Richard E. Merwin Student Scholar Promotes Technology Awareness in Chandigarh University

This article is based on a report from Rashi and Harneet Singh, students at Chandigarh University.

Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship winner (2018), Shivam visited Chandigarh University to deliver a talk on machine learning, its applications, algorithms and recent advancements. The talk attracted an audience of 500 students and included a discussion on the benefits of membership in the IEEE Computer Society. Continue…

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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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Get to Know Hima Bindu

Hima Bindu, a 2017 Richard E, Merwin Student Scholar,  is an undergraduate student in Computer Science and Engineering at Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering (SCTCE) which is part of the Kerala Technological University where she has been actively involved in various branch and inter-branch activities. Hima has served as the Secretary of the student branch and also as the Technical Committee member. She is the organizer and ambassador of “Project: The Confidence Code,” an initiative under IEEE Women in Engineering affinity group focused on bridging the confidence gap between genders. She won second place at the Global Short video contest conducted by IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology affinity group. Hima is also a core committee member of TEDx Thiruvananthapuram, the recipient of The Prime Minister’s scholarship for excellence in academics, the Director General’s Meritorious award in Academics, and an active organizer of events at her collegial fest. Continue…

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