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January 15th, 2014

Membership Development: Refer a Friend, Get Great Merchandise
IEEE-USA and MGA are excited to announce a special offer for U.S. members. Refer colleagues to IEEE, and if they join before 28 February, they’ll get a $25 discount off their first year membership, and you’ll get a gift.

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July 30th, 2013


September 27-28, 2013
at The Westin Waltham Boston

Immerse yourself in full-day workshops on some of the most impactful technology areas in the region:

  • Life Sciences and Biotechnology
  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Cloud Computing, Governance and Security
  • Rehabilitation Robotics
  • Project Management & IP
  • Designing Smartphone Apps for Android Devices
  • Defense/Homeland Security Robotics
  • Plus, a special track and expert panel session on Career Assistance for today’s engineering and technology professionals

CEUs are available for all workshops.

IEEE Smart Tech Metro Area Workshops provide participants with a unique learning experience with topics on the cutting-edge of technical innovation today, at a highly-affordable cost.

Learn first-hand from the field experts. Each workshop is a springboard to a deeper understanding of technology and its myriad applications and potential for innovation.

Who should attend?
Practicing engineers and technical professionals who are innovators, have a desire to learn more, are in a career transition, or considering a career change. Students in these technology areas will benefit greatly not only from the education, but also from the networking opportunities as they are making their career choices.

View the full day agenda and course descriptions:

To Register:

IEEE Members*


Non-IEEE Members


* Only active IEEE members will qualify for the member rate. Society Affiliates are not eligible for the member rate.
Fees include 2 days of instruction, breakfast and lunch (for both days) and an evening reception.


March 9th, 2013

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Registrants: 205

23 Schools participating are New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Stevens Institute of Technology, Cooper Union, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Buffalo, Rutgers University, University of Maine, Stony Brook University, Monmouth University, WPI,  NYU Poly, Columbia University, The College of New Jersey,  Syracuse University, Cornell University, SUNY New Paltz, Boston University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Curry College, Clarkson University, UMass Amherst, Suffolk University

September 20th, 2011

Members of Region 1 have been named the recipient of the 2012 IEEE Awards. Recipients will receive this most prestigious IEEE-level award in a formal presentation at a 2012 IEEE venue to be determined. Awardees are:

Dr. Janet Baker (co-recipient)
2012 IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award
Boston Section
“For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of automatic speech recognition.”

Professor Mung Chiang
2012 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award
Princeton/Central Jersey Section
“For demonstrating the practicability of a new theoretical foundation for the analysis and design of communication networks.”

Dr. Nader Engheta
2012 IEEE Electromagnetics Award
“For contributions to electromagnetic theory and applications of metamaterials and nanoscale optics.”

Dr. Subramanian S. Iyer
2012 IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies
Mid-Hudson Section
“For the development and implementation of embedded DRAM technologies.”

Dr. Santosh K. Kurinec
2012 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award
Rochester Section
“For distinguished contributions integrating research into undergraduate engineering education to develop microelectronic engineers well prepared for future challenges.”

Professor Fred B. Schneider
2012 IEEE Emanuel R. Piore Award
Ithaca Section
“For contributions to trustworthy computing through novel approaches to security, fault tolerance, and formal methods for concurrent and distributed systems.”

Dr. Manoj R. Shah
2012 IEEE Nikola Tesla Award
Schenectady Section
“For advancements in electromagnetic design and analysis of electrical machines.”

Dr. Jack H. Winters (co-recipient)
2012 IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award
New Jersey Coast Section
“For contributions to the theory and application of multiple-antenna systems in wireless communications.”

Dr. Pramod K. Varshney
2012 IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award
Syracuse Section
“For contributions to and leadership in the theory and practice of multisensor data fusion for aerospace and bioengineering applications.”

If you think you know someone in the region who may be eligible for an IEEE Technical Field Award, please visit for more information on eligibility and general award criteria. The nomination deadline for the 2013 IEEE Technical Field Awards is 31 January 2012.