Article: Electronic Parts Outlet (EPO) November 2021 Houston Section Meeting

Electronic Parts Outlet (EPO) November 22 at 5:09  · Houston, TX  · It was truly our pleasure to host a small meeting for IEEE Houston Section members at our store after work on Thursday, November 18, 2021. I believe we had in some of one of the student branch chapters here in Houston. What an amazingly cheerful and friendly group… Read more

Article: Houston Section Seminar: At Texas Southern University “What Are Standards?”

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, the IEEE Houston Section facilitated a “What Are Standards?” Seminar at Texas Southern University, for the past 4 years (Except for 2020 during the Pandemic)  Christopher Sanderson, IEEE Houston Section Chair and IEEE Region 5 South Chair has facilitated this seminar to over 30 student attendees many of which are not IEEE Student Branch members. The great… Read more

Article: 2021 IEEE Day & IEEE HKN Founders Day

This year the IEEE Houston Section celebrated our 2021 IEEE Day & IEEE HKN Founders Day at TopGolf Katy. Although the event was more IEEE Caddy Shack TopGolf vs serious competion, it was a fun outdoor venue where members were able to celebrate and play in a safe environment with other fellow IEEE colleagues and guests…. Read more

Article: 5 Technologies Impacting Sustainability In Energy

The following article is being shared from our 2022 GreenTech Conference partner IEEE. A number of energy corporations and utility providers are stepping up their commitments to sustainability and lowering carbon emissions. There is a plethora of technology that will be used to complete these tasks. Oil and gas majors are leaning more and more to diversify… Read more

Article: Seeing Green

The following article is being shared from our 2022 GreenTech Conference partner IEEE.  The bioengineering field is growing rapidly everyday. In a world that relies heavily on biological advancements in healthcare and research, there are risks that develop. Some methods can be harsh on the environment. Because of this it is important to have methods… Read more

In Remembrance of Member Nef Torres

Dear IEEE Houston Section Members It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Nef Torres, Engineering Manager of Substation Relay and SCADA, CenterPoint Energy.  We were notified over the weekend that Nef was involved in a fatal accident while vacationing in the Caribbean. Nef was an active Houston Section member… Read more

IEEE R5 Houston Section in Partnership with NSBE PI SIG Webinar: Black History Month STEM Innovators

In February 2021 during the celebration of Black History Month (BHM) the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), R5 Houston Section partnered with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Process Improvement (PI) Special Interest Group (SIG) to present a three-part webinar series entitled STEM Innovators. Each webinars series was presented by a different… Read more

IEEE R5 Galveston Section Workshop: STEM Engineers In Real Life (IRL) – Who Moved My Cheese?

Students are often encouraged to go into engineering, but what is it that engineers do? “There is no one quick answer because it depends not only on what type of engineer you become but also what industry you work in. To really appreciate the scope of the things engineers do, it’s best to see them.” I… Read more

2021 R5 Houston Section Graduation Stoles Program

Even though many of the class of 2020 and 2021 graduation ceremonies were hijacked due to the #covid-19 pandemic, there are plenty of ways we can still celebrate these graduates and honor their rite of passage. Congratulations to all of our IEEE Houston Section #students Branch Members who graduated and are graduating. Its been a hard year for a lot of… Read more

2020 Virtual Section Congress The Answers…to Membership Engagement in a Pandemic

On Friday, April 9th  –  11th 2021 the IEEE Region 5 East Area Chair and South Area Chair will be presenting at the 2021 Virtual Sections Congress on “The Answers…to Membership Engagement in a Pandemic” facilitated by Christopher Sanderson, R5 South Area Chair, and Matt Francis, R5 East Area Chair. Seminar Description: In March 2020,… Read more