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…

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Chapter Chairs Meet to Discuss Better Coordination and Opportunities

On May 16, the Chairs of the Geographic Activities Committee and the Distinguished Visitors Program Committee held a joint WebEx meeting with chapter chairs to discuss the ways these committees can support the chapters. Continue…

IEEE Dokuz Eylul University Student Branch Chapter Hosts “Course Week” Series

This article was created based on a report from Abdulkadir Guvel, Chapter Chair of Dokuz Eylul University Student Branch Chapter

The students of Dokuz Eylul University’s student branch chapter in Izmir, Turkey have all gathered in a darkened classroom with the country’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, watching over them from a picture on the wall. Projected beside him is a program that will unleash the students’ creativity and prepare them for the future.

The students, all of whom are studying software development, have come for a series of lessons on Photoshop as a part of the student branch chapter’s “Course Weeks.” The Photoshop class teaches the students to make posters and business cards, and seeks to make technology engaging and fun. Continue…

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