IEEE Utah Section – 09 March 1917

IEEE
June 6th, 2017

The following are the recipients for the 2017 IEEE Utah Section awards:

Outstanding Educator Award – Masood Parvania (University of Utah)

Outstanding Engineer Award – Kyle Fox (Hill Air Force Base)

Outstanding Engineering Manager Award – Peijung Tsai (L3 Communication Systems – West)

Outstanding Leadership and Professional Service Award – John Alan Stevens (Hill Air Force Base)

Outstanding Young Professional Award – Samuel Mitchell (IM Flash Technologies)

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!


January 9th, 2017

2016 was an excellent year for the IEEE Utah Section. The following items represent various happenings that occurred in the Section in 2016:

1.) Sent students to the 2016 Rising Stars Conference
2.) Held speaker events
3.) Held networking events
4.) Conducted a High Tech Merit Badge event at Weber State University
5.) Participated in the Utah Engineers Council Awards Ceremony
6.) Participated in the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) event
7.) Supported the Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC) at Utah State University
8.) Hosted the IEEE Region 6 NEA/NWA meeting
9.) Held an Awards & Recognition Ceremony/Dinner
10.) Held a summer activity at Lagoon Amusement Park
11.) Sent a representative to the USA Future Leaders Forum
12.) Held a senior member grade elevation event and the newest members are:

Derek Dosdall
Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon
Michael Robinson
Sanghamitra Roy
David Saunders
John “Alan” Stevens
Steven Taylor

13.) Held a fall activity at the Museum of Natural Curiosity
14.) Held a holiday gathering at Maddox restaurant
15.) Sent students to the 2017 Rising Stars Conference

I would like to thank everyone who selflessly gave of their time. Without the volunteers, many activities and events would simply not be possible. I truly thank everyone for ensuring this year was a success! No one person can do it alone… it takes an entire team, and this Section has the best team ever! It has been a pleasure serving the Utah Section in 2016.

                              For the 2017 year, a few items are in the planning stage which include:

1.) You are invited to submit award nomination(s) for various categories sponsored by the IEEE Utah Section. The Section provides several awards per year recognizing the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of IEEE members, sections, student branches, and corporations within each section. The award descriptions and nomination form are located at AWARDS.

The award recipients who will be recognized at the 2017 ceremony are:

Outstanding Engineer Award – Marc Bodson (University of Utah)
Outstanding Leadership and Professional Service Award – Paul Michalczuk (Opengear)
Outstanding Educator Award – Forrest Brown (Hill Air Force Base)
Outstanding Corporate Service Award (Contributions to Engineering and Engineering Professionalism) – Weber State University

2.) There will be a High Tech Merit Badge event. It will be held at Salt Lake City Community College on Saturday, 18 Feb and Saturday, 25 Feb. Additional information/registration is located at MERIT BADGE.

3.) IEEE Utah Section will reach a landmark on Thursday, 09 March 2017. It will be the Section’s 100 Year Anniversary. There will be a celebration in conjunction with the Awards & Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, 11 March 2017. Additional details and registration link will be sent in a separate eNotice. Mark Your Calendars.

4.) The Section will be hosting a summer, fall, and winter activity. More details to come.

If you have any ideas/suggestions for the 2017 year, please send them to me.

Thank You,
Jennifer Hershman
IEEE Utah Section Chair


June 8th, 2016

The following are the recipients for the 2016 IEEE Utah Section awards:

Outstanding Engineer Award – Marc Bodson (University of Utah)

Outstanding Leadership and Professional Service Award – Paul Michalczuk (Opengear, Inc. – http://opengear.com/contact-us/)

Outstanding Educator Award – Forrest Brown (Hill Air Force Base)

Outstanding Corporate Service Award (Contributions to Engineering and Engineering Professionalism) – Weber State University

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!


June 12th, 2014

IEEE Utah Section now has a Facebook page.  Just click on the link or the Facebook icon above.