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April 6-8 2022, 23rd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED'22), Virtual
Bridges the gap among Electronic/Semiconductor ecosystem members providing electronic design tools, integrated circuit technologies, semiconductor technology, packaging, and assembly & test to achieve total design quality.
July 10-14, 2022, Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco
IN MEMORY OF
Long time IEEE volunteer, Lee Colby. December 13, 1938 to October 26, 2021
* Past Chair of the SCV section of the IEEE.
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
SCU Engineering: Leading the way to a sustainable future.
Engineering with a MissionThe Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation is the new home for the Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics, built to support collaboration across traditional disciplines. Find or fuel your passion in one or more of our interdisciplinary labs.
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Sonoma State University, located in the North Bay Area, is now offering a hybrid Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The 32-unit MS ECE program is designed for professionals holding bachelor's degrees in diverse areas of engineering and sciences.
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Managing the Development of New Products, course begins 1/18/22
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Sonoma State University, located in the North Bay Area, is now offering a hybrid Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. See ad below left for more details.
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IEEE CHAPTER AND SOCIETY EVENTS
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1/20, 12:00 pm, SCV RAS, Telepresence And How It Is Changing Our Society, Virtual Event
1/20, 3:00 pm, SCV IMS, Robust Wireless Interrogation of Fully-Passive RLC Sensors, Virtual Event
1/20, 6:00 pm, SCV CASS, Accelerator Architectures for Training Deep Neural Networks, Virtual Event
1/25, 6 pm, SCV CS, Sustainable AI @ Scale: Accelerating AI Models for Billions of Users, Virtual Event
1/26, 6:30 pm, SCV LMAG TEMS PES/IAS, Rapid Iterations in Nuclear Innovation: A Key to Fighting Climate Change, Virtual Event
1/27, 11:00 am, SFBA PELS, PES/IAS, SMART Power Flow Controllers – A Necessity for Future Power Grid, Virtual Event
2/2, 12:00 pm, SCV CTSoc, CES 2022 Download by IEEE Consumer Technology Society, Virtual Event
2/8, 7:00 pm, SCV CNSV, The Consulting Career Option, Virtual Event
2/15, 6:00 pm, SCV CS, Nature-inspired Optimization Algorithms Applied to Control Systems, Virtual Event
2/24, 5:30 pm, SCV TEMS YP, Characteristics of Successful Tech Hubs and Start-ups; Lessons from the Origin and Growth of Silicon Valley, Virtual Event
3/22, 12:00 pm, SCV CS, Ask Me Anything (AMA) session with Björn Schuller, Virtual Event
Calling all Santa Clara Valley Roboticists and Autonomists, we need your help to bring the local Robotics and Automation Society chapter back to life! Robots are just too cool not to have an active chapter in Silicon Valley. Membership in RAS for IEEE members is only $9 for a year. We need new officers and events. On January 20, 2022 at noon, we will have an exciting virtual event focusing on Telepresence to get things kicked off. Register at: events.vtools.ieee.org/m/293012.
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Internet Society Operating Committee (SFBay ISOC) is seeking new members of the Board of Directors (volunteer positions). Our Chapter supports ISOC's mission by funding projects, hosting it's popular Tech Policy Webinar series, and engaging our membership (1000+) in issues related to the Internet. We bridge to the larger ISOC community and many more leading-edge initiatives and projects. Find out more at sfbayisoc.org/home/ and apply before January 31, 2022. Further details and links to the application form are available at sfbayisoc.org/board-candidates-elections-2022/.
The Sustainability Chapter is currently looking for new members for its Executive Committee! Please see site.ieee.org/scv-sust/ if you would like to get involved in helping to organize events.
SFBA EDS is seeking candidates to apply for positions on the organizing executive committee in 2022, specifically webmaster/communications director and secretary. We also welcome applications for treasurer, vice-chair, and chair. If you are interested in getting involved in any way, please email email@example.com, EDS SCV Chapter Chair. site.ieee.org/scv-eds/call-for-officers/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
OEB ComSoc The OEB Communications Society is looking for fresh people to fill its Chair and Treasurer positions to revitalize the chapter. Please contact Ron Kane at email@example.com if you are interested.
OEB PES, Speakers and topics of interest requested! Let us know what topics you would like to know about so we can better meet the needs of our community. Please contact Rosanna Lerma at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engineering chapters, societies, and affinity groups in the SF Bay Area
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