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 Houston Section Congressional Visit Day on Science, Engineering and Technology (SET)

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 members from around the United States will be participating in the IEEE-USA Congressional Visit Day (CVD) Fly-In. This years CVD is centered around Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) that brings scientists, engineers, mathematicians, researchers, educators, and technology executives to Washington to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology…. Read more

2019 Engineers Week (Feb 17-23)

Engineers week is here! Started in 1951, the purpose of National Engineers Week (February 17-23, 2019) is to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents by emphasizing the importance of learning math, science, and technical… Read more

IEEE Rising Stars Conference and Costumer Electronics Show (CES) – Recap

From January 4 to January 8 the Houston Section Secretary, Moriah Hargrove Anders, traveled to Las Vegas, NV to participate in the IEEE Rising Stars 2019 conference and the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019. Rising Stars is an annually-held professional development conference for students and young professionals while CES is a global technological showcase that… Read more

15 Benefits of Joining an IEEE Society

Originally posted on October 6, 2017, updated on October 11, 2017 by mnicholls IEEE Houston Section is re-sharing this article and takes no additional rights, privileges, and has not made any additional modifications to the original article. IEEE Society Membership We all get caught up in day-to-day activities where we work, but it’s important to network and expand… Read more

Basics of Large Capacity Medium Voltage Motor and Adjustable speed Drive Factory Acceptance Test – How to be a witness?

On October 25th 2018, Manish Verma and Brandon Kim of TMEIC Corporation gave an educational seminar on the topic “Basics of large capacity Medium Voltage motor and adjustable speed drive factory acceptance test – How to be a witness?” to a group of 15 professionals at the HESS conference center. Houston. The session commenced with… Read more

IEEEXtreme Programing Competition 12.0 Supported by the IEEE Houston Section

It was a Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7pm CST when the IEEE Student Branches at Rice University and University of Houston answered the IEEEXtreme 12.0 Programing challenge. 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… Read more

CenterPoint Energy Transmission System Protection Schemes – Neftaly Torres

On May 24, 2018 Neftaly Torres gave a presentation titled CenterPoint Energy Transmission System Protection Schemes to the IEEE Technical Meeting held at HESS Club. Neftaly is a Supervising Engineer at CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric with 9+ years of technical experience in T&D system protection, design, construction, power quality and reliability. He has worked in… Read more