SSCS

IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society  – Green Mountain Technical Chapter Activities and Events

SSCS Chapter Tutorials

  • “Introduction to MRAM Technology & Design” by John De Brosse, IBM Research; Technology Conference, May 8, 2013, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Analog IBMer – A 35 Year Retrospective Look at Analog IC Design in IBM Today” by Anthony Bonaccio, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Technology Conference; May 9, 2013, 9:00 – 10:00 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Smarter Analytics, Big Data, and the Future of Microelectronics MFG” by Robert J. Baseman, IBM Research, Technology Conference; May 10, 2013, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Embedded Memories for SoC Designs: Design, Test, Application and Challenges in the Nanoscale CMOS” by Harold Pilo, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, IEEE ISSCC 2011
  • “Semiconductor Product Qualifications” by Pascal Nsame, IBM, IEEE NEWCAS – TAISA 2009

SSCS Chapter Short Courses

  • “Using Adaptive Test Pattern Sampling to Test Integrated Circuits” by Bradley Pepper, IBM, IEEE NATW 2013
  • ” The Rapid Evolution of Wireless Products: The Challenges behind RF and Millimeter-Wave Design, Test, and High-Volume Manufacturing” by Mustapha Slamani, IBM, IEEE NATW 2013

SSCS Chapter Seminars

  • May 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST: Live Q&A To Follow SSCS Members-Only Webinar on “Digital Analog Design” by Stanford Prof. Mark Horowitz. 
  • “Opportunities for Wireless in the Mars 2020 Program Solicitation” by Jose Santos – NASA/Ames Research Center, Feb. 21, 2014 (4:00pm EST) UVM
  • IEEE Green Mountain Annual Meeting and Awards, Dec. 20, 2013, at 6:00-9:00pm,  The Essex Resort, VT.
  • Free IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society (SSCS) Webinar:   “Sheerluck Ohms and the 33db Solution” by IEEE Fellow Paul Brokaw, Analog Devices, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 (1:00pm EST).
  • “Enhancing Power Grid Reliability through Analytics: Information is Power, and Power is Information” by Christopher DeMarco, Ph.D. Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Grainger Professor of Power Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 23, 2013 4:00pm – 5:30 pm  Billings Library B308, Billings Marsh Lounge, UVM Campus
  • “The Dawn of RFSOI for Mobile Front-End-Modules” by Dr. Alvin Joseph, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, June 28, 2013, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “An exploration of internal and external DRAM operations” by Dr. Wayne Ellis, Ramus Inc., March 13, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, CEMS UVM Campus, Burlington, VT
  • “Emerging Magnetic Memories” by Dr. William J. Gallagher, IBM Research, March 1, 2013, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Three Dimensional (3D) Semiconductor Design Concepts  for Analog Mixed Signal Technology” by Ted Letavic, Ph.D, IBM Distinguished Engineer, June 7, 2013, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “A 64GS/s Time-Interleaved Analog-to-Digital Converter Core in 45nm SOI CMOS Technology” by Anthony Bonaccio, IBM Distinguished Engineer,  Oct. 5, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “The escalating cost of sub-resolution scaling: How did we get here? How far can we go?” by Dr. Lars Liebmann, Distinguished Engineer, Sept. 10, 2012 at 1:00 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “High performance computing beyond 8nm Node – a case for (Carbon Nano Tube) CNTs” by Wilfried Haensch, Ph.D, IBM Research (July 26, 2012 at 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Transition to Technical Leadership” by Rashik Parmar, IBM Distinguished Engineer and President of IBM Academy of Technology, June 28, 2012 at 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • Dark Secrets  of RF Design” with Professor Tom Lee, June 26, 2012 at 10:00 AM MST
  • “Heterogeneous Integration of III-V Devices and Si CMOS on a Silicon Substrate” by Thomas E. Kazior, Ph.D, Principal Engineering Fellow and Technical Director of Advanced Microelectronics Technology at Raytheon, June 15, 2012 at 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Three Dimensional Circuit Integration: Exploiting Silicon-on-Insulator Technology” by Dr. Craig L. Keast, Director, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, May 18, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Driving Innovation; The Role of Grand Challenges in Creating the Future” by Bernie Meyerson, IBM Fellow, VP Innovation & Global University Relations STG, Mar. 30, 2012, 9:30 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • Common Platform Virtual Technology Forum
  • “Unmasking the IBM Mask House”, by James Colelli, Tom Faure, Emily Gallagher, Feb. 10, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “A Centenary Perspective of Semiconductor Development at IBM”, by Subu Iver, IBM Fellow, Jan. 20, 2012, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “The FinFET Future Arrives”, by Ed Nowak, IBM Distinguish Engineer, Nov. 18, 2011, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Quest for the Ultimate Nanoscale Silicon CMOS Transistor” by Stephen Parke, Ph.D, P.E., Professor of Engineering, IEEE EDS Distinguish Lecturer, Oct. 07, 2011, 12:00-1:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Smarter Computing: How 100 years of Innovation Got Us on Jeopardy” by Dr. John Cohn, IBM Fellow, March 31, 2011, 4:00-5:00 PM, UVM, Burlington, VT
  • IEEE Day and Green Mountain Section 50th Anniversary Banquet Featuring “The Real Promise of SmartGrid: Electricity Displacing Fossil Fuels” by Tom Evslin, Oct. 7, 2010, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at The Essex, VT
  • Town Meeting: “What is the future of Broadband in Vermont?” by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Rural Utilities Service Administrator Jonathan Adelstein, Sept. 25, 2010, 10:00 AM at Vermont Technical College Judd Hall, Randolph, VT
  • “Sustainable Energy Smart Grid: Just Add Wind?”, by Paul Hines, Asst. Prof. UVM, Sept. 9, 2010, 6:30PM (EST) at ECHO, Burlington Waterfront, VT
  • “Recent Research Activities in SiGe Technology”, by Dr. John D. Cressler, Ken Byers Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug. 25th, 2010, 9:00 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Future Directions for RF IC Design in Silicon Microelectronics Technologies”, by Dr. John R. Long, Chair of the Electronics Research Laboratory at the Delft University of Technology in Netherlands. June 03, 2010, 9:00 AM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “A Discussion of Going Fast”, by Hal Flesher, IEEE Fellow, SCCA National Champion, Jack Ratta Center, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH
  • “Copper Interconnect Technology” by Jeff Gambino, Ph.D, IBM, Feb. 11, 2010, 12:00 – 1:30 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “65nm CMOS 6.5 Gbps Source Synchronous Communication Interface” by John Bergkvist, IBM, Nov. 17, 2009, 6:00 – 7:00 PM at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, VT
  • “Phase Change Memory as a Universal Memory” by Dr. Chung Lam, IBM Research / Macronix PCRAM Joint Project, April 21, 2009, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Panel Discussion: Vermont’s  energy Future”  Hosted by Gene Shlatz, Navigant Consulting with Participants from  NRG, Vermont Gas Systems and Green Mountain Power, December 8, 2008, 6:00 – 9:00 PM at The Inn at Essex, VT
  • “Semiconductor Reliability and Vector Processing for Software Defined Radio in Handsets” by Pascal Nsame, IBM System and Technology Group, April 22, 2008, 6:00 – 7:00 PM at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, Burlington, VT
  • “Migration of Cell Broadband Engine(TM) from 65nm SOI to 45nm SOI” by Kevin McCullen, IBM, March 06, 2008, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “A 450ps Access-Time SRAM Macro in 45nm SOI Featuring a Two-Stage Sensing-Scheme and Dynamic Power management” by Vinod Ramadurai, IBM, January 25, 2008, 3:45 – 4:30 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “High-Performance eDRAM Design” by Harold Pilo, IBM, January 25, 2008, 3:00 – 3:45 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Record RF Performance of 45nm SOI CMOS Technology” by Sungjae Lee, IBM, January, 2008 3:00 – 4:00 PM, IBM, Essex, VT
  • “Hybrid Technology for Automotive Applications” by Paul Coleman, Toyota, December 11, 2007, 6:00 – 8:30 PM at Inn at Essex, VT
  • “Application Customized CPU Design for Microsoft XBOX 360” by Bob Drehmel and Matt Grady, IBM STG, December 02, 2006 1:00 PM, at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, VT
  • “XBOX 360 AMB Bridge Development and Architecture” by Ross Olgilvie, Bob Drehmel and Charlie Woodruff, IBM, December 02, 2006 2:00 PM, at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, VT
  • “Circuit Techniques for Speeding up the internet for Real-Time Gaming Experience” by Igor Arsovski, IBM STG, December 02, 2006 3:00 PM, at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, VT
  • “Embedded Test – Enabling Technology for Product Qaulity and Yield management” by Janusz Rajski, Mentor Graphics, May 11, 2005, at The Inn at Essex, VT
  • “Caution Flag Out: Micro Architecture’s Race for Power Performance” by Kerry Bernstein, IBM Research, April 21, 2005, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, at The College of Engineering and Mathematical Science, University of Vermont Campus, VT

SSCS Conferences, Symposium and Workshops

             – The International Solid State Circuits Conference (//isscc.org/)
             – Symposium on VLSI Circuits (//www.vlsisymposium.org/)
             – Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (//www.ieee-cicc.org/)
             – Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (//a-sscc2010.a-sscc.org/)

             – ESSCIRC – //www.esscirc.org

             – VLSI TSA/DAT – //vlsidat.itri.org.tw

             – DAC – //www.dac.com/

             – DATE – //www.date-conference.com/

             – HotChips – //www.hotchips.org/

             – ISLPED – //www.islped.org

             – RFIC – //www.rfic2011.org/

             – BCTM – //2011.ieee-bctm.org/home/