Responsibility of Pre-University Works Committee
- Promoting Pre-University Activities in Region 8
- Increasing awareness of Pre-University programs to Section Leaders
- Providing support for Pre-University activities being organized or planned in the Region
- Coordinate with the global Pre-university Education Coordinating Committee (PECC)
The Pre-University Works Committee are:
Sohaib Qamar Sheikh – Chair
Joyce Mwangama – PUW Coordinator, Africa Region
Joyce Mwangama is currently working towards a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa. Her current research revolves around the evolution of Next Generation Mobile Networks and Future Internet architectures and technologies. She also works for the Electrical Engineering Department at UCT as a Research and Teaching Assistant. Outside of academics, she has been involved in numerous volunteer and leadership positions within the student body at her university and within the local community. In 2010, she was the Chairperson of the IEEE Student Branch within her university. She is currently the Section Student Activities Chair, and the Chair of the GOLD Affinity Group (Southern Region) within the South Africa Section. She has participated in two previously completed EPICS-in-Engineering Projects. She is also the Pre-University Activities coordinator for the Africa region where she is involved in initiatives to promote engineering and sciences to high school learners.
Muhammad Mustafa – PUW Coordinator
Muhammad Mustafa, a Telecommunications engineer at Saudi Inteltec, Saudi Arabia. He is working in designing and planning for projects under telecommunications fields. At the same time, Muhammad is serving as the Pre-University Sub-Committee member and Pre-University Coordinator for The Middle East and North Africa region.
Muhammad was the Chairman of executive committee at IEEE PSUT Student Branch for two years. During his serving period, he achieved many accomplishments like organizing the First IEEE Middle East Student Branch Congress (ME-SBC), establishing and reactivating IEEE branches in the region, and starting active cooperation with other branches. Muhammad won many IEEE awards like Darrel Chong student activity award, Myron Zucker travel award, in addition of winning the student branch exemplary award during his period of service.
Riadh Besbes – PUW Coordinator
Riadh is currently working as an Inspector at Ministry of education in Tunisia. As an educational expert, he has the missions of training and assessing teachers, and innovating in educational fields. He has a PhD in computerized engineering systems, his research works were on conceiving an intelligent system that evaluates teaching effectiveness. He has study for his research at National University of engineering of Sfax, Tunisia.
Riadh has organized and animated a Teacher In-Service Program (TISP) for professional development workshop under the IEEE Tunisia Section, the IEEE Educational Activities Subcommittee (Region 8) and the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB).