(Free) Talk : IEEE Membership Elevation | 4 Nov 2015

The IEEE Electron Device Society Malaysia in collaboration with the Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is organizing a talk entitled IEEE Membership Elevation. Details of the talk are as follows:   

Date: 4th November 2015 (Wednesday)

Time: 3.00 – 5.00 pm

Venue : Bilik Mesyuarat Gunasama, Level 5, Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Research Complex (Bangunan Penyelidikan), 43600 UKM Bangi 

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 

Please register for this program at:


For further info regarding this program, kindly contact:

Pn Jumaah Abdul Aziz: jumaah@ukm.edu.my

Tel: 03-89118020

Thank you


The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. IEEE’s mission and core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Its vision is to be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions. IEEE membership enhances every stage of your career. Whether you are an established professional or just starting out, IEEE membership identifies you as superior talent. Advancing your member grade can bring added peer recognition to your accomplishments. Grade advancement is encouraged because it is required, in most cases, for key volunteer positions at the IEEE. This talk will focus on the various society membership grades of IEEE, their respective benefits to students and professionals, and will provide a framework of best practices in applying for membership or for preparing a nomination for elevation to a specific honorific member grade (senior member, fellow or life fellow).

Speaker Biography

Prof. Dr. Asad Madni served as President, COO & CTO of BEI Technologies Inc. from 1992 until his retirement in 2006. He led the development & commercialization of intelligent micro-sensors, systems, and instrumentation for which he has received worldwide acclaim. Prior to BEI he was with Systron Donner Corporation for 18 years in senior technical & executive positions, eventually as Chairman, President & CEO. Here, he made seminal and pioneering contributions in the development of RF & Microwave Systems & Instrumentation which significantly enhanced the capabilities of the US Tri-Services. He is currently a Distinguished Adjunct Professor/Distinguished Scientist at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Distinguished Professor at TCI College of Technology, Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University and Executive Managing Director & CTO of Crocker Capital. He received an A.A.S. from RCA Institutes Inc., B.S. & M.S. from UCLA, Ph.D. from California Coast University, SE from MIT Sloan School of Management, D.Sc. (H) from Ryerson University, D.Eng. (H) from Technical University of Crete and Sc.D. (H) from California State University/CSUN. He is also a graduate of the Engineering Management Program at Caltech, the Executive Institute and Director’s College at Stanford, and the Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives at Harvard University Law School. He is credited with over 170 refereed publications, 68 issued or pending patents and is the recipient of numerous national and international honors and awards including election to the US National Academy of Engineering (the highest honor granted to an engineer or scientist in the US). He is a Fellow/Eminent Engineer of 14 of the world’s most prestigious professional academies and societies.

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