MGA Achievement Award 2016

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.

The very first IEEE Milestone in Sweden – “Gotland HVDC link, 1954” awarded to ABB and Vattenfall

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

IEEE Chalmers Student Branch Revived

  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

Nasim Farahini – the MGA Achievement Award 2016

  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

IEEE Sweden first Historical Milestone – the Gotland HVDC Link

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