2019 Engineers Week Banquet

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

     DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
     2050 Gateway Place
     San Jose, CA   (at Brokaw and hwy 101)

Tickets at: https://svecbanquet2019.eventbrite.com

“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

Tsu-Jae King Liu and Mark Pasquale will be formally brought into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame at the February 2019 Engineers Week Banquet.

2019 SVEC Education Awards

The SVEC Education Awards recognize young engineering and technology students for their dedication, focus, and commitment to engineering.  Engineering and Technology students graduating from high school (i.e. high school senior class) or presently enrolled in undergraduate community college or university programs are eligible to apply. Fulltime and part-time students are eligible. Undergraduate and High School students are judged separately.

Application Deadline is February 11, 2019

Application for 2019 Education Awards at

For more details, see https://www.svec.org/events/education-awards

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

February 23, 2019 Engineers Week Banquet
April 24, 2019 Council Meeting
June 26, 2019 Council Meeting & Elections