Undergraduate

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASERs)

Topic: 
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous June 2019
Abstract / Description: 

The Stanford LASERs are part of a national program of gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with the audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, will present four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. Each evening also allows the audience to socialize and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their own work. Chaired by Piero Scaruffi.


 

Location: Li Ka Shing Building, Room LK 130
Admission: Free
Parking: There should be ample parking in the structure on corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way.
The Stanford LASERs are sponsored by the Stanford Deans of Research; Engineering; Humanities & Sciences; Medicine; and Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Continuing Studies; and the Office of Science Outreach.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
LKSC 130

lab64 Spring Quarter Party

Topic: 
Food, friends & circuits!
Abstract / Description: 

⛱ FINAL SPRING PARTY! ⛱

Food and beverages will be provided

When: Friday 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Where: Lab64 (Basement of Packard)

Why: Food, friends, and to make circuit ART ™

How: RSVP HERE so that we can get enough food for everyone

Bonus: This party will have Asian Box and free lab64 t-shirts!!!

 



Contact us at lab64CA@ee.stanford.edu

 

Date and Time: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Packard 064

EE Bachelor of Science Senior '18-'19 BBQ

Topic: 
EE Bachelor of Science Senior '18-'19 BBQ
Abstract / Description: 

~ EE Seniors ~

You are cordially invited to the EE Senior BBQ . All EE undergraduates that have graduated or will graduate this academic year 2018-2019 are invited. Please stop by to mingle and have lunch with EE faculty and most importantly, to celebrate you and all that you have accomplished!

The BBQ lunch will be catered by Bytes Café.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 24th. We hope to see you there! 

RSVP: http://evite.me/VqrXy3M2xF

~~~

Best,
EE Student Service

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Packard Grove

KIPAC welcomes Professor Jo Dunkley

Topic: 
Our Universe
Abstract / Description: 

Most of us have heard of black holes and supernovas, galaxies and the Big Bang. But few of us understand more than the bare facts about the universe we call home. What is really out there? How did it all begin? Where are we going? Jo Dunkley begins in Earth's neighborhood, explaining the nature of the Solar System, the stars in our night sky, and the Milky Way. She then moves out past nearby galaxies and back in time to the horizon of the observable universe, which contains over a hundred billion galaxies, each with billions of stars, many orbited by planets, some of which may host life. Dunkley traces the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang fourteen billion years ago, past the birth of the Sun and our planets, to today and beyond.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Hewlett Building

2019 Robert Hofstadter Memorial Lecture welcomes Prof. Xiaowei Zhuang

Topic: 
Imaging the molecular world of life
Abstract / Description: 

As the fundamental unit of life, a cell is comprised of numerous types of molecules that form intricate interaction networks. Dissecting the inner workings of a cell requires imaging with molecular-scale resolution such that molecular interactions can be directly visualized. However, the diffraction-limited resolution of light microscopy is substantially larger than molecular length scales in cells, making many sub-cellular structures difficult to visualize. Another major challenge in imaging is the low throughput in the number of molecular species that can be simultaneously imaged, while genomic-scale throughput (i.e. the ability to simultaneously image thousands of molecular species) is needed for addressing systems level questions. Here, I will describe two imaging methods that we developed to overcome these challenges, including STORM, a super-resolution imaging method that overcomes the diffraction limit and allows imaging of molecular structures in cells with nanometer-scale resolution, and MERFISH, an imaging method with genomic-scale throughput. I will also describe some recent biological discoveries enabled by these methods.

Date and Time: 
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Building 320, Room 105

Stanford's Immersive Media Conference 2019 - Reaching Beyond Reality!

Topic: 
SIMCON 2019 - Reaching Beyond Reality!
Abstract / Description: 

Our speakers include directors of Oculus, HTC, and Microsoft as well as CEOs of cutting edge start-ups with keynote speaker John Anderson - the Director of Product at Oculus.

 

Some of the most cutting edge technology in this space will be demoing, including the VR-1 by Varjo, the world's first human-eye resolution VR headset.

You'll also see student projects at the cutting edge of the VR/AR space.

Stanford students: Free
General public: $25.00

 

Buy tickets

 

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Hewlett and Packard Buildings

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#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces

Topic: 
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces
Abstract / Description: 

Individuals of all genders invited to be a part of:
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces, where we will feature real stories of harassment at Stanford academic STEM in a conversation with Provost Drell, Dean Minor (SoM), and Dean Graham (SE3). We will have plenty of time for audience discussion on how we can take concrete action to dismantle this culture and actively work towards a more inclusive Stanford for everyone. While our emphasis is on STEM fields, we welcome and encourage participation from students, postdocs, staff, and faculty of all academic disciplines and backgrounds.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
STLC 111

EE Undergrad Poster Showcase (REU 2018)

Topic: 
EE Undergrad Poster Showcase (REU 2018)
Abstract / Description: 

The Electrical Engineering Department will hold a poster session to showcase the research of our EE undergraduates who participated in the Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Program this past Summer 2018.

 

This is a great opportunity for undeclared students to speak with peers and faculty about the EE-BS program.

Please consider atttending! 

Please RSVP by Friday, November 9th, 2018

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Everyone is welcome...We hope to see you there!

Hosted by the Department of Electrical Engineering

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Date and Time: 
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Packard Atrium

2018 REU Seminar Final Presentation Day

Topic: 
Final Presentations by REU participants
Abstract / Description: 

Elecctrical Engineering REU students present their research projects!

Please join us to hear their presentations and view their research posters.
The EE community is invited. Many faculty attend, as well as industry researchers.

 

Please join us!

PDF of REU presentors and titles

Date and Time: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium; Packard Atrium

2018 REU Mentor, Advisor & Researcher Social

Topic: 
Social Mixer for students researchers, advisors, and mentors
Abstract / Description: 

The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.


 

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:30am
Venue: 
AllenX Patio

2018 REU Seminar Series, Graduate Panel

Topic: 
Graduate Panel
Abstract / Description: 

The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

2018 REU Seminar Series, #5

Topic: 
Research-to-Startup-to-Facebook
Abstract / Description: 

Saara Khan earned a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stanford working on optical manipulation of dielectric particles under Professor Audrey Bowden and Olav Solgaard. She subsequently founded a sensors AI company targeted for self-driving cars, a venture-backed company developing advanced sensing platforms. After her startup, Saara now works as a Hardware Engineer at Facebook working on next generation Virtual Reality headsets. Saara also teaches the Creativity in Research Scholars Program at the Stanford Design School throughout the year to enable PhD students to push the boundaries of their research using design thinking. In this seminar, Saara will share her own experience moving from research to technology development to starting a company, and dive deep into any questions that people have.


The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

2018 REU Seminar Series, #4

Topic: 
Apple HW Technologies Careers
Abstract / Description: 

Apple designs industry-leading products including iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. In the heart of these devices are the Apple application processors designed by Apple's HW Technologies group.

In this talk we will give a brief history of the Apple application processors and how they have evolved over time. We will also highlight the HW Technologies careers at Apple that are contributing to the design and production of the Apple application processors. Apple's HW Technologies group is actively hiring and is interested in interviewing both current students and recent graduates.


The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

2018 REU Seminar Series, #3

Topic: 
The future of wireless and what it will enable
Abstract / Description: 

Wireless technology has enormous potential to change the way we live, work, and play over the next several decades. Future wireless networks will support 100 Gbps communication between people, devices, and the "Internet of Things," with high reliability and uniform coverage indoors and out. The shortage of spectrum to support such systems will be alleviated by advances in large antenna array technology and moving to higher frequency bands like millimeter wave. Wireless technology will also enable smart and energy-efficient homes and buildings, automated highways and skyways, and in-body networks for monitoring, analysis and treatment of medical conditions. Breakthrough energy-efficiency architectures, algorithms and hardware will allow wireless networks to be powered by tiny batteries, energy-harvesting, or over-the-air power transfer. Finally, new communication systems based on biology and chemistry to encode bits will enable a wide range of new micro and macroscale applications. There are many technical challenges that must be overcome in order to make this vision a reality. This talk will describe what the wireless future might look like along with some of the innovations and breakthroughs required to realize this vision.


The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

2018 REU Seminar Series, #2

Topic: 
Very-High-Frequency Power Electronics: Research Directions and New Applications
Abstract / Description: 

In this talk, I will explain the research directions of my group as well as some of the challenges we face designing converters in the HF and VHF frequency range. I will show some examples of RF converters implemented using air-core inductors embedded in the printed circuits board used to drive a plasma thruster for nano-satellites. I will also discuss some of our recent findings regarding the performance of Wide Bandgap power devices when operating at frequencies above 10MHz, and how we are leveraging this information to design dc-dc converters with large conversion ratios.


The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

2018 REU Seminar Series, #1

Topic: 
Choosing a career path
Abstract / Description: 

Career paths are never linear. There are a lot of bumps, meanderings and uncertainty that come with choosing a job and/or career. The most important place to start is with you. Reflecting on what matters to you, how you want to live your values, experience your strengths (those things you're already good at), and apply your skills, is key to choosing where you want to go. In this program Pamela Paspa, M.A., Board Certified Career Coach, will walk you through an interactive exercise for thinking about what you know about yourself and how to apply that to meaningful work.


The REU Seminar Series is an educational and developmental opportunity for REU participants. Attendance at the seminars is required for all REU interns. Speakers will discuss their research or work, provide educational and career advice, and share their knowledge with you. There will be a question and answer period at the end of each talk. Light refreshments are provided at each seminar. If you believe you may need accommodations during the seminar series, please contact us at reu@ee.stanford.edu or reu2018@ee.stanford.edu so that we may find a way to accommodate your needs.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Venue: 
AllenX 101 Auditorium

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#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces

Topic: 
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces
Abstract / Description: 

Individuals of all genders invited to be a part of:
#StanfordToo: A Conversation about Sexual Harassment in Our Academic Spaces, where we will feature real stories of harassment at Stanford academic STEM in a conversation with Provost Drell, Dean Minor (SoM), and Dean Graham (SE3). We will have plenty of time for audience discussion on how we can take concrete action to dismantle this culture and actively work towards a more inclusive Stanford for everyone. While our emphasis is on STEM fields, we welcome and encourage participation from students, postdocs, staff, and faculty of all academic disciplines and backgrounds.

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
STLC 111

John G. Linvill Distinguished Seminar on Electronic Systems Technology

Topic: 
Internet of Things and Internet of Energy for Connecting at Any Time and Any Place
Abstract / Description: 

In this presentation, I would like to discuss with you how to establish a sustainable and smart society through the internet of energy for connecting at any time and any place. I suspect that you have heard the phrase, "Internet of Energy" less often. The meaning of this phrase is simple. Because of a ubiquitous energy transmission system, you do not need to worry about a shortage of electric power. One of the most important items for establishing a sustainable society is [...]


"Inaugural Linvill Distinguished Seminar on Electronic Systems Technology," EE News, July 2018

 

Date and Time: 
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Hewlett 200

Lab64 Party ~ Build a LED Snowflake

Topic: 
Lab64 Party~ Build a LED Snowflake
Abstract / Description: 

Celebrate the end of the quarter and the holidays!

Join us at the [lab64 CA, 'Max] HoLLiday' Party!

lab64 Snowflake Contest designs featured!

No prior experience needed – All are welcome to participate! Ask our very own lab64 CA, Max Holliday, anything!

 

Dinner will be provided (let us know of any dietary restrictions) - please RSVPPlease RSVP if you plan on coming to the event! Sadly, we ran out of skull PCBs for the HallowEEn Party, and would like everyone to leave with a beautiful snowflake PCB at the HoLLiday Party! 

 

 

Date and Time: 
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Packard 064 (lab64)

lab64 HallowEEn Party!

Topic: 
HallowEEN Party for all Stanford students
Abstract / Description: 

Trick or Treat with lab64 – join us for A HallowEEN Party!

 

Bring your friedns and Halloween spirit! Wear a costume and join us Friday 10/26 at 6:30pm!

We'll have lots of candy and snacks... AND a skull PCB! All circuit components and tools will be prepared for you, and by the time you leave, you'll have this sinister, blinking LED skull.

No prior experience needed! 

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Packard 064 (lab64)

lab64 informal "office hours" with TI

Topic: 
lab64 informal "office hours" with TI
Abstract / Description: 

Come to lab64 for an informal "office hours" session with TI's Jason Rubadue (TI's University Marketing Manager).

An informal, open, creative space for students to chat/ask questions about their projects.

Food will be provided, and the event will take place in the break room next to the lab64 makerspace in Packard.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
lab64 (Packard 064)

Majors Night 2018

Topic: 
Undergrads interested in EE
Abstract / Description: 

Is EE the right major or minor for you?

Come to Majors Night and speak with EE (and other) undergrad students.

 

The EE Department will be at Majors Night! Come find out more about EE as a major, minor, honors program, and more.

Chat with faculty and current EE undergraduate students. Freshmen and Sophomores encouraged to attend.

See you there!

Date and Time: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Erikson Courts (ACSR)

Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap

Topic: 
Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap
Abstract / Description: 

It is our distinct pleasure to welcome noted hacker and engineer, Andrew "bunnie" Huang

Please join us for his talk, Chibitronics - Democratizing Tech and Bridging the Gender Gap


In this talk, bunnie will discuss some of the technical aspects behind the introduction of paper based electronics, and some process details used to manufacture at scale.

In addition, he will present initial results indicating that, by changing materials and approach, a broader swath of society can become engaged with technology.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Packard 101

lab64 Speaker Series: Nothing Half Way - Being Fearless With Your Projects

Topic: 
Nothing Half Way - Being Fearless With Your Projects
Abstract / Description: 

Quinn has been making games for 36 years, on platforms ranging from the Apple II to all manner of newfangled things. She currently manages engineering for mobile games at Scopely. She also pursues consulting, independent development, mixed-media engineering projects, and writing. In her spare time she welds things, races cars, hacks electronics, and berates her friends with sarcasm.

www.quinndunki.com
www.quinndunki.com/blondihacks

Editorial comment: Quinn decided that if Steve Wozniak could make a computer in a garage, she should be able to do that too. She then embarked on a journey to build a computer from scratch (PCBs and all) in her kitchen / garage. The result, which she calls Veronica, is a truly homemade programmable computer. You can find out more about all this on her web sites.

 

Please RSVP for Quinn's talk (and free food) by 2/13/16.

Date and Time: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
lab64 (Packard 064)

Intro to Unity Workshop

Topic: 
Intro to Unity Workshop
Abstract / Description: 

From Rabbit Hole VR Club: Come build your own game from the ground up using Unity, the main game engine used for VR development in the industry. We will go over most aspects necessary for using Unity, including use of the Asset Store, basic programming structures of Unity scripts, creating user interfaces, and building a publishable exe.

The workshop will be lead by Khoi Le, a Rabbit Hole member who has been working with Unity for 2 years. The event will be held Saturday, 1/20 in Lab64 from 6-8 pm. Bring your laptop and make sure to download Unity before coming.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
lab64 (Packard 064)

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