Region News: December 2016

The latest IEEE activities from around the world

29 December 2016

REGION 1: NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Mohawk Valley (New York) Section forms IEEE Systems Council chapter.


REGION 2: EASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Student branch at the University of Maryland, College Park, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.


REGION 3: SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Student branch formed at Kennesaw State University, Georgia.
  • Richmond (Va.) Section forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.


REGION 5: SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES

  • St. Louis Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity group.
  • Central Texas Section forms IEEE Sensors Council chapter.


REGION 6: WESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Buenaventura (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • Student branch at the University of California, Berkeley, forms joint chapter of the IEEE Industry Applications and IEEE Power Electronics societies.


REGION 7: CANADA

  • Montreal Section forms IEEE Power Electronics Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Concordia University, Montreal, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.

REGION 8: EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA

  • Student branches formed in Bahrain at Ahlia University, Manama, and AMA International University, Salmabad.
  • Student branch at Helwan University, Egypt, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Sheffeld University, England.
  • Student branches formed in Accra, Ghana, at BlueCrest College and Ghana Technology University College.
  • Student branch formed at the University of Brescia, Italy.
  • Student branch formed at Kaunus University of Technology, Lithuania.
  • Republic of Macedonia Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Student branch at University of Coimbra, Portugal, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Chapter of IEEE–Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE’s honor society) formed at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.
  • Student branch at the National Engineering School of Monastir, Tunisia, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.


REGION 9: LATIN AMERICA

  • Student branch at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter and IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • Student branch at Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.
  • Chile Section forms IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, forms chapters of the IEEE Circuits and Systems and IEEE Robotics and Automation societies.
  • Student branch at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, forms IEEE Electron Devices Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas, San Salvador, forms IEEE Communications Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Instituto Tecnológicode Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico, forms IEEE Computer Society chapter and IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Universidad Autónomade Guadalajara, Zapopan, Mexico, forms chapters of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management and IEEE Vehicular Technology societies.
  • Student branch formed at Universidad Andina Néstor Cáceres Velásquez, Juliaca, Peru.
  • Student branch at Universidad Nacional del Altiplano, Puno, Peru, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.


REGION 10: ASIA AND PACIFIC

  • Student branch at Macquarie University, Sydney, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branches in Bangladesh at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Jahangirnagar University, North South University, and the University of Dhaka form WIE affinity groups.
  • Macau (China) Section forms IEEE Council on RFID chapter.
  • Student branches in India at Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Technology for Women, Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, and Netaji Subhash Engineering College form IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapters.
  • Indonesia Section forms chapters of IEEE Computer, IEEE Education, and IEEE Power Electronics societies.
  • Student branch formed at Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
  • Student branch formed at University of Fukui, Japan. Kwangju (Korea) Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Durian Tunggal.
  • Student branch formed at Abasyn University, Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • Taegu (South Korea) Section forms IEEEYP affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Student branch at Tra Vinh University, Vietnam, forms IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter.

The Institute announces the formation of new groups once they’ve been approved by IEEE Member and Geographic Activities. To send us news of student branch events and competitions, WIE or preuniversity outreach efforts, or other IEEE group activities, email the editors at institute@ieee.org.

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