WMU News

IEEE taps Mousavinezhad to head educational activities

Jan. 28, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, professor and chairperson of WMU's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been elected educational activities chairperson of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Region 4 unit.

IEEE, with more than 365,000 members worldwide, is the largest professional society in the world. IEEE's Region 4 is one of the 10 regions within IEEE and includes all or parts of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnes ota Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin as well as the Windsor area of Ontario.

Mousavinezhad, the recipient of the IEEE's Third Millennium Medal, is a senior member of the organization. He also is chairperson of the conferences committee for the organization and was the general chairperson of the first IEEE Electro/Information Technology Conference in Chicago last June. The University of Minnesota will act as host to this year's conference in June.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

Office of University Relations
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5433 USA
269 387-8400