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Dear IEEE member!

A new issue of the IEEE Sweden Section Member Newsletter “MN 2016-02” is now available! Please download and readPDF.

We are sorry for problems with the previous issue “MN2016-01”. Please find a download version at the Tab “Document Archive”

Medical image analysis – the key to personalized medicine?

Key-note speech by IEEE Fellow Professor Ewert Bengtsson at IEEE Sweden Section AGM FY2015, March 16, 2016

Please download here a summary of his speachPDF, where he elaborates on his contributions to quantitative microscopy and biomedical image analysis

Some highlights in Newsletter 2016-02

This spring has a number of IEEE activities and events in Sweden. In this issue we have listed most of them. In addition we bring you a summary of some selected events, such as the seminar ICT and Entrepreneurship – “Raising a Unicorn” together with VINNOVA.

Please observe some deadlines and coming events closely after the summer: IEEE Sweden cooperates with industry and external parties, to bring knowledge and opportunities to our members. To mention a few:

· Aug 31 – IEEE/ICES Workshop on EMC Requirements for Complex Systems, KTH, Stockholm, also to be streamed via IEEE WebEx. A workshop bringing industry and academia together in complex and technical issues. Speakers include Saab Aeronautics, KTH and Volvo Cars. More info on

· Sep 13 – Deadline for for applications to VINNOVA’s program “Mobility for growth”, which offers financial support for international mobility for individuals. Please check

Sweden Section elevation campaign has been very successful. We congratulate our 42 new Senior Members, listed in this newsletter.

There are quite a few activities in Region 8 in the near future relevant to our members, both senior and younger members. We have listed a few of them.

Regarding the future of IEEE, please use your right as an IEEE member and vote during Aug 3 to Oct 15 for the next leaders of IEEE in Region 8 and IEEE global. More details at the end of this newsletter

Last but not least – we wish you all a very nice summer!

Best regards

Mats Edvinsson

Chair IEEE Sweden Section

May 1, 2016

Dear IEEE Sweden Members

The IEEE Sweden Section Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Fiscal Year 2015 was held 16 March 2016.

A new Sweden Section Board was elected for FY 2016:

Chair: Mats Edvinsson

Vice Chair: Luis Guillermo Martinez

Secretary: Samarth Deo

Treasurer: Christofer Silfvenius

Rune Persson

Nasim Farahini

Viacheslav Izosimov

A new Nominating Committee was elected for FY 2016:

Alberto Lorente Leal, Chair

Igor Gazdik

Babak Taghavi

After the AGM, the was a very interesting lecture by our new IEEE Fellow Ewert Bengtsson, Uppsala University, who elaborated on his contributions to quantitative microscopy and biomedical image analysis

Please find below the Member’s Newsletter No 1 - 2016

Best regards

Mats Edvinsson

Chair IEEE Sweden Section

Feb 14, 2016

Summons to IEEE Sweden Section – Annual General Meeting FY 2016

Dear IEEE Sweden Section member!

It is our pleasure to invite you to an exciting IEEE evening on Wen 16 March 2016 at KTH in Stockholm. Feel free to invite and bring a friend.

- The Fiscal Year 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IEEE Sweden Section,

- A Technical Lecture by IEEE Fellow Prof Ewert Bengtsson. The seminar will also be broadcast on the web

Time, Venue and Registration

Time: 16 March 2015. 18:00 local time. Registration starts 17:30

Venue: Stockholm, KTH Main Campus, Lecture room F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, floor 2 (Sing sing)

Registration & updated information: Please vist

If you register to attend the Technical Lecture via the web, then more details on how to watch will later be mailed to you.


Relevant documents for AGM FY2015 will be available at our website (Tab = Document/Archive). Official agenda AGM FY 2015. FY 2015 Annual Report. FY 2015 Financial report.
Section Bylaws 2nd reading AGM March 2016

Outline of the evening

· 17:30 Registration, refreshments

· 18:00 IEEE Sweden Section AGM (Agenda for the meetingPDF)

· 18:30 Short break, refreshments. Broadcasting via the web begins

· 18:45 Technical lecture by IEEE Fellow Ewert Bengtsson.

· 19:45 Discussions

· 20:30 Closing. Broadcasting via the web ends

IEEE Fellow Prof. Ewert Bengtsson, Uppsala University, was recently elevated to Fellow “for contributions to quantitative microscopy and biomedical image analysis”. An IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor.

We wish you very welcome to this exciting IEEE evening!

Please note that refreshments will be served, please register before Wednesday March 9, 2016. If you cancel, please mail us immediately, to and

Welcome !

Mats Edvinsson

Chair IEEE Sweden Section

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