ALMANACK

IEEE Philadelphia Section Night

 

Date Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Time: 7 pm – 8 pm
Location: Virtual

Evolution of Low Voltage Motor Soft Starting

Speaker: Joseph F. Maida, PE

Abstract:
This course will describe the low voltage motor soft starting technologies that has been replaced by Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and the benefits, opportunities and challenges associated when using VFDs.

Register here:
https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/422159

 


Life Member Tour  – Roebling Museum 

Date: July 13, 2024
Time: 11 am
Location: 100 2nd Ave , Roebling, NJ 08554

Visit Roebling Museum to learn about the town that helped build some of America’s most famous bridges!

Roebling Museum tells the story of the origins and growth of Roebling, NJ, a company town built by John A. Roebling’s Sons Company. Some of the most important technological achievements of the industrial age such as big bridges, telegraphs and telephones, electrification, deep mines, big ships, elevators and airplanes as well as everyday objects were built in Roebling. Here, ideas and diverse cultures were exchanged through work and the interactions of these communities changed the cultural and industrial landscape of New Jersey.

** Space is limited to 28 persons. RSVP by July 10. **

https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/422972

 


Evolution of Low Voltage Motor Soft Starting

 

Speaker: Joseph F. Maida, PE

Abstract:
This course will describe the low voltage motor soft starting technologies that has been replaced by Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and the benefits, opportunities and challenges associated when using VFDs.

Register here:
https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/422159

 


 

Congratulations to our 2024 Annual Award Winners!

The Awards Banquet & Gala was held Saturday, April 13 at The Alloy, a DoubleTree by Hilton where we recognized those honored by the section for their contributions to the industry.

Click HERE to see photos and the list of winners.

 


IEEE Dedicates Milestone to Grace Hopper

On May 7, the IEEE dedicated an IEEE Milestone marker in recognition of the significance of the A-0 compiler, an early innovation in computer programming developed by Grace Hopper. Read more about Grace Hopper and the event at the link below.

https://blog.seas.upenn.edu/recognizing-a-pioneer-the-ieee-dedicates-milestone-to-grace-hopper-at-penn-engineering/

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