Dr. Lau Bee Theng, the Editor for IEEE Region 10 Connect interviewed three R10 leaders, Prof. Akinori Nishihara, Prof. Toshio Fukuda, and Prof. Kukjin Chun. The highlights and link to the video interviews are given below.
Interview with Prof. Akinori Nishihara
This video features the interview with Professor Akinori Nishihara, the immediate past Director of IEEE Region 10. He shared how he began his journey as an IEEE member and his volunteering experience with IEEE. He and his former student created the IEEE Japan Council WIE Affinity Group in 2005. He has been helping WIE Japan and WIE Tokyo/Shin-Etsu since then, and he also shared some advice for promoting gender equality in IEEE around the globe.
Interview with Prof. Toshio Fukuda
This video features the interview with Professor Toshio Fukuda, the immediate past President of IEEE. Professor Toshio started his journey with IEEE since he was a university student. He shared how his passion has developed after being exposed to high-quality international conferences during his early years in university. He shared the motivation factors of his great zealousness in serving IEEE for years in many portfolios, and he has gratefully given some advice to the young IEEE volunteers.
Interview with Prof. Kukjin Chun
The video features the interview with Professor Kukjin Chun, immediate Past Chair of IEEE MGA Board. He shared his past portfolios and rich volunteering experience in Korea, Region 10, and the US. He has also shared about IEEE Young Professional and how IEEE members can tap on this excellent networking body to improve their international collaboration and enrich their experience in IEEE.