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2014 SSCS Adcom
The SSCS AdCom during its biannual meeting on February 9, 2014 in San Francisco. Next fall, the group will meet in Venice, Italy, to coincide with ESSCIRC.
Chapter Chair Luncheon, February 2013. Buoyed by sumptuous fare, 40 SSCS chapter representatives endorsed a proposal by SSCS VP Bill Bidermann to embark upon a chapter-based student-voucher membership drive especially to encourage  women's careers in IC design.
Chapter Chair Luncheon, February 2013. Buoyed by sumptuous fare, 40 SSCS chapter representatives endorsed a proposal by SSCS VP Bill Bidermann to embark upon a chapter-based student-voucher membership drive especially to encourage women's careers in IC design.
The quarterly IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine celebrates and summarizes the work of pioneering and contemporary inventors of key IC technologies with invited, tutorial-level feature papers to keep SSCS members technically in the know.
The quarterly IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine celebrates and summarizes the work of pioneering and contemporary inventors of key IC technologies with invited, tutorial-level feature papers to keep SSCS members technically in the know.
DL Members
DL Alvin Loke at SSCS-Singapore (left); DL Gabriel Rebeiz at SSCS-Leuven. Lecturers serving through 2014: R.J. Baker, F. Dielacher, C.Enz, M. Flynn, K.Gunnam, H.Hashemi, H. Luong, F. O'Mahony, J.Savoj. Through 2015: W.Dehaene, P. Heydari, E. Klumperink, J.Long, B. Nikolic, U. Pfeiffer, J.Rabaey, Sang-Pen (Ben) U, J.Van der Spiegel, F. Svelto.
ISSCC 2014
The Societys flagship conference in February explored how shared networks, infrastructure and data storage, and new ways of securing them, are emerging to create a truly connected world.
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2013 SSCS membership offers the new RFIC Virtual Journal -- a curated, multi-media collection of papers from the publications of 3 IEEE societies -- in addition to all SSCS-sponsored content in IEEE Xplore, including the JSSC and the tutorial SSCS Magazine, A quarterly members-only webinar lecture series is also planned.
High-Tech High Heels
SSCS is a new supporter of the High-Tech High Heels summer camp program for high school juniors considering careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Backed by the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee, the 10-year-old project offers intensive two-week workshops on Advanced Placement physics.
Dr. Irwin Jacobs IEEE MOH 2013
The Society wishes to congratulate IEEE Life Fellow Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Qualcomm Founder and 2013 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient, pictured here with SSCS President Dr. Rakesh Kumar, and past Presidents Dr. Lew Terman and Prof. Bruce Wooley at a Qualcomm reception in San Diego on June 6th.
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IEEE "Rapid Post" makes new JSSC articles available in advance of the full electronic and print issues. Rapid posted articles are peer-reviewed and edited, but not paginated.
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SSCS President Bill Biderman presents plaque to Rakesh Kumar during 2014 Adcom.

Featured News

2014 VLSI Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits-Advanced Registration Now Open

June 9-13, 2014
Hitlon Hawaiin Villiage, Honolulu, HI USA

Hotel Reservation Special Rate Deadline: May 20, 2014
Advanced Registration Deadline: May 24, 2014

Advance Program
http://www.vlsisymposium.org/program/ 

Advance Registration
http://www.vlsisymposium.org/registration/ 

Travel Information / Hotel Registration
http://www.vlsisymposium.org/hotel-location/ 

  • More than 200 leading-edge presentations
  • 10-nm FinFETs & FDSOI; emerging memories; 3D IC technology; silicon photonics; SoC circuits & processors; wireless sensors
  • Professional development opportunities with short courses
  • Thought-provoking joint panel session:“Who Gives Up on Scaling First?”
  • Executive panel discussion with semiconductor industry leaders on emerging technology trends beyond traditional scaling that are shaping the industry
  • Joint Technology / Circuits Focus Sessions provide interdisciplinary learning opportunities

Satellite workshops on Spintronics & Silicon Nanoelectronics

Contact Information

VLSI Secretariat USA
19803 Laurel Valley Place
Montgomery Village, MD  20886
vlsi@vlsisymposium.org
phone: (301) 527-0900  ext. 2 

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2014 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference
(WIE-ILC) May 2nd and 3rd in San Francisco

Take the lead in changing the world.slide12 - wie conf may 2014

Inspire, engage, and advance women in technology at the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference on 2-3 May, 2014 in San Francisco.

Over 60 incredible speakers. 2 days of inspiration. 1 fantastic opportunity!

Register now at: www.ieee-wie-ilc.org.

Register for the "Square Welcome Reception ONLY" by Friday, April 25 at 11:59 P.T.

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Call for Papers ISLPED14th International Low Power Design Contest

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www.islped.org

Deadline:  11:59PM Pacific Standard Time, May 2nd, 2014.

The International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED) is holding an International Low Power Design Contest for universities to showcase original "power-aware" designs and to highlight  design innovations targeting power efficiency improvement. The best designs will be  invited for presentation, with five receiving  a cash award,  during a special session of ISLPED 2014 at the Sheraton La Jolla,  August 11-13, 2014.

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RFIC 2014 will be held June 1-3, 2014 in Tampa, FL, in conjunction with Microwave Week 2014.
Technical Program: 102 technical papers will be presented during 18 oral sessions through Monday and
Tuesday of Microwave Week and an interactive forum on Tuesday afternoon.
 
A Plenary Roundtable will feature  renowned panelists from leading RFIC companies and labs debating
“Beyond 4G Wireless Communications. ”

Workshops and Panels: Sixteen workshops and two panels are offered, covering RFIC technology
breakthroughs and trends in areas such as power amplifiers, millimeter-wave, data conversion, PLLs,
and transceivers.
 
Plenary Program: First, Dr. Hooijmans (VP at NXP Semi) and Dr. Larson (Dean at Brown Univ) will each
discuss future trends for the RFIC Industry.
 
The well-known RFIC reception will highlight key industry papers presented at the Symposium in an
all-new Industry Showcase entitled “Hot Chips and Cool Drinks, a nice way to mix business and pleasure.

Finally, renowned panelists from leading RFIC companies and labs will debate “Beyond 4G Wireless Communications”
in a plenary roundtable.
 
For more information, please go to the RFIC 2014 website  (http://rfic-ieee.org).
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ISSCC 2010 Tutorials Available Online

11 SSCS Nominees Elevated to Fellow Grade in 2014

9 More SSCS Members Join Fellow 2014  Class

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SSCS Nominees   

  • Andrea Baschirotto, for contributions to analog filters
  • Klaas Bult, for contributions to the design of high frequency analog and mixed signal circuits
  • Jan Craninckx, for contributions to the design of CMOS RF transceivers
  • Hooman Darabi, for contributions to radio frequency integrated circuits and systems 
  • Ichiro Fujimori, for contributions to oversampled data converters and gigabit wireline transceivers
  • Howard Luong, for contributions to CMOS radio-frequency transceiver design
  • William McFarland, for leadership in single-chip wifi radio systems-on-a-chip development
  • Philip Mok, for contributions to the design of analog power-management integrated circuits
  • Samuel Naffziger, for leadership in the development of power management and low power processor technologies
  • William Redman-White,  for contributions to chip design aspects of telecommunications systems and RFIC design
  • Toru Shimizu, for development of integrated multi-core microprocessors with large memories.

SSCS Members Nominated by Other Groups   

  • Krste Asanovic, for contributions to computer architecture (Computer Society)
  • Poras Balsara, for contributions to the design of  all-digital frequency synthesis (CAS)
  • Tobias Delbruck, for contributions to neuromorphic   visual sensors and processing (CAS)
  • Xicheng Jiang, for development of communication systems-on-chip products (CAS)
  • Mircea Stan, for contributions to power- and temperature-aware design of VLSI circuits and systems (CEDA)
  • Kwyro Lee, for management and R&D leadership in semiconductor technology (EDS)
  • Jacobus Swart, for contributions to microelectronics education in Brazil (EDS)
  • Daniel Radack, for leadership in microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuit technologies and packaging techniques (MTT)
  • Richard Brown, for contributions to microsystem design (Sensors Council)

 Their bios will be availalble in the spring issue of the Solid-State Circuits Magazine mailing on June 16th.


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Upcoming SSCS Conferences

2014 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits
Honolulu, HI USA Jun 11, 2014 - Jun 13, 2014
2014 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference - CICC 2014
San Jose, CA USA Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 17, 2014
2014 IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC)
KaoHsiung, Taiwan Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014
2015 IEEE International Solid- State Circuits Conference - (ISSCC)
San Francisco, CA USA Feb 22, 2015 - Feb 26, 2015
2016 IEEE International Solid- State Circuits Conference - (ISSCC)
San Francisco, CA USA Jan 31, 2016 - Feb 4, 2016
2016 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits
TBD, TBD USA Jun 15, 2016 - Jun 17, 2016
2014 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC)
Tampa, FL USA Jun 1, 2014 - Jun 3, 2014
2014 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology
Honolulu, HI USA Jun 10, 2014 - Jun 12, 2014
ESSCIRC 2014 - 40th European Solid State Circuits Conference
Venice Lido, Italy Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014
2014 IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium (CSICS)
La Jolla, CA USA Oct 19, 2014 - Oct 22, 2014
2014 Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLsyn)
San Francisco, CA USA May 31, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014
2014 22nd International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SoC)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico Oct 6, 2014 - Oct 8, 2014
2014 Forum on Specification and Design Languages (FDL)
Munich, Germany Oct 14, 2014 - Oct 16, 2014
2014 Formal Methods in Computer-Aided Design (FMCAD)
Lausanne, Switzerland Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 24, 2014

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