LNL Webinar: Electrical HRG (High Resistance Grounding) Challenges and Solutions

Neutral-grounding resistors (NGR) for industrial power systems are often selected without consideration of the nature of the loads on the system. Where a significant proportion of system demand is from adjustable-speed drives (ASD), unexpected performance problems, such as the NGR continually running hot without a detected ground fault, or NGR failure, can result. Modern HRG… Read more

Webinar: IEEEXplorer to your Next Career Opportunity

You may think that IEEEXplore is just a research database for discovery and access to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical standards, and related materials on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics, and allied fields, but did you know that you can also leverage it for more than just research?  Wow, users can get that promotion, research emerging technologies to make that… 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

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

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

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

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

IEEE Life Membership Texas Technical Tour

Texas is the home to a number of centers of technical excellence of national importance, as well as several key IEEE historical awards including Milestones celebrating technological breakthroughs or turning points. These will form the basis for a number of technology-oriented visits throughout Texas organized by the San Antonio Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG) of… 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