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1407, 2018

Sensors Council Chapter Seeks New Chair

July 14th, 2018|Categories: IEEE, Sensors Council|

IEEE Sensors Council UK and Ireland Chapter was founded in 2015 to focus IEEE’s widely scattered sensor activities, via lectures, webinars, journals and yearly conferences. The Chapter Chapter is now looking for a new Chair. To apply for this position, please indicate your interest by sending CV to Ravinder Dahiya ( and Sinead O’Keefe ( The closing date for this enquiry is 31st July 2018.

1007, 2018

Inspiring Change, Empowering People – IEEE Annual Report 2017

July 10th, 2018|Categories: IEEE|

IEEE is a vibrant organization of professionals collectively using our diverse talents for the benefit of humanity. This is the force of technology – the life-changing impact that science and engineering can have on society.

1606, 2018

Technical Communities Focus on Fast-growing Topics

June 16th, 2018|Categories: news|

In order to address the rapid rate at which new technical fields evolve, IEEE has created a number of communities focused on fast-growing topic areas. Known as IEEE Technical Communities, these groups facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration among technical professionals, connect experts across disciplines, and develop programs, which challenge traditional technologies through novel research and applications.

1006, 2018

Systems Council Chapter Forms Special Interest Groups

June 10th, 2018|Categories: Sensors Council|

As part of the Systems Council Chapter's development, a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have been formed under the Chapter to focus on trans-disciplinary areas of relevance to systems thinking, systems analysis, systems engineering and systems emergence that fall within the scope of the Systems Council.

306, 2018

Event Review: ETSIG – Technology & Innovation For Transition To A Low Carbon Future

June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Systems Council|

The Systems Council Chapter Climate Change and Environmental Technology Special Interest Group (ETSIG) had its first public lecture on 23 May 2018 in London. Dr. Jane Dennett-Thorpe gave a lecture with a focus on innovative technologies and transition to a low carbon economy. 

2705, 2018

UK & Ireland Section is Front-and-Centre in ‘IEEE Region 8 News’

May 27th, 2018|Categories: IEEE|

The Section’s recent Milestone dedication at the University of Dundee is the front page lead story in the just-published June 2018 issue of IEEE Region 8 News, the Region’s quarterly glossy newsletter.

2705, 2018

Life Members Set Four More Milestones in Motion

May 27th, 2018|Categories: LMAG|

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.

1205, 2018

2018 Distinguished Educator Award for Professor Alwyn Seeds

May 12th, 2018|Categories: IEEE, Member|

Professor Alwyn Seeds is to receive the 2018 Distinguished Educator Award of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S). This award is given to a distinguished educator in the field of microwave engineering and science who exemplifies the special human qualities of the late Fred J. Rosenbaum who considered teaching a high calling and demonstrated his dedication to the MTT-S through tireless service.

105, 2018

In Memoriam: Thomas J. Brazil, MTT-S President

May 1st, 2018|Categories: IEEE, Member|

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) President Thomas J. Brazil passed away unexpectedly on 13th April 2018. He was serving as President-Elect of the MTT-S in 2017 and President from January 2018. The Memorials Committee is planning to recognise Professor Brazil and his contributions to the Society at IMS2018.

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