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Example of cooperation of space flight and radio astronomy
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 - 12:30

The recent dramatic events around the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Schiaparelli lander’s arrival on Mars in mid-October 2016 are a wonderful example of the cooperation of space flight and radio astronomy.

Call for Papers: ICASSP 2017
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 12:30

“As music and rhythm are the heartbeats of life, signal and information processing is the heartbeat of technology development for our daily life. Having both of them capture the hearts and souls of all the attendees is the goal of the 42th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017) which will be held in Hilton Conference Centre, at the Jazz music capital (New Orleans, USA) on March 5-9, 2017. ICASSP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. 

Two interesting talks by Prof Karl Woodbridge
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 12:30

n October, we will have two interesting talks by Prof Karl Woodbridge of University College London (see more information here), organised by the SA Chapter of IEEE AESS. Prof Woodbridge has previously presented talks to the Radar Remote Sensing Group at UCT, and we are very pleased that he is visiting us again this year.

Course on Short Range Radio Propagation (26-30 September)
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 - 12:30

In the context of the European School of Antennas 2016, a course on Short range radio propagation is scheduled for the end of September at the University of Bologna, Italy. The course will take place at the university campus located in Cesena, nearly 15 km from the Adriatic Sea. Further information can be found here.

Reminder: Upcoming SUNSAR Symposium
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 - 12:30

Remember to register for the Stellenbosch University Synthetic Aperture Radar (SUNSAR) Symposium on 6 and 7 October 2016.

IGARSS 2015 proceedings
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 - 12:30

All the papers that were eventually accepted and presented at IGARSS 2015 have been uploaded to the IEEExplore digital library,

Invitation to SUNSAR Symposium in Oct 2016
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 - 12:45

A practical course, which requires a sound knowledge of Radar Systems and Signal Processing, and teaches you how to use that knowledge to synthesise the design of a system to a requirement, but, also to be able to model alternative designs, and assess the suitability of such designs. This skill is essential when involved with the design of a sensor, or evaluating the usefulness of a sensor for specific applications.

IEEE President visiting SA in mid-July 2016
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:45

Prof. Barry Shoop, the current president of the IEEE, will be visiting South Africa in mid-July 2016, and will be presenting on the following dates:

Registrations open for the Antennas for Radio Telescopes Summer School in Nov 2016
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:45

The 5-day summer school Antennas for Radio Telescopes, which is part of the European School of Antennas (ESoA) and supported by the IEEE South Africa Section, will be held at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University, from 21 to 25 November 2016.

Tutorial session on microwave array beamforming at Array 2016
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:45

According to the Array 2016 Blog, the blog for the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology, there will be a special tutorial session on “Microwave Array Beamforming: Analog, Digital, and Photonic” at the Symposium in Waltham MA during October 2016.

Upcoming Symposium and Tutorials on Phased Arrays in October 2016
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:45

From 18 to 21 October 2016, the Westin Hotel in Waltham-Boston, Massachussetts, will be hosting the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology.

Obituary: Rudolf Kalman
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:30

Professor Emeritus Rudolf E. Kalman passed away in Gainesville, Florida, on July 2, 2016 at the age of 86 years.

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