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Upcoming Symposia

  • 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Tours, France, September 18-21, 2016
  • 2016 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, May 9-12, 2016
  • ISAF/ECAPD/PFM Conference 2016, Darmstadt, Germany, August 22-25, 2016

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Elevated 2016 UFFC-S Fellow
IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership. In 2016, one member of UFFC-S was elevated to IEEE Fellow:

F. Stuart Foster, Sunnybrook & Women‘s College Health Sciences Center (Canada)

“For contributions to the development and commercialization of ultrasound technology”.


(Posted 27 January 2016)
ORCID To Be Required of Authors
Many author names in IEEE Xplore are not unique. For example, there are more than 60,000 authors whose last name is Kim, more than 30,000 whose last name is Zhang, and more than 10,000 each whose last name is Smith, or Nguyen, or Kumar or Singh. An author's name can also change; e.g., as a result of marriage... read more
(Posted 27 January 2016)
2015 Frequency Control Proceedings Posted in IEEE Xplore
The Proceedings of the 2015 Joint Conference of the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium & the European Frequency and Time Forum (FCS) is now available in IEEE Xplore.
(Posted 27 January 2016)
2015 Ultrasonics Symposium Proceedings Available in IEEE Xplore
The Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) is now available in IEEE Xplore.
(Posted 27 January 2016)
Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on the Applications of Ferroelectrics Available in IEEE Xplore
The Proceedings of the 2015 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectric, International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities and Piezoelectric Force Microscopy Workshop (ISAF/ISIF/PFM) is now available in IEEE Xplore.
(Posted 27 January 2016)
IEEE Transactions on UFFC Content Alerts
IEEE Publishes nearly 200 journals and magazines. Signing up to be alerted whenever a new issue of the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, is posted in IEEE Xplore is easy. At the home page of IEEE Xplore, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/, near the top, select My Settings, and then Content Alerts. Sign in with your personal IEEE account (not your institutional account) and then put a check-mark next to the "Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, IEEE Transactions on" and any other journals in which you are interested.
(Posted 27 January 2016)
October 2015 AdCom Meeting Minutes
The minutes of the AdCom Meeting in Taipei in October 2015 are now available.
(Posted 5 January 2016)
2015 Symposium on Piezoelectricity, Acoustic Waves, and Device Applications (SPAWDA 2015)
The 2015 Symposium on Piezoelectricity, Acoustic Waves, and Device Applications (SPAWDA 2015) was held successfully in the spring-city, Jinan, China from October 30th to November 2nd, 2015. SPAWDA 2015 was organized by the State Key Laboratory of Crystal Materials and School of Physics, Shandong University, with the support of Ningbo University... read more

Speaker at Opening Ceremony of SPAWDA 2015

(Posted 5 January 2016)
2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) in Taipei
The 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) was held during October 21-24, 2015 at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taiwan. It was the first time that the IUS has been held in Taiwan, and it was our great pleasure to bring together people from all around the world to share the latest advancements in the field of ultrasonics, to inspire new ideas and to promote collaborations...read more

General Chair, Pai-Chi Li, at the plenary session

(Posted 16 December 2015)
UFFC-S Videos
Rapid access to a large number of UFFC-S videos can be found on YouTube.

IEEE UFFC-S channel and 2008 IEEE IUS and More

(Posted 16 December 2015)
2nd 2015 AdCom Meeting In conjunction with the 2015 International Ultrasonics Symposium, TICC, Taipei, Taiwan, October 25, 2015
The second 2015 UFFC AdCom Meeting was held on October 25, 2015 at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taipei, Taiwan. There were 38 in attendance and 9 WebEx attendees... read more
(Posted 9 December 2015)
UFFC President Jian-yu Lu was recognized for his outstanding service
The current UFFC President Jian-yu Lu was recognized for his outstanding service to our Society. At the AdCom meeting in Taipei, he was presented with a plaque by the incoming President, Clark Nguyen. Jian-yu passed the “gavel” to Clark whose term will begin in 2016. Thank you Dr. Lu for your many contributions to UFFC as president for the past two years.

Jian-yu Lu and Clark Nguyen

(Posted 9 December 2015)
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb elected to be the next President-Elect
Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb was elected to be the next President-Elect at the Taipei AdCom meeting. Nazanin is from the Ferroelectrics area of UFFC. She will be President-Elect for 2 years and her Presidential term will begin in 2018. Nazanin will also be the General Chair of the 2017 ISAF Conference to be held in Atlanta, Georgia.

Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb

(Posted 9 December 2015)
Lori Bridal appointed as the new Newsletter Editor-in-Chief
Lori Bridal was appointed as the new Newsletter Editor-in-Chief at the Taipei AdCom meeting.

Lori Bridal

(Posted 9 December 2015)
2016-2018 elected AdCom members
The results of the 2016-2018 elected AdCom members was announced by Jackie Hines at the Taipei AdCom meeting... read more
(Posted 9 December 2015)
April 2015 AdCom Meeting Minutes
The minutes of the AdCom Meeting in Denver in April 2015 are now available.
(Posted 9 December 2015)
IEEE UFFC WIE Event, IUS 2015
On Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 12 to 13 pm, the IEEE UFFC hosted the WIE luncheon and networking event at the International Ultrasonics Symposium in Taipei Taiwan. The event was held in the Banquet Hall of the Taipei International Convention Center. IEEE UFFC President, Jian-yu Lu, the General IUS Chair, Pai-Chi Li and the IEEE UFFC WIE Liaison, Lori Bridal greeted the 87 people attending the event. Organizers were very pleased to introduce the invited speaker for the event, Katherine Ferrara, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Davis and Director of the Center for Content Rich Evaluation of Therapeutic Efficacy. A complete description of the event is available on the website WIE page.

(Posted 16 December 2015)

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A Greeting from the IEEE UFFC Society President, Dr. Clark Nguyen

Clark Nguyen

Greetings on behalf of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S) and welcome to our website. We hope you will find this website informative and will take advantage of the educational, professional, and social resources it makes available on the major topics spearheaded by our society.

Read more...

Future Symposia

Information on Symposia later than 2016 is given on Symposia page

2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)
Convention Center Vinci, Tours, France
September 18-21, 2016

2016 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
May 9-12, 2016

2016 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, European Conference on Applications of Polar Dielectrics & Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (ISAF/ECAPD/PFM)
Darmstadt, Germany
August 21-25, 2016

Previous Symposia

Archive of IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposia (IUS) Websites

Archive of IEEE International Symposia on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF) Websites

Archive of IEEE International Frequency Control Symposia (IFCS) Websites

Important Announcements

2016 Frequency Control Award Nominations

The 2016 IFCS awards nomination process is now open. Please submit nominations before January 22, 2016 in preparation for the upcoming 2016 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA May 9 - 12, 2016.
(Posted 25 November 2015)

Recent Issues of the IEEE Transactions UFFC

  • Cover image for December 2015 issue of T-UFFC
  • Cover image for November 2015 issue of T-UFFC
  • Cover image for October 2015 issue of T-UFFC

Tribute to Jian-yu

Jian-yu Lu On behalf of society members, I would like to thank Prof. Jian-yu Lu, the 2014-15 President of the Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society (UFFC-S), for the precise and orderly manner...read more

Distinguished Lecturer Program

Our Lecturers

The lectures and travels of the Distinguished Lecturers are described on the page: Reports from Distinguished Lecturers.

The Distinguished Lecturer Program is an important feature of UFFC. Distinguished Lecturers are chosen at each Fall AdCom meeting ... read more

IEEE UFFC Society Newsletter

The Newsletter will not be published in the future. Instead current news items will be placed in the News Column of the website homepage.

The September-December 2014 issue is now available.

Photos and Videos

Photos and videos can be viewed and downloaded from the site https://ewh.ieee.org/soc/uffc/publicity/ Rapid access to a large number of UFFC-S videos can be found on YouTube: IEEE UFFC-S channel and 2008 IEEE IUS and More

The photos and videos are organized in the following seven categories:
  1. UFFC-S Administrative Committee (AdCom) Meetings
  2. President’s Receptions During Conferences
  3. Women-in-Engineering (WIE) Meetings During Conferences
  4. Standing Committees (SC) Meetings of Three Technical Areas
  5. Technical Program Committee (TPC) Meetings of Annual Conferences
  6. Three UFFC-S Annual Conferences (IUS, ISAF, and IFCS)
  7. Miscellaneous Videos

Archives

Archive of Greetings from Past Presidents

Archive of Tributes to Past Presidents

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