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IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Happy 50th Anniversary!

Welcome to the IEEE Orlando Section web site.
Established in 1959 and serving over 1,400 members in
Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter counties


Vol. XLII No. 10
November
2009

www.ieee.org/orlando

News:
Calendar of Events:
Reports:
Conferences:
Others:

Joint Control Systems/Robotics & Automation/Systems, Man and Cybernetics Chapter Meeting

Date:

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Time:

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation/Agenda

Place:

University of Central Florida 
Engineering III (Harris Building)
Room 101
Telephone: 407-876-1026 for directions

Agenda:

(1) MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION:  "Industrial Robots and Automated Control in Intelligent Manufacturing" (60 min)
(2) Planning future visits to local companies that use CS-RA-SMC technologies (15 min)
(3) Brief Review of Action Items from June Meeting (15 min)..

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Dr. William (Bill) Hortos,
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE EDS/MTT Orlando Chapter Meeting

Date:

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Time:

11:00 A.M.

Place:

University of Central Florida 
Engineering III (Harris Building)
HEC 101

Topic:

"Current Status and Future Trends for Si and Compound MMICs in Millimeter-wave Regime and Related Issues for System on Chip (SOC) and/or System in Package (SIP) Applications"

Speaker:

Dr. Huei Wang, Bio and Abstract

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Slavica Malobabic, 
Xun Gong,   
407-823-5762 - Office
www.ieee.org/orlando

Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting

Date:

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Time:

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Social and Refreshments
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ExCom Meeting

Place:

Room 120 at Orlando Campus of DeVry University at Millennium Mall; 4000 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32839

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Donghui Wu
321-281-4561 - Office

321-946-0648 - Mobile
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Orlando Consultants Network and Life Members Affinity Groups

Date:

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Time:

8:00 p.m - After Excom Meeting

Place:

Room 120 at Orlando Campus of DeVry University at Millennium Mall; 4000 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32839

Topic

"Unlocking the Mystery of the Vehicle of the Future - A brainstorming discussion"

Speakers:

David Flinchbaugh and Michael Hassan

Abstract:

We will discuss and brainstorm the audience with all possibilities to design the vehicle of the future. Emerging technologies of alternative energy, alternative fuel, and fossil-fuel-free vehicles shall be discussed. Please bring all your great ideas to the meeting.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Dr. Michael Hassan, 
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE PES Orlando Chapter Meeting - Cancelled!

Date:

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Time:

6:30 p.m.

Place:

OUC's Pershing Ave. Office

Topic

"FRCC Event Analysis Team -February 26, 2008 Event Analysis"

Speaker:

Jerry Murphy, Chair, Protection Performance Evaluation sub-team

Cost:

$5.00. RSVP's and Subway Sub orders are being accepted in advance, the sub is part of the $5 fee.  

Parking & ID info:

Attendees' should park in the parking garage, which is outside the main gate at the OUC Pershing Facility.   
Photo Identification will be required for entry to the OUC building. 

Contact:

Charlene Rubano, 
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Orlando Section Awards Banquet

Date:

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Time:

6:30 pm

Place:

Clarion Inn & Suites – Conference Center
230 West State Road 436, Altamonte Springs

Cost and RSVP:

$15 to regular members and $10 for students
Guests need to RSVP to
Xun Gong,   by 11/09/2009. 
There are three choices on entree

Contact:

Xun Gong,   
407-823-5762 - Office
www.ieee.org/orlando

 

  • Outstanding Engineer Award: Dr. Xun Gong, for Outstanding Achievements in Microwave and Antenna Engineering
  • Outstanding Engineering Educator Award:, Dr. Michael Hassan,  for Outstanding Engineering Curricula and Textbook Development
  • Outstanding Service Award, Dr. William Hortos, for Service in Membership Development and Technical Activities for the Orlando Section
  • Outstanding Entrepreneur Award: Dr. Bruce Chai, President, CEO, and Founder of Crystal Photonics, Inc.
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Vinit Todi, for Leadership within the UCF Student Branch and Service to the Orlando Section
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Rosa Enciso, for Leadership of the UCF Women in Engineering Affinity Group
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award: Vacant
There were no nominations for Outstanding Undergraduate Student, therefore the Awards Committee has selected two Outstanding Graduate Students for recognition:
Each award recipient will be presented with a plaque at the Awards banquet to be held on November 12th.
IEEE Orlando Section also announced its annual student scholarship recipients:
  1. Vinit Todi, Graduate Student of University of Central Florida
  2. Rosa Enciso, Graduate Student of University of Central Florida
  3. You Li, Graduate Student of University of Central Florida
Each recipient will be presented $1,000 at the Awards Nanquet to be held on November. There were no nominations for Undergraduate Students this year.
IEEE Orlando Section each year awards up to FIVE $1000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate student members within the Section. The Awards Committee opens its nominations for scholarship in May, and the deadline is usually at the end of August or early September. For details, please visit http://www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE MTT/AP Orlando Chapter Meeting - November

Date:

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Time:

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Place:

University of Central Florida - HCEC 101

Topic

Antennas & RF Sensors: Changing the Way We Live (From mobile communications to electronic textiles and RFIDs)

Speaker:

John Volakis, Ohio State University - Abstract & Bio.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Xun Gong,   
407-823-5762 - Office
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE MTT/AP Orlando Chapter Meeting -  December

Date:

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Time:

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Place:

University of Central Florida - HCEC 101

Topic

Sensing Front-Ends and RF Technologies for Wireless Sensors

Speaker:

Tayfun Özdemir, Virtual EM Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - Abstract & Bio.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Xun Gong,   
407-823-5762 - Office
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE EDS Orlando Chapter & IEEE UCF Student Branch Meeting

Date:

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Time:

11 A.M.

Place:

University of Central Florida - ENG2-203 (Near the Atrium)

Topic

Reliability of Advanced CMOS Devices and Circuits

Speaker:

Dr. Jim Stathis -  Abstract & Bio.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Slavica Malobabic, 
Vinit Todi 
www.ieee.org/orlando

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