On Thursday April 5th 2018 the IEEE Milestone plaque awarded to the Physics Department at Dundee University was unveiled by the IEEE President-elect, Jose Moura. The ceremony was attended by members of the IEEE UK and Ireland Section and other guests from around the world.
IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership. Here some of the successful candidates for elevation to Fellow in 2018 talk about their achievements and what Fellow status means to them.
IEEE UK and Ireland Section Committee Member, Dr Zeyad Al-Shibaany, has been awarded a prize as one of the 25 outstanding young scientists in the world in Sustainable Development. The Prize is awarded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in Germany, and it is a fully funded 3 to 6 months fellowship in one of the leading Universities in Germany.
The Information Theory Chapter of the UK and Ireland Section is offering three category student awards ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate. The awards are based upon the evaluation of a draft thesis in an an information theory or related discipline. In addition there are five travel awards available.