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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: A New Drop Test for BGA Assemblies: Duplicable and Effective
- new test vehicle (TV), energy dissipation or delta V during the drop cycle play a key role but has been neglected by current JEDEC drop test standard ...
Speaker: Dongji Xie, Senior Manager, System Reliability, NVIDIA
Time: 5:45 pm, check-in, light food, networking; 6:30 pm: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: FREE, please check-in by 6:15 pm
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Co-Sponsored with the SVC Reliability Chapter
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1507.html
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-new-drop-test-for-bga-assemblies-duplicable-and-effective-registration-17269391214

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
SCV Photonics
Subject: Better Living Through Atomic Physics
- exquisite properties of the atom, stable frequency transitions, precise initialization, control, readout, environmental isolation, absolute, and do not drift over time, new capabilities, fielding these devices ...
Speaker: Dr. Jamil Abo-Shaeer, AOSense, Inc.
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking/Light Dinner, 7:00 pm: Presentation, 8:30pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: Intel, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/tickets-external?eid=17467486723&ref=etckt

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
SCV Young Professionals (YP)
Subject: Pitch to Nitin Chopra at Shasta Ventures and Learn about startup funding
- interactive session, the different stages of angel and venture capital investing, how to articulate your start-up's key value drivers, Q/A about fundraising, feedback about your pitch ...
Speaker: Nitin Chopra, venture capital investor at Shasta Ventures
Time: 6:30-7 pm: Networking & Refreshments, 7-7:20 pm: Tips about fundraising, 7:20-8:30 pm: Pitch session and feedback
Cost: $7 for IEEE members, $10 for IEEE non-members
Location: Innowest, 764 San Aleso Avenue, Sunnyvale
RSVP: http://startup-funding-pitch.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
SCV Communications Society (ComSoc)
Subject: Enabling Wi-Fi Internet of Things with 802.11ah Technology
- longer range, lower power consumption, physical layer (PHY), medium access control layer (MAC)...
Speaker: Eldad Perahia, Intel Corporation
Time: 6:30-7:00 pm: Networking & Refreshments; 7:00-8:00 pm Talks; 8:00-8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30-8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment
Cost: Free
Location: TI auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.comsocscv.org/

Thursday, July 9, 2015
SCV Electron Devices Society (EDS)
Subject: Too Hot to Handle: The Emerging Challenge of Self-heating In Modern FINFET, ETSOI, and Gate-All-Around III-V Transistors
- expense of additional self-heating, stacks of materials, very hot channel to make the bad situation worse, mapping the self-heating in 3D...
Speaker: Professor Alam, Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
Time: 6:00 pm - Pizza, 6:15 pm - Seminar
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-eds/

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear
- IEEE/ANSI requirements and CSA standards for Gas Insulated Switchgear, What is SF6 Gas and why...
Speaker: Sharif Ahmed, Siemens Canada (Rotary Scholar), Senior Manager, Business Development
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5-IEEE members, IEEE Life Members, and Students; $10-Non IEEE members; Chinese lunch, includes vegetarian
Location: California Public Utilities Commission (Event Not Sponsored by the CPUC), Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33673

Wednesday July 15, 2015
SCV Women in Engineering (WIE) / IEEE-WIE-Cisco-CORP Tech Day
1st Talk: The Internet of Things and Scaling the Internet Architecturally
- The implications from IoT, "Energy Internet", embedded security AND privacy...
Speaker: Monique Jeanne Morrow, CTO, Evangelist, New Frontiers Development and Engineering, Cisco Systems, Inc.
2nd Talk: The Journey of Live Broadcast Production from SDI to IP
- progress and adoption of high speed Data Center, without impacting their day-to-day operations and revenues ...
Speaker: Subha Dhesikan, Principal Engineer, solution architectures, Cisco Systems
Time: 6 - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Cisco Bldg 11 Cafe, 350 E Tasman Dr San Jose
Event Details: http://ieee-wie-scv.org/
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-wie-cisco-corp-tech-day-tickets-17400874484

Thursday, July 16, 2015
OEB IAS
Subject: An Electrical Reliability Metric for Preventive Maintenance: Mean Time between Failure plus Finds
- finds are leading indicators to equipment failures, measures PM effectiveness, optimizes PM intervals....
Speaker: Mr. Robert Soileau, I&E Department Manager, Valero Energy Corporations Refinery, Benicia
Time: No-host social at 5:30 pm; Presentation at 6:15pm; Dinner at 7:15 pm; Presentation continues at 8:00 pm; Adjourn by 9:00 pm.
Cost: The cost of dinner is $25 for IEEE members, $15 for student and retired members, $30 for non-members
Location: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill. Call 925-933-9091 if you need directions
RSVP: michael@mkireps.com or telephone: (925) 330-6595 Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/34729

Thursday, July 16, 2015
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and SCV PACE
Subject: SoC Power Reduction and Management Techniques - Short Course
- tutorial, power reduction, adaptive circuit techniques that reduce the voltage and frequency design guard-bands...
Speaker: Stefan Rusu, Intel Corporation
Time: 6-6.30 pm: snacks; 6.30-8.30 pm: talk; 8.30-8.45 pm: Q&A; 8.45-9 pm: wrap-up
Cost: IEEE member: $40 + reg. fee; Non-IEEE member: $50 + fee; TI employee: free; Students and unemployed: $20
Location: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/soc-power-reduction-and-management-techniques-tickets-17201077887?aff=es2

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Nanotechnology Council
Subject: Interactions of Light and Charge with Nanoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks
- nanoporous structure with an exceptional degree of synthetic versatility, novel class of electronic materials with the potential to bridge...
Speaker: Dr. Mark Allendorf, Senior Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
Time: Networking, Pizza & drinks and talk, 12:00 noon to 1 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
SCV/OEB/SF​ Robotics and Automation ​(RAS​)
Subject: Encountered-Type Haptic Displays: Dynamic Touch Feedback for Virtual or Remote Environments
- touch is bidirectional, deform and comply accordingly with the user's applied forces and motions, particle jamming, in which a flexible membrane, Haptic Jamming display...
Speaker: Andrew Stanley, Ph.D. Student, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Time: 7 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, Building 23, Room 118, Moffett Field, Mountain View
Directions: http://www.cmu.edu/silicon-valley/about-us/directions.html
Event Details: http://www.meetup.com/IEEE-Robotics-and-Automation-Society/events/223510691/

Thursday, July 23, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Embedding Passive and Active Devices in Substrates
- Embedded Component Packaging (ECP), embedding of passive and active components in an organic substrate ...
Speaker: Michael Tschandl, Advanced Packaging Business Unit, AT&S Americas LLC
Time: 11:30 am, check-in, light food, networking; 12 noon: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: Free
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1507l.html
RSVP by the end of July 21: http://1507lcpmt.eventbrite.com/

Thursday, August 6, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Real-world Audio Source Separation
- automatic karaoke, extracting dialogue from old films, upmixing mono recordings to multi-channel recordings, Algorithmically, an ill-posed and challenging problem ...
Speaker: Dr. Gautham Mysore, Adobe Research
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food.
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150806Abstract.html

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: Advanced Smart Grid Communications & Applications: A Systems View for Successful Deployment
- advanced wireless communication system, utility monitoring, communication, and control of distribution equipment...
Speaker: Ed Sutton, Lead Project Engineer/Consultant Utility Automation - Black & Veatch
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5-IEEE members, IEEE Life Members, and Students; $10-Non IEEE members; Chinese lunch, includes vegetarian
Location: California Public Utilities Commission (Event Not Sponsored by the CPUC), Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33675

Friday, August 21, 2015
BAY AREA MULTIMEDIA FORUM (BAMMF), IEEE Computer Society
Subject: Vision-enhanced Immersive Interaction and Collaboration with Large Touch Displays
- Vision-enhanced Immersive Interaction with Touch Board (ViiBoard), enhance interaction in multiple ways, life-sized rendering, and novel visualizations ...
Speaker: Zhengyou Zhang, Research Manager / Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Subject: Full Field Communication: Challenges and future experiences with realtime capture and transport of ultra-high resolution light and sound fields
- future large-scale video/light-field displays will allow people to engage in activities ...
Speaker: Bo Begole, Vice President, Global Head, Huawei Technologies' Media Lab
Additional Speakers: Max Mühlhäuser, Professor & Head of Telecooperation Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Susie Wee, VP and Chief Technology Officer, Networked Experiences, Cisco)
Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: George E. Pake Auditorium, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://www.bammf.org/
RSVP: http://www.bammf.org/reservation

Thursday, September 3, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Optical Character Recognition for Most of the World's Languages
- recorded information, visual rather than digital Unicode form, conversion to Unicode for use in the digital world ...
Speaker: Dr. Ashok C. Popat, Google Research
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food.
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150903Abstract.html

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Anisotropic Conductive Film (ACF) Interconnection Technology for Wearable Electronics Applications
- flexible printed circuits (FPCs) substrates, COF (Chip On Flex)/ CIF (Chip In Flex), FOF (Flex On Flex) and FOF (Flex On Fabric) technologies ...
Speaker: Prof. Kyung W. Paik, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Time: 5:45 pm: check-in, light food, networking; 6:30 pm: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: Free
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP by September 6: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1509l.html

Saturday, October 17, 2015
SCV Microwave Therory and Techniques (MTT)
Subject: Short Course 2015 - RF and EMI/EMC: Instrumentation, Components and Practice
- fundamentals of RF technology such as Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic theory, S-parameter methods, time and frequency domain measurement techniques, key components (amplifier, filter, and mixer) utilized in the RF and EMC ...
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Cost: $20
Location: TBD
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/34989


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