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    • High Plains Section Event - Tomorrow
      “My Life with Everything Electric” aka Bill's Power Trip Bill Kwinn Retired, Hewlett Packard Engineer Bill Kwinn will present his experiences in buying and using commercially installed Tesla solar panels, Tesla power wall backup batteries, a Volkswagen fully electric car and a level 2 charging station. He will discuss the decisions, costs and policies. The […]
    • 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
      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) […]
    • Driving Manufacturing Innovation with AI-Powered Smart Robotic Cells
      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 
    • Hybrid Magnonics
      Magnons are the fundamental spin excitations of magnetically ordered materials, such as ferromagnets and antiferromagnets. Magnons combine non-linear properties with tunability and sub-micrometer wavelengths in the gigahertz-frequency regime. The field of magnonics [1] explores potential applications of magnons for information processing and communication. These applications encompass wave-based Boolean logic, neural networks, quantum technologies and miniaturized […]
    • Contact Sport – A Book About International HAM Operator Competition
      The Austin Life Members' Group promotes the development of members through professional and social networking,addressing topics of interest to Life Members, including volunteer activities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.
    • New Year's IEEE Pikes Peak Section Meeting & Election
      Come help the IEEE Pikes Peak Section Ring in the New Year and elect this year’s slate of Section Officers.  Our meeting will be held at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, January 17 at The Warehouse in downtown Colorado Springs.  The Section will provide dinner and non-alcoholic beverages for the event.  We can handle up to […]
    • The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors
      Welcome to Global Webinar co-sponsored by Pikes Peak Section and Panama Computer Society Chapter and co-hosted by a number of Chapters worldwide. The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors David Bondurant, Vertical Memory Matt Francis, Ozark IC This presentation will review 50-years of Semiconductor and Computer developments and historical competition between countries that […]
    • Tour of National Museum of WWII Aviation & Pike Peak Section Sponsored Simulation Lab
      Tour of The National Museum of World War II Aviation, 775 Aviation Way Colorado Spring, CO 80916 Lunch to Follow at: The Airplane Restaurant, 1665 N. Newport Rd. Our Tour Guide: Jim Palmer, Docent, National Museum of WW II Aviation Former Commander, 3rd Space Support Wing Peterson Air Force Base Opened to the public in […]
    • Distributed Load Changers on Modern Distribution Systems
      This webinar will delve into various aspects of distributed loads, including different load modifiers considering both temporal and spatial aspects. We will look at their fundamental principles and operations to their real-world applications. It will feature presentations and insights from experts in the field, offering participants a comprehensive understanding of the following key areas:  Definition, […]
    • Quantum Technologies: Pathways Beyond Classical Systems Workshop
      This high-level workshop aims to provide an overview of the current efforts to organize quantum-related academic, industrial, and professional activities in: - Computer science, - Electrical and electronics engineering, - Industrial standards development, - Information science (including information technology management), - Network architecture and infrastructure development, and - Sustainability by design. In person or virtual […]
    • Neutron Scattering from Magnetic Swirls
      Magnetic skyrmions are localized spin textures in-which the magnetic moments curl into a continuous, coplanar loop, bounded on its outside perimeter and core by moments in the out-of-plane direction. This very specific configuration provides a non-trivial topology and quasiparticle qualities, including skyrmion kinetics and dynamic modes. Hybrid skyrmions have shown the largest stability envelope, which […]
    • October 2023 Pikes Peak Joint Electronic Devices/Circuits & Systems Chapter Meeting
      The Pikes Peak Joint Electron Devices/Circuits & Systems Chapter is being reactivated after a 4 year inactivate period.  We invite all those interested in Semiconductor technology to participate in the local chapter again as Silicon Mountain begins to grow.  The Meeting is at the Tom Saponas Lounge on the first floor of the Engineering Building […]
    • Defense Microelectronics Industrial Base
      Semiconductor microelectronic chips are critical components in defense C4ISR and weapon systems.  Department of Defense (DoD) needs to have an assured supply of advanced microcroelectronic chips, in peacetime and wartime.  Since DoD itself normally does not make the chips, DoD depends on the semiconductor industry to produce the needed chips.  DoD uses a variety of […]
    • IEEE Engineering Ethics Seminar – October 24, 2023 5:30PM
      Course Description: Ethics has been defined as doing the right thing when no one is looking. Are you? Is everyone around you? What should you do if they’re not? Is what you think is right - the same thing as what others think is right? Use the words “code of ethics” with 10 people and […]
    • 2023 Pikes Peak Global LMAG Achievement Award Celebration - History of Silicon Mountain
      Note Change in time to 6:30 pm MDT. Tonight we celebrate Pike Peak LMAG’s  2023 Global LMAG Achievement Award.  We were selected in competition with 140+ LMAG worldwide.  It was based upon our activities in 2022 and our grant program with the National Museum of WWII Aviation to support a student simulation lab in support […]
    • Biotech and the Convergence of Conventional and Emerging Technology
      The Austin Life Members' Group promotes the development of members through professional and social networking,addressing topics of interest to Life Members, including volunteer activities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.
    • October 2023 PPCS Meeting - Introduction to Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces - with Anders M. Buvarp
      In addition to machine learning (ML) algorithms, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS) are considered the key candidates for 6th generation mobile communication systems. Both technologies introduce a paradigm shift from traditional and contemporary wireless communication methods. Typically, the wireless channel is considered passive and not modifiable by the network operator; hence, the transmitter and receiver are […]
    • Modified Perpendicular Artificial Spin Ice
      Artificial spin ice (ASI) is a highly customizable materials platform used for studying fundamental properties of interaction and frustration in magnetic systems, with potential applications in novel computing architectures. Perpendicular ASI systems are advantageous because they have isotropic interactions between magnetic elements and high perpendicular stray fields that could be used for magnetic imprinting. These […]
    • IEEE 9.21.2023 meeting moved to Oct 5,2023: RISC-V Thunderbird SOC for HPC and AI Applications
      Doug Norton will give an overview of Austin-based InspireSemi’s disruptive next generation Thunderbird compute accelerator for HPC&AI applications. This RISC-V based “supercomputer-cluster-on-a-chip” packs 1,800 high performance CPU cores (all FP64 double-precision of their own design) onto a single SOC. For maximum/predictable performance and low latency, these CPU cores are all interconnected with their high bandwidth, […]
    • CIT Summer Series - Jon Peddie - The History of Visual Magic in Computers: How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with Jon Peddle presenting The History of Visual Magic in Computers: How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR : If you have ever looked at a fantastic adventure or science fiction movie, or an amazingly complex and rich computer game, or a […]

    RSS Magnetics

    • Hybrid Magnonics
      Magnons are the fundamental spin excitations of magnetically ordered materials, such as ferromagnets and antiferromagnets. Magnons combine non-linear properties with tunability and sub-micrometer wavelengths in the gigahertz-frequency regime. The field of magnonics [1] explores potential applications of magnons for information processing and communication. These applications encompass wave-based Boolean logic, neural networks, quantum technologies and miniaturized […]
    • Neutron Scattering from Magnetic Swirls
      Magnetic skyrmions are localized spin textures in-which the magnetic moments curl into a continuous, coplanar loop, bounded on its outside perimeter and core by moments in the out-of-plane direction. This very specific configuration provides a non-trivial topology and quasiparticle qualities, including skyrmion kinetics and dynamic modes. Hybrid skyrmions have shown the largest stability envelope, which […]
    • Modified Perpendicular Artificial Spin Ice
      Artificial spin ice (ASI) is a highly customizable materials platform used for studying fundamental properties of interaction and frustration in magnetic systems, with potential applications in novel computing architectures. Perpendicular ASI systems are advantageous because they have isotropic interactions between magnetic elements and high perpendicular stray fields that could be used for magnetic imprinting. These […]
    • MAG33 Annual Chapter Meeting
      IEEE Magnetics Society Pikes Peak Chapter annual meeting. The questions about the future of the chapter will be discussed including the elections of the new Chair and Treasurer.
    • Femtosecond coherent magnonic manipulation of antiferromagnetism
      The wildly growing field of antiferromagnetic spintronics is currently addressing several fundamental questions. A major topic of investigation concerns the generation and manipulation of coherent magnons on the ultrafast timescale. The development of novel pulsed-laser sources has enabled scientists to address the following scientific question: which magnetic excited state can be induced by resonantly drive […]
    • Neuromorphic computing in nanomagnetic arrays
      Artificial intelligence is increasingly ubiquitous across tech and broader society. While incredibly powerful, the energy demands of operating deep-learning networks on traditional von Neumann computers are spiralling unsustainably - limiting scalability and presenting a barrier to zero-carbon futures[1].  A huge reason for this is that existing computing architectures look nothing like the brain, and as […]
    • Magnetic tunnel junctions as nanoscale artificial neurons
      Artificial spiking neurons are the primary building blocks in a new class of neuromorphic computer hardware, for example, Intel’s Loihi. Spiking spintronic neurons hold promise to transform conventional computer architectures for increased processing speed and computational efficiency in machine learning tasks. This talk will show that magnetic tunnel junctions have the capacity to behave as […]
    • Voltage-controlled magnetism enabled by resistive switching
      Resistive switching and spintronics emerged as leading approaches for the development of scalable and energy-efficient memories and information processing devices. In resistive switching systems, an electrical stimulus, voltage or current, programs the material’s resistivity. In spintronics, electrical signals are used to manipulate and probe the material’s magnetic configuration. Combing resistive switching and spintronics functionalities in […]
    • Applications of low field NMR: Relaxation measurements and resin curing
      Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a powerful analytical tool that allows for noninvasive and nondestructive characterization of the chemical composition of a sample. Furthermore, low field NMR (B0 < 1 T) offers many potential advantages when compared to high field NMR, such as lower costs, smaller size, portability, lower power consumption and the ability to […]
    • Coherent magnonics for quantum information science
      The current revolution in quantum technologies relies on coherently linking quantum objects like quantum bits (“qubits”). Coherent magnonic excitations of low-loss magnetic materials can wire together these qubits for sensing, memory, and computing. Coherent magnonics may reduce the size of superconducting qubits (which otherwise struggle with the large scale of microwave excitations) and may increase […]
    • Symmetry breaking by materials engineering for spin-orbit-torque technology
      Electric manipulation of magnetization is essential for the integration of magnetic functionalities in integrated circuits. Spin-orbit torque (SOT), originating from the coupling of electron spin and orbital motion through spin-orbital interaction, can effectively manipulate magnetization. Symmetry breaking plays an important role in spintronics based on SOT. SOT requires inversion asymmetry in order to have a […]
    • Unveiling new phenomena in dissipative magnetic systems
      While magnetic systems have been extensively studied both from a fundamental physics perspective and as building blocks for a variety of applications, their topological properties, however, remain relatively unexplored due to their inherently dissipative nature. I will start this talk by discussing how the recent introduction of non- Hermitian topological classifications has opened up opportunities […]
    • Non-Volatile RAM For the Internet of Things (IOT)
      The Internet of Things (IOT) is the vast network of computerized things (other than computers & servers). Some these things include contract-less identification devices, smart cards, thermostats, smoke detectors, smart locks, video monitors, etc. These IOT devices are typically low-power, low-cost single chip systems. Today’s commodity memory technologies (DRAM, NAND Flash, NOR Flash) do not […]
    • Controlling THz spin dynamics in magnetic heterostructures
      Significant progress has been made in understanding how and on what time scales electrons, spins, and phonons interact in solid-state materials. These complex interactions led to the first real applications of terahertz (THz) spintronics: THz emitters that can compete with traditional THz sources and provide additional functionalities enabled by the spin degree of freedom [1]. […]
    • Electric control of the magnon phase
      Studying the control of magnon transport characteristics using an electric field is an exciting and important direction of modern magnonics [1]. Exploring new findings of interactions between electric fields and magnons is promising for novel magnonic applications, which will allow for efficient phase manipulation of magnon currents. Our team in Kaiserslautern investigated the influence of […]
    • Exploring the Potentials of Spin-Orbitronics
      The ever-increasing demand for information technology for power-efficient components has led to the search for alternative solutions to mainstream microelectronics. In this context, spintronics devices stand out as competitive candidates, especially for memory and logic applications. A promising route harvests unconventional transport properties arising from spin-orbit coupling in magnetic heterostructures lacking inversion symmetry. This lecture […]
    • Analytic theories for magnetic skyrmions
      Magnetic Skyrmions are topologically protected quasi-particles that have proposed uses in future spintronic memory systems. Manipulation of the systems is ideal for these memory devices because of the low energy required to move them through the thin film. Current semi-analytical expressions exist for predicting the size and shape of skyrmions based on material parameters of […]
    • Table Top microMRI for Cell Imaging
      Current microMRI uses large superconducting magnets (> 7T) and can obtain a resolution of approximately 2 to 20 micrometers. However, microMRI systems cannot resolve cells or compete with optical techniques required for pathology and personalized medicine applications. Point-of-use hyperpolarization systems can provide both enhanced signal and contrast enabling microMRI of small samples such as tumor […]
    • Understanding nanoscale correlations in complex oxide heterostructures
      Mesoscale phenomena play an important role in the dynamics of phase transitions in complex oxides. In order to fully understand and tailor nanoscale functionalities of strongly correlated oxides, detailed access to the nanoscale regime, correlation length scales and their temporal evolution is required. Coherent x-ray scattering at synchrotron sources have emerged as a unique technique […]
    • Visualizing the rapidly-vanishing signal using ultra-short echo time MRI: techniques and applications
      MRI can provide superior soft tissue contrast with rich information and doesn’t involve exposureto ionizing radiation. Therefore, it is the method of choice for many imaging applications.However, tissues with short transverse relaxation times (T2/T2*) such as cortical bone and lungparenchyma are often invisible in conventional MR images. Ultra-short TE(UTE) MRI enablesus to capture the rapidly […]

    RSS Life Member Affinity Group

    • Contact Sport – A Book About International HAM Operator Competition
      The Austin Life Members' Group promotes the development of members through professional and social networking,addressing topics of interest to Life Members, including volunteer activities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.
    • The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors
      Welcome to Global Webinar co-sponsored by Pikes Peak Section and Panama Computer Society Chapter and co-hosted by a number of Chapters worldwide. The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors David Bondurant, Vertical Memory Matt Francis, Ozark IC This presentation will review 50-years of Semiconductor and Computer developments and historical competition between countries that […]
    • Tour of National Museum of WWII Aviation & Pike Peak Section Sponsored Simulation Lab
      Tour of The National Museum of World War II Aviation, 775 Aviation Way Colorado Spring, CO 80916 Lunch to Follow at: The Airplane Restaurant, 1665 N. Newport Rd. Our Tour Guide: Jim Palmer, Docent, National Museum of WW II Aviation Former Commander, 3rd Space Support Wing Peterson Air Force Base Opened to the public in […]
    • 2023 Pikes Peak Global LMAG Achievement Award Celebration - History of Silicon Mountain
      Note Change in time to 6:30 pm MDT. Tonight we celebrate Pike Peak LMAG’s  2023 Global LMAG Achievement Award.  We were selected in competition with 140+ LMAG worldwide.  It was based upon our activities in 2022 and our grant program with the National Museum of WWII Aviation to support a student simulation lab in support […]
    • Biotech and the Convergence of Conventional and Emerging Technology
      The Austin Life Members' Group promotes the development of members through professional and social networking,addressing topics of interest to Life Members, including volunteer activities, and supports the IEEE Central Texas Section.
    • IEEE 9.21.2023 meeting moved to Oct 5,2023: RISC-V Thunderbird SOC for HPC and AI Applications
      Doug Norton will give an overview of Austin-based InspireSemi’s disruptive next generation Thunderbird compute accelerator for HPC&AI applications. This RISC-V based “supercomputer-cluster-on-a-chip” packs 1,800 high performance CPU cores (all FP64 double-precision of their own design) onto a single SOC. For maximum/predictable performance and low latency, these CPU cores are all interconnected with their high bandwidth, […]
    • IEEE CTS LMAG and CTCN Aug 17,2023 meeting: Introduction to Solar Weather
      High Frequency (HF) Radio propagation is dependent on Solar Weather.  Ultraviolet radiation from the sun creates and maintains the ionosphere.  Solar flares, coronal mass ejections and coronal holes, also from the sun can deteriorate or disrupt HF propagation.    This presentation will introduce the positive and negative effects of solar weather on HF propagation, and how […]
    • Palm Beach Section Life Member Affinity Group Kickoff Event
      An IEEE Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG) is a group of Life Members within a Section who get together to meet regularly, enjoy periodic social or technical discussions, and do outreach projects within your community to mentor the next generation of technical innovators.  144 LMAGs have already been formed in all Regions of the world.  […]
    • June Pikes Peak Life Member Affinity Group Meeting
      Geniuses at War: Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the Dawn of the Digital Age A Book Summary Following the exploits of the motley collection of geniuses installed at Bletchley Park during the Second World War, author David Price focuses mainly on the events and people involved in the invention of Colossus—the first programmable, electronic, digital computer, […]
    • Tour of the Human-Interaction and RObotics [HIRO] Group
      This event is a luncheon and tour of the Human Interaction and Robotics group. The group is within the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder.  Their website states: "Our work lies at the intersection of research in human-robot interaction, artificial intelligence and robot control & planning with […]
    • When is "Altruism" Good in Distributed Decision Making
      The web of interconnections between today's technology and society is upending many traditional ways of doing things: The internet of things, bitcoin, the sharing economy, and connected autonomous vehicles are increasingly in the public mind. As such, computer scientists and engineers must be increasingly conscious of the interplay between the technical performance of their systems […]
    • RF and Magnetic Field Effects on Biological Systems, Possible Health Effects, and Communications Within and Between Cells
      In this talk I will present some new results that have helped improve our understanding of the ways in which RF and magnetic fields can affect biological systems. It has been an open question if cell phones and magnetic fields from powerlines can cause cancers and other health problem. New data will be presented showing […]
    • Ground Vehicle Security: Trends, Problems, Solutions, and Future Work
      Virtual Presentation with Dr. Gedare Bloom from UCCS The security of every vehicle on the road is necessary to ensure the safety of every person on or near roadways, whether a motorist, bicyclist, or pedestrian. Features such as infotainment, telematics, and driver assistance greatly increase the complexity of vehicles: top-of-the-line cars contain over 200 computers […]
    • VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: COMMITTING TO BEING A HIGH IMPACT LEADER AS AN ENGINEER
      Engineers often get a bad wrap as being committed to their profession but not to leadership.  Leadership is the number one key to building successful organizations and teams and can also be a key to gaining acceptance of ideas.  Leaders are a major influence on the culture in which people work, on how people are […]
    • IEEE CTS CTCN and LM Nov 17,2022 meeting: INDEPENDENT FOR LIFE
      When you eventually retire, do you want to age independently in your own home and neighborhood? Staying home and aging in place is most people's preference, but most American housing and communities are not adapted to the needs of older people. And with the fastest population growth among people over 65, finding solutions for successful aging is important, not just for individual families, but for our […]
    • October Joint Pikes Peak Section, Life Member Affinity Group, Computer Society In-Person Meeting
      Come to Old Chicago to Network with IEEE Section, Life Members, and Computer Society Members during lunch (Included).  Afterward we will watch as video: My Trip to Space Dr. George C. Nield, President, Commercial Space Technologies, LLC This Video presentation was delivered by the Galveston Bay LMAG during Aerospace Week (August 19).  Dr. Nield describes […]
    • Student WWII Aircraft Simulation Projects At National Museum of WWII Aviation
       Come Hear About Student Simulation Projects at the National Museum of WWII Aviation - Hear Proposal For Local IEEE Section & Chapters (Computer Society & Life Member) to engage with Students and the Museum to make it happen. The National Museum of World War II Aviation is a place that that inspires and entertains people […]
    • June 2022 -- PPCS - Analysis and Learnings from Cyber-Attacks on Nine Well Known Companies
      At a rapid pace, cloud computing has transformed business and government. The development of the cloud service model provides business-supporting technology faster than ever before. The shift from traditional client/server to service-based models is transforming the way IT departments plan, design and deploy new applications. However, cloud computing advances have also creatednew security vulnerabilities. In […]
    • Using Artificial Bias to Assist Pilots in Avoiding Missiles
      Tactical warfare is the maneuvering within a pre-planned path in a battleground to gain additional advantages while still maintaining focus on the mission. As technology advances, the battleground has been expanded from a 2-dimensional environment on the ground to a more complex 3-dimensional environment in the air and space above the ground. In this scenario, aircrafts […]
    • Using Artificial Bias to Assist Pilots in Avoiding Missiles
      Abstract Tactical warfare is the maneuvering within a pre-planned path in a battleground to gain additional advantages while still maintaining focus on the mission. As technology advances, the battleground has been expanded from a 2-dimensional environment on the ground to a more complex 3-dimensional environment in the air and space above the ground. In this […]

    RSS Circuit and Systems

    • October 2023 Pikes Peak Joint Electronic Devices/Circuits & Systems Chapter Meeting
      The Pikes Peak Joint Electron Devices/Circuits & Systems Chapter is being reactivated after a 4 year inactivate period.  We invite all those interested in Semiconductor technology to participate in the local chapter again as Silicon Mountain begins to grow.  The Meeting is at the Tom Saponas Lounge on the first floor of the Engineering Building […]
    • Defense Microelectronics Industrial Base
      Semiconductor microelectronic chips are critical components in defense C4ISR and weapon systems.  Department of Defense (DoD) needs to have an assured supply of advanced microcroelectronic chips, in peacetime and wartime.  Since DoD itself normally does not make the chips, DoD depends on the semiconductor industry to produce the needed chips.  DoD uses a variety of […]
    • Continuous and Transient Evaluation of SiC Power Devices
      Professor Stephen B. Bayne Ph.D.
    • Future III-V/CMOS Co-Integrated Technology and Hybrid Circuit Design
      Abstract: As Moore’s Law is slowing down and eventually approaching an end for conventional CMOS, new platforms for producing circuit-level innovation are desired.  At the same time, it is not desirable to throw away the existing Si-CMOS infrastructure to start new.  The SMART-LEES (Singapore MIT Alliance for Research and Technology – Low Energy Electronic Systems) […]
    • Focusing Ultrasound Through the Skull: The Promise and Challenge of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound
      The ED/CAS Chapter of the Pikes Peak Section of the IEEE is pleased to invite you to a talk given by Dr. Taylor D. Webb on Focusing Ultrasound Through the Skull: The Promise and Challenge of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound. The Transcranial focused ultrasound (FUS) is a class of ultrasound techniques with the potential to provide […]
    • Ohm to Arora: A New Paradigm for Nanoscale Devices and Circuits
      A newfangled paradigm through deployment of the nonequilibrium Arora’s distribution function (NEADF) for resistance surge in low-dimensional nano-resistors is presented, with applications to carbon-based devices. The key outcome is that the Ohm’s Law with linear I-V characteristics cannot be used for devices approaching micro- and nano-scale. A nano-resistor, in addition to having ohmic resistance, also […]
    • Pikes Peak ED/CAS Chapter Presents Ultra -high Efficiency Phased Arrays for Astronomy, Remote Sensing, and Satellite Communications
      Interested in the design of ultra-high efficiency, low cost  phased arrays for astronomy, remote sensing and satellite communications? Please join the Pikes Peak ED/CAS Chapter at 10 AM on September 9 at the UCCS University Center Rm. 302 for this interesting talk by Dr. Karl Warnick.  For most wireless communication systems, the signal environment is dominated by ambient noise […]
    • IEEE Pikes Peak ED/CAS Chapter Presentation on Solid State Cameras
      Please join us on Friday, November 20th, 2015, at UCCS between 10:00AM -11:00AM for a presentation on the above topic by Mr. Mike Richardson from Quantum Imaging, Inc. Colorado Springs.  Abstract: Mr. Richardson will begin with a general overview of solid-state cameras including basic types, general operating principles and designs, and specific challenges faced in the design […]
    • IEEE Pikes Peak ED/CAS presentation on "HIGH POWER MICROWAVE SOURCE DEVELOPMENT"
      Please join us on October 23rd, Engineering Building, UCCS, between 10AM and Noon for a presentation on the above topic by Dr. Salvador Portillo, PhD., from the University of New Mexico.   The generation of electromagnetic energy using crossed field devices is an ongoing effort that has lasted for almost 8 decades and initially engineered as […]
    • [Legacy Report] Radiation Hardened Microelectronic Circuits
      Radiation Hardened Microelectronic Circuits
    • [Legacy Report] Computational Electronics
      Computational Electronics
    • Future RF Circuit Design: CMOS or SiGe HBT
      IEEE Pikes Peak ED/CAS Society Chapter presents-- Future RF Circuit Design: CMOS or SiGe HBT RF Circuits can be designed by CMOS, SiGe HBT or Si BJT technologies. Dr. Adam Pawlikiewicz will compare the advantages and disadvantages of RF circuits designed with these technologies for wireless communications applications and discuss the possible dominant technology for […]
    • Outlook and Challenge in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection of Modern and Future Integrated Circuits
      Prof. Juin J. Liou , Distinguished Professor and speaker, and IEEE fellow, will be presenting a talk on "ESD protection Circuits" at UCCS under IEEE Pikes peak chapter CAS/ED on April 25th, 12.15 to 1.30 PM. No Admission Charge. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is one of the most prevalent threats to electronic components. It is an […]

    RSS Computer Society

    • Driving Manufacturing Innovation with AI-Powered Smart Robotic Cells
      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 
    • The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors
      Welcome to Global Webinar co-sponsored by Pikes Peak Section and Panama Computer Society Chapter and co-hosted by a number of Chapters worldwide. The Chip Act: A New Era in US Semiconductors David Bondurant, Vertical Memory Matt Francis, Ozark IC This presentation will review 50-years of Semiconductor and Computer developments and historical competition between countries that […]
    • Quantum Technologies: Pathways Beyond Classical Systems Workshop
      This high-level workshop aims to provide an overview of the current efforts to organize quantum-related academic, industrial, and professional activities in: - Computer science, - Electrical and electronics engineering, - Industrial standards development, - Information science (including information technology management), - Network architecture and infrastructure development, and - Sustainability by design. In person or virtual […]
    • October 2023 PPCS Meeting - Introduction to Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces - with Anders M. Buvarp
      In addition to machine learning (ML) algorithms, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS) are considered the key candidates for 6th generation mobile communication systems. Both technologies introduce a paradigm shift from traditional and contemporary wireless communication methods. Typically, the wireless channel is considered passive and not modifiable by the network operator; hence, the transmitter and receiver are […]
    • CIT Summer Series - Jon Peddie - The History of Visual Magic in Computers: How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with Jon Peddle presenting The History of Visual Magic in Computers: How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR : If you have ever looked at a fantastic adventure or science fiction movie, or an amazingly complex and rich computer game, or a […]
    • CIT Summer Series - David Alan Grier - The Generations of Computing and the Coming Data Age
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with David Alan Grier presenting The Generations of Computing and the Coming Data Age : If you look carefully at the development of computing, you can see clear generational cycles. These cycles are marked by a sharp change of technology and a group of young leaders […]
    • CIT Summer Series - Yuhong Liu - Trust and Privacy Vulnerabilities of Today’s Online Social Networks
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with Yuhong Liu presenting Trust and Privacy Vulnerabilities of Today’s Online Social Networks : As we move further into the big data era, people are motivated in numerous ways to proactively generate, share and exchange diverse digital contents online every day. While the increasing amount of […]
    • CIT Summer Series - David A. Fisher - Why Software Fails and Why AI cannot Help
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with David A Fisher presenting Why Software Fails and Why AI cannot Help : It was once widely believed that computers would enhance the speed, reliability, and applicability of human deductive reasoning in the physical and social sciences, much as motorized vehicles (e.g., cars, trains, airplanes) […]
    • CIT Summer Series - David A. Bader - Solving Global Grand Challenges with High Performance Data Analytics
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with David A. Bader presenting Solving Global Grand Challenges with High Performance Data Analytics : Data science aims to solve grand global challenges such as: detecting and preventing disease in human populations; revealing community structure in large social networks; protecting our elections from cyber-threats, and improving […]
    • CIT Summer Series - Nael Abu-Ghazaleh - Security challenges and opportunities at the Intersection of Architecture and ML/AI
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with Nael Abu-Ghazaleh presenting Security challenges and opportunities at the Intersection of Architecture and ML/AI : Machine learning is an increasingly important computational workload as data-driven deep learning models are becoming increasingly important in a wide range of application spaces. Computer systems, from the architecture up, […]
    • CIT Summer Series - Dr. Rami Abielmona - Distilling AI: The Hitchhiker's Guide
      This is a weekly session of the CIT Summer Series, with Dr. Rami Abielmona presenting Distilling AI: The Hitchhiker's Guide :  In this talk, I will present real-world AI/ML Big Data solutions involving unique learning algorithms that allow one to process vast amounts of critical information combined with knowledge acquired from specific domains. These unique […]
    • 2023 IEEE GameSIG Intercollegiate Computer Game Competition Showcase
      Virtual Event Details Are you involved with Computer Game Development? Do you know of staff or students at academic institutions who are?  If so, please share this information on this event with them so they can attend this year's Competition.  The top 10 of this year's entries of games submitted will compete and be judged by […]
    • When is "Altruism" Good in Distributed Decision Making
      The web of interconnections between today's technology and society is upending many traditional ways of doing things: The internet of things, bitcoin, the sharing economy, and connected autonomous vehicles are increasingly in the public mind. As such, computer scientists and engineers must be increasingly conscious of the interplay between the technical performance of their systems […]
    • Ground Vehicle Security: Trends, Problems, Solutions, and Future Work
      Virtual Presentation with Dr. Gedare Bloom from UCCS The security of every vehicle on the road is necessary to ensure the safety of every person on or near roadways, whether a motorist, bicyclist, or pedestrian. Features such as infotainment, telematics, and driver assistance greatly increase the complexity of vehicles: top-of-the-line cars contain over 200 computers […]
    • VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: COMMITTING TO BEING A HIGH IMPACT LEADER AS AN ENGINEER
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    • FERC Order 2222: Key Concepts and Ongoing Steps Towards DER Aggregations in Wholesale Markets
      FERC Order No. 2222 will help usher in the electric grid of the future and promote competition in electric markets by removing the barriers preventing distributed energy resources (DERs) from competing on a level playing field in the organized capacity, energy and ancillary services markets run by regional grid operators.  This rule enables DERs to […]
    • VDL - Connecting Space Assets to the Internet: Challenges and Solutions
      Data communications between Earth and devices on spacecraft, such as satellites, have traditionally been carried out through dedicated links. Shared links using Internet Protocol-based communication offers a number of advantages over dedicated links. The movement of devices on spacecrafts however gives rise to mobility management issues. This talk will discuss various mobility management solutions for […]
    • October Joint Pikes Peak Section, Life Member Affinity Group, Computer Society In-Person Meeting
      Come to Old Chicago to Network with IEEE Section, Life Members, and Computer Society Members during lunch (Included).  Afterward we will watch as video: My Trip to Space Dr. George C. Nield, President, Commercial Space Technologies, LLC This Video presentation was delivered by the Galveston Bay LMAG during Aerospace Week (August 19).  Dr. Nield describes […]
    • The Fundamentals and Energy Implications of Bitcoin Mining
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    • Power and Energy
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