The IEEE GRS-S has established for the 2009 the IEEE GRS-S Chapter Excellence Award. This award (which consists of 1000 $ and a certificate) is aimed at recognizing a chapter that promoted outstanding activities during 2009. All the chairs that would like to submit the candidature of their chapters to this prize should send a short report (no more than 3 pages) related to the 2009 activities to Prof. Lorenzo Bruzzone ( and in cc to Prof. Jón Atli Benediktsson ( The deadline for submitting the report is January 20th, 2010. The award will be announced at IGARSS 2010.

Chapter Contact Information

Region 1: Northeastern USA

Boston Section, MA

Springfield Section, MA

Western New York

Region 2: Eastern USA

Washington DC/ Northern VA area

Region 3: Southeastern USA

Atlanta Section, GA

Eastern North Carolina Section

Region 4: Central USA

Chicago Section

Southeastern Michigan Section

Region 5: Southwestern USA

Denver Section, CO

Houston Section, TX

Region 6: Western USA

Los Angeles Section, CA

Region 7: Canada

Quebec Section, Quebec

Toronto Section, Ontario

Vancouver Section, BC

Ottawa Section

Region 8: Europe, Middle East and Africa

Central Italy Section

South Italy Section

Student Branch, Spain Section

Islamabad Section


Germany Section

Russia Section

South Africa Section

Spain Section

Ukraine Section

UKRI Section

Region 9: Latin America

Student Branch, Colombia Section

Student Branch, South Brazil Section

Region 10: Asia and Pacific

Beijing Section, China

Seoul Section, Korea

Japan Council


*Abbreviation Guide for IEEE Technical Societies

  • AES: Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
  • AP: Antennas and Propagation Society
  • ED: Electron Devices Society
  • EMB: Engineering in Medicine and Biology
  • LEO: Lasers & Electro-Optics Society
  • MTT: Microwave Theory and Techniques Society
  • NPS: Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
  • OE: Oceanic Engineering Society
  • SP: Signal Processing Society
  • UFF: Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society
  • VT: Vehicular Technology Society