Getting SOCIAL with Kavinga Ekanayake
April 24, 2015

Who is Kavinga Ekanayake? Kavinga Ekanayake is the Chair of the Sri Lanka Young Professionals Affinity Group and a research assistant at University of Moratuwa.   Suggestion – Do you have any suggestions for the IEEE?  IEEE is a great platform to utilize the skills of bright minds across the world for the betterment of […]

An IEEE beacon of light in Iraq
April 15, 2015

Today’s story is a very sad one, but also one filled with a sense of pride and hope. The once beautiful country of Iraq has experienced much hardship in recent times, going from one conflict to another. Following the withdraws of foreign troops in 2011, the country has plunged into unrest which has led to […]

Professional Awareness Conference: Smart Cities
April 13, 2015

“Smart Cities” is a buzz phrase that is often heard, so it makes sense that IEEE Young Professionals are engaged at the core of this theme. Today’s report comes from Nigeria, where the Young Professionals and Students have put together a two day awareness conference in Nigeria themed around Smart Cities on the 19th and 20th of […]

IEEE Adventures in Croatia
April 5, 2015

Today’s story comes to us from a small country situated on the beautiful Adriatic Coast, Croatia. While this may be one of the smaller sections in the IEEE world, it is very passionate with volunteers who strive for perfection. On another note, you may recall that Nikola Tesla, arguably the world’s greatest thinker was also born […]

Professional and social networking is one of the most important tasks in the early career of an engineer. Therefore, the IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group of Germany provides numerous networking opportunities for its members. Getting in contact with peers from your field across the globe is most relevant, and IEEE can provide this better than most professional organisations. […]

A word from Young Professionals of Poland
March 25, 2015

The Young Professionals of Poland had a very successful 2014 which they hope will be the backbone of another big year ahead. The affinity group was responsible for organising the IEEE Region 8 Student & Young Professional Congress which was held in Krakow from 6th – 10th of August 2014. The participants of the congress were […]

There is somethIEEEng about Norway
March 22, 2015

A recently established IEEE Young Professionals affinity group in Norway is the focus of today’s article. The group quickly set out some goals to create awareness about its purposes and activities between IEEE members and non-members. In order to achieve that, a STEP event titled “Opportunities for Young Professionals in IEEE” which took place on October […]

Spotlight on Nigerian Young Professionals
March 17, 2015

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I have put together this short report on the IEEE Young Professionals activities within Nigeria. The Young Professionals group is chaired by Abdullateef Aliyu, a telecommunication Engineer and senior manager with Phase3 Telecom. The YP group is very active and runs a very popular webinar series. This […]


The IEEE IIUI Student Branch and Faculty of Engineering & Technology in collaboration with IEEE PES and the IEEE Young Professionals Region 10 organised a national workshop to address a shortage of research in the domain of Power Electronics in Pakistan. Power Electronics and its applications have seen tremendous growth in the last decade all over […]

Continuing Education
Making an Impression for Success with Toronto YP’s
November 10, 2014

School teaches you the essentials of your profession. But what about those unspoken details one needs to pay attention to when entering into the professional world? What are small things one should know when transitioning to the corporate world? The IEEE Young Professionals Toronto team organized the Professional Development Series to answer just that. The […]

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