Honorable Mention – 2017 WIE Affinity Group of the Year

Congratulations to the IEEE Toronto WIE Affinity Group for being named as the recipient of an Honorable Mention for the 2017 WIE Affinity Group of the Year Award. This award is given for demonstrated dedication and service to women in engineering, and providing enriching opportunities to section members and the greater community.

New Executive for IEEE Toronto 2018-2019

At the beginning of the year, a new set of officers has taken over the leadership of our section for the term 2018 – 2019. They are: IEEE Toronto Section Chair Olivier Trescases, PhD, PEng, IEEE SM Associate Professor, University of Toronto Dr. Olivier Trescases received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the University… Read more

2017 Outstanding Section Membership Retention Performance

We are happy to announce that the IEEE Toronto Section has been awarded the “2017 Outstanding Section Membership Retention Performance” based on it’s three year membership development performance. Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped achieve this goal and all of our valuable members who continue to contribute to the advancement of electrical,… Read more

IEEE Toronto Section Elections

The IEEE Toronto Section is active in serving the local members, the electrical engineering profession and the public through a large number of events, organized by a team of dedicated volunteers. In order to continue these activities, the section will hold elections on Saturday, October 21 for the positions of Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer…. Read more

Dr. Thamir (Tom) Murad awarded the Order of Honour.

We are very happy to announce that the IEEE Toronto Section Chair, Dr. Thamir (Tom) Murad has just been included in the 2017 Order of Honour of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO). The Order of Honour is a recognition to professional engineers who have rendered conspicuous service to the engineering profession. More information on… Read more

Women in Robotics Series: Erica Tiberia

Thank you for joining us for the Women in Robotics Series last night with Erica Tiberia, Entrepreneur, Roboticist, and Educator. Erica shared her experiences competing in the NASA Sample Return Challenge and what she has learned pursuing her passions in science and technology. It was an inspiring talk and Erica generously shared her robot secrets,… Read more

IEEE N3XT Toronto a Success!

IEEE N3XT™ Toronto was a success with 135 attendees. 53% of the attendees were Young Professionals, 23% were women, and 32% identified as Founders or Entrepreneurs. This is the second year that IEEE N3XT™ has brought great content and networking to the Toronto technical entrepreneur community. – IEEE N3XT™ Committee Testimonial from an attendee who… Read more

IEEE GlobeCom Workshop: Call for Papers

IEEE GlobeCom Workshop: Call for Papers IEEE is organizing the Workshop on Cyber-Physical Smart Grid Security and Resilience (at IEEE GLOBECOM) in Washington, DC this December. This workshop addresses issues of cyber-physical smart grid security and resilient energy system design and operation. Emphasis is placed on efficient strategies that harness communication networking, computation and/or control… Read more

Engineering Career Fair 2016 A Great Success

In collaboration with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Ontario Section, IEEE Toronto Section organized a highly successful Engineering Career Fair on May 12. Over 2700 engineers and numerous employers participated, talking informally, learning about job opportunities and qualifications. Both employers and candidates appreciated the opportunity to meet face-to-face in one common venue. Stay… Read more