Moshe Kam IEEE President
Appointment of Dr. Moshe Kam to Dean, Newark College of Engineering
3 April, 2014

ENGINEERING AS A LIBERAL ART: an address to the Edinburgh International Cultural Summit (The Debating Chamber, Scottish Parliament; Edinburgh, Scotland; 14 August 2012)
14 August, 2012

Comments during the dedication of an IEEE Milestone on the World’s First Reliable High Voltage Power Fuse, 1909 (3 August 2012, Chicago, IL, USA)
3 August, 2012

Comments at the Dedication of the IEEE Milestone Mainline Electrification of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 1895 (21 June 2012, Baltimore, MD)
9 July, 2012

Comments at the installation of the Iota Lambda Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu at the University of Hong Kong (13 January 2012)
13 January, 2012

Comments at the Unveiling of the IEEE Milestone on the Apollo Guidance Computer, Cambridge, MA
13 December, 2011

Roger Pollard (1 June 1946 - 3 December 2011)
4 December, 2011

As 2011 draws to a close...
3 December, 2011

Member Letter – U.S. Hurricane Irene/Floods
10 September, 2011

Message to IEEE Volunteers and Members in Japan
14 March, 2011

It Is About Value (Not About Price)
11 February, 2011

A Small Miracle in Hyderabad
27 January, 2011

So you are traveling a lot, eh?
17 January, 2011

How Should We Proceed with IEEE’s Humanitarian Efforts?
1 January, 2011

IEEE and Haiti
20 January, 2010

A Most Impressive Quasquicentennial in Hyderabad
7 January, 2010

My New Year Resolution - Seeking Less Experienced Volunteers
2 January, 2010

Mail about IEEE Spectrum article - Powerless in Gaza
26 December, 2009

The list of new IEEE Fellows is out
15 December, 2009

In praise of three tough guys from Trinidad
25 November, 2009

Who will be the 50th President of IEEE?
23 November, 2009

Smart Grid and Standards Search - the Board of Directors approves new initiatives
22 November, 2009

Globalization and Music - a Visit to the IEEE France Section
12 November, 2009

Moshe Kam elected IEEE 2010 President-Elect
7 October, 2009


Member Letter – U.S. Hurricane Irene/Floods

Dear Colleagues:

IEEE members and volunteers worldwide have been following with great concern the recent effects of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, including the flooding in the eastern and southern parts of the United States and the Caribbean. I write to express our sympathy for all affected by this most recent natural disaster, including tens of thousands of IEEE members who reside in the involved areas. We are in the process of assessing damage to IEEE physical property due the storms and the earlier earthquake, and are committed to work with the affected groups to guarantee orderly recovery of all IEEE organizational units.
The occurrence of severe hurricanes, floods, tornados, earthquakes and tsunamis around the world accentuates the importance of robust design of the physical infrastructure – an ongoing objective of our community.  Among the issues that were exposed during the 23 August 2011 earthquake on the East Coast of the United States was the non-availability of many cellular telephony networks after the tremors had subsided.  This is a significant challenge for us, as cellular phones are increasingly the preferred means of voice communication by the public, and are considered widely to be effective in times of emergency. In the areas hit by the earthquake, one in 4 households had a cell phone – but no traditional landlines.
IEEE stands ready to ensure continued support of the professional needs of our members and volunteers, and to create the appropriate forums where the technical lessons from the recent circumstances will be proposed and discussed. We extend heartfelt wishes for your continued safety and well-being, and restate our commitment to use what we have learned during the last two weeks to mitigate future natural disasters to the best of human ability.
You may contact me at
Moshe Kam
IEEE President and CEO
Moshe Kam ( ) ECE Department, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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