IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada
Issue: January 2002

News of Interest
Senior Member Updates
Upcoming Events
Submission Information

News of Interest

IEEE EAB Awards Nominations Open

The IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) is currently accepting nominations for the 2001 EAB Awards. The deadline for the nominations is 30 April 2001. Nominations are currently being accepted for the following IEEE EAB awards:

  • Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities - recognizes IEEE members for outstanding contributions in accreditation of engineering, engineering technology, and computer science programs. 
  • Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education - recognizes IEEE members for the design, delivery, or management of continuing education activities for IEEE members. 
  • Major Educational Innovation Award - recognizes IEEE members for outstanding innovation in an educational field appropriate to the mission of the IEEE. 
  • Meritorious Service Citation - recognizes IEEE members for outstanding and sustained service to the aims and objectives of the Educational Activities Board. This award is given to IEEE members who are past members of the EAB, current or past members of EAB Committees. 
  • Employer Professional Development Award - recognizes organizations employing IEEE members for contributions to employee continuing education and professional development 
  • Pre-College Educator Award - Pre-College Educator Award - recognizes a pre-college teacher who has inspired an appreciation and understanding of technology and the engineering process in a student and has encouraged students to pursue technical careers.

IEEE Fellow Nomination Deadline Approaching

The cut-off date for IEEE Fellow Nomination is 15 March 2001. To be nominated for IEEE Fellow grade, the nominee must be IEEE Senior Member at the time of the nomination. For more information about Fellow Nomination, please visit


John George Booth Iliffe "Jack" (December 16, 1938 - November 16, 2000)

On Tuesday, December 26, 2000, Jack, the beloved companion of Barbara Thomasson, died at the St. Boniface Hospital.

Senior Member Updates

The following members were updated to Senior Member status at the 18th November Admission and Advancement Panel meeting held in Tampa, FL

  • Canizares, Claudio - Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Hornsey, Richard - Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Ma, Jinxi - Montreal
  • Yu, Alfred K. - Ottawa
  • Fortier, Paul - Quebec
  • Bielech, Colette - Southern Alberta
  • Bovell, Peter E. - Southern Alberta
  • Driscoll, Tim S. - Southern Alberta
  • Kschischang, Frank R. - Toronto
  • So, Poman - Victoria

For more information on the Nominate a Senior Member Initiative (NSI) Program, please visit their website at 

Upcoming Events

  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2001
7-9 February 2001
San Diego, California
Visit for more details
  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2001)
7-11 May 2001
Salt Lake City, Utah
Visit for more details
  • Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2001)
13-16 May 2001
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Downtown Toronto, Ontario 
  • 2001 IEEE 14th Computer Society Foundations Workshop
11-12 June 2001
Nova Scotia
For more information please contact IEEE Conference Services at 1-732-562-3878 or via Fax at 1-202-728-0884
  • 2001 IEEE Nuclear & Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC 2001)
16-20 July 2001
Vancouver, British Columbia
For further information, please contact:
Professor Marty Shaneyfelt,
Sandia National Labs,
MS 1083 P. O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM  87185-1083
Tel: (505)-844-6137
Fax: (505)-844-2991
or Conference Services Department, IEEE Operations Center at (732)-562-3878
  • Tenth Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference
13-17 August 2001
The Chateau Laurier Hotel
For more information please visit 

Also be sure to check out to search for IEEE Conferences.

Submission Information

You can send any submissions by email to the editor:
Abhi Gupta at

Please ensure you send in your submission by the 20th of the month

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