|IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada|
|Issue: November 2001|
News of Interest
2001 IEEE Annual Election
The election ballots are beginning to be sent to all IEEE voting members. We urge you to:
Let your vote be counted!
2002 Vice-President Education for IEEE Engineering Management Society
Congratulations to Dave Kemp for being elected to the position of 2002 Vice-President Education for the IEEE Engineering Management Society
Renew your IEEE membership early and qualify to win a laptop
Members using the IEEE Web site to renew their memberships by 15 November 2001 can qualify to win a Sony VAIO FX Series laptop. Features of this sought-after model include an Intel Pentium III 800MHz processor, 15-inch XGA display, and built-in CD-RW and DVD-ROM combination drive. For contest rules and to renew now go to http://www.ieee.org/renewal.
Citation Study: IEEE publishes nine of top ten Engineering Journals
The IEEE registered another year of high journal and magazine citation performance, according to the Institute for Scientific Information's newly released Journal Citation Report for the year 2000. The IEEE had nine of the top 10, 16 of the top 20 and 40 of the top 60 most influential journals in the field of electrical and electronic engineering, based on a selection of 202 journals in this category. The Proceedings of the IEEE was the most highly cited IEEE journal in the category, ranking second. IEEE also publishes the number-one journals in robotics, telecommunications, automation and control systems, and transportation science and technology according to the ISI study. Other IEEE periodicals ranked high in applied physics, acoustics, education, biomedical engineering and nuclear science and technology. The ISI study ranks journals' impact by the number of times they are quoted or cited by other scientific publications in their initial year of publication. The full list is available at http://www.ieee.org/products/citations.html.
Nominate an outstanding Power Engineering Educator
The IEEE Power Engineering Society seeks nominations for the 2002 Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to power engineering education. Nomination forms and eligibility requirements can be found at http://www.ee.mtu.edu/faculty/ljbohman/peec/peec.htm.
IEEE MANCOM Special Meeting -- Thursday November 1
The IEEE MANCOM program committee has arranged for a special guest speaker at a joint meeting with the Society for Technical Communication Manitoba Chapter. The Speaker will be Andy Blicq, writer/director of the History Channel highly rated television documentary "Pioneer Quest." Andy will describe his experiences working with the two couples who, for 12 months, lived like isolated settlers in a remote area of Manitoba as if it were 130 years ago. Andy Blicq is a CBC television producer who was on loan to the History Channel for one year, to produce the special program.
Where: Union Centre, 275 Broadway (at Smith Street)
Senior Member Updates
The following members were updated to Senior Member status at the August 2001 Admission and Advancement Panel meeting held in Montreal, Canada
For more information on the Nominate a Senior Member Initiative (NSI) Program, please visit http://www.ieee.org/organizations/rab/md/sminitiative.html
5-9 November 2001
7-9 November 2001
20-23 November 2001
25-29 November 2001
20-24 January 2002
4-6 February 2002
16-21 June 2002
17-21 June 2002
26-29 June 2002
7-10 July 2002
18-21 August 2002
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