IEEE Central Illinois Section

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September 20th, 2016

Our next meeting is Thursday, October 20th, where we will tour the Volition Studios in Champaign. Click here for the newsletter and here to register.

About the tour:

Have you ever wanted to tour a video game studio and see how your favorite games are made? Volition, maker of the popular Saints Row and Red Faction game series, is located right here in Central Illinois in downtown Champaign! Come tour their studio and talk to some of their programmers and game designers with your fellow IEEE Central Illinois Section members. Refreshments will be provided and we will have an opportunity for Q&A with Volition programmers.


April 27th, 2016

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 10th at 6 pm. We will tour the Caterpillar Additive Manufacturing Factory, Innovation Accelerator, and Soil Lab at the Caterpillar Technical Center Labs in Mossville.

Technical Tour: Caterpillar Additive Manufacturing Factory and Innovation Accelerator
See the linked newsletter for details.

Date:   Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Time: 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Location:   Caterpillar Technical Center Labs

14009 Old Galena Rd
Mossville, IL 61552
Register HERE
May 2016 NEWSLETTER

Agenda
5:45 – 6:00 PM: Sign-in. Meet at Gate Y-17 entrance off of E. Cedar Hills Dr. on Tech Center Campus
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Tour of Tech Center Building K (Innovation Accelerator and Additive Manufacturing Labs)
7:00 – 7:30 PM: Tour of Tech Center Building E (Soil Lab)
7:30 – 8:00 PM: Networking, Refreshments, and Wrap-up

For more information, contact the tour’s organizer Sowmya Nagesh at sowmya.nagesh<AT>gmail.com


March 29th, 2016

A Practical Framework for the Implementation of the Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Concept
See the linked newsletter for details.

Speaker: George Gross, UIUC
Date:   Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Time: 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Location:   University of Illinois

5070 Electrical Engineering Building

306 N. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Register HERE
April 2016 NEWSLETTER

Agenda
5:45 – 6:15 PM: Sign-in and Meet & Greet (Refreshments provided)
6:15 – 7: 45 PM: Seminar Talk by George Gross
7:45 – 8:00 PM: Wrap-up
8:00 PM: Meeting End


October 3rd, 2015

See the attached file for information about an Adjunct Instructor opportunity at Illinois State University.

Click here.


September 30th, 2015

Speaker: Michael McInerney, CERL

Date:   Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Time: 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:   University of Illinois

  
5070 Electrical Engineering Building

  
306 N. Wright St.

  
Urbana, IL 61801

Register HERE

October 2015 NEWSLETTER

Agenda

5:45 – 6:15 PM: Sign-in and Meet & Greet (Refreshments provided)

6:15 – 7: 45 PM: Seminar Talk by Mike McInerney

7:45 – 8:00 PM: Wrap-up

8:00 PM: Meeting End


September 22nd, 2015

“Microelectromechanical Systems: Recent Developments in Biosensing and Nanoscale Characterization”
Dr. Shannon J. Timpe
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Date: Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
Time: 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Location: 330 Jobst Hall
Bradley University
Peoria, IL 61625

Agenda
5:45 – 6:00 PM: Sign-in and Meet & Greet (Refreshments provided)
6:00 – 6:10 PM: IEEE Day Celebration (IEEE giveaways)
6:10 – 7:10 PM: Talk by Shannon Timpe and Q&A
7:10 – 7:30 PM: Tour of MEMS Lab
7:30 -7:40 PM: Socializing and Networking
7:40 – 7:45 PM: IEEE Day Concluding Remarks
7:45 PM: Meeting Adjourned
Organizer: Anu Gokhale, CILS Secretary
For questions, contact Anu Gokhale <aagokhale@ilstu.edu>

Click here for the meeting announcement.

Click here to register.


September 10th, 2015

Smartphone Biosensors: Lab-in-a-Pocket Diagnostics

Brian Cunningham, ECE Professor at the University of Illinois
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
6-7:30 pm
1000 MNTL (Micro and Nano Technology Lab)
208 N. Wright St.
Urbana, IL

For questions, contact Nenad Marjanovic <nenad.marjanovic@ieee.org>

Register at: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35760

We will be web broadcasting the meeting for those who can’t attend in person:

Smartphone Biosensors: Lab-in-a-Pocket Diagnostics
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
6:00 pm  |  Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)  |  2 hrs
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March 17th, 2015

Our next meeting is April 14th, where we will tour the CU-MTD control room. Click here for the newsletter and here to register.


March 11th, 2015

The IEEE Central Illinois Section will be sponsoring the upcoming Workshop on Microgrid Systems and Power Electronics for Low Energy Buildings at the University of Illinois.

Dates: March 29-31

 

See the attached pdf for more information:  MARMETwrkshp215a

 

UPDATE: FINAL AGENDA is here.

 

Also, you can click on this link.


March 10th, 2015

The room has changed for our March 11th meeting. We will now be in Loomis 222.

Additionally, there will be web broadcasting the meeting (charts and audio, no live video) for those members who cannot attend in person. Please email tim.oconnell<AT>ieee.org for the dial-in information.

We hope to see you all tomorrow night!