2018 IEEE Boise Section Fall Picnic

Free IEEE Boise Section fall picnic catered by Boise student branches. Family and friends are welcome. Location: Room: Picnic Site 2: Chestnut KA Municipal Park 500 S Walnut St Boise, Idaho 83712

2018 IEEE Boise Section Fall Picnic

Free IEEE Boise Section fall picnic catered by Boise student branches. Family and friends are welcome. Location: Room: Picnic Site 2: Chestnut KA Municipal Park 500 S Walnut St Boise, Idaho 83712

Annual Picnic, Friday Sept 14

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 14, 2018, 6pm to 8:30pm Location: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise. Click here for Map Event contact: Boise State University IEEE Student Branch: ieee.bsu.officers@gmail.com

2018 IEEE PMAPS Conference

Every two years, academics, researchers, engineers and scientists worldwide come together to discuss the common theme of power engineering under uncertainty at the International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS). In June 2018, this prestigious conference will be held in Boise, Idaho. The organizers of this Conference are IEEE Power and Energy… Read more

2018 International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems (PMAPS)

2018 PMAPS Conference Topics The conference topics are restrictive to those related to probabilistic methods applied to power systems and the utility industry. These include but are not limited to the following: Reliability for system planning, operation, control and protection Reliability centered maintenance and asset management Uncertainties and correlations in renewable energy systems Outage data… Read more

Probablistic Methods Applied to Power Systems

Co-sponsored by: MBussert@idahopower.com Presentation will focus on various issues related to the application of probabilistic methods to the power systems including: early beginning of the application of probabilistic methods, WSCC Probabilistic criteria, IEEE current efforts, risk-based projects at IPC, current industry effort, PMAPS 2018 international conference, etc. Speaker(s): Milorad Papic, Location: Room: CHQ Auditorium Idaho… Read more

2018 IEEE Boise Banquet

Guest speaker, Dr. Gurtej S. Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Director at Micron Technology Inc. will deliver a topic on, “Memory Chips Technology – the untold story of innovation”. Biography: https://www.micron.com/about/our-company/leadership/gurtej-sandhu Continental style dinner with vegetarian and regular options.  Award Ceremony and presentation. Free parking details will be sent to the registered email address Registration Deadline: Sunday, 4/15/2018… Read more

2018 IEEE BOISE BANQUET Guest speaker, Dr. Gurtej S. Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Director at Micron Technology Inc. will deliver a topic on, “Memory Chips Technology – the untold story of innovation”. Biography: https://www.micron.com/about/our-company/leadership/gurtej-sandhu Continental style dinner with vegetarian and regular options. Award Ceremony and presentation. Free parking details will be sent to the registered email address Registration Deadline:… Read more

2018 IEEE-Boise Banquet

Guest speaker, Dr. Gurtej S. Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Director at Micron Technology Inc. will deliver a topic on, “Memory Chips Technology – the untold story of innovation”. Biography: https://www.micron.com/about/our-company/leadership/gurtej-sandhu Continental style dinner with vegetarian and regular options. Award Ceremony and presentation. Free parking details will be sent to the registered email address Registration Deadline: Sunday, 4/15/2018 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-ieee-boise-banquet-registration-tickets-44577768305 

The Grand Challenges for Engineering

Co-sponsored by: John Stubban The Grand Challenges for Engineering Speaker(s): Larry Stauffer, Location: Room: In the auditorium next to the front desk. Idaho Power 1221 W Idaho St Boise, Idaho 83702

Deep medical image reconstruction and analysis

With deep learning being a paradigm shifter, a lot of innovations have also been made in medicine, ranging from medical image understanding to health record analysis. In this talk, recent advancement in medical image reconstruction and analysis carried by our group at RPI will be presented. The involved tasks include low-dose CT image denoising, compressive… Read more

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