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Call for Award Nominations – 2018 Annual Outstanding Awards

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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. Click here for nomination form and list of awards!

2018 IEEE Saint Louis Section Black Box Competitions

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is proud to host the 2018 IEEE St. Louis Section Black Box Competitions.  This year the annual event will be held at the SIUE School of Engineering on Saturday November 3, 2018.  Check-in for the event will start at 12:30 pm and the contest will run from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  There will be both an “analog” and a “digital” contest!  Each school is invited to send up to two teams to the analog contest and one team to the digital contest.  All teams must be registered for the event by Friday October 19, 2018 (5:00 pm). If you are a student team wishing to compete or a member who would like to serve as a judge for either contest, please send email (with subject heading BLACKBOX) to George Engel ( by Friday Oct. 19, 2018.

St. Louis Section undergraduate students interested in the contest can obtain additional details by downloading the following announcements.  Here is a link to the  contest website.




IEEE Saint Louis Section Meeting (April 25th 2018) in Rolla

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Good evening everyone,

I hope that you are all well. For those who attended the 2018 IEEE PES T&D Conference in Denver, CO, welcome back.

Our April meeting is scheduled for April 25th at 6pm in the Silver & Gold Conference room in Havener Center. Additionally, the IEEE student branch will be presenting on Region 5 activities. Take care and we hope to see you on the 25th in Rolla.

Havener Center is located at:

1346 N Bishop Ave

Rolla, MO 65409


Section Planning Meeting on Monday March 12, 2018

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The IEEE St. Louis Section will hold a Planning Meeting at 6:00 pm on Monday March 12, 2018.  The meeting will be held in Room 1018 in McDonnell Douglas Hall on the campus of St. Louis University. All members of the section are invited to attend.

2018 Annual Engineers Luncheon Tuesday Feb. 20

Monday, February 5th, 2018

What:     The 2018 Annual Engineers Luncheon will be held on Tuesday February 20, 2018.

Where:  The Clayton Plaza Hotel;  7750 Carondelet Avenue; Clayton, MO

When:    Tuesday February 20, 2018


11:30 am  Registration

12:00 pm  Lunch

12:45 pm  Presentation by Dan Oblinger


For further details and to make reservations please visit

No walk-ins!

IEEE St. Louis Section Planning Meeting Sun. Feb 4, 2018

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Section meeting Sunday February 4, 2018 at Saint Louis University McDonnell Douglas Hall, Room MDH-1016 (3450 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103). All members and student members are welcome to attend.   In the case of inclement weather, please check this website before leaving for the meeting.  We will post cancellation of the meeting due to inclement weather on this site!

Tentative agenda:

11am – Audit meeting

12pm – Working lunch (during the audit meeting)

2pm – Section planning meeting

IEEE St. Louis Section Award Winners!!!

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

For those members of the Section who were not able to attend the Winter Social and Awards Banquet on Dec. 9, 2017, here is a list of the members of the Section who were honored with plaques recognizing their contributions to the IEEE during 2017.  If you know any of these members, thank them for their service to the St. Louis Section IEEE!

Outstanding Company

Electrical Engineering Department of St. Louis University’s Park College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology

Outstanding Member

Prakash Shahi

Outstanding Engineer

Ryan Cross

Outstanding Woman in Engineering

Dr. Donna Senft

Outstanding Educator

Armineh Khalili

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Member

Luke Taylor

Outstanding Graduate Student Member

Bikram Kishore Mahajan

Outstanding Researcher

Dr. Sajal Das

Outstanding Student Branch

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville IEEE Student Branch

Banquet Keynote Speakers

Shawn E. Schukar, Anju Gupta, Naveen Singla

Kid’s Build and Code Volunteers

Luke Taylor, George Engel, Maury Pepper, Bikram Kishore Mahajan, Jim Salih

Instructor for Robot Workshops for High School Students


Lean Fundamentals Trainers

Michael R. Moade, David A. Patterson

Sumo Robot Competition On Saturday Jan. 6, 2018!!!!

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

From our Past-Chair, Prasenjit Shil …

Hello All:

Hope you had a wonderful holiday time and ready for an exciting 2018. We started the RobotSumo workshops on Nov 4 and we are almost there for the final competition!!

The RobotSumo competition will be held on Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at the Science Center. The competition will start between 3 PM and 3:30PM and is expected to be over by 5PM.

Meeting location:
Saint Louis Science Center
3rd Floor Conference Room
5050 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Once again, wish you a very happy new year!
Thank you and Good Luck!


2018 IEEE St. Louis Section Election Results

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

The results from our recent election for the position of 2018 Section Secretary are in and Maurice Muia was elected to serve as Secretary for 2018.  The Section wishes to thank both candidates, Marice Muia and Prachee Chaturvedi, for their volunteering to serve as Secretary!


VOTE for Section Secretary!!!!

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

IEEE St. Louis Section Election for Secretary!

I would like to take this opportunity to personally express my sincere appreciation for you being an IEEE member!

Our duty and responsibility is to ensure that your voting rights are protected and you are confident that your vote is accurately cast and tabulated. We will utilize the vTools.Voting system for our elections. Please log in to vote in the election.

Voting will start from 13 December 2017 01:00 PM and close at 27 December 2017 11:59 PM.

Goto and vote!

Please select one candidate for Section Secretary or specify a write-in candidate.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me at if you have a question, comment, or complaint regarding your voting experience.

Thank you for voting – your vote counts!

George Engel

2017 IEEE St. Louis Section Secretary