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=== National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden, Colorado  ===
=== National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden, Colorado  ===
<p>http://www.nrel.gov/ </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/ Portal for NREL] </p>
<p>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Renewable_Energy Laboratory/ History of NREL] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/about/overview/ Information about NREL] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/wind/ NREL's involvement in wind energy] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/pv/ NREL's involvement in photo voltaic energy] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/biomass/ NREL's involvement in biomass energy] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/solar/ NREL's involvement in solar energy] </p>
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/geothermal/ NREL's involvement in geothermal energy] </p>
=== NIST laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado ===
=== NIST laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado ===

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Region 5 Sections

Within Region 5, Sections are divided into four Areas:

  • North - Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
  • South - Central and East Texas
  • East - Arkansas and Louisiana
  • West - Colorado, West Texas, Southeast New Mexico, East Wyoming, West South Dakota

North Sections

North Section Principal City
Kansas City Kansas City, MO
Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, OK
Saint Louis St. Louis, MO
Rolla Subsection St. Louis, MO
Tulsa Tulsa, OK
Wichita Wichita, KS

South Sections

South Section Principal City
Central Texas Austin, TX
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
Rio Grande Valley Subsection Corpus Christi, TX
Dallas Dallas, TX
Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX
Galveston Bay Galveston, TX
Houston Houston, TX
Freeport Subsection Houston, TX

East Sections

East Section Principal City
Arkansas Little Rock, AK
Arkansas River Valley Russellville, AK
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA
Beaumont Beaumont, TX
Lafayette Lafayette, LA
New Orleans New Orleans, LA
Ozark Fayetteville, AK
Shreveport Shreveport, LA
Monroe Subsection Shreveport, LA

West Sections

East Section Principal City
Denver Denver, CO
Black Hills Subsection Denver, CO
High Plains Section Denver, CO
El Paso El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM
Panhandle Amarillo, TX
Pikes Peak Colorado Springs, CO
South Plains Lubbock, TX

Region 5 History

Official Region 5 Website

Region 5 Links to the Past

The links below provide interesting documentation relating to the histories and activities of institutions--laboratories, enterprises, museums, and like organizations--in IEEE Region 5. Many thanks to John Meredith for initiating this perspective on Region 5 by providing the initial collection of links.

Johnson Space Center located in Galveston Bay, Texas


Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico


National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden, Colorado

Portal for NREL

Laboratory/ History of NREL

Information about NREL

NREL's involvement in wind energy

NREL's involvement in photo voltaic energy

NREL's involvement in biomass energy

NREL's involvement in solar energy

NREL's involvement in geothermal energy

NIST laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado

Background information on NIST

Portal for NIST history

A walk through time

NIST’s history in measuring time and frequency

Information on Radio Station WWV in broadcasting time and frequency

Portal for WWV history

NOAA laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado


Sandi National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico


USGS National Earthquake Information Center located in Golden, Colorado


US Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico

History of the only deep geological site--just third such in the world--for isolation of radioactive waste in the United States

Portal for WIPP website

History of aviation in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita Aviation historic timeline

Wichita aviation history

Cessna history

Kansas Aviation museum Wichita

Texas Instruments history

TI history timeline

TI history

Jack Kilby, inteventor of integrated circuit, interview

Robert Coats story (former TI employee)

History of Transistor-transistor-logic (TTL) at TI

TI introduces SN5400 TTL logic family

TI introduction of 74S series Schottky TTL logic for high speed applications

Mostek history

Saint Louis history items

Wireless telegraphy at 1904 St. Louis exposition

History of McDonnell Aircraft and precursor aircraft companies in St. Louis

History of Union Electric Company

History of Wagner Electric Company

Rural Electrification History

History of first REA line in United States located in Bartlett, Texas

Bell System and Western Electric

Includes Bell System Operating Companies and Western Electric Works in Oklahoma City and Lee’s Summit Missouri.

Bess System history

Western Electric history

Histories of Region 5 Academic Institutions: their programs in IEEE Fields and their IEEE Student Branches by Section


Arkansas River Valley

Baton Rouge


Central Texas

Corpus Christi



El Paso

Fort Worth

Galveston Bay


Kansas City


New Orleans

Oklahoma City


Pikes Peak

Saint Louis


South Plains



Additional Materials

Guidelines for composing a section history