Tour of WOSU Radio Studios Aug 31




Speaker: Kevin Petrilla

 AUGUST 31 10:00 AM

Attendance is strictly limited to fifteen attendees Please RSVP to by August 15th Exact directions will be provided at that time. Please include name and IEEE Member Number


Sorry, but no refreshments can be provided due to WOSU Radio rules.

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Young Professionals Event July 18

All members welcome!  Bring your family members.  IEEE Young Professionals Affinity group is loosely defined as IEEE members with 10 and under years job experience however we invite all members to these events to interact with our newer members!  We had a number of experienced professionals attend the last YP event and the YP members appreciated it!

Title: 2015 International Space University Space Studies Program Rocket Launch
Time: Saturday, July 18, 1-5:30 p.m. (3pm Airport Tour if there are enough IEEE participants)
Location: Gordon K. Bush Ohio University Airport in Albany, Ohio. (
Cost: Free

This summer, the International Space University Space Studies Program takes place at Ohio University ( ISU participants will launch their high-tech model rockets into the sky. Will they fly straight and stable? Will the fragile payloads safely return to Earth? Find out at this exciting event. Multiple (six to eight) mid-power rockets will be launched throughout the event. Expected launch altitude for the rockets is up to 2000 feet. The event is open to the public, and a large crowd is expected. Launch will be from the concrete pad near the terminal, with an observation area for public viewing at a safe distance from the launch pad. There is a restroom available at the terminal, and no food/refreshments will be provided. Parking is free but limited. In the event of bad weather/rain, the alternate launch date is the following Saturday, July 25.

If there are a sufficient number of IEEE participants, the airport director will do an airport tour (facilities and airplanes) for the IEEE group. Therefore, please RSVP to Dr. Chang Liu ( even though the SSP Rocket Launch is a public event.

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Columbus section recognized

I am pleased to recognize the Columbus Section for meeting its retention goal for the 2015 membership year. Congratulations!

The membership development goals were developed based on your Section’s three year performance. You are to be commended for continuing to grow IEEE membership in the Columbus Section.


Antonio Luque
2015 Chair, IEEE Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee


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Young Professionals Event June 26

Reserved slots are filling up fast !!!

IEEE Columbus Section Young Professional Event: Rev1 Ventures Tour and Networking Lunch, sponsored by Rev1 Ventures.  Young IEEE Professionals is loosely defined as those with 10 or less years experience in the field of engineering.

Rev1 Ventures (, formerly known as TechColumbus, is a venture development organization based in Columbus, Ohio. Rev1 Ventures is part VC, part accelerator – with the expertise and connections to fuel startup success. In fact, it is the first and only organization in the region that provides this unique blend of services, connections, and funding to help entrepreneurs increase their probability of success.

Time: 11:45am Friday June 26, 2015

Address: 1275 Kinnear Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43212

Parking: Free

Lunch: Provided by Rev1 Ventures

Cost for participants: Free

We will start at 11:45am with a tour and a brief presentation about Rev1 Ventures, followed by a networking lunch. Advisors and staff from Rev1 Ventures and members of startup companies supported and funded by Rev1 Ventures will join the lunch.

Space is limited to 15 participants from IEEE. First come, first serve. Please RSVP TO

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May Executive Committee Mtg

May 19 Tuesday, 5:30pm dinner,  6-7pm mtg

EASi Offices

630 Morrison Rd

Suite 100

Gahanna, OH 43230

RSVP to John Pax by Monday May 18, We have a conference call number that can be used if someone wants to call into meeting:

Call in Number:  866-246-4691

Conference Code Number:  8671785678

Agenda:  Budget,  society updates, fall events schedule including fall banquet.

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Section Tour April 28


1191 Fields Ave. Columbus, OH 43201  (Just south of the Ohio Expo Center. Minutes from Downtown and OSU’s campus).  Directions will be sent upon RSVP acceptance.

April 28th  2:00 PM

Featuring a one hour guided tour of this fantastic and interesting recycling center!  Light refreshments will be provided

 RSVP TO     I will get back to you one way or the other before the tour although the responses may be delayed.


Transportation & Parking

Please park in the employee lot (not the truck lot). Parking is extremely limited, so driving together is strongly encouraged. Enter through the lobby of the beige building.

Dress Code

  • Wear closed-toe, flat firm-sole shoes with backs (no sandals, flip-flops or heels)
  • No exposed skin (long pants and sleeves)
  • Avoid loose clothing that may snag

Safety Reminders
Guests wear a vest, goggles and helmet. One-way audio headphones and small radios are used to communicate during the tour. Rumpke’s Columbus Recycling facility is an industrial environment. It is important to remain with your tour guide at all times and be aware of your surroundings.

Photos & Video
Photos and video are permitted during the tour. You may improve your picture quality by turning off the flash, which will reflect off of vests in the facility.

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Judges Needed

College Student Event ….

SAC Conference Ohio State Saturday April 11, contact John Golzy.

High School Student Event ….

Skills USA Tuesday April 14 Convention Center for robotics and circuits, contact John Pax.

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