Future Cities 2019

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. 19 teams from sixteen schools competed in the Chicago… Read more

2019 Chicago Section Executive Officers

The 2019 Executive Committee for the Chicago Section were elected on Tuesday January 8.  Lisa Schoedel, Litigation Counsel, Jenner and Block, LLP – Section Chair Past Section WIE Affinity Group Chair 2015 – 2017 Dr. Valentine Novosad, Senior Material Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory – Section Vice Chair Current IEEE Magnetic Society Chapter Chair Sachin Kumar,… Read more

Nokia Shaping the Technologies that Connect the World — Past, Present, and Future

On September 18, 2018 Chicago Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering event was held at Nokia in which the participants learned about the technological advancements from the second to the fourth Industrial Revolution. The evening started with an introductory presentation by Nina Rouhanizadeh, Chair of Chicago IEEE Women in Engineering and… Read more


On June 19, 2018, Chicago IEEE Women in Engineering and Society of Women Engineers groups gathered at Life Fitness Innovation Lab in downtown Chicago to learn how Life Fitness connects technology with experiences with their latest interactive solutions including Virtual Reality fitness solutions. Attendees enjoyed watching demos of the latest software applications on fitness products, engaging… Read more

88th Vehicular Technology Conference: 27–30 August

The 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference will be held 27–30 August 2018 at the Hilton Chicago, in Chicago, USA. This semi-annual flagship conference of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society will bring together individuals from academia, government, and industry to discuss and exchange ideas in the fields of wireless, mobile, and vehicular technology. VTC2018-Fall will… Read more

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

Chicago Product Safety Engineering Society thank UL

The February 28th IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society, Chicago Chapter meeting was held at Underwriters Laboratories in Northbrook, IL. The meeting included a presentation on “What Does UL Really Do? ”   It does more than just put the little UL in a circle on things like lamps and coffee makers.   At the meeting, the IEEE… Read more