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FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION
For complete information, please see Additional Education

Besser Associates
The Worldwide Leader in RF and Wireless Training.

Northeastern University in Silicon Valley
Now offers MS in Computer Systems Engineering with an IoT Concentration.

Santa Clara University Graduate Engineering
Now accepting applications for Spring and Fall 2020 quarters in all programs.


SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION

Ozen Engineering Ozen Engineering, Inc., an Elite ANSYS Channel Partner, offers customers ANSYS software products, Technical support, Training, and Consulting.


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
See Conferences and Events for complete list.


CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers and proposals are now being accepted for IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) to be held on 7-11 December, 2020 in beautiful Taipei, Taiwan! The theme of GLOBECOM 2020 is "Communications for Human and Machine Intelligence". Papers and proposals are due by April 15. Submit your paper or proposal today to be part of IEEE GLOBECOM 2020!

A unified Call for presentations from industry for ValleyML's AI Expo events focused on Hardware, Enterprise and Robotics in Silicon Valley is now open at ValleyML2020. Submit by May 1st/Aug 1st for AI Enterprise Expo - Aug 25th-26th / AI Robotics Expo - Nov 12th-13th resp.


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
AND EVENTS

Starting on Wednesday, March 25, GTC Digital will host live webinars, sessions, trainings from the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, and opportunities to connect with the experts. View NVIDIA's session catalog to start building your watch list today. New on-demand content will be released every Thursday, starting March 26.

March 25-26, 2020, 21st International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED2020), WEBEX
Security, IoT, ML/AI & Electronic Design, and Quantum Computing.

April 3, 2020, Automotive Semiconductor Safety Innovation Conference (ASSIC) USA 2020 , Biltmore Hotel & Suites, 2151 Laurel wood Rd, Santa Clara
What's new, important, and practical for functional Safety: Advanced functional Safety continues to evolve as the ISO26262 becomes mature. Recent new standards add more emphasis on reliability of new device. For more information: assic2020@gmail.com, call +82-31-546-7356

April 29-30, 2020, IEEE Infrastructure Conference, Grand Hyatt, 345 Stockton St., San Francisco
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning; AI Accelerators; Scalability & Reliability; The Future of AI and Infrastructure.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS ieee logo
For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Events

3/18, 6:00 pm, SFBA MTT, Amalga: an Alternative to MEMS Technology for Miniature RF Components, National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
Moving microfabrication beyond the limits of semiconductor-style processing to true heterogeneous integration at the microscale. Free.

3/26, 6:30 pm, SFBA MEMS, MEMS Sensors: The Path to Mass Production , Qualcomm Building B Cafeteria, Room 132, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
Using these practices can accelerate the development, improve production yields and smooth the path to mass production. Free.

3/27, 9:00 am, SCV CNSV, Seminar/Webinar: Legal Issues for Consultants, Mtn View Comm. Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mtn View
Tools to help reduce risk and increase profitability and satisfaction of consultancy; Business and Legal Steps for Operation; Dispute Resolution; Introduction to Intellectual Property Protection. $5 to $10. Available as an in-person event and an online webinar.

4/1, 6:00 pm, SCV SSIT, The Impact of Technology in Impoverished Areas , Santa Clara University, Frugal Innovation Hub, Guadalupe Hall, 455 El Camino, 3rd floor
Advances in technology have lowered the cost to provide innovations that can empower people in impoverished areas; present several solutions developed by the School of Engineering at Santa Clara University. Free.

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
Corning materials for electronic, RF, photonic applications for 5G, displays, life sciences. $5 to $10, includes sandwiches and drinks. Presentation only at noon is no charge.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University is 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.


LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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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

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, ixythau@gmail.com


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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