IEEE Central Illinois Section


Archive for December 8th, 2016

Section Young Professionals Affinity Group Formed; Chair Needed!

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Our section has formed a new IEEE Young Professionals (YP) Affinity Group this year! You can find out more about IEEE YP at

Have you received your first professional degree in the last ten years? Do you want to expand your professional network and lead a group of other young professionals in one of the most innovative IEEE sections in the world? If so, then please contact Tim O’Connell for more information about joining and/or leading our YP group.

Tim O’Connell will serve as the interim YP Chair until a permanent Chair can be found. We are actively searching for a permanent chair for 2017.

Seeking a Treasurer for 2017

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Our Section is in search of a new Treasurer for 2017. If you or someone you know have any interest, please contact our chair Tim. You can find Tim’s information on the Officer Roster tab of this website.

CILS Recognized for Outstanding Section Membership Recruitment Performance for 2016

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Our section has met its recruitment goal for 2016, and we were recognized with a Silver Award from IEEE.


IEEE Region 4 Outstanding Student 2016: Christopher Barth

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

The IEEE Region 4 Outstanding Student for 2016 is Central Illinois’ own Christopher Barth from the University of Illinois! The Central Illinois Section offers our congratulations to Christopher, who is currently studying and working toward a PhD in the Power and Energy Systems group at the U. of I. We are proud to have Christopher and so many other outstanding students and future electrical engineers in our section.