IEEE Illumintaion

January 25th, 2016


Last day to purchase tickets if Friday, January 29th, 2016.

Tickets are available daily in front of ENG 2C02 or online at

As part of illumination each year we host industry tours. This is a chance for students to tour local facilities and learn from profressoins. This year’s tour is:

Littelfuse on February 5th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles, commercial vehicles and industrial equipment. Our history of innovation, proven technical expertise and the industry’s broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection products enable us to provide objective, comprehensive solutions for each customer’s unique needs. We are also expanding into adjacent markets that complement our core business including power distribution centers for mining operations, generator controls and protection for marine applications, heavy-duty switches for commercial vehicles and electromechanical sensors used in the automotive industry.

To take part in this tour please stop by McNaughton (ENG 2C54) or email


January 19th, 2016

“illuminate our future”

Illumination is an annual conference, which provides the opportunity for Electrical and Computer Engineering professionals to present innovative ideas and current issues to Engineering students.

Illumination take place February 5-6.

Tickets will be sold outside ENG 2C02 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, and in Physics Thursday. Conference tickets will be $10 cheaper until Saturday*. So get them while they’re cheap!!

*discount does not apply to wine and cheese tickets only

EE/CME Textbook Sale On Now

January 6th, 2016

The IEEE Usask’s Bi-annual used textbook sale is one now!

All this week and into next week the McNaughton centre will be selling used textbooks during the day.
You can stop by and see the selection we have or you can come and sell your old books.

Student’s select the selling price of the textbook; $5 from each book sales goes towards the McNaughton Centre.

for more information email

Upcoming Events

December 9th, 2015

Events In the next Semester

·         Industry trip, Jan 7th – 10th

·         Text Book Sales, Jan 5th – 11th

·         SPARC resumes with Minty Boost Workshop, second week of January

·         Spectrum, Jan 14th – 17th

·         Illumination Feb 5th and 6th

·         HVC, March 18th and 19th

·         Graduation

IEEE Industry Trip – Edmonton

December 4th, 2015

Each year the IEEE Usask Student Branch arranges a trip to Alberta to explore different industries.

This year the trip will be January 7th-10th.

IEEE Industry Trip
Purpose: Witness real world engineering
Date: Jan 7th – 10th

Cost $150 – $180 based on 15 participants
sign-up in McNaughton

Confirmed available Locations:

  • North Battleford: Energy Centre
    • Energy source: Natural gas
    • Type of facility: Combined-cycle generation
    • Opened: 2013
    • Capacity: 260 MW
  • Clover Bar Landfill Gas
    • Fuel source: Landfill gas
    • Type of generating plant: Landfill gas-fired
    • Year commissioned: 2005
    • Owned Capacity: 4.8 MW
  • Willowglen
    • Monitoring and Control systems
    • Relevant to students interested: Software engineering, Digital Systems, Controls, Sensors,
  • Powell Industries
    • Manufactures:
      • Low and Medium voltage Switchgear
        • Motor Controls
        • Circuit Breakers
        • Control and Monitoring Systems
      • Relevant to students interested: Power, Controls, Sensors
  • Startup Edmonton
    • Supports entrepreneurs
    • Launched over 60 companies
    • Going to have members who have started companies relevant to engineering speak to us.
    • Relevant to students interested: Starting a business
  • Yellowhead brewing
    • Additional $10
    •  Relevant to students interested: Beer, controls?

Plus additional tours may be booking in cooperation with the U of A engineering student government.

  • Simple Calendar

    February 2016

    Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    • Pizza Sales
    • IEEE Illumination - Wine Night
    • IEEE Illumination - Conference
    • Pizza Sales
    • Spring Break!
    • Valentine's Day
    • Spring Break!
    • Family Day (regional holiday)
    • Spring Break!
    • Spring Break!
    • Spring Break!
    • Spring Break!
    • Spring Break!
    • Pizza Sales