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

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

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

Press Release: IEEE HOU Sec. Recognizing our 2018 IEEExTreme Volunteers

Press Release: On Thursday, April 25, 2019 the IEEE HOU Sec. will be recognizing its 2018 IEEExTreme 12.0 proctor volunteers. The IEEEXtreme is an annual hackathon and competitive programming challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members and supported by Volunteer Proctors who are IEEE member, compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to… Read more