Region 6: Western U.S.

  • 6 June 2014  Student branches formed at California State University, Bakersfield, and Southern California Institute of Technology, Anaheim.
  • 6 June 2014  San Fernando Valley (California) Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter
  • 6 June 2014  Foothills (California) Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (formerly Graduates of the Last Decade) affinity group.
  • 25 April 2014 

    28 February 2014: IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Chapter installed at University of California, Riverside.


  • 7 March 2014  Student branch formed at DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, Wash.
  • 6 December 2013  Student branch at University of Ottawa forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 6 December 2013  San Diego Section forms Life Member affinity group.
  • 9 September 2013  Student branch formed at University of Washington, Tacoma.
  • 9 September 2013  Boise (Idaho) Section forms IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapter.
  • 9 September 2013  Student branch at California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.
  • 9 September 2013  Metropolitan Los Angeles Section forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.
  • 8 March 2013  Seattle Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Communications and Vehicular Technology societies.
  • 8 March 2013  Student branch at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, forms IEEE Consumer Electronics Society chapter.
  • 8 March 2013  Orange County (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) affinity group and IEEE LM affinity group.
  • 8 March 2013  Boise (Idaho) Section forms IEEE Life Members (LM) affinity group
  • 7 December 2012  Metropolitan Los Angeles Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • 7 December 2012  Coastal Los Angeles Section forms IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society chapter.
  • 7 September 2012  Orange County (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Consumer Electronics and IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems society chapters.
  • 7 September 2012  Student branch at University of ​ California, Santa Barbara, forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 7 September 2012  University of California, Davis, forms IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter
  • 7 September 2012  Student branch at University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, forms IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter.
  • 7 June 2012  Student branch at University of Santa Barbara, California, forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 7 June 2012  San Diego Section forms IEEE Broadcast Technology Society chapter.
  • 9 April 2012  San Diego Section forms IEEE Broadcast Technology Society chapter.
  • 5 March 2012  Oregon Section and Utah Section form IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapters.
  • 3 February 2012  Los Alamos/Northern New Mexico Section forms Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 3 February 2012  Student branch formed at ITT Technical Institute, Everett, Wash.
  • 3 February 2012  Student branch formed at University of Washington, Bothell.
  • 3 February 2012  Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Information Theory Society chapter and joint chapter of IEEE Photonics, Power Electronics, and Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology societies.
  • 6 December 2011  WIE affinity group formed at Stanford University.
  • 6 December 2011  San Diego Section forms IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society chapter.
  • 6 December 2011  Orange County (Calif.) Section establishes IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Society chapter.
  • 6 December 2011  Fort Huachuca (Ariz.) Section forms WIE affinity group.
  • 6 December 2011  Phoenix Section establishes WIE affinity group.
  • 4 November 2011  Utah Section forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  Student branch formed at Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland.
  • 11 September 2011  Student branch formed at Devry University, Sacramento, Calif.
  • 11 September 2011  Student branch at Stanford University forms IEEE Education Society chapter
  • 11 September 2011  Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) Section establishes LM affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  San Francisco Section establishes Life Member (LM) affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section establishes Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) affinity group.
  • 11 September 2011  Buenaventura (Calif.) Section establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 11 September 2011  Alaska Section establishes IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • 11 June 2011  Student branch formed at DeVry University, Sacramento, Calif.
  • 11 June 2011  Foothill (Calif.) Section establishes chapters of the IEEE Power & Energy and Computer societies.
  • 11 June 2011  Santa Clara Valley (Calif.) Section establishes LM affinity group.
  • 11 June 2011  San Francisco Section establishes IEEE Life Members (LM) affinity group.
  • 11 June 2011  Student branch formed at Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland.
  • 11 June 2011  Alaska Section establishes IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2011  Student branch formed at ITT Technical Institute–Spokane, Spokane Valley, Wash.
  • 1 March 2011  Student branch at Santa Clara University, California, establishes chapter of IEEE Electron Devices Society.
  • 1 December 2010  Alaska Section establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 1 December 2010  Student branch formed at California Baptist University, Riverside.
  • 1 December 2010  Oakland East Bay (Calif.) Section establishes Life Members affinity group.
  • 1 December 2010  San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section establishes IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • 1 September 2010  Seattle Section establishes LM affinity group.
  • 1 September 2010  San Diego Section establishes IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • 1 June 2010  Metropolitan Los Angeles Section forms WIE affinity group.
  • 1 March 2010  Albuquerque Section establishes Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • 1 March 2010  Student branch at the University of California, Los Angeles, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  Richland (Wash.) Section establishes IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  Orange County (Calif.) Section establishes IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section establishes IEEE Consumer Electronics Society chapter.
  • 1 March 2010  50th anniversary, Las Vegas Section.
  • 1 December 2009  Student branch established at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, Calif.
  • 1 December 2009  Metropolitan Los Angeles Section establishes IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • 1 September 2009  Albuquerque and Los Alamos/Northern New Mexico sections form Life Members affinity groups.
  • 1 September 2009  Richland (Wash.) Section establishes Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) affinity group.
  • 1 June 2009  San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section establishes joint chapter of IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communications Society.
  • 1 March 2009  Student branch at California State Polytechnic University, in Pomona, establishes chapter of IEEE Power & Energy Society.
  • 1 March 2009  100th anniversary, Oregon Section.
  • 1 September 2008  The 1959 invention of the semiconductor planar process, by Jean A. Hoerni, and of the integrated circuit, by Robert N. Noyce—both of which took place at Fairchild Semi conductor Corp., in San Jose, Calif.—are named IEEE Milestones.
  • 1 June 2008  100th anniversary, Los Angeles Council.
  • 1 March 2008  Phoenix Section forms Life Member affinity group.
  • 1 March 2008  25th anniversary, Northern Nevada Section.
  • 1 March 2008  50th anniversary, Alaska Section.
  • 1 March 2008  Denver Section forms WIE

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