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    SCV-Phot - 5/3 | An Association Perspective on Solar/PV Manu-facturing - overview, challenges, collaboration, costs, leverage ... [more]

    Monterey - 5/4 | Speech and Robotics at the Honda Research Institute - misunderstandings, correction utterances, detection, timing ... [more]

    SCV-TMC - 5/5 | Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch - organizational culture, undermining, adapting ... [more]

    SCV-MTT - 5/5 | Theory, Principles, and Techniques for Designing Low-Noise Oscillators - resonators, from 10MHz to 10GHz ... [more]

    OEB-Life - 5/10 | How do we Know that Human Activities have Affected the Global Climate? - changes, models ... [more]

    SCV-CS - 5/10 | small processors solve BIG PROBLEMS - ultra-low-energy cores, SDR, grand challenges ... [more]

    Monterey - 5/11 | Data Science at LinkedIn: Turning Data into Products and Stories - terabytes, noisy data, algorithms ... [more]

    OEB-Mag - 5/11 | Magnetic Surface Nanostructures - self-assembled, ordered, impurity atoms, chains ... [more]

    SCV-ComSoc - 5/11 | Evolution: Status and New Developments in WiFi, 3G, and 4G-LTE from a Silicon Perspective ... [more]

    SCV-CSS - 5/11 | The EtherCAT Standard for Control Systems - fieldbus, footprint, overhead, topology, costs ... [more]

    SCV-CPMT - 5/11 | Friday Afternoons at an Electronic Manu-facturing Services (EMS) Provider - zero-defect, support ... [more]

    SCV-PV - 5/11 | Solyndra Commercial Rooftops and Beyond - no displacement, endangered species, permitting, grid integration ... [more]

    SPECTRUM - 5/12 | Real-Time Matters! Timing and Performance Analysis for Embedded Systems - behavior, model-based ... [more]

    SCV-CAS - 5/16 | Physical Verification Challenges and Solutions for 45nm and Beyond - tape-out, complexity, verify, optimize ... [more]

    CS - 5/17 | Software Experts Summit 2011: Managing the Pace of Innovation - software security, best practices, agile devt ... [more]

    SCV-CNSV - 5/17 | What Every Inventor and Entrepreneur Needs to Know about Patents - vs open source, disclosure, timeline ... [more]

    SCV-Mag - 5/17 | Sub-Picosecond Switching and the Future of HAMR ... [more]

    SCV-PES-IAS - 5/18 | Why Grid Storage? Conditioning and Frequency Control -frequency regulation, system reliability ... [more]

    SCV-EMBS - 5/18 | Bionanoelectronics: The State of the Art and The Near-Term Future - diagnostics, sensors, monitoring ... [more]

    SCV-PELS - 5/18 | Capacitive Power Transfer for Contactless Charging - series resonance, soft-switching, efficiency ... [more]

    SCV-SSC - 5/19 | Ultra-Low-Power Electronics in the Next Decade - personal and health technology, energy, power management ... [more]

    OEB-IAS - 5/19 | Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment - plug-in EVs, supply equipment, standards, market ... [more]

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    May 17: Software Experts Summit 2011: Managing the Pace of Innovation - CHM, Mt. View [more]

    May 23-26: Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD) - San Diego [more]

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    IEEE GRID CHAPTER MEETINGS Continued, from previous page SCV-RAS - 5/19 | Human-Friendly Robotics - safety, compatibility, performance, sensing, control ... [more]

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    SCV-CPMT - 5/26 | Silicon Interposers for 2.5D and 3D Packaging - density, interconnection, vertical stacking ... [more]

    SCV-Life - 6/7 | Initial Meeting Followed by Guest Speaker - social and professional goals, guidelines, inviting speakers ... [more

    SCV-CPMT+Phot+EMB - 6/8 | MEMS Adaptive Optics for Biological Imaging beacons, wavefront sensing, tissue ... [more]

    SCV-EDS - 6/14 | Statistical Variability and Reliability in Advanced Nanoscale CMOS - TCAD, simulation ... [more]

    SCV-CS+PES - 6/14 | Smart Meter Analytics: What Can We Learn from the Data? - 2TB per year, analyzing, benefit ... [more]

    SCV-CPMT - 6/16 | Tour: HALT-HASS Testing and Chamber Demonstration - testing, methods, demonstrations ... [more]

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