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2301, 2022

Announcement | IEEE Milestone Award Event: Celebrating Two Major Landmarks in Computer History

January 23rd, 2022|Categories: Milestones|

The IEEE History Committee has approved two IEEE Milestone Awards for major developments in computer history which took place in Manchester. Bronze plaques marking these awards will be unveiled in Manchester on the afternoon of 21st June 2022, the 74th anniversary of the first program run by the Manchester Baby computer.

101, 2022

New Year Greetings from the UK & Ireland Section Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG) Committee

January 1st, 2022|Categories: LMAG|

Your LMAG Committee has been meeting via Zoom throughout the year, preparing Milestone proposals and planning the unveiling ceremonies.

1912, 2021

Event Report | Power System Operation and Control, University of Birmingham IEEE Student Branch (PES)

December 19th, 2021|Categories: Power and Energy|

The ‘Power System Operation and Control’ series event was held by the University of Birmingham (UoB) IEEE Student Branch, the IEEE PES UK and Ireland Section Student Chapter and the Birmingham Energy Institute. University of Birmingham alumni, Mr Antony Johnson from the National Grid was invited to give a presentation on ‘The Challenges of Operating the GB Electricity Transmission System."

1812, 2021

Watch Again | PES Distinguished Lecture – Integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Electric Transportation in Distribution Systems

December 18th, 2021|Categories: Power and Energy|

The IEEE PES Student Branch Chapter of the University of Sheffield held its maiden Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) entitled Integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Electric Transportation in Distribution Systems, by Dr Julio Romero Aguero.

1212, 2021

Watch Again | LMAG Webinar – How Maxwell Created the Modern World by Peter Grant, OBE

December 12th, 2021|Categories: LMAG|

This presentation introduces James Clerk Maxwell, born in 1831, the most important scientist in the era between Newton and Einstein.

1112, 2021

IEEE UK and Ireland Section Membership Elects Prof Paul Cunningham as Vice Chair for 2022-23

December 11th, 2021|Categories: Member|

Following the recent ballot, IEEE members in the UK and Ireland have elected Prof Paul Cunningham to the position of Section Vice-Chair for 2022-23.

1112, 2021

Watch Again | IEEE WIE UKI Ambassadors’ Scheme Early Career Talk 3

December 11th, 2021|Categories: Women in Engineering|

Early Career Talk aims to expose the participants to novel areas and aspects of engineering for solving real world problems. It also aims to establish a link for networking, mentorship and to create a connection for research opportunities.

912, 2021

Watch Again | IEEE UK & Ireland Section Annual Christmas Lecture – Story-telling in the History of Computing by Dr Doron Swade

December 9th, 2021|Categories: Annual Christmas Lecture|

The IEEE UK and Ireland Section traditional Christmas Lecture took place on 9th December at the iconic Regent Street Cinema, University of Westminster.  This year we had the honour of Dr Doron Swade giving a lecture on “Story-telling in the History of Computing”.

812, 2021

Watch Again | EMB Chapter Webinar – Exploring the Possibility of AI to Improve Patient Care in ICU

December 8th, 2021|Categories: Engineering in Medicine and Biology|

This seminar presented the opportunities which exist when applying machine learning methods to physiological data. Computer systems deployed in hospital environments, routinely collect a large volume of data that can hold very useful information, however, the vast majority are either not stored and lost forever or are stored in digital archives and rarely re-examined.

812, 2021

Event Report | Neat Graphs are Good Science – Disciplined Data Visualisation in Electrical Engineering Research

December 8th, 2021|Categories: Power and Energy|

The IEEE University College Dublin PES Student Branch Chapter hosted a webinar by Dr Paul Cuffe of University College Dublin, which discussed the role of data visualization and graphs, and highlighted common mistakes that hide insights and generate confusion in data sets.

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