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IEEE Benelux Section General Assembly

The General Assembly is held to re-elected the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer of the Benelux Section, according to the Bylaws of the Section. The Section Chairperson, Luc Vandendorpe, will give an introduction on the Benelux Section and on the four nominated candidates after which the official election will take place. The General Assembly is followed by a Meet the Fellows event. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership for select IEEE members with extraordinary accomplishments in the field of IEEE. Three of the new Benelux Fellows elected in 2013 and 2014 will give a keynote talk and present their research fields and their evolutions to a wider audience. At the end of the program, a reception will give the attendees the opportunity to network. The event is free to attend, but we ask you to register via our event page: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/30861. More information regarding time, date, location, the nominated candidates and the IEEE fellows can be found here.

We hope to welcome you at the General Assembly or any other upcoming IEEE event soon.

IEEE Xtreme: Student Competition

Benelux student branches did well!

In this years IEEE Xtreme 24h programming edition 12 teams from the Netherlands and 13 from Belgium tried to solve the programming problems. The best team from the Benelux Section was ULGTeam1 from Liege Univ Av Sart Tilman placed 28. In total were 8 teams from the Benelux Section placed in the top 100. More information and the overall ranking can be found here.

Congratulations! 

8 new IEEE Fellows in the Benelux Section

The Benelux section has proven once again that we have an outstanding technical society, as 8 of our senior members have been granted the grade of IEEE fellow!

Congratulations to the new IEEE Fellows of the Benelux Section! List of new IEEE Fellows.

 

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IGBT Developer B. Jayant Baliga received IEEE Medal of Honor 2014

B. Jayant Baliga received the IEEE Medal of Honor 2014 at the IEEE Section Congress. B. Jayant Baliga is considered the world’s preeminent power semiconductor scientist. His development of the insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) transformed the way we utilize power and has improved the comfort, convenience, and health of billions of people around the world while reducing environmental impact. Dr. Baliga’s invention of the IGBT in 1979 and subsequent development and commercialization while with General Electric led to the world’s most important semiconductor switch. More

 

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Luc Van den hove, President and CEO imec, as Keynote Speaker at SC2014

Luc Van den hove, President and CEO imec gave a speech about “Technology Directions – from Connecting Lives to Improving Lives" at the IEEE Sections Congress 2014 in Amsterdam.

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Welcome to the IEEE Benelux Section, representing the world's largest technical professional society for Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, comprises close to 400,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 150 countries. The Benelux Section, with more than 3500 members, has several local Chapters of IEEE Societies, organizes and supports local events, has liaisons with local professional societies, and much more.

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