The Baltimore Section


Baltimore Section Announcements

Seminar on Advancements in Chest X-ray Analysis using Deep Learning – 17 April

The Baltimore Section chapters of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMB) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) will host a talk highlighting three key challenges faced by Deep Learning-based automatic X-ray image analysis methods: domain variability, anatomy awareness, and image superimposition.  The talk will present recent research findings and algorithmic advances addressing these three challenges and discuss future research directions.  The seminar will be hosted on 17 April at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and registration is requested.

Senior Member Elevation Drive Starts 1 April

The IEEE Baltimore Section is planning to hold its annual senior membership drive for 2024.  Registration will open 1 April and continue through 5 May.  Interviews will be conducted over the phone or VTC and will be scheduled at a time and date that is convenient for the member.  This is an opportunity to talk with the people who will be references for your application to Senior Membership.  Check back in April for more information and links to resources.

2025 EXCOM Officer Candidate Search

The IEEE Baltimore Section Executive Committee (EXCOM) is seeking Section Officer candidates for 2025.  The EXCOM is responsible for managing, coordinating, and financing Section activities and events, including conferences, continuing education, membership growth, and middle and high school outreach, to name a few.  The Section comprises 12 Society Chapters and three Affinity Groups (Life Members, Young Professionals and Women in Engineering).  The officer positions are Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.  We will be gathering candidate information throughout the summer for voting during the fall.  If you are available to support the Section in one of these positions, or know of someone who might be interested, please contact Dave Kisak, dkisak@ieee.org.  Thank you for your continued support of IEEE and the Baltimore Section.

Call for Volunteer – Baltimore Section Newsletter Editor

The Baltimore Section is searching for a volunteer to edit and publish the section’s newsletter.  The newsletter is one of several ways that the Executive Committee announces events and activities of the IEEE Baltimore Section.  If you are interested or have more questions about this volunteer opportunity contact the section secretary, Chinonso Ezeobi.

Our section is pleased to offer the following upcoming events.