IEEE 1668 meeting held on April 23, 2018

On April 23rd, 2018 EPRI and the local East Tennessee IEEE chapter held a workshop on the new IEEE 1668 Recommended Practice for Voltage Sag and Short Interruption Ride-Through Testing for End-Use Electrical Equipment Rated Less than 1000 V.  The workshop explained the entire standard, discussed how to apply, and solidified the concepts with live demonstrations.  … Read more

2018 Tennessee Science Bowl Recognition

Section Secretary/Treasurer Nora Dianne received the following email from the Tennessee Science Bowl Coordinator on Feb. 27, 2018. Dear Nora, Thank you for helping to make the Tennessee Science Bowl (TSB) a tremendous success!   Fifty-nine teams from fifty schools across Tennessee participated this year. Thanks to IEEE of East TN, 290 students were able to… Read more

2017 Tennessee Science Bowl Recognition

The East Tennessee Section was recognized for it’s participation and sponsorship of the 2017 Tennessee Science Bowl at the annual TSB banquet on March 1st.  Below is a picture of your William Milam holding the IEEE certificate at the dinner. He is pictured with representatives from our Platinum Sponsors: Michele Branton (DOE ORNL Site Office Deputy Site Manager),… Read more

Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE)

Each year, IEEE selects three outstanding engineering student members to participate in the nine-week WISE program in Washington, D.C.  Students discover how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues, while also learning how engineers and scientists can contribute to legislative process and regulatory decision-making. The WISE Program is ranked as one of the best… Read more

IEEE-USA Government Fellowships

We are seeking two U.S. IEEE members interested in spending a year working for a Member of Congress or a congressional committee, one U.S. IEEE member interested in spending a year serving as a technical adviser at the U.S. Department of State, and one U.S. IEEE member interested in serving as a technical advisor to… Read more

2016 Tennessee Science Bowl Recognition

The East Tennessee Section was recognized for it’s participation and sponsorship of the 2016 Tennessee Science Bowl. Secretary/Treasurer Dianne Bull Ezell accepted a certificate of recognition at the annual banquet.

Section Recognized for Member Retention for 2016

I am pleased to recognize the East Tennessee Section for meeting its retention goal for the 2016 membership year. Congratulations! The membership development goals were developed based on your Section’s four  year performance. You are to be commended for continuing to grow IEEE membership  in the East Tennessee Section. Regards, Antonio Luque 2016 Chair, IEEE… Read more

Knox Makers Community and Resources for Creative People

Knox Makers is a place for hackers, makers, crafters, artists, and mad engineers to play, work, teach, learn, and socialize: a hackerspace for sharing workspace, tools, materials, and knowledge. We develop both group and solo projects. Knox Makers is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization promoting mad science and creativity through presentations, hands-on workshops, and group projects, both… Read more

TECH2020 Offers Services for Entrepreneurs

Tech2020 Center for Entrepreneurial Growth provides services to entrepreneurs in starting a company including training, access to capital, and incubator space. Online videos on topics like writing a business plan, understanding customer value, and getting venture capital are available. Learn more at: