Southeastern Michigan IEEE group receives achievement award
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has selected the Southeastern Michigan Life Member Affinity Group, chaired by Harpreet Singh who is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University, to receive the 2017 IEEE Life Member Affinity Group Achievement Award.
The award is given annually to one Life Member Affinity Group that has made a significant impact on IEEE through its projects or achievements over the previous calendar year. The Southeastern Michigan group was chosen from approximately 90 groups across 10 regions worldwide.
The group will receive a $1,000 monetary award as well as a certificate from IEEE, which is the largest body of electrical and electronics engineers with more than 400,000 members in over 160 countries.
IEEE Life Members must be at least 65 years of age and have been a member of IEEE or one of its predecessor societies for such a period that the sum of his/her age and his/her years of membership equals or exceeds 100 years.