November 2018


IEEE FWCS ExComm Meeting

Date: 11/6

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: TECO Building Downtown


IEEE Fall Banquet

Date: 11/17

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: MSC 2709

Join us to engage with other students, faculty and professionals to reflect on all of our accomplishments this past semester. There will be a delicious meal provided, great presentations, prizes, and more!

Need a professional headshot? Stop by the MLK Reflection Pool from 4:00pm – 5:30pm while you’re dressed up to have your headshot taken!


October 2018


IEEE FWCS ExComm Meeting

Date: 10/2

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: TECO Building Downtown


USF IEEE & Young Professionals Picnic

Date: 10/6

Time: 1 PM – 5 PM

Location: 6550 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa FL 33617

The IEEE USF Student Branch and Young Professionals chapters would like to invite you to our joint Picnic on September 29th, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This is our largest and most popular social event. We invite students, alumni, faculty and industry professionals from the IEEE Florida West Coast Section to enjoy a day of barbecue, games, and conversation. This event takes place right next to the Hillsborough River at the USF Riverfront Park – 6550 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL.


Basic OpenCV Python Workshop

Date: 10/8

Time: 5 PM – 7 PM

Location: TBA

Participants will get to learn how to install and use OpenCV in python. They will be able to do basic image manipulation for robotics using OpenCv. They will learn to use Anaconda for basic python coding.

IEEE General Body Meeting

Date: 10/22

Time: 5 PM – 6 PM

Location: ENB 118


LogiSim Workshop for Non-Electrical Students

Date: 10/29

Time: 5 PM – 7 PM

Location: TBA

Logisim is a logic simulator which allows us to design and simulate various digital circuits on it. Participants will learn about basic logics and designs on Logisim.


September 2018



Date: 9/25

Time: 4 PM

Location: Marshall Student Center (MSC 2708)

Come and listen to some of the students and faculty at USF who are no strangers to the difficulties of being a minority in STEM but nevertheless have persisted. Be inspired by their stories as they speak about their academic journey.


Blockchain Presentation

Date: 9/26

Time: 6 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: 702 N. Franklin St.

No matter what you do for a living, Blockchain is going to affect your life. This presentation is going to start from the beginning and will teach you where Blockchain came from, how it works, and what the future holds for all of us. You need to attend this meeting! More info and sign up here!


Computer Aided Design Workshop

Date: 9/27

Time: 5 PM – 7 PM

Location: ENB 116

This will be a CAD (Computer Aided Design) workshop using Fusion360.


August 2018


General Body Meeting

Date:  Monday, August 27th

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: ENB 118


Arduino Basic Workshop

Date:  Thursday, August 30th

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: ENB 116


Robotics Meeting

The Robotics and Automation Society of the Florida West Coast Section together with the University of South Florida IEEE Student section are hosting a meeting on August 16th at The Design for X Laboratory in the College of Engineering at 6:30 pm where they will feature participants of the 2016 IEEE SouthEastCon Hardware (Robotics) competition. The robot and field will be on display. This will be a great chance to learn more about the group and the challenges associated with the competition and how they were dealt with. Additionally, this is also a great time to network with professionals from the section.

Design for X Laboratory
College of Engineering
University of South Florida
4202 E Fowler Avenue, ENB 110
Tampa; FL 33620-5350

Meeting time:
August 16th 6:30-8:30pm

Hourly Parking available in Lot 8B just behind the Parking Garage. Limited metered parking is available in front of Engineering Building 2(ENB). Optional daily parking permits are available and can be purchased up to 14 days in advance at:


SPAC on Public Speaking

When:   Oct 13th, 1pm
Where:  ENB 313

How to become an effective public speaker: The essential skills for success


Arduino Workshop

Come learn how to use an Arduino for your projects. Arduino is a microcontroller that gives you the ability to program and control just about everything. This workshop will give you the basic knowledge to start building projects.

When:   Oct 23rd, 2:30pm
Where:  JPH 1319

Link for kit and workshop

Link for workshop



IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition

When:   Oct 23rd – 24th 2015
Where:  ENB 261

This is a 24 hour long programming competition with Universities all over the globe. This event gives you the skills needed to become a better programmer. With a new problem coming out every hour during a 24 hour period it gives you plenty of practice. We will soon be forming teams.

For more information check out Click here


Art Nordlinger – “Setting yourself apart from the pack”

When: Oct 15th, 5pm
Where: CUTR 102

Come learn how to set yourself apart from the pack when finding a job. Taking the gre, gmat, fe exam, professional societies, grad school, and getting a PE license are all things that can help you do just that.



Art is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, and teaches portions of a Fundamentals of Engineering review course that reaches a national audience through a web cast. Art has also taught graduate courses at the University of South Florida in Power System Analysis and Advanced Energy Management Systems and review classes for the Professional Engineer (PE) licensing exam.



IEEE Fall Picnic

When: September 27th, 11am
Where: USF Riverfront Park

We are having our Fall picnic at Riverfront Park. Come join us as we cook up some good food, play some football or soccer in the park and go for a ride down the river in a canoe.

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World Robotic Olympiad

A few of our members (Laurel Smith and Ignacio Vazquez) were able to help with the judging of the World Robotic Olympiad put together by Emma Alaba

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General Body Meeting

Location: USF

We are holding our first general body meeting of the semester to provide members with information about the chapter, our goals and future events. Please check out the calendar on our home page for current dates and times.



 3D Printer Workshop

When: January 7th and 8th 2017

Where:  USF Tampa Campus, ENB 118

Every semester we hold a 3D printer workshop. You get a unique opportunity to learn all of the ins and outs of 3D printing, along with get some expert advice from graduate students Justin Nussbaum and TJ Ross who are students here at USF focusing on 3D printing technologies. You get to leave the workshop with your very own printer along with all the tools necessary to take it home with you and print anything you image from the comfort of your own home!

For More information Click here.


USF 2017 Engineering Expo

When: Febrauary 17th and 18th 2017

The Engineering Expo is an event that celebrates National Engineering week. All Engineering Departments within USF create exhibits and shows to inspire students from primary and secondary education to become engineers. IEEE USF has participated in this event for more than 15 years and is well-known for its LASER show.


Spring 2017 Banquet

Date:     April 22nd 2017
Where:  MSC 3709 (Manatee Room)

The Senior Banquet is held in honor of the EE Department graduating class each semester. This is a formal event with dinner and great speakers. We have one at the end of each semester for our graduating seniors. We invite Professors, and well as representatives from local companies to attend as well.