Engineering Lecture Series

Topics Include Supercomputers, Startups and More
January 19, 2017
inside of a computer

The Sonoma State University Engineering Lecture Series features lectures on supercomputers, startups and electric motors. Lectures are the first and third Thursdays in Salazar Hall, room 2009A, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.


February 2

Global Technology Supply Chains: What They Are and Why You Need to Know About Them

Mr. Patrick Harper, VP & General Manager of Technology Supply Chain, Keysight Technologies


February 16

VCSEL-based Multimode Fiber Optics for Datacenters and Supercomputers

Dr. Brandon Hamel-Bissell, ES Dept, SSU


March 2

Communication and Signal Processing

Dr. Birsen Sirkeci-Mergen, EE Dept, San Jose State University


March 9

Starting a Successful Tech Company

Chris Stewart, President/COO & Co-Founder of Pocket Radar & Invention Planet


April 6

Why We Invest in Startups

Dr. Patrick Pfeffer, Sr. Director of Growth Strategy and Venture Investments, Juniper Networks


April 20

Power Electronics, Electric Motor Drives, MACAUTO

Dr. Yin Ye, EE Dept, San Francisco State University