Student Activities


IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2016 abstract due date extended to 16 May

Dear Students,

The new extended deadline for accepting abstracts for the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is 16 May.

 

GHTC will be in Seattle WA, October 13 – 16, 2016. Refer to the Call for Papers here for details. The abstracts should be 200 words max and additional information for authors is at http://www.ieeeghtc.org/author-central.

 

At GHTC multiple disciplines interact to identify, create and advance technology that benefits the resource-constrained and vulnerable populations of the world and help with improving disaster response. The conference’s focus is research, applied technology, and case studies pertaining to humanitarian technology and its application in the following areas:

  • Energy,
  • Healthcare,
  • Disaster management,
  • Connectivity & communication,
  • Humanitarian challenges & opportunities,
  • Water & sanitation,
  • Agriculture,
  • Education, and
  • Deployment.

Authors must submit an initial abstract for consideration to present in an oral session or interactive poster session; or a proposal for a case study, panel discussion, and workshop. We especially encourage the inclusion of case studies on topics that are appropriate for humanitarian technology. Submission of a full paper is mandatory for technical paper oral presentations and optional for posters and special workshops after initial abstract acceptance. All abstracts should be submitted online following the author guidelines at http://www.ieeeghtc.org/author-central.

 

Submission Schedule:

May 16 Abstract or proposal submission deadline
June 30 Full paper submission deadline
August 15 Final paper submission deadline

 


DIPDMWC 2016

Dear Students,

The submission is open until June 6, 2016. Please consider submitting your papers to .

****ALL registered papers will be submitted to IEEE for POTENTIAL inclusion to IEEE Xplore.****
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The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications (DIPDMWC2016)

July 06-08, 2016 » Moscow, Russia
National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

Website: http://sdiwc.net/conferences/dipdmwc2016/

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IMPORTANT DATES
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Submission Dates Open from now until June 6, 2016
Notification of Acceptance 2-4 weeks from the submission date
Camera Ready Submission June 26, 2016
Registration Deadline June 26, 2016
Conference Dates July 6-8, 2016

You are invited to participate in The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications (DIPDMWC2016) that will be held in Moscow, Russia, on July 06-08, 2016. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

DIPDMWC2016 welcomes papers on the following (but not limited to) Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, Wireless Communications and related research topics.

SUBMISSION LINK:
http://sdiwc.net/conferen…/dipdmwc2016/openconf/openconf.php

EMAIL:
dipdmwc16@sdiwc.net

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DEADLINE FOR IEEE STUDENT WEB SITE CONTEST

Dear students,

We want to inform you that we are approaching deadline for IEEE Student Web Site contest really fast. The regional deadline for web site submission is 22 April (annually). Be creative and submit your Student Branch Web Site.

All IEEE Student Branches and Branch chapters are eligible for the Student Branch Web Site contest. Each Student Branch may enter at most one Web site, regardless of the number of Branch chapters present. To enter your Branch, simply send an e-mail message to your Regional Students Activities Chair (RSAC), Regional Student Representative (RSR), and the contest administrator with the subject “IEEE Student Branch Web Site Contest.” Please include the:

 

  • URL of your Web site;
  • name of the Student Branch it belongs to;
  • IEEE region you are in;
  • e-mail address of the Web site contact or administrator;
  • name and e-mail address of Web site contact (if different from the above).

 

Also make sure that you follow the specific submission rules as outlined by your Regional Student Activities Chair (RSAC).

 

More information you can find at

https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/awards/site_contest.html?WT.mc_id=lp_st_com

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Cross the Line!

What is Mind the Gap! Contest?

This time… please CROSS the line!

Mind the Gap! is a contest challenging IEEE Students in Region8 to come up with a project proposal describing an idea that helps reduce the gap between generations and bring them together. It should be feasible, useful, and beneficial to all generations.

The first, second, and third prizes amount to 750, 500, and 250 USD, respectively.
Proposals should be submitted to mtg@ieeer8.org no later than May 15th, 2016. Any team of 1 to 5 people (at least one of them being an IEEE Student Member) is eligible to participate, and three winning teams will be announced before the end of June. Show us what you can do!

Connect with us!
– Facebook page: facebook.com/MtGR8SAC
– Web address: mtg.ieeer8.org
– Email all submissions / questions to mtg@ieeer8.org

What is the Generation Gap?

The term “generation gap” describes the sociological and psychological differences between people belonging to different generations: differences in values, lifestyle, attitude, even opportunities. Sociologists differentiate between three generations: Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964), Generation X (1965-1984), and Millennials (also known as Generation Y, 1985-2010).

The biggest gap exists between Millennials and their predecessors. Millennials grew up in a time where everything they needed to know or wanted to know was at their fingertips thanks to the advancement of technology. This innovative need to know, want, and do more led Millennials to obtain a skill set that is infinitely scalable compared to previous generations, mostly in terms of the ability to use technology efficiently and absorb information rapidly. However, what they lack most is what their predecessors abundantly have: experience.

Guidelines

The project idea shall:

  • Bring older and younger generations together, upon its implementation
  • Be beneficial to both older and younger generations, and reflect positively on society
  • Be realizable, i.e. implemented and transformed into reality, within a 6-month period
  • Be realizable, within a budget of no more than 10,000 USD

The proposal shall include:

  • A project idea that helps reduce the generation gap (as described above)
  • A development of the idea, discussing the positive impact on the different age groups, and on society
  • The potential challenges that could be faced during and after the project implementation
  • A detailed budget estimation
  • A Gantt Chart showing the project’s milestones and their estimated time of completion
  • No more than 10 pages

Proposals should be submitted to mtg@ieeer8.org no later than May 15th, 2016. Any team of 1 to 5 people (at least one of them being an IEEE Student Member) is eligible to participate, and three winning teams will be announced before the end of June. Show us what you can do!

For more information, please visit facebook.com/MtGR8SACmtg.ieeer8.org, or send an email to mtg@ieeer8.org. Looking forward to receiving your amazing ideas!

All the best,
Your IEEE R8 SAC Team
r8sac@ieee.org


STUDENT PAPER CONTEST RESULTS 2016

The results of this year’s Student paper Contest are out. The five chosen finalists that will be presenting their papers at the Melecon 2016 conference, Limassol Cyprus on April 18, have been chosen by a five member jury.

These are :

Serban Mihalache, Florin-Silviu Dumitru, Current-Mode Capacitance Multiplier with Reduced Parasitic Elements, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Marko Bizjak, The segmentation of a point cloud using locally fitted surfaces, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia

Laszlo Pinter, Statistical Analysis of the Electric Vehicle Chargers’ Impacts on the Low-voltage Distribution System, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary

A.J. van den Biggelaar,  A Fast, Flexible and Accurate Algorithm for Shaping the 3D Radiation Pattern of an AAS, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Stefan Wunsch, Reducing the Processing Loss of Windowed Transforms Using Linear Discriminant Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

While congratulating the authors of the five chosen papers, SAC thanks all participants in the SPC contest. There  were many other valid contributions but the jury members have to make a decision on which are the best from among all the papers presented.


Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering 2016 (AFTMME-16) Call for Papers

AFTMME is the flagship conference of India that is being organized every year starting 2012. It has become a regular forum for researchers, students, and engineers to present and exchange ideas in latest technological advancements and innovations.

In previous years, AFTMME was organized at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Jalandha. This year, it is a honor to state that Baba Farid College of Engineering and Technology, Bathinda, Punjab, India is going to organize the 4th International Conference AFTMME-16 under the aegis of ‘Society of Materials and Mechanical Engineers’ (SOMME) on 25-27 February, 2016.

Please send your abstract by email to aftmme16@gmail.com no later than January 1, 2016. More information may be found on www.bfcet.com 


Deadline Extended! IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest SPC 2016 – Final Call

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IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest  2016 Final call & Deadline Extension

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN IEEE REGION 8 STUDENT PAPER CONTEST 2016

  All IEEE Region 8 Student Branches (SBs) are invited to participate in IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest 2016.

The deadline to send full student papers for the contest has been extended to December 15, 2015.

This is the final reminder for paper submission. Five papers will be chosen for presentation at MELECON 2016, April 18-20 2016, Limassol Cyprus.

The deadline to send full papers to IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest 2016 is extended to December 15, 2015. Submit paper to http://spc2016.exordo.com . You will be required to setup an account using an e-mail address and a password to allow you to
edit any of your input before the closing date. Papers submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

For more information, PLEASE READ THE SHORT DIGEST ABOUT SPC IN THE ATTACHED FILE. (Link)

 

THE COMPLETE SPC RULES ARE ALSO ATTACHED (Link), AS WELL AS IEEE COPYRIGHT FORM (Link).


Mind the Gap! Congrats to Pilot winners

Congratulations to IEEE MtG pilot Winners, you’re stars !!!
And thank you for all participants; we’re looking forward to your proposals in the regional contest 🙂

MtG Pilot at ICC, London winner:
Mostafa Ezziyyani for his project “World Talk”

MtG Pilot at MESBC 2015, Amman winners:

  • First Prize: Skander Mansouri, Slim Bouakez, and Ahlem Jedidi for their project “Family Camp” (IEEE INSAT SB, Tunisia)
  • Second Prize: Farah Sadi, Hiba Dweikat, and Israa Moussa for their Project “Generationary” (IEEE ANNU SB, Palestine)
  • Third Prize: Amira Tarroum, Ines Abdenneji, and Wafa Ben Hmida for their project “GG-eGlasses” (IEEE ENIG SB, Tunisia)

A big thank you to judges and supporters Charles Turner, Sohaib Qamar Sheikh, Maciej Borowka, Mohamed Amin, Mohamed El Dallal, and SAC’s Mona, Dinko, Ahmet, and Youmna 🙂


Congratulations to SPC 2015 Winners!

Call for SPC 2016 is out for more than one month now! Five papers will be chosen to compete on the first 3 places in the region during MELECON’16 by April 2016 in Limassol, Cyprus.

A good opportunity to share with you the Winners from SPC 2015 oral finals held during EUROCON’16 in Salamanca, Spain.

• 1st Prize went to Wouter Diels and Alexander Standaert for “Design of 1Mbit RRAM memory to replace eFlash”, KU Leuven, Belgium.

• 2nd Prize went to Ian Kavanagh for “Developing a Method of Moments Based Indoor Propagation Model”, Dublin City University, Ireland.

• 3rd Prize went to Quentin Cappart and Adrien Thonet for “The World Migration Network: Rankings, Groups and Gravity Models”, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

Congratulations to all the winners, looking forward to publishing the photos of the 2016 SPC winners in Limassol! 🙂

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