IEEE Central Illinois Section

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Calendar of Events

  • IEEE CILS December 2017 Meeting #2: Thursday, December 7th at 6:00 pm. Dr. Mohammad S. Imtiaz of Bradley University will present an overview of the heart from an electrical perspective. Examples of aberrant electrical/chemical events will be presented that can result in diseases and life-threatening events, such as cardiac arrhythmia. Emerging results from his ongoing research will be presented to show how we are using mathematical modeling, machine learning, and high-performance computing to accelerate discovery of novel cures and drugs. Click here for details and to register.

 

  • IEEE CILS December 2017 Meeting #1: Wednesday, December 6th at 6:00 pm. Drs. Elliackin Messias Figueiredo and Hugo Valadares Siqueira are Brazilian Visiting Scholars in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. They will talk about Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) Applications on Clustering, Classification and Feature Selection. Click here to for details and to register.

 

  • IEEE CILS November 2016 Meeting: Wednesday, November 9th at 6:30 pm. Dr. Kiruba Haran from the University of Illinois ECE Department will give a tech talk entitled, “High Specific-Power Machines and Drives for Aircraft Propulsion”. See the October newsletter here for all the details. Register here or via the links in the newsletter. For more information, contact the tour’s organizer Tim O’Connell at tim.oconnell<AT>ieee.org.

 

  • IEEE CILS October 2016 Meeting: Thursday, October 20th at 6 pm. We will tour Volition Studios, makers of the popular Red Faction and Saints Row video game franchises, in downtown Champaign. See the September newsletter here for all the details. Register here or via the links in the newsletter. For more information, contact the tour’s organizer Tim O’Connell at tim.oconnell<AT>ieee.org

 

  • IEEE CILS May Meeting: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 6 pm. We will tour the Caterpillar Additive Manufacturing Factory, Innovation Accelerator, and Soil Lab at the Caterpillar Technical Center Labs in Mossville. See the May newsletter here for all the details. Register here or via the links in the newsletter. For more information, contact the tour’s organizer Sowmya Nagesh at sowmya.nagesh<AT>gmail.com

 

  • IEEE CILS April Meeting: Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, 6-8 pm. ECE Professor George Gross will give a presentation titled, A Practical Framework for the Implementation of the Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Concept. The meeting will be held in Champaign-Urbana in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building (ECEB) Room 5070. You can find the April CILS newsletter with all the details here. You can also register for the meeting here.

 

  • After our IEEE Day event, the next IEEE CILS meeting will be on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 in the new ECE Building on the University of Illinois campus. CERL Electrical Engineer Michael McInerney will take us us on a journey through the history of broadcast communications in the U.S.. Click here for the October newsletter and meeting announcement. Instructions for how to register can be found there, or you can register here.

 

  • CILS is hosting an IEEE Day event on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at Bradley University in Peoria. Mechanical Engineering Professor Shannon Timpe will present his research on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS). We will also have some IEEE giveaways and a tour of Professor Timpe’s MEMS lab. Please join us on October 6th! You can find more information about the event here and you can register here.

 

  • The next IEEE CILS meeting will be on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 in MNTL on the University of Illinois campus. ECE Professor Brian Cunningham will talk about smartphone biosensors. Click here for the September newsletter and meeting announcement. Instructions for how to register can be found there, or you can register here.

 

  • Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 14th at the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CU-MTD). We will tour the control room, hear about their advanced tracking system and data analytics, and hear about the green technologies they are incorporating into their business. Click here for the meeting announcement and instructions on how to register. Or, register here.

 

  • The next meeting will be held on March 11, 2015, in Loomis Lab in Urbana.

Professor Paul Debevec will give a talk: “100% Renewable Energy: From Fiction to Fact.

100% Renewable Energy: From Fiction to Fact Click here for the presentation.

 

  • IEEE CILS is sponsoring the upcoming MARMET Workshop on Microgrid Systems and Power Electronics for Low Energy Buildings, March 29-31

Click here for more information