Professor Anding Zhu, CONNECT Principal Investigator at UCD and co-chair of IEEE UK and Ireland Future Networks Local Group, has received the 2021 Microwave Prize from IEEE’s Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S).
IEEE Region 8 Director Appoints Dr Mona Ghassemian as Chair of AdHoc Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for 2021
UK and Ireland Section Chair, Dr Mona Ghassemian has been appointed as IEEE Region 8 AdHoc Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chair for 2021. The committee aims to support the collection and tracking of diversity metrics and best practices across the IEEE and within Region 8.
IEEE Board of Directors has appointed past IEEE UK and Ireland Section chair, Professor Mike Hinchey to serve on two influential IEEE committees.
IEEE UK and Ireland Section was a big winner at the recent annual Region 8 Awards Ceremony during the 115th Region 8 Committee meeting held online due to COVID restrictions.
IEEE UK and Ireland Section would like to establish the impact of the pandemic on our members.
Tributes have been paid to distinguished Emeritus Professor and IEEE Senior Life Member Peter Excell who has passed away after a short illness.
Watch Again | Webinars with IEEE Region 8 Director-Elect Candidates Prof Vincenzo Piuri and Prof Igor Kuzle
On 25th September 2020, IEEE Region 8 Director-Elect Candidates Prof Vincenzo Piuri and Prof Igor Kuzle gave invited webinar presentations. The event was presented by the UK and Ireland Section and thanks go to Prof Izzet Kale, Section Vice Chair for the organisation of a highly successful occasion.
IEEE UK&I Section were honoured to have IEEE President, José M. F. Moura and IET President, Peter William Bonfield as speakers at the 2019 Christmas Lecture. Professor Moura spoke on “Data (Big), Computing (Fast), and Algorithms (Learning) – The New Opportunities for a Bright Future” and Dr Bonfield, “Perspectives on Engineering and Technology for the Future”.
Professor Erol Gelenbe FIEEE FACM FIFIP FIET FRSS, was awarded the honour of Commander of the National Order of Merit of France by President Macron in May 2019, for services to research and higher education.
A message to Section Members from Dr Mona Ghassemian as she starts her two year tenure as IEEE UK and Ireland Section Chair (2020-22)