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Dec 10, 2014

Nobel Lectures in Physics

This year all the three Nobel Laureates in Physics are IEEE members. Professor Isamu Akasaki has the Life Fellow Grade.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".

This invention will be of paramount importance for reaching a sustainable society.

Uppsala University respectively Lund University in co-operation with IEEE Sweden Section have the honor of arranging two Nobel laureate lectures with Professor Hiroshi Amano. You are invited to attend cordially!

Please, have a look at the enclosed pdf-placards!

Professor Amano's lecture in Uppsala will take place in Siegbahnsalen, which is situated in Ångströmslaboratoriet at Lägerhyddsvägen 1. The simplest way to get there is by taking a cab from Uppsala Central station. You can also take bus # 20, which departs from Kungsgatan on the north side of the station.

The title of Professor Amano's lecture in Uppsala is "Development of blue LEDs and their future prospects".

The lecture will start Saturday on the 13th of December at 10:30 A.M. Place, take your seat no later than 10:15 A.M! The lecture room has a little more than 200 seats.

No advance commitment is needed.

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The lecture in Lund will take place in Kårhusets aula, LTH, John Ericssons Väg 3 Monday on the 15th of December at 9:00 o'clock A.M. Please, take your seat no later than 8:45 A. M!

The title of Professor Amano's lecture in Lund is "Blue LEDs – Filling the world with new light".

At the URL below you will find the way to Kårhuset.

No advance commitment is needed.

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Very welcome to an outstanding lecture with a prominent Nobel Laureate!

Rune Persson

MD IEEE Sweden Section

Oct 11, 2014

Margaretha Eriksson - R8 President Elect

News has just reached us that our current treasurer, Margaretha Erikson, has been elected to the post of President Elect of Region 8. Congratulations!!!

Margaretha won with the overkill of just 14 votes.  Thank you all members who have voted for her.  We see that each vote counts.   

We wish Margaretha much success in her forthcoming six years at the helm of Region 8.

Mats Edvinsson

Sep 11, 2014
Papers wanted 
The Spain Section is preparing R8's flagship conference, the EUROCON 2015: "Computer as a tool."  For details see
Key areas covered are:
·         Circuits & Systems for signal processing
·         Information and Communication Technology
·         Power Resources and Systems
IEEE Sweden has provided referee-volunteers to participate in the Technical Program Committees to review papers. In addition, Sweden Section membersare invited to submit papers, since Sweden has strong skills in the areas mentioned above.
Mats Edvinsson 
Chair, IEEE Sweden Section

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