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Hackathon: 30-Minute Circuits!

Traditionally, Hackathons events can last up to a full day, where participants use their creative energies to solve problems. They provide opportunities for newcomers to become exposed to a new field, and allow veterans to hone their skills. This year at IMS we will be introducing a new Hackathon that will compress the event time, introducing an exciting race-like component. A basic RF circuit component will be selected for the design challenge and the specifics of the design won’t be revealed until the day of the event! The means that participants will have to use all their knowledge and skills to complete the challenge.  Everyone is encouraged to attend whether you’re a student, veteran RF engineer, or the foremost researcher in wireless technologies! 

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IMS2017 Project Connect

            Project Connect has been a part of the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) since 2014 in Tampa, Florida. The program was created by Dr. Tom Weller and was designed to increase the participation of underrepresented minority students at IMS. Each year, the program has become more and more integrated into IMS, and each conference provides different experiences for the attendees. For example, at IMS2016 in San Francisco, the heart of Silicon Valley, students attended a panel session made up of successful entrepreneurs and were able to listen to their success stories and gain inspiration for their own potential endeavors.

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition- Meet the Judges!

In advance of IMS's first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, see what some of the judges have to say about what they're looking for, what excites them about technology, and what they hope to see at IMS2017! All IMS2017 attendees are welcome to come see the 3MT competition on Monday, June 5 at 2 p.m. in the Hawai'i Convention Center, Room 313C. Attendees are also welcome to come to the briefing session at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 5, in the same room. For more information: http://ims2017.org/technical-program/competitions/3mt.

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Women in Defense: An All-Female Technical Session

Did you know that women made up only 15% of the entire engineering population in 2016?  

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Students get Free Access to Industry Leaders & Technology

Aloha Students! Did you know that the MicroApps Theater is having leaders in the Microwave industry presenting 44 papers, over the 3 days during exhibit’s? This is all free to you, and located on the exhibits floor, at booth 1946. Each being a short 20-minute presentation, that is packed with new products and technologies, with a wide variety of subjects. Topics categories include components, materials, CAD/Simulation, design, and test and measurement. This is stuff you don’t get in the classroom!

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