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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: (if available after the meeting)


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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