IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering.
MISSION & VISION
Our goal is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. We envision a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.
IEEE WIE strives to…
- Recognize the outstanding achievements of women in electrical and electronics engineering through IEEE Awards nominations
- Organize receptions at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in WIE
- Advocate women in leadership roles in IEEE governance, and career advancement for women in the profession
- Provide assistance with the formation of new WIE Affinity Groups, and support ongoing activities
- Promote IEEE member grade advancement for women to the membership grades of Senior member and Fellow
- Facilitate the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into, and retention of, women in engineering programs
- Administer the IEEE Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist (STAR) Program to mentor young women in junior and high schools
MEET OUR COMMITTEES
Assc. Prof. Dr. Rosmiwati Mohd-Mokhtar
Assc. Prof. Dr. Rosmiwati Mohd-Mokhtar received her B.Eng. degree with honours and the M.Sc. in electrical and electronic engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1999 and 2002, respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia in 2008. She joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia in October 2008 and now she is the associate professor and a program chairman for Mechatronic Engineering Program, USM. Her research interests include system identification, advanced control system design, process modelling and optimization, mechatronics, robotics and underwater system applications.