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IEEE Estonia Section is locally supporting IEEE activities mostly through the organization of professional meetings, invited lectures, workshops and other events.

Upcoming Events


IEEEXtreme 8.0 2014

From Estonia the highest number of teams so far are participating:

  • six from Tallinn University of Technology (TUT),
  • five from University of Tartu (UT), and
  • two from Estonian IT College.

Team names have each a story to tell: 8JavaStreet, BadHash, BSOD, coderage, Edukus, here4food, Meld, MTM, Nikitiis, Raaliroimarid, Smaces, VariableMoods, WeAreHappy.
As 18 hours of total 24 has passed, the  highest position of one of UT team (Raaliroimarid) has been in top 20!
All together there were 1860 teams registered around the globe.
More details: http://www.ieee.org/xtreme, also in FB: IEEEXtreme, IEEE Estonia (pictures), etc.
Final rank of Raaliroimarid is 22th!
MTM 115, Nikitiis 154, Meld 155, here4food 160, coderage 169, BSOD 172, Edukus 210, BadHash 493, 8JavaStreet 569,
Smaces 576, VariableMoods 638, WeAreHappy 852.
All teams ranked safely inside the first half of all registered to competition teams.

Lecture of Dr. R. V. Joshi "Climbing the VLSI Power Wall for nm Era"

In Thursday, Oct. 9 at 12:00 in U03-103 (Tallinn University of Technology) will a lecture from BEC2014 invited speaker R. V. Joshi: “Climbing the VLSI Power Wall for nm Era“.
Dr. R.V. Joshi (Bio) is also Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE CAS and EDS society.
Low Power, and energy efficiency are key themes which is pushing system, software and hardware design. In order to achieve low power system, circuit and technology co-design is essential. This talk focuses on related technology and important circuit techniques for nanoscale era.
Achieving low power and high performance simultaneously is always difficult. Technology has seen major shifts from bulk to SOI and then to non-planar devices such as FinFET/Trigates.
As the technology pushes towards sub-65nm era, process variability and geometric variation in devices can cause variation in power. The reliability also plays an important role in the power-performance envelope. This talk also reviews the methodology to capture such effects and describes all the power components. All the key areas of low power optimization such as reduction in active power, leakage power, and short circuit power are covered. Usage of clock gating, power gating, longer channel, multi-Vt design, stacking, header-footer device techniques, resonant clocking and other methods are described for logic and memory.
Finally the talk summarizes key challenges in achieving low power.

IEEE EMB silmapaistev lektor 6. oktoobril TTÜ-s / IEEE EMB Distinguished Lecturer Prof Zahra Moussavi and Prof. Brian Lithgow at TUT on 6th of October

6. oktoobril on TTÜ-s külas IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) silmapaistev lektor prof. Zahra M.K. Moussavi (Manitoba University, Kanada), kaasesineja prof. Brian Lithgow.
Loengud toimuvad TTÜ peamajas algusega kell 9:30 ja jätkuvad BEC konverentsi raames kell 12:00 MEKTORY majas.
Täpsem info ja registreerimine: 2014_IEEE_EMB_DL_event_call

Dear All,
IEEE Estonian section is pleased to announce IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecture (DL), which is scheduled on Monday, 6th of October 2014.

  • The first session will start at 9:30 at TUT main building U02-409, Ehitajate tee 5,
  • The second session in cooperation with BEC will start at 12:00 at MEKTORY.

The speakers are:
1. Prof. Zahra M. K. Moussavi
Manitoba University, Canada
2. Prof. Brian Lithgow
Monash University, Australia
Please find more information about the event: 2014_IEEE_EMB_DL_event_call
Registration is required for the event before Thursday, 2nd of October 2014.
Please register here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ej-NEJTXrXeEvaQbQ6BIb4YtlEQNNjukk211zj7NPP8/edit#gid=0

IEEEXtreme 8.0

IEEEXtreme 8.0 24h programmeerimisvõistlusele registreerumine käib ja lõpeb 4-l oktoobril, võistlus toimub 18. oktoobril 2014 00:00:00 UTC järgi (s.t. algab Eestis kell 3:00 öösel).
Huvilistel (nii IEEE Student/Graduate või mitte-liikmetel) tuleks võtta ühendust IEEE TTÜ tudengiharu esindajatega saamaks täiendavat infot võitlusele  juurdepääsu ja kohapealse korralduse vastu (traditsiooniliselt on olnud üks võistluspaik TTÜs, teine TÜ-s).
!!! IEEE Eesti sektsioon katab neile IEEEXtreemlastele, kes pole varem IEEE liikmestaatust omandanud, aastase liikmemaksu !!!

Registration to IEEEXtreme 8.0 24h programming contest is open since 8th of September and will close on 4th of October 2014 00:00:00 UTC. IEEEXtreme 8.0 will be held 18 October 2014 00:00:00 UTC (local time in Estonia 3:00 a.m.).
Students (IEEE Student/Graduate Members or not members) are encouraged to form a teams and contact Student Branch representatives to get additional information about access to competition and local organization (traditionally there have been places in TUT and UT) of competition.
!!! IEEE Estonia Section is covering for new IEEEXtremers, who have not enrolled to IEEE membership before, a yearly membership fee !!!