Workshop on Circuits for Social Good


Evening Session: Workshop on Circuits for Social Good

 Sponsored by ISSCC & IEEE SSCS Women in Circuits 

This workshop is OPEN TO ALL.

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Date: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Location: SALON 8, San Francisco Marriott Marquis. This event is being held in conjunction with ISSCC. If you are attending ISSCC, you can sign up for the workshop during registration for FREE. If you are not attending ISSCC but would still like to attend the workshop, please sign up for the workshop via the RSVP link. 

Keynotes + Invited Talks6:00pm - 7:30pm   

Research and Career Round Tables (Talk to an Expert!)7:30pm-9:00pm

 

RSVP: Please click here to RSVP for the event

 

Event Abstract

The Workshop on Circuits for Social Good highlights various ways that circuits can help address some of the most important challenges facing society today, ranging from health care to energy conservation. The program aims to give a broad perspective of how one can have impact. It begins with several keynotes and invited talks from industry, academia and startups followed by interactive round-table discussions on topics including machine learning, medical devices, next generation communications, security and IoT, as well as discussions on career paths in research, product development, and entrepreneurship. 

Keynotes

6:00pm - 6:30pm            

Speaker: Teresa H. Meng, Reid Weaver Dennis Professor in Electrical Engineering, Emerita, Stanford University; Founder of Atheros Communications, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Title: Winning the game in a male-dominated industry

6:30pm - 7:00pm          

Speaker: Nevine Nassif, Intel Fellow, Hudson, MA, USA

Title: “Low-Power Design: How Can We Help Become Green?”

 

Invited Talks

7:00pm - 7:15pm

Speaker: Esther Rodriguez-Villegas, Professor & Chair of Low Power Electronics at Imperial College London; Founder and CEO at Acurable, co-Founder and CSO at TainiTec, United Kingdom

Title: “Pioneering ultra-low power technologies to empower personal healthcare” 

7:15pm - 7:30pm          

Speaker: Christine Ho, Co-Founder and CEO at Imprint Energy, Founder and CEO at Imprint Energy, Alameda, CA, USA

Title:  “Driving A Ground-Breaking Ultrathin Flexible Printed Battery to Market -  My Journey From Technologist to Entrepreneur”

 

Research and Career Round Tables (Talk to an Expert!)

7:30pm - 8:00pm          Short Pitches from Each Table

8:00pm - 9:00pm          Round Table Discussions

 

Next-Generation Communications

  • Alyssa Apsel, Professor at Cornell, Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Azita Emami, Professor at Caltech, Pasadena, CA, USA

Machine Learning & Multimedia Systems

  • Vivienne Sze, Associate Professor at MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Marian Verhelst, Assistant Professor at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Medical Devices and Applications

  • Rikky Muller, Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Esther Rodriguez-Villegas, Associate Professor at Imperial College London, London, UK

Security and IoT

  • Edith Beigne, Senior Scientist at CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France
  • Ingrid Verbauwhede, Professor at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Careers in Industry

  • Andreia Cathelin, Fellow at ST Microelectronics, Crolles, France
  • Yildiz Sinangil, Circuit Designer at Apple, Cupertino, CA, USA
  • Trudy Stetzler, Engineering Project Manager at Halliburton, Houston, TX, USA
  • Bich-Yen Nguyen, Senior Fellow at Soitec, Austin, TX, USA
  • Sonia Leon, Principal Engineer at Intel, Santa Clara, CA, USA

Careers in Academia

  • Terri Fiez, Professor & Vice Chancellor of Research at University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA
  • Milin Zhang, Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Entrepreneurship

  • Christine Ho, Co-Founder of Imprint Energy, Alameda, CA, USA
  • Teresa H. Meng, Founder of Atheros Communications, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Organizers

Vivienne Sze (Chair), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Alison Burdett, Sensium Healthcare, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
Rikky Muller, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
Farhana Sheikh, Intel, Hillsboro, OR, USA
Yildiz Sinangil, Apple, Cupertino, CA, USA 
Trudy Stetzler, Halliburton, Houston, TX, USA
Ingrid Verbauwhede, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Alice Wang, MediaTek, San Jose, California
Rabia Tugce Yazicigil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Sonia Leon, Intel, Santa Clara, California, USA