2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting Aging, Brain Science, and the Future of Health Care Speaker:Wayne April 17, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Abstract: While it’s important to live longer, it’s even more important to live well. This talk looks at the future of health care from several perspectives. First is the demographic of aging baby boomers who are […]

2014

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting “Heterogeneous Computing: Promises and Challenges” Speaker:Peter. J. Zievers is the Chief Technical Officer at Xcelemor, Inc. March 19th, 2014 6:30 – 8:30 PM ABSTRACT: The user community benefits from heterogeneous computing technologies today more than ever. These benefits include vastly improved per-function performance at a fraction of the power consumption compared […]

Technical

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting “ Harnessing Electrical Demand Flexibility for a Sustainable Energy Future ” Speaker: Mahdi Kefayati PhD Student, ECE Dept, The University of Texas at Austin. February 20, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Abstract: Renewable energy is key to a sustainable future. However, the intermittency of most renewable sources and lack of sufficient storage in […]

Technical

IEEE Austin COMSOC/SP Meeting “IOE – Internet Of Everything! Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.” Speaker: Dr. Kwok Wu, Head of Software and System Solutions, Freescale Semiconductor January 16, 2014, 6-8 p.m. Abstract: Internet of Everything (IOE) connects everything through wired and wireless technologies to the cloud, so as to improve our Quality […]

Technical

“Improving Healthcare Delivery Through University-Industry Collaboration” Speaker:  Prof. Jonathan F. Bard, The University of Texas – Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering December 19, 2013, 6:00PM to 8:00PM  Abstract The mounting pressure in the healthcare industry to reduce costs is forcing hospitals and clinics to take a closer look at their operations and staffing […]

Technical

“Defying Nyquist in Analog to Digital Conversion” Distinguished Lecturer: Prof. Yonina C. Eldar, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa  Abstract The famous Shannon-Nyquist theorem has become a landmark in the development of digital signal processing. However, in many modern applications, the signal bandwidths have increased tremendously, while the acquisition capabilities have not scaled sufficiently fast. Consequently, conversion to […]

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October 31 – Special FREE Session on “Advances in Neural Engineering Research and Education” Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Metin Akay,Founding chair of the new Biomedical Engineering Department and the John S. Dunn professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston.  Abstract:  Neural Engineering is a new discipline which unites engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, and […]

Technical

      IEEE CTS COMSOC/SP and I&M Joint DLT Meeting – “What is the Role of MIMO in Future Cellular Networks: Massive? Coordinated? mmWave?” Monday, October 21, 2013 National Instruments Building C, Room 1S15 11500 N. Mopac Expwy Austin Texas, 78759 Topic: What is the Role of MIMO in Future Cellular Networks: Massive? Coordinated? […]

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“Evolution of SDN & NFV as a requirement for NG Cloud Computing and Emerging Services” IEEE COMSOC/SP will be a Supporter  Oct. 11, 2013, 11:30 am -2:30 pm 7700 West Parmer Lane, Building B, “Round up” Conference Room, Austin Texas 78729 Software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) are new tools to simplify networks. SDN’s […]