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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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Feb. 24, 2012 SVEC Banquet

On February 24, 2012 in San Jose at the Doubletree, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) held its 2012 Silicon Valley Engineers Week. This year the keynote speaker is Patrick Lo, Chairman and CEO of NETGEAR. His speech was “Everything connected to the Internet – how Silicon Valley engineers are only beginning to change the world.” The 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees were Dr. Joseph W. Goodman, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University; Dr. Sam D. Haddad of President of HTCS Consulting Services; and Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy CEO of OSIsoft. Also present were other Hall of Fame members Bill Adams, Robert Berry, Stan Myers, Bernard Widrow and Steve Wozniak. This years scholarship winners were Sayedshahin Ashrafzadeh, Laraine Chan, Sandeep Peddada, Romi Phadte, Priyanka Rao, Nishant Sanjay Pol, Elizabeth Seger and Alexandria Shearer. Congratulations to the SVEC members who made this evening possible.

Note:  Laraine Chan attended this event.

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