IEEE HOU Sec. Holiday Celebration: Keynote Sandra L. “Candy” Robinson

Tis is the Season for I, EEE, EE, E, E…the IEEE Houston Section cordially invites its members, future members, family, and guests to our Holiday Celebration meeting on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This years meeting will be celebrated at the United Way of Greater Houston facility. FREE Covered Parking.

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 50 Waugh Dr

Houston, TX 77007

F-35 Fighter


F-35 Program Overview: We are at an inflection point regarding the threat environments in which we operate. In order to be a relevant actor in global security, a nation must build and maintain a core competency in Air Power.  The F-35 redefines the multi mission aircraft. The features and current status of the fighter will be given, as well as a look ahead to 2018 and beyond.



IEEE-USA PresidentCandy Robinson is currently a Software Engineering Manager for Lockheed Martin MST, assigned to the F-35 program. She worked as a design and software engineer for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory, and for the Boeing Company.  She has published papers at the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and for the SWE National Convention. She is a Distinguished Toastmaster, ACM member, IEEE Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP), and Life member of SWE.

She has served in many career guidance activities, including MathCounts, IEEE’s Teacher in Service Program (TISP), Girl Scout badge workshops, science fair judging, career fair presentations, Expanding Your Horizons conference chair and presenter, and Future Cities judge.

She received a BSEE degree from the University of Texas at Austin (1977), an MSCS degree from the University of California at Davis (1986), and an MBA in Engineering and Technology Management from the University of Dallas (1999).

Tis years holiday meal will be catered by Peli Peli 
Peli Peli’s cuisine, is known as South African Fusion, which features authentic South African delicacies along with American steak, chicken and seafood favorites prepared by Chef Paul Friedman’s South African style. This style includes marinades, seasonings and spices used in South African cuisine with Dutch, Portuguese and Asian influences.

  • As seen on the Food Network and CNBC’s Restaurant Startup
  • Rated Top 10 in Houston on Tripadvisor & Yelp
  • Best Restaurant Winner – 2017 Menu of Menus (Houston Press)
  • 2017 People’s Choice Award Winner – Greater Houston Restaurant Association
This promises to be a full event and Registration is Strongly Requested. Preregistered guest will be seated first. Please join us as we take time out to say thank you and celebrate with friends.

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