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With 122 chapters worldwide, 47 student branch chapters and 18 student clubs, EMBS has a wide variety of chapters and networking opportunities for its members. Chapters provide local activities such as workshops, tutorials, and speaker talks for members who may not have the opportunity to attend other worldwide EMB activities.

Chapters are broken out into the following Geographic Areas:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • Middle East / Africa
  • Latin America
  • North America (including Canada)

Chapter Funding Requirements

EMBS funding is available only to EMBS Chapters, EMBS Student Branch Chapters and EMBS Student Clubs. Matching funds of up to $500 for clubs and up to $1000 for chapters are available to those Chapters/Clubs interested in hosting an event. The matching ratio is 2:1, with EMBS providing up to twice the amount raised from some other source. A limited amount of funding is available, so please get your requests in early.

If EMBS funding is sought to support Chapter or Section for a particular meeting, matching funds should be requested in advance. This way, the EMBS Executive Office is aware of the event, they can confirm the funds are available and can promote it accordingly. The following procedure should occur:

The hosting chapter or section should first write to the EMBS Executive Office with a request for funding, when submitting request, please provide the following information:

  • Description of the activity for which funding is required
  • Statement of objectives
  • A Program detailing the event
  • A letter with supporting documents indicating the amount of money raised from other sources
  • Fill out the Chapter Activity Funding Request Form

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EMBS Outstanding Chapter
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 IEEE EMBS Chapter Awards.

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Albuquerque Section Chapter, EMB18/SMC28
Vincent Calhoun, chair (
Formed: 27-Jan-2007
1101 Yale Blvd NE
Albuquerque NM USA 87106

Baltimore Section Chapter, EMB18
Carole Carey, chair (
Formed: 24-Sep-1986

Fulton MD USA 20759-9639

Beijing (Shenzhen) Section Chapter, EMB18
hairong zheng, chair (
Formed: 16-Apr-2010

Shenzhen Guangdong China 518055

Beijing Section Chapter, EMB18
Jie Tian, chair (
Formed: 29-Jul-2006

Beijing China 100080

Benelux Section Chapter,EMB18
Bart Vanrumste, chair (
Formed: 16-Sep-2005

Haaksbergen Netherlands 7481 CV

Buenaventura Section Chapter,EMB18
Robert Rumer, chair (
Formed: 18-May-2004

Los Angeles CA USA 90025-3723

Central Indiana Section Chapter, EMB18
David Chartash, chair (
Formed: 08-Dec-1989
410 West 10th Street
Suite 1000
Indianapolis IN USA 46202
Phone:+1 317 759 4204

Central Texas Section Chapter, EMB18
Ronald Seaman, chair (
Formed: 01-Jan-1994

San Antonio TX USA 78230-3125

Centro Occidente Section Chapter,EMB18
Rodolfo Gonzalez, chair (
Formed: 05-Dec-2006

Michoacan MICH Mexico 58880

Centro-Norte Section Jt Chapter, ED15/MTT17/EMB18
Fabiano Soares, chair (
Formed: 13-Mar-2007

Brasilia Distrito Federal Brazil 70752-090

Chicago Section Chapter, EMB18
Kazutaka Takahashi, chair (
Formed: 12-Dec-1956
1318 W Grenshaw St Unit A
Chicago IL USA 60607-4805
Phone:+1 312 996 7620
Fax: +1 847 576 2111

Cincinnati Section Chapter, EMB18
Scott Holland, chair (
Formed: 25-Oct-2007

Cincinnati OH USA 45229-3026

Coastal Los Angeles Section Chapter, EMB18
C Druzgalski, chair (
Formed: 19-Nov-1954
1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach CA USA 90840-0004
Phone:+1 562 985 8054

Costa Rica Section Chapter, EMB18
Adriana Alfaro Chinchilla, chair (
Formed: 13-Dec-2010
Universidad de Costa Rica
San Jose San Pedro de Montes de Oca Costa Rica 101001

Cyprus Section Jt. Chapter, EMB18/SP01
Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, chair (
Formed: 22-Apr-2009

Paphos Cyprus 8270

Czechoslovakia Section Chapter, EMB18
Elena Cocherova, chair ()
Formed: 14-Aug-2006

Praha 6 Czech Republic 166 27

Dallas Section Chapter, EMB18
Zhanjun Li, chair ( )
Formed: 25-Jul-2006

Plano TX USA 75025-6101

Delhi Section Chapter,IM09/EMB18
V Singh, chair (
Formed: 27-May-2005

New Delhi India 11014

Denver Section Chapter, EMB18
James Harrer, chair (
Formed: 17-Jun-1964

Golden CO USA 80401-6500

East Tennessee Section Chapter, EMB18
Justin Baba, chair (
Formed: 28-Jul-2006
655 Brochardt Blvd
Knoxville TN USA 37934-0866
Phone:+1 865 574 8521

Eastern No. Carolina Sect. Chapter, EMB18
Liyun Yu, chair (
Formed: 23-Jul-1990

Chapel Hill NC USA 27517-4931

Egypt Section Chapter,EMB18
AHMED MORSY, chair (
Formed: 17-Oct-2006

Cairo Egypt

Estonia Section Jt Chapter, IM09/ED15/EMB18
Toomas Parve, chair (
Formed: 24-Apr-2007
M&T Electronics Ltd
Po Box 936
Tallinn Estonia 13402
Phone:+372 63397 983

Florida West Coast Section Chapter,EMB18
John West, chair (
Formed: 31-Jan-2007

Clearwater FL USA 33756-6121

France Section Chapter,EMB18
Noury Norbert, chair (
Formed: 29-Oct-2004

Brest cedex 3 France 29238

Gainesville Section Chapter,EMB18/COM19
Johannes Van Oostrom, chair (
Formed: 10-Apr-2006
University of Florida/BME
PO Box 116131
Gainesville FL USA 32611-0001
Phone:+1 352 273-9315

Germany/Austria/Switzerland, EMB18
Thomas Penzel, chair (
Formed: 21-Mar-1991

Berlin Germany D-10117

Greece Section Chapter, EMB18
Dimitrios Fotiadis, chair (
Formed: 26-Jul-2006

Ioannina Greece GR-45110

Hong Kong Macau Jt. Sections Chapter, EMB18
Fai Wong, chair ( )
Formed: 25-Jul-2006
EEE Dept, The University of Hong Kong
HK Island Hong Kong

Houston Section Chapter,EMB18
George Zouridakis, chair (
Formed: 26-Jun-1958

Houston TX USA 77204-0001

Italy Section Chapter, EMB18
Sergio Cerutti, chair (
Formed: 26-Jul-2006

Milano Italy 20133

Kerala Section Chapter, EMB18
Koruthu Varughese, chair (
Formed: 01-Jul-2014

Kumarapuram Trivandrum India 695011

Kharagpur Section Chapter, EMB18
Anirban Mukherjee, chair (
Formed: 01-Feb-2015
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur West Bengal India 721302

Kingston Section Jt. Chapter, CS23/EMB18/RA24
Keyvan HashtrudiZaad, chair (
Formed: 29-May-2008

Kingston ON Canada K7L 3N6

Kitchener-Waterloo Section Chap,EMB18
Shahed Shahir, chair (
Formed: 09-Feb-2006

Waterloo ON Canada N2V 2H5

Lebanon Section Chapter, EMB18
Mohamad Khalil, chair (
Formed: 18-Aug-2014

Tripoli Lebanon

London Section Chapter, EMB18
Terence Peters, chair ( )
Formed: 08-May-2010

London ON Canada N6G 4N8

Long Island Section Chapter, EMB18
Glenn Luchen, chair (
Formed: 31-Jul-2006

Huntington NY USA 11743-2945

Madison Section Chapter,EMB18
Dennis Bahr, chair (
Formed: 15-Nov-2006

Verona WI USA 53593-8631

Madras Section Chapter, EMB18
Santhanaraj Balakrishnan, chair (
Formed: 29-Jul-2006

Pollachi Tamilnadu India 642001

Memphis Section Chapter, EMB18
Amy Dejongh Curry, chair (
Formed: 04-Oct-1960

Bartlett TN USA 38135-1680

Miami Section Chapter, EMB18
Sakhrat Khizroev, chair (
Formed: 13-Feb-1968

Miami FL USA 33186-7879

Milwaukee Section Chapter, EMB18
Jeffrey LaMack, chair (
Formed: 12-Dec-1961
PO Box 103
Dousman WI USA 53118-0103
Phone:+1 262 894 3968

Montreal Section Chapter, EMB18
Akhileshwar Kumar, chair (
Formed: 10-Apr-1956

Les Coteaux QC Canada J7X 1H5

Montreal Section Chapter, EMB18
Seyed Kian Jalaleddini, chair (
Formed: 10-Apr-1956

Les Coteaux QC Canada J7X 1H5

Morelos/Mexico Section Chapter, EMB18
R Leder, chair (
Formed: 24-Mar-1992
Adolfo Prieto 1241
Mexico Mexico 3100
Phone:+1 206 984 2509
Fax: +1 206 984 2509

New Hampshire/Green Mountain/Maine Chapter, EMB18
J Michael OConnor, chair (
Formed: 01-Jan-2014

Nashua NH USA 03064-1935

New Hampshire/Green Mountain/Maine Chapter, EMB18
Jason H Bates, chair (
Formed: 01-Jan-2014

Nashua NH USA 03064-1935

New Hampshire/Green Mountain/Maine Chapter, EMB18
Rosemary Smith, chair (
Formed: 01-Jan-2014

Nashua NH USA 03064-1935

New South Wales Section Chapter, EMB18
Jeffrey Armitstead, chair (
Formed: 29-Jul-2006

Sydney NSW Australia 2153

New York Section, EMB18
Matthew Irwin, chair (
Formed: 23-Oct-2012

New York NY USA 10011-3636

New Zealand North Section Chapter, EMB18
Hamid Gholam-Hosseini, chair (
Formed: 09-Aug-2006

Auckland New Zealand 1020

North Jersey Section, EMB18
Abdallah Khreishah, chair (
Formed: 28-May-1986

Newark NJ USA 07102-1824

Oklahoma City Section Joint Chap,TEM14/EMB18
Tom Jobe, chair (
Formed: 01-Jan-2015
Nomadics, Inc.
Oklahoma City OK USA 73104-3623

Orange County Section Chapter, EMB18
John Collins, chair (
Formed: 24-Jun-2006
5200 Engineering Hall
Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Irvine CA USA 92697-2700

Oregon Section Chapter, EMB18
K Jeffrey Eriksen, chair (
Formed: 15-Dec-1959

Portland OR USA 97229-4861

Ottawa Section Chapter, EMB18
Sreeraman Rajan, chair (
Formed: 14-Apr-1993

Kanata ON Canada K2M 2X9

Panama Section Chapter, EMB18
Adda Urena, chair (
Formed: 23-Sep-2009

Panama Panama Panama

Peru Section Chapter, EMB18
Roberto Lavarello, chair (
Formed: 21-Oct-2009

Lima Lima Peru lima 5

Philadelphia Section Chapter, EMB18
Donald Mceachron, chair (
Formed: 07-Jun-1955

Newtown PA USA 18940-1467

Pittsburgh Section,EMB18
Zhi-Hong Mao, chair (
Formed: 08-Dec-2000

Pittsburgh PA USA 15261-2211

Pittsburgh Section,EMB18
Robert Brooks, chair (
Formed: 08-Dec-2000

Pittsburgh PA USA 15261-2211

Poland Section Chapter, EMB18
Ewaryst Tkacz, chair (
Formed: 27-Jul-2006

Gliwice Poland 44-100

Portugal Section Chapter,EMB18
Antonio Morgado, chair (
Formed: 05-Dec-2006
IEEE Portugal Section
Avenida Professor Dr. Cavaco Silva
Lisbon Portugal

Princeton-Central Jersey Section Chapter, EMB18
John Li, chair (
Formed: 08-Feb-1975

Piscataway NJ USA 08854-5610

Providence Section Chap,EMB18
Walt Besio, chair (
Formed: 13-Oct-2006
PO Box 527
Chepachet RI USA 02814-0527

Queensland Section Chapter, EMB18
Stephen Wilson, chair (
Formed: 24-Jul-2008

Herson QLD Australia 4029

Romania Section Chapter, EMB18
Alexandru Morega, chair (
Formed: 12-Mar-2007

Bucharest, 010828 Romania

Russia-Siberia Section Chapter, EMB18
Vladimir Makukha, chair (
Formed: 26-Jul-2006

Novosibirsk Siberia Russia 630132

Sacramento Valley Section Chapter, EMB18
Warren Smith, chair ( )
Formed: 24-Jun-2006
Cal. State Univ E E Dept Ms 6019
Sacramento CA USA 95819-2605

Saint Louis Section Chapter, EMB18/MTT17/PHO36
Dennis Barbour, chair (
Washington Univ Campus Box 1097
Saint Louis MO USA 63130-4862

San Diego Section Chapter,EMB18
Upkar Dhaliwal, chair (
Formed: 28-May-2004
Carmel Mountian Rd
San Diego CA USA 92130

San Fernando Valley Section Chapter, EMB18
Cesar Palerm, chair (
Formed: 06-Jan-2006

Northridge CA USA 91325

Santa Clara Valley Section Chapter, EMB18
James Mc Intosh, chair (
Formed: 25-Mar-1975

San Jose CA USA 95120-2756

Shanghai Section Chapter, EMB18
Shanbao Tong, chair (
Formed: 30-Nov-2012
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Shanghai China 200240

Singapore Section Chapter,EMB18
Chee Kong Chui, chair (
Formed: 25-Aug-2004

Singapore Singapore 138632

South Brazil Section Jt. Chapter,EMB18/CS23
Renato Garcia, chair (
Formed: 15-Mar-1989

Florianopolis Brazil 88040-970

Southeastern Michigan Section Chapter,EMB18
Nicholas Langhals, chair (
Formed: 26-Nov-2001

Ann Arbor MI USA 48103-9345

Southern Alberta Section Chapter, EMB18
Lawrence Whitby, chair (
Formed: 19-Jun-1991

Calgary AB Canada T2A 7W4

Southern Minnesota Section Chapter, EMB18
David Holmes, chair ( )
Formed: 27-Jan-2007

Rochester MN USA 55906-4058

Sweden Section Chapter, EMB18
Fernando Seoane Martinez, chair (
Formed: 27-Jul-2006

Lund Sweden SE-22100

Switzerland Section Chapter, EMB18
Volker Koch, chair (
Formed: 26-Sep-2008

Biel/Bienne Switzerland 2501

Syracuse Section Chapter, EMB18
Albert Di Rienzo, chair (
Formed: 27-Jan-2007

Syracuse NY USA 13244-4100

Tainan Section Chap,EMB18
Kuo-Sheng Cheng, chair (
Formed: 17-Oct-2006

Tainan Taiwan 701

Toronto Section Chapter, EMB18
Benjamin Mak, chair (
Formed: 20-Jul-2006

Toronto ON Canada M5V 3M2

Tunisia Section Chapter, EMB18
Mounir Ben Ayed, chair (
Formed: 03-Aug-2009

Sfax Tunisia 3003

UK and Ireland Section Chapter, EMB18
C James, chair (
Formed: 30-Oct-1998

Coventry United Kingdom CV4 7AL

Ukraine Section Chapter, EMB18
Anton Popov, chair (
National Technical University of Ukraine
office 423, Politekhnichna Str. 16
Kyiv Ukraine 03056

United Arab Emirates Section Chapter, EMB18
Hasan Al-Nashash, chair (
Formed: 11-Feb-2009
Department of Electrical Engineering
American University of Sharjah
PO Box 26666
Sharjah United Arab Emirates
Fax: +971-6-525-2979

Uruguay Section Chapter,EMB18/CS23/SSC37
Enrique Ferreira, chair (
Formed: 26-May-2005

Montevideo Uruguay 11400

Vancouver Section Chap,EMB18
Robert Rohling, chair (
Formed: 16-Jul-2004

Vancouver BC Canada V6T 1Z4

Victorian Section Chapter, EMB18
Mehrnaz Shoushtarian, chair (
Formed: 28-May-1998
Monash University
Clayton VIC Australia 3800

Winnipeg Section Chapter, EMB18
Formed: 09-Apr-1981

Winnipeg MB Canada R3T 5V6


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