Region News: December 2017

The latest IEEE activities from around the world

26 December 2017

REGION 1: NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Syracuse (N.Y.) Section forms IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapter.


REGION 2: EASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Delaware Bay Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Communications and IEEE Signal Processing societies.
  • Washington/Northern Virginia Section forms IEEE Systems Council chapter.


REGION 3: Southeastern UNITED STATES

  • Eastern North Carolina Section forms IEEE Consultants Network (CN) affinity group.
  • East Tennessee Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Power & Energy and IEEE Power Electronics societies.
  • Student branch at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, forms IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter.


REGION 4: Central UNITED STATES

  • Student branch formed at Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill.
  • Student branch at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, forms IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectronics, and Frequency Control Society chapter.


REGION 5: SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES

  • High Plains (Northern Colorado, Southern Wyoming, and Southwest Nebraska) Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity group.
  • Student branch at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.


REGION 6: WESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Albuquerque Section forms IEEE Signal Processing Society chapter.
  • Student branch at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Seattle Section forms IEEE CN affinity group.
  • Spokane (Wash.) Section forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.


REGION 7: CANADA

  • Student branch at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.

REGION 8: EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA

  • Algeria Section forms IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Bournemouth University, Poole, England.
  • Student branch at University of Bordeaux, France, forms chapters of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement and IEEE Solid-State Circuits societies.
  • Student branch formed at École Polytechnique, Paris.
  • Lithuania Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Sohar University, Oman.
  • Poland Section forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter and IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Portugal Section forms chapters of IEEE Oceanic Engineering and IEEE Solid-State Circuits societies.
  • Student branch at ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Serbia and Montenegro Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Student branch at Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey, forms IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society chapter.

REGION 9: Latin America

  • Student branches formed in Buenos Aires at the National University of San Martín and Universidad Tecnológica Nacional.
  • Student branches formed at Universidad Privada Boliviana, La Paz, Bolivia.
  • Student branch formed at the University of Cauca, Colombia.
  • Student branch at Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Cartago, forms chapters of IEEE Computer and IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology societies.
  • Student branch formed in Ecuador at Universidad de Guayaquil and Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito.
  • Student branch at Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala City, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mérida, Mexico.
  • Student branch at Instituto Tecnológico de Puebla, Mexico, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Nicaragua Section forms chapters of IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology.
  • Student branch at Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.

REGION 10: Asia and Pacific

  • Northern Australia Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • New South Wales (Australia) Section forms IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society chapter.
  • Bangladesh Section forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.
  • Chengdu (China) Section forms IEEE Reliability Society chapter.
  • Xian (China) Section forms IEEE Vehicular Technology Society chapter.
  • Student branches in India at S.B. Jain Institute of Technology, Management, and Research; St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, and Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology form IEEE Computer Society chapters.
  • Malaysia Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Sensors and IEEE Nanotechnology councils.
  • Nagoya (Japan) Section forms IEEE Life Member affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

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