Some highlights in Newsletter 2017-03 A lot of IEEE activities during this summer and autumn – great efforts were done by our voluntears across Sweden, creating a warm atmosphere, in spite of the colder than usual summer in Sweden Articles from IEEE global Sections Congress and the Region 8 Committee Meeting. IEEE Sweden was well… Read more
IEEE Sweden WIE Chairperson Nasim Farahini has been selected as the Recipient of the very prestigious MGA Achievement Award 2016: For her outstanding contributions in promoting student activities, and for establishing and reinforcing the network of women engineers in the IEEE Sweden Section. Read more about the awards here.
May 15th, 2017 is a proud and a special day. The very first IEEE milestone in Sweden was dedicated at a ceremony at the HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) station at Ygne, Gotland, Sweden “The Gotland HVDC Link was the world’s first commercial HVDC transmission link using the first submarine HVDC cable. It connected the… Read more
The Section started an IEEE Senior Elevation campaign at the end of 2015. During 2016 we have arranged successful elevation meetings in Stockholm, Linköping and Lund. We intend to continue the process in 2017, to arrange Senior elevation meetings in Göteborg (Chalmers), Uppsala, Västerås and in the Northern parts of Sweden. More info on… Read more
As some of you know, the key initiator of the IEEE Sweden Section and the first Chair was the IEEE Fellow Torkel Wallmark (1919 – 2007), Professor in solid state physical electronics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. The first Student Branch in Sweden was at Chalmers in 1966. (For more details, please… Read more
IEEE Sweden WIE Chairperson and Student Branch Co-ordinator Nasim Farahini has been selected as the Recipient of the very prestigious MGA Achievement Award 2016: For her outstanding contributions in promoting student activities, and for establishing and reinforcing the network of women engineers in the IEEE Sweden Section. The award includes a plaque with the… Read more
On Nov 2016, the IEEE Board of Directors approved the IEEE History Committee’s recommendation, that proposal be approved as an IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing with the following citation: Gotland High Voltage Direct Current Link, 1954 The Gotland HVDC Link was the world’s first commercial HVDC transmission link using the first submarine HVDC… Read more
Dear IEEE Sweden Section member! It is our pleasure to invite you to an exciting IEEE evening on Wen 15 March 2017 in Stockholm. Feel free to invite and bring a friend. – The Fiscal Year 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IEEE Sweden Section, – A Technical Lecture. The seminar will also be broadcast… Read more