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  

Hour of Code at Lewis University

The Lewis University IEEE Student Chapter, in conjunction with the IEEE Computer Society Chicago section, sponsored an Hour of Code event on Saturday, December 9. Over twenty children between five and thirteen years old attended the event, many with their parents, to learn how to write computer programs. The younger children were introduced to programming… Read more

Martin Kozi

It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of Martin Kozi, a dedicated and beloved friend, colleague and IEEE Life Member. Marty spent his working life in engineering at a number of mid-size engineering firms in Chicago and the western suburbs and was instrumental in founding the DuPage Area Engineers Week/STEM Expo, which just celebrated… Read more

Ken Wyatt donates to the Chicago Section’s STEM program

After our 19th Annual IEEE EMC Society Chicago Chapter MiniSymposium yesterday and our dinner last night where we discussed our Educational and Scholarship program, our speaker, Ken Wyatt, generously donated $1,000 to our Chapter specifically for the continuance of our Educational effort. Hats off to Ken!  This is significant for our Chicago Chapter and Section… Read more

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


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