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WEDNESDAY August 6, 2014
SCV Signal Processing, with Circuits and Systems, Solid State Circuits, Communications, PACE, Magnetics, ITS
Subject: Tutorial on LDPC Decoding: VLSI Architectures and Implementations
HDD, WiMax, Flash SSD, standards ...
Speakers: Ned Varnica, Marvell Semiconductor; Kiran Gunnam, Violin Memory
Time: Presentations 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cost: $43
Place: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/#M20140806

THURSDAY August 7, 2014
Computer Society
Subject: 5 Steps to Ensuring Compliance in the Software Supply Chain: The Harman Case Study
- webinar: GPL, Open Source, security, risks ...
Speaker: Alyssa Harvey Dawson, Vice President Legal, Global Intellectual Property at Harman, and Black Duck Software
Time: 8:30 AM PDT
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website
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SATURDAY August 9, 2014
SCV Women in Engineering
Subject: Professional Development Series: MakingMe1st, Managing the Brand of YOU
- one-day: 3 workshops, Intel info ...
Speakers: Raj Kapur, President, Center for Project Management; Rosie Zepeda, CEO, Compelling Conversations
Time: Registration, breakfast and networking at 8:00 AM; Presentations from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Cost: none (includes lunch)
Place: Intel Corp, SC12 Campus, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-wie-scv.org

TUESDAY August 12, 2014
SCV Electron Devices
Subject: Graphene and Beyond-Graphene 2D Crystals for Next-Generation Green Electronics
- nanomaterials, low-power, low-loss, challenges ...
Speaker: Dr. Kaustav Banerjee, UC-Santa Barbara
Time: Networking, Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: TI Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

WEDNESDAY August 13, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: The Solar Phoenix: How America Can Rise from the Ashes of Solyndra to World Leadership in Solar 2.0
- roadmap, energy economy, global impact, book ...
Speaker: Brad Mattson, CEO, Siva Power
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

THURSDAY August 14, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Bayesian Methods for Sparse Signal Recovery and Compressed Sensing
- priors, estimations, empirical, correlation ...
Speaker: Prof. Bhaskar D. Rao, ECE Dept, UC-San Diego
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: donation accepted for food
Place: AMD (Commons Bldg), 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

TUESDAY August 19, 2014
SCV Nanotechnology
Subject: In-Situ Soft Nano Particles for Targeted Drug Delivery
- nanosomes, self-assembly, biophysical approaches, fluorescence ...
Speaker: Dr. Jayakumar Rajadas, Director, Biomaterials and Advanced Drug Delivery Laboratory, Stanford University
Time: Networking and pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: none (includes lunch)
Place: TI Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

WEDNESDAY August 20, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Consumer Electronics
Subject: Wearable Technology -- Seminar and Tabletop Exposition
- building blocks, processors, radio, energy, OS ...
Speakers: 7 talks by domain experts from Samsung, Kionix, Imagination Technologies, Wearable Technologies, Materials and Systems, Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium, and Argus Insights
Time: Registration and breakfast at 8:30 AM; Presentations from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: $35 for IEEE Members, $45 for non-members ($10 more, after Aug.8th); includes lunch; tabletop exhibits available
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1408w.html

THURSDAY August 21, 2014
SCV Technology History
Subject: From Mainframe to Smartphone: What an Amazing Trip It's Been
- light refreshments, talk by IEEE Fellow ...
Speaker: Dr. Dileep Bhandarkar, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, VP Technology, Qualcomm
Time: Registration and networking at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: none (bring a sack lunch)
Place: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sv-techhist

THURSDAY August 21, 2014
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: Monolithic Wide-band and mm-Wave Beam-Forming Transceivers
- antenna arrays, architectures, medical, automotive ...
Speaker: Prof. Hossein Hashemi, University of Southern California
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none (donation requested for food)
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

WEDNESDAY August 27, 2014
SF Power & Energy
Subject: Flywheel Energy Storage: Balancing the Grid & Winning Le Mans
- rotors, high speed, vacuum, backup, regulation ...
Speaker: Don Bender, CTO, Helix Power
Time: Pizza and beverages at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 Noon
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, $10 for non-members
Place: California Public Utilities Commission, Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
RSVP: by August 25 to Sean Ely, S1E7@pge.com 415-973-7192
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1408-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY August 27, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: RF MEMS: From Research to Products
- insertion loss, isolation, high Q, switches ...
Speaker: Prof. Gabriel Rebeiz, UC San Diego
Time: Pizza and beverages at 7:15 PM; presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Qualcomm Cafe @ Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY September 2, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Camera Array Technology Through Time
- Time-Slice effect, ad-hoc arrays, applications ...
Speaker: Tim MacMillan, GoPro, Inc.
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

TUESDAY September 9, 2014
SCV Computer
Subject: Future Storage: The Post-S/DRAM World
- performance, cost, reliability, redundancy, trends ...
Speaker: TBA
Time: Networking and Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, and live over the internet
RSVP: from website
Web: computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Evolution of the UC Davis Breast CT Scanner
- tomography, improvements, correction, pre-processing ...
Speaker: Prof. John M. Boone, UC Davis Medical Center
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: Donation for food
Place: AMD Commons Bldg, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Subject: PCB Design and Fabrication Process Variations for Embedding Passive and Active Components
- discretes, passive and active, assembly ...
Speaker: Vern Solberg, Technical Consultant
Time: Networking and buffet dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no cost) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members, $30 for non-members, $10 for studens/unemployed
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

THURSDAY September 11, 2014
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques
Subject: Microwave and Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers: Technology, Applications, Benchmarks, and Future Trends
- structures, characteristics, state of the art ...
Speaker: Dr. James J. Komiak, MTT Distinguished Lecturer, BAE Systems
Time: Networking and snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/27273

TUESDAY September 16, 2014
SCV Nonotechnology
Subject: Nanogel Star Polymers as Interesting Soft Colloid Materials for Biomedical Applications
- imaging, hyperthermic, drug delivery, for MRI, PET ...
Speaker: Dr. Robert D. Miller, IBM Almaden Research Center
Time: Networking, Pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: TI Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
SF Power & Energy, with Industry Applications
Subject: Bloom Energy -- Transforming Distributed Generation
- solid oxide, reliable, cost-effective, case studies, tour ...
Speaker: Asim Hussain, Senior Director, Marketing and Customer Experience, Bloom Energy
Time: Lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM; Tour at 1:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students; $10 for non-members (no cost, if you bring your lunch)
Place: Bloom Energy, 1299 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale
RSVP: by Sept. 15 from website, or to Sean Ely, S1E7@pge.com, 415-973-7192; Limited to the first 50 Registered.
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1409-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
OEB Life Members
Subject: A Perspective on Desalination
- basics, infrastructure, drawbacks, new methods ...
Speaker: Dr. Michael Stadermann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: $15.00 includes buffet dinner
Place: Willow Tree Restaurant, 6513 Regional St, Dublin
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Data Center Infrastructure Power Management at Facebook
- 3 talks, data visualization tools, lessons learned ...
Speakers: Paul Hsu, David Cenizal, Glen Bayley and others, Facebook
Time: Checkin and appetizers at 6:00 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none; open only to IEEE members (join today!)
Place: Facebook Building 10, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

TUESDAY September 23, 2014
SF Industry Applications and Power & Energy
Subject: Power Quality and Large-Scale Solar
- capacitor bank resonance, harmonic filter banks ...
Speaker: Mike Peters, Eaton Corporation
Time: Networking at 5;30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25; $10 for students
Place: Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant, Embarcadero, S.F.
RSVP: by September 19, to Brandon Yee, byee@yeiengineers.com, 510-220-4486
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1409-sf-ias.pdf

WEDNESDAY September 24, 2014
SCV Information Theory (with Signal Processing)
Subject: Information Theory and Signal Processing for the World's Smallest Computational Video Camera
- optical sensors, imagers, photodiode arrays, no lens ...
Speaker: Dr. David G. Stork, Research Director, Computational Sensing and Imaging Group, Rambus Labs
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: AMD Commons Building, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

TUESDAY October 7, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: ROLM: From Fruit Shed to Fortune 500
- challenges, innovations, triumphs, perspectives ...
Speaker: Katherine Maxfield, consultant and author
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org/events.cfm/item/215

TUESDAY October 14, 2014
SCV Electromagnetic Compatability
Subject: Gigahertz Two-Band Common-Mode Filters for 10-Gbit/s Differential Signal Lines
- suppression, band gap, PCB integration ...
Speaker: Miroslav Pajovic, EMC Design and RF/Antenna Consulting Engineer
Time: Networking and light dinner at 5:30 PM; presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5L, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

WEDNESDAY October 22, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: MEMS-Enabled Microscopes for in-vivo Studies of Cancer Biology
- implanted, imaging, measurements, real time ...
Speaker: Olav Solgaard, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Time: Pizza and beverages at 7:15 PM; presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Qualcomm Cafe @ Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY October 23, 2014
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: 1-day Seminar: Electrical Safety Essentials
- hazards, approach, prevention, case histories ...
Speakers: Lanny Floyd, PE, Fellow IEEE, DuPont; Diosdado V. Hernandez, PE, and Sharon Chan Hu, PE, EBMUD; John Nelson, PE, NEI Electric Power Engineering; John K. Taecker, PE, Senior Regulatory Engineer, UL; Boyd Westover, PE, Eaton Corp; Michael Reed, Valero Energy
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $250 each ($225, with 3 or more)
Place: Hilton Hotel, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/ias/Seminar.html


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