Saturday, January 2, 2021

All time slots are in Pacific Time (PT)

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Young Professionals in Industry – Work & Life in a Post COVID World
Ramesh Nair, Moderator

  • Leo Szeto, Senior Controls Engineer, Nusano
  • Samantha Fontaine, Product Marketing Engineer, Analog Devices
  • Cori Quirk, Project Manager,

10:30AM – 11:00 AM

IEEE OPS 2.0: Hands-on projects framework for student chapters
Leo Szeto, Senior Controls Engineer, Nusano

10:30AM – 11:00 AM

Toolkits for building AI powered applications
Roman Vaculin, IBM

11:00 AM –  11:15 AM

Understanding the Eco-system when
Building Entrepreneurial Firms
John Butler, Chair for Constructive Capitalism of the Department of Management, University of Texas

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM

The Life of a Futurist
Brian David Johnson, Futurist, ASU

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

HELP!!!: Preserving Your History and Why the History of IEEE Matters
Mary Ann Hellrigel, Archivist and Institutional Historian, IEEE History Center.

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

“I wonder what this switch does?” and other lessons you can learn from an older engineer’s career
Lance McBride, eHealth Solutions Chief Engineer / Sr. Electrical Engineering Manager, Moog Medical Devices Group

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Unleashing the robotics industry’s full growth potential: Developing, testing and deploying robots using simulation
Camilo Buscaron, Manager, Cloud Robotics Open Source Technology & Strategy, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

Are We Alone? NASA Technologies to Find Life Beyond Earth and Answers to Other Science Questions
Goutam Chattopadhyay, Senior Scientist, NASA/JPL, Space Science and Instruments at NASA

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM

5G Standards: A key enabler of the 5G revolution
Lola Awoniyi-Oterir

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Poster Competition
Category I: Undergraduate Submissions

Submission I-1: Nathaniel Ortiz, Mahmood Shaheen, Kyle Stark, and Jakeb Tivey: University  of California, Riverside, “Automated Real-Time Sorting and Storage of Recyclable Materials and  Waste.” 


Submission I-2: Siddhant Karmali, Mason Chen, and Charles Chen: Stanford Online High  School, “Design an Innovative Poker AKQJ Game and Study Players’ Psyches.” 


Submission I-3: Katie Pascavis: Arizona State University, “From COVID-19 to sustainable  sanitation: novel, low-cost vaporized hydrogen peroxide and ozone gas sterilization systems.” 


Category II: Graduate Students/ YP Submissions

Submission II-1: Alex Gerasimov and Armand Lubbe: DeVry University, “Prosthetic for you.”


Submission II-2: Dr. Omer Melih Gul and Prof. Aydan Muserref Erkmen: Middle East  Technical University (METU), “Efficiency-Aware and Energy-Aware Data Collection via UAV  with Limited-Capacity Battery in Robotic Wireless Sensor Networks in Post Covid-19 Era.” 


Submission II-3: Karim Ahmed: Devry University, “Weight on the go (WOTG).”


1:45 PM

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