Quartz: The Workhorse of Frequency Control–Growth and Applications @ IIT Rice Campus
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Fellow, Gary R. Johnson
Topic:  Quartz: The Workhorse of Frequency Control–Growth and Applications

Hour of Code @ Concordia University Chicago, Christopher Center, Room 200
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

To kick off Computer Science Education Week, Concordia University Chicago invites community members of all ages to campus for the worldwide Hour of Code.

Hour of Code is an international initiative to promote computer science education by showing that anyone can learn the basics of computer coding. At the Concordia-Chicago event, sponsored by the College of Graduate and Innovative Programs, attendees will hear from a guest speaker, complete an hour-long, computer-based tutorial and receive a certificate of completion.

Vickie Peters will be giving a talk on importance of computer science education as well as we will be presenting the prize for the winning team from IEEE Chicago Section in the 2016 IEEEXtreme competition.

Licensed educators can receive one Professional Development Hour (PDH) credit for participating.

All attendees must register online. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants should bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone—the tutorials have options for every age and experience level and work on any modern browser.

For information, contact Dr. Kathryn Wozniak, Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Annual EMC Holiday Party @ Maggiano's
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Annual holiday Party details TBD

Chicago Section Board Meeting @ Devry University - Room A230
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chicago Section Board Meeting – Open to all IEEE members

Chicago Section Board Meeting @ Devry University - Room A230
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chicago Section Board Meeting – Open to all IEEE members


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2015 IEEE Chicago – Land of Lincoln Hackathon Winners!

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Finalists Announced for Land of Lincoln Hackathon

We are announcing the finalist for the IEEE Land of Lincoln Hackathon.   This hackathon was launched as an opportunity to foster innovation from the academic and professional communities. The hackathon is supported by 4 key sponsors: CVS Health, MRED, IEEE CS eGovSpecial Technical Community and the IEEE Chicago Section. This year’s hackathon goal is to raise awareness of… Read more


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The Northwest Subsection, Chicago Section, found a unique way to celebrate IEEE Day, October 6, at with a multi-part program at Oakton Community College. The Subsection began the evening with a Student-centric presentation on the importance of professionals to students. Students learned about unique opportunities such as access to cutting-edge presentations and industry mentors. Students… Read more




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