Announcing the 2020 MGA Achievement Award Recipients

On 21 November 2020, the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board approved the recipient of the 2020 MGA Achievement Award:

 

Jenifer Castillo

Region 9 – Puerto Rico and Caribbean Section, USA

“For sustained and outstanding achievements in promoting Students, YP, and WIE membership development in Latin America and the Caribbean”

Albert Lysko

Region 8 – South Africa Section, South Africa

“For dedication and exemplary leadership in promoting, strengthening and proactively supporting IEEE activities and volunteerism at the local and global levels”

Suresh Nair

Region 10 – Kerala Section, India

“For exemplary leadership and outstanding contributions to the IEEE community by inspiring a generation of engineering professionals towards the vision of ethical advancement of technology for the benefit of humanity”

TEAM: Engineers Assisting Ventilator Maintenance project

Region 9 – Rio de Janeiro Section

“For engaging IEEE volunteers to work collaboratively with external institutions on a project that served the Rio de Janeiro area in fighting against COVID-19”

Amit Kumar

Region 10 – Hyderabad Section

“For exemplary leadership and distinguished contributions in promoting IEEE activities at the Section, Council, and Region levels”

Nia Kurnianingsih

Region 10 – Indonesia Section

“For organizing a successful regional Congress involving students, YP, WIE and LM, and excellent information management service to Region 10”

 

To recognize individuals, or a team, involved with MGA and its organizational units for singular achievement in the development and completion of a project(s) or activity(ies), directed to the fulfillment of one or more of the MGA goals. This award is designed to recognize those substantive projects or achievements of a relatively short nature (one to three years), but that has left an undeniable imprint on the fabric of regional operations.

The MGA Achievement Award is presented annually.


Announcing the 2020 MGA Young Professionals Achievement Award Recipients

On 21 November 2020, the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board approved the recipient of the 2020 MGA Young Professionals Achievement Award:

 

Machani Ajay Kumar

Region 10 – Hyderabad Section

“For enhancing collaboration through IEEE PES Day Activities and engaging Student and Young Professional members worldwide”

Shashank Gaur

Region 8 – Portugal Section

For continuous hard work and dedication in making IEEE a better place for young engineers.

Vijay Sabeen Paul

Region 10 – Victorian Section

For providing inspiring leadership to Young Professionals, with initiatives that inspire the advancement of technology for humanity.

Saeed Hussain Ali Al Mansoori

Region 8 – United Arab Emirates Section, UAE

For outstanding contributions to the Young Professionals and IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society activities in the United Arab Emirates Section and Region 8.

Weizhi Meng

Region 8 – Denmark Section

For outstanding contributions in the formation of an IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group, and leading activities in Denmark and Region 8.

Ronny Israel Cabrera Tituana

Region 9 – Ecuador Section

For outstanding contributions to the IEEE mission through activities and programs for the benefit of Young Professionals in Ecuador and Latin America.

 

To recognize those substantive projects or achievements of a relatively short nature (one to three years), but which have left an undeniable imprint on the fabric of IEEE Young Professionals operations.

The MGA Young Professionals Achievement Award is presented annually.


About R8

Welcome to Region 8 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional society, and comprises more than 360,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 150 countries.
Founded in 1884, the IEEE is a non-profit organisation, and through its members is a catalyst for technological innovation. We are a leading authority in a broad range of areas such as computer engineering, electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, biomedical technology, and telecommunications, naming only a few.
We publish 30 percent of the world’s literature in electrical engineering, computers and control technology, and hold more than 300 major conferences and 6,000 local meetings annually. Recognized as essential guides for every industry, more than 800 active IEEE standards are in use today with 700 currently in development.
Please use the links at the left to navigate this website, and find out more about the Region and its activities.

Region 8 covers covers Europe, Middle East and Africa, as shown in the map below.

Region 8 Vision

Region 8 is an effectively organized, dynamic and influential entity, recognized as a leading and esteemed part of a truly transnational IEEE, with IEEE benefits equally available to all members

Region 8 Mission

To serve the needs of the members of the Institute, the profession and society at large, by enhancing and supporting the IEEE’s Organizational Units and their activities within Region 8


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Membership Development (part of MA)

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Technical Activities r8ta@ieee.org

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