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November 2017 Section Meeting

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

RRVS Monthly Meeting(Joint Meeting with NIU)

  • Topic: Autonomous Distributed Control of the Next-Generation Smart Grid
  • Speaker: Dr. Qing-Chang Zhong
    IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
    Professor in Energy and Power Engineering at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
  • When:  November 16,  2017
  • Agenda:
    6:00 PM Networking
    6:30PM Dinner
    7:15 PM Presentation
  • Location:
    Northern Illinois University
    College of Engineering, Room EB354

    590 Garden Rd
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    **Parking in lot 40 off Kiswaukee Dr. east of the building**
  • RSVP:       Online Meeting Registration or email Diane by 1:00 PM 11/16/17
  • For more details please see the November 2017 Newsletter
  • Link to presentation material: Here is the link to the recorded lecture at IFAC World Congress.


2017 Section Meeting and Event Schedule

All meetings are at Rock Valley College, Woodward Technology Center, unless otherwise noted

January 26: RRVS Section Meeting, Computer & Controls Society Topic
Topic:Computer Security for Business, It’s Everyone’s Business

February 23: RRVS Section Meeting, Engineer’s Week, Power Electronics Society Topic
Topic: Powering NASA’s Orion Deep Space Crew Exploration Vehicle to Mars
Presentation Material: February 2017 PELS Meeting Presentation

February 25: Discover Engineering at Discovery Center Museum

March 30: RRVS Section Meeting, Electromagnetic Compatibility Society Topic
Topic: Verifying Simulations with Measurements

April 5: Electric Grid Cyber-security Challenges: A Discussion of Federal Policies and Legislative Actions at Northern Illinois University

April 6: Congressional Conversations on Aerospace Policy: Where are we headed and how are we getting there?

April 21: NIU Student Branch Networking Social at Northern Illinois University

April 27: RRVS Section Meeting, Chicago/Rockford Consultant’s Network Meeting

May 25: RRVS Section Meeting, Electromagnetic Compatibility Society Topic

June 8: RRVS Section Meeting, IAS Tour of the AAR Aircraft Maintenance Hangars at Chicago-Rockford Internaltional Airport

June 13: EMC Seminar. More info here:

June 29: RRVS Section Meeting, Annual Picnic and Officer Elections at Hamilton Sundstrand Park

August 31: RRVS Section Meeting

September 28: RRVS Section Meeting

October 6: IEEE Day Banquet

October 27: RRVS Section Meeting

November 16: RRVS Section Meeting at NIU, Computer & Controls Society Topic at Northern Illinois University

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