IEEE London Section

February 20th, 2018

February 20th, 2018

December 7th, 2020

London Section held our 76th Annual General Meeting on Nov 20.  This was a virtual event but had all the usual activities except the meal.

Executive elections were held and the executive slate for 2021 will be:

Chair, Xianbin Wang

Vice-Chair, Murray MacDonald

Treasurer, Allan VanDamme

Secretary, Dimitri Manias

Maike Luiken, Past IEEE Canada President and VP-Elect of IEEE MGA for 2021, gave an informative presentation on IEEE activities and plans.

A copy of the presentations are added to the media for the vTools Event at

A recording of the virtual event can be viewed at  You may need to copy the link into your browser.

October 13th, 2020

The IEEE PES London Chapter and the IEEE London Section Life Members Affinity Group welcomed Murray MacDonald, P.Eng. on 28 July 2020 for an online presentation about the issued involved in providing power for telecommunications applications.  Mr. MacDonald provided an overview of the history of powering telecommunications networks, particularly in Canada, and discussed some of the issues involved in delivering ultra-high reliability service in an increasingly interconnected world.  The presentation was very well attended by viewers from across Canada.

March 19th, 2020

IEEE PES London Chapter welcomed Dr. Akira Tokuhiro, Dean of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science at Ontario Tech University, on 12 March 2020, for a seminar on Small Modular Nuclear Reactors.  Dr. Tokuhiro spoke of of the challenges involved in trying to bring these new reactor designs to market.

January 8th, 2020

Dr. Gordon McBean provided an informative and entertaining presentation on the topic “The Science and Policy Issues of Climate Change and Addressing These”.  This was a joint Life Member and Young Professional event.  Dr McBean shared his expertise from being involved in many of the climate change meetings and provided several personal anecdotes.  A copy of his presentation can be found at at the bottom of the window.

September 8th, 2019

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June 6th, 2019
On June 5, a few London section Life Members and other members attended a presentation over lunch on UWO’s Robotic Systems program by Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos in the new Amit Chakma Engineering Building (ACEB).  Dr. Trejos then lead a tour of the Robotics Systems labs showing the innovations in lab set up and discussing some of the research she is leading. For information on AECB, refer to the links in the vTools event

June 3rd, 2019

The winners of the IEEE London Section GREEN Award at the Lambton County Science Fair are shown in the attached photo. From left to right they are: Kasra Houshmandi for “Solar Powered Bristlebots”, Darshan Shah and Kush Patel for “Project Salvage”, Nithalan Sathish for “Green Plastics”, and Annabelle Rayson for “De-icer Distillery: An Innovative and Environmental Approach to Road Safety”.

Congratulations to this year’s winners

April 15th, 2019


The winners of the IEEE London Award at the annual Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair in April 2019 were Reza Mozaffaripour with a study entitled “Electric Cars: A Fad or the Future?” and Shayan Mahmood with a research project entitled “DeepWave; An Early Diagnostic Tool for Cardiovascular Diseases using and an Intelligent ECG System.  They are shown in the photo below – Shayan on the left, Reza on the right, with IEEE award presenter Murray MacDonald.

November 21st, 2018

On 20 November 2018 at Western University, Allan Van Damme, P.Eng, CPA, CMA, the Director of Operations at London Hydro, presented an overview of several areas where London Hydro is using innovative advanced technologies in their operations. The topics included the downtown low-voltage mesh network, the outage management system, and the integration of smarter systems, including distributed generation units, microgrids, and electric vehicles. Dr. Jin Jiang, the Chair of the IEEE PES London Chapter, also presented Mr. Van Damme with the Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award for 2017.