IEEE SSCS Women in Circuits

On Demand Content will be available on Friday, February 5, 2021, 5:00PM PST. Live panel and Q&A will scheduled according to the following program. Both On-demand content and recorded live Q&A content will be available until March 31, 2021.

ICs in PandemICs Friday February 19, 2021 

The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed a powerful test globally. As the current pandemic unfolds, revolutionary social and economic changes have accelerated that would otherwise have taken decades to materialize, especially the digital transformation of the whole world enabling virtual presence. IC industry continues to forge ahead with providing the building blocks for innovations that improve economic and social prosperity of the world. From smarter robots to automation, from connected medical devices to AI-driven data analytics; cost-effective, secure, portable and high accuracy IC technology is already in place. This evening event brings together experts from industry and academia in cloud-connected biosensors, advance algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) to discuss our preparedness to combat the spread of infectious diseases now and in the future. The talks will feature recent work on accelerated drug discovery, early detection of high-spread clusters, enhanced contact tracing, continuous remote patient monitoring and data analysis with related security, and privacy concerns.

Joint WIC/YP Mentoring event – Monday, Feb 15, 9:30-10:30AM PST

SSCS Women in Circuits and Young Professionals are happy to host virtual mentoring sessions. After a short kickoff from a renown engineer in our field you can choose to join a breakout room with mentors who will speak on a variety of topics. Possible breakouts are (subject to change): How to get a sponsor vs mentor, How to negotiate, How to become a leader, How to challenge management, Work/life balance, Career/self development, Communication skills, Career in Academia, Career in Industry, Career in Startups

Download the 2021 ISSCC Advanced Program

Career Planning for a Bright (but Unknown) Future - Jennifer Lloyd, Analog Devices

Building a Time Machine for Healthcare Research - Prema Dogra, Nvidia

Pandemics - an Opportunity for biomedical IC? - Milin Zhang, Tsinghua University

Accelerating innovation with confidence - Hillrry Hunter, IBM

AI-Enhanced Neural Prostheses - Mahsa Shoaran, EPFL