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

CenterPoint Energy Foundation awards Volunteer Grant to the IEEE Houston Section

      The IEEE Houston Section would like to thank our Membership Development Chair Jerry Harness and the  CenterPoint Energy Foundation for the $500.00 Volunteer Grant recently made to the section.  Jerry works as an electric transmission planning engineer at CenterPoint Energy in Houston, TX.  The CenterPoint Energy Foundation is the charitable foundation of… Read more

Houston Section at Science Engineering Fair Houston (SEFH) 2020

IEEE Houston Section SEFH Place Awards Judges Junior Division (from Left to Right) – Vincent Palughi, Roy Chan, and Ernest Njouondo. The 61st annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) was held Saturday February 15th, 2020, in the George R Brown Convention Center.  This year’s SEFH represented 150 Texas middle and high schools, had 815… 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

UH Clear Lake: SPAC Student Conference

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 I was invited to participate in IEEE UH-Clear Lake SPAC Student Conference. I must admit I didn’t know much about SPAC was and it was a luncheon, so I decided to attend. IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC) is an annual event which serves respected professionals to get engaged with… Read more

Galveston Bay Section: Professional Forum and Student Poster Session

On Saturday, November 16, 2019 the Houston Section partnered up with the Galveston Bay Section to support the Professional Forum and Student Poster Session. This was a great event coordinated by the Galveston Bay Section where their were over 35 Students participating from TAMU-Galveston, UH-Clear Lake to UT Austin. I was very impressed with the… Read more

2019 Recognition Silver Recruitment Award is Presented to Houston Section

Dear IEEE Houston Section EXCOM, I am pleased to recognize the Houston Section for meeting its recruitment goal for the 2019 membership year. Congratulations! The membership development goals were developed based on your Section’s four year performance. You are to be commended for continuing to grow IEEE membership in the Houston Section. In recognition of this… Read more

IEEE TESI Seminar: “What Are Standards?”

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

Press Release: IEEEXtreme 13.0 Registration Opens on 5th August 2019

Press Release: Registration for IEEEXtreme 13.0 will open on 5 August 2019.  The competition will take place on 19 October 2019.  Please refer to our website www.ieeextreme.org for all current information. IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members – advised and proctored by an IEEE member, and often supported by an… Read more