2018 TSC Joint Dinner Meeting - Connected & Autonomous Vehicles – Are We Ready?

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Salvatore's Italian Garden, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043


  • For NYSSPE members only
  • For non-members of NSPE. For member rate from another chapter, register through that chapter.
  • Student members of NSPE will be partially subsidized by the Erie-Niagara Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.

TSC Joint Dinner Meeting

Topic:  Connected & Autonomous Vehicles – Are We Ready?

Speaker Bio: Liesl Folks is dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a professor of electrical engineering at the University at Buffalo. She holds a BSc (Hons) and a PhD, both in Physics, from The University of Western Australia, as well as an MBA from Cornell. Prior to joining UB in 2012, she spent 16 years in research & development in the magnetic data storage industry in Silicon Valley, working for IBM, Hitachi and Western Digital. An internationally recognized expert in nanotechnology and magnetism, Liesl Folks holds 14 U.S. patents and is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers that have attracted more than 10,000 citations. Her research is in the fields of magnetic materials and devices, nanoscale metrology, and spin-electronic devices. She was the President of the IEEE Magnetics Society for 2013 - 2014, and served in 2012 on the congressionally mandated panel for the Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, facilitated by the National Academy of Sciences.

Registration Deadline:
Registration will close on March 7th to meet venue requirements.


March 13, 2018 (Tuesday)

Cash Bar 5:30-6:30 pm
Dinner 6:30 pm

Salvatore’s Italian Garden
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043

Entree selections:  
Prime rib 10oz
Chicken parmigiana
Roasted Vegetables with Mediterranean Orzo
Poached salmon

Dr. Liesl Folks
University at Buffalo

$30 members
$35 non-members/guests

Credits for Education
1 PDH Approved

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