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

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

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

IEEE Texas Southern University “What Are Standards?”

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 the IEEE Houston Section facilitate a What Are Standards? seminar at Texas Southern University.  Christopher Sanderson, IEEE Houston Section Vice-Chair and IEEE Region 5 South Chair facilitated the seminar to over 35 student attendees many of which are not IEEE members. Many were surprise to learn about the history of… Read more

Prairie View A&M University Annual IEEE AI Workshop Conference

On Friday, March 22, 2019 IEEE Prairie View A&M University and IEEE University of Houston Student Branches partner to host an IEEE Workshop Conference centered around the revolution of Artificial Intelligence. The workshop conference was established to help students understand more about these emerging technologies and the growing field of opportunities available in computer science,… Read more

Houston Section Life Members Group

On Friday, January 25, 2019 the Houston Section Life Members Group (LMG) met for the first time with an overflow of attendees. We’re still unsure if it was because of this inaugural meeting presided by Dr. Cajetan M. Akujuobi, P.E. LMG HOU Sec. Chair or the Distinguish keynote speaker Mr. Joe Redfield, P.E., of Redfield Consulting… Read more