IEEE Colombia Section History

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IEEE Colombia Section History
Established date 1958-01-07
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Background[edit | edit source]

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The Colombia (Columbia) Section is located in Region 9. The key activities of this section are centered around the city of Bogota.

On 10 April 2009, the IEEE Medellin Subsection of the Colombia Section was ratified.

In 2009, the chapter of the IEEE Control Systems Society was established.

Colombia Section Officers
Year Chair Vice chair Secretary Treasurer
2000 Renato Cespedes Alvaro Torres Roberto Valenzuela Roberto Valenzuela
2001 Renato Cespedes Alvaro Torres Roberto Valenzuela Roberto Valenzuela
2002 Renato Cespedes C Vivas Roberto Valenzuela Roberto Valenzuela
2003 Renato Cespedes C Vivas Roberto Valenzuela Roberto Valenzuela
2004 C Vivas Renato Cespedes Roberto Valenzuela Roberto Valenzuela
2005 Luis Arenas Renato Cespedes Maria Mora Maria Mora
2006 Luis Arenas Renato Cespedes Laurencio Silva Laurencio Silva
2007 Jose David Cely Renato Cespedes Roberto Perez Hernandez Carlos Eduardo Velasquez
2008 Jose David Cely Carlos Rueda Artunduaga Roberto Perez Hernandez Carlos Eduardo Velasquez
2009 Carlos Rueda Artunduaga Jenifer Castillo Rodriguez Laura Santosoviedo Carlos Eduardo Velasquez
2010 Carlos Rueda Artunduaga Jose David Cely Laura Santosoviedo Carlos Eduardo Velasquez
2011 Carlos Lozano Garzon Carlos Eduardo Velasquez Marthaviviana Gualterosjimenez Jose David Cely
2012 Carlos Lozano Garzon Carlos Eduardo Velasquez Marthaviviana Gualterosjimenez Jose David Cely
2013 Yezid Donoso Lorena Garcia Marthaviviana Gualterosjimenez Jose David Cely
2014 Yezid Donoso Lorena Garcia Marthaviviana Gualterosjimenez Jose David Cely
2015 Lorena Garcia Antonio Garcia Aldo Forero Yuli Rodriguez
2016 Lorena Garcia Antonio Garcia Aldo Forero Yuli Rodriguez
2017 Jose David Cely Alvaro Orjuela Fabian Camilo Pena Lozano Diana Briceno Rodriguez
2018 Jose David Cely Alvaro Orjuela Fabian Camilo Pena Lozano Diana Briceno Rodriguez
2019 Oscar Rodriguez Riveros Valentina Moreno Viveros Diana Briceno Rodriguez Carlos Zambrano
2020 Oscar Rodriguez Riveros Valentina Moreno Viveros Diana Briceno Rodriguez Carlos Zambrano
2021 Andres Navarro Diana Briceno Rodriguez Laura Ruiz Gomez Leidy Ferro

Affinity Groups / Grupos de afinidad[edit | edit source]

WIE student branch affinity groups were established at the University of the Andes in Bogota, and at the Corporaction Universitaria de la Costa in Barranquilla. In February 2011, the Universidad Technologica de Bolivar, Cartagena established a Women in Engineering affinity Group.

Una Rama estudiantil se formó en noviembre de 2009 en la Universidad de Santo Tomás situado en Bogotá.

Mayo de 2010, sección de la Columbia establece un capítulo de la Sociedad IEEE sobre las repercusiones sociales de Tecnología

La rama estudiantil de la Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga constituye un capítulo IEEE Computer Society, en agosto de 2013.

Recognitions[edit | edit source]

  • 2012 MGA Achievement Award to Jose David Cely Callejas (R9), Colombia Section; For engaging and developing members by organizing conferences within the IEEE Colombia Section.
  • 2012 MGA GOLD Achievement Award to Jenifer Castillo Rodriguez (R9), Colombia Section; For excellent leadership and remarkable contributions to IEEE GOLD member engagement, collaboration, and networking within the IEEE Colombia Section.

Further Reading[edit | edit source]

Link to Section Homepage

Archival Documents[edit | edit source]