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Technical Talk

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

IEEE Young Professionals, Windsor Section presents:

Towards Skill Transfer via Learning-Based Guidance: Adaptive Haptic Guidance
for Virtual Reality based Training

Abstract: This talk presents an overview in the recent work on gesture-based haptic guidance for physical humanrobot interaction (pHRI) that can be used in virtual minimally invasive surgery (MIS) training. An approach in which the knowledge and experience of experts have been modeled and used to improve the unpredictable motions of novice trainees. Two statistical models, hidden Markov model (HMM) and hidden Conditional Random Fields (HCRF), have been used to train gesture models for a virtual MIS related task.

Speaker: Dr. Mehrdad H. Zadeh, Associate Professor Kettering University

Speaker Bio: Dr. Zadeh is an associate professor and an advisor of Auto Drive Challenge™ competition at Kettering University, MI. From Sept. 2015 to January 2017, he served as a visiting associate professor at Johns Hopkins University, Laboratory for Computational Sensing + Robotics (LCSR), MD, where he collaborates on the design and development of haptic-enabled surgical simulation.

Date: December 07, 2017

Time: 1-3 PM EDT/EST

Location: Room 2103, CEI, University of Windsor

Please Register Here inorder to attend the event.

Please contact Mojtaba Kordestani, Chair IEEE YP Windsor Section for more details.

Annual General Meeting 2017

Monday, November 20th, 2017

IEEE Windsor Section presents its Annual General Meeting 2017

Date: Tuesday, 28th November 2017

Location: Room 2101, CEI University of Windsor

Time: 4- 7 PM EDT/EST

Please Register Here in order to book your spot.

Please contact Esrafil Jedari, Vice Chair IEEE Windsor Section for more details.

Technical Talk

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

IEEE Windsor Section presents “Radiation Hardened CMOS Circuits

Abstract: Soft errors have long plagued the semiconductor field, first showing up in space applications and later in terrestrial applications. Technology scaling and low-voltage/low-power requirements are further exacerbating the occurrence of soft errors in nano-scale circuits. A soft error occurs when charge generated by energetic particles is collected by reverse-biased junctions. In this talk, we will review the background and highlight recent research done at the University of Waterloo on circuit techniques to mitigate soft errors.

Speaker: Dr. Manoj Sachdev, Professor University of Waterloo

Speaker Bio: Manoj Sachdev is a professor in electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Waterloo. His research interests include low-power and high-performance circuit design, reliability and manufacturing issues of nano-metric integrated circuits. He has written five books, has contributed to over 200 technical articles in conferences and journals. He holds more than 35 granted and pending US patents in the broad area of VLSI circuit design and test.

Location: 3000 CEI, University of Windsor

Date: Friday, November 17, 2017

Time: 10 AM EST/EDT

Please Register Here in order to attend the event

Please Contact Esrafil Jedari, Vice Chair IEEE Windsor Section for more details

Events next door: Fall Conference 2017

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

IEEE  South East Michigan Section 2017 Fall Conference:

“Ethics in Engineering, Science and Technology”

Speakers: John C Havens, Cheryl L. Brown, Ali Muzaffar, Emily McReynolds, Yue-Yun Wang

Theme: As global, social, environmental, and business pressures have evolved over the past 150 years, ethical dilemmas have intensified. It has become necessary for all of us to reflect carefully as we traverse an evolving and increasingly challenging ethical landscape.

Program: ETHICS 2017 provides an exciting opportunity to consider issues concerning modern engineering ethics and ethical standards and their impact on our lives, careers, profession and society. Our keynote and invited speakers, panel forum, and dinner reception will facilitate exchange of experience and perspectives on many levels.

Location: Burton Manor, Main Conference Room, 27777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, Michigan 48150

Date: November 9th, 2017

Time: 4:30 PM-9 PM EDT or EST

Please Register Here in order to attend the event.

Early Registration ends October 26, 2017 at 11:59 PM.
Late Registration ends November 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

Contact Phillip HallConference Chair for more details or visit the South East Michigan Section website.

Technical Talk

Friday, October 20th, 2017

IEEE University of Windsor Student Branch Presents “Gaining relevant and career success

Speaker: Larry Crep

About the topic: A pragmatic look at successfully look at employment and career fulfilment of a graduating engineer.

Date: 23rd October 2017

Time: 2:30 – 4 PM

Location: 3007 CEI, University of Windsor

Please Register Here to book your seat

for more details please contact Tara Ahmadi  , Chair IEEE University of Windsor Student Branch

Technical talk

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

IEEE Computer Society, South East Michigan Section presents:

“A common vision for IoT, 5G & Virtualisation By 2020?”

About: Several technologies are converging empowering IoT and delivering a greater impact and advance services to multiple markets by 2020’s. This keynote presentation will introduce the concept of IoT and architectural evolution from a pre-IoT to Collaborative IoT.

Speaker: Fawzi Behmann,senior member of IEEE

Speaker Bio: He is currently serving as Conference chair for IEEE Central and organized sessions and IoT workshops at BHI, Himss, Smart Tech, and in Africa Uganda and Kenya. Fawzi holds a Bachelor of Science with honors and distinction from Concordia University, Montreal; Masters in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Ontario and Executive MBA from Queen’s University, Ontario Canada.

Location: MSC 372, Math & Science Building, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309

Date: October 10th, 2017

Time: 6:30-8 PM EDT or EST

Seats are limited. Please Register Here in order to attend the event.

Contact Sharan Kalwani  or Subra Ganesan for more details/registration.

Workshop

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Women in Engineering ,IEEE Windsor Section presents:

A Workshop on Resume and Cover Letter Writing

About: Learn how to create powerful cover letters and resumes that will get noticed by employers.

Speaker: Stephanie Dupley, Career Adviser for International and Graduate Students at Career Development and Experiential Learning at University of Windsor. 

Speaker Bio: Stephanie Dupley has been helping students to develop their employ ability skills and plan their careers.  She has an educational background in psychology and education and an employment background in career development (which provided her with an understanding of how to help students explore relevant careers) and workforce development (which provided her with an understanding of employer and labour market needs).

Location: Room 2103, Centre for Engineering and Innovation, University of Windsor

Date: 5th October 2017

Time: 2-3 PM EDT or EST

Seats are limited! Please Register Here to confirm your spot.

Refreshments will be provided.

For more details please contact Shaghayegh Gomar, Chair IEEE Women in Engineering Windsor Section 

Seminar on C++

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

IEEE University of Windsor Student Branch presents:

How to C++, a C++ Programming Workshop

About: How to code in one of the most sought after programming languages and one of the basic programming language in the domain of Object oriented Programming concept.

No prior experience required!

Presented by: Dilpreet Chana, Cofounder Optimotive Technologies

$5 entry for non IEEE members.

Date: 10-12th October 2017

Time: 2:30-4:30 PM EDT

Location: Room 202, Toldo Building, University of Windsor

Please Contact Tara Ahmadi,Chair IEEE Student Branch for more information.

Technical Talk

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

IEEE University of Windsor Student Branch presents:

“Measurement and Analysis of Electrical Signals in Time Domain”

Background of the talk: Testforce Systems helps customers make the complex simple, in everything they do. They reduce the exposure to risk because of the knowledge we possess and integrate into our solutions. Testforce helps Test, Design and Manufacturing teams in the critical moments and aids in making tough decisions by providing insights and expertise.

Speaker: Syed Hossain, Personnel at Testforce Systems

Speaker Bio: With an engineering background, Syed Hosain works with researchers, engineers, technologists, technicians and purchasing officials who are frustrated with not having enough time or resources to research for suitable test and measurement equipment to verify their products, carry out preventative maintenance and ensure they meet safety compliance standards.

Venue: 3000 CEI

Date: 5th October 2017

Time: 3-5 PM, EDT or EST

For more details please contact Abira Paul, Chair (External Affairs) WIE Windsor Section or Tara Ahmadi, Chair Student Branch IEEE Windsor Section.

Check Flyer for more details

 

IEEE and GSS BBQ

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Date: 13th Sep, 2017

Location: Franchette at Sunset Avenue, University of Windsor

Time: 11 am – 2 pm