Santa Clara Valley Section
The Santa Clara Valley (SCV) Section promotes the aims and objectives of the IEEE as stated in the IEEE Constitution and Bylaws. The Section concerns itself with all IEEE affairs taking place within the area prescribed by the IEEE as the territory of the SCV Section that geographically takes in all the peninsula cities south of Highway 92, plus the counties of Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz. The SCV, more popularly known as Silicon Valley, is the largest IEEE Section in the world in terms of membership as well as active chapters. IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section inspires Silicon Valley professionals and students to stay connected and to collaborate by creating and providing leadership programs to educate and to stimulate technological innovation, and engineering excellence.
2022 IEEE SCV Section Award Winners
- Outstanding Chapter of the Year: San Francisco Bay Area Council Power Electronics Society Chapter (PELS)
For continuing to further the advancement of power electronics, supporting educational activities, and creating value to the membership
- Outstanding Service and Leadership: Taylor Winship
For her successful efforts to keep the SCV Section and its chapters active during the first two years of the pandemic, her encouragement of member participation in elections and OU management, and her work on improving IEEE Volunteer tools as well as maintaining the SCV SSIT Chapter operational
- Outstanding Engineer: Ephraim Suhir
For seminal contributions to several critical IEEE fields, including probabilistic design-for-reliability of microelectronic and photonic materials and systems, and the role of the human factor
- SCV Section Chair Special Award: Charles Neuhauser
For 20 years of service, leading the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section Science Fair judging team
- SCV Section Chair Special Award: Stephen Mori
For his long-term engagement in the Teaching Opportunities for Partners in Science (TOPS) Program and his outstanding contribution to the K-12 and STEM education
- SCV Section Chair Special Award: Mridula Alani
For her outstanding engagement in promoting diversity and inclusion, with focus on women and Young Professionals. Her enthusiasm, continuous volunteerism in various activities within the section sets an example to all members of Santa Clara Valley Section.
IEEE Day is 4th of October
IEEE Day is an annual event that celebrates the first time in history when engineers worldwide gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884. One of the IEEE Day’s objectives is to show the ways IEEE members, in local communities, join to collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow. IEEE Day is celebrated on the first Tuesday in October. This year, it will be on 4 October, 2022.
All IEEE members can celebrate IEEE Day! Participating in local IEEE Day events, hosted by the local IEEE Section or IEEE Student Branch, is a great way to meet and collaborate with those who share the same passion and enthusiasm about technology and IEEE.
Submit your events on vtools: This year, all IEEE Day events are to be submitted with vtools. Please visit www.ieeeday.org and follow the link to submit your event. Don’t forget to add the keyword #ieeeday in your event form. Events can be celebrated anywhere between 1st October 2022 and 15th October 2022
Participate in contests: This year there are two contests: Photo and Video Contest. while you can find all details on the website.