|IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada|
|Issue: September 2002|
News of Interest
2002 IEEE Annual Election are underway!
The election ballots are beginning to be sent to all IEEE voting members. We urge you to:
Let your vote be counted!
IEEE Antennas & Wireless Propagation Letters: 1st issue in IEEE Xplore
The first issue of IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, one of six new IEEE periodicals in 2002, is now available in electronic format through IEEE Xplore (TM) for subscribers to IEEE online periodical packages. Sponsored by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the publication is a forum for the rapid publication of new ideas and research results in the form of short contributions, which will undergo a rigorous peer-review process. Twelve papers are included in the first issue, the table of contents for which can be found at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/servlet/opac?punumber=7727&isvol=1&isno=1
Weekly IEEE Periodicals mailing report available online
Need to know when an issue of an IEEE periodical mailed? Check the online version of the IEEE Periodicals Mailing Report. Updated weekly, the report is available in both PDF and Excel formats, and lists the full year's worth of shipping dates for all IEEE periodicals. To view the report, visit http://www.ieee.org/about/documentation/copyright/pmd.html.
IEEE Member Digital Library Information now available
A new Web site provides IEEE Members with information about the IEEE Member Digital Library, a subscription service available in January 2003. The IEEE Member Digital Library allows IEEE Members exclusive access to full-text papers published in IEEE periodicals and conference proceedings in the last five years. IEEE Members and others may now find out more about the subscription service and sign up to receive more information at http://www.ieee.org/ieeemdl
Opportunity to publish in IEEE Optical Communications
IEEE Optical Communications, a quarterly supplement in IEEE Communications Magazine, is seeking papers for its first issue, to be published in February 2003. Founding co-chairs, Stamatios Kartalopoulos and Chunming Qiao, will include columns on controversial issues, "hot" technologies, and emerging standards. Also planned are quality survey/tutorial style articles focusing on the timely topics related to the design, implementation and testing of optical networks, systems and components as well as their applications. Papers for the first issue should be submitted by 31 September 2002. Submissions received after that date will be considered for future issues. For more information see http://www.comsoc.org/optical
Student Scholarship available from the IEEE Computer Society
The IEEE Computer Society is offering student members an opportunity to earn a US$500 award through the Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship fund. The Larson Scholarship is a best-paper contest that recognizes excellence in writing skill, technical knowledge, and overall presentation in a computer-related undergraduate student paper. The scholarship, created by IEEE Past President Robert Larson, is intended to encourage the development of communication skills of computer engineering students. The application deadline is 31 October 2002. For application information and additional details, please visit http://www.computer.org/students/schlrshp.htm#larson
New On-Line Computer Courses
Beginning this month, the IEEE Computer Society's Distance Learning Campus is offering 30 new Web-based courses, with several more coming in September. Subjects include Java, Cisco, Project Management, CompTIA, HTML, Windows Network Security, Unix, and Visual C++. Access the course catalog and enrollment information at http://computer.org/distancelearning/index.htm.
Dr. Beaulieu elected Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada
Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada is considered Canada's most prestigious academic accolade to which scholars and scientists aspire. "These distinguished individuals have accomplished work of truly outstanding quality," said Howard Alper, President of the Royal Society of Canada. "They add enormous value to the extraordinary resource of talent and experience that constitutes the Society."
The citations for the awards describe Dr Beaulieu as "a scientific leader in the analysis and modeling of wireless communications systems. He has discovered ingenious mathematical solutions and models for a wide range of digital communications components and applications . International researchers have widely used his methods, models and results."
Congratulations Dr. Beaulieu!
Funding still available in the Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) International internship program
The Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environment Industry(CCHREI),
in partnership with Environment Canada and Human Resources Development Canada,
is pleased to announce that the Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) International
internship program still has funding left for Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and
Newfoundland. The EYC is a successful internship program designed to bridge the
gap between young post-graduate professionals (under the age of thirty) and
their environmental employers.
Toronto STC Competition 2002-2003
The Society of Technical Communication's Toronto Chapter's Annual Writing Competition is now in progress. You can participate either as a contestant or as a volunteer. Please visit http://stctoronto.tripod.com/Competition/CallForEntries.htm or http://stctoronto.tripod.com/Competition/IWantToJudge.doc for more information.
Win a free digital camera
In celebration of their 40-year partnership, the IEEE and MARSH Affinity Group Services are giving away a digital camera every month in 2002. Enter through the IEEE Financial Advantage Program at http://www.ieee.org/fap
Senior Member Upgrades
The following members were upgraded to Senior Member status at the August 2002 Admission and Advancement Panel meetings in Syracuse, NY:
For more information on the Nominate a Senior Member Initiative (NSI) Program, please visit http://www.ieee.org/ra/md/smprogram.html.
IEEE Montreal maintains a page of upcoming events at http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r7/montreal/evenements_e.html.
IEEE Toronto maintains a page of upcoming events at http://www.tor.ieee.ca/events.htm.
IEEE Vancouver maintains a page of upcoming events at http://www.ieee.org/vancouver.
For more IEEE conferences, visit IEEE Conference Search at http://www.ieee.org/conferencesearch/.
IEEE Commercial Releases
IEEE Online Catalog & Store gets new look
The IEEE Online Catalog & Store has launched a series of site improvements including an improved search feature, look and feel, and news and featured links. Shop the definitive source for IEEE products at http://shop.ieee.org
IEEE Members entitled to 10% off online graduate course tuition
Enrollment is now open for fall 2002 at http://www.webcampus.stevens.edu, where IEEE members are entitled to ten percent off regular tuition rates. In collaboration with IEEE, WebCampus.Stevens, the online unit of Stevens Institute of Technology, now gives students the chance to earn graduate certificates, enter masters degree programs, or take online professional short courses over the Internet. This fall, students can enroll in new e-learning, instructor-led programs in networking, security, and multimedia, plus enter continuing online programs in wireless communications, telecom, and technology management. To learn more, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
MIT Offers 10% discount for online graduate courses
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Advanced Study Program (ASP) has become an IEEE Education Partner, offering 10% discounts to IEEE members for its graduate-level courses. Current online ASP courses include Systems Dynamics, a 24-month certificate program, and Economic Concepts for Engineers, a semester-long course. To find out more about MIT and other IEEE Education Partners, visit http://www.ieee.org/organizations/eab/eduPartners.htm
Guide to Understanding Telecom & Lightwave systems now available
The third edition of the bestselling guide "Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems" is now being offered by Wiley-IEEE Press. This entry-level guide to the basics of telecommunications and digital technology presents a non-technical treatment of how voice, video, and multimedia can simultaneously travel over today's evolving telecommunications systems. http://shop.ieee.org/store/product.asp?prodno=PP5894
View a complete list of Wiley-IEEE Press titles by technical category at: http://shop.ieee.org/store/HelpDesk/pwcategory.asp
IEEE members receive a 15% discount on Wiley-IEEE Press titles
New Title in Power Systems available for purchase online
"Power Systems Economics: Designing Markets for Electricity," a new book from IEEE Press and John Wiley and Sons, is now available through the IEEE Online Catalog & Store. Featured topics include how marginal-cost prices cover fixed costs and fundamentals of auction design and signs. http://shop.ieee.org/store/product.asp?prodno=PC5040
Network Operations Symposium Proceedings now available
The proceedings of the 2002 IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2002), held in April in Florence, Italy, are now available from the IEEE Online Catalog & Store. Topics include policy based network and security management, telecom management, quality of service in IP Networks, mobility management in next generation wireless, and much more. http://shop.ieee.org/store/product.asp?prodno=CH37327
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|IEEE Canada Newsletter - September 2002||Nouvelles de IEEE Canada - septembre 2002|
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