IEEE Boise Section Opcomm

IEEE Boise Opcomm. Discussion of section events, budget, and travel planning, etc. Speaker(s): Everybody, Location: Room: 201 Bldg: MEC Boise State University Boise, Idaho 83725

Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is Here – IBL talk by Perry Lea

This is an Idaho Business League (IBL) event. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to shape our professional and personal lives, business leaders are expanding and exploring innovative ways to engage directly with their customers. Perry Lea, a renowned author on IoT, will take the audience through modern IoT use cases that are not… Read more

Quantum Computing: A Tutorial Survey

Sponsored by: IEEE Boise Computer Society Over the past several decades, from Richard Feynman’s Simulating Physics with Computers to recent quantum science conferences. quantum computing has evolved to seek answers to the question: can we gain some advantage by processing, transmitting, and storing information encoded in systems that exhibit unique quantum attributes? We now know the answer… Read more

Idaho Future City Results

The 14th Idaho Region Future City competition was held on Saturday, January 20th at Boise State University. This year’s competition included 36 teams from 18 different schools. Participants came from all over Idaho including Blackfoot, Boise, Caldwell, Garden Valley, Homedale, Kuna, Meridian, Nampa, Riggins, Sandpoint, and Wilder. The IEEE Boise Section and IEEE-USA were a Platinum… Read more

The Bayha Island Enhancement Research Project

The Bayha Island Enhancement Research Project was completed to evaluate the feasibility of the IPC’s Snake River Stewardship Program. This Program is focused on improving water quality and improving overall stream health in the mainstem Snake River and its tributaries above the Hells Canyon Complex. Idaho Power is proposing the Snake River Stewardship Program to… Read more

Nuclear Power: Past, Present and Future

Co-sponsored by: BSU ECE Department This presentation offers an abbreviated walkthrough of nuclear power in various commercial applications from its beginnings in the late 1950s to the present. The types of nuclear power plants, which have achieved widespread commercial operation, are briefly described, including some of their salient advantages and their disadvantages. A few of… Read more

Ceremony of Delivering PES Boise Chapter Engineerng Awards & PES Scholarships to BSU Students

Co-sponsored by: Milorad Papic PES Boise Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award (OEA): Kip Sikes awarded “For valuable contributions to the electric power industry and for years of dedicated volunteer service to the Joint Boise PE/IA Chapter”. Mark Hanson “For extraordinay work and valuable contributions to the electric power industry” Three BSU students received PES Scholarship award… Read more

Smart Beam-forming Antenna

Adaptive beam-forming antennas open a new venue for research to achieve higher data rates. Such antennas are of interest at higher frequencies in particular at millimetric-Waves. Millimetric-Waves frequency ranges from 30 GHz – 300 GHz and there is ample bandwidth available in this spectrum. Higher frequencies have significant scattering which causes higher path loss. Due… Read more

VR – The Industry of the Future and Your Role In It

Duane Mathes, Senior VP of Game Development at BlackBox VR, will give a talk on VR. He will cover current and future applications, technology, history, trends, and how you can get involved in VR development projects and interest groups. Speaker(s): Duane Mathes, Location: Room: 106 Bldg: Micron Engineering Building (MEC) 1020 S. Manitou Ave Boise,… Read more

VR talk by Duane Mathes, Oct 14th

Duane Mathes, Senior VP of Game Development at BlackBox VR, will give a talk on VR. He will cover current and future applications, technology, history, trends, and how you can get involved in VR development projects and interest groups. Speaker: Duane Mathes When: Saturday, Oct 14, 11am Location: Room: 106 Bldg: Micron Engineering Building (MEC)… Read more

IEEE Boise Section Annual Picnic

The Boise Section BBQ / Picnic is free to attend for all IEEE Members and their families. The event will be arranged and catered by Boise State  student branches. Location: Bldg: Shelter 1 Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park 500 S Walnut St Boise, Idaho 83712

2018 PMAPS conference in Boise June 24-28, 2018

Conference Theme  – “Probabilistic Methods: Practical Approaches for Managing Risk and Uncertainty in the Electric Power Industry” The main focus of the 2018 PMAPS International Conference is about presenting and sharing the experience, ideas, and research results in the area of power system uncertainties related to all three power segments (generation, transmission and distribution). In… Read more

Annual Picnic, Friday Sept 15

The Boise Section BBQ / Picnic is free to attend for all IEEE Members and their families. The event will be arranged and catered by IEEE Boise State University student branch. Date/Time: Friday, Sept 15, 2017, 6pm to 8:30pm Location: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise. Shelter 1. Click here for Map Event contact: IEEE Student Branch: ieee.bsu.officers@gmail.com

Atomic Layer Deposition: From surface science to surface engineering

Atomic layer deposition (ALD) continues to challenge our understanding of surface reactions with new chemistries and enabling applications where atomically precise layers significantly improve performance of devices. In this talk, I will first describe the work our group has conducted understanding the role of configurational entropy of adsorbed molecules in determining surface reactions in ALD… Read more

[Legacy Report] Bring Your Own Engineer Social Hour

Co-sponsored by: Sean Collison Just a friendly reminder. We have an IEEE event this evening at Bardenay downtown. This is a great opportunity to network with other engineers and professionals in the area. Location: Boise, Idaho

Does President Trump Really Kill Your Right to Online Privacy?

Co-sponsored by: IEEE Boise Computer Society Dr. Jidong Xiao will present a talk the new bill on Privacy and ISPs. Speaker(s): Jidong, Agenda: Light snacks will be provided. Location: Room: ENGR110 Bldg: (ENGR) Engineering Building 1375 University Drive Boise State University Boise, Idaho

IEEE Boise Computer Society Spring Officer Meeting

BCS Spring meeting planning Event Agenda: 1. Recent changes and call for new volunteers                 Regarding Jun, Kehan and Xinyu                 2.  Spring technical Talk                 Elisa suggested to talk to Dr. Sin Ming Loo, speculations and any other suggestions?                 Target early May   3.  Fall technical talk and banquet speakers                 Start to contact people… Read more

2017 Engineers Week Banquet

Come join us for our 2017 Engineers Week banquet. Our guest speaker is Tom Coughlin. He will be giving his popular talk, “The Memory of Cars”, which looks at the evolution of memory and storage technologies required for the cars of tomorrow. Special pricing is available to IEEE, ASME, SWE, and ACM members. Space is… Read more

Boise Engineers Week Banquet, Thursday February 23rd

“The Memory of Cars” Date: Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 Time: 5:30PM social, 6:30PM dinner Location: Angell’s, 999 Main Street Boise Come join us for our 2017 Engineers Week banquet. Our guest speaker is Tom Coughlin. He will be giving his popular talk, “The Memory of Cars”, which looks at the evolution of memory and storage technologies required for the… Read more

IPC Communication Infrastructure

Idaho Power and other electrical utilities maintain independent communications infrastructure to support the needs of the electrical utility. This presentation will provide an overview of utility communications infrastructure with applications and methods applied to design, build and maintain a robust communications network. The discussion will include an overview of communications engineering functions including fiber-optic links,… Read more

IEEE SPS Annual Banquet

Co-sponsored by: ruthvik This is an IEEE Boise, SPS annual banquet. Location: Bldg: 1301 S Capitol Blvd Boise, , Idaho 83706

IEEE BOISE COMPUTER SOCIETY 2016 BANQUET

Co-sponsored by: Boise State University IEEE Student Branch IEEE BOISE COMPUTER SOCIETY ANNUAL BANQUET Speaker(s): Dr. Dagher, Agenda: Date: Thursday, Nov. 10th, 20156:00 p.m. Sign-in and socializing6:15 p.m. Dinner served6:45 p.m. (approx) Speaker presentation Dinner: buffet style TASTE OF ITALY buffet (Grilled Rosemary Chicken, Pesto Tortellini, Panzanella Salad, Caesar Salad, Seasonal Vegetables, Mini Ciabattas with Basil Oil, and Lemon… Read more

IEEE Boise Computer Society banquet

You are invited to join the IEEE Boise Computer Society for our annual banquet on November 10th. Our guest speaker is Dr. Gaby Dagher, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Boise State University. Dr. Dagher will explain how the Bitcoin protocol works and discuss the potential impact of blockchain technology on society. To learn more about… Read more

Signal Processing

Co-sponsored by: Jun Guo Dr. Pramod Varshney, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Syracuse University, will discuss signal processing at 10:30 AM in MEC 106. Location: Boise, Idaho 83725

Climbing and Fall Protection

As of April 1, 2015 OSHA implemented modifications to regulations that greatly affect the way utility workers climb poles and towers. In response to these new regulations and much needed change, Idaho Power formed a committee to find new methods, techniques, and equipment to ensure we are OSHA compliant and safeguard our employees.   This presentation… Read more

GROWing Software and Skills

Co-sponsored by: Boise State University and IEEE Boise Computer Society It’s time for a practical, pragmatic, real-world take on software development and programming.  The GROWS™ Method goes beyond one-size-fits-all rules, mis-applied “agile” and rigid adherence to previous “best practices” that may no longer apply. GROWS embraces a growth skills model, an empirical approach to process… Read more