Career in Green Technology Seminar

We have a success "Career in Green Technology" event on 6/20/2009. This event was sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan , R.O.C. and co-hosted by many Bay Area engineering organizations. The co-hosted organizations included CIE, NATEA, CASPA, CBA, and CARES. There were about 300 attendees showed up in the event. We had interactive discussions in many fields of the green technology. Detail information about the speakers and their slides can be found below. 

Transition to Clean Tech & Renewable Energy, Dr. William Kao 
Eco-Sustainability: Economic Growth and Energy Savings via ICT, Henry ML Wong 
Energy Saving in U.S. and Taiwan, Jen-Chang Chou 
LED Lighting -- A brief introduction, Dr. C.C. Huang 


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2009 US-Taiwan Biomedical Engineering Forum (I)

Sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Goal:      To provide introductory information for professional engineers to consider a possible different career path in biomedical engineering

Time:      Saturday, June 27, 2009, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Location:     Silicon Valley Conference Room 
                   5201 Great America Parkway 
                   Santa Clara, California, USA 95054 

Fee:      FREE Admission with pre-registration 
On-line registration: 

     1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Registration 
     1:30 pm - 1:40 pm Welcome Remarks 
     1:40 pm - 2:25 pm Medical Technology - Past, Present and Future 
     2:25 pm - 3:05 pm Career in Biospace 
     3:05 pm - 3:30 pm Break 
     3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Biomaterials and SJSU Medical Device Curriculum 
     4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Path to Become a Medical Device Engineer 

Distinguished Speakers: 

Mr. Mir Imran, Founder, InCube Laboratories 
"Medical Technology - Past, Present and Future" 

Dr. Henry Wachob, Founder and President, Bio2Device Group, 
"To Be or Not To Be - Is Biospace Your Long Term Career Goal?" 

Prof. Guna Selvaduray, Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Materials Engineering, Davidson College of Engineering, San Jose State University 
"Engineering's Contributions to the Quality of Life and SJSU Biomedical Devices Curriculum" 

Dr. Chung-Chu Chen, Stanford-Taiwan Biomedical Fellowship Program 
Center for Cardiovascular Technology, School of Medicine, Stanford University 
"My Path to Become a Medical Device Engineer"


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2009 CIE/USA-SF and SJSU 2009 Fall Short Courses

9/26/2009, 10/3/2009, 10/10/2009 and 10/17/2009 (Saturdays) 
CIE/USA-SF Chapter and co-sponsor San Jose State University announce the year 2009 Fall Short Courses covering wireless communications, FPGA application, computer architecture, clean technology and LED technology. Eight classes will be taught by renowned industry experts on 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17 of 2009 at SJSU. The courses are designed to give an introductory level of fundamental theory with in-depth knowledge of various EE fields. 

To Print this Short Course announcement, please download this file CIE ShortCourse2009combine.pdf 

CIE/USA-SF and SJSU Course Titles:

Course Number Course Name Lecturers Date/Time
EECS1 3GPP LTE - the Path to 4G Mobile Networks Tony Liu 9/26/2009 - 9AM
EECS2 RF Systems and Circuits Simon Ma 9/26/2009 - 2PM
EECS3 Image Processing Using FPGAs Jose' Alvarez 10/3/2009 - 9AM
EECS4 OpenSPARC Introduction Jhy-Chun Wang 10/3/2009- 2PM
EPMC1 How to Design FPGA and ASIC Devices to Meeting System Performance Hong Shi 10/10/2009 - 9AM
EPMC2 Clean Energy Technology and Several Case Studies in Market Place Jerry Lin 10/10/2009 - 2PM
EPMC3 Solid State Lighting: Technologies, Status and Challenges. Click here for presentation material Stephen Sun Chiao 10/17/2009 - 9AM
EPMC4 Circuits & Systems Requirements, Technologies and Trend in Solid State Lighting. Click here for presentation material Muzahid Huda 10/17/2009 - 2PM

Courses are free to all attendees! 
Thanks to our corporate sponsors: MediaTek! 
Must register on-line to guarantee a copy of course handout. 

Pre-registration on-line is required: 
Please visit to register. 

San Jose State University, Engineering Building Auditorium, (Engineering Building is located on San Fernando St., between 7th and 8th street). Please see map in this link: 

Free weekend parking is available at the 4th Street Garage (at 4th Street and San Fernando Street). 

Corporate Sponsors: 


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2009 US-Taiwan Biomedical Engineering Forum

Sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan, R.O.C. 

Theme:         Engineering Challenges in Biomedical Applications 

Time:            Saturday, October 31, 2009, 1:00 - 5:00PM 

Location:      Silicon Valley Conference Room, TECHMART 
                    5201 Great America Parkway 
                    Santa Clara, California, USA 95054 

Fee:              FREE Admission with pre-registration 

On-line registration: 

             1:00 - 1:30PM    Registration 
             1:30 - 1:40PM    Welcome Remarks 
             1:40 - 2:15PM    Imaging-Guided Radiosurgery 
             2:15 - 2:50PM    Engineering Challenges in Minimally Invasive Surgery 
             2:50 - 3:10PM    Break 
             3:10 - 3:45PM    Next Generation Surgical Camera 
             3:45 - 4:20PM    In vitro to In vivo Correlation 
             4:20 - 4:40PM    Break 
             4:40 - 5:15PM    When Engineers meet Bioscientists 

Distinguished Speakers: 

Dr. John Adler, Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical School 
"Imaging-Guided Radiosurgery" 

Dr. Thomas Hsu, Director of Laparoscopic, Robotic, and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Northern California Kaiser Permanente, 
Dr. Senzan Hsu, Chief of Laparoscopic Gynecologic surgery, San Joaquin General Hospital 
"Engineering Challenges in Minimally Invasive Surgery" 

Dr. Yuhwa Lo, Professor, Dept. of ECE, UCSD 
"From Laparoscope and Endoscope to next generation surgical camera" Click here for presentation file.

Dr. Eric Sheu, Lab Director, Vanton Research Laboratory, LLC 
"In vitro to In vivo Correlation (IVIVC) and its Significance in Modified Release Drug Dosage Forms" 

Gary Wang, CEO, CareMax Capital Corporation 
"When Engineers Meet Bioscientists" Click here for presentation file 


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