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Technical Talk

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

IEEE Young Professionals Windsor Section presents:

“Optimisation-Based Control of Nonlinear Processes

About the Topic:A major trend in industry over the last 40 years has been employing constrained mathematical optimisation techniques to compute control actions that optimise a quadratic objective function with its minimum at a process steady-state, subject to linear or nonlinear process models and practical constraints such as bounds on flow rates due to valve limitations. These optimisation-based control designs (referred to as model predictive control or MPC) are typically implemented within a two-layer architecture.

Speaker: Dr. Helen Elaine Durand, Professor Wayne State University

Speaker Bio: She received her B.S.,  M.S.  and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UCLA in 2017. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Wayne State University. Her research interests are in the general area of process systems engineering with a focus on process optimisation and control, process operational safety and computational modelling.

Date: 19th October 2017

Time: 12 PM to 1:30 PM EST/EDT

Location: Room 3000, CEI, University of Windsor. 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. N9B 3P4

Seats are Limited.

Click Here to Register

For more details please contact:

Mojtaba Kordestani , Chair IEEE Young Professionals Windsor Section

 

 

Python-For Deep Learning

Monday, June 5th, 2017

IEEE Student Branch and Joint Chapter of Circuits and Systems and Computer Society, Windsor Section  presents:

” PHYTHON- for Deep Learning a Practical approach.

Speaker:  Akilan Thangarajah, PhD Candidate, Vice Chair IEEE Univ of Windsor Computer Society, University of Windsor

About the Topic: Python is a high level programming language designed to be easy to read and simple to implement. It is open source which means it is free to use, even for commercial applications. Python can run on Mac, Windows and Unix Systems and has also been ported to Java and virtual machines (techterms.com).

The event is  for Undergrad, Grad students and Researchers who seek to write a technical or scientific report or papers. The attendees should bring their own laptops

Date: June 11, 2017, Sunday

Time: 4 PM to 6 PM EST/EDT

Location:  CEI Building Room 2101 University of Windsor

Refreshments will be provided.

For more details please contact:

Tara Ahmadi , Chair IEEE Student Branch, Windsor Section

Technical Talk

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

IEEE Women In Engineering, Windsor Section  presents:

A technical Seminar on chaotic system control for brain stimulation.

Speaker:  Dr. Zhang, Assistant Professor Electronic Systems Engineering in University of Regina.

Speaker Bio: Her interests include FPGA Embedded System Design; FPGA Implementation for Hardware Acceleration; Ultrasound Testing for Long Distance Pipelines; Boundary-Scan Testing; Design for Testability; Brain Computer Interface, Brain stimulation, Neural Network simulation. She has also expertise in Boundary-scan technology for PCB board design, debugging and testing

Date: May 04, 2017

Time: 1 PM to 2 PM EST/EDT

Location:  CEI Building University of Windsor

Seats are Limited.

Refreshments will be provided.

For more details please contact:

Shaghayegh Gomar (Rose) , Chair IEEE WIE, Windsor Section

IEEE Canada CCECE 2017 Industry Forum

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The IEEE Canada Industry Relations Committee together with the CCECE 2017 Conference invites you to attend a forum on innovation and regional development. The forum will be composed of industry leaders; technology startup entrepreneurs, government regional development and granting agency representatives; technology vision, experience and advice  on advancing technology to drive our future manufacturing and economy as a whole.

Date: Monday 1st May 2017 from 1:45 PM to 3:50 PM (EDT)

Location: Caesars Windsor Hotel

The event is FREE for everyone.

Click here to Register

IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Raymond D. Findlay Scholarship

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Raymond D. Findlay Scholarship is now receiving  Nominations. This $1,000 Scholarship, new in 2017, encourages leadership, creativity and enthusiasm for the engineering profession. The nominee must be an undergraduate IEEE Student Member in good standing, registered in their penultimate year.

 

Nominations and related Student Declarations  are due March 15.

 

Please visit here for further information

For the on-line submission forms visit both the links below:

  1. Link 1
  2. Link2

 

 

Annual General Meeting Photos

Friday, December 9th, 2016

NI bootcamp event pictures

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

CompactDAQ and LabVIEW Hands-on Workshop

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

During this complimentary seminar, NI engineers will guide you through hands-on exercises designed to help you evaluate NI CompactDAQ and LabVIEW for your measurement application. See how you can create a data acquisition system for collecting, analyzing and storing measurement data using NI hardware and software.

Register and attend this seminar to use NI CompactDAQ and LabVIEW to:

  • Build an example data acquisition system using a variety of sensor types including temperature, strain, audio, or vibration
  • Understand key steps in system configuration
  • Familiarize yourself with automating measurements and signal processing

Who should attend:
This seminar is designed for engineers, technicians, and scientists who are evaluating NI CompactDAQ and LabVIEW for a data acquisition project or application. It is not intended as training for existing customers, students or professors. If you are looking for information about training, we invite you to explore the following options:

  • When: 21 October 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: University of Windsor, EPICentre, 2nd Floor
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Labview training bootcamp

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

IEEE Windsor section is co-sponsored a NI Labview training bootcamp, a 5-days of training at EPICcenter at University of Windsor. These training sessions are free to attend for recent graduates (a $3,200 USD value), but you should register in advanced.

If you are new to LabVIEW or looking to improve your skills, this free hands-on course introduces you to graphical programming with LabVIEW system design software. Learn how to develop data acquisition, instrument control, data logging, and measurement analysis applications. Benefit from an opportunity to take the Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD) exam, a globally recognized entry-level certification exam, for free.

PLC Industrial talk photos

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Poster