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FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION For complete information, please see Additional Education
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Santa Clara University Graduate Engineering
From research-intensive Ph.D. programs and our unique Engineer's Degree to specialized Master's degrees and targeted certificate programs. A range of options to continue your education and advance your career are available at SCU. See ad on the Additional Education page for more of what the school has to offer and their Power Systems and Sustainable Energy Program.

Effective Training Associates
Specializing in people skills for technical professionals and managers, plus over 60 instructor-led and interactive live webinar courses, customized or off-the-shelf.

Besser Associates
The Worldwide Leader in RF and Wireless Training. Online classes available now.


SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION

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


CONTRACT DESIGN ENGINEERING SERVICES

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CALL FOR PAPERS
SEMICON West offers a blend of LIVE and Virtual speaking opportunities. Share your expertise with thousands of attendees. Submit an abstract / paper in one or more of these areas: Smart MedTech Innovations | Flexible Electronic Innovations | Test Vision Symposium. Deadline: Aug 16, 2021.

Papers due on September 14, 2021 for the 23rd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED'22) , which will be held locally in April 2022. Papers are accepted in the areas of manufacturing, design and EDA. Work-in-Progress (WIP) papers, and special session proposals are also accepted.


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS For complete information, please see Conferences and Events.
August 18-20, 2021 HOT Interconnects 28 , Virtual Event
World-class tutorials and presentations held by internationally renowned experts in the area of high-performance interconnect networks.

September 21-23, 2021, Sensors Converge, San Jose & Streaming Globally
Covering the biggest design engineering trends: 50+ dynamic, in-person educational sessions and virtual sessions. Register early for lowest prices!

September 27-29, 2021, Strategic Materials Conference (SMC), San Jose
Get connected with key players from the semiconductor industry ecosystem regarding materials innovation, management, and business success. Expect a highly influential audience from every segment of the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Get the latest market intelligence on trends and developments in advanced materials.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Eventsieee logo
8/11, 4:00 pm, SCV SUST, Photonic Structure Textiles for Localized Thermal Radiation Control: From Laboratory Experiments to Large-Scale Textile Manufacturing, Virtual Event
Thermal comfort for a wide range of clothing; photonic structure textiles can provide localized cooling and heating capabilities; new textile technology with energy savings in buildings and a more sustainable society in its wake.

8/12, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, Qualification of Robo-Taxi: Environments and Failure Modes for Autonomous Vehicles, Webex
Self-driving profiles, stresses, approaches, analysis, failure examples, low-sample testing.

8/18, 6:30 pm, SCV MTT, Terahertz Communications at 300 GHz: Devices, Packages and Systems, Virtual Event
Distinguished Microwave Lecturer Dr. Ho-Jin Song details Devices, Packages and Systems for Terahertz Communication at 300 GHz!

8/19, 12:00 pm, SFBA CS, Introducing Globalscale Atmosic M2 BLE module with Bryan Cheng, Virtual Event
Powering your home used Cell Power, how batteries changing paradigm of the electric market grid. Unlocks a new market of connected home and convenience previously unachievable with other low power devices.

8/19, 12:00 pm, SFBA SD EPS, Package Technology, Design, and Methodology Challenges and Solutions for High Bandwidth Electronic Systems, Webex
Interchip, IO bandwidth, fan-out, 2.5D packaging, design, analysis, validation.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES For complete list of opportunities, please see VolunteerOpportunities
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Have you ever thought about teaching? Learn more and Apply for the EnCorps Fellowship for STEM Professionals - encorps.org EnCorps now has a new virtual volunteer tutoring opportunity with a STEMx Math Tutoring program where students would be paired with a tutor for 2 one-on-one sessions a week.


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