Article: Houston Section Seminar: At Texas Southern University “What Are Standards?”

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, the IEEE Houston Section facilitated a “What Are Standards?” Seminar at Texas Southern University, for the past 4 years (Except for 2020 during the Pandemic)  Christopher Sanderson, IEEE Houston Section Chair and IEEE Region 5 South Chair has facilitated this seminar to over 30 student attendees many of which are not IEEE Student Branch members. The great… Read more

Article: 5 Technologies Impacting Sustainability In Energy

The following article is being shared from our 2022 GreenTech Conference partner IEEE. A number of energy corporations and utility providers are stepping up their commitments to sustainability and lowering carbon emissions. There is a plethora of technology that will be used to complete these tasks. Oil and gas majors are leaning more and more to diversify… 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 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

University of Houston IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Epsilon Epsilon Chapter 2020 Induction

On Saturday, April  25, 2020 the University of Houston (UH) HKN Epsilon Epsilon Chapter held its 2020 induction ceremony via ZOOM web conference and facilitated by Hannah Schroeder,  IEEE UH HKN Student Branch President. It has been a long road in trying to get the Epsilon Epsilon chapter reinstated after a few years’ hiatus. The induction… Read more

IEEE HOU Sec: Chair Message from Christopher Sanderson

The World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis is a unique challenge that has impacted many of our members of the IEEE family. I would like to express my concern and support for all the members of the IEEE community, our members, our families and all others… Read more

IEEE HOU Sec. Webinar Series: Professional and Technical Development

The COVID-19 global health crisis was a unique challenge that impacted many of our members of the IEEE family. Governments around the world issued restrictions on travel, gatherings, and meetings in an effort to limit and slow the spread of the virus. The health and safety of the IEEE community is the first priority during… 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

Alice Wang Receives IEEE Volunteer Appreciation Award

Our own outgoing IEEE Houston Executive Chair, Alice Wang, was awarded the Volunteer Appreciation Award, at the recent EXCOM leadership retreat. Alice has been with IEEE and has volunteered with the Houston Section for over a decade.   She began with IEEE at the student branch of Texas A&M University.  In 2010 Alice was the IEEE… Read more

2020 Young Engineer Of the Year (YEOY) Award Winner: Jerry Harness

The IEEE Houston Section would like to congratulate Mr. Jerry Harness for the Young Engineer Of the Year (YEOY). Please join in congratulating Jerry for all of his professional achievements in Electrical Engineering and his IEEE volunteer efforts. We hope that you can join us for the Awards Ceremony during Houston Engineers Week, February 16th… Read more