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.
Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified members for the role of an eNotice Coordinator for the Section. IEEE UK and Ireland is the largest Section in Region 8, and probably one of the largest Sections outside the US.
Mona Ghassemian is the new Vice-Chair of the IEEE UK and Ireland Section. She is a PhD graduate of the King’s College London who has spent most of her career in the UK working for King’s College London and University of Greenwich in the field of mobile communications and wireless sensor networks and involved in European projects. She is now a research scientist delivering smart health and well-being system services and a visiting Research Associate at King’s College London.
As the new Chair of IEEE UK and Ireland Section, Mike Hinchey looks forward to building on the great advances of his predecessor Professor Ali Hessami. We will be building on this in 2018 and 2019 with events, lectures and conferences organised by IEEE Society Chapters, Young Professionals, Women in Engineering and Student Groups in all parts of the UK & Ireland, he adds.
The IEEE Reliability Society UK and Ireland Chapter is organising a Reliability Outreach Seminar and Tutorial to inform those seeking to learn about Reliability solutions on the specific topic and to be tutored on the issues dealt with by the experts.
The lEEE Workshop on loT has been a joint initiative of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), Edge Hill University, SmartLancs Ltd, Future Tech Lab and the lEEE Region 8. The two-day workshop was organised at a world-class venue, Sensor City, providing information on loT technologies, applications and entrepreneurship.