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MAY 2003 AIChE NORTH BAY MEETING

Date: May 20, 2003

Place: Faz Restaurant, Pleasanton, California, USA

Sponsor: AIChE North California Section

1. Here comes the Samtams Bus CX going to Colma Bart Station. 2. This is Palmetto Drive going to Highway 1. 3. This is Highway 1 in Pacifica, CA. 4. This is Highway 1 in Daly City, CA. 5. This is Highway 1 near to Serramonte Blvd. exit in Daly City, CA. 6. This is Highway 1 in Daly City, CA. 7. This is Highway 1 going to Highway 280. 8. This is Highway 280 in Daly City, CA. 9. This is Highway 280 going to D Street exit. 10. This is D Street exit in Daly City, CA.
11. This is D Street cor. Hill Street in Daly City, CA. 12. This is Hill Street in Daly City, CA. 13. This is Hill Steeet cor. San Pedro Road in Colma, CA. 14. This is San Pedro Road in Colma, CA. 15. This is San Pedro Road going to Colma Bart Station. 16. This is Colma Bart Station. 17. Here comes the train going to Dublin/ Pleasanton, CA. 18. The train leaves the Colma Bart Station. 19. The railroads are parallel to Highway 280. 20. This is the whole view of Daly City, CA.
21. The railroads are still parallel to Highway 280. 22. The train is approaching to the stations thru the tunnel. 23. This is the railroads of Amtrak at Oakland Pier in Oakland, CA. 24. This is Highway 880 in Oakland, CA. 25. More Houses in Oakland, CA. 26. More industries in Oakland, CA. 27. More offices and buildings in Oakland, CA. 28. This is Highway 880 going to San Jose, CA. 29. More offices and buildings in Oakland, CA. 30. More houses in Oakland, CA.
31. More houses in Lake Merritt, CA. 32. More industries in Lake Merritt, CA. 33. This is the factory of Mother's in Fruitvale, CA. 34. More houses in Fruitvale, CA. 35. This is 14th Street in Fruitvalle, CA. 36. This is 14th Street cor. 73rd Avenue in Friutvalle, CA. 37. This is the factory of Ghirardelli in San Leandro, CA. 38. More houses in San Leandro, CA. 39. More stores and shopping malls in San Leandro, CA. 40. More houses in Bay Fair, CA.
41. This is Highway 580 in Castro Valley, CA. 42. The railroads are parallel to Highway 580. 43. This is Highway 580 in Castro Valley, CA. 44. This is Highway 580 in Dublin, CA. 45. Dublin is a forest area in California. 46. More mountains in Dublin, CA. 47. This is Highway 580 in Pleasanton, CA. 48. This is Highway 580 near to Hopyard Road exit in Pleasanton, CA. 49. More industries in Pleasanton, CA. 50. More offices and stores in Pleasanton, CA.
51. The train finally arrived at Dublin/ Pleasanton Station. 52. The train leaves the station going back to Colma Bart Station. 53. This is Dublin/ Pleasanton Bart Station. 54. Dublin/ Pleasanton Bart Station is located along Highway 580. 55. This is Willow Rd. cor. Owen Drive in Pleasanton, CA. 56. This is Owen Drive in Pleasanton, CA. 57. This is Owen Road cor. Hopyard Rd. in Pleasanton, CA. 58. This is Hopyard Road in Pleasanton, CA. 59. This is Faz Restaurant and Bar located at 5121 Hopyard Road in Pleasanton, CA. 60. This is the dinning area of Faz Restaurant and Bar.
61. This is the bar area of Faz Restaurant and Bar. 62. This is the entertainment area of Faz Restaurant and Bar. 63. This is the Registration Booth of AIChE NorCal Section. 64. The AIChE NorCal Officers and Members during the social activities while eating the appetizers. 65. Engr. Armando M. Balajadia with AIChE NorCal Officers and employees of LLNL. 66. The main course is now serving. 67. AIChE NorCal Chair Dr. Andre da Costa starts the meeting and introduced the officers and committee chairs. 68. This is Tom McVey, AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair. 69. This is Ignacio Martinez, AIChE NorCal Treasurer. 70. This is Habib Amin, PhD, P.E of Envirotek Engineers, Committee Chairman for ChE Excellence Awards, BAEC Representative.
71. This is Thomas Karis, PhD of Hitachi, Committee Chairman for Communications. 72. This is Diane Spencer, P.E. of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Committee Chairman for National Liaison. 73. This is Mac Qadir, P.E. of Enpro Solutions, Inc., Past Chair of AIChE NorCal Section. 74. This is K. Durai-Swamy, PhD, PE of ChevronTexaco Energy Research and Technology Company, Committee Chairman for Employment & Advertisement. 75. This is Jason Speck, PE, of Kosan Biosciences, Director at Large College/HS Awards and announcing the names of the students who will receive the scholarships and awards. 76. Mr. Jason Speck introduced the first student. 77. Mr. Jason Speck introduced the next student. 78. Mr. Jason Speck introduced the next student. 79. Mr. Jason Speck introduced the next student. 80. These are the four students who received the scholarships and awards.
81. The four students with Mr. Jason Speck and AIChE NorCal Chair Dr. Andre da Costa. 82. The coffee and dessert are now serving. 83. The raffle ticket is collected by K. Durai-Swamy. 84. The raffle will start by AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair Tom McVey, AIChE NorCal Chair Dr. Andre da Costa, and AIChE NorCal Treasurer Ignacio Martinez. 85. The prizes are AIChE NorCal T-shirts and golf certificates from Monarch Golf. 86. The first member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 87. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 88. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 89. There are more T-shirts to raffle. 90. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize.
91. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 92. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 93. The next member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 94. AIChE NorCal Chair Dr. Andre da Costa asked Mac Qadir, Past Chair of AIChE NorCal Section to pick the last ticket. 95. The last member of AIChE NorCal Section receives the prize. 96. AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair Tom McVey asked the members to vote for the next set of Officers and Board of Directors for the year 2003-2004 thru the website of AIChE NorCal Section. 97. AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair Tom McVey introduced the guest speaker. 98. Mr. Tom Ramos of Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) discussed about "CAPS - Applying Technical Analysis to Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction". 99. Mr. Tom Ramos continues his discussion. 100. Mr. Tom Ramos during the question and answer portion.
101. AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair Tom McVey will give the plaque and souvenier items to Mr. Tom Ramos. 102. Mr. Tom Ramos received the plaque and souvenier items. 103. AIChE NorCal Vice-Chair Tom McVey adjourned the meeting and technical session. 104. The members of AIChE NorCal Section leaves the function room of Faz Restaurant and Bar. 105. Engr. Armando M. Balajadia says goodbye to his fellow Members and Officers of AIChE NorCal Section.

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