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Announcement of the Chapter Awards Winners

 

We are proud to announce the Chapter Awards Winners:

 

TECHNICAL CHAPTERS:

 

* Large Chapter: IEEE Tunisia Section Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Chapter
* Small Chapter: IEEE Algeria Section Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Chapter

 

STUDENT BRANCH CHAPTERS (SBCs):

* Large SBC: National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (INSAT) IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Chapter, Tunisia
* Medium SBC: University of Manchester IEEE Power & Energy Society Chapter, UK & IR
* Small SBC: Al-Balqa Applied University IEEE Communications Society Chapter, Jordan

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS


Call for Student Awards 2020

 

 

 

Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize, annually, in each Region of the IEEE, the Student member most responsible for an extraordinary accomplishment associated with Student Activities. The value of a Student member who shows a pattern of dedication and ongoing service to a Student Branch/Student Branch Chapter is certainly recognized. The award is designed to reward a particular event, program, or product of IEEE Student Activities. It is sponsored by the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board.

 

IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award

The purpose of this award is to provide public recognition of exemplary IEEE Student Branch operations.

 

IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Branch Chapter Advisor Award

Aware of the unusual and dedicated efforts of Student Branch Counselors and Branch Chapter Advisors, the Regional and Technical Activities Boards sponsor a cash award to each of the approximately ten outstanding Counselors and Advisors around the world. Winners will be those individuals who, through their work as Counselors and Advisors, exemplify the Institute’s commitment to the educational, personal, professional, and technical development of students in IEEE related fields of interest.

 

The Darrel Chong Student Activity Award

The purpose of this recognition system serves to change the mindset of our student groups from being number-driven to becoming value-driven and to acknowledge exemplary student activities around the world. The goal is to improve the quality of activities and to foster knowledge sharing among students. Ultimately, the initiative is targeted at improving student-membership growth. This will encourage and motivate students to continue to innovate and implement meaningful ideas.

 

Global IEEE Student Branch Website Contest

The purpose of this award is to recognize, annually, the most outstanding student group responsible for the development of excellent IEEE Student Branch Website for its members.

 

Deadline:

1st of February, 2020

More information:

 

https://www.ieee.org/membership/students/branch-awards.html


Region 8 Student Enterprise Award, Region 8 IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award Recognition Program and finally the Darrel Chong Student Activity Award.

We are proud to announce the further award recipients of Region 8 Student Enterprise Award, Region 8 IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award Recognition Program and finally the Darrel Chong Student Activity Award. Congratulations ! We will inform you how you will obtain the certificates.

Region 8 Student Enterprise Award
Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic – Offline Virtual Engineering Library
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Symbiosis Alzheimer’s Support
University of Ibadan – Design & implementation of a finger – pring based/password enabled access control unit for Halls of residence kitchenette
Ecole Nat’l D’Ingenierus De Sfax – Unique Note
Cairo University – Youth Development Camp
University of Osijek – IEEEMADC – Mobile Applications Development Contest
Nat’l Tec Univ of Ukraine –Kyiv Poly Inst – Intelligent Predictive Control System for Stepper Motors in Industrial Application & Educational Laboratories
American University of Beirut – AAHA: Arduino/Android Home Automation
University of Salento – A wireless power transmission system for biomedical applications
Region 8 IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award Recognition Program
Athanasios Kakarountas- University of Central Greece
Bernhard Jakoby- Johannes Kepler University Linz
Wladyslaw Grabinski- Ecole Polytech Federal Lausanne-Epf
Charalampos Patrikakis- Technological Education Institute of Piraeus SB
Chimezie Eguzo- Akanu Ibian Federal Polytechnic
Dr. Dharmasa- Caledonian College of Engineering
Dr. Geoff Merrett- University of Southampton
The Darrel Chong Student Activity Award – Region 8
Gold:
Univ of Patras (Greece)
Silver:
NTUA (Greece)
Univ Of Skopje (Republic of Macedonia)
National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS)(Tunisia)
Bronze:
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo, (Egypt)
Arab Academy for Science and Technology – Alexandria (Egypt)
National Technical University of Athens (Greece)
American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
Ibra College of Technology (Oman)
IEEE Opole Student Branch (Poland)
University of Ljubljana Student Branch (Slovenia)
Technical University of Madrid (ETSIT-UPM) (Spain)
National Engineering School of Sfax (Tunisia)
YILDIZ TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IEEE (Turkey)

IEEE R8 Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of our R8 contests. Keep up the good work!

 

IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award


American University of Beirut (Libanon)
Alexandria Student Branch (Egypt)
Arab Academy for Science & Technology (Egypt)
Middle East Technical University (Turkey)
Cairo University Student Branch (Egypt)
German Jordanian University (Jordan)
University of Central Greece (Greece)

Winner to be sent to MGA competition: GJU

 

 

IEEE Student Branch Website Contest


25 submissions, 3 winners:

1st place: Instituto Superior Técnico Student Branch (Portugal)
2nd place: TEI Piraeus Student Branch (Greece)
3rd place: Pretoria Student Branch (South-Africa)

IEEE Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award


Piotr Graca (Student Branch Opole, Poland)
Event:
3rd International Students Conference on Electrodynamics and
Mechatronics

 

 

IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Advisor Award


The Region 8 submissions received a certificate:

Dr. Mohmed Khairy
Cairo University SB(Egypt)
Dr. Osama Abu Sharkh
Princess Sumaya University of Technology SB (Jordan)
Dr Mohammad Nazzal
German Jordanian University SB (Jordan)
Dr. Kakarountas Athanasios
University of Central Greece SB (Greece)


Steps to Success: IEEE Awards 2014

StepsToSuccess

Attention IEEE Students!! Nominations for Student Activities Awards are now open! Be sure to nominate your Student Branch for a project, your Counselor for recognition, and a very special student volunteer for any of these awards! Below you will find basic and useful information about the awards. Please read it carefully, prepare required documentation and start the nominations. Show us and prove it that R8 Student Branches are the most active in IEEE !
Please note, that nominations will be accepted until 1 February 2014!! 

Step1

STEP 1: IEEE Student Enterprise Award

For whom?
Dedicated to Student Members who are looking to implement an idea for a project. Each Student Branch may submit only one proposal a year.

Who can nominate ?
IEEE Student members of the Student Branch.

What you can win ?
Up to US $1500

More information:  http://bit.ly/1kOOr6p

Step2

STEP 2: Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award

For whom?
Dedicated to Student Member who is most responsible for an extraordinary accomplishment associated with Student Activities (the award is designed to reward a particular event, program, or product of IEEE Student Activities).

Who can nominate you?
Student Branch Counselor, Section Chair, Section SAC, other IEEE volunteers. Remember, you can’t nominate yourself so please ask mentioned people to do it.

What you can win ?
Prestige ! Customized award plaque, a digital certificate, and three years of complimentary membership in IEEE.

More information: http://bit.ly/18LEJfJ

Step3

STEP 3: IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award

For whom?
Dedicated to exemplary Student Branch which conform to IEEE Bylaws, have an active program and support IEEE goals.

Who can nominate?
Officer of the Student Branch

What you can win ?
A customized certificate attesting to the exemplary operation of the Student Branch

More information: http://bit.ly/IZHZgw

Step4

Step 4: IEEE Outstanding Branch Counselor and Branch Chapter Advisor Award

For whom?
Dedicated to individuals around the world who, through their work as Counselors and Advisors, exemplify the Institute’s commitment to the educational, personal, professional, and technical development of students in IEEE related fields of interest

Who can nominate?
Student Branch (Chapter) Chair assisted by SB members

What Counselor (Advisor) and Branch (Chapter) can win ?
Counselor: US $150 cash award and personalized certificate
Student Branch: US $150 cash award

More information: http://bit.ly/1bTxUx0

Step5

STEP 5: The Darrel Chong Student Activity Award

For whom?
Dedicated to Student Branches, Student Branch Chapters, Student Branch Affinity Groups of Women in Engineering (WIE) which have organized exemplary activity

Who can nominate?
Interested student groups who organized the activity

What you can win ?
The student branch will be presented with a digital certificate. Platinum winners will receive a plaque. Hard copy of the certificate will be provided upon request.

More information: http://bit.ly/1dhzR4m


If you have any questions please feel free to contact Piotr Graca, R8 Awards & Contest Coordinator: [email protected].