Selected Past Events of Interest

Selected Past Events of Interest

New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge 2017

April 22, 2017

Year 2017 Results Ranking By Overall Score:

First Place: WMD60–Walkerz / Zombie (William Dickinson HS, Jersey City) — 84.8 points

Second Place: EDB11–Nyan-Bot / Nyan-Bot (Edison HS, Edison) — 82.6 points

Third Place: MAN16–Rawr XD / Rawr XD (Manalapan HS, Manalapan) — 79.9 points

Fourth Place: HOL23–Bendabots / Brenda (Howell HS, Howell) — 78.1 points
Fastest Track Time: WMD60–Walkerz / Zombie (William Dickinson HS, Jersey City) — 14 min.58 sec.

The Overall Score Rankings Can Be Found Here

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IEEE Teacher-In-Service Program (TISP) Workshop

November 5th and 6th, 2016

  • The New Jersey Coast Section, along with the North Jersey and Princeton-Central Jersey Sections co sponsored Teacher In Service Program to train volunteers (and educators) on how to provide in-service programs to local pre-university educators. TISP provides a forum for IEEE volunteers to demonstrate the application of engineering, science and mathematics concepts by sharing their real-world experiences with local pre-university educators.
  • The event was open to IEEE Members and Educators. See the specific information for Members IEEE TISP Training Workshop – Members, or Educators IEEE TISP Training Workshop – Teachers, respectively.
  • IEEE Educational Activities Board sponsored this program –Please contact Lynn Bowlby ( for specific information or questions.

2016 Awards Banquet and IEEE Milestones Dedication

In recognizing the achievements of our members and their contributions to the engineering profession, our community, and the IEEE New Jersey Coast Section activities. This year, we had two internationally recognized IEEE Milestones in Electrical Engineering and Computing: ASCII and TAT-8. IEEE President Barry Shoop dedicated the milestone plaques in the presence of senior executives from industry. Banquet keynote was by Bob Lucky, known worldwide for his writing and speaking about technology and society. The banquet and milestones dedication provided a unique opportunity for companies and organizations to meet and congratulate the awardees and showcase their local presence.

Milestone Dedication Photos
Awards Banquet Photos

2015 Conference on Mobile Security/Cyber Security and Privacy

Mobile security, cyber security, and privacy have become more critical in our business, government, travel, healthcare, and every-day lives. With society’s exploding dependence on mobile devices and wireless technologies, effective security solutions have become increasingly important in everyday life. Whether you are a security expert or a novice, practical solutions are crucial in your industry as well as personal life. This high-impact one-day conference covered these important topics from business, academia, federal government, and research catching up on the latest trends, review the issues, collaborate with colleagues in industry and research and taking away practical ideas to enhance security of our world.

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Selected Past Activities

Smart Grid Challenges Facing the Electric Utilities

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth J. Lutz Wed. Sept. 16 2015, 6:00 PM, Shrewsbury, NJ
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Space-Division Multiplexed Transmission Using Multimode Fiber

Speaker: Nick Fontaine (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent) Friday June 12 2015, Eatontown, NJ
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IEEE NJ Coast 50th Anniversary Banquet Celebration

Keynote speaker: Nobel Laureate Robert Wilson

Photographs from the banquet

When: Thursday May 28th, 2015

Where: Colts Neck Inn, 6 County Road, Route 537 West, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

Electricity Grid Challenges and Supply Reliability

Friday April 24 2015, 3:00 PM, Middletown, NJ


Dr. Richard A. Wakefield

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Generation, Detection, and Transmission of Terabit/s and Higher “Channel” Rates using Multicarrier Solutions

Friday April 24 2015, 11:30 AM, Eatontown, NJ


Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent

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The NJ Coast Section Robot Challenge 2016

Ranking By Overall Score:

First Place: MLS16–RoboFetts / AT-ST (Middletown South HS, Middletown) — 87.8 points

Second Place: HTH24–Han Quartet / Star Wars (High Tech HS, Lincroft) — 86.9 point

Third Place: HTH23–Matt Damon & The Potatoes / Matt Damon (High Tech HS, Lincroft) — 85.3 points

Fourth Place: MNP37–Night Witches / Ribbot The Frog (Manalapan HS, Manalapan) — 82.6 points

Honorable Mention For Fastest Track Time

MLS16–RoboFetts / AT-ST (Middletown South HS, Middletown) — 15 min. 48 sec.

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Mini-Engineering Academy

March 25, 2015 @ Neptune High School, Neptune, NJ

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March 19, 2015 @ Midtown School, Neptune, NJ

March 18, 2015 @ Neptune High School, Neptune, NJ

March 11, 2015 @ Neptune High School, Neptune, NJ

February 25, 2015 @ Neptune High School, Neptune, NJ


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Microgrids as the fundamental structure of smart grids — implications and applications

Tuesday March 17 2015, 6:00 PM, Shrewsbury, NJ


Dr. William Cox (Cox Software Architects)


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Preparing Education Today For The Manufacturing of Tomorrow

Jan. 20 2015, Eatontown, NJ 07724

Skills Gaps and Skills Training is THE hot topic affecting manufacturing of all types today! Come to this session to find out first-hand what is being done about it! Networking with Pizza Supper and a Professional Talk.


Co Sponsored by the IEEE Education Society and Women In Engineering AND the International Society of Automation NJ Chapter. Hosted by Festo Didactic.

Pictures from the event



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“An Introduction to Software Defined Radio for Microwave Engineers”

Wednesday Oct. 1 2014, 6:00-8:30 PM, Marlboro, NJ


Jeffrey Pawlan, Pawlan Communications

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New Jersey Coast Robot Challenge, Saturday April 5th 2014, at Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, NJ)

Final Results and Photos Posted!

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The Capacity Limit of Single-Mode Fibers and Opportunities for Multimode and Multicore Fibers in Optical Networks

Wednesday April 9 2014, 6:30 PM, Marlboro, NJ


Dr. René-Jean Essiambre, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent

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Placing Algebra into the Network – Network Coding

Friday April 18 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Rutgers Univ. Piscataway, NJ


Dr. Muriel Medard

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