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

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

Volunteers Needed for Science Engineering Fair Houston (SEFH) 2021

Posted on December 12, 2020 by Vincent Palughi     The 62nd annual Science Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) is now accepting place judge volunteers.   The Houston Section of IEEE has a long history of supplying place judges and other volunteer positions for the SEFH.   The SEFH will be held virtually this year from February… 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

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