October Newsletter

Year 2021 Issue #8


Upcoming Events


As engineers, we were going to be in a position to change the world – not just study it.”—Henry Petroski

Is AI taking over human jobs & are we ready?


The signs are all around us. The machines seem to be taking over our world. Are robots going to be our new overlords? Is Artificial Intelligence going to snatch all human jobs? Raju Shreevastava is first up in this series to offer his perspective.

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Cloud trends in industry (Part 2)

Last month Part 1 covering “Why Cloud and Why now” was published here. This is part 2 of a point of view by Google's Himanshu Kapoor and Piyush Malik to give an overview of the cloud market and emerging opportunities as we explore and reason what has changed in the past 18 months and what does the post-pandemic era have in store for the cloud vendors and customers.

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Upcoming Event

ASEI Design Summit

Eight experts talking about Design Thinking, User Experience Design (UXD) & Innovation: Best practices plus Career guidance for aspirants!

You wouldn't want to miss this event.

October 9 | 9am PT / 12pm ET

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Free Upcoming Event

Meet United Nations Youth Icon awardee Aditya Indla via livestream chat on ASEI YouTube & Clubhouse mobile audio app

October 16 | 9 am PT/ 12 pm ET

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Past Events

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University Connect: Career Guidance

ASEI continues to conduct career talks and clinics under its free University Connect program for students. On Sept 18th, a series of events via Zoom, YouTube Live streaming and clubhouse were conducted for the benefit of students and early tenure engineers to help navigate job search jitters. ASEI Washington DC chapter led panel discussion focused on over 100 University of Maryland students while career discussions involving US students from elsewhere and international participants were held with ASEI office bearers across Silicon Valley and Michigan. Here are more details. Recording available here 


Picnic in the park

ASEI had its SoCal Picnic Social event on September 25th at Bill Barber Memorial Parker in Irvine, CA. Around 30 people participated in this event and it turned out to be a huge success. This event included ASEI Southern California veterans, current board members, and students from Cal State Long Beach and UC Irvine.

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Youth Corner

Do you know any students (high school or Undergraduate) who could benefit from volunteering during the summer months and earning service hour credits? Look no further, ASEI is now accredited to offer Volunteer Service hours and awards depending on the level of student’s contributions and involvement. Contact any of the editors of this newsletter for more details.

Meet versatile youth SANIA JAIN - an inventor, 5X author, a Moonshot entrepreneur and youngest ASEI member!

Sania Jain is a current sophomore at Prospect High School. Little did she realize, that a trip to Alaska will spark a passion for nature that would influence her creative projects from here on out. Short Video >>

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Social Media Spotlight

  • Hearty Congratulations to Vid Desai for his expanded role as CIO at Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 
  • ASEI is proud of Prakash Kota for winning the Bay Area CIO of theYear Award 
  • Is Thorium the life savior? Dr Ajay Kothari asks in an article published in the Space review 
  • Cloud adoption and rapid digital transformation has been key to survival in the past 18 months for most organizations. ASEI's featured article from last month by Himanshu Kapoor and Piyush Malik sparked additional coverage here
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Attention Readers: Do you have any feedback for this Newsletter? Do you wish to contribute articles and demonstrate your professional thought leadership? If so, do reach out to the editorial team: Amrish Chopra, Sunita Dublish, Santosh Ankola, Raju Shreewastava or Piyush Malik