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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Mobile Holography - Manipulating Holograms in the Palm of Your Hands
- Introducing the technology behind LEIA's holographic Development Kit scheduled for release in Q4 2015...
Speaker: Dr. David Fattal, CEO of LEIA Inc.
Time: 6 to 7 pm: check-in, light dinner, networking; 7 to 8:30 pm: presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Dolby 432 Lakeside Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

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

Thursday, September 3, 2015
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)and SCV Women in Engineering (WIE)
Subject: Women in Engineering in Management: Truth Talk
Panelists are IEEE WIE leaders: Susan Delafuente, Roxsana Hadjizadeh, Kimara Chin, and Suzette Pangrle
Panel Moderator: Susan Delafuente, WIE Chapter Chair
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $10 including dinner
Location: AMD, 1 AMD Place, Commons Building, Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

Thursday, September 3, 2015
SCV Reliability Chapter
Subject: Rethinking Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) - A better method takes into account economic loss
- failure mode is given a rank score from 1 to 10, risk priority number, or RPN, Issues, deficiencies in classic FMEA...
Speaker: John J. Flaig, Ph.D., Managing Director Applied Technology
Time: 6:00 pm: Presentation and food; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: free
Location: Qualcomm Inc., 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ieee-scv-rel-sep-2015.eventbrite.com

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
SCV EMC Society
Subject: Very-Near-Field Solutions to EMC Compliance Problems - Real World Case Study
- insightful diagnostics, improve pre-compliance preparation, solve problems at a board level ...
Speaker: Ruska Patton, EMSCAN Corporation
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 6:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: free, including water and soft drinks. Light dinner is available for a small fee.
Location: CETECOM Inc., 411 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/
RSVP: Not necessary

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) if preregistered, $5 at the door; 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

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV Communications Society (ComsocSCV)
Subject: 5G: Expectations and the Road Ahead
- path to full 5G feature set network, optimized derivative LTE versions for various vertical markets ...
Speakers: Francis Chow, VP & GM, Communications Business Unit, Altera; Joe Madden, Principal Analyst, Mobile Experts LLC
Moderator: Mehran Nekuii, Treasurer, ComsocSCV
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7 pm: presentation
Cost: Presentation is free, $5 donation expected for pizza and water
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: http://bit.ly/1RLKgy3
Website for more information: www.comsocscv.org

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV PhotoVoltaic Society (PV)
Subject: 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on your solar installation: Optimizing PV system design to profit from impending utility rate changes
- proposed Utility rate changes, type of customers/projects they would affect, solar installers could adapt their business ...
Speaker: Samuel Adeyemo, Chief Operating Officer, Aurora Solar
Time: 6:30 pm: Check in and light meal; 7 to 8:30 pm: presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv/

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV Electron Devices Society (EDS)
Subject: Tunnel FETs: A Comprehensive Model
- gate-controlled channel potential, Ids-Vgs characteristics, MOSFET and a TFET ...
Speaker: Dr. Yuan Taur, University of San Diego
Time: 6:00 pm: pizza & drinks, 6:15 - 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-eds/

Thursday, September 10, 2015
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS)
Subject: CMOS Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems
- 10 THz, potential system applications, imaging of concealed weapons, detection of defects, spectroscopy, breath analyses, high data rate wireless and wireline communication...
Speaker: Dr. Kenneth O
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Maxim Integrated Jack Gifford Event Center 160 Rio Robles, San Jose
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmos-terahertz-integrated-circuits-and-systems-tickets-18110908214

Monday, September 14, 2015
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Making Shakey, The World's First Mobile Intelligent Robot
- how the project got launched, team approached this new world of robotics, consequences have been for current technology and for modern life ...
Speaker: Peter E. Hart of Peter E. Hart Consulting
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Hewlett-Packard Co., Hanover Auditorium, 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/making-shakey-the-worlds-first-mobile-intelligent-robot/

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
SF Nanotechnology Council
Subject: Emerging Non-volatile Memory, enabled by Carbon Nano-materials
- Frontier research, emerging nanoscale memory devices and architectures, RRAM, PCM, and STT-MRAM technologies ...
Speaker: Dr. Ethan C. Ahn, Dept of Electrical Engineering, Stanford Nanoelectronics Lab
Time: 11:30 - Networking, Pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm - Seminar
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details and Registration: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: Understanding the Electrical Arcing and the Arc-flash Hazard Study
- theory of the electrical arcing and the accepted methods to calculate the arc-flash hazard, develop strategies to minimize burn injuries during an arc flash incident...
Speaker: Ahmad Shahsiah, PhD, PE, Managing Engineer of Exponent
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5-IEEE members, IEEE Life Members, and Students; $10-Non IEEE members; pizza 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/33669

Thursday, September 17, 2015
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Fulfilling the need for energy and power measurements: Why meter?
- seven key reasons for measuring and verifying energy usage, Identification of the energy-consuming load ...
Speaker: Jeff Biggs, Western Regional Meter and Protective Relay application engineer, Eaton Corp, Roseville
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:15 pm: Presentation; 7:15 pm: Dinner; Presentation continues at 8:00 pm; Adjourn by 9:00 pm.
Cost: $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.
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35710
RSVP: Please make reservations by Sept 14 by contacting Michael Nakamura via email: michael@mkireps.com or telephone: (925) 330-6595

Thursday, September 17, 2015
SCV Antennas and Propagation Society (APS)
Subject: Design of Internal Device Antennas
- design of internal device antennas...
Speaker: Rob Hill of Antenna Magic
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm, food provided
Cost: Free
Location: Electronic Cooling Solutions (ECS), 2915 Copper Road, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-aps/upcoming-events/

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Medium Voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS)
- medium voltage, higher ratings, smaller footprints, faster operating times, and increased safety, game changing...
Speaker: Phillip Riemer of Schneider Electric North America
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:00 pm: Presentation; 7:00 pm: Dinner
Cost: $25, $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 5 reserved IEEE Student Members.
Location: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35721

Thursday, September 24, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Void formation during Soldering
- decreasing joint sizes, fatigue and low drop test resistance, root causes ...
Speaker: Watson Tseng, General Manager, Shenmao America Inc.
Time: 11:30 pm: check-in, light food, networking; 12:00 pm: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015) if preregistered, $5 at the door; 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/cpmt1509l2.html

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
SCV Consultants' Network of the Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: How Non-Volatile Memory Became the World’s Most Valuable Semiconductor Storage
- Floating gate, three important people in the history of NVM: Eli Harari, Stefan Lai and Jeff Katz, who played pivotal roles ...
Speakers: Eli Harari, Stefan Lai, and Jeff Katz
Moderator: Brian Berg
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Cost: Presentation is free
Location: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/non-volatile-memory-most-valuable-storage/

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
SCV Control Systems Society (CSS)
Subject: Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes of Closed-Loop Neuromuscular Control Methods to Yield Human Limb Motion
- uncertain nonlinear musculoskeletal response to stimulation, NMES dosage (i.e., number of contractions, intensity of contractions) is limited by the onset of fatigue and poor muscle response during fatigue ...
Speaker: Prof. Warren Dixon, University of Florida (IEEE Distinguished Lecturer)
Time: 7:10 pm: Networking, 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free, $3 donation suggested
Location: Room 326, Bannan Engineering Bldg., Santa Clara University (http://www.scu.edu/map)
Parking: On-campus paid parking enforced till 8 pm; off-campus free parking on Franklin St.
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-css/

Thursday, October 15, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Gathering Light
- prime lenses that provide an optical zoom, small mirrors allow reconfiguring the cameras to select.., architecture of this flexible computational camera...
Speaker: Dr. Kari Pulli, VP of Computational Imaging, Light
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 7:00 pm: Announcements; 7:05 to 8:15 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: AMD Commons C-6/7/8, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20151015Abstract.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

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: The Future of Energy: Smart Grid and Beyond
- Fall Banquet, roadmap, Three key visionary concepts, solar PV, Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) integration...
Speaker: John D. McDonald, PE Director, Technical Strategy & Policy Development - GE Energy Management
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Early Bird discount if pay by October 7: IEEE members $25, Non-members $35;
After October 7: IEEE members $30, Non-members $40, IEEE Life Members $15, Students $15 with valid Student ID. Cash Bar
Location: Jillian's at Metreon, 175 Fourth Street, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33899!

Thursday, October 29, 2015
OEB Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Protection Fundamentals Seminar
- understanding current transformers (CTs) and their applications, key building blocks for all power systems, failure modes ...
Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: $250 per attendee (discounted to $225 per attendee if three or more attending from one company), Manufacturers are invited to hold a “vendor table” at $400 per table
Location: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Pleasanton at The Club, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/ias/Seminar.html

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: How Do Power Cable Systems Fail? Debunking the Myths and Implementing the New Paradigm
- Insight into empirical evidence and lessons learned, debunk some common theories and myths, new life-cycle paradigm...
Speaker: Ben Lanz, Applications Engineering Manager - IMCORP
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5 - IEEE members, IEEE Life Members and Students; $10 - Non IEEE members
Location: CPUC, Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33677


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