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

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

Calling for Nominations for the 2020 IEEE Region 5 Awards

CALL for 2019 NOMINATIONS IEEE Region 5 is accepting nominations for the following awards. Before applying online and to increase your likelihood for success contact the Awards & Arrangement Committee for help. We like to endorse and nominate those volunteers who support our Section’s growth, leadership, and retention goals. Awards are presented at the annual… 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

Call for IEEE-USA Awards Nominations

IEEE-USA Awards – Submit Your Nominations Today! Every year, the prestigious IEEE-USA Awards recognize excellence in professionalism, technical achievement, and literary contributions to public awareness and understanding of the engineering profession in the United States. If you know someone deserving, nominate them today! The submission deadline is 15 September. Visit: https://ieeeusa.org/volunteers/awards-recognition/   Article by Vincent Palughi LinkedIn / Tweet… Read more

IEEE TESI Seminar: “What Are Standards?”

On Friday, July 26, 2019 IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute South location at Texas A&M University hosted over 300 students from around the world. At the TryEngineering Summer Institute (TESI) program, 8th – 12th grade school students explored various engineering fields, such as Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace. The TESI program also facilitated an opportunity… Read more

IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute TAMU

On Friday, July 26, 2019 IEEE TryEngineering Summer Institute South location at Texas A&M University hosted over 300 students from around the world. At the TryEngineering Summer Institute (TESI) program, 8th – 12th grade school students explored various engineering fields, such as Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace. The TESI program also facilitated an opportunity… Read more