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

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

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

2021 IEEE HKN Panel Discussion: How to encourage Diversity and Outreach in a Professional Organization

On Thursday, April 1st 2021 the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Kappa Sigma chapter and GWISE will facilitate a panel discussion “How to encourage Diversity and Outreach in a Professional Organization” Sponsored by Boston University HKN Student Branch. The program is  designed to engage with many communities to discuss the need for diversity in STEM,… 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

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

Houston Section Receives 2020 Section Professional Development Award

Tweet Us / Facebook Us /LinkedIn Us / Contact Us 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 Receives the IEEE 2020 Section Professional Development Award   Houston, Texas – August 27, 2020 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for advancing technology for humanity, has awarded the Houston Section with the Section Profession Development Award. Each year… Read more

IEEE Official Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Toshio Fukuda and Stephen Welby of IEEE have provided an official response to the current situation – IEEE operations are continuing virtually through the use of IEEE’s many online resources. There are still many webinars, standards, and e-books being released that can help members to stay sharp and continue collaborating virtually. More resources can be… 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