IEEE Kuwait Section History

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IEEE Kuwait Section History
Established date 1990-02-20
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Background[edit | edit source]

The IEEE Kuwait Section is located in Region 8. The Section was formed on 20th of Feb. 1990

The IEEE Kuwait Section and Kuwait Engineering Society signed an Agreement to collaborate in Technical Fields and IEEE Kuwait Section to be under the umbrella of Kuwait Engineering Society.

The first Board Members in the IEEE Kuwait Section are as follows:

  1. Eng. Abdul Rahman K. Al-Ghunaim
  2. Dr. Malik Ghuloum
  3. Dr. Hussain Alahmad
  4. Dr. Yazan Aljalili

Board Meeting started from the beginning of year 1989 until the official formation of the Section on the 20th of February 1990.

The IEEE Kuwait Section shall celebrate the 25th Anniversary on 20th of February 2015 in Kuwait City with a social event.

Section Officers[edit | edit source]

Kuwait Section Officers
Year Chair Vice chair Secretary Treasurer
2000 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh
2001 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh
2002 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh
2003 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh
2004 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh
2005 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2006 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2007 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2008 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2009 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2010 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2011 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Mansour Jaragh
2012 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Ahmad Almershed
2013 A Alghunaim Mansour Jaragh Fadhel Abulhasan
2014 A Alghunaim Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2015 A Alghunaim Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2016 A Alghunaim Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2017 A Alghunaim Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2018 Mansour Jaragh Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2019 Mansour Jaragh Adel Zerai Fadhel Abulhasan Fadhel Abulhasan
2020 Mansour Jaragh Adel Zerai Abdullah Alqallaf Fadhel Abulhasan
2021 Mansour Jaragh Adel Zerai Abdullah Alqallaf Fadhel Abulhasan

Membership[edit | edit source]

345 members at as of June 2014

Significant Activities[edit | edit source]

IEEE 125th Anniversary activities:

Kuwait section in association with the other Arabian Gulf sections, namely, Saudi Arabia East, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Qatar held the IEEE-GCC 5th conference in Kuwait during the period 16-19 of March, 2009. The attendance was more than 750 participants from around 27 countries.

Affinity Groups and Chapters[edit | edit source]

IEEE Women in Engineering, is centred around Kuwait University

IEEE Young Professionals affinity group was established in February 2014.

Archival Documents[edit | edit source]