Previous Events

  • September 8, 2021: “Communication Link Modeling Using PyBERT”, David Banas, Luminous Computing
  • August 11, 2021: “The Analog Designer’s Toolbox (ADT): Towards a New Paradigm for Analog IC Design”, Prof. Hesham Omran, Ain Shams University & Master Micro
  • November 19, 2020: “Low-Spur PLL Architectures and Techniques”, Prof. Mike Chen, USC
  • January 16th, 2020: “Scalable and Productive: Holistic Hardware Optimizations for Machine Learning Acceleration”, Prof. Y. Sophia Shao,  Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • December 5th, 2019: “Enabling Circuits and Technologies for Addressing Some of the 21st Century’s Hard Energy Challenges with Wide Bandgap Semiconductors and Devices”, Prof. Srabanti Chowdhury,  Electrical Engineering, Stanford University.
  • July 24, 2019: “Squeezing down the computing requirements of deep neural networks”, Dr. Forrest Iandola, CEO and co-Founder of DeepScale, sponsored by Computer SocietyCIS (Artificial Intelligence)
  • April 18, 2019: “Plasticine: A Reconfigurable Dataflow Architecture for Software 2.0”, Prof. Kunle Olukotun, Stanford University/SambaNova Systems.
  • February 21, 2019: “Cryogenic CMOS Interfaces for Large-Scale Quantum Computers”, Prof. Fabio Sebastiano, TU Delft, The Netherlands.
  • January 31, 2019: “Mixed-Signal Processing For Machine Learning”, Dr. Daniel Bankman, Stanford University.
  • December 6, 2018: “Advanced Capacitive Sensing for Consumer, Industrial, and Automotive Applications”, Dr. Hans Klein, Analog CTO, Cypress Semiconductor, IEEE SCV-CAS.
  • December 6, 2018: “Holistic Design in Optical Interconnects”, Prof. Azita Emami, California Institute of Technology.
  • November 15, 2018: “The Life of SPICE”, Dr. Laurence Nagel, Omega Enterprises Consulting,  2019 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award Recipient in Solid-State Circuits.
  • November 9, 2018: WiC San Francisco Bay Area Luncheon
  • October 18, 2018: “Energy-Efficient Circuits and Systems for Computational Imaging and Vision on Mobile Devices” by Prof. Priyanka Raina, Stanford University.
  • September 21, 2018: “IIEEE CASS-SV Artificial Intelligent For Industry Forum” by IEEE SCV-CAS.
  • August 28, 2018: “IEEE HARDWARE STARTUP & INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM” by IEEE SCV Consumer Electronics Society, Solid State Circuits Society and Young Professionals
  • July 19, 2018: “Review of LiDAR, Localization and Object Processing for Safe Autonomous Systems”, Dr. Kiran Gunnam, Western Digital
  • June 27, 2018: “Neuromorphic Chips – Addressing the Nanotransistor Challenge by Combining Analog Computation with Digital Communication” , Prof. Kwabena Boahen, Stanford University
  • May 17, 2018: “1+1=3:The Power of Groups: From Tiny Chips to Space Super-Structures” by Prof. Ali Hajimiri, California Institute of Technology
  • April 18, 2018: “Neuroengineering the Next Decade” by Prof. Dejan Marković, University of California, Los Angeles
  • March 15, 2018: “50 Years of Computer Architecture: From Mainframe CPUs to DNN TPUs and Open RISC-V” by Prof. David Patterson, Google, Mountain View, CA, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • December 1, 2017: “Recent Developments in Transceiver SoC Design for Next Generation Optical Networks” by Prof. Patrick Yue, Professor, HKUST, IEEE SSCS Society Distinguished Lecturer
  • November 16-17, 2017: “IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium in Silicon Valley”, Keynotes, Videos.
  • October 19, 2017: “Tactical Grade Gyroscope Performance in a Consumer Grade Process” by Prof. Bernhard Boser, Professor, UC Berkeley
  • September 21, 2017: “Vision and the Deep Learning Explosion” by Dr. Chris Rowen, CEO, Cognite Ventures and Stanford University
  • August 17, 2017: Applications of Time-based Circuits in Data Conversion, Filtering, and Control” by Prof. Pavan Hanumolu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • July 20, 2017: Distinguished Lecturer Seminar “Energy Efficient Computing in Nanoscale CMOS”, Dr. Vivek De, Intel Labs
  • July 14, 2017: Women in Circuits Bay Area Luncheon
  • July 11, 2017: IEEE SCV-SF Electron Devices Society Seminar “System Level ESD: A New Focus”
  • June 15, 2017: Distinguished Lecturer Seminar “Channel Selection at RF”, Prof. Bezhad Razavi, UCLA
  • Spring 2017 Chapter Activities Report
  • May 18, 2017: “Time-Based Circuits – not just the Single Slope!”, Dr. Matt Straayer, Maxim Integrated Inc.
  • April 20, 2017“On the Relationship between Nyquist Rate and Healthcare:  Silicon Systems to Close the Sub-Sampling Gap in Health Screening and Monitoring”, Prof. Amin Arbabian, Stanford University
  • March 16, 2017: 20th Anniversary Seminar “Silicon is the New Steel: Building the Internet of Everything — The World’s First Terascale Network” by Prof. Thomas Lee, Stanford University
  • Winter 2017 Chapter Activities Report
  • November 17, 2016: “Challenges and Design Considerations for High-Efficiency Modern Wireless RFIC Transmitters” by Osama Shanaa, Mediatek Inc.
  • November 11, 2016: Co-Sponsored IEEE SCV-SF EDS Annual Symposium organized by Electron Device Society (EDS) Chapter.
  • October 20, 2016: “Demystifying Linear Time Varying Circuits” by Shanthi Pavan, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
  • September 22, 2016: Trends in Broadband Converters and the Quest for the Software Defined System with Dr. David H. Robertson from Analog Devices
  • Aug 25, 2016: Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Learning Sparsifying Transforms for Signal, Image, and Video Processing (Jointly sponsored by IEEE CAS Society) with Dr. Yoram Bresler from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Aug 18, 2016: Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Enabling and Exploiting Machine Learning in Ultra-low-power Devices with Dr. Naveen Verma from Princeton University
  • July 20,21, 2016: Short Course: Tutorial on Selected Topics in RF, Analog and Mixed Signal Circuits and Systems
  • June 23, 2016: The Last Untapped Spectrum: Should Industry Care about Terahertz? with Dr. Ehsan Afshari from Cornell University
  • May 19, 2016: Startup Talk: CMOS biochips: The good, the bad, and the hype with Dr. Arjang Hassibi from InSilixa
  • April 21, 2016: Wireless Bioelectronics with Dr. Ada Poon from Stanford
  • April 12, 2016: Learnings and insights from 52 years of Silicon Valley semiconductor experience with Dr. Witold (Witek) P. Maszara, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, GLOBALFOUNDRIES (Co-sponsored Talk by Electron Device Society)
  • February 9, 2016: Everything You Wish to Know about Memristors But Are Afraid to Ask with Dr. Leon Chua from Berkeley
  • September 10, 2015: CMOS Terahertz Integrated Circuits and Systems with Prof. Kenneth O from University of Texas at Dallas
  • August 20, 2015: Selected Analog Design Topics with Dr. B.K. Ahuja and Dr. Mike Perrott
  • July 16, 2015: SoC Power Reduction and Management Techniques by Stefan Rusu, Intel Corp.
  • June 18, 2015: Monolithic Phased Arrays: Radio Frequency to Optical by Prof. Hossein Hashemi, USC
  • May 28, 2015: The Return of Neuro-Inspired Computing – Why Now? by Prof. Jan Rabaey, UC Berkeley
  • April 30, 2015: Scaling Analog Circuits: Why and How by Prof. Peter Kinget of Columbia University
  • March 19, 2015: Revolutionizing Timing with Silicon MEMS by Markus Lutz, Founder and EVP, SiTime Corporation
  • February 27, 2015: Shannon-Inspired Statistical Computing by Prof. Naresh Shanbhag of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne
  • February 17, 2015: The Human Intranet – Where Swarms and Humans Meet by Dr. Jan M. Rabaey, Professor, UC Berkeley
  • January 29, 2015: High Performance MEMS Inertial Sensors – A Tutorial Overview by Derek K. Shaeffer of InvenSense, Inc.















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October 2021

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“Automatic Generation of SystemVerilog Models from Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits: a Pipelined ADC Example” – Prof. Jaeha Kim, Seoul National University (SNU)

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