IEEE-KC Electronic NL, 04 OCT 2012

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KC Section and Chapter Meetings  
This meeting information is subject to change. See current meeting information and register.
October Dinner Meeting, Thursday, October 11, 2012.
Held by the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS).
Other 2012 Dinner Meeting Dates
  • November Dinner Meeting, Thursday, November 09, 2012.
    Held by the Computer Society.
  • December Dinner Meeting, Thursday, December 13, 2012.
    Held by the Section.

2013 Dinner Meeting Dates

  • January Dinner Meeting, Thursday, January 10, 2013.
    Held by the Communications Society.
  • February Dinner Meeting, Thursday, February 14, 2013.
    Held by the Section.
  • March Dinner Meeting, Thursday, March 14, 2013.
    Held by the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS).
  • April Dinner Meeting, Thursday, April 11, 2013.
    Held by the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS).
  • May Dinner Meeting, Thursday, May 09, 2012.
    Held by the Computer Society.
  • June Dinner Meeting, Thursday, June 13, 2013.
    Held by the Communications Society.
  • July Dinner Meeting, Thursday, July 11, 2013.
    Held by the Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS).
  • August Dinner Meeting, Thursday, August 8, 2013.
    Held by the Power & Energy Society / Industrial Applications Society.
  • September Dinner Meeting, Thursday, September 12, 2013.
    Held by the Computer Society.

Job Openings
Three positions:
  1. Motor Design Engineer.
  2. Controls System Engineer.
  3. Design Engineer.

Location: Upper Midwest.

Requirements: Strong understanding electromagnetic principles used in electric motor design. Minimum 3 years hands-on experience designing brushless AC, DC, single and 3-phase motors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with outside parties - vendors, technology partners - developing new motors and motor technologies.
  • Work with engineers within the company (such as electronic motor drives engineers) to develop variable frequency drives and advanced motor controls (various modulation schemes/algorithms).
  • Keeping the company's reputation for excellent products in mind, drive projects that result in high quality products at low costs in other words GOOD VALUE!

Education: Minimum MSEE degree; Prefer PhD (may consider other degrees depending on experience).

Compensation: DOE

Send resume attached in MS-Word along with the information below to:

Also note:

  • Indicate job in which you have interest.
  • Whether you will relocate, and if so, to what parts of the country.
  • What your salary expectations are.

Send information to:, M. Patrice H. Belle Isle.

IEEE, KC Section Picnic  
The IEEE Kansas City Section is inviting its members and their families to a picnic at Shawnee Mission Park Shelter #5, on 06OCT. The event is free and food and drinks will be provided.

The event has space for 75 people. To reserve space for you (and any family members you wish to bring), go to and click the Meetings link. You will see the picnic in the list of meetings. Click the link to register.

Due to time constraints, a separate notice on this went out earlier.

7x24/AFCOM Data Center Sustainability Conference  
Watch the video.

This conference is being held on 12OCT, at the Sprint Campus. There's no charge for attending. And it's followed by a free golf outing at Drumm Farms (where lunch will be served, free of charge). Though this is being paid for by corporate sponsorships, it's a technical meeting of industry peers and subject matter experts.

To see the list of sponsors, find more information, or to register, go to


Thought for the Day  
Do you control your schedule, or let it control you?


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