Night at the Museum: Two Baltimore Chapters Transform After-hours at the National Electronics Museum into a Chance for Members to Experience the Beauty of Aerial Photography

Tucked away in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, the National Electronics Museum is an unassuming building on a small, side street a short distance from Baltimore airport. But once you enter the museum, you are struck by the exhibits paying tribute to electronic marvels throughout history.

The IEEE Baltimore Section has a close connection to the museum, hosting events and administrative meetings in the building, which turns the halls—regularly quiet after hours—into a hotbed of activity for the area’s electrical engineers.

On October 17, the Computer Society and Communications Society Baltimore chapters teamed up to bring aerial photographer Peter Stern to the National Electronics Museum for a presentation of his art. The 20 visitors stared in rapt attention as Mr. Stern took them on an aerial journey through the Mid-Atlantic region. Continue…

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Chapter Profile: Russia—70 Years of Computer Science

Seventy years ago in the halls of the Academy of Sciences, the Soviet Union took its initial steps in the field of computer science (informatika in Russian). Such names as Bruk, Markov and Kolmogorov were among those leading the way with the development of the first Soviet electronic digital computer and research into the theory of algorithms and computable functions. Continue…

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Computer Society SNIST Student Chapter Highlights the Opportunities of Computer Science at Membership Development Expo

CS Member and volunteer from the Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology (SNIST) student chapter, Murlidhar Sarda provided an update on the chapter’s activities. The article highlights an initiative conducted in late summer for introducing new students to the benefits of the Computer Society and offering free training on various technical skills.

By Murlidhar Sarda

The IEEE Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology (SNIST) student branch conducted a Membership Development Expo in the late summer to educate students and parents attending an orientation program held on the same day. Continue…