IEEE Atlanta Section

April 1st, 2019

It’s that time again! Join us at our annual spring banquet as we celebrate IEEE Atlanta’s accomplishments in 2018 and look forward to those in 2019. This year, we will be gather at Petite Violette Restaurant on April 18, with a reception starting at 6pm and dinner starting at 7pm.

We have the honor of hosting Prof. Michael Hunter from GaTech’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, whose talk is entitled, “Driverless Vehicles and The Future of Transportation.” His discussion on the disruptions, impacts, and challenges of driverless cars on current infrastructure are certain to be engaging.

Reserve your spot by clicking on this vTools link.

March 25th, 2019

IEEE-Atlanta sponsored the Curious Kids Zone at the Atlanta Science Festival’s Exploration Expo on March 23 in Piedmont Park. Thanks to everyone that came out and blew a bubble, made a robot pin, spun the Wheel of Engineering, and made our day in Piedmont Park amazing!

February 10th, 2019

We had so much fun at Birmingham Falls Elementary School’s Family Science Night!

November 29th, 2018

We had a great time with 600 students and their families at Woodland Elementary’s Family Science Night!

November 26th, 2018

We are thrilled to announce IEEE’s Family Science Night program has been selected as a Constellation Community Champion.  Our program brings families together to learn about all aspects of science. Thank you Constellation, an Exelon company, for helping us share our love of science with more deserving students and their families!

July 16th, 2018

We are proud to announce that the IEEE Atlanta Section met its membership retention goal for the 2018 membership year. As a group, we work hard to identify the needs and interests of current members and to connect members with resources available locally within the greater Atlanta area. We look forward to another successful year as our local IEEE section continues to grow.

February 21st, 2017

TRC is looking for an Electrical Engineer/Antenna Design in Duluth, GA.


Sr. Electrical Engineer (Antenna Designer) is involved in all aspects of antenna engineering from pre-design to production and quality assurance. Designing, developing and testing of antenna related products as polarizers, OMT´s, filters and waveguide components.


  • Minimum of Master degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in Electromagnetic Theory and at least fifteen years or more in related field of Reflector Antenna and accessories design.
  • Familiar with the design software tools; Matlab, CST, Ticra, Champ and Dorela is a requirement.

Job description:

  • Antenna design – literature studies and electromagnetic simulations, Antenna measurements – instrumentation, measurements and post processing.
  • Serve as a hardware architect to capture, analyze, decompose, translate and create requirements for systems of high complexity including clean sheet designs.
  • Collaborate with systems and mechanical engineers to develop functional, interface and performance specifications for hardware implementation. Identify and document architecturally significant requirements and technical risk areas.
  • Serve as hardware test lead in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems of high complexity including clean sheet designs.
  • Lead technical proposal preparations and participate as a subject matter expert in internal design, non-advocate, and customer reviews. Assure that development products are designed to meet the applicable, Business Unit, and Customer/Project requirements.
  • Estimate, track, manage and report status relating to technical, cost, schedule, design-to-cost and risk performance for assigned scope of work which may span across multiple disciplines or multiple design projects.
  • Develop and/or utilize prognostic metrics to improve efficiency in hardware design and development. Review metrics and hardware defects trends, identify systemic root causes and process improvements. Recommend new approaches, tools and techniques that drive continuous improvement in hardware development process.
  • Considered an expert on company, industry practices and standards. Be aware of emerging industry trends relative to new board technologies and fabrication processes. Lead Continuous Improvement projects that result in new approaches and techniques to product development.
  • Significant domain knowledge and knowledge of products and systems across business segments.​

January 30th, 2017

Mimosa Elementary hosted their annual FSN on January 19.

Over 300 students and parents enjoyed 11 activities with 15 volunteers.

January 26th, 2016

Manning Oaks Elementary in Alpharetta, GA hosted its first Family Science Night (FSN) on January 28.

Over 500 students and their families participated in 15 activities with 25 volunteers.

RobotsRule SandPrincess Rocks2 Rocks Machines BalloonRockets1 DNA Dog Fantastic shopping Helicopters cookieExcavation SpinningPenny GeodesicDomes

January 18th, 2016

The IEEE Atlanta Section is hosting a Family Science Night at Ocee Elementary School (4375 Kimball Bridge Road in Alpharetta) on Wednesday, October 28th from 6:30 to 8:00. We are looking for guest science instructors and volunteers for this event. As a guest science instructor, you would lead three, identical twenty-five minute classes with students and their families. Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. You can select your topic and determine the presentation of the content. Or, if you can lead a stock activity, Melody can help guide you to a topic, forward the activitys description and its instructions, and have the supplies waiting in your classroom at FSN. If you are interested in becoming a FSN volunteer or have any questions, please contact Melody Richardson @ or 678-429-1858.

SandPrincess Blastoff EggChallenge EggChallenge2 GeodesicDomes HotSteam RadiationLab RobotTeam SimpleMachines SkewerStructures Slime Snakes SolarCookies TastyDNA SpiderCookies UnityGame WhatsCool WildBirds


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