MGA Outstanding Large, Medium, and Small Section Award Recipients

MGA Outstanding Large, Medium, and Small Section Awards are awarded to one large Section, one medium Section, and one small Section each year, for their successful efforts in fulfilling the educational and scientific goals of IEEE for the benefit of the public by maintaining, enhancing, and supporting the Student Branches, Technical Chapters, and Affinity Groups within their geographic boundaries.

This year's MGA Outstanding Section Award recipients

Large - IEEE Bangalore Section, Region 10

Congratulations to the following officers for their efforts. 

2018
Chair Sudeendra Thirtha Koushik
Chair-Elect Keshav Bapat
Vice Chair Puneet Kumar Mishra
Secretary Rajashekhar Reddy
Treasurer K. A. Sadhana
Past Chair Debabrata Das

 

Medium - IEEE South Africa Section, Region 8

Congratulations to the following officers for their efforts. 

2018    
Chair Albert Lysko                      
Vice Chair Dauda Ayanda
Vice Chair Darryn Cornish
Secretary David T. Oyedokun
Treasurer Jacques H. Van Wyk
Past Chair Shaun Kaplan

 

Small - IEEE Kenya Section, Region 8

Congratulations to the following officers for their efforts. 

2018                                           
Chair              Martin M. Nzomo
Vice Chair Vincent Egessa
Vice Chair Nelson S. Wasilwa
Secretary Esther Wagaki Muchiri
Treasurer Esther Wairimu Kagunya
Past Chair Humphrey M. Muhindi

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Outstanding Large Section Award recipients

Year 
Selected
Region Section
2019 10 IEEE Bangalore Section
2018 10 IEEE Bangladesh Section
2017 8 IEEE Tunisia Section
2016 6 IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section
2015 10 IEEE Kerala Section
2014 10 IEEE Bangalore Section
2013 1 IEEE North Jersey Section
2012 1 IEEE Boston Section
2011 7 IEEE Ottawa Section
2010 7 IEEE Vancouver Section
2009 10 IEEE Taipei Section
2008 9 IEEE Peru Section
2007 3 IEEE Melbourne Section
2006 2 IEEE Pittsburgh Section
2005 7 IEEE Ottawa Section
2004 1 IEEE Long Island Section

 

Large Section = 1,501 or more members

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Outstanding Medium Section Award recipients

Year 
Selected
Region Section
2019 8 IEEE South Africa Section
2018 No award presented
2017 7 IEEE Southern Alberta Section
2016 9 IEEE Argentina Section
2015 1 IEEE New Jersey Coast Section
2014 8 IEEE Croatia Section

 

Medium Section = 501 - 1,500 members

The Outstanding Medium Section Award was established in November 2013.

 

Outstanding Small Section Award recipients

Year 
Selected
Region Section
2019 8 IEEE Kenya Section
2018 8 IEEE Cyprus Section
2017 7 IEEE London Section
2016 No award presented
2015 9 IEEE Nicaragua Section
2014 9 IEEE Panama Section
2013 1 IEEE Green Mountain Section
2012 5 IEEE Galveston Bay Section
2011 7 IEEE London Section
2010 7 IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section
2009 6 IEEE Richland Section
2008 10 IEEE South Australia Section
2007 10 IEEE Shikoku Section
2006 5 IEEE Oklahoma Section
2005 9 IEEE Bahia Section
2004 10 IEEE South Australia Section

 

Small Section = 500 or less members

In November 2003, the Outstanding Large and Small Section Awards were established.  These awards were presented as a substitute for the Outstanding Section Award.

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Outstanding Section Award recipients

Year 
Selected
Region Section
2002 10 IEEE Bombay Section
2001 2 IEEE Philadelphia Section

 

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Activity highlights from this year's award recipients

The IEEE Bangalore Section (R10) has organized many workshops, conferences and seminars, technology awards, standards activities, and innovation related workshops. The Section received a medal for first position in student members promoted to Young Professionals, and a “SILVER MEDAL” of recognition for meeting its recruitment goal for the 2018 membership year in August 2018.

The IEEE South Africa Section (R8) section is a member of the South African National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF), which secured four successful NSTF financial awards for IEEE member-driven community initiatives in 2017 and 2018. The Section executed a number of technical programs and increased the number of IEEE sponsored conferences and events in 2018.

The IEEE Kenya Section (R8) provided Technical Sponsorship to the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Computing & Machine Intelligence (ISCMI 2018) at the University of Nairobi in November 2018. The section held a Symposium in August 2018, to drive innovation and entrepreneurship and to engage the government and private stakeholders in educating the public about the significant contributions of engineering to society. 

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