Welcome to the Latvia Section for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the worldwide largest technical professional society.
The IEEE Latvia Section is part of Region 8 and covers the area of the Republic of Latvia.The first talks about foundation of IEEE Latvia Section started in 2004, when IEEE Lithuania Section Officers visiting Riga Technical University. Finally, in 2007, during the meeting of European Nordic and Baltic countries IEEE Section officers, which was held in Riga, IEEE members from Latvia formed petition for the creation of Latvia Section. IEEE Latvia Section was founded February 16, 2008, with the first elected Chair Professor Leonids Ribickis. Since its creation, the Latvia Section has been working professionally in various activities, mainly within the city of Riga.
As of 1 January 2016, the IEEE Latvia Section has a total of 129 active members: Life Member - 2, Senior Member - 7, Member - 82, Associate Member - 2, Graduate Student Member - 24, Student Member - 10.
Honorary Chair: Leonīds Ribickis,
Chair: Andrejs Romānovs,
Vice Chair: Pēteris Apse-Apsītis
Secretary: Anastasija Žiravecka
Treasurer: Nadežda Kuņicina
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