IEEE Consultants Network Meeting

IEEE Consultants Network July Meeting Apollo Moon Landing – An Engineer’s Story   On July 25th, at the Clayton Library Center (5300 Caroline Street), Mr Ed Smith will provide a presentation on his experience with the Apollo moon landing from an engineer’s perspective.  He was a key contributor to the design and development of the Lunar… Read more

IEEE Control Systems Society Meeting

Lunchtime Downtown IEEE Meeting with the Control Systems Society written by Vincent Palughi On July 24th, we are going to try something different.  We are hosting a downtown, lunchtime IEEE meeting.  July’s meeting will be sponsored by Houston section IEEE Control Systems Society Chairman Dr. Chang Duan and Vincent Palughi Houston Section News and Publicity… 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

June 2019 Pocket Scope Newsletter

THE POCKET SCOPE IEEE Houston Section Monthly Newsletter Greetings Houston Section! Alice Wang Section Chair IEEE Houston Section Our Rice Student Branch members won a worldwide circuit design contest at the International Symposium of the Circuits and System Society!  On May 23, at HESS, we had an excellent presentation by David L. Brown, Senior Scientist… 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

ECH Awards Banquet [Engineering, Science, & Technology Council of Houston]

You are cordially invited to join the Engineering, Science, & Technology Council of Houston for the 2019 Awards Celebration on Thursday,May 30, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.  It is also an opportunity to network with other volunteers and professionals involved in STEM education and STEM professional societies.   HESS CLUB 5430 Westheimer Houston, TX 77056 http://hessclub.com/… Read more

IEEE 2019 STEPing Forward Event

    IEEE STEP (Student Transition and Elevation Partnership) is an initiative developed by IEEE Young Professionals to provide a dynamic platform for facilitating the transition from student member to working as young professional by introducing the opportunities and benefits of IEEE membership during the onset of a STEM career. On May 4th, 2019, the… Read more