From: sec-r03@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG on behalf of Karlovic, Steve
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2007
To: r3-excom2007@IEEE.ORG; sec-r03@IEEE.ORG;
Cc: Donghui Wu; firstname.lastname@example.org; Xun Gong;
email@example.com; Slavica Malobabic
Subject: Orlando Section
- Chair - Steve
- Vice Chair - Dr.
- Secretary - Dr. Xun
- Treasurer - Jeff
- Chapters Chair -
Aerospace and Electronic
Systems Society - Mike
Propagation/Microwave Theory & Techniques -
Processing/Vehicular Technology - Tom
Control Systems/Robotics & Automation/Systems,
Man & Cybernetics - Dr. Yu Gong
Electron Devices/Components, Packaging &
Manufacturing Technology - Slavica
Laser & Electro Optics - Dr.
Power Engineering/Industrial Applications/Power Electronics - Dan Slack
- Awards - T.
- Bylaws/Communications/Publications -
- Conferences - S.
Historian - Dr. K.B. Sundaram
- Florida Engineering
Council Liaison - Dr. D. Flinchbaugh
Affinity Group - G.
Development - W.
- Professional Activities - J.
- Student PACE - V.
The Section held
monthly EXCOM meetings and published a monthly electronic newsletter distributed
to morer than 1100 members. Past issues may be found at http://ewh.ieee.org/r3/orlando
Based on a request
from the joint Electron Devices/Components Packaging &
ManufacturingTechnology Chapter, the EXCOM approved a division of the Chapter
into two separate Chapters. Petitions were made and approved by the
respective Societies. Our Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency
Control Society Chapter is unfortunately being disbanded due to lack of
The Section has two
active Student Branches at the University of Central Florida and the Orlando
campus of DeVry University. The Section provides regular financial support
to the Stedent Branches for participation in SouthEastCon, including the
Robotics competition. Based on our current financial strength in
excess of our foreseeable needs, the EXCOM is in the process of establishing an
annual scholarship to be awarded to deserving graduate and undergraduate
students at our student branches. There will be up to five $1000
scholarships awarded annually to Student Members based on merit and need,
subject to approval by the Regional Activities Board.
The Section held its
annual picnic in June at Lake Mills Park in Chuluota, Florida, which was
attended by 20 members.
Awards Ceremony on 16 October honored the following: Outstanding Engineer,
Outstanding Engineering Educator, and two Outstanding Graduate Student
Awards. More than 30 members attended.
The Section hosted a
joint student and professional recruitment event at the University of Central
Florida and presented the benefits of IEEE membership to more than 100
A Women in
Engineering affinity group has been formed.