2014

Date: 21-January-2016 Time: 06:00PM to 08:00PM (2.00 hours) AT&T Labs Room Number: #220 Presenter: Dr. Chin-Liang Chang, President of Nicesoft Corporation Abstract: As technology advances, we need to build “Massively Parallel Array Processors” to tackle hard Artificial Intelligence problems such as Visual Recognition, Natural Language Processing (NLS), and Robotics. In this presentation, I will point […]

2015
“Leadership Improv” May 21
May 5, 2015

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting Leadership Improv Speakers:  Mr. Glenn Stephens and Ms. Leslie Martinich May 21, 2015, 6:00–8:00 pm Abstract: Do you want your boss to have better leadership skills?  Come join us (and bring your boss if you like) for a free Leadership Improv class!  Borrowing techniques from the world of improv comedy and […]

2015

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting An Insiders View of the 1960’s Space Program Speakers:  Mr. Dennis P. O’Connor, PE March 19, 2015, 6:00–8:00 pm Abstract: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy began a dramatic expansion of the U.S. space program and committed the nation to the ambitious goal of landing a man on the moon by […]

2015

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting (joint meeting with I&M) Wind Energy and Wind Turbines Speakers: Dr. Vaughn Nelson, West Texas A&M University March 16, 2015, 6:00–7:30 pm Abstract: The modern wind industry began in the late 70’s as one response to the oil crisis of 1973. From the small wind turbines of up to 100 kW […]

2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting An Update on UHD Technology Evaluation Speakers: Mr. Pierre Costa Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Dec 18, 2014, 6:30–9 pm Abstract: Beyond being the hottest buzzword in the business, 4K or UHD is a breakthrough technology that’s shaking up the industry and rewriting the rulebook on image resolution and quality. A 4K image […]

2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting Software Defined Networking: Why, When, Where, and How Co-Sponsor: CASPA Speakers:  Prof. Ying-Dar Lin, National Chiao Tung University and Director of Network Benchmarking Lab (NBL), Taipei, Taiwan Dec. 12, 2014, 6:30–9 pm Abstract: The first wave of cloud computing was to centralize and virtualize servers into the clouds, with a phenomenal result. […]

2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting ZPEG video compression technology – How it can be monetized? Speaker:Dr. Raymond Westwater, President Futureware, LLC Aug 21, 2014, 6–8 pm Abstract: Video compression is a mathematically complex subject where solutions require years of research and thousands of hours of development time – to arrive at prototype solutions. New contributions must […]

2014

IoT – IP Video Surveillance – Fawzi Behmann 07-17-14 IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting IP video surveillance – an irreversible trend for the future Speaker:Dr Fawzi Behmann, Founder of TelNet Management July 17, 2014, 6–8 pm Abstract: Advancement in Signal & Communications processing technologies have fueled the emergence, deployment and growth of Video Surveillance solutions and […]

2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting “Measuring the Immeasurable: How geospatial technologies are changing the way we understand disaster risks and community vulnerability” Dr. Tarek Rashed, Chief Scientist and President, GSAREH LLC June 19, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Abstract: Assessing risks from and vulnerability to disasters can generally be regarded as an ill-structured problem. Many of current risk […]