The BSU Electrical&Computer Engineering (ECE) department is looking for someone who can teach the Computer Architecture course next semester. If interested, please contact Jim Browning firstname.lastname@example.org . Here’s the course description (from https://registrar.boisestate.edu/undergraduate/course-catalog/ece/ ) : ECE 432 (CS 441) COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE (3-0-3)(S). Structure of computer systems using processors, memories, input/output (I/O) devices as building blocks…. Read more
Patience is golden! Duane Mathes’s talk on VR is now available on IEEE.tv. This was a very informative and entertaining talk. If you missed the live talk last year, here’s your chance to watch it. You can find it here: https://ieeetv.ieee.org/ieee-local-events/vr-industry-of-future-your-role-in-it .
Congratulations to Milorad Papic from our section. Milorad was selected for the 2019 IEEE Fellow class for his contributions to probabilistic planning methods to mitigate cascading of the bulk power system. The IEEE Fellows Directory and a list of the newly elevated Class of 2019 can be found here: https://www.ieee.org/membership/fellows/fellows-directory.html .
You are invited to the upcoming event organized by Boise State University: Join us for a Cyber-Physical Systems Security Forum at Boise State University on November 30. This FREE interactive forum is designed to promote discussion on the cyber-physical security risks, threats, and challenges organizations face. To help frame the discussion, we have invited industry leaders… Read more
Here are the UNOFFICIAL RESULTS for IEEEXtreme 12.0 Region 6 teams as of November 8, 2018. Final results will be posted soon on the IEEEXtreme web site at https://ieeextreme.org/. The members of the winning team, “Sheep”, are Rachel Weber, Wyte Krongapiradee, and Frank Shi. Region 6 will sponsor them to attend the IEEE Rising Stars Conference… Read more
At least that’s the mantra for the high school “all girl” FIRST robotics team at Boise State University who affectionately call themselves the “Chickadees”(http://coen.boisestate.edu/firstrobotics/). FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is an international high school robotics competition. Each year, teams of high school students, coaches, and mentors work during a six-week period to build game-playing robots that… Read more
From Boise State University Campus News, Nov. 5th, 2018: The co-founders of Micron Technology are the first speakers for Entrepreneur Connect, the new speaker series in the College of Business and Economics (COBE). The inaugural event, “Starting Micron – Founders Ward Parkinson and Joe Parkinson Share Their Story,” is free and open to the public. It will… Read more
Congratulations to both Boise section teams for their outstanding performance in IEEEXtreme 12.0 on Oct 19-20. IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. The NNU team “BarrysBest” placed 8th and the BSU team “MoroWhiteErway” placed… Read more
Here’s a very nice article on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council website about the recent PMAPS conference held in Boise. Congratulations to Milorad Papic for running an excellent conference! https://www.nwcouncil.org/news/state-research-planning-future-power-grid
The Boise Section BBQ / Picnic is free to attend for all IEEE Members and their families. The event will be arranged and catered by IEEE Boise State University student branch. Date/Time: Friday, Sept 14, 2018, 6pm to 8:30pm Location: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise. Click here for Map Event contact: Boise State University IEEE Student Branch: email@example.com
Guest speaker, Dr. Gurtej S. Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Director at Micron Technology Inc. will deliver a topic on, “Memory Chips Technology – the untold story of innovation”. Biography: https://www.micron.com/about/our-company/leadership/gurtej-sandhu Continental style dinner with vegetarian and regular options. Award Ceremony and presentation. Free parking details will be sent to the registered email address Registration Deadline: Sunday, 4/15/2018 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-ieee-boise-banquet-registration-tickets-44577768305
The 14th Idaho Region Future City competition was held on Saturday, January 20th at Boise State University. This year’s competition included 36 teams from 18 different schools. Participants came from all over Idaho including Blackfoot, Boise, Caldwell, Garden Valley, Homedale, Kuna, Meridian, Nampa, Riggins, Sandpoint, and Wilder. The IEEE Boise Section and IEEE-USA were a Platinum… Read more
Duane Mathes, Senior VP of Game Development at BlackBox VR, will give a talk on VR. He will cover current and future applications, technology, history, trends, and how you can get involved in VR development projects and interest groups. Speaker: Duane Mathes When: Saturday, Oct 14, 11am Location: Room: 106 Bldg: Micron Engineering Building (MEC)… Read more
Conference Theme – “Probabilistic Methods: Practical Approaches for Managing Risk and Uncertainty in the Electric Power Industry” The main focus of the 2018 PMAPS International Conference is about presenting and sharing the experience, ideas, and research results in the area of power system uncertainties related to all three power segments (generation, transmission and distribution). In… Read more
The Boise Section BBQ / Picnic is free to attend for all IEEE Members and their families. The event will be arranged and catered by IEEE Boise State University student branch. Date/Time: Friday, Sept 15, 2017, 6pm to 8:30pm Location: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise. Shelter 1. Click here for Map Event contact: IEEE Student Branch: firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Memory of Cars” Date: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 Time: 5:30PM social, 6:30PM dinner Location: Angell’s, 999 Main Street Boise Come join us for our 2017 Engineers Week banquet. Our guest speaker is Tom Coughlin. He will be giving his popular talk, “The Memory of Cars”, which looks at the evolution of memory and storage technologies required for the… Read more
You are invited to join the IEEE Boise Computer Society for our annual banquet on November 10th. Our guest speaker is Dr. Gaby Dagher, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Boise State University. Dr. Dagher will explain how the Bitcoin protocol works and discuss the potential impact of blockchain technology on society. To learn more about… Read more
It’s time for a practical, pragmatic, real-world take on software development and programming. The GROWS™ Method goes beyond one-size-fits-all rules, mis-applied “agile” and rigid adherence to previous “best practices” that may no longer apply. GROWS embraces a growth skills model, an empirical approach to process adoption and technical solutions, organizational inclusiveness, and features Tracer-Bullet Development… Read more
Please mark your calendar for an upcoming talk on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Idaho Power Bldg. Mr. John Bernardo from Idaho Power will be giving a presentation on “Sustainability and Operational Efficiencies”. This talk will serve as a technical meeting for Boise IEEE PES chapter. See https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/40180 for more details.
The screen recording of Perry’s talk is available here: https://youtu.be/y5Purzd59U8. His slides are available here: Computer Architecture Flops and Failures – Lessons Learned
You are invited to attend a talk brought to you jointly by IEEE EDS Boise Chapter and the Micron-TLP Friday Forum where Prof. Kan of Cornell University will discuss Hybrid Ferroelectrics-CMOS: Devices and Circuits. Non-Micron employees please RSVP by emailing Tony Liu at email@example.com by Wednesday, 4/20, so we can arrange for you access of the Micron Campus. For more details… Read more
Come join us for our annual Computer Society banquet. Our guest speaker is Perry Lea, Strategic Director of Advanced Computing Systems at Micron. When: May 4th, 2016 – 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Boise State University Student Union Building, Lookout Room 1910 W. University Dr. Boise, ID 83725 Topic: Computer Architecture Flops and Futures… Read more
Here is our Section Newsletter for February 2016: IEEE Boise Section Newsletter Feb 2016 Highlights from the Newsletter Include: Team from Lake Hazel Middle School wins IEEE award at Future City Idaho competition IEEE Ski / Snowboard Day in Utah – March 2016 Volunteers Needed for FIRST Robotics Competition