Hall of Fame 2020

The deadline to submit the Hall of Fame nomination application is September 3, 2019. Please submit your Hall of Fame nomination application ASAP!

SVEC Meeting and Council Elections, August 21, 2019

No elections on June 26 because lack of quorum. Council elections re-scheduled to August 21, 2019 (Weds), from 6:00PM-8:00PM at Maker Nexus, at 234 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

SVEC Open House, November 14, 2019

SEMI Headquarters
673 S. Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas, CA
Map to SEMI

RSVP and registration link pending

The SVEC wants to welcome you to our complimentary Annual Open House event.

Please pass this invitation along to others you think may be interested to attend. Join us for a complimentary light buffet and an evening of exciting information and engineering camaraderie. Colleagues and spouses are invited to enjoy the festivities.

2019 Engineers Week Banquet

The 2019 Engineers Week Banquet was on February 23, 2019, at Doubletree Hotel in San Jose.

Banquet photos by Kevin Cameron,

“5G: The Why, The What, and The How”
     by Jeni Panhorst, Keynote Speaker for Engineers Week Banquet
     Vice President, Data Center Group,
     General Manager, Network Strategy and Programs, Intel Corp.

2019 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame

New inductees for the 2019 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame:

     Tsu-Jae King Liu
       Dean of Engineering, UC Berkeley

     Mark Pasquale
       Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin

Yllka Masada and Yashesh Shroff on CreaTV, Jan 28, 2019

Yllka Masada and Yashesh Shroff announced the upcoming Banquet on CreaTV, Jan 28, 2019 on Comcast Channel #30 in San Jose and Campbell on January 28, 2019. Joining Heather Durham on Silicon Valley-Technology, Art, Green & Sustainability (SVTAGS) were Council President Ms. Yllka Masada and past President Dr. Yashesh Shroff.

This half hour show can be viewed “on demand” at

Council Officers for 2018/2019

        Yllka Masada (IEEE, IEEE CS, IEEE CNSV), President
        Michael Wright (IEEE), Vice President
        Jerry Pohorsky (EAASV), Secretary
        Elise Engelhardt (ASME), Treasurer
        Rajiv Mathur (IEEE), Director
        Vishnu Pendyala, PhD. (IEEE-CS), Director
        Srikanth “Sri” Seelin (ASME), Director
        Sujata Tibrewala (IEEE), Director
        Yashesh Shroff, PhD. (IEEE-CPMT), Past President

Calendar of the SVEC

August 21, 2019 Council Meeting & Elections

November 14, 2019 SVEC Open House