Congratulations to Kamal Al-Haddad, elected as IEEE Division VI Director! 

On October 8, 2021, Kamal Al-Haddad has been elected as IEEE Division VI Director (Education, IES, PSE, PCS, RS, SSIT, TEMS) Prof. Al-Haddad is a prominent member of our IES society, for being IEEE IES President from 2016 to 2017, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and an IES Distinguished Lecturer. He also was a recipient of the 2014 IEEE IES Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award. Biography Kamal Al-Haddad received the B.Sc.A. and M.Sc.A. degrees from ...
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IES continue to perform well in Citation Rankings

Journal Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from a journal published in the past two years have been cited in the Journal Citation Report (JCR). These results are those generally used and relied upon by technical publications and their stakeholders. According to the recent JCR report released this year, the Impact Factors (IFs) of our publications of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, in year 2020, are: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics TII: 10,215 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics TIE: ...
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Two Editors-in-Chiefs and two co-Editors-in-Chief of IEEE IES publications announced

During Industrial Electronics Society’s AdCom of 12 and 13 June 2021, the president, Terry Martin, has appointed 2 Editors-in-Chiefs (EiC) and 2 co-Editors-in-Chiefs (co-EiC). The appointment is advised by Publication Committee and validated by AdCom members. The EiCs, Prof. Emil Levi (reappointment) from United Kingdom for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and Prof. Eric Monmasson from France for IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, will both serve their three-year term from 2022 to 2024. The co-EiCs of IEEE Transaction on Industrial Informatics ...
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IEEE IES humanitarian project in Honduras – Behind the scenes by the President of IEEE Smart Village

Last month you heard about the IES humanitarian initiative for a campus located in San Matias municipality of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. A project aiming to improve the health and education by introducing off-grid solar powered lighting, charging station, and cooking fans. Read the message from John P. Nelson, President of IEEE Smart Village... Approximately one year ago, Morgan Kiani proposed that the Industrial Electronics Society (IES) team up with IEEE Smart Village to provide electricity to light up schools and homes ...
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June 2021 online AdCom of Industrial Electronics Society is of great success

For the third time in 70 years, our Industrial Electronics Society AdCom happened online during the week-end of 12th and 13th of June. With a record of around 100 persons attending, our Administration Committee hits its stride. During two half days (that were actually nights for some of our courageous attendees), many presentations and exciting news and initiatives were brought, and among them: The different IES Multimedia contents and venues were presented, as well as a promotion video for the ...
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Shifting Gears from the Lab to the Market – Listen to Marc Perron’s podcast

"Shifting Gears from the Lab to the Market" is an IEEE TEC podcast featuring Marc Perron, Deep Tech Commercialization Expert and Senior IEEE Member. In this podcast on Technology Transfer and Commercialization, the host, Prof. Sheldon Williamson, had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Marc Perron. Marc speaks about how he ended up in the business of commercializing technologies and explains to us how it all works. He cites examples of his own success stories with coaching young companies from ...
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Improving Health & Education in Honduras – Humanitarian Initiative by IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

EMPOWERING THOSE WHO ARE POWERLESS The IES initiative started with Honduras. The proposed system aims to improve the health and education by introducing off-grid solar powered lighting, charging station, and cooking fans. The proposed system is composed of two phases. Phase one was finished by end of May and it was dedicated to provide lighting for Hogar CREA Madres, a campus located in San Matias municipality of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This location finalized by going through several Zoom meetings and in ...
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A word from our VP-Membership Development to encourage IEEE IES Chapters collaboration

IES Chapters are Not Only Growing... ...but Also Collaborating! While it is very pleasing to see our Chapters number has soared during the last few years from 60 to 92 (53% increase), it is more pleasing to see the newly established chapters are collaborating in activities that are of common interest to academics and practicing engineers everywhere. The new IES Chapter in Guadalajara (Mexico), the new IES Chapter in Egypt (both established early 2020) and joint IES/PELS/IAS Chapter in Austria ...
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IES Resource Center: On-demand technical content available anytime, anywhere

Expand your knowledge with valuable resources IEEE recognizes that researchers, students, and engineers around the world are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to express our concern and support for all the members of the IEEE community and all others affected by the global health crisis. The IEEE Resource Centers have thousands of in-depth technical resources, accessible from any location, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A gold mine, developed by engineering and technical ...
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2021 IES Student and Young Professional Competition Starts Now!

The very first IES SYP Competition provides a chance for students and young professionals in our society to show their exciting research results and demonstrate their excellent talents. Due to the pandemic, the IES SYP Competition will be held online this year. The subjects of the SYP competition Track 1: Research Project Presentation The individual participates should submit a 5-minutes recorded video for their research projects. Track 2: Developing an Industrial Application A group of members (maximum 3) develop a Preventative Maintenance App based on Data Analysis. The results will be judged by the committee members from IES TC on ...
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New IEEE IES logo – Create your Chapter or Event logo easily

Did you notice? Since the beginning of 2021, IES has a new logo! Our Society’s full-name is now part of our logo, demystifying “IES” for non IES members! Please make sure this new logo is used for all your communications, such as: IES sponsored and technically sponsored conferences IES publications and communications Chapters websites   Create your own chapter or special event logo in 3 easy steps Use our logo builder: 20-TA-240 IEEE Industrial Society Chapter Logo Template (PPT, 50 KB) Read our short 3-steps guide to help you build your own chapter logo: 20-TA-240 IEEE IES Chapter Editable Template Tip ...
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A new IES Technical Committee on Technology Ethics and Society

IES established in June 2020 a new Technical Committee on Technology Ethics and Society (TES). The technical committee aims to provide a forum for academia and industry to exchange information, ideas, research directions, roadmaps, impacts, and lessons learned in the cross-disciplinary area pertaining to technology ethics and societal aspects. The rapid advances in a number of areas including industrial technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI), autonomous systems etc., have led to a new generation of increasingly sophisticated and autonomous systems that are increasingly fueled by AI. Such systems are utilized not only within controlled industrial environments but also in consumer applications, and ...
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IEEE Connecting Experts Webinar on Microgrids: The Pathway to Smart and Cleaner Energy Future

As part of IEEE Connecting Experts program, Sertac Bayhan, Senior Scientist at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute to talk about microgrids, including the current status and also future opportunities. The technical talk entitled “Microgrids: The Pathway to Smart and Cleaner Energy Future” was scheduled on June 28 at 17:00 UTC. The talk was co-organized with IEEE Region 8 and IEEE Young Professionals Turkey Section. Dr. Bayhan’s talk primarily focused on design consideration of microgrids, including the current status and also future opportunities of renewables, energy storages, power electronics, microgrid control techniques, and the challenges of integrating microgrids into ...
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IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy (PESGRE2020) – A highly successful inaugural edition!

The first biennial IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, PESGRE2020, ended on 4th January 2020 after an exciting and productive three days of non-stop activities, stimulating discussions, and prolific exchange of ideas between 450 attending power Electronics and Energy Systems professionals and researchers from 15 countries. The conference was organized by IA/IE/PELS Jt. Chapter Kerala and was co-sponsored by IEEE Industry Applications society, IEEE Power Electronics Society, and IEEE Kerala section. The conference focused on the challenges, latest developments and upcoming technologies in power electronic systems, electric drives, renewable energy resources and the operation in ...
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Join today! IEEE Transportation Electrification Community – Advancing the Field of Electrified Transportation

The IEEE Transportation Electrification Community (TEC) is a Technical Community within the IEEE that serves as “one voice” for Transportation Electrification and coordinates broad and deep activities in the growing electrification revolution across transportation domains. These domains include advances in electric and hybrid cars, more-electric ships and aircraft, rail systems, personal transport, and the motive, storage, power grid, electronic intelligence, and control technologies that make them possible. TEC provides a platform to innovate, create, and collaborate on all aspects of transportation electrification within the IEEE. TEC is sponsored by the following IEEE Societies/Council/Boards: IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society IEEE ...
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IEEE IES Contest – Under 35 Innovators

The IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) is sponsoring an “Under 35 Innovators” contest, co-sponsored by the Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS). The event is looking for Young Professional innovators working on technological innovation and applied research in industrial electronics and industrial informatics areas. Anyone who has a brilliant idea and has developed or is developing a project leading to an industrial solution or application of it is eligible. Entries from any IES field of interest can be entered. Researchers, entrepreneurs, and innovators from universities and research centers, start-ups, SMEs, corporations, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to participate. For more ...
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2019 Women in IES Forum in Europe

The WiIES Forum will be a Thematic Technical Forum with Industry, to foster joint R&D activities between women engaged in reseach activities, in companies and in academy. The Forum, that is supported by the Industrial Electronics Society, targets women engineers, from industry and academia, and female students (MD, PhD) working in the fields covered by IES. The Forum program will offer a series of keynote speeches by prominent female scientists and professionals and a panel discussion with open forum. Organizers: Prof. Lucia Lo Bello, University of Catania, Italy. Email: Prof. Anikó Costa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.  Email: ...
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2022 AMC – IEEE 17th International Conference on Advanced Motion Control

AMC2022 will be held during February 18-20, 2022 in the University of Padova, Italy. The conference is planned to be a face-to-face event. AMC2022 is the 17th in a series of biennial international conferences on Advanced Motion Control, sponsored by the Industrial Electronics Society of IEEE, which aims at bringing together researchers from both academia and industry, and to promote ubiquitous motion control technologies and applications.  TOPICS OF INTEREST
  • Advanced motion control in mechatronics
  • Compliant and flexible robotics
  • Intelligent and adaptive motion control systems
  • Haptics and robotics in medical applications
  • Hybrid and discrete motion control systems
  • Actuators and ...
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2022 IEEE ISIE Conference – Call for Competition Proposals

The ISIE 2022 Organizing Committee solicits student proposals for competition themes involving practical demo projects in areas of relevance for IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. The competition will take place during the conference in Anchorage, Alaska, USA, June 1-3, 2022. Because of the hybrid nature of the conference, the proposals should have solid plans for a virtual organization, also accommodating different time zones. The proposed competition themes should address novel research challenges and involve practical demos using cutting-edge technologies in the related research area. ​ Proposals (not to exceed 2 pages) must include:
  1. A brief description of the competition theme, ...
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2022 ISIE – 31st IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics

The 31th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), will be held during June 1-3, 2022, in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. ISIE 2022 is currently planned as a hybrid event, combining physical and virtual sessions. The IEEE ISIE 2022 Organizing Committee invites researchers, academics, industry experts, and practitioners from all over the world to share their innovative ideas, experiences and novel research results related to industrial electronics and its applications. The symposium will also showcase world-class keynote speakers, tutorials, special sessions, and industry sessions to create an exceptional forum to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. ISIE 2022 will continue building on the ...
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IEEE CPE-POWERENG 2021 – 15th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering

CPE-POWERENG is an important conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) devoted to the dissemination of new ideas, research and work in progress within the fields of power electronics, renewable energy integration, power generation, transmission and distribution, power systems, electro-mechanical energy conversion, automation and EMC/EMI issues. The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions between industry and academia for the advancement of science, technology and fellowship. The main features of the conference include Invited Talks, Regular Sessions, Special Sessions. TECHNICAL TRACKS
  • Power generation, transmission and distribution
  • Power electronics and applications
  • Smart grids ...
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IECON 2021 – 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

The IECON 2021 will be held during October 13-16, 2021, at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada. IECON 2021 is the 47th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), focusing on contemporary industry topics ranging from electronics, controls, manufacturing, to communications and computational intelligence. IECON is the flagship annual conference of IES. It aims to create a forum for scientists and practising engineers throughout the world to present the latest research findings and ideas in the areas of Industrial Electronics, and possible contributions toward sustainable development and environment preservation. The objectives of the conference are to provide high ...
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2021 IEMDC – IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference

IEMDC 2021 is going virtual! From May 17 to May 20, 2021, sessions will take place online. The 2021 IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC 2021) seeks to address all aspects of design, operation, control, and systems integration of electric machines, electromechanical actuators, and the controls and power electronic drives that implement their applications. The IEMDC 2021 program will feature oral and poster technical sessions for papers describing original and previously unpublished work, plenary sessions with invited speakers, tutorials, and exhibits. Contributions are invited from industry and academia. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference ...
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2021 WFCS – 17th IEEE International Conference on Factory Communication Systems

The 17th edition of the WFCS will take place for the first time in the city of Linz, in Austria. The WFCS is the largest IEEE conference dedicated to communications for industrial automation systems. Linz is an industrial emerging area with leading industries but also an academic place. Thus, the local organizer of this WFCS are Johannes Kepler University Linz, Silicon Austria Labs, and Linz Center of Mechatronics GmbH. The WFCS is supported by IEEE and IES and led by the IEEE TC on Factory Automation, and will be hosted by the Johannes Kepler University Linz between the 9th and ...
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