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<p> [http://www.todaysengineer.org/2012/May/Green.asp  2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma] </p>
 
<p> [http://www.todaysengineer.org/2012/May/Green.asp  2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma] </p>
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<p> [http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/ieeeusa/ieeeusa_summer13/index.php?startid=39  2013 in Denver, Colorado (preview article)] </p>
  
 
<p> Proceedings</p>
 
<p> Proceedings</p>
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<p> http://sites.ieee.org/greentech2013/why-3/ </p>
 
<p> http://sites.ieee.org/greentech2013/why-3/ </p>
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<p>Keynote Addresses at the GreenTech 2013 Conference</p>
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[[media:SamBaldwin-greentech2013-keynote addrress.pdf|Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities by Sam Baldwin]]
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[[media:MehrdadEhsani-greentech2013-keynote addrress.pdf|Sustainable Energy Engineeering by Mehrdad Ehsani]]
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[[media:GeorgeRoe-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Sustainable Environment & Energy Perspectives by George Roe]]
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[[media:HelenChum-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Renewable Fuels by Helen L. Chum]]
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[[media:JurisKalejs-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Sustainability Technologies for the 21st Centuryby Juris Kalejs]]
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[[media:ChuckKutscher-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Climate Change: Bad News/Good News by Chuck Kutscher]]
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[[media:WandaReder-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Readiness of US Power Engineers for Large-Scale Renewable Development by Wanda Reder]]
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[[media:StevenSaylors-greentech2013-keynote address.pdf|Latest Technology in Wind Power Generation And Near Term Projection of Wind Power Development in North America by Steven Saylors]]
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[[media:20130404 RF IEEE Greentech Forum 30m vPrint.pdf|Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era by Jon Creyts]]
  
 
=== Johnson Space Center located in Galveston Bay, Texas  ===
 
=== Johnson Space Center located in Galveston Bay, Texas  ===
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<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/geothermal/ NREL's involvement in geothermal energy] </p>
 
<p>[http://www.nrel.gov/geothermal/ NREL's involvement in geothermal energy] </p>
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<p>A look at "Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities" a keynote address by Sam Baldwin (Chief Science Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy) at the GreenTech 2013 Conference in Denver, Colorado</p>
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[[media:SamBaldwin-greentech2013-keynote addrress.pdf|Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities by Sam Baldwin]]
  
 
===US Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories in Boulder, Colorado ===
 
===US Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories in Boulder, Colorado ===
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<p>[http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/sp958-lide/cntsp958.htm Portal for NIST historic publications] </p>
 
<p>[http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/sp958-lide/cntsp958.htm Portal for NIST historic publications] </p>
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<p>[http://www.boulder.nist.gov/BL50/SignificantPapers.pdf NIST Boulder Laboratories 50th Anniversary: Link to 50 years of significant papers] </p>
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<p>[http://www.boulder.nist.gov/BL50/Blast%20from%20the%20Past%20Stories.htm NIST Boulder Laboratories 50th Anniversary: Stories from the past] </p>
  
 
<p>[http://museum.nist.gov/ NIST online museum] </p>
 
<p>[http://museum.nist.gov/ NIST online museum] </p>
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<p>[http://www.kansasaviationmuseum.org Kansas Aviation museum Wichita] </p>
 
<p>[http://www.kansasaviationmuseum.org Kansas Aviation museum Wichita] </p>
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=== History of Radio and Television===
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<p>The two oldest radio stations in Region 5 are, in first broadcast date order, WEW and WKY - KOMA. Wikipedia provides a historical description of </p>
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<p>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEW WEW in St. Louis, MO]</p>
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<p>and a PowerPoint presentation provided by the Oklahoma History Center describes the history of</p>
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[[media:WKY-KOMA.ppt|WKY - KOMA in Oklahoma City, OK]]
  
 
=== Texas Instruments history  ===
 
=== Texas Instruments history  ===

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Contents

Region 5 Sections

Within Region 5, Sections are divided into four Areas:

  • North - Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
  • South - Central and East Texas
  • East - Arkansas and Louisiana
  • West - Colorado, West Texas, Southeast New Mexico, East Wyoming, West South Dakota

North Sections

North Section Principal City
Kansas City Kansas City, MO
Oklahoma City Oklahoma City, OK
Saint Louis St. Louis, MO
Rolla Subsection St. Louis, MO
Tulsa Tulsa, OK
Wichita Wichita, KS

South Sections

South Section Principal City
Central Texas Austin, TX
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
Rio Grande Valley Subsection Corpus Christi, TX
Dallas Dallas, TX
Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX
Galveston Bay Galveston, TX
Houston Houston, TX
Freeport Subsection Houston, TX

East Sections

East Section Principal City
Arkansas Little Rock, AK
Arkansas River Valley Russellville, AK
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA
Beaumont Beaumont, TX
Lafayette Lafayette, LA
New Orleans New Orleans, LA
Ozark Fayetteville, AK
Shreveport Shreveport, LA
Monroe Subsection Shreveport, LA

West Sections

East Section Principal City
Denver Denver, CO
Black Hills Subsection Denver, CO
High Plains Section Denver, CO
El Paso El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM
Panhandle Amarillo, TX
Pikes Peak Colorado Springs, CO
South Plains Lubbock, TX

Region 5 History

Official Region 5 Website

Region 5 Links to the Past

The links below provide interesting documentation relating to the histories and activities of institutions--laboratories, enterprises, museums, and like organizations--in IEEE Region 5. Many thanks to John Meredith for initiating this perspective on Region 5 by providing the initial collection of links.

Cassini Mission

The Cassini mission is a joint venture of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency to study Saturn and its numerous moons. The Space Science Institute in Boulder is the lead agent for establishing and coordinating imaging tasks for and disseminating/interpretting the images from the Cassini spacecraft.

Portal for the Space Science Institute

Official Source for Cassini images posted by the Space Science Institute

NBC News release on last close-up of Saturn's icy moon Rhea

IEEE Green Technologies Conferences

The IEEE Green Technologies Conferences, endorsed by Region 5 and hosted by one or more Region 5 sections, "bring together scientists, researchers and practitioners from around the world to develop realistic solutions to the current energy crisis, and to reduce carbon emissions and greenhouse gas emissions." (As described in the narrative history report of the 2012 Green Tech Conference.) The following lists provide links to narrative histories for each of the first four Green Tech Conferences and to the procedings of the second through the fourth Green Tech Conferences. (Note: All of the narrative history reports were authored by Patrick Meyer.)

Narrative Histories

2009 in Lubbock, Texas

2010 in Grapevine, Texas

2011 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

2013 in Denver, Colorado (preview article)

Proceedings

2009 in Lubbock, Texas (NOT AVAILABLE)

2010 in Grapevine, Texas

2011 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Links to Preview Fliers for the 2013 Green Tech Conference

http://sites.ieee.org/greentech2013/why-1/

http://sites.ieee.org/greentech2013/why-2/

http://sites.ieee.org/greentech2013/why-3/

Keynote Addresses at the GreenTech 2013 Conference

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities by Sam Baldwin

Sustainable Energy Engineeering by Mehrdad Ehsani

Sustainable Environment & Energy Perspectives by George Roe

Renewable Fuels by Helen L. Chum

Sustainability Technologies for the 21st Centuryby Juris Kalejs

Climate Change: Bad News/Good News by Chuck Kutscher

Readiness of US Power Engineers for Large-Scale Renewable Development by Wanda Reder

Latest Technology in Wind Power Generation And Near Term Projection of Wind Power Development in North America by Steven Saylors

Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era by Jon Creyts

Johnson Space Center located in Galveston Bay, Texas

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/

Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico

http://www.lanl.gov/

National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden, Colorado

Portal for NREL

History of NREL

Information about NREL

NREL's involvement in wind energy

NREL's involvement in photo voltaic energy

NREL's involvement in biomass energy

NREL's involvement in solar energy

NREL's involvement in geothermal energy

A look at "Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities" a keynote address by Sam Baldwin (Chief Science Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy) at the GreenTech 2013 Conference in Denver, Colorado

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities by Sam Baldwin

US Department of Commerce Boulder Laboratories in Boulder, Colorado

Overview with links to DOC, NIST, NOAA, and ITS of NTIA in addition to those below

NIST laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado

Background information on NIST

Portal for NIST historic publications

NIST Boulder Laboratories 50th Anniversary: Link to 50 years of significant papers

NIST Boulder Laboratories 50th Anniversary: Stories from the past

NIST online museum

A walk through time

NIST’s history in measuring time and frequency

Information on Radio Station WWV in broadcasting time and frequency

Portal for WWV history

NOAA laboratories located in Boulder, Colorado

http://www.boulder.noaa.gov/

Sandi National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.sandia.gov/

USGS National Earthquake Information Center located in Golden, Colorado

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

US Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico

History of the only deep geological site--just third such in the world--for isolation of radioactive waste in the United States

Portal for WIPP website

History of aviation in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita Aviation historic timeline

Wichita aviation history

Cessna history

Kansas Aviation museum Wichita

History of Radio and Television

The two oldest radio stations in Region 5 are, in first broadcast date order, WEW and WKY - KOMA. Wikipedia provides a historical description of

WEW in St. Louis, MO

and a PowerPoint presentation provided by the Oklahoma History Center describes the history of

WKY - KOMA in Oklahoma City, OK

Texas Instruments history

TI history timeline

TI history

Jack Kilby, inteventor of integrated circuit, interview

Robert Coats story (former TI employee)

History of Transistor-transistor-logic (TTL) at TI

TI introduces SN5400 TTL logic family

TI introduction of 74S series Schottky TTL logic for high speed applications

Mostek history

Saint Louis history items

Wireless telegraphy at 1904 St. Louis exposition

History of McDonnell Aircraft and precursor aircraft companies in St. Louis

History of Union Electric Company

History of Wagner Electric Company

Rural Electrification History

History of first REA line in United States located in Bartlett, Texas

Bell System and Western Electric

Includes Bell System Operating Companies and Western Electric Works in Oklahoma City and Lee’s Summit Missouri.

Bess System history

Western Electric history

Histories of Region 5 Academic Institutions: their programs in IEEE Fields and their IEEE Student Branches by Section

Arkansas

Arkansas River Valley

Baton Rouge

Beaumont

Central Texas

Corpus Christi

Dallas

Denver

El Paso

Fort Worth

Galveston Bay

Houston

Kansas City

Lafayette

New Orleans

Oklahoma City

Ozark

Pikes Peak

Saint Louis

Shreveport

South Plains

Tulsa

Wichita

Additional Materials

Guidelines for composing a section history