IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Vol. 46, No. 01 - January 2013

IEEE Orlando Section Monthly - Vol. 46, No. 1 - January 2013

Section Events

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IEEE Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Time: 6:30 - 7:00 pm - Social and Refreshments; 7:00 - 8:30 pm Executive Committee Meeting

Place: Orlando Business Development Center, District 2 (affiliated with the UCF and the S.B.A.) at 3218 East Colonial Drive, Suite #G, Orlando, FL 32802

Directions: In Herndon Plaza just east of Maguire Blvd. This is the shopping center across Colonial Drive from Fashion Square. It is on the west end of the building, around the building at the Southwest corner from the HH Gregg entrance.

Cost: Free to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members

RSVP: IEEE Orlando Section ExCom Members: Register Here; Others: Register Here

Contact: Mike Orlovsky,, tel. 410.979.0476 (Cell)


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IEEE Photonics Society/S-PAC Seminar: Engineering Career Strategies

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Place: CREOL 102, University of Central Florida 4000 Central Florida Blvd. Orlando, FL, 32816

Speaker: Butch Shadwell, IEEE Senior Member - Bio

Abstract: The ultimate tutorial on how to have the best career possible in the fields of applied physical science and engineering. Specific information on interviewing, graduate school, winning the talent competition, and optimizing your income and standard of living. If you want to be able to take control of your professional future, you will want to attend this talk.

Sponsor: IEEE Region 3 S-PAC (Student Professional Awareness Conference).

Contact: Jie Sun,


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2013 Orlando Section Officers

TThe Orlando Section elects officers for a term of one year beginning January 1st. This year the Orlando Section utilized the IEEE vTools Voting system for the election process, and 44 paper ballots were mailed to members who don't have an e-mail address in their IEEE records. The Online voter turnout was 4% and the paper ballot was 20%. On December 11th the total ballot results were presented to the ExCom as follows:

  • Chair: Michael Orlovsky
  • Vice Chair: Stanley P. Buchanan
  • Secretary: Ravi Rajaravivarma
  • Treasurer: Lynn Guthrie

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IEEE Orlando Section Congratulates our New Senior Members!

The IEEE Orlando Section congratulates our new Senior Members!:

Scott Bawden, member of the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society.
Christopher Geiger, member of the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society.
John Gnan, member of the Industry Applications Society.
Robert Pirela, nominated by Orlando Section
Genevieve Sapijaszko, member of the Signal Processing Society.

The last A&A Review Panel meeting was held on 8 December 2012 in New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

For details on how to apply for IEEE Senior Member grade and view the 2012 review panel meeting dates, visit the IEEE Senior Member homepage. For Senior Member inquiries, contact:

Helpful Senior Member web links:
Senior Member Update
Senior Member Application
Senior Member Reference Form
Senior Member Nomination Event Guide

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