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== Society Chronology ==
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*February 21, 1951 - First meeting of the IRE Industrial Electronics Group  
 
*February 21, 1951 - First meeting of the IRE Industrial Electronics Group  
 
*May 8, 1951 - Name change to IRE Professional Group on Industrial Electronics (PG-IE)  
 
*May 8, 1951 - Name change to IRE Professional Group on Industrial Electronics (PG-IE)  
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*March 20, 1978 - Name change to Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation Society (IECIS)  
 
*March 20, 1978 - Name change to Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation Society (IECIS)  
 
*June, 1982 - Name change to Industrial Electronics Society
 
*June, 1982 - Name change to Industrial Electronics Society
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== Society Presidents ==
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Until 1971 the President position was called Chairman
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1951 Eugene Mittelmann<br>1952 Eugene Mittelmann<br>1953 Eugene Mittelmann<br>1954 George P. Bosomworth<br>1955 George P. Bosomworth<br>1956 George P. Bosomworth<br>1957 Carl E. Smith<br>1958 William R. Thuston<br>1959 William R. Thuston<br>1960 J. E. Eiselein<br>1961 J. E. Eiselein<br>1962 J. E. Eiselein<br>1963 J. E. Eiselein<br>1964 E. A. Roberts<br>1965 J. P. Lienesch<br>1966 J. P. Lienesch<br>1967 J. P. Liensech<br>1968 Anthony J. Hornfeck<br>1969 Anthony J. Hornfeck<br>1970 J. E. Casey<br>1971 J. E. Casey<br>1972 R. B. Spooner<br>1973 R. B. Spooner<br>1974 R. Mayer<br>1975 R. Mayer<br>1976 R. W. Bolz<br>1977 Harry W. Mergler<br>1978 Harry W. Mergler<br>1979 Harry W. Mergler<br>1980 J. David Irwin<br>1981 J. David Irwin<br>1982 Gerald Cook<br>1983 Gerald Cook<br>1984 H. Troy Nagle, Jr.<br>1985 H. Troy Nagle, Jr.<br>1986 Fumio Harashima<br>1987 Fumio Harashima<br>1988 Fernando Aldana<br>1989 Fernando Aldana<br>1990 Robert A. Begun<br>1991 Robert A. Begun<br>1992 Hubert Y. K. Wo<br>1993 Hubert Y. K. Wo<br>1994 Alfred C. Weaver<br>1995 Alfred C. Weaver<br>1996 Russell J. Niederjohn (until 5/96)<br> Hiro Haneda (acting as of 5/96)<br>1997 Hiro Haneda<br>1998 James Hung<br>1999 James Hung<br>2000 Ren C. Luo<br>2001 Ren C. Luo<br>2002 Okyay Kaynak<br>2003 Okyay Kaynak<br>2004 Bogdan M. Wilamowski<br>2005 Bogdan M. Wilamowski<br>2006 Charles W. Einolf, Jr.<br>2007 Charles W. Einolf, Jr.<br>2008 Kouhei Ohnishi<br>2009 Kouhei Ohnishi <br>2010 Leopoldo Garcia Franquelo<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 20:27, 22 March 2011

Society Chronology

  • February 21, 1951 - First meeting of the IRE Industrial Electronics Group
  • May 8, 1951 - Name change to IRE Professional Group on Industrial Electronics (PG-IE)
  • Year 1951 - Published the first volume of the Transactions on Professional Group on Industrial Electronics
  • August 21, 1963 - IRE merged with AIEE and become IEEE. The PG-IE approved the merger of IRE's PG-IE and AIEE's group on control instrumentation (GCI)
  • August 22, 1963 - The merger of the PG-IE and the GCI into Professional Group on Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation (PG-IECI) was approved by the IEEE Executive Committee
  • October 14, 1964 - Name change to Group on Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation (PG-IECI)
  • Year 1975 - First IECON was held in Philadelphia. Until then there had been only a sponsored session at the Industry Aplications Society Conference
  • March 20, 1978 - Name change to Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation Society (IECIS)
  • June, 1982 - Name change to Industrial Electronics Society


Society Presidents

Until 1971 the President position was called Chairman

1951 Eugene Mittelmann
1952 Eugene Mittelmann
1953 Eugene Mittelmann
1954 George P. Bosomworth
1955 George P. Bosomworth
1956 George P. Bosomworth
1957 Carl E. Smith
1958 William R. Thuston
1959 William R. Thuston
1960 J. E. Eiselein
1961 J. E. Eiselein
1962 J. E. Eiselein
1963 J. E. Eiselein
1964 E. A. Roberts
1965 J. P. Lienesch
1966 J. P. Lienesch
1967 J. P. Liensech
1968 Anthony J. Hornfeck
1969 Anthony J. Hornfeck
1970 J. E. Casey
1971 J. E. Casey
1972 R. B. Spooner
1973 R. B. Spooner
1974 R. Mayer
1975 R. Mayer
1976 R. W. Bolz
1977 Harry W. Mergler
1978 Harry W. Mergler
1979 Harry W. Mergler
1980 J. David Irwin
1981 J. David Irwin
1982 Gerald Cook
1983 Gerald Cook
1984 H. Troy Nagle, Jr.
1985 H. Troy Nagle, Jr.
1986 Fumio Harashima
1987 Fumio Harashima
1988 Fernando Aldana
1989 Fernando Aldana
1990 Robert A. Begun
1991 Robert A. Begun
1992 Hubert Y. K. Wo
1993 Hubert Y. K. Wo
1994 Alfred C. Weaver
1995 Alfred C. Weaver
1996 Russell J. Niederjohn (until 5/96)
Hiro Haneda (acting as of 5/96)
1997 Hiro Haneda
1998 James Hung
1999 James Hung
2000 Ren C. Luo
2001 Ren C. Luo
2002 Okyay Kaynak
2003 Okyay Kaynak
2004 Bogdan M. Wilamowski
2005 Bogdan M. Wilamowski
2006 Charles W. Einolf, Jr.
2007 Charles W. Einolf, Jr.
2008 Kouhei Ohnishi
2009 Kouhei Ohnishi
2010 Leopoldo Garcia Franquelo

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