Meet the 2017 Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship Winners

Every year the IEEE Computer Society receives outstanding applications for the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship (UPE). This year, the global competition for the scholarship was even tougher than usual, the result of which was an outstanding field of winners.

UPE is the first and only, existing international honor society in the Computing and Information disciplines, and it has received endorsements from the two largest computer organizations in the world, the IEEE Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). UPE is also a charter member of The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES). UPE recognizes academic excellence in the computing and information disciplines, according to the Association of College Honor Societies.

Here are the winners of this year’s competition. Congratulations to all of them! Continue…

Volunteering—Family-style: Profile of Athira M and Anandhu S Kumar

The Computer Society has outstanding volunteers around the world, and INTERFACE seeks to profile their lives and the ways they are making a difference globally, in their countries or in their communities. This week we have spoken to Athira M and Anandhu S Kumar, siblings who study electrical engineering in the Indian state of Kerala, and work to expand the reach of IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society. Continue…