Call for IEEE Program Evaluators for Accreditation Activities

Do you want to contribute to the achievement of high-quality educational standards of engineering and engineering technology programs? Do you want to interact directly with students from which future employees will be recruited? Do you want the opportunity to network and interact with fellow program evaluators, faculty members, and institutional executives?  These are just some of the benefits you will experience as an IEEE Program Evaluator. 

The IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) is seeking qualified professionals from industry, government and academic sectors to serve as Program Evaluators to assist in accrediting Engineering and Engineering Technology Programs for the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) and the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET, Inc. The deadline for submitting an application is 1 November 2019.  This is strictly a volunteer position.

The IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Nominations and Appointments Committee is accepting candidate applications and nominations for the representative, committee chair, committee member and liaison positions in 2020. Self-nominations are encouraged. The deadline to submit is 15 September 2019. 

Click here for the EA Volunteer Application/Nomination Form.

Effective 30 July, Membership Development chairs (or the Section Chair if no one is in that position) will have updated access to order membership development materials. In the case of a student branch, the Branch Chair or Branch Counselor will have access. Eligible officers have already received their sign in credentials to place an order. Please coordinate with these leaders for MD materials. No exceptions will be made.

It's that time of year again! Section Student Activities volunteers are encouraged to connect with their respective Student Branch leaders to assist with planning for the 2020 school year. As of 1 August 2019, plans can be documented and submitted in vTools (deadline is 1 February 2020). Additionally, we encourage Sections to encourage Branch leaders to report new officers and all meetings throughout the year as well. Please visit the following link for details: https://students.ieee.org/student-branch-reporting/ Please direct any questions to student-services@ieee.org.

Watch the 2019 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony

VICS MC Mike North 1                     Crowd at VIC Summit 1

The 3rd annual IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges (VIC) Summit and Honors Ceremony brought together over 420 people, including Senior IEEE members, non-members, Young Professionals, students, and companies on 17 May at the Marriott Marquis Marina hotel in San Diego. The VIC Summit was emceed by Mike North of Discovery Channel’s Prototype This!; featured forward-facing, cutting-edge presentations; and ended with several robot demos. The evening’s Honors Ceremony celebrated 28 award recipients, including Kurt E. Petersen, the recipient of IEEE’s highest award—the IEEE Medal of Honor.

Save the date for the next event on Friday, 15 May 2020 at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, BC, Canada!

Call for Nominations: 2020 IEEE MGA Committee Member and Liaison Positions

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is soliciting nominations for 2020 MGA committee member and liaison positions. 

Positions include:

MGA Committee Members

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is soliciting nominations for 2020 MGA committee member and liaison positions. 

Positions include:

MGA Committee Members