IEEE Macau Section History


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Section History

The Macua section is located in Region 10, and is not represented by any Council. The Official Inauguration of the IEEE Macau Section was held on February 17, 2004. The event was hosted by Arthur Winston, 2004 IEEE President.

1994 - IEEE Members less than 10.

2000 - IEEE Members around 100.

2003 - IEEE Members around 150.

University Education and Student Branch

The University Education for Macau was:

  • Prior to 1981, Engineering Graduates came from outside Macao, ie, Hong Kong, Portugal, China, Taiwan, USA, UK, and other countries.
  • 1981 University of East Asia, (UEA) with a 3-year private English University, but no Engineering Degrees.
  • 1989 Creation of the Faculty of Science and Technology,UEA, with 4-year Bachelor’s degree in EEE, Software Eng. and later EME.
  • 1991 UEA re-named as University of Macau (UM) as a Public University.
  • 1993 First Batch of Graduates in EEE.
  • 1994 First Batch of Graduates in Software Engineering, Beginning of the 1990’s.
  • 1996 Starting of Ph.D. Programs in EEE and Software Engineering at UM.
  • 2004 Student Branch established at UM, at the same time as as the Section formation.

Section Officers

Year Chair
2007 Chi Tin Hon