IEEE SFBA MEMS & Sensors Chapter

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Past Meetings

September 20th, 2017
Invited Talk:  Next Generation MEMS Manufacturing
Speakers: Dr. Alissa Fitzgerald
Slides: 170920 IEEE-SVBA AMFitzgerald_Next Generation MEMS Manufacturing_final

August 23rd, 2017
Invited Talk:  Hybrid CMOS/NEMS for Neuromorphic Electronics
Speakers: Professor Rajit Manohar

July 26th, 2017
PARC’s MicroAssembler Project
Speakers: Dr. Eugene Chow

May 17th, 2017
The Importance of Seeing Earnestly or how Detectors and the Precision Power Paradigm Alter our View
Speakers: Dr. Meg Abraham

April 19th, 2017
SmallTech Consulting on Three MEMS Topics
Speakers:
Dr. Leslie Fields, Dr. Mateusz Bryning, and Dr. Phil Barth

March 22, 2017
The ‘How & Why’ a Deceptively Simple Acoustic Resonator Became the Basis of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry
Speaker: Richard Ruby, Director of Technology at Broadcom

February 22, 2017
Human-Robot Interaction and Whole-Body Robot Sensing
Speaker:
Professor Vladimir Lumelsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer

January 25, 2017
Bonding Technology for Hybrid Integration
Speaker:
Dr. Guilian Gao, Invensas

2016 MEETINGS
November 30, 2016
The Kidney Project
Speaker:
Professor Shuvo Roy, UCSF

October 13, 2016
IEEE Workshop on Flexible/Printed/Fabric Sensors and Systems
Organizers:
Roger Grace, Roger Grace Associates, General Chair (rgrace@rgrace.com)
Ramesh Ramadoss, IEEE, Technical Chair (Dr.Ramesh.Ramadoss@ieee.org)
Brent Lunceford, IEEE, Exhibits Chair (brent.lunceford.us@ieee.org)
Rick Davis, Northeastern University, Alumni and Marketing Chair
Host:
PK Agarwal, Regional Dean and CEO, Northeastern University-Silicon Valley

September 20, 2016
How Will LiDAR Improve Self-Driving Cars?
Speaker:
 Pieter Kerstens, VP Velodyne Lidar

August 10, 2016

The Future of the Commodity MEMS Design and Manufacturing
Pre-meeting slides
Speaker: Dr. Stephen R. Breit, VP Engineering, Coventor, Inc
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June 22, 2016
Trillion Sensors, Foundation for Global Exponential Economy (Click for Slides)
Speaker: Dr. Janusz Bryzek, TSensors and eXo Systems

May 18th, 2016
The “new” Internet of Things
Speaker: Peter Hartwell, Invensense Inc.

Apr. 20th, 2016

Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers in consumer electronics; the next little thing?
Speaker: Prof. David Horsley, U.C. Davis

Mar. 2nd, 2016
IEEE MEMS & BSAC jointly present
2016 Spring Research Review and IAB Meeting

Feb. 24th, 2016
The long path from MEMS Resonators to Timing Products
Slides
Speaker: Prof. Tom Kenny, Stanford University

Jan. 27th, 2016
Metal Oxide Sensor and Signal Conditioning for Indoor Air Quality Sensing; Gas Sensor Principles, Technology, and Application for Consumer Indoor Air Quality.
Speaker: 
John Bergstrom, Manager, Environmental Sensors, ZMD America Inc.

2015 MEETINGS
Dec. 15th, 2015
IEEE MEMS, NIST & TI jointly present
MEMS revolution in Atomic Sensing — from Tiny Atomic Clocks to Ultra-sensitive Magnetometry
Speakers: Drs. John Kitching, NIST and Rahul Mhaskar, Geometrics, Inc.

Oct. 28th, 2015
IEEE & SEMI joint workshop on
MEMS Standards – Current Status and Future

Sept. 23rd, 2015
Title: Low Power MEMS-Enabled Wireless Transceivers.
Speaker: Prof. Clark Nguyen, UC Berkeley.

Aug. 26th, 2015
Happy Hour (No invited talk).

Jul. 22nd, 2015
Title: Gallium Nitride: A New Platform for Sensing Technology
Speaker: Prof. Debbie Senesky, Stanford University.

Jun. 17th, 2015
Title: Zero-Power Sensors for the Trillion Sensor Universe.
Speaker: Dr. Joseph R. Stetter, KWJ Engineering Inc. and SPEC Sensors LLC.

Apr. 1st, 2015
Title: MEMS are becoming 3D and atomically precise
Speaker: Prof. Andrei Shkel, UC Irvine
SponsorGoogle Inc.

Mar. 25th, 2015
Happy Hour (No invited talk)

Feb. 25th, 2015
Title: Building Successful MEMS Company: From Start to IPO
Speaker: Mr. Steve Nasiri, Nasiri Ventures
SponsorGoogle Inc.

Jan. 28th, 2015
Title: Lab-on-Chip Technologies Beyond the Diffraction Limit: Ebola Detection and Cancer Diagnostics
Speaker: Prof. Ahmet Ali Yanik, UC Santa Cruz

2014 MEETINGS
Nov. 19th, 2014

Title: Innovative Pressure Sensing Solutions.
Speaker: Mr. Holger Doering, Chief Operating Officer, Silicon Microstructures, Inc.
Sponsor: SoftMEMS LLC

Oct. 22nd, 2014
Title: MEMS enabled microscopes for in-vivo studies of cancer biology.
SpeakerProf. Olav Solgaard, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University.
Sponsor: Acuity Inc.

Sep. 24th, 2014
IEEE MEMS Happy Hour (No invited talk).

Aug. 27th, 2014
Title: RF MEMS: From Research to Products.
SpeakerProf. Gabriel Rebeiz, Wireless Communications Industry Chair Professor, University of California San Diego.

June 25th, 2014
Title
: MEMS on Alternate Substrates: A Case Study with Biometric Sensors.
Speaker: Dr. KG Ganapathi, General Manager, MEMS Sensors Business Unit, Lenovo Group.

May 28th, 2014

Title
: MEMS in SEMI – The Role of a Global Industry Association in Advancing the MEMS Industry.
Speaker: Bettina Weiss, Vice President, Business Development, SEMI.

April 30th, 2014 

Title: MEMS Wars: A New Hope.
Speaker: Dr. Kurt Petersen, Palios Inc.

March 18th, 2014  
TitleCoupled-Filed MEMS Simulations.
Speaker: Dr. Metin Ozen, ANSYS Inc.

February 26th, 2014
Title: FBAR and FMOS Technology from a MEMS Perspective.
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Gilbert, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Avago Technologies Inc.
Short Talk: Advanced Metal Eutectic Bonding for High Volume MEMS Packaging (Sumant Sood, SUSS-MicroTech)

January 22nd, 2014
TitleEmergence Trillion Sensors Movement.
Speaker: Dr. Janusz Bryzek, VP Development, MEMS and Sensing Solutions, Fairchild Semiconductor Inc.

Affiliate Meetings:

May 20th, 2015 (Wednesday) 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
13th Annual MEPTEC MEMS Technology Symposium

May 21st, 2015 (Thursday) 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
First Annual Internet of Things Symposium

Apr. 2nd, 2015 (SCV-Reliability and SFBA-MEMS)
Title: Surface and Materials Engineering for Enhanced MEMS Reliability
Speaker: Prof. Roya Maboudian, Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC Berkeley.

Dec. 10th, 2014 (SCV-CPMT and SFBA-MEMS
TitleTools for Thermal Analysis: Thermal Test Chips
Speaker: Tom Tarter, Package Science Services LLC.

April 24th, 2014 (SCV-CPMT and SFBA-MEMS)
Title: The Evolution of Laser Singulation – for ICs, MEMS, LEDs, yield, grooving, recent advances.
Speaker: Devin Martin, Manager of Technology Development, Disco Hi-Tec America

April 21st, 2014 (SCV-CAS and SCV-SSC)
Title
: Ultrasonic 3D Rangefinder on a Chip – signal path, frames, range error; MEMS, ASIC
Speakers: Dr. Richard Przybyla, Chirp Microsystems.

February 27th, 2014 (SCV-CPMT and SFBA-MEMS)
Title: Probing Interfacial Contact via MEMS-based Microinstrumentation.
Speaker: Dr. Roya Maboudian, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, UC-Berkeley.

October 24th, 2013 (SCV-CPMT and SFBA-MEMS)
Title: MEMS and BioMEMS in Laminates.
Speaker: Prof. Mark Bachman, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California-Irvine.