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IEEE Benelux Section

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 more than 360,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 150 countries. The Benelux Section, with more than 3000 members, has several local Chapters of IEEE Societies, organizes and supports local events, has liaisons with local professional societies, and much more.

Please use the links at the left to navigate this website, and find out more about the Benelux Section, its activities, and how to join.


Latest News

Sections Congress 2014 in Amsterdam
 

The IEEE Sections congress is a triEnnual conference which is held to inform and train the IEEE volunteers. The Sections Congress 2014 will be for the first time organized outside north America, and this in our section. The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board will partner with Region 8 in hosting IEEE Sections Congress 2014 (SC2014) in Amsterdam, Netherlands, at the Rai Convention Center, from 22 to 24 August 2014.


ieee 2014 sections congress

 

The SC2014 theme is "Inspiring Our Leaders of Tomorrow."

The three program tracks will be:

  • Enhance Member Satisfaction
  • Improve Volunteer Experience
  • Reach Globally with Local Touch

Sections Congress is a triennial gathering of IEEE grassroots leadership to:

  • network with other Section leaders;
  • attend training programs;
  • develop recommendations to guide the future of IEEE.
Fellow Class of 2014
 
This year the Benelux section has proven once again that we have an outstanding technical society: 7 of our senior members have been granted the grade of IEEE fellow! Congratulations to the new IEEE Fellows of the Benelux Section:
  • Bertram Arbesser-Rastburg - European Space Agency (ESA), Netherlands
    for leadership in satellite communications, navigation, and remote sensing
  • Klaas Bult - Broadcom Corp., Netherlands
    for contributions to the design of high frequency analog and mixed signal circuits
  • Jan Craninckx - IMEC - Belgium
    for contributions to the design of CMOS RF transceivers
  • Jean-Pierre Raskin - Universit√© Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
    for contributions to the characterization of silicon-on-insulator RF MOSFETs and MEMS devices
  • Jan Van Houdt - IMEC - Belgium
    for contributions to flash memory devices
  • Marc Van Hulle - KU Leuven, Belgium
    for contributions to biomedical signal processing and biological modeling
  • Guoqi Zhang - Philips Research/Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    for contributions to heterogeneous micro/nano electronics packaging, system integration and reliability
The complete list of all new fellows can be found here.
Contact us us and/or our membership elevation officer prof. Martin Bastiaans if you know a potential candidate for IEEE fellow. Fellows can be nominated in one of the following four categories: application Engineer/Practitioner, Educator, Research Engineer/Scientist, Technical Leader. Not only professors and researchers are potential candidates!
 
General Assembly and Meet the Fellows, January 31, 2013, Eindhoven
 

The slides presented at the General Assembly can be presented here.


 
General Assembly and Meet the Fellows, January 31, 2013, Eindhoven
 

On January 31, the IEEE Benelux section will hold its General Assembly. During the general assembly the work of the board of the last two years will be presented and the new board will be announced. The ExCom will give an overview of the past two years. This will conclude the responsibilities of the present committee. After that the newly elected ExCom will take over. All Benelux IEEE members are encouraged to participate in the GA.

The second part of the General Assembly consists of the Meet the Fellows lectures. Three of our members that were recently upgraded to the grade of IEEE Fellow give a presentation on their field. The title of IEEE Fellow is given to those members that have shown extraordinary accomplishments in the field of the IEEE (IEEE Fellow Website).

The General Assembly is scheduled on January 31, and will take place at the campus of the TU Eindhoven, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The start is at 19:30h and it will end with drinks at 21:30h. Please, make a reservation in your agenda and confirm your registration using the following link: REGISTER. The program of the evening is as follows:

  • 19:00-19:30 -- Arrival of the participants; coffee/tea
  • 19:30-20:00 -- IEEE Benelux Section General Assembly (IEEE members only): Wim van Etten -- Section Chair 2011-2012
  • 20:00-20:30 -- Geert Leus (IEEE Fellow 2012, TUDelft): Trends in Signal Processing for Communications
  • 20:30-21:00 -- Ton van der Steen (IEEE Fellow 2013: Erasmus University Rotterdam): Intravascular Imaging of Atherosclerosis
  • 21:00-21:30 -- Marco Guglielmi (IEEE Fellow 2013, ESA): Technology Innovation and Strategy
  • 21:30 -- Drinks

The meeting will be at the Eindhoven University of Technology, room "Zwarte Doos". This is building no. 55 on the site map.

A description of the route to the campus as well as information about parking is found at the website of the TU Eindhoven.


 
December 2013 - Fellow Class of 2013
 
This year the Benelux section has proven once again that we have an outstanding technical society: 6 of our senior members have been granted the grade of IEEE fellow! Congratulations to the new IEEE Fellows of the Benelux Section:
  • Geert Daniel Blondel - Universit√© Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
    for contributions to computational analysis of systems and networks
  • Guglielmi Marco - European Space Agency - ESTEC, Netherlands
    for contributions to multimode equivalent network representations and microwave filter design
  • Marc L. Stubbe - Tractebel Engineering, Belgium
    for contributions to power system analysis and simulation techniques
  • Antonius F.W. Van der Steen - Erasmus MC, Netherlands
    for development of ultrasound diagnostic techniques for vulnerable plaque detection
  • Guy A.E. Vandenbosch - KU Leuven, Belgium
    for contributions to multilayer antennas and computational electromagnetics
  • Ingrid M.R. Verbauwhede - KU Leuven, Belgium
    for contributions to design of secure integrated circuits and systems
The complete list of all new fellows can be found here.
Contact us us and/or our membership elevation officer prof. Martin Bastiaans if you know a potential candidate for IEEE fellow. Fellows can be nominated in one of the following four categories: application Engineer/Practitioner, Educator, Research Engineer/Scientist, Technical Leader. Not only professors and researchers are potential candidates!
 
The deadline for Fellow nominations is 1 March 2013.
 
New IEEE senior members of the Benelux section in 2012
 

The following members have been granted the grade of IEEE senior member in 2012.

  • New Belgian Senior members:
    • WANG, Tao
    • Linten, Dimitri
    • Craeye, Christophe
    • Stuetzle, Thomas
    • Bontempi, Gianluca
    • KAYACAN, ERDAL
    • MACQ, DAMIEN
    • Barbarin, Yohan
    • Fiems, Dieter
    • Vande Ginste, Dries
    • Gacanin, Haris
    • De Gendt, Stefan
    • GOSSELIN, DERRICK
    • Birattari, Mauro
    • D'Asseler, Yves
    • Giannini, Vito
    • Al Adnani, Adnan
    • Van Biesen, Leo
    • Oestges, Claude
    • Van Mierlo, Joeri
    • Driesen, Johan
  • New Senior members from the Luxembourg:
    • Kliazovich, Dzmitry
    • Zheng, Gan
  • New Senior members from the Netherlands:
    • Coenen, Mart
    • Hooper, Andrew
    • Worring, Marcel
    • Chen, Wei
    • Wijnholds, Stefan
    • De Jong, Erik
    • Paap, G
    • Shan, Caifeng
    • Baskent, Deniz
    • Polinder, Henk
    • Zhang, Gq
    • Aiello, Marco
    • Volleberg, Guido
    • Ditzel, Maarten
    • Vullers, Ruud
    • van Wanum, Maurice
    • Schaart, Dennis
    • Katzy, Bernhard
    • GAYDADJIEV, GEORGI
    • Den Hartog, Frank
    • Rietveld, Gert
    • Houtzager, Ernest
    • Avila Rodriguez, Jose Angel
    • Vanderperren, Yves
    • Srinivasan, Sriram
    • Maurits, Natasha
    • Harma, Aki Sakari
    • Geradts, Zeno
    • Schenk, Tim
    • Zhang, Haibin
    • Fernandez, Arturo
Congratulations to all new senior members! For more information on becomming a senior member, have a look at our own site or the IEEE official page. If in doubt, mail us .

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