PUW Committee 2012

Sohaib Qamar Sheikh – Chair 

Email: sohaibqamer@ieee.org

Sohaib Sheikh 2

Sohaib works as an IT and Communications Systems Consultant at Ove Arup and Partners Ltd. where he is part of the team responsible for delivering complex ICT solutions for large-scale infrastructures. He is a telecommunication and networks engineer, and has studied for his degrees and research at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, and City University London. Sohaib is currently serving as the Pre-University Activites Coordinator for IEEE R8 and the Electronic Communications Coordinator for IEEE R8 Communication Society .


Joyce Mwangama – PUW Coordinator, Africa Region

Email: joyce.mwangama@ieee.org

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, Middle East Region

Email: mu.kh.mustafa@ieee.org

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.




Yasemin Baser – PUW Coordinator, Europe Region

Email: yasemin@ieee.org

Yasemin Baser

Yasemin is a former R8 SAC member and a member of Turkey GOLD committee. She is based in Istanbul, Turkey and works at HP.