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FES Speaker – Oct 18 @ 11am

UWF Commons RM 265

From the UWF Florida Engineering Society:

I am pleased to announce that Dr.Khabou, Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UWF is our Guest speaker for the upcoming event on October 18, 11am at University Commons Rm 265.

Dr. Khabou’s research is mainly in the areas of pattern recognition and digital image processing. His research interests include automatic target recognition, handwriting recognition, human face detection/recognition, artificial neural networks, mathematical morphology, regularization theory, entropy optimization, and fuzzy logic.

Food and Drinks will be provided at the meeting!


ACLU Speaker – Wikileaks – Mar 31 @ 730pm

The 3rd Seligman First Amendment Celebration will feature ACLU staff attorney Benjamin Stevenson and Ed Fleming, attorney at McDonald Fleming & Moorhead in Pensacola.  The speakers will be discussing the implications of protecting state secrets on the freedom of the speech in the wake of the Wikileaks phenomenon.

LOCATION: 36/191
DATE: Thursday-March 31, 2011
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
DESSERT RECEPTION: immediately following (all attendees welcome)

ALL students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

HKN Meeting – Tues, Nov 30 @ 920am

We will be having our last meeting of the 2010 year. It will be on Tuesday, November 30 in the IDL room (projection room). The time will be from 920am to 950am. This is a very important meeting and I encourage everyone to attend.
We will be discussing the election procedure of officers for the 2011 year, an update of a HKN Textbook scholarship (if we can do it or not), IEEE/HKN merger update, meeting schedule for 2011, and service, fundraising, & group activities for 2011. 
There will be food on the Pensacola side… I don’t know what but we’ll have something to munch on.

C2JS Meeting & Lecture – Nov 18, 530pm

What: The monthly meeting of the C2JS (IEEE Computer and Communications Joint Society)

When: November 18  from 5:30 – 8:30pm

Where: SSE Building, Room 102

Meeting Topic: Intro to Windows Azure


During this session we’ll explore an introduction to Cloud Computing and the Windows Azure cloud platform. Covered will be basics of the cloud dev tools, a look at Table, Blob, and Queue storage, and a dive into some of the specifics of SQL Azure.

Speaker Bio:

Ryan Duclos is a Senior Technical Consultant for Perficient, Inc. (PRFT), where he is passionate about Microsoft development utilizing the .Net Framework and SQL Server technologies. He lives and works in LA (Lower Alabama!) and loves spending time with his family, as well as being a Community Influencer for Microsoft. Ryan can often be found at regional events as both a speaker and an attendee.

There will be a door prize consisting of a free O’Riley e-book! Free pizza and drinks will be provided. Seating is limited so please RSVP to Samuel Fleming, Vice Chair of C2JS. Email Samuel at

AITP Speaker Meeting – Oct 6, 5pm

Speaker: Mr. Michael Viron, Manager of IT Solutions, KAMedData, Inc

Topic: “Security in the Enterprise: Electronic, Physical, and Policy”

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 5:00 p.m.

Building 4, Room 406

Refreshments will be served

PCB Development/Soldering Workshop – Oct 22

Have you ever wanted to take the knowledge you have learned from your curriculum a step further?  Such as professionally designing motherboards, single board computers (SBCs), or any other professionally made printed circuit board (PCB) that can greatly improve the efficiency and appearance of your potential senior design?  If so, the UWF IEEE Pensacola will be hosting a PCB development/soldering workshop.  The workshop will be held at the SSE on October 22th, 10:00am.  There will be a presentation on designing a PCB and matching schematic.  In addition, students will take the next step by actively learning to solder, and solder a selected circuit design.

These skills are essential for engineering Senior Design, Unmanned Systems, and not to mention for your career! Even if you are a Physicist or Computer Scientist, you will be surprised how helpful these skills can be on the job. Pizza and refreshments will be served after the workshop.

If interested, please RSVP David White ( by October 6th.

Joint NWF/UWF IEEE Meeting, Apr 19, 6pm

On behalf of David Michael White, UWF IEEE Chairman:

Event: Joint NWF/UWF IEEE Meeting
Location: SSE auditorium
Date & Time: Apr 19, 6-8pm

The meeting will last approximately 30 minutes followed by a tour of the SSE building. We will be going through the Holodeck, Unmanned Systems Lab, and Laser Lab.

The purpose of this event is to bring awareness of the SSE department to some of the professionals from local engineering companies who will be present at this event. This may also provide a great opportunity for networking.

Free food will be provided.

After the short initial meeting, the tour will begin. However, in order to prevent crowding during the tour, the guests from engineering companies will be in a group to themselves, and will have first priority over the facilities in the order of the Holodeck, the Unmanned Systems Lab, and then the Laser Lab. Anyone else who wishes to tour the building will have access to the facilities that are not occupied by the guests from the engineering companies.

**See links to the right for the NWF IEEE Homepage and the UWF IEEE Chapter Homepage**