Press Release: IEEE HOU Sec. Receiving The Corporate Partner Award

  On July 16, 2021 the IEEE R5 Houston Section will be honored with the Corporate Partner award at the 10 year celebration of the  NSBE Process Improvement (PI) Special Interest Group (SIG).The R5 Houston Section will be recognized for our cooperation in the hosting of joint programs such as Black History Month STEM Innovators,… 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

IEEE Facilities & Construction Network Suite

Christopher Sanderson, IEEE R5 Houston Section thank you for your partnership and facilitating in the Facilities & Construction SPE Spring 2021 Hiring Event. I wanted to personally thank IEEE for accepting our invitation to lead this virtual Networking Suite discussion on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. As a collaborating partnership organization,… Read more

IEEE Houston Section Congressional Virtual Visit Day (CvVD)

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021 members from around the United States will be participating in the IEEE-USA Congressional Virtual Visit Day (CvVD). Because travel to Washington is still difficult this year’s CVD was virtual. Instead of traveling to Washington, participants such as Christopher Sanderson, R5 South Area Chair had the opportunity to meet with their… Read more

Christopher Sanderson 2020 recipient of the IEEE-USA John Meredith Professional Service Award

IEEE Houston Section Chairman and South Area Chair for Region 5  Christopher Sanderson has been awarded the IEEE-USA John Meredith Professional Service Award.  The John Meredith Professional service award is named in the memory and honor of Mr. John Meredith, who was the 2007 IEEE-USA President, and a tireless IEEE volunteer.    This award is given… Read more

Houston Section on IEEE.tv – What to Watch Next?

      Introduction IEEE.tv has great content that can help IEEE members get more out of their membership.  Videos ranging from online meetings, technical conferences, insightful interviews, and educational / “how to” engineering guides.  There are also Live shows to choose from.  The videos are free to IEEE members, and are a nominal cost… Read more