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

A Successful 2016 Smartgrid Workshop

Greetings Region 4 and Chicago Section members! On August 18, over 150 attendees gathered at IIT Chicago Illinois for the SmartGrid Workshop. The workshop provided a nimble learning environment that included some of the brightest and well respected smart grid experts in the country. The presenters came from a variety of institutions including academia, research… Read more

2016 IEEE Douglas M. Staszesky Recipient – Dr. Mohammad Shahidehpour

Illinois Institute of Technology Bodine Chair Professor Mohammad Shahidehpour has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the IEEE Douglas M. Staszesky Distribution Automation Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to making the automation of electric utility distribution systems a practical reality. Doug Staszesky worked… Read more