Students, alumni and faculty member from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Department of Computer Engineering (CoE) attended the IEEE Region 10 Students/Young Professionals/WIE/Life Members (SYWL) Congress - 2018 representing IEEE AIUB Student Branch and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). The congress took place from 30th of August to 2nd of September at the Prime Plaza Hotel, Sanur – Bali, Indonesia where the delegates from AIUB received numerous awards and accolades.
With the members spanning 165 countries of the globe, the IEEE Region 10 Congress gathers members of the Asia-Pacific Region together every two years to increase network, learn about the latest IEEE programs, and share strategies for enhancing membership. IEEE units and individual volunteers are also awarded at this grand event to acknowledge their outstanding contribution to the IEEE community. This is the biggest IEEE event for the Students, Young Professionals, Women in Engineering (WIE) and Life Members in the region with ample opportunities to explore ideas, develop skills and discuss issues in their profession.
At the award and prize giving session of the Congress, IEEE AIUB Student Branch and its volunteers (both active and former) won numerous accolades. The Student Branch has won the IEEE Region 10 Exemplary Student Branch Award 2017 and IEEE Region 10 SYWL Congress 2018 Info-Graphic Poster Presentation Competition. The award was handed over to Moin Uddin, Chairperson, IEEE AIUB Student Branch. Dr. M. Tanseer Ali, Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Former Counselor (2016-2017), IEEE AIUB Student Branch has been awarded the IEEE Region 10 Outstanding Branch Counselor & Branch Chapter Advisor Award 2017 and Anindo Saha, Former Vice-Chairperson (2017), IEEE AIUB Student Branch has been awarded the Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award 2017.