IEEE TryEngineering Volunteer STEM Portal Initiative

In March 2020 I was asked to be part of the IEEE TryEngineering STEM Portal Initiative by Jamie Moesch, Managing Director, Education Activities and Burt Dicht, Director, Student and Academic Education Programs. The opportunity to share some of our R5 Houston Section STEM initiative like Teachers In-Service Program (TISP) facilitated by Freddie Wong and learning… Read more

University of Houston IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Epsilon Epsilon Chapter Information Session

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 the University of Houston (UH) HKN Epsilon Epsilon Chapter held an information session was facilitated by Christopher Sanderson, IEEE Region 5 South Area Chair and IEEE Houston Section Vice-Chair. The IEEE UH Student Branch President Javier Garcia has been hard at work in trying to get the Epsilon Epsilon chapter reinstated… Read more

University of Houston IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Epsilon Epsilon Chapter 2020 Induction

On Saturday, April  25, 2020 the University of Houston (UH) HKN Epsilon Epsilon Chapter held its 2020 induction ceremony via ZOOM web conference and facilitated by Hannah Schroeder,  IEEE UH HKN Student Branch President. It has been a long road in trying to get the Epsilon Epsilon chapter reinstated after a few years’ hiatus. The induction… Read more

IEEE HOU Sec: Chair Message from Christopher Sanderson

The World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many of our members of the IEEE family. I would like to express my concern and support for all the members of the IEEE community, our members, our families and all others… Read more

IEEE HOU Sec. Webinar Series: Professional and Technical Development

The COVID-19 global health crisis was a unique challenge that impacted many of our members of the IEEE family. Governments around the world issued restrictions on travel, gatherings, and meetings in an effort to limit and slow the spread of the virus. The health and safety of the IEEE community is the first priority during… Read more

TryEngineering Interview “Ask An Engineer”: Christopher Sanderson

As part of IEEE TryEngineering program in partnership with Cricket Media. Our very own Christopher Sanderson, R5 South Area Chair and Houston Section Chair was interviewed recently. This was a continuation of a program that he participated in previously Engineers Make the World Better. TryEngineering Together is a unique eMentorship platform giving companies a resource… Read more

Houston Section Executive Committee Officers for 2020

IEEE Houston Section: r5.ieee.org/Houston Twitter: www.Twitter.com/IEEEHouston Facebook: www.facebook.com/IEEEHouston  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/4998372     IEEE Houston Section Elects Executive Committee Officers for 2020   Houston, Texas – December 11, 2019 – – The Houston Section of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, recently elected its executive committee officers for 2020. Each officer will serve a 2-year term…. Read more

Alice Wang Receives IEEE Volunteer Appreciation Award

Our own outgoing IEEE Houston Executive Chair, Alice Wang, was awarded the Volunteer Appreciation Award, at the recent EXCOM leadership retreat. Alice has been with IEEE and has volunteered with the Houston Section for over a decade.   She began with IEEE at the student branch of Texas A&M University.  In 2010 Alice was the IEEE… Read more

Calling for Nominations for the 2020 IEEE Region 5 Awards

CALL for 2019 NOMINATIONS IEEE Region 5 is accepting nominations for the following awards. Before applying online and to increase your likelihood for success contact the Awards & Arrangement Committee for help. We like to endorse and nominate those volunteers who support our Section’s growth, leadership, and retention goals. Awards are presented at the annual… Read more

Congressional Visits Day: 24-25 March 2020

* The deadline to register for CVD 2020 is 6 March* The Science, Engineering and Technology Congressional Visits Day (SET CVD) is an annual two-day event that brings engineers, scientists, mathematicians, researchers, educators, and technology executives to Washington to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology. Uniquely multi-sector and multi-disciplinary, the SET CVD… Read more