Announcements

Winner of April 2019 Q-MARGIN is announced Posted: Wed., 05/01/2019
Expires: Wed., 05/06/2019
The last winner of Spring 2019 edition og the Q-MARGIN is announced

Check out the details on the Q-MARGIN page or the billboards around the ES department.

The $25 Amazon gift card prize, generously donated by Prof. Donald B. Estreich, is awarded to David Story (BS-EE, Junior). Congratulations to the winner, and big thanks to all participants.

The Q-MARGIN will return again in September 2019. Stay tuned!

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Q-MARGIN (April 2019) challenge is posted Posted: Wed., 04/03/2019
Expires: Tue., 04/30/2019
April edition of the monthly challenge Q-MARGIN is out

Check out the challenge details and submission instructions by visiting the Q-MARGIN page or checking the billboards around the ES department.

The prize for this challenge is a $25 Amazon gift card generously donated by Prof. Donald B. Estreich. Prize will be awarded the submission that is closest to the correct answer.

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SI leader opportunity for EE 230/EE 231 Posted: Tue., 12/18/2018
Expires: Mon., 02/11/2019
Want to help with EE 230/EE 231 and get paid?

If you are currently a junior or senior enrolled in the EE program and have a good academic standing, then this may be a interesting opportuity for you to become a supplemental instruction (SI) leader for EE 230 and EE 231 (Electronics I and lab).

Drop by my office or send me an email if you are interested. Teaching experience is definitely a plus on your resume, and will contribute towards your recognition in the department - in addition to the good pay.

Note that as part of being an SI leader, you will have to attend the lectures and one lab session every week.

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Spring research opportunities* Posted: Tue., 12/18/2018
Expires: Mon., 02/11/2019
Two openings available in RF technology.

I have two openings for two undergraduate research projects over the spring semester.

  • Wireless power harvesting: requires RF knowledge and surface mount technology (SMT) soldering skills.
  • Passive Doppler radar: requires software-defined radio (SDR) and programming skills.

Drop by my office or send me an email with your project of interest and a short paragraph about your relevant skills or experiences. Research experience is definitely a plus on your resume, and will contribute towards your recognition in the department - in addition to the good pay.

*These are paid projects

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TA helper for EE 110 Posted: Mon., 08/20/2018
Expires: Mon., 09/17/2018
Want to help with EE 110 lab?

If you are currently a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled in the EE program and have a good academic standing, then this may be a interesting opportuity for you to become a teaching assistant for the EE 110 lab. Drop by my office or send me an email if you are interested. TA experience is definitely a plus on your CV, and will contribute towards your recognition in the department.

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SEMICON West 2018 Posted: Fri., 07/06/2018
Expires: Fri., 07/13/2018
Explore careers in the microelectronics industry at SEMICON West

Microelectronics is an innovative field where the best and brightest shape the future of our world. At SEMICON West, you'll learn all about the role our industry plays in today's smart, connected world and discover the many career opportunities it offers. Attend the three-day event for free and take advantage of career resources, networking, and mentor opportunities:

  • Attend Keynotes and Executive Panels
  • Tour the Expo Hall
  • Drive b the Smart Transportation Pavillion
  • Experience the Smart Manufacturing Pavillion

Attachments:
Flyer (1.25 MB)
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Summer Course Cancelled Posted: Mon., 05/21/2018
Expires: Mon., 05/28/2018
EE 485/CES 522 VLSI Design
(3 units; cross-listed course)

Course is cancelled due to low enrollment.

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Summer Research Project* Posted: Tue., 04/24/2018
Expires: Mon., 04/30/2018
Project title: Wireless Power Harvester
This project aims to design, implement and test a power harvesting rectenna in the ISM microwave band.

*This is a paid project

Attachments:
Flyer (531 kB)
Full announcement (96 kB)
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Summer Course Announced* Posted: Tue., 05/01/2018
Expires: Fri., 05/18/2018
EE 485/CES 522 VLSI Design
(3 units; cross-listed course)

This course will cover CMOS technology and fabrication processes, logic circuits design and analysis, and hands-on simulation using Cadence tools. By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  1. analyze and model CMOS digital electronics circuits, including logic components and their interconnect.
  2. create models of moderately sized CMOS circuits that realize specified digital functions.
  3. apply CMOS technology-specific layout rules in the placement and routing of transistors and interconnect.
This course is particularly of interest to students seeking a job in the microelectronics industry (Intel, AMD, Apple, Qualcomm, Nvidia, etc).

Pre-requisites: EE 210 and EE 230, or consent of instructor.
Course schedule: 05/28 to 07/05, Mon. and Thu., 09:00 to 11:50.
Registration deadline: Thu., 05/17 (register online or via phone: (707) 664-2394).
Course fees: undergrad: $295/unit, grad: $500/unit.
For senior students: to count towards your EE technical electives, you must pass the course with a C grade or better.

If you have questions, please contact me.
For more information on summer session: http://web.sonoma.edu/exed/intersession/summer

*Course will be offered when at least 12 students enroll.

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TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics 2018 Posted: Tue., 05/01/2018
Expires: Fri., 05/11/2018
From the website:
TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics is a single-day event designed to facilitate in-depth conversations and networking opportunities with the industry leaders and researchers bringing innovation to the masses.

Date: Friday, 05/11
Location: Zellerbach Hall At UC Berkeley, 101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley, 94720 CA Full announcement and details: https://techcrunch.com/events/tc-sessions-robotics-2018/
Tickets: General Amission: $349/ Students: $45 (requires appoval)

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