Exploring Career Paths at UI LABS

On May 16th, 2018 IEEE Women in Engineering hosted an event at UI LABS in partnership with Northwestern Master of Engineering Management program and the Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section. UI LABS is a collaboration platform that brings Universities + Industries together with startups and government to define problems, design partnerships and deliver… Read more

Engineering Day at Polished Pebbles

IEEE Women in Engineering hosted an Engineering Day at Polished Pebbles on April 14th, 2018. Polished Pebbles is a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring girls in a diverse verity of professions. The event started with an icebreaker activity where each mentor and mentee received a Spring Break ‘Find Someone who’ worksheet and walked around the… Read more

Northlake Public Library District Receives Grant

Press Release from Northlake Public Library District For Immediate Release The Northlake Public Library District recently received a $1400 grant from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – Chicago Section to build a collection of circulating science kits. The twelve circulating kits, called Science to Go Kits, will include books, DVDs, and other… Read more

CS Discusses Cloud Services From a Business Perspective

The Cloud Computing model as we know it is just over 10 years old now.  Current cloud-based offerings and business expectations have changed over the past decade. On Thursday, April 19th IEEE Sr member, Pete Salerno reviewed the origins of cloud computing and the National Institute of Standards and Technology definitions. Pete discussed the current… Read more

TEMSCON 2018 comes to Chicago

2018 Conference of the IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Society Date: June 28 – June 30, 2018 Engineering Management in an era of disruption We invite contributions from researchers, educators, managers and students. Contributions may be conceptual, theoretical, or empirical. They should document research activities, case studies or best practices, shedding light on the theory… Read more

How Machine Learning Powers the Connected Car

Cars are now connected to the internet and car manufacturers are becoming more like software companies, shifting focus from traditional hardware platforms towards the software and services platform, leveraging scalable cloud computing with machine learning and IoT. The car is not just about going from point A to point B anymore, but rather delivering a… Read more

Initial Grant Presentation to Schiller Park Library

Schiller Park Public Library has been selected to receive an IEEE Chicago Library Science Kit Grant.  The initial portion of the grant award was presented to the library on Thursday, February 22, 2018 during the library’s  Board of Trustees Meeting.  Norm Phoenix was resplendent in a pinstripe suit complete with IEEE badging (several photos attached), and… Read more

2018 EMC Society Executive Committee Elections

The 2018 EMC Society Executive Committee Election is Completed. Congratulation to the 2018 Executive Committee The new committee is: }  Chair-  Jack Black }  Vice Chair- Roger Swanberg }  Secretary- Jerry Meyerhoff  Denny Barfus }  Scholarships- Bob Hofmann }  Programs-  Tom Braxton }  Events-Webmaster- Frank Krozel }  Membership-  Mike McNatt }  Treasurer- Ray Klouda }  Publicity- Craig Fanning }  EMC Advocate Roy Leventhal