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WORK OUTSIDE THE BOX! The strength of the Silicon Valley has always come through networking, chance encounters, and a sharing of ideas. Stay relevant in the job market - maintain your network and keep up to date in your technology field by attending the excellent conferences, courses, and IEEE chapter events listed below. Between 65% and 85% of jobs are found through networking.
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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 EngineeringSCU
MS in Sustainable Energy, and certificates in Renewable Energy or Frugal Innovation.


SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION
Ozen Engineering ANSYS software sales, support, training, and consulting.
PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
See Conferences and Events for complete list.

CALL FOR PAPERS


Abstracts requested regarding your practical applications of advanced manufacturing strategies and methodologies for the Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC). Abstracts are due November 1st, and the conference is to be held on May 4-7, 2020 in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Papers and proposals are now being accepted for the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference to be held on 6-9 April 2020 in Seoul, South Korea! The theme of WCNC 2020 is "Beyond Connectivity: What Comes After 5G". Papers are due by November 5, 2019. Submit your paper or proposal today to be part of WCNC 2020!


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
AND EVENTS

November 13-14, 2019, Location Powers: Data Science Summit, Google Crittenden Campus, Mountain View
Core methods of data science can provide valuable insights when used with geospatial information and analysis techniques; combining machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, remote sensing and GIS.

November 20-21, 2019, Wearable USA, Santa Clara Convention Center
All things wearable, from materials and manufacturing, to applications and markets. See ad below.

December 3-4, 2019, [ValleyML.ai] State of AI and ML, SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas
In this 2-day event as part of a series of regularly planned events, we plan to cover the state-of-the-art advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology. Early bird tickets $250 till Nov 8th * Regular $300 till Nov 22nd * Late $400. Sponsor the event.
Attendees Receive IEEE PDH Certificate from IEEE Continuing Education.

December 9, 2019, The EmTech AG Forum, Mack Powell Events Center, Sacramento
Climate Change, Food Sustainability, IoTs for Agriculture, Public Food Blockchains, AI and food safety inspection, open source for seafood sustainability without borders.

December 9-13, 2019, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Hawaii
Expert presentations on technologies including 5G, AI, ML, IoT, Cellular, Smart Cities, Cloud/Edge computing, Wireless Communications, Security and Networking; all in gorgeous Hawaii.


IEEE SENIOR MEMBER ELEVATION in SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Senior member elevation meeting to take place on November 20th, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at Silicon Valley Polytechnic Institute, 1762 Technology Drive #228, San Jose. Bring three hard copes of your resume, and we will provide IEEE members to review your status and become your references for your senior upgrade. Refreshments will be provided at this free event.
Enjoy the perks of being a Senior in Santa Clara County! For more information, please see ieee-senior-member. Register with Kris Verma, who can be reached at krisverma@sbcglobal.net.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS ieee logo
For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Events 11/1, 6:00 pm. SCV CASS, VCO Design Challenges and Solutions for mm-Wave Applications, QualComm Santa Clara, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
Spur analytical thinking on a variety of mm-Wave VCO design challenges, while also offering a new perspective in addressing these challenges. Free.

11/7, 6:00 pm, SFBA TEMS, AI-Powered HR: Legal/Ethical Implications in a World of Algorithmic Bias, National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
Promises greater objectivity, yet introduces potential hidden biases; risks; AI in hiring, recruiting, and talent-related HR processes, the legal and ethical issues (including concerns of privacy and transparency). $5 to $15.

11/12, 6:30 pm, SCV MAG, Tuning Magnetic Anisotropy in Nanostructures for Biomedical and Electromagnetic Applications , Western Digital, 951 Sandisk Drive, main auditorium in Building 1, Milpitas
Basic aspects of anisotropy and resonant radio-frequency (RF) transverse susceptibility and its impact on the performance.

11/12, 7:00 pm, SCV CNSV, Consulting in California: Understanding AB 5, and Keeping Your Independence, SEMI, 567 Yosemite Dr, Milpitas
A panel will discuss the impact of AB 5 on technical consultants, and how best to remain independent. Free.

11/13, 6:30 pm, SCV CS, Simulation Platform Architecture for ML, DL & AI Fraud Models, PayPal, 2161 N. First Street, San Jose.
Architecture of the Simulation Platform that leverages a Big Data approach to simulate analytic models that are instrumental in the detection and deflection of potential fraudulent activity for real-time payment transactions. Free.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
Please see list of those looking for employment opportunities and job search tips at Employment

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Astranis is going to get the next four billion people online by building next-generation telecommunications satellites, and they need your help. They're hiring a Senior Power Electronics Engineer and a Senior Avionics Engineer to join their 60-person, San Francisco-based team of world-class engineers from SpaceX, Qualcomm, Google, Apple, Boeing, NASA, and more. Prior space experience is not necessary, but you have to be comfortable getting your hands dirty with real hardware.

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.


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

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, ixythau@gmail.com

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, seelinsn@gmail.com, 408-307-9086


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Partner with science teachers of K-8 students - topsofscv.org STEM logo

School Science Presenters Wanted for AVS Science in Action - ncccavs_education@avs.org or brynsvold@ieee.org! SIA Logo

Have you ever thought about teaching? Learn more and Apply for the EnCorps Fellowship for STEM Professionals - encorps.org EnCorpsSTEM


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