• SCV Section 2020 Social Event



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September 8-11 2022, Santa Clara University, California

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.


2023 IEEE SCV Officers’ Election is open

Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section annual election. New nominees with an intention to keep the group fresh and operating smoothly are welcome and encouraged! We are seeking nominations for four elected positions: Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. Section members who are interested in being considered should submit their names to the Section Nominating Committee by August 31, 2022, via email to Edmund Cheng,

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