Welcome to the IEEE Richland Section.

The purpose of the IEEE is to engage exclusively in scientific and educational activities within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, directed toward the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications and computer engineering, as well as computer science, the allied branches of engineering and the related arts and sciences, which benefit the engineering profession and the public.

Section Officers as of 3/22/2024

Following are the elected positions within the Richland Section:

  • Chair: Mike Larche (mike.larche.us@ieee.org)
  • Vice Chair: Yelin Ni ()
  • Treasurer: Jereme Haack ()
  • Past Chair: Leo Fifield (leo.fifield@pnnl.gov)

Chapter Chairs 

Power and Energy Society

  • Chair: Kaveri Mahapatra
  • Vice-chair: Shuchismita Biswas
  • Secretary:

Computer Society

  • Chair:Riley Maltos
  • Vice-chair: Marco Minutoli
  • Secretary: Grace McNally

Nuclear and Plasma Society

  • Chair: Brian Archambault
  • Vice-chair: Lynn Wood
  • Secretary:

Sensors Chapter

  • Chair: Muthu Elen
  • Vice-chair: Mark Jones
  • Secretary: Christian Boutan

Young Professionals (YP)

  • Chair: Fernando Bereta Dos Reis
  • Vice-chair: Monish Mukherjee
  • Secretary: Stephan Jones

Women in Engineering (WIE)

  • Chair: Alka Singh
  • Vice-chair: Yelin Ni
  • Secretary: Sraddhanjoli Bhadra

Other Richland Section Officers and Volunteers

Except for the PACE chair, which is also an elected position, the remaining positions are either appointed by the section chair, or exist simply because someone was willing to do them.

Awards and Recognition

Educational Activities

Web Page

Student Branch Counselor

Fellows Search Committee

  • Open

Industry Recognition

  • Open

Young Professional Coordinator

  • Open

Membership Development

  • Open

Nominations and Appointments

  • Open

Scholarship Chair

  • David McKinnon ( mckinnon@ieee.org)

Scholarship Committee

  • Evelyn Hirt (e.hirt@ieee.org)

Student Activities

  • David McKinnon

For general information on the IEEE Richland Section, email richland@ieee.org

For all other questions, or to volunteer for any activity, please contact the appropriate officer or volunteer. We are always looking for help. If you want to get involved, we will find a place for you!