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Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Entrepreneurship: What Does It Take to Succeed? 1
Location: Zoom 

In this talk, Milton Chang will discuss his work as an entrepreneur, and as an angel investor. He will outline a simple logical procedure that has worked effectively for more than a dozen companies that he has incubated.


Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Reshoring and Rebuilding American Manufacturing 3
Location: none 

In this talk, Rosemary Coates will discuss how her work in evaluating the possibilities of reshoring manufacturing in the U.S. led to creation of the Reshoring Institute.


Tuesday, Jun 8, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Webinar - Work Unleashed: The Unbounded Limits 5
Location: none 

This talk will address what the future of work could look like by examining technological, ecological, societal and economic factors regarding how automation, security, personal technologies and infrastructure can leverage these factors to revolutionize the nature of work.


Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm          Webinar - Ergonomics: The Optimal Virtual Experience 7
Location: none 

As virtual events are happening all the time these days, this virtual event will discuss the optimal may to create a comfortable home office environment.


Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm          Webinar: Storage Interfaces 9

Storage devices connect to computer systems through interfaces that have evolved over time. This event will explore this evolution, which has largely taken place in Silicon Valley.


Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Webinar: IoT at the Edge - Computing in Extreme Temperatures 12
Location: none 

In this talk, Dr. Matt Francis will describe the design of hardware able to operate at up to 500˚ C.


Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Webinar: Trade Secrets - The Invisible IP 14  Webinar: Trade Secrets - The Invisible IP 15
Location: none 

Trade secrets are the "secret sauce" upon which companies depend to ensure their competitive edge.  They encompass any and all information that a company would want to keep out of the hands of its competitors, including customer databases, marketing and business plans, financial information, and technological developments.


Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Webinar: Deep Learning-Based Image Reconstruction for MRI 17  Webinar: Deep Learning-Based Image Reconstruction for MRI 18
Location: none 

This talk will discuss incorporating MRI modelling into neural network architectures to allow Deep Learning image reconstruction, and how this is reducing patient stress by dramatically shortening MRI exam times.


Dr. Rainer Weiss , MIT and LSU
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am  Webinar: Gravitational-Wave Antenna IEEE Milestone Dedication 20
Location: none 

An international event recognizing how massive antennas in the US and Italy confirmed Einstein's 1916 prediction about the nature of gravity.


Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Webinar: Piezoelectricity and Ultrasonic Devices - The Cornerstone of Modern Technology 22  Webinar: Piezoelectricity and Ultrasonic Devices - The Cornerstone of Modern Technology 23

Piezoelectricity is the basis of much of modern technology, including for various uses in your cell phone. This talk will provide an overview of its operation, and will discuss applications such as ultrasonic surgical transducers, transformers, and ultrasonic motors.


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