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

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