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The IEEE Central Texas Consultants Network is an affinity group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Region 5 Central Texas Section.


The Consultants Network promotes the development of members' careers through professional and social networking, including publicizing members' skills and sharing potential professional opportunities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.

Meetings - General Information

The Consultants Network meets monthly. Except when meeting jointly with other groups, the Consultants Network meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings usually begin with informal networking from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., followed by presentations from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. by experts in technology, marketing, sales, advertising, financial or legal needs of small businesses and special needs of consultants.

IEEE Central Texas Consultant's Network and Life Member Affinity Group Joint Meeting, Tuesday, July 20th.

Note: This month's meeting will be on Zoom.

Please go to the Reservations links below to register and receive email instructions for these meetings.
If this is the first time you use Zoom, please connect a few minutes early in case you are prompted to download and install an extension for your browser.


MRAM, A New Memory Technology



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Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) technology was introduced into the market last decade in the form of Toggle MRAM. Spin Transfer Torque (STT) MRAM, the next generation of Magnetic Tunnel Junction (MTJ) based memory, has now become available offering higher density and bandwidth. This talk will cover the device and design fundamentals, associated challenges, and the outlook of this evolving MTJ based memory.


Syed M. Alam, PhD, Everspin Technologies, Inc.

Speaker's Bio:

Syed M. Alam 

is currently the Sr. Director of Design engineering at Everspin Technologies leading the design functional areas for embedded and standalone STT-MRAM. He has worked on various aspects of design including bitcell, array circuits, architecture, and new product introduction supporting test and DDR high-speed characterization for STT-MRAM. Dr. Alam received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from UT Austin in 1999, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He has mentored/co-advised 5 PhD students for research on 3D integration and logic-in-memory architecture. Dr. Alam has over 90 issued US patents, and multiple journal/conference publications.


Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 20 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


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