Latest Past Events

PPPEAC Meeting, Lab Tour at Rowan Univ., and PELS Distinguished Lecture “Modern Power Conversion Solutions – From Electric Power Grids to Aerospace Power Applications” by Brandon Grainger, University of Pittsburgh.

Bldg: 9, 600 North Campus Drive, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States, 08028, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/412844

Save the date! (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=e159e215fb&e=190a0955fb) is hosting the next IEEE PELS/IAS Chapter meeting on April 12th in Glassboro, NJ. Event highlights include: - Overview by ECE Department Head of the Rowan (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=5b060f9d9f&e=190a0955fb). - A walking lab tour of (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=b44d553963&e=190a0955fb) - (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=16f9c5fa7c&e=190a0955fb) about Modern Power Conversion Solutions – From Electric Power Grids to Aerospace Power Applications by Brandon Grainger, University of Pittsburgh. The talk continues our theme at the meeting in September, (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=e2176878f3&e=190a0955fb), which was published in the (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=c25094653c&e=190a0955fb), and includes a picture of everyone who made it to this sold-out event In-person guests will need to register using the Eventbrite. We have reduced the fee to $6, but it is non-refundable this time. The fee will be used to subsidize the Eventbrite service fees, travel expenses for the invited speaker, feeding guests, etc. Each chapter event is a fiscal loss for us, the paid registration discourages no shows and limits our losses. Virtual guests can attend for free with the help of our neighbor (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=c942b1b0ac&e=190a0955fb) who will be moderating. Click the link below to register (required) and schedule a calendar invite. Parking Information and Location for Rowan University: Educational Credits- We have had numerous requests to offer CEU and PEH credits at our events. At the end of the event contact Fei Lui (fei.lu@drexel.edu), where you will be asked to complete an evaluation form. Credits are being offered to in-person guests. Arrival- Visitors can park for free in Lot D, which is next to Engineering Hall (Building 10). Meeting is taking place in Rowan Hall Auditorium (Building 9) as highlighted in the bottom of the announcement, as taken from the (https://magna-power.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e2fe0e8d3cf04e0c5cc5f2f5d&id=577191c58b&e=190a0955fb). Co-sponsored by: Rowan University Speaker(s): Dr. Brandon Grainger Agenda: 6:00PM Start walking tour of the labs 6:30PM Self-serve pizza, soda, water, cookies. Take to seats. 6:35PM Introduction to Rowan by (https://www.linkedin.com/in/robi-polikar-a110198/), Head of the Rowan ECE Department 6:50PM PELS/IAS Chapter update by Chapter Chair (https://www.linkedin.com/in/d-vishram/) 7:00PM (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-grainger-ph-d-smieee-89922a15/) from Univ. of Pittsburgh will present, Modern Power Conversion Solutions – From Electric Power Grids to Aerospace Power Applications. 7:50PM Question and answer 8:00PM Socialization and networking 8:30PM Meeting adjourned Bldg: 9, 600 North Campus Drive, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States, 08028, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/412844

CT ExComm April 2024 Meeting

Room: Wilson 217, Maxcy Hall, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut, United States, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/415692

Section Activities Agenda: Review Secretary and Treasury reports Discuss Affinity Group Activities - Consultant Networks, WIE, YP and PACE Review technical society activities - AP/MTT/UFFC, ComSoc/SP, Computyer/SMC, PES, PELS Review committee activities - Membership, Entrepreneur Society, Industry Liason, Student Activities Old Business New Business Room: Wilson 217, Maxcy Hall, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut, United States, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/415692

“Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn” – A Career Development Session

Room: 301, Bldg: ITE Building, 371 Fairfield Way, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 06268

A Career Development Seminar, "Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn", hosted by the IEEE Control Systems (CS) Student Branch Chapter. In today's professional landscape, networking and personal branding are crucial elements for career growth and advancement. With this in mind, our session aims to explore the potential of LinkedIn as a powerful tool for connecting with professionals, building your personal brand, and exploring career opportunities. This session will offer valuable insights and practical tips on leveraging LinkedIn effectively and cover topics such as: - Optimizing your LinkedIn profile - Building a professional network - Engaging with industry professionals and recruiters - Showcasing your skills and accomplishments - Exploring job opportunities and career paths Our speaker, Kay Kimball Gruder (Associate Director, Graduate Student & Postdoc Career Programs and Services), brings her expertise in career development, and provides valuable guidance to all attendees. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Event Essentials ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We encourage all to join us for an informative and interactive Career Development Session - "Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn". Event: Career Development Session - "Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn" Date: March 29th, Friday Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Location: ITE Building, Room 301, 371 Fairfield Way, Storrs, CT 06268 RSVP : (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeIb78hI3IyUnV9tx8HzONe5qyo3tqK5SNtFw0PRT1XjSO10g/viewform?usp=pp_url) PIZZA and refreshments will be served. Agenda: We will introduce the Chapter and the e-board for the first 5 min, and for the rest of the time, our invited speaker will give a presentation about 'Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn". Room: 301, Bldg: ITE Building, 371 Fairfield Way, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 06268