Fox Valley Robotics Invitation to Judge or Referee at upcoming events

This year Fox Valley Robotics/Batavia Robotics is hosting three robotics events: FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Batavia where Kids in middle and high school participated to qualify for regional was on Feb 12 Sunday. VEX Skills Challenge, this Sunday, Feb 19. Teams will be coming in to run their robots both autonomously and driver controlled.  We are… Read more

FUTURE CITIES

The IEEE Chicago Section once again sponsored an award for Future Cities this year. Future Cities is the competition for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders where students design their version of a future city with simulation software, build scale models, write essays, and give oral presentations. Twenty Six teams from nineteen schools competed in the… Read more

Initial Grant Presentation to the Franklin Park Public Library District

Norm Phoenix presented the initial Science Kit for Public Libraries grant to the Franklin Park Public Library District.  The presentation occurred on October 20, 2016 during the “Full Steam Ahead” program the library was holding that day.  The person receiving the grant on behalf of the library was Vanessa Morrison, Assistant Director – Information &… Read more

Chicago Section Presents 2016 Awards

On December 9th the IEEE Chicago Section held an awards banquet in the Skyline room at the Midwest Conference Center.   Certificates of Appreciation were given to many volunteers as well as Plaque awarded to  a few for exemplary service. Plaques were awarded to: Vickie Peters – Chicago Section Chair July 2014 to January 2016.  Vickie lead… Read more

2016 Chicago Section Awards Dinner

Dear Members, As we enter the holidays, it is a time of thinking of others, reflecting on the past year and thanks. On December 9th the IEEE Chicago Section will be holding an awards banquet thanking some of you who volunteered your time throughout the year for the Chicago Section, chapters and affiliations with certificates… Read more

November Message from the Section Chair

Another year has come and is almost gone. Due to circumstances beyond our control the annual Chicago Section Symposium will not take place. This does not mean nothing is going on. In fact, that’s half the problem. On the 7th is a Master of Engineering Management Information Session.  The IoT Summit is Nov. 9-10th at… Read more

SKPL Grant Presentation in Des Plaines

Representing the IEEE Chicago Section Science Kit for Libraries grant program, Norm Phoenix presented the initial portion of the grant award  to the Des Plaines Public Library on Friday, October 14, 2016. The IEEE presentation was during a celebration of renovations made to the library over the last year. Here are some photographs from that… Read more

IEEE Day 2016

IEEE Day celebrates the first time in history that engineers worldwide and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884! The Northwest Subsection is commemorating this first IEEE gathering by recognizing the current achievements of members, updating technical projects, and welcoming the student members of the newest Chicago Section Student Branch If you… Read more