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

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

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

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