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IEEE Region 8 Awards call for nominations

The Region 8 Awards submission portal is open for the following awards:

  • The Region 8 Volunteer Award

  • The Region 8 Outstanding Section Awards (categories: Small and Large)

  • The Region 8 Chapter of the Year Awards (categories: Small/Middle and Large)

  • The Region 8 Student Branch Chapter of the Year Award

  • The Clementina Saduwa Award (Women in Engineering)

  • The Region 8 Young Professionals Exceptional Volunteer Award

  • The Region 8 Outstanding Young Professionals Affinity Group Award

Please nominate outstanding individuals and organisational units!

The portal http://ieee-r8.fluidreview.com/ will remain until 15 February 2017.

Additional information on IEEE Region 8 Awards can be found here.


Call for nominations for the 2016 IEEE Region 8 Awards

We would like to remind you that the following IEEE Region 8 awards have a submission deadline on 15 February 2016:

Please give your attention to starting the process to prepare a nomination for outstanding individuals and organisational units. Experience shows that it takes longer than you might think to put a strong nomination together.

The submission portal for these awards will be open until 15 February 2016. Please note that the nominations sent before or after those dates will not be considered.

Additional information on IEEE Region 8 Awards can be found here.

 


IEEE Region 8 Awards reminder

Dear colleagues,

We would like to remind you that the following IEEE Region 8 awards have a submission deadline on 15 February 2015:

–       The Region 8 Volunteer Award

–       The Clementina Saduwa Award (Women in Engineering)

–       The Region 8 Outstanding Section Awards

–       The Chapter of the Year Awards

Please additionally check out Student (also here and here) and Young professionals awards.

Please note that, due to the change in the composition of the Region 8 Committee in January 2015, some pages on the Region 8 website are still being updated.

Please give your attention to starting the process to prepare a nomination if you believe that you have suitable candidates. Experience shows that it takes longer than you might think to put a strong nomination together.

Please distribute this information among IEEE Region 8 volunteers and IEEE Region 8 Organisational Units.  Thank you!

Marko Delimar
Chair, IEEE Region 8 Awards & Recognition Subcommittee


Class of 2014 IEEE Fellows

In 2014, a total of 55 members from Region 8 was elevated to the IEEE Fellow grade. The largest individual Section totals are: UKRI (13), Italy (9), Benelux (7), Germany (6), Spain (6), and Switzerland (5). On behalf of Region 8, we would like to congratulate all newly elected IEEE Fellows with this professional achievement.

A full list of all 2014 IEEE Fellows can be downloaded here.


2013 IEEE Fellows from Region 8

In 2013, a total of 70 Region 8 members were elevated to the higly prestigious IEEE Fellow grade. The IEEE Fellow grade is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.

On behalf of Region 8, we would like to congratulate the newly elected IEEE Fellow members with this outstanding professional achievement.

The full list of all Region 8 members in the IEEE Fellow Class 2013 can be found here.


Victor FOUAD HANNA

Victor Fouad Hanna, an IEEE fellow, France Section past Chair and Region 8 Committee member in various positions since 2001, has been recently elected by the president of the French Republic as Knight “Chevalier” in  The Legion of Honour which is the highest decoration founded after the French Revolution.

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In the photograph above Mr Didier LOMBARD, Commandor of The Legion of Honour (Gener al President of France Telecom & Orange) gives Victor the insignia of this honour Medal on april 05, 2011.

Victor has also received recently during the IEEE Intenational Microwave Symposium, the IEEE/MTT-S Society 2011 N. Walter Cox Award of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S).  This award recognizes an individual who has given exemplary service to the Society in a spirit of selfless dedication and cooperation.

The citation reads:

“ In recognition of exemplary service to the MTT Society in a spirit of selfless dedication and cooperation”.
IEEE Region 8 congratulates Victor for the two awards and is very happy to have in its family such honored members.