Region News: September 2017

The latest IEEE activities from around the world

22 September 2017

REGION 1: NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Chapter of IEEE–Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), the organization’s honor society, formed at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston.
  • Student branch at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Student branch at New York City College of Technology forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.


REGION 2: EASTERN UNITED STATES

  • Philadelphia Section forms IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapter.


REGION 3: Southeastern UNITED STATES

  • Student branch at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Charlotte (N.C.) Section forms IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity group.
  • Chapter of IEEE-HKN formed at East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.


REGION 4: Central UNITED STATES

  • Northeast Michigan Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Wayne State University, Detroit, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.


REGION 5: SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Denver Section forms IEEE Life Member (LM) affinity group.
  • Dallas Section forms IEEE Power Electronics Society chapter.
  • Fort Worth (Texas) Section forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, forms IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group.


REGION 6: WESTERN UNITED STATES

  • Fort Huachuca (Ariz.) Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Oakland–East Bay (Calif.) Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Section forms IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society chapter.
  • Hawaii Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.


REGION 7: CANADA

  • Kitchener-Waterloo Section forms IEEE Sensors Council chapter.
  • New Brunswick Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at McGill University, Montreal, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.

REGION 8: EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA

  • Algeria Section forms IEEE WIE and YP affinity groups.
  • Student branch at Zewail City of Science and Technology, 6th of October City, Egypt, forms WIE affinity group.
  • Chapter of IEEE-HKN formed at Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
  • Student branch formed at Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • Kenya Section forms IEEE Communications Society chapter.
  • Latvia Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Malta Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at University of Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco.
  • Romania Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Chapter of IEEE-HKN formed at University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.
  • Student branch at Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.

REGION 9: Latin America

  • Argentina Section forms IEEE Photonics Society chapter.
  • Bahia (Brazil) Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch at Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil, forms IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central, Bogotá, forms IEEE Robotics and Automation Society chapter.
  • Student branch at University of Costa Rica, San José, forms IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society chapter.
  • Student branch formed at Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador.
  • Student branch formed at Universidad Mesoamericana, Guatemala City.
  • Student branch at Universidad Tecnológica de Honduras, San Pedro Sula, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Mexico Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Student branch at Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Xalapa, Mexico, forms IEEE WIE affinity group.

REGION 10: Asia and Pacific

  • Northern Australia Section forms IEEE YP affinity group.
  • Chapter of IEEE-HKN formed at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Student branches formed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at Green University and Jagannath University.
  • Wuhan (China) Section forms IEEE Industry Applications Society chapter.
  • Delhi Section forms IEEE LM affinity group.
  • Sendai (Japan) Section forms IEEE WIE affinity group.
  • Student branch formed at Aoyama Gakuin University, Shibuya, Japan.
  • Student branch at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, forms IEEE Power & Energy Society chapter.
  • Student branch at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, forms IEEE Computer Society chapter.

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