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

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

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

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

Rockford Consultants’ Network-“R F Mixers”

On the evening of March 30th, the members and guests of the IEEE Chicago and Rockford Consultants’ Network convened for a lecture called “R F Mixers” presented by Gary Kaatz. Signals processing engineers and microwave system integrators would appreciate the scholarship that Gary Kaatz brings to the problem of characterizing mixer circuit topologies and describing… Read more

EMC Mini-Symposium 2015

On May 5th the Chicago Chapter of the IEEE EMC Society hosted a mini-symposium in Itasca, IL. Dr Todd Hubing presented 4 sessions covering system-level and circuit board grounding, design for guaranteed EMC performance, computer modeling tools for EMC engineers, and conducting an effective EMC design review. There were  about 120 attendees and over 2… Read more

1st Annual IEEE Chicago Fellows Gala

Photos from the1st Annual IEEE Chicago Fellows Gala held at the Union League Club downtown Chicago on May 2nd, 2015. The evening honored the 2015 IEEE Fellows class and gave a chance for all Chicagoland Fellows to gather. Rachel Hahs capped off the evening with a presentation on how biomimicry is changing the way we… Read more