Industry Spotlight: Fighting a “novel” Virus with Supercomputers

    Please join us for our upcoming Industry Spotlight session.   Presentation: Fighting a “novel” Virus with Supercomputers   SPEAKER: Sreenivas Rangan Sukumar, Distinguished Technologist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise DATE: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6pm PT (Pacific Timezone) HOW-TO-ATTEND: Attendance is limited to 1,000, so please register if you do not want to miss the… Read more

Industry Spotlight: Path Towards Better Deep Learning Models and Implications for Hardware

    This was our 4th SCV CLP Industry Spotlight session.   Presentation: Path Towards Better Deep Learning Models and Implications for Hardware   SPEAKER: Natalia Vassilieva, Sr. Technical Product Manager, Cerebras Systems WEBINAR HELD: Monday, September 14, 2020, 7:30 AM PT (Pacific Timezone)   Webinar slides now available – CLICK HERE     ABSTRACT:… Read more

Industry Spotlight: Determining the Economic Value of Data and Analytics

    Please join us for our upcoming Industry Spotlight session.   Presentation: Determining the Economic Value of Data and Analytics   SPEAKER: Bill Schmarzo, Chief Innovation Officer, Hitachi Vantara WEBINAR HELD: Monday August 10, 2020, 6PM PT (US Pacific Timezone) Webinar slides now available – CLICK HERE   ABSTRACT: Most organizations lack a methodology… Read more

Industry Spotlight: Nomination & Elevation of IEEE Fellows from Industry – Perception and Reality

  Presentation: Nomination & Elevation of IEEE Fellows from Industry – Perception and Reality Speaker: Stefano Galli, Past Chair of IEEE Fellows Committee Webinar held Tuesday July 14, 2020, 7:30-8:30AM PT (US Pacific Timezone)   For webinar slides – click here. For webinar Q&A – click here. Webinar now available on Youtube (click on image):… Read more

Industry Spotlight: Simulations – The New Reality for AI

  Presentation: Simulations – The New Reality for AI Speaker: Danny Lange, VP of AI, Unity Technologies Held: Monday June 8, 2020, 6-7PM PT   Webinar now on Youtube (click on this image): _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Abstract: Deep Learning has revolutionized AI, but it has also proven an extremely data hungry technology. In practicing Deep Learning,… Read more

IEEE Milestone: Conductive Polymer Self-Regulating Heat-Tracing Cable

  Milestone: Conductive Polymer Self-Regulating Heat-Tracing Cable, 1972   Electrical heating has many aspects including less energy use and tighter temperature control that make it the choice for heating process pipes and freeze protection. Two notable deficiencies are corrected by the parallel circuit self-regulating heaters invented by Raychem in 1972.       For more… Read more

IEEE Milestone: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

  Milestone: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 1962 Dedication Date: February 1, 1984   The basic research tool at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is an intense beam of electrons that have been accelerated by an electric field. The two-mile linear accelerator produces this field using high-power microwaves traveling through an evacuated waveguide. Electrons injected into… Read more

IEEE Milestone: RAMAC

  Milestone: RAMAC, 1956 Dedication Date: May 26, 2005   On May 6, 1955 International Business Machines Corporation made an announcement that went largely unnoticed outside the computer community and other technical circles. The company reported that a team of engineers working in a small research and development laboratory in San Jose, CA, had developed… Read more

IEEE Milestone: Development of the HP-35, the First Handheld Scientific Calculator

  Milestone: Development of the HP-35, the First Handheld Scientific Calculator, 1972 Dedication Date: April 14, 2009   Developed by Hewlett-Packard Company in Palo Alto, California at 1501 Pagemill Road and introduced in 1972, the HP-35 was the first full-function, shirt-pocket-sized, scientific calculator. This invention revolutionized the profession by allowing the engineer to make almost… Read more

IEEE Milestone: Semiconductor Planar Process and Integrated Circuit

  Milestone: Semiconductor Planar Process and Integrated Circuit, 1959 Dedication Date: May 8, 2009   The 1959 invention of the Planar Process by Jean A. Hoerni and the Integrated Circuit (IC) based on planar technology by Robert N. Noyce catapulted the semiconductor industry into the silicon IC era. This pair of pioneering inventions led to… Read more