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

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

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

IEEE Houston Section STEM Funding Congressional Support

Dear IEEE members,  This is a chance for you to meet your congressman representative in your district: Congressman Culberson. IEEE–USA has been meeting with legislators on Capitol Hill to discuss the FY 2017 budget.  These meetings have included discussions with Rep. Culberson, who is a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. One of the results of… Read more