Richard E. Merwin Scholarship Recipients Selected for the Spring Cycle

The number of highly qualified applicants for the Richard E. Merwin scholarship’s spring cycle reached 75. From that group, the selection committee chose those with the highest scores based on IEEE branch/chapter activities, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, letter of recommendation, and student ambassador vision statement. Continue…

Indian Students Solve Real-world Problems in Pilot Project, Technergize

Can students really solve the biggest issues facing humanity today? Can they accomplish this using computer technologies?

The IEEE Computer Society India Council Student Activities Committee believes the answer to both of these questions is “yes.”

In 2017 and 2018, Richard E. Merwin scholar Shivam initiated a project titled Technergize that put these questions to the test. Technergize is a cross between an internship and competition that provides participants the opportunity to work on a substantial issue, drawing on innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, network security, cyber security, natural language processing and data mining. Continue…