Chicago Section Board Meeting @ Devry University - Room A230
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chicago Section Board Meeting – Open to all IEEE members

Chicago Section Board Meeting @ Devry University - Room A230
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chicago Section Board Meeting – Open to all IEEE members

IEEE WOMEN IN ENGINEERING MEETING @ Illinois Institute of Technology, Rice Campus
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Speaker: Lynn Peng is a registered patent attorney who earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 2011, where she was an editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review. She received her B.S., with honors, in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois in 2006, where she was a Chancellor’s Scholar and a James Scholar in electrical engineering.  Prior to law school, Lynn spent two years working as a product development engineer with Intel Corporation in Chandler, Ariz.

Overview: Software is still patentable in the United States, but the 2014 Supreme Court ruling inAlice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l has changed the rules. Ms. Peng will provide examples of both patent-eligible software patents and patent-ineligible software patents from post-Alice cases.


6:00-6:30 pm: Dinner/Networking 

6:30-7:30 pm: Presentation by Lynn Peng of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Illinois Institute of Technology, Rice Campus, Auditorium

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Advances in Electromagnetic Sensing and Imaging in the RF to the THz Spectrum @ IIT Rice
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

“Advances in Electromagnetic Sensing and Imaging in the RF to the THz Spectrum” by Dr. Sami Gopalsami

Technology and Engineering Management
Sep 17 @ 6:45 pm – 9:15 pm



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