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Announcing 2019 IEEE Region 6 Awards

2019 IEEE Region 6 Awards Announcement by Loretta Arellano, IEEE Region 6 Awards Chair

The IEEE Region 6 Awards Committee is pleased to announce 12 awardees of the 2019 IEEE Region 6 Awards.  The honorees will be recognized at a variety of upcoming Region events.  Please congratulate all of them for their important contributions to the mission of IEEE in the Region.

The committee would like to acknowledge the important contributions of the many nominators and endorsers for their contributions with 27 nominations.   We wish to particularly note the Phoenix Section, the Santa Clara Valley Section, the Metropolitan Los Angeles Section, Coastal LA, San Diego, Albuquerque, Foothill, Oakland East Bay, and San Fernando Valley Section for their leadership on awards and work to provide recognition to the many fine nominees and honorees. Sincere thanks to IEEE Region 6 Awards Committee members Charlie Jackson, Peijung Tsai, Sevada Isayan,  Kishore Erukulapati, Surinder Tuli and   zhensheng zhang


Section Awardee Award
Coastal LA Hen-Geul (Henry) Yeh Outstanding Educator
Phoenix IEEE Phoenix Section Large Section of the Year
San Diego University of California, San Diego Large Student Branch of the Year
Phoenix Women in Engineering Outstanding Affinity Group Chapter of the Year
SCV Jocelyn Tan Outstanding Affinity Group Member – YP
Phoenix Dr. Tuyet-Trang Lam Outstanding Affinity Group Member – WIE
Phoenix Waves and Devices Phoenix Chapter Outstanding Society Chapter of the Year
Metro LA Kewo Engineering Corporation Outstanding Corporate Service
Albuquerque Jason R. Hamlet Outstanding Engineer
Seattle Olga Anderson Outstanding IEEE member who promoted Global Humanitarian Projects or Activities
Phoenix Mr. Russell Kinner Outstanding IEEE Member who Promoted Membership Development or Senior Member Elevation
Phoenix Katy L. Gazda Outstanding K through 12 Educator who made significant contributions to STEM Education
Phoenix Dr. Ravi V. Mahajan Outstanding Service and Leadership to the IEEE

Upcoming Local Events

Fri 17

R6 RS20 test

January 17 @ 7:37 pm - January 18 @ 7:37 pm PST
Fri 17

IEEE Distinguished Lecture Series

January 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST
Fri 17

Technology and Engineering Management Distinguished Speaker

January 17 @ 11:15 pm - January 18 @ 12:30 am PST
Sat 18


January 18 @ 3:00 pm - January 19 @ 3:00 am PST
Sat 18

IEEE Summit on Communications Futures Vision Meets Reality

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - January 19 @ 3:00 am PST

Upcoming Region Volunteer Meetings

Feb 07

Region 6 OPCOM Meeting

February 7 @ 9:00 pm - February 9 @ 8:00 pm PST
Feb 11

Analysis and Synthesis of Sustainable Systems

February 11 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 am PST

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