IEEE HOU Sec: IEEE DAY 2019 Celebration

Celebrating the first time in history when engineers worldwide and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884. IEEE Day’s theme is: “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. … The celebration of IEEE Day on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 is the 10th year celebrating this historic event! This year the IEEE Houston Section will be participating with a… Read more

IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute TAMU

On Friday, July 26, 2019 IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute South location at Texas A&M University hosted over 300 students from around the world. At the TryEngineering Summer Institute (TESI) program, 8th – 12th grade school students explored various engineering fields, such as Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace. The TESI program also facilitated an opportunity… Read more

Lamar University Motivation Seminar: Right on Time Advise

Not a time short of anxieties: finals, what’s next after college, the job market, adulting, credit scores, to name a few. Those in colleague know getting advice in these and many other topics from individuals ahead in the professional game is always a very welcome privilege. In a seminar hosted by the IEEE Student Branch… Read more

Call for Participation – 2019 VoLT Track 1

Call for Participation – 2019 VoLT Track 1 Call for participation: 2019 IEEE Volunteer Leadership Training Program (VoLT) – The MGA Training Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Volunteer Leadership Training Program (VoLT). The program continues this year after graduating over 250 graduates to date. VoLT graduates represent all IEEE Regions… Read more

IEEE Hou YP July 2019 Newsletter

IMPORTANT EVENTS   Moon-gazing Event: Celebrating Apollo’s 50th Anniversary (July 12th, 7:30 pm–10 pm) This year marks 50 years since humankind first landed on the moon. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the IEEE Houston Section & IEEE Houston  Young Professionals invites all members to attend the George Observatory’s  Moon-gazing event. Come explore the Apollo 11 lunar… Read more

Call for volunteers! Judge Engineering Projects at HCC

Call for volunteers! The Houston Community College Engineering Program has two courses where students work as a team to create a simple engineering device, Introduction to Engineering [E1201] and Engineering Graphics [E1204].  Professor June Keller is seeking external judges for these courses at the following times and locations: July 17, Wednesday, 8-10 am, Alief Hayes… Read more

Rice Design Team Wins International Circuits and Systems Design Competition

Dr. Joseph Cavallaro, the Houston area Circuits and Systems Society Chair and Rice University Student Branch Counselor, reported that the Axon Mobile Senior Design Team has won the international IEEE Circuits and Systems student design contest.  The Axon Mobile team members – Aidan Curtis, Sophia D’Amico, Andres Gomez, Benjamin Klimko, and Irene Zhang, developed an… Read more

IEEE YP Boba Tea Networking Social – June 2019

On Wednesday, June 5, the local IEEE Young Professionals group gathered together at The Teahouse for its monthly Boba Tea Networking Social. During the evening, attendees could meet up and catch up while play board games. Joining the Young Professional networking events is an excellent opportunity to get involved at the IEEE Houston Section, as… Read more

NASA Spinoffs: there is more space in your life than you think.

Did you know the ubiquitous smoke detectors that help preventing catastrophic fires were conceived for NASA’s Skylab mission in the seventies? or that the wireless drill you can buy in your local hardware store was an invention driven by NASA space exploration? or the Apollo program relationship with the quartz watch you have probably worn… Read more

Rice University receives the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Student Branch Award

Rice did it again. During the Awards Banquet of the 2019 IEEE Region 5 Meeting & Student Conference, held on April 6th in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Lafayette, LA; Rice University was presented the award for Outstanding Student Branch of 2018, from the hands of Robert Shapiro, IEEE Region 5 Director. Robert Shapiro… Read more