UConn IEEE Graduate Chapter


Announcement: A New Chapter of IEEE!

IEEE Systems Control Student Branch 

The chapter advisor is Professor Pattipati and co-advisor is Professor Zuo

Efi Safikou- chair

Ayah Abdallah - treasurer 

The Systems Control group met with IEEE CT section to introduce the new chapter at UConn received $500 in funding.


Power Electronics Society (PELS) & Power and Energy society (PES) Branch

Faculty Advisors: Profs. Ali Bazzi and Lisa Wang

Contact: Leila Chebbo, Vice Chair

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A new IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) & Power and Energy society (PES) joint student branch chapter has been established at University of Connecticut as a part of IEEE R1 within Connecticut section.

On October 21, 2022, the chapter hosted a kickoff reception and networking event for invited students, faculty and industry. The founding branch chapter chair, Arshiah Mirza delivered a welcome note, shared the chapter plans and introduced the executive board as shown in Fig 1. It was followed by an informative invited talk by Dr. Xinsheng Lou from GE Steam Power on “Dynamic Simulation for Boiler Fault Detection and Diagnosis Using AI”. The floor was then open for networking and reception. Over 35 students, faculty and professionals from industry attended the event over great food and fall weather at the University of Connecticut main campus.

Since October, the chapter has organized:

  • 4 events including PELS day, IEEE day, logo release, fall celebrations
  • 4 invited technical talks by Dr. Yiqi Liu, Dr. Xinsheng Lou, Dr. Sheldon Williamson, Dr. Chetan Mishra
  • 5 general body meetings and 10+ E-board meetings

and has plans for many events for the Spring 23 semester!

 Poster Competition winner Yen-Che Hsiao.

2023 ECE & IEEE Poster Competition contestant Abdulrahman Husawi.

2023 ECE & IEEE Poster Competition contestant Tashfiq Kashem.

2023 ECE & IEEE Poster Competition contestant Aalvee Kausani.