Optics and Photonics in Sweden (OPS-2021)

The Optics and Photonics in Sweden (OPS-2021) conference is organized by PhotonicSweden and Umeå University. The general chair is Prof. Ove Axner, Department of Physics, Umeå University. Link to more info and registration Since 2016 the IEEE Photonics Society Sweden Chapter has sponsored the Best Poster Awards at OPS. This year it will be three… Read more

ONDM-2021 [new dates]

  25th International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling (ONDM-2021) is orga­nized by the Optical Networks group at Chalmers (Prof. Paolo Monti, et al). The venue is Gothenburg on 28-June – 1-July 2021 [new dates]. IEEE Photonics Society Sweden Chapter will sponsor the Best Student Paper Award. ONDM-2021 addresses cutting-edge research in established areas… Read more

SAIS Workshop 2021

Welcome to the 33rd SAIS Workshop: SAIS 2021. This edition of the annual workshop of the Swedish Artificial Intelligence Society (SAIS) will be held as a hybrid conference on June 14 – 16, 2021. This means there will be room for both physical and online participation. Please, mark 14 & 15 as the main conference dates but… Read more

Women-in-Photonics/Electronics Symposium @ CSW-2021

Due to the COVID-19 situation the Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW-2021) will be an online conference (it was postponed from last year). Link to more information and registration. As a part of the CSW-2021 Prof. Qin Wang (RISE/KTH/IEEE) is organizing a Women-in-Electronics/Photonics Symposium with a number of invited international speakers. The event is sponsored by the… Read more

IEEE Sweden MN2021-Q1

Dear IEEE Member, I am honoured to start as the new IEEE Sweden Section chair after the Annual General Meeting had approved the new board for financial year 2021. I would like to thank the past chair Samarth Deo and Treasurer Christofer Silfvenius for the great job they did in keeping the Section active for… Read more

IEEE Lunch Webinar: “The role of inertia and fast frequency control in the Nordic power system” by Dr. Robert Eriksson, Svenska kraftnät

210423 IEEE Seminar Robert Eriksson The Role of Inertia The role of inertia and fast frequency control Date: April 23rd, 2021 Time: 12:00-13:00 Registration (by Apr 21st): IEEE Lunch Webinar Inertia in the Nordic grid (simplesignup.se)   Abstract: Integration of renewable power generation replaces synchronous generators and leads to reduced inertia. This in turn challenges… Read more

IEEE YP Kick off meeting 2021

IEEE Volunteering Opportunities Enhance your Professional Growth and Personal Enrichment. Join the ranks of leaders in a global organization, contribute your expertise, and shape your future. CONNECT with others of your profession; make new contacts. NETWORK with peers, technical experts, business competitors and others. CONTRIBUTE your time to your field of interest in a prestigious… Read more

Working in the Smart City (SSIT Distinguished Lecture)

Not since the era of the family farm has such a large fraction of the employed population worked from home. The spike in remote work due to COVID-19 pandemic is temporary, but it highlights an underlying trend. Remote work at home and in “third” places such as cafes, hotels, and airports has been enabled by… Read more

WBG Power Center Seminar: IEA/PECTA activities

WBG Power Center invites IEEE members to their seminar on IEA/PECTA activities NEW: Slides and YouTube link at the end of this post. About the IEA 4E Power Electronic Conversion Technology Annex (PECTA): Power electronic devices incorporating Wide Band Gap (WBG) technologies are maturing rapidly and offer enormous opportunities for improved energy efficiency. 4E´s PECTA… Read more