December 17, 2015 – Robert C. Scully – NASA - UM Dearborn Fairlane Center – Lightning Protection for the Orion Space Vehicle

January 21, 2016 – Mike Hertz – Teledyne LeCroy - New Techniques for Automotive EMC/EMI Testing Using Oscilloscopes – UM Dearborn

February 18, 2016 – Jason Smith – HV Technologies – Amplifier Proper Use, Care and Selection – UM Dearborn


FCN = Fairlane Center North
FCS = Fairlane Center South

Attendees at the Bosch presentation on 11/19/2016


The Southeastern Michigan EMC Society (Chapter VIII), chapter recognized Dennis Schwaiger’s professional commitment to the education of the chapter members with a donation in his name to the IEEE EMC Society President’s Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Dennis spoke at the November 19, 2015 chapter meeting on “EMC Interplay Between the Engine Cooling Fan and the Heat Exchanger.”


Congratulations to Scott Lytle for Receiving the IEEE 2015 Sustained Service to the EMC Society Award

Jim Woodyard, EMC Chapter VIII Awards Director, presenting to Scott Lytle, on behalf of the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, the 2015 Sustained Service to the EMC Society Award. The award was presented at the October 7th IEEE SEM EMC Chapter VIII meeting. The award was announced in August at the EMC 2015 Symposium held in Dresden. The award citation reads: For service since 2000, successfully leading the Southeastern Michigan EMC Chapter to become the most successful Chapter in the Section and also spearheading each year’s very successful “EMC Fest.” Scott is the current chair of the chapter and has served continuously as chair for the past 15 years.


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Mr. Cyrous Rostamzadeh received the IEEESEM Section Outstanding Member Award for contributions to the EMC Chapter VIII and the SEM Section.  The award was presented at the 2015 Spring Conference of the IEEESEM Section on April 28th.


Congratulations to Scott Lytle for Receiving the 2015 ESD Outstanding Member Award

Dr. Nicholas Langhals, Vice Chair off the IEEE Southeastern Michigan (IEEE SEM) Section, presenting the 2015 ESD Outstanding Member Award to Scott Lytle for outstanding contributions to the success of IEEE SEM activities. The award was presented at the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) 2015 Gold Banquet on March 11, 2015.  Scott has been chair of the IEEE SEM Chapter 8 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Society since 2008. His leadership has resulted in the chapter being the most successful chapter in IEEE SEM as measured by membership, monthly technical programs and community outreach educational programs.  He has spearheaded the chapter’s annual EMCFest which draws internationally known EMC speakers and EMC vendors.  The EMCFest serves to generate revenue for the chapter’s programs and maintain a high interest level of the membership.



Kimball Williams received The Jack Sherman Outstanding Member Award for significant professional and technical contributions to the Institute. His example and dedication to the profession has inspired all who know him to further the high standards prescribed by IEEE. The award was presented at the January 24, 2015 IEEE Region 4-6 Meeting in San Diego.


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