The IEEE-Boise section and the IEEE-Boise PES Chapter are proud to be sponsors again for the 17th Idaho regional Future City Competition. This year we sponsored the “Best Communications Infrastructure” special award. The competition was held on Friday, January 22nd. This year’s competition included 20 teams from 11 different schools. Participants came from all over Idaho including… Read more
Here are some academic conferences or workshops in July that are virtual and free for non-authors. Most, if not all, of them still require registration. IEEE: • IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (Jul. 6 – Jul. 8): https://asap2020.cs.manchester.ac.uk/index.html • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (Jul. 6 – Jul. 10):… Read more
Please feel free to share these links with your kids, grandkids, family, and friends. MIT FULL STEAM Ahead is a collection of resources for teaching and learning online. MIT will curate existing resources for K-12, higher education, and workforce learners, as well as provide a weekly package of relevant materials for K-12 students and teachers…. Read more
IEEE has created a webpage dedicated to sharing resources for COVID-19 Reseach of interest to the IEEE community. https://covid19.ieee.org
Please check out Bob Kustra’s tribute to Boisean U.S. Navy Admiral Archie Clemins, who passed away in March. https://www.idahostatesman.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article241493621.html? Admiral Clemins served as Command in Chief, US Pacific Fleet from 1996 to 1999. He retired from active duty in 1999 to Boise with his wife Marilyn. He was the owner and president of Caribou Technologies, a… Read more
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 .
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
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
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
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