IEEE Windsor Section

June 8th, 2019

Topic: Adaptive Machine Learning

Description: IEEE Windsor section is organizing a video conference with Microsoft on Adaptive Machine Learning. Topics discussed in this video conference are Data Streams, Concept Drift Detection Method, Various Model Adaption Strategies and Online Evaluation Techniques.

Presented by:  Sarah D’Ettorre, Commercial Software engineering, Microsoft

Biography: Sarah D’Ettorre and her team worked with Microsoft’s top strategic customers to help them innovate and compete in their domains. With many years of experience in Machine Learning algorithms, Sarah’s area of expertise is on online, adaptive learning and time series.

Location: Room CEI 3000,  Ed Lumley Center for Engineering Innovation

Date & Time: Friday, June 21st, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

It is a great opportunity, Please register here as limited seats are available.

Please refer to the below poster, if you have any further questions, please feel free to email:

April 7th, 2019

University of Windsor Continuing Education is organizing SMSCP- Siemens Mechatronics System Certification Program – Level 1 workshop in collaboration with Siemens.

This program has three levels:

Level 1- Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant. Emphasis is placed on efficiently operating complex mechatronic systems, troubleshooting and foreseeing problems.

Level 2- Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Associate

Level 3- Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Professional

Level 1 courses include (Electro) Pneumatic and Hydraulic Control Circuits, Digital Fundamnetals and programmable Logic Controllers, Electrical Components, Mechanical Components and Electrical Drivers.

Date and Time: The workshop is from Apr 26- Jun 29, 2019. Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM – 4 PM.

Learn more at


March 26th, 2019

Topic: SolidWorks Bootcamp Workshop


Speaker: Hamed Kalami.

Biography: Hamed Kalami specializes in Addictive Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Reverse Engineering, Finite Element Analysis, Product Design, and CAD Modeling.

Location: CEI 2105

Outline of the Workshop: Part Modeling-2D sketches and 3D Features, Assembly- Combining parts into 3D assemblies and Drawing- Making engineering drawings of designed parts into 3D assemblies.

Agenda of the Workshop: 

9:30- 11:15  – Part modeling 2D and 3D Sketches

11:15-11:30  – break (networking and refreshments)

11:30-12:30 – Assembly: Combining Parts

12:30-1:00  – Lunch Break

1:00-2:00   – Drawings of designed parts into 3D assemblies.

2:00-2:15   – Break (Networking and refreshments provided)

2:15-4:00   – Examples

Computer systems with full access to Solidworks software would be provided to attendees with a guest login. University of Windsor students can use their own login to access the computers.

Date and Time: Thursday, 28th March,  9:30 AM – 4: 00 PM

Registration Fee: $5 (Free for IEEE Members)

Kindly register through this link:

(Refreshments will be provided)

Please contact Romy Byju ( or Thileban Nagarasa ( if you have any questions.

Thank you.


March 21st, 2019

Topic: Micro-Controller Debug Training Workshop

Description: The demand for embedded systems continue to grow and there is a need for well trained SW engineers to create and deliver well tested/debugged solutions. 15 people are trained to do root cause analysis in this hands-on workshop. This will immensely boost their capabilities to approach problems in a structured manner and fill the local SE Michigan need for talent. We will be using Infineon Technologies AURIX Micro-Controller platform for all exercises, as it is a popular platform for many industries.

Pre-Requisites to Attend: Attendees should have some experience with C Programming, basic Micro-Controller Knowledge and some basic Debugging skills.

Required Hardware: Attendees should have their own laptop with admin rights on it and necessary software has to be pre-downloaded upon registration.

Speaker: Chris Wunderlich, Atilla Bulus and Lance Gurka from Infineon Technologies AG

Background: Infineon provides semiconductor products for use in powertrains (engine and transmission control), comfort electronics (e.g., steering, shock absorbers, air conditioning) as well as in safety systems (ABS, airbags, ESP). The product portfolio includes microcontrollers, power semiconductors, and sensors. In the fiscal year 2018 (ending September), sales amounted to US $3.6 billion.  

Date: Saturday, March 30th

Time: 8:30 AM – 4:55 PM

Material: Lecture + Class notes, Notes + Hand-on Exercises

Energy Sources: Free Coffee, Tea, Soda Pop, cold water, complimentary lunch and snacks to maximize information absorption bandwidth.

Audience: IEEE members (all), open seating only if slots available

How many: 15 [Limited Seating Capacity]

Location: Room 214, Elliot Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309.

Parking: 115 Library Drive

Pre-Registration Required!

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Refundable fee ($5) is required to guarantee reservation spot. CEU certificate will be granted to those who complete the full course.




March 10th, 2019

Topic: Introduction to PLC Programming and Application

Description: The event is regarding PLC Programming, Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program and possible job opportunities for Control engineers.

Speaker: Dr. Shahpour Alirezaee

Biography:  Dr. Shahpour Alirezaee received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from AmirKabir University of Technology. Tehran, Iran, in 2005. He is currently an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Windsor where he joined as a Research Associate in 2014. He has over 15 years of Industrial experience as a Control and Telecommunication Engineer. His research interests include telecommunication system, signal processing, control systems design and industrial control.

Location: CEI 1115

Date and Time: Wednesday, 13th March, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Registration is free for everyone. Kindly register through this link:

(Refreshments will be provided)

Thank you.

March 7th, 2019

Topic: Machine Vision Application to Industry

Description: Machine Vision is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection, process control and robot guidance, usually in industry. The benefits of Machine Vision, Inspection Types, 2D vs 3D, General 2D Machine Vision and 3D Laser scanning concepts are discussed. We will also discuss Solution Cost Analysis and Case Study on Sand Core Analysis.

Speaker: Mike Sirizzotti, Co-Owner and Vice-president, Vista Solutions Inc.

Location: CEI 3000

Date and Time: Monday, 18th March,  3:30 PM – 4: 15 PM

Registration is free for everyone. Kindly register through this link:

(Refreshments will be provided)

Thank you.


March 7th, 2019

Topic: Securing Your Computer And Yourself

Description: Despite the advances in computing technology, the average person, remains vulnerable to all sorts of security threats. In this wide-ranging and comprehensive seminar, material is presented that will give you a number of steps you can do to improve the security of your computer {the includes PC, tablet, phone, etc.}, at the same time also boost your privacy, so that the Internet is a little bit less of the “Wild West” experience. The topics- Ransomware, Viruses, Phishing Scams, Privacy Settings on web sites and social media forums (such as, Identity Theft, Other types of Malware and General tools (and reliable resources) one can use to assist you will be presented.

Speaker: Sharan Kalwani

Biography: With over 30+ years’ experience, in various aspects of the way hardware, the software has evolved, you can expect a unique perspective on the whole evolution of computing. The speaker has resented at numerous conferences and is viewed as an active evangelist in his areas of expertise.

Date: Saturday, March 9th

Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Material: Lecture+Class notes

Energy Sources: Coffee, Tea, Soda Pop, cold water, snacks to maximize information absorption bandwidth.

Audience: IEEE members

How many: 20 [Limited Seating Capacity]

Location: Room 236, Dodge Hall, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309.

Parking: 118 Library Drive

Pre-Registration Required!

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Nominal fee to help cover the cost of take-home printed copy if class notes, refreshments, etc.


March 3rd, 2019


The IEEE Windsor section received ‘Exemplary Medium Section Award’ during the IEEE Canada Board of Directors Meeting in Toronto.

The IEEE Windsor section has more than 650 members. Most of the members are from the University of Windsor which is it’s home.

Congratulations to all IEEE volunteers and faculty members.


March 1st, 2019

Topic: Design and Instrumentation Challenges of FMCW (Automotive) Radar

Description: Modern radars produce complicated pulses that can present significant measurement challenges. The desire to improve range, resolution and immunity to interference have motivated numerous coding schemes, frequency and phase modulated pulses, frequency chirped pulses and narrow pulses with high overall bandwidth.  In this session, we will discuss some of the design challenges and instrument considerations for radar signal generation and analysis. There will be a live demo of the transmit analysis solution, using the new MSO6 from Tektronix. We will also have some new products from Tektronix on display.

Presented by: Mark Elo, Technical Marketing Manager at Tektronix

Location: Room CEI 3000,  Ed Lumley Center for Engineering Innovation

Date & Time: Thursday, March 14th, 2:30pm – 4:30pm (presentation 2:30 – 3:30pm) (networking 3:45pm. – 4:30pm)

Please register here as limited seats are available.

If you have any questions, please email:

February 7th, 2019

Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference presents:

“Shaping Our Future Together — Call for Papers”

You are invited to participate!

CUCSC is an annual, bilingual gathering of undergraduate students in computer science and affiliated multidisciplinary fields. It provides an interactive platform which includes research presentations, project demonstrations, workshops, learning opportunities, and talks from notable entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and charismatic guest speakers. This year, there are 3  submission types (research, innovations, school projects, works-in-progress, ideas or case studies):

Full Paper:
– Research paper (8 pages maximum)
– On a topic you have made significant work in
– Contain details on your methodology, results, conclusions
– Oral Presentation for selected papers

Short / Demo Papers:
– Extended abstract (4 pages maximum)
– On a topic you are knowledgeable and passionate about
– Priority will be given to students with new breakthroughs

Idea Pitch:
– A practical idea and a well-formed solution
– Pitched to a panel of renowned business professionals
– A prime opportunity for new and emerging businesses

All submissions will be peer reviewed by the technical committee. Selected papers will be indexed and considered for publication in the conference proceedings.


Submission Deadline:April 7th, 2019

Acceptance Notification: May 7th, 2019

Camera Ready Due: July 7th, 2019 

Visit for more information.