OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 8, Number 2

OES Electronic Newsletter Volume 8, Number 2

10th Current, Waves and Turbulence Measurement Workshop (CWTM)

To be held March 20-23, 2011, at The Monterey Plaza Hotel, Monterey, California
Early registration ends February 11, 2011
Details at: http://www.cwtmc2011.org/

2012 IEEE Medals and Recognitions - call for nominations

The IEEE Awards Program provides peer recognition to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and the engineering profession. The IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society members may be particularly interested in the following IEEE Medals and Recognitions, whose nomination deadlines are 1 July 2011. The awards typically consist of a medal, certificate and honorarium and are presented at the distinguished IEEE Honors Ceremony.

• IEEE Medal of Honor, for an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of interest.
• IEEE Founders Medal, for outstanding contributions in the leadership, planning, and administration of affairs of great value to the electrical and electronics engineering profession.
• IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal, for a career of outstanding contributions to education in the fields of interest of IEEE.
• IEEE John von Neumann Medal, for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology.
• IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal, for outstanding achievements in signal processing.
• IEEE Service Awards
• IEEE Corporate Recognition Awards
• IEEE Honorary Membership

Nominations are initiated by members and the public, and then reviewed by a panel of peers. Their recommendations are submitted to the IEEE Awards Board prior to final approval by the IEEE Board of Directors. For nomination guidelines and forms, visit http://www.ieee.org/awards. Questions? e-mail: awards@ieee.org.
IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium - April 10-13, 2011, Alexandria, Virginia

The ESTS 2011 is focusing on electric ship technologies in the following areas:

- Integrated Electric Power Systems
- System Architecture
- Design Tools for Analysis, Synthesis, Modeling & Simulation
- Electric Propulsion (Machines, Drives, Propulsors)
- Electrical Power Conversion
- Distribution and Storage
- Power Quality and Impact of Pulsed Power Loads
- Protection, Reconfiguration and Survivability
- Tests, Evaluation and Certification
- Electrical Ship Standards and Specifications

Early registration ends March 1st.
Information is available at http://ewh.ieee.org/conf/ests11/ _________________________________________________

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Send content for and comments regarding this newsletter to the editor: Marinna Martini, mmartini@ieee.org