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Region 4 Reports

22. Southeastern Michigan


South East Mich Section Report

IEEE Region 4 Meeting
-

Oct 16/17, 2004

S E Mich Section Demographics


Total Members (May 2004):

3958


Members




2289


Student members



879


Senior members




186


Life members




275


Affiliates




354


Meetings


Section meetings per year


38


Format (lunch, dinner, talk only)

Talks/dinner/showcases/demos


Type (tour, PACE, technical)

80/20 Techn/PACE


Section vs Chapter



Section & Chapter


Excom meetings per year


11


Quorum for Excom meetings

12 members


S E Mich Section Demographics


Section Leadership for S E Mich Section


Term: Calendar Year 2004


Chair




Sam Barada



Vice Chair



Hassan Hassan


Treasurer




Chuck Albrecht


Secretary



Mark Ciechanowski


Director of Membership


Mohamad Berri


Director of Tech. Act


Subra Ganesan


Director of Professional Act.

Adel Marzougui


Director of Educational Act.

Chris Mi


Advisor




Don Bramlett


Past Chair



Maurice Snyder


Communications



Jim Woodyards



S E Mich Section Demographics



Neighboring Sections


North: North East Michigan


South: Toledo


East: Region 7


West: West Michigan


Joint Meetings Held with Neighboring Sections



New

invitations sent to attend SEM Section Fall
Conference

S E Mich Section Demographics


Section Organization


Subsections


Society Chapters


Circuits & Systems, Signal Processing, Information


Vehicular Technology


Communications & Aerospace Electronics


Antennas, Wave propagation


Computers


Geo
-
science & remote sensing


Power Engineering and Industrial Applications


Electro
-
Magnetic Compatibility


Power Electronics


Engineering management


Engineering in Medicine and Biology


Control Systems


S E Mich Section Demographics


Section Organization (continued)


Affinity Groups


GOLD (in the making)


Women in Engineering (in the making)


Minorities in Engineering (formed)



Student Branches/Joint Activity


Section has 10 Student branches.


One branch is selected to act as an assistant branch
for each of the two bi
-
annual section conferences.


A Student Track session is organized as part of the
bi
-
annual section conferences.


S E Mich Section Vitality


Meetings/Attendance during the Last Year


10 out of 12 chapters are in good standing this year


2 Section meetings/conferences: Spring and Fall


An average of 3 Chapter meetings per year. Min of 2, Max
of 10 per chapter per year


An average of 15 attendees per meeting

Malooley addresses Chapter X on intellectual property
.


S E Mich Section Vitality


Samples of Spring 2004 Section Conference Topics




Engineering Education in the 21
st

Century, Priorities and
Challenges


Re
-
Interpreting the MOS transistor for the 21
st

Century:
Generalized Methods and Their Extension to
Nanotechnology


Total System Engineering: Challenges and Prospects,
With Examples


Mechatronics Epistemology Using Educational
Robotics: A Primer on Ciruits to Mehanical Interface
Rapid Prototyping techniques


Software Engineering in .NET Today


Hybrid Vehicles


S E Mich Section Vitality


Samples of Spring 2004 Section Conference Topics

(cont)



Electromagnetic Simulation in Power Devices


Signal Processing for a Capacitive BioMEMS


Designing a Controller for a Brushless DC Motor Using
Matlab
-
Simulink
-
Stateflow: A Comparative Simulation of
Several Controllers


Creative Leadership


S E Mich Section Vitality


A Sample of Spring 2004 Section Conference

Don Bramlett recognizes the University of Windsor as

the section's outstanding student branch.

Other Section Activities


PACE


IEEE
-
USA Professional Awareness Workshop
(March, 2004, Atlanta). Three delegates.


New Officers Leadership Training Conference


S
-
PAC


Co
-
sponsorship of S
-
PAC at Univ. of Windsor,
Canada, Nov 2003. Presentation at conference.



Affinity Groups


Minorities in Engineering


Held a kick
-
off
event in June 2004 at FORD.


Women in Engineering


Will hold a seminar
on Nov 11
th
, Oakland university, Rochester,
Mich.


GOLD
-

is planning a kick
-
off event soon .

Other Section Activities


Pre
-
college Education



10
th

annual Michigan regional Future Society
Competition, January 2004.


Science and Engineering fair of Metropolitan
Detroit, March 2004.


ROBOFEST 2004 Competition, April 2004, LTU.

Other Section Activities


Technical/Professional Collaboration


Participation with the Engineering
Society of Detroit (ESD) Affiliate
Council. Monthly meetings. Attendance
at special occasions.


Co
-
Sponsorship of 7th and 8
th

IEEE
Workshop on Power Electronics in
Transportation, 2003 and 2004


Co
-
Sponsorship of R4 EIT 2004
Conference

Successes/Best Practices


Comprehensive Format of Fall and Spring Section
Conferences


Wide Variety of Activities


Attraction of Student Involvement in Section
Activities


New Initiatives for forming Affinity groups and
Standing Committees


Some chapters are outstanding and act as
Models


Lessons Learned


Planning is Critical


Cooperation is Key


Desire to serve the collective Interest is
more important than Personal glory


Recognition and Awards are very helpful.


Challanges


Saving chapters 3 and 6


Raising level of attendance at Spring and
Fall Section Conferences


Improving Educational Acts


Providing effective support for the
unemployed and for employee members at
their jobs


Goals for Next Year


Finalize formation of new Affinity groups
(GOLD, EIE, MIE)


Improve Spring and Fall Section
Conferences


EIT 2005


WPET 2004 and 2005


SPAC 2005


Improving web site and Newsletter


Region 4 Could Most Help My Section By…


Providing financial Support to specific
projects


Sending delegates and presenters to our
Spring and Fall conferences


Strengthening Communication: electronic,
etc.


Improving democratic procedures by
enacting elections of all members of R4
EXCOM