Region 1: Northeastern U.S.

  • 6 June 2014  North Jersey and New York sections form joint IEEE Information Theory Society chapter.
  • 2 April 2014 

    The UMass IEEE Student Branch is hosting HackUMass (hackumass.com) - a 24-hour embedded systems hackathon. 24 student teams from around Region 1 will build (hack) hardware and software with Arduino-based kits for 24 hours on April 4th and 5th.


  • 6 December 2013  Albuquerque Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Power & Energy and IEEE Power Electronics societies.
  • 6 December 2013  Student branch formed at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 6 December 2013  Long Island (N.Y) Section forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 9 September 2013  Long Island Section forms IEEE Power Electronics Society chapter.
  • 9 September 2013  Student branches at University of Buffalo and University of Massachusetts, Lowell, form IEEE Power & Energy Society chapters.
  • 9 September 2013  Student branch at Hofstra University, Long Island, N.Y., forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.
  • 29 August 2013 

    IEEE-HKN Lambda Xi Chapter was installed on 05 December 2012 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY


  • 7 June 2013  Student branch at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • 8 March 2013  New York Section forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • 7 December 2012  New York Section forms IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society chapter.
  • 7 September 2012  Princeton/Central New Jersey Section forms IEEE Life Members (LM) affinity group.
  • 7 September 2012  Schenectady (N.Y.) Section forms IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society chapter.
  • 7 September 2012  Student branch formed at Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y. Branch also forms joint chapter of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society and the IEEE Computer Society.
  • 7 September 2012  Student branch formed at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston.
  • 8 August 2012  Schenectady (N.Y.) Section forms IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society chapter.
  • 7 June 2012  Student branch formed at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain.
  • 9 April 2012  Student branch formed at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain.
  • 5 March 2012  Boston Section forms IEEE Consumer Electronics Society chapter.
  • 5 March 2012  Student branch at Columbia University forms Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  New York Section establishes IEEE Circuits and Systems Society chapter.
  • 24 August 2011  Schenectady forms an IEEE Employment Network.
  • 11 June 2011  Student branch formed at State University of New York Maritime College, New York City.
  • 11 June 2011  New Hampshire Section establishes IEEE Robotics & Automation Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2011  Worcester County (Mass.) Section establishes IEEE Robotics & Automation Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2011  Schenectady (N.Y.) Section establishes IEEE Signal Processing Society chapter.
  • 1 September 2010  Student branch formed at Excelsior College, Albany, N.Y.
  • 1 September 2010  Worcester County (Mass.) Section establishes Life Members (LM) affinity group.
  • 1 September 2010  Long Island (N.Y.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology.
  • 1 June 2010  Schenectady (N.Y.) Section forms Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 1 June 2010  Princeton/Central Jersey (N.J.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Education Society.
  • 1 June 2010  Worcester County (Mass.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Communications Society.
  • 1 March 2010  Long Island (N.Y.) Section establishes Life Members (LM) affinity group.
  • 1 March 2010  50th anniversary, Green Mountain (Vt.) and Mid-Hudson (N.Y.) sections.
  • 1 December 2009  Maine Section establishes Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 1 September 2009  Princeton/Central Jersey (N.J.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society.
  • 1 September 2009  Long Island (N.Y.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society.
  • 1 June 2009  Northern Virginia and Washington sections establish joint chapter of IEEE Nanotechnology Council.
  • 1 June 2009  New Hampshire Section establishes Life Members affinity group.
  • 1 March 2009  Binghamton (N.Y.) Section establishes chapter of IEEE Communications Society.
  • 1 March 2009  Schenectady (N.Y.) Section forms Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) affinity group.
  • 1 December 2008  Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, both in Massachusetts, form Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity groups.
  • 1 December 2008  Long Island and Mohawk Valley sections, both in New York, form GOLD affinity groups.
  • 1 September 2008  Ithaca, Long Island, and Mohawk Valley sections, all in New York, form GOLD affinity group
  • 1 September 2008  Springfield (Mass.) Section forms Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)/Women in Engineering (WIE) joint affinity group.
  • 1 June 2008  IEEE Springfield (Mass.) Section forms its first Graduates of the Last Decade/Women in Engineering joint affinity group.
  • 1 June 2008  The dc-generating plant in the New Yorker Hotel in New York City is named an IEEE Milestone. At the time of its construction in 1929, it was the largest dc-generating plant in the United States, said to be capable of supplying electric power to a city of 35 000 people. The plant is still operational today.
  • 1 March 2008  New York Section forms Electron Devices Society/Solid-State Circuits Society joint chapter.
  • 1 March 2008  Boston Section forms Women in Engineering affinity group.

Articles for Northeastern U.S.

IEEE New Hampshire Section Honored for Decades of Service

27 March 2013
The section is busier than ever

Three New England Sections Collaborate on Industry Day

5 November 2010
Volunteers are working on boosting IEEE's relationship with industry

First IEEE Industry Day a Big Success

6 May 2009
The IEEE Region 1-sponsored conference covered how communications and green technologies are changing the way companies do business

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