UWindsor engineering professor to lead Canadian electrical engineering cluster

Dr. Mohammed Khalid, pictured centre with members of the IEEE Windsor Section, displays an award the group received under his leadership. Khalid has been elected to the executive committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Canada.

Dr. Mohammed Khalid, an electrical engineering professor, has been elected to the executive committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Canada. 

IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. It has more than 400,000 members worldwide, including more than 16,000 in Canada. IEEE membership offers access to technical innovation, cutting-edge information and networking opportunities. 

As the 2019 chair of the IEEE Canada’s Central Area that includes large sections such as Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, Dr. Khalid will plan, coordinate and monitor the activities of seven central area IEEE sections comprised of more than 8,000 members. 

“I am looking forward to working with the IEEE Canada Executive Team and volunteers to serve our members,” Dr. Khalid said.

Khalid was the IEEE Windsor Section Chair from January 2017 to December 2018. Under his leadership the Windsor Section received IEEE Canada’s Exemplary Section Awardfor small sections for its 2017 activities, leadership, management and administration.

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