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1 Welcome new and returning IEEE members! First General Meeting A-332 September 30, 2010

2 What is IEEE? “IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.”

3 IEEE Quick Facts more than 395,000 members in more than 160 countries; 45 percent of whom are from outside the United States more than 90,000 student members 331 sections in ten geographic regions worldwide 1,952 chapters that unite local members with similar technical interests 1,855 student branches in 80 countries 483 student branch chapters at colleges and universities

4 IEEE Quick Facts cont'd 338 affinity groups - IEEE Affinity Groups are non- technical sub-units of one or more Sections or a Council. The Affinity Group patent entities are the IEEE-USA Consultants' Network, Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), Women in Engineering (WIE) and Life Members (LM)

5 Featured Technology Programs Biometrics Digital Rights Management (DRM) Display Technologies Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare Earth Observations Electric Ship Electronic Health Records Electronics Recycling Fingerprinting WiFi Hydrogen Economy and Alternative Fuels Organic Electronics Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Portable Information Devices Remote Sensing RFID Smart Grids Terabit Networks Wind Power

6 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society “IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice. It consists of a full week of events, including technical paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials, as well as a full set of social events.” Registration is free with 8 hours of volunteer time. 156

7 2011 IEEE Radio Wireless Week The 2011 IEEE Radio Wireless Week (RWW2011) will be held the week of Sunday, January 16, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel. This exciting week includes the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS) and the IEEE Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF). For 2011, we are premiering three topical conferences on power amplifiers (PAWR), wireless sensor networks (WiSNet), and biomedical radio and wireless technologies (BioWireleSS). Workshops, short courses, panels, and a relevant industry exhibition will be held.

8 2010-2011 IEEE Board Co-President  Edgar Gonzalez  Joseph Fuentez External Vice-President  Gregorio Valdivia Internal Vice-President  Sindhu Radhakrishnan L.A. Metro Section Liaison  Mike Holloway Program Chair  Isaac Almaraz Outreach Chair Paul Tran Treasurer Hugo Gonzalez Public Relations Julianna Yip Webmaster John Paul Activities Coordinator Emil Issimunayyer

9 2010-2011 IEEE Board Membership Coordinator  Chris Wong Historian  Keith Walitvarahgkock Secretary  Heather Rudow Freshman Representative  Alejandro Soto

10 Faculty Advisor Dr. Jane Dong

11 Guest Speaker Wells Fargo Bank

12 Open Forum Questions? Comments?

13 Thank you for coming!

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