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Chair,  Power and Energy Society Dr. Tarek Masaud tmasaud@uccs.edu
Vice Chair,  Power and Energy Society William Crowell wfcrowell@gmail.com
Point of Contact, Power and Energy Society Richard Painter painterengr@gmail.com
Point of Contact,  Power and Energy Society Russ Bogardus russbogardus@comcast.net

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Utility Scale Solar Generation at Colorado Springs Utilities - Pikes Peak Section on 15-May-2024

Pike Solar is the largest solar facility in the Coloado Springs Utilities electric system, consisting of 400,000 photovoltaic panels. Through our Power Purchase Agreement with Juwi, we are able to use [...]

Abstract:  The built environment has a data problem. The buildings, cities, water treatment plants, and other human-made systems produce more data now than ever before, opening new possibilities of using [...]

Abstract: Cyber-physical systems (CPS), such as robots and self-driving cars, demand rigorous scheduling to prevent failure, where every millisecond of processing time can be critical. These systems often rely on [...]

Although unique potentials of terahertz waves for chemical identification, material characterization, biological sensing, and medical imaging have been recognized for quite a while, the relatively poor performance, higher costs, and [...]

Unleash Your Potential: AI-driven Productivity & Workflow Strategies - Pikes Peak Section on 25-April-2024

  Real-world examples of examples and demos in using AI-assisted tools are introduced to increase your productivity.  These tools include actual use of these AI-assisted tools during education week to [...]

Enhancing STEM Education through AI-Assisted Tutoring - Pikes Peak Section on 09-May-2024

AI-Assisted Tutoring represents a transformative approach to education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This innovative educational model integrates artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create personalized learning experiences, [...]

Revolutionize Electronic Design Automation (EDA) with AI: Unlocking the Power of Generative Adversarial Networks in High-Speed Receiver Modeling - Pikes Peak Section on 18-April-2024

Join us for an exciting virtual event on "AI for Electronic Design Automation," where we will delve into the revolutionary applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the field [...]

A Call to Action: Uniting Tech Innovators, Policy Leaders & Businesses to Safeguard Digital Privacy - Pikes Peak Section on 17-April-2024

The presentation discusses the challenges in achieving digital privacy and the important role of technologists and policymakers while encouraging engagement from individuals and businesses. When talking about the complexity and [...]

Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management: Harnessing the Power of AI and Machine Learning in Cloud-based ERP Systems for Technical Leaders - Pikes Peak Section on 23-April-2024

In today's rapidly changing global landscape, engineering managers are faced with unprecedented challenges in managing supply chains efficiently and effectively. The ongoing crisis has further exacerbated these complexities, putting immense [...]

Scientific Entrepreneurship: Taking Labs results to market. Understanding the process, Assessing Markets and Securing Funding - Los Alamos/Northern New Mexico Section Aff Grp, YP on 12-April-2024

Unlock the potential of scientific entrepreneurship with Senior IEEE member Marc Perron as he bridges the gap between academia research and industry. In this succinct 30-minute presentation, Marc delves into [...]

Recent years have seen impressive advances in face recognition, machine learning, and generative AI technologies, and they are being increasingly deployed in a wide variety of applications. Yet they have [...]

Abstract:  The built environment has a data problem. The buildings, cities, water treatment plants, and other human-made systems produce more data now than ever before, opening new possibilities of using [...]

Abstract: Cyber-physical systems (CPS), such as robots and self-driving cars, demand rigorous scheduling to prevent failure, where every millisecond of processing time can be critical. These systems often rely on [...]

Although unique potentials of terahertz waves for chemical identification, material characterization, biological sensing, and medical imaging have been recognized for quite a while, the relatively poor performance, higher costs, and [...]

Unleash Your Potential: AI-driven Productivity & Workflow Strategies - Hawaii Section on 25-April-2024

  Real-world examples of examples and demos in using AI-assisted tools are introduced to increase your productivity.  These tools include actual use of these AI-assisted tools during education week to [...]

Hybrid 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 [...]

Enhancing STEM Education through AI-Assisted Tutoring - Hawaii Section on 09-May-2024

AI-Assisted Tutoring represents a transformative approach to education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This innovative educational model integrates artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create personalized learning experiences, [...]

Revolutionize Electronic Design Automation (EDA) with AI: Unlocking the Power of Generative Adversarial Networks in High-Speed Receiver Modeling - Hawaii Section Chapter,C16 on 18-April-2024

Join us for an exciting virtual event on "AI for Electronic Design Automation," where we will delve into the revolutionary applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the field [...]

A Call to Action: Uniting Tech Innovators, Policy Leaders & Businesses to Safeguard Digital Privacy - Hawaii Section Chapter,C16 on 17-April-2024

The presentation discusses the challenges in achieving digital privacy and the important role of technologists and policymakers while encouraging engagement from individuals and businesses. When talking about the complexity and [...]

Professor Shlomi Dolev: Post Quantum Internet - Southeastern Michigan Section Chapter, C16 on 10-April-2024

  Prof. Shlomi Dolev, Executive Director of the BGU-Negev Hi-Tech Faculty Startup Accelerator, will present on Post Quantum Internet. The need for a post-quantum Internet is emerging, and this is [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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.  [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Utility Scale Solar Generation at Colorado Springs Utilities - Baltimore Section Chapter,PE31 on 15-May-2024

Pike Solar is the largest solar facility in the Coloado Springs Utilities electric system, consisting of 400,000 photovoltaic panels. Through our Power Purchase Agreement with Juwi, we are able to use [...]

Okinawa Prefecture is located at the southernmost tip of the Japanese archipelago, comprising a vast expanse of sea spanning 1,000 kilometers east to west and 400 kilometers north to south, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

With the United States' ambitious renewable energy goals, the demand for large-scale (>20MW) generator interconnection (GI) services has increased significantly, leading to longer interconnection queues and longer wait times for [...]

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 [...]

Digital Power Optimization (DPO) will be presenting an overview of Cryptocurrency Mining. Founder and CEO, Andrew Webber will be discussing why bitcoin mining matters to the energy industry, what is [...]

After a review of survey questions, a survey was conducted by the CS Vice Chair, Senthilkumar Mehalingam.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential candidates to fill in [...]

National Grid’s vision is to fully eliminate fossil fuels from both our gas and electric systems, enabling all homes and businesses we serve to meet their heating needs without the [...]

Africa is an enigma. Rich in energy related natural resources and yet 700 million (38%) are without electricity. This is the result of a lack of investment in both power [...]

Abstract: Cyber-physical systems (CPS), such as robots and self-driving cars, demand rigorous scheduling to prevent failure, where every millisecond of processing time can be critical. These systems often rely on [...]

Unleash Your Potential: AI-driven Productivity & Workflow Strategies - Hawaii Section on 25-April-2024

  Real-world examples of examples and demos in using AI-assisted tools are introduced to increase your productivity.  These tools include actual use of these AI-assisted tools during education week to [...]

Enhancing STEM Education through AI-Assisted Tutoring - Hawaii Section on 09-May-2024

AI-Assisted Tutoring represents a transformative approach to education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This innovative educational model integrates artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create personalized learning experiences, [...]

Revolutionize Electronic Design Automation (EDA) with AI: Unlocking the Power of Generative Adversarial Networks in High-Speed Receiver Modeling - Hawaii Section Chapter,C16 on 18-April-2024

Join us for an exciting virtual event on "AI for Electronic Design Automation," where we will delve into the revolutionary applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the field [...]

A Call to Action: Uniting Tech Innovators, Policy Leaders & Businesses to Safeguard Digital Privacy - Hawaii Section Chapter,C16 on 17-April-2024

The presentation discusses the challenges in achieving digital privacy and the important role of technologists and policymakers while encouraging engagement from individuals and businesses. When talking about the complexity and [...]

Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management: Harnessing the Power of AI and Machine Learning in Cloud-based ERP Systems for Technical Leaders - Hawaii Section Chapter,C16 on 23-April-2024

In today's rapidly changing global landscape, engineering managers are faced with unprecedented challenges in managing supply chains efficiently and effectively. The ongoing crisis has further exacerbated these complexities, putting immense [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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  • Utility Scale Solar Generation at Colorado Springs Utilities
    Pike Solar is the largest solar facility in the Coloado Springs Utilities electric system, consisting of 400,000 photovoltaic panels. Through our Power Purchase Agreement with Juwi, we are able to use the 175-megawatts generated by the solar plant to power approximately 46,300 homes a year. Steve Schaarschmidt, PE. Transmission Operations engineer with Colorado Spring Utilities, will […]
  • Overview of Demonstration Project Aimed at Harnessing Renewable Energy on Remote Islands
    Okinawa Prefecture is located at the southernmost tip of the Japanese archipelago, comprising a vast expanse of sea spanning 1,000 kilometers east to west and 400 kilometers north to south, consisting of approximately 160 islands of various sizes. Among these, there are 37 inhabited islands where 1.46 million people reside. Okinawa Electric Power Company (OEPC) […]
  • 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) […]
  • 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, […]
  • Large Scale Generator Interconnection Processes and Challenges
    With the United States' ambitious renewable energy goals, the demand for large-scale (>20MW) generator interconnection (GI) services has increased significantly, leading to longer interconnection queues and longer wait times for developers. Understanding how large-scale projects are studied in the interconnection process is crucial for developers, policy makers, and other stakeholders involved in the renewable energy […]
  • 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 […]
  • The Fundamentals and Energy Implications of Bitcoin Mining
    Digital Power Optimization (DPO) will be presenting an overview of Cryptocurrency Mining. Founder and CEO, Andrew Webber will be discussing why bitcoin mining matters to the energy industry, what is cryptocurrency and how it is different from crypto mining. He will explain the financial impacts and expected returns for Independent Power Producers and dive into […]
  • A Fossil Free Future for Cleanly Heating Homes and Businesses
    National Grid’s vision is to fully eliminate fossil fuels from both our gas and electric systems, enabling all homes and businesses we serve to meet their heating needs without the use of fossil fuels by 2050, if not sooner. We are proposing specific actions to achieve fossil-free heat fairly, affordably, and reliably for all our […]
  • IN-PERSON: State-of-the-Art Power System Design and Implementation for a Missionary Complex in a Remote Village in Africa.
    Africa is an enigma. Rich in energy related natural resources and yet 700 million (38%) are without electricity. This is the result of a lack of investment in both power generation and distribution systems. And what electricity is available is unreliable for days at a time. Diesel generators are the de facto standard for both […]
  • Power and Energy
    After a review of survey questions, a survey was conducted by the CS Vice Chair, Senthilkumar Mehalingam.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential candidates to fill in the officer vacancy  poistions for the Power and Energy Society Chapter.   Mr. Mehalingam also made several inquiries at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and […]