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Section Annual BBQ and STEM Expo

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Hello IEEE Orange County Section members and OC families,

Bring your family to our annual BBQ and participate in STEM Educational activities while meeting new people! Whether you’re a couple, family or a single adult, we have something for you! Here is a list of STEM activities available at the event:


  • Irvine Valley College – Advanced Technology Education Park Open House
    • 3-D Printing Lab
    • CNC Lab
    • Photonics Lab: 3-color laser projector, laser light mixing, night-vision camera system, open-cavity laser system, liquid crystal display polarization demonstration
  • Mathobotix Buildologie and Codologie Student Project Demos and Hands-on Maker activities
    • BristleBot: Can you make a toothbrush into a robot! (First Come First Served – 3 grade to 8th grade. Register at the Check-in booth. Max # 36 student participants. One parent/adult allowed to work with the student participant. Starts at 10.30AM)
    • SumoBot – Available to everyone (Hourly Event)
  • Optobotics – Sparky the Robot – the big robot you can interact with!
  • CSUF Line follower robot: Live demonstration with a determined track.
  • FIRST Lego League (FLL) Trash Trek 2015-16 Game Review and Scrimmage.
  • COSMOS Satellite Tracking System. Tracking Live Spacecraft.
  • STEM Education and Careers for High School – Presentation by Blizzard Entertainment

Note: Vegetarian Food Option Available!


More details and signup at

Recollections of The Space Shuttle’s Integrated Rendezvous Radar and Communication System November 5, 2014

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

The IEEE Orange County Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society (AESS) Invites You to a Presentation
“Recollections of The Space Shuttle’s Integrated Rendezvous Radar and Communication System”

Speaker: Mr. Bill Stephens, Manager, Missile Defense Radars, The Boeing Company (Retired)
Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM -Social and Networking
6:30 PM – Dinner
7:00 PM – Meeting and Presentation
Location:Doubletree Club Hotel: – 7 Hutton Centre Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Cost: Dinner – $30
Dinner (Student/Unemployed) – $20
Presentation Only – Free

RSVP and Questions: Dr. Padman Nagenthiram, Treasurer of AESS (