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Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.se
Sun Sep 2 15:08:02 EDT 2018


Many thanks!

Fellowship is the next grade in the IEEE ladder, but the highest you can
seek yourself is the Senior membership. For fellowship others needs to
advocate for you. Maybe a few relevant persons will nominate me one of
these days, who knows.

Those curious about the different grades can go into IEEE->Membership
and then look at the various pages there. All the conditions should
become clear after some reading up.

To become Senior member, one needs three Senior member (or Fellows) as
referees, a CV illustrating the distinctions etc. They take this very
serious, so one should work it through, and have someone to coach on it.

Cheers,
Magnus

On 08/31/2018 01:12 AM, William H. Fite wrote:
> Congratulations, Magnus! Fellowship is next.
> 
> 
> On Thursday, August 30, 2018, Magnus Danielson
> <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org <mailto:magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi Bob,
> 
>     On 08/30/2018 10:33 PM, Bob kb8tq wrote:
>     > Hi
>     >
>     > Magnus … do you have some news you might want to share with the group?
> 
>     Oh, well, sure:
> 
>     Today I received a nice email from IEEE starting with:
>     "It is a great pleasure to congratulate you on your elevation to the
>     grade of IEEE Senior member. IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed
>     only to those who have made significant contributions to the
>     profession."
> 
>     I'm humbled by these words, but proud of the achievement and happy for
>     the distinction. This has been a process that has been going on since
>     spring when IEEE approached me and pointed out that I should be able to
>     become senior member, writing up a modern CV and then being interviewed
>     by three Senior Members was interesting, sharing the room with very
>     senior engineers, PhDs and professors all seeking to reach the IEEE
>     Senior member elevation.
> 
>     Cheers,
>     Magnus
> 
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