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IEEE Buffalo Section Meeting March 13, 2018 joint with TSC

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Topic: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles – Are We Ready??


Speaker Information: Dr. Liesl Folks

Dean of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo, SUNY


Speaker Bio: Liesl Folks is dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a professor of electrical engineering at the University at Buffalo. She holds a BSc (Hons) and a PhD, both in Physics, from The University of Western Australia, as well as an MBA from Cornell. Prior to joining UB in 2012, she spent 16 years in research & development in the magnetic data storage industry in Silicon Valley, working for IBM, Hitachi and Western Digital. An internationally recognized expert in nanotechnology and magnetism, Liesl Folks holds 14 U.S. patents and is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers that have attracted more than 10,000 citations. Her research is in the fields of magnetic materials and devices, nanoscale metrology, and spin-electronic devices. She was the President of the IEEE Magnetics Society for 2013 – 2014, and served in 2012 on the congressionally mandated panel for the Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, facilitated by the National Academy of Sciences


Credits for Education: 1 PDH


Dinner Location:       Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

                                   6461 Transit Road

                                    Depew, NY


Time:   Cocktails & Social Hour at 5:30 pm (cash bar); Dinner at 6:30 pm


Choices:        Chicken Parmigiana

                     Roasted Vegetables with Mediterranean Orzo

                     Poached Salmon

                     Prime Rib (10 oz.)


Cost:         IEEE Members $15

                  IEEE Guests $25

                  Non Members $35                                   


Reservations: by March 6, 2018 to Judy Moskal at 689-6689 or jmmoskal@ieee.org    


(Please honor your reservations. The cost of no shows is borne by your section.)

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, New York


March 13
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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City: Depew

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