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Central North Carolina Section

The Central North Carolina (CNC) section is one of five (5) sections comprising the IEEE North Carolina Council. Also known as Area 2, the North Carolina Council lies in Region 3.

There are a number of local societies within CNC namely:

  • Computer
  • Electron Devices
  • Microwave Theory and Techniques
  • Solid-State Circuits
  • Communication
  • Signal Processing

Three societies, Electronics Devices, Microwave Theory & Techniques and Solid-State Circuits, collectively known as "The Triple Society (ED/MTT/SSC)", coordinate activities and elect common officers to represent them.

Two societies, Communication and Signal Processing consist of a joint chapter and elect common office to represent them.

IEEE CNC Educational Activities

The IEEE Central NC Section is active in promoting Engineering and Technology in our local schools in the area of Teacher In-Service Training, Engineers in the Classroom, Career Fairs and a partnership with Guilford Education Alliance “Engineering Connections”. Section and NCA&T student chapter members support the local schools. is a primary portal promoted to students, teachers and staff.