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Nov. 28, 2012 SVEC Open House

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012, in San Jose at the SEMI Global Headquarters, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) held its Annual Open House Event In Santa Clara. SVEC president Laura Fechete spoke about SVEC Educational Outreach Programs, Keeper of Flame Award and the next Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees. These will be awarded on Friday, February 19, 2013 during the Engineers Week Banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose.

The keynote speaker was Valery Miftakhov, Ph.D., Founder of Electric Motor Werks on “High Performance Vehicle Conversions.”

Jack Jew, SVEC Keeper of the Flame Committee Chair gave out the KOF award to Marie Cunniffe of Los Lomas High School. Kiran Gunnam officially kicked off our Call for Scholarships, due February 1, 2013.

Stan Myers, SVEC Hall of Fame Committee Chair announced the 2013 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees. They are Dr. Aart de Geus, co-founder of Synopsys, Professor Martin Hellman of Stanford University, Professor David A. Hodges, Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley and Dr. David K. Lam, founder of Lam Research.

Laura Fechete attended this event.

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Nov. 17, 2011 SVEC Open House

On Thursday, November 17, 2011, in San Jose at the SEMI Global Headquarters, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) held its Annual Open House Event In Santa Clara . SVEC president Laura Fechete spoke about SVEC Educational Outreach Programs, Keeper of Flame Award and the next Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees. These will be awarded on Friday, February 24, 2012 during the Engineers Week Banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose.

Robert Berry, winner of the 2009 SVEC Hall of Fame, gave the keynote address “Uncertain Future… Your Career.”

Laura Fechete attended this event.

Roger Stonier Sr. and Keyhan Sinai attended this event.

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Nov. 10, 2009 SVEC Open House

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On November 10, 2009 in San Jose at SEMI Global Headquarters, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) held its 2oth Anniversary Open House. The keynote speaker was Dr. Stanley Williams, Sr. HP Fellow, Director of Information & Quantum Research Laboratory, Hewlett Packard Corporation who talked about the amazing storage possibilities of memristors.  San Jose Oak Grove High School EagleBot Teacher and Mentor Jeannie Romanoff was honored for her work encouraging students in math and science. Mr. Richard Elkus and Dr. Alan M. Title will be inducted into the SVEC Hall of Fame on February 18, 2010 at the Silicon Valley Engineers Banquet.

I’m working on more of the pictures. There are a lot of them!

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