Region News: September 2016

The latest IEEE activities from around the world

23 September 2016

REGION 1: NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Connecticut Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Curry College, Milton, Mass.
  • Student branch at Tufts University, Medford, Mass., forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Providence (R.I.) Section forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.


REGION 2: EASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Northern Virginia Section forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.
  • Columbus (Ohio) Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania.
  • Student branch at Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va., forms IEEE WIE affinity group.


REGION 3: SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Huntsville (Ala.) Section forms IEEE Life Members (LM) affinity group.
  • Miami Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.


REGION 4: CENTRAL UNITED STATES

  • Student branch at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • West Michigan Section forms IEEE LM affinity group.


REGION 5: SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Student branch formed at University of Arkansas, Fort Smith.
  • Student branch at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.


REGION 6: WESTERN UNITED STATES

  • San Diego Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Student branch at University of California, Berkeley, forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • Student branch at University of California, Los Angeles, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.


REGION 7: CANADA

  • Montreal Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Vancouver Section forms joint chapter of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology and IEEE Signal Processing societies.
  • Student branch at the University of Calgary forms IEEE WIE affinity group.

REGION 8: EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA

  • Bahrain Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) Section forms IEEE LM affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Student branch formed at Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Student branch formed at Al-Manar University of Tripoli, Lebanon.
  • Portugal Section forms IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society chapter.
  • Romania Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.


REGION 9: LATIN AMERICA

  • Student branch formed at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, San Rafael, Argentina.
  • Student branch formed at Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil.
  • Student branch at the University of Costa Rica, San José, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Mexico, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Puerto Rico and Caribbean Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Uruguay Section forms IEEE LM affinity group.


REGION 10: ASIA AND PACIFIC

  • Student branch at Stamford University Bangladesh, Dhaka, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Beijing Section forms IEEE Vehicular Technology Society chapter.
  • Chengdu (China) Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.
  • Pune (India) Section forms IEEE Education Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia, forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Singapore University of Technology and Design forms IEEE Signal Processing Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Balangoda.
  • Student branch formed at Tra Vinh University, Vietnam.

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, e-mail the editors at institute@ieee.org.

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