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WEDNESDAY April 16, 2014
OEB Life Members
Subject: Hydrogen Fueling Stations for Fuel Cell Vehicles - Status of Recent California and International Efforts
- planning, station designs, delivery ...
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Lipman, University of California, Berkeley, Transportation Sustainability Research Center
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $15, includes dinner
Place: The Englander Pub, 101 Parrott St, San Leandro
RSVP: from the website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

WEDNESDAY April 16, 2014
SCV Communications
Subject: Full Duplex Radios: From Impossibility to Practice
- self-interference cancellation, isolation, panel ...
Speakers: Prof. Sachin Katti, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Stanford University; Joel Brand, Vice President of Product Management, Kumu Networks
Time: Networking & Refreshments 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website
Web: www.comsocscv.org

WEDNESDAY April 16, 2014
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Subject: Point of Care CD4 Testing and the BD FACSPresto
- cell counts, single drop, HIV testing ...
Speaker: Dr. Scott Bornheimer, BD Biosciences
Time: Optional dinner at Stanford Hospital Cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations); Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none for talk
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs

THURSDAY April 17, 2014
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: Extending Product Life, Safeguarding Data Integrity and Reducing Downtime with Low-Voltage Surge Protection
- transient surges, failures, sources, solutions ...
Speaker: Rob Fuentes, Schneider Electric
Time: Networking/social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members, $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by April 14 to Michael Nakamura, michael@mkireps.com (925) 330-6595
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1404-oeb-ias.pdf

THURSDAY April 17, 2014
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: Digital-Analog Design Tools: Challenges and Trends
- implementations, models, validation, process variations ...
Speaker: Mark Horowitz, Stanford University
Time: Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

THURSDAY April 17, 2014
SCV Antennas and Propagation, with Microwave Theory and Techniques
Subject: Non-Foster Circuits for Antenna Applications: Theory and Design
- negative-Z, stability, loading, matching, praticality ...
Speaker: Steve Stearns, Technical Fellow, Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Time: Food and beverages at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-aps/upcoming-events

FRIDAY April 18, 2014
SCV Nanotechnology
Subject: The Promise and Progress of Nanotech Enabled 2D Devices and Materials
- graphene, germanene, thin sheet, properties ...
Speakers: Prof. Jeanie Lau, UC Riverside; Prof. Sayeef Salahuddin, UC Berkeley; Min Hwan Lee, UC Merced; Prof. Jiang Wei, Tulane University; Prof. Oscar Dubon, UC Berkeley; and Dr. Nan Kiu, Stanford Univ.
Time: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Cost: Tentatively IEEE Members: $50, Non-Members: $65, Students $35
Place: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

MONDAY April 21, 2014
SCV Circuits and Systems, with Solid State Circuits
Subject: 3D Gesture Recognition: A 512x424 CMOS 3D Time-of-Flight Image Sensor with Photo-Demodulation; Ultrasonic 3D Rangefinder on a Chip
- signal path, frames, range error; MEMS, ASIC ...
Speakers: Dr. Cyrus Bamji, Microsoft Corp.; Dr. Richard Przybyla, Chirp Microsystems
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation accepted for food
Place: QualComm, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-cas

MONDAY April 21, 2014
OEB UC-Berkeley Student Chapter
Subject: Career Planning for Engineering Students
- wisdom, suggestions, mentorship, retraining, networking ...
Speaker: Joe Decuir, chairman of the Bluetooth Internet Working Group; Distinguished Lecturer for Consumer Electronics Society; UCB Grad
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: 540 A/B Cory Hall, UC-Berkeley, Hearst and Gayley, Berkeley
RSVP: from website; BART/parking information
Web: ieee.berkeley.edu

TUESDAY April 22, 2014
Computer
Subject: Traditional RDBMS Wisdom is All Wrong
- frank, honest perspective, outdated, breakthroughs ...
Speaker: Prof. Michael Stonebraker, MIT, co-founder of VoltDB
Time: 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: www.computer.org/webinars

TUESDAY April 22, 2014
SF Industry Applications
Subject: DC Arc Flash Calculations and Studies
- need, resistance, energy, open air, enclosures ...
Speaker: Jim Phillips, PE
Time: Networking and social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 ($10 for Student Members)
Place: Sinbad's Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/22795

TUESDAY April 22, 2014
SCV Consumer Electronics
Subject: The Cloud Meets Bluetooth Smart
- Low Energy, RESTful APIs, sensors, effectors ...
Speaker: Joe Decuir, chairman of the Bluetooth Internet Working Group; Distinguished Lecturer for Consumer Electronics Society
Time: Pizza + Drinks, Networking at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members
Place: NVIDIA, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

TUESDAY April 22, 2014
SCV Magnetics
Subject: Spin-Caloritronics and Spin-Transfer-Torque Switching in Magnetic Nanostructures
- thermal effects, tunneling, bias voltage ...
Speaker: Dr. Guenter Reiss, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany
Time: Networking and Pizza at 6:45 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

TUESDAY April 22, 2014
SCV Product Safety Engineering
Subject: Changes to the California Electrical Code
-- definitions, labeling, terminations, grounding, health care ...
Speaker: John Taecker, P.E., Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Time: Optional networking and dinner at Honba Sushi, 2587 North 1st St, San Jose at 5:15 PM; Presentation at UL at 7:00 PM
Cost: none, for presentation
Place: Underwriters Laboratories, 455 E. Trimble Rd., San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pses

WEDNESDAY April 23, 2014
OEB Signal Processing
Subject: Reflecting on the Kepler Mission and TESS, NASA's Next Exoplanet Mission to Find Earth's Closest Cousins
- survey, science results, habitable ...
Speaker: Dr. Jon Jenkins, NASA Ames Research Center
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: none; snacks/drinks served
Place: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore Valley Open Campus (off Greenville Road), Livermore
RSVP: from website; Walk-ins also welcome
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/SigProc/sigproc.html

WEDNESDAY April 23, 2014
SCV Information Theory
Subject: Information Flow in Wireless Networks: Similarity to Water in Pipes
- modeling, max-flow, min-cut, compress-and-forward ...
Speaker: Adnan Raja, Ph.D., Fastback Networks
Time: Food and drinks at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM
Cost: none; free parking after 4 PM
Place: Room 202, Packard Bldg, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

THURSDAY April 24, 2014
Computer
Subject: Transforming the New Corporate Perimeter: Protecting Data Beyond the Firewall in the Mobile World
- enterprise, BYOD, risk, challenges ...
Speaker: Indus Khaitan, Product Manager, Oracle Mobile Security
Time: 10:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: www.computer.org/webinars

THURSDAY April 24, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Subject: The Evolution of Laser Singulation
- for ICs, MEMS, LEDs, yield, grooving, recent advances ...
Speaker: Devin Martin, Manager of Technology Development, Disco Hi-Tec America
Time: Registration and buffet lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation (no cost) at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15; $5 for full-time students and unemployed ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1404l.html

FRIDAY April 25, 2014
SCV Monterey Bay Subsection
Subject: Dedication of IEEE Milestone: Gary Kildall's CP/M Microcomputer Operating System
- PC revolution, history, commemoration, plaque ...
Speakers: Mayor, past IEEE president, more
Time: Talks at 2:00 PM; Plaque dedication at 4:00 PM with refreshments
Cost: none
Place: City Chambers, 300 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove; then 801 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
RSVP: not required
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1404-milestone.pdf

MONDAY April 28, 2014
SCV Technology History
Subject: The History of Wired LAN Competition
- panel: Token Ring, FDDI, Ethernet ...
Speakers: Geoff Thompson (GraCaSI S.A.), IEEE 802.3 WG chair; Joe Skorupa (Gartner), "Route 128" companies; Tom Slykhouse (SurveyMonkey), FDDI; Dan Pitt (Open Networking Foundation), Token Ring
Time: Snacks and drinks at 6:00 PM; Talks/panel at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sv-techhist

WEDNESDAY April 30, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: Building on 37 Years of Progress: NREL's Photovoltaic Research Program in 2014
- business leaders, engineers, researchers, science, technology ...
Speaker: Greg Wilson, Director, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

WEDNESDAY April 30, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: MEMS Wars: A New Hope
- from pariah, custom-built, credibility, surge ...
Speaker: Dr. Kurt Petersen, Palios Inc.
Time: Pizza and networking at 7:15 PM: Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for pizza
Place: Qualcomm Cafe, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY May 1, 2014
SCV Technology Management
Subject: Customer Development, Business Development, and Crossing the Chasm
- early-stage, partners, feedback, early revenue ...
Speaker: Joe Giglierano, Ph.D., San Jose State University
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM, Mgmt Forum at 6:30 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $11 for IEEE member; $14 for non-member ($3 more at door)
Place: Ramada, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org/meetings/all/2014-05-01

THURSDAY May 1, 2014
SCV Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT)
Subject: The Impact of Frugal Innovation on Emerging Markets through Social Enterprises
- frugal lab, tools, development ...
Speaker: Prof. Radha Basu, Director of the Frugal Innovation Lab, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 6:45 PM
Cost: none
Place: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sight

TUESDAY May 6, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: A New OS Architecture for the Internet of Things (IoT)
- enablers, constraints, RTOS, connectivity-driven ...
Speaker: Steve Jordan, Paqet Systems Corp.
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

TUESDAY May 6, 2014
SCV Computer
Subject: The Education Cloud: Delivering Education as a Service
- simplification, added value, lower cost, transformations ...
Speaker: Dr. Robert Fogel, Principal Education Architect, Intel World Ahead
Time: Networking/Refreshments at 6:30 PM; presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: on the Web, and at Cadence, Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org

WEDNESDAY May 7, 2014
SCV Information Theory
Subject: Let's Not Dumb Down the History of Computer Science
- excised content, issues, Wall Street, scorecard ...
Speaker: Dr. Donald Knuth, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
Time: Networking at 4:00 PM; presentation at 4:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: Huang Engineering Center, Room 300, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

TUESDAY May 13, 2014
OEB Nuclear and Plasma Sciences
Subject: Plasmas and Megagauss Fields
- megampere, pulsed power, stability, applications ...
Speaker: Dr. Peter J. Turchi, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Building 55, Room 117, Berkeley
RSVP: required; from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/npss/home.htm

TUESDAY May 13, 2014
SCV Control Systems
Subject: Technology Licensing: Converting IP Into Cash
- name, customer lists, software, inventions, filing ...
Speaker: Kevin Roe, Attorney
Time: Networking/refeshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: International Technological University, 355 W. San Fernando St., San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-css

WEDNESDAY May 14, 2014
SCV Computer
Subject: New Frontiers in Computing: The Future of Online Education
- half-day: MOOCs, courseware, funding base ...
Speakers: Steve Poizner, Founder and CEO of EmpoweredU; Larry Lagerstrom, Director of Online Learning, Stanford School Of Engineering; plus others
Time: Presentations and Panels from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Cost: $40 for IEEE members; $50 for non-members; $25 for students
Place: Packard Auditorium, Stanford University, Stanford
RSVP: from website
Web: nfic-2014.ieeesiliconvalley.org

WEDNESDAY May 14, 2014
SCV Communications
Subject: Data Analytics and the Personalization of Mobile Services
- intelligent personal assistants, small data, virtual phones ...
Speakers: Sayandev Mukherjee, Senior Research Engineer, DOCOMO Innovations Inc.; John Feland, founder and CEO, Argus Insights
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation for refreshments
Place: Texas Instruments Conf Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.comsocscv.org

WEDNESDAY May 14, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Subject: Improved PoP Package Competes with 2.5/3D Packages using TSVs
- die stacking, process, yield, performance ...
Speaker: Dev Gupta, PhD, CTO, APSTL LLC
Time: Networking and buffet dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no cost) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20; $10 for full-time students and unemployed ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1405.html

WEDNESDAY May 14, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Production & Post-Production Video Compression Standards: Delivering Awesome Images for Television & Digital Cinema
- image quality, ease of editing, workflows ...
Speaker: Edward Reuss
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: Donation accepted for food
Place: AMD, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

WEDNESDAY May 14, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: The U.S. DOE's SunShot Initiative: Reducing the Total Cost of Solar-generated Electricity
- 200 projects, metrics, cost-competitive, by 2020 ...
Speaker: Lidija Sekaric, Manager, SunShot's Technology to Market Program
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

THURSDAY May 15, 2014
OEB Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Off-grid Photovoltaic Solar Power Systems: A Case Study
- stand-alone, no utility, batteries, generators, control ...
Speaker: Diep Nguyen, DTN Engineers Inc.
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members, $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by May 12 to Michael Nakamura, michael@mkireps.com (925) 330-6595
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1405-oeb-pes.pdf

THURSDAY May 15, 2014
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: Past, Present and Future of DRAM Circuits and Device Specifications
- scaling, cost, power, bandwidth ...
Speaker: Dr. David Wang, Inphi Corporation
Time: Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
OEB Signal Processing
Subject: Bayesian Methods for Sparse Signal Recovery
- compressive sensing, signal recovery, re-weighted methods ...
Speaker: Bhaskar D. Rao, University of California at San Diego, SPS Distinguished Lecturer
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $20 for IEEE members; $25 for non-members
Place: Zephyr Grill, 1736 First St., Livermore
RSVP: from website
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/24993

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Silicon Valley Energy Storage Symposium
- 1-day, markets, incentives, on-site, technology ...
Speakers: JB Straubel, CTO, Tesla Motors; Craig Horne, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder, EnerVault Corp; Janice Lin, Managing Partner, StrateGen Consulting LLC and Director, California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA); and more
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM (includes lunch)
Cost: $50 for IEEE members (use code energy_partner), $90 for non-members; $20 for students
Place: Microsoft Auditorium, 1065 La Avenida St., Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: www.jointventure.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1086&Itemid=724

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
OEB Life Members Chapter
Subject: Tour of Richmond Field Station UC Berkeley/Toyota Hydrogen Fueling Facility
- delivery, pre-cooling, storage, dispensing, safety ...
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Lipman, Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, UC-Berkeley
Time: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: UC Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, Richmond
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
OEB Signal Processing
Subject: 2014 Signal and Image Sciences Workshop
- 1-day: video processing, machine learning, pattern analysis ...
Speakers: Dr. Pietro Perona, Caltech; and others
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: none (includes lunch) - requires identification (Driver's license, passport, etc) for admission to the venue
Place: Livermore Valley Open Campus, HPC Innovation Ctr., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore
RSVP: from website
Web: casis.llnl.gov/casis-2014

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Flywheel Energy Storage and Design: Balancing the Grid & Winning Le Mans
- composites, vacuum, thermal, power, cycling, regulation ...
Speaker: Don Bender, CTO, Helix Power
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $35 IEEE members, $45 non-members
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

WEDNESDAY May 21, 2014
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Subject: Rotating Magnet Localization of Medical Devices
- sensor array, location, orientation, tracking, guidance ...
Speaker: Roger Hastings, Ph.D., Consulting Scientist
Time: Optional dinner at Hospital cafeteria at 6:15 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs

TUESDAY May 27, 2014
SCV Bay Area Multimedia Forum
Subject: From Quality of Service to Quality of Experiences in 3D Tele-immersive Environments (plus Telemedicine; Networked Multimedia; Software-Defined Networks)
- half-day: QoE, multi-modal media, evaluation, frameworks ...
Speakers: Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Milton Chen, VSee Labs, Inc.; John Apostolopoulos, Cisco; Chris Lauwers, Ubicity Corp
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: PARC Auditorium, 3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Palo Alto
RSVP: from website
Web: www.bammf.org

TUESDAY May 27, 2014
SF Industry Applications
Subject: Design Guidelines for Safer Low-Voltage Distribution Systems
- topology, current ratings, arc flash ...
Speaker: Gary H. Fox, PE, General Electric
Time: Networking at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 for dinner
Place: Sinbad's Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/22797

WEDNESDAY May 28, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: MEMS in SEMI: The Role of a Global Industry Association in Advancing the MEMS Industry
- collaboration, supply chains, statistics, special projects ...
Speaker: Bettina Weiss, SEMI
Time: Pizza and networking at 7:15 PM: Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for pizza
Place: Qualcomm Cafe, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY May 29, 2014
SF Power & Energy
Subject: Protection and Control Fundamentals: Transmission Line and Distribution Generation Interconnection
- 1-day: Smart Grid, 3 speakers ...
Speakers: Dr. Audrey Lee, Energy Advisor, CPUC; Ali Kazemi, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories; Wayne Hartmann, Beckwith Electric Company
Time: Registration at 8:00 AM; class from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $100; NonĀ­Members $150; Students $25
Place: Johnson State Office Building, 455 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/25709

THURSDAY May 29, 2014
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: Terahertz and Millimeter-Wave Frequency Generation and Synthesis in Silicon
- imaging, sensing, surveillance, circuit techniques ...
Speaker: Dr. Payam Heydari, UC Irvine
Time: Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

MONDAY June 2, 2014
SCV History
Subject: The Early History of Videotape Recording
- early '50s, audio, instrumentation, video, hard disc ...
Speaker: Fred Pfost, early employee/inventor at Ampex
Time: Social at 6:00 PM: Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members; $27 for non-members
Place: Michaels At Shoreline, 2960 North Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: lmagjun2014.eventbrite.com

WEDNESDAY June 11, 2014
SCV Communications
Subject: Connected Cars
- 2 talks: vehicle-to-vehicle, safety, use cases, protocol stacks ...
Speakers: Dr. John Kenney, Principal Researcher, Toyota InfoTechnology Center; Dr. Jim Lansford, Fellow, Global Standards Group, Cambridge Silicon Radio
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation for refreshments
Place: Texas Instruments Conf Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.comsocscv.org

THURSDAY June 19, 2014
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: Overview of Changes to PG&E Electric Service Requirements (Greenbook)
- minimum requirements, residential, industrial, commercial ...
Speaker: Michael Balmy, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Time: Networking at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members, $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by June 16 to Michael Nakamura, michael@mkireps.com or (925) 330-6595
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1406-oeb-ias.pdf


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