Third Tokyo Section Lecture Meeting of 2001
The third lecture meeting of 2001, co-sponsored by Tokyo Institute of Technology,
was held in the Multipurpose Hall of the International Exchange Hall of Tokyo
Institute of Technology at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, with
Professor Leon O. Chua
of University of California, Berkeley as the guest speaker.
In his talk entitled "Molecular devices, nano-circuits, and quantum computing,
" Prof. Leon discussed the latest achievements in experiments of quantum physics
based on nano-technology and how they will affect society in the near future.
His lecture was followed by a lively question and answer session with the audience.
(116 participants including 37 non-members)
View of Professor Chua's presentation
Notice of the Fourth Tokyo Section Lecture Meeting of 2001
The Fourth Tokyo Section Lecture Meeting of 2001 will be co-sponsored with Waseda
University and held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at the Nishi-Waseda Campus,
Waseda University, with
Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione of Telecom
Italia Laboratories, Italy as the guest speaker. For further information on this meeting,
please visit the Tokyo Section's Web site using the following link:
Information on the Fourth IEEE Tokyo Section Lecture Meeting
Third Executive Committee Meeting of 2001
The Third Executive Committee Meeting was held in the conference room of
NTT Advanced Technology Corporation in Otematchi, Tokyo on the afternoon of
Wednesday, July 18, 2001. Treasurer Hori presented the financial report for
the 2001 first half-year period. The committee also discussed ways to increase
the number of members of Senior Member grade in Japan.
View of Executive Committee Meeting
From IEEE Tokyo Section Office
According to the July
Membership Development Progress Report issued by the
IEEE Headquarters, the total IEEE membership in the world reached 341,124 as
of June of this year (annual growth rate of 2.4%), of which the number of
Senior Members stands at 26,095. In Japan, 44 members were promoted to Senior
Membership in recent 6 months.
The Tokyo Section encourages its members to seek promotion to Senior Membership.
According to the bylaws, the candidate must have been in professional
practice for at least ten years and shall have shown significant performance
over a period of at least five of those years. There are two ways to apply
for the Senior Membership.
Method 1: Apply by yourself (not through any nominator).
You need three references.
Method 2: Apply through a nominator, who is a Senior Member or higher.
You need only two references.
The whole procedure can be completed on the Web site.
For detailed information, refer to the following Web site:
Upgrade Your Existing Membership
We would like you to fill in the name of the Section which you belong to
(e.g. Tokyo Section) in the "Nominating Section or Society" field of the
Senior Member Elevation Form.
The newly promoted Senior Member
will be presented with a
plaque engraved with his/her name and IEEE President's signature.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the
Tokyo Section's office: mail to
Second IEEE Japan Council Committee Meeting of 2001
The Second IEEE Japan Council Committee meeting was held at Ruburam Ohzan, Nagoya on the afternoon
of Tuesday, August 7. At this committee meeting, based on the decision of
the previous meeting, the draft revision of the bylaws, increasing the term of
elected officers from one year to two years, was unanimously approved.
For the 2001 Election of Council Officers, the teller committee was organized.
members of the Long-Range Strategy Committee were elected.
An information exchange meeting with the Nagoya Section was held after the Committee
meeting, where constructive discussion was conducted on the subject of promoting
student activities and Chapter activities.
Views of the Japan Council Committee meeting
The next IEEE Japan Council Committee meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 12, 2001 in Sendai.
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