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Recent Events

All Section Activities:

February 20, 2020 @ JR Automation: Tour & Presentation of automated robotic cells.

Friday, September 20, 2019 Presentation: Reliability of Compact Power Systems

Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ Fifth-Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI:  Evening at the ballpark

Saturday, July 27, 2019:  HOME SOLAR SYSTEM DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Presentation: Smart Materials are Clean Tooby Dr. Pnina (Pearl) Ari-Gur

Thursday, April 11, 2019: Presentation: THE RECENT U.S. NREL EAST-WEST GRID INTERCONNECTIONS SEAM STUDY

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 @ Switch (Pyramid Building) : Tour of facility

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ Founders, Grand Rapids Michigan: Tour of the plant

Friday, August 18,, 2017 @ Palisades Nuclear Plant, South Haven, MI: Tour of the plant

Saturday,July 29, 2017 @ Fifth-Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI:  Evening at the ballpark

Wednesday, February 8, 2017:  Holland BPW:  Tour of the Base Load Combined Cycle Natural Gas Power Plant/Energy Park

Saturday, October 29, 2016:  Wolverine Power Cooperative, Cadillac, MI:  tour of main control center

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ Ludington Pump Storage Site:  Tour with presentation by CMS Energy

Saturday,July 30, 2016 @ Fifth-Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI:  Evening at the ballpark

Friday, May 13, 2016 @ Norther Michigan College:  Presentation on the geothermal demo project at Travers City’s Barn Park

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 @ Seoul Garden: General and professional liability discussion presented by Michael T. Lynch

Thursday, September, 24, 2015 @ Dimplex Thermal Solutions, Kalamazoo, MI: Presentation and tour of the facility.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ Fifth-Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI: Evening at the ballpark

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 @ Grand Rapids: Presentation by Art Towslee on “Low Cost Digital Amateur Television and the DVB-Express Project”

Wednesday, May 14, 2014:  Tour of the Parker Hannifin Aerospace Plant in Kalamazoo

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 @ WMU:  Visualizing Mars and Beyond

Saturday, October 12, 2013 @ Ludington Wind Farm:  CMS Energy Ludington Wind Farm Tour

April 23 and May 13, 2013 @ UPS Distribution Center (Wyoming, MI):  Tour of the UPS Distribution Center

EMC Chapter Activities:

(http://www.westmichigan-emc.org/index.html)

October 26, 2017 @ GVSU EMC Lab: Guard Trace Impact on Crosstalk between PCB Traces by Bogdan Adamczyk and Ryan Aldridge

June 8, 2017 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Analyzing Intermittent Signals with Time Domain Scan & Real-Time Spectral Analysis by Bill Wangard

February 23, 2017 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Impact of PCB material properties on EMC and Signal-Integrity Performance by Krzysztof Russa

October 13, 2016 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Wireless Connectivity, the IOT, and transmitter Regulatory Compliance by Steve Laya from Chicago

April 14, 2016 @ GVSU EMC Lab: Switched Mode Power Supply Design for EMC by Bill Spence and Bob Teutsch

February 2016 @ GVSU EMC Lab: Mil-Std-461 Update

September 17, 2015 @ at Intertek Corp., Shielding, Crosstalk, amnd embedded capacitance by Scott Piper

May 21, 2015 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Why does my design fail EMC? and How to fix it! by Jerry Meyerhoff

January 29, 2015 @ Intertek:  Electrical Resonances in Physical Structures by Doug Smith

April 16, 2014 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Signal Integrity Characterization, Parameters and Techniques

January 30, 2014 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  Impact of PCB routing techniques on EMC radiated emission performance of high-speed interfaces

May 30, 2013 @ GVSU EMC Lab:  EMC Crosstalk between Printed Circuit Board Traces

Consultant’s Network Activities:

(ieee-wmcn.org)

Saturday,July 29, 2017 @ Fifth-Third Ballpark, Comstock Park, MI:  Evening at the ballpark – Joint with the West Michigan Section

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 @ Seoul Garden: General and professional liability discussion presented by Michael T. Lynch

Monday, December 14, 2015 @ Dornerworks:  Officer Election

Monday, September, 28 @ Dornerworks:  Planning meeting

Monday, March 30, 2015 @ Dornerworks:  Android Application Development Primer for Consultants

Monday, December 2, 2014 @ Dornerworks:  Using RF Connect by Josh Gerst

Monday, January 26, 2015 @ Dornerworks:  Information and Election of officers

Monday, May 19, 2014 @ Dornerworks:  Labview Introduction

Monday, March 24, 2014 @ Dornerworks: Capacitive Touch Sensing Technology

 

Life Member Affinity Group Activities:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017:  Holland BPW:  Tour of the Base Load Combined Cycle Natural Gas Power Plant/Energy Park

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ Ludington Pump Storage Site:  Tour with presentation by CMS Energy (jointly with the WMSection)

June 28, 2016 @ Mangiamo: The recently formed group met for the first time and elected officers

Power & Energy + Power Electronics Joint Society Chapter Activities:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017:  Holland BPW:  Tour of the Base Load Combined Cycle Natural Gas Power Plant/Energy Park

September, 2016: Official approval of the forming for the PES and PELS chapter