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IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

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Established in 1959 and serving over 1,400 members in
Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter counties

Vol. XXXIX No. 11
December 2006

IEEE Orlando Section News

Section Holiday Party


Saturday, December 16, 2006


5:30 pm EXCOM Meeting
6:30 pm Cocktails
7:30 pm Dinner


UCF Hilton Garden Inn
1959 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32826


Come Celebrate the Holidays!
All Orlando Section members (including students) and their guests are welcome to attend a casual celebration of the holiday season after the December EXCOM meeting.
This will feature a deluxe buffet, music, and complimentary wine and beer and special holiday treats.
Cash bar also available.


Members and Guests $15
Student and Life Members $10.


RSVP By December 8 to

Candidates for Section Officers Named
In accordance with the Section Bylaws, the following candidates for Section Officers named at the last Excom meeting are:

  • Chair: Steve Karlovic
  • Vice Chair: Doug Kalcik
  • Secretary: Donghui Wu
  • Treasurer: Jeff Tussey

IEEE Orlando Awards
The Orlando Section Awards Banquet was held a the Orange County History Center in Downtown Orlando, The following awards were presented during this function:

  • Parveen Wahid, 2006 Outstanding Engineer
  • Shin-Tson Wu, 2006 Outstanding Engineering Educator
  • Matthew Erickson, 2006 Outstanding Undergraduate Engineering Student
  • Kevin Coffey, 2005 Outstanding Engineer
  • Ronald Phillips, 2005 Outstanding Engineering Educator
  • Arun Vijayakumar, 2006 Outstanding Graduate Student
  • Yung-Hsun Wu, 2006 Outstanding Graduate Student

New Fellow Members
The IEEE Orlando Section congratulates our two new Fellow Members elevated for 2007:

  • Avelino Gonzalez - for contributions to intelligent monitoring and diagnostics of power systems
  • Nabeel Riza - for contributions to acousto-optic, liquid crystal, and micromirror device applications in photonic signal processing and controls

IEEE Life Member Affinity Group
The IEEE Orlando Section is looking for IEEE Life Members who are interested in forming a group for occasional meetings. Please contact Dr. Dave Flinchbaugh at

IEEE Logo Shirts
Region 3 has IEEE Logo'ed shirts available from M through XXXL sizes. For orders or additional information please contact James Conrad at

Member Profile
The IEEE Orlando Section Monthly is proud to feature a distinguished member each month in the Section's Profile. If you have contributed greatly to your profession and/or to our ranks of the IEEE we would like to hear from you.

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