IEEE HOU Sec. Student Branch Leadership Training

It’s been reported that 83% of companies express that it’s important to develop leaders at all levels. In response to this, on May 5, 2019, Houston Section Secretary, Moriah Hargrove Anders, led a group of about fifteen student IEEE leaders through the Houston Section’s first annual Student Branch Leadership Training. Representatives from Texas A&M University,… Read more

Rice Design Team Finalists at Regional Circuits and Systems Design Contest

Rice Design Team Finalists at Regional Circuits and Systems Design Contest Dr. Joseph Cavallaro, the Houston area Circuits and Systems Society Chair and Rice University Student Branch Counselor, reported that the Axon Mobile Senior Design Team has been selected as a finalist in the IEEE Circuits and Systems student design contest.  The Axon Mobile team… Read more

Apply for IEEE Senior Membership

Senior Member plaque: An engraved plaque you can proudly display to colleagues, clients, and employers. The plaque, an attractive fine wood with bronze engraving, is sent approximately eight weeks after elevation. The IEEE Houston Section would like to encourage our members to apply for Senior Membership.  Senior member is the highest grade for which IEEE members… Read more

Jeremy Feland Wins 2018 Houston Section IEEE Scholarship

  Jeremy Feland, a junior Biomedical student at Texas A&M University, and TAMU IEEE Student Branch member, has been awarded the IEEE Houston Section 2018 scholarship.   Jeremy was selected from a pool of 15 high achieving candidates.    As an aspiring doctor, Jeremy hopes to use the scholarship to continue his undergraduate studies. Each year the… Read more

HOU Sec. Meet: Privacy Concerns and Evolving Technology

        Presenter: Dr. Ernst Leiss Dr. Ernst Leiss gave an enlightening, thought provoking, and well attended lecture for the February 21, 2019 Houston IEEE Section monthly meeting.   Ernst is the head of the Houston IEEE Computer Society.   The presentation topic was Privacy Concerns: The Clash Between Technological Capabilities and Societal Expectations.  Dr…. Read more

Jacobs Engineering Receives IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Large Company Award

This award will be giving to a COMPANY within the Region that strongly supports IEEE members, Region 5, and the objectives of IEEE.   Jacobs Engineering is an international technical professional services firm. The company provides technical, professional and construction services, as well as scientific and specialty consulting for a broad range of clients globally… Read more

IEEE VoLT Program 2018 Graduates

Recently the IEEE Houston Section celebrated another VoLT (Volunteer Leader Training) graduation celebration class with Jerry Harness and Chang Duan. Both, Jerry and Chang leveraged the the Center for Leadership Excellence  (CLE) to complete one of the tracks of the VoLT program. The CLE is designed to serve the multiple and diverse range of IEEE… Read more

Eaton Scholarship Photo Booth – 2019 OTC Challenge

Calling on all IEEE Members Around the World Visiting OTC 2019 The 2019 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), the IEEE HOU Sec and Eaton collaborated for another opportunity to meet the IEEE HOU Sec Scholarship Challenge initiative. Last years OTC Signature Wall Challenge was such a success, we’ve been asked to partner up for OTC 2019 Scholarship Photo Booth. For… Read more

R5 Conference Recap: Business Meeting

At the beginning of April, several Houston Section and local Student Branch representatives attended the Region 5 Business Meeting.  These representatives witnessed/participated in various student competitions, including an ethics competition and a circuit design competition, and attended IEEE-enrichment trainings hosted by regional and national leadership. Students from the University of Houston, University of Houston Downtown,… Read more

How Three Universities Are Keeping Up With Changes in Engineering

This article originally published by IEEE Spectrum Magazine on April 12, 1019. The IEEE HOU Sec. take no additional rights or privileges to the article and is  sharing for educational purposes only.  How Three Universities Are Keeping Up With Changes in Engineering Deans at City College of New York, Columbia, and NYU share what they… Read more