Embedded Systems Workshop 2018 - Lawrence Technological University


16th Annual Embedded Systems Workshop 2018 


The 16th Annual Workshop on Embedded Systems will be held at Lawrence Tech University, Room A200 Auditorium, Architecture Building. Registration is required.  Open to engineers and students. You are encouraged to join the IEEE, but it is not mandatory.  Membership is encouraged to realize the maximum potential.  The workshop itself is complimentary/free, thanks to the various sponsors. 

Email for follow up: esw2018@ieee-sem.org

IEEE Embedded System Workshop Sponsors: Altair, Beningo Embedded Group, DataSpeed Inc, SimuQuest, Vector North America, iSystem, Intrepid CS, DataSwing LLC, NVIDIA,  IEEE SEM Computer Society Chapter, Lawrence Technological University and Oakland University School of Engineering.

The aim is to disseminate knowledge, directly benefiting the IEEE members, at the same time improve the technology skills pool, indirectly boosting the Michigan economy. Speakers and experts from the embedded systems industry will be making presentations, and will also be available for discussions and networking throughout the day. In addition to the technical presentations, there will be industry information display and professional recruitment tables. Use this opportunity for networking with other engineers, industry experts and embedded enthusiasts.

See the Agenda for the Schedule of Events (updated frequently)


  Date and Time




  • Date: 20 Oct 2018
  • Time: 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • 21000 West 10 mile Rd
  • Southfield, Michigan
  • United States 48075
  • Building: Architecture Building
  • Room Number: Room A200 Auditorium
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  • Subramaniam Ganesan, Sharan Kalwani, Ramesh S, Ashok Prajapati, Carla Gerst & Ben Sweet. A flyer is available here.

  • Co-sponsored by Sharan Kalwani
  • Starts 27 July 2018 11:12 AM
  • Ends 18 October 2018 03:34 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • No Admission Charge
  • Menu: Vegetarian Sandwich, Tuna Sandwich, Turkey Sandwich, Chicken Ceasar Wrap


08:00 AM - Registration Desk Opens; Light breakfast available

08:30 AM - Workshop Begins; Welcome by Dr. Subra Ganesan, Chair ESW 2018

08:35 AM - Opening KeyNote Speech by our Chief Guest: Dr Virinder Moudgil, President, Lawrence Technological University

09:00 AM - Atilla Bulmus, Infineon: "The needle in the haystack or Problem Solving Strategies for a micro-controller"

09:35 AM - Jeremy Mangas, SimuQuest: "There Must be a Better Way: Automating the Boring Stuff in Embedded Controls Development"

10:10 AM - Micho Radovnikovich, DataSpeed: "Design and Implementation of Autonomous Research Vehicle Platforms"

10:45 AM - Coffee & Tea Break; Raffle/Door Prizes Drawing

11:05 AM - CJ Chung, LTU: "ACTor: A Platform to Build a Talent Pipeline For Autonomous Vehicle R&D"

11:40 AM - Salvador Alamanza, Vector North America: "Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in Automotive Systems"

12:15 PM - Lunch Break; 

12:55 PM - Workshop Resumes, Chapter business update; Raffle/Door Prizes Drawing

01:00 PM - Dave Robins, Intrepid CS: "Cars with Lasers: the who, what, how and why of LiDAR"

01:35 PM - Jeff Brockmole, Harman International: "Going to Eleven: Increasing Car Audio System Efficiency via DSP"

02:10 PM - Felix Martin, iSystem: "AUTOSAR Profiling for Multi-Core and Multi-ECU Automotive Applications"

02:40 PM - Coffee & Tea Break; Raffle/Door Prizes Drawing

03:00 PM - Richard Kolk, Altair: "Simulation-Driven Innovation through better Embedded Systems Development"

03:35 PM - Bill VeenHuis, NVIDIA: "Art of the possible in Deep Learning"

04:05 PM - Jacob Beningo, Beningo Embedded Group: "Jump Starting Code Development to Minimize Software Defects"

04:30 PM - FINAL Raffle/Door Prizes Drawing

04:40 PM - Vote of thanks & Conclusion; Certificate of Attendance Distributed

04:45 PM - Workshop Ends

A Certificate of Attendance is available for those who participate in the full day session. Please indicate this at the time of registration *and* email the sponsors in advance.

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