New in ANSYS 2020R1?. Free, includes breakfast and lunch. See ad below right.
February 28, 2020, The 23rd. IEEE SF/ IAS Electrical Engineering POWER SYSTEMS Seminar, Doubletree Hotel, 7050 Johnson Dr, Pleasanton
April 3, 2020, Automotive Semiconductor Safety Innovation Conference (ASSIC) USA 2020 , Biltmore Hotel & Suites, 2151 Laurel wood Rd, Santa Clara
April 29-30, 2020, IEEE Infrastructure Conference, Terra Gallery, 511 Harrison St, San Francisco
March 25-26, 2020, 21st International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED2020), Santa Clara Convention Center
May 4-7, 2020. Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC), Saratoga Springs, NY
May 3-6, 2020, The IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC), Toronto, Canada
June 29-July 1, 2020. IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), beautiful Avignon, France
June 7-11, 2020, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020, Dublin, Ireland.
July 19-23, 2020, 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC), Moscone Center West, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco
Save the Date: Join IEEE ICC 2020! IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2020) this year will be held on June 7-11 in beautiful Dublin, Ireland, at the Convention Centre Dublin, in the heart of the "Silicon Docks" district which is home to many leading technology companies. Every year over 2,500 researchers, engineers and tech professionals gather to present/exchange knowledge and network. Topics of presentations include the following:
For more information, see IEEE ICC 2020.
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
Engineering with a Mission Leading the way to a sustainable future.
The School of Engineering's fourth annual Research Showcase will take place Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm, at Innovation Labs, Guadalupe Hall, 3rd floor, 455 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. Research possibilities are for first-year students to Ph.D. candidates, and include, but not limited to:
* Sustainable building
* Data management
* Renewable energy
* Wearable technologies
Options include summer group projects, complex satellite operations for NASA and on novel, multi-robot adaptive navigation techniques in the Robotics Systems Laboratory, travel to India to perform field research, or travel to Alaska, Rwanda, Ghana, or wherever the research goes.
Visit scu.edu/engineering/labs--research/research/ for more details. Or contact Stacey Tinker, Director of Admissions, at email@example.com or call 408-554-4313.
Northeastern University in the San Francisco Bay Area now offers the MS in Cyber-Physical Systems with a concentration in Internet of Things. The program prepares graduates for a world of connected devices. Learn more.
Northeastern University * 6024 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose * northeastern.edu/siliconvalley
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Nanomaterials scientist/chemist with more than 8 years of experience on the development and characterization of functional nanomaterials/nanocomposites (0D, 1D, 2D, and 3D) using innovative strategies; seeking R&D position in the development/applications of new materials/nanomaterials in the Bay Area, Taha Rostamzadeh
Joseph Fong, seeking product marketing, project management, or systems engineering opportunities. Experience in Pre Sales Engineering, Systems Consulting, Architect, Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Compute, Networking, Storage, Virtualization, VMware, Containers, Kubernetes, Orchestration, Serverless, MicroServices, Big Data, Business Intelligence, ETL, Linux, Windows, Redhat, Mobile, Security, SD WAN, NFV, Cisco, Telecommunications, 4G, 5G, client endpoint computing, People management, team building, specializing in AI and ML technologies
Seeking internship in the area of nanoparticles for breast cancer cell research. Currently doing research in this area with Professor Folarin Erogbogbo at SJSU. Pavitra Jain
Experienced materials scientist with expertise in device processing, micro-fabrication techniques, materials characterization and device applications of nanomaterials; carbon based nanomaterials and their hybrid systems; seeking R&D and materials engineering position in any location, Vasuda Bhatia, PhD
Developer & Cloud DevOPS w/ 11 years Unix/Linux, 6 years Colloidal & Surface Chemistry, developing prototype MESH drone swam for pollution/bacteria & virus monitoring, Joschka-Joseph Anderso, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Engineer / Manager with BSME & MBA, former entrepreneur with electro mechanical expertise seeking contract work with options for outside sub-contract services in Contract Manufacturing / QA Engineer with start up or established firms. Familiar with ISO Stds etc. Also have a wide array of expertise across technical marketing as well as offshore sub-contract mechanical engineering design services. Sri Seelin, email@example.com, 408-307-9086
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The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions, to start in Fall 2020. Ph.D. in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related engineering field required. For more information, see cmpe.sjsu.edu. Apply before January 6, 2020 at apply.interfolio.com/67145.
The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University is also searching for qualified part-time lecturers to teach in both BS and MS degree programs in Computer Engineering and Software Engineering. For more information, see SJSU Lecture positions.
Santa Clara University Graduate Engineering
The School of Engineering's fourth annual Research Showcase will take place Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm. See the ad below and visit scu.edu/engineering/labs--research/research/ for more details.
March 23 to 27, 2020, Advanced Engineering Courses, UC Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
Northeastern University in Silicon Valley
SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION
Ozen Engineering ANSYS software sales, support, training, and consulting.
CHAPTER AND SOCIETY EVENTS
Santa Clara Valley Section
1/29, 6:30 pm , SCV SPS, Visual Data Analytics for Dietary Assessment and Video Compression, Santa Clara University, California Mission Room in Benson Memorial Center, 820 Alviso Street, Santa Clara
Novel food record using a mobile device to provide an accurate measure of daily food and nutrient intake; identify foods and estimate energy from a meal image. Free, includes food.
2/5, 11:30 am, SFBA NANO, 3D Bioprinting and Nanoengineering research at UC San Diego, EAG Laboratories, 810 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale
2/5, 6:30 pm, SCV PHOT CASS SSCS, Optical Random Features for Large-Scale Machine Learning, Intel SC 12 Auditorium, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara
2/6, 6:00 pm, SFBA TEMS, Practical Concerns of Implementing Agile Product Development, National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
2/11, 7:00 pm, SCV CNSV, Ultra Low-Power IoT: Optimizing Energy Utilization, SEMI, 567 Yosemite Dr, Milpitas
2/13, 6:15 pm. SCV REL, Confidence and Reliability Based Sampling Plans in the Medical Device Industry, Qualcomm, Inc., 3165 Kifer Road, Building-B Cafeteria, Santa Clara
2/20, 5:30 pm, SCV CASS, Advanced Frequency Synthesis for Digitally Intensive Transmitters for IoT and mm-Wave Radios , QualComm Santa Clara, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
2/20-21, 8:30 am, SFBA EPS, PHOT, and EDS, Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Annual Meeting & Symposium, SEMI World Headquarters, 673 South Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas
2/28, 11:30 am, SFBA EPS, Recent Advances and Outlook for Heterogeneous Integration, SEMI World Headquarters, 673 South Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas
3/5, 6:00 pm, SFBA TEMS, Getting to Yes: How to Successfully Communicate Your Idea, National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
3/10, 7:00 pm, SCV CNSV, Artificial Intelligence: Intellectual Property Protection in This Dynamic Field, SEMI, 567 Yosemite Dr, Milpitas
3/20, 8:00 am, SFBA TEMS, Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management, International Technological University, 2711 N 1st St., San Jose
4/9, 11:30 am, SFBA EPS The Decade of Materials: Novel Materials for the Connected Digital World, SEMI World Headquarters, 673 South Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas
Oakland East Bay Section
San Francisco Section
IEEE San Francisco Section is excited to announce the new Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group. Join the group and take advantage of technical and professional activities empowering Women in Engineering. If you're interested, please contact the Group Founder at email@example.com.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING POWER SYSTEMS
The 23rd IEEE SF/ IAS Electrical Engineering POWER SYSTEMS Seminar will take place on February 28, 2020, and cover important aspects you need to know if you are in the power industry. Topics include:
* The Legal Implications of CA SB327 (New CA IOT Security Law) for Electrical Design Projects (Bob Hunter - Alphaguardian)
CALL FOR PAPERS - SOFTWARE INFRASTRUCTURE
Demonstrate your knowledge and experience with infrastructure and artificial intelligence by speaking at IEEE Infrastructure Conference, on 29-30 April 2020 in San Francisco. Papers are due on February 21st. Topics include, but not limited to:
* Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Join us at our OZEN ANSYS Innovation Conference at The Computer History Museum on February 19, 2020, in Mountain View. You will learn about:
* Utilizing simulation to advance product development
Ozen Engineering, Inc. is an Elite ANSYS Channel Partner. More information on Ozen can be found at ozeninc.com, or call 408-732-4665.
VOLUNTEER AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Science Fair judges needed for students from middle schools and high schools, at these three science fairs: Santa Clara on Thursday, March 12., 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Santa Cruz on Saturday, March 14, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, and San Mateo on Sunday, March 15, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Projects range from the simple to the sophisticated, but behind every project is a student who is anxious to find out what you think about it. If you are interested in helping out at one of these fairs, or sponsoring a prize, please call Charlie Neuhauser at (408) 245-0085 (W) or E-mail him at Cneuhauser@Earthlink.net.
Partner with science teachers of K-8 students - topsofscv.org
School Science Presenters Wanted for AVS Science in Action - firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com!
Have you ever thought about teaching? Learn more and Apply for the EnCorps Fellowship for STEM Professionals - encorps.org
Project Open NanoCarbon - Monthly meetups/opensci journal club to research, build and deploy open hardware to rapidly solidify gigatonnes of carbon from atmospheric CO2.
Advise & mentor underrepresented young adult entrepreneurs. Flexible time commitment. Business and technology experienced professionals browse details, and apply to join at skysthelimit.org
IEEE Computer will be publishing a special issue on the Next Wave of Machine Learning Applications in October 2020, featuring path-breaking applications of machine learning that are leading us to the next generation of computing and living standards. Guest Editor Dr. Vishnu S. Pendyala, the Vice Chair of the IEEE CS Silicon Valley chapter, is inviting people to submit contributions to computer.org/digital-library/magazines/co/call-for-papers-next-wave-of-machine-learning-applications-cfp. Questions should be submitted to Vishnu Pendyala at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Engineering chapters, societies, and affinity groups in the SF Bay Area
* Antenna and Propagation Society (APS) * Blockchain (BC) * Circuits & Systems Society (CASS)* Computer Society (CS)* Consultant's Network Affinity Group (CNSV) * Communications Society (ComSoc) * Consumer Electronics (CE) * Control Systems Society (CSS) * Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) * Electronic Packaging Society (EPS) * Engineering In Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS) * Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)* Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) * Industry Applications Society (IAS) * Instrumentation & Measurement Society (IMS) * Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG)* Magnetics Society (MAG) * MEMS & Sensors Council (MEMS) * Microwave Theory & Techniques (MTT) * Nanotechnology Council(NANO) * Nuclear & Plasma Sciences (NUE) * Power Electronics Society (PELS) * Photonics (PHOT) * PhotoVoltaics (PV)* Power & Energy Society (PES) & Industry Applications Society (IAS) * Product Safety Engineering (PSE) * Reliability (REL) * Robotics & Automation (RAS) * Signal Processing Society (SPS) * Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) * Women In Engineering Affinity Group (WIE) * Young Professionals Affinity Group (YP)