Life Members Set Four More Milestones in Motion

UK and Ireland's Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG) Committee confirmed last week that no less than four new IEEE history Milestones are in the pipeline within the Section. This comes hot on the heels of the unveiling of a Milestone plaque and a technical symposium just after Easter this year dedicated to the invention of amorphous silicon TFT at the University of Dundee.

2018-05-27T14:18:17+00:00May 27th, 2018|LMAG|

IEEE Milestone Plaque to be Unveiled at Dundee University

On Thursday April 5th 2018 the IEEE Milestone plaque awarded to the Physics Department at Dundee University will be unveiled by the IEEE President-elect, Jose Moura. The award commemorates the work of Walter Spear and Peter LeComber in the fabrication of amorphous silicon thin film field-effect transistors for the switching of flat panel liquid crystal displays.

2018-02-17T15:02:29+00:00February 17th, 2018|LMAG|

Life Members Activities in the IEEE UK & Ireland Section

Life Members Activities in the IEEE UK & Ireland Section Dear Life Members Here is some news about activities we believe that you may like to attend.  Each event is open to everyone - member or not!  Please invite colleagues and friends, and note that some require advance booking, some are free to [...]

2017-12-03T17:20:34+00:00November 21st, 2017|LMAG|

IEEE Launches Retention Initiative for Life Members

At the recent meeting of the IEEE Life Member Committee, held at IEEE’s Piscataway HQ, the future status of Life members and other long-serving members was discussed. In the UK and Ireland Section there are currently approximately 250 Life members. This number has been growing steadily in recent years, as in all other IEEE [...]

2017-04-20T12:48:26+00:00April 20th, 2017|LMAG, news|

Press Release – JL Baird Event 27th January

News Release 91 years after the birth of television, IEEE celebrates John Logie Baird’s invention in London and asks: how did we get here… and what’s coming next? LONDON, UK – 13 January 2017 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation, is celebrating the birth of television with the unveiling of a historical street [...]

2017-01-23T11:51:42+00:00January 23rd, 2017|IEEE, LMAG, news|

Celebrate the Evolution of Television from Baird to the Digital Age on 27th January

John Logie Baird (14 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer, innovator and inventor of the world’s first television; the first publicly demonstrated colour television system; and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube. Baird’s early technological successes and his role in the practical introduction of broadcast television for home [...]

2017-01-04T13:22:24+00:00December 27th, 2016|LMAG|

New Mentoring Scheme for Student and Young Professional Members Launched

The UK and Ireland Section Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG) is launching a new mentoring scheme to support Student and Young Professional members about to enter employment, or who have already started a career in industry. The objectives are similar to those of the on-line IEEE Mentor Centre scheme, but the service will also be [...]

2016-05-31T16:05:09+00:00April 25th, 2016|LMAG, news|