# How to equalize the two columns in the last page INSIDE the IEEEbiography enviroment

I'd like to make the two columns of the last page of equal length but starting the new column INSIDE the IEEEbiography environment. I have four authors in the last page, the second one has a long biography than the other three, therefore, with \newpage after the second author, the left column looks longer than the right one. You can think of the layout as a square followed by a long rectangle on the left and two squares on the right. So, I basically, need to break the line and start the new column INSIDE the IEEEbiography environment of the second author (the rectangle). When I use \newpage inside IEEEbiography, I got an error message "Tex capacity exceeded, sorry". When I use \pagebreak, the layout messes up: a huge white space is created in the left column between the first and second authors, and the third and fourth authors go to a new page. I tried many solutions on the forum for similar questions, specifically, \balance, \newpage, \pagebreak, \vfill, \flushend, \multicolumns, but none of them has worked out correctly as I want.

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,clip,keepaspectratio]{author1.eps}}]%
line 2
line 3
line 4
\end{IEEEbiography}

\begin{IEEEbiography}
[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,clip,keepaspectratio]{author2.eps}}]%
{Author2} is ...
line 2
line 3
line 4
% New paragraph
line 5
line 6
== > a break of this column should be here to have two equal columns \\
line 7
line 8
\end{IEEEbiography}

\newpage\noindent

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,clip,keepaspectratio]{author3.eps}}]%
line 2
line 3
line 4
\end{IEEEbiography}

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,clip,keepaspectratio]{author4.eps}}]%
line 2
line 3
line 4
\end{IEEEbiography}


You should never balance biographies yourself unless you are not going to submit this work to a journal. The publication office will take care of this and making them roughly equal will be enough.

But a terrible example is putting a dummy no photo bibliograhy if this is a burning issue. There are more hacks needed if you use table of contents but this is already an ugly solution.

\documentclass[final]{IEEEtran}
\usepackage{mwe} %<- For dummy images
\usepackage[nopar]{kantlipsum} %<- For dummy text
\begin{document}

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,keepaspectratio]{example-image-a}}]%
\end{IEEEbiography}

\vspace{-1cm}

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,keepaspectratio]{example-image-b}}]%
{Second Author} received the \kant[1-3] And then bla bla happened typical stuff and some filler words
\end{IEEEbiography}

\enlargethispage{-5.6cm}\vfill

\begin{IEEEbiographynophoto}{\relax}\unskip
then we continue \kant[4]
\end{IEEEbiographynophoto}

\vspace{-0.5cm}

\begin{IEEEbiography}[{\includegraphics[width=1in,height=1.25in,keepaspectratio]{example-image-c}}]%