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Title:
IEEE SSCS Oregon Chapter March Meeting and Seminar (Hybrid)
Date:
March 1st
11:00 AM (1 hour)
Location:
Jones Farm Conference Center
Hillsboro
Abstract:

IEEE SSCS Oregon Chapter March Meeting and Seminar

Join us for a talk from SSCS Distinguished Lecturer Prof. Zhengya Zhang from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on Friday, March 1st, 2024. The seminar will be held from 11:00am to 12:00pm (PST) via a Hybrid format. Please register for the meeting link and information.

 

Topic:

ML Hardware Design for Efficiency, Flexibility and Scalability

 

Abstract:

Machine learning (ML) is the driving application of the next-generation computational hardware. How to design ML hardware to achieve a high performance, efficiency, and flexibility to support fast growing ML workloads is a key challenge. Besides dataflow-optimized systolic arrays and single instruction, multiple data (SIMD) engines, efficient ML accelerators have been designed to take advantage of static and dynamic data sparsity. To accommodate the fast-evolving ML workloads, matrix engines can be integrated with an FPGA to provide the efficiency of kernel computation and the flexibility of control. To support the increasing ML model complexity, modular chiplets can be tiled on a 2.5D interposer and stacked in a 3D package. We envision that a combination of these techniques will be required to address the needs of future ML applications.

 

Speaker Biography:

Zhengya Zhang received the B.A.Sc. degree from the University of Waterloo in 2003, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from UC Berkeley in 2005 and 2009, respectively. Since 2009, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is currently a full professor. His research primarily focuses on low-power and high-performance VLSI circuits and systems, with applications in computing, communications, and signal processing. Dr. Zhang was a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Intel Early Career Faculty Award, the University of Michigan Neil Van Eenam Memorial Award, and the David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize from UC Berkeley. He serves as an IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Distinguished Lecturer.

Title:
IEEE Hawaii WIE Excom
Date:
February 29th
7:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

IEEE Hawaii WIE ExCom monthly meeting to discuss future events and initiatives.

Title:
IEEE CS Webinar: IEEE Oregon Section Technical Seminar - Meltdown trilogy: Exploiting Microarchitectural Flaws to Leak Data Across Security Boundaries
Date:
February 29th
6:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

We hope to have you for another interesting talk by one of the experts that we invite from academia, industry, and government.   

* As this online event is free and open to non-IEEE members, please feel free to share it with your colleagues, students, classmates, etc.

* For the abstract and biography of the speaker, please refer to the speakers section below.

* Please note that you will receive a registration confirmation email after you register for the event and you will receive a separate email containing the invite to the meeting later. You can add the link to the meeting invite to your calendar manually as the calendar invite does not get updated automatically.  

Title:
Leveraging Cloud Computing to Enhance Stochastic Simulations and Research for Clean Energy Futures
Date:
February 29th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

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Topic: Piecing together Seattle’s pathway to Create Our Energy Future

Speaker: Monica Cowlishaw serves as the Manager of the Create Our Energy Future Business Operations for Seattle City Light. In this role she manages the planning, analysis, financial and resource management, project governance, forecasting, contracting and other related processes to ensure coordinated execution of Create Our Energy Future work across the utility by coordinating with matrixed teams. She has a BA in Journalism with a Public Relations emphasis from Western Washington University and more than 15 years of utility experience, where she served much of that time leading a multi million-dollar energy efficiency program for a regional utility. In that role she was responsible for the program from planning to implementation to outreach, stakeholder relations, marketing, reporting and regulatory compliance.

 

Abstract: Seattle City Light is well along the pathway toward an electrified future, and despite having a 96% carbon free baseload we have a long way to go to meet our collective goals. As a utility provider we’re embracing the transition opportunities ahead, while recognizing our role has shifted from simply keeping the lights on to powering much more in our daily lives through partnerships, equity, grid modernization, and transportation and building electrification. 

Title:
Self-Rectified RRAM and Selector Device for Next Generation Memory-in-Computing Era
Date:
February 29th
9:00 AM (1 hour)
Abstract:

As Moore's law nears its physical limits, a next generation device technology which breaks the limits of computing performance and merges the memory hierarchy gap enables high speed and low power computations. Microelectronics composed of new materials and new devices for exploring the advanced paradigms of computing is a pressing need. Among the emerging semiconductor electronics technologies, non-volatile memory (NVM) become the candidate for enabling the highly efficient computing while with nonvolatility for reliable low power information storage. Among non-volatile memories, resistive random-access memory (RRAM) holds great potential because of its simple design, high-speed operation, excellent scalability, and low power consumption. However, the sneak-path current (SPC) through unselected neighboring cells is a major challenge occurring in crossbar RRAM configuration, especially for large memory arrays. To address the sneak path current issue, a selector device (or a threshold switch) integrated with a memory device has been developed. Several bidirectional selector devices have been proposed for bipolar RRAM, such as transistor device, tunneling diode, Schottky diode, and threshold switches. Unfortunately, the additional selector devices i.e. 1S-1R or 1T-1R configuration considerably increase the process complexity and cost. This seminar will introduce the oxide-based one-resistor-only (1R-only) memory cell with built-in self-selectivity, which is applicable without additional selector device integration, while solving the sneak-path issue for high storage class crossbar array configuration in AI applications. In addition, Prof. Ying-Chen Chen will introduce her current developments on oxide-based selectors, helical-shaped dual functional devices, one-time programmable memory, and novel in-space manufacture roadmap for next generation applications.

Title:
Technical Talk : SMART Power Flow Controllers – A Necessity for Future Power Grid
Date:
February 28th
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
Harut Barsamian Colloquia Room
Irvine, CA
Abstract:

IEEE PELS Orange County Chapter - Inaugural Event

Join us for the inaugural event of the IEEE PELS Orange County Chapter is organizing with IEEE-UCI Chapter, featuring a technical talk by Dr. Kalyan Sen on:

SMART Power Flow Controllers - A Necessity for Future Power Grids

Date: February 28, 2024

Time: 6:30pm-8pm

Location: University of California, Irvine, Harut Barsamian Colloquia Room (Engineering Hall, Room 2430)

Parking: First thirty registrants will receive free parking. 

Power flow control techniques have been practiced, from using inductors, capacitors, transformers and load tap changers in the earlier days of electrical engineering to power electronics-based solutions in recent years. Even though the costs and complexities of the available solutions vary widely, the basic underlying theory of power flow control is still the same as it has always been. The question is which solution one should employ. The answer depends on knowing what the true need is. The power industry’s pressing need for the most economical ways to transfer bulk power along a desired path may be met by building new transmission lines, which is a long and costly process. Alternately, it may be quicker and cheaper to utilize the existing transmission lines more efficiently. The key is to identify the underutilized transmission lines and harness their dormant capacities to increase the power flows to the lines’ thermal limits using the most cost-effective and time-tested solutions.

 

The presentation is designed to provide the basic principles of power flow control theory, an overview of the most commonly used power flow controllers, and future trends. The audience will hear from an expert who actually designed and commissioned a number of power electronics-based FACTS controllers since their inceptions in the 1990s. Two reference books are as follows.

  1. Introduction to FACTS Controllers: Theory, Modeling, and Applications (ISBN: 978-0-470-47875-2), IEEE Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009
  2. Power Flow Control Solutions for a Modern Grid using SMART Power Flow Controllers (ISBN: 978-1-119-82435-0), IEEE Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2022.
Title:
Optical MEMS Technology
Date:
February 28th
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
Building E, 1st Floor
Santa Clara, CA
Abstract:

Abstract

The talk will focus on Optical MEMS technology where the MEMS device is utilized for an Optical function. Optical MEMS is playing a critical role in many important areas such as Optical Networks, LIDAR, Virtual Reality, 3D Imaging, and various Biomedical applications. Devices that operate on the phase of an Optical beam require less movement and can be much faster. Examples of such devices include GLV (grating light valve), Diffractive MEMS, and Tunable Fabry Perot filters. Many applications are enabled by Micromirror devices that rotate in one or two axes. Different approaches are used depending on mirror size, speed, rotation angle, and whether used in a controlled or resonant mode. One or two dimensional arrays of mirrors are needed for some applications such as Optical Cross-connect Switches. The talk will also review design methodologies and process fabrication methods.

Title:
Data-Driven Control Design for High Precision Servo Positioning Systems in High Volume Production
Date:
February 28th
6:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Sobrato Campus for Discovery and Innovation - SCDI
Santa Clara, CA
Abstract:

The design of closed-loop controllers for high precision servo positioning systems in high-volume production is severely challenged by the tradeoff between the controller's robustness and performance. This presentation will review an industrial control design process for a population of dual-stage hard disk drive servo actuators. A multi-rate digital controller is developed to suppress high-frequency resonant modes and track low-frequency desired trajectories. The controller includes a proportional-integral controller cascaded with a set of notch and peak filters. The controller parameters are tuned via an optimization process based on a number of closed-loop system objectives such as stability margins and bandwidth, directly applied to the plants' frequency response data. To further enhance the performance of the closed-loop controller, the plant population is clustered into groups of similar plants, and separate controllers are designed for each cluster. Results indicate considerable improvements in the robustness and performance of the system using the clustering-based control design method. 

For long-range motions, the controllers can be supplemented with polynomial reference and feedforward input trajectories for fast and smooth transition from the initial to the target position. A new polynomial design process will be presented, which reduces the transient vibrations in long-range motion by incorporating the flexibility of the system in the reference trajectory. Simulations and experimental tests indicate significant improvements in the settling time of flexible servo systems using the proposed polynomial design framework. 

Title:
IEEE Computer Society Seattle Chapter General Membership Meeting
Date:
February 28th
5:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Join the rest of the Computer Society Seattle Chapter to discuss our plan for 2024. The executive committee will introduce the 2024 chapter officers, present the plan for the technical and non-technical events, highlight upcoming conferences, and ways to get involved in the society. There will also be a section for new business, where members may present ideas or motions.

Title:
Teaching Language Models how to coordinate
Date:
February 27th
7:00 PM (2 hours)
Abstract:

Free Registration: 

https://sjsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlc-mspjItGNTBJ2LBC0aFKKw4bJIj1oC1

Synopsis:

In this talk, the speaker will present potent solutions towards offloading reasoning subtasks in the case of mathematical problem solving: how to teach an auxiliary (and potentially frugal) language model to coordinate with black-box solvers, symbolic or language model-based, to successfully answer mathematical problems. The talk will focus on successfully teaching language models to perform reasoning from non-human feedback and how rewards beyond just the correctness of the final answer are essential for better learning

Title:
SusTech Talk Feb. 2024 – Nurturing Sustainability through Ubiquitous Computing
Date:
February 27th
6:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

SusTech is hosting talks on Sustainability topics leading up to the 2024 conference in April.

"Harmony in the Digital Ecosystem: Nurturing Sustainability through Ubiquitous Computing"

with Anandi Giridharan, Principal Research Scientist,  ECE (Department of Electrical Communication Engineering),  Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Date/Time:

  • Tuesday, 27-February-2024, 9-10 pm US Eastern, 6-7 pm US Pacific;
  • Wednesday, 28-February-2024,  7:30-8:30 am India

 

Title:
PELS Chapter Meeting- Kalyan Sen
Date:
February 27th
6:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
long beach convention center
Long Beach, CA
Abstract:

Kalyan Sen will talk on a PELS topic

Title:
MOVE Tech Talk - Feb 2024 - First MOVE MODULAR Application in Puerto Rico: Experiences, Steps, and Future Work
Date:
February 27th
5:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

Loderay Bracero and Jennifer Castillo will discuss the Modular kits application in Puerto Rico with the IEEE MOVE International Program. Puerto Rico is the first MOVE location to use the modular kits in a disaster response & recovery operation with the Red Cross. You will hear how it started, the steps taken, and the phases followed to create, modify, and apply the Modular Kits design in Puerto Rico. Join us to discuss the MOVE Modular kit design, lessons learned, and how to replicate this approach in other IEEE MOVE locations.

Title:
IEEE SF PES AdComm Meeting
Date:
February 27th
12:00 PM (0 minute)
Abstract:

AdComm Meeting to plan for future technical, social and adcomm meetings. 

Title:
IEEE Denver EMC - Robust, Precise, Fast – Chose Two for Radiated EMC Measurements!
Date:
February 27th
9:00 AM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

Efficient and accurate measurement of the radiated emission at high frequencies can be a challenge, especially for electrically large unintentional radiators and devices under test. This talk will explain the procedure as well as the corresponding advantages and disadvantages for different EMC test environments such as anechoic rooms, wave guides, and reverberation chambers.

Title:
SMART Power Flow Controllers – A Necessity for Future Power Grid
Date:
February 26th
7:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
1331 Palo Verde Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Abstract:

Power flow control techniques have been practiced, from using inductors, capacitors, transformers and load
tap changers in the earlier days of electrical engineering to power electronics-based solutions in recent years. Even
though the costs and complexities of the available solutions vary widely, the basic underlying theory of power flow
control is still the same as it has always been. The question is which solution one should employ. The answer depends on
knowing what the true need is. The power industry’s pressing need for the most economical ways to transfer bulk power
along a desired path may be met by building new transmission lines, which is a long and costly process. Alternately, it
may be quicker and cheaper to utilize the existing transmission lines more efficiently. The key is to identify the
underutilized transmission lines and harness their dormant capacities to increase the power flows to the lines’ thermal
limits using the most cost-effective and time-tested solutions.
The presentation is designed to provide the basic principles of power flow control theory, an overview of the most
commonly used power flow controllers, and future trends.

Title:
IEEE Women In Engineering Networking: Picnic at the Farm at South Moutain
Date:
February 25th
10:30 AM (2 hours)
Location:
6106 S 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Abstract:

Get a sandwich at the Farm, enjoy the nice Arizona wheather around a picnic table and finish with a walk among the Pecan trees.

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Title:
IEEE PHX Section Membership Celebration & Awards Event @ Dave & Busters Tempe Marketplace 2pm
Date:
February 24th
1:00 PM (3 hours)
Location:
Suite 1100
Tempe, AZ
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

Hello IEEE Phoenix Section - We're bringing back one of the most popular events from last year. We're celebrating YOU!

We'll be recognizing IEEE Pheonix’s Section Section Awards & Membership Elevations

JOIN US & bring the family/friends - The food is *GREAT* & our *PRIVATE ROOM* is quiet!

Once again, let's celebrate being *in-person* together, catching up and play some games at Dave & Buster’s Tempe Marketplace. Come and join us as we have our own private roomheavy appetizers (with vegan, vegetarian, meat & gluten-free options!), soft drinkstea & coffee - all for per person ( pp for IEEE students & under 18).

We wanted to make this event as inclusive as possible - so you may register additional guests.  We are also keeping the price reasonable with the section also paying costs. Bring your spouse/family but make sure everyone has a ticket!  Underage guests must be accompanied on the game floor by a supervising adult over the age of 25. Ratio of 6 under-agers to 1 adult permitted, per Dave & Buster’s policy.  Price of admission ticket includes all the above.  For an accurate headcount, we must have everyone registered, including all guests. Registration Closes February 21, 2024, at midnight.

For the gamers in our group, there is an OPTIONAL  Power Card for purchase - which includes worth of play.  For an additional more you can upgrade to UNLIMITED Video Game play until close*.  Please SELECT the correct registration option to properly ADD your game card and/or unlimited play.  

***Please READ the options for registering carefully as the drop-down selections include different options.

IEEE Member & Guest are

IEEE Students & Guest under 18 are

Adds ON:

               Optional Power card – extra

               Optional Power card with UNLIMITED PLAY – extra

Cash Bar for alcohol.     

*Underage guests need to adhere to the minor policy of Dave & Busters

Title:
Challenges and Disparities in the Workplace
Date:
February 24th
1:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Entrepreneurs Sandbox
Honolulu, HI
Abstract:

Society of Women Engineers - Hawaiian Islands Professional Chapter, and IEEE Hawaii Women In Engineering our first hybrid event for the year at Entrepreneurs Sandbox in Kaka'ako on 𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝟰𝘁𝗵 -- 𝘄𝗼𝗻'𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝘂𝘀? 
➡  𝗧𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗰: 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲
Co-hosting a panel featuring STEM professionals with a wide range of industry experience. Each panelist will share their professional journey as a STEM woman and how they overcame challenges to succeed in leadership positions, despite ongoing disparities faced in the workplace. We will also be featuring a guest HR specialist who will inform us on navigating salary/pay transparency updates in Hawaii.
𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝟭𝟭𝗔𝗠-𝟭𝗣𝗠 𝗛𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗶𝗶 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲. 𝗟𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗵 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲𝗱!
𝗥𝗦𝗩𝗣 𝗥𝗘𝗤𝗨𝗜𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗶𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻-𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻.

Title:
[2024 Winter] VLSI Workshop
Date:
February 24th
8:30 AM (6.5 hours)
Location:
314 Los Trancos Dr
Irvine, CA
Abstract:

Have you ever wondered how computer chips are made? IEEE@UCI, in collaboration with IEEE Region 9 (Latin America and Caribbean) and IEEE’s Electron Devices Society, will host a one day workshop that will teach you the magic behind microelectronic design (Very Large Scale Integration - VLSI) used to manufacture chips. Participate in the workshop, and you could see your own chip design come to life – we've got you covered if your design is selected! Spots are limited, so RSVP as soon as you can!😉 Click here for the RSVP link!

Title:
Design of High Performance Readout Chains for MEMS Barometric Pressure Sensors
Date:
February 23rd
3:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
Qualcomm Building AZ
San Diego, CA
Abstract:

Barometric pressure sensors are indispensable features in wearable consumer devices. Modern designs can sense absolute height difference of less than 8.5cm (1Pa), improving indoor navigation significantly and enabling new applications such as activity tracking and crash detection. In this talk, we will take a deep dive into the design challenges of readout chains for capacitive pressure sensors. The main driving requirements are noise and power. To reach the demanding targets for wearable devices, heavy duty cycling and advanced analog front-end design is needed. But these are not the only challenges. Since they must be exposed to the atmosphere, pressure sensors in smartphones are often located in their outer cases, and have long connections to the main PCB. This leads to high demands on their PSRR and RF immunity. Both topics will be discussed, as well as several methods to improve the robustness of pressure sensor readout chains.

Title:
Idaho Falls Hydroelectric Power Plant Tour - IEEE Eastern Idaho Section
Date:
February 22nd
5:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Idaho Falls, ID
Abstract:

Idaho Falls Hydroelectric Power Plant Tour

In this tour you will visit Energy Center and Dispatch Center where you can observe displays, maps, and dioramas which will help you understand how Idaho Falls Power generate electricity at their five, city owned, hydroelectric plants. Tour will also include the visit to one of the generation plant. We will conclude the session with Q&A.

Tour will be given by Stephen Boorman, PE - Assistant General Manager Idaho Falls Power

Bio: Stephen Boorman, PE, has served as the Assistant General Manager for Idaho Falls Power since September 2018. Stephen has been in engineering and management for over 30 years, with 25 of those years working for electric utilities. With his extensive experience in engineering, city planning and utility operations, in his role as Assistant General Manager, Boorman focuses on engineering with utility planning and operations. He also supports internal staff needs across various Idaho Falls Power and Fiber Divisions, working both internally and externally to support collaborations with other City departments and with customers.

Date: February 22nd ,Thursday
Time: 6PM – 7PM MT

Tour is open only for the first 30 registered attendees. Other details of the tour will be provided to all the registered attendees the day before the tour. Please register by 19th February.

Title:
IEEE UFFC Seattle - Tech Talk - Contrast-enhanced ultrasound and liver cancer
Date:
February 22nd
5:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
South Campus Center (SOCC)
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

The Seattle Chapter of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferrroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) aims to provide UFFC-S members with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as network with the local, vibrant UFFC community.

The speaker for our February Tech Talk will be Dr. Mike Averkiou, PhD from the University of Washington. Dr. Averkiou is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at UW Seattle as well as the co-director of the ultrasound-based Washington Molecular Imaging and Therapy Center (uWAMIT).  His research interests include diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound as well as ultrasound-mediated drug delivery. Dr. Averkiou was recently awarded a large NIH R01 grant to treat liver cancer through ultrasound and microbubbles.  

Dr. Averkiou will present "Quantification of the blood supply of liver tumors with contrast-enhanced ultrasound: Simplifying LIRADS and evaluating systemic therapies." 

This meeting will be at the University of Washington in Seattle. The meeting will be hybrid. Please register so that organizers can plan accordingly. Online meeting details are included below.

Light refreshments will be provided. Parking details will be emailed separately. (Closest Parking Lot: S01, Parking Code: 112395)

Title:
IEEE Tech Talk AI and Microgrids
Date:
February 22nd
4:00 PM (1.6 hours)
Abstract:

Join us for a session on AI and Microgrids.

Vybe Energy's AI-Driven Whole Building Optimization and Control.  The flagship product turns your facility into a “smart” building by synergistically managing all of its energy usage, generation, and storage under a single master controller. The patented AI-driven software uses machine learning algorithms that allow for dynamic predictive modeling of building load, on-site energy production, and battery charge and discharge to maximize demand reduction and utility savings while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It can also generate additional revenue streams from participation in utility programs and wholesale energy markets, thereby delivering comprehensive load management into the hands of the customer.

Title:
Career Fair Prep Meeting
Date:
February 22nd
4:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Norm
Bozeman, MT
Abstract:

Join us to prepare your Resume and LinkedIn profiles for the MSU Career Fair the following week!

Title:
Branch Meeting
Date:
February 22nd
2:15 PM (0 minute)
Location:
Duckering
Fairbanks, AK
Abstract:

Third Student Branch meeting of 2024 semester

Title:
Nanomaterial-Based Implants with Stem Cells for the Treatment of Stroke
Date:
February 22nd
11:30 AM (1.8 hours)
Location:
Use corner entrance: Kifer Rd. / San Lucar Ct.=> Do use main entrance on Kifer Rd.,
Sunnyvale, CA
Abstract:

 

Nanomaterial-Based Neural Implants with Stem Cells for the Treatment of Stroke

ConductiveBio is developing advanced therapeutics for the treatment of stroke, the leading cause of death and disability worldwide.

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Nanomaterial-Based Neural Implants Combining Stem Cell Delivery with Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Stroke
Dr. Michael Spaid, Founder and CEO, ConductiveBio Inc.

In-Person Meeting. Register: Here
 
Thurs Feb 22
11:30am: Networking & Pizza
     Noon-1PM: Seminar
     Cost: to
Location: EAG Laboratories - 810 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale
                ==> Use corner entrance: Kifer Road / San Lucar Court
                ==> Do not enter at main entrance on Kifer Road

         
ConductiveBio is developing advanced therapeutics for the treatment of stroke, the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Currently, medical interventions for stroke are limited to within the first 24 hours, leaving many patients without viable treatment options. Our innovative stroke therapy approach combines stem cell transplantation with electrical stimulation, opening the possibility of extended treatment windows beyond the current 24-hour limitation.
     Stem cells are delivered near the stroke center on a nanomaterial-based conductive bioscaffold that enables in-vivo electrical stimulation, and provides an ideal neural environment for cell growth and proliferation. ConductiveBio’s bioscaffolding platform integrates a mesh of metal nanowires with a tissue-mimicking nanostructured biopolymer on flexible and transparent support. Stem cells seeded on the bioscaffold attach to the biopolymer and are electrically stimulated, inducing the production of key cell signaling and neurotrophic factors that promote healing.
     ConductiveBio has designed an in-vitro bioscaffolding platform tailored to identify and optimize cell stimulation conditions. The design, structure, and properties of this platform will be discussed in detail.

Read more:
Electrical modulation of transplanted stem cells improves functional recovery in a rodent model of stroke
Mini review of synthesis strategies of silver nanowires and their applications

      
Michael Spaid, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of ConductiveBio Incorporated, an early-stage start-up focused on developing novel combination medical devices for the treatment of stroke. ConductiveBio’s flexible circuit technology was in-licensed from his previous company Cambrios where he served as CTO. Cambrios commercialized the world’s first transparent conductor based on silver nanowires, now ubiquitous in smart phones, tablets, and large-area displays for touch sensing applications.
     Prior to his venture at Cambrios, Michael served as the Director of Microfluidics Engineering at Caliper Life Sciences, managing the team responsible for conceiving and designing the company’s microfluidic chips. His professional journey also includes a stint as a project engineer at Corning, Inc. and as an NRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology where he developed modeling techniques for simulating complex multi-component immiscible flows using the Lattice Boltzmann Method.  He received his BS from Tulane University, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in chemical engineering.
Title:
mm-Wave System and Circuit Design for Highly-Integrated Radar Transceivers
Date:
February 21st
6:00 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
500 El Camnino Real
Santa Clara, CA
Abstract:

Learn about system and circuit design considerations for highly-integrated radar transceivers in CMOS and SiGe HBT technologies.

Title:
IEEE CC EVENT - 21 February @ 6PM "Building the Computational Infrastructure of Reality: Experiences with the Internet of Things" Dr. Rich Wolski UCSB Computer Science Department
Date:
February 21st
6:00 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
Rusty's Pizza
Goleta, CA
Abstract:

In-Person Location - Rusty’s Pizza ­­ 5934 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117

or Optional Virtual Webex Attendance   

6:00 PM – Complimentary Pizza, Salad, Beverage­

6:25 PM – Central Coast Status

6:30 PM – Dr. Rich Wolski Presents

Please join us on February 21th when Dr. Rich Wolski will speak about the development of The Internet of Things and the challenges following it into the future in his talk "Building the Computational Infrastructure of Reality: Experiences with the Internet of Things". Guests are welcome. Please Register everyone @ Register Now below. Note Attendance Type: In-Person or Virtual.

Best regards, Ruth Franklin IEEE Central Coast Chair

Title:
Lies, Damned Lies, and Disinformation
Date:
February 21st
6:00 PM (2 hours)
Abstract:

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics Disinformation

As Abraham Lincoln famously said, "Don't believe everything you read on the internet." During this presentation, we'll define terms and review how mis- and dis-information are being used to perpetrate fraud, abuse the stock market, harm people's health, influence elections, and topple governments (plus make it harder to have rational conversations about current events with your great uncle Lou!). We'll also look at the role of artificial intelligence and then possible ways to identify mis- and dis-information. This should be an interesting, if a bit scary, discussion!

Title:
IEEE Seattle PES & Group14 "Manufacturing silicon battery material at commercial scale to Electrify Everything"
Date:
February 21st
5:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
20111 120th Ave NE
Bothell, WA
Abstract:

Abstract: While lithium-ion batteries have been the standard for energy storage for decades, today’s rising standards for energy density and charging capabilities have led to the entrance of next-generation battery technologies with greater performance capabilities to reimagine everything we do, touch and use. As we explore the possibilities of electrifying key sectors, the technology powering batteries is now more important than ever. Standing at the forefront of this momentous feat is Washington-based Group14 Technologies, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of advanced silicon battery materials. Today, Group14’s drop-in flagship commercial product, SCC55™, is already dramatically transforming the possibilities for all applications.

 

In this session, Chris will dive into the process innovation behind Group14’s award-winning silicon battery material; the company’s unique modular manufacturing approach; and the key markets new battery technologies will disrupt in the near future. As Group14 continues to expand and advance its manufacturing capabilities to meet demand globally, Chris will also share how the company is committed to following sustainable manufacturing practices, and how this can be a blueprint across the industry.

Title:
UNDERSTANDING HYPER SCALE DATA CENTERS: TRENDS IN POWER QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE NECESSARY TO RELIABLY SUPPORT EXPANDING ENERGY AND DATA REQUIREMENTS
Date:
February 21st
5:30 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
MEGI Engineering
Lake Oswego
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

The officers of the Oregon/SW Washington Chapter of the Industry Applications Society invite you to join us Wednesday evening, February 21, 2024 for our dinner, meeting, and technical presentation.  We appreciate the support of all who attend our dinners and presentations.  We will be meeting this month at MEGI Engineering, 505 Meadows Rd, Suite 100, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. This location is easy to access by car from the Interstate 5 Kruse Way/Lake Oswego exits. Ample free parking and entrance at the East side of the building.

The cost will be with food from QDOBA Mexican Eats. There is no charge to attend the presentation only.  Our IAS Chapter always offers free dinners for local PSU, OSU, George Fox, U of P, OIT and WSUV Electrical Engineering Students who attend our meetings. This is an excellent networking opportunity for students as our meetings are attended by many professionals in consulting, industrial engineering, and electrical equipment manufacturing.

Title:
2024 Monthly San Diego IEEE EXCOM - February Meeting
Date:
February 21st
5:30 PM (3 hours)
Location:
ATEC
San Diego, CA
Abstract:

 SDIEEE EXCOM Meeting

Executive Committee meeting to discuss San Diego IEEE activities. 

All IEEE members welcome to attend. Please RSVP. 

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm,    Networking and food!

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm,    meeting (in person and/or remote)

Agenda:

Approve prior meeting minutes (Minutes to be approved will be in the media section of this vTools event)

Student branch reports

Section Officers Reports

Old and new business

0) Student presentations.

1) 2024 Budget presentation, discussion, and approval.


Adjourn 

 

 

 To add to the agenda, please email w5nyv@arrl.net.   

 

Title:
Albuquerque IEEE Women in Engineering Public Talk Series
Date:
February 21st
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Dr. Vesna D. Novak, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cincinnati discussed the topic "Serious games for motor
rehabilitation and
transgender voice training"

Title:
Seventh Annual Symposium on Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap and Annual Meeting
Date:
February 21st
1:00 PM (3 days)
Location:
Samsung Electronics Campus
San Jose, CA
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

Future Vision for Heterogeneous Integration from Global Perspectives, 2 days, 8 keynote talks, working groups ...

 [see details in AGENDA box below]

 

When you get to the Visitor Parking area, staff will guide you to available section, and to the South Tower to check in and get ypour badge.

 

 

Title:
Comparing Solutions for Arc Flash Hazard Reduction
Date:
February 21st
12:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Please join us --virtually via Google Meets -- for this upcoming IEEE Spokane event: An in depth comparison of three different technologies and their applications for reducing risk to workers due to arc flash hazards.

Arc-resistant equipment, isolation barriers, and energy reducing line-side isolation (ERLSI) are different solutions for arc flash hazard reduction that on the surface appear to be very similar, but when considered in detail are quite different. Arc resistant equipment redirects or contains an internal arc fault within the equipment so that the under certain conditions personnel are exposed to a lower arc-flash hazard. An isolation barrier installed in equipment can, under the right conditions, substantially lower the likelihood of inadvertent contact across the barrier. ERLSI is an equipment feature that is similar to an isolation barrier, but with enhanced functionality and applied to the line-side of the equipment main overcurrent protective device to reduce arc-flash hazards. All three solutions, when properly applied, reduce the arc flash risk to the electrical worker but under different conditions.

This presentation compares the application of these three solutions based upon considerations of selection, limitations, benefits, conditions under which arc-flash hazards are reduced, maintenance, end of life, and relative cost.

Title:
IEEE PES Oregon Monthly meeting February 20th 2024
Date:
February 20th
12:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Digital Twin Solution for Li-ion Battery Energy Storage
Health Monitoring and Operation

Title:
CLAS Executive Committee Meeting - Due to flood alert it was held online
Date:
February 19th
7:00 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
620 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica California, CA
Abstract:

Monthly Executive Committee Meeting of the Coastal Los Angeles Section of IEEE.

Title:
Metro LA Webmaster Training Session # 3
Date:
February 17th
9:00 AM (1 hour)
Abstract:
  • Purpose of Webmaster Tutorials: The metro webmaster tutorial for beginners is for all metro members seeking to increase their IEEE WordPress skills.  Attendance is required of those who are or want to be an officer in the webmaster role.

  •  
Title:
Making the most of your Education
Date:
February 16th
1:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

DeVry University-SoCal student branch (Unit STB61901)

 

Presents the Following Workshop:

 

Workshop Title: Making the most of your Education: A look at DeVry Student Sam Droddy’s career journey. Presentation includes projects demos including building a Calculator.

 

Presenter: DeVry Student Sam Droddy. Data Analyst.

 

Date: Friday Feb 16, 2024

Time:  1 pm. PST

Duration: 55 minutes

Location:  Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 260 633 206 896
Passcode: Cn73vr

 

Topic:

Education is an integral part of building a career.  There are many different avenues one can pursue when it comes to education. According to the Census Bureau, less than half of the adults over the age of 25 in America have a college degree (Census Bureau, 2023). This would mean that most will either build a career with non-traditional education resources or settle with lower paid jobs.

 

A successful career in Technology highly depends on a decent level of education. Says Sam.

 

Computer machineries have improved twice as capable each year since the 1960's ("Moore’s Law," 1965).  This would mean that in the 21st century humans will experience the equivalent of 20,000 years of technological progress!

 

This presentation will demonstrate a few ways Sam has expanded on his education and continuously contributes to his work. The presentation will also demonstrate means by which he has applied the education to real life problems at work.

 

Please join us for this informal workshop and peek into how a fellow student is applying their education in the real world!

 

Presenter Bio:

Sam Droddy is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Software Development with a Specialization in Big Data and Analytics. Sam has worked in the steel industry since 2012 where he was hired as a shop floor employee. He worked as an operator on several machines until he took advantage of his company’s education reimbursement program.  He began school on the path to become an Electrical Engineer, but after securing a position in production analytics, he changed his degree. He now works in the raw material department where he refines processes to increase overall yield.  He also develops new tools for planning and analytics in his department. Notably, he developed a calculator utilizing Java and Microsoft Excel that calculates the most efficient way to slit steel coils given the necessary parameters. This tool is estimated to save his company approximately 0,000 each year in yield loss! 

 

For questions contact Branch Secretary Nazila Safavi

nazila.safavi@devry.edu

949-295-2709

Title:
ASK US ANYTHING! Achieving Organizational Sustainability Through Innovation and Leadership
Date:
February 15th
7:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

Abstract:  

Learn the secrets to sustainable success in the dynamic world of technology management, tailored for young professionals eager to make their mark. Dive into effective strategies for seizing opportunities, winning executive support, and turning your best ideas into reality.

In the pursuit of business sustainability, discover the power of tapping into the genius of every team member for innovative product ideas.

Explore the keys to becoming an Engaged Leader and empowering your colleagues and your team to be actively involved.  Get ready to accelerate your career and contribute to the success of your organization with these essential insights. Learn how to foster trust and collaboration through leadership, creating an environment where ideas can flourish.

Unleash the leadership potential within you to steer your organization towards high performance, ensuring that your capabilities align with market trends and emerging opportunities.

Learning objectives:

How to

  • uncover hidden barriers to sustainability,
  • activate employees to spot emergent opportunities, and
  • implement five principles that will drive sustainable innovation

US Pacific 15 Feb (Thursday) 7:00 PM |  India Standard Time 16 Feb  (Friday) 8:30 AM  |  Sydney 16 Feb(Friday) 2:00PM | Hong Kong 16 Feb (Friday) 11:00 AM

Title:
2024 Feburary Boise IEEE Opcomm In-Person Meeting
Date:
February 15th
5:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Micron Center for Materials Research (MCMR)
Boise, ID
Abstract:

In-person meeting.

It is important to RSVP and pick food selections for smoother arrangements.

Parking: Please see the event picture map with locations marked for free parking. 

Caution: On the Safer side, please read the signs on the street before parking, it may be reserved or a permit-required spot. If you cannot find a spot, you can park at an hourly paid parking lot which is East of the RUCH Building. GPS: 43.600764, -116.197759 .   You can claim reimbursements later on through Concur.

 

Title:
IEEE CN Smart Cities Los Angeles
Date:
February 15th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Join us for a session on Smart Cities Los Angeles, California USA. Why is Los Angeles considered one of the top Smart Cities in the Globe? Find out how Los Angeles is tops in Smart Health, Education, Governance, Mobility, Water and Air. Why may it be important for your city to adopt LA's top smart cities goals?

Title:
DER Systems and the Machinery of Microgrid Design
Date:
February 15th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

There is an evolution in how distributed energy resources (DERs) provide power and energy. In the last decade, DERs have become the most cost-effective source of new power in many markets. DER technologies are primed to take over a larger share of grid supply infrastructure. As California’s revised net metering rules have shown, this kind of mid-transition shift can be messy and complex. It involves transitioning away from an initial, low penetration framework of variable power injection--to a more sustainable marketplace of DER grid engagement and valuation. It is critically important that a new framework to support the continued increase of DER hosting capacity becomes a priority for legislators and regulators. It is not worth prolonging this necessary and unavoidable evolution, regardless of how many DERs are regionally deployed. Battery energy storage systems (BESS) and the control of various electrified loads are central technologies in defining this challenging transition. This seminar presented by Adam Morse of ProtoGen, Inc. discusses how DERs provide resilience, and support the grid, as controllable and interactive systems, while the design processes and engineering skillsets are rapidly evolving.

Title:
Leveraging Cloud Computing to Enhance Stochastic Simulations and Research for Clean Energy Futures
Date:
February 15th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

Topic: Leveraging Cloud Computing to Enhance Stochastic Simulations and Research for Clean Energy Futures

Speakers: Abhineet Parchure leads solutions architecture for new cloud technologies in Clean Energy at AWS Industry Products. Over the past 3 years at AWS, he has been helping utilities and grid software vendors leverage the cloud to achieve their business outcomes. Prior to AWS, Abhineet spent over 6 years of experience at Dominion Energy’s DVI group in, Virginia. At DVI, he led engineering for a Vol-VAR Optimization (VVO) software suite, and deployed grid planning, control and M&V software systems at 10+ North American utilities. Abhineet is also a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, where he has done research in combined transmission & distribution system dynamics, the impacts of distributed generation, and HVDC transmission networks.

 

Daniel Olsen is a software development engineer with AWS Industry Products. He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His work focuses on large-scale power-system simulations and planning for electrical grid decarbonization. Before working with AWS, he spent three years working with Breakthrough Energy studying clean energy trajectories and three years at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory studying demand response in the industry, agriculture, and water sectors.

 

Poorva Sharma obtained B.E. degree in Information Technology from Jai Narayan Vyas University and M.S. degree in Computer Science from Washington State University. She is a Software Engineer with Advanced Computational, Mathematics, & Data division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She has 17 years of experience in developing software tools in the fields of data management, distributed systems, integration systems, and middleware. Her work focuses on developing integration and data management software platforms for power grid and building energy research. She worked on various projects under DOE’s Grid Modernization Lab Consortium, PNNL’s Future Power Grid, and Connected Homes initiatives.

 

Abstract: Historically, the timing, magnitude, and location of demand in electrical grids was easy to forecast, and the supply was highly controllable. With the growth in variable renewable energy, distributed energy resources, and electrification of buildings and transportation, this is no longer the case. When planning investments which will be in service for decades, what’s the appropriate approach to balance infrastructure costs with the need for reliability of supply? The most stressed state of the electrical grid may no longer be the time with maximum gross demand, and there’s a wider range of resource states which can contribute to various types of grid stress.

 

AWS and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will share the approach and results from an ongoing effort to help answer this question. The evolution of an IEEE test distribution feeder over 30 years of growth in distributed solar PV is modeled stochastically, and the results of the stochastic simulations are compared against a more traditional approach which has a smaller number of simulation years and PV growth which is expectation-based rather than probabilistic.

Title:
chapter officer lunch meeting
Date:
February 15th
11:29 AM (2 hours)
Location:
San Diego, CA
Abstract:

chapter officer lunch meeting. 

Going over plan for year 2024.

Title:
Finite Element Method (FEM)Case Study
Date:
February 14th
4:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Senita Ballroom
Tempe, AZ
Abstract:

This workshop is dedicated to the numerical solutions for Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), which are widely used in scientific and engineering fields. There are many different methods for solving PDEs, but two of the most prevalent and user-friendly methods are the Finite Element Method (FEM) and the Finite Difference Method (FDM). Our focus will be on FEM, providing participants with a comprehensive introduction, detailed examples, and hands-on coding experience. The session will include a case study of a beam under stress and delve into applications in electromagnetic scenarios. This interactive session invites active participation and dialogue, and attendees are encouraged to come with their laptops.

Title:
Combined Zonal and Local Control Using Grid-forming Inverters in a Complex Medium- and Low-voltage Island Grid: a Study Case in a Realistic German Network
Date:
February 14th
2:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

This webinar delves into a case study focusing on zonal control in a complex island grid hosting grid-forming (GFM) and grid-following (GFL) inverter-based resources (IBRs). The investigation addresses key questions relevant to stable operation after disconnection from the transmission network:

1) What is the minimum required GFM installed capacity for stable operation after disconnection?

2) Is it more effective to deploy multiple distributed GFM inverters at low voltage (400 V) or a few large GFM inverters at medium voltage (20 kV)?

3) Can inverter local control ensure long-term stability and adequate island operation, or is centralized control required?

Conducted in a combined medium- and low-voltage network representative of German grids, the study employs a highly complex model with 5483 buses, 569 distributed energy resources (DERs) at 400 V, and 6 large-scale IBRs at 20 kV. Leveraging SimBench datasets publicly available for power system analysis tools, the models include dynamic components and use the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) models for GFL inverters (specifically, the WECC_REGC_C IBR model for converter-driven oscillations in weak systems).

The paper addresses these questions through positive-sequence root-mean-square (RMS) simulations and frequency-domain analysis using the Fourier transform. The study proposes and validates a zonal control that coordinates DERs' efforts within its area by conducting hundreds of simulations to address uncertainties such as the geographical location of DERs in the distribution grid. This control sends necessary corrections to bring distribution voltages within adequate values. The webinar demonstrates how, within seconds, local control of inverters responds rapidly to disturbances, enhancing short-term dynamics. Simultaneously, the zonal control coordinates various DERs to refine local corrections within a timeframe of tens of seconds.

Title:
Navigating the Edge: How Cloud-Edge Devices Operate
Date:
February 13th
7:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
567 Yosemite Dr
Milpitas, CA
Abstract:

This event will be available live at SEMI, as well as over Zoom. Get to SEMI by 6:30pm to network – and enjoy great pizza and refreshments! All attendees MUST register using the Eventbrite form (see link).

As the digital world becomes increasingly data-centric, cloud-edge devices are playing a pivotal role in reshaping how large volumes of data are processed near their source. Cloud-edge devices are at the forefront of a shift towards decentralized computing, and enhancing the efficiency of Internet-of-Things (IOT) and similar use cases.

This talk will provide an overview of the architecture of these cloud-edge devices, and the importance of virtualization to enable their operation in a myriad of industries and environments that are reliant on real-time data processing and decision-making. How these capabilities are supported in Oracle’s Roving Edge Infrastructure will be explained, including showing the ability to operate on data sets in computing environments which are isolated, i.e., on the edge. The net effect is an improvement in resource utilization, security, and adaptability.

This talk will also touch upon the broader transformative implications of edge computing, exploring how these advancements could shape future trends in the digital infrastructure landscape.

Title:
IEEE Seattle Section Excom Meeting Feb 2024
Date:
February 13th
7:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Seattle University Student Center
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

IEEE Seattle Section Excom meeting with chapter and society chairs. 

Title:
IEEE Foothill Section February 2024 ExCom/OpCom Monthly Hybrid Meeting
Date:
February 13th
6:30 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
Bldg. 9
Ontario, CA
Abstract:

IEEE Foothill Section conducts its ExCom/OpCom every first Tuesday of the month. 

Title:
IEEE Oregon Feb Excom
Date:
February 13th
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

IEEE Oregon Section Excom meeting

Title:
Driving Manufacturing Innovation with AI-Powered Smart Robotic Cells
Date:
February 13th
5:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

First lecture of the 2024 Invited Seminar Series (Virtual) organized by IEEE Computer Society San Diego Chapter. 

Previous lectures: All lectures of IEEE CS SD Invited Seminar Series 2023 

Title:
IEEE Tech Talk: Is VHF Dead?
Date:
February 13th
5:30 PM (1.3 hours)
Location:
Seattle University Student Center
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

This presentation discusses the increasing levels of RF ambient noise particularly in the VHF and UHF frequency bands. RF ambient noise is the result of a cacophony of signals from the vast electronic world we live in. The noise floor in many areas has increased by 30-40 dB. This is causing significant issues for commercial broadcasters, aviation radio, marine communications, land mobile radio, military, and other users of the spectrum between 30 and 500 MHz.  Measurements and a discussion of the effects of this increasing noise floor will be presented.

Title:
Weekly Student Projects Meeting
Date:
February 13th
4:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Rexburg, ID
Abstract:

Work on student projects.

Title:
IEEE PES SEATTLE EXCOM MEETING
Date:
February 12th
8:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

EXCOM Meeting

Title:
IEEE Hawaii YP February ExCom
Date:
February 12th
7:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Monthly YP ExCom meeting. 

Title:
PELS Excom meeting 02/12/24
Date:
February 12th
7:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

PELS Excom meeting

Title:
IPS Oregon ExCom Kickoff meeting for 2024
Date:
February 12th
6:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Meeting Agenda:

  • Kick off this year's event plans and concepts: Let's dive into our ideas and strategies for this year's events, ensuring we build upon our past successes while exploring new and innovative approaches.
  • Requirements: Discuss the necessary resources, support, and infrastructure required to execute our plans effectively.
  • Lesson Learned: Reflect on areas of improvement from the previous year and brainstorm actionable steps to enhance our performance and outcomes.
  • Q&A: Provide an opportunity for open discussion, questions, and clarifications.
Title:
IEEE Consultants' Network of San Diego - "The status of cell phone radiation effects on the human body- past and present"
Date:
February 12th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Engineering Building
San Diego, CA
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

Monday, February 12, 2024

IEEE Consultants’ Network of San Diego

 

The status of cell phone radiation effects

on the human body- past and present

 

Tony Babaian, P.E.

 

 

We will go back to decades of research in this important and delicate field. Important since it involves our short-term and long-term health having to rely on cell phones exclusively and the more we advance and diversify its’ use in everyday life.  Delicate, since it has caused such opposition in researching and accepting the adverse effects by the telecom industry and the public. The cell phone manufacturers and the standards entities are sometimes at a clash when the research of the negative effects of the radiation puts design and manufacturing restraint on countless millions of devices and communication systems built and distributed for worldwide use in every G cycle of the industry.

 

Title:
UFFC Seattle Chapter ExCom Monthly Meeting
Date:
February 12th
1:00 PM (0 minute)
Abstract:

Monthly meeting of ExCom

Title:
IEEE Financial Summit Green Energy
Date:
February 9th
6:00 AM (4 hours)
Abstract:

Join us for the IEEE Financial Summit on Green Energy. Fusion - unlimited clean energy. Find out about new investments in the green, sustainable economy. What are the latest trends in solar, wind, fuel cells, and batteries? Find out why young professionals are investing in these commodities. Hear talks on intellectual property, trademark protections, patents for new renewables, Space Capital and 'Does the transmission grid need insurance'? Find out who are the key players in this financial green space? Who should you call to insure your home solar panels and battery energy storge system? Is there a potential for fire, arcing and/or overheating? What are the Green Energy updates to AI Artificial Intelligence. Should I be investing in AI and/or Payloads into zero Gs? Also covers oil & gas and carbon capture sequestration.

Title:
IEEE Hawaii February ExCom
Date:
February 8th
8:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Holmes Hall 244
Honolulu, HI
Abstract:

Monthly ExCom meeting. All Section members welcome.

Dinner will be provided for per person. Please give cash to Matt Sahara on the day of. Students do not need to bring payment.

Title:
Strategic Business Planning for Technology Leaders
Date:
February 8th
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
202 - Heafey Hall
Santa Clara, CA
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

The core objective of this presentation is to acquaint technology leaders with an effective framework for crafting a strategic plan anchored in the principles of the business model canvas. Through interactive and hands-on engagement, participants will be empowered to apply this framework to their current or past technology initiatives. The session will provide insights into structuring a compelling pitch deck essential for garnering stakeholder approval and support. The culmination of the talk will feature expert guidance and practical tips for the seamless transformation of the strategic plan into a comprehensive and detailed business blueprint.

Driving/Parking Instructions: Our meeting is held on the Santa Clara University campus in Building 202, Heafey Hall, Room 129.

https://www.scu.edu/map/l/SCDI:-Heafey/

Just across from the Santa Clara Train Station on El Camino Real, you can turn into Palm Drive. Drive to the first intersection and make a left; there is a Visitor Parking Lot, and the Main Parking Structure. These parking lots charge a fee of for 4 hours, for all day, and parking is enforced until 8 PM.

There is some free street parking at the northern side of the campus. From El Camino Real, turn into Benton Street. There is often street parking along Benton, or Franklin, or Sherman Streets, which are relatively close to Heafey Hall. The parking lot behind Togo's at 1000 Lafayette Street (between Bentor and Homestead) is usually available in the evening and free.

To get to Heafey Hall, check it out at Location B5 on the map located at:

https://www.scu.edu/media/offices/university-operations/parking-images/parking/tinywow_UMC-0222-Campus-Map-Digital-3-1_7579005.pdf

Title:
IEEE OC Section ExCom Meeting - February 8, MOVED ON-LINE
Date:
February 8th
6:29 PM (1.4 hours)
Abstract:

IEEE Orange County Section Executive Committee Monthly meeting - occurs every 2nd Thursday of the month.

All IEEE OC Committee/Chapter/Affinity/SIG Chair/Key Volunteers (or their proxy) are requested to attend. Other IEEE members are also welcome to attend. Please RVSP here to receive the meeting login information. Routine attendance is required to qualify for your chapter annual IEEE rebate.

To AVOID unauthorized attendance you MUST REGISTER for this event so that you can be sent the meeting link.

 

  

Title:
IEEE UHM Student Branch - SWE UHM LinkedIn Workshop
Date:
February 8th
5:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Honolulu, HI
Abstract:

We have collaborated with SWE to host a LinkedIn Workshop hosted by career coach Mary Despe!  Come to learn how to improve your LinkedIn profile and network with industry professionals. 

Title:
Tucson Section EXCOM Meeting February 2024 Minutes
Date:
February 8th
5:06 PM (0 minute)
Abstract:

Tucson MGA Section EXCOM Meeting, February 2024, Minutes

Title:
Grid Orchestration: Challenges and Opportunities
Date:
February 8th
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

Distribution grids are becoming complex and managing them with traditional approaches is increasingly

untenable. On the one hand, the exponential adoption of DERs such as rooftop solar, home batteries

and EVs is dramatically altering power consumption (and production) patterns. On the other hand,

concerns over the price tag of building out new infrastructure to meet the forecasted increase in overall

load growth (from a modest 0.5% over the last decade to 4.7% over the next 5 years), especially

considering the uncertainties inherent in load forecasting, are causing several grid expansion projects

and utility-scale interconnections to be delayed or outright rejected [1]. There is an ever-increasing need

for intelligent software solutions which can maximize efficiency of the infrastructure already in place

today and orchestrate the multi-directional flow of electrons while keeping distribution grid operations

safe, reliable and affordable.

Title:
Branch Meeting
Date:
February 8th
2:15 PM (0 minute)
Location:
Duckering
Fairbanks, AK
Abstract:

Second Student Branch meeting of 2024 semester

Title:
Bots & Beverages at Circuit Launch
Date:
February 7th
7:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
Circuit Launch (upstairs)
Oakland, CA
Abstract:

Join us for robotics networking - thanks to food and beverages sponsor Jiga.io and host companies Circuit Launch and Silicon Valley Robotics.

Open mic for introductions, robot demos and announcements. Are you hiring or looking for work? Speak up!

Title:
Robotics networking
Date:
February 7th
7:00 PM (2 hours)
Location:
upstairs
Oakland, CA
Abstract:

It's time for another fabulous Bots & Beer (or beverages :)

  • Open mic for introductions, hiring and robot demos
  • Show your IEEE membership for great prize
  • Volunteer for your local RAS chapter

Big thanks to our hosts at Silicon Valley Robotics and Circuit Launch  
And our food and drink sponsors at Jiga.io

Jiga.io  is Manufacturing as a Service with nothing to hide. High quality parts guaranteed with 100% access to the manufacturers who make them. Work directly with known manufacturers while Jiga guarantees on-time delivery, quality parts and minimal friction.

Circuit Launch is a community of startup and established electronic hardware companies, where we provide our members with office, lab, and micromanufacturing workspaces, plus full access to Circuit Launch’s open and diverse network of industry leading Engineers, Suppliers, Manufacturers, and Hardware-Friendly Investors.

 

Title:
Foothill Consultant Network
Date:
February 7th
6:30 PM (2 hours)
Abstract:

Monthly Consultants Network Meeting

Title:
ExCom - Feb2024
Date:
February 7th
5:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Spokane, WA
Abstract:

Monthly ExCom

Title:
[2024 Winter] Board Application Info Session
Date:
February 7th
5:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
314 Los Trancos Dr
Irvine, CA
Abstract:

Our third general meeting of the winter quarter! Join us to learn about board applications for the upcoming year, down to each specific position and the timeline!

Title:
IEEE-USA Livestream Webinar: Creating Income For Life
Date:
February 7th
11:00 AM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Kyle will present timely and relevant insights around six major risks in retirement, how to strategically move from accumulation mode to the distribution phase, and will cover the importance of establishing reliable, guaranteed income in retirement.

Title:
IEEE Alaska - ExCom
Date:
February 6th
7:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

IEEE Alaska Executive Committee Meeting

Title:
Networking Night - hosted by the IEEE Orange County Section
Date:
February 6th
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Location:
Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizza Store
Irvine, CA
Abstract:

Networking Night

hosted by the IEEE Orange County Section

 

Join us for an in-person networking event for meet-and-greet with members of the IEEE Orange County Section.

 

Food and refreshments will be provided. Register to allow for proper planning.

(Include any dietary restrictions during registration to allow organizers to adjust orders. We'll make an effort to meet your needs, but request are not guaranteed)

Title:
IEEE Oregon NanoTech Lecture: Low-dimensional Transitional Materials and Devices for Wearable IoTs
Date:
February 6th
5:30 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

IEEE Oregon Nanotechnology Chapter presents

Low-dimensional Transitional Materials and Devices for Wearable IoTs

with Prof. Li Tao, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer

Date/Time: February 6th, 2024 @5:30-6:30 PM PT

Location: Virtual

This talk introduces our recent experimental progress on the synthesis, characterization and device integration on 2D BixSb1-x and PtSe2 as well as boron nitride (BN) quantum dots for flexible transistor, sensor/transceiver and display components in wearable circuits. 

 

Title:
Weekly Student Projects Meeting
Date:
February 6th
4:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Rexburg, ID
Abstract:

Work on student projects.

Title:
Nate Smith - Rising Stars
Date:
February 6th
4:30 PM (9 days)
Location:
Norm Asbjornson Hall (NAH)
Bozeman, MT
Abstract:

Nate will share photos and discuss his experiences from Vegas at CES and Rising Stars, highlighting upcoming events in IEEE and current trends in the electronics industry as a whole. At the Rising Stars conference, he was able to meet and attend presentations by IEEE's luminaries and leaders outlining their vision for the future. During CES he was able to work in the IEEE booth for two days sharing his experiences with attendees and venture into most of the convention halls with an exhibitor badge. As you may know the vastness of CES, Nate was able to meet LiDAR startups, attend Roland Busch's (Siemens CEO) keynote, and participate in demonstrations of all things AI...lots and lots of AI and ML! After Nate's time at CES the following informative video by the Center for Humane Technology (CHT) was recommended discussing the downsides of AI, we as designers of the future will need to navigate as Generative Large Language Models (GLLM) infiltrate our daily lives. Following the presentation, a discussion about the AI Dilemma will conclude the evening.

Title:
IEEE WIE Phoenix February 2024 meeting - Teams
Date:
February 6th
11:00 AM (1 hour)
Abstract:

 Agenda:

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Title:
Caffeinate&Connect: IEEE Young Professionals Networking Hour
Date:
February 3rd
10:00 AM (1 hour)
Location:
Hatch Beaker & Burr
Spokane, WA
Abstract:

Join us for an inspiring morning of professional growth and networking at our "Connect & Caffeinate: IEEE Young Professionals Networking Hour." Whether you're an early-career engineer, a student, or an industry enthusiast, this event provides an ideal platform to connect with like-minded professionals, exchange insights, and stay informed about upcoming IEEE events. Over freshly brewed coffee, we'll discuss exciting opportunities, share ideas, and build valuable networks.

As an added bonus, at the end of the hour, our Young Professionals officers will be hosting their meeting. All attendees are welcome to listen in, learn more about our initiatives, and even get involved in shaping the future of our community.

We look forward to seeing you there as we caffeinate, connect, and collaborate to boost your professional journey!

Title:
Metro LA Webmaster Training Session # 2
Date:
February 3rd
9:00 AM (1 hour)
Abstract:
  • Purpose of Webmaster Tutorials: The metro webmaster tutorial for beginners is for all metro members seeking to increase their IEEE WordPress skills.  Attendance is required of those who are or want to be an officer in the webmaster role.

  • On 2-3-24 we continued with Ed Perkin’s slide that went over the beginning fundamentals of Webmasters.
     Contact Eremita Miranda eremitam@outlook.com or Ed Perkins ed.perkins@frontier.com for a handout of the slides from this session. 
Title:
How to write an effective research paper
Date:
February 2nd
7:30 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Holmes Hall
Honolulu, HI
Abstract:

Are you finding the idea of writing a scientific research article a bit overwhelming? Take a deep breath – it's not as challenging as it might seem at first glance. Developing the skill to conduct effective research is a must-have skill for both students and researchers. In this discussion, we'll delve into the process of researching a topic thoroughly and explore techniques for presenting our ideas in a well-organized and scientifically meaningful manner. We'll also uncover strategies for finding credible sources, citing papers properly, and choosing the perfect journal to showcase your work. I hope to distill my experiences into practical advice for crafting compelling and impactful research papers. 

 

Parking information can be found here: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/commuter/visitors/

Title:
IEEE Electrical Safety Conference
Date:
February 2nd
6:00 AM (4 hours)
Abstract:

Join us for a session on Electrical Safety. Find out what the latest codes are. Were there any updates during the last code issue? Find out how to keep employees safe, trained and well equipped to perform daily electrical tasks. Listen to some case examples during our live session. Find out about the latest personal protective equipment, tools, and devices to stay safe. Refresh your memory on arc flash labels. What does 17 cal/cm2 mean? Can I work on energized equipment? What are the OSHA standards for working on energized equipment? How many electricians does it take to remove an electrical panel cover/dead front? How do I test for zero energy? How often do I need to calibrate my meter? EV (Electric Vehicles), Solar, Wind and Fuel Cells. Should I and my employees be concerned with multiple sources of energy feeding a single bus bar? How do I know the bus bar is not energized? These are just a few of the topics that will be covered during our Electrical Safety Sessions. 

Title:
2024 CES Download - Check out the latest tech innovations
Date:
February 1st
5:30 PM (2.5 hours)
Location:
Texas Instruments Silicon Valley Auditorium
Santa Clara, CA
Abstract:

This is the annual IEEE SFBA Consumer Technology Society (CTSoc) event providing a summary of the latest and unique tech innovations from the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This event has proven to be very popular as many people working in related industries do not get to attend CES. CES's focus has expanded to beyond consumer electronic devices to many categories including smart homes, robotics, medical and healthcare devices, etc.

IEEE President, Tom Coughlin and Region 6 Director-Elect, Joseph Wei, both are past-chairs of SFBA CTSoc will share highlights of the unique tech solutions at CES that may not have been covered by the media. This will be an in-person event, and the room has limited capacity. Register early, do not miss this event.

Speakers:

Tom Coughlin - President, Coughlin Associates

Joseph Wei - Managing Director, Technology Ventures Group, LLC 

 

Title:
Navigating the Airwaves: The Critical Role of Spectrum in Wi-Fi and Cellular Networks
Date:
February 1st
5:00 PM (1 hour)
Abstract:

Wireless communication is fundamental to our digital society, with radio spectrum the key enabling resource. Understanding the critical role of spectrum provides deep insight into how wireless technologies function and how they will evolve. This enlightening talk delves into the ingenious advancements in Wi-Fi and cellular networks to harness spectrum, including increasing efficiency, deploying new bands, aggregating channels, and dynamically sharing spectrum. Despite huge progress, formidable challenges remain in meeting soaring demands for capacity, achieving global harmonization, and ensuring coexistence with existing services. Highlights of this session include:

  1. The tradeoffs between different types of spectrum bands
  2. Spectrum innovations in Wi-Fi and 5G to improve performance and reliability
  3. Forecasts illustrating the insatiable demand for more spectrum
  4. Balancing the scales between Wi-Fi and 5G allocations
  5. Insights from the World Radio Communication Conference (WRC) 23
  6. Details on the recently announced U.S. National Spectrum Strategy
  7. United States versus the rest of the world in spectrum assignments and associated risks
  8. Lessons learned and the future of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)
  9. Pioneering approaches in dynamic spectrum sharing

Biography

Peter Rysavy, the president of Rysavy Research LLC, has led the consulting firm since 1993, focusing on computer networking, wireless technology, and mobile computing. His firm's wide range of projects include spectrum and capacity analysis, wireless technology evolution reports, network security assessments, strategic consultations, system design, article and report writing, course and webcast development, network performance measurements, and serving as an expert in patent litigation. Over his career, Peter has published 200 articles and reports and worked with over 100 organizations. Additionally, he served as the executive director of the Wireless Technology Association from 2000 to 2016, focusing on evaluating wireless technologies, studying mobile communications architectures, and advocating for wireless data interoperability.

Peter holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford University, graduating in 1979. For more information about his contributions to wireless technology, visit https://www.rysavy.com.

At the time of the event go to https://simnet.zoom.us/j/91579513546?pwd=dWdVVHQ2QkhkV1ZUQUNwd0tURXM3UT09

Title:
The Acceleration of Grid Modernization and Innovation through Policy and Regulation
Date:
February 1st
4:00 PM (1 hour)
Location:
Seattle, WA
Abstract:

: Ambitious clean energy and climate change policies are driving the adoption of clean energy, the electrification of all sectors of the economy, and an increased emphasis on delivering benefits through the energy system for underserved communities. Several recent state and federal policy initiatives including state utility innovation programs and the Biden Administration's Investment in Infrastructure and Jobs Act are driving forward the market for the clean energy and grid modernization technologies that deliver on the intentions of clean energy and climate change policies. This seminar will provide an overview of several important policy initiatives and will also offer some perspective on the additional policies and regulations that will support the adoption of grid modernization technologies, such as Utilidata's distributed AI platform, that help integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into grid operations

Title:
Additive Manufacturing: Packaging Applications and Growth Needs for Heterogeneous Integration Impact [remote/no fee]
Date:
February 1st
12:00 PM (1 hour)
Cost:
Admission fee may apply
Abstract:

[this is a no-charge online event]

This talk will cover major developments within additive manufacturing as applied towards electronics packaging needs generally and especially for heterogeneous integration applications, as well as overview the benefits and growth needs for these manufacturing approaches to have impact within our future electronic devices.

 

Title:
Unleashing the Power of Mechanics on CMOS: Hafnia Nanoelectromechanical Systems For RF Frequency Control
Date:
January 31st
6:30 PM (1.5 hours)
Abstract:

Abstract:

Access to nanoscale piezoelectric transducers in advanced semiconductor processes enables realization of acoustic resonators on CMOS chips. Monolithically integrated acoustic resonators facilitate the creation of on-chip clocks, local oscillators, and filters with improved performance, size, and cost.

The discovery of ferroelectricity in fluorite-structured oxides, such as hafnia and zirconia, has augured the emergence of the long-coveted CMOS piezoelectric transducer. Atomic-layer-deposited hafnia-zirconia are already used, in amorphous form, as high-k dielectrics in advanced semiconductor nodes. Once subjected to proper atomic engineering, these fluorites can take polar crystalline forms with large piezoelectric coupling that enables creation of high-performance acoustic resonators.

In this talk, I will present an overview on CMOS-based fluorite ferroelectrics and their properties pertained to nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) resonator performance merits. I will introduce our efforts on (1) developing hafnia-zirconia piezoelectric transducers for creation of super-high-frequency NEMS resonators with high electromechanical-coupling and quality-factor, and intrinsic switchability, (2) development of three-dimensional acoustic resonator technology based on integrating hafnia-zirconia on semiconductor fins, enabling massive integration of multi-band filter arrays and wideband switch-free multiplexers, and (3) development of ultra-stable oscillators using temperature-compensated hafnia-zirconia resonators.

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