IEEE New Zealand Central Section History

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IEEE New Zealand Central Section History
Established date 2007-08-25
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Background[edit | edit source]

IEEE New Zealand Central was approved on 25 August 2007 by the IEEE Region 10 executive, and with it existence, there are now amendments required to council bylaws (in progress), changes to regional areas ;and changes to joint chapters between sections within New Zealand.

Chapters[edit | edit source]

On 15 June 2009, the Joint Chapter on Communications, Signal Processing and Information Theory was formed. The first event of the Chapter took place on the 13th May 2009 with a presentation from Professor Bastiaan Kleijn, Massey University.

On 15 April 2010, the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Chapter was formed. The Chapter was launched with an event that was held at Massey University, Palmerston North campus. The event was a one day workshop entitled "Sensors and Instrumentation Research in New Zealand" and it provided a common forum for interested people to hear about and discuss research in I & M undertaken by their fellow colleagues.

On February 2011, the IEEE Power & Energy chapter was established.

Honours[edit | edit source]

Our Section now has a new IEEE Fellow: Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay who was the only Fellow listed from New Zealand in the 2010 awards list. The citation read: Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand - For development of low-cost smart sensors and sensing systems.

IEEE Best Paper Award from NZ Central Section for 2011, IEEE DONALD G. FINK PRIZE PAPER AWARD:

There were 3 co-recipients of this prestigious award, including Mr Mansoor Shafi (FIEEE) from our executive committee. Society Affiliation: Communications Society, Vehicular Technology Society for their paper entitled “Propagation Issues for Cognitive Radio,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 97, No. 5, May 2009.

Membership Profile[edit | edit source]

2007 - 210 members

2008 - 252 members

2009 - 255 members

2010 - 303 members

Section Officers[edit | edit source]

New Zealand Section Officers
Year Chair Vice chair Secretary Treasurer
2007 Richard Harris Murray Milner Subhas Mukhopadhyay Duncan Hall
2008 Murray Milner Richard Harris Subhas Mukhopadhyay Duncan Hall
2009 Murray Milner Richard Harris Subhas Mukhopadhyay Duncan Hall
2010 Richard Harris Murray Milner Pawel Dmochowski Gourab Sen Gupta
2011 Richard Harris Murray Milner Pawel Dmochowski Gourab Sen Gupta
2012 Murray Milner Pawel Dmochowski Gourab Sengupta Donald Bailey
2013 Murray Milner Pawel Dmochowski Chuan-Zheng Lee Donald Bailey
2014 Mansoor Shafi Richard Harris Donald Bailey Ramesh Rayudu
2015 Mansoor Shafi Richard Harris Donald Bailey Ramesh Rayudu
2016 Donald Bailey F Castellanos Xiang Gui Ramesh Rayudu
2017 Donald Bailey F Castellanos Xiang Gui Ramesh Rayudu
2018 Donald Bailey F Castellanos Steven Le Moan Yi Mei
2019 Murray Milner Xiang Gui Steven Le Moan Yi Mei
2020 Murray Milner Xiang Gui Steven Le Moan Yi Mei
2021 Yi Mei Chandrakumar Chanjief Murray Milner Donald Bailey