Welcome to 2017!

Upcoming 1/24/17 dinner meeting at IEM facility!

SF-IAS - 1/24| Rotary UPS Critical Power Systems - IEM factory tour, combine simple efficient components, highly reliable critical power solution - featuring low energy losses, and low service costs... (IEM,Fremont, 6:30 pm).  Registration link below.


Don't miss out on our upcoming 2/24/17 annual seminar!

SF-IAS - 2/24 | Engineering Seminar - NEC Code Update, NFPA Codes, Fire Pump Controls & Protection, Title 24 Update - Fire Pump Controllers, Fire Alarm Systems, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, Emergency Communication Systems, Title 24 - Update for Lighting Professionals, Power Distribution Requirements  ... (Doubletree Hotel, Pleasanton, 8:00 am).  Registration link below.


Power Reliability Trends and the Application of Microgrids and Battery Storage Solutions

IEEE San Francisco Industry Applications Society Chapter: Technical Dinner Meeting

Date:               Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Title:               Special Joint SF IAS / PES Chapter Meeting: New Power Reliability Trends and the Application of Microgrids and Battery Storage Solutions

Speaker:          Gabe Paoletti, Eaton Electrical 

Time:               Networking from 5 pm; Presentation and Dinner at 6 pm

Place:               Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107.
Call (415) 512-5179 or visit following website for more information: http://www.delanceystreetfoundation.org/enterrestaurant.php
Cost:               $25 for IEEE members and non-members; $10 for student and retired members

Registration Link:

Pre-register now!  The restaurant is not flexible to allowing casual walk-ins that have not pre-registered. 

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  • Would you like to have examples of leadership positions on your resume?
  • Want to have fun while giving back to your profession?


Begin by assisting in monthly Chapter activities.  This leads toward roles as Treasurer, Secretary, Vice Chair, and Chair.  Beyond this are positions on the Section and Society committees on which you can help.

The San Francisco IEEE IAS Chapter will continue its success of benefiting local EEs through new volunteers bringing their enthusiasm, excitement, and ideas to the Chapter.

Why don't YOU consider being a volunteer??  Contact Bob Formicola (925-784-0992rformicola@bcew.com) anytime if you're interested.
San Francisco IAS AdCom Committee:

Chairman:                              Bob Formicola, Bay City Electric Works / Kohler, (925) 784-0992, rformicola@bcew.com
Vice-Chairman:                    Ali Vakili, Eaton Electrical, (925) 454-3724, alivakili@eaton.com
Treasurer:                              Gary Fox, GE, (925) 969-3608, g.fox@ieee.org
Secretary:                              Alex Lotz, ASCO Power Technologies, (925) 353-8937, alex.lotz@emerson.com
Membership:                        Ben Rosenfeld, Kling Stubbins, (415) 356-2057, brosenfeld@klingstubbins.us
Program Chair:                     Finn Schenck, Schneider Electric, (510) 703-0071, finn.schenck@schneider-electric.com
Members at Large:               Sonny K. Siu, Kling Stubbins, (415) 247-9709, sonny.siu@jacobs.com
                                                 Brandon Yee, YEI Engineers., (510) 957-1611, byee@yeiengineers.com 
                                                Jack Lin, SFPUC, (415) 551-4894, jackbk76@ieee.org
                                                Jim Avery, C.E.D., (408) 613-3820, javery@yourced.com
                                                Roland Engle, Thomas & Betts., (510) 220-3187roland.engle@tnb.com
The San Francisco IAS Administrative Committee
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2016 Seminar Presentations

Thank you for attending the 2016 IEEE IAS Electrical & Lighting Commissioning Seminar. The members of IEEE hope that you enjoyed the presentations and left the seminar better educated on the importance of commissioning your electrical systems.

Below is a link to a shared Google drive that contains the presentations from this year’s seminar. One last big thanks to all our speakers, vendor booths, and everyone who made this possible. Hope to see you all next year!