The Third Viet-Tech International Conference
VTIC2000
San Jose State University, California, USA
August 4 - 5, 2000
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Organized by VACETS in Collaboration with VESA
The Vietnamese Engineering Student Association at San Jose State University

VTIC2000 Schedule of Presentations

(revised on 08/03/2000)

This final program schedule does not list all the authors but only the presenters

Friday August 4, 2000

08:00 - 08:30

COFFEE

08:30 - 15:00

Registration

08:30 - 16:30

Exhibition

I. CONFERENCE OPENING (Engineering Auditorium E189)

08:30 - 08:40

Conference opening and welcoming remark

Dr. Thuy T. Le, Conference Chair

Fujitsu America, Inc. & San Jose State University

08:40 - 08:50

Welcoming remark

Dr. Kuei-wu Tsai, Associate Dean

College of Engineering, San Jose State University

08:50 08:55

Welcoming remark

Mr. James T. Lap, VACETS President

New York City Technical College

08:55 09:00

Program Announcement

Dr. Trung V. Nguyen, Program Chair

University of Kansas

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote Speech: "Future Enterprise Computing"

Mr. Shawn (Xuan) Bui, General Manager

Enterprise Operating System Operation, Hewlett-Packard Company

09:30 - 10:00

BREAK

 

II. TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS (Engineering Auditorium E189)

Engineering, Science and Technology

10:00 - 10:15

  1. "Transient Latch-Up Using An Improved Bi-Polar Trigger," Mr. Sayyid M. Ali, AMD

10:15 - 10:30

  • "CHFET Model Parameter Extraction Program," Mr. Tho T. Vu, Top-Vu Technology, Inc.
  • 10:30 - 10:45

  • "Thermal Ignitions of High Explosives," Dr. Tri Tran, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • 10:45 - 11:00

  • "Search for the Perfect X-ray Area Detector for Protein Crystallography," Dr. Nguyen-huu Xuong, University of California at San Diego

  • 11:00 - 11:15

  • "The Decoding of Human Genome and Its Applications," Dr. Phu H. Le, Mar21

  • 11:15 - 11:25

    BREAK

    11:25 - 11:40

  • "Slow Hole Trapping in Silicon-on-Insulator MOSFETs," Dr. Nhan T. Do, Silicon Storage Technology
  • 11:40 - 11:55

  • "Surface Enhancement of PEM Fuel Cell Membrane and Electrode Assemblies by Plasma Etching," Dr. Trung V. Nguyen, University of Kansas

  • 11:55 - 12:10

  • "The World's Highest Power Density Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Dr. Ai-Quoc Pham, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • 12:10 - 12:25

  • "Future Challenges In Microprocessor Design," Dr. Nhon Quach, Intel

    1. 12:25 - 13:50

      LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

      Telecommunications, Networking and Computation (concurrent with tutorials)

      13:50 - 14:05

      1. "Voice Over POTS: A Case Study of Hardware/Software Co-design," Mr. Syed Asim Jafri, San Jose State University

      14:05 - 14:20

      2. "A Proposed Linear Associative Memory-based Hardware Architecture for Fault Tolerant ASIC Work-around," Mr. Christopher H. Pham, Cisco Systems & SJSU

      14:20 - 14:35

      3. "Diagnostic Test Issues," Mr. Tien Tran, Sun Microsystems

      14:35 - 14:50

      4. "The Development of Benchmark Suite for Measuring Performance of Memory-Cache Systems," Dr. Thuy T. Le, Fujitsu America & SJSU

      14:50 - 15:05

      5. "Measuring and Modeling Image Similarity," Dr. Nicholas Tran, Wichita State University

      15:05 - 15:20

      6. "Wireless Internet: Opportunities and Challenges," Dr. Hai Tran, The U.S. General Accounting Office

      15:20 - 15:30

      BREAK

      15:30 - 15:45

      7. "Recent Developments in Electronic-Commerce Taxation," Dr. Hoang D. Nguyen, California Franchise Tax Board

      15:45 - 16:00

      8. "Competing Methodologies and Future Trend in High-Speed Residential Internet Access," Dr. Hung Nguyen, Aerospace Corporation

      16:00 - 16:15

      9. "A Dream Telephone Network for Vietnam," Son Le-Ngoc and Abdulrhman Al-Harbi

      16:15 - 16:30

      10. "Why XML," Mr. Mang Dinh, Alta Vista

      16:30 - 16:45

      11. No presentation

      16:45 - 17:00

      12. "Information Technology Investment Management," Dr. Hai Tran, The U.S. General Accounting Office

       

       

      III. TUTORIALS (Engineering E287) Concurrent with technical presentations

      13:50 15:20

      Tutorial 1: "Electronic Commerce - The New Paradigm of Information Society," Dr. Boi N. Tran, Boeing Corp.

      15:20 15:30

      BREAK

      15:30 17:00

      Tutorial 2: "Digital Communication - PCS," Dr. Tien M. Nguyen, Aerospace Corp.

       

       

      IV. DINNER BANQUET (Faculty Dining Room)

      18:30 18:40

      Welcoming remark

      Dr. Thuy T. Le, Conference Chair

      Fujitsu America, Inc. & San Jose State University

      18:40 18:50

      A Report on VACETS Activities

      Mr. James T. Lap, VACETS President

      New York Technical College

      18:50 19:00

      Some Thoughts On the Challenging Role Of VACETS In the Year 2000-2001

      Dr. Tri Caohuu, VACETS President-Elect

      San Jose State University

      19:00 19:30

      Invited Speech: "Vietnam: A Roadmap Toward A Market Economy"

      Dr. Chi D. Pham

      International Monetary Fund

      19:30 20:30

      Entertainment: Traditional Vietnamese music

      Prof. Ngoc Dzung, Twenty-six-string Zither

      Mr. Bui Huu Nhut, Monochord

      Mr. Minh Quang, Two-string Fiddle

      Mr. Phan Truong, Guitar/Drums

      21:00 21:05

      Good Night

      Saturday August 5, 2000

      08:00 - 08:30

      COFFEE

      08:30 - 10:30

      Registration

      08:30 - 12:00

      Exhibition

      V. SPECIAL PRESENTATION (Engineering Auditorium E189)

      08:30 - 09:20

      "E-commerce in East Asia: Opportunities and Challenges," Dr. Tung X. Bui, University of Hawaii

       

      VI. PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND WORKSHOPS (Engineering E285 & E287)

      09:20 - 10:00

      Panel 1: "The Vietnamese Community and 21st Century Technology," Mr. Duc Q. Nguyen and Ms. Trang Q. Nguyen, Netsperanto.com; Mr. Thinh Nguyen, Xros, Inc. (concurrent with panel 2)

      Panel 2: "Effective Networking Among Professionals and Students," Ms. Vy Tran and Mr. Truc T. Dam, StartDay1.com; Mr. Minh Q. Le, Wilfred Jarvis Institute (concurrent with panel 1)

      10:00 - 10:40

      Panel 3: "Technology in 21st Century - Telecommunication, Aerospace, Computer and Information," Dr. Tien M. Nguyen, Aerospace Corp; Dr. Boi N. Tran, Boeing Corp.; Mr. Hoang Huy Hoang, STMicroelectronics, Inc. (concurrent with panel 4)

      Panel 4: "Student Group Discussion," facilitated by Dr. Thinh D. Ngo, California State University Sacramento; Dr. Xuong H. Nguyen; University of California at San Diego; Dr. Vinh X. Nguyen, University of Michigan (concurrent with panel 3)

      10:40 - 10:50

      BREAK

      10:50 - 11:30

      Workshop 1: "What Expected From Hiring Managers, Part I and II," Mr. Steve Yurash, Intel; HR Representatives, Cisco Systems (concurrent with workshop 2)

      Workshop 2: "Impact of Hi-Tech on Higher Education," Mr. James Lap, New York City Technical College (concurrent with workshop 1)

      11:30 - 12:10

      Workshop 3:"Survey Results of 21st Century Career," Mr. Christopher H. Pham, Cisco Systems & SJSU (concurrent with invited speech)

      Guest Speech: "Venture Capitalists,"

      Mr. Louis Nguyen, Osprey Ventures (concurrent with workshop 3)

       

      VII. CONFERENCE CLOSING (Engineering Auditorium E189)

      12:10 - 13:00

      Closing remarks and round table discussions

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