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Save the Date:  April 28, 2015

Speaker:  Dr. Anthony. W. England – Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Topic: To Be Announced

University of Michigan, Dearborn – Fairlane Center – North Building

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Check out the SEM EE Jobs Page at http://sites.ieee.org/sem/?p=549

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IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference WIE-ILC, 23-25 April 2015 in San Jose, CA

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Wavelengths – Volume 54 Issue-11, November 2014

Wavelengths – Volume 54 Issue-10, October 2014

Wavelengths – Volume 54 Issue-09, September 2014

Older Wavelengths articles are available at http://sites.ieee.org/sem/?p=546

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12/19/2014   4:30 PM IEEE South-East Michigan Women in Engineering 2014 Holiday Gathering
Presenter Celia Desmond IEEE Distinguished Speaker
- Enjoy Light Refreshments
Room 1D06-06, Cadillac Bldg. First Floor South GM Warren Tech Center, 30001 Van Dyke Ave, Warren, MI 48093 (Enter Gate 9 off VanDyke, it is the 2nd building on your right after roundabout)

RSVP: Liang.Downey@gm.com or lxdowney@ieee.org   Tel: 586.441.9785

CLICK HERE FOR EVENT FLYER

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IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship plus Program Power and energy engineers work with some of todays most exciting technologies, developing solutions to problems that affect our lives and lifestyles. The PES Scholarship Plus Initiative provides scholarships and real world experience to undergraduates who are interested in power and energy engineering careers. See for more information on chapter presentations http://sites.ieee.org/sem/2014-fall-section-conference/

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IEEE Southeastern Michigan IA/PE chapter chairman is working hard to provide the newsletter with interesting Power Events. Enjoy. KEVIN TAYLOR, IEEE SEM PE/IA Chairman, taylor@ieee.org Interested in learning and contributing to the new IEEE standards to replace the IEEE Color Books In May 2016 the IEEE Southeastern Michigan IA/PE chapter will host the IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (I&CPS). I&CPS is a gathering of experts who work and conduct research in the industrial application of electrical systems. The Conference will have a full program of tutorials, technical papers, and working group meetings during the 4 days of the conference. The conference will feature several events including a reception, a dinner/dance and an awards luncheon which will honor members of the IEEE Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department. The Awards Luncheon recognizes the winners of the Prize Papers Awards, Standard Medallion Awards, and the Department Achievement Award. The LOC currently is having weekly planning teleconferences and will eventually need IEEE volunteers for the conference. If you like to get hookup with the LOC contact Kevin Taylor, taylor@ieee.org __________________________________________________________________________

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IEEE member Kevin Taylor receiving an Detroit CVB award for bring many conventions to Detroit _______________________________________________________________

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IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section member promoting membership and the Transportation Electrification Initiative (TEI) at SAE World Congress. IEEE SEM member Kevin Taylor, along with Bobby Wong and William Tonti of IEEE TEI _______________________________________________________________________

“Our organizational structure is changing starting now and moving on into 2014. We can better serve our members by moving to a more defined structure to facilitate communication and reduce redundancy of efforts. We are all volunteers and as such we should be able work within our Section in areas we have interest, feel comfortable, gain leadership skills and are intellectually stimulated. At the same time we should have experienced leaders to guide us so past best practices are retained and poor practices are not repeated. All volunteers, positions and duties remain the same. Just the organizational structure changes for the better. If you have concerns, compliments, or an opinion, I would like to hear from you.” 2014 IEEE SEM Organization (12-17-13) Robert Neff Section Chair (Elect 2014) RLNeff1@gmail.com ________________________________________________________________________ Mark_Steffka_Award

Mark Steffka receiving his 2013 SEM Outstanding Achievement Award at the Fall Section Conference from Dr. Mohamad Berri. _____________________________________________________________________

Below is a short article on recent developments in Congress that will be of interest to many of our members. H1B Visa Article I respectfully ask you to run it in your next newsletter.  You may edit the article any way you like, and can add any by-line you like.  But it is important that IEEE members know what Congress is doing. Russell Harrison Senior Legislative Representative – Grassroots Activities IEEE-USA 2001 L St, NW: Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 530-8326 ________________________________________________________________________ IEEE Member Discounts and Benefits Program - IEEE Member Discounts

University of Michigan’s - Post Dictatorial Fellowship Program

________________________________________________________________________ Additional section events may viewed on the calendar or http://ewh.ieee.org/r4/se_michigan/calendar.php