IEEE YP Boba Tea Networking Social – June 2019

On Wednesday, June 5, the local IEEE Young Professionals group gathered together at The Teahouse for its monthly Boba Tea Networking Social. During the evening, attendees could meet up and catch up while play board games. Joining the Young Professional networking events is an excellent opportunity to get involved at the IEEE Houston Section, as… Read more

NASA Spinoffs: there is more space in your life than you think.

Did you know the ubiquitous smoke detectors that help preventing catastrophic fires were conceived for NASA’s Skylab mission in the seventies? or that the wireless drill you can buy in your local hardware store was an invention driven by NASA space exploration? or the Apollo program relationship with the quartz watch you have probably worn… Read more

Rice University receives the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Student Branch Award

Rice did it again. During the Awards Banquet of the 2019 IEEE Region 5 Meeting & Student Conference, held on April 6th in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Lafayette, LA; Rice University was presented the award for Outstanding Student Branch of 2018, from the hands of Robert Shapiro, IEEE Region 5 Director. Robert Shapiro… Read more

ECH Awards Banquet [Engineering, Science, & Technology Council of Houston]

You are cordially invited to join the Engineering, Science, & Technology Council of Houston for the 2019 Awards Celebration on Thursday,May 30, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.  It is also an opportunity to network with other volunteers and professionals involved in STEM education and STEM professional societies.   HESS CLUB 5430 Westheimer Houston, TX 77056 http://hessclub.com/… Read more

IEEE 2019 STEPing Forward Event

    IEEE STEP (Student Transition and Elevation Partnership) is an initiative developed by IEEE Young Professionals to provide a dynamic platform for facilitating the transition from student member to working as young professional by introducing the opportunities and benefits of IEEE membership during the onset of a STEM career. On May 4th, 2019, the… Read more

Call to Action: IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

The female STEM superhero, Marie Curie, once said, “I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman in history to ever win it twice, and the only human to ever win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences…. Read more

The Pocket Scope – April 2019

IEEE Houston Section Monthly Newsletter Greetings Houston Section! The Houston section volunteers have had a busy couple of months with a successful planning retreat and attending the region 5 business meeting.  At the Region 5 meeting, several Houston Section volunteers won awards for their achievements in 2018 including Moriah Hargrove Anders, Christopher Sanderson, and Freddie… Read more

IEEE Graduation Stole Program Spring 2019

To facilitate and promote relationship and membership in graduating IEEE members from affiliated Student Branches, the IEEE Houston Section is offering the Stole and Regalia rental program. The cost of the stole is $40 USD. Students will be able to claim a $30 USD reimbursement upon return of the stole in good conditions. To get… Read more

Houston Young Professionals – April Networking: Boba Tea & Game Night

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, local IEEE Young Professionals joined together at The Teahouse for a networking event over boba tea and board games. Throughout the course of the evening, upcoming Houston Section and YP events were shared as well as opportunities on how to become more involved with IEEE. For more information on getting… Read more

Freddie Wong Receives IEEE R5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award

IEEE Houston Section Teachers In­-Service Program (TISP) Committeeman and Life and Senior Member Freddie Wong has been awarded the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award (for Region 5).   This award is designed to recognize long term service and achievement to IEEE and Region 5. Freddie, now retired, completed a 30-year Project Management career with Saudi Aramco. Freddie has… Read more