Student Leadership Conference

Hello IEEE Region 4 Students! SAVE THE DATE!! In March 2018, the annual esteemed Student Leadership Conference (SLC) will be held at the Northern Illinois University’s Holmes Student Center (NIU HSC) on the main campus. Dates for the 2018 SLC are Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18. The SLC will feature inspiring speakers from industry, intriguing competitions, for professional development, student…

IEEE R4 Mentorship Program

Hello IEEE R4 student members, This year, IEEE Region 4 is looking to start a mentorship program between college students and IEEE industry or academia professionals. We are hoping that this program will give students a chance to learn more about different opportunities after graduation, post-college life, and explore all that IEEE has to offer….


IEEE offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and fellowships for IEEE Student members. Submit a project or paper for consideration and have the opportunity to win and gain peer recognition for your effort. Terms and conditions may apply. View full list of Scholarships, grants, and fellowships

About Us

The Region 4 Student Activities Committee takes care of the needs of 45,000+ student members spanning the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The committee conducts regular and special activities for students to improve technical knowledge, management skills and to enhance networking among members and student branches….


Our mission is to provide excellent support to all sections, subsections, chapters and Student Chapters so they may in turn provide value to IEEE members. This page is part of the campaign to enhance networking among the student members, student branches, and sections. Here you will find a list of resources and forms. You can…

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Thassyo Pinto

Thassyo is a grad student at Michigan State University.

Ben Strandskov

Ben Strandskov is an undergraduate Senior at Central Michigan University studying Electrical Engineering with an interest in Power and Energy. He is currently the R4SAC Chair and a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and is an active volunteer with his Student Branch. Since joining IEEE in 2014, Ben has held various roles…

James Vallès

James Vallès is deeply involved in the field of Computer Science. Valles is currently a Graduate student in Computer Science with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence at DePaul University in Chicago. He currently serves as the Communication Chair for IEEE Region 4 (SAC) and is actively involved in the computing community. He is the founder…

Nevi Kaja

Nevi Kaja works as a Researcher at Ford Motor Company IT and he is a PhD Candidate at The University of Michigan, Dearborn. He earned his Bachelor and Master degrees in Computer Engineering from the same university and has gained multiple awards on his academic excellence and research activities. Well equipped with industry and leadership…


This page provides information about all the activities of the Region 4 SAC committee, announcements, projects details, SAC awards, results of competitions, online submission facility for applications and e-alerts for members. Click here for information on all current events