Created on November 30, 2012, the IEEE Power and Energy Society Student Chapter of Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC) is Brazil’s PES first student chapter.

The chapter is mainly integrated by Energy Engineering undergraduates. The Energy Engineering graduation’s aim is to provide high skilled workers for the diverse Brazilian energy sector.

The chapter’s main concern is with the professional development of the university’s engineering students. Promoting members’ relationship with companies and developing technical and social projects with the academic community are some of the several actions taken by the chapter in order to achieve its prime goal that is to provide its members the proper skills to stand out on their careers.