Region News: March 2017

The latest IEEE activities from around the world

8 March 2017

REGION 1: NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Student branch at New York City College of Technology forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.


REGION 3: Southeastern UNITED STATES

  • Student branch at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland.
  • Student branches at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and University of Virginia, Charlottesville, form chapters of IEEE Power & Energy Society.


REGION 4: Central UNITED STATES

  • Central Illinois Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity group.
  • Student branch at Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Mich., forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Southern Minnesota Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.


REGION 5: SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Central Texas Section forms chapters of IEEE Computer and IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology societies.
  • Student branch at University of Texas, San Antonio, forms IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society chapter.


REGION 6: WESTERN UNITED STATES

  • San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Washington State University, Vancouver, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.


REGION 7: CANADA

  • Montreal Section forms chapters of IEEE Consumer Electronics Society and IEEE Nanotechnology Council.

REGION 8: EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA

  • Student branch formed at Bahrain Polytechnic, Isa Town.
  • Egypt Section forms IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society chapter.
  • Student branch at German University, Cairo, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Italy Section forms chapters of IEEE Broadcast Technology, IEEE Consumer Electronics, and IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation societies.
  • Student branch at University of Pavia, Italy, forms IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Al-Zaytoonah University, Amman, Jordan.
  • Student branch formed at Gulf University for Science and Technology, Mubarak Al-Abdullah, Kuwait.
  • Student branch formed at Lebanese University, Beirut.
  • Student branch formed at Muscat College, Oman.
  • Student branch formed at Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Student branch at National Research University of Electronic Technology, Zelenograd, Russia, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Saudi Arabia Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Tunisia Section forms IEEE Control Systems Society chapter.
  • Student branch at National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Sakarya University, Turkey.

REGION 9: Latin America

  • Student branch formed at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina.
  • Student branch at Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidade de Brasília forms chapters of IEEE Communications and IEEE Power & Energy societies.
  • Student branch at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter and IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Londrina State University, Brazil, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidad de Concepción, Chile, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central, Bogotá, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branches formed in Colombia at Comfenalco Technological University Foundation, Cartagena, and Universidad Santo Tomás, Bucaramanga.
  • Student branch at Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Mexico Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Victoria, Mexico.
  • Student branch at University of Guanajuato, Mexico, forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • Student branches formed in Peru at Universidad Nacional Agraria de la Selva, Tingo María, and Universidad del Pacífico, Lima.
  • Student branch at Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter and IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Lima, forms IEEE Communications Society chapter and IEEE WIE affinity group.

REGION 10: Asia and Pacific

  • Student branch at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  • Beijing Section forms IEEE Biometrics Council chapter and IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Harbin (China) Section forms chapters of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing and IEEE Vehicular Technology societies and IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Nanjing (China) Section forms IEEE Vehicular Technology Society chapter.
  • Student branch at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Wuhan University, China, forms IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society chapter.
  • Student branches formed in India at Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Bennett University, Christ College of Engineering and Technology, D.Y. Patil School of Engineering Academy, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, JCT College of Engineering and Technology, Keshav Memorial Institute of Technology, Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology and Management, PPG Institute of Technology, Punjabi University, R.L. Jalappa Institute of Technology, Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering, SCAD College of Engineering and Technology, Surya Engineering College, Vaigai College of Engineering, Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College, and Vetri Vinayaha College of Engineering and Technology.
  • Student branches in India at Bishop Jerome Institute, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, KCG College of Technology, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology, Sastra University, and Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering form IEEE WIE affinity groups.
  • Student branches in India at ABES, College of Engineering Trikaripur, Mar Baselios Christian College of Engineering and Technology, and Sastra University form IEEE Power & Energy Society chapters.
  • Indonesia Section forms IEEE Electron Devices Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Japan.
  • Student branch at National University of Malaysia, Bangi, forms IEEE Electron Devices Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Changwon (South Korea) Section forms IEEE Industrial Electronics Society chapter.
  • Sri Lanka Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Thailand Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.

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