Pre-University Activities Works Committee


Corresponding Member

Igor Matias

Igor Matias is a Ph.D. student in Information Systems and teaching Assistant at the Université de Genève, Switzerland, working on multimodal machine learning for ubiquitous preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease early screening. read more…

He is a member of Quality of Life Technologies Laboratory @ Centre Universitaire d’Informatique. Master of Computer Science and Engineering (B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees) by Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal). Region 8 Professional and Educational Activities Subcommittee Corresponding Member since 2022, and Educational Activities Coordinator of the IEEE Portugal Section since 2020. Promoting a volunteering project in African countries and voluntary teaching at a local school in Guinea-Bissau since 2017. Find publications, talks, and much more at igormatias.com.

Pre-University Activities Works Committee Mission

Pre-University Activities Works Committee aims to encourage pre-university students to follow Engineering. In order to do that PUWC has a variety of programs and contest in order to:

  • Inform pre-university student parents about the Engineering way of thinking and its role in society
  • Encourage the technological literacy of pre-university students
  • Support Educators in implementing tryengineering.org lesson plans
  • Help pre-university students develop essential non-technical skills