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IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarships For The Year 2016

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Please Submit the Scholarship Application at the Link below:

IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarships For The Year 2016

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The IEEE Phoenix Section awards Student Scholarships to full-time graduate and undergraduate students who are IEEE student members. The applying student must attend a full academic year at a university in the Phoenix Section during 2016. The universities include Arizona State University, DeVry University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Northern Arizona University.

The student must submit a completely filled application along with a financial aid statement; a one-page personal statement of achievements, interests, and goals; official transcripts of all college work; and two recommendation letters from the School’s faculty. The scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and service to the IEEE.

The IEEE Phoenix Section will present the following Student Scholarship awards at the annual banquet scheduled for Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at Phoenix Airport Marriott located at 1101 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Tel: 602-273-7373):

“Atluri Award” sponsored by Dr. Vasudeva Prasad Atluri and Dr. Satyavathi Atluri. Total of two award recipients are presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00 each. Only graduate students are eligible for these awards.

“Al Gross Award” sponsored by IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology (CPMT) Society Phoenix Chapter. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.

“Irv Kaufman Award” sponsored by IEEE Waves and Devices Phoenix Chapter. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.

“Dieter Schroder Award” sponsored by IEEE Phoenix Section. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.

The checks for these four awards are given out from the IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation. To learn more about IEEE Foundation, access http://www.ieeefoundation.org/.

Only applications received by the deadline, Wednesday, January 11th, 2017, will be reviewed by the awards committee consisting of the following IEEE Phoenix Section Officers:

Awards Committee Chair: Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri

Awards Committee Vice-Chair: Dr. Charles E. Weitzel

Past Chair: Ms. Barbara McMinn

Chair: Mr. Bruce J. Ladewig

Vice Chair: Mr. Surinder K. Tuli

Secretary: Mr. Vivek Gupta

Treasurer: Dr. Mahesh K. Shah

Students Activities Coordinator: Dr. S. Diane Smith

Student scholarship winners, upon receiving notification from IEEE Phoenix Section Awards Committee, should send by email completely filled either Form W-9 for US Citizen or Form W-8 for Non-US Resident to Mr. Richard Allen, Senior Annual Giving & Data Integrity Specialist, IEEE Foundation, at richard.allen@ieee.org with a copy to Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at vpatluri@ieee.org, by Sunday, January 22nd, 2017.

Key dates:

Submission Website Opens: Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Application submission deadline: Sunday, January 11th, 2017

Scholarship recipients will be informed by: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Submit W-8 and W-9 Forms by: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2017

If you have any additional questions, please contact and Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at (480) 227-8411 or by email at vpatluri@ieee.org and Dr. Charles E. Weitzel, Section Awards Committee Vice-Chair, at (480) 292-0531 or by email at c.weitzel@ieee.org.

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IEEE Phoenix Section Awards For The Year 2016

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Please Submit the Nomination Form at the link below:

IEEE Phoenix Section Awards For The Year 2016

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The IEEE Phoenix Section recognizes the contributions of members, non-members, society chapters, affinity groups, student branches, corporations, and educational institutions at the annual banquet. The next banquet is scheduled for Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at Phoenix Airport Marriott located at 1101 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Tel: 602-273-7373).

The Section is pleased to issue a call for nominations for this year’s Section awards. The scope and purpose of the Section Awards Program is to plan, promote and implement IEEE award programs that recognize outstanding performance in furthering the objectives and professional aims of the IEEE Phoenix Section, the IEEE, and the IEEE-USA, and to stimulate others to pursue such achievements of excellence.

The Phoenix Section has established the following general award categories:

  • Member
·         Corporate
  • Society Chapter/Affinity Group
·         Educational
  • Non-member
·         Section Chair

The Awards Guide lists the awards along with the selection criteria that will be implemented for selecting the award recipient. The Awards Guide can be accessed at http://sites.ieee.org/phoenix/files/2013/10/IEEE-Phoenix-Section-Annual-Banquet-2014-Award-Nomination-Instructions-Ver.-1-Final.pdf.

Please read through the Awards Guide to help you in selecting the award category for nomination.

All sections of the form should be completely filled electronically. Submission of additional documents such as resume in support of the nomination is highly encouraged. 

Key Dates:

Submission Website Opens: Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Submission deadline: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Awardees and nominators will be informed by: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Only nomination forms submitted by the deadline will be reviewed by the awards committee consisting of the following IEEE Phoenix Section Officers:

  • Awards Committee Chair: Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri
  • Awards Committee Vice-Chair: Dr. Charles E. Weitzel
  • Past Chair: Ms. Barbara McMinn
  • Chair: Mr. Bruce J. Ladewig
  • Vice Chair: Mr. Surinder K. Tuli
  • Secretary: Mr. Vivek Gupta
  • Treasurer: Dr. Mahesh K. Shah
  • Student Activities Coordinator: Dr. Diane S. Smith

For additional information, please contact Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at (480) 227-8411 or by email at vpatluri@ieee.org, and Dr. Charles E. Weitzel, Section Awards Committee Vice-Chair, at (480) 292-0531 or by email at c.weitzel@ieee.org.

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Shaping the Career for the Next Generation Wireless Technologies

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

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IEEE MTT-S Young Professionals in Microwaves will be organizing a workshop on 16th January 2017 from 4:40pm-6:30 pm MST as a part of Radio Wireless Week 2017. The workshop will provide you a platform to share your knowledge with others, directly speak and network with the executives of the wireless industry. It’s a great opportunity to network and meet experts and young professionals all over phoenix.

Workshop will aim at: Shaping the Career for the Next Generation Wireless Technologies

Speakers:

  1. Paul Hart: Senior Vice President of RF Power at NXP Semiconductors
  2. Bob Sankman: Fellow, Intel
  3. Fred Schindler: Design Center Director, Qorvo
  4. Carl A. Davenport: General Manager of Product Development Engineering and Silicon Operations, IOT, Intel

Venue:

2nd level, Phoenix East West Room

Hyatt Regency

Phoenix, Arizona

Register now at this link: https://mttsyprww.eventbrite.ca

The registration fees for the event is $50. Register before January 1, 2017 using the promo code “MTTSYP” to avail a $40 off. If you have registered for the RWW conference, you do not need to register for the event separately.

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December 2016 Issue of Valley Megaphone

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The December 2016 edition of the IEEE Phoenix Section newsletter “Valley  Megaphone” is now available.  The issue includes all the information regarding IEEE-Phoenix Section and its Society Chapters. Download the PDF version from the link right here. The current and older editions of the Megaphone can always be found here.