Category: Service

About Rewarding IEEE Volunteering with Cumulative Activity Reward Points

IEEE exists and prospers thanks to its legions of volunteers who are passionate about the technology and help in fulfilling The Institute’s mission. They serve as committee members for Societies, Councils, Chapter and Sections chairs, reviewers for journals and our conferences, conference committee members and chairs, associate editors and Editors-in-Chief for its 186 premier journals…

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Reasons to Join IEEE and Memorable Moments as a Member

I joined IEEE more than 30 years ago because of my fascination with the profession. My membership opened up abundant opportunities for participation in conferences and publishing, and engaging with Societies and Boards. All of this has encouraged me to continue to contribute. I want to give back to the profession that has given me…

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Living in Europe: there is but ONE engineering profession

My experience with moving from Europe to the United States in the 1980s demonstrated that there is one engineering profession no matter where you go. Since we all speak the same language, my transition from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, to the University of Louisville, Kentucky, went smoothly. Furthermore, working for three years…

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Why Should IEEE Members Vote for Me?

IEEE is a multifaceted, global organization that needs a President with a unique set of leadership, technical vision, and people skills. As a Life Fellow who has held top IEEE leadership positions on three major boards, chaired six TAB committees, and was a society president, I believe I have the vision, knowledge, and experience to…

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