University Activities Works Committee


Nizar Rokbani

Dr. Nizar Rokbani is currently an Assist Prof. with the University of Sousse, Institute of Applied sciences and Technology of Sousse since 2011, he earned an Electrical Engineering degree from the National Engineering School of Tunis, ENIT, and a PHD in Electrical Engineering from the National Engineering School of Sfax, ENIS. read more…

He is an IEEE Senior member; served in several volunteering positions in IEEE RAS, SMC and OES Tunisia Chapters, and used to be the treasurer of Tunisia section (2015-2016) and is serving as the chair of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Tunisia Chapter (2015-2017), received the 2016 R8 Chapter of Year Award, and 2017′ RAS Chapter of the year Award and the 2019 R8 Chapter of Year Award as well as the prestigious IEEE EAB award for pre-university education in 2019.
He is also very active in promoting open hardware for robotics with open-hardware Community since 2011, and arranged more than 100 workshops & tutorials at university level in collaborations IEEE RAS Tunisia Chapter. Dr. Rokbani is leading an experimental educational program promoting STEM education in Tunisia Primary schools, the IEEE Robotics for Equality & democracy, R4E&D, based on IEEE Try Engineering resources & the TISP program; R4E&D is powered by an IEEE Hac support form 2018-2020.
His research interests include applications of Artificial intelligence techniques such as Swarm intelligence, computational intelligence, fuzzy logic, evolutionary algorithms to robotic systems and industrial processes. He served in several National and international conferences including IEEE ICBR, AMTM, HIS, IAS, SOCPAR, ICCAD

University Activities Works Committee Mission

The objective of this committee, working under the tutelage of the Professional and Educational Activities Sub-Committee is to support Student members in their path to develop their non-technical and technical skills and to spread and encourage the creation of education-driven university activities by IEEE volunteers on Region 8, such as :

  • Online Educational University-level resources
  • Peer-aided engineering study groups
  • Student-papers publications development
  • University educational-activities news spreading
  • Entrepreneurship Week

More information, will be available soon.