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Meeting of WIE Affinity Group

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
There will be a meeting of the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Affiliate group on Wednesday December 13 between 6 and 8 PM in Room 1016 of McDonell Douglas Hall on the campus of St. Louis University.  Al of those in the section interested in reviving the WIE group should plan to attend.  Dinner will be provided by the section.
  • WHAT:         Meeting of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Group
  • WHEN:         Wed. Dec. 13 (6:00 – 8:00 pm)
  • WHERE:       McDonell Douglas Hall, Room 1018, 3450 Lindell Blvd,  St. Louis, MO 63013

Two Speakers for Winter Banquet

Monday, November 27th, 2017

This year we will have two very interesting and informative talks as part of the Winter Banquet on Saturday Dec. 9, 2017.  Our two speakers will be Shawn Schukar (Chairman and President of Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois) and Anju Gupta (leads Digital Partnerships and Outreach team at Monsanto).

Don’t miss out!!!   Make your reservations now for the IEEE STL Section Winter Social!

WHEN:        Saturday, December 9th, 2017 (6:00 pm)
WHERE:    Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis 63108

No Charge for IEEE members and family.
A $20 dinner charge for other non-members or no shows.

RSVP via email only to:

info@engineersclub.net

RSVP Required by Dec. 4

Dinner to include your choice of

Pan Seared Salmon with Roasted Potatoes

OR

Three Leaves Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

OR

Zucchini noodle pasta plate.

Please specify in your RSVP your choice for dinner!!!!

Call for Nominations of 2018 IEEE St. Louis Section Officer: Section Secretary

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

We are seeking nominations for the upcoming year 2018 Section Secretary.

St. Louis Section Secretary is a progressive position that will move up annually in to the positions of Treasurer, Vice-Chair and, Chair respectively.

Section Secretary Duties:
Principle responsibility of a Section Executive Committee member is to oversee the management of the Section, and in doing so, serve the
best interest of the IEEE, its members and the public. A Section Secretary is a key member of the Section Executive Committee and as such, acts as a gateway between Section members and the IEEE.

Please send your nominations to sec.stlouis@ieee.org by Dec 1st.

IEEE St. Louis Section Winter Social!!!!

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Make your reservations now for the IEEE STL Section Winter Social!

RSVP via email ONLY to:

info@engineersclub.net

RSVP Required by Dec. 4!!!

Please indicate your dinner choice (see below) when RSVP’ing!!!!

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WHEN:     Saturday, December 9th, 2017 (6:00 PM)

WHERE:   ‘Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis 63108

No Charge for IEEE members and family!!!!
A $20 dinner charge for other non-members or no shows.

Dinner to include choice of …

Pan Seared Salmon with Roasted Potatoes

OR

Three Leaves Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

OR

Zucchini Noodle Pasta Plate (Vegetarian Option)

Include name, age and gender of your child/children for holiday gift.  A special kid’s room with games and snacks throughout the evening.

For more information, see social_and_awards_flyer_2017

For questions, email sec.stlouis@ieee.org

FIRST Robotics in Need of Volunteers

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

The local FIRST Committee is in need of volunteers for their FLL Qualifiers (November-December).  FLL stands for FIRST LEGO League, and is part of the FIRST Robotics program that engages students (grades K-12th ) in a variety of Robotics related challenges.  All of the participants at the FLL level are in grades 4th-8th, and have been working very hard for several months to successfully program their EV3 Robots.  The students must program their robots to complete missions, and all of these missions have to do with the theme: Hydrodynamics.  Below are some helpful links to provide you with more information and the pathway to volunteer.

FIRST Website

https://my.firstinspires.org/AccountManager/Account/Register

FIRST Volunteer Registration Sign Up

https://my.firstinspires.org/AccountManager/Account/Register

St. Louis FIRST website

http://stlfirst.org/

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers STEM Event

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is sponsoring a STEM event for students in grades 9 thru 12 on Friday Dec. 1, 2017 at the Taylor Community Science Resource Center.  For additional information please download the flyer. (2017_NochesDeCienciasFlyer)

Kids Build and Code

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

The St. Louis Section of the IEEE is offering a free introductory workshop to engineering projects and project management for elementary and middle school students on Saturday Nov. 11, 2017. The participants will learn how to develop engineering projects by integrating software, hardware (Arduino) and components (switches, LEDs etc) using basic examples. By working in a group, the participants will also learn about team building and collaboration.

Those interested in participating in the workshop must be registered by Nov. 4, 2017. The event is to be be held on the campus of St. Louis University. For details please download the Kids Build and Code Flyer.

 

IEEE St. Louis Section Sumo Robot Challenge

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The St. Louis Section of the IEEE is proud to announce its 2017 Sumo Robot Challenge.  The Section with support from Burns and McDonnell, Nidec Motors, SLU, and RoboMo is sponsoring a series of robotics workshops for high school students. We are looking for 4 teams composed of 3 – 5 students to compete in a Sumo Robot Wrestling Contest on Jan. 6, 2018.   See the the flyer for details.

Call for Award Nominations – 2017 Annual Outstanding Awards

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The Saint Louis Section is proud to announce its Call for Annual Outstanding Awards. This is a tradition where the best of the best are recognized for outstanding talent in their profession. Please consider this opportunity to appoint a fellow member of IEEE that is your colleague, friend, employer, customer or mentor that you feel is deserving of one of the following awards. All recipients will receive an engraved plaque, name printed in the ION and a free invitation to the Winter Social to be held December 9, 2017 (photos may be taken and published). Click here for nomination form and list of awards!

Informative Talk on Oct 12, 2017 at Missouri S&T

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

The Rolla subsection of IEEE St. Louis is proud to sponsor the following informative talk by Dr. Mariesa Crow on Thursday Oct. 12, 2017.

  • TITLE:          Energy Storage Performance Characterization for Microgrid Applications
  • SPEAKER:   Dr Mariesa L. Crow
  • TIME:           October 12, 2017 at 6 pm
  • WHERE:       G-31 room in Emerson Hall at Missouri S&T
  • ADDRESS:  301 W. 16th St., Rolla, MO, 65409-0040

See Mariesa Crow Talk Flyer  for talk abstract and biographical information for Dr. Crow.